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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
(Chandos)

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

  
Wozzeck

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

 

 

 

 
Remembrance

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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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:

Playlist

Posted in Playlists on August 22, 2009 by Craig Zeichner

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Rossini

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Cafe Zimmermann

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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Nordic Roots, Volume III
(Northside Records)

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Power Tools live:

Playlist

Posted in Playlists on August 12, 2009 by Craig Zeichner

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

Boismortier

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Sacred Garland

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Bach

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moby: Wait for Me
(Mute)

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

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and the maestro himself…

 

CMZ

Playlist

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)