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20th Century Works for Flute and Orchestra (Centaur)

(Déjà Review) A delightful anthology … tunefulness and brevity [HC]

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Dello Joio, Creston & Bloch (Centaur)

Likely to win new friends for all three composers [RB]

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Bloch, Bruch & Dohnányi: Cello & Orchestra (Claves)

An impressive young cellist in an attractive programme [RWe]

Neville Marriner (conductor): The Complete Warner Classics Recordings (Warner Classics)

An 80-CD centenary salute to Marriner, with (or without) his ASMF [JW]

Mischa Elman (violin): The Complete RCA Victor Recordings (Biddulph)

An Elman discographic lacuna is put right; fine transfers too [JW]

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Bloch, Bruch & Dohnányi: Works for Cello & Orchestra (Claves)

Imaginatively programmed and superbly performed [DC]

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Emanuel Feuermann (cello) In Concert (Parnassus)

Exceptionally fine cello playing, and artistic quality is high throughout [SG]

Louis Kaufman sonatas Biddulph

Louis Kaufman (violin): Violin Sonatas (Biddulph)

A generously well-filled disc featuring an outstanding fiddle player [SG]

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Bloch: String Quartets (Pristine Audio)

A classic set of these twentieth century masterpiece returns [SB]

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Joseph Szigeti (violin) European Columbia Recordings Vol. 4 (Pristine Audio)

The final furlong for Szigeti’s legacy on Pristine Audio with top-notch Obert-Thorn restorations [JW]

Louis Kaufman sonatas Biddulph

Louis Kaufman (violin): Violin Sonatas (Biddulph)

A stylish release featuring a quartet of sonatas played by the sumptuous tonalist Louis Kaufman [JW]

Bloch: Orchestral Works (Alto)

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

From Jewish Life (SWR Classics)

A valuable boxed reissue from SWR’s vaults brings melancholy, vivacity and many disc premieres [JW]

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20th Century Classics Vol. 5 (Beulah)

Kubelík the modernist at his wizardly best [DMD]

Eudice Shapiro (violin): Sonatas and duos (Biddulph)

The admirable art of violinist Eudice Shapiro, heard in core repertory [JW]