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Thu 06 Dec, 2018:
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op 30; Don Quixote, Op 35

The sixth and final volume in this enjoyable series devoted to Richard Strauss's orchestral works pairs two impressive live performances from March...

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Thu 05 Jan, 2017:
Richard Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64

Here is the fourth volume in Sebastian Weigle's series of orchestral music by Richard Strauss. Drawing alert and polished playing from his Frankfurt...

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Tue 31 May, 2016:
Gál: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op 57; Mozart: Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat major, K 482

I've sung the praises of Hans Gál's music previously on Classical Ear (see my reviews – from 9 July 2013 and 12 June 2014 – of his first two...

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Mon 16 May, 2016:
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major, BWV 828; Toccata in C minor, BWV 911; English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808; Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903; and other short pieces

Like Glenn Gould and Murray Perahia (Sony), Martha Argerich (DG) or Dinu Lipatti (EMI) before him, Nelson Freire brings Bach to joyous life on a...

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Fri 29 May, 2015:
Agrippina – Baroque Opera Arias by Perti, Porpora, Graun, Orlandini, Mathesson, Handel, Telemann, Magni, Sammartini and Legrenzi

Swedish mezzo-soprano Ann Hallenberg’s star has been shining brightly in baroque circles for some time. Boasting 12 first recordings, this thrilling...

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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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