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 Recording of the Week, Mahler from Christiane Karg, Malcolm Martineau - and Gustav Mahler

by Katherine Cooper

The German soprano and her regular recital-partner beguile in the Rückert-Lieder and songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn and Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit, whilst the composer himself makes an appearance (via a 1905 piano-roll) for ‘Das himmlische Leben’.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 23rd October 2020

by Chris O'Reilly

World premiere recordings of Dussek’s late Messe Solemnelle and Hahn’s early opera L'île du rêve, Schumann and Klengel Cello Concertos from Raphaela Gromes, and John Sheppard’s Media vita from the Choir of New College Oxford.

 Interview, Vaughan Williams's folksong arrangements

by David Smith

Baritone Roderick Williams, pianist William Vann, and researcher John Francis discuss the first instalment in a new series of recordings, featuring previously unheard folksong arrangements by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

 Interview, Antonio Pappano on Donizetti's Queens

by Katherine Cooper

The conductor talks to Katherine about recording the final scenes of Maria Stuarda, Anna Bolena and Roberto Devereux with Diana Damrau and the Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia for Warner Classics.

 Box Set Selections, Boxed Set Selections - October 2020

by Chris O'Reilly

Anthologies celebrating Wilhelm Kempff, Ivan Moravec, and Kirill Petrenko in Berlin, plus Daniel Barenboim's fifth complete cycle of the Beethoven piano sonatas.

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Bach’s Musical Offerings
SACD: ($15.25) $13.75
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Beethoven: Complete Symphonies
5 CDs: ($42.50) $38.25
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Schumann: String Quartets
CD: ($15.25) $13.75
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