Sean Shibe: Profesión (Pentatone)

An exciting album of South American solo guitar music [SW]

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Andrea Bacchetti (piano): In Concert (Monarda Music)

More than just a souvenir of a fine recital [DC]

Sean Shibe (guitar) – Profesión (Pentatone)

Lovers of guitar music should invest in this disc [GF]

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Rarities of Piano Music at Schloss vor Husum 2002 (Danacord)

A number of works catch the ear [JW]

Villa-Lobos: Cello Concerti, Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra (Naxos)

A very fine opportunity to hear Villa-Lobos’s complete output for cello and orchestra [HC]

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SamBach (Evil Penguin)

A strained attempt to link Bach with Brazilian samba which doesn’t work [DJB]

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Villa-Lobos: Chôros 1-7 (ASV)

(Déjà Review) Close your eyes and conjure your own veranda [RB]

Ichiro Suzuki (guitar): Intimate (IBS Classical)

The intimate guitar at its best [ZT]

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Villa-Lobos: String Quartets Vol. 1 (Dorian)

(Déjà Review) A fine start to a much neglected body of work [JW]

Ponce, Turina, Villa-Lobos: Piano Trios (IBS Classical)

Intelligent choice of attractive works, well performed [DJB]

Villa-Lobos: Complete Works for Solo Guitar (Proprius)

New light on old gems [ZT]

Sharon Bezaly (flute): Synergy (BIS)

Pleasing and moving, played with soulful and technical virtuosity [RB]

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Sharon Bezaly (flute) Synergy (BIS)

Creative programming; superior renditions [ZT]

Villa-Lobos: String Quartets (Marco Polo)

Performed with an obvious reverence and love [SA]