Notes & Reviews:
For the peaceful hours of the season, this quiet disc from soprano Kathleen Battle and guitarist Christopher Parkening will be a welcome solace. Battle's light soprano is in perfect balance with Parkening's instrument in these lesser know carols from around the world.Notes & Reviews:
Personnel: Kathleen Battle (soprano); Christopher Parkening (guitar, classical guitar).
Recording information: Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York, NY (05/16/1996-05/31/1996); The Abyssinian Baptist Church, New York, NY (05/16/1996-05/31/1996).
Kathleen Battle's Angels' Glory is a terrific holiday album that appropriately concentrates on religious-themed traditional carols. It's a somber yet joyous affair which won't be suited to light-hearted Christmas parties, yet makes for fine inspirational Christmas listening. ~ Rodney Batdorf
ReviewsThere are currently no reviews, be the first one!
American Classics - Anderson: Sleigh Ride and other Holiday Favorites / Leonard Slatkin, BBC Concert Orchestra
Opera in English - Mozart: The Magic Flute / Mackerras
J.L. Bach: Missa Brevis, Kantatas / Hermann Max, et al
A Christmas Festival / Rutter, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Farnham Youth Choir
Gemini - Bach: Christmas Oratorio / Ledger, Ameling, Baker, et al
Chopin, Scriabin and Liszt: Sonatas & Etudes / Yuja Wang
Salonen: Helix, Piano Concerto, Dichotomie / Yefim Bronfman, et al
Opera in English - Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro
Paganini: 24 Capricci / Salvatore Accardo