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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

CÉCILE CHAMINADE - Piano Works

CÉCILE CHAMINADE
Piano Works
Johann Blanchard (Piano)
Released: Feb 2015
MDG 9041871-6

FRANZ LISZT - Félix Ardanaz

FRANZ LISZT
Piano Music
Félix Ardanaz (Piano)
Released: June 2014
Orpheus OR3906-1828

AVE MARIS STELLA - Anne Page (Organ)

AVE MARIS STELLA
Various Composers
Anne Page (Organ)
Released: Feb 2015
Regent REGCD436



FRENCH TRUMPET CONCERTOS

FRENCH TRUMPET
CONCERTOS
Paul Merkelo (Trumpet)
Montreal Symphony Orch
Released: Feb 2015
Analekta AN-2-9847

SERGEI RACHMANINOV - Symphony No. 1

SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Symphony No. 1
The Rock
Dimitri Kitajenko (Cond)
Released: Jan 2015
Oehms Classics OC440

ERIKS ESENVALDS - Northern Lights

ERIKS ESENVALDS
Northern Lights
Choir of Trinity
College Cambridge
Released: Feb 2015
Hyperion CDA68083





  
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New Releases

Carl Nielsen - Songs for Choir

CARL NIELSEN
Songs for Choir
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Michael Bojesen (Cond)
Dacapo 6.220569
747313156962
Rel: February 2015



Beethoven - Kodama

BEETHOVEN
Piano Concertos
Mari Kodama (Piano)
Kent Nagano (Cond)
Deutsches Symphonie
Orchester Berlin
Berlin Classics
85470005973
Rel: January 2015



Prokofiev - Symphonies 1 and 2

SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Symphonies 1 & 2
Bournemouth Symphony
Kirill Karabits (Cond)
Onyx Classics
ONYX4139
Rel: December 2014