Super Audio Collection, Vol. 10

Release Date: 7/7/2017
Label: Linn
Catalog Number: AKP564
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Having reached its ten year milestone, Linn's Super Audio Collection series remains as popular as ever. Comprising tracks from across the award-winning label's most recent releases Linn Super Audio Collection Volume 10 encompasses music from Phantasm, Joe Stilgoe, Dunedin Consort and Ensemble Marsyas. Making their Linn debut in the last year were young pianist Chiyan Wong with an impressive Liszt recital, Irish Baroque Orchestra, guitarist Sean Shibe and Theatre of the Ayre. Critics enthused about Bach's Christmas Oratorio by Dunedin Consort with The Guardian calling it ''one of the finest accounts now available'', whilst Phantasm's Dowland recording earned several five star reviews with Gramophone remarking that it ''has all the hallmarks of a classic recording.'' Oliver Knussen added to Linn's impressive roster of conductors with a dazzling account of Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale; his performance sits alongside those by Robin Ticciati, Trevor Pinnock and Thomas Sondergard who returned to conduct Berlioz, Mozart and Sibelius respectively.
Works on This Recording
1. The Muppet Movie: The Rainbow Connection by Paul Williams
Performer: Joe Stilgoe (Voice)
Period: Contemporary
2. Young Apollo, Op. 16 by Benjamin Britten
Performer: Lorenzo Soulès (Piano)
Conductor: Markus Daunert
Orchestra/Ensemble: Aldeburgh Strings
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; England
3. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 39, Flösst, mein Heiland by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor: John Butt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Dunedin Consort
Period: Baroque
4. Concerto for Flute d'amore, Oboe d'amore and Viola d'amore in G major, GWV 333: IV. Allegro by Christoph Graupner
Conductor: Monica Huggett
Orchestra/Ensemble: Irish Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque
5. Farewell to Stromness by Maxwell Davies
Performer: Sean Shibe (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
6. L'histoire du soldat: Airs by a stream by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1918 ; France
7. Symphony no 6 in D minor, Op. 104: 3rd movement, Poco vivace by Jean Sibelius
Conductor: Thomas Sondergard
Orchestra/Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Period: Romantic
Written: 1923 ; Finland
8. Divertissement sur la cavatine "I tuoi frequenti palpiti" (Pacini), S 419 by Franz Liszt
Performer: Chiyan Wong (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835-1836 ; Geneva, Switzerland
9. Les Manches vertes by Anonymous
Conductor: Elizabeth Kenny
Orchestra/Ensemble: Theatre of the Ayre
10. Dou way, Robin / Sancta mater gracie, motet by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble: Gothic Voices
11. Lachrimae or Seaven Teares: M. Henry Noell his Galiard by John Dowland
Conductor: Elizabeth Kenny
Orchestra/Ensemble: Phantasm
Period: Renaissance
Written: 1604 ; England
12. Variations for Keyboard on "Mein junges Leben" by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Performer: Trevor Pinnock (Harpsichord)
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; Netherlands (Holland
13. Il pastor fido, HWV 8a: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Peter Whelan
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ensemble Marsyas
Period: Baroque
Written: 1712/1734 ; London, England
14. Serenade for Winds no 10 in B flat major, K 361 (370a) "Gran Partita": 3rd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Period: Classical
Written: 1781 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17: Serment de rèconciliation by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Alastair Miles (Bass)
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Period: Romantic
Written: 1839 ; France
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