The New Releases Show: 26 January 2013

Join David for his pick of the finest new releases, including a lovely album of music for cello by Benjamin Britten. There’s also a bargain-priced recording of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, a fine historic take on the music of Wagner conducted by Leopold Stokowski, and a great new album of songs by Elgar.

Choice for the Curious

The Other Wagner: Symphonic, Vocal and Piano Music
EMI Classics
50999 7 05514 2

Connoisseur’s Choice

Edward Elgar: Go, song of mine: Part-Songs and Choral Works
The Rodolfus Choir
Ralph Allwood
Signum Classics
SIGCD315

Best Bargain

Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos
Tianwa Yang
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla
Patrick Gallois
Naxos
8.572662

Recording of Special Historical Significance

Leopold Stokowski: Rhapsodies
RCA / Living Stero
88765414972-32

Album of the Week

Britten: Cello Symphony, Cello Sonata & Cello Suites
Alban Gerhardt
Andrew Manze
Hyperion
CDA67941/2

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