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 Offer Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-10 (Complete)

Isabelle Faust (violin) & Alexander Melnikov (piano)

…the most stimulating and fascinating accounts of the Beethoven violin sonatas I have heard in many years. Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov bring out the full quirkiness of the earlier... More…

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4 CDs

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

Lucy Crowe (Juno/Mystery), Claire Debono (Spring/First Fairy), Anna Devin (Second Fairy), Helen-Jane Howells (Eve), Carolyn Sampson (Night), Robert Burt (Mopsa), Sean Clayton (Summer), Ed Lyon (Secrecy/Adam), Adrian Ward (Autumn), Lukas Kargl (Phœbus), Desmond Barrit (Drunken Poet), Andrew Foster-Williams...

Jonathan Kent's joyous Glyndebourne production burst[s] with opulent stagecraft...Kent is abetted by William Christie in the pit, a man of the theatre down to his gainfully-employed fingertips...Altogether... More…

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2 DVD Videos

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Byrd Edition Volume 13 - Infelix ego

The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood

The musical imagination of The Cardinall's Music does full justice to that of Byrd. The group's delivery is a sensual delight, as an individual singer's colours will flash up in polyphonic lines,... More…

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CD

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Verdi: Requiem

Anja Harteros (soprano), Sonia Ganassi (mezzo), Rolando Villazon (tenor), René Pape (bass)

Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Coro dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

Pappano's conducting maintains a firm control of his forces, showing a sense of drama that includes an awareness of the importance of some crucial moments of silence. Pappano's soloists are... More…

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2 CDs

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

Lucy Crowe (Juno/Mystery), Claire Debono (Spring/First Fairy), Anna Devin (Second Fairy), Helen-Jane Howells (Eve), Carolyn Sampson (Night), Robert Burt (Mopsa), Sean Clayton (Summer), Ed Lyon (Secrecy/Adam), Adrian Ward (Autumn), Lukas Kargl (Phœbus), Desmond Barrit (Drunken Poet), Andrew Foster-Williams...

Jonathan Kent's joyous Glyndebourne production burst[s] with opulent stagecraft...Kent is abetted by William Christie in the pit, a man of the theatre down to his gainfully-employed fingertips...Altogether... More…

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Blu-ray

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Schubert: Winterreise D911

Mark Padmore (tenor) & Paul Lewis (piano)

…I cannot think of one (not even Fischer-Dieskau in his 1965 recording with Jörg Demus) that leads more faithfully to the cold comfort at its end. And when we get there in this performance,... More…

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CD

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Elgar: Violin Concerto

Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Hallé, Sir Mark Elder

Zehetmair...is able to marry impassioned purpose with appreciation of Elgar's complexity...Mark Elder's direction is stunning...there's a warm glow about the Hallé sound that adds an extra strand... More…

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CD

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Thomas Hengelbrock conducts Zelenka, Bach & Lotti

Balthasar Neumann Ensemble & Choir, Thomas Hengelbrock

The Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble and Choir perform with full-blooded tension; Hengelbrock makes the fullest possible use of the plangent oboes and pulsating string chords but also ensures that... More…

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CD

$9.25

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Wagner: Götterdämmerung

Katarina Dalayman (Brünnhilde), Lars Cleveman (Siegfried), Peter Coleman-Wright (Gunther), Attila Jun (Hagen), Nancy Gustafson (Gutrune), Susan Bickley (Waltraute), Andrew Shore (Alberich), Ceri Williams (First Norn), Yvonne Howard (Second Norn), Miranda Keys (Third Norn), Katherine Broderick (Woglinde),...

This is a beautifully paced performance - measured, poetic but dynamic. The orchestra responds superbly....Katarina Dalayman is one of the most appealing Brünnhildes on disc, Lars Cleveman a... More…

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5 CDs

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Adès: The Tempest

Simon Keenlyside (Prospero), Kate Royal (Miranda), Toby Spence (Ferdinand), Ian Bostridge (Caliban), Cyndia Sieden (Ariel), Philip Langridge (Alonso), Donald Kaasch (Antonio), Jonathan Summers (Sebastian), David Condier (Trinculo), Stephen Richardson (Stefano), Graeme Danby (Gonzalo)

The Chorus...

…everyone reaches out to the purple passages when Adès touches something rich and strange. Those include the evolution of the young lovers' music from homages to midsummer Britten and Tippett... More…

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2 CDs

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