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Thu 01 Jan, 2015:
Alisa Weilerstein: Solo – Kodály: Sonata, Op 8; Golijov: Omaramor; Cassadó: Suite per violoncello; Sheng: Seven Tunes Heard in China

Kodály’s solo Sonata, Op 8, was long associated almost exclusively with the great János Starker – he recorded it a number of times – but of...

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Wed 10 Dec, 2014:
Panufnik: Symphonic Works, Volume 8 – Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; Piano Concerto

Something each for the three most popular of concerto instruments – piano, violin, cello – courtesy of Andrzej Panufnik (1914-91), from Polish to...

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Thu 13 Nov, 2014:
Bach: Violin Concertos – No 1 in A minor, BWV1041; No 2 in E major, BWV1042; Chaconne (arr Mendelssohn / Milone); Air; Gavotte (arr Schumann / Milone)

Interesting that Joshua Bell should present the ‘bread and butter’ of the violinist’s repertoire as the musical equivalent of a ‘best of...

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Fri 20 Jun, 2014:
Martinů: Cello Sonatas Nos 1-3; Mustonen: Sonata for cello and piano; Sibelius: Malinconia, Op 20

This isn’t the first time that Steven Isserlis has recorded Martinů’s three Cello Sonatas (which span the period from 1939-1952). His first...

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Tue 06 May, 2014:
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104; Rondo; Silent Woods; Slavonic Dance No 8; Lasst mich allein; Goin' Home; Songs my mother taught me

The first point to strike home about the Concerto is the way Jiří Bĕlohlávek swings at the opening tutti, dancing his way through it to meet Alisa...

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Thu 13 Jun, 2013:
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Firebird Suite; Scherzo à la Russe; Tango No 72 (orchestral version)

Rite of Spring is the third of three major scores by Stravinsky for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes company, the first being Firebird (1910), the suite...

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Mon 27 May, 2013:
Kodály: Háry János (Suite & Instrumental excerpts); Dances of Galánta; Dances of Marosszék; Dancing song; See the gipsies; St Gregory's Day

This cracker of a disc finds Iván Fischer and his marvellously responsive Budapest Festival Orchestra firmly on home territory and firing on all...

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