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...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2007-04-10Works: Ernst von Dohnányi: Serenade for String Trio in C major, Op. 10; Quartet for Strings no 2 in D flat major, Op. 15; Sextet for piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet & horn in C major, Op. 37
Performers: Hustoles, Ales; Klanska, Vladimira; Klepac, Jaromir [Piano]
Ensemble: Beethoven String Trio of London
"The Sextet is in four movements and makes brilliant use of the combination of piano, horn, clarinet, and strings. This is by far the best...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2006-06-13Works: Johannes Brahms: Quartet for Strings no 1 in C minor, Op. 51/1; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115
Performers: Moragues, Pascal
This new SACD offers an uncommon pairing of two essential chamber scores by Brahms. The quartet of Op.51 is heroic and rigorous, nurtured at length...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2004-01-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano in E flat major, K 498 "Kegelstatt"; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A major, K 581
Performers: Braley, Frank; Mendelssohn, Vladimir; Moragues, Pascal
"...the moment I hear a few notes from the...romantically inclined Carpenter, especially at the start of the Larghetto, I am left quite bereft of the...continue...