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Palestrina: Missa Ad coenam Agni & Eastertide motets
Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads availableCDA67978
Marc-André Hamelin has already recorded three hugely popular sets of Haydn Sonatas and he now presents, as Hyperion's Record of the Month for April 2013, a new album of the Haydn Piano Concertos, Bernard Labadie directing his wonderful Les Violons du Roy.
New to the label are Markus Stenz and the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, and they have recorded an explosive double-bill of Richard Strauss Don Quixote & Till Eulenspiegel, works this orchestra premiered in the 1890s. Alban Gerhardt and Lawrence Power are the soloists. The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra joins Jonathan Plowright for a fifty-ninth volume in our indefatigable Romantic Piano Concerto series, Lukasz Borowicz making his Hyperion debut with these works by compatriots Wladyslaw Zelenski and Aleksander Zarzycki.
The Brabant Ensemble and Stephen Rice see their eleventh Hyperion release this month: the Palestrina Missa Ad coenam Agni is a little-known five-voice setting which fully deserves its place at the heart of an Eastertide programme.