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Society of Sound

  • Slowly Rolling Camera

    Slowly Rolling Camera

    Slowly Rolling Camera formed in Cardiff in 2013 and brought together four wildly talented musicians from diverse backgrounds.The result was a captivating hybrid of trip hop, jazz, soul and electronic music. This month’s Society of Sound release was recorded live at Kings Place, London on 5 May 2016 and mixed at Real World Studios.

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  • Sir Colin Davis

    Dvořák
    Symphony No 7

    This recording by Sir Colin Davis and the LSO was made in 2001. Sir Colin had already recorded Dvořák‘s Eighth and Ninth Symphonies, which launched the LSO Live label. In Symphony No 7 he demonstrates a lilt and a flexibility, which gives this reading its unique character.

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  • Kjartan Sveinsson

    Der Klang Der Offenbarung Des Göttlichen

    Translated as “The Explosive Sonics of Divinity”, this dramatic four movement opera is the fruit of a collaboration between former Sigur Rós instrumentalist Kjartan Sveinsson and performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson.

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  • Peter Gabriel Passion

    Celebrating the 100th album on Society of Sound

    With the special release of Passion by Peter Gabriel. This Grammy Award winning album started life as the soundtrack to Scorsese’s Last Temptation of Christ, with Gabriel’s further finessed version eventually appearing as the debut Real World release.

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  • Rachmaninov - Symphony No 1  Balakirev - Tamara

    Rachmaninov - Symphony No 1
    Balakirev - Tamara

    This double header offers a fantastic insight into Russian civilisation and culture. While Rachmaninov’s symphonic debut has a chequered past, this Gergiev/LSO interpretation shows it for the powerful work it is.

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  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

    Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, op 19

    This recording was made from performances given by Maria João Pires under Bernard Haitink in 2013. Haitink and Pires have developed a fine working relationship over the years, notably in Beethoven, and it shows here.

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  • The Breath

    The Breath
    Carry Your Kin

    This beautiful album brings together guitarist Stuart McCallum, famed for his mastery of loops and effects, and Rioghnach Connolly a singer and flautist from Armagh. The result, is masterful; sometimes intimate, sometimes grand, always remarkable.

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  • Live for Burberry

    Live for Burberry

    To celebrate Bowers & Wilkins and Burberry’s joint passion for unearthing new musical talent, we gave four unsigned acts the opportunity to record great music in the legendary RAK studios. It’s called Live for Burberry, and the amazing results are available to buy as high-resolution downloads.

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  • Ben Taylor

    Ben Taylor - Naked

    These raw and powerful acoustic recordings capture the passion and honesty of Taylor's songwriting. Recorded with 1 Soundfield microphone, no headphones, overdubs or added effects.

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  • Roman

    Roman Simovic
    LSO String Ensemble

    This LSO Live release, the second from the LSO String Ensemble, reflects the darkest preoccupations of the authors. A distinguished performance led by Roman Simovic, in music which represents extraordinary human accomplishment

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    A meeting place

    The pursuit of true sound is a science, but it’s also about people and bringing us closer to the music we love. We have created a place where people can come to for ideas and inspiration. A society of sound.

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    A meeting place

    The pursuit of true sound is a science, but it’s also about people and bringing us closer to the music we love. We have created a place where people can come to for ideas and inspiration. A society of sound.

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    A meeting place

    The pursuit of true sound is a science, but it’s also about people and bringing us closer to the music we love. We have created a place where people can come to for ideas and inspiration. A society of sound.

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