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Wed 30 Aug, 2017:
Brahms: Piano Concertos – No 1 in D minor, Op 15; No 2 in B flat major, Op 83

A vein of melancholy stalks most of the first movement of No 1. Mark Elder’s pacing is certainly Maestoso, his balancing of instrumental lines very...

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Mon 24 Jul, 2017:
CPE Bach: Complete Works for Keyboard and Violin

Years ago, my older daughter expressed the view that CPE Bach’s music sounds like a busker waiting outside a train station, dreamily meandering...

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Fri 13 May, 2016:
Brahms: Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25; Fauré: Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15: Schnittke: Piano Quartet in A minor

The Berlin Piano Quartet is made up of players from the Berlin Philharmonic, plus pianist Kim Barbier: two German, two French – an ideal mix for...

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Tue 26 Jan, 2016:
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op 58

One of the principal joys of Dvořák's maturity was his first concert in England (March 1884), where, at the Royal Albert Hall, this “Lion of the...

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Thu 21 Jan, 2016:
Wagner: Das Rheingold

Here's a Das Rheingold that punches well above its weight and price bracket. Tempo-wise, Jaap van Zweden, like Karajan and unlike Gergiev (reviewed 27...

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Thu 19 Jun, 2014:
American Grace – John Adams: Hallelujah Junction; China Gates; Steven Mackey: Stumble to Grace; Sneaky March

John Adams’s Hallelujah Junction, for two pianos, peals invitingly in its intricate opening, and from there over three movements and 16 minutes the...

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Mon 26 Aug, 2013:
Fantasticus – Baroque chamber works by Buxtehude, Stradella, Schmelzer, Jenkins, Pandolfi Mealli, Kertzinger, Muffat & Bertali

For their recording debut, the Baroque trio Fantasticus has chosen a variety of exponents of the notion of stylus fantasticus that evolved in...

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