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Fri 12 Oct, 2018:
Prokofiev: Symphony No 3 in C minor, Op 44; Chout, Op 21; Violin Concerto No 1 in D major, Op 19; Dreams, Op 6

I recently had the good fortune to chance upon a stereo transcription of Gennady Rozhdestvensky’s thrilling Philharmonia Prokofiev Third from the...

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Fri 27 Oct, 2017:
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 1 in D minor, Op 13

Vividly captured by the microphones at a concert on 17 November 2016 in London's Royal Festival Hall, this is Vladimir Ashkenazy's third recording of...

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Fri 14 Jul, 2017:
Marek: Sinfonia, Op 28; Kletzki: Symphony No 2 in G minor, Op 18

Musiques Suisses claim 'first recording' status for the one-movement Sinfonia (1928) by Polish-born Czesław Marek (1891-1986), but in fact that...

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Wed 14 Sep, 2016:
Roussel: Bacchus et Ariane, Op 43 (Suites Nos 1 & 2); Poulenc: Les Biches (Suite); Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques (orch Ansermet)

Here's the fourth instalment in this highly desirable series from Pentatone featuring the Suisse Romande Orchestra in dance repertoire under its...

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Tue 28 Jun, 2016:
Schubert: Symphony No 9 in C major, D940

I can never understand why conductors who are bold enough to take the long first movement exposition repeat in Schubert 9 fail to observe the parallel...

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Fri 20 May, 2016:
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47; Suite, Op 117; Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 82; Raymonda, Op 57 (Grand Adagio)

The Sibelius concerto has served violinists well in their debut recordings: think Viktoria Mullova, Leila Josefowicz (Philips) and Angèle Dubeau...

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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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Wed 24 Sep, 2014:
Ross Harris: Cello Concerto; Symphony No 4 (To the Memory of Mahinārangi Tocker)

Ross Harris, born in 1945, hails from New Zealand. His music has already been recorded by Naxos. This latest issue couples pieces both from 2011. The...

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Tue 08 Apr, 2014:
Mahler: Symphonies – No 1 in D major; No 2 in C minor (Resurrection); No 3 in D minor

In London, during 2011, Lorin Maazel returned to all of Mahler’s completed symphonies, including Das Lied von der Erde. All were recorded and the...

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Thu 30 Jan, 2014:
Renée Fleming: Guilty Pleasures – Songs and Arias by Berlioz, Duparc, Falla, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Delibes, Canteloube, Dvořák, Smetana, J Strauss II, Wagner & Corigliano

Renée Fleming has chosen a wide-ranging sequence of songs and arias in eight languages, varying in genre from opera and lullaby to folk-songs and...

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Thu 25 Jul, 2013:
Claudio Abbado: The Decca Years – Music by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Hindemith, Janáček, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev and Verdi

Nostalgic collectors will devour this beautifully presented Decca box, which serves as a handsome reminder of what a prodigious, burgeoning talent...

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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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Tue 07 May, 2013:
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre; Le Rouet d'Omphale; Phaéton; La Jeunesse d'Hércule; Marche héroïque; Introduction and Rondo capriccioso; Havanaise

If you love Carnival of the Animals and have ever wondered what other treasures came from the pen of the French composer Camille Saint-Saëns, this...

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