A gift to the senses to be enjoyed by all? Or the elitist, stuffy domain of people with beards and dinner jackets?
With so much history and so many players involved, traversing the auditory minefield that is Classical music can be daunting to the seasoned veteran, let alone the humble beginner!
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Berlin Philharmonic/Simon Rattle.
Pierre Noxious writes:
Ah, it's Christmas, so it must be old Piotr's Nutcracker.
There's a lot of interest in this because Sir Simon doesn't have any rep to speak of when it comes to Tchaikovsky. In fact, this is his first recording of the Russian master and he admits in the sleeve notes that he was never a fan.
But this always brings a smile to...
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