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Tue 27 Oct, 2015:
Inspired by Bach – Works for cello and piano by JS Bach, Kodály, Schachtner, Brahms, Gürsching, Beethoven & Reger

“Inspired by Bach” is a 130-minute, 2-CD set of music for cello and piano that is arranged from the master or by composers who looked back to him...

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Thu 30 Jul, 2015:
Bartók: Two Pictures, Op 10 (arr Kocsis); Debussy: Jeux (arr Bavouzet); Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (arranged by the composer for piano four hands)

The best musical transcriptions, like effective translations of literature, approximate brand new works. Such is the case here and given superlative...

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Wed 08 Apr, 2015:
Flight of Angels – Music by Francisco Guerrero and Alonso Lobo

You might be forgiven for thinking there is only so much Renaissance choral music left to be recorded, but Harry Christophers and his endlessly...

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Mon 02 Feb, 2015:
Brahms: Violin Sonatas – No 1 in G major, Op 78; No 2 in A major, Op 100; No 3 in D minor, Op 108; Scherzo in C minor

Johannes Brahms’s three sonatas for violin and piano (note the ‘and’) are full of wonderful melodies and different moods, all wrapped in...

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Mon 22 Dec, 2014:
Carter: String Quartets – No 1 (1951); No 2 (1959); No 3 (1971); No 4 (1986); No 5 (1995)

Elliott Carter’s five quartets include some of the grittiest music ever written for string quartet, and some of the most expressive as well,...

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Tue 24 Jun, 2014:
Stravinsky: Petrouchka; Brahms: 16 Waltzes, Op 39; Piazzolla (arr Bax & Chung): Four Tangos

A decade after Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung first appeared on disc together (Ligeti on Dynamic) the husband-and-wife partnership return to the studio...

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Mon 14 Apr, 2014:
Luminance – Solo and duo works for flute and piano by Gaubert, Piazzolla, Doppler, Chaminade, Fauré, Saint-Saëns, Hüe, Ibert and Andersen

Flute fanciers will lap up the contents of this disarming anthology. Of the seven items here for flute duo and piano, only those by flautist, composer...

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Thu 28 Nov, 2013:
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 33; La Muse et le Poète, Op 132; Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor, Op 61

Apparently Saint-Saëns wasn't too happy with the title of 'La Muse et le Poète' that the publisher Durand dreamt up for his 1909 duo concertante for...

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Wed 18 Sep, 2013:
Enescu: Violin Sonatas Nos 2 & 3; Violin Sonata in A minor ('Torso'); Impromptu concertant

George Enescu (1881-1955) was a world-class violinist and pianist who held composition as his primary interest. He left us relatively few works for...

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