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George Pieterson (clarinet), Vera Badings (harp)

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

If you only buy one album of Debussy orchestral music, this is a very good bet! Comprising his best-known works at an excellent price, it's a great starting-point around which to build a library... More…

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original 1913 version

London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox

Hickox and the London Symphony Orchestra have come up with a recording that you can cheerfully measure against most others in the catalogue, before you consider its unique extra charms! More…

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Alvin Dinkin, Kurt Reher

The Hollywood String Quartet

This 1951 mono recording set the benchmark for many years, and so it probably did much to establish the current, questionable norms of tempo. But it's superb performance, played with skill and... More…

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Régine Crespin (soprano)

L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Sumptuous of tone, supremely sensitive, Crespin was born to illuminate the art of French song. Whether floating the seductive allure of Ravel or revelling in the wit of Poulenc these recordings... More…

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Garfield Jackson (viola)

Maggini Quartet

Why isn't Vaughan Williams's Second Quartet part of the international chamber repertory? Played as eloquently as this it seems unarguably a masterpiece, one specifically of its time: 1942-3.... More…

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Steven Osborne's pedigree in French repertoire is such that it has been almost inevitable that he would record Debussy's Préludes at some point. He has much in his favour, notably a marvellous... More…

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Krystian Zimerman (piano)

Cleveland Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Zimerman's pianism is self-recommending.
His trills in the first movement of the G major Concerto are to die for, his passagework in the finale crystalclear, never hectic, always stylish. For... More…

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Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

…Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic, resplendently recorded, capture the languorous sensuality of L'après-midi supremely well, with the flautist Emmanuel Pahud phrasing in huge spans, and with... More…

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The Life of Ralph Vaughan Williams

Harrison Birtwistle, John Adams, Mark Anthony Turnage, Tony Benn, Jordi Savall, Andre Prévin, Sir Michael Tippett & Neil Tennant of The Pet Shop Boys

Sir Adrian Boult

Quite simply superb. The image of Ralph Vaughan Williams (RVW) fixed in living memory is the ancient, genial, tweedy buffer of the 1950s, characterised by Harrison Birtwistle as 'Mr Badger'…... More…

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Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell

For connoisseurs of choral music this is an essential buy. Outstanding performances of two rarely heard 20th-century masterpieces. More…

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