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Herbert Howells Chamber Music has depth

Herbert Howells is best known for his large scale choral works. But as this release demonstrates, his chamber music is equally beautiful and well-crafted. The Dante Quartet deliver sympathetic readings of Howell's String Quartet No. 3 and Lady Audrey's Suite. The...

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#ClassicsaDay #ClassicalDoubleDigits Week 3

The Classics a Day team noted that the new year is comprised of two twenties -- double digits. So the theme for January 2020 is to post other examples of double digits found in classical music. Prolific composers are a good place to start. But I found a few surprises...

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Reznicek Symphonic Suites Blend Old and New

Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek was primarily an opera composer. Two of the three suites in the release have their origins on the stage. Nevertheless, they show that Reznicek was quite comfortable writing for the concert hall. The Karneval Suite "in an older style" was...

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#ClassicsaDay #ClassicalDoubleDigits Week 2

The Classics a Day team noted that the new year is comprised of two twenties -- double digits. So the theme for January 2020 is to post other examples of double digits found in classical music. Prolific composers are a good place to start. But I found a few surprises...

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