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Acte Prealable returns
with New Releases


Anderson Choral music


colourful and intriguing


Artyomov
Pekarsky Percussion Ensemble


one of Berlioz greatest works


Rebecca Clarke Frank Bridge
High-octane performances


An attractive Debussy package


immaculate Baiba Skride


eloquent Cello Concerto


tension-filled work


well crafted and intense


Laangaard
another entertaining volume


reeking of cordite


Pappano with a strong cast


imaginatively constructed quartets


the air from another planet


vibrantly sung


NOT a budget performance


very attractive and interesting


finesse and stylistic assurance

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Review Listing - Instrumental & Chamber Works

Choral & vocal
Symphonies & other orchestral

Aria (str qt) (1942)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775662 [review]

Can-Can, in Honour of Rastorguyevo (1965)
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP610 [review]

Canzonetta (clar, pno)
Kalman Bloch, John Steele Ritter • Summit Records DCD503 [review]

Children’s Round Dance (clar, pno)
Kalman Bloch, John Steele Ritter • Summit Records DCD503 [review]

Capriccio (str qt) (1943)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775662 [review]

Cello Sonata 2 (1959)
Christoph Stradner, Luca Monti • Neos 11128 [review]

Children's Notebook - Book I (1944)
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 7775172 [review]
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP610 [review]

Children's Notebook - Book II (1944)
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 7775172 [review]
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP610 [review]

Children's Notebook - Book III (1946)
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 7775172 [review]
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP610 [review]

Clarinet Sonata (1945)
Wenzel Fuchs, Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 7776302 [review]
Dawid Jarzynski, Tamara Chitadze • Dux 0799 [review]
Joaquin Valdepeñas, Dianne Werner • RCA 82876 877692 [review][review]
Annelien van Wauwe, Lucas Blondeel • Genuin GEN15372 [review]

Concertino (vln, pno)
Ewelina Nowicka, Milena Antoniewicz • Recart 0006 [review]

Easy Pieces (1946)
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP610 [review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25105 [review]

Two Fugues for Ludmilla Berlinskaya (pno)
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP611 [review]

Miniatures (fl, pno)
Henrik Wiese, Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 7776302 [review]

Partita (pno)
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP607 [review]

Piano Quintet (1944)
Doris Adam, EOS Quartett Wien • Neos 11128 [review]
ARC Ensemble • RCA 82876 877692 [review][review]
Composer, Borodin Qt • Melodiya MELCD1000979 [review]
Elizaveta Kopelman, Kopelman Qt • Nimbus NI5865 [review]

Piano Sonata 1 (1940)
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 7775172 [review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25105 [review]

Piano Sonata 2 (1942)
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 5551042 [review][review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25105 [review]

Piano Sonata 3 (1946)
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP611 [review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25105 [review]

Piano Sonata 4
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 5551042 [review][review]
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP607 [review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25107 [review]

Piano Sonata 5
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP611 [review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25107 [review]

Piano Sonata 6
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP611 [review]
Murray McLachlan • Divine Art DDA25107 [review]

Piano Sonata op.49bis (1978)
Elisaveta Blumina • CPO 5551042 [review][review]

Piano Sonatina
Allison Brewster Franzetti • Grand Piano GP607 [review]

Piano Trio (1945)
Elizaveta Blumina, Kolja Blacher, Johannes Moser • CPO 7778042 [review][review][review][review]
Leschetizky Trio Vienna • Cascavelle VEL3104 [review]
Trio Voce • Con Brio Records CBR21045 [review]
Lukas Geniušas, Aylen Prichin, Alexander Buzlov • Melodiya MELCD1002491 [review]

Three Pieces for Violin and Piano (1934)
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774562 [review]

Preludes for solo cello
Josef Feigelson • Naxos 8572280 [review]

Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes (1949)
Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills • Toccata Classics TOCC0026 [review][review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]
Ewelina Nowicka, Milena Antoniewicz • Recart 0006 [review]

Sonata for solo bassoon
Mattias Baier • CPO 7776302 [review]

Sonata 1 for solo cello
Josef Feigelson • Naxos 8572280 [review]

Sonata 2 for solo cello (1964)
Josef Feigelson • Naxos 8572281 [review]

Sonata 3 for solo cello (1971)
Josef Feigelson • Naxos 8572281 [review]

Sonata 4 for solo cello (1986)
Josef Feigelson • Naxos 8572281 [review]

Sonata for solo contrabass (1971)
Karol Kowal • CD Accord ACD2182 [review]
Joel Quarrington • Analekta AN29931 [review]
Nabil Shehata • CPO 7778042 [review][review][review][review]

Sonata 1 for violin solo (1964)
Renate Eggebrecht • Troubadisc TROCD01450 [review]
Yuri Kalnits • Toccata Classics TOCC0007 [review]
Linus Roth • Challenge Classics CC72688 [review]

Sonata 2 for violin solo (1967)
Renate Eggebrecht • Troubadisc TROCD01450 [review]
Yuri Kalnits • Toccata Classics TOCC0026 [review][review]
Linus Roth • Challenge Classics CC72688 [review]

Sonata 3 for violin solo (1979)
Renate Eggebrecht • Troubadisc TROCD01450 [review]
Gidon Kremer • ECM 2368/9 [review][review]
Victor Pikaizen • Melodiya MELCD1001000 [review]
Linus Roth • Challenge Classics CC72688 [review]

Sonata 1 for violin & piano (1943)
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills • Toccata Classics TOCC0007 [review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]
Agns Pyka, Laurent Wagschal • Arion ARN68839 [review]

Sonata 2 for violin & piano (1944)
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills • Toccata Classics TOCC0026 [review][review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]
Agns Pyka, Laurent Wagschal • Arion ARN68839 [review]

Sonata 3 for violin & piano (1947)
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]
Agns Pyka, Laurent Wagschal • Arion ARN68839 [review]
Barbara Trojanowska, Elzbieta Tyszecka • Acte Prealable AP0209 [review]

Sonata 4 for violin & piano (1947)
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills • Toccata Classics TOCC0007 [review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774562 [review]
Maria Sławek, Piotr Rżański • CD Accord ACD2172 [review]
Barbara Trojanowska, Elzbieta Tyszecka • Acte Prealable AP0209 [review]

Sonata 5 for violin & piano (1953)
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills • Toccata Classics TOCC0026 [review][review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774562 [review]
Lyonel Schmit, Julien Guénebaut • Fondamenta FON1110009 [review]
Maria Sławek, Piotr Rżański • CD Accord ACD2172 [review]

Sonata 6 for violin & piano
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]

Sonata for two violins
Stefan Kirpal, Gundula Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]

Sonatina for violin & piano (1949)
Grigory Kalinovsky, Tatiana Goncharova • Naxos 8572320/1 [review]
Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills • Toccata Classics TOCC0007 [review]
Stefan Kirpal, Andreas Kirpal • CPO 7774572 [review]
Gidon Kremer, Daniil Trifonov • ECM 2368/9 [review][review]
Ewelina Nowicka, Milena Antoniewicz • Recart 0006 [review]
Erez Ofer, Elizaveta Blumina • CPO 7778042 [review][review][review][review]
Maria Sławek, Piotr Rżański • CD Accord ACD2172 [review]

String Quartet 1 (1937/85)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775662 [review]

String Quartet 2 (1939-40)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775872 [review]

String Quartet 3 (1943)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775662 [review]

String Quartet 6 (1946)
Pacifica Qt • Cedille CDR90000138 [review] Cedille BOX1003 [review]

String Quartet 7 (1957)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7773922 [review]

String Quartet 8 (1959)
Borodin Qt • Melodiya MELCD1000979 [review]

String Quartet 10 (1964)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775662 [review]

String Quartet 11 (1966)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7773922 [review]

String Quartet 12 (1969)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775872 [review]

String Quartet 13 (1977)
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7773922 [review]

String Quartet 17
Quatuor Danel • CPO 7775872 [review]

String Trio (1950)
Gidon Kremer, Daniil Grishin, Giedre Dirvanauskaite • ECM 2368/9 [review][review]
Kana Matsui, Johannes Flieder, Christoph Stradner • Neos 11129 [review]

Trio for flute, viola and harp
Antonina Styczeń, unnamed vla, hp • Tacet 232 [review]
Henrik Wiese, Nimrod Guez, Uta Jungwirth • CPO 7776302 [review]


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