#ClassicsaDay #ClassicalSummer Week 5

It was a busy summer for the Classics a Day team. In June, we marked African-American Music Appreciation Month. In July we celebrated national holidays in the U.S. and  Canada. So that just left August to have a summer theme. For my part, I chose to choose anything...

Leila Schayegh delivers with LeClair Violin Concertos

This first volume of Jean-Marie LeClair violin concertos features four selections: two each from his Opus 7 (1739) and Opus 10 (1743). LeClair was one of the greatest violinists of his age. He regularly used extended techniques, such as double stops, bariolages, and...

George Antheil Symphonies Channel Copland

Before I received a copy of this release, I only knew George Antheil through one work: the Ballet Mechanique. But Antheil was about more than scoring sirens and airplane propellors. Antheil’s Symphony No. 3 paints a series of evocative tableaux; Latino...

Baltimore Consort – Food of Love Satisfies

I’ve been a fan of the Baltimore Consort since their first release in 1990. They consistently deliver excellent performances that balance historical accuracy with honest emotion. The Food of Love is a collection of music most likely heard in the original...