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Tue 07 Mar, 2017:
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op 40; Don Juan, Op 20

Paavo Järvi's new Richard Strauss series for RCA with the NHK Symphony Orchestra is launched in handsome style with a ripely engineered Don Juan...

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Wed 14 Dec, 2016:
Rott: Symphony No 1 in E major

A fellow student with Gustav Mahler in Anton Bruckner’s composition class, Hans Rott (1858-1884) left his mark on the symphonic form. Rott’s...

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Fri 24 Jun, 2016:
Nielsen: The Complete Symphonies

As a belated reminder of last year’s sesquicentennial anniversary of Nielsen’s birth, this complete symphony survey also serves as a reminder of...

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Wed 30 Mar, 2016:
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85; Walton: Cello Concerto; Holst: Invocation, Op 19 No 1; Imogen Holst: The fall of the leaf

A quarter of a century and more has passed since Steven Isserlis recorded Elgar’s angst-ridden Cello Concerto with Richard Hickox and the London...

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Thu 10 Mar, 2016:
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 44; Symphonic Dances, Op 45

This 81-minute disc couples 24-carat Rachmaninov masterpieces, both late works, Symphonic Dances his swansong, written for Eugene Ormandy and the...

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Fri 04 Mar, 2016:
Britten: Violin Concerto, Op 15; Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35

Norwegian virtuoso Vilde Frang cements her reputation as one of the most communicative artists on the current circuit with this superbly stimulating...

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Thu 03 Dec, 2015:
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 44; Symphonic Dances, Op 45; Caprice bohémien, Op 12; The Rock, Op 7; Vocalise, Op 34 No 14

A strongly recommendable package, this, which reveals Paavo Järvi as a Rachmaninov interpreter of abundant flair, temperament and sensitivity. By the...

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Fri 30 Oct, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 6 in A major

Pieced together from concert performances held in Frankfurt's Alte Oper during May 2010, Paavo Järvi's interpretation of Bruckner's Sixth Symphony...

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Thu 06 Aug, 2015:
Prokofiev: Symphony No 5 in B flat major, Op 100; Scythian Suite, Op 20

A Prokofiev Fifth that for all its strengths seems to have a few problems getting off the ground. It’s not just a matter of tempo – Paavo Järvi's...

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Mon 03 Nov, 2014:
Walton: Symphony No 1 in B flat minor; Violin Concerto in B minor

The First of Walton's two symphonies continues to divide opinion; its final movement was only completed two years after the first three, but clearly...

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Fri 14 Mar, 2014:
Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher; Trauermusik; Sonata for viola and piano, Op 11 No 4; Sonata for solo viola, Op 25

Let’s hear it for Paul Hindemith! The 50th anniversary of his death last year went for virtually nothing in the concert hall, but some record...

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Tue 28 Jan, 2014:
Poulenc: Gloria; Litanies à la Vierge noire; Stabat Mater

Turn to track 7 for something utterly beautiful and mystic, the Litanies of the Black Madonna, set for female voices and orchestra. This radiant and...

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Mon 03 Jun, 2013:
Smetana: Má vlast (My Country)

Glowingly recorded within the helpful acoustic of Dresden's Lukaskirche, Paavo Berglund's 1978 account of Smetana's majestic cycle of six tone poems...

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