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Bach: Complete Sonatas & Partitas

Bach: Complete Sonatas & Partitas

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, Baroque cello / Linn Records CKD 548 / J.S. Bach: Complete Sonatas & Partitas, BWV 1001-1006

****** Norwegian magazine Klassisk

-'...carries off this technical tour de force with impressive strength and dexterity.' The Strad

-'...a delicious richness to the sound of the solo instrument.' Gramophone

-'...interprets the music superbly... sovereign interpretation.' Folke Forsman, Hufvudstadsbladet

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Marin Marais: Pieces de viole du second livre

Marin Marais: Pieces de viole du second livre

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol / BIS-CD-909

-"As an introduction to Marais's art this is hard to fault - a real treat", Gramophone

"Here is to be heard a self-confident virtuosity which never over-estimates its own effect but is constantly working to put the beauty of the music centre-stage. [...] A fabulous interpretation which casts the best possible light on both Marais himself and on Luolajan-Mikkola." M. Hengelbrock, Klassik Heute

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Couperin: Pieces De Violes

Couperin: Pieces De Violes

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

Perkola (viol) & Häkkinen (harpsichord)

AVIE AV 2132

-"Markku Luolajan-Mikkola plays with enormous reverence and attention to detail", J.A. Sadie, Gramophone

-"This was an experience I very much enjoyed from beginning to end", D. Warby, MusicWeb International

-"Luolajan-Mikkola has a light sound free of the growling sometimes heard on viol recordings - reestablishes a connection with the dance rhythms of these suites that many performers neglect", J. Manheim, AllMusic

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Bach: Gamba Sonatas

Bach: Gamba Sonatas

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

Miklós Spányi, tangent piano

BIS-CD-1061

-"Luolajan-Mikkola plays boldly and without inhibition", L. Kemp, Gramophone

-"The performances are outstanding and I left this disc in my cd player for 2 whole days after buying it and listened to it over and over" J. Hanford, Bach Org

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Gamba Nova: Contemporary Music for Baroque Instruments and Voices

Gamba Nova: Contemporary Music for Baroque Instruments and Voices

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

Finnish musicians & composers

Alba Records ABCD 259

-"A CD that should have an appeal for broad audiences", S. Eddins, All Music Review

-"Markku Luolajan-Mikkola traspasa la barrera del tiempo", A. Llorens, Doce Notas

-Emma Award for the best Classical music recording in Finland (2008)

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Marin Marais: Trang (Suitte d’un goût étranger)

Marin Marais: Trang (Suitte d’un goût étranger)

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

Continuo group of Battalia

Alba Records ABCD 107

-Janne Award from the Finnish National Group of IFPI (1995)

-Recognition Award by the Finnish Broadcast Company (1995)

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Antoine Forqueray: Jupiter

Antoine Forqueray: Jupiter

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

Mattila (harpsichord) & Suihkonen (bass viol)

Alba Records ABCD 111

-Disc of the year by the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat (1996)

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J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Consort I

J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Consort I

Linn Records CKD 618

Phantasm

Laurence Dreyfus, treble viol

Emilia Benjamin, treble and tenor viols

Jonathan Manson, tenor viol

Mikko Perkola, bass viol

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

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Locke: For Lovers of Consort Music

Locke: For Lovers of Consort Music

Linn Records CKD 594

Phantasm:

Laurence Dreyfus, treble viol

Emilia Benjamin, treble viol

Jonathan Manson, tenor viol

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, bass viol

with

Elizabeth Kenny, theorbo

(Two Canons 6 with Emily Ashton, tenor viol and Jonathan Rees, bass viol)

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Christopher Tye: Complete Consort Music

Christopher Tye: Complete Consort Music

Christopher Tye (ca. 1505 - 1573)

Complete Consort Music

LINN CDK 571

Phantasm

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Dowland: Lachrimae or Seaven Teares

Dowland: Lachrimae or Seaven Teares

Phantasm

Linn Records CKD 527

-Gramophone Award for the Best Early Music Recording (2017)

***** BBC Music Magazine

***** The Observer

***** Early music Review

***** The Irish Times

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Lawes: The Royal Consort

Lawes: The Royal Consort

Phantasm

Linn Records CKD 470

-Limelight Magazine’s Chamber music recording of the year 2015

-Gramophone 'Choice' recording (2015)

***** BBC Music Magazine

***** The Guardian

***** Classical Music

***** Pizzicato

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Byrd: Complete Consort Music

Byrd: Complete Consort Music

Phantasm

Linn Records CKD 372

-Diapason d'Or - GoldenDiapason (2011)

-Gramophone Editor's Choice (2011)

-Gramophone finalist for the best Early Music recording (2011)

-International Classical Music Awards Nomination (2012)

-CD of the Month by BBC Music Magazine (2011)

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Gibbons: Consorts for viols

Gibbons: Consorts for viols

Phantasm

Linn Records BKD 486

-Gramophone Award for the Best Baroque Instrumental Recording (2004)

-Gramophone finalist for CD of the Year (2004)

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Purcell: Complete fantasies for viols

Purcell: Complete fantasies for viols

Phantasm

Simax Classics PSC1124

-Gramophone Award for the Best Baroque Instrumental Recording (1997)

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Bach & Mozart: Art of Fugue

Bach & Mozart: Art of Fugue

Phantasm

Simax Classics PSC1135

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Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst

Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst

Bergen Barokk

Toccata Classics TOCC0084 (Volume 4)

(Note: Please, check the complete recording of the 72 cantatas from Telemann’s collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, in the webpage of my ensemble--> http://barokk.no/bergen/)

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Gabrielli & Scarlatti: Complete Cello Works

Gabrielli & Scarlatti: Complete Cello Works

Gabrielli-Scarlatti Complete Cello Works

Alba Records ABCD 412

Guadalupe López Iñiguez, baroque cello

Continuo group:

Markku Luolajan-Mikkola, baroque cello

Olli Hyyrynen, baroque guitar and archlute

Lauri Honkavirta, harpsichord

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