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Written by the expert critics of BBC Music Magazine and with over a hundred new reviews added every month, the archive dates back to the magazine's launch in 1992 and now includes over 30,000 album reviews. We also provide our albums of the month that we recommend.
Riccardo Chailly Gewandhaus Orchestra Brahms Serenades
Recording of the Month
Brahms

Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11; Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16

Rotterdam Philharmonic/Nézet-Séguin Ravel Daphnis et Chloé
Orchestral
Ravel

Daphnis et Chloé (complete ballet); Pavane pour une infant défunte

Prokofiev Shostakovich Cello Concertos Steven Isserlis
Concerto
Prokofiev • Shostakovich

Prokofiev: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 58, Music for Children, Op. 65 - March (arr. Piatigorsky) • Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E...

Bryan Hymel Héroïque French opera arias
Opera
Héroïque

French opera arias by Rossini, Verdi, Berlioz, Gounod, Meyerbeer, Massenet, Reyer, Burneau and Rabaud

Hadland Brantelid Greig Grainger Nielsen
Chamber
Grieg • Grainger • Nielsen

Grieg: Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 36, Intermezzo in A minor, EG 115, Allegretto from Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 45, Andante con moto...

Father and Son, Christoph and Julian Prégardien
Choral & Song
Father and Son

Works by Schubert, Silcher, Zilcher, Brahms, Schumann and Bresgen

Yury Martynov Beethoven transcribed by Liszt
Instrumental
Beethoven transcribed by Liszt

Symphonies Nos. 4 and 5

Elgar Olaf Sir Andrew Davis Chandos
Choral & Song
Elgar

Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf; The Banner of Saint George

This Month's Choices

May 2015

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