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Wed 17 May, 2017:
Haydn: The Seasons

What, a 50-bar fugue on just six words “for thy bounty, thanks be given”? Placed at the end of section 6, it is but one example of canny mastery...

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Tue 01 Nov, 2016:
Chopin: 24 Mazurkas

Andrew Achenbach enthusiastically greeted Pavel Kolesnikov’s playing of Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons (reviewed 23 January 2015). The 26-year-old's...

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Wed 03 Aug, 2016:
Lotti: Crucifixus

An almost exact contemporary of Vivaldi, Antonio Lotti wrote extensively for St Mark’s in Venice and his music – so this new Delphian recording...

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Tue 03 May, 2016:
Weiner: Csongor and Tünde, Op 10; Ballad, Op 28

The music of Leó Weiner (1885-1960), an eminent and long-serving teacher at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, should delight listeners who treasure...

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Mon 04 Jan, 2016:
Lang Lang in Paris – Chopin: The 4 Scherzi; Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op 37a

Lang Lang’s pairing of Chopin’s Four Scherzi with Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons is an interesting if uneven affair in this 2-CD release made at...

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Fri 23 Jan, 2015:
Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op 37b; Six Morceaux, Op 19

Tchaikovsky's suite for piano, The Seasons, was the result of a commission from the St Petersburg magazine 'Nuvellist', a new piece appearing in each...

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Mon 27 Oct, 2014:
Aho: Concerto for Horn and Chamber Orchestra; Acht Jahreszeiten (Eight Seasons) – Concerto for Theremin and Chamber Orchestra

There can’t be many concertos for the theremin, an electronic musical-saw impressionist operated by contactless hands and fed to a loudspeaker. The...

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Fri 27 Dec, 2013:
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Violin Concertos – in E flat major, RV257; in B flat major, RV376; in D major, RV211

Any new recording of The Four Seasons needs some justification, and Giuliano Carmignola’s, with the Venice Baroque Orchestra under Andrea Marcon,...

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Tue 06 Aug, 2013:
Song of Paradise: Piano Music by Reginald King

Hampstead-born Reginald King (1904-1991) studied piano under Harry Farjeon at the Royal Academy of Music, and performed with Henry Wood at Queen's...

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