serious singing from teddy tahu rhodes
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serious singing from teddy tahu rhodes

“The poem has not been completed until set to music” – Goethe. If Art Song needs to be re-invented to survive and evolve, the new CD “Serious Songs”  from bass-baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes (ABC Classics 476-4383) points in the right direction. The CD takes its title from Brahms’ Four Serious Songs,originally composed for bass and piano,…

baroque duets break ground
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baroque duets break ground

“Baroque Duets” a new CD release, has a lot to say for itself. First and foremost, it is a superb compilation of Baroque vocal music, eminently listenable but away from the beaten track; it is also a historically informed and technically well executed performance by singers and instrumentalists on period instruments; it even contains a…

choice hobson
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choice hobson

When a performer releases a “Best of” collection CD, it usually means that they have a large enough discography from which to make the compilation. In this latest release from ABC Classics, tenor David Hobson delivers his first compilation CD with “popular” tracks chosen from recordings of the last few years. Not that opera and Lieder aren’t…