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At Dorian Recordings, we beleive that music lives through performance, and that it has meaning only when the musician enters into a passionate inner dialogue with the printed score.   The artists presented here embody this approach to musical performance.   They appear on the Dorian Recordings label because they have the conviction and artistry to say something compelling through music in ways no one else can.   This is the essence of an unforgettable performance.
Dorian Recordings' challenge is to bring you these exceptional performances with a special sense of vibrancy and immediacy, while taking fullest advantage of the sonic benefits offered by the compact disc medium; hence - The Promise of the Compact Disc . . . Fulfilled at Last.

From On the Banks of Helicon [DOR-90139]
Performed by The Baltimore Consort
[1] Scotch Cap (Anon. The English Dancing Master 1651)
[2] My heartly service (Anon. Wode 1562-c.1592)
[3] The Scots Marche (Anon. Elizabeth Rogers MS 1656)

From Greensleeves [DOR-90126]
Performed by Julianne Baird, Soprano and Ronn McFarlane, Lute
[4] It Was a Lover and His Lass (Thomas Morley, c.1557-1602)
[5] Greensleeves (Anon.)
[6] If Thou Longst so Much to Learn (Thomas Campion, 1567-1620)

From A Renaissance Tour of Europe [DOR-90133]
Performed by The New York Kammermusiker
[7]   Pavane Henry IV (Philidor, 17th c.)
[8]   Canzone (Luzzasco Luzzaschi, 1545-1607)
[9]   Ich stund an einem Morgen (Heinrich Finck, c.1444-1527)
[10] Now is the Month of Maying (Morley)

From The Scottish Lute [DOR-90129]
Performed by Ronn McFarlane, Lute
[11] I long for the wedding (The Straloch Lute Book, 1627)
[12] I long for thy virginite (Straloch)
[13] The Canaries (Straloch)
[14] Canaries (Straloch)

from Organ Encores [DOR-90112]
Performed by Jean Guillou, Organ
[15] Hornpipe from Water Music (George Frideric Händel, 1685-1759)

From Bach: The Seven Toccatas for Harpsichord [DOR-90115]
Performed by Colin Tilney, Harpsichord
Toccata in G Major, BWV 916 (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
[16] Adagio
[17] Allegro

From Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1. [DOR-90143]
Performed by Andrew Rangell, Piano
Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101 (Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827)
[18] Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung

From Mendelssohn / Schubert Piano Trios [DOR-90130]
Performed by The Rembrandt Trio
Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49 (Felix Menselssohn, 1809-1847)
[19] Leggiero e vivace (Scherzo)

From Schubert: The Complete Works for Violin & Piano [DOR-90137] 2-Disc Set
Performed by Jaime Laredo, Violin and Stephanie Brown, Piano
Sonata ('Duo') in A Major, D. 574 [Op. 162] (Franz Schubert, 1797-1828)
[20] Scherzo: Presto

From Lieder of Schumann and Brahms [DOR-90132]
Performed by Victor Braun, Baritone and Antonin Kubalek, Piano
Four Serious Songs, Op. 121 (Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897)
[21] Denn es gehet dem Menschen
[22] O Tod, wei bitter bist du

From Smetana: The Complete Czech Dances [DOR-90122]
Performed by Antonin Kubalek, Piano
[23] Hulàn [from Book Two] (Bedrich Smetana, 1824-1884)

Dorian Recordings & Dorian Discovery
are distributed in Australia by Rockian Trading