Paul Shoemaker

liszt via crucis hortus

Liszt: Via Crucis (Hortus)

(Déjà Review) Highly dynamic and powerful performances, extremely well-recorded in stunning sound [PSh]

Mignone: Orchestral works (BIS)

(Déjà Review) Brilliant, colourful music by a South American composer whom you will want to get to know better [PSh]

Mozart: Arias, Symphony No. 38 (Opus Arte)

(Déjà Review) Excellent performances of these great works [PSh]

Bach Art CDA67138

Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge (Hyperion)

A superb, lyrical performance of this great music [PSh]

A Scarlatti: The Cecilian Vespers (Avie)

(Déjà Review) The most exciting high baroque choral vocal music you will hear anywhere [PSh]

Rorem: Symphonies No. 1-3 (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Three remarkable and previously unrecorded American Symphonies from a composer more noted for his vocal music [PSh]

Liszt vol22 8557364

Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol 22 (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Excellent recording, excellent Liszt playing, at times verging upon the legendary [PSh]

Smetana Ma vlast four hands Supraphon SU37122

Smetana: Má Vlast for piano four hands (Supraphon)

(Déjà Review) An impossible task accomplished – 20 fingers doing what 100 orchestra players can do [PSh]

Bach Sonatas and Partitas Fischer Pentatone PTC 5186072 SACD

Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for violin (Pentatone)

(Déjà Review) One of the finest, maybe the finest, set of these works [PSh]

Bach Keyboard Works Vol9 Martins Labor LAB7025-2

Bach: Keyboard Works (Labor Records)

(Déjà Review) Some will think these exceptional recordings are the best Bach-on-the-piano ever, others will hate them [PSh]

A Bird Came Down the Walk (BIS)

(Déjà Review) One of those rare recital recordings that actually plays best as a recital [PSh]