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Vadim Gluzman - A quite extraordinarily good disc

This impressed me mightily

Shostakovich 5, 8 9
Great concentration

Let me tell you
Stratospheric Barbara Hannigan
Birmingham and BBC Proms

Berkeley - Authenticity

Highly Expressive

NØRGÅRD Stunning

Superbly played

One to treasure

One of the finest American
choral-orchestral works

from strength to strength

inspired choice

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It is a pleasure to read, with the biographical element relating directly to the music and not just included for its own sake. ... see Full Review

Elgar, Vicat Cole and the Ghosts of Brinkwells By Carol Fitzgerald and Brian W. Harvey Includes reproductions of paintings of Rex Vicat Cole ISBN 978-1-86077-442-3 202 pages hardback Phillimore Publishers [IL]

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