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Mon 31 Jul, 2017:
Ligeti: Cello Concerto; Chamber Concerto for 13 instruments; Melodien for orchestra; Piano Concerto

These three concertos, plus the orchestral work Melodien, provide a valuable overview of Ligeti’s stylistic development, from the experimental Cello...

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Mon 13 Feb, 2017:
Bloch: The Three Suites for solo cello; Dallapiccola: Ciaccona, Intermezzo e Adagio; Ligeti: Sonata for solo cello

Ernest Bloch composed three suites for solo cello in 1956 and 1957 for his most assiduous champion, Zara Nelsova (1918-2002). It is, as Natalie Clein...

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Wed 28 Sep, 2016:
Haydn: Piano Concertos – No 4 in G major; No 11 in D major; Ligeti: Piano Concerto; Capriccios Nos 1 and 2

Haydn and Ligeti – the great musical jokers of the 18th and 20th centuries – meet in Shai Wosner’s new album of solo capriccios and orchestral...

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Tue 13 Oct, 2015:
Dean: String Quartets – No 1 (Eclipse); No 2 ('And once I played Ophelia'); Epitaphs for string quintet

Violist and composer Brett Dean (b 1961) is at his very best when writing for strings. As these three works demonstrate, he is an adventurous...

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Fri 04 Sep, 2015:
Insomnia – Works by Britten, Buck/Mills/Stipe, Couperin (arr Adès), Dean, Gurney (arr Farrington), Lennon/McCartney (arr Farrington) and Ligeti

It says something about the current state of the recording industry that this second release from the Aurora Orchestra (which celebrates its 10th...

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Fri 19 Jun, 2015:
Talbot: Path of Miracles

Former member of The Divine Comedy and musical collaborator with The League of Gentlemen among others, Joby Talbot is a prolific composer in many...

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Fri 26 Sep, 2014:
Deane: Noctuary

Raymond Deane’s Noctuary is an elegant, erudite, occasionally enigmatic, often exciting re-imagining of the nocturne. Inspired by the vividly alive...

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Mon 07 Jul, 2014:
Motherland – Piano pieces by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Kancheli, Ligeti, Brahms, Liszt and others

After well-received recordings devoted to Liszt and Chopin, Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili presents an album that is part self-portrait formed...

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Tue 24 Jun, 2014:
Stravinsky: Petrouchka; Brahms: 16 Waltzes, Op 39; Piazzolla (arr Bax & Chung): Four Tangos

A decade after Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung first appeared on disc together (Ligeti on Dynamic) the husband-and-wife partnership return to the studio...

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Fri 23 May, 2014:
French Wind Quintets / 20th-Century Wind Quintets – Music by Ibert, Ravel, Jolivet, Milhaud, Taffanel, Ligeti, Zemlinsky, Barber, Veress & Hindemith

Nearly two hours' worth of both the most diverting fare and superlative wind playing imaginable from a star-studded ensemble. Disc 1 is devoted to...

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