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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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Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano), Stephan Loges (baritone)
The Nash Ensemble, Lionel Friend
The writing has many of David Matthews's familiar strengths: a fine sensuous imagination, adventurous harmony that makes clear aural sense, an equally clear sense of organic development of ideas...It's... — More…
Peter Sheppard Skaerved (violin)
Toccata has shown sterling commitment to Matthews’ productive oeuvre. It is no coincidence that the music is fully worthy of such staunch promotion. — More…
It reinforces the view that, Robert Simpson apart, he is probably the most important British quartet composer of recent decades...The Kreutzer Quartet (each of whom gets a solo spot in the work's... — More…
Not only our most prominent symphonist, Matthews leads the way in maintaining the time-honoured genre of the string quartet...The Kreutzers’ performances are deeply felt. — More…
[Quartet No. 1] appears influenced by Schoenberg, Bartók and, in some of its aphoristic yet highly expressive melodic fragments, Janáček. Quartet No. 2 (1974-76) is more 'of its time', the Scherzo's... — More…