NEW RELEASES, GREAT NEWS and NOTABLY FORTHCOMING
To celebrate the Autumnal Equinox, MSR presents a host of new recordings of great music. First up is Emigrantes, featuring flute music from Argentina, performed with grace and panache by Elena Yarritu in her second release on MSR. Hlif Sigurjonsdottir is heard in thoughtful performances of Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin. The Icelandic soloist has a special way with these works - have a listen! Right behind her is violinist Zina Schiff and pianist Cameron Grant playing music by Franck, Bloch and Krein; their performances are characterful, warm and communicative. Word is out that the MirrorImage horn duo have gone wild, and are On Safari, exploring new music for horns, piano, drums, and chimps. Also just in the door is soft blink of amber light, featuring the Houston Chamber Choir in their third release on MSR. Featuring a program of gorgeous music commissioned by the group, the disc is bound to become a new favorite. Just in time for a New England display of fall colors is Flourishes, Tales and Symphonies, a richly satisfying program of music for brass and organ. The Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble, in a demonstration-class recording, will be knocking socks off all over the place. Volume 1 in the CME Presents series is also in, featuring a spirited Piano Celebration for piano and piano four hands. Under the guidance of Founder and Director Min Kwon, the five musicians of The Center for Musical Excellence give an impressive debut! Volume 2 of the Daniel Carr Works series is right behind it, featuring intelligent, tuneful music for flute and piano performed beautifully by Francois Minaux and Mayumi Tayake. Another Volume 2 is just in, this of the In Recital series by UK pianist James Brawn. In this rather astounding 2CD set, the full measure of his range and inspiration is on display.
Stay tuned, and remember to Turn It Up.
FINES FACULTATIS COGNITOS TRANSGREDERE
Mirror Image Goes Wild: New Music for Horn Duo
MIRROR IMAGE …[MS1528]
FRANCK, BLOCH & KREIN
Music for Violin and Piano
JS BACH: SONATAS & PARTITAS
Violin Sonatas Nos.1-3, BWV 1001, 1003 &
FLOURISHES, TALES AND SYMPHONIES
Music for Brass and Organ
DANIEL CARR: WORKS VOLUME 2
Flute and Piano