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This Month's Choices

September 2011

Recording of the Month
Disc of the Month

Elgar: String Quartets
Goldner Quartet
'A disc that gives pleasure and food for thought in equal measure'...

Orchestral
Orchestral

Borodin: Symphonies Nos 1-2; No. 3 (orch. Glazunov)
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
'Borodin's First...

Opera
Opera

Rossini: William Tell
Orchestra & Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia / Antonio Pappano
'Passionate,...

Choral & Song
Choral & Song

Reich: The Desert Music; Three Movements
Chorus sine nomine; Tonkünstler Orchestra of Lower Austria / Kristjan J...

Chamber
Chamber

Beethoven: String Quartets
Artemis String Quartet
'Playful, profound Beethoven from the Artemis String Quartet'...

Instrumental
Instrumental

Chopin: the complete Waltzes
Stephen Hough
'Stephen Hough brings elegance, virtuosity and wit to Chopin'

DVD
DVD

Lully: Armide
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
'An exemplary performance of Lully's...

Jazz
Jazz

Live at Birdland
Lee Konitz, Brad Mehldau, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
'This should be a set text for those...

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