Gorecki Symph 3 Woytowicz Alto ALC1494

Górecki: Symphony No 3 (Alto)

Amongst the most moving recordings of Górecki’s Third featuring the soprano who premiered the work [JW]

Hummel: Concertos & Septet (Alto)

Hummel’s music doesn’t aim for profundity, but its elegance, grace and intelligence are well-served in this reissue [GPu]

Weinberg: String Quartets (Alto)

Early accounts of two introspective quartets and of two often upbeat orchestral works [RB]

Bloch: Orchestral Works (Alto)

Often eloquently introspective but rising to anger and vigour [RB]

Amadeus Quartet (Alto)

Deeply felt and beautifully played, flawless intonation and ensemble, but inferior balance and sound [RMo]

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Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies 1 & 4 (Alto)

A fine re-issue of music by one of the 20th century’s most important symphonic composers [GT]

Mozart: Piano Concerti No. 9 & 14 (Alto)

(Déjà Review) A splendid reminder of early Brendel, still sounding very well [BW]

Corelli Concerti Grossi-Murphy Alto ALC1473

Corelli: Concerti Grossi (Alto)

Vital, elegant, discreetly period accounts of some delightful music [RMo]

Joan Sutherland (soprano) Personal Choices (Alto)

Stellar singing but scanty recording information and some tracks are in poor sound [RMo]

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Vaughan Williams: Symphonies (Alto)

A fine pairing from two English conductors and orchestras, immersed in the idiom but in their very different ways [RMo]