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Thu 30 Jun, 2016:
David Bruce: Gumboots; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115

Finding a contemporary piece to partner Brahms’s late Clarinet Quintet is not an easy task, but David Bruce’s 2008 composition Gumboots is...

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Fri 24 Jun, 2016:
Nielsen: The Complete Symphonies

As a belated reminder of last year’s sesquicentennial anniversary of Nielsen’s birth, this complete symphony survey also serves as a reminder of...

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Wed 01 Jun, 2016:
Lucas Debargue: Debut Album – Piano Works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, Grieg, Schubert and Scarlatti/Debargue

Largely self-taught, the French pianist Lucas Debargue grabbed public and critical attention by winning fourth prize at the 2015 Tchaikovsky...

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Mon 09 May, 2016:
Atterberg: Symphony No 3 in D major, Op 10 (Västkustbilder); Three Nocturnes, Op 35bis; Vittorioso, Op 58

The Third Symphony is one of Kurt Atterberg’s most popular works. As its title, ‘West Coast Pictures’, suggests, the symphony is a series of...

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Fri 22 Apr, 2016:
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1-7

Back in the early 1970s, Okko Kamu recorded a number of works by Sibelius for Deutsche Grammophon, including a memorably idiomatic version of the...

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Mon 29 Feb, 2016:
Captain Hume's Journey to India

What if, wonders Philippe Pierlot, the eccentric viola da gamba player and composer Tobias Hume (c.1569-1645) had travelled to India? Indeed Hume, who...

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Thu 07 Jan, 2016:
Scriabin: Nuances – Assorted Piano Pieces

Valentina Lisitsa’s chronologically presented recording features a selection of Scriabin’s shorter piano pieces. It starts with the 1880s...

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Wed 02 Sep, 2015:
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé – complete ballet; La Valse

Philippe Jordan secures a delectably poised account of Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé from his combined Parisian forces. Textures glow and shimmer in the...

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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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Tue 16 Jun, 2015:
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé – complete ballet; Pavane pour une infante défunte

BIS are famous for their dynamic recordings, much aided nowadays by the SACD format, and Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé is a virtual godsend for anyone...

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Thu 30 Apr, 2015:
Uncharted – A Viola da Gamba Adventure

Have viola da gamba will travel. Not a bad motto for ever-so-slightly eccentric American gambist Gerald Trimble, who has embarked on an...

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Mon 23 Mar, 2015:
Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and wind instruments; Capriccio; Movements for piano and orchestra; Pétrouchka

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet proves ever more versatile with each Chandos release. Stravinsky’s ultra-Modernist Movements is the pick of this selection, and...

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