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Perahia is unrivalled in coaxing a subtle dialogue in the dances that resort to the artful pared-back minimalism of the two-part invention. There’s nowhere to hide and Perahia’s effortless variety... More…

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The [Goldberg] Aria sings without affectation as if to emphasise that what follows isn't about the theme but what happens to it...Unstarchy too is Levit's approach to Beethoven's Diabelli Variations...As... 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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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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JS Bach: Violin Concertos

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen

Alina Ibragimova makes a strikingly distinctive contribution, albeit subtle and restrained…she introduces minute expressive emphases and nuances into her solo line, sustaining the hypnotic motoric... More…

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Every piece in Rana's tapestry is vividly characterised, and none are overblown, didactic or taken at an extreme tempo. The alternating comedy, grandeur, and exultant cleverness of the up-beat... More…

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 Offer Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

James Gilchrist (Evangelist), Stephan Loges (Jesus), Hannah Morrison, Zoë Brookshaw, Charlotte Ashley (soprano), Reginald Mobley, Eleanor Minney (alto), Hugo Hymas (tenor), Ashley Riches, Alex Ashworth, Jonathan Sells (bass)

English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, Trinity Boys Choir, Sir...

James Gilchrist is among the most communicative of storytellers and his lightly articulated, subtly nuanced declamation and, where required, sense of urgency are eloquent and dependable…the many... More…

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 Offer JS Bach: Cantatas for Bass

Matthias Goerne (baritone)

Freiburger Barockorchester, Gottfried von der Goltz

Goerne gives us a deeply human protagonist whose struggles against the dying of the light are not quite over...Despite the years of singing highly declamatory roles on stage, his command of line... More…

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Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248

Mary Bevan (soprano), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass) - Cantatas 1, 3, 6); Joanne Lunn (soprano), Ciara Hendrick (mezzo), Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Konstantin Wolff (bass) - Cantatas 2, 4, 5.

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

It has the same sense of freshness as previous releases…[with] a pleasing transparency of texture, and nimbly sprung rhythms under John Butt’s scholarly direction More…

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2 CDs

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