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Miloš Karadaglić (guitar)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Miloš Karadaglić has a feather-light touch, honeyed tone and warm bass. Musical details are well thought through, and - like a good pianist pedalling - he knows when, and how long, to let notes... — More…
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Raquel Lojendio (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena
one of those experiences that change one's perception of a work forever...At the most basic level they take the trouble to get the balance right. ['Nights'] is no concerto, and the pianist has... — More…
Martha Argerich (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Sergey Babayan (piano), Sergio Tiempo (piano), Karin Lechner (piano), Nicholas Angelich (piano)
David Guerrier, horn
violino, Tedi Papavrami (violin)
piano, Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Orchestra della Svizzera...
[Argerich] recorded Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit in the studio in the 1970s, and hearing her play it 40 years later with the same dazzling security and clarity is an extraordinary privilege...There... — More…
CD/DVD tribute to 12 of the world’s finest instruments
James Ehnes (violin and viola) & Eduard Laurel (piano)
The icing on the cake is provided by the DVD, which shows how Ehnes achieves miracles at close hand, including his unconventional left-hand thumb extension and relatively firm bow-hold. Beautifully... — More…
Jose Iturbi (piano)
What a pleasure to encounter the full extent of Iturbi’s superb piano playing and elegant musicianship...Beethoven’s Andante favori is a model of tenderness and poise. It also prominently displays... — More…
Elîna Garanča (mezzo), Roberto Alagna (tenor), José Maria Gallardo del Rey, Alberto Barletta, Enrico Maria Baroni, Geri Brown, Massimo Macri, Cesare Maghenzani, Roberto Vozmediano, Cristina Antoaneta Pasaroiu (soprano), Giuseppina Bridelli (mezzo)
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Coro...
Garanča's is a medium-scale mezzo approach, elegant and devoid of ugly lurches into chest voice. — More…
Alicia de Larrocha (piano), Carlos Bonell (guitar), Huguette Tourangeau (mezzo-soprano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Charles Dutoit
Nati Mistral (soprano), John Constable (harpsichord), Eduardo Fernandez (guitar), Jennifer Smith (soprano), Alicia de Larrocha (piano), Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano), Martin Katz (piano), Colette Boky (soprano)
New Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, London Philharmonic Orchestra, L'Orchestre...
[El amor brujo] enjoys exceptionally vivid sound, yet with plenty of light and shade, and the control of atmosphere in the quieter passages is masterful...de Larrocha's later, digital version... — More…
Fritz Kreisler (violin), Thomas Petre (violins), William Primrose (viola), Laurie Kennedy (cello), with Franz Rupp (piano), with Michael Raucheisen (piano), with Arpád Sándor (piano)
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Sir Landon Ronald,...
Listening to these recordings today you can hear his remarkable sound – characterised by an almost constant, but varied vibrato. He tended to avoid using his fourth finger in order to maintain... — More…
The essence of Manuel de Falla’s music
Enrike Solinís (guitar & laouto, musical director), María José Pére (vocals)
There's no doubting the enthusiasm of the performers or the frequent brilliance of the playing. The sound, dominated by guitars, sackbut and an almost guttural low flute can in itself be attractive,... — More…