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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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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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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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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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2 CDs

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Benjamin Grosvenor: Dances

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

The quality of this playing is altogether exceptional. Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor takes nothing for granted in music. Nor should we in listening to him...he plainly understands that every interpretation... 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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JS Bach & Telemann: Sacred Cantatas

Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor)

Freiburger Barockorchester

[Jaroussky’s] manner is distinctive, not so much the honeyed, godlike flow of Andreas Scholl…as the vulnerable and reactive human soul declaiming recitatives with urgent detail…[he is] compelling…the... 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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Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV232

Hannah Morrison (soprano), Esther Brazil (mezzo), Meg Bragle (alto), Kate Symonds-Joy (alto), Peter Davoren (tenor), Nick Pritchard (tenor), Alex Ashworth (bass), David Shipley (bass)

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Gardiner’s second recording of the B minor Mass is a predictably exhilarating experience. The opening Kyrie, paced to perfection, leaves one amazed afresh…the chorus (which supplies the mostly... More…

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2 CDs

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Dynastie: Bach Concertos

Jean Rondeau (harpsichord), Sophie Gent, Louis Creac'h (violin), Fanny Paccoud (viola), Antoine Touche (cello), Thomas de Pierrefeu (contrabass) & Evolène Kiener (bassoon)

This spirited and eloquently ornamented playing serves the music of JS Bach and three of his sons uncommonly well More…

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