Music Reviews archive
Listen Forgotten Gems From The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Listen Two Malian Guitar Greats, Gone But Still Wailing
Read Classical Lost And Found: Hubert Parry's Glorious England
December 4, 2012 – A new album of Hubert Parry's neglected works for chorus and orchestra swells with English pride.
Listen Tracey Thorn: 'Secular Carols' For The Holidays
Listen Turning Up The Volume On The Electric Blues
Listen Ghetto Brothers: Guitars Over Guns
Listen 'Buddy And Jim': Friends In Life And Songwriting
Listen Cecilia Bartoli's New 'Mission' Unearths Baroque Gems
November 27, 2012 – Lloyd Schwartz reviews the opera star's new album, featuring the music of Agostino Steffani.
Read Joyce DiDonato: Sublime Singing Makes The Unreal Real
November 27, 2012 – Hear a celebrated mezzo-soprano sing an aria from her exceptional new recording of Baroque opera.
Listen Jason Kao Hwang: From The Blues To China And Back
Listen Samuel Yirga: A Prodigy Reviving Ethiopian Jazz
Listen The Mythic Power Of Bessie Smith
Watch The Insect Trust: An American Band Deconstructed
Read Calculated Instability: The Pioneering Sonatas Of C.P.E. Bach
November 20, 2012 – The quirky music of J.S. Bach's most impressive son delights in an album by pianist Danny Driver.
Listen Bill Withers: The Everyman Singer With A Poet's Soul
November 19, 2012 – Since the singer's 1971 debut, he has had nine albums, all of which are now available in a box set.