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Tue 11 Jun, 2019:
Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op 19; Symphony in B flat major, Op 20

Composed between 1882 and 1892 and bearing a dedication to Henri Duparc, Ernest Chausson's glorious orchestral song-cycle, Poème de l'amour et de la...

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Fri 29 Sep, 2017:
Stravinsky: Le Rossignol; Pribaoutki; Deux Poèmes de Paul Verlaine

Lovers of Stravinsky’s technicoloured tone poem Le chant du rossignol who are not familiar with the work it emerged from may be surprised by the...

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Mon 02 Jan, 2017:
Armin Jordan: The French Symphonic Recordings

What better way to start a new year than to renew acquaintance with the substantial recorded legacy of that modest and under-appreciated master of the...

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Fri 04 Sep, 2015:
Insomnia – Works by Britten, Buck/Mills/Stipe, Couperin (arr Adès), Dean, Gurney (arr Farrington), Lennon/McCartney (arr Farrington) and Ligeti

It says something about the current state of the recording industry that this second release from the Aurora Orchestra (which celebrates its 10th...

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Thu 27 Aug, 2015:
Jongen: Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 17; Adagio symphonique in B major, Op 20; Fantasia in E major, Op 12; Lazzari: Rapsodie in E minor

All the works on this disc are amiable pieces, finely crafted, and the performances are first-rate. Joseph Jongen (1873-1953), a Belgian, is best...

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Thu 30 Jul, 2015:
Bartók: Two Pictures, Op 10 (arr Kocsis); Debussy: Jeux (arr Bavouzet); Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (arranged by the composer for piano four hands)

The best musical transcriptions, like effective translations of literature, approximate brand new works. Such is the case here and given superlative...

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Mon 15 Jun, 2015:
Scriabin: Vers la flamme, Op 72, and other solo piano works

Of the 44 miniatures featured on this centenary tribute, the longest is not quite six minutes in length, the shortest a mere 27 seconds, and by far...

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Wed 22 Apr, 2015:
Chausson: Concert for violin, piano and string quartet, Op 21; Interlude (from Poème de l'Amour et de la Mer); Franck: Sonata in A major for violin and piano

After the 1892 premiere of his Concert for violin, piano and string quartet Ernest Chausson was overjoyed by the music’s success, as well he might...

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Wed 21 Jan, 2015:
Dukas: Symphony in C major; La péri (Fanfare & Poème dansé); L'apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer's Apprentice)

As soon as Dukas’s hapless apprentice takes his first tentative steps, just half awake before setting out in dizzy confusion, you sense you’re in...

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Mon 06 Jan, 2014:
Bloch: Violin Sonata No 2 (Poème mystique); Janáček: Violin Sonata; Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, Op 134

Music to soothe the savage breast? Not quite, perhaps, but for Midori the three 20th-century works on this recital 'interweave the anxieties of the...

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