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Fri 11 Aug, 2017:
Dreams & Fancies – English music for solo guitar

Dreams & Fancies, the solo debut on disc by young Scottish guitarist Sean Shibe, announces an exciting new talent. At its heart are a trio of lute...

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Mon 07 Aug, 2017:
Mali in Oak

Recorded live in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London during a series of concerts curated by guitarist John...

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Wed 02 Aug, 2017:
Roger Doyle: Homemade Ivory Dreams

Homemade Ivory Dreams is a collection of pieces “that snuck out” while Roger Doyle was working on other projects. Which is not to suggest this is...

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Fri 18 Nov, 2016:
Songs from Our Ancestors: Music by John Dowland, Ruan Ji, Benjamin Britten, Franz Schubert, Xu Changjun, Dominick Argento, Chen Yi, Stephen Goss and Anonymous

A first disc from London’s Globe Theatre offers a fine introduction for those outside the capital to the venue’s musical programme. Recorded in...

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Wed 10 Aug, 2016:
The Soldier's Return: Guitar works inspired by Scotland

For this recital of works by guitar composers of the early 19th century (Sor, Guiliani, Mertz and Legnani) James Akers plays period 'Romantic' guitars...

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Tue 09 Aug, 2016:
Wainwright: Take All My Loves – 9 Shakespeare Sonnets

Rufus Wainwright follows last year’s homage to Maria Callas (Prima Donna, reviewed 22 December 2015) with a tribute to Shakespeare marking the 400th...

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Tue 26 Jul, 2016:
Marais: Pièces à une et à deux violes et basse continue

Published in 1689, Marin Marais’s “Pieces for One and Two Viols” (Pièces à une et à deux violes) was a significant development in the...

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Tue 12 Jul, 2016:
Telemann: Recorder Sonatas & Fantasias

It’s positively impossible not to smile at least once (indeed, several times) when listening to Pamela Thorby’s account of Telemann’s whimsical...

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Wed 23 Mar, 2016:
Invisible Stars – Choral Works of Ireland & Scotland

For sheer beauty of sound and contemplative luxuriousness, this debut by the mixed-voice Choral Scholars of University College, Dublin is an...

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Wed 24 Feb, 2016:
Miloš: Blackbird – The Beatles Album

The Beatles’ timeless melodies have long inspired classical musicians from Cathy Berberian and John Cage to the Berlin Philharmonic Cellists and the...

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Thu 01 Oct, 2015:
Sibelius: The Complete Songs

Originally released by Decca in the autumn of 1984 on its own Argo label, this absorbing anthology houses Sibelius's criminally underrated song output...

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Thu 03 Sep, 2015:
Simpson: 20 Ayres for two trebles and two basses; Four Divisions

Christopher Simpson (c1605-69) remains best known – to those in the know at least – as the author of a treatise called “The Division Viol”,...

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Mon 23 Feb, 2015:
Elliott Bark: (Com)Passionate Music; Shostakovich: Preludes & Fugues Nos 1, 5 & 24, Op 87 (arr Bark); Debussy: Children's Corner Suite (arr Bark)

Classical guitarist Petar Jankovic has combined his six strings with those of a traditional string quartet and the result is a chamber ensemble full...

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