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Donizetti: Il Campanello di Notte (complete opera recorded in 1983) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Il Campanello di Notte (complete opera recorded in 1983)
Agnes Baltsa, Enzo Dara, Biancamaria Casoni, Angelo Romero / Wiener Symphoniker, Gary Bertini
[ Sony RCA Classical Opera / CD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"One of Donizetti's most charming short operas, with a Don Pasquale-like plot, and gorgeously performed by Agnes Baltsa and Enzo Dara, this is a nice way of spending 55 minutes." BBC Music
Aleksandra Kurzak - Desire cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Aleksandra Kurzak - Desire
Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 29/May/2020 ]
The incredible soprano Aleksandra Kurzak presents 'Desire', her first solo album on Sony Classical! With this new release, Kurzak ventures into heavier territory, as she reveals both the new roles she is already singing and those she is working on.
Piano Pieces For Children cover
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MOZART / MENDELSSOHN / MUSSORGSKY / LIEBERSON
Piano Pieces For Children
Andre Previn (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 20/Aug/2016 ]
"An attractively played collection" (BBC Music)
Anne Akiko Meyers: The Complete RCA Recordings cover
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PROKOFIEV / FRANCK / STRAUSS / BRUCH / LALO / COPLAND / etc
Anne Akiko Meyers: The Complete RCA Recordings
Anne Akiko Meyers (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Litton / Sandra Rivers & Rohan de Silva (pianos), etc
[ Sony / RCA Classics Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 20/Aug/2016 ]
Of the American violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, the American Record Guide is quoted as saying, "Through her peerless mastery and vivid imagination there seems to be no limit to the colors she can draw from her instrument." Sony Classical's 6-CD reissue...
Claus Peter Flor conducts Mendelssohn cover
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FELIX MENDELSSOHN
Claus Peter Flor conducts Mendelssohn
Lucia Popp (sop) Marjana Lipovšek (mezzo) Josef Protschka (tenor) Sergei Edelmann (piano) Kyoko Takezawa (violin) / Bamberg Symphony, Claus Peter Flor
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 1/Jun/2017 ]
"Claus Peter Flor's Mendelssohn enjoys the classical virtues of good taste, fine attention to detail, and a real sense of style...these are perfectly respectable and entertaining performances, well recorded. You won't be disappointed." (ClassicsToday)
Rachmaninoff in Lucerne - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Symphony No. 3 cover
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Rachmaninoff in Lucerne - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Symphony No. 3
Behzod Abduraimov (piano) / Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, James Gaffigan
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 15/May/2020 ]
"Behzod Abduraimov is the ultra-commanding soloist in the Rhapsody...here is a comfortable sense that nothing can possibly go wrong. He is ideally partnered in a work alive with tricky ensemble challenges." International Piano
Saint-Saens / Franck / Ravel: French Impressions cover
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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS / CESAR FRANCK / MAURICE RAVEL
Saint-Saens / Franck / Ravel: French Impressions
Joshua Bell (violin) Jeremy Denk (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
a spirited, varied, sensitively imagined recital. [The artists] are on equal terms artistically, responding to one another with spontaneity and unanimity in the interpretation of nuances that give their playing a sense that they are inside the music"
Benjamin Appl: Heimat cover
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SCHUBERT / BRAHMS / REGER / WARLOCK / STRAUSS / WOLF
Benjamin Appl: Heimat
Benjamin Appl (baritone), James Baillieu (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"The voice has a burnished, oaky beauty as well as considerable sweetness (well captured in Sony's natural engineering), while the interpretations are suffused with a gentle intelligence." Gramophone
Günter Wand conducts Schubert cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Günter Wand conducts Schubert
Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester (WDR Sinfonieorchester), Günter Wand
[ RCA / Sony Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 1/Jun/2017 ]
"The whole performance is illuminated by [his] insights…The orchestra play beautifully and obviously understand their longtime conductor's every whim…No less wonderful is the performance of the Great C major, one of the finest on record." Gramophone
Love? Homage to Clara Schumann cover
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JULIE von WEBENAU / THEODOR KIRCHNER / JONNES BRAHMS / CLARA SCHUMANN
Love? Homage to Clara Schumann
Yaara Tal (piano), with Andreas Groethuysen (piano) Julian Pregardien (tenor), Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 6/Sep/2019 ]
Composer and piano virtuoso Clara Schumann played an influential role both on Robert Schumann and her musician friends such as Brahms and Kirchner. The compostitions on this album express deep feelings of love, affection and friendship. September...
Paavo Järvi conducts Richard Strauss [Don Juan / Ein Heldenleben] cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Paavo Järvi conducts Richard Strauss [Don Juan / Ein Heldenleben]
NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo, Paavo Järvi
[ RCA Red Seal / Sony Classical / CD - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
"Supremely vivid Strauss, guided by the surest of conducting hands…[this] series - may it be all the symphonic poems - can only go from strength to strength. Amazing work." BBC Music Five Stars Recording of the Month - May 2017
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Poulenc: Organ Concerto cover
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV / FRANCIS POULENC
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Poulenc: Organ Concerto
Cameron Carpenter (International touring organ) / Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Christoph Eschenbach
[ Sony Classical / CD / CD - released 29/Mar/2020 ]
"Cameron Carpenter (1981- ) is a spectacular musician and showman. But don't let his showmanship fool you. He is a brilliant and disciplined musician and arranger and belongs to a tradition of flashy virtuosos. He is also not the first organist to...
Voice Of An Angel cover
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Charlotte Church
Voice Of An Angel
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 1/Jan/1998 ]
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)
Schumann - Myrthen cover
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann - Myrthen
Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Gerold Huber (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 18/Oct/2019 ]
After the success of his critically acclaimed album Frage, the internationally renowned baritone, Christian Gerhaher returns with Myrthen-the second chapter of his project to record all of Schumann's songs.
Mozart versus Salieri: Rivalry cover
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ANTONIO SALIERI / W. A. MOZART
Mozart versus Salieri: Rivalry
Dagmar Williams (soprano) Prague Sinfonia Orchestra, Christian Benda
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 23/Apr/2019 ]
The professional competition between Mozart and Salieri has been a well-documented topic. It even became subject of the Oscar-winning film Amadeus. Now, a new album of compositions by the two is here to provide a side-by-side comparison of the...
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1 - 7 / Karelia Overture & Suite / Violin Concerto / etc cover
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JEAN SIBELIUS
Sibelius: Symphonies Nos 1 - 7 / Karelia Overture & Suite / Violin Concerto / etc
Finnish Radio Symphony, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, with Joseph Swensen (violin)
[ Sony / RCA / Finlandia / 8 CD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2020 ]
"His tempos grab and hold the listener, and the orchestra plays with a sure sense of style. The brasses are incisive, the woodwinds reedy and a bit nasal, the strings strident or cushioning, all as appropriate." New York Times
Hilary Hahn: The Complete Sony Recordings cover
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BACH / BEETHOVEN / BERNSTEIN / BARBER / MEYER / BRAHMS / etc
Hilary Hahn: The Complete Sony Recordings
Hilary Hahn (violin) with various orchestras
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 30/Oct/2015 ]
"Spellbinding...there is mastery in every silken phrase, every poised lyrical phrase...an object lesson in beautiful violin playing." Chicago Tribune (for Mendelssohn / Shostakovich)
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BACH / BUSONI / SCHUMANN / RZEWSKI / LISZT / WAGNER / etc
Igor Levit: The Life Album
Igor Levit (piano)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 20/Nov/2018 ]
GRAMOPHONE AWARD NOMINATION 2019 TOP THREE - Instrumental
Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas cover
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LUGWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas
Igor Levit (piano)
[ Sony / 2 CD - released 29/Dec/2013 ]
GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE AWARD NOMINATION 2014
Igor Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky - Symphonies and concertos [3 CD set] cover
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IGOR STRAVINSKY
Igor Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky - Symphonies and concertos [3 CD set]
Isaac Stern (violin) Benny Goodman (clarinet) Charles Rosen, Philippe Entremont (piano) / CBC Symphony Orchestra, Columbia Symphony Orchest
[ Sony Classical Masters / 3 CD Box Set - released 26/Jan/2016 ]
Hearing a composer conduct their own work offers a fascinating interpretive insight into their oeuvre, all the greater when the composer in question is one of the biggest and most-influential names in 20th century music, Igor Stravinsky.
Eugene Ormandy... Conducts Tchaikovsky cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Eugene Ormandy... Conducts Tchaikovsky
Isaac Stern (violin) Tedd Joselson (piano) Gary Graffman (piano) / Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy (cond)
[ Sony RCA Original Masters / 12 CD Box Set - released 16/Dec/2018 ]
Available for the first time, this set from the Sony Classical Masters series features Eugene Ormandy conducting The Philadelphia Orchestra in the works of Tchaikovsky, including Symphonies 1-7, Piano and Violin Concertos, and Ballet Suites.
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Isaac Stern plays Brahms
Isaac Stern (violin), with Leonard Rose (cello), Emmanuel Ax (piano) Jamie Laredo (viola) / Philadelphia Orch, Eugene Ormandy / New York Philh, Zubin
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 19/May/2018 ]
"The Brahms Double Concerto impresses largely for the closeness of the rapport with Leonard Rose; the solo concerto has some wonderful things too - phrases that speak or passagework that flashes like swordplay." (Gramophone)
John Williams Conductor cover
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WILLIAMS / MORRICONE / BONFA / PREVIN / BERNSTEIN / LEGRAND / etc
John Williams Conductor
Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell (violins) Yo Yo Ma (cello) / Pittsburg Symphjony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, John Williams
[ Sony Classics / 20 CD Box Set - released 20/Jan/2018 ]
In 1980, composer John Williams became one of the most visible conductors on the planet after being named Music Director of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Since then he has lead hundreds of high-profile concerts with the Pops and with many other leading...
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos 22 7 24 (with Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No 2) cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos 22 7 24 (with Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No 2)
Ivo Pogorelich (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 13/Sep/2019 ]
After a 20 year break from releasing music, the legendary classical pianist Ivo Pogorelich returns with his breathtaking new album featuring piano sonatas by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff. Hailed for his virtuosity, technical mastery and evocative...
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde cover
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GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Jonathan Nott
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 22/Apr/2017 ]
"played with shimmering detail by the Vienna Philharmonic...As expected, Kaufmann is glorious in the tenor songs. In those for lower voice he sings with the same, unaffected sensitivity...An interesting, one-off experiment." Financial Times ***
Music of Spain: Julian Bream cover
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ALBENIZ / GRANADOS / MILAN / NARVAEZ / RODRIGO / SOR / TARREGA
Music of Spain: Julian Bream
Julian Bream (guitar)
[ Sony / RCA / 6 CD Box Set - released 20/Dec/2016 ]
"In short, a demonstration of unostentatious mastery by one of the great guitarists. Any lover of the instrument who doesn't already own one of the previous incarnations of this recital should hurry to acquire it now." (MusicWeb)
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)
Khatia Buniatishvili: Schubert cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Khatia Buniatishvili: Schubert
Khatia Buniatishvili (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 3/May/2019 ]
"It's a reading of extremes that will either beguile or frustrate… There's no doubting Buniatishvili's considerable pianistic powers, nor her abundant imagination, but overall this seems a disc that promotes her rather than Schubert's sublime music."
SPECIAL OFFER: The King's Singers: The Complete RCA Recording cover
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KING'S SINGERS
SPECIAL OFFER: The King's Singers: The Complete RCA Recording
The King's Singers
[ Sony RCA Red Seal / 11 CD Box Set - released 15/Feb/2018 ]
The King s Singers remain unique for their musical intelligence, virtuosity and sheer good humour all qualities this collection has in spades.
Waiata cover
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TRADITIONAL
Waiata
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
[ Sony / CD - released 15/Nov/2013 ]
In 1999 Dame Kiri Te Kanawa released 'Maori Songs', her second collection of Maori folk songs and prayers. That project was initiated by prominent NZ pianist/arranger Carl Doy, who has 13 years later created the follow up album 'Waiata'.
Beethoven: Sonatas Nos 3 & 23 "Appassionata" cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Sonatas Nos 3 & 23 "Appassionata"
Lang Lang (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 29/Nov/2019 ]
Ahead of Beethoven's 250th anniversary in 2020, Sony Classical releases Beethoven Sonatas Nos 3 & 23 "Appasionata" by superstar pianist Lang Lang. Lang Lang is a critically acclaimed piano virtuoso who began playing the piano at the age of three....
Live in Vienna cover
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ALBENIZ / BEETHOVEN / CHOPIN / PROKOFIEV
Live in Vienna
Lang Lang (piano)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 20/Sep/2010 ]
"...let me say at once that the youthful excess and rampant exhibitionism of much of Lang Lang's earliest work is today transformed into playing which for the greater part is as stylish and perceptive as it is brilliant." Editor's Choice Gramophone...
Live in Vienna (2 CDs plus DVD) cover
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ALBENIZ / BEETHOVEN / CHOPIN / PROKOFIEV
Live in Vienna (2 CDs plus DVD)
Lang Lang (piano)
[ Sony Classical / 3 CD/DVD - released 20/Sep/2010 ]
"Clearly everyone is having a ball and, make no mistake, doubting Thomases should take time off to listen to a major talent." Editor's Choice Gramophone October 2010
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)
Leontyne Price: Prima Donna Assoluta - her ultimate recordings remastered cover
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PUCCINI / VERDI / BIZET / MOZART
Leontyne Price: Prima Donna Assoluta - her ultimate recordings remastered
Leontyne Price (soprano) with Rosalind Elias, Richard Tucker, Placido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Grace Bumbry, etc
[ Sony Classical / RCA / 22 CD Box Set - released 10/Oct/2016 ]
"With Leontyne Price and Richard Tucker in top form and with Leinsdorf's efficient and unsentimental conducting, the present version, now at budget price, is a worthy addition to anyone's collection of Butterflies." (MusicWeb on the Madama Butterfly)
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Mario Lanza (tenor)
Mario Lanza: The Best of Everything
[ RCA / Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
Sony Classical release a special x2 CD, budget-priced set, featuring x44 songs, with x6 previously unreleased tracks, issued in connection with a new TV documentary by Screenbound Pictures Ltd. about the great tenor. This release celebrates the...
Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps cover
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OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Martin Frost (clarinet) Lucas Debargue (piano) Janine Jansen (violin) Torlief Thedeen (cello)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 20/Jan/2018 ]
"The playing is flawless but still deep-felt, unflinching in the white heat of the Dance of Fury, intently hushed in the Abyss of the Birds, fervent in both tender Louanges." The Guardian
Martin Fröst - Vivaldi cover
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ANTONIO VIVALDI
Martin Fröst - Vivaldi
Martin Fröst (clarinet), Concerto Köln
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 22/May/2020 ]
Martin Fröst is an internationally renowned clarinettist and conductor. 'Vivaldi' is a baroque adventure based on the question: What might Vivaldi have composed for the clarinet if it had been more fully developed?
Clement: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 cover
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FRANZ JOSEPH CLEMENT
Clement: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Mirijam Contzen (violin), WDR Sinfonieorchester, Reinhard Goebel
[ Sony Classical Beethoven's World / CD - released 14/Feb/2020 ]
"Contzen produces a ravishing sound, complemented by the suave playing of the WDR Symphony Orchestra" Observer