Linn Super Audio Collection Vol.9 | Linn AKP553

Linn Super Audio Collection Vol.9

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Label: Linn

Cat No: AKP553

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 22nd July 2016

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Comprising our favourite music from the year that saw Robin Ticciati’s Haydn named in The Telegraph’s ‘Best Classical Albums of 2015’ list and Liane Carroll triumph at the British Jazz Awards, this is the ninth volume in Linn’s bestselling collection series. This eclectic selection has been compiled with the love and attention to detail that you would expect from an award-winning label. Producer Philip Hobbs has carefully selected these fourteen tracks which demonstrate the extraordinary breadth of the Linn catalogue.

The collection opens with Dunedin Consort performing Bach from the album Magnificat & Christmas Cantata, a recording that received a wealth of five star reviews and accolades. Stepping into the soloist spotlight are Classic FM favourite Katherine Bryan, Palladian Ensemble alumni Pamela Thorby and Ingrid Fliter, who gives a sparkling performance of Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto.

Vocal highlights include soprano Elizabeth Watts’ characterful Mozart - a BBC Music Magazine ‘Recording of the Month’ - and a G&S classic from HMS Pinafore, wittily sung by Andrew Foster-Williams. Robin Ticciati and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra give fresh impetus to Haydn’s popular ‘Clock’ Symphony, whilst Scottish Ensemble presents a brand new arrangement of Debussy’s String Quartet in G.

The collection closes with a trio of songs from Linn’s transatlantic jazz roster: Barb Jungr and Laurence Hobgood breathe fresh lift into a modern standard, Liane Carroll’s Seaside, named ‘Best New CD’ at the British Jazz Awards, yields music with a seashore theme, whilst the swinging pairing of Claire Martin and Ray Gelato serve up some of the most sumptuous morsels in the Great American Songbook.

Track listing:
1. J.S. Bach: Cantata, BWV 63 – Chorus: Christen, ätzet diesen Tag
- Dunedin Consort
2. Shostakovich: Romance from The Gadfly Suite, op.97a
- Katherine Bryan, RSNO, Jac van Steen
3. Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 – II. Assez vif et bien rythmé (arr. Jonathan Morton)
- Scottish Ensemble
4. Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 – II. Andante
- Ingrid Fliter, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Antonio Méndez
5. Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D major, Hob. I:101, ‘The Clock’ – II. Andante
- Robin Ticciati & Scottish Chamber Orchestra
6. Telemann: Fantasia No. 3 in B minor, TWV 40:4 (transposed to D minor): Largo – Vivace – Largo – Vivace
- Pamela Thorby
7. Mozart: Idomeneo – Quanti mi siete intorno – Padre, germani, addio!
- Elizabeth Watts, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Christian Baldini
8. Josquin des Prez: Miserere mei, Deus (excerpt)
- Magnificat
9. J.S. Bach: Concerto for violin and oboe in C minor, BWV 1060R – II. Adagio
- Cecilia Bernardini, Alfredo Bernardini, Dunedin Consort
10. Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore – My gallant crew, good morning
- Andrew Foster-Williams, Scottish Opera, Richard Egarr
11. Xenakis: Rebonds B.
- Kuniko
12. Sondheim & Bernstein: Something’s Coming
- Barb Jungr & Laurence Hobgood
13. Tiomkin & Washington: Wild Is The Wind
- Liane Carroll
14. Van Heusen & Cahn: Come Dance With Me
- Claire Martin & Ray Gelato

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