Record Labels Archives: Cedille

Osorio Plays Music from the Authentic Mexican Salon

This lovely and lively disc features waltzes, mazurkas, and other salon music by the Mexican composers Ricardo Castro (1864-1907),...

The Pacifica Quartet’s Harrowing Soviet Experience IV

This disc brings the Pacifica Quartet's Shostakovich cycle to the most satisfying possible conclusion. The last three quartets are...

Osorio’s Exciting Chávez Piano Concerto

Make no mistake, Carlos Chávez's Piano Concerto is a major work. Symphonic in length and very generous in content, it poses quite...

Koh and Wosner’s Signs, Games + Messages

Some programs, however lovingly put together, are too smart by half. Here is a case in point. Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner make an...

Wendy Warner’s Hearty, Hospitable Haydn

Haydn scholar H.C. Robbins Landon described Haydn's D major cello concerto as one of the composer's "weakest compositions", an "un...

Delightful Delights and Dances from Cedille

This disc contains three enterprising works for string quartet and orchestra, an unusual but effective combination too seldom expl...

The Pacifica’s Powerful Shostakovich and Weinberg Quartets

This is the third volume in Cedille's ongoing series of Shostakovich quartets, enriched by additional works by the composer's Sovi...

Chicago Moves, Dynamic Music for Brass Quintet

It's hard to work up much enthusiasm for yet another brass quintet disc, especially since most of them consist of things like tran...

A Charm of Lullabies

In spite of its title (and the serene scene of repose on the CD cover), don't think you're going to put your darling little one to...

Koh’s Captivating Craft

In the early days of CDs and digital recording it was always something worth noting when, as a reviewer you heard something that s...