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RECORD KEEPING | Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Aaron Copland

By Paul E. Robinson on February 21, 2017

New release of Copland’s classic scores, paired with an almost completely unknown saucy ballet score "Hear Ye! Hear Ye!" provides insight into the mind of an American master.
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RECORD KEEPING | Haiou Zhang And His Next Level Mozart

By John Terauds on February 14, 2017

Haiou Zhang offers a bracing, dynamic new perspective on two much-recorded Mozart piano concertos.
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RECORD KEEPING | Renée Fleming's Distant Light Needs Another Look

By Paul E. Robinson on February 12, 2017

Renée Fleming completes her transition from the opera stage to the recording studio with a CD that shows her very much at her best.
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RECORD KEEPING | Two Sopranos Take On Handel And Seize His Heart

By Paul E. Robinson on February 5, 2017

Two recordings by Canadian Julie Boulianne and Russian Julia Lezhneva offer a fascinating look into the diverging approaches to the baroque voice.
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RECORD KEEPING | Daniel Barenboim Releases First Recording On His Controversial Piano

By Paul E. Robinson on January 29, 2017

Daniel Barenboim's new Maene-Barenboim piano has received a lot of media hype in the piano world. But is justified?
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RECORD KEEPING | Manfred Honeck Injects Fire Into Strauss Elektra Release

By Paul E. Robinson on January 24, 2017

Manfred Honeck conducts Elektra with fire and authority, and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra responds appropriately; this is exciting music-making.
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RECORD KEEPING | Heath Quartet Get Tchaikovsky Just Right With New CD Release

By John Terauds on January 17, 2017

The Heath Quartet are quickly earning a reputation as one of Britain's finest string quartets. Their new Tchaikovsky release on the Harmonia Mundi label now confirms that reputation.
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RECORD KEEPING | Gustavo Dudamel Excels With The Vienna Philharmonic In An All-Russian Recording

By Paul E. Robinson on January 9, 2017

Celebrating 10 years with Deutsche Grammophon, Gustavo Dudamel leads the Vienna Philharmonic in an all-Russian album worth your attention.
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RECORD KEEPING | Lisa Batiashvili And Daniel Barenboim A Deadly Combination In New DG Release

By Paul E. Robinson on January 3, 2017

Deutsche Grammophon releases near-definitive recordings of the Tchaikovsky and Sibelius violin concertos, with Lisa Batiashvili as soloist.
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RECORD KEEPING | Why Mess With Handel's "Messiah"?

By Paul E. Robinson on December 28, 2016

Sir Andrew Davis' re-orchestration of Handel's "Messiah" leaves reviewer Paul E Robinson with a bone to pick.
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