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Ives: Emerson Concerto / Symphony No. 1 cover
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CHARLES IVES
Ives: Emerson Concerto / Symphony No. 1
Alan Feinberg (Piano) / National Symphony Orchestra Of Ireland / James Sinclair
[ Naxos American Classics / CD - released 22/Sep/2007 ]
"Alan Feinberg is an ideal exponent of Ives's truculent and tender realism. The National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland partners him well... a very strong recommendation" International Record Review
Ernani (complete opera recorded in English) cover
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VERDI
Ernani (complete opera recorded in English)
Alan Opie / Julian Gavin / Peter Wedd / Susan Patterson / English National Opera Chorus & orchestra / David Parry
[ Chandos Opera in English / 2 CD - released 24/Nov/2006 ]
'American soprano Susan Patterson… proves a feisty Elvira, spirited and accomplished in delivery.' BBC Music Magazine
Orchestral Works, Volume 4 (Includes Rebus & A Prayer) cover
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FRANK BRIDGE
Orchestral Works, Volume 4 (Includes Rebus & A Prayer)
Alban Gerhardt (cello) / BBC National Chorus of Wales / BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Richard Hickox
[ Chandos Classics / CD - released 5/May/2004 ]
1001 Classical recordings you must hear before you die (1901-1950) - '... this is an essential purchase for Oration alone - and the music itself deserves the widest dissmenation.' Gramophone
Symphony No. 4 / The Garden of Earthly Delights / Cello Concerto cover
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SIR LENNOX & MICHAEL BERKELEY
Symphony No. 4 / The Garden of Earthly Delights / Cello Concerto
Alban Gerhardt (cello) / BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Richard Hickox
[ Chandos Classics / CD - released 7/Jul/2003 ]
'Throughout Richard Hickox draws brilliant playing from his band, energetic where necessary, sonically overwhelming in the Garden. Anthon Burton's notes are excellent, too, helpful and so objective that they don't tell you how good all the music on...
Symphony No. 4 / The Garden of Earthly Delights / Cello Concerto cover
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LENNOX & MICHAEL BERKELEY
Symphony No. 4 / The Garden of Earthly Delights / Cello Concerto
Alban Gerhardt (cello) / BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Richard Hickox
[ Chandos SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 7/Jul/2003 ]
This third volume in Chandos' successful Berkeley series, featuring music by Lennox and Michael Berkeley, is released to celebrate the centenary of Sir Lennox Berkeley's birth.
The Valkyries (complete opera in English) cover
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WAGNER
The Valkyries (complete opera in English)
Alberto Remedios / Norman Bailey / Margaret Curphey / Rita Hunter / English National Opera Orchestra / Reginald Goodall
[ Chandos / 4 CD - released 1/Sep/2000 ]
"Goodall draws everything from savagery to delicacy from the ENO Orchestra, and is alive to every nuance of the drama, both on stage and in the pit. And as if that weren't enough, the translation is a masterpiece" (Amazon.co.uk)
Best of Satie cover
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ERIK SATIE
Best of Satie
Aldo Ciccolini, Anne Queffelec (piano) / Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
[ Warner Classics Inspiration Series / CD - released 20/Jun/2015 ]
Meditative piano sounds and glitter of Parisian cabaret. Satie was one of the most interesting figures of early 20th century Paris moving in the same artistic circles as Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau and Man Ray. He was known for his droll sense of...
Peter And The Wolf In Hollywood cover
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PROKOFIEV & OTHERS
Peter And The Wolf In Hollywood
Alice Cooper (narrator) / National Youth Orchestra of Germany, Alexander Shelley
[ Deutche Grammophon / CD - released 27/Nov/2015 ]
A brand new DG recording of Prokofiev's childrens classic, "Peter and the Wolf" - now coupled for the first time with a specially-written prequel (pre-story). The best-loved story is now placed in an urban contemporary setting - Los Angeles!
Gerhard: The Plague / Walton: Facade / Stravinsky: L'Histoire du soldat [The Soldier's Tale] cover
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ROBERTO GERHARD / WILLIAM WALTON / IGOR STRAVINSKY
Gerhard: The Plague / Walton: Facade / Stravinsky: L'Histoire du soldat [The Soldier's Tale]
Alec McCowen, Glenda Jackson, Rudolf Nureyev, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Paul Scofield (narrators) / National Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, etc
[ Australian Deutsche Grammophon Eloquence / 2 CD - released 9/Apr/2021 ]
A trio of twentieth-century classics, sardonic and timely tales, in long-unavailable Decca/Argo recordings from the 1970s.
Loewe: My Fair Lady cover
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FREDERICK LOEWE
Loewe: My Fair Lady
Alec McCowen, Tinuke Olafimihan & Bob Hoskins / National Symphony Orchestra, John Owen Edwards
[ Jay Digital / 2 CD Box Set - released 1/May/1988 ]
My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's 1913 play Pygmalion, with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor...
Shostakovich: Cantatas cover
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DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Shostakovich: Cantatas
Aleksei Tanovitski (bass) & Kostiantin Andrejev (tenor) / Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Narva Boys Choir & Estonian Concert Choir, Paavo Järvi
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 20/Jun/2015 ]
"Järvi's Estonians perform with fervour and the Razin makes the issue worthwhile." (Sunday Times)
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux [The Carnival of the Animals] (LP Version) cover
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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux [The Carnival of the Animals] (LP Version)
Duo Jatekok (piano), Orchestre National de Lille, Lucie Leguay
[ Alpha Classics / LP - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Alex Vizorek revisits Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals. The French composer never imagined that his bestiary would become one of the most famous works in musical history, a staple repertory piece on a par with Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. The...
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 cover
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2
Alexander Anissimov, National Symphony Orchestra Of Ireland
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Feb/2001 ]
"Alexander Anissimov's Naxos account lingers nostalgically over lyrical episodes in a recording that's firmer at the bottom end than you'd expect from Dublin's airy National Concert Hall. Anissimov's Naxos account is an exceptional bargain" BBC Music
Piano Concertos Nos. 1 - 4 cover
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FRANZ XAVER SCHARWENKA
Piano Concertos Nos. 1 - 4
Alexander Markovich (piano) / Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
[ Chandos / 2 CD - released 31/Mar/2014 ]
"Jarvi's watchful support and...control of orchestral dynamics gives Markovich more room to shape phrases effortlessly: his playing is especially fine [in the Scherzo of No. 1], cool-headed, but always meticulous...[in No. 2] Markovich blends fiery v
Prokofiev: Music For Cello And Orchestra cover
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SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Prokofiev: Music For Cello And Orchestra
Alexander Rudin (Cello) / National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine / Theodore Kuchar
[ Naxos / CD - released 29/Sep/2007 ]
"Alexander Rudin is, both technically and interpretively, one of the most authoritative cellists of his generation...all in all the most successful recording of this score in years....Highly Recommended" - Fanfare
Ravel: Piano Concertos / De Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain cover
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MAURICE RAVEL / MANUEL de FALLA
Ravel: Piano Concertos / De Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Alexandre Tharaud (piano) / Orchestre National de France, Louis Langree
[ Erato / CD - released 13/Oct/2023 ]
"There is much to admire here, not least the Orchestre National de France, which is on superlative form under Louis Langrée...Tharaud is the star of the show, though." BBC Music
Cello Concertos cover
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HERBERT HOWELLS / RONALD CORP
Cello Concertos
Alice Neary (cello) / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)
[ Dutton / CD - released 1/Feb/2015 ]
Cellist Alice Neary's championship of Herbert Howells' three-movement Cello Concerto (now in a performing edition by Jonathan Clinch) and conductor Ronald Corp's own recent Cello Concerto make for a rewarding coupling in the best Dutton Epoch...
Elgar: Cello Concerto / Enigma Variations / Froissart / Starlight Express / etc cover
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EDWARD ELGAR
Elgar: Cello Concerto / Enigma Variations / Froissart / Starlight Express / etc
Alison Hagley (soprano) Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone) Robert Cohen (cello) / Royal Philharmonic / Welsh National Opera Orch. / Sir Charles Mackerras
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Nov/2007 ]
"Mackerras captures the wistful charm of the quieter pieces (on CD2) very effectively, and spirits are high in the more robust items" Gramophone
Alligator (LP) cover
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The National
Alligator (LP)
[ Beggars Banquet / LP - released 26/Sep/2011 ]
The National may sound like a garage band turned down, but there's as much primal energy lurking behind Alligator as in any mop-topped group of city kids with bloodstained Danelectros in a dusty warehouse. Whil
Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5 / Piano Concerto, Op. 42 cover
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SCHOENBERG
Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5 / Piano Concerto, Op. 42
Amalie Malling (piano) Scottish National Orchestra / Matthias Bamert. Danish National Symphony Orchestra / Michael Schonwandt
[ Chandos Classics / CD - released 4/Feb/2005 ]
'Amalie Malling proves an intelligent and sympathetic soloist… Michael Schønwandt gets very good results from the Danish Orchestra and the texture is lucid and transparent, and splendidly recorded.' The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs on the Piano...