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Monday July 22nd
116 reviews completed so far this month

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) Piano Sonatas Nos 30-32 - Steven Osborne (piano) rec. 2018 HYPERION CDA68219 [63:39] [RHa] Outstanding late Beethoven from a consummate artist, in vivid, natural sound - unmissable.

Vincent d’INDY (1851-1931) Piano Sonata, Tableaux de Voyage - Jean-Pierre Armengaud (piano) rec. 2018 GRAND PIANO GP756 [66:30] [EJW] An important recording.

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Symphonies No. 39-41 - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall rec. 1991-2018 ALIA VOX AVSA9934 SACD [71:59 + 75:41] [SG] Savall’s invigorating readings are compelling.

Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856) Piano works - Christopher Park (piano) rec. 2018 OEHMS CLASSICS OC1886 [61:38] [PBW] Often admirable and characterful playing.

Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681-1767) Chameleon - New Collegium/Claudio Ribeiro (harpsichord) rec. 2018 RAMÉE RAM1904 [73:52] [MC] Certainly worthy of inclusion in a selective Telemann collection.

Jess Gillam (saxophone) Rise rec. 2018/19 DECCA 483 4862 [51:48] [SA] Jess Gillam is a force of nature.

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