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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 28 Nov, 2016:
Mozart: Don Giovanni, K 527

These CDs are beautifully presented in a hard-cover book, which includes the libretto and a discussion with conductor Teodor Currentzis. Although I...

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Mon 28 Mar, 2016:
Bach: St John Passion, BWV 245

“Lord, our master, whose glory fills the whole earth, show us by your Passion that you, the true eternal Son of God, triumph even in the deepest...

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Tue 19 Jan, 2016:
Zandonai: Francesca da Rimini

Tricked into marriage with Giannciotto while in love with his brother Paolo, Francesca is also desired by their third brother Malatestino. This opera...

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Mon 09 Jun, 2014:
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 2 in B flat major, Op 52 (Lobgesang)

Mendelssohn’s Second Symphony is entitled ‘Lobgesang’ (Hymn of Praise). It’s a hybrid: three orchestral movements followed by a finale that is...

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Mon 02 Sep, 2013:
Cornelius: Complete Lieder, Volume 1 – Sechs Lieder, Op 1; Trauer und Trost, Op 3; Brautlieder; An Bertha, Op 15; Rheinische Lieder; Drei Lieder, Op 4

Peter Cornelius (1824-1874) was a poet-musician of deeply personal expression who often set his own lyrics, composing in the Liszt or Wagner mould....

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