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This Month's Choices

Christmas 2011

Recording of the Month
Recording of the Month

Schubert: Winterreise
James Gilchrist, Anna Tilbrook
'This is an impressive, deeply disturbing recording...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Bach: Sinfonia, Sonatas & Concertos
Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone
'This disc is a source of unqualified...

Opera
Opera

Tragédiennes 3: Arias by Gluck, Berlioz and Verdi etc
Véronique Gens, Les Talens Lyrique/Christophe...

Chamber
Chamber

Mozart • Schubert: String Quartets
Chiaroscuro Quartet
'This is period-instrument playing of consummate...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Parry: Songs of Farewell; plus choral works by Howells, Holst, Bennett etc
Tenebrae/Nigel Short
'Technically the...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Bach Piano Transcriptions: The complete Bach transcriptions by Saint-Saëns
Nadejda Vlaeva
'This volume...

DVD
DVD

Mahler: Symphony No. 8
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/Riccardo Chailly
'Chailly makes you realise how orchestral...

Jazz
Jazz

Jazz on Film: Film Noir
Alex North, Henry Mancini, Elmer Bernstein, Duke Ellington etc
'This not only ticks the jazz box but will...

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