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La Belle Dame (EM Records)

Largely early and apprentice works from British composers; sift with care [JW]

Delius: Eine Messe des Lebens (LAWO Classics)

An outstanding recording of Eine Messe des Lebens [JQ]

Delius mass LWC1265

Delius: A Mass of Life (LAWO Classics)

The mighty Mass of Life is revealed as a genuine masterpiece in this blazing performance [NB]

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Music for Strings (Chandos)

An absolutely outstanding disc containing some of the best of English string music [EJW]

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Music for Strings (Chandos)

Superb playing and engineering; any reservations will centre upon the desirability of the programme [RMo]

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20th C British Cello Sonatas (Lyrita)

Handy and Hughes stride forth in their latest volume of British cello sonatas