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Wed 27 Jan, 2016:
Silvestrov: Piano Sonatas Nos 1-3; Classical Sonata; Children's Music I; Nostalghia

Valentin Silvestrov hails from Ukraine and was born in 1937. This generous (78-minute) selection of his piano music opens with Sonata No 1, which...

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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 03 Jun, 2015:
Liszt: Fantasy and Fugue on “Ad nos, ad salutarem undam”; Mendelssohn: Sonata in D minor, Op 65 No 6; Reubke: Sonata on the 94th Psalm in C minor

High Romanticism here, with music from Liszt, his short-lived disciple Julius Reubke and (rather surprisingly) Mendelssohn. Liszt's 1850 Fantasy and...

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Fri 06 Mar, 2015:
Organ Polychrome: The French School – Music by Widor, Schmitt, Alain, Bonnet, Duruflé, Dupré, Franck, Guilmant, Vierne and Gigout

An enjoyable recital from Jan Kraybill, given on the stunning 2011 Casavant organ at the Kauffman Center, Kansas City (Kraybill is also its curator)....

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Mon 23 Feb, 2015:
Elliott Bark: (Com)Passionate Music; Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues Nos 1, 5 & 24, Op 87 (arr Bark); Debussy: Children's Corner Suite (arr Bark)

Classical guitarist Petar Jankovic has combined his six strings with those of a traditional string quartet and the result is a chamber ensemble full...

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Wed 26 Nov, 2014:
The Merton Organ – Music by Bach, Dupré, Duruflé, Franck, Stanley, Messiaen, Mendelssohn, Langlais and Vierne

Merton College's new Dobson organ, apparently only the third new instrument to come to the UK from America since the 1940s, has a well-designed...

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Tue 21 Oct, 2014:
Fasch: Quartets and Concertos

We all might relish the challenge of an impressive mountain peak sometimes, but there’s an awful lot to be said for a pleasant stroll in the...

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Mon 06 Oct, 2014:
Dohnányi: Symphony No 2 in E major, Op 40; Two Songs, Op 22

Ernö Dohnányi (1877-1960) – composer, conductor, pianist, and grandfather to conductor Christoph – wrote his ambitious if unwieldy Second...

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Fri 13 Dec, 2013:
Shostakovich: Symphony No 4 in C minor, Op 43

The place of this controversial symphony in Shostakovich's life is well-known; it was withdrawn from performance by the composer in 1936, following...

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Sat 04 May, 2013:
Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243a; Fuga sopra il Magnificat (Meine Seele erhebt den Herren), BWV 733; Mass, BWV 235; Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541

Philippe Pierlot and the Ricercar Consort deliver an outstanding version of Bach's famous Magnificat in the D major setting, and they also give us the...

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