Wholenote Review - April 2014

Wholenote Magazine is the source for Concerts and Reviews in Toronto and beyond.  The following CDs were reviewed in This Month's Wholenote magazine.  Click Here if you would like to visit the Wholenote website


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David: Lalla Roukh / Fiset, Paulin
Label: NAXOS Catalog: 8660338-39   Format: CD
FISET TORO PAULIN DELETRÉ NEWMAN ADELSBERGER OPERA LAFAYETTE BROWN, RYAN BROWN
World Premiere recording featuring Canadians Marianne Fiset and Nathalie Paulin!
Félicien David, an important if often forgotten figure in French music of the late nineteenth century, wa...
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Britten: Three Cello Suites - A Film By Paul Joyce
Label: Signum Records (UK) Catalog: SIGDVD011   Format: DVD
Jamie Walton, cello
Benjamin Britten A film by Paul Joyce 1. Jamie Walton in Conversation with Paul Joyce 2. Suite No.1, Op.72 (1964) 3. Suite No.2, Op.80 (1967) 4. Suite No.3, Op.87 (1971, rev. 1974) 5. ...
British Cellist Jamie Walton explores the unique atmosphere of Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh to perform Britten’s Three Solo Suites for Cello. The Suites are the summation of the long-standin...
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A Tribute To Oscar Peterson / Litton
Label: BIS Catalog: SACD2034   Format: SACD / CD Hybrid
Andrew Litton, piano
Andrew Litton plays Oscar Peterson Improvisations: Lulu’s Back in Town; ’Round Midnight; Body and Soul; A Child is Born; Little Girl Blue; Take the ‘A’ Train; Basin Street Blues; Ho...
On his 16th birthday, receiving an LP of Oscar Peterson playing solo, Andrew Litton was ‘hooked’, to use his own term: ‘If I’ve ever experienced anything close to an epiphany, this was it!â...
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Lottel Lehmann - A 125th Birthday Tribute
Label: MUSIC & ARTS Catalog: MACD1279   Format: CD
CD 1 (77:39) December 1927-January 1938 recordings. R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier: excerpts; Ariadne auf Naxos:: excerpts; Beethoven: Egmont: Die Trommel & Freudvoll; Gounod: Vierge; Wagner:...
Lotte Lehmann had genius. She knew how to win not just the admiration, but the love of her audience. Few performers in the world of classical music have been so loved. Her enthusiasm, commitment, a...
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Rossini Otello(dvd) / Bartoli, Osborn
Label: DECCA Catalog: 0743863   Format: DVD
Cecilia Bartoli
MUSIC VIDEO
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Glass: Voices For Organ And Didgeridoo, Organ Suit
Label: Orange Mountain Catalog: OMM 0094   Format: CD
Mark Atkins (didgeridoo), Michael Riesman (organ)
Voices for Organ & Didgeridoo was commissioned by the City of Melbourne to relaunch the Melbourne Town Organ in 2001. This piece was the first collaboration between Glass and didgeridoo player Mark...
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Rossini Otello(br) / Bartoli, Osborn
Label: DECCA Catalog: 0743865   Format: BLU RAY
Cecilia Bartoli
MUSIC VIDEO
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Glass: How Now Strung Out / Debut Concert 1968
Label: Orange Mountain Catalog: OMM 0093   Format: CD
Philip Glass (organ), Dorothy Pixley-Rothchild (violin)
This new release from Orange Mountain Music presents Philip Glass' first concert ever in what the composer considers his "debut." The concert took place in May 1968 at the Film Makers Cinemath...
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