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Mon 28 Jan, 2019:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major; Italian Concerto; Chaconne from Violin Partita in D minor (arranged for piano by Busoni)

The philosophy of an erstwhile musician re-ignites. For Edwin Fischer (1886-1960) Bach “towered above the centuries, but to interpret his works...

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Fri 09 Nov, 2018:
Michael Berkeley: Winter Fragments – Catch Me If You Can; Clarinet Quintet; Winter Fragments; Sonnet for Orpheus; Seven

Released to mark his 70th birthday, this rewarding collection of chamber pieces by Michael Berkeley spans half a lifetime. Following their...

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Thu 09 Aug, 2018:
Harbison: Symphony No 4; Ruggles: Sun-Treader; Stucky: Second Concerto for Orchestra

By no means the definitive American symphony, John Harbison’s Fourth Symphony (dating from 2004) is nonetheless a quintessential example. In five...

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Wed 13 Jun, 2018:
Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas, Volume 1

“Sonatas Volume 1” says Chandos. And 20 of the 555 originally written for harpsichord were first exposed on record by Wanda Landowska in 1935. Two...

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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 26 Sep, 2014:
Deane: Noctuary

Raymond Deane’s Noctuary is an elegant, erudite, occasionally enigmatic, often exciting re-imagining of the nocturne. Inspired by the vividly alive...

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Tue 16 Sep, 2014:
Brahms: Cello Sonatas – No 1 in E minor, Op 38; No 2 in F major, Op 99; Trio in A minor for clarinet, cello and piano, Op 114

There’s nothing particularly wrong with this recording; it’s just that the performances of all three works are trumped by alternatives already...

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Fri 22 Nov, 2013:
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra

Already well served on disc – Abbado’s near-definitive DG account and Santini’s historic EMI recording fronted by Tito Gobbi and Boris Christoff...

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Thu 26 Sep, 2013:
Turnage: On Opened Ground; Texan Tenebrae; Lullaby for Hans; Riffs and Refrains; Mambo, Blues and Tarantella

72 minutes of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s music, including On Opened Ground, a viola concerto for Yuri Bashmet that Lawrence Power has made his own. Its...

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Fri 24 May, 2013:
Stanford: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor; Variations on 'Down Among the Dead Men'

At the 1910 Leeds Festival Stanford partnered Rachmaninov in a performance of his Second Piano Concerto in C minor. The Irish composer admired the...

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