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Brahms & Bruckner: Motets

Mark Templeton (trombone), Helen Vollam (trombone), Patrick Jackman (trombone), Alexander Mason (organ)

Tenebrae, Nigel Short

Nigel Short and Tenebrae have come up with a beautifully balanced and contrasted programme…The beauty of sound and dignified expression of intensity that Tenebrae create in the opening of the... More…

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Volodos plays Brahms

Arcadi Volodos (piano)

Volodos, rather like the music, can seem to inhabit a world of his own – removed, remote, yet in steely control of the expression of that remoteness…Volodos is a master of soft and silken tone... More…

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Brahms & Bartók: Violin Concertos

Janine Jansen (violin)

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, London Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Pappano

The Bartok is a revelation.Somehow Jansen manages to coax this music out of its accustomed reticence, but without any sense of forcing it…at last, this concerto really does sing of unrequited... More…

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Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge

Matthias Goerne (baritone) & Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

Goerne remains a fine lieder singer … he shows a careful attention to text … he finds a contemplative depth for the Four Serious Songs, however, with the sorrow and tenderness of the second beautifully... More…

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Brahms: The Hungarian Connection

Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Christoph and Stephan Koncz (violin, cello), Ödon Rácz (double bass), Predrag Tomic (accordion) & Oskar Ökrös (cimbalom)

The performance of the Quintet is a fine one, with lovely clarinet tone, excellent overall sound and a deep understanding of the work's varied character…a fascinating issue, with playing of mastery... More…

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Brahms: Serenades

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Riccardo Chailly

they are substantial pieces in their own right, and they emerge irresistable thanks to the easy flow of Chailly's conducting and the superb playing of his orchestra...Chailly and his orchestra... More…

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spaciousness is [not] the most surprising aspect here…more challenging to many ears will be the steadiness of the E flat Impromptu and the liberally applied hesitations of the A flat. Allied... More…

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Brahms: Violin Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3

Isabelle Faust (violin) and Alexander Melnikov (piano)

[a] beautifully balanced performance, and the warmth and intimacy of the recording is an excellent match. More…

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 Offer Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 & Ballades Op. 10

Paul Lewis (piano)

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding

[Lewis and Harding] encapsulate the contrasting moods of defiance and lyricism without indulging in unwarranted touches of rubato or having to negotiate awkward gear changes…Lewis brings all... More…

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 Offer Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

Martin Fröst (clarinet), with Janine Jansen (violin), Boris Brovtsyn (violin), Maxim Rysanov (viola), Torleif Thedéen (cello), with Roland Pöntinen (piano), with Torleif Thedéen (cello) & Roland Pöntinen (piano)

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Fröst revels in the deep-plush velvet of his chalumeau regions - and, indeed, sustains this timbre throughout the instrument's register...the ensemble creates cutting-edge rhythmic urgency, and... More…

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