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Mon 17 Apr, 2017:
Mahler: Symphony No 3 in D minor

The opening horn unison arrests and promises much, Mahler’s Third delivered with the long view typical of Bernard Haitink. He doesn’t...

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Wed 06 Jul, 2016:
Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op 123

Ever wondered why Beethoven began his Missa solemnis on a weak beat? Is it connected to what J W N Sullivan said in 1927: that the composer “came to...

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Mon 14 Dec, 2015:
Scriabin: Symphony No 3, Op 43 (The Divine Poem); The Poem of Ecstasy, Op 54

A big, bold Divine Poem that more than fits the bill. For evidence, beam up around 5'30” into the first movement: after a brassy lento introduction...

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Wed 02 Dec, 2015:
Coleridge-Taylor: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op 80; Delius: Suite for violin and orchestra; Haydn Wood: Violin Concerto in A minor

This disc raises the interesting question about going outside the mainstream repertoire. If you're worried about unfamiliarity, then you'll find that...

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Fri 19 Jun, 2015:
Talbot: Path of Miracles

Former member of The Divine Comedy and musical collaborator with The League of Gentlemen among others, Joby Talbot is a prolific composer in many...

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Thu 04 Jun, 2015:
Mahler: Symphony No 9 in D major

Mahler shows once again that he can be performed successfully in many ways. Myung-Whun Chung and his South Korean band provide surprises and new views...

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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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