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BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D, Violin Sonata No.1 – Gramophone Editor’s Choice

Johannes BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 Scherzo in C minor for violin and piano, WoO 2, from the ‘F-A-E Sonata’ Vadim Gluzman (violin), Angela Yoffe (piano) Luzerner Sinfonieorchester,  James Gaffigan BIS 2172 @ £14.25* “Spend just a few minutes in the company of […]


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VILLA-LOBOS – Symphonies 8, 9 and 11

Heitor VILLA-LOBOS (1887–1959)  Symphonies Nos. 8, 9 and 11 São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Isaac Karabtchevsky Naxos 8573777 @ £7.50* or part of our Naxos multi-buy of 5 for £35* “though there are hints of Stravinsky and even Roussel in some of the writing, there’s never anything derivative about it. Villa-Lobos always remain himself, whatever style […]


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BARTOK – Complete String Quartets – CD of the Week, BBC Radio 3

BARTOK Complete String Quartets Heath Quartet BBC Radio 3, CD of the Week, 10 June 2017 Harmonia Mundi HMM90766162  2-CD set @ £15.75* “their performances deserve to be considered alongside the best … they are fine accounts … The careful balancing of textures and clarity of the part writing are regularly impressive. The unfolding of […]


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Arthur SULLIVAN – Macbeth with Simon Callow as heard on BBC Radio 3

Arthur Sullivan: Macbeth (incidental music), The Tempest (incidental music), Marmion Overture Order 2-CD set 2CDLX 7331 @ £20* As heard on Afternoon on 3, BBC Radio 3 with Katie Derham, Friday 9 June 2017 CD review… “The spirit of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream hovers over Arthur Sullivan’s Shakespeare scores: The Tempest, begun when he was […]


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Duke ELLINGTON – The River William Grant STILL – Symphony No.1

WILLIAM GRANT STILL Symphony No. 1 ‘Afro-American’ DUKE ELLINGTON Suite from ‘The River’, orchestrated Collier  (Spring, Meander, Giggling Rapids, Lake, Vortex, Riba,  Village Virgins Detroit Symphony Orchestra,  Neeme Jarvi Chandos CHAN9154 @ £12.25* or can be part of our multi-buy Chandos offer of 3 CDs for £33*


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