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Martin Fröst (clarinet)

Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä

Those who cherish earlier versions of Neilsen's masterpiece… will know how deep this music runs and how haunting it is. The young Swedish clarinettist give what I must say is the most searching... More…

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$14.75

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Jörgen van Rijen (trombone), Alain de Rudder (trumpet)

Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins

Written in near proximity, the four movements of each piece follow a similar formal though subtly carried expressive trajectory…Performances, by soloist who gave the premieres, could not be better... More…

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Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Aho’s brilliance at problem-solving and technical composition can conceal a slight lack of material carbohydrate…But there is plenteous atmosphere and much colour (however narrow the palette)... More…

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Ari-Pekka Mäenpää (timpani), Sonja Fräki (piano)

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Erkki Lasonpalo, Eva Ollikainen

Ari-Pekka Mäenpää, who workshopped the score with Aho, plays it heroically but it’s difficult not to conclude that these lumbering instruments aren’t charismatic enough to headline a half-hour... More…

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Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, Juha Kangas

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$15.50

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Annu Salminen (horn), Carolina Eyck (theremin)

Lapland Chamber Orchestra, John Storgårds

Virtuosity in the service of imagination is the abiding impression of all Aho's concertos, and the quality of soloists, orchestra, conductor and recording here is fully up to that of the music... More…

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Marie-Luise Neunecker (horn), Antje Weithaas (violin) & Silke Avenhaus (piano)

Neunecker has a fascinating horn sound. She distinguished effectively between open and stopped timbres, but even her open sound is quite narrow and constrained...any new recording [of the Brahms]... More…

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Eero Munter (double bass)

Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, Jaako Kuusisto, Dima Slobodeniouk

I have only praise for the Lahti Symphony Orchestra displaying an unfailing instinct for Aho’s turbulent sound-world of absorbing textures and enticing rhythms. Each conductor seems impeccably... More…

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Jan Lehtola (playing the 1907/2008 Åkerman & Lund organ of St Johannes kyrka, Malmö, Sweden)

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