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Mozart: Piano sonatas 10, 11, 16 / Fantasia K475 / Rondo K511 cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Piano sonatas 10, 11, 16 / Fantasia K475 / Rondo K511
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Dec/2012 ]
"She is sharply responsive, to the variety of mood and texture in the opening variations of K331..her fine shading and shaping of detail in the Adagio variation where, as at other points on this disc, she adds her own discreet ornamentation in...
Faure / Durufle: Requiems cover
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GABRIEL FAURE / MAURICE DURUFLE
Faure / Durufle: Requiems
Siegmund Nimsgern (bass-baritone), Lucia Popp (soprano), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) / Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Davis
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 15/Apr/2013 ]
"Davis is greatly aided in maintaining the impulse of his reading by a marvellously disciplined choir, who sing with great purity and beauty of tone throughout (the sopranos exquisitely ethereal in the Sanctus and In Paradisum)." Gramophone
Bach, J.S.: Matthew Passion cover
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3 - 6 weeks
Various/Rilling
Bach, J.S.: Matthew Passion
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 4/Apr/2011 ]
"Arleen Auger makes an appealing contribution in her arias and is a welcome ray of sunshine in a work which is, after all, about hope and not despair." (Gramophone)
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2
Arthur Rubinstein (piano) / New Symphony Orchestra of London / Symphony of the Air
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Apr/2012 ]
"The result is wonderfully exciting. This is a really superb account of this lovely music." (Gramophone)
Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 35, 38 & 39 cover
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2-6 weeks
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 35, 38 & 39
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
"These are on the whole extremely satisfying performances-well organized, beautifully played, and strongly classical in style without any frills or tricks of any kind." (Gramophone)
Schubert: Symphony No 9 in C "the great" (rec 1987) cover
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2-6 weeks
FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Symphony No 9 in C "the great" (rec 1987)
Berlin Philharmonico Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
Reissue at a special price.
Beethoven: Symphonies 1 - 9 (5 CD set) cover
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2-6 weeks
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphonies 1 - 9 (5 CD set)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2012 ]
"The recording is atmospheric in the Boston manner, and with Dynagroove makes even small machines give an impression of opulence." (Gramophone on the LP release)
1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Romeo & Juliet / etc cover
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2-6 weeks
TCHAIKOVSKY
1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Romeo & Juliet / etc
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 1/Nov/2012 ]
"Stirring accounts of the 1812 and Marche slave" (BBC Music)
Symphony No. 5 / The Voyevoda cover
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2-6 weeks
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5 / The Voyevoda
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2012 ]
"What is immediately striking about Abbado's new version of Tchaikovsky's Fifth, is the care he has taken in scrupulously following the composer's markings. Without loss of spontaneity the opening clarinet solo meticulously observes Tchaikovsky's...
Strauss, (R.): Also Sprach Zarathustra / Don Juan / The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite (Rec 1954 & 1956) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Strauss, (R.): Also Sprach Zarathustra / Don Juan / The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite (Rec 1954 & 1956)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
"Even if you have this classic recording don't hesitate to obtain this upgrade - sensational listening" (MusicWeb Dec 2004)
Gershwin: An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue (with works by Bernstein) cover
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2-6 weeks
GEORGE GERSHWIN
Gershwin: An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue (with works by Bernstein)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (piano/conductor)
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
"Mr. Bernstein is not only brilliant where brilliance is called for but he is supremely affectionate in the improvisatory passages and gives the impression of thoroughly enjoying himself, one that is by no means common." (Gramophone on Rhapsody in Blue)
Brahms: James Levine Conducts Brahms cover
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3 - 6 weeks
JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: James Levine Conducts Brahms
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, James Levine
[ Sony Classical Masters / 4 CD - released 4/Apr/2011 ]
"It goes almost without saying that the playing of the Chicago orchestra is superb, and in the outer movements at least Levine's vivid sense of drama and concentrated control of structure are again most compelling." (Gramophone on Symphony No 3)
Carmina Burana (Rec 1994) cover
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2-6 weeks
CARL ORFF
Carmina Burana (Rec 1994)
Sylvia McNair, John Aler, Hakan Hagegard / St Louis Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Leonard Slatkin
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
This most favorite of choral works is infused with life through the fluid singing of the soloists. Hagegard's everyman baritone overflows with sensitive phrasing and a deliciously appealing timbre.
Kissin plays Liszt cover
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2-6 weeks
LISZT
Kissin plays Liszt
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
[ Sony Classical Masters / 2 CD - released 20/Apr/2011 ]
A dazzling selection of Liszt performances - the great virtuoso pianist of the nineteenth century interpreted by a pianist in the Russian virtuosi tradition.
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 7/Nov/2011 ]
"This 1989 performance of the Hungarian Rhapsodies that Liszt (and his assistants) orchestrated has stunning sonics; Mehta conjures highly idiomatic performances out of the Israel Phil." BBC Music
Spanish Guitar Music cover
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2-6 weeks
ALBENIZ / GRANADOS
Spanish Guitar Music
John Williams (guitar)
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 17/Jun/2011 ]
While he is admired for his performances of the standard works for the guitar, John Williams has explored many different musical traditions outside the classical tradition.
Messiah (highlights recorded in 1967) cover
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2-6 weeks
Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez / Fantasia para un Gentilhombre / etc cover
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JOAQUIN RODRIGO
Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez / Fantasia para un Gentilhombre / etc
Julian Bream (guitar) / Chamber Orchestra of Europe, RCA Victor Chamber Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner, Leo Brouwer
[ Sony RCA Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Dec/2017 ]
"There is Bream's marvellous performance of the solo part, excellent orchestral playing and excellent recording." (Gramophone)
Music for the Royal Fireworks / Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3 cover
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2-6 weeks
HANDEL
Music for the Royal Fireworks / Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3
La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, Jean-Claude Malgoire
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 20/May/2011 ]
"The playing on this record is much more disciplined than I have often heard from his band and the music is brought to life in a robust, sparkling manner." (Gramophone)
Verdi: Requiem cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Requiem
Leontyne Price, Dame Janet Baker, Veriano Luchetti, Jose van Dam / Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 1/May/2011 ]
"Solti's 1977 Chicago version, with an unusually sensitive and pure-toned quartet of soloists, and with superb choral singing and orchestral playing, has all the ingredients for success." (Penguin Guide)