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Mon 20 Mar, 2017:
Borodin: Piano Quintet in C minor; Cello Sonata in B minor (reconstructed by Mikhail Goldstein); String Quartet No 2 in D major

A generous Borodin chamber triptych comprising two youthful offerings and a bona fide masterpiece. The Piano Quartet from 1862 is not without its...

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Wed 15 Feb, 2017:
Leighton: Complete Organ Works

Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) wrote with consummate skill for the organ. His thrillingly communicative 1970 Concerto for the instrument with string...

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Fri 16 Dec, 2016:
Boyle: Piano Concerto in D minor; Hill: Piano Concerto in A major; Piano Sonata in A major

Volume 69 in Hyperion’s continuing survey of romantic piano concertos takes an Antipodean turn with two 20th-century works by Australians Alfred...

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Mon 18 Apr, 2016:
Mozart: Violin Concertos – No 2 in D major, K211; No 5 in A major, K219; Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K364

Very interesting, this. I’ve always thought that as a Mozartean Frank Peter Zimmermann has travelled the Milstein-Oistrakh-Grumiaux route, with a...

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Mon 28 Mar, 2016:
Bach: St John Passion, BWV 245

“Lord, our master, whose glory fills the whole earth, show us by your Passion that you, the true eternal Son of God, triumph even in the deepest...

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Tue 06 Oct, 2015:
Loeffler: Divertissement Espagnol; La Villanelle du Diable, Op 9; Une Nuit de Mai; Divertissement in A minor

Charles Martin Loeffler (1861-1935) studied in Berlin and Paris, and emigrated to the United States in his early twenties. A gifted violinist, he held...

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Tue 08 Sep, 2015:
Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast – Complete Incidental Music; Overture in E major; Scène de Ballet; The Language of the Birds (Wedding March); Cortège; Menuetto; Processional, Op 113 No 6

There's a useful question or two to ask the prospective purchaser of discs like this. Firstly: do you like anything by the composer? I'll assume the...

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Fri 26 Jun, 2015:
Il Trionfo di Dori

The Triumph of Dori (though the booklet has “triumphs”) is a set of a cappella madrigals published in Venice in 1592 and commissioned by the...

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Mon 24 Nov, 2014:
Jacob: Piano Concerto No 1; Williamson: Piano Concerto No 2; Carwithen: Piano Concerto

Pianist Mark Bebbington is at his imperious, sensitive best in this fascinating triptych of concertos with string orchestra. Sydney-born Malcolm...

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Thu 06 Nov, 2014:
Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album

Although Nicola Benedetti may have stolen his thunder, Daniel Hope makes a decent fist of the Korngold Concerto, the main event on another selection...

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Fri 12 Sep, 2014:
Haydn: Piano Concerto in F major, Hob XVIII:3; Piano Concerto in G major, Hob XVIII:4; Piano Concerto in D major, Hob XVIII:11

Years ago, that provocative ‘classical jazzer’ Friedrich Gulda made a notable (some would say notorious) recording of Mozart’s C major Concerto...

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Thu 14 Aug, 2014:
Tickle the Minikin: 17th-century lyra-viol music

A double-entendre that doubtless had Sam Pepys sniggering over his coffee, ‘to tickle the minikin’ also parallels the later pianistic ‘tickling...

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