Music by Călin Humă [Guild]

Music by Călin Humă [Guild]

Călin Humă, born 1965 in Romania, has lived in the UK (Hampshire to be precise) for the last couple of decades. On the evidence of the two ambitious works recorded here Humă is a romantic composer with the ability to communicate generously with listeners and to paint...
Post #100: Maxim’s Scottish Schubert [Linn]

Post #100: Maxim’s Scottish Schubert [Linn]

Maxim Emelyanychev begins his discography as Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with this bracing account of the ‘Great C-major’, Schubert’s Ninth (or, in German-speaking countries, Eighth) Symphony. Captured in Caird Hall Dundee, in excellent...
Eloquence – a label keeping us in touch with the musical past – including (this time) Boult, Fistoulari, Erich Kleiber, Malko, Martinon, Münchinger, Schmidt-Isserstedt, Schuricht, Tuxen, Wolff.

Eloquence – a label keeping us in touch with the musical past – including (this time) Boult, Fistoulari, Erich Kleiber, Malko, Martinon, Münchinger, Schmidt-Isserstedt, Schuricht, Tuxen, Wolff.

Some vintage and enticing recordings here, mostly from the 1950s and taken from the Decca catalogue, including oodles of Tchaikovsky. Eloquence’s presentation embraces original cover artwork (always welcome), LPs’ catalogue numbers, recording dates & locations (on...