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Mon 04 Mar, 2019:
Sibelius: Symphony No 1 in E minor, Op 39; En Saga, Op 9

The start of a Sibelius series from the Gothenburg Symphony under its new 33-year-old chief conductor, Santtu-Matias Rouvali – and a most auspicious...

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Thu 03 Jan, 2019:
Stenhammar: Serenade in F major, Op 31; Symphony No 2 in G minor, Op 34

2019 launches in propitious fashion with this stimulating and generous pairing of two major symphonic works by the Swedish master Wilhelm Stenhammar...

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Mon 10 Dec, 2018:
American Concertos – Bernstein: Serenade, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances; Korngold: Violin Concerto; Rózsa: Violin Concerto

The two programmes of 20th-century American concertos from Baiba Skride coupled together here offer very different listening experiences. Erring on...

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Tue 14 Aug, 2018:
Stenhammar: Symphony No 2 in G minor, Op 34; Incidental Music for August Strindberg's 'A Dream Play' (1916): concert version by Hilding Rosenberg (1970)

Here's a first-rate companion SACD to this team's fine BIS anthology (reviewed by Rob Cowan on 7 August 2014) containing Wilhelm Stenhammar's glorious...

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Mon 18 Sep, 2017:
Dean: Dramatis Personae; Francesconi: Hard Pace

Has anyone done more for the trumpet repertoire in recent decades than Håkan Hardenberger? This latest offering includes two barnstorming pieces...

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Mon 23 May, 2016:
Smetana: Czech Dances; On the seashore

Cherished memories of the great Rudolf Firkušný come flooding back, but it's clear from Garrick Ohlsson's wholly persuasive and intrepidly...

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Mon 09 May, 2016:
Atterberg: Symphony No 3 in D major, Op 10 (Västkustbilder); Three Nocturnes, Op 35bis; Vittorioso, Op 58

The Third Symphony is one of Kurt Atterberg’s most popular works. As its title, ‘West Coast Pictures’, suggests, the symphony is a series of...

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Mon 27 Jul, 2015:
Atterberg: Symphonies – No 1 in B minor, Op 3; No 5 in D minor, Op 42 (Sinfonia funebre)

How listeners respond to this disc will be determined partly by their knowledge or ignorance of musical history, and by their attitude to musical...

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Tue 10 Jun, 2014:
Atterberg: Symphonies – No 2 in F major, Op 6; No 8 in E minor, Op 48 (Composed on Swedish National Melodies)

If you seek melodiousness, rich orchestration, warmth, straightforwardness and folk music in concert-music garb, then this splendidly engineered SACD...

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Mon 28 Oct, 2013:
Atterberg: Symphonies – No 4 in G minor, Op 14 (Sinfonia piccola); No 6 in C major, Op 31 (Dollar Symphony); En värmlandsrapsodi, Op 36, Suite No 3, Op 19 No 1

If what you crave is essentially untroubled tunefulness, attractively presented and without too much anxiety, then Kurt Atterberg's definitely your...

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