The 6th volume of the Complete Songs of Robert Schumann - songs with a Spanish influence, by both Robert & his wife Clara, performed by Geraldine...

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The 11th volume of the Complete Songs of Robert Schumann edition, which comes to an end with a disc of rarities and delights performed by Hanno...

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Songs by Robert Schumann performed by the great Welsh soprano Margaret Price, accompanied by Graham Johnson. Helios reissue, 1999: originally issued as...

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Robert Schumann - 27 Favourite Songs - 2 of his great song cycles + 7 other famous Lieder, Dame Felicity Lott &, Graham Johnson , Alto, Oct...

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Late-period Chamber music by Robert Schumann played by members of The Nash Ensemble. Hyperion, 2012. BBC Music Magazine 5-star review, July 2012....

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The 33rd volume in Hyperion's complete Schubert songs edition; 17 songs on the theme of the young composer, performed by distinguished performers who...

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The 15th volume in Hyperion's complete Schubert songs edition; 17 songs on the theme of the Nocturne, performed by the great Welsh soprano Margaret...

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EMI recordings from 1959-60, reissued by Classics for Pleasure in 2005. NB now out of print, last physical copy. Schubert arr. Berte &...

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Roderick Williams (baritone) & Iain Burnside (piano) in 2 great 19th century song cycles. Chandos, 2020. Gramophone Magazine June 2020 Editor's...

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James Gilchrist (tenor) & Anna Tilbrook (piano) perform Schubert's great song cycle. Orchid, 2011. Texts/translations included, with n otes in...

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Christopher Maltman (baritone) & Graham Johnson (piano) in Schubert's great song-cycle. Wigmore Hall Live, 2011. From several live performances in...

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Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Herbert von Karajan. EMI 1998: Warner reissue, 2012. Schubert - Symphony no. 8 in B minor D759,...

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Belcea Quartet, + Valentin Erben (cello) in the Quintet . Warner, 2009. Recorded June 2009. Potton Hall, Suffolk. Gramophone Awards 2010...

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Songs by Schubert vol.2, recorded live at the Wigmore Hall on 22.5.14 by Ian Bostridge (tenor) & Julius Drake (piano). Wigmore Hall Live, 2015. BBC...

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Songs by Schubert vol.1, recorded live at the Wigmore Hall on 13.9.13 by Ian Bostridge (tenor) & Julius Drake (piano). Wigmore Hall Live, 2014....

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Schubert'’s last song-cycle, recorded in German by Bryn Terfel & Malcolm Martineau in 1991, with booklet notes & lyrics in German,...

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Christian Gerhaher (baritone) & Gerold Huber (piano) . Sony, 2014. 4-star review, The Financial Times, 26.7.14, Gramophone Magazine Awards Issue...

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Debut solo album of Elizabeth Watts (soprano), winner of the Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize at the 2007 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition &...

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Schubert - String Quartet no.2 in C minor D703, Quartettsatz String Quartet no.13 in A minor D804, Rosamunde String Quartet no.4 in...

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A reissue of the legendary 1960 performance of Schubert's song-cycle, plus 3 other lieder recorded in 1961, by Peter Pears (tenor) & Benjamin...

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James Gilchrist (tenor) & Anna Tilbrook (piano) in Schubert's great song cycle. Orchid, 2009. Gramophone Magazine Editor's Choice & BBC Music...

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Gramophone-Award winning recording by Ian Bostridge & Graham Johnson, with extra poems read by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Der...

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Classic recordings of Schubert's 2 pieces for string trio played by the Grumiaux Trio, E va Czako (cello), Arthur Grumiaux (violin), Georges Janzer...

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18 favourite Schubert songs performed by Dame Felicity Lott (soprano), & regular accompanist Graham Johnson (excepting D965), with Michael Collins...

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Two Concerti by Alfred Schnittke, performed by Yuri Bashmet (viola), Natalia Gutman (cello) & the USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra,...

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Orchestral works by Alfred Schnittke, played by the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lü Jia. Recorded: May 2001, Louis de Geer Concert...

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Alto reissue, 2017. Schnittke - Concerto Grosso No. 1 - Tatiana Grindenko (violin) with the Moscow Philharmonic Soloists, conducted by Yuri...

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The third volume of the complete symphonies of Camille Saint-Saëns by the Malmö Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marc Soustrot. Naxos, 2015. Recorded...

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The first volume of the complete symphonies of Camille Saint-Saëns by the Malmö Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marc Soustrot. Naxos, 2015. Recorded...

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The four most famous classical works for young listeners, presented by a first-class young orchestra under one of the most inspirational conductors of...

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The Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice directed by Michael Halász in premiere recordings of works by Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de...

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20 folk melodies arranged for flute & harp, presented in full performance then with "playalong" tracks where one instrument is removed. The...

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Favourite light classics played by the Iain Sutherland Concert Orchestra, directed by Iain Sutherland. Alto reissue, 2019. Arnold -...

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The CD reissue of Ryan Davies' most famous live performance, including his popular rendition of Myfanwy. And I Love Her So...

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A varied collection of rare live performances from this master of entertainment. A brief interview A brief...

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Cerddoriaeth a Chomedi / Music & Comedy from this legendary duo. Beth sy' 'Nawr...

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Catrin Finch (harp), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano ) & Sinfonia Cymru, directed by John Rutter. DG, 2012. Rutter (b.1945) - Gaelic...

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3 major choral works by John Rutter, performed by E lizabeth Cragg (soprano) & Tom Winpenny (organ) with The Choirs of St Albans Cathedral &...

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Alto reissue of Vanguard recordings, 2022. Rimsky-Korsakov - 'Antar' Suite (Symphony) op.9 Ippolitov-Ivanov - Caucasian Sketches op.10...

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Russian orchestral favourites played by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yuri Ahronovitch. Alto reissue, 2018: 5-star review, BBC Music...

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The English Northern Philharmonia & Leeds Festival Chorus conducted by Paul Daniel in music associated with the Last Night of the Proms....

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Classic recordings originally issued on HMV & M-K in the 1960s from Mstislav Rostropovitch (cello) with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Prokofiev)...

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Tullio Pane (Dormont), Carmen Lavani (Giulia), Tiziana Tramonti (Lucilla), Ernesto Palacio (Dorvil), Mario Chiappi (Blansac) & Robert Coviello...

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Katia Ricciarelli (Ninetta), William Matteuzzi (Giannetto), Samuel Ramey (Il Podesta), Bernadette Manca di Nissa (Pippo), Luciana D'Intino (Lucia),...

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Cecilia Bartoli (Cenerentola), William Matteuzzi (Ramiro), Enzo Dara (Don Magnifico), Alessandro Corbelli (Dandini), Michele Pertusi (Alidoro), Gloria...

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John Del Carlo (Tobia Mill), Janice Hall (Fanny), David Kuebler (Eduardo), Alberto Rinaldi (Slook), Carlos Feller (Norton) & Amelia Felle (Clarina)...

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Susan Patterson (Berenice), Robert Gambill (Conte Alberto), Natale de Carolis (Don Parmenione), Monica Bacelli (Ernestina), Alessandro Corbelli...

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Pauline Haas (harp). Naxos, 2017. Recorded May 2014, S onatine Hall, Gueberschwihr, France Thomas, John - The Minstrel's Adieu to his Native...

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Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez - Spanish National Orchestra, conducted by Ataulfo Argenta, with Narciso Yepes (guitar) Fantasia para un...

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Works for classical guitar & orchestra performed by John Williams (guitar) with the English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Barenboim &...

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Recordings by the great American bass & civil rights activist Paul Robeson from the 1920s-50s. Alto reissue, 2014. All God’s Chillun...

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Seattle Symphony conducted by Gerard Schwarz, with soloist Maria Larionoff (violin). Naxos, 2011. Recorded May 2010, Benaroya Hall, Seattle,...

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Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gerard Schwarz. Naxos, 2016. Recorded Sep.2015, Haus des Rundfunks, Masurenallee, Berlin,...

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USSR Symphony, conducted by Evgeni Svetlanov. Originally on Melodiya, 1990: Alto reissue, 2017. Rimsky Korsakov - Dubinushka op. 62...

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Sviatoslav Richter (piano) performs great Russian works. Regis reissue, 2011. Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition Prokofiev - Piano...

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Choral music by Jean Richafort (1480 - 1547) performed by the Huelgas Ensemble, directed by Paul Van Nevel. HM, 2002. NB now out of print: last...

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The renowned tenor Rhys Meirion and composer Robat Arwyn first worked together as members of Rhuthun Youth Choir, and their friendship has blossomed...

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Debut album from the Welsh soprano Rhian Lois. An Die Musik - Schubert Ar Lan y Mor (feat. Catrin Finch) -...

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Alto reissue, 2019. Respighi - Pines of Rome & Fountains of Rome - Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Reiner Roman...

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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta. Naxos, 2019. R ecorded May /June 2018, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York. BBC...

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Holst-Sinfonietta with Klaus Simon (piano / conductor). Naxos, 2020. Recorded Freiburg, 2006-10. Reich - Music for 2 or More Pianos...

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From 1899 to the end of the 78 era: 1899-1952 - the ultimate collection of great historical singers. The recordings are all taken from the original 4...

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Favourite orchestral works by Maurice Ravel, played by the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Pierre Boulez. Recorded 25/3/1993 & 26/5/1994,...

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Steven Osborne (piano) in a Gramophone-award nominated collection of Maurice Ravel's solo piano music. Hyperion, 2011: 2 CDs. BBC Music Magazine...

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Montreal Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit. BBC Radio 3 Building a Library June 2014 First Choice, Penguin Guide Rosette. Ravel...

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The great Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara 's choral music. Schola Cantorum of Oxford, director James Burton. Hyperion, 2010. BBC Music...

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3 major works by Finnish composer Rautavaara played by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu with Laura Mikkola (piano)....

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Sabine Devieilhe (soprano) with Samuel Boden (tenor), Aimery Lefèvre (bass-baritone), Les Ambassadeurs & Le Jeune Choeur de Paris...

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London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky. Alto, 2015. 4-star review, BBC Music Magazine, June 2015.

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Rachmaninov Symphony no. 2, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Kogan, Alto, Jan 2009. NB now out of print - last physical copy...

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Byron Janis (piano) with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra & London Symphony Orchestra, conductors Kyrill Kondrashin & Antal Dorati. Alto,...

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Martino Tirimo (piano) with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Yoel Levi. Recorded for EMI, 1982, reissued by Alto, 2022. Rachmaninov -...

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A Gramophone "Critic's Choice" winning collaboration between Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), André Previn (conductor) & The London Symphony...

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The Moscow Chamber Choir conducted by Vladimir Minin perform Rachmaninov's Liturgy, coupled with Russian Orthodox hymns by Chesnokov, Arkhangelsky...

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T he BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s inaugural Composer in Residence, Guto Pryderi Puw (b.1971) studied composition with John Pickard, Andrew Lewis and...

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Alto 2019 reissue of the famous Vanguard recordings by Alfred Deller (counter-tenor) & the Deller Consort of music by Henry Purcell, recorded 1957-9....

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The King’s Consort. Vivat, 2014. BBC Music Magazine 4-star review, Sep.2014. The King’s Consort's international performer line-up includes...

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The Sixteen directed by Harry Christophers. Coro, 2021. Purcell, Henry - God save our sovereign Charles Z.250 Swifter, Isis, swifter flow...

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Sir Thomas Allen (bass), John Williams (counter-tenor), Dame Felicity Lott (soprano) & Charles Brett (counter-tenor) with the Monteverdi Orchestra...

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Gillian Fisher (soprano), James Bowman (countertenor), Rogers Covey-Crump (high tenor), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Michael George (bass) & Simon...

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The choir of Trinity College Cambridge sing the anthems of Henry Purcell, conducted by Richard Marlow. Alto reissue, 2014. Blow up the...

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Double CD reissue from Alto, 2017, with 32 of Puccini's most famous operatic pieces. Gianni Schicchi - Firenze e come un albero fiorito & O...

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Maria Callas (Tosca), Giuseppe di Stefano (Cavaradossi), Tito Gobbi (Scarpia) with the Orchestra La Scala Milan, conducted by Victor de Sabata. 1950s...

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José Carreras (tenor) & Hermann Prey (baritone) with the Philharmonia Orchestra & Ambrosian Singers / L'Orchestre National de l'Opéra de...

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Leo Nucci (Guglielmo Wulf), Renata Scotto (Anna), Plácido Domingo (Roberto) & Tito Gobbi (narrator) with the National Philharmonic Orchestra...

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Renata Tebaldi (Minnie), Cornell MacNeil (Jack Rance), Mario del Monaco (Dick Johnson), Giorgio Tozzi (Jack Wallace): Accademia di Santa Cecilia,...

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Mirella Freni (Mimi), Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Colline), Elizabeth Harwood (Musetta), Rolando Panerai (Marcello), Gianni Maffeo...

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The most dramatic of Puccini's three 1-act operas in a famous recording of 1956 starring Tito Gobbi, plus bonus Puccini arias, reissued by Regis in 2008....

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A best-seller from the Naxos label grouping 3 great children's classics on one disc. Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf...

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Hélène Perraguin (soprano), Jean-Luc Viala (vocals), Jules Bastin (bass), Gregory Reinhart (bass), Georges Gautier (vocals), Vincent Le Texier...

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London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn EMI: Recorded June 1973 , Kingsway Hall, London , reissued Warner 2009 in their "Ballet Edition"....

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A beautifully crafted recording featuring soloist Vladimir Ashkenazy with André Previn conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. Decca 1975,...

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Prokofiev - Cinderella op.87 - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn. Recorded April 1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London...

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In an age when globalisation & mass media tend to destroy local variation in world culture, Arfon Gwilym is a shining example of how the Welsh...

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Dances from Praetorius' "Terpsichore" and more , Praetorius Consort, Christopher Ball (director). Alto, Aug 2010. Praetorius - 7 Dances...

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Favourite works by Francis Poulenc in a Double Decca reissue. Gramophone Magazine Collection Recommendation. NB now out of print - last physical copy....

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