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This Month's Choices

August 2011

DVD
DVD

Handel: Belshazzar
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin; RIAS Kammerchor/René Jacobs
'A strong set of...

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Byrd: Complete Consort Music
Phantasm
'The ensemble captures Byrd's terse style and melancholy spirit'

Orchestral
Orchestral

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C; Five German Dances
Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer
'As so...

Opera
Opera

Donizetti: Linda di Chamounix
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House/Sir Mark Elder
'It's hard to...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Schmitt: La tragédie de Salomé; Le palais hanté, Psaume XLVII
'An ideal introduction to the seductive...

Chamber
Chamber

Casals: Encores
Alban Gerhardt, Cecile Licad
'Gerhardt has resurrected some real gems'

Instrumental
Instrumental

Czerny: Piano Sonatas
Martin Jones
'This series of Czerny's Sonatas offers some surprises'

Jazz
Jazz

Cannonball Adderley: Dis Here
'This shows a soulful, sensitive side of Cannonball Adderley'

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