Sunday, November 6, 2011

"Praeludium" by Chris Acquavella (Classical Artist from San Diego, CA)

The artistic musician, Chris Acquavella, releases a brilliant solo Classical CD, "Praeludium," featuring his marvelous talents on the mandolin. Acquavella, who has performed solo and with chamber groups, reveals memorable shades of the mandolin by covering Classical music ranging from Baroque to Contemporary. He offers a colorful variety of songs that span the ages of Classical music. Opening up the album, "Fantasia No.1," one can feel the passion that Acquavella emanates on this song. Another song, "El Duende," is elegant as one is stimulated by the lyrical excitement played by this talented artist. "Polcha Variata," is a song that impresses with its lively tonality and precise accuracy. Fans of Classical music will truly appreciate the magical sounds of the mandolin on the superb album, "Praeludium."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Sunday, July 24, 2011

"Drama" by Pierre Khazen (Classical Artist from Isral)

Pierre Khazen takes a new and refreshing approach to the genre of Classical music on his superb album, "Drama." Khazen uses the musical periods of Romantic, Twentieth Century, and Modern to create an album that is overflowing with exceptional originality. The song, "Dance of the Sea," is set to the style of Chamber but has shimmering elements of rhythmic Flamenco beats. The title track, "Drama," has a mysterious sounding riff that is colored with electronic tones. "Home," is a graceful sounding song with the sweet strings but you will like the industrial pulses which add punch to the mix. The last track, "Teen Flirt," has quite an irresistible melody as the crisp and clean strings play with a richly textured style. Fans of Classical music will appreciate the brilliant and well crafted Classical songs on the outstanding CD, "Drama."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Saturday, April 16, 2011

"Luminessence" by Kim Malmquist (Classical Artist from Sweden)

Highly gifted pianist, composer, and conductor, Kim Malmquist, releases an exquisite collection of beautiful instrumental Classical piano music on his recent album, "Luminessence." This album captures the essence of nature and light as Malmquist performs his songs with soothing intonations. Even the song titles lets one visualize how the power of light can stimulate the mind and body. The first track, "Light reflecting on a window," is delicate and dreamy as the melodic piano gracefully swirls across the keys with a silky fashion. "Echos of a memory," is a song that flows with passion and soulful spirit. The song, "Remembering a moondream," stimulates meditative ambiance as the melody takes you away to a place where you will be absorbed with reflective sensations. "Luminessence," is a superb album that will liberate your inner tranquility and is an album you will truly enjoy.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Saturday, February 26, 2011

"Elevation" by Alejandro Santoyo (Ambient Artist)

"Elevation" is the recently released New Age CD by Alejandro Santoyo and is one you will surely enjoy. The superb collection of instrumental songs on this album is richly textured and features Santoyo impressively playing the piano. The musical structure of his songs is deeply expressive and carries thought provoking entertainment. As you listen to the first track, "Nenita," you can feel the passion flowing from the piano as the delicate melody whisks you away to a soothing time and place. The palette of sweet sounds on the song, "Lullaby," instills an ambiance of peaceful relaxation. The wonderful song, "La Llorona (feat. Omar Villanueva)" is beautifully blended with crisp piano and silky acoustic guitar. The title track, "Elevation" features angelic choir voices sweetly setting a serene tone. You will thoroughly enjoy the exquisite New Age music on the album, "Elevation," especially is you are a fan of Yanni or Enya.

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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Monday, February 14, 2011

"A Sacred Journey" by Terry Barber (Classical Artist from Florida)

The amazingly talented classical vocalist, Terry Barber, lets his vocal abilities shine on the superb Classical CD, "A Sacred Journey." Barber, who is a countertenor, will truly astonish you with his exceptional ability as he sings with a stunning wide vocal range. This album offers outstanding solo and choral works that are abounding with passionate tonality. The song, "What Wondrous Love Is This," is a beautiful spiritual song that uplifts the mind and soul. Barber's interpretation of the exquisite classic, "Ave Maria (Schubert)," lets one feel his love of music as he projects a luxurious voice that resonates throughout this song. The sweet and charming song, "Simple Gifts," is magical as Barber sings with a jovial expression that is accompanied by a delightful guitar. If you are a fan of beautiful Classical music that is sung with a rich vocal style, then you will thoroughly enjoy the collection of songs on the brilliant album, "A Sacred Journey."

-Diane and the Reviewer Team
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