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Gramophone 16h
.'s excellent live-streamed concert series has featured Quatuor Ébène and Vox Luminis. In the Valentine's Day concert, perform sensuous Renaissance settings of the Song of Songs. Watch here:
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Gramophone 16h
Beethoven’s Op 53 represented a revolution in his piano style. We sift through almost a century of recordings. Which one is your favourite? Read here:
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Gramophone Feb 15
Gramophone's Martin Cullingford's pick of the finest classical recordings for the month of February 2019 available on . Featuring Christian Gerhaher, Il Pomo D'oro () and Vox Luminis ().
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Gramophone Feb 14
On 14 February 1986, Edmund Rubbra died. Back in 2012, Oxford University's Bodleian Libraries acquired the archive of the English composer and pianist that included personal letters, programmes and signed presentation copies of scores. View gallery:
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Gramophone Feb 14
Die Walküre, Tristan und Isolde, Tannhäuser... Wagner is a master of the Opera, but which of his works is do you love the most? As we celebrate the life and accomplishments of the German composer, we want to hear your thoughts! 👇
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Gramophone Feb 14
Happy Valentine's Day! The Romantic period was one of the most innovative in music history, characterised by lyrical melodies, rich harmonies, and emotive expression. Explore some of of our favourites with some fantastic recommended recordings >
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Gramophone Feb 14
While no list of great Wagner recordings could ever be considered 'definitive', our selection gathers a group of interpretations that we feel should earn a special place in any opera-lover's collection. What is your most treasured recording?
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Gramophone Feb 14
Happy ❤️ Celebrate by checking out our beginner's guide to the music of the Romantic period. Every recording selected is a Gramophone Award winner. What will you be listening to today?
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Gramophone Feb 13
Updated today! We visit the musical immortals and the younger gods of today to deliver his verdict on the complete Ring on record... What is your most treasured recording?
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Gramophone Feb 13
On the anniversary of the iconic composer, we give you a survey of Wagner's opera, which weaves a powerful spell over performers and audiences alike (Gramophone, October 1998).
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Gramophone Feb 13
Can any one reading of Wagner’s epic operatic cycle ever satisfy the demands of its huge audiences? We visit the musical immortals and the younger gods of today to deliver his verdict on the complete Ring on record. View collection |
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Gramophone Feb 13
Richard Wagner died on the 13 February 1883. No composer had so deep an influence on the course of his art, before or since. He was also an unpleasant, egocentric and unscrupulous man. Explore his life and music with our thought-pieces and reviews...
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Gramophone Feb 13
Happy 📻 We've done some digging and found some radio ads from the early issues. Extra points if you own any of these!
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Gramophone Feb 12
As the Symphony Orchestra of India makes its first ever visit to the UK this month. Simon Broughton (editor-in-chief of sister magazine Songlines) traces the history of Western classical music in India...
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Gramophone Feb 12
In this week's Gramophone Podcast, Jan Lisiecki talks to Editor-in-Chief James Jolly about Mendelssohn the pianist, much admired by Liszt, Chopin and Schumann, programming Mendelssohn's music and working with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Listen now >
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Gramophone Feb 11
Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which is being marked this year with the launch of a new outreach project called STEM in SONG. This important new project will seek to engage girls in science - through music. Watch video >
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Gramophone Feb 11
It’s almost impossible to come up with a credible 'top 10' list for the best string quartets, so this is more of a newcomer's starter-pack. Tracing the evolution of the string quartet from Haydn to Britten, via some of the greatest recordings available...
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Gramophone Feb 11
Gustav Mahler said, 'My symphonies represent the contents of my entire life.' Here are just a few of the finest recordings available...
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Gramophone Feb 10
We’re familiar with symphonies by the big-name composers of the era, but we sift through the many thousands written during that time to find some remarkable lesser-known ones from around Europe...
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Gramophone Feb 10
The Four Seasons bids fair to being the most popular classical piece of all time. There have been at least 200 recordings and it continues to be irresistible to TV advertisers and mobile phone companies. Enjoy ten of the best Vivaldi recordings >
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