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Elinor Frey Continues Her Ascent

FIORÈ: Complete Cello Sonatas & 17th C. Italian Arias. Elinor Frey. In Perfomance With Suzie LeBlanc; Lorenzo Ghielmi; and Esteban La Rotta. Passacaille Records. In an earlier review, I described … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Life In the Light

LA VOCE DEL VIOLONCELLO: SOLO WORKS OF THE FIRST ITALIAN CELLIST-COMPOSERS. Elinor Frey. With Esteban La Rotta and Susie Napper. Passacaille Records. The cello adorning the cover of LA VOCE … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sneaking A Peak At Sony’s Upcoming Classical Shelf

Sony Masterworks has a hot and sultry summer in store for fans of  myriad genres, who can expect to see a plethora of important releases as the days dissolve to autumn. … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Politics of Hopelessness

Pick of the Month Les Paul & the Golden Age of the Guitar Sony’s Original Jacket Collections Pete Seeger: An American Master Celluloid Moments: The Films of Wayne Ewing Return of … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On American Masters

An American Master Revealed: No Direction Home Bob Dylan In Don’t Look Back Eagle Rock Entertainment Eye On the Independents, Featuring Shana Morrison From the DVD Corner Image Entertainment CD … Continue reading

April 1, 2007 · 1 Comment

Seeing the Real Bob Dylan At Last

BOB DYLAN LIVE 1964: THE CONCERT AT THE PHILHARMONIC HALL. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. In early 1961 in New York City, “Harry Jackson, a cowboy singer and a painter,” told Nat … Continue reading

March 1, 2005 · Leave a comment

Best In Music, 2003

STANDING AT THE EDGE. Casey Stratton. Odyssey. (Commercial release date January 20, 2004). Standing At The Edge marks Casey’s Stratton’s debut on Odyssey, marking the emergence of a major new singer-songwriter. Stratton, who … Continue reading

December 1, 2003 · 1 Comment

Mary Fahl Emerges

ROMANCE OF THE VIOLIN. Joshua Bell. Sony Classical. The most remarkable thing about Joshua Bell’s playing is the layered textures he creates with his violin: More then a mere instrumentalist, Bell … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On A Master

HOROWITZ LIVE & UNEDITED (The Historic 1965 Carnegie Hall Return Concert) and SET IN THE HANDS OF THE MASTER. Vladimir Horowitz. Sony Classical. October 1, 2003 marks the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · Leave a comment
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