The Definitive Programme - Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21; Schubert: Impromptus; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Liszt, Ravel / Dinu Lipatti, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-05-12Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Lucerne Festival Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
Dinu Lipatti was a unique figure in the pantheon of pianists. Although his life was cut short by Hodgkin's at the age of 33, he...continue...
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"; Symphony No. 5 / Edwin Fischer, piano. Furtwangler, Vienna PO
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-03-10Conductors: Furtwangler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Wilhelm Furtwängler's last recording of Beethoven's immortal Symphony No.5 with the Vienna Philharmonic stands out among his many others, as does his collaboration with pianist...continue...
R. Strauss: Don Juan; Tod und Verklärung; Till Eulenspiegel lustige Streiche; Four Last Songs / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-05-13Works: Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20; Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24; Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28; Four Last Songs, AV 150
Performers: Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Ackermann, Otto
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
This SACD release, part of Praga's Reminiscences series of remastered historic recordings, features music of Richard Strauss. Wilhelm Furtwängler leads the Vienna Philharmonic in the...continue...
Goldmark: Violin Concerto No. 1; Brahms: Violin Concerto; J.S. Bach: Chaconne BWV 1004 / Nathan Milstein, violin
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-03-11Works: Karl Goldmark: Concerto for Violin no 1 in A Minor, Op. 28; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77; Johann Sebastian Bach: Ciaccona, BWV 1004
Performers: Milstein, Nathan [Violin]
Conductors: Blech, Harry; Fistoulari, Anatole
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra
The great violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein is the focus of this release in Praga's Reminiscences series, which features historic recordings remastered for SACD. The disc...continue...
Recording information: London (06/23/1960-06/24/1960); Salzburg (06/23/1960-06/24/1960); London (07/04/1957); Salzburg (07/04/1957); London (08/1956); Salzburg (08/1956)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2008-11-11Works: Ernst von Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 25; Konzertstück for Cello and Orchestra in D major, Op. 12; Concerto for Piano no 2 in B minor, Op. 42
Performers: Dohnányi, Ernst von; Starker, János
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Susskind, Walter
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dohnanyi has in recent years been unduly neglected, although at one time his music formed a regular element in concert programs. In part this neglect...continue...