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Steve Arloff

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Schubert: Mayrhofer Lieder Vol 2 (Naxos)

Intimacy in music encapsulated on a small circle of plastic – remarkable and breathtaking [SA]

Brown: 24 Preludes & Fugues (Lyrita)

Ample rewards for a serious piano music lover [SA]

Rieti: Complete Piano Solo & Duo Works • 2 (Grand Piano)

Rieti is one of those composers you wish you had discovered years ago [SA]

Winter Whispers: Ukrainian Piano Tales (Ars Produktion)

Simple music, but repeated listening brings rewards [SA]

Wranitzky String Quartets CPO 5554662

Wranitzky: String Quartets (cpo)

A good introduction to the chamber music of a marginalised composer [SA]

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A Pianist Explores Her Jewish Heritage (Centaur)

Fabulous music, hugely enjoyable [SA]

Bella Adamova (contralto) There is home (Supraphon)

A superb recital of art songs, all of which perfectly suit her crystal-clear voice [SA]

Byrd, Tallis: … in chains of gold… (Delphian)

(Déjà Review) Music to make the hair stand on end regardless of one’s religious convictions [SA]

Copland: Old American Songs (Apex Warner)

(Déjà Review) A great disc [SA]

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The Future is Female: Vol. 3 At Play (First Hand Records)

Highly enjoyable music [SA]

Polish Violin Duo (Dux)

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

Violin Concertos by Black Composers Barton Pine Cedille CDR90000214

Violin Concertos by Black Composers (Cedille)

The programme has lost none of its ground-breaking importance [SA]

Mussorgsky Pictures Kuchar Naxos 8.555924

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Commitment … involvement … a feeling of wonder [SA]

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Rieti: Complete Piano Works Vol. 1 (Grand Piano)

I look forward to more of this outstanding composer [SA]

La Femme – A Journey of Female Composers (Naxos)

A brilliant disc to cherish and to share [SA]

Villa-Lobos: String Quartets (Marco Polo)

Performed with an obvious reverence and love [SA]

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Tabakov: Symphonies Vol. 7 (Toccata)

A disc that lovers of contemporary music will find fascinating and hugely rewarding [SA]