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SIBELIUS: Symphonies 2 & 5 – Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä

SIBELIUS: Symphonies Nos 2 & 5 Minnesota Orchestra and their Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä. BIS SACD 1986 @ £14.25* “[the Minnesota’s] sound is huge and polished with rich strings, flaring brass and mellow winds, clearly recorded in first-rate SACD surround sound…[the Fifth] is fairly speedy, but well-paced and imaginatively phrased. The first movement’s hollowed-out string […]


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SIBELIUS: Symphonies 3, 6 & 7 – Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä

SIBELIUS: Symphonies 3, 6 & 7. The long-awaited final disc in the Sibelius cycle from Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä.                       “With these recordings, Vanska confirms his status as our greatest living Sibelian. Irreplaceable.” The Sunday Times.                            BIS CD2006 @ £14.25*  


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TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphonies Nos 4,5 & 6 with Christian Lindberg

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36,  Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, ‘Pathétique’, Op. 74 Arctic Philharmonic, Christian Lindberg Featured on BBC Radio 3, Record Review, 21 January 2017 in New Tchaikovsky “The Fifth’s outer movements are supremely articulate and brilliant…the Fourth boasts […]


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SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concertos 1 & 2 with Frank Peter Zimmermann

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77,  Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129 Frank Peter Zimmermann, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, lan Gilbert BBC Radio 3, CD of the Week – “Frank Peter Zimmermann’s new recording of the two Shostakovich Violin Concertos always promised to be interesting and absorbing, but in […]


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Alan Bullard: Wondrous Cross

Alan Bullard – Wondrous Cross Oliver Hancock and Timothy Parsons organists, The Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge  with Sarah MacDonald To order this CD at £10* (Regent REGCD404) please ring 0800 999 6994 or email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk CD reviews… “Alan Bullard writes music that is delightful to learn, and a pleasure for the listener.”  The […]


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