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Thu 27 Jul, 2017:
Sterndale Bennett: Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 13; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op 13 (First version)

Rich in tone and possessing an enviably secure technique, the London-based Japanese pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi lends enormously persuasive advocacy to...

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Wed 12 Jul, 2017:
Dove: In Damascus; Out of Time; Piano Quintet

Composed from remembered impressions of a peaceful Syria to a war-torn text by native poet Ali Safar, Jonathan Dove’s ‘In Damascus’ proves a...

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Thu 16 Mar, 2017:
Adam Schoenberg: American Symphony; Finding Rothko; Picture Studies

“My music comes straight from the heart – striving to be beautiful and inspiring, and simultaneously challenging and rewarding.” The well-chosen...

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Tue 20 Dec, 2016:
Chisholm: Simoon

Here’s a find. A 20th-century opera not performed since 1954 (in New York), never recorded and deserving of greater attention. Erik Chisholm’s...

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Mon 21 Nov, 2016:
Schubert: Impromptus, D 899; Moments musicaux, D 780; Six German Dances, D 820

Now this is what I like to hear: vivid declamation of material that I’ve known and loved for years, but which in the hands of a pianist – no, a...

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Fri 29 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Thu 28 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Tue 26 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Tue 26 Jul, 2016:
Taverner: Missa Christi sanctissima; Missa Mater Christi sanctissima; Western Wynde Mass

Of the three works here, John Taverner’s Western Wynde Mass is unusually based on a risqué secular song melody, which recurs frequently throughout...

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Mon 27 Jun, 2016:
Live from Buenos Aires – Schumann: 6 Studies in Canon Form, Op 56; Debussy: En blanc et noir; Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion

Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim’s return to their native Buenos Aires in July 2015, from which this recording is taken, was much-hyped, and the...

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Wed 16 Mar, 2016:
Dutilleux: Tout un monde lointain (Cello Concerto); Trois Strophes sur le nom de Sacher; Debussy: Cello Sonata

Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013) had a long life but his catalogue of compositions is relatively small, the result of his fastidious approach to composing....

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Thu 03 Mar, 2016:
Granados: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 49; Turina: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 1; Caliope (Hymn from Las musas de Andalucia, Op 93 No 9)

These two piano quintets are linked by key – G minor – and the nationality – Spanish – of their composers. The concise, three-movement example...

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