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DAVID (1810-1873) Twenty Virtuoso Studies, Six Caprices
- Reto Kuppel (violin) rec. 2012/13 NAXOS [JWh] Fabulous playing but the Studies are musically hollow.
Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911) Symphony 3, Kindertotenlieder - Kathleen
Ferrier (alto) BBC SO/Sir Adrian Boult; Concertgebouw O/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1947/51 TESTAMENT [JQ] The British première of Mahler’s Third: a significant addition
to the Boult discography.
Bora YOON (b. 1980) Sunken Cathedral - Bora Yoon (various instruments)
Sekou Sundiata (poetry & performance) Chris Eddleton (cymbals, metal
percussion) Peter Scherer (percussion) male vocal quartet; Sympho, New
York Polyphony INNOVA [DC] Cutting edge
– but memorable?
Sergei ZHUKOV (b.1951) Piano Concerto,
Violin Concerto - Eleonora Bekova (piano) Elvira Bekova (violin)
Karelia State SO/Marius Stravinsky,
Moscow State SO/Konstantin Krimets CAMEO CLASSICS [SA] This is a rare disc that deserves to be heard.
am lost to the world A documentary film by Georg Wübbolt C MAJOR Blu-ray [LW] Essential viewing, but could have been better.
of Violin - Vol. 3 Works by Respighi, Dietrich, Schumann & Brahms
- Franco Gulli (violin) Enrica Cavallo (piano) rec. 1986/90 DYNAMIC [JW] Admirers of this duo can invest with confidence.
- The Great Recordings rec. 1947-1966 WARNER CLASSICS This extensive survey of Sir
Malcolm’s EMI/HMV recordings proves good value for money and an
attractive proposition [SG] When Sargent was on-song he was a force
to be reckoned with even if his relationship with orchestras was tempestuous
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