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Tue 20 Dec, 2016:
Chisholm: Simoon

Here’s a find. A 20th-century opera not performed since 1954 (in New York), never recorded and deserving of greater attention. Erik Chisholm’s...

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Tue 06 Sep, 2016:
Boismortier: Six Sonates, Op 51

Greg Dikmans (baroque flute) and Lucinda Moon (baroque violin), the two leads of the period-instrument Elysium Ensemble, here essay a somewhat unusual...

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Tue 21 Jun, 2016:
Songs to the Moon

This first recording from The Myrthen Ensemble is a 2-CD presentation of solo and group art songs inspired by the moon. The group was formed by...

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Thu 09 Jun, 2016:
Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor; Debussy: String Quartet in G minor

Composed in 1879, César Franck's smoulderingly intense and ambitiously plotted Piano Quintet requires considerable discernment of expression and a...

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Thu 31 Mar, 2016:
Abrahamsen: let me tell you

Most of us remember where we were at certain key moments in history, whether watching the miracle of the moon landing or cowering at the unspeakable...

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Wed 23 Mar, 2016:
Invisible Stars – Choral Works of Ireland & Scotland

For sheer beauty of sound and contemplative luxuriousness, this debut by the mixed-voice Choral Scholars of University College, Dublin is an...

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Mon 07 Mar, 2016:
Sculthorpe: Island Songs; Dean: The Siduri Dances; Edwards: Full Moon Dances – Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra

Here’s an intriguing – and entertaining – glimpse into largely overlooked developments in contemporary Australian music with three first...

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Tue 14 Apr, 2015:
And the Bridge is Love: English Music for Strings – Works by Howard Goodall, Elgar, William Lloyd Webber, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Walton and Ireland

This is an appealing mix of the familiar and rare, of the substantial and slender, all most expertly and tenderly played by the English Chamber...

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Thu 12 Feb, 2015:
Chaminade: The Flatterer – Piano Music of Cécile Chaminade

A century ago, when there was an upright piano in every middle-class home, everyone played La lisonjera ('The Flatterer') by Cécile Chaminade...

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Fri 28 Nov, 2014:
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas – No 29 in B flat major, Op 106 (Hammerklavier); No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight)

It’s in at the deep (and the divine) ends of Beethoven’s piano sonatas – the gargantuan Hammerklavier and dreamlike Moonlight – for Alessio...

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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 15 Sep, 2014:
Quantz: Sei Duetti, Op 2

Poor old Quantz: you have to feel a bit sorry for him, stuck at the Sans Souci palace for years on end churning out endless works for his enthusiastic...

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