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The Best Albums of 2017

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Some of my favourite albums of the year and the ones that I expect to listen to for some time to come were classical recordings. I love Beatrice Rana's recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations. She makes the aria sound like Chopin. In no particular order:

Hans Abrahamsen: String Quartets
Beatrice Rana: Bach Goldberg Variations
Debussy: Sonates and Trio
Gérard Pesson: Blanc Mérité
Ben Frost: The Centre Cannot Hold
LCD Soundsystem: American Dream
The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding
Maria and Nathalia Milstein: La Sonate de Vinteuil

Pitchfork's list of the top 50 albums of 2017. The best albums of 2017 according to Dutch music critics. The 100 best albums of 2017 according to Ted Gioia.