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September 2009

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Bach: Two-Part Inventions and Sinfonias Andrea Bacchetti (piano) 'The music's magnificence is a revelation – Andrea...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Bernstein: Mass Baltimore SO/Marin Alsop 'Marin Alsop's version of Bernstein's Mass trumps all others'

Chamber
Chamber

Haydn: String Quartets Vol. 2 Jerusalem Quartet 'The Jerusalem Quartet's Haydn is an absolute triumph'

Instrumental
Instrumental

Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage Daniel Grimwood (piano) 'Daniel Grimwood proves an exceptional performer of Liszt'

Opera
Opera

Vivaldi: Arias Magdalena Kozená (mezzo-soprano); Venice Baroque Orchestra/Andrea Marcon 'Kozená's vocal colour and intuitive...

DVD
DVD

Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea Soloists; Glyndebourne Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Emmanuelle Haïm '...

Jazz
Jazz

Partisans: By Proxy Julian Siegl (sax), Phil Robson (guitar), Thaddeus Kelly (bass), Gene Calderazzo (drums) 'This album is sure...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 Dresden State Orchestra/Fabio Luisi 'A staggering performance of Bruckner's Ninth'

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