Record Reviews
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 05:38

RECORD REVIEW: Alfred Schnittke - 3rd Symphony

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Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski have recorded Alfred Schnittke's Third Symphony. It is released as SACD on PENTATONE.

KVV has released THE CD Flammer by Øystein Wingaard Wolf. I have listened to it.

Sunday, 21 December 2014 10:06

Chicago on a Sunday - Chicago V

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Last Sunday of Advent, yet we have only come to Chicago V in the fifth slot in the Chicago calendar.

This time we stopped at one of Chicago's very few Live Album. But it is not just any Chicago album ...

Sunday, 07 December 2014 19:52

Chicago on a Sunday - Chicago III

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In this edition of Chicago on a Sunday we have come to Chicago`s third album, and the first from start to get Roman numeral numbering.

Sunday, 30 November 2014 15:44

Chicago on a Sunday - Chicago II

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I started a bit too ambitious series with a review of the albums of Chicago, where I announced that the goal is to present all the 36 official albums. After it stopped up slightly, I've got an encouraging nudge to resume this from a pleasant reader. So here comes the third review - Chicago II.

Saturday, 16 August 2014 07:54

RECORD REVIEW: Josah - Dipole

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The band Josah release their second album in four years. I've listened to Dipole.

This is the first article in a series of 36, after I decided to write about Chicago's official records published during the 45 years since 1969 and all articles will be published on Sunday. So stay tuned ....

The legendary band Chicago has released their album # 36, or XXXVI as it is called in the Chicago dialect. I have listened to the album, which has additional title of Chicago "NOW" . And I took the opportunity to turn my eyes back 45 years in time, when Chicago released their first LP.

Susanne Lundeng claunching her seventh CD on KKV. I've listened to it.

It's not a daily occurrence to get a brand new Zappa CD to review. Especially one that is recorded in Norway. Yet it happened a few weeks ago.

The original Iranian Reza Aghmir has collected a supergroup consisting of seven opera soloists. Or boys, as they are referred in his Reza e iRagazzi.

The American pianist Michael Lewin has recorded a Pure Audio Blu-ray with music by Debussy on the label Sono Luminus. I've listened to it.

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014 10:28

RECORD REVIEW: Certainly, we love

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The Staff Band, and Scola Cantorum has recorded a bouquet of Norwegian national music on Pure Audio Blu-ray. The label is 2L, and I've listened to it.

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This release with the music of Aaron Copland on Blu-ray Audio performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is not quite fresh. But just as worthy of writing about.

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Naxos has released Johannes Brahms's Ein Deutsches Requiem on Blu-ray Audio. I have listened to the disc.

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Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded a Blu-Ray Audio with music by Maurice Ravel on the label TACET. I've listened to it.

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Marianne Beate Kielland and Nils Anders Mortensen has recorded three of Grieg's song cycle on SACD on LaWo. I've listened to it:

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Aurora has released a CD in which Inger-Lise Ulsrud and Frida Fredrikke Waaler Wærvågen has recorded three works composed by Kjell Mørk Karlsen. I've listened to it.

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KKV turn 40 this year, and they mark it with a 4 CD box. I've listened to it.

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Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:10

RECORD REVIEW: Kristin Skaare - Er

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Kristin Skaare has released a new album at KKV. The name is "er".

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