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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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Mon 20 Feb, 2017:
Mahler: Symphony No 7

Here's the genuinely promising first instalment in a new Mahler symphony cycle under the cogent and unexaggerated baton of Ádám Fischer (elder...

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Wed 13 Jan, 2016:
Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op 37; Polonia, Op 76; Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Op 39

Here the Halle Orchestra's own label provides a solid mix of the well-known, lesser-known and all-but-unknown Elgar. Alice Coote gives a refined if...

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Wed 25 Nov, 2015:
Grime: Night Songs; Virga; Into the faded air; Clarinet Concerto; A Cold Spring; Everyone Sang; Near Midnight

Helen Grime (b 1981) is revealed on this disc as a young composer of vivid imagination and an unerring instinct for attractive sound that is...

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Wed 15 Jul, 2015:
Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Five Variants of 'Dives and Lazarus'; The Wasps (Overture)

Vaughan Williams's A Pastoral Symphony (1922) post-dates his seminal Tallis Fantasia (probably the single most important British work of its time) by...

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Mon 14 Jul, 2014:
CPE Bach: Magnificat, Wq215; Motet – Helig ist Gott, Wq217; Symphony in D major, Wq 183

If there had been such a thing as a 'Greatest Hits' album back in the eighteenth century, then this is what it might have looked like. In 1786, CPE...

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Fri 25 Apr, 2014:
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Fantasia para un gentilhombre; Invocación y danza; Falla: Homenaje; Danza del Molinero; Sor: Grand Solo; Lennon/McCartney/Takemitsu: Michelle

Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez and Fantasia para un gentilhombre (a concerto in all but name) are so well known that lacklustre performances can make...

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Fri 29 Nov, 2013:
Delius: Sea Drift; Cynara; Holst: The Hymn of Jesus

It seems almost unfair to pit the two major works here against each other on disc. Holst’s ground-breaking 1917 setting of the words and dance of...

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Thu 13 Jun, 2013:
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Firebird Suite; Scherzo à la Russe; Tango No 72 (orchestral version)

Rite of Spring is the third of three major scores by Stravinsky for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes company, the first being Firebird (1910), the suite...

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