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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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Wed 17 Aug, 2016:
Poulenc: Works for piano solo and piano duo

Poulenc’s talents as pianist and composer combined to create an oeuvre of distinction, within which discrete miniatures feature prominently. Many...

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Mon 04 Jul, 2016:
Rebecca Clarke: Works for Viola

Composed in 1919 and premiered that same year to considerable acclaim at Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge's Berkshire Chamber Music Festival in...

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Thu 17 Dec, 2015:
Schubert: Nacht und Träume – 17 Lieder

This first disc in a projected series of Schubert songs with Iain Burnside at the piano and a changing roster of singers gets the enterprise off to a...

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Thu 07 May, 2015:
Benjamin: Violin Concerto; Moeran: Violin Concerto; Bax: Violin Concerto; Walton: Cello Concerto

Here's a fascinating twofer devoted to four rewarding 20th-century British concertos in (mono) BBC broadcasts from 1957-61, all of which were recorded...

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Fri 28 Nov, 2014:
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas – No 29 in B flat major, Op 106 (Hammerklavier); No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)

It’s in at the deep (and the divine) ends of Beethoven’s piano sonatas – the gargantuan Hammerklavier and dreamlike Moonlight – for Alessio...

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Wed 12 Nov, 2014:
Bax: Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra; Overture, Elegy and Rondo; Four Orchestral Pieces

Here’s a disc of all but forgotten music lent persuasive advocacy by that redoubtable champion of British music, Andrew Davis, in his first foray...

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Tue 24 Jun, 2014:
Stravinsky: Petrouchka; Brahms: 16 Waltzes, Op 39; Piazzolla (arr Bax & Chung): Four Tangos

A decade after Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung first appeared on disc together (Ligeti on Dynamic) the husband-and-wife partnership return to the studio...

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Wed 19 Jun, 2013:
Moeran: Symphony in G minor; Sinfonietta; Overture to a Masque

Written between 1934 and 1937, the Symphony in G minor by Ernest John (“Jack”) Moeran (1894-1950) is one of the most sheerly lovable works to have...

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