Affetto Records offers for your consideration …

14611006_543339262537990_876939772602202033_nAffetto Records offers For your consideration:

“Amalgam” World Music / Best Engineered (non-classical) / Producer of the Year (non-classical) – Amjad Ali Khan, Sarod / Amaan Ali Khan, Sarod / Ayaan Ali Khan, Sarod / Elmira Darvarova, Violin / John C. Baker, Producer / Sumit Babbar, Recording Engineer / Sam Ward, Mastering Engineer

“J.S Bach – Sonatas for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord BWV 1027–1029” Best Engineered Classical / Producer of the Year Classical / Best Chamber Music Album – Small Ensemble – Kate Dillingham, Cello / Jory Vinikour, Harpsichord / John C. Baker, Recording Engineer / Sam Ward, Mastering Engineer / John C. Baker, Producer

“Dawn and Twilight – The First and Last Violin Sonatas of Cyril Scott” Best Engineered Classical / Producer of the Year Classical – Andrew Kirkman, Violin / Clipper Erickson, piano / Andrew Kirkman, Producer / John C. Baker, Sam Ward, Loren Stata, Recording Engineers

“Mendelssohn: Early Works for Piano and Strings” Andrew Kirkman, Producer of the Year Classical – Rutgers Musica Raritana, Andrew Kirkman, Conductor / Christoph Hammer, Fortepiano / Andrew Kirkman, Producer

Visit our SoundCloud page for a sampler from each album.

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Just Released: Voice Eternal – The Thirteen

Coming on October 28th a new Affetto Records release.

The Thirteen is an all-star professional choir best described by National Public Radio commentator M.D. Ridge: “to talk about the remarkable abilities and sound of the individual singers would… be like trying to say which whitecaps on the ocean reflect the sun most beautifully, or which leaves on a tree dance most gracefully with the wind… I stand in awe.” Described as having “a tight and attractive vocal blend and excellent choral discipline” (American Record Guide), The Thirteen draws its artists from among the finest ensembles in the world, including Chanticleer, Seraphic Fire, Apollo’s Fire, Conspirare, I Fagiolini, Opera Philadelphia, Boston Early Music Festival and Trinity Wall Street. “Voice Eternal” presents a virtuosic program of music by Tudor-era composers that explores musical upheaval during the English Reformation through music that is at times epic, intimate, majestic and joyful. With works by Thomas Tallis, King Henry VIII, John Farmer, Thomas Weelkes, Robert Fayrfax, Walter Lambe, and William Cornysh Jr., this album by The Thirteen makes this powerful music come alive for 21st century audiences. Affetto Records introduces an album which presents surprising contrasts and spell-binding harmonies by one of the nation’s most-compelling up and coming ensembles, The Thirteen.

Listen to  “Helas Madame – King Henry VIII (1491-1547)” on Soundcloud (as well as seven other tracks from our releases on our page there).


Available now at iTunes and Amazon

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