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CM 6304

Hildegard von Bingen: Vox cosmica
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Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem is a creative German record label for Early Music, Improvised Music and stylistic border walks. Carpe Diem was founded in 2008 by the balance engineers Jonas Niederstadt and Johannes Wallbrecher. With every recording the label stands for exceptional artistic accomplishment, the highest audiophile quality of record and inherently consistent and individualistic conception of music and sound while valuing contemporary graphic design of the record covers. It is the aim of Carpe Diem to present music in new, unheard of and unique context, and to show that vibrant music is always contemporary, always meaningful. In this sense you will find among the artists at Carpe Diem renowned stars at once with young talents yet to be discovered.

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CM 6252
10 Recital
Hellwig, Cornelia - DOWLAND, J. / BRITTEN, B. / BERKELEY, L. (Songs of the Half Light)

"An excellent recording, with fine balance and outstanding stereo imaging, of music which is largely introvert. ...

CM 6262
Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 / Romance, Op. 28 (L'horizon Fantastique) (Daskalakis, Ishay)

"Ariadne Daskalakis and Roglit Ishay present a wonderfully unified performance, with the high-tensile thread of ...

CM 6272
Fantasies, Airs and Dances (Cradle of Conceits) (Santana)

"The mixture of timbres and textures is well-chosen to avert any suggestion of sameness. In all, a stimulating a...

CM 6274
10 Music (Sacred) - GODARD, M. / EBNER, W. / BENEVOLO, O. / GRANDI, A. / MAZAK, A. / CAZZATI, M. (De Profundis) (Tre Bassi)

"...A most unusual disc that grew on me—recommended."

Christopher Brodersen - Fanfare...

CM 6276
Vihuela and 10 Music (16th Century) - PISADOR, D. / MUDARRA, A. / WILLAERT, A. / FUENLLANA, M. de (Si me llaman) (El Cortesano)

"...There can’t be a more moving song in the whole repertoire than "si la noche haze oscura" and...

CM 6278
Guitar Music (Une larme) (Conte)

"Baroque guitar performers seem to come in two varieties: exciting and improvisational or elegant and refined. C...

CM 6279
10 Music (16th-17th Centuries) - ORTIZ, D. / CABEZON, A. de / ATTAINGNANT, P. / VALDERRABANO, E. de (Yr A Oydo) (More Hispano)

"Whereas for most period-instrument bands improvisation means judiciously adding ornaments, Mr. Parilla and comp...

CM 6280
Chamber Music (Baroque) - PANDOLFI MEALLI, G.A. / FROBERGER, J.J. (Style fantastique) (Bellocq, Le Concert Brise)

"...On this live recording, Dongois, harpsichordist Carsten Lohff, and lutenist Éric Bellocq are featured...