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Cornelius Meister conducts Martinů's Symphonies Nos  1-6
Album title:
Martinů
Composer(s):
Martinu
Works:
Symphonies Nos 1-6
Performer(s):
ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/Cornelius Meister
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Kirill Karabits conducts orchestral work by Karayev
Album title:
Karayev
Composer(s):
Karayev
Works:
The Seven Beauties; Don Quixote; Leyla and Mejnun; The Path of Thunder – Lullaby
Performer(s):
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Kirill Karabits
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Roderick Williams and Andrew Davies tackle Elgar's Falstaff, Orchestral Songs and Grania and Diarmid
Album title:
Elgar
Composer(s):
Elgar
Works:
Falstaff; Orchestral Songs; Grania and Diarmid Roderick Williams (baritone);
Performer(s):
BBC Philharmonic/Andrew Davis
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Andrew Constantine conducts Elgar's Enigma Variations and Chadwick's Symphonic Sketches
Album title:
Chadwick • Elgar
Composer(s):
Chadwick, Elgar
Works:
Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches; Elgar: Enigma Variations
Performer(s):
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Andrew Constantine
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Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, Dance Suite and Rhapsodies Nos 1 & 2 conducted by Edward Gardner
Album title:
Bartók
Composer(s):
Bartok
Works:
Concerto for Orchestra; Dance Suite; Rhapsodies Nos 1 & 2 f (violin)
Performer(s):
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Edward Gardner
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Hannu Lintu conducts Sibelius's Tapiola
Album title:
Sibelius
Composer(s):
Sibelius
Works:
Tapiola; En Saga; Eight Songs
Performer(s):
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano); Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Hannu Lintu
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David Skinner negotiates Tallis's polyphony with 'laser sharp precision'
Album title:
Tallis
Composer(s):
Tallis
Works:
Gaude gloriosa Dei mater; When Jesus Went: O Lord, give thy holy spirit; Hear the voice and prayer; Purge me, O Lord; A Solfinge Song; Verily, verily I say unto you; If ye love me; O Lord, in thee is all my trust; Libera (nos, salva nos); Litany; O sacrum convivium; See, Lord, and behold
Performer(s):
Alamire; Fretwork/David Skinner
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Sir Andrew Davis's interpretation of Vaughan Williams's Sinfonia Antartica 'gathers scale and momentum'
Album title:
Vaughan Williams
Composer(s):
Vaughan Williams
Works:
Sinfonia Antartica; Four Last Songs; Concerto for Two Pianos
Performer(s):
Mari Eriksmoen (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone), Louis Lortie, Hélène Mercier (piano); Bergen Philharmonic/Andrew Davis
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Martyn Brabbins conducts Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony
Album title:
Vaughan Williams
Composer(s):
Vaughan Williams
Works:
A London Symphony; Sound sleep; Orpheus with his lute; Variations for Brass Band
Performer(s):
Elizabeth Watts, Mary Bevan (soprano), Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano); Royal College of Music Brass Band; BBC Symphony Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins
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Film Music Classics: Mark Fitz-Gerald conducts Shostakovich's The Gadfly
Album title:
Shostakovich
Composer(s):
Shostakovich
Works:
Ovod (The Gadfly); The Counterplan – excerpts
Performer(s):
Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz/Mark Fitz-Gerald
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