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Radu Lupu Live Volume 3
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As with the first two volumes of this series, these CDs mainly capture the celebrated Romanian pianist in his early years.   Lupu’s Mozart is urban, elegant and rhythmically sprung with...
Yarlung Records: LP and CD, stream – DSD512 from NativeDSD.com
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Through their work with the Hungaraton, Decca and Hyperion labels the Takács Quartet are very much associated with the core repertoire, so this release featuring five contemporary composers, bandoneón (a...
Janáček - Káťa Kabanová, JW 1/8 (Opera in 3 Acts)
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This, the second part of Simon Rattle’s traversal of Janacek’s operas, follows on from his highly successful The Cunning Little Vixen. Mackerras’ classic Decca account was used for comparison.  In...
Mahler-3rd-Horenstein
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This Mahler 3 has always been highly thought of. Horenstein’s Mahler was unostentatious, so you don’t get heart-on-sleeve emotion. Nevertheless, he understood the composer’s fevered imagination, neurosis and quixotic nature.  ...
Letter(s) to Satie
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Anyone who has heard Bertrand Chamayou pounding his way through Saint-Saens might be somewhat alarmed at the thought of him essaying Satie, but within the confines of the modern, emotionally...
Radu Lupu Live Vol.2
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In 1969 the 23 year old Romanian, Radu Lupu won the Leeds International Piano Competition and went on to become one of the twentieth century’s greatest pianists, whose recorded legacy...
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This album features works by four female composers whose works are little known because of misogyny and while the Sonatas have occasionally been recorded, this is the first time they...
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Being a niche market there have always been specialist organ labels, such as Cathedral Recordings, who taped these performances at the Royal Albert Hall in 1968 featuring the 27 year...
Delius: A Mass of Life. LAWO Classics
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For those who think of Frederick Delius as the composer of gentle idylls such as In a Summer Garden and Late Swallows, A Mass of Life, which sets in German...
Challenge Classics: CD & PCM downloads: CC72932
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While there has been a revival of interest in the music of Erich Korngold, for many his chamber music remains an unknown quantity. The young Dutch Alma Quartet, who have...
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