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Mon 26 Nov, 2018:
Earth & Sky: Choral premieres by Vaughan Williams

Here’s something of a coup for William Vann and the Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea (home to the fabled Chelsea Pensioners): 21 first...

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Wed 27 Jun, 2018:
Alfvén: Symphony No 1 in F minor, Op 7; Drapa, Op 27; Midsommarvaka, Op 19

Volume 1 in a new cycle of Hugo Alfvén symphonies from CPO kicks off in propitious fashion with a dashingly eloquent account of the likeable First...

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Fri 28 Apr, 2017:
Joubert: Jane Eyre

Begun in 1987 and completed a decade later, John Joubert’s Jane Eyre received its belated professional premiere in a concert performance in...

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Mon 11 Jan, 2016:
Grieg: Slåtter (Norwegian Peasant Dances), Op 72; Stimmungen (Moods), Op 73

John McCabe was a lifelong admirer of Grieg and particularly smitten with his deeply personal reworkings of Norwegian hardanger-fiddle tunes that were...

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Mon 28 Dec, 2015:
Parry: English Lyrics & other songs – Volume 1

This first volume (with two more to follow) of Hubert Parry’s Twelve Sets of English Lyrics gets the venture off to a splendid start with 31...

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Fri 13 Nov, 2015:
Bliss: Morning Heroes; Hymn to Apollo

Commissioned by the 1930 Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Bliss's Morning Heroes is a 55-minute symphony in five parts for orator, chorus and orchestra....

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Mon 09 Nov, 2015:
Barber: Choral Works

The relationship between Somm Recordings and Paul Spicer’s Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir continues to go from strength to strength as they...

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Thu 14 May, 2015:
Nielsen: Piano Music

Hats off to Somm for at long last restoring to the catalogue this superb Nielsen collection (first issued on two Decca Ace of Diamonds LPs in 1975)...

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Wed 14 May, 2014:
Alwyn: Fantasy Waltzes; Sonata alla Toccata; The Weather Vane; Bicycle Ride; Piece for piano; Funeral Rites for the Death of an Artist; Carwithen: Sonatina

Composed in 1954 and dedicated to the gifted New Zealand pianist Richard Farrell (who was tragically killed in a car accident aged just 32), William...

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