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Sometimes artists make their most daring leaps using recorded media. Our expert staff collects and selects the most interesting recordings, books, movies, and videos to review here, helping you keep track of the music scene from the comfort of your home.

Feature Article
December 15, 2020

Offered without critique, a smorgasbord of recorded music released this year.

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Recording Review
December 12, 2020

The singer sets her father’s melancholy poetry to evocative new music.

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Recording Review
December 12, 2020

The flamboyant pianist reveals remarkable consistency in Bach-to-Bach recordings of the keyboard masterwork.

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December 8, 2020
The stirring soundtrack for the powerful documentary is now available.
Recording Review
December 7, 2020

The composer’s folk-tinged tone poems shine on a new disc of BBC Symphony Orchestra performances.

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Recording Review
November 30, 2020

Daniil Trifonov’s latest album celebrates keyboard works by Scriabin, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev.

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Recording Review
November 23, 2020

Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic offer the composer’s underappreciated Symphony No. 11.

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Recording Review
November 16, 2020

Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres are spectacular in a bracing set of songs about friendship and rivalry.

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Recording Review
November 16, 2020

A 1984 recording of Rainbow Family captures a landmark performance event pairing “live” musicians with microcomputers.

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Recording Review
November 10, 2020

The soprano’s beguiling debut CD mixes repertory and is accompanied by an eclectic combo of first-rate musicians.

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