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170 years ago today, Fryderyk Chopin gave his final recital. Few composers command such universal love as he; even fewer still have such a high proportion of all their music in the active repertoire. Enjoy a collection of our favourite recordings >
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Gramophone 11h
Orfeo ed Euridice, the opera in which Orpheus placates the Furies with his lyre to rescue his beloved, exists on many recordings in at least two versions. We pick the best >>
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On the anniversary of the composer's death, we give you ten of the finest Gluck recordings, including long-established classics alongside some rarities. Full list:
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Gramophone Nov 15
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Gramophone Nov 15
"He’s not a pianist who conducts, or a conductor who plays the piano: he’s a total musician." - Lang Lang Many happy returns to Daniel Barenboim who is 76 today! 🎈 Here's to over 60 years of brilliant music-making 👏
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Songlines Magazine Nov 14
Songlines and are delighted to present the release of over 50 world music field recordings made by David Attenborough while he filmed the BBC series Zoo Quest between 1954-63. Available for the first time on 2CD and download, pre-order here
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Gramophone Nov 15
Gluck's was one of the most influential opera composers of his time and works such as Artaserse, Orfeo ed Euridice and Iphigénie en Aulide are still regularly performed today. The composer died on this day in 1787.
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Gramophone Nov 14
Happy birthday Aaron Copland! 🎈 He managed the difficult feat of becoming a popular classical composer while retaining the respect of critics and the ‘serious musical establishment'. What are your favourite recordings of the notorious American composer?
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Gramophone Nov 13
It is no surprise that there are many fine recordings of Rossini's works, and though no list of 10 recordings could ever claim to be definitive, those included below are all outstanding. Spend a moment with this composer on the anniversary of his death.
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Gramophone Nov 13
WATCH Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle live on the Gramophone website this Thursday evening. Bartók's music is a real passion for Gardner and he has made two well-received recordings for of Bartók's music. Find out more:
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Gramophone Nov 13
Today is dedicated to Gioachino Rossini, who died on 13 November 1868. 'Delight must be the basis and aim of this art,' Rossini wrote. 'Simple melody – clear rhythm!' Rossini’s contribution to the development of opera was immense. Explore Rossini:
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Gramophone Nov 12
🎧 New podcast: clarinettist 🎧 The clarinettist talks to Editor Martin Cullingford about his new recording of the Mozart and Weber clarinet quintets with the Carducci String Quartet on
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Gramophone Nov 12
We have gathered 50 of the finest recordings of Beethoven's music following the popularity of our other top 50 lists. From legendary performers like Artur Schnabel and Otto Klemperer to modern masters like Isabelle Faust and Riccardo Chailly. Full list:
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Gramophone Nov 10
The premiere of Elgar's Violin Concerto took place on 10 November 1910, under the baton of the composer himself. Elgar's lyrical side conjures up tranquil pastoral beauty. Here are some of our favourite performances on record
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Gramophone Nov 9
For the latest podcast, James Jolly caught up with Rutbert Reisch, the President of the Birgit Nilsson Foundation, in Stockholm and talked to him about the singer and her extraordinary career as documented on the live recordings. Listen here:
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Gramophone Nov 9
Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto was premiered on 9 November 1901. There are many truly great recordings of Rachmaninov's passionate music, but these 10 recordings would grace any classical collection...
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Gramophone Nov 8
César Franck’s Violin Sonata is a complex piece, and we find that the numerous recordings fall into two broad camps... Here we offer some of the recordings that you need in your life. What are your favourites?
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Gramophone Nov 8
Has there ever existed a milder, more humble man who was also a great composer than César Franck? His ambitions were simple: to serve music and God with equal ­reverence. On the anniversary of the great composer's death, we celebrate his life and legacy
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Gramophone Nov 7
Replying to @violincase @BerlinPhil
Absolutely! Piano Concerto no. 1 with Martha Argerich and the would definitely be my personal favourite. Yours? Open question to the floor!
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Gramophone Nov 6
On the anniversary of his death, explore some of the most brilliant recordings from the Russian master of melody - Tchaikovsky. List:
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