Simone Dinnerstein's recording of the Goldberg Variations is
recommendable for all. This
is a Goldberg recording that's extremely delicate, beautiful and easy to
Great copy of the original broadcast for fans of Amahl and
the Night Visitors by Menotti. It is a story of a crippled shepherd boy and
his encounter with the 3 kings on their way to find the Christ child. This
is a rare recording of the 1955 production now on DVD.
The original Three
Tenors CD. The concert was held during the World Cup in 1990 at the Baths of
Caracella, which are ruins of the once great Roman baths. In this beautiful
setting Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo came together.
Sissel sings in
the local church where the audience can be seen sitting quietly in the pews.
It is generally subdued in tone, quietly reflective and peaceful. Most of
the songs are tied to the season or are hymns with a spiritual or religious
bent. Most of the songs are in English, including several penned by Sissel
is a great performances of this great work. Conducted by John Aldis, The
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir are wonderful. Equally wonderful are
the soloists: Felicity Lott, Alfreda Hodgson, Phillip Langridge and Ulrik
Mozart's music in general is ideal for gently stimulating the
"creative centers" as well as instilling a sense well-being. Mozart's music puts
most people (and probably babies-to-be) in a happy mood ready to take on the