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This Month's Choices

January 2015

Andrew Davis BBC Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius
Recording of the Month
Elgar

The Dream of Gerontius; Sea pictures

Nielsen: Symphonies Nos 1-4 New York Phil/Alan Gilbert
Orchestral
Nielsen

Symphonies Nos 1-4

Szymanowski Violin Concertos Skride
Concerto
Szymanowski

Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2; Mythes

You Mean The World To Me Jonas Kaufmann
Opera
You Mean The World To Me

Operetta arias by Lehár, Tauber, Stolz, Kalman, Heymann, May, Spoliansky, Künneke and Korngold

Mozart Requiem – Accentus, Insula Orchestra
Choral & Song
Mozart

Requiem

Serenissima (Rose Consort of Viols)
Chamber
Serenissima

Music from Renaissance Europe on Venetian Viols

Brahms piano Sonata No. 2 (Jonathan Plowright)
Instrumental
Brahms

Piano Sonata No. 2; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21/1; Three Intermezzos, Op. 117; Scherzo in E flat minor, Op. 4

Jaco Pastorius – The Warner Brother Years
Jazz
Jaco Pastorius

Anthology: The Warner Brother Years

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