REVIEWS

The Strad's experts evaluate the latest string recordings

Autumnal. Knussen: Violin Concerto*, Autumnal†, Secret Psalm‡, Choral, Whitman Settings, Prayer Bell Sketch, Requiem ― Songs for Sue, Ophelia’s Last Dance

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Wednesday, 26 December 2012
Musicians
Leila Josefowicz*, Alexandra Wood†‡ (violin) Huw Watkins†, Ryan Wigglesworth (piano) Claire Booth (soprano) BCMG, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Oliver Knussen
Composer
Knussen
Catalogue number
NMC Recordings D 178
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