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December 2007

There were 177 CDs reviewed in December.

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Sir Edward ELGAR (1857–1934) The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 Some personal observations on recordings of the work by John Quinn

Celebrating Vaughan Williams 25-27 January, 2008
Artistic Director Paul Hindmarsh previews a unique weekend of the best of the British brass band tradition

Deutsche Grammophon Launches Download Site by Kevin Sutton

Reviewer’s log: December 2007; Reviewer: Patrick C Waller

A Tribute To Nina Milkina by Christopher Howell on the first anniversary of her death

Christmas Music Beyond The Carols by David Barker


David Munrow on the record - article and upcoming webcast (December 30): On An Overgrown Path

Colin Macphee - East collides with West (link to blog On an overgrown path)


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Latest from Brilliant Classics: Great Cambridge Choirs (3 DVDs), Boccherini Sonatas, Bach Clavier Ubung III, Part Spiegel im Spiegel, Stradella Cantata for Christmas Eve, Tallis Complete works, Euro Ottomania, Termirkanov: Historic Russian Archives

Latest from Onyx £12.00 Postage Paid ELGAR Violin Concerto Ehnes, Amanada Roocroft recital Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Strauss None but the Lonely Heart; SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Trio No 1, 5 pieces for two violins, Piano Quintet

Latest from Avie Bach Brandenburg Concertos; Pinnock, Shostakovich Symphony 10; Bychkov, I saw three ships Gloucester Cathedral Choir, Organ Recital Vol 2 Jane Parker-Smith, Tchaikovsky Ballet Music; Francois Couperin Pieces de violes

Latest from Arcodiva MARTINU, SCHNITTKE,SHOSTAKOVICH Trios ; Mahler Symphony 4 Valek; Mozart Sacred Music; SMETANA Piano Trio DVORÁK Piano Trio No. 4 'Dumky'; Chamber works by Jean FRANCAIX, Charles BORDES, Vincent D'INDY, Gabriel Pierné André JOLIVET

Latest from CDAccord BEETHOVEN Quartet ; Piano Concertos 3&4


Malcolm Williamson - A Mischievous Muse Authors: Paul Harris; Anthony Meredith Publisher: Omnibus Press ISBN: 9781847721020

An indulgent and provocatively Rabelaisian read at any time of year. ... see Full Review


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