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Leighton: Every Living Creature (SOMM Recordings)

A valuable collection of Leighton’s choral music, with several first recordings [SB]

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Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky: Romances (Pentatone)

An attractive selection from this marvellous repertoire, very well performed [RWe]

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Kristina Marinova (piano) Loves Me Not (Navona)

A low key and reflective recital that mostly satisfies [RCh]

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Giordano: Fedora (Malibran-Music)

A powerful, idiomatic vintage recording of an unjustly neglected opera with some fascinating bonuses [RMo]

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Bolcom: The Complete Cabaret Songs (Rattle)

Fascinating music from the borderland between classical modernism and popular idioms [GF]

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Wagner: Orchestral Music (Beulah)

Neglected Gallic Wagner from Detroit proves a winner [DMD]

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Saint-Saëns: Chamber Works (Apex)

(Déjà Review) Simply wonderful chamber works superbly performed [MC]

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Simpson: Symphony 11 (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) This release, appropriately dedicated to the late Ted Perry, is up to Hyperion’s best [HC]