Record Labels Archives: Chandos

We Only Wish: Tavener’s GOD

You already can hear the British press crying "masterpiece!" over John Tavener's latest work, the first part of which has just bee...
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A Fine Start to Louis Lortie’s Fauré Cycle

Is it really true that Fauré’s piano music is too intimately scaled and harmonically refined to make an impact in large halls? ...
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Mena Does Better In Ginastera II

There's no inherent reason why Spanish conductors should excel in the music of Ginastera or other Spanish and Latin American compo...
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Fine, Unpopular Copland from Wilson and the BBC

This disc, Volume 2 in John Wilson's ongoing survey of Copland's orchestral music on Chandos, contains some of his least well-know...
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CD From Hell: Imogen Cooper’s Dull Chopin

Throughout her long career, Imogen Cooper has rightfully been acclaimed for her poetic and often inspired Schumann, Schubert, and ...

Major Discoveries: Alwyn’s Excellent Piano Works

Chandos has championed the work of William Alwyn, and this disc of his piano music, superbly played by Julian Milford, is an impor...
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CD From Hell: Järvi Blows It In Atterberg’s Third

Everyone has a bad day now and then, and everyone certainly had one here. Atterberg's Third Symphony, subtitled "West Coast Pictur...
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Gardner’s Successful Janácek Continues With Volume 2

There is only one questionable moment on this well-filled disc of Janácek orchestral music: the string-led apotheosis in the last...
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Ginastera Comes to Chandos: Yawn…

What is Chandos thinking? Here we have the first volume in a new series of what will be, presumably, the complete orchestral works...
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Chandos Discovers the Americas: Copland Vol. 1

Some time ago Chandos dipped its toes into the world of American music, following Neeme Järvi to Detroit. That experiment met wit...