Johann Schelle: Christmas Cantatasj

This programme of Classic FM-style sacred music is ideal for people who want some reverential music during the festive period, but don’t want massed choirs yelling “Gloria!” at the top of their lungs while they’re peeling the spuds (the people, not the choirs). Schelle (1648-1701) was the music director at the Church of St Thomas […]

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 1-4

  After playing Beecke (Ignaz von Beecke: Piano Concertos) it was interesting to listen to this Mozart CD, the final volume of Brautigam’s cycle of Mozart piano concertos recorded on copies of period fortepianos. The instrument in this case is by Paul McNulty (2007), and it gets its own page in the excellent sleeve notes; […]