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Takacs Quartet Hamelin Franck Debussy

May 20, 2016 | MDT Mail Order

Takacs Quartet Hamelin Franck Debussy

Francks Piano Quintet and Debussys String Quartet make an apt and unusual coupling, each work its composer’s only, unsurpassable, contribution to the genre. Both receive authoritative performances from Marc-André Hamelin and the Takács Quartet. FRANCK Piano Quintet DEBUSSY String Quartet. Takacs Quartet. Marc-Andre Hamelin. HyperionSpecial price: £10.50 Usually £12.40 Also available: SCHUMANN String Quartet Op. […]

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Romantic Piano Concertos Brilliant Classics 40cds

May 20, 2016 | MDT Mail Order

Romantic Piano Concertos Brilliant Classics 40cds

40 CD set containing a wealth of 19th century piano concertos written by composers who for some reason or other have been neglected by history, so called “minor masters” who may have lost the battle against the giants but nevertheless wrote very attractive, impressive and brilliant concertos for the piano (which in many cases was […]

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Shostakovich Under Stalins Shadow Andris Nelsons

May 13, 2016 | MDT Mail Order

Shostakovich Under Stalins Shadow Andris Nelsons

This recording provides a kaleidoscope of Shostakovich’s struggle with historical events and political pressures. The pre-war eclectic but accessible and popular 5th, in which he would seem to bow to political pressure, ensured his temporary rehabilitation. The beautiful but dark and gloomy mid-war 8th provoked yet again his fall from favour and instead of providing […]

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Gilbert and Sullivan HMS Pinafore

May 6, 2016 | MDT Mail Order

Gilbert and Sullivan HMS Pinafore

This live recording of an acclaimed one off, sold-out performance at the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival captures the wit and fun of Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore. Heading up a cast that reads like a ‘who’s who’ of the opera world is John Mark Ainsley, Elizabeth Watts and Toby Spence. Completing the star-studded line up […]

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Saite Socrate Babara Hannigan Reinbert De Leeuw

May 6, 2016 | MDT Mail Order

Saite Socrate Babara Hannigan Reinbert De Leeuw

Shipping now. With 2016 being the 150th anniversary year of the birth of Erik Satie, Barbara Hannigan and Reinbert de Leeuw present with expressive intensity and in a unique way, the fascinating sound world of this leading French composer and pianist. Hannigan and de Leeuw let us discover and experience Satie’s almost forgotten and unique […]

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