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Icon - Menuhin & Grappelli - Friends in Music
Yehui Menuhin (violin) & Stéphane Grappelli (violin)
[ Warner Classics / EMI Icon / 4 CD Box Set - released 5/Oct/2009 ]
This 4 CD set containing all the recordings that the two legendary violinists Yehudi Menuhin and Stéphane Grappelli made for EMI is a further release in the Warner Classics ICON series.
Icon: Pierre Fournier: The Artistry of the Cello (works by Schumann, Brahms, Saint-Saens, Poulenc, etc)
Pierre Fournier (cello) with various orchestras & conductors
[ EMI Icon / 7 CD Box Set - released 10/Oct/2010 ]
"Certainly the title is apt. Fournier was, indeed, an aristocrat among cellists, a musician of absolute refinement whose compelling intensity was derived through subtle increments, not ladled out by the yard. Noble, selfless and wonderful." (Bargain...
MOZART / von FLOTOW / PUCCINI / LEHAR / RICHARD STRAUSS / etc
Icon: Richard Tauber - The Gentleman Tenor
Richard Tauber (tenor) with various orchestras, conductors & accompaniments
[ Warner Classics / EMI Icon / 5 CD Box Set - released 20/Oct/2009 ]
This 5 CD set, devoted to the much-loved Austrian tenor Richard Tauber, is a further release in the EMI Classics ICON series.
Icon: Solomon (works by Schumann, Beethoven, Grieg, Mozart, Brahms, etc)
Solomon (piano) with various orchestras & conductors
[ EMI Icon / 7 CD Box Set - released 1/Oct/2008 ]
"Noble, characterful and poetic musicianship..a strong, solid conspectus of Solomon's art. Strong on Beethoven of course, with a representative concerto arsenal; good representative Mozart; a serious-minded collection in fact, befitting Solo's...
Icon: Sviator Richter - The Master Pianist (Complete EMI Recordings, 1961-1980)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano) with with Oleg Kagaan (violin) David Oistrakh (violin) and others
[ Warner Classics / EMI Icon / 14 CD Box Set - released 1/Feb/2011 ]
'Idiosyncratic, plain-speaking, heroic, reserved, lyrical, virtuosic and perhaps above all profoundly enigmatic, Sviatoslav Richter remains one of the greatest recreative artists of all time.' (Bryce Morrison)
Icon: Tito Gobbi - The Complete Solo Recordings [5CDs special price]
Tito Gobbi (baritone) with various orchestras & conductors
[ Warner Classics Icon / 5 CD Box Set - released 20/Apr/2010 ]
This 5 CD set, devoted to the outstanding Italian baritone Tito Gobbi, is a further release in the EMI Classics ICON series. The bulk of this set is devoted to all the solo recordings that Gobbi made during his entire career, brought together for the...
VICTORIA de los ANGELES
Icon: Victoria de los Angeles - The Voice of an Angel (opera arias, Popular Songs & Zarzuela Arias)
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with various orchestras & conductors
[ Warner Classics / EMI Icon / 7 CD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2008 ]
"Seven discs well-filled with 'The Voice of an Angel' may seem a daunting prospect. However with beauty of tone, charming delivery and the singer's communicative personality there isn't a dull moment." (Bargain of the Month MusicWeb April 2009)
Icon: Emil Gilels: complete EMI recordings (works by Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, etc)
Emil Gilels (piano) with various orchestras & conductors
[ EMI Icon / 9 CD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2010 ]
Gilels stands with Sviatoslav Richter as the two greatest Russian pianists of his generation. His virtuosity always placed at the service of the music whilst the lucidity and purity of his pianism captured the very essence of what he was performing.
Icon: Walter Gieseking (works by Beethoven, Grieg, Mozart, Debussy, Ravel, etc)
Walter Gieseking (piano) with various orchestras & conductors
[ EMI Icon / 8 CD Box Set - released 10/Mar/2010 ]
Although Gieseking's repertoire was extremely wide, taking in the works of many of his contemporaries, today he is remembered as an unsurpassed interpreter of the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy and Ravel, and it is the music of these composers...