Sunday, 29 June 2014

Suittes pour le Clavessin - Bustijn

Very little is known about Bustijn because misfortune doesn't look behind persons, and this composer is one of  many whose oeuvre was almost completely lost. Just these nine suites for harpsichord survived, and its discovery dates just to 20 years ago. 

No doubt this pieces show special value to its composer be reconsidered for further research.

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Saturday, 21 June 2014

Goldberg Variations, Italian Concerto, French Overture, ... - Bach

Too many people critizise Pieter-Jan Belder because of his ulter rapid playing, aluding that in that way the poetry inside music cant be displayed. I must admit that in some sense they are right, but at least for this recording those critics do not apply since the Belder's skillful playing adjusts perfectly to the masterpieces in this recording, as example, one of the most difficult pieces to be played in the harpsichord is the ouverture of the of the "French Ouverture BWV 831", where virtuoso playing is needed in order to attain the perfec speed, so, Belder does and it is outstanding. In the other hand, the "Goldberg Variations" claim to measureness and Belder does perfectly, proving that Belder not only is brave in technical means, but exploding out tender emotions that Bach's Goldberg Variations are full of .

In general,  It is perhaps Belder's maximum recording success. Listen and you'll see.

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Thursday, 19 June 2014

Pièces de Clavecin - Fiocco - Balbastre

Fiocco is another very gifted composer whose early death impeded his name be spread all around as is dued. But sometimes fortune plays in our favor, which in this case was the lucky printed of his suites for harpsichord. In this suites, Fiocco stands out his musical skills by flawless writing in both styles, french and Italian, and in some movements combining them as in the Gigue of the second suite.

There are also four pieces for harpsichord of Calude-Bénigne Balbastre, also a gifted musician and also a virtuoso in the organ and harpsichord, that unlike Fiocco, he lived a quite longer.


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Sunday, 15 June 2014

12 Violin Concertos (La Stravaganza) - Vivaldi


After the Op3  Vivaldi's "L'estro Armonico", the concertos "La Stravaganza", is the set of Vivaldi's violin concertos more outstanding. Vivaldi's imagination is unlimited and once again he premiered  music unique in its kind and in style, but even so, Vivaldi's music suffered the same fate as many of his contemporaries and many others before them, obivlion. 

All the set comprises an extraordinary well balance display of harmony where the soloists interact vividly with the  orchestra, and this last one acquires a role much more participative, not just a mere base for the ongoing movement.

"Thanks to the original releaser"

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Saturday, 14 June 2014

Violin Concertos BWV 1041-1043, BVW 1064R - Bach

Part of the few surviving orchestral works, these Four violin concertos constitute  part of the little instrumental Bach's output that have survived posterity. After their revival in the early nineteen century their permance have been continously uninterrupted; and with the advenience of the recording equipment, many recordings occupy the stalls of the cd stores, but just few make the difference, specially this one, whose sound quality is unparallel, apart of the extraordinary virtuoso playing of Goltz, Müllejans and Screiber as part of the Freiburger Barockorchester.


"Thanks to the original releaser"

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Thursday, 12 June 2014

Oboe Concertos and Sonatas - Handel

Here is all Handel’s music for solo oboe – three concertos, four sonatas, and one recently discovered in-between piece scored for oboe, two violins and continuo. Handel writes for the instrument sympathetically, especially in the slow movements. Sarah Francis has an appealing way with these, though her tone can tend towards the fulsome. If the music is sometimes undercharacterised, the ensemble’s playing is nevertheless neat. Forward sound.                                   George Hall 

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Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Der Liebreiche und Geduldige David - Mattheson

Dear Friends, here another masterpiece by one of the most renown baroque masters, Johann Mattheson, friendly attached to Telemann and at some point, rival to Haendel.

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Monday, 9 June 2014

Oster Oratorium BWV 249 BWV 66 -Cantata BWV 56 and BWV 200 -- Bach

Two interpretations, two different epoques, two styles, two different sounds and one masterpiece (Bach Oster Oratorium BWV 249).

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Saturday, 7 June 2014

Die Geburt Jesu Christi - Hertel


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SOME NEWS!!!
I've got some bad and good news.
Bad news is that I dont have much time, and I thing I'll have less time in the time comming. As you have noticed, my lacking of time is reflected in the interruption of posts.

Bad news also is that due to that lacking of time, I wont rip anymore in mp3, so, if you are fond of mp3s, you must do it by yourself.

And the third bad news is that I will no longer comment all posts. Most of the times I'll just leave the cd and its link. Your opinion even thought important, remains to yourself, and if it is positive, sure you'll buy the cd.

Good news is, despite all above, just that for the time being, I'll keep posting, so, enjoy as more as you can.

Juno

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Orpheus - Telemann

The mythological tale "Orpheus" set to music by many composers, between them are: Peri, Caccini, Monteverdi of course, Lully, Telemann, Gluck, etc. as the more famous and more studied among musicologists. 
The rediscovery of this masterpiece  placed a landmark regarding Telemann's operatic output, and this recording directed by Renè Jacobs is between his finest.

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