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Volume 11 Issue 3 - November 2005

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TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPH

TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPH ,ONlll:5 Tchaikovsky complete Symphonies Philharmonia Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra under Riccardo Muti CDs at super budget pricing licenced from EMI recordings of the late 70's and early 780's which were very well received. Includes all 7 symphonies and five other orchestral pieces like the Suite from Swan Lake and the Symphonic Fantasy Francesca da Rimini. Jacobus de Kerle Huelgas Ensemble directed by Paul Van Nevel One of the most renowned ensembles of medieval and Renaissance music who continually surprise with original programming and discoveries of new repertoire. Marc Andre Hamelin, piano There is a rare poetry and spontaniety in these performances, particularly that of Carnaval which Marc-Andre recorded as an afterthought in just a few takes when he finished a booked recording session early. Marc-Andre's previous Schumann disc received excellent reviews-this one is even better! John Rutter Gloria The Sacred music of John Rutter T he most popular collection of John Rutter's Anthems and shorter pieces with John Rutter conducting his own choir. This classic Rutter album is now available at mid-price with new bonus tracks included. Liszt Hungarian Rhapsodies (COMPLETE) 2 CDs Artur Pizarro, piano Anew recording by pianist Artur Pizarro. This Portuguese musician was winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition in 1990. He is always in for a challenge. The complete issues of Liszt's 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies are a bit of a rarity, especially the later ones written at the end of Liszt's live which are hardly ever recorded. The numbers 16 to 19 seem to be less popular with pianists. Too difficult? Hear them now at super budget pricing!

wholenote· Volume 11 #3, November 1 - December 7, 2005 EDITORIALLY SPEAKING 10 Opener and Editor's Pick by David Perlman 10 Be our guest: Readers Respond COVER STORIES 12 New music at the crossroads by David Perlman 18 Recently in town: Galina Gorchakova by Pam Margles DISCOVERIES (CD REVIEWS) 16 CD Editor's Corner by David Olds 73 Old Wine New Bottles by Bruce Surtees 74 Vocal and Opera 75 Early Music 76 Classical and Beyond 78 Modern and Contemporary 80 Jazz 82 fut Pourri CONCERT NOTES 22 Quodlibet by Allan Pulker 24 Early Music by Frank Nakashima 26 Choral Scene by Larry Beckwith 29 CBCs Choral Concert at 25 by Heidi McKenzie 30 World View by Karen Ages NEW MUSIC: TORONTO HEAR & NOW 32 Some Thing New by Jason van Eyk 33 New Music Coalition News by Keith Denning JAZZ and BAND 34 Jazz Notes by Jim Galloway 35 Inside the Jazz Listings by Sophia Perlman 36 Band Stand by Merlin Williams OPERA 37 On Opera by Christopher Hoile 38 Opera at Home by Phil Ehrensaft MUSICAL LIFE 40 Contest: Music's Children by mJbuell 67 Summer in France by Verity and Peter Hobbs 68 How I Met My Teacher - Joelle Morton 70 Toronto Musicians Association News by Brian Blain 7 2 Book Shelf by Pamela Margles LIVE LISTINGS 41 Concerts: Toronto & nearby 59 Concerts: Further afield 62 Opera and Music Theatre 63 Quick Picks, New Music & Jazz 64 Jazz Clubs 65 Announcements, workshops, etcetera OTHER ELEMENTS 9 Contact information and deadlines 39 WholeNote's Half Page 40 Index of Advertisers 71 Unclassified Ads IN THIS ISSUE In Memoriam Pick your Susan Graves 68 Messiah 28 NOVEMB ER 1 • DECEMB ER 7 2005 Back to Ad Index Music's Chi ld: Who is she now? 40 Discs of the Month: Jazz giants 84 WWW .TH EWHOLENOTE. COM

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