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Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh

Sweet tuning and subtle dynamic distinctions mark James MacMillan’s Ave maris stella, with gleamingly pure-toned contributions from the soprano…Technically the most difficult piece is probably... More…

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The Sixteen, Britten Sinfonia, Harry Christophers

His vivid, trenchant string writing is realised with striking clarity by the Britten Sinfonia in this recording, made just a fortnight after the same performers gave the world premiere last October... More…

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Nicholas Daniel (oboe & conductor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)

Britten Sinfonia, James MacMillan

[Daniel] tends to let the tempo slacken when the harmonic pulse slows down [on the Vaughan Williams]...it's hard to complain when that leaves more space for his consistently golden tone...MacMillan... More…

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Ruth Provost, Kirsty Hopkins, David Clegg, Jeremy Budd, Ben Davies, Julie Cooper, Edward McMullan, Mark Dobell

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

It is clear that this is something really special. That specialness comes not just from the fact that The Sixteen elevate everything they perform through their opulent musicality and supreme... More…

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Choir of Clare College Cambridge, Graham Ross

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Gabrieli, Paul McCreesh

Sometimes the best discoveries in music aren’t pieces that you’ve never heard before, but those you have, made new by remarkable interpretations…At the recital’s heart is a breath-catching performance... More…

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Brindley Sherratt (bass)

Hebrides Ensemble, Synergy Vocals

Since it was the day of preparation is on the face of it a chamber piece, with just ten performers needed. Yet in an extraordinarily perceptive and affecting manner it broaches enduring universal... More…

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Sopranos - Claire Booth, Ailish Tynan, Elizabeth Atherton

Mezzo-sopranos - Susan Bickley, Loré Lixenberg, Jean Rigby

Countertenors - James Bowman, Michael Chance, Andrew Watts

Tenors - Andrew Kennedy, Daniel Norman, Benjamin Hulett

Baritones - Stefan Loges, Roderick Williams,...

…anyone listening to these discs will find many things to savour… It is, inevitably an eclectic mix, but, as in any well-planned song recital, the progressions and juxtapositions are continually... More…

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Already in Gibbons’s Drop, Drop, Slow, Tears there are numerous indications of the elevated artistry of Paul McCreesh and the 22 singers of his Gabrieli Consort. More…

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The Dmitri Ensemble, Graham Ross

Singing and playing are polished, focused and alert; but it’s the controlled intensity that's most striking here. …I can’t recall a performance that so forcefully contrasts the sweet lyricism... More…

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