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William Busch (1901-1945)
Songs
Diana Moore (mezzo) Roderick Williams (baritone) Robin Tritschler (tenor) John Reid (piano) rec. 2021
LYRITA SRCD409
[74] [JQ]

Busch is a composer who certainly justifies his place in the tradition of English Song.
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[67] [NB]

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RHINE CLASSICS RH-025
[67 + 71] [JW]

Heifetz live, spearheaded by the scintillating first broadcast of the Korngold Concerto.
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SUPERTRAIN RECORDS STR024
[42 + 52] [MB]

Terrific music, in very good performances, let down by lamentable production values.
Times of Unrest
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DANACORD DACOCD945
[69] [JF]

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