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Everyone loves classical music; they just haven't heard the right recordings yet.

Classical Ear delivers a new, professionally written classical CD review every weekday, along with sound clips and links to purchase. Available on your smartphone and computer via an iPhone app or any web browser, it's a smart and convenient way to discover and connect with a wide range of great music via great recordings, and help grow new lovers of classical music.


Fri 12 Feb, 2016:
Ives: A Symphony: New England Holidays; Central Park in the Dark; Orchestral Set No 1: Three Places in New England; The Unanswered Question

This second volume in Andrew Davis’s Ives survey on Chandos confirms the promise of the first (a coupling of the First and Second Symphonies,...

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Thu 11 Feb, 2016:
Saimir Pirgu: Il mio canto – Operatic Arias by Verdi, Puccini, Gounod, Richard Strauss, Cilea, Donizetti and Massenet

Saimir Pirgu is a young Albanian tenor who is becoming well-known around the world and has had marvellous reviews. He opens this recital with a hugely...

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Wed 10 Feb, 2016:
Handel: Duetti e Terzetti italiani

Handel’s youthful sojourn in Italy was famously both a formative and fecund one. Among other gems from this period are a group of chamber duets and...

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Tue 09 Feb, 2016:
Haydn: Symphones – No 7 in C major (Le midi); No 83 in G minor (La poule); Violin Concerto in C major

Harry Christophers’s calibre as a musician of high experience and sterling wisdom cannot be questioned. Nor on the evidence of this disc can the...

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Tue 09 Feb, 2016:
Haydn: Symphones – No 7 in C major (Le midi); No 83 in G minor (La poule); Violin Concerto in C major

Harry Christophers’s calibre as a musician of high experience and sterling wisdom cannot be questioned. Nor on the evidence of this disc can the...

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