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NMC - up to 30% off
Until 10th August 2020, we're offering up to 30% off all recordings on the NMC label including downloads (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
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Stefan Asbury (assistant conductor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen
A fascinating disc: the Concerto isn't quite like anything else I know, and in every aspect NMC have served it well. It deserves the widest possible hearing. — More…
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…
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…
Three sets of variations - two previously unrecorded - with contributions from 19 British composers ranging from William Walton to Judith Weir
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jac van Steen
This fascinating disc... offers a snapshot of British musical tastes over the last 50 years — More…
Sopranos - Claire Booth, Ailish Tynan, Elizabeth Atherton
Mezzo-sopranos - Susan Bickley, Loré Lixenberg, Jean Rigby
Countertenors - James Bowman, Michael Chance, Andrew Watts
Tenors - Andrew Kennedy, Daniel Norman, Benjamin Hulett
Baritones - Stefan Loges, Roderick Williams,...
…anyone listening to these discs will find many things to savour… It is, inevitably an eclectic mix, but, as in any well-planned song recital, the progressions and juxtapositions are continually... — More…
4 CDs($33.75) $25.25
Tredegar Town Band, Cory Band, Ian Porthouse, Philip Harper, Robert Childs
The Tredegar Town Band revels [the Occasional Overture’s] winning combination of nonchalance and bustling virtuosity, its optimistic vision of post-war reconstruction complementing the often... — More…
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…
William Howard (piano), Lucy Shelton (soprano), Sarah Leonard (soprano), Eileen Hulse (soprano), David White (bass clarinet), John Wallace (trumpet), Marcia Crayford (violin), Chi-chi Nwanokwu (double bass), Ian Brown (piano), Manoug Parikian (violin), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Anton Lukoszevieze...
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…
William Howard (piano), Alexander Baillie (cello), Andrew Ball (piano), Mary Wiegold (soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Noriko Kawai (piano), Jane Manning (soprano), Peter Serkin (piano), Martin Robertson (saxophone), Christopher van Kampen (cello), Peter Pears (tenor)
BBC Symphony Orchestra,...