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Tuesday January 25th
Hendrik ANDRIESSEN (1892-1981)
Orchestral Works & Concertos Netherlands Radio Chamber O/David Porcelijn,
Thierry Fischer rec. 1991-98 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 96105 [63:17 + 58:40]
A reissued twofer explores the orchestral and vocal works of a leading Dutch composer.
Expertly delivered performances add to our appreciation of Auber’s considerable musical output.
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 3 Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856) 6 Stücke in kanonischer Form Tessa Uys, Ben Schoeman (piano duo) rec. 2020 SOMMSOMMCD0637 [68:26]
Utterly convincing, dedicated playing of superb arrangements - I look forward to further volumes.
Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897) Clarinet sonatas Carl Maria von WEBER (1786-1826) Grand Duo Concertant
Anthony McGill (clarinet)
Gloria Chien (piano) rec. 2020 CEDILLE CDR90000207 [67:15]
All the nuance of phrasing, dynamic shading, and sheer enjoyment of music making one could want.
Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1896) Symphony No. 4
Wiener Philharmoniker/Christian Thielemann rec. 2020 SONY 19439914112 [69:42]
A disappointing continuation of Thielemann’s ongoing cycle - oddly flat, disengaged Bruckner, despite beautiful playing from the VPO.
Sir Michael TIPPETT (1905-1998)
Concerto for Orchestra, Triple Concerto György Pauk (violin), Nobuko Imai (viola), Ralph Kirshbaum (cello),
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Colin Davis rec. 1964/81 PHILIPS 476 7144 [65:01]
Definitive recordings of two of Tippett’s orchestral masterpieces.
Catalan Concertinos and Fantasias Works by Manén & Migó Kalina Macuta (violin); Sergi Pacheco, Daniel Blanch (piano); National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine/Volodymyr Sirenko
rec. 2018 TOCCATA NEXT TOCN0010 [77:14]
A useful addition for those with a penchant for all things Catalonian.
Aldo Ciccolini (piano) Works by Satie
& Franck Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire/André Cluytens rec.
1953/56 PRISTINE AUDIO PAKM087 [60:45] [DC]
A nostalgic look back at the foundations of a now global phenomenon.
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