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Fri 03 Jun, 2016:
Overtures from the British Isles, Volume 2 – Music by Walton, Leigh, Bowen, Smyth, Ansell, Mackenzie, Coates, Parry, Quilter and Foulds

Rumon Gamba sees to it that Walton's Portsmouth Point (1924-25) kicks off this collection of British overtures in swaggering fashion, and it's...

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Thu 26 May, 2016:
Ibert: Escales; Sarabande pour Dulcinée; Ouverture de fête; Féerique; Divertissement; Hommage à Mozart; Suite symphonique 'Paris'; Bacchanale

Aided by Chandos sound of almost startling immediacy and sumptuous realism, Neeme Järvi and his stylish Geneva orchestra give meticulously prepared...

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Mon 25 Apr, 2016:
Janáček: Glagolitic Mass; Adagio; Hail Mary; Our Father

This is the second recording with Nordic origins of Janáček’s rambunctious Glagolitic Mass to be released by Chandos, the first being Sir Charles...

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Fri 19 Feb, 2016:
Schmidt: Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln

Franz Schmidt and his oratorio Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln, setting a text from the Book of Revelation, have long been overshadowed by associations...

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Thu 18 Feb, 2016:
Ginastera: Estancia, Op 8; Ollantay, Op 17; Pampeana No 3, Op 24

The main offering on this first volume from Chandos of orchestral music by that doyen of Argentine composers, Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983), comprises...

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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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Fri 20 Nov, 2015:
Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame (The Queen of Spades)

It’s been a long wait since his 2007 Sony coupling of the First Piano Concerto and Fourth Symphony for Mariss Jansons to return to Tchaikovsky on...

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Fri 13 Nov, 2015:
Bliss: Morning Heroes; Hymn to Apollo

Commissioned by the 1930 Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Bliss's Morning Heroes is a 55-minute symphony in five parts for orator, chorus and orchestra....

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Wed 14 Oct, 2015:
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16; Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22

These are persuasive, personable performances of two much-loved piano concertos. Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist) conjures a likeable...

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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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Thu 16 Jul, 2015:
d'Indy: Wallenstein, Op 12; Fervaal, Op 40 (Prelude to Act 3); Lied, Op 19; Suite dans le style ancien, Op 24; Sérénade et Valse, Op 28

This is the sixth – and final – volume in Rumon Gamba's invaluable Iceland SO series for Chandos of orchestral works by the Frenchman Vincent...

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Tue 23 Jun, 2015:
Janáček: Taras Bulba; Violin Concerto; The Ballad of Blaník; The Fiddler's Child; Jealousy; The Danube

Creative programming was required for Chandos to stretch their “Janáček Orchestral Works” to two volumes. The highlights of this second are...

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Wed 13 May, 2015:
Walton: Symphony No 2; Cello Concerto; Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten

Edward Gardner and the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Walton survey for Chandos continues in the fine, richly evocative fashion that introduced the series...

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