(1889-1977) Modern times - NDR Radiophilharmonie/Timothy
Brock rec. 2006/7 CPO [RMay] Unless
you're very familiar with the film, much of this score will quite
possibly be lost on you but the performance is very fine.
DVOŘÁK (1841-1904) Symphony 9 Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY
(1840-1893) Serenade for Strings - Philharmonia Hungarica; Royal PO/Antal
Doráti rec. 1958/77 DORÁTI EDITION [BW]
My first encounter with The Doráti Edition – I hope it won’t be my last.
Leopold KOŽELUCH (1747-1818)
Complete keyboard sonatas Vol. 4
Kemp English (fortepiano)
GRAND PIANO Jan Hugo VOŘÍŠEK (1791-1825)
Complete works for piano Vol. 2
Biljana Urban (piano)
GRAND PIANO [SA]
It is salutary at times to be reminded that at some periods in history others have been considered greater composers than Mozart.
Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Symphonies 1-4 - O Champs-Élysées/Philippe Herreweghe rec. 1996/2006
HARMONIA MUNDI [RB]
A good unfamiliar place to go ... excitement is never rationed.
TISHCHENKO (1939-2010) Piano sonatas 7 & 8 - Nicolas
Stavy (piano) Jean-Claude Gengembre (large bells, tubular bells,
glockenspiel) rec. 2014 BIS SACD [DC]
OF THE MONTH Christopher TYE (c. 1505-c. 1573)
Consort Music -
Claron McFadden (soprano)
The Spirit of Gambo
MUSICA FICTA [JV] A most interesting and musically rewarding production.
Jorge Bolet (piano) Vol. 2
Ambassador from the Golden Age: A Connoisseur’s Selection for the Bolet Centennial
A remarkable box, lovingly compiled, transferred and annotated.
Concertos Works by Bax, Bliss, Dyson & Veale - Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) rec.
1991-2000 CHANDOS [SG]
For those willing to veer off the beaten track and explore, there are
many rewards to be had here.
Hampson (baritone) Autograph rec. 1989-2013 WARNER
No admirer of this
versatile artist can afford to be without this box.
The Music of the
Habsburg Empire Ars Antiqua Austria/Gunar Letzbor rec.
2001/07 PAN CLASSICS [JW]
Splendid music, restored, sifted and refined ... in lively and often
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