CD of the Week

Every week, WCRB staff select a CD to feature on-air and online. Learn all about each week's CD, including links to purchase each one, here.

CD of the Week: Bach on Brass

May 9, 2016

In original arrangements by the ensemble, German Brass performs a diverse program of pieces by the baroque composer, including concerti, oratorios, and cantatas.

The Canadian harpsichordist translates a deep affection for baroque keyboard works to modern piano, coloring pieces by Scarlatti, Bach, and many more.

CD of the Week: Ravel: Complete Orchestral Works

Apr 25, 2016

For its first collaboration with the young conductor, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich performs the entire orchestral repertoire of Maurice Ravel. Including solo concertos featuring pianist Yuja Wang and violinist Ray Chen, Lionel Bringuier and the ensemble sonically paint the unmatched complexities found within the rich, ethereal textures of the French composer’s works.

CD of the Week: Nelson Freire: Bach

Apr 18, 2016

The Brazilian pianist encapsulates the full extent of Bach’s repertoire through both original compositions and transcriptions.

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