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Mon 24 Nov, 2014:
Jacob: Piano Concerto No 1; Williamson: Piano Concerto No 2; Carwithen: Piano Concerto

Pianist Mark Bebbington is at his imperious, sensitive best in this fascinating triptych of concertos with string orchestra. Sydney-born Malcolm...

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Thu 06 Nov, 2014:
Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album

Although Nicola Benedetti may have stolen his thunder, Daniel Hope makes a decent fist of the Korngold Concerto, the main event on another selection...

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Fri 12 Sep, 2014:
Haydn: Piano Concerto in F major, Hob XVIII:3; Piano Concerto in G major, Hob XVIII:4; Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11

Years ago, that provocative ‘classical jazzer’ Friedrich Gulda made a notable (some would say notorious) recording of Mozart’s C major Concerto...

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Thu 14 Aug, 2014:
Tickle the Minikin: 17th-century lyra-viol music

A double-entendre that doubtless had Sam Pepys sniggering over his coffee, ‘to tickle the minikin’ also parallels the later pianistic ‘tickling...

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Tue 03 Jun, 2014:
Bartók: Dance Suite; 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs (Four Old Songs); Piano Sonata; 14 Bagatelles; Six Romanian Folk Dances

I’d recently been listening to DG Eloquence’s unmissable reissue of Béla Bartók’s (almost) complete piano music recorded back in the early...

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Wed 09 Apr, 2014:
Adès: Violin Concerto, Op 23 ('Concentric Paths'); Three Studies from Couperin

The titles of each movement in the concerto (Rings, Paths and Rounds) offer a hint of the tension between forward-moving and recursive elements in...

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Tue 18 Mar, 2014:
Remember me my deir – Jacobean songs of love and loss

Edinburgh-based quartet Fires of Love specialise in Renaissance and early Baroque music. As with their previous recordings, this recital mixes songs...

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Wed 02 Oct, 2013:
The Phoenix Rising – Byrd: Mass for Five Voices and music by Gibbons, Morley, Tallis, Taverner and White

This pleasantly undemanding recording celebrates the centenary of the publication of OUP’s groundbreaking ten-volume anthology of Tudor Church Music...

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Fri 27 Sep, 2013:
Schubert: String Quartet No 14 in D minor, D803 (Death and the Maiden); String Quintet in C major, D956

The Pavel Haas Quartet cement their reputation as one of the most exciting chamber groups on the planet with this thrillingly dynamic and urgently...

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Sun 01 Jul, 2012:
Boydlee's Best Album updated

Boydlee's Best Album The Triumph of Dori (though the booklet has “triumphs”) is a set of a cappella madrigals published in Venice in 1592 and...

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