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Cikada Live – Huddersfield / Donaueschingen (LAWO Classics)

Klaus Lang’s stately Parthenon is the must-hear item here [RHa]

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Philarmonica (Alpha Classics)

A potentially interesting programme, but it tended to all blend together [DJB]

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Sylvie Spycket (harpsichord) (Forgotten Records)

A short-lived harpsichordist heard in a bracingly robust recital [JW]

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Wagner: Die Walküre (Pristine Audio)

Pristine’s stereo remastering reveals its glories yet more vividly – but unfortunately also highlights the constant hacking of the audience and Windgassen’s coordination problems. [RMo]

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Cassadó & Mompou: Complete Solo Guitar Works (Naxos)

Having all the compositions for guitar by these two Catalan composers makes this a desirable disc [GPu]

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Blyton: Choral Works (Upbeat Records)

(Déjà Review) This music, simply delightful as it is, could well change your life [GH]

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Lehár: Die lustige Witwe (Naxos Historical)

(Déjà Review) Good sound, excellent playing and glorious singing [GF]

In Relations – song recital (Hänssler Classic)

A young soprano evidently to look out for, in a lovely debut recital [PT]