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Wed 19 Apr, 2017:
Novák: In the Tatra Mountains, Op 26; Eternal Longing, Op 33; Lady Godiva – Overture, Op 41

Striking just how much Vítězslav Novák's 1902 tone-poem In the Tatra Mountains anticipates elements of Richard Strauss's An Alpine Symphony, which...

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Thu 19 Jan, 2017:
Mozart: Piano Concertos – No 17 in G major, K453; No 25 in C major, K503

This fifth and (sadly) final instalment in Mitsuko Uchida's Mozart piano concerto series with the Clevelanders more than matches the elevated...

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Tue 13 Sep, 2016:
Brahms: Violin Sonatas – No 1 in G major, Op 78; No 2 in A major, Op 100; No 3 in D minor, Op 108; Scherzo in C minor from F.A.E. Sonata, WoO 2

Peers but individuals too; and the tellingly close rapport between Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt is exemplified in the last movement of the G major...

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Thu 08 Sep, 2016:
Dvořák: Piano Trios – No 3 in F minor, Op 65; No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)

The Busch Trio comprise Israeli brothers Omri and Ori Epstein on piano and cello, and Dutch violinist Mathieu van Bellen. They have already earned...

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Tue 14 Jun, 2016:
Dvořák: Symphony No 8 in G major, Op 88; Overture – Carnival, Op 92; Suk: Serenade for Strings in E flat major, Op 6

This is, by my reckoning, Mariss Jansons's third recording of Dvořák's Eighth Symphony. Expertly patched together from two concerts in Munich at the...

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Tue 17 May, 2016:
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 53; Romance in F minor, Op 11; Suk: Fantasy, Op 24

Hamburg-born virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff brings a stylish composure, recreative flair and generosity of spirit to everything he does, and his...

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Tue 08 Mar, 2016:
Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42; Dichterliebe, Op 48; 6 Lieder

Mark DeVoto enthusiastically greeted Dorothea Röschmann and Mitsuko Uchida’s Decca recording of Frauenliebe und –leben (reviewed on 5 February...

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Fri 05 Feb, 2016:
Schumann: Liederkreis, Op 39; Frauenliebe und -Leben, Op 42; Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder (Seven Early Songs)

One is unlikely to find a more beautiful Lieder recital this year than this fine collection, including two of Schumann’s most beloved cycles, the 12...

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Mon 07 Dec, 2015:
Suk: About Mother, Op 28; Chausson: Four Dances, Op 26; Reger: From My Diary (Volume 3), Op 82

If you don't already know Josef Suk's About Mother (1907), let me urge immediate investigation. An exquisitely pellucid and infinitely touching...

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Fri 03 Jan, 2014:
Schumann: Gesänge der Frühe, Op 133; Piano Sonata No 2 in G minor, Op 22; Waldszenen, Op 82

Two sets of descriptive pieces frame the concentrated Piano Sonata in G minor. Its reckless and alarm-sounding opening Vivacissimo is given full vent...

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Tue 17 Dec, 2013:
Suk: A Summer's Tale, Op 29; Prague, Op 26

Suk's teacher and father-in-law Dvořák died in 1904, and his wife Otylka in 1905, events that transformed both his personality and compositional...

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