McAlister Matheson Music

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Gaudeamus Igitur – John ...

Gaudeamus Igitur - John Kitchen plays the organ of The McEwan Hall

Gounod: Cinq-Mars – Chor...

James MacMillan ...

MacMillan: Since it was the day of Preparation ... - Hebrides Ensemble; Synergy Vocals; Brindley Sherratt

Scottish Ensemble

Debussy & Takemitsu for strings - Scottish Ensemble / Morton

MM Music Top 10


Rachmaninov: Etudes-Tableaux & Moments Musicaux – Boris Giltburg

Giltburg’s previous ventures on Naxos (Schumann and Beethoven) gave a hint at his deep artistr...


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Debussy: String Quartet. Franck: Piano Quintet – Hamelin; Takács Quartet

This combination of string quartet and pianist is one of the great collaborations of our time. The T...


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125 Years of the RSNO

Officially founded in 1891 as the Scottish Orchestra, the RSNO has sustained a wonderfully high stan...


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Satie: Socrate – Barabara Hannigan; Reinbert De Leeuw

With 2016 being the 150th anniversary year of the birth of Erik Satie, Barbara Hannigan and Reinb...


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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis – Soloists; Concentus Musicus Wien & Arnold Schoenberg Chor / Harnoncourt

When Nikolaus Harnoncourt retired from the stage in December last year, it was his express wish t...


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

This new recording from gifted pianist Xiayin Wang, the  RSNO and Peter Oundjian has it all – fab...


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Martha Argerich & Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2015

“Few other musicians spark such adoration among peers and juniors alike as does Martha Argerich...


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Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9 – Boston SO / Nelsons

Andris Nelsons is the Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and in fall 2015 he was ann...


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Granada 1013-1526 – Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya / Jordi Savall

Jordi Savall examines 500 years of history in this portrait of a city that symbolises like no oth...


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