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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!
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
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
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...
Choral Works (Incls 'Jerusalem' & 'The Birds of Aristophanes') cover
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HUBERT PARRY
Choral Works (Incls 'Jerusalem' & 'The Birds of Aristophanes')
Amanda Roocroft (soprano) / BBC National Chorus & Orchestra of Wales, Neeme Jarvi
[ Chandos / CD - released 15/Oct/2012 ]
"This is breast-swelling stuff...the BBC National Orchestra of Wales gives warmly sympathetic renditions of music which was probably completely unfamiliar to them before the recording sessions. The Chandos sound is excellent." (BBC Music)
Croisette - Operettas des Annes Folles cover
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CHRISTINE / YVAIN / SIMONS / HAHN / MORETTI / MESSAGER
Croisette - Operettas des Annes Folles
Amel Brahim-Djelloul, Patricia Petibon, Marion Tassou, Pauline Sabatier, Rémy Mathieu, Laurent Naouri, + / Orchestre National de Cannes, Benjamin Levy
[ Erato / CD - released 23/Sep/2022 ]
Taking its name from la Croisette, the beachside boulevard in glamorous Cannes on the Côte d'Azur, this album evokes the fun-loving 1920s. It takes a trip around opérettes, French musical comedies of the era, composed by Maurice Yvain, Henri...
Aucassin & Nicolette ballet music / Saxophone Concerto cover
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JOSEF HOLBROOKE
Aucassin & Nicolette ballet music / Saxophone Concerto
Amy Dickson (alto & soprano saxophone) / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, George Vass
[ Dutton Epoch / CD - released 1/Feb/2012 ]
Dutton Epoch's pioneering Holbrooke series reaches its third volume, which couples Amy Dickson in the Saxophone Concerto - the first British concerto for the instrument - with the extended ballet Aucassin and Nicolette.
Symphonies Nos 13 Babi Yar; 14 & 15 cover
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SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphonies Nos 13 Babi Yar; 14 & 15
Anatoli Kotscherga / Ljuba Kazarnovskaya / Sergei Leiferkus / National Male Choir of Estonia; Gateborgs Symfoniker / Neeme Jarvi
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 4/Aug/2003 ]
"This is the most entertaining modern recording of what is usually counted a forbidding work." (Gramophone on Symphony No 13)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 cover
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