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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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London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

The first ideas for the Third Concerto for Orchestra came during a trip through South America: there are sound pictures of Lake Titicaca, riotous New Year's Day celebrations in the Bay of Bahia,... More…

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Ernst Kovacic (violin), Barry Tuckwell (horn)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Matthias Bamert

The rich romanticism of Holloway's writing in these concertos will confound those who think of contemporary classical music as ditchwater dull or ridiculously complex... Echoes of Richard Strauss,... More…

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Clare Lloyd-Griffiths (soprano), Kate Symonds-Joy (mezzo-soprano), James Robinson (tenor), Simon Wallfisch (baritone), William Vann (piano), Edward Rushton (piano)

Like Britten, Holloway is an eclectic harvester of texts with a connoisseur’s nose for those where music can ‘add value’. Mezzo Kate Symonds-Joy makes a compelling case for A Medley of Nursery... More…

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Toby Spence (tenor), Ian Brown (piano)

The Nash Ensemble, Martyn Brabbins

A contemporary composer takes a 19th-century classic, Schumann's song cycle Liederkreis, and sets it in a musical frame of his own devising: a short, astringent 'Praeludium' and four extended... More…

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Celebrating the Life of a Special Woman

Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Mann

most pieces here speak powerfully enough to justify the back cover's claim that the project 'transforms love into something you can hear'. Some stretch far beyond their shortish span...You won't... More…

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Richard Watkins (horn), Mark Padmore (tenor) & Huw Watkins (piano), Paul Watkins (cello) & Huw Watkins (piano), Laura Samuel (violin) & Huw Watkins (piano), Paul Watkins (cello)

The Nash Ensemble

The quality of the works on offer here should make this release appeal well beyond the ranks of new music aficionados; and the near-flawless performances provide their own recommendation...[Watkins's]... More…

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Roy Carter (oboe), Wim Timmermans (horn), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Robin Michael (cello)

Hallé Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Asko Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, BBC Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Nicholas...

This is a very superior “sampler”...Outstanding, I kept finding, was the first-movement extract from Wood’s Symphony (BBC SO under Andrew Davis): brooding, post-Schoenbergian vehemence with a... More…

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4 CDs

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