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 Recording of the Week, A double-bill of very different Baroque violin albums

Nicola Benedetti makes a successful first venture into early music with a programme of Geminiani and Vivaldi, and Théotime Langlois de Swarte teams up with William Christie to bring some French Baroque gems to light.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 30th July 2021

A chaconne-themed solo recital from Ilya Gringolts, Busoni from Peter Donohoe, Bruckner from Juanjo Mena, and an anthology of Welsh song from Andrew Matthews-Owen and friends.

 Obituary, Giuseppe Giacomini (1940-2021)

The great but under-recorded Italian dramatic tenor, who excelled as Otello, Dick Johnson, Andrea Chénier and Pollione, has died aged 80.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - July 2021

Bernard Herrmann conducting his own film-scores, a multi-conductor Bruckner cycle from the Berliner Philharmoniker, Friedrich Gulda's complete recordings on Decca, and an anthology of live recordings from the Sydney International Piano Competition.

 Interview, Tessa Uys and Ben Schoeman on Beethoven and Scharwenka

The piano duo talk about their new series of recordings of Beethoven's symphonies transcribed by Scharwenka, and discuss the unique musical changes that took place over Scharwenka's own lifetime.

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  • The Complete Wilhelm Furtwängler on Record
    55 CDs: Original price ($201.50) Reduced price $153.00
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