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Watkin's profound musicianship is more than enough to accelerate this recording of Bach's Cello Suites to the top of the tiny league of 'definitive' recordings...it's as if all the work that... More…

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Blow: An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell

& other works

Emma Walshe (soprano), Zoë Brookshaw (soprano), Samuel Boden (tenor), Thomas Walker (tenor), William Gaunt (bass)

Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen

Duets for high tenor seem to have been something of a Blow speciality…and in Samuel Boden and Thomas Walker, director Jonathan Cohen has harnessed a quintessentially English sound whose lyricism... More…

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Dynastie: Bach Concertos

Jean Rondeau (harpsichord), Sophie Gent, Louis Creac'h (violin), Fanny Paccoud (viola), Antoine Touche (cello), Thomas de Pierrefeu (contrabass) & Evolène Kiener (bassoon)

This spirited and eloquently ornamented playing serves the music of JS Bach and three of his sons uncommonly well More…

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Vivaldi: L'estro armonico - 12 concerti, Op. 3

Rachel Podger (violin & director)

Brecon Baroque

There's a sense of Podger and her players examining and analysing every note in their preparation, deciding on its role, and placing it carefully back into context, without ever disturbing the... More…

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Bach - The Cello Suites

Steven Isserlis (cello)

A completely new and inspiring benchmark for this unique tour de force More…

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Benjamin Grosvenor: Dances

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

The quality of this playing is altogether exceptional. Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor takes nothing for granted in music. Nor should we in listening to him...he plainly understands that every interpretation... More…

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Kovacevich brings penetrating insight and a thrilling physical involvement. From the outset there is a driving momentum and crispness of articulation, and the bristling energy of so many variations... More…

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Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

Esfahani's contributions are the extraordinary range and delicacy of his touch and his scrupulous attention to matching phrasing. More…

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Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

contains 2 DVDs and Blu-ray disc

Mark Padmore (Evangelist), Christian Gerhaher (Jesus), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Thomas Quasthoff (bass)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Knaben des Staats- und Domchors Berlin, Sir Simon Rattle

Some of Sellars's gestures...are searing, and the rapt attention of the audience leaps out of the screen...Padmore is a great Evangelist and this must be his greatest performance of the role...while... More…

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2 DVDs + Blu-ray

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Carnevale 1729

Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano)

Il Pomo d'Oro, Stefano Montanari

Arias from each role might as well have been tailor-made for Hallenberg’s pinpoint virtuosity and lyricism, communicative use of language, idiomatic embellishment, intelligently sculpted phrasing... More…

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2 SACDs

$27.25

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