Thorby, Pamela / Lawrence-King, Andrew - Garden of Early Delights - Various

Lägg till önskelista + 189 kr - Utgången

Best Recording of 2008 - High Fidelity Magazine

"The title's a play on both Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights and Jacob van Eyck's recorder collection The Flute's Garden of Delights; but more than anything this new disc recalls Herbert's line "a box where sweets compacted lie". Straddling the Renaissance and early Baroque, the programme comprises sonatas, sets of divisions and arrangements of songs and popular tunes from Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and England. This repertoire proves rich soil for Thorby and Lawrence-King, and the resulting cross-fertilisation of styles and modes of expression with a modern scholarly aesthetic enlivened by two of the keenest musical intelligences in the business results in a most satisfying listening experience.
Thorby maximises the affective impact of the music through an incredibly varied approach to articulation and phrasing - compare the lively glosses of the delightful opening track, Diego Ortiz's Recercada segunda de tenore, with the evocative, floating lines of Giovanni Battista Fontana's Sonata seconda. Lawrence-King is likewise alert to the rhetorical possibilities inherent in both his accompaniments and solos; in the former category, he proves an ideal partner for Thorby in his ability to think vocally, while in the latter his almost visual sense of line and colour is apparent, as in Biagio Marini's Passacaglio and Dowland's "Weep you no more".
Recorded sound is nothing short of stunning, while the cover image of a hummingbird nicely encapsulates Thorby's lightness and agility as she darts from piece to piece to extract its nectar. This is Paradise indeed." (Gramophone, William Yeoman, 2008)

Recorder virtuoso Pamela Thorby collaborates with Andrew Lawrence-King in this delightful selection of unusual and eloquent pieces for recorders, harps and psaltery.

Produced by Philip Hobbs

Recorded at The National Centre for Early Music, York, UK
from October 30th - November 1st 2006
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Post-production by Julia Thomas
Sleeve design by The Art Surgery
Artikelnummer CKD291
Streckkod 0691062029124
Utgivningsdatum 2008-06-03
Kategori Klassiskt
Skivbolag Linn Records
Enhet SACD
Antal enheter 1
Artister Thorby, Pamela / Lawrence-King, Andrew
Kompositörer Various
Skriv din egen recension
Du måste logga in för att kunna skriva en recension
Om du tycker om Garden of Early Delights, berätta det gärna för dina vänner! Du kan snabbt och enkelt dela denna sida direkt på Facebook, Twitter och via e-post här nedanför.


189 kr
Various - Richard Strauss & the Viennese Trumpet - Wong, Chiyan
189 kr
Kenny, Elizabeth - Ars longa: Old and new music for theorbo - Various
189 kr
Pinnock, Trevor - Journey - Various
189 kr
Freeman-Attwood, Jonathan - An English Sett for Trumpet - Various
Parle qui veut: Moralizing Songs of the Middle Ages - Various CKD529 2017-10-13 189 kr
Ej i lager
Riu, Elena - Piano Icons for the 21st Century - Various BKD111 2014-09-10 189 kr
Ej i lager
Various - The Trumpets that Time Forgot - Freeman-Attwood / Wallace / Carey BKD242 2014-08-27 189 kr
Ej i lager
Various Artists - Garden of Early Delights - Various BKD291 2014-06-25 189 kr
Fåtal i lager Köp +
Magnificat - Europe's Golden Age - Various BKD052 2014-05-21 189 kr
Ej i lager
North, Nigel (lute) - A Varietie of Lute Lessons - Various CKD097 1999-01-03 189 kr
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Mitt konto
Min varukorg: 0 artiklar