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Decca: Established 1929. International classical music label, home to some of the greatest recordings ever
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German inventor Johann Mälzel died in 1838. He is most known for his work on the metronome and his collaboration with Beethoven. So, naturally, today's has got to be Beethoven's 8th Symphony, with its metronomic second movement:
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Decca Classics Jul 20
Happy birthday, ! 🎶🥳🎻🎉🎂🍾🎉🍰🎵 Here she is a few years ago, recording Max Bruch's glorious Scottish Fantasy alongside the and Rory Macdonald:
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Decca Classics Jul 19
It has been another fantastic week for Decca Classics with and in the top two spots of the classical album charts, and at number 4!
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MILOŠ Jul 19
"And the vision that was planted in my brain still remains within The Sound of Silence"... music video out now!
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Decca Classics Jul 18
Composer and mezzo-soprano Pauline Viardot was born in 1821! What better way to celebrate her 198th birthday than with this fabulous "Havanaise", courtesy of Cecilia and Jean-Yves Thibaudet:
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AAM Jul 17
Well, that's today's playlist decided, then...
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Decca Classics Jul 17
Handel's Water Music premiered in 1717! Sadly we don't have a barge to take out on the Thames, so listening indoors will have to do! We're listening to the fabulous recording with Christopher Hogwood and the :
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Tanglewood MusicFest Jul 16
Tonight, award-winning classical guitarist makes his Tanglewood debut performing music of Bach, Granados, Albéniz, Villa-Lobos, Duplessy, and the Beatles! Tickets can be purchased here:
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Jess Gillam Jul 16
Tune in to BBC Radio 2 on Friday afternoon to hear an interview with Steve Wright, David Pickard and Petroc Trelawny ahead of the First Night of the BBC Proms! 🎹🎺🎉
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Decca Classics Jul 16
It's ! Don't miss out on the amazing deals on Decca Classics albums & boxsets on , available until midnight tonight!
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Decca Classics Jul 16
Happy birthday, Pinchas Zukerman! 🎶🥳🎻🎂🍾🎉🍰🎵 To celebrate, here he is, playing Vaughan Williams' glorious "The Lark Ascending" with the from his latest Decca recording:
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Decca Classics Jul 15
The brand new album from and , exploring a common musical heritage in Celtic, Anglo and Afro-American folk music and dance, is out now! Listen here -
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Decca Classics Jul 15
Ernest Bloch died 60 years ago . Here's playing his beautiful Abodah (God's Worship) in an arrangement for solo cello:
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Decca Classics Jul 14
Gerald Finzi was born in 1901, so we're spending this Sunday morning in the company of his wonderful Clarinet Concerto, this week's . We're listening to the recording by Emma Johnson and the , conducted Sir Charles Groves:
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Wynton Marsalis Jul 12
Out today the new album by with conducted by on , featuring premiere recordings of my Violin Concerto in "D" and "Fiddle Dance Suite" for Solo Violin. Read my liner notes here:
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holly mathieson Jul 13
We're at number 1 in the UK classical charts! Brava - a tremendous debut!
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Decca Classics Jul 13
Today is also the 90th birthday of composer and saxophonist Pedro Iturralde! To celebrate, here's a clip of playing his Pequeña Czarda! Watch the full music video here:
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Decca Classics Jul 13
Today marks five years since we lost the great Lorin Maazel. This morning we're listening to his wonderful recording of Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet with the : Do you have a favourite Maazel recording?
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Decca Classics Jul 12
So proud of for getting #1 for her debut album!
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Decca Classics Jul 12
The brand new album from is out now! Listen to works by internationally acclaimed jazz musician , performed by one of the UK’s favourite violinists:
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