Copland: Piano Concerto; El Salon Mexico; Appalachian Spring; Old American Songs / Aaron Copland, piano; William Warfield, baritone
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-04-08Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard; Abravanel, Maurice; Dorati, Antal; Copland, Aaron
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic; Utah Symphony Orchestra
This release in Praga's Reminiscences series, which features audiophile SACD remasters of historic recordings, focuses on the music of American composer Aaron Copland. Four major...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2013-10-08Works: Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Béla Bartók: Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra no 2, Sz 90; Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117
Performers: Stern, Isaac [Violin]
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: ; New York Philharmonic
Praga presents a generous collection of concertos - immaculately remastered for SACD - that had a powerful impact on music in the pre-war years. Berg...continue...
Recording information: New York (1958-01-26&1959-02-06&1962-)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2013-02-12Works: Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14; Les nuits d'été, Op. 7, song cycle
Performers: Steber, Eleanor [Soprano (Vocals)]
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre; Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic; Vienna Philharmonic
Praga's superb series of SACD remasterings of classic recordings continues with this all-Berlioz program. The gem here is the great American soprano Eleanor Steber's striking...continue...
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no 1; Piano Concerto no 2; Violin Concerto no 1 / David Oistrakh, violin; Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Leonard Bernstein, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2012-09-12Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107; Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102; Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77
Performers: Bernstein, Leonard; Jones, Mason; Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Bernstein, Leonard; Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic; Philadelphia Orchestra; Philharmonic Orchestra
Offered together for the first time, this new SACD remastering from Praga features historic recordings of three acclaimed concertos by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by the...continue...