Václav Jan Krvtitel Tomásek wrote numerous songs and short piano pieces, genres in which his works predate those of his rather more famous near contemporary Franz Schubert by some years. Quite why they are so neglected today is a mystery as this enthralling new album from Renata Pokupic' and Roger Vignoles unfolds twenty-eight songs of a rare appeal. Perhaps we should not be surprised: Tomáek was one of the very few composers of Goethe settings to meet with the great poet's (relatively) undivided approval.
There is no composer whose music was as direct and immediate as the music of Vivaldi, and listen to her is not difficult. The style of Vivaldi clear, simple and melodic. Despite the accusations that his music is too repetitive, and one piece is very similar to another, listen carefully - and you immediately become visible the subtle differences in melody, texture and mood.
The Puhdys are a veteran German rock band, formed in Oranienburg (Brandenburg), GDR, in 1969, although by then they had been performing together—with various lineups—as the Puhdys since 1965. They continue to record and tour. Although they are especially popular in their native eastern Germany, the Puhdys enjoyed significant success outside the GDR, and were one of the first East German bands allowed to tour West Germany. They are one of the most successful German-language rock groups.
"Ruphus is probably one of the most important 70's Norwegian hard rock band with progressive tendencies (…) Future jazz-rock legend Terje Rypdal produced their third album 'Let Your Light Shine', a jazz-rock album that had much success in Germany…"
RARE TRAX is a continued series of promotional samplers given away with the german edition of Rolling Stone magazine since the 1990's and has reached volume 80 already. Each version covers a special topic and presents lesser known songs and/or artists.
Diese Hörspiele garantieren allerbeste Krimiunterhaltung: Acht spannende Fälle nach Erzählungen der Queen of Crime. An den Tatorten tummelt sich eine illustre Gesellschaft an hochkarätigen Sprechern: Peter Fricke, Leslie Malton, Udo Schenk und viele andere. Und mit unnachahmlichem Charme geht Meisterdetektiv Hercule Poirot der Frage nach: Wer war diesmal der Mörder? …
Die fünf remasterten Knef-Alben, die nun als ,,Original Album Series"-Set zusammengefasst wurden, sind gut ausgewählt. Ein feiner Einstieg in das Werk der ,,besten Sängerin ohne Stimme" (Ella Fitzgerald). AUDIO