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Hank Snow - Gloryland March (1965/2015) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Artist: Hank Snow with The Jordanaires
Title: Gloryland March
Genre: Country, Gospel, Country Boogie, Cowboy, Honky Tonk, Traditional Country
Label: © Radio Corporation Of America | Sony Music Entertainment
Release Date: 1965/2015
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Source: Qobuz
Duration: 00:30:35
Recorded: 1965, RCA Victor's "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, Tennessee

Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a celebrated Canadian country music artist. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and charted more than 85 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until 1980. His number-one hits include the self-penned songs "I'm Moving On", "The Golden Rocket" and famous versions of "I Don't Hurt Anymore", "Let Me Go, Lover!", "I've Been Everywhere", "Hello Love", as well as other top 10 hits.
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Handel at Vaux Vol. I - London Early Opera, Bridget Cunningham, Daniel Moult (2016) High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 24bit/96kHz

Сomposer: George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Daniel Moult (1973), Thomas Arne (1710-1778), John Hebden (c1712-1765)
Artist: London Early Opera, Bridget Cunningham, Daniel Moult
Title: Handel at Vauxhall, Vol. 1
Genre: Classical
Label: © Signum Records
Release Date: 2016
Quality: High-Fidelity FLAC Stereo 96kHz/24bit
Duration: 00:48:16
Recorded: St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, 7-9 May 2012

Vauxhall Gardens was a "pleasure garden," a kind of private park where entertainment of various kinds might be presented indoors and outdoors. Part of it still exists today. Handel and others wrote music for the venue, only to see it disparaged by Samuel Johnson; partly for this reason, the selections on this album qualify as genuinely neglected Handel. They are light, but not unsophisticated. Contained on this release is music that roughly reconstructs part of an evening's music at Vauxhall. One of the park's pavilions contained a small organ, and the Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 2, HWV 290, receives a delightful small-scale performance here from organist Daniel Moult and players from the London Early Opera orchestra under Bridget Cunningham, the creative force behind this album. The outdoor pieces would have included little strophic songs and pastoral scenes by Handel and others; these are small gems that have hardly been touched by performers. Sample the rather comically overwrought The Melancholy Nymph, HWV 228, No. 19 (track 12), or the comic pastoral Colin and Phoebe by Thomas Arne, one of a pair of Handel contemporaries included. The sound disappoints; the church acoustic makes no differentiation among the types of music heard here and isn't really right for any of them. But this release is essential for anyone interested in understanding Handel's musical world, and it holds a good deal of charm for any listener. --AllMusic Review by James Manheim
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