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Vaughan Williams – A Birthday Garland (SOMM Recordings)

A fine representative collection; no more rustic accents, please [JW]

Barchet: Chamber Works (Hänssler Classic)

(Déjà Review) Full marks to Hänssler for giving enduring life to this most attractive and expert craftsman [JW]

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Vaughan Williams: A Birthday Garland (SOMM Recordings)

Lovers of English song should not hesitate: acquire this disc and gatecrash Uncle Ralph’s musical party [JQ]

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

Imaginatively programmed and superbly performed [DC]

Nathan Milstein (violin) Mendelssohn, Bruch & Tchaikovsky (Biddulph)

The first Bruch/Mendelssohn coupling is restored, with Tchaikovsky to swell the programme [JW]

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Bruch: Songs and Dances (cpo)

An ingenious collection of dances, though perhaps not to be played straight through [JW]

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Bruch & Barber: Violin Concertos (Deutsche Grammophon)

Esther Yoo’s performances of the Bruch and Barber concertos make this a highly desirable album [MC]

Bruch + Tveitt (Berlin Classics)

A well-played but unbalanced programme [NB]

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Nathan Milstein (violin) Concertos (Urania)

Tried and tested staples from Milstein’s discography [JW]

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Bruch: Violin Concerto 1 (BIS)

(Déjà Review) Quite the finest performance of the Bruch concerto I have ever heard [CF]

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A Golden Cello Decade (Hyperion)

Cellistic surprises from Isserlis [JW]