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Thu 30 Aug, 2018:
Robert Gibson: Flux and Fire

This collection of string pieces composed in the decade from 1996 serves as a fine introduction to a composer exquisitely alert to atmosphere and...

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Fri 17 Aug, 2018:
Diamond: Symphony No 6; Rounds for String Orchestra; Romeo and Juliet

Composed in the decade from 1944, the three works here – examples of 20th-century American symphonic music at its most acutely lyrical, relaxed and...

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Mon 11 Jun, 2018:
Portrait of a Lady with Harp: Music for Queen Christina of Sweden by Pasquini, Corelli, Arcadelt, Stradella, Alessandro Scarlatti and anonymous

Here’s a fascinating – and discretely enjoyable – compendium of music by composers championed by Sweden’s fabled Queen Christina. Having...

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Mon 10 Oct, 2016:
Puts: Symphony No 2; River's Rush; Flute Concerto

In its unabashed emotion, high drama and cinematic sweep, the music of Kevin Puts (b.1972) is recognisably American. Certainly it owes a debt to the...

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Tue 21 Jun, 2016:
Songs to the Moon

This first recording from The Myrthen Ensemble is a 2-CD presentation of solo and group art songs inspired by the moon. The group was formed by...

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Mon 09 Nov, 2015:
Barber: Choral Works

The relationship between Somm Recordings and Paul Spicer’s Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir continues to go from strength to strength as they...

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Tue 05 May, 2015:
Barber: Piano Concerto, Op 31; Nocturne (Homage to John Field), Op 33; Britten: Piano Concerto, Op 13; Night Piece (Notturno)

Elizabeth Joy Roe’s coupling of the Britten and Barber Piano Concertos has several claims for attention. The first appearance together on disc of...

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Tue 17 Jun, 2014:
Olga Peretyatko: Arabesque – Arias for soprano from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Gounod, Bizet & J Strauss II

This is Olga Peretyatko’s second recital disc and further confirms her as a rising soprano talent, still in demand largely within her native Russia...

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Fri 23 May, 2014:
French Wind Quintets / 20th-Century Wind Quintets – Music by Ibert, Ravel, Jolivet, Milhaud, Taffanel, Ligeti, Zemlinsky, Barber, Veress & Hindemith

Nearly two hours' worth of both the most diverting fare and superlative wind playing imaginable from a star-studded ensemble. Disc 1 is devoted to...

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Wed 02 Apr, 2014:
Cellophony – Vibrez: Music by Wagner, Schubert, Liszt, Wieniawski, Mendelssohn, Bach, Barber and Sollima

Formed in 2007 and comprising eight cello graduates from London's Guildhall School of Music, the ensemble Cellophony has already been creating quite a...

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