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Barber: Orchestral Works Volume 1

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop

Under Marin Alsop's sensitive guidance, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra has found the heartbeat of this music. More…

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Jennifer Higdon: All Things Majestic

Roberto Díaz (viola), James Button (oboe)

Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero

[All Things Majestic] The piece conveys a marvellous sense of wonder in the vastness and minutiae of the natural world, from the soaring brass chorales of 'Teton Ridge' to the raindrop delicacy... More…

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Ives - The Three Orchestral Sets

Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus, James Sinclair

James Sinclair leads excellent performances. The Malmo Symphony sounds comfortable in the American idiom, and the recording is spacious, sweet sounding in the strings…You should have the Naxos... More…

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Copland: Symphony No. 3 & Three Latin American Sketches

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin

What counts…in this crisp and sensible performance is Slatkin’s concern with the Symphony’s gentler corners…[His] tight control of textures and the finesse of his Detroit musicians also help... More…

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 New Terry Riley: The Palmian Chord Ryddle & At the Royal Majestic

Tracy Silverman (electric violin), Todd Wilson (organ)

Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero

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Bernstein: Mass

Jubilant Sykes (baritone)

Morgan State University Choir, Peabody Children's Chorus, Morgan State University Marching Band & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

…is a virtual triumph from beginning to end, and the only recording for me worthy of sitting next to the composer's own. …Alsop's tight-knit, symphonic pacing delineates the structure of the... More…

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 New Claude Baker: Piano Concerto 'From Noon to Starry Night'

Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Juanjo Mena, Gilbert Varga

Hamelin brings to light fellow Canadian Claude Baker’s Piano Concerto, a strangely unsatisfying mishmash of styles and quotations. Schubert haunts the rest of the disc. Good performances. More…

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American Classics - Walter Piston

Therese Elder Wunrow (harp)

Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz

Those unfamiliar with Piston's work should investigate this Naxos disc that repackages performances originally issued on Delos. This one is arguably the best of the lot as it features the Fourth... More…

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 New Sousa - Music for Wind Band 17

Guildhall Symphonic Wind Band, Keith Brion

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