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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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Thu 09 Feb, 2017:
Beethoven: Symphonies – No 1 in C major, Op 21; No 4 in B flat major, Op 60

Published five years after Haydn’s last symphony in 1795, Beethoven’s First portends a new era for the form. Kurt Masur’s response to the change...

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Fri 09 Oct, 2015:
Seiber: Tre pezzi; Dorati: Cello Concerto; Bartók: Viola Concerto (adapted for cello)

Here's a generous and typically imaginative programme from cellist Raphael Wallfisch comprising three rarely heard concertos by Hungarian emigrés in...

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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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Fri 13 Mar, 2015:
Messiaen: La Nativité du Seigneur (1935) (The Birth of the Saviour)

This work can be a hard nut to crack. Some slow sections make for tedious listening, while the banal conclusion of 'Les Bergers' simply does not bear...

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Wed 04 Mar, 2015:
Schubert: Schwanengesang, D957

After well-received accounts of Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise (also on Onyx) comes this thoughtful, quietly challenging Schwanengesang from...

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Mon 15 Sep, 2014:
Quantz: Sei Duetti, Op 2

Poor old Quantz: you have to feel a bit sorry for him, stuck at the Sans Souci palace for years on end churning out endless works for his enthusiastic...

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Tue 02 Sep, 2014:
Mahler: Rückert-Lieder; Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Urlicht; Alma Mahler: Fünf Lieder

'A husband and wife who are both composers: how do you envisage that? Such a strange relationship between rivals…' So wrote Gustav Mahler to Alma in...

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Fri 04 Apr, 2014:
Korngold: Sextet, Op 10; Suite, Op 23

In whatever genre and for whatever instrumental combinations, Korngold always wrote big – big ideas, big tunes, big emotions. His early Op 10 Sextet...

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Mon 09 Sep, 2013:
Monteverdi: Heaven and Earth

Love in all its many pulse-quickening, heart-stopping guises is the focus for this Monteverdi programme from The King’s Consort. Originally recorded...

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Tue 04 Jun, 2013:
Respighi: Fountains of Rome; Pines of Rome; Ancient Airs and Dances (Suite No 3); The Birds

Giuseppe Sinopoli's strongly charismatic and superbly engineered 1990 recordings with a fired-up New York Philharmonic of the two best-known tone...

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