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Sound Advice: Kent Teeters


In this week’s Sound Advice Capital Public Radio’s classical morning host Kent Teeters shares new recordings featuring music for winds by Richard Strauss, orchestral music by Dvorák, piano works by Schumann, and John Dowland’s music played on mandolin and lute.

Kent's selections this week:

Richard Strauss:
Sonatinas for Winds 
Armonia Ensemble
Berlin Classics

Antonin Dvorák:
Symphony Number 8
Janácek’s "Jenufa Suite."
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck conducting
Reference Recordings

Robert Schumann:
Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Abegg Variations, Phantasie in C minor
Naïve Records

Joe Brent and Alon Sariel:
An Englishman in New York, Impressions of John Dowland’s lute music.
Orlando Records

An Englishman in New York is a collection of John Dowland lute repertoire just released by New York City-based mandolinist Joe Brent and Israel-based Alon Sariel who doubled on lute in addition to mandolin.

"I prefer to think of this recording as a collaboration not merely between Alon and myself, but between the two performers and the luthier who created these beautiful and unique instruments.” - Brent on his reverence for the mandolin.

Brent demonstrating his prowess in a video by Brian Dean:

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