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Contemporary Music - up to 40% off
Until 11th January 2021, we’re offering nearly 5,000 contemporary CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-rays and vinyls for up to 40% off their normal price.
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St. John's College Choir, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson
If John Tavener's reputation were to rest solely on his unaccompanied choral music and nothing else, then his stature as one of the most striking and original composers working today would be... — More…
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano) & John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone), Elise Ross (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Nash Ensemble, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
this heartfelt setting of Anna Akhmatova's blistering condemnation of Stalinist atrocities still packs an enormous punch...The Requiem grips from the start...Phyllis Bryn-Julson is on strong... — More…
Angharad Gruffydd Jones (soprano) & Peter Crawford (counter-tenor)
Choir and Orchestra of London, Jeremy Summerly
As in much of Tavener's work, ritualistic repetition… is central. …if one accepts that this is a rite, not a dramatic, developing piece of Western symphonic music, the contained beauty can be... — More…
Carols from St John’s College, Cambridge
John Challenger (organ)
The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Andrew Nethsingha
The collective vocal heft of the ensemble's young choral scholars remains a potent weapon under Andrew Nethsinga's direction. He's a man of musical refinement, however, one ready and able to... — More…
Angharad Gruffydd Jones (soprano) & Peter Crawford (counter-tenor), James McVinnie (organ), Stefan Berkieta (baritone), Simon Thomas Jacobs (organ), Maria Kliegel (cello), Eileen Hulse (soprano), Ralph van Raat (piano)
St. John's College Choir, Cambridge, Choir and Orchestra of London,...