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Mon 14 Aug, 2017:
David Matthews: Piano Trios – No 1, Op 34 (1983); No 2, Op 61 (1993); No 3, Op 97 (2005); Journeying Songs for solo cello, Op 95

Music of genuine substance, consummate craftsmanship and communicative power from the pen of David Matthews (who turns 75 next March). Each of his...

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Tue 27 Sep, 2016:
Anoushka Shankar: Land of Gold

Evidence of Anoushka Shankar’s ambition to make her music relevant (as much as to bring the sitar into the mainstream) comes in the form of this...

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Thu 18 Jun, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat major (Romantic)

Manfred Honeck distils a truly awesome hush and mystery at the outset of this bracingly alive and exceedingly stimulating account of Bruckner's Fourth...

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Wed 29 Oct, 2014:
Dvořák: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88; Janáček: Jenůfa (Symphonic Suite)

Further proof that Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony are one of the classiest and most sheerly imaginative partnerships around at present. In...

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Thu 28 Aug, 2014:
Perle: Eight Pieces (1938-1997)

George Perle, who died five years ago at age 93, is honored by these excellent performances, which include the majority of his works for piano,...

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Thu 24 Apr, 2014:
Kodály: String Quartets – No 1, Op 2; No 2, Op 10; Intermezzo; Gavotte

Kodály's ambitiously large-scale First Quartet is a curate’s egg. Despite a slow movement of real expressive breadth (the emotional heart of the...

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Tue 09 Jul, 2013:
Gál: Symphony No 2 in F major, Op 53; Schumann: Symphony No 4 in D minor, Op 120

Now here's quite a find. Austrian-born Hans Gál (1890-1987) took flight from Nazi Germany in 1938, eventually settling in Edinburgh (where he became...

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