Paterson’s The Book of Goddesses, Top 10 Favorite Pieces

Classical New England, Boston

Who better than NPR to suggest some of the best classical recordings of the year? Classical New England has selected Robert Paterson’s The Book of Goddesses for their list. Here’s the complete list of their picks. You can see more here.
  • Avi Avital, Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052: (I) Allegro (Bach)
  • Handel and Haydn Society, Coronation Mass in C Major, K. 317: Gloria (Mozart)
  • Ensemble Caprice, Fugue, Op. 87 No. 7 / Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046: (I) Allegro (Shostakovich/Bach)
  •  Do.gma Chamber Orchestra, Rounds for String Orchestra (Diamond)
  •  East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48: (II) Waltz (Tchaikovsky)
  •  BBC Concert Orchestra, Sinfonietta in D Major: (III) Scherzino (Chadwick)
  •  Tai Murray, Sonata No. 2 for Solo Violin, Op. 27: (I) Obsession (Ysaÿe)
  •  Pieter Wispelwey, Suite No. 3 in C Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1009: (V) Bouree I & II; (VI) Gigue (Bach)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: (IV) Finale – Allegro con fuoco (Tchaikovsky)
  • Maya, The Book of Goddesses: (III) Aphrodite; (IV) Brigit; (IX) The Muses (Paterson)