lukaszewski symphonies DUX1844

Łukaszewski: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2 (Dux)

Two impressive choral symphonies by this important Polish composer [SB]

Shostakovich trio DUX1860

Shostakovich & Arensky: Piano trios (DUX)

Performances that underplay the essential character of each work [DJB]

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Hindemith: Ludus Tonalis (DUX)

An admirable new account of Hindemith’s piano masterpiece [SB]

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Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (DUX)

Intermittently good, but inconsistent and not outstanding [RMo]

Energico (DUX)

Accordion meets chamber orchestra in colourful, zestful performances [JW]

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Irrberge (Dux)

An interesting concept, though how much this really adds to the performances, I am not sure [MBu]

Mirecki & J Wieniawski: Symphonies (DUX)

Two little-known composers, one very fine work [DJB]

Zarębski: Complete Works Vol 5 (Dux)

Dazzling pianism bring these fascinating unpublished works into the limelight [RCh]

Polish Violin Duo (Dux)

The disc to help appreciate works for two violins [SA]

Polish Concerti Vol1 DUX 1958

Polish Concerti Vol. 1 (Dux)

An unusual and deeply satisfying disc – give it a try [WH]

Bacewicz: Music for String Orchestra (DUX)

A valuable addition to the growing representation of Bacewicz [SB]

Glass: Complete Piano Études (DUX)

A few tempos don’t quite work, but some of the pieces match the best [DJB]

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Rêverie – Polish Cello Miniatures (Dux)

First recordings of works that deserved to stay buried [DJB]

Glière: String Quartets (DUX)

Attractively confident and assured quartets in dramatic, virtuosic readings [NB]

Their Voices (Dux)

A Polish-Jewish chamber programme focusing on the 1930s [JW]

Miładowski and Chopin: Known and Unknown Romantics (Dux)

Unknown but attractive piano music by Miładowski but not my top choice for the Chopin [RCh]

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Rathaus: Chamber Works (Dux)

Rathaus began as modernist in Weimar Germany and ended as a late romantic in the USA – this disc covers the whole range [SB]

Górecki: Beatus Vir (Dux)

These impressive works show that Górecki was much more than a one-work composer [SB]

Nowowiejski Piano and Cello Concertos Dux1883

Nowowiejski: Concertos (Dux)

Nowowiejski’s concertos, heard in premiere recordings, leave a puzzling impression [JW]

Telemann suites DUX1761

Telemann: Suites (Dux)

Stylish and refined recordings of Telemann orchestral works in French and Polish character [CRo]