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New Album Releases Project 2020-5-2

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These are indeed times that can try our collective…, and with that, I am taking this special downtime to listen even more critically to the music I list, even if that means NOT agreeing with critics and public opinion.

Deep Purple threw me for a loop was not expecting anything from them, so very welcome.

The Chiaroscuro Quartet never fails to grab my attention so dig in with both … as you take in the Haydn String Quartets.

Joseph Fort and the Strand Ensemble introduced me to Holst’s The Cloud Messenger. I must say I have been remiss. Hopefully, Gustav will be kind and not too disappointed.

OZMA – French Explosive Jazz and yes they live up to the sobriquet. This is I believe their third full album. OZMA is like Jello-O you can never eat enough. That’s my way of saying I really LIKE OZMA.

Suzanne Vega’s  An Evening of New York Songs and Stories came out of nowhere. I sure would like to find this “nowhere” and visit it far more often. I almost blotted her off my radar, and that would have been a shame.

Much like there are sleepers in the NFL draft, I have them for NARP and this week the  honors are shared by:

Sophie Tassignon – Mysteries Unfold
Tim Allhoff – Sixteen Pieces for Piano

Blasting from the past, Alan Parson’s special box set of Ammonia Avenue is something to behold the extras, the demo tracks really added to the experience.  I really got into hearing works in progress and how they evolved into their final state.


New Releases

Andreas Bohlen – Giuseppe Sammartini: Sonatas for Recorder and Basso continuo, Vol.1

Anna Paradiso – Paradiso Plays Paradis

Augustin Hadelich – Bohemian Tales

Barbara Hannigan, Ludwig Orchestra – La Passione – Works by Grisey, Nono & Haydn

Chiaroscuro Quartet – Haydn String Quartets Op. 76 Nos. 1-3

Deep Purple – 2020 – Man Alive (Single)

Dima Slobodeniouk, Lahti SO – Prokofiev: Suites from The Gambler & The Tale of the Stone Flower

Dorothee Oberlinger & Dmitry Sinkovsky – Discovery of Passion

Edward Gardner, Sara Jakubiak – Schoenberg: Erwartung, Op. 17 & Pelleas und Melisande

Ian Carey Quintet+1 – 2020 – Fire in My Head (The Anxiety Suite)

Irreversible Entanglements – Who Sent You

Jana Semeradova, Erich Traxler – Handel, Leclair: Chaconne for the Princess

John Wilson, Michael McHale – Bennett – Orchestral Works, Vol. 4

Joseph Fort, The Strand Ensemble – Holst: The Cloud Messenger

Koki Nakano – Pre-Choreographed

Magic Mozart Equilbey

OZMA – French Explosive Jazz – Hyperlapse

Reb Fountain – Reb Fountain

Sophie Tassignon – Mysteries Unfold

Suzanne Vega – An Evening of New York Songs and Stories

Tim Allhoff – Sixteen Pieces for Piano

Vadim Gluzman, Finnish RSO, Hannu Lintu: Pēteris Vasks – Distant Lights

Verneri Pohjola – The Dead Don’t Dream

Veronique Gens, I Giardini – Nuits


ReIssues & ReMasters & Miscellany

Chester Thompson – Powerhouse

David Bowie – Is It Any Wonder?

The Alan Parsons Project – Ammonia Avenue

The Salt City Six Plays the Classics in Dixieland

Toto – Turn Back


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