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Paul Moravec

My latest CD mini-review for the WRTI E-newsletter. You can read all my CD reviews here. Paul Moravec, Tempest Fantasy Tempest Fantasy, Mood Swings, B.A.S.S. Variations, Scherzo Trio Solisti, David Krakauer, clarinet Naxos 8.559323 Moravec hits on all cylinders:...

Bernadette

At the Fleisher Collection I’m on an orchestra listserv and the ophicleide came up for discussion. (This is what happens on orchestra listservs.) Anyway, it’s a brass instrument in the bass/baritone range that has been displaced by the tuba, and I was arguing for its...

Brahms Requiem

My latest CD mini-review for the WRTI E-newsletter… Johannes Brahms, A German Requiem Berlin Philharmonic, Berlin Radio Chorus, Simon Rattle, Dorothea Röschmann, Thomas Quasthoff EMI Classics 65393 It starts in regions below your feet where basses and cellos and...