Reviews

Various Reviews in American Record Guide

American Record Guide – May/June 2014

…The finale uses the 16 Century hymn ‘In God’s Name I Will Arise’, handled with appropriate splendor. It’s a curious piece-wholly obsolescent for 1950, yet written with complete integrity…
To the full reviews -> GMCD 7395 – Fritz Brun – Symphony No. 1 & Overture to a Jubilee Celebration

…This is the third album of music by British composer Peter Fribbins (b 1969) that Guild has released but the first one I’ve heard. In fact, it’s the first I’ve heard Fribbins’s music. Two works I found really striking…
To the full reviews -> GMCD 7397 – Dances and Laments by Peter Fribbins

…The Klemperer association arouses interest in his Mahler performance, which in the event proves lively, facile, and foolish, saved only by the lovely singing of Sena Jurinac…
To the full reviews -> GHCD 2397 – Karl Rankl – Mahler, Dukas 1954

…In the Fifth Symphony Mitropoulos emulates Toscanini in a hard-edged, furious performance…
To the full reviews -> GHCD 2396 – Mitropoulos – Tchaikovsky 1954 & 1957

…Both can be recommended. Paita would be ideal for a newcomer to Brahms or the piece; it’s exciting and thrilling. Stokowski’s Brahms is more nuanced—he sees more sides to Brahms—and the Wagner is a bonus…
To the full reviews -> GHCD 2402 – Stokowski – Brahms, Wagner 1960

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