New releases: Diego Fasolis - Vivaldi Gloria, Dilllon/Torquati - Brahms Cello Transcriptions
3 April 2018, 10:15
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Diego Fasolis, Julia Lezhneva, Franco Fagioli - Vivaldi: Gloria
Vivald's Gloria in D major is given a fresh and bracing new interpretation from the best of Italy's new crop of Baroque talent, including soprano Julia Lezhneva and countertenor Franco Fagioli, all marshalled by conductor Diego Fasolis.
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Emanuele Torquati & Francesco Dillon - Brahms CelloTranscriptions
A delightful collection of witty and poignant works by Brahms, transformed for cello and piano (the transcriptions were approved by none other than Brahms himself back in the day). Featuring brilliant playing from Torquato and Dillon, this record breathes new life into some existing classics.