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Grieg: Piano concerto, Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 - Domjanic, Klumpp
La Lira d’Espéria II (Galicia Cantos da terra e danzas antigas) - Savall, Estevan
Eric Clapton: Pilgrim
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, Impromptu's D. 899, Songs - Langlamet, Prohaska, Quandt, St. John
Prokofiev: Vision Fugitives, Hindemith, Webern, Bartok - Tønnesen
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas - van Keulen, Minnaar
  Site review by Polly Nomial August 25, 2014

This set marks the 25th anniversary of Le Concerts des Nations and the first disc is a reissue & remastering of their first recording (February 1989). Opening with Canticum in honorem Beate Virginis Mariae inter homines et angelos, the characteristic refinement of playing and singing that we have come to expect from ... more


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Arnesen: Magnificat, Kernis: Musica Celestis, Gjeilo: Tundra, Song of the Universal - Brevik
Prokofiev: Symphonies 1 "Classical" & 2, Dreams - Alsop
King Crimson: Starless
Eppu Normaali: Mutala
Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Karajan
Gliere: Symphony No. 3, Op. 42 "Il'ya Muromets" - Falletta
Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 2 - Slatkin      (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas September 18, 2014

It is very good to have Naxos' "old" recordings on Blu-ray Audio format, and this second release of Ravel's Orchestral Works proves it again. The CD version was good: BBC Music Magazine gave four stars, and recording's sound was deep and clear. But Blu-ray Audio brings more perspective to Ravel's masterful ... more