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Phantasm Enter The UK Charts
Fresh from winning their third Gramophone award, Phantasm are enjoying further success with their new recording, Tye: Complete Consort Music. Following its first week of release the album has entered the UK Specialist Classical chart at #4 and the Classical Artist chart at #12. The album has also just been named 'Editor's Choice' by Presto Classical in addition to securing some wonderful reviews:
'This collection of his complete consort music throws up surprise after surprise – a revelation of a recording that offers a startling perspective on a familiar musical landscape.' Gramophone
Editor's Choice: '...vibrant, full-blooded performances - the music really dances...' Presto Classical
'Sometimes plangent, often ebulliently uplifting, these are ever unpredictable pieces...all are exquisitely played by Phantasm...' Financial Times
'...what strikes me about this recording is its suaveness, its evenness, its consistent beauty.' The Guardian