Mayer piano CDS7980

Mayer: Piano works (Dynamic)

Attractive miniatures in the mould of Schumann and Mendelssohn [RCh]

Malipiero: String Quartets (Dynamic)

A welcome reissue of Malipiero’s compact cycle [JW]

carulli rediscovered CDS7956

Carulli: Rediscovered (Dynamic)

Will challenge entrenched attitudes toward the solo music of Ferdinando Carulli [ZT]

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore (Dynamic)

Another impressive release by the Donizetti Opera festival, uncut and on original instruments [RWe]

Verdi rarities CDS7941

Verdi: French Rarities (Dynamic)

One new Verdi discovery combined with some previously released material, all neatly performed [MP]

Stradella La Circe CDS7910

Stradella: La Circe (Dynamic)

This recording shows that Stradella was one of the great composers of the 17th century [JV]

breath harmonica CDS7965

A Breath Between the Strings (Dynamic)

The British Harmonica School in safe Italian hands