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.

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Martha Argerich – Carte ...

Martha Argerich - Carte blanche - Live Verbier Festival concert 2007

American Polyphony – Pol...

American Polyphony - Polyphony / Layton

SCO - The Creation

Haydn: The Creation - Gabrieli Consort & Players / McCreesh

RSNO - Dream of Gerontius...

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius. Sea Pictures - Skelton; Connolly; Soar; BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus / Davis

MM Music Top 10


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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Martha Argerich & Friends: Live from Lugano 2014

A regular highlight of the record-buyer’s calendar is the annual release from Lugano of the Proget...


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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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Vaughan Williams & MacMillan: Oboe Concertos

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


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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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Grieg: Lyric Pieces – Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough has been kept busy by Hyperion in recent years. A quick scroll through his discography...


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Handel: L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato – Gabrieli Consort & Players / McCreesh

Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort & Players have been releasing outstanding period-performa...


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Schubert: Sonatas, Impromptus & Moments Musicaux – Schiff

This is a fascinating and revelatory Schubert recital performed by András Schiff on his own fortepi...


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Carolyn Sampson: Fleurs

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


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Berlioz: Harold en Italy – Ehnes; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra / Davis

The virtuosic and nine-times Juno-winning Canadian James Ehnes is centre stage in a new recording...


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