Schubert: Symphony No. 9 'Great'; Beethoven: Finale of the Symphony No. 9 / Wilhelm Furtwangler, Schwarzkopf, Cavelti, Hafliger, Edelmann
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2016-01-08Works: Franz Schubert: Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125
Performers: Cavelti, Elsa; Edelmann, Otto; Hafliger, Ernst; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic; The Philharmonia
Beethoven's Symphony No.9 is considered one of the greatest compositions in the western musical canon. Schubert composed his ninth symphony in 1825, a year after...continue...
Recording information: Lucerne Festival (08/22/1954); Studio Recording, Berlin (08/22/1954); Lucerne Festival (12/10/1951-12/12/1951); Studio Recording, Berlin (12/10/1951-12/12/1951)....continue...
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"; Prokofiev: October, excerpts / Vitaly Gromadsky, bass; Kyrill Kondrashin
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-08-12Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113 "Babi Yar"; Sergey Prokofiev: Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, for 2 choruses, accordions & orchestra,
Performers: Gromadsky, Vitaly
Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill
Ensemble: ; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
This recording is an echo of the second performance of Shostakovich's Symphony No.13 in December of 1962. It still features the original text by Yevtushenko...continue...
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Shostakovich: Song of the Forests, Op. 81; Ten Poems, Op. 88; The Sun Shines Over the Motherland, Op. 90 / Vladimir Ivanovsky, tenor; Ivan Petrov, bass
1 CD / Praga / 2012-08-14Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: The Song of the Forests, oratorio, for tenor, bass, childrens chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 81; The Sun Shines on Our Motherland, cantata, for child chorus, chorus & orchestra,...
Performers: Ivanovsky, Vladimir; Petrov, Ivan
Conductors: Ulanov, Yevgeny; Ivancev, Konstantin; Sandler, Grigory
Ensemble: Leningrad Radio and TV Chorus; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; USSR Symphony Orchestra
The latest in Praga's series of historic remasterings is a tribute to three outstanding Russian artists - conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky, choirmaster Alexander Yurlov and the...continue...
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird; L'Histoire du Soldat, suite; Les Noces; Symphony in C / Neumann; Dohnanyi
2 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2012-07-10Works: Igor Stravinsky: L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), ballet in 2 scenes for orchestra; Symphony in C; Les Noces I (The Wedding), ballet in 4 tableaux for vocal soloists, chorus & orchestra; L'histoire du...
Performers: Adamec, Petr; Barova, Anna; Bogunia, Stanislav; Boublikova, Milada; Holena, Jiri; Janda, Pavel; Jedlicka, Dalibor; Jilek, Zdenek; Kostohryz, Milan; Mokros, Josef; Sulcova, Brigita; Svejda, Miroslav
Conductors: Dohnányi, Christoph von; Neumann, Václav; Kosler, Zdenek;
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Chamber Players; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Prague Radio Choir; Tokyo String Quartet
This specially priced two disc celebration of the music of Igor Stravinsky features historic stereo recordings made between 1970 to 1987, all remastered for SACD....continue...