CD of the Week

Every week, WCRB staff select a CD to feature on-air and online. Learn all about each week's CD, including links to purchase each one, here.

Windscape
Brian Hatton

Ravel claimed that all music could be transcribed for instruments other than those for which it was originally written, as long as "good taste presides." On this new CD of wind quintet arrangements of some of his most beloved works, good taste certainly does preside. 

Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Hans van der Woerd

The Canadian maestro channels his uniquely impassioned conducting in  a new set of Mendelssohn’s symphonies.

The Borromeo String Quartet
Richard Bowditch

Nicholas Kitchen of Boston's Borromeo String Quartet has arranged one of Bach’s timeless keyboard works for string quartet.

Nicolas Horvath
Perla Maarek

French pianist Nicolas Horvath explores the eccentric mysticism of one of the leading minds of modernist music.

Hopkinson Smith
Philippe Gontier

In American lutenist Hopkinson Smith's new album, he has given his own titles to unnamed Renaissance-era pieces.

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