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Wed 06 Jun, 2018:
Perle: Dance Fantasy (1986); Six Bagatelles (1965); Concerto for cello and orchestra (1966); Sinfonietta I (1987); A Short Symphony (1980)

George Perle’s music is American in flavor, deeply influenced by Schoenberg and especially Berg, and at the same time as stylistically individual as...

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Tue 30 Aug, 2016:
Mahler: Symphony No 10 (performing version by Deryck Cooke)

I’ve sometimes had my doubts about the efficacy of various Mahler Ten ‘performing versions’, Deryck Cooke’s being the most well-known and...

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Mon 22 Aug, 2016:
Stravinsky: Petrushka; Debussy: La boîte à joujoux

The beauty of Ludovic Morlot’s Petrushka (1947 version) is its rhythmic precision, though by saying that I don’t mean to infer the common vice of...

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Thu 28 Apr, 2016:
Doolittle: all spring; Four Pieces about Water; falling still; col; Why the parrot repeats human words

A first encounter with the Nova Scotia-born, Glasgow-based Emily Doolittle reveals a composer with an ear for the music of the natural world, a gift...

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Fri 08 Aug, 2014:
Fauré: Masques et bergamasques; Fantaisie; Pelléas et Mélisande – Suite; Berceuse; Élégie; Dolly (orch Rabaud); Pavane

The Seattle Symphony has launched its own label and this generous Fauré anthology (one of of four initial releases) leaves a most favourable...

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