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In the Midst of Life

Music from the Baldwin Partbooks I

Contrapunctus, Owen Rees

Contrapunctus really knows what to do with these pieces and from the very first item...the tuning is superb and the ensemble rock solid. Moreover, Owen Rees's interpretations are revelatory and... More…

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 Offer Shakespeare Songs

Ian Bostridge (tenor), Antonio Pappano (piano), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Adam Walker (flute), Lawrence Power (viola), Michael Collins (clarinet)

Five songs from Finzi’s incomparable Let us Garlands Bring see the tenor’s head voice floating sympathetically through the melismatic vowels and ever-shifting metres of Finzi’s most sensitive... More…

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[The Deer's Cry] is a deceptively easy-looking piece on the page, but keeping its halting, minimalist ground-rhythm pulsing meaningfully, and building the slow-burn crescendo over several minutes... More…

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Mahan Esfahani: Byrd, Bach, Ligeti

Recorded live at Wigmore Hall, London, on 3 May 2013

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

perhaps most striking are the dazzling realisations of three harpsichord pieces by Gyorgy Ligeti. These eclectic soundscapes are splahsed with the exotic colours of Hungarian folk music and the... More…

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