Recent Reviews

Ariosti 6 Lessons Brilliant 95620

Ariosti: Lessons for viola d’amore (Brilliant)

A perfect disc to become acquainted with the viola d’amore and Ariosti’s sonatas [JV]

Tchaikovsky ballets dorati ADE80

Tchaikovsky: Ballets (Doráti Edition)

Pioneering full-length accounts of Tchaikovsky’s ballets that will appeal to Doráti’s many admirers [RMay]

Gaubert chamber Claves CD3059

Gaubert: Chamber Music (Claves)

Assured and attractive music by a major figure in the history of the flute, well played and recorded [GPu]

Mustonen string quartet no1 LAWO LWC1243

Mustonen: Chamber Music (Lawo)

Two impressive new works by this versatile musician [SB]

Whistling book english recorder music divine art DDA21241

The Whistling Book (Divine Art)

An absorbing smorgasbord of music, from grade pieces for tyros to major recital works [JF]

Nowowiejski Piano and Cello Concertos Dux1883

Nowowiejski: Concertos (Dux)

Nowowiejski’s concertos, heard in premiere recordings, leave a puzzling impression [JW]

Grondahl legacy DACOCD887

Launy Grøndahl (conductor) Legacy Vol. 7 (Danacord)

The Grøndahl legacy series reaches volume 7 with a question mark or two [JW]

Szymanowski piano 4863007

Szymanowski: Piano Works (DG)

Wonderful playing and the disc is worth buying for the Masques alone [SB]