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Rachmaninov: Tharaud Plays Rachmaninov cover
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Rachmaninov: Tharaud Plays Rachmaninov
Alexandre Tharaud (piano) / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Alexander Vedernikov, with Sabine Devieilhe (soprano)
[ Erato / CD - released 14/Oct/2016 ]
"After the famous introductory bars - following the score rather than the composer's recording - the sweeping first subject enters faster, thankfully, than Richter's celebrated account but with the same majestic assurance" Gramophone Award Nomination
Bach: Goldberg Variations cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Goldberg Variations
Beatrice Rana (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 1/Mar/2017 ]
"Her detailing is one of the aspects that makes this performance so compelling, be it the bringing out of a new line in the repeat, subtle changes in phrasing, a touch of pedal - examples are to be found in every single variation." Gramophone
Benjamin Appl: Heimat cover
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SCHUBERT / BRAHMS / REGER / WARLOCK / STRAUSS / WOLF
Benjamin Appl: Heimat
Benjamin Appl (baritone), James Baillieu (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"The voice has a burnished, oaky beauty as well as considerable sweetness (well captured in Sony's natural engineering), while the interpretations are suffused with a gentle intelligence." Gramophone
Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K427 / Exsultate, jubilate, K165 cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K427 / Exsultate, jubilate, K165
Carolyn Sampson, Olivia Vermeulen, Makoto Sakurada, Christian Immler / Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 20/Nov/2016 ]
"The choir are well drilled and the two female soloists are matched as well as any on disc...Suzuki is no speed merchant, and maintains the through line in more strenuous movements" Gramophone Award WINNER 2017
Bartók: Mikrokosmos Book 5 & other piano music cover
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BELA BARTOK
Bartók: Mikrokosmos Book 5 & other piano music
Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
"A fine programme overall, much to be recommended" Gramophone award nomination 2017 - Instrumental
Guyot: Te Deum laudamus & other sacred music cover
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JEAN GUYOT
Guyot: Te Deum laudamus & other sacred music
Cinquecento
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Apr/2017 ]
"the five adult men of Cinquecento - here joined by the countertenor David Allsopp - are, as always, absolutely flawless in the performance of this music. Even by the best standards of today their ensemble, balance and intonation are beyond reproach"
Ades: Arcadiana / Norgard: Quartetto Breve / Abrahamsen: 10 Preludes cover
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THOMAS ADES / ER NORGARD / HANS ABRAHAMSEN
Ades: Arcadiana / Norgard: Quartetto Breve / Abrahamsen: 10 Preludes
The Danish String Quartet
[ ECM New Series / CD - released 15/Apr/2016 ]
"The Danish are remarkable, as ever - capable of intense blend, extreme dynamic variation (in which they seem glued together), perfect intonation even on harmonics, and constant vitality and flow" Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Chamber
Beach, Chaminade & Howell - Piano Concertos cover
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AMY BEACH / CECILE CHAMINADE / DOROTHY HOWELL
Beach, Chaminade & Howell - Piano Concertos
Danny Driver (piano) / BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Rebecca Miller
[ Hyperion Romantic Piano Concertos Vol 70 / CD - released 26/Feb/2017 ]
"but even more appealing is Cécile Chaminade's Concertstück in the same key as the Beach...In Driver's hands it is enchanting." Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Concerto
Schubert: String Quartets Nos. 12 & 15 cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: String Quartets Nos. 12 & 15
Doric String Quartet
[ Chandos / CD - released 27/Jan/2017 ]
"..the main event is the G major Quartet...And very impressive it is too, spacious without ever sounding ponderous." Gramophone Magazine Award Nomination 2017 - Chamber
Schubert: String Quartet No 14 'Death and the Maiden' / Sibelius: String Quarte 'Intimate Voice' cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT / JEAN SIBELIUS
Schubert: String Quartet No 14 'Death and the Maiden' / Sibelius: String Quarte 'Intimate Voice'
Ehnes Quartet
[ Onyx Classics / CD - released 9/May/2017 ]
"I never would have thought of putting these two works together, but in this group's hands it has resulted in something wonderful." Gramophone Magazine, Editor's Choice, January 2017
Sibelius: In the Stream of Life [Songs] cover
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JEAN SIBELIUS
Sibelius: In the Stream of Life [Songs]
Gerald Finley (bass-baritone) / Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner
[ Chandos SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 30/Jan/2017 ]
"Finley sings them all with his usual finesse and careful shading, reserving his full power for the few genuinely climactic moments...The subtle, respectful orchestrations wrap around his voice like a glove" Guardian
Monteverdi: Madrigali Volume 3: Venezia cover
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CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI
Monteverdi: Madrigali Volume 3: Venezia
Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew
[ Harmonia Mundi Les Arts Florissants Editions / CD - released 15/Jun/2017 ]
"The vivid atmosphere of Agnew's performance is palpable and, as so often in these discs, his text-driven subtlety wins over." Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Baroque Vocal
Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge
Matthias Goerne (baritone) Chistoph Eschenbach (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 20/May/2016 ]
"this is supremely seductive Lieder singing, with a natural intelligence and ease with the words, matched by playing from Christoph Eschenbach that coaxes and caresses the piano with loving delicacy." Gramophone Award WINNER 2017 - Solo Vocal
Bruch: String Quintets & Octet cover
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MAX BRUCH
Bruch: String Quintets & Octet
The Nash Ensemble
[ Hyperion / CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
"Together, these performances go to the top of a not exactly crowded field; in fact his disc needs to be heard by everyone who loves German Romantic chamber music." Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Chamber
Scarlatti, (A): Missa defunctorum cover
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ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI
Scarlatti, (A): Missa defunctorum
Odhecaton, Paolo Da Col
[ Arcana / CD - released 22/Feb/2017 ]
"The interweaving voices produce an attractive juxtaposition of density and transparency. Texts are declaimed crisply yet sensitively, melismatic vowels possess compassionate luminosity" Gramophone Awardc Nomination 2017
Dowland: Lachrimae or Seven Tears cover
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JOHN DOWLAND
Dowland: Lachrimae or Seven Tears
Phantasm, Elizabeth Kenny
[ Linn SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 20/Jul/2016 ]
"..their acuity to the music's ever-active emotional flux leaves them unafraid to use forceful gestures of articulation and dynamics to make a point." (Gramophone Award WINNER 2017 - Early Music)
The Italian Job: Baroque Instrumental Music from the Italian States cover
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ALBINONI / CALDARA / CORRELLI / TARTINI / TORELLI / VIVALDI
The Italian Job: Baroque Instrumental Music from the Italian States
Rachel Chaplin and Gail Hennessy (oboes) Peter Whelan (bassoon), La Serenissima, Adrian Chandler (violin / director)
[ Avie / CD - released 24/Feb/2017 ]
"the whole underpinned by a scholarly attittude to programming and performance style which is yet worn with a light grace." Gramophone Award WINNER 2017 - Baroque Insrumental
For the fallen: Elgar & Bax cover
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EDWARD ELGAR / ARNOLD BAX
For the fallen: Elgar & Bax
Rachel Nicholls (soprano) Madeleine Shaw (mezzo) / Halle Orchestra & Choir, Mark Elder
[ Halle / CD - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
"Complete with superior production values, exhaustive booklet-notes and full texts, this stimulating collection deserves every success." Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Choral
Bacewitz: String Quartets cover
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GRAZYNA BACEWICZ
Bacewitz: String Quartets
Silesian Quartet
[ Chandos / 2 CD - released 15/Jul/2016 ]
"These seven works, composed between 1938 and 1965, add up to a compelling portrait of a powerfully original creative spirit...the whole group seem to understand this life-affirming music from the inside." Gramophone Award WINNER 2017 - Chamber
Giaches de Wert: Divine Theatre - Sacred Motets cover
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GIACHES DE WERT
Giaches de Wert: Divine Theatre - Sacred Motets
Stile Antico
[ Harmonia Mundi SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 1/Mar/2017 ]
"It is a testament to Werts's emotional immediacy that this album is one of their (Stile Antico's) most engaging recording; polyphony to grab one's attention rather than to carpet a devotional daydream" Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Early Music