Gramophone Editor’s Choice June 2016



Gramophone Choice

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 & Scythian Suite – Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Sokhiev

Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony was conceived in the Soviet Union as World War II was still raging. ...

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Schoenberg, Berg & Webern – Complete Works for String Quartet – Quatuor Diotima

A decent collection of string quartet works by the ‘Second Vienesse School’ has never sounded so...

£31.99

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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...

£12.99

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Virtuoso – Leonidas Kavakos & Enrico Pace

Leonidas Kavakos, one of the world’s finest violinists, showcases virtuoso works for the violin...

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J S Bach: ‘Testament’ Solo Violin Sonatas & Partitas – Rachel Barton Pine

Testament’ is Rachel Barton Pine’s very personal homage to the music of J. S. Bach, o...

£22.99

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Neglected Works for Piano – Bengt Forsberg

Bengt Forsberg, one of Sweden’s most outstanding pianists, renowned for his many CDs and aw...

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Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame – Graindelavoix / Schmelzer

At last! A new recording of Machaut’s ‘Messe de Nostre Dame’ from Björn Schmel...

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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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Zelenka: Missa Divi Xaverii & Litaniae de Sancto Xaverio- Collegium 1704 / Luks

After highly acclaimed recordings of his ‘Requiem’ and ‘Responsoriae’, Cz...

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Verdi: La Forza del Destino – Kaufmann; Harteros; Bavarian State Orchestra & Choir / Fisch

Martin Kušej’s thrilling contemporary interpretation of Verdi’s late opera proved the perfec...

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