Adult Music

“Our String Thing: Elgar and Sheng Violin, Grasso and Wingold Guitar”

In this episode, we discuss recordings of Monteverde by Anna Lucia Richter and Ensemble Claudiana, violin concerto/sonata recordings of Elgar by Renaud Capuçon, Bright Sheng's "Let Fly" violin concerto, solo guitar recordings by Pasquale Grasso and Frank Wingold, and "Natural Habitat" by alto saxophonist/bass clarinetist Michael Thomas.

 

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Episode 12 Deezer Playlist

 

“Monteverdi: Il Delirio Della Passione(Pentatone)

Anna Lucia Richter, Luca Pianca, Ensemble Claudiana

https://open.spotify.com/album/3l5GIvv7SoUZZ9clppxSSg

https://music.apple.com/us/album/il-delirio-della-passione/1552006735

 

“Elgar: Violin Concerto & Violin Sonata(Erato)

Renaud Capuçon (violin), Stephen Hough (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

https://open.spotify.com/album/5wlU9wcOlIVu55CQNrSqp5

https://music.apple.com/us/album/elgar-violin-concerto-violin-sonata/1548806774

 

“Bright Sheng: Let Fly - Violin Concerto(Naxos)

Dan Zhu (violin), Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Bright Sheng

https://open.spotify.com/album/3KDkvWHxUiGFDB4juOIPQb

https://music.apple.com/us/album/bright-sheng-let-fly-zodiac-tales-suzhou-overture/1550198884

 

“Solo Ballads” (Masterworks)

Pasquale Grasso 

https://open.spotify.com/album/4VbijvuO4EyZqIfK4uDYG3

https://music.apple.com/us/album/solo-ballads/1556000573

Over the Rainbow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l0fPBRsxdo

 

To Be Frank” (Berthold Records)

Frank Wingold

https://open.spotify.com/album/53oXcUAALZJ6tfd5a6RpHO

https://music.apple.com/us/album/to-be-frank/1554286787

To Be Frank CD Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAIUK66n2yU

 

“Natural Habitat” (Sunnyside Records)

Michael Thomas

https://open.spotify.com/album/0JwEUL7tqURn7nbzposKYs

https://music.apple.com/us/album/natural-habitat-bonus-track-version-bonus-track-version/1553837675

 

“Killer Bs! Bach, Busoni, Bruckner, and Big Band”

In this episode, we discuss recordings of Bach/Busoni piano music by Francesco Piemontesi, Francesca Dego playing Paganini's violin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and Andris Nelsons' Bruckner Symphonies 2 & 8, Steven Feifke's Big Band debut, and jazz sax recordings from Jakob Dinesen and Steve Slagle.

 

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Episode 11 Deezer Playlist

 

“Bach Nostalghia(Pentatone)

Francesco Piemontesi (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/album/0eOEEVyioLX91AqzHhJQ6s

https://music.apple.com/us/album/bach-nostalghia/1555758464

 

“Il Cannone - Francesca Dego Plays Paganini's Violin(Chandos)

Francesca Dego (violin), Francesca Leonardi (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/album/5CzZk97uyuYkvcQlpAzFAu

https://music.apple.com/gb/album/il-cannone-francesca-dego-plays-paganinis-violin/1550641827

 

“Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 8 & 2 & Wagner: Meistersinger Prelude(Deutsche Grammophon)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons

https://open.spotify.com/album/2MccgEPm4mE7AJ4npwfC4z

https://music.apple.com/gb/album/bruckner-symphonies-nos-2-8-wagner-meistersinger-prelude/1542776038

 

“Kinetic” (Outside in Music)

Steven Feifke Big Band

https://open.spotify.com/album/36jijEsR2LREuaLNrp30kc

https://music.apple.com/us/album/kinetic/1553562204

Nica's Dream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9HtNXrgRkc

 

Blessings” (April Records)

Jakob Dinesen - Sax
Anders Christensen - Bass
Laust Sonne – Drums

https://open.spotify.com/album/0OouhhugcPx4V0CSaJ8Ta3

https://music.apple.com/us/album/blessings/1548557199

 

“NASCENTIA” (Panorama Records)

Steve Slagle

https://open.spotify.com/album/6OtAWC0gsTm3hrkSoUYP3X

https://music.apple.com/us/album/nascentia/1556187112

“10th Episode Fiesta: Spanish Guitar, Latin Jazz, Hammond Organ, and Bourbon Shots”

In this episode, we discuss recordings of Spanish guitar music by Stefano Maiorana and Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde, orchestral works of Paul Wranitzky, piano works of Alexey Stanchinsky, organ jazz from Dr. Lonnie Smith and Brian Charette, and Latin jazz by Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround.

 

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Episode 10 Deezer Playlist

 

"Santiago de Murcia: Entre Dos Almas" (Arcana)

Stefano Maiorana (guitar)

https://open.spotify.com/album/1ADNe1BKYzerdcqsaTIVTx

https://music.apple.com/us/album/santiago-de-murcia-entre-dos-almas/1549745728

 

“Del Canto Gitano - Music of Ancient Andalusia(ARC Music)

Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde (guitar)

https://open.spotify.com/album/2aWqkLuSgnbAA2ZYSGOxpl

https://music.apple.com/us/album/del-canto-gitano-music-of-ancient-andalusia/1551203695

 

"Wranitzky: Orchestral Works Vol. 1" (Naxos)

Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice, Marek Štilec

https://open.spotify.com/album/79dip3uuj8hdihYBALbrTA

https://music.apple.com/us/album/wranitzky-orchestral-works-vol-1/1556527739

 

"Alexey Stanchinsky: Piano Works" (Ondine)

Peter Jablonski (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/album/5FBo85j0Y1Me5BRRxTAJst

https://music.apple.com/us/album/stanchinsky-piano-works/1553083666

 

"20th Century Piano Music" (Warner Classics)

Thomas Adès (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/album/4hx6KPtSaGoC3kAqXrSxmB

https://music.apple.com/us/album/20th-century-piano-music/691851840

 

"Breathe" (Verve)

Dr. Lonnie Smith

https://open.spotify.com/album/1VmQzWa2H4IRjpVReN8LDY

https://music.apple.com/us/album/breathe/1548634052

 

"Power From the Air" (SteepleChase)

Brian Charette

https://open.spotify.com/album/7FRr939Yb2Qf8pbvMwP8mk

https://music.apple.com/us/album/power-from-the-air/1556875019

 

"This Is Latin Jazz" (HighNote)

Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround

https://open.spotify.com/album/6ptZIPqA0w8kCEGNfty1Dj

https://music.apple.com/us/album/this-is-latin-jazz-live/1555732603

 

 

“A Fist Full of Music: Biber, Barron, Morricone, and More”

In this episode, we discuss a recent recording of Biber's Requiem, two recordings of musical programs from Proust's salons, Lise Davidsen's new recording of Beethoven, Wagner, and Verdi works, and jazz recordings by Stefano Di Battista, Greg Abate and Kenny Barron, and Greg Skaff.

 

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Episode 9 Deezer Playlist

 

“Biber: Requiem(Alpha)

Freiburger Barockconsort, Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier

https://open.spotify.com/album/2j3VZte2wsDLoe8Lvq5ckJ

https://music.apple.com/us/album/biber-requiem/1550495474

 

“Proust, Le Concert Retrouvé(Harmonia Mundi)

Tanguy de Williencourt (piano), Theotime Langlois de Swart (violin)

https://open.spotify.com/album/6QUaNFcmO68Huh8yG16hH0

https://music.apple.com/ie/album/a-concert-at-the-time-of-proust/1555027266

 

“Music From Proust's Salons(BIS)

Steven Isserlis (cello), Connie Shih (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/62vw6NwOzf43h04DgsIj7N

https://music.apple.com/ie/album/music-from-prousts-salons/1548498045?app=music&at=1010lPxt

 

“Lise Davidsen: Beethoven - Wagner – Verdi(Decca)

Lise Davidsen (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder

https://open.spotify.com/album/0IrU1Pc1jX6RVFxWlyMMqu

https://music.apple.com/us/album/beethoven-wagner-verdi/1550587983

 

“Morricone Stories” (Warner Classics)

Stefano Di Battista

https://open.spotify.com/artist/3VPgBrIwuucYkLoZ2yHMjK

https://music.apple.com/us/album/morricone-stories/1549691700

 

“Magic Dance—The Music of Kenny Barron” (Whaling City Sound)

Greg Abate

https://open.spotify.com/album/4c6bNtGllWE10E1IvekP98

https://music.apple.com/us/album/magic-dance-the-music-of-kenny-barron/1558236071

 

“Polaris” (Smoke Sessions)

Greg Skaff

https://open.spotify.com/album/7qzfEXY75WtzID3HHD2kR9

https://music.apple.com/us/album/polaris-feat-ron-carter-albert-tootie-heath/1550233090

 

 

“Piazzolla Times Two and a European Jazz Revue”

In this episode, we discuss recent recordings of the orchestral music of Hans Rott, two recordings of Astor Piazzolla compositions, and check out some music by European jazz artists from Estonia, Denmark, Italy, and Slovenia.

 

Episode 8 Deezer Playlist

 

“Hans Rott: Orchestral Works Volumes 1 & 2(Capriccio)

Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Christopher Ward

https://open.spotify.com/album/6DiVWzOnYrkm6uy3dCNnCd

https://open.spotify.com/album/6Bhu5XMKa6uCJE7kxIrAjJ

https://music.apple.com/us/album/rott-complete-orchestral-works-vol-1/1527163494

https://music.apple.com/us/album/rott-complete-orchestral-works-vol-2/1541948852

 

“Piazzolla Reflections(Alpha)

Ksenija Sidorova (accordion)

https://open.spotify.com/album/5FXc1aHNTWx3tHWm44v1xv

https://music.apple.com/us/album/piazzolla-reflections/1545629789

 

“Piazzolla Stories(Warner Classics)

Lucienne Renaudin Vary (trumpet)

https://open.spotify.com/album/0dabRTtnkvaueYyQnQJDZb

https://music.apple.com/us/album/piazzolla-stories/1547672574

 

“The Siren(Eclipse Music)

Susanna Aleksandra

https://eclipsemusicrecordlabel.bandcamp.com/album/the-siren

https://music.apple.com/ee/album/the-siren/1549265798

 

“Going Up” (Stunt Records)

Snorre Kirk Quartet with Stephen Riley

https://open.spotify.com/album/2Jsv8fQJq9yvJoUjjvKqqV

https://music.apple.com/us/album/going-up/1552840208

 

“Al Gir Dal Bughi” (Parco della Musica Records)

Dino Piana

https://open.spotify.com/album/0JQcLpV4f34Mo89PvQmnkD

https://music.apple.com/us/album/al-gir-dal-bughi/1550633362

 

“String Dancers” (Samo Šalamon self release)

Samo Šalamon & Hasse Poulsen   

https://open.spotify.com/album/3JMRLx1aiCl1YpNGz4tkNL

https://samosalamon.bandcamp.com/album/string-dancers

“Soaring Sopranos and Omnipotent Organs”

In this episode, we discuss six recent classical and jazz releases including soprano vocals, classical trumpet and piano works, the new Pat Metheny recording, and some awesome trombone and funky organ.

 

Episode 7 Deezer Playlist

 

“Clair-Obscur: Strauss - Berg – Zemlinsky” (Alpha)

Sandrine Piau (soprano), Orchestre Victor Hugo Franche-Comté, Jean-François Verdier

https://open.spotify.com/album/2zUCHjsqEEaxCPXccA3Oil

https://music.apple.com/us/album/clair-obscur/1551672558

 

“György Ligeti: The 18 Études” (Hyperion)

Danny Driver (piano)

https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA68286

https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/8863097--ligeti-the-18-etudes

 

“The Art of the Modern Trumpet Vol. 2” (Naxos)

Huw Morgan (trumpet), Rebecca Wilt (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/album/5j8oRMjNYZNjNLc8Ta9UVf

https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-art-of-the-modern-trumpet-vol-2/1551731866

 

“Road To the Sun(BMG)

Pat Metheny, Jason Vieaux, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

https://open.spotify.com/album/3kz1OhGNHI9oWNtP79UAZu

https://music.apple.com/us/album/road-to-the-sun/1542183643

 

“Give It All You Got (Posi-Tone Records)

Michael Dease

https://open.spotify.com/album/04EmPprPjfaeleHecmo21h

https://music.apple.com/us/album/give-it-all-you-got/1549778971

 

“I Told You So (Colemine Records)

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

https://open.spotify.com/album/4z1iO0enp7c919GrpOnttF

https://music.apple.com/us/album/i-told-you-so/1537206995

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-2Xs6szNFM

 

 

“Boats! Scooters! Turtlenecks! Music!”

In this episode, we discuss six recent releases including Italian Baroque, classical and jazz female vocals, French brothers and duets, and some interesting album cover art.

 

Episode 6 Deezer Playlist

 

"Settecento" (Signum Classics)

La Serenissima, Adrian Chandler (director/violin)

Tabea Debus (recorders)

https://open.spotify.com/album/5p5I0dWZUQ9PcdybfQLRP6

https://music.apple.com/gb/album/settecento/1545224932

 

"French Duets" (Hyperion)

Paul Lewis, Steven Osbourne

https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA68329

https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/8863099--french-duets

 

"And Love Said…" (Alpha)

Jodie Devos (soprano), Nicolas Krüger (piano)

https://open.spotify.com/album/0i7U9K1Qf3jSpfdD4vry2m

https://music.apple.com/us/album/and-love-said/1549525103

 

"Tone Poem" (Blue Note)

Charles Lloyd and the Marvels

https://open.spotify.com/album/6Qo5COqwUoBomPPQsGx568

https://music.apple.com/us/album/tone-poem/1550230419

 

"Come What May" (Club44 Records)

Jane Monheit 

https://open.spotify.com/album/1PfdkCao8Kpvpwn977xklZ

https://music.apple.com/gb/album/come-what-may/1555770116

 

"Brotherhood" (Jazz and People)

Belmondo Quintet

https://open.spotify.com/album/4P1gs1NNheK0KeujsETd4F

https://music.apple.com/us/album/brotherhood-feat-eric-legnini-sylvain-romano-tony-rabeson/1556243031

 

“GRAMMY Review and Back to the New”

In this episode, we review the 2021 GRAMMY Award winners in the jazz and classical categories and discuss six recent classical and jazz releases.

 

2021 GRAMMYs Awards Show: Complete Nominees List

 

Episode 5 Deezer Playlist

 

"J.S. Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier,  Book 2 (Excerpts)" (Warner Classics)

Piotr Anderszewski

https://open.spotify.com/album/4GkkbD7DaqH8wPqN0WF8n0

https://music.apple.com/us/album/bach-well-tempered-clavier-book-2-excerpts/1538873580

 

"Schnittke: Works for Violin and Piano" (Deutsche Grammophon)

Daniel Hope, Alexey Botvinov

https://open.spotify.com/album/1klnYsHRngJoVvYxABMuBl

https://music.apple.com/us/album/schnittke-works-for-violin-and-piano/1542233773

 

"Paris: Chausson, Prokofiev, Rautavaara" (Deutsche Grammophon)
Hilary Hahn, Mikko Franck, Orchestre Philharmonique 
"Trio" (Le Coq Records)
John Patitucci, Vinnie Colaiuta, Bill Cunliffe

 

“The Adult GRAMMY Awards: Classical”

In this episode, we discuss the 2021 GRAMMY Awards nominations for the eight classical categories.

 

2021 GRAMMYs Awards Show: Complete Nominees List

 

Episode 4 Deezer Playlist

 

"Destination Rachmaninov - Arrival" (Deutsche Grammophon)

Daniil Trifonov; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor (The Philadelphia Orchestra)

https://open.spotify.com/album/1CjlWmQhGgkAKFiikkzEqL

https://music.apple.com/us/album/destination-rachmaninov-arrival/1471110293

 

"Rouse: Symphony No. 5" (Naxos American)

Christopher Rouse, composer (Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony)

https://open.spotify.com/album/7If1lZT7b3ydVRxl0dbOeY

https://music.apple.com/us/album/1520661821?aId=KHRW062020&lId=21961798

 

"Theofanidis: Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra" (Albany)

Richard O'Neill; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)

https://open.spotify.com/album/3FCfJD7Vkk1rBVVk7HTgYs

https://music.apple.com/us/album/theofanidis-concerto-for-violin-orchestra-concerto/1525400428

 

"Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas" (Chandos)

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

https://open.spotify.com/album/66X2J8jELWMVIq9zIBcIrZ

https://music.apple.com/us/album/beethoven-complete-piano-sonatas/1302178201

 

 

 

 

 

“The Adult GRAMMY Awards: Jazz”

In this episode, we discuss the 2021 GRAMMY Awards nominations for the five jazz categories and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, and mention some other 2020 releases deserving recognition.

 

2021 GRAMMYs Awards Show: Complete Nominees List

 

Episode 3 Deezer Playlist

 

“Data Lords” (ArtistShare)

Maria Schneider Orchestra

http://www.artistshare.com/Projects/Experience/1/510

 

“Rebirth” (Savant)

Ray Mantilla

https://open.spotify.com/album/5M0nR871JA8z3cQyCJKa4u

https://music.apple.com/us/album/rebirth/1512032551

 

“El Duelo” (Sunnyside)

Diego Urcola Quartet, Paquito D’Rivera

https://open.spotify.com/album/7nkdJMBp42H0zvL3lIGrwT

https://music.apple.com/us/album/el-duelo-feat-paquito-drivera/1528074807

 

“Bird at 100” (Smoke Sessions Records)

Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson, Gary Bartz

https://open.spotify.com/album/2jHGLHbKI7G2CwvlikmTAz

https://music.apple.com/us/album/bird-at-100/1482302638

 

“Shuffle and Deal” (Smoke Sessions Records)

Eddie Henderson

https://open.spotify.com/album/7jH6xoaUghuBkSOPh6Ksyp

https://music.apple.com/us/album/shuffle-and-deal/1516034023

 

“Resonate” (Round Hill)

Lettuce

https://open.spotify.com/album/32wdlbMm4TWfi75n9qW1rs

https://music.apple.com/us/album/resonate/1497008513

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