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21 interviews, and over 525 reviews of classical CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, and downloads in this 640-page issue!

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Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, AllMusic & Vimeo The kernel of this recital is the Barber: for years a part of Georgian-German Catherine Gordeladze’s repertoire,...

“God is a circle….He is the wheel on which we circle to our death.” So philosophizes the 17th-century Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz...


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The Cantigas de Santa Maria is a collection of over 400 songs compiled between about 1270 and 1290 under the direction of King Alfonso X. Alfonso...

How much do you spend in a typical month on CDs? $25? $50? $100? And that’s after a process of prioritizing and winnowing down your choices...

A recent issue (37:5) carried an interview with Bradley Genevro, the conductor of the Wind Ensemble of Messiah College (located in Mechanicsburg, PA near the state...

Available at piano-appassionato.nl Dutch composer Herman Groenewegen (b. 1960) began studying flute at the age of eight. In piano and composition, however, he is self-taught. The...


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One of the recent cadre of musicians who have formed their own ensembles to record some of the nooks and crannies of the vast world of...

Once upon a time, Tim Page’s name could be found adorning Fanfare ’s masthead, but when he departed for other shores it was downhill all the...

Julian Lawrence Gargiulo is a talented pianist and composer whose works span the gap between jazz and the classics. No Smoking , his seventh compact disc,...

Made from Nothing, the new record label with the allusive name, is the brainchild of four friends—Sidney Corbett, Klaus Schöpp, Sebastian Hanusa, and Tino Schüllermann. Serious...

It is not often we get to speak with all the performers on a recording, but on the occasion of the release of Songs for Ladies...

It is delightful to see, in recent years, the emergence of C. P. E. Bach as a composer of importance. For so long he remained overshadowed...

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