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Angelika Kirchschlager is the divine soloist in our much-awaited second volume of The Complete Liszt Songs, Julius Drake once more providing virtuosic accompaniment. Andrew-John Smith pays a third visit to the tribune of La Madeleine in Paris for a concluding survey of Saint-Saëns Organ Music including a rare performance of the monumental Fantaisie pour orgue-Aeolian.
Pioneering re-issues welcome the return of Stephan Genz and Roger Vignoles in their discovery of the early Wolf Heine & Lenau Songs, and find Gothic Voices and Christopher Page exploring compositional innovations by the anonymous fourteenth-century Masters of the Rolls.
|Schumann: Piano Concerto|
Three works written for Clara Schumann by her husband (including of course the celebrated A minor concerto) make up this lovely new release from Angela Hewitt. There’s so much to enjoy in Hewitt’s limpid, crystalline performances and the dazzling ...» More
|Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 2 – Angelika Kirchschlager|
Hyperion adds another star to its galaxy of Lieder recordings with this second volume of Liszt’s songs—perhaps the most under-recorded part of the composer’s repertoire—performed with extraordinary dramatic and musical insight by one of the great ...» More
|Saint-Saëns: Organ Music, Vol. 3 – La Madeleine, Paris|
Saint-Saëns’ organ music lavishly demonstrates the myriad influences on this fascinating composer, including that of the instruments themselves. This third volume features the Fantaisie pour orgue-Aeolian, written for a fully-automated organ and t ...» More
|Masters of the Rolls|
This is one of the finest recordings of medieval music of the last twenty years. Consummately beautiful music, performed by the leading artists in the field.» More
|Wolf: Lieder nach Heine und Lenau|
Award-winning practitioners of Lieder present Wolf’s magical early songs. These are bewitching performances of little-known repertoire.» More
|Mozart: Paris & Vienna|
Gottlieb Wallisch's second solo album on Linn further explores Mozart's rich piano repertoire of works associated with Paris and Vienna.» More
The one-act opera 'Elektra', containing one of the most demanding soprano roles in the repertoire, is based on the ancient Greek myth as retold by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The drama's raw emotions are exquisitely expressed in some of Strauss' finest ...» More
|Bennett: My dancing day & other choral works|
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett's compositions and arrangements performed by the BBC Singers are featured in the present album, which showcases some of his most popular and beguiling works for choir and voice, drawn from classical and jazz music» More
|Dove: There was a child|
Jonathan Dove wrote There Was a Child as a tribute to a friend’s son who died tragically young. Filled with both joyous celebration and heartfelt emotion, it’s a big, warm-hearted modern masterpiece in the spirit of Britten and Vaughan Williams.» More
|Let the bright seraphim|
The Armonico Consort return to Signum with a new album celebrating the glorious combination of soprano and trumpet in baroque music›featuring the soaring talents of Elin Manahan Thomas and Crispian Steele-Perkins.» More