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BBC Philharmonic & John Wilson - Eric Coates: Orchestral Works, Vol. 4 (2024)

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BBC Philharmonic & John Wilson - Eric Coates: Orchestral Works, Vol. 4 (2024)

BBC Philharmonic & John Wilson - Eric Coates: Orchestral Works, Vol. 4 (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 1:01:26 | 258 Mb
Genre: Classical

John Wilson’s fourth volume devoted to music by Eric Coates opens with Music Everywhere, a rousing march that was commissioned by Britain’s first independent TV and radio service, Rediffusion, for use as its signature tune. The concert waltz Footlights is a life-affirming evocation of the glamour of the inter-war West End, created just weeks before the start of the Second World War. In wartime, as it turned out, the demand for refreshing, morale-boosting music would be higher than ever. Coates's ‘Souvenir’ I Sing to You was premièred on 14 March 1940 – the week in which wartime meat rationing was introduced in the UK. Composed for his young son Austin, The Three Bears Phantasy transports the Goldilocks fairytale firmly into the 1920s. From Meadow to Mayfair reflects Coates’s own journey from rural Nottinghamshire to life in London. Under the Stars, composed in 1928, marks the first inclusion by Coates of an alto saxophone in his orchestration. The Four Centuries Suite is one of Coates’s most substantial compositions – not only in length, but also in the size of the orchestra. Its four movements evoke the musical styles of the sevent eenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Dedicated to his wife, Phyllis, the work is also a celebration of the couple’s lifelong love of dancing.

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra & Neeme Järvi - French Opera Overtures (2024)

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Estonian National Symphony Orchestra & Neeme Järvi - French Opera Overtures (2024)

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra & Neeme Järvi - French Opera Overtures (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 1:08:32 | 315 Mb
Genre: Classical

The nineteenth-century French opera overture was for many years looked down on by certain music critics (and musicians) – largely as the genre turned its back on the historical adherence to strict musical form (fugue, sonata form, etc.). Percy Scholes, in the 1955 Oxford Companion to Music, had the following to say: ‘a cheap but not always ineffective type of opera overture is that of the pot-pourri or medley – little more than a string of tunes from the work to follow.’ These overtures were incredibly popular in their time, and the revival of this repertoire is long overdue. Daniel Auber composed more than fifty operas, some for the Paris Opéra and some for the Opéra Comique. His Grand Opera La Muette de Portici famously sparked the Belgian revolution in 1830, which led to the country’s independence in 1839. Les Cloches de Corneville was by far the most successful of Planquette’s twenty-four operas, receiving some 400 consecutive performances. Alexandre Lecocq’s La Fille de Madame Angot was premièred in Brussels in 1872 and is set in post-revolutionary Paris. The Overture is followed here by numbers put together by Gordon Jacob, in his re-orchestration of material taken mainly from the opera, for Léonide Massine’s ballet Mam’zelle Angot, which closely follows the action of the opera.

Howard Shelley, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox - Herbert Howells: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Penguinski (2000)

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Howard Shelley, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox - Herbert Howells: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Penguinski (2000)

Howard Shelley, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox - Herbert Howells: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Penguinski (2000)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 70:52| 304 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 9874

This wonderful CD is the product of the Chandos phenomenon; they find a neglected masterpiece that is unplayed and unknown, they record it brilliantly with a top class orchestra and conductor with soloists if appropriate and sell it to people like me, lovers of the English Musical Renaissance of the early part of the twentieth century. This CD contains well over an hour of the most tuneful and innovative music you can buy.

Zeb Soanes, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Britten Sinfonia & Jamie Phillips - Delius: Hassan - complete incidental music (2024)

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Zeb Soanes, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Britten Sinfonia & Jamie Phillips - Delius: Hassan - complete incidental music (2024)

Zeb Soanes, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Britten Sinfonia & Jamie Phillips - Delius: Hassan - complete incidental music (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 1:20:04 | 276 Mb
Genre: Classical

Although he had initially declined the commission, Delius was persuaded to write the incidental music for Hassan by the actor and director Basil Dean, in July 1920, for performances he was planning for His Majesty’s Theatre, London, the following year. Much of the music was drafted within a few weeks, and the score would eventually prove one of the greatest successes of Delius’s career.

Richard Hickox, Eric Parkin - George Dyson: Concertos (1992)

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Richard Hickox, Eric Parkin - George Dyson: Concertos (1992)

Richard Hickox, Eric Parkin - George Dyson: Concertos (1992)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:08 | 315 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: CHAN 9076

George Dyson (1883-1964) studied with Charles Villiers Stanford at the Royal College of Music and Dyson's own compositions tend to reflect the kind of romanticism of both Stanford and Perry or the era just before Elgar, Vaughan Williams, and William Walton. His music is always lyrical if a bit modest,or perhaps understated is a better word after all, leggiero means "lack of pomp or pretention or prolixity." In this, he resembles Frederick Delius. The works on this disc come from Dyson's later years 1949 to 1951 which were his most creative.

Igor Morozov, Evgeny Kachurovsky, Patram Institute Male Choir & Ekaterina Antonenko - Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil (2024)

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Igor Morozov, Evgeny Kachurovsky, Patram Institute Male Choir & Ekaterina Antonenko - Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil (2024)

Igor Morozov, Evgeny Kachurovsky, Patram Institute Male Choir & Ekaterina Antonenko - Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 1:10:06 | 247 Mb
Genre: Classical

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Serge Rachmaninoff, PaTRAM Institute Male Choir invites you to experience the extraordinary beauty of his choral tour de force, the All-night Vigil, composed in 1915.

Alexander Ivashkin, Valeri Polyansky, Russian State Symphony Orchestra - The unknown Shostakovich (2000)

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Alexander Ivashkin, Valeri Polyansky, Russian State Symphony Orchestra - The unknown Shostakovich (2000)

Alexander Ivashkin, Valeri Polyansky, Russian State Symphony Orchestra - The unknown Shostakovich (2000)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 59:38 | 263 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 9792

The title of this disc is somewhat misleading, as there is very little music on it originally composed by Shostakovich. The Overture (Entr’Acte) to Poor Columbus was written by Shostakovich at the behest of Soviet officials to add the appropriate political “spin” to Ervin Dressel’s opera. It’s in the chaotic style of the Russian master’s other theater works of the period, notably The Nose and The Bolt. Cut from the same stylistic cloth are the Two Preludes of 1920, orchestrated by Alfred Schnittke to sound nearly as if written by Shostakovich himself.

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 7, Golden Spinning Wheel (1987)

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Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 7, Golden Spinning Wheel (1987)

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 7, Golden Spinning Wheel (1987)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:03:56 | 320 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: 8501

This disc, particularly well recorded in 1986, brings one of the best versions of the symphony coupled with an equally fine delivery of one of the finest for the late symphonic poems. Symphonic is the key word here as this symphony is the most non-nationalist symphony in the Dvorak canon and is without much doubt the most purely symphonic creation as well as being the most tautly argued and dramatic of the nine symphonies. Jarvi's style of conducting these symphonies is to take a straight view and play them very much as Dvorak wrote them. There are therefore no undue changes of tempi, either slowing down to underline climaxes or speeding up to create artificial excitement.

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 5, The Water Goblin (1987)

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Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 5, The Water Goblin (1987)

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 5, The Water Goblin (1987)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:00:57 | 262 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN8552

The Scottish National Orchestra with Neeme Jarvi has traversed the entire Dvorak symphonic oeuvre with wonderful success. Jarvi brings a sense of live and vitality to each symphony and the orchestra responds wonderfully. Jarvi's rendition of the 5th is, at least in my opinion, the most convincing in the series. The playing is spectacular; the Scottish National Orchestra brings a beauty of phrasing that complements this symphony well. Of equal power and beauty is the Water Goblin, which Jarvi undoubtedly champions. This is a wonderful CD. S

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, The Noon Witch (1992)

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Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, The Noon Witch (1992)

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, The Noon Witch (1992)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 55:42 | 257 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: 8530

In the 1980's, conductor Neeme Jarvi recorded the nine Dvorak symphonies with the Scottish National Symphony for Chandos. Most of the recordings have received favorable reviews, and some critics believe the cycle established Jarvi the interpreter of Dvorak's music. While I do not own all the recordings in the series and for that reason cannot compare it to other Dvorak recordings by Jarvi, I can say it is an excellent recording and one of my favorites in my collection (consisting of nearly 800 recordings). It begins with the tone poem "The Noon Witch." It is a musical telling of a story similar to "Hansel and Gretel" and Dvorak cleverly uses different instruments and themes to tell the story.

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 & My Home (1987)

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Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 & My Home (1987)

Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi - Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 & My Home (1987)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 54:17 | 258 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: CHAN8510

This disc, made in 1987, is one of the many outstanding discs made by Jarvi and his Scottish orchestra during a very productive and noticeably vibrant point in Jarvi's recording career. Jarvi turned this orchestra from a fairly moderate ensemble into a far finer group with increased tonal resources and power and with a 'live' sounding recorded sound that was special then and remains special today. There were many successes but three cycles stand out - the Prokofiev symphonies, the Rimsky Korsakov Suites and the Dvorak symphonies.

Gabrieli String Quartet - Mendelssohn: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (1990)

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Gabrieli String Quartet - Mendelssohn: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (1990)

Gabrieli String Quartet - Mendelssohn: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (1990)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 59:08 | 296 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: CHAN 8827

The well-known British string quartet was founded in 1967 by Kenneth Sillito, who led the ensemble for some twenty years before passing the responsibility to John Georgiadis, at which point the Quartet entered into an exclusive contract with Chandos and made a number of fine recordings. It toured widely abroad and in the UK and was noted for its well-balanced performances. ‘I know this is a disc to be enjoyed again and again. The sound is simply flawless’, wrote the Newcastle Evening Chronicle.

Míceál O'Rourke, London Mozart Players, Matthias Bamert - John Field: Piano Concertos, Vol. 2 - Nos. 6 & 4 (1996)

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Míceál O'Rourke, London Mozart Players, Matthias Bamert - John Field: Piano Concertos, Vol. 2 - Nos. 6 & 4 (1996)

Míceál O'Rourke, London Mozart Players, Matthias Bamert - John Field: Piano Concertos, Vol. 2 - Nos. 6 & 4 (1996)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 65:09 | 290 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: CHAN 9442

This is the best version I have come across. John Field is a forgotten composer who deserves to be listened to. He was the first to exploit the full tonal qualities of the pianoforte and introduced European "classical" music to Russia. He taught Glinka and is regarded by some as the father of Russian music.

Borodin Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets, Vol.3 (2004)

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Borodin Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets, Vol.3 (2004)

Borodin Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets, Vol.3 (2004)
WEB | FLAC (tracks) - 414 MB | 01:17:09
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records

The third volume of the Borodin Quartet's long-awaited digital set of Beethoven's cycle presents one bold work from the end of the middle period, the String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95; the deeply moving late masterpiece, the String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131; and the sui generis Grosse Fuge in B flat major, Op. 133, which is treated here as a quartet in its own right.

Neave Trio - A Room of Her Own (2024)

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Neave Trio - A Room of Her Own (2024)

Neave Trio - A Room of Her Own (2024)
FLAC (tracks), Lossless +Booklet | 1:23:11 | 365 Mb
Genre: Classical

n a follow-up to its extremely successful album Her Voice, the Neave Trio on A Room of Her Own once again champions the works of female composers. The only non-French composer on the album is Ethel Smyth whose Piano Trio, one of her earliest works, was composed in 1880. Like many of her works from this era, it shows a clear nod to the Austro-German influences of her studies in Leipzig, particularly of Brahms. Cécile Chaminade was born just a year before Smyth, and her First Piano Trio was written in the same year as Smyth’s. The Paris première was very well received by the critics, and the Trio was published a year later. Germaine Tailleferre’s Piano Trio began life in 1916 – 17 as a work in three movements, and then gathered dust for over sixty years, until a commission from France’s Ministère de la Culture, in 1978, enabled Tailleferre to revive and re-imagine it.