Monthly Choices

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This Month's Choices

May 2009

Jazz
Jazz

Andy Sheppard Movements in Colour 'A subtle and well-balanced showcase for Andy Sheppard's quintet'

Orchestral
Orchestral

Bax: Symphonic Variations Ashley Wass (piano); Bournemouth SO/James Judd 'The new benchmark for Bax's too-neglected...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Rachmaninov: Preludes Steven Osborne (piano) 'This is outstanding Rachmaninov playing of acute perception'

Opera
Opera

Eccles: The Judgement of Paris Soloists; Early Opera Company/Christian Curnyn 'An important recording that lets us finally hear...

DVD
DVD
Schubert Die schöne Mullerin Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Michael Gees (piano) 'Christoph Prégardien holds his audience with his...
Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Dowland: Lute Music Vol. 4

Nigel North (lute)

'Nigel North's insights are sovereign, his spontaneity...

Choral & Song
Choral

The NMC Songbook Various performers 'Anyone listening to these four discs of songs will find many things to savour'

Chamber
Chamber

MacMillan • Schubert Gould Trio 'The excellent Gould Trio players make every detail of the MacMillan work tell'

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