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Javier Laso (piano) New Worlds (Eudora)

Four masterpieces from four distinct strands of twentieth-century music [JF]

Mompou: Misteriós (Brilliant Classics)

Delicate and intimate music, so interpreted by a master guitarist [ZT]

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Salsa Nueva (SOMM Recordings)

The best thing to do with a disc such as this is to sit down, relax and enjoy [HC]

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Cassadó & Mompou: Complete Solo Guitar Works (Naxos)

Having all the compositions for guitar by these two Catalan composers makes this a desirable disc [GPu]

Catalan Cello Works (Naxos)

A thoroughly enjoyable disc, fascinating music atmospherically played and well recorded [GPu]

Sofya Melikyan (piano): Présence lointaine (Rubicon)

An attractive homage to influential Catalan pianist Ricardo Viñes [MC]

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The Degenhof Sessions (Genuin)

A wonderfully entertaining programme with some real treats [RCh}

Mompou: Música callada – ­Books 1-4 (Hyperion)

Like the cool stone of a monastery on a scorching hot Spanish summer’s afternoon [DMD]

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Yunchan Lim (Deutsche Grammophon)

Half a disc of Yunchan Lim’s Beethoven, live in Guangju, expands our understanding of the latest Cliburn winner [JH]

Mompou: Piano music (Chandos)

Beautifully textured playing in these three atmospheric collections [RCh]

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Yunchan Lim (piano) (Deutsche Grammophon)

Towering performances of Beethoven and Isang Yun from South Korea [MB]

Oratio – 20th Century Sacred Works (Guild)

(Déjà Review) Much fine music here and wonderful singing by all concerned [HC]

Mompou: Complete Piano Works (Brilliant Classics)

(Déjà Review) A chance to admire Mompou the composer-pianist in his maturity and playing that gets to the heart of the matter [JW]

Mompou: Música callada­ Books 1-4 (Hyperion)

Mompou fans will want this, but it remained a closed book to me [DJB]