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Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock E...

Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge - Padmore; Schubert Ensemble

Britten, Finzi & Tippett:...

Britten, Finzi & Tippett: Song Cycles - Padmore & Vignoles

Ingrid Fliter and Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Schumann & Mendelssohn Piano Concertos - Ingrid Fliter

Xiayin Wang and Royal Scottish National Orchestra...

Tchaikovsky & Khachaturian: Piano Concertos - Xiayin Wang; RSNO / Oundjian

MM Music Top 10


Aled Jones – One Voice

Classic FM presenter Aled Jones MBE is to release a brand new duet album called ‘One Voice’, ...


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Bach: Violin concertos – Cecilia Bernardini; Dunedin Consort / Butt

From time to time, along comes a recording that that uplifts the soul in a way that few others do. I...


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Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 & Ballades Op. 10 – Paul Lewis

Innovative for its time, Brahms’s Piano Concerto no.1, premiered in Hanover in 1859, took some ...


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Dvořák & Schumann: Piano Concertos – Hough; CBSO / Nelsons

Two more rich piano concertos from the unparalleled Stephen Hough and the CBSO (they’ve already...


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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies – A Celebration of Scotland

The death of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has robbed us of a remarkable musical maverick. ‘A huge figu...


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Scarlatti: 18 Sonatas – Yevgeny Sudbin

With the 2005 release of his first recording for BIS Records, Yevgeny Sudbin catapulted into the ...


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Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas – Angela Hewitt

Ever since Angela Hewitt played two groups of Scarlatti sonatas at her 2015 Edinburgh Festival recit...


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Elgar & Walton: Cello Concertos – Isserlis; Philharmonia / P Järvi

Writing about a disc so wonderfully British, I could easily spend this review chatting to you about ...


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Elgar: Symphony No. 1 – Staatskapelle Berlin / Barenboim

Barenboim and his Staatskapelle Berlin have enjoyed tremendous success on disc in recent years with ...


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Jonas Kaufmann: An Evening With Puccini (Live from Teatro Alla Scala)

On the 14th June 2015, German tenor Jonas Kaufmann walked onto the stage of La Scala Milan, the h...


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