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Sir Thomas Beecham In Toronto / previously Unissued Concerts
Sir Thomas Beecham In Toronto / previously Unissued Concerts

4 CD / Music & Arts / 2011-10-11

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony no 102 in B flat major, H 1 no 102; Symphony no 94 in G major, H 1 no 94 "Surprise"; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no 38 in D major, K 504 "Prague"; Symphony no 35 in...
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas

Three of these discs are previously unissued concerts of Sir Thomas Beecham conducting Canadian orchestras from 1960. The fourth bonus disc contains live BBC broadcasts...continue...
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Hindemith: Monteverdi's Orfeo
Hindemith: Monteverdi's Orfeo

2 CD / Music & Arts / 2010-06-08

Works: Spoken Word: Interview with Paul Hindemith on his recording of the Symphony "Mathis der Maler"; Giovanni Gabrieli: Symphoniae Sacrae; Sacrae symphoniae, Book 1; Claudio Monteverdi: L'Orfeo
Performers: Benton, Patricia; Foster, Norman; Graf, Uta; Guthrie, Frederick; Hermann, Dagmar; Iriarte, Ana Maria; Kmentt, Waldemar; Mertz, Wolfram; Paulee, Mona; Schretter, Gertrud; Sinimberghi, Gino; Strohbauer...
Conductors: Hindemith, Paul

Recording information: Grossen Konzerthaussaal, Wien (06/03/1954)....continue...
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M&A 1237
The Art of Dimitri Mitropoulos Vol. 1 - Berg, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, et al
The Art of Dimitri Mitropoulos Vol. 1 - Berg, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, et al

4 CD / Music & Arts / 2008-08-12

Works: Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis; Ernest Chausson: Symphony in B flat ma...
Performers: Casadesus, Jean; Petri, Egon; Szigeti, Joseph [Violin]
Conductors: Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: NBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra

Few great conductors can be classified by just a few characteristics. Although this cautionary remark applies to Dimitri Mitropoulos, it seems safe to say that,...continue...
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M&A 1213
Mendelssohn, Brahms: Violin Concertos / Szigeti, et al
Mendelssohn, Brahms: Violin Concertos / Szigeti, et al

1 CD / Music & Arts / 2007-05-01

Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in D minor; Spoken Word: Announcement; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
Performers: Szigeti, Joseph [Violin]
Conductors: Walter, Bruno; Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra

Szigeti (1892-1973) was an artist of rare intellect and integrity; he eschewed the role of the virtuoso, placing himself totally at the service of the...continue...
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Erich Kleiber conducts Beethoven
Erich Kleiber conducts Beethoven

2 CD / Music & Arts / 2006-10-01

Works: Spoken Word: Announcement; Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123; Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Performers: Backlein, Gosta; Bjorling, Sigurd; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Kleiber, Erich
Ensemble: Cologne West German Radio Orchestra; Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

The familiar Kleiber Beethoven style of whiplash accents, propulsive tempi, and subtle rubato heard in, for example, his classic Concertgebouw recordings of the 'Fifth Symphony'...continue...
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M&A 1188
Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra

4 CD / Music & Arts / 2006-02-01

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 violins, cello, strings & continuo in D minor ("L'estro armonico" no 11), Op. 3/11,; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Adoramus te Christe, motet for 4 voices (from Mo...
Performers: Rodzinski, Artur [Conductor]
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra

Stokowski, the first major musician to recognize the potentialities of the sound recording as a significant factor in our musical life, actually resisted the idea...continue...
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M&A 1173
Bartók: The Six String Quartets / Fine Arts Quartet
Bartók: The Six String Quartets / Fine Arts Quartet

3 CD / Music & Arts / 2006-01-01

Works: Béla Bartók: Quartet for Strings no 1 in A minor, Op. 7/Sz 40; Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 17; Quartet for Strings no 3, Sz 85; Quartet for Strings no 4, Sz 91; Quartet for Str...
Performers: Ilmer, Irving; Loft, Abram; Sopkin, George; Sorkin, Leonard
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Ensemble: Fine Arts Quartet

This set was very highly regarded during its LP-life which lasted over a quartet-century. It is specially priced as three CDs for the price of...continue...
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Historical Recordings / Hungarian String Quartet, et al
Historical Recordings / Hungarian String Quartet, et al

8 CD / Music & Arts / 2005-02-01

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Strings no 19 in C major, K 465 "Dissonance"; Quartet for Strings no 15 in D minor, K 421 (417b); Franz Schubert: Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D 810 "Dea...
Performers: Antonietti, Jean; Fried, Geza; Halleux, Laurent; Koromzay, Denes; Kuttner, Michael; Magyar, Gabor; Moskowsky, Alexandre; Palotai, Vilmos; Szekely, Zoltan
Conductors: Otterloo, Willem Van
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M&A 1161
Wilhelm Furtwängler Conducts Beethoven - Three Symphonies
Wilhelm Furtwängler Conducts Beethoven - Three Symphonies

2 CD / Music & Arts / 2003-02-01

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"; Spoken Word: Elizabeth Schwarzkopf on Furtwäng...
Performers: Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; Patzak, Julius; Poell, Alfred
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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M&A 1117
Keyboard Giants Play Beethoven / Rubinstein, Hofmann
Keyboard Giants Play Beethoven / Rubinstein, Hofmann

1 CD / Music & Arts / 2002-11-01

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Spoken Word: Announcement to introduce Beethoven's Piano Concerto, Op. 58, August 22, 194...
Performers: Hofmann, Josef [Piano]; Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
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M&A 1114
Mozart: Piano Concertos, Symphony, etc / Furtwängler, et al
Mozart: Piano Concertos, Symphony, etc / Furtwängler, et al

2 CD / Music & Arts / 2002-07-01

Works: Spoken Word: Announcement for Mozart's Piano Concerto K 452, January 27, 1952; Radio Broadcast Introduction to Mozart's Concerto for 2 pianos, February 8, 1949; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for ...
Performers: Badura-Skoda, Paul
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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M&A 1097
Hermann Abendroth 1939-1949 Performances - Beethoven, et al
Hermann Abendroth 1939-1949 Performances - Beethoven, et al

2 CD / Music & Arts / 2002-04-30

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93; Spoken Word: Work(s); Johannes Brahms: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73; Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Conductors: Abendroth, Hermann
Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra

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This Music & Arts set is perhaps the single best introduction to Abendroth, because of the consistent high level of its performances and Maggie Payne's...continue...
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