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CD Review: Mields in Bach

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Bach, Cantatas for Soprano Solo, D. Mields, L'Orfeo Barockorchester, M. Gaigg

(released on January 8, 2016)
Carus 83.309 | 67'46"
Charles T. Downey, J.S. Bach, Cantatas for Soprano Solo
Washington Post, May 8

L’Orfeo Baroque Orchestra had not recorded any music by Johann Sebastian Bach before this new release of cantatas for solo soprano.

Under violinist and leader Michi Gaigg, this historically informed performance ensemble has focused on accompanying opera, performing regularly in several theaters in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.

The lightness and fluidity of these performances, technically impeccable without revealing any of the considerable effort behind that perfection, make one hope that more Bach sacred works will be on the group’s studio docket....
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1 comment:

jfl said...

Very lovely disc indeed. Certainly there's Ionarts consensus as it was the CD of the Week over on Forbes, too.