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Anne Akiko Meyers: The Complete RCA Recordings cover
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PROKOFIEV / FRANCK / STRAUSS / BRUCH / LALO / COPLAND / etc
Anne Akiko Meyers: The Complete RCA Recordings
Anne Akiko Meyers (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Litton / Sandra Rivers & Rohan de Silva (pianos), etc
[ Sony / RCA Classics Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 20/Aug/2016 ]
Of the American violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, the American Record Guide is quoted as saying, "Through her peerless mastery and vivid imagination there seems to be no limit to the colors she can draw from her instrument." Sony Classical's 6-CD reissue...
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2
Arthur Rubinstein (piano) / New Symphony Orchestra of London / Symphony of the Air
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Apr/2012 ]
"The result is wonderfully exciting. This is a really superb account of this lovely music." (Gramophone)
Claus Peter Flor conducts Mendelssohn cover
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FELIX MENDELSSOHN
Claus Peter Flor conducts Mendelssohn
Lucia Popp (sop) Marjana Lipovšek (mezzo) Josef Protschka (tenor) Sergei Edelmann (piano) Kyoko Takezawa (violin) / Bamberg Symphony, Claus Peter Flor
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 1/Jun/2017 ]
"Claus Peter Flor's Mendelssohn enjoys the classical virtues of good taste, fine attention to detail, and a real sense of style...these are perfectly respectable and entertaining performances, well recorded. You won't be disappointed." (ClassicsToday)
Strauss, (R.): Also Sprach Zarathustra / Don Juan / The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite (Rec 1954 & 1956) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Strauss, (R.): Also Sprach Zarathustra / Don Juan / The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite (Rec 1954 & 1956)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
"Even if you have this classic recording don't hesitate to obtain this upgrade - sensational listening" (MusicWeb Dec 2004)
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1 - 7 / Karelia Overture & Suite / Violin Concerto / etc cover
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JEAN SIBELIUS
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1 - 7 / Karelia Overture & Suite / Violin Concerto / etc
Finnish Radio Symphony, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, with Joseph Swensen (violin)
[ Sony / RCA / Finlandia / 8 CD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2020 ]
"His tempos grab and hold the listener, and the orchestra plays with a sure sense of style. The brasses are incisive, the woodwinds reedy and a bit nasal, the strings strident or cushioning, all as appropriate." New York Times
Glenn Gould plays Bach [6 CD set] cover
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J. S. BACH
Glenn Gould plays Bach [6 CD set]
Glenn Gould, piano
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 20/May/2011 ]
The famous Glenn Gould recording repackaged
Hilary Hahn: The Complete Sony Recordings cover
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BACH / BEETHOVEN / BERNSTEIN / BARBER / MEYER / BRAHMS / etc
Hilary Hahn: The Complete Sony Recordings
Hilary Hahn (violin) with various orchestras
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 30/Oct/2015 ]
"Spellbinding...there is mastery in every silken phrase, every poised lyrical phrase...an object lesson in beautiful violin playing." Chicago Tribune (for Mendelssohn / Shostakovich)
Igor Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky - Symphonies and concertos [3 CD set] cover
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IGOR STRAVINSKY
Igor Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky - Symphonies and concertos [3 CD set]
Isaac Stern (violin) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Charles Rosen, Philippe Entremont (piano) / CBC Symphony Orchestra, Columbia Symphony Orchest
[ Sony Classical Masters / 3 CD Box Set - released 26/Jan/2016 ]
Hearing a composer conduct their own work offers a fascinating interpretive insight into their oeuvre, all the greater when the composer in question is one of the biggest and most-influential names in 20th century music, Igor Stravinsky.
Isaac Stern plays Brahms cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Isaac Stern plays Brahms
Isaac Stern (violin), with Leonard Rose (cello), Emmanuel Ax (piano) Jamie Laredo (viola) / Philadelphia Orch, Eugene Ormandy / New York Philh, Zubin
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 19/May/2018 ]
"The Brahms Double Concerto impresses largely for the closeness of the rapport with Leonard Rose; the solo concerto has some wonderful things too - phrases that speak or passagework that flashes like swordplay." (Gramophone)
Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez / Fantasia para un Gentilhombre / etc cover
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JOAQUIN RODRIGO
Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez / Fantasia para un Gentilhombre / etc
Julian Bream (guitar) / Chamber Orchestra of Europe, RCA Victor Chamber Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner, Leo Brouwer
[ Sony RCA Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Dec/2017 ]
"There is Bream's marvellous performance of the solo part, excellent orchestral playing and excellent recording." (Gramophone)
Verdi: Requiem cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Requiem
Leontyne Price, Dame Janet Baker, Veriano Luchetti, Jose van Dam / Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 1/May/2011 ]
"Solti's 1977 Chicago version, with an unusually sensitive and pure-toned quartet of soloists, and with superb choral singing and orchestral playing, has all the ingredients for success." (Penguin Guide)
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GUSTAV MAHLER
David Zinman conducts Mahler
Melanie Diener, Juliane Banse, Anna Larsson, Yvonne Naef, Anthony Dean Griffey, Stephen Powell / Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, David Zinman
[ Sony Classical Masters / 15 CD Box Set - released 5/Mar/2019 ]
"it's clear (Zinman) remains one of the world's most inquiring senior maestros, looking for fresh perspectives. In his Mahler cycle, he has certainly found those." Sunday Times, 25th April 2010
Zubin Mehta conducts Richard Strauss cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Zubin Mehta conducts Richard Strauss
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, with Éva Marton, Bernd Weikl & Jane Eaglen
[ Sony Classical Masters / 8 CD Box Set - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
This orchestral release here features the Richard Strauss recordings conducted for Sony Classical by Zubin Mehta. ClassicsToday.com's reviewer observed that "Mehta always has been an excellent Straussian".
Murray Perahia plays Chopin [6 CD set] cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Murray Perahia plays Chopin [6 CD set]
Murray Perahia (piano) / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 1/Oct/2014 ]
"The recording is first-rate - not too close, and with ideal balance between the rich-sounding but clearly reproduced Israel Philharmonic and Perahia's glistening piano." (Good CD Guide on the Piano Concertos)
Mozart: Piano Concertos No. No. 21 (K467) & 23 (K488) / Rondos cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Piano Concertos No. No. 21 (K467) & 23 (K488) / Rondos
Murray Perahia (piano and conductor) / English Chamber Orchestra
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 1/May/2011 ]
1001 Classical recordings to hear before you die (1761-1800) - "...wonderfully refreshing and delicate, with diamond bright articulation, urgently youthful in its resilience. The famous C major Concerto is given a highly imaginative performance....
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Romeo and Juliet / Capriccio Italien / Hamlet / Symphonies cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Romeo and Juliet / Capriccio Italien / Hamlet / Symphonies
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein
[ Sony Classical / 5 CD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2020 ]
"The 1812 Overture in particular (has) a freshenss and exultancy notable even among the best of the other high-powered versions...the sound is thrillingly vivid throughout." (High Fidelity)
Peter Serkin plays Mozart cover
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W. A. MOZART
Peter Serkin plays Mozart
Peter Serkin (piano) with Rudolf Serkin (piano), Richard Stoltzman (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 5/Jun/2019 ]
Peter Serkin, whose recorded output is dwarfed by his fathers in sheer size but by no means in artistic distinction, is spotlighted in a new release playing Mozart: his complete RCA recordings of the composer.
Canadian Brass: from Monteverdi to Mozart [5 CD set] cover
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BACH / GABRIELI / HANDEL / MOZART / VIVALDI / etc
Canadian Brass: from Monteverdi to Mozart [5 CD set]
Canadian Brass
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 1/Sep/2011 ]
This album is a re-issue of the acclaimed ensemble Canadian Brass who have recorded works from the Renaissance and Baroque as well as a number of works by Mozart.
Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Sinfonia Concertante / etc cover
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JOSEF HAYDN
Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Sinfonia Concertante / etc
Steven Isserlis (cello) / Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Roger Norrington
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 1/May/2011 ]
"Cellist Steven Isserlis's playing is alert, sensitive, and joyous." (Highbeam.com)
Tokyo String Quartet plays Beethoven [9 CD set] cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Tokyo String Quartet plays Beethoven [9 CD set]
Tokoyo String Quartet
[ Sony Classical Masters / 9 CD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2012 ]
"I doubt whether quartet playing comes much better than in this Tokyo set of the Op. 18. Quite frankly I don't think that you can go far wrong with this set: the playing is unfailingly alive, sensitive and poised." (Gramophone)
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Flute Concertos cover
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ANTONIO VIVALDI
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Flute Concertos
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) / Members of the Orchestre National de France, I Soloisti Veneti, Lorin Maazel (violin/director), Claudio Scimone
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 4/Apr/2011 ]
Vivaldi's most popular work is accompanied by three Flute Concertos performed by Jean-Pierre Rampal.
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach & Boccherini (6CD box set) cover
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J. S. BACH / BOCCHERINI
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach & Boccherini (6CD box set)
Yo-Yo Ma (cello) with Kenneth Cooper (harpsichord), Pinchas Zukerman (violin/conductor)
[ Sony Classical Masters / 8 CD Box Set - released 25/Apr/2018 ]
"Yo-Yo Ma's playing has a characteristic rhythmic freedom and favours the widest range of dynamic. The improvisatory effect is seemingly spontaneous and these performances are very compelling indeed" Penguin Guide on the solo suites
Mozart: Piano sonatas 10, 11, 16 / Fantasia K475 / Rondo K511 cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Piano sonatas 10, 11, 16 / Fantasia K475 / Rondo K511
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Dec/2012 ]
"She is sharply responsive, to the variety of mood and texture in the opening variations of K331..her fine shading and shaping of detail in the Adagio variation where, as at other points on this disc, she adds her own discreet ornamentation in...
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W. A. MOZART
Alicia de Larrocha Plays Mozart
Alicia de Larrocha (piano), André Previn (piano) / English Chamber Orchestra, The Orchestra of St. Luke's, Sir Colin Davis
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2020 ]
"...this is a profound reading with many subtleties of touch and altogether a more weighty approach, especially evident in the slow movement. K491 is predictably dramatic. Marriner's orchestra is excellent." classical-music
Enrique Granados: The Collection cover
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ENRIQUE GRANADOS
Enrique Granados: The Collection
Alicia de Larrocha (piano) Montserrat Caballe (soprano) Julian Bream, John Williams (guitar), National Orchestra of Spain, Ataúlfo Argenta, etc
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 7 CD Box Set - released 26/May/2017 ]
Enrique Granados - nicknamed "the poet of the piano" and "the Chopin of Spain". The boxset celebrates the 150th birthday of Granados, who was born in the Catalonian town of Lérida. The centrepiece of this new collection is Granados's masterpiece, the...
Faure / Durufle: Requiems cover
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GABRIEL FAURE / MAURICE DURUFLE
Faure / Durufle: Requiems
Siegmund Nimsgern (bass-baritone), Lucia Popp (soprano), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) / Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Davis
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 15/Apr/2013 ]
"Davis is greatly aided in maintaining the impulse of his reading by a marvellously disciplined choir, who sing with great purity and beauty of tone throughout (the sopranos exquisitely ethereal in the Sanctus and In Paradisum)." Gramophone
Artur Rubinstein: The Chopin Collection (10 CDs special price) cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Artur Rubinstein: The Chopin Collection (10 CDs special price)
Artur Rubinstein (piano) with New Symphony Orchestra & Symphony of the Air
[ Sony Classical Masters / 10 CD Box Set - released 1/May/2011 ]
"The florid gusto of Rubinstein's playing may not suit modern tastes, but he is clearly engaged with his material, rendering such considerations meaningless; and at his best, he is breathtaking." the Independent
Günter Wand conducts Schubert cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Günter Wand conducts Schubert
Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester (WDR Sinfonieorchester), Günter Wand
[ RCA / Sony Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 1/Jun/2017 ]
"The whole performance is illuminated by [his] insights…The orchestra play beautifully and obviously understand their longtime conductor's every whim…No less wonderful is the performance of the Great C major, one of the finest on record." Gramophone
Byron Janis: The RCA Recordings 1950 - 1959 [5 CD set] cover
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CHOPIN / SCHUMANN / LISZT / RACHMANINOV / BEETHOVEN / etc
Byron Janis: The RCA Recordings 1950 - 1959 [5 CD set]
Byron Janis (piano) / Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 16/Oct/2016 ]
Byron Janis has been called one of the most exciting and dynamic American pianists to emerge on the post-war scene. All of his RCA recordings, dating from 1947 to 1959, are collected in the new 5-CD set.
Early Choral Music at Trinity College, Cambridge cover
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SWEELINCK / MONTEVERDI / PRAETORIUS / SCHUTZ / de LASSO / de VICTORIA
Early Choral Music at Trinity College, Cambridge
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Richard Marlow
[ Sony Classics Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2016 ]
Cambridge's renowned Trinity College Choir, conducted by Richard Marlow, is heard in a 6-CD compilation of acclaimed Renaissance and early Baroque recordings. In the compositions by Lassus, Victoria, Praetorius, Sweelinck, Monteverdi and Schütz heard...
George Szell conducts Beethoven: Symphonies / Overtures [5 CD set] cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
George Szell conducts Beethoven: Symphonies / Overtures [5 CD set]
The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
"the Szell/Cleveland synergy works many wonders. Listen to the seamless transition from the Second Symphony's broad first-movement introduction into the main theme, or how the Eroica's Funeral March achieves a shattering climax by virtue of Szell's u
George Szell conducts Dvorak & Smetana cover
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ANTONIN DVOARK / BEDRICH SMETANA
George Szell conducts Dvorak & Smetana
The Cleveland Orchestra, Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York, George Szell
[ Sony Classical Masters / 7 CD Box Set - released 5/Jun/2019 ]
"George Szell's Dvorák performances feature his customary blend of razor sharp orchestral discipline allied to a wholly idiomatic, singing line..Indispensable!" ClassicsToday Dvorak Symphonies
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Beethoven
English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, with Éva Marton (soprano)
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2020 ]
"Ormandy's reading generates excitement through exact accentuation as well as vibrant instrumental color and striking ensemble balances. You'd expect to hear the piano clearly at the start of the first-movement development section, but it makes a...
Eugene Ormandy... Conducts Tchaikovsky cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Eugene Ormandy... Conducts Tchaikovsky
Isaac Stern (violin) Tedd Joselson (piano) Gary Graffman (piano) / Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy (cond)
[ Sony RCA Original Masters / 12 CD Box Set - released 16/Dec/2018 ]
Available for the first time, this set from the Sony Classical Masters series features Eugene Ormandy conducting The Philadelphia Orchestra in the works of Tchaikovsky, including Symphonies 1-7, Piano and Violin Concertos, and Ballet Suites.
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 7/Nov/2011 ]
"This 1989 performance of the Hungarian Rhapsodies that Liszt (and his assistants) orchestrated has stunning sonics; Mehta conjures highly idiomatic performances out of the Israel Phil." BBC Music
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Leonard Bernstein: The pianist - concertos, solo works & songs [10 CD set] cover
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BERNSTEIN / BRAHMS / MOZART / BEETHOVEN / SHOSTAKOVICH / MAHLER / etc
Leonard Bernstein: The pianist - concertos, solo works & songs [10 CD set]
Leonard Bernstein (piano) with Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Jennie Tourel (mezzo-soprano) & others
[ Sony Classical Masters / 11 CD Box Set - released 1/Aug/2018 ]
Sony Classical celebrates the 2018 centenary of Leonard Bernstein - one of the 20th century's most celebrated, multi-faceted and influential musicians - with a box set devoted to his complete RCA Victor and Columbia Masterworks recordings as pianist.
Murray Perahia plays Schumann cover
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Murray Perahia plays Schumann
Murray Perahia (piano) with Sir Peter Pears (tenor)
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 10/May/2017 ]
"Perahia has the equipment of a brilliant virtuoso. Just about every phrase of these recorded performaces has those telltale characteristics that mark the true keyboard aristocrat...this is a cherishable record." (High Fidelity)
Mozart: Piano Concertos (Complete) / Rondos K382 & K 386 [12 CD set] cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Piano Concertos (Complete) / Rondos K382 & K 386 [12 CD set]
Murray Perahia (piano & conductor) / English Chamber Orchestra
[ Sony Classical Masters / 12 CD Box Set - released 20/May/2012 ]
"An indispensible set in every respect." Penguin Guide Rosette Recording / GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE 100 GREATEST RECORDINGS OF ALL TIME
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Nathalie Stutzmann sings Schumann
Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), Inger Södergren (piano), Catherine Collard (piano)
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 1/May/2018 ]
"The French contralto Nathalie Stutzmann's voice is a magnificent instrument with a range that must stretch a good three octaves; the bass of her tessitura is profound and resonant, and her top notes are steady and impeccably modulated." Classical-music