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Bach: Goldberg Variations arr....

Bach: Goldberg Variations arr. Sitkovetsky for strings - Britten Sinfonia / Gould

Paine: Orchestral Works Vol. 2...

Paine: Orchestral Works Vol. 2 - Ulster Orchestra / Falletta

SCO - The Creation

Haydn: The Creation - Gabrieli Consort & Players / McCreesh

RSNO - Erin Wall ...

Strauss: Four Last Songs; Don Juan; Also sprach Zarathustra - Erin Wall; MSO / Sir Andrew Davis

MM Music Top 10


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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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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And the Bridge is Love – English Music for Strings

This is a disc of many firsts and one unfortunate last – Julian Lloyd Webber’s final recording a...


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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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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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Vaughan Williams & MacMillan: Oboe Concertos

Vaughan Williams’ evocative Oboe Concerto (1944) is a fitting opening to this wonderful explor...


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Smetana: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 – Pavel Haas Quartet

Last year’s disc of Schubert from the Pavel Haas Quartet was perhaps my favourite new recordin...


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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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Carolyn Sampson: Fleurs

Surprisingly, this is soprano Carolyn Sampson’s first ‘proper’ recital disc with piano –...


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Bach: Goldberg Variations arr. Sitkovetsky for strings – Britten Sinfonia / Gould

The Britten Sinfonia’s Associate Leader, Thomas Gould directs the ensemble in Dmitry Sitkovetsk...


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