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Chandos - up to 30% off

Including downloads

To celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year, we're offering up to 30% off the whole Chandos label including downloads until 7th October 2019 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).

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Louis Lortie (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

These performances prove ideal, finding luminosity at the opening, and delivering a taut, energetic fugal finale...In the oberek dance rhythms of the orgiastic finale, Gardner shows how he has... More…

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SACD

($13.50) $10.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Tasmin Little (violin)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

This programme makes undeniable sense. All three works were written in the space of around 30 years, and their composers shared a love of the Tatra Mountains…[Little] doesn’t initially let herself... More…

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($13.50) $10.75

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Lucy Crowe (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano) & Gabor Bretz (baritone), Robert Murray (tenor)

BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

Once again, Edward Gardner shows that he excels in Szymanowski's rich orchestral tapestries. This performance mixes wild mystery with coruscating brilliance, somehow managing - despite being... More…

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Ben Johnson (tenor)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, Edward Gardner

The BBC Symphony Chorus sings with languid exaltation, yet it is the orchestral detail that impresses most here, right from the still, mystery-laden opening...Gardner conducts with such conviction... More…

SACD

($13.50) $10.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

The Schoenberg Quartet's reading of the Szymanowski quartets is near ideal. While always expressive, they manage to make superb sense of the composer's contrapuntal writing and seem to relish... More…

CD

($13.50) $10.75

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Tasmin Little (violin) & Piers Lane (piano)

In a performance alternately as gutsy and subtle as this, [the Szymanowski is] completely riveting. The folk-inflected central movement brings some almost Rachmaninovian writing for the piano,... More…

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($13.50) $10.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Lydia Mordkovitch (violin), Marina Gusak-Grin (piano)

This release includes a digital booklet

Russian State Symphonic Cappella, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Valeri Polyansky

This release includes a digital booklet

Lydia Mordkovitch (violin)

BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky

CD

($13.50) $10.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Jennifer Pike (violin) & Petr Limonov (piano)

Pike’s exceptional sensitivity to tonal inflection and temporal flexibility works wonders in Szymanowski’s Mythes…She invests [the Karłowicz] with such open-air freshness and gentle affection... More…

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CD

($13.50) $12.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet