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Anton ARENSKY (1861-1906) Symphonies 1 & 2, Suite No. 3, Anniversary
Fantasia on Themes by Ryabinin,
Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, Vocal Quartets -
Russian State Symphonic Cappella & SO/Valeri Polyansky, BBC Philharmonic/Vassily Sinaisky
rec. 2001/2 CHANDOS [DJB] There is a good reason why these symphonies have a very limited discography – they are only of limited quality.
Maurice EMMANUEL (1862-1938) Violin Sonata,
Suite on Greek folksongs, Musiques -
Frédéric Angleraux (violin) Hélène Hébrard (mezzo) François Killian (piano)
rec. 2013 TOCCATA CLASSICS [WK] Powerful performances … a true understanding of both poetry and music.
Joseph HOLBROOKE (1878-1958) Music for piano Vols 1 & 2 - Panagiotis Trochopoulos (piano)
rec. 2008/9 CAMEO CLASSICS [PCG] Smashing fistfuls of chords and anguish-laden dissonances ... fire-eating performances.
Jaroslav RÍDKÝ (1897-1956) Cello Concerto 2,
Serenade for strings Otakar OSTRČIL (1879-1935) Summer -
František Smetana (cello)
Brno RSO/Bretislav Bakala,
Czech PO/Jaroslav Rídký, Karel Šejna
rec. 1950s FORGOTTEN RECORDS [JW] This is a pleasure to listen to.
Viktor ULLMANN (1898-1944) The Complete Works for Piano Solo - Christophe
Sirodeau (piano) rec. 2010/12 BIS SACD [DM] Deeply penetrating performances; a new benchmark has been
The Beatles Arrangements for string quartet by
Luboš Krtička -
rec. 2000. NIMBUS ALLIANCE [RB] Looking for some unassertive Beatles-flavoured string quartet background then look no further.
Home is where ... Douglas LILBURN (1915-2001) Salutes to Seven Poets George ENESCU (1881-1955) Sonata in the Romanian Folk Character Boris PIGOVAT (b.1953) Viola Sonata -
Donald Maurice (viola) Richard Mapp (piano) ATOLL [SA] Three works in total contrast to each other and working extremely well as a programme.
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MWI Recommends - Corelli's op. 6 concertos & Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an exhibition.
Press release from EM Records about a new release Irish Idylls: piano music by Stanford, Bax & Rosenthal
London performances of Stanislaw Moniuszko's opera Halka in October - details here.
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Boughton's Immortal Hour - nine performances celebrating its centenary in London - details here
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