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Telemann review in American Record Guide

American Record Guide
May/June 2019
Telemann: Violin Sonatas
Dorian Komanoff Bandy; Paul Cienniwa, hpsi
Whaling City 108--80 minutes

This is the second recording I have encountered of Telemann's unusual 1715 publication of sonatas for violin and harpsichord. The first was…

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Jubilate Youth Choir

One of the things that excited me about taking the position at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Delray Beach, FL was the opportunity to create a youth music program from scratch. There was nothing in place! Now at the end…

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Bach Cantata 111 in Delray Beach

My Chancel Choir at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Delray Beach, FL sang an excellent service of Choral Evensong on March 3. Included in that service was Bach's Cantata 111. 

Telemann CD reviewed in The Diapason

March 2019 * Larry Palmer

Telemann Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

Totally unfamiliar music by the most prolific baroque composer Georg Friedrich Telemann (1681-1767) fills a recent compact disc featuring violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa (Whaling City…

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A very nice review!

Infodad.com

INFODAD, we rank everything we review with plus signs, on a scale from one (+) [disappointing] to four (++++) [definitely worth considering]. We mostly review (+++) or better items. Very rarely, we give an exceptional item a fifth

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An excellent review!

Classical Music Sentinel

GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN - Sonatas for Violin & Harpsichord - Dorian Komanoff Bandy (Violin) - Paul Cienniwa (Harpsichord) - 687606010826 - Released: October 2018 - Whaling City Sound WCS108 

Sonata no. 1 in G minor…

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Karl Henning's Op. 116

On August 19, 2018, I performed Karl Henning's Plotting (y is the new x), Op. 116 with excellent violinist Mei Mei Luo. The performance was recorded for YouTube, and you can view it here:


The X Commandments

In late summer, I created an edition of "The X Commandments," John Farmer's 1592 setting of a versified Ten Commandments that appeared in "The Whole Booke of Psalmes, With Their Wonted Tunes, As They Are Sung In Churches, Composed Into…

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Former student performance

A former high school student from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School studied Brahms' Second Rhapsody with me this past spring. This YouTube video is of her playing it at Eastman a few weeks ago:

 

 

Fabulous!