Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Bela BARTÓK (1881-1945) Violin Concerto 1 -
Janine Jansen (violin)
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DECCA [JQ] An unusual and inventive concerto coupling by Janine Jansen.
BRAHMS (1833-1897) Works For Solo Piano Vol. 5 - Barry
Douglas (piano) rec. 2015 CHANDOS [JQ] The latest instalment in Barry Douglas’s Brahms survey is
fully up to the high standards he has set so far.
Antonio CALDARA (1670-1736)
Morte e sepoltura di Christo -
Maria Grazia Schiavo, Silvia Frigato (sopranos), Martina Belli
Stavanger SO/Fabio Biondi
GLOSSA [JV] This recording deserves a welcome but only with considerable reservations.
Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809)
String Quartets, op. 50 -
NOMADMUSIC [MC] A quite outstanding Haydn release.
KHACHATURIAN (1903-1978) Concertos, Dances from Gayaneh - Ruggiero Ricci (violin)
Moura Lympany (piano) London PO, London SO/Anatole Fistoulari rec. 1952/59
GUILD HISTORICAL [JW] Duplication,
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RACHMANINOV (1873-1943) Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,
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versatility, and his composing skills.
Erwin SCHULHOFF (1894-1942)
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Eka Gogichashvili (violin)
Kae Hosoda-Ayer (piano)
MSR CLASSICS [JW] Assiduous somewhat reserved readings.
Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Novelletten - Ada Gorbunova (piano)
LP CLASSICS [BR] Gorbunova understands Schumann, but her piano and sound quality are not helping.
STRADELLA (1639-1682) San Giovanni Crisostomo
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(tenor) Matteo Bellotto (bass) Ens Mare Nostrum/Andrea De Carlo rec.
2014 ARCANA [JV] Pretty much an ideal
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