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Tue 25 Oct, 2016:
Dean: Shadow Music; Etüdenfest; Short Stories; Testament; Beethoven: Adagio molto e mesto from String Quartet in F major, Op 59 No 1 (arr Brett Dean)

Menace and the macabre lurk in the unsettling echoes and shifting shadows that abound in this compendium by the doyen of Australian post-modernism,...

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Fri 14 Oct, 2016:
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Mahan Esfahani brings a freshness and vitality to the oft-recorded Goldberg Variations that surprise and delight in equal measure. On a modern,...

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Wed 28 Sep, 2016:
Haydn: Piano Concertos – No 4 in G major; No 11 in D major; Ligeti: Piano Concerto; Capriccios Nos 1 and 2

Haydn and Ligeti – the great musical jokers of the 18th and 20th centuries – meet in Shai Wosner’s new album of solo capriccios and orchestral...

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Fri 16 Sep, 2016:
Mozart: Piano Trios – in B flat major, K 502; in E major, K 542; in G major, K 564

The Rautio Piano Trio’s growing reputation will only be enhanced by this, their debut recording of three Mozartian jewels. This might be...

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Wed 10 Aug, 2016:
The Soldier's Return: Guitar works inspired by Scotland

For this recital of works by guitar composers of the early 19th century (Sor, Guiliani, Mertz and Legnani) James Akers plays period 'Romantic' guitars...

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Fri 29 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Thu 28 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Tue 26 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Tue 26 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Tue 19 Jul, 2016:
Chorus vel Organa: Music from the Lost Palace of Westminster

The 'lost' palace under consideration here is the collegiate chapel of St Stephen, founded in 1348 on the site of the modern Houses of Parliament. The...

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Thu 30 Jun, 2016:
David Bruce: Gumboots; Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115

Finding a contemporary piece to partner Brahms’s late Clarinet Quintet is not an easy task, but David Bruce’s 2008 composition Gumboots is...

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Mon 16 May, 2016:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major, BWV 828; Toccata in C minor, BWV 911; English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903; and other short pieces

Like Glenn Gould and Murray Perahia (Sony), Martha Argerich (DG) or Dinu Lipatti (EMI) before him, Nelson Freire brings Bach to joyous life on a...

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Wed 11 May, 2016:
Elgar: Symphony No 1 in A flat major, Op 55

Ignore the moustache supposedly proclaiming imperialism. Sense instead a modernist who in 1908 still believed in symphonic form but stripped of...

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Fri 29 Apr, 2016:
Haydn: Six String Quartets, Op 50 (Prussian)

Haydn’s six ‘Prussian’ string quartets have not always received the attention accorded the composer’s other quartets. Listening to The London...

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