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Choir of New College Oxford & St James’ Baroque (on period instruments)
An assured synthesis of elegant musicality, judicious ear for contrapuntal detail and informed scholarship...All the works are given splendid performances which not only remind us that there... — More…
Emma Kirkby (soprano) with Jakob Lindberg (lute), Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord), Anthony Rooley (lute), Agnès Mellon (soprano), John Abberger (oboe), Thomas Georgi (viola d’amore), Lucas Harris (lute) & Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann (cello)
London Baroque, Royal Academy of Music Baroque...
…it's often in the modest-looking pieces that she's at her most compelling. Robert Johnson's Full Fathom Five is 109 seconds of breathtaking stillness and beauty, Böddecker's Natus est Jesu... — More…
Nicholas Phan (tenor), Michael Leopold (lute), Ann-Marie Morgan (viola da gamba)
here's a disc disc to remember come all those end-of-year round-ups... There's a directness to Phan's delivery, a clarity to his diction that has previously found its home in Britten's text-driven... — More…
English 18th-Century Music for the Harpsichord
Sophie Yates (harpsichord)
Although several of the composers here have occasionally been the subjects of dedicated recordings, it is nice to have a selection sampling across the range…as usual, Yates plays with precision... — More…
A selection of his HMV recordings from 1910 to 1935
Mark Hambourg (piano)
There is frequent evidence of a big personality, of an exciting expressive impetuosity and of fabulously fluent fingers (even if clarity is sometimes compromised by the acoustic process)…In short,... — More…