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Franz Ignaz BECK
(1734-1809) Symphonies - Czech
Chamber PO Pardubice/Marek Štilec rec. 2013 NAXOS [DD] Good performances of modest but enjoyable mid eighteenth
(1833-1897) The Violin Sonatas - Augustin Dumay (violin) Louis
Lortie (piano) rec. 2014 ONYX
and deeply felt accounts of Brahms's Violin Sonatas [LW] Communicative
warmth, irresistible lyricism and a kind of serenity [JW].
Frideric HANDEL (1685-1789) Faramondo - Emily
Fons (mezzo) Maarten Engeltjies (counter-tenor) FestspielOrchester Göttingen/Lawrence
Cummings rec. 2014 ACCENT ACC26402 [RMo] Plenty of rhythmic spring and inner vitality. Nothing
Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911) Symphony 9 - Vienna SO/Jascha Horenstein rec. 1960 PRISTINE AUDIO [JQ] A valuable issue of Jascha Horenstein’s dark, uncompromising interpretation of Mahler’s Ninth.
Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
Piano Trios 1 & 2,
Variations Concertantes -
Gould Piano Trio
CHAMPS HILL RECORDS [BW] Very likeable performances which many will prefer even over the Florestan Trio on Hyperion.
(1891-1953) Symphonies 1-3 & 7, Sinfonietta
& Autumn Sketch - Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits rec. 2013/14
ONYX [MC] Karabits’ recordings are creditable and listeners will find
in them much to engage their interest.
Augusta Read THOMAS (b.1964) Music for Strings NIMBUS ALLIANCE [GH] An exciting CD.
Johan WAGENAAR (1862–1941)
Symphonic Poems Vol. 2 -
Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie/Antony Hermus
CPO [DJB] An enjoyable, though not revelatory, hour of good-natured music.
Ernst Levy (piano) Forgotten
Genius Vol. 4 - Works
by Beethoven, Brahms, Franck, Haydn, Liszt & Schubert
MARSTON [JW] One of the most perplexing, remarkable musicians you are likely to come across.
Works by Kangas, Nordgren, Sallinen & Salmenhaara - Marko Ylönen
(cello) Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas rec. 2013 ALBA SACD [DC] Fascinating programme, but not a refuge for
Delius and His Music
by Martin Lee-Browne and Paul Guinery The Boydell Press [SG] This splendid and long-awaited biography will be avidly welcomed by Delius devotees.
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