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Tue 24 May, 2016:
Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony, Op 31; Overture – Der gefesselte Prometheus, Op 38

With Beecham, Bernstein and Toscanini (in excerpt) as selected forerunners, any candidate in the Goldmark ‘Rustic Wedding’ stakes has to cut the...

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Wed 02 Mar, 2016:
Mahler: Symphony No 1 in D major; Blumine

Hannu Lintu’s Mahler 1 faces a crowded field, with another imminently expected from Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Munich on BR Klassik. The situation is...

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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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Mon 27 Jul, 2015:
Atterberg: Symphonies – No 1 in B minor, Op 3; No 5 in D minor, Op 42 (Sinfonia funebre)

How listeners respond to this disc will be determined partly by their knowledge or ignorance of musical history, and by their attitude to musical...

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Wed 22 Jul, 2015:
Nielsen: The Complete Symphonies

Superbly recorded in the BBC Philharmonic's Salford home between October 2012 and February 2015, this new Nielsen symphony cycle (released to coincide...

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Fri 24 Apr, 2015:
Ives: Symphonies Nos 1 and 2

Though his reputation may suggest otherwise, Charles Ives began his career as a university-trained traditionalist. That’s the Ives we hear in these...

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Tue 03 Mar, 2015:
Nielsen: Symphonies – No 1 in G minor, Op 7; No 3 in D major, Op 27 (Sinfonia espansiva)

Sir Adrian Boult once said that the finest praise a conductor could conceive is not ‘what a fine performance!’ but ‘I thought I knew and loved...

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Tue 18 Nov, 2014:
Cameron Carpenter: If You Could Read My Mind – Music by Bach, Carpenter, Bernstein, Rachmaninov, Piazzolla, Dupré & Scriabin

Cameron Carpenter's flamboyant, showman-like style (his entertaining sleeve-note explores the concept of "camp" in relation to his art) is very much...

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Thu 16 Oct, 2014:
Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie

Given its world premiere in Boston in 1949, conducted by Leonard Bernstein (a rehearsal survives), Messiaen’s ten-movement Turangalîla-Symphonie,...

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Fri 29 Aug, 2014:
Ailyn Pérez & Stephen Costello – Love Duets: Arias and songs by Massenet, Mascagni, Verdi, Donizetti, Gounod, Puccini, Bernstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Loesser and Wright & Forrest

Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello are a young, married couple who are fortunate enough to spend part of their working life together. This album of...

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Fri 22 Aug, 2014:
Bernstein: West Side Story

Bernstein’s own recording pairing Kiri Te Kanawa and José Carreras (DG) and the mismatched 50th-anniversary release pitching Vittorio Grigòlo...

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Wed 13 Aug, 2014:
The Beatles arranged by Luboš Krtička for String Quartet

“If you want to know about the Sixties,” Aaron Copland memorably declared, “play the music of The Beatles.” In pop music’s pantheon, you...

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Thu 06 Mar, 2014:
Tonight: Welthits von Berlin bis Broadway –Music by Lincke, May, Stolz, Künneke, Leux, Abraham, Gershwin, Bernstein, Loewe, Weill, Tauber and Berlin

Dresden’s popular New Year’s Eve operetta gala took on a decidedly transatlantic tinge at the end of last year with this starry celebration of...

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