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Mon 29 Jan, 2018:
Four Composers – Four Pieces – Four Hands: Works by Schubert, Chopin, Liszt & Stravinsky

What an interesting and, in the auditioning, persuasive idea – to play four great piano works on different instruments, each contemporary to the...

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Wed 24 May, 2017:
Chausson: Concert in D major, Op 21; Franck: Violin Sonata in A major

Alexander Melnikov's choice of an Érard piano from the period lends a distinctively mellow, soft-grained demeanour to this highly accomplished and...

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Tue 15 Dec, 2015:
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54; Piano Trio No 2 in F major, Op 80

Robert Schumann’s romantic Piano Concerto is here informed by ‘period’ instruments. Alexander Melnikov plays on an 1837 Erard fortepiano,...

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Wed 15 Apr, 2015:
Hindemith: Sonata for Althorn and Piano; Sonata for Cello and Piano; Sonata for Trombone and Piano; Sonata for Violin and Piano; Sonata for Trumpet and Piano

It seems that the reputation of the music by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) is somewhat in the doldrums at present, a far cry from the exalted position it...

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Fri 10 Apr, 2015:
Schumann: Violin Concerto in D minor; Piano Trio No 3 in G minor, Op 110

At first hearing, Isabelle Faust and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra under Pablo Heras-Casado seem hell-bent on waltzing through the Schumann...

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Mon 16 Feb, 2015:
Beethoven: Complete Works for Cello and Piano

Heard superficially, there’s little to quibble with here. Alexander Melnikov is a superb technician – witness his immaculate downwards scale near...

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Tue 15 Apr, 2014:
Beethoven: Piano Trios – No 6 in E flat major, Op 70 No 2; No 7 in B flat major, Op 97 (Archduke)

Alexander Melnikov, Isabelle Faust and Jean-Guihen Queyras are in historically-informed mode for this recording of Beethoven’s Sixth and Seventh...

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