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Posted in Playlists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 24, 2009 by Craig Zeichner

An Advent Procession based on the Great “O” Antiphons
The Choir of St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle
(Loft Recordings)

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Ivan Fischer
(Channel Classics)

Alphons Diepenbrock: Orchestral Works and Songs
Residentie Orchestra The Hague
Hans Vonk

Phil Kline: Unsilent Night
(Cantaloupe Music)

Henry Purcell: Odes for St. Cecilia’s Day
Taverner Consort
Andrew Parrott
(Virgin Veritas)

Remembering the great Elisabeth Söderström


Posted in Playlists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 24, 2009 by Craig Zeichner


Aho: Symphony No.1; Hiljaisuus; Violin Concerto
Manfred Grasbeck, violin
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä






Berg: Wozzeck
Fischer-Dieskau, Lear, Stolze
Chor und Orchester der Deutschen Oper, Berlin
Karl Böhm





Remembrance, Music of Schoenberg, Bernstein, Bloch and Zeisl
Sharon Bezaly, flute
Vadim Gluzman, violin
São Paolo Symphony Choir and Orchestra
John Neschling




Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Andersen, Isokoski, Groop
Philharmonia Voices
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Signum Classics)





Great Big Sea: Play
(WEA Canada)







One of my favorite tributes to the Second Viennese school:

Closing with one of my favorite Alexander von Zemlinsky works:


Posted in Playlists on August 22, 2009 by Craig Zeichner

Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2
Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra
Karol Stryja, conductor







Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Robert Merrill, Roberta Peters, Cesare Valletti
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor








J.S. Bach: Concertos, Vol. III
Cafe Zimmermann
(Alpha Productions)

Cafe Zimmermann







Power Tools: Strange Meeting
Bill Frisell, Melvin Gibbs, Ronald Shannon Jackson








Nordic Roots, Volume III
(Northside Records)

Nordic roots 3







Power Tools live:


Posted in Playlists on August 12, 2009 by Craig Zeichner

Boismortier:  Daphnis et Chloé
Le Concert Spirituel
Hervé Niquet, director








Sacred Garland, Devotional Chamber Music in the Age of Monteverdi
The Gonzaga Band

Sacred Garland







 J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites for a Young Prince
Ensemble Sonnerie
Monica Huggett, violin and director








Moby: Wait for Me








The Big Gundown – John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone








and the maestro himself…




Posted in Playlists on August 2, 2009 by Craig Zeichner

George Crumb: Music for a Summer Evening (Nonesuch)

Enrico Rava: New York Days (ECM)

John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (Nonesuch)

Stefano Bollani: I Visionari (Label Bleu)

Alessandro Scarlatt: Il Martirio di Santa Ceclia (CPO)