Record Labels Archives: Chandos

coplandwilson

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...
JanacekGard

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...
Ginastera

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...
CoplandWilson

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...
SaintMork

A Great Saint-Saëns Release from Mørk, Lortie, Mercier & Järvi

This disc is as beautifully planned as it is played and engineered. The two Saint-Saëns cello concertos are superb pieces--succin...
Poulenc

Good But Not Great Poulenc from Lortie and Mercier

The small pieces for multiple pianists added as encores--the tiny Sonata for Piano Four-Hands, Élégie for Two Pianos, and L'Emba...

Major Discoveries: Gerhard’s Densely Glittering Concerto for Orchestra

Most classical music listeners tend to shy away from music that falls into the category of "atonal". This isn't surprising. Most a...