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Fri 11 Aug, 2017:
Dreams & Fancies – English music for solo guitar

Dreams & Fancies, the solo debut on disc by young Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe, announces an exciting new talent. At its heart are a trio of lute...

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Wed 10 May, 2017:
Elgar: The Spirit of England, Op 80; A Voice in the wilderness (Une voix dans le désert), Op 77; Grania and Diarmid, Op 42; Bax: In Memoriam

The Spirit of England dates from World War One. It’s of deeply-felt and rousing sentiments, stylistically retrospective in the first piece (‘The...

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Thu 16 Mar, 2017:
Adam Schoenberg: American Symphony; Finding Rothko; Picture Studies

“My music comes straight from the heart – striving to be beautiful and inspiring, and simultaneously challenging and rewarding.” The well-chosen...

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Wed 06 Jul, 2016:
Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op 123

Ever wondered why Beethoven began his Missa solemnis on a weak beat? Is it connected to what J W N Sullivan said in 1927: that the composer “came to...

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Thu 07 Apr, 2016:
Reger: Violin Concerto in A major, Op 101 (arr for chamber ensemble by Rudolf Kolisch)

Arnold Schoenberg reckoned that the music of Max Reger deserved frequent exposure, primarily because Reger was a genius. Seconded. Rudolf Kolisch’s...

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Fri 03 Apr, 2015:
UK DK – Works for recorder and harpsichord by Arnold, Borup-Jørgensen, Britten, Christiansen, Holmboe, Jacob and Kidane

What at first glance seems like an unlikely pairing with which to play contemporary music turns out to provide a wealth of interesting new sonorities...

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Tue 31 Mar, 2015:
Geoffrey Bush: Concerto for light orchestra; Natus est Immanuel; Sinfonia Concertante; Two Miniatures; Finale for a Concert

Looking to have your spirits raised and musical taste-buds enlivened? The music of Englishman Geoffrey Bush (1920-98) could be your prescription. The...

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Thu 24 Jul, 2014:
Weinberg: Symphony No 18, Op 138 (War– there is no word more cruel); Trumpet Concerto, Op 94

Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-96) was born in Warsaw, lived in the Soviet Union from 1939, was befriended by Shostakovich and died in Moscow. His...

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Fri 12 Jul, 2013:
English Recorder Concertos – Richard Harvey: Concerto Incantato; Arnold: Recorder Concerto, Op 133; Jacob: Suite for Recorder and Strings

Richard Harvey (b 1952) has made a name for himself with his frequently haunting music for film and television. Composed in 2009 for that doyenne of...

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