Martyn Brabbins

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Conductor Brabbins, well-known in England and Scotland through the turn of the century, is now earning an international following.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Henselt: Piano Concerto, Op. 16; Variations de Concert, Op. 11; Alkan: Concerto da Camera, Op. 10/1; Concerto da Came
1994 Henselt: Piano Concerto, Op. 16; Variations de Concert, Op. 11; Alkan: Concerto da Camera, Op. 10/1; Concerto da Came Hyperion
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Alexander Mackenzie: The Cricket on the Hearth Overture; Music for Coriolanus; Benedictus; Twelfth Night
1995 Alexander Mackenzie: The Cricket on the Hearth Overture; Music for Coriolanus; Benedictus; Twelfth Night Hyperion
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Hindemith: The Complete Works for Viola, Vol. 1
1995 Hindemith: The Complete Works for Viola, Vol. 1 ASV
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Hamish MacCunn: Land of the Mountain and the Flood; The Ship o' the Fiend; The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow; Jeanie Deans
1995 Hamish MacCunn: Land of the Mountain and the Flood; The Ship o' the Fiend; The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow; Jeanie Deans Hyperion
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Parry: Piano Concerto in F sharp major; Stanford: Piano Concerto No. 1
1995 Parry: Piano Concerto in F sharp major; Stanford: Piano Concerto No. 1 Hyperion
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Sibelius: Symphony No. 2; Walton: Symphony No. 2
1995 Sibelius: Symphony No. 2; Walton: Symphony No. 2 BBC Music Magazine
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Michael Finnissy: Red Earth
1996 Michael Finnissy: Red Earth NMC
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Glazunov: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Goedicke: Concertstück, Op. 11
1996 Glazunov: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Goedicke: Concertstück, Op. 11 Hyperion
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Britten: War Requiem
1996 Britten: War Requiem Naxos
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William Wallace: Symphonic Poems
1996 William Wallace: Symphonic Poems Hyperion
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Bedford: Recorder Concerto
1997 Bedford: Recorder Concerto NMC
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The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 16: Huss & Schelling
1997 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 16: Huss & Schelling Hyperion
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William Wallace: Creation Symphony; Pelléas and Mélisande; Prelude to The Eumenides
1997 William Wallace: Creation Symphony; Pelléas and Mélisande; Prelude to The Eumenides Hyperion
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Lloyd: Symphony 4
1998 Lloyd: Symphony 4 NMC
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Toovey: Red Icon
1998 Toovey: Red Icon Largo
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Butler: O Rio; Fixed Doubles
1998 Butler: O Rio; Fixed Doubles NMC
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David Bedford: Alleluia Timpanis; Symphony No. 1; Recorder Concerto; Twelve Hours of Sunset
1998 David Bedford: Alleluia Timpanis; Symphony No. 1; Recorder Concerto; Twelve Hours of Sunset NMC
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Alexander Mackenzie: Scottish Concerto; Donald Francis Tovey: Piano Concerto
1998 Alexander Mackenzie: Scottish Concerto; Donald Francis Tovey: Piano Concerto Hyperion
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Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Alexander Scriabin: Piano Concerto
1998 Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3; Alexander Scriabin: Piano Concerto Collins Records
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Korngold: Die Kathrin
1998 Korngold: Die Kathrin CPO
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Ignaz Brüll: Piano Concerto No. 1, Op 10; Piano Concerto No 2, Op 24; Andante and Allegro, Op 88
1999 Ignaz Brüll: Piano Concerto No. 1, Op 10; Piano Concerto No 2, Op 24; Andante and Allegro, Op 88 Hyperion
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Nash: Symphony No. 1; Apollinaire Choruses
1999 Nash: Symphony No. 1; Apollinaire Choruses NMC
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English Orchestral Songs
1999 English Orchestral Songs Hyperion
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Gordon Crosse: Memories of Morning: Night; Cello Concerto
1999 Gordon Crosse: Memories of Morning: Night; Cello Concerto NMC
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Simon Bainbridge: Ad Ora Incerta; Four Primo Levi Steeings
1999 Simon Bainbridge: Ad Ora Incerta; Four Primo Levi Steeings NMC
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Saint-Saëns: Violin Concertos
1999 Saint-Saëns: Violin Concertos Hyperion
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Joseph Holbrooke: Piano Concerto No. 1 "The Song of Gwyn ap Nudd"; Haydn Wood: Piano Concerto in D minor
2000 Joseph Holbrooke: Piano Concerto No. 1 "The Song of Gwyn ap Nudd"; Haydn Wood: Piano Concerto in D minor Hyperion
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José Vianna da Motta: Piano Concerto in A major; Fantasia Dramatica; Ballada, Op 16
2000 José Vianna da Motta: Piano Concerto in A major; Fantasia Dramatica; Ballada, Op 16 Hyperion
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Elias: Songs to Poems by Irina Ratushinskaya; Laments
2000 Elias: Songs to Poems by Irina Ratushinskaya; Laments NMC
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Stanford: Violin Concerto in D & Suite for Violin and Orchestra
2000 Stanford: Violin Concerto in D & Suite for Violin and Orchestra Hyperion
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Bax
2001 Bax Chandos
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Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor; Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor; Second Modern Suite Op 14
2001 Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor; Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor; Second Modern Suite Op 14 Hyperion
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The Ghost in the Machine: Music by John Woolrich
2001 The Ghost in the Machine: Music by John Woolrich NMC
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Live from the Proms - Elgar: Falstaff; Dvorák: Symphonic Variations
2001 Live from the Proms - Elgar: Falstaff; Dvorák: Symphonic Variations BBC Music Magazine
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The Romantic Piano Concerto 28 - Stojowski: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
2002 The Romantic Piano Concerto 28 - Stojowski: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 Hyperion
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Vic Hoyland: In Transit; Vixen
2002 Vic Hoyland: In Transit; Vixen NMC
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Cecil Coles: Music from Behind the Lines
2002 Cecil Coles: Music from Behind the Lines Hyperion
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Bortkiewicz: Symphonies No. 1 in D & No. 2 in E flat
2002 Bortkiewicz: Symphonies No. 1 in D & No. 2 in E flat Hyperion
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James MacMillan: Raising Sparks; Piano Sonata
2002 James MacMillan: Raising Sparks; Piano Sonata Black Box Classics
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Harrison Birtwistle: The Woman and the Hare
2002 Harrison Birtwistle: The Woman and the Hare Black Box Classics
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Lyapunov: Piano Concerto Nos. 1 & 2; Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes
2002 Lyapunov: Piano Concerto Nos. 1 & 2; Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes Hyperion
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Music for Saxophone and Orchestra
2002 Music for Saxophone and Orchestra Naxos
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Hubert Clifford / Edgar Bainton: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2
2003 Hubert Clifford / Edgar Bainton: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2 Chandos
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Fuchs: Piano Concerto, Op. 27; Kiel: Piano Concerto, Op. 30
2003 Fuchs: Piano Concerto, Op. 27; Kiel: Piano Concerto, Op. 30 Hyperion
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Jeno Hubay: Violin Concerto No. 3; Violin Concerto No. 4; Variations sur un thème hongrois
2003 Jeno Hubay: Violin Concerto No. 3; Violin Concerto No. 4; Variations sur un thème hongrois Hyperion
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Gregson: Blazon; Violin Concerto; Clarinet Concerto; Stepping Out
2003 Gregson: Blazon; Violin Concerto; Clarinet Concerto; Stepping Out Chandos
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Bax: To the Name above every Name; The Morning Watch; St. Patrick's Breastplate; Nocturnes
2004 Bax: To the Name above every Name; The Morning Watch; St. Patrick's Breastplate; Nocturnes Chandos
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Lamond: Symphony in A major, Concert Overture "From the Scottish Highlands"; d'Albert: Overture to "Esther" Opus 8
2004 Lamond: Symphony in A major, Concert Overture "From the Scottish Highlands"; d'Albert: Overture to "Esther" Opus 8 Hyperion
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Moszkowski: Violin Concerto in C, Op. 30, Ballade in G minor, Op. 16 No. 1; Karlowicz: Violin Concerto in A, Op. 8
2004 Moszkowski: Violin Concerto in C, Op. 30, Ballade in G minor, Op. 16 No. 1; Karlowicz: Violin Concerto in A, Op. 8 Hyperion
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Cyril Scott: Symphony No. 3 "The Muses"; Piano Concerto No. 2; Neptune
2004 Cyril Scott: Symphony No. 3 "The Muses"; Piano Concerto No. 2; Neptune Chandos
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Boots of Lead, Feet of Clay: Music by Simon Holt
2004 Boots of Lead, Feet of Clay: Music by Simon Holt NMC
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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Sir Arthur Somervell: Violin Concertos
2005 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Sir Arthur Somervell: Violin Concertos Hyperion
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York Bowen: Viola Concerto; Cecil Forsyth: Viola Concerto
2005 York Bowen: Viola Concerto; Cecil Forsyth: Viola Concerto Hyperion
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Julian Anderson: Book of Hours
2005 Julian Anderson: Book of Hours NMC
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Matthew Taylor: String Quartet No. 3; Piano Trio; Conflict and Consolation
2005 Matthew Taylor: String Quartet No. 3; Piano Trio; Conflict and Consolation Toccata Classics
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Hubay: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Suite for violin and orchestra, Op. 5
2006 Hubay: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Suite for violin and orchestra, Op. 5 Hyperion
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Shostakovich: Complete Works for Cello
2006 Shostakovich: Complete Works for Cello Nimbus
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Cyril Scott: Piano Concerto No. 1; Symphony No. 4; Early One Morning
2006 Cyril Scott: Piano Concerto No. 1; Symphony No. 4; Early One Morning Chandos
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Bechara El-Khoury: New York, Tears and Hope; The Rivers Engulfed
2006 Bechara El-Khoury: New York, Tears and Hope; The Rivers Engulfed Naxos
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Morgan Hayes: Dark Room; Jonny Greenwood: Smear; Dai Fujikura: Fifth Station
2007 Morgan Hayes: Dark Room; Jonny Greenwood: Smear; Dai Fujikura: Fifth Station London Sinfonietta Label
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David Sawer: From Morning to Midnight
2007 David Sawer: From Morning to Midnight NMC
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Cyril Scott: Violin Concerto; Festival Overture; Aubade; Three Symphonic Dances
2007 Cyril Scott: Violin Concerto; Festival Overture; Aubade; Three Symphonic Dances Chandos
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Paul Gilson: Orchestral Works
2007 Paul Gilson: Orchestral Works Et'Cetera
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Edward Elgar: Symphony No. 1; The Kingdom: Prelude
2007 Edward Elgar: Symphony No. 1; The Kingdom: Prelude Glossa
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Tippett: Piano Concerto; Fantasia on a theme of Handel; Piano Sonatas
2007 Tippett: Piano Concerto; Fantasia on a theme of Handel; Piano Sonatas Hyperion
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Schumann: Piano Concerto; Symphony No. 2
2007 Schumann: Piano Concerto; Symphony No. 2 BBC Music Magazine
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Judith Weir: The Welcome Arrival of Rain
2008 Judith Weir: The Welcome Arrival of Rain NMC
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Cyril Scott: Symphony No. 1; Cello Concerto
2008 Cyril Scott: Symphony No. 1; Cello Concerto Chandos
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John Pickard: The Flight of Icarus; The Spindle of Necessity; Channel Firing
2008 John Pickard: The Flight of Icarus; The Spindle of Necessity; Channel Firing BIS
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Vinko Globokar: Der Engel der Geschichte
2008 Vinko Globokar: Der Engel der Geschichte ColLegno Classics
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York Bowen: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4
2008 York Bowen: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4 Hyperion
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David Matthews: Symphonies Nos. 1, 3 & 5
2009 David Matthews: Symphonies Nos. 1, 3 & 5 Dutton Vocalion
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Her Song
2009 Her Song Dutton Vocalion
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Britten on Film
2009 Britten on Film NMC
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Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos Nos. 4 & 5; Fantasia appassionata
2010 Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos Nos. 4 & 5; Fantasia appassionata Hyperion
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Romantic Novelties
2010 Romantic Novelties Signum Classics / Signum UK
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Leighton: Symphony No. 1; Piano Concerto No. 3 'Concerto estivo'
2010 Leighton: Symphony No. 1; Piano Concerto No. 3 'Concerto estivo' Chandos
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Sally Beamish: Violin Concerto; Callisto; Symphony No. 1
2010 Sally Beamish: Violin Concerto; Callisto; Symphony No. 1 BIS
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Ferdinand David: Violin Concertos Nos. 4 & 5; Andante and Scherzo capriccioso
2010 Ferdinand David: Violin Concertos Nos. 4 & 5; Andante and Scherzo capriccioso Hyperion
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Havergal Brian: Symphonies Nos. 10 & 30; Concerto for Orchestra; English Suite No. 3
2011 Havergal Brian: Symphonies Nos. 10 & 30; Concerto for Orchestra; English Suite No. 3 Dutton Laboratories
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Walton: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2
2011 Walton: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 Hyperion
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White Dawn: Songs and Soundscapes by David Lumsdaine
2011 White Dawn: Songs and Soundscapes by David Lumsdaine Metier
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Arthur Somervell: Highland Concerto; Normandy; Frederic Cowen: Concertstück
2011 Arthur Somervell: Highland Concerto; Normandy; Frederic Cowen: Concertstück Hyperion
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Toivo Kuula: Songs and Orchestra Music
2011 Toivo Kuula: Songs and Orchestra Music Dutton Laboratories
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Brian Elias: The House That Jack Built; A Talisman; Doubles
2011 Brian Elias: The House That Jack Built; A Talisman; Doubles NMC
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Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Suite for Viola; McEwen: Viola Concerto
2011 Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi; Suite for Viola; McEwen: Viola Concerto Hyperion
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Havergal Brian: The Gothic Symphony
2011 Havergal Brian: The Gothic Symphony Hyperion
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Maes, Rosseau, Meulemans: Concertos for Orchestra
2012 Maes, Rosseau, Meulemans: Concertos for Orchestra RFP
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Wim Henderickx: Tejas & Other Orchestral Works
2012 Wim Henderickx: Tejas & Other Orchestral Works RFP
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Jonathan Harvey: Wagner Dream
2012 Jonathan Harvey: Wagner Dream Cypres Records
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Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Greeting to America
2012 Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Greeting to America Hyperion
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John Pickard: Tenebrae; Piano Concerto; Sea-Change
2013 John Pickard: Tenebrae; Piano Concerto; Sea-Change BIS
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Kalevi Aho: Oboe Concerto; Solo IX; Oboe Sonata
2013 Kalevi Aho: Oboe Concerto; Solo IX; Oboe Sonata BIS
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Rolf Hind: Orchestra and Chamber Music
2013 Rolf Hind: Orchestra and Chamber Music NEOS
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Samuel: Symphony No. 6; Jongen: Three Symphonic Movements
2013 Samuel: Symphony No. 6; Jongen: Three Symphonic Movements Royal Flemish Philharmonic
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Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik; Mathis der Maler
2013 Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik; Mathis der Maler Hyperion
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William Wallace: The Passing of Beatrice; Sir William Wallace; Villon; Sister Helen
2014 William Wallace: The Passing of Beatrice; Sir William Wallace; Villon; Sister Helen Hyperion
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Alexander Zemlinsky: Symphonies in D minor and B flat major
2014 Alexander Zemlinsky: Symphonies in D minor and B flat major Hyperion
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Larry Goves: Just Stuff People Do
2014 Larry Goves: Just Stuff People Do NMC
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Judith Weir: The Vanishing Bridegroom
2014 Judith Weir: The Vanishing Bridegroom NMC
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The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 64: Oswald, Napoleão
2014 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 64: Oswald, Napoleão Hyperion
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The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 17: Bruch
2014 The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 17: Bruch Hyperion
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Richard Blackford: The Great Animal Orchestra; Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
2014 Richard Blackford: The Great Animal Orchestra; Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals Nimbus Alliance
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The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 18: Jongen, Lazzari
2015 The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 18: Jongen, Lazzari Hyperion
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Havergal Brian: Symphonies Nos. 5, 19 & 27; Festal Dance
2015 Havergal Brian: Symphonies Nos. 5, 19 & 27; Festal Dance Dutton Laboratories / Epoché
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Peter Benoit: De Schelde
2015 Peter Benoit: De Schelde Royal Flemish Philharmonic
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The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 65: Albéniz, Granados
2015 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 65: Albéniz, Granados Hyperion
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Sally Beamish: The Singing
2015 Sally Beamish: The Singing BIS
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The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 19: Bruch
2015 The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 19: Bruch Hyperion
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Chagrin: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2
2016 Chagrin: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 Naxos
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Wim Henderickx: At the Edge of the World; Empty Mind I; Groove
2016 Wim Henderickx: At the Edge of the World; Empty Mind I; Groove Cutting Edge
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Better Angels
2016 Better Angels Champs Hill Records
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Ralph Vaughan Williams: Discoveries
2016 Ralph Vaughan Williams: Discoveries Albion
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Elgar: Enigma Variations
2016 Elgar: Enigma Variations Hyperion
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The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 21: Bruch
2017 The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 21: Bruch Hyperion
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Walton: Violin Concerto; Variations on a Theme by Hindemith; Partita; Spitfire Prelude & Fugue
2017 Walton: Violin Concerto; Variations on a Theme by Hindemith; Partita; Spitfire Prelude & Fugue Hyperion
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John Pickard: Sixteen Sunrises; Symphony No. 5; Concertante Variations
2017 John Pickard: Sixteen Sunrises; Symphony No. 5; Concertante Variations BIS
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Chisolm: Violin Concerto; Dance Suite for Orchestra and Piano; Preludes from the True Edge of the Great World
2017 Chisolm: Violin Concerto; Dance Suite for Orchestra and Piano; Preludes from the True Edge of the Great World Hyperion
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The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 73: Coke
2017 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 73: Coke Hyperion
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Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (1920 Version)
2017 Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (1920 Version) Hyperion
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Tippett: Symphonies 1 & 2
2018 Tippett: Symphonies 1 & 2 Hyperion
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Brian Ferneyhough: La Terre Est un Homme
2018 Brian Ferneyhough: La Terre Est un Homme NMC
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Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony
2018 Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony Hyperion
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Tippett: Symphonies 3 & 4, B flat
2019 Tippett: Symphonies 3 & 4, B flat Hyperion
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Elgar: Caractacus
2019 Elgar: Caractacus Hyperion
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Peter Benoit: Religious Tetralogy
2019 Peter Benoit: Religious Tetralogy Royal Flemish Philharmonic
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Luc Van Hove: Piano Concertos; Triptych
Luc Van Hove: Piano Concertos; Triptych Royal Flemish Philharmonic
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Minna Keal: Cello Concerto; Ballade
Minna Keal: Cello Concerto; Ballade NMC
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Dai Fujikura: My Letter to the World
Dai Fujikura: My Letter to the World Minabel
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