The New Releases Show: 8 September

On David Mellor's New Releases show this week he recommends not one but two recordings of Mahler’s Symphony No.1.

This week, David's Choice for the Curious is from the Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire and his Album of the Week is Spanish Nights by the guitarist Pepe Romero.  

Choice for the Curious

Brasileiro: Villa-Lobos & Friends
Nelson Freire
Decca
4783533

Best for Beginners 

In London Town: The Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Iain Sutherland
Somm Recordings
SOMMCD 0117

Best Bargain

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.1
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop
Naxos
8.572207

Connoisseur’s Choice

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.1
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Ivan Fischer
Channel Classics
CCS SA 33112

Album of the Week

Pepe Romero: Spanish Nights
DG
00289 479 0073

Recording of Special Historical Significance

Clifford Curzon: The Complete Recordings
Decca
478 4389

 

The New Releases Show

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