The Essential Classical Recordings: 100 CDs for Today's by Rick Phillips

By Rick Phillips

So much publications to classical recordings on CD include millions of short listings. of their try and be finished, they prove being heavy and intimidating. Phillips is familiar with higher. He sticks to what he considers to be the one zero one crucial CDs, and tells readers not just why each is the simplest recording in his opinion, but in addition why this piece of track belongs of their assortment and the place thecomposer matches into the evolution of classical track. learn consecutively, the suggestions -- from medieval Gregorian chant to Arvo Pärt's Fratres, written in 1977 -- shape a stunning and concise heritage of classical music.

Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart are right here, after all, in addition to different loved yet lesser-known composers, reminiscent of Josquin Desprez, Anton Bruckner, and Gabriel Fauré. And renowned items, reminiscent of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, Handel's The Water tune, and Elgar's Enigma adaptations, are complemented through such less-familiar yet extraordinary compositions because the Turangalila Symphony through Olivier Messiaen.

Connoisseurs and die-hard listeners to "Sound Advice" will savor having Phillips's innovations of particular recordings (and their catalogue numbers) among covers in the end. and people who are only commencing to discover the wealthy international of classical song will quickly observe that Phillips is a advisor they could trust.

Rick Phillips is the host and manufacturer of Sound recommendation, the weekly advisor to classical track recordings that airs Saturdays on CBC Radio One and Sundays on CBC Radio .

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A. Jeanroy (SATF; Paris, 1875–1925, repr. New York, 1968). While Spaziani agrees with Schwan’s basic association of Z with this group of manuscripts, he qualifies that relationship (and indicates others) in his detailed study of the manuscript: see M. Spaziani, Il canzoniere francese di Siena (Biblioteca Comunale, H-X-36) (Biblioteca dell’Archivum Romanicum, ser. 1, 46; Florence, 1957), 10–18. The Manuscript Tradition 15 of an individual trouve`re, where the above sources regroup or where individual sources present unique readings.

148–55. 9 Further additions and modifications to some of the sources were made in later centuries. These additions are generally marginal—literally—and less significant, comprising, for instance, refoliation or the addition or emendation of author attributions for individual songs. Two notable modern emendators were Claude Fauchet (who in the sixteenth century furnished marginal notations in a number of manuscripts, among them a and L) and Chaˆtre de Cange´ (who in the eighteenth century supplied various additions and marginalia, in particular, in the chansonnier O, generally referred to as the Cange´ chansonnier; having a number of chansonniers at his disposal, he added melodies on staves left empty in O, as, for instance, on fos.

13 and fos. 59–77 Paris, BNF f. fr. 845 Paris, BNF f. fr. 846 (Cange´) Paris, BNF f. fr. 847 Paris, BNF f. fr. 1109, fos. 311–25 Paris, BNF f. fr. 1591 (Noailles) Paris, BNF f. fr. 20050 (St-Germain-des-Pre´s) Paris, BNF f. fr. 24406 (La Vallie`re) Paris, BNF f. fr. 25566 (Adam de la Halle) (Fos. 2r–9v of W Paris, BNF n. a. fr. 36 (Siena) Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. lat. 1: 1. K, N, P, X, to which L and the first half of V (fos. 1–119) are also related;3 2. M, T, A, and a (the first two and the last two being closely related).

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