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  • INKPOT#72 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: RAVEL/DEBUSSY String Quartets. Quartetto Italiano (Philips)

    Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918) & Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937) The String Quartets – Inktroduction by Ong Yong Hui Inktroduction The Debussy/Ravel String Quartet coupling is ubiquitous on record, but fortunately it makes much more sense than other pairings around. For both composers, their string quartets are their first […]

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  • Bach: Goldberg Variations – Jacqueline Ogeil, harpsichord

    Johann Sebastian BACH Goldberg Variations Jacqueline Ogeil, harpsichord ABC Classics 472 164-2 [76:44] Full-price There is, I feel, an intangible mercuric quality about the Goldberg Variations: every time you come back to it, you find that there is something which has previously escaped your attention, […]

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  • INKPOT#30 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: BEETHOVEN Complete Symphonies/Wand (RCA Symphony Ed.)

    LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827) The Nine Symphonies No.1 in C, op.21 (1799-1800) No.2 in D, op.36 (1801-2) No.3 in E-flat, op.55 “Eroica” (1803-4) No.4 in B-flat, op.60 (1806) No.5 in C minor, op.67 (1804-8) No.6 in F, op.68 “Pastoral” (1807-8) No.7 in A, op.92 (1811-2) […]

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  • BACH Motets. Tolzer Knabenchor/Schmidt-Gaden (Tem) – INKPOT

    Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) The Motets, BWVs 225-230 Tölzer Knabenchor directed by Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden Tem Records A 152 
[65:44] full-price Live Recording: 5/6 October 1996, Kirche Benediktbeurern. 
No libretto provided. Notes in German only. This recording is available for purchase exclusively from Tölzer Knabenchor at: […]

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  • Sibelius: The Fifth Symphony Recordings Survey Part 1

    Sibelius: The Fifth Symphony Recordings Survey Part 1

    The Fifth Symphony Recordings Survey Part 1 Last update: 16 May 2000 by the Inkpot Sibelius Nutcasetm Click here for Inktroduction | Part 2 | Historic PART 1 Iceland SO/Sakari | Bournemouth SO/Berglund (Royal Classics) Berlin PO/Karajan (DG) | Philharmonia/Ashkenazy (Decca) Lahti SO/Vänskä (BIS) | […]

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