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THE NAPA VALLEY DUO – A Soft Message To You

December 4, 2018

JohnSong Music 2016 / IAC 2018 Intoxicating variations on nocturnal themes to shake off the tiredness and float away past the sunset. Come the night and you may not notice how wonderful this world is, because slowing down and looking … Continue reading

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YAGULL – Yuna

November 23, 2018

Yagull 2018 Secret diary of New York duo’s descent into darkness and purifying trip toward brighter light. Some couples compose melodies to reflect on family comforts; other pairs aren’t averse to spreading euphonious despair and delight in equal measure. The … Continue reading

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DIANA HUBBARD – LifeTimes

October 7, 2018

Waterhouse 1979 / Angel Air 2018 Scientology scion’s stars-strewn foray into fusion and chamber charm. One of her teachers characterized tunes L. Ron Hubbard’s daughter used to write as “appallingly unstructured” for a classical piano player, yet that’s what could … Continue reading

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TONE MASSEVE – Amp L’etude

October 2, 2018

Tone Masseve 2018 Sweet sinful symphonies from a six-string master who passed on his smile and passed away into eternity. There’s no shortage of metal records having a go at classical repertoire, yet albums paying respectfully humorous homage to the … Continue reading

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DARRYL WAY – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons In Rock

June 12, 2018

The Right Honourable 2018 Delivering his dream to the listener’s doorstep, veteran violinist validates the variety of classical piece. “Vivaldi” is a tour de force of ‘s “Air Conditioning”: the fierce appropriation of eponymous baroque composer’s approach to melody, this … Continue reading

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