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Mon 27 Feb, 2017:
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1 in G minor, Op 13 (Winter Dreams); The Tempest, Op 18

Here's a distinctive take on early Tchaikovsky from Granada-born Pablo Heras-Casado at the helm of his bright-eyed and bushy-tailed Orchestra of St...

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Tue 06 Sep, 2016:
Boismortier: Six Sonates, Op 51

Greg Dikmans (baroque flute) and Lucinda Moon (baroque violin), the two leads of the period-instrument Elysium Ensemble, here essay a somewhat unusual...

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Fri 05 Aug, 2016:
Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 2 – Leclair: Suite from 'Scylla et Glaucus'; Charpentier: Suite from 'Le malade imaginaire'; Rameau: Suite from 'Les fêtes de Polymnie'

The Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare, continue their exploration of French Baroque theatre music on a second album that features three...

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Thu 04 Aug, 2016:
Mahler: Symphony No 1 in D major; Blumine

The opening of this Mahler 1 fades in without ambience, with a suspicion of over-processing, and the distant trumpets come across as artificial. Given...

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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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Fri 27 May, 2016:
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Volume 4 – Nos 16-18 and 24-27

This fourth double-pack in Paavali Jumppanen’s Beethoven series is possibly the best yet, and includes at least one superb performance, the...

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Fri 16 Oct, 2015:
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op 14; Lélio, ou Le Retour à la vie

Versions of Berlioz’s Lélio – a sequel to the Symphonie fantastique with plentiful unaccompanied spoken dialogue (around 20 minutes’ worth in...

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Fri 05 Jun, 2015:
Weir: Storm; All the Ends of the Earth; Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis; Missa del Cid; The Song Song True

This enchanting, enveloping collection of largely a cappella pieces from the last quarter-century marks Judith Weir’s appointment as Master of the...

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Tue 10 Mar, 2015:
Comédie et Tragédie, Volume 1 – Lully: Suite from 'Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme'; Rebel: Les Éléments; Marais: Suite from 'Alcyone'

The Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare, are in the midst of a fruitful relationship with Chandos: having previously recorded albums of...

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Tue 18 Feb, 2014:
Paine: Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 23; Overture to Shakespeare's 'As You Like It', Op 28; Shakespeare's Tempest – Symphonic Poem, Op 31

John Knowles Paine (1839-1906), first of the 'New England School' of American composers who trained in Germany, brought a solid European background...

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Thu 19 Dec, 2013:
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 (Pathétique); Romances for violin and piano, Opp 6 & 73

This is a fresh and vital account of the Pathétique. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conjures a lugubrious opening and the solo bassoon laments. Few...

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