CD of the Week
In 1685, De Machy published his Pièces de Violle, the first and only one of its kind for unaccompanied viol in France. De Machy’s contribution may have been a modest start, a book of suites of dances, but his publication went on to spark a ‘quarrel’ between the other violists of the time about musical style, technique and composition for the instrument.
CD Reviews Classical Fine Music Magazine
Lost Landscapes is the title of one of the last pieces composed by the Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara. It’s a violin concerto based upon reminiscences of places that were of great importance to Rautavaara’s creative journey in the mid-1950s.
Jazz Program Highlights
Yuletide is a time of nostalgia, of celebration, of Christmas songs, and of lazing out after a gentle Christmas Day lunch. FineJazz on 2MBS Fine Music Sydney brings you Yuletide Jazz from noon on Christmas Day, with four of our presenters giving you a special musical treat.
CD of the Week Jazz
Pianist Rodric White’s new album ‘AS BEAUTIFUL AS DAY’ Inspired by original music projects by Mike Nock, Chris Cody, and Paul Cutlan, Rodric decided to return to the studio to record a backlog of music written since his 2006 album THE SEA OF TRANQUILITY.