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Thu 31 Jul, 2014:
Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64; Vier symphonische Zwischenspiele aus 'Intermezzo', Op 72

I am still under the influence of Lorin Maazel’s remarkable conducting of Strauss’s Alpine Symphony (20 March in the Royal Festival Hall, London,...

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Mon 26 May, 2014:
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op 14; Varèse: Ionisation

There are plenty of recordings of the Symphonie fantastique to choose from. Why this one? Well, Mariss Jansons is a great musician and the Bavarian...

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Tue 05 Nov, 2013:
Brahms: Piano Concertos – No 1 in D minor, Op 15; No 2 in B flat major, Op 83

In the accompanying booklet interview Hélène Grimaud promotes the idea of two Brahmses – the handsome young lion, and the wise, portly senior...

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Tue 11 Jun, 2013:
Dvořák: Symphony No 9 in E minor (New World); A Hero's Song

Dvořák's Ninth Symphony, the beloved "New World", Op 95, composed in 1893, with its haunting melodies reminiscent of American folksongs, is also his...

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