The New CD Show: Classical Releases 28 July

This week David recommends new releases of music by Elgar and Tchaikovsky, and his CD of the Week is A Mass of Life by Delius. David’s Best Bargain, the Decca re-issue of The Massenet Edition, has inspired him to dedicate his Sunday programme (7pm-9pm) to the 19th century French opera composer as we approach the centenary of his death on 13th August. David also casts an eye over recent releases from the celebrated conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and the latest from the Welsh wonder Bryn Terfel.

Gustavo Dudamel: Discoveries
DG 479 0350

Dances and Waves
Wiener Philharmoniker
Gustavo Dudamel
DG 476 4717

Connoisseurs’ Choice
Elgar: The Light of Life
London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox
CHAN 10726 X

Choice for the Curious
Tchaikovsky: Rare Transcriptions and Paraphrases - Volume 1
Anthony Goldstone
Divine Art

Best for Beginners
The Art of Bryn Terfel
DG 479 0494

Best Bargain
Massenet - Edition
478 3963

CD of the Week
Delius – A Mass of Life
Juestin Watson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Andrew Kennedy, Alan Opie
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
David Hill

The New Releases Show

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Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.