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Linn Records: The Super Audio Collection, Vol. 4

Linn Sacd Sampler 4 / Various
Release Date: 03/01/2010 
Label:  Linn Records   Catalog #: 357   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Maeve O'BoyleClaire MartinIan ShawCarol Kidd,   ... 
Performer:  Maeve O'BoyleClaire MartinIan ShawCarol Kidd,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gareth Williams Power TrioPhantasm (Viol Consort)Hebrides Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Linn Records' fourth volume in its popular sampler series features a mouth-watering selection of tracks from its catalogue of award-winning artists. 'The Super Audio Collection Volume 4' is a stunning new collection of Hi-Fi demonstration quality tracks chosen from the bestselling albums of 2008-09. Enjoy brand new tracks from jazz legends Carol Kidd and 2009 British Jazz Award-winner, Claire Martin, whose album 'A Modern Art' was named one of the 'Best Albums of 2009' by Record Collector. Discover the melodic blend of rock, pop and folk from the talented emerging Scottish singer/songwriter Maeve O'Boyle. Her debut album was named 'Album of the Month' in The Music Critic: 'The best album of the year so far.' The cool, 'new swing' from Read more acclaimed actor-turned vocalist, Mark Moraghan generated widespread national radio play and television coverage and won the singer some famous fans, notably Sir Michael Parkinson and Bob Harris. Phantasm and Retrospect Trio released critically acclaimed Linn débuts, the latter's Purcell recording was a 'Finalist' in the 2009 Classic FM Gramophone Awards. The Dunedin Consort's Matthew Passion was named a 'Benchmark Recording' by BBC Music Magazine and received many five star reviews, from publications such as The Observer, The Guardian and The Herald. The multi-award-winning team of Sir Charles Mackerras and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra contribute two tracks, including one from 'Mozart Symphonies 38-41' which was named 'Disc of the Year' by BBC Music and won the 'Critics' Award' at the 2009 Classical BRITs. 'The Super Audio Collection Volume 4' provides a taste of the exceptional quality and diversity of Linn recordings, from classical and jazz, to folk and pop. Read less

Works on This Recording

Pray It Never Happens by Maeve O'Boyle
Performer:  Maeve O'Boyle (Voice)
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Everything I've Got Belongs To You by Claire Martin
Performer:  Claire Martin (Voice)
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
A Good And Simple Man by Ian Shaw
Performer:  Ian Shaw (Voice)
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Stars Fell on Alabama by Carol Kidd
Performer:  Carol Kidd (Voice)
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
For Alun Lewis, Hedd Wyn & The Others by Gareth Williams Power
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gareth Williams Power Trio
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Moonlight's Back in Style by Mark Moraghan
Performer:  Mark Moraghan (Voice)
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Trattado de glosas: Recercada segunda by Diego Ortiz
Performer:  Andrew Lawrence-King (Harp), Pamela Thorby (Recorder)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1533 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Sonatas (10) in 4 parts: no 1 in B minor, Z 802 - Largo by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Retrospect Trio (Trio)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1680 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
In Nomine a 6 for viols No. 6 by John Ward
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Phantasm (Viol Consort)
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Pulcinella Suite: 2nd movement, Serenata by Igor Stravinsky
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922/1947; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Quatuor pour la fin du temps: 1st movement, Liturgie de cristal by Olivier Messiaen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hebrides Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Silesia, Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244: no 70, Sehet, Jesus die Hand by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dunedin Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Sonatine for Piano: 3rd movement, Animé by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Artur Pizarro (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Artur Pizarro (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Symphony no 38 in D major, K 504 "Prague": 3rd movement, Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 

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