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Red-faced reviewer phoning in! Although this recording was released on 30 December 2016 I have only now got to it – despite my enthusiasm for Max Bruch’s music and Hyperion’s...
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It is always refreshing to hear central movements of Mozart Piano Concertos moving forward purposefully and this is how Jean-Efflam Bavouzet views them. In his booklet note he mentions Mozart’s...
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The claim is made, somewhat sensationally, that “this album marks the final release in this series recorded across John Scott’s illustrious tenure in New York.” The implied suggestion that this...
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The English composer and pianist Roger Sacheverell Coke (1912-1972) – maybe his surname is pronounced “Cook” just like Peter Coke, the superb BBC Radio Paul Temple, still sleuthing the airwaves...
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"Bennett’s orchestral music, eh?" a friend exclaimed, when I told him of this Chandos release, the first of a series. He continued, “No-one should be so gifted, but Bennett never...
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Antonín Reicha (1770-1836) was born in Prague but studied and had his early career in Germany before moving to Paris in 1799. A later spell of six years in Vienna...
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The death in March of Louis Frémaux (1921-2017) brought into new focus his contribution to music-making in Birmingham. During 1969 to 1978 he transformed a capable ensemble into one of...
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Recently, writing for Classical Source, I gave the strongest recommendation to a recording of Vaughan Williams’s Fourth and Sixth Symphonies by the Hallé under Sir Mark Elder. Now comes an...
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The premise of this release is to couple music by two contemporaneous composers, the American George Whitefield Chadwick (born 1854 in Massachusetts) and Edward Elgar (arriving in England three years...
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My understanding is that this release is currently only available in South Korea and also direct from the Buffalo Philharmonic. No doubt the artists involved hope for an international release...
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