There were works by Debussy, Bernstein and pieces marking 100 years since the end of the first world war, but there were fine new releases of chamber music, too
In 2018, musical commemorations seemed to sustain the classical CD industry more than ever. Some significant anniversaries – Gounod’s bicentenary and BA Zimmermann’s centenary – were mostly ignored, but other centenaries, especially Debussy’s death and Leonard Bernstein’s birth, as well as the end of the first world war, generated new discs and reissues throughout the year.
Warner Classics started things off with its uber-comprehensive, 33-disc Debussy retrospective.Continue reading...
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