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Wed 16 Aug, 2017:
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (complete ballet); Une barque sur l'océan

The place to start is at the end, a pastel-shaded yet threatening and turbulent Une barque sur l’océan, one of the two for-piano Miroirs that Ravel...

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Mon 17 Jul, 2017:
Copland: Symphony No 3 (original version); Three Latin American Sketches

A quarter of a century after his Saint Louis Symphony recording on RCA, Leonard Slatkin returns to Copland’s Third Symphony in the company of the...

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Thu 13 Oct, 2016:
Copland: Appalachian Spring (Complete Ballet); Hear ye! Hear ye!

Composed for the American dancer and choreographer Ruth Page (1899-1991), Copland's 1934 ballet Hear ye! Hear ye! is set in a Chicago courtroom, its...

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Mon 21 Mar, 2016:
Ravel: L'Heure espagnole; Don Quichotte à Dulcinée

Ravel’s first opera, from 1907-09, is a superb stage farce, and if you can’t find a good video (such as Glyndebourne’s), I think this is the...

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Tue 06 Jan, 2015:
Sol Gabetta: Prayer – Bloch: Schelomo, From Jewish Life; Nigun, Méditation hébraïque; Shostakovich: From Jewish Folk Poetry; Casals: El Cant dels Ocells (The Song of the Birds)

Sometimes we want an hour of peaceful thoughtfulness. The cello does the honours on this strongly-felt disc from the award-winning Argentine virtuoso,...

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Wed 23 Jul, 2014:
Elgar: Symphony No 2 in E flat major, Op 63

It's been over 40 years since Daniel Barenboim set down an arrestingly flexible and deeply felt interpretation of Elgar's mighty Second Symphony with...

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Tue 10 Dec, 2013:
Barber: Piano Concerto, Op 38; Copland: Piano Concerto; Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major

Chinese virtuoso Xiayin Wang shines in this substantial and excitingly perceptive triptych of three great American piano concertos. Her account of the...

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