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Classical New Releases at KWUR, Oct. and Nov. 2010 Edition by

November 13th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Apologies for missing a month in posting new classical CD releases at KWUR last month (not that anyone noticed), which makes this list a little longer than planned. Recent classical arrivals at KWUR for this October and November include these issues:

(1) WarnerNuzova Duo (Wendy Warner, cello; Irina Nuzova, piano): "Russian Music for Cello & Piano" (Cedille Records CDR 90000 120)

(2) Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble: "Officium Novum" (ECM New Series 2125)

(3) Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, with instrumental works of Vivaldi, Pergolesi and Locatell; Anna Prohaska, soprano; Bernarda Fink, alto; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (Bernhard Forck, concertmaster) (harmonia mundi HMC 902072)

(4) Imani Winds: "Terra Incognita" (E1 Entertainment)

(5) Ensemble Caprice: "Salsa Baroque" (Music of Latin America and Spain of the 17th and 18th Century) (Analekta AN 2 9957)

(6) "Pax" (Gregorian chants on the theme of peace); Chorus of the Monks of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Benoit-du-Lac (Analekta AN 2 9776)

(7) "Ikon II" (Russian sacred choral music); Holst Singers, Stephen Layton, conductor (Hyperion CDA67756)

(8) "The Romantic Vioiin Concerto – 9", Ferdinand David: Violin Concerto No. 4, Violin Concerto No. 5, Andante and Scherzo capriccioso: Hagai Shaham, violin; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins, conductor (Hyperion CDA67804)

(9) Franz Liszt: "The Complete Songs, Vol. 1"; Matthew Polenzani, tenor; Julius Drake, piano (Hyperion CDA67782)

As always, comments and feedback are welcome, either by e-mail (classical@kwur.com), an IM, or a call to the station during my show (Saturdays 11 AM to 2 PM, 314-935-5987).  Thanks for reading,


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