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#weekly #classical #playlist for 15 July 2024

Schoenberg: Serenade Op. 24, Variations Op. 31, Bach Transcriptions – Robert Craft, 20th Century Chamber Ensemble, Philharmonia Orchestra (Naxos)
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‘Masters of Chopin’ – Ignaz Friedman, Ignace Tigerman, Severin Eisenberger (arbiter)
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Telemann: ‘The Grand Concertos for Mixed Instruments, Volume 2’ – Michael Schneider, La Stagione Frankfurt (cpo)
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‘God’s Favorite Dog’ (Touch and Go, ripped and restored from vinyl!)
Louis Andriessen: Il Principe, Il Duce (Donemus Composers’ Voice, ripped and restored from vinyl!)
‘Xenakis in het Orgelpark’ (Orgelparkrecords)
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#weekly #classical #playlist for 8 July 2024

Globular, Berio, Stockhausen, Roque Alsina: Music for Trombone[s] – Vinko Globokar (DG avant garde)
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JC Bach: Harpsichord Sonatas – Virginia Black (CRD)
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Martinů: Piano Concerto No. 2 – Emil Lechner, Jiří Bělohlávek, Czech Philharmonic (Supraphon)
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Pettersson: Symphony No. 9 – Commission, Göteborg SO (Philips, ripped and restored from vinyl!)
‘In the Tradition, Volume 2’ – Anthony Braxton et al (Steeplechase)
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‘Live at Cēsis Concert Hall’ – Martha Argerich, Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica (AKKA)
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Schütz: Vocal and Choral Music – Ricercar Consort, Vox Luminis (Ricercar, from the massive, out of print “Masters of the German Baroque” CD box)

[partial] Playlist for the week

Bach: Cello Suites – Marina Tarasova (Divine Art)
Bach: Missae breves – Ameling, Finnilä, T Altmeyer, Winschermann, Deutsche Bachsolisten (Philips)
‘The Britannic Organ, Volume 1’ – David Rumsey and Welte organ rolls (Oehms)
Earle Brown: Synergy – Brown, Ens Avantgarde (hat ART)
André Jolivet: Symphony No. 2 – Jolivet, Orchestra National de France [ORTF] (Lyrinx)
‘Legend’ – Henry Cow (ReR)
Mauricio Kagel: Der Schall – Kölner Ens für neue Musik (DG)
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht – Ormandy, Minneapolis SO (RCA)

Classical Mood @MIDEM? Optimistic

Amidst all of the meeting, pitching, hustling, and hump-busting that generally accompanies a label launch (in this case, mine) at MIDEM in Cannes, :there has been more than enough tome to socialize, schmooze, and (as is required in the music industry) pub crawl with colleagues from around the world. And the consensus among my compatriots in the classical biz…

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