McAlister Matheson Music

Welcome to the new McAlister Matheson Music website! Our aim is to present customers with a selection of the best recordings from the vast catalogue of available discs. On this website you will find hundreds of excellent recordings that we have reviewed ourselves, our current Top Ten best-sellers, recent Gramophone’s Editor Choice discs, and details of current special offers. UK customers can purchase these discs from us post-free via this site using the secure PayPal facility.

Other recordings can, of course, be purchased from us by contacting us directly. Members of our discount scheme should note that at present this site cannot supply discs at discounted prices.

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We will be expanding the site and adding many extra features over the coming weeks and months. In the meantime, we would welcome any comments and suggestions about the site that you might have.

Charles Mackerras – Edit...

Charles Mackerras - Edited by Nigel Simeone & John Tyrell

Mark Padmore sings Beethoven, ...

Mark Padmore sings Beethoven, Mozart & Haydn

SCO - Mozart Requiem ...

Mozart: Requiem - Soloists; Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists / Gardiner

RSNO - Barber Symphony 2

Barber: Orchestral Works Vol 1 - RSNO / Alsop

MM Music Top 10


Bach: Cello Suites – David Watkin

To the relief of frustrated CD enthusiasts, London-based Resonus Classics, launched in 2011 as the w...


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Vivaldi: L’estro armonico – Rachel Podger; Brecon Baroque

Rachel Podger made it onto the short-list for a Gramophone Award with each of her two previous Vival...


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Mozart: Divertimenti – Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wind Soloists

In 2012 we had the pleasure of hearing some of the SCO’s principal wind players on a fine recordin...


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Stevenson: Piano Music Vol. 1 – Christopher Guild

Ronald Stevenson has made his distinct mark on British music through a large body of over 200 works ...


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Liszt: B minor sonata. 3 Petrarch Sonnets. Dante Sonata – Angela Hewitt

Hewitt candidly announces in her personable and elegant booklet essay that upon hearing the Liszt B ...


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Walton: Symphony No. 2. Cello Concerto – Watkins; BBC SO / Gardner

Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in late music by Walton. It follows the succes...


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Pärt: Tintinnabuli – The Tallis Scholars / Phillips

In Peter Phillips’ opinion, ‘no music being written today makes a more satisfying match with Ren...


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Janáček & Martinů: String Quartets

This new recording by the Doric String Quartet pays homage to the Czech chamber music of the 1920...


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Messiaen: Des Canyons aux Étoiles – LPO / Eschenbach

A commission in 1970 for a piece to celebrate the bicentenary of the United States Declaration of In...


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Brahms: Serenades – Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Chailly

Following the ‘Gramophone Record of the Year’ award-winning set of the Brahms Symphonies, Ric...


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