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Classical Music Sentinel is a music website dedicated in providing reviews and recommendations of the best in classical music recordings on the market today. Our goal is to present, catalogue, and focus attention on these outstanding recordings, in order to assist classical music enthusiasts with their next recording purchase. Our rating system is simple : There isn't any. Every title listed on this site is definitely worth hearing. We are always on the lookout for the best recordings.

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New Reviews

CANTATA PER FLAUTO - Tabea Debus

CANTATA PER FLAUTO
Tabea Debus (Recorder)
& Ensemble
Released: June 2016
TYXart TXA15060

CHILDREN'S WORLD - Mirian Conti (Piano)

CHILDREN'S WORLD
Various Composers
Mirian Conti (Piano)
Released: Sept 2016
Albany TROY1642

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH - Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9
Andris Nelsons (Cond)
Released: May 2016
DG 4795201



DAVID BEDNALL - Stabat Mater

DAVID BEDNALL
Stabat Mater
Jennifer Pike (Violin)
Benenden Chapel Choir
Released: July 2016
Regent REGCD481

OTTORINO RESPIGHI - Sinfonia Drammatica

OTTORINO RESPIGHI
Sinfonia Drammatica
Liège Philharmonic Orch
John Neschling (Cond)
Released: July 2016
BIS BIS-2210

LEO BROUWER - Concierto de Benicàssim

LEO BROUWER
Concierto de Benicàssim
Miguel Trápaga (Guitar)
Oliver Díaz (Conductor)
Released: Apr 2016
Naxos 8.573542





  
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New Releases

Fauré - Après un rêve

GABRIEL FAURÉ
Après un rêve
Piano Music Vol. 1
Louis Lortie (Piano)
Chandos
CHAN 10915
095115191521
Rel: Sept 2016



Copland - Appalachian Spring

AARON COPLAND
Appalachian Spring
Detroit Symphony Orch
Leonard Slatkin (Cond)
Naxos 8.559806
636943980620
Rel: Sept 2016



Sibelius - Quartets

JEAN SIBELIUS
String Quartets
Leipzig String Quartet
MDG
MDG3071957-2
760623195728
Rel: July 2016