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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)
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
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)
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)
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.
Isaac Stern plays Brahms cover
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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)
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)
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)
Zubin Mehta conducts Richard Strauss cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Zubin Mehta conducts Richard Strauss
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, with Éva Marton, Bernd Weikl & Jane Eaglen
[ Sony Classical Masters / 8 CD Box Set - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
This orchestral release here features the Richard Strauss recordings conducted for Sony Classical by Zubin Mehta. ClassicsToday.com's reviewer observed that "Mehta always has been an excellent Straussian".
Murray Perahia plays Chopin [6 CD set] cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Murray Perahia plays Chopin [6 CD set]
Murray Perahia (piano) / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 1/Oct/2014 ]
"The recording is first-rate - not too close, and with ideal balance between the rich-sounding but clearly reproduced Israel Philharmonic and Perahia's glistening piano." (Good CD Guide on the Piano Concertos)
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Romeo and Juliet / Capriccio Italien / Hamlet / Symphonies cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Romeo and Juliet / Capriccio Italien / Hamlet / Symphonies
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein
[ Sony Classical / 5 CD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2020 ]
"The 1812 Overture in particular (has) a freshenss and exultancy notable even among the best of the other high-powered versions...the sound is thrillingly vivid throughout." (High Fidelity)
Peter Serkin plays Mozart cover
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W. A. MOZART
Peter Serkin plays Mozart
Peter Serkin (piano) with Rudolf Serkin (piano), Richard Stoltzman (clarinet), English Chamber Orchestra
[ Sony Classical Masters / 6 CD Box Set - released 5/Jun/2019 ]
Peter Serkin, whose recorded output is dwarfed by his fathers in sheer size but by no means in artistic distinction, is spotlighted in a new release playing Mozart: his complete RCA recordings of the composer.
Canadian Brass: from Monteverdi to Mozart [5 CD set] cover
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BACH / GABRIELI / HANDEL / MOZART / VIVALDI / etc
Canadian Brass: from Monteverdi to Mozart [5 CD set]
Canadian Brass
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 1/Sep/2011 ]
This album is a re-issue of the acclaimed ensemble Canadian Brass who have recorded works from the Renaissance and Baroque as well as a number of works by Mozart.
Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Sinfonia Concertante / etc cover
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JOSEF HAYDN
Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Sinfonia Concertante / etc
Steven Isserlis (cello) / Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Roger Norrington
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 1/May/2011 ]
"Cellist Steven Isserlis's playing is alert, sensitive, and joyous." (Highbeam.com)
Tokyo String Quartet plays Beethoven [9 CD set] cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Tokyo String Quartet plays Beethoven [9 CD set]
Tokoyo String Quartet
[ Sony Classical Masters / 9 CD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2012 ]
"I doubt whether quartet playing comes much better than in this Tokyo set of the Op. 18. Quite frankly I don't think that you can go far wrong with this set: the playing is unfailingly alive, sensitive and poised." (Gramophone)
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Flute Concertos cover
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ANTONIO VIVALDI
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Flute Concertos
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) / Members of the Orchestre National de France, I Soloisti Veneti, Lorin Maazel (violin/director), Claudio Scimone
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 4/Apr/2011 ]
Vivaldi's most popular work is accompanied by three Flute Concertos performed by Jean-Pierre Rampal.
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...