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Wed 05 Oct, 2016:
Elgar: Symphony No 1 in A flat major, Op 55; In the South, Op 50

Sir Antonio Pappano directs a gutsy, intrepidly characterful and consistently stimulating account of Elgar's magnificent First Symphony. It was...

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Fri 05 Aug, 2016:
Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 2 – Leclair: Suite from 'Scylla et Glaucus'; Charpentier: Suite from 'Le malade imaginaire'; Rameau: Suite from 'Les fêtes de Polymnie'

The Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare, continue their exploration of French Baroque theatre music on a second album that features three...

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Thu 19 May, 2016:
Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony; Symphony No 8 in D minor

On this well-filled disc containing two Vaughan Williams symphonies Andrew Manze directs the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic with loads of sympathy for...

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Thu 09 Jul, 2015:
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien, Op 45; Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture; Francesca da Rimini, Op 32; 1812 Overture, Op 49

The brass commands sonorous attention to introduce the colourful musical postcard that is Capriccio Italien, given full character and impetuous dash...

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Wed 08 Jul, 2015:
Beethoven: Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68 (Pastoral); Egmont, Op 84 (Overture)

Klaus Tennstedt’s deeply felt affinity with Beethoven shines through in these live recordings from late 1991 (Egmont Overture) and early 1992...

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Wed 25 Mar, 2015:
Vaughan Williams: Symphonies – No 4 in F minor; No 8 in D minor

Vladimir Jurowski's live account of the Eighth Symphony was captured by the LPO's own microphones in the Royal Festival Hall back in September 2008....

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Tue 30 Sep, 2014:
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op 40; Don Juan, Op 20

Rarely has the pertinent and majestic Zarathustra reference at the end of Ein Heldenleben made as telling an effect as it does here on this 1986 Prom...

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Wed 10 Sep, 2014:
Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op 123

Truly one of the greatest paeans of praise in western music, Beethoven’s extraordinary (lung-bursting and Heaven-reaching) Missa solemnis gets into...

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Wed 23 Jul, 2014:
Elgar: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63

It's been over 40 years since Daniel Barenboim set down an arrestingly flexible and deeply felt interpretation of Elgar's mighty Second Symphony with...

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Fri 25 Apr, 2014:
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Fantasia para un gentilhombre; Invocación y danza; Falla: Homenaje; Danza del Molinero; Sor: Grand Solo; Lennon/McCartney/Takemitsu: Michelle

Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez and Fantasia para un gentilhombre (a concerto in all but name) are so well known that lacklustre performances can make...

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Wed 16 Apr, 2014:
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D major; Prokofiev: No 2 in G minor, Op 63

It didn't suit Stravinsky's compositional needs to include a cadenza in this, his only Violin Concerto, but Patricia Kopatchinskaja has included her...

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Wed 19 Jun, 2013:
Moeran: Symphony in G minor; Sinfonietta; Overture to a Masque

Written between 1934 and 1937, the Symphony in G minor by Ernest John (“Jack”) Moeran (1894-1950) is one of the most sheerly lovable works to have...

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Mon 20 May, 2013:
Bruckner: Symphony No 6 in A major

Bruckner's Sixth Symphony needs passion and conviction from its performers, and we get a lot of both in this clear-sighted account from Christoph...

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