A historic Mahler cycle reassessed, Sir Charles’s punchy Janáček preludes and more.
A single instrument conveys a slice out of a Soviet composer’s world.
Kirsten Flagstad revisited, Marriner’s pre-HIP Bach and DG’s Ozawa box.
A touch of musical fire and ice on a clear day in the Antarctic.
A new 22-CD box set of Fürtwangler’s radio broadcasts is one for the collection.
Three compelling orchestral episodes from the life of Brian.
Matthews’ latest proves they do write music like that nowadays.
Dove gets his due: Maximum colour and excitement from a post-minimalist.
Early piano musings from a neglected symphonist.
Welsh rare bits of chamber music make for an appetising discovery.
Becker’s complete survey of the piano works is a bargain.
Collected symphonies, a Spanish “pianist’s pianist”, and another win for Respighi.
Diverse piano vignettes from a forgotten American composer.