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Thu 21 Jun, 2018:
Haydn: Piano Sonatas – Hoboken 32 in B minor; 40 in G major; 49 in E flat major; 50 in C major

Did Haydn make a mistake in the first movement of No 49? Both halves are written to be repeated, yet the second half takes in the coda which then is...

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Wed 18 Oct, 2017:
Schubert: Piano Sonatas – No 20 in A major, D 959; No 21 in B flat major, D 960

Expectations run high for Krystian Zimerman’s first solo recording in many decades, and he doesn’t disappoint. Schubert’s late sonatas allow the...

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Mon 15 May, 2017:
Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3); Symphony No 4 in F minor

This second volume in Andrew Manze's Vaughan Williams symphony cycle for Onyx Classics (Volume 1 was reviewed on 19 May 2016) couples polished...

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Tue 14 Mar, 2017:
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D899; Piano Sonata No 20 in A major D959

Artur Schnabel had an isolated field to himself when he recorded D959 in 1937. That field, though no longer isolated, still has space for musicians...

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Wed 04 May, 2016:
Brahms: Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15; Four Ballads, Op 10

'Maestoso', the instruction in the first movement, translates to 'majestic'. But how majestic is majestic? Daniel Harding doesn’t hesitate,...

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Wed 12 Nov, 2014:
Bax: Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra; Overture, Elegy and Rondo; Four Orchestral Pieces

Here’s a disc of all but forgotten music lent persuasive advocacy by that redoubtable champion of British music, Andrew Davis, in his first foray...

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Fri 27 Jun, 2014:
Schubert: Piano Sonatas – No 14 in A minor, D784; No 19 in C minor, D958; No 20 in A major, D959; No 21 in B flat major, D960

Paul Lewis’s fine accompaniment of Mark Padmore in Schubert’s three great song cycles gave some hope that he might forsake his preoccupation with...

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