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Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues (Naxos)

A delicacy and deftness of touch in the playing, allied with a natural sense of line and phrasing which can be both compelling and moving [CT]

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Karłowicz: Symphonic Poems Vol. 1 (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) For lovers of inflated Late-Romanticism, this is treasure trove [IL]

Beethoven: Piano Concerti 3 & 4 (Naxos)

Virtuosic pianism somewhat undermined by reticent accompaniment and an unnatural recorded balance [RMo]

Raízes: Portuguese Chamber Music (Naxos)

Relaxed and often light of heart [RB]

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Alkan: Piano Concerto (Naxos)

A recording that romantic era piano fanciers will have to have [RB]

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Marco Putz: Moods (Naxos)

Strongly expressive and generously accessible music in committed performances [HC}

Walton: Concertos (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Performances that sit comfortably with the best [IL]

Valentin Malinin (piano): Laureate Recital (Naxos)

Pianist Valentin Malinin impresses with his technical ability, but with mixed musical results [LW]

Camilla Nylund (soprano) The Great American Songbook (Naxos)

Fine selections from The Great American Songbook [BMC]

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Auber: Le Philtre (Naxos)

This light-hearted comedy is charming entertainment and the presentation is worthy [GF]

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Sgambati: Symphony 2 (Naxos)

La Vecchia and his Rome orchestra do Sgambati proud in a premiere recording [RMay]

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Marschner: Overtures & Stage Music Vol. 1 (Naxos)

Long-forgotten music that’s well worth a listen [RMay]

Finzi: Clarinet Concerto (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) A fabulous collection recommended unreservedly [IL]

Joyce: Caravan Suite (Naxos)

An interesting compilation of music by the “English waltz king” who outlived his era by half a century [PCG]

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Price: Songs of the Oak (Naxos)

Collectors of Florence Price’s music need not hesitate in acquiring this disc [LW]

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Sibelius: The Tempest (Naxos)

Kamu has the measure of Sibelius’s complete Tempest music [LW]

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Santoro: Symphonies (Naxos)

A superb second instalment of the Santoro cycle, and a good introduction to his music [HC]

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Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen (Naxos)

An innovative and at times challenging production, with high calibre singing and playing [RWe]

La Femme – A Journey of Female Composers (Naxos)

A brilliant disc to cherish and to share [SA]

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Saint-Saëns: Dances & Ballet (Naxos)

A disc primarily for admirers of Saint-Saëns and 19th century ballet [RMay]

British Choral Anthems (Naxos)

This recording of the Five Mystical Songs is touched by greatness [JQ]

Howells: Piano Music Vol. 2 (Naxos)

An important survey played with skill, insight and care [NB]

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Hedges: Kingston Sketches (Naxos)

Another enjoyable reissue in the Naxos series of British light music [PCG]

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McClelland: Where The Shadow Glides (Naxos)

A splendid collection of music inspired by poetry [BMC]