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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

The Franchomme Project

AUGUSTE FRANCHOMME
The Franchomme Project
Louise Dubin (Cello)
Released: Oct 2015
Delos DE3469

ROBERT KAHN - Piano Trios

ROBERT KAHN
Piano Trios
Max Brod Trio
Released: Feb 2016
MDG Audiomax 9031940

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - Flute Sonatas and Arias

J. S. BACH
Flute Sonatas & Arias
Rachel Brown (Flute)
Released: Jan 2016
Uppernote UPCD003



GUSTAV MAHLER - Symphony No. 6

GUSTAV MAHLER
Symphony No. 6
Bayerischen Rundfunks
Daniel Harding (Cond)
Released: Nov 2015
BR-Klassik 900132

OLIVIER MESSIAEN - L'Ascension

OLIVIER MESSIAEN
L'Ascension &
Other Organ Works
Tom Winpenny (Organ)
Released: Mar 2016
Naxos 8.573471

BUCOLIQUES - Richard Sherman

BUCOLIQUES
French Album III
Richard Sherman (Flute)
Minsoo Sohn (Piano)
Released: Jan 2016
Blue Griffin BGR379





  
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New Releases

Brahms - Lewis

JOHANNES BRAHMS
Piano Concerto No. 1
Swedish Radio Symphony
Daniel Harding (Cond)
Paul Lewis (Piano)
Harmonia Mundi
HMC902191
3149020219126
Rel: April 2016



Sibelius - Elder

JEAN SIBELIUS
Symphonies 5 & 7
Hallé Orchestra
Mark Elder (Cond)
Hallé Records
7543
Rel: April 2016



Elgar - Barenboim

EDWARD ELGAR
Symphony No. 1
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim (Cond)
Decca
028947893530
Rel: March 2016