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Mon 08 Jan, 2018:
Stravinsky: Chant funèbre, Op 5; Feu d'artifice, Op 4; Scherzo fantastique, Op 3; Le Faune et la Bergère, Op 2; Le Sacre du printemps

Stravinsky’s Funeral Song, written in memory of Rimsky-Korsakov, was lost following its sole performance in 1908 and recently found – numerous...

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Mon 10 Apr, 2017:
Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in E flat major, Op 55 (Eroica); Overture – Fidelio, Op 72

From his day to today, debates rage over Beethoven’s metronome markings which he saw as “a welcome means of assuring the performances of my...

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Mon 12 Dec, 2016:
Scriabin: The Complete Piano Sonatas; Vers la flamme, Op 72

Peter Donohoe came late to Scriabin, the composer wholly absent from his repertoire during his first 40 years at the piano. This rich, varied and...

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Mon 05 Dec, 2016:
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op 64

The finest Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet we’ve had since Gennadi Rozhdestvensky’s Bolshoi recording from the 1950s (Melodiya), and I’m not forgetting...

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Fri 25 Mar, 2016:
Chopin: Preludes, Op 28; Nocturne in C minor, Op 48 No 1; Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35; Polonaise in A flat major, Op 53

This live recording, by the winner of the 17th International Chopin Competition in Warsaw last year, reveals a young pianist with splendid technique...

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Mon 06 Apr, 2015:
Bizet: Roma – Symphony; Jeux d'enfants, Op 22 (Petite suite & Les quatre coins); Patrie – Overture, Op 19; Overture in A; Marche funèbre in B minor

Do you remember The Toreador's Song or the sultry Habañera, both from the opera Carmen? Well, you're in for a treat with this disc: more...

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Tue 10 Feb, 2015:
Schubert: Symphonies – No 1 in D major, D 82; No 2 in B flat major, D 125; Adrast, D137 (Funeral March); Rosamunde Overture (Die Zauberharfe), D 644

Schubert symphonies have of late been doing rather well on the silver platter, what with Marc Minkowski (Naïve), Hans Zender (Hänssler), Lorin...

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Wed 14 May, 2014:
Alwyn: Fantasy Waltzes; Sonata alla Toccata; The Weather Vane; Bicycle Ride; Piece for piano; Funeral Rites for the Death of an Artist; Carwithen: Sonatina

Composed in 1954 and dedicated to the gifted New Zealand pianist Richard Farrell (who was tragically killed in a car accident aged just 32), William...

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