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Tasmin Little (violin)
BBC Philharmonic, Sir Andrew Davis
Little's stellar playing [is] brimming with gorgeous and glitz-free tone, plus a lovely range of light and shade...Little's spacious and serene way with The Lark Ascending is both beautiful,... — More…
John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone), Martin Isepp (harpsichord and piano), Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba), Nona Liddell, Ivor McMahon (violins) & Eric Parkin (piano)
Heritage Records has gathered together a collection of English songs from three Saga LPs, sensitively remastered, which show this wonderful singer on top form...Shirley-Quirk gives us a lovely... — More…
Paul Watkins (cello) & Huw Watkins (piano)
The most stylistically striking piece is Rubbra's Sonata of 1946...The Watkins brothers, true to form, pay close attention to its rhythmic life, though they also know how to soar into beauty...[they]... — More…
Malcolm Binns (piano), Peter Katin (piano), Howard Shelley (piano), Peter Wallfisch (piano), John Ogdon (piano), Eric Parkin (piano), Piers Lane (piano), John McCabe (piano), David Wilde (piano), Philip Fowke (piano), Malcolm Williamson (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra,...
120 years of songs from the RCM
Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Joseph Middleton (piano)
A varied collection that offers more than just vocal bonbons…Connolly and Middleton execute the complex phrasing [of A Charm of Lullabies] with a sense of ensemble for which they are revered. — More…
Choral Music by Ireland, Rawsthorne, Warlock, Bax, Alan Bush, Lutyens, Walton & EJ Moeran
Londinium Chamber Choir, Andrew Griffiths
Tenuous links to alcohol apart, there is some fine music-making on this disc. A rapt performance of Peter Warlock’s The Full Heart opens it, the discomfiting harmonies and eerie suspensions... — More…
Lorraine McAslan (violin), Alexander Baillie (cello), Kenneth Sillito (violin), Emanuel Hurwitz (cello), Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Rodney Friend (violin), Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John Georgiadis (violin), Rohan de Saram (cello), Yfrah Neaman (violin), Manoug Parikian (violin), Erich Gruenberg (violin),...
this is an historic collection for all sorts of reasons. These recordings will be listened to for many years to come. The heyday of Lyrita was an extraordinarily rich period for British music... — More…
Constance Shacklock (contralto), Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli
London Philharmonic Orchestra & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
Boult's affection for the G minor Symphony is in every phrase of this rapt and gloriously warm-hearted performance.
The New Philharmonia are on blistering form and, thankfully for us, captured... — More…
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite, Vernon Handley, Adrian Boult, Myer Fredman, Norman Del Mar, John Pritchard, Lennox Berkeley, William Alwyn, Josef Krips
this is a very significant release which really deserves to be snapped up by everyone, not least those who still cling to the discredited belief that when it comes to composing symphonies, Britain... — More…