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The Classical Beat Archive: CD reviews

Links: Weekend roundup -- Butterfly, Tahiti, Schubert, and more

Links to reviews of WNO's "Madama Butterfly," the Shanghai Quartet's dynamic Freer program, "Trouble in Tahiti" at CUA, masterful Schubert trios, a viola da gamba focus at the Library of Congress, a recital linking Bach and Chopin, and Maazel's Bruckner cycle on CD.

By various critics  | February 28, 2011; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  CD reviews, Washington  
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Link: I loves you, Porgy

A link to Mark J. Estren's review of two recent new and reissued "Porgy and Bess" recordings.

By Mark J. Estren  | January 2, 2011; 9:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  CD reviews, opera  
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Top 10 for '10 (plus four)

A link to my list of the ten best CDs of 2010 - plus (Web-only!) some highlights of CD releases by Washington-area artists.

By Anne Midgette  | December 17, 2010; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  CD reviews, random musings  
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Schumann on CD

Mark J. Estren reviews two sets of the complete Schumann symphonies.

By Mark J. Estren  | December 1, 2010; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Links: Reich at Strathmore; CD reviews

Links to reviews of the Bang on a Can All-Stars playing the American premiere of Steve Reich's "2x5," by Joe Banno, and of a CD set of music by contemporaries of Mozart, by Mark J. Estren.

By Anne Midgette  | November 13, 2010; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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On CD: A forgotten composer's 3rd symphony

Mark J. Estren reviews a new CD of music by a forgotten composer killed at Auschwitz.

By Anne Midgette  | September 17, 2010; 10:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Older Entries in This Category »

On CD: Ashkenazy's Bach, Anne Midgette , September 6, 2010
On CD: new Schmidt releases, Anne Midgette , August 19, 2010
On CD: Melnikov's Shostakovich, Anne Midgette , August 18, 2010
On DVD: Lohengrin, Anne Midgette , July 29, 2010
On CD: Another view of "L'Histoire", Anne Midgette , July 26, 2010
Link: CD reviews, Anne Midgette , June 29, 2010
On CD: Julian Wachner, Anne Midgette , June 24, 2010
Links: CDs of Flagstad; Verdi Requiem, Anne Midgette , June 24, 2010
On CD: Baltic Runes, Anne Midgette , June 8, 2010
On CD: Gardiner leads the Brandenburgs, Anne Midgette , June 2, 2010
On CD: Alsop and Thibaudet do Gershwin, Anne Midgette , June 1, 2010
On CD: Shostakovich 8th, Anne Midgette , May 27, 2010
Two views of Yuja Wang: ... and on CD, Anne Midgette , May 24, 2010
On CD: Glyndebourne "Idomeneo", Anne Midgette , May 19, 2010
On CD: Netrebko's Russian art songs, Anne Midgette , May 12, 2010
Link: Mahler CD overview, Anne Midgette , May 9, 2010
A Bailey double, Anne Midgette , May 6, 2010
Weekend: stories in the Post, Anne Midgette , April 18, 2010
On CD: Tennstedt's "Resurrection", Anne Midgette , April 9, 2010
Beethoven's 9th, two ways, Anne Midgette , April 6, 2010
On CD: Die Walk├╝re, Anne Midgette , April 1, 2010
On CD: Rebel and Vivaldi, Anne Midgette , March 31, 2010
Play it again: on encores, Anne Midgette , March 30, 2010
Ring recordings, Anne Midgette , March 28, 2010
Variations on Bach, Anne Midgette , February 11, 2010
Best of 2009, Anne Midgette , December 20, 2009
On CD: Two ways of hearing Beethoven, Anne Midgette , November 30, 2009
The New Sound of Music, Anne Midgette , October 14, 2009
On CD: The Puccini You Don't Know, Anne Midgette , September 25, 2009
On CD: Nietzsche's Piano Music, Anne Midgette , September 10, 2009
On CD: Critical "Mass", Anne Midgette , August 27, 2009
On DVD: The Soloist, Anne Midgette , August 20, 2009
In Performance: More from Castleton, Anne Midgette , July 13, 2009
On the Record - or CD, Anne Midgette , June 30, 2009
CD/DVD of the Week: Max Lorenz, Anne Midgette , May 6, 2009
CD of the Week: Road Trip Edition, Anne Midgette , April 29, 2009
In Performance: Local Reviews, Anne Midgette , April 24, 2009
CD of the Week: Duda and Tchaikovsky, Anne Midgette , April 23, 2009
CD of the Week: The Young Britten, Anne Midgette , April 14, 2009
CD of the Week: "I Capuleti e i Montecchi", Anne Midgette , April 10, 2009
 
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