Dukas: Orchestral & Piano Works (Warner Classics)

A go-to Dukas box of outstanding performances – but no texts [JW]

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Mer(s) (Appassionato)

Well-played performances hampered by a claustrophobic recording [NB]

Etoiles Poems BZ2007

Aux étoiles – French Symphonic Poems (Bru Zane)

A compact survey of favourites and unknowns beautifully presented and adroitly performed [JW]

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Dukas: Complete Works for Piano Solo (Simax Classics)

(Déjà Review) Buy this disc – you will thank me, I promise [KS]

LOpera de Paris Malibran CDRG215

The Paris Opera 1900-1960 (Malibran Music)

Ten very well-filled discs documenting six glorious decades at the Paris Opera [RMo]

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Ek-Stasis (Divine Art)

A splendid exploration of music set against the background of Classical mythology [JF]

Thomas Trotter (organ): Symphony Hall Sorcery (Regent)

Thomas Trotter’s technique and irrepressible enthusiasm shine in every bar [JF]

Dukas: Complete Piano Music (Piano Classics)

Maltempo captures the romantic sweep of the music and its nuances wonderfully well [JF]

Musique lyrique pour cor et piano (Danacord)

A rewarding exploration of a variety of virtuosic works – technical wizardry and sheer lyricism [JF]