EMA CD & Book Reviews

CD Review: Galou Offers Deeply Expressive Vivaldi

CD Review: Galou Offers Deeply Expressive Vivaldi

The latest release in Naïve’s Vivaldi Edition — which is recording the entire collection of the composer’s manuscripts at Turin’s Italian National University Library — gives the deepest feminine voice ...
By:
Andrew J. Sammut
Source:
Early Music America
Published:
October 7, 2019
Book Review: Wood's Love of Bach Illuminated

Book Review: Wood’s Love of Bach Illuminated

Viewing Sir Henry Wood as an unappreciated figure in the “Bach revival” movement, Hannah French has industriously researched the scores and orchestral parts of the Bach works belonging to the ...
By:
Valerie Walden
Source:
Early Music America
Published:
October 7, 2019
CD Review: Sonnambula Debuts With Duarte

CD Review: Sonnambula Debuts With Duarte

The ensemble's impressive first disc promises and delivers the complete works of Leonora Duarte (1610-1678), the accomplished daughter of a prosperous Iberian converso jeweler who was resident in Antwerp ...
Source:
Early Music America
Published:
September 30, 2019
CD Review: Sebastians Illuminate Vivaldi And Friends

CD Review: Sebastians Illuminate Vivaldi And Friends

On its new recording, 'Folia,' the ensemble’s comfort with the material shines through. The slower movements are graceful and expressive, the faster ones exciting ...
Source:
Early Music America
Published:
September 23, 2019
CD Review: Kožená Electrifies In Dramatic Fare

CD Review: Kožená Electrifies In Dramatic Fare

Czech mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená's first album on the Pentatone label centers on the protagonists of four tragic Baroque cantatas ...
Source:
Early Music America
Published:
September 9, 2019
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