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Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos.10, 11, 12 & 13 / Beethoven Quartet
Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos.10, 11, 12 & 13 / Beethoven Quartet

1 CD / Praga / 2016-02-05

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 10 in A flat major, Op. 118; Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122; Quartet for Strings no 12 in D flat major, Op. 133; Quartet for Strings no 13 i...
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Shostakovich's string quartets are the epitome of eloquence. The four selections here progress from the golden age of Soviet realism with Quartet No.10, though to...continue...
Recording information: Moscow (01/10/1966); Radio, Leningrad (01/10/1966); Moscow (01/27/1971); Radio, Leningrad (01/27/1971); Moscow (03/25/1969); Radio, Leningrad (03/25/1969)....continue...
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Shostakovich: Symphony No.9; Piano Trio No.2; String Quartet No.3 / Trio Oistrakh, Smetana Quartet, Czech PO, Zdene?k KoÜler
Shostakovich: Symphony No.9; Piano Trio No.2; String Quartet No.3 / Trio Oistrakh, Smetana Quartet, Czech PO, Zdene?k KoÜler

1 CD / Praga / 2016-02-05

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 9 in E flat major, Op. 70; Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E minor, Op. 67; Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73
Conductors: KoÜler, Zdene?k; Kosler, Zdenek;
Ensemble: ; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Igor Oistrakh Trio; Smetana Quartet; Trio Oistrakh

In the spring of 1945, the intelligentsia in Russia and the rest of the world expected Shostakovich's Symphony No.9 to glorify Stalin's victory with a...continue...
Recording information: Dvorák Hall, in the Rudolfinum (01/20/1961); Dvorák Hall, in the Rudolfinum (05/26/1961); Dvorák Hall, in the Rudolfinum (05/26/1967)....continue...
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William Primrose: 'A XXth Century Violist' - Mozart: Symphonie concertante K.364; Berlioz: Harold in Italy; Bartok: Viola Concerto; Walton: Viola Concerto / William Primrose, viola; Jascha Heifetz, violin
William Primrose: 'A XXth Century Violist' - Mozart: Symphonie concertante K.364; Berlioz: Harold in Italy; Bartok: Viola Concerto; Walton: Viola Concerto / William Primrose, viola; Jascha Heifetz, violin

1 CD / Praga / 2016-01-08

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for Piano in B minor, K 540; Hector Berlioz: Harold en Italie, Op. 16, Symphonie pour orchestre, alto principal d'après Byron; Béla Bartók: Concer...
Performers: Heifetz, Jascha [Violin]; Primrose, William [Viola]
Conductors: Solomon, Izler; Munch, Charles; Serlih, Tibor; Walton, William
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra of London; Philharmonia Orchestra; RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

A Twentieth Century Violist is a fitting tribute to the great violist William Primrose. The collection centers around the last work of Béla Bartók, his...continue...
Recording information: Bartók Records, London (03/31/1958); Boston Symphony Hall (03/31/1958); London (03/31/1958); New York (03/31/1958); Bartók Records, London (07/22/1946-07/23/1946); Bos...continue...
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In Memoriam Janos Starker (1924-2013) - Martinu: Cello Concerto No. 1; Prokofiev: Cello Concerto Op. 58; Dohnanyi: Konzertstuck for cello & orchestra, Op. 13
In Memoriam Janos Starker (1924-2013) - Martinu: Cello Concerto No. 1; Prokofiev: Cello Concerto Op. 58; Dohnanyi: Konzertstuck for cello & orchestra, Op. 13

1 CD / Praga / 2016-01-08

Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for Cello no 1; Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 58; Ernst von Dohnányi: Konzertstück, for cello & orchestra in D major, Op. 12
Performers: Starker, Janos
Conductors: Nelson, John; Susskind, Walter
Ensemble: ; Czech Radio Symphony; Philharmonia Orchestra

Hungarian-American cellist János Starker was a child prodigy. He gave his first public performance at age six and made his professional debut at age fourteen....continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (03/19/1990); London (03/19/1990); Prague, Czech Radio (03/19/1990); Kingsway Hall, London (07/14/1956-07/17/1956); London (07/14/1956-07/17/1956); Prague,...continue...
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David Oistrakh in Prague, 1966-72 - Janacek, Ysaye, Ravel, Bartok, Prokofiev / David Oistrakh, violin; Frida Bauer, piano
David Oistrakh in Prague, 1966-72 - Janacek, Ysaye, Ravel, Bartok, Prokofiev / David Oistrakh, violin; Frida Bauer, piano

1 CD / Praga / 2016-01-08

Works: Béla Bartók: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1, Sz 75; For Children, Sz 42, Vol. 1, Sz. 42/1-21; Leos Janácek: Sonata for Violon and Piano, 2nd movement; Eugène Ysae: Sonat...
Performers: Bauer, Frida; Oistrakh, David [Conductor]

This collection of performances from violinist David Oistrakh features a selection of delightful instrumental masterpieces and neglected gems. A champion of authentic European musical tradition,...continue...
Recording information: Ceskoslovák Radio Prague (05/17/1972); Dum Umelcu [Dvorák Hall] (05/17/1972); Prague, Dum umelcu [Dvorák Hall] (05/17/1972); Ceskoslovák Radio Prague (05/18/...continue...
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Masterpieces for Piano Left Hand, Vol. 2 - Janacek: Capriccio; Martinu: Concertino H 173; Brahms: Chaconne in D minor; Strauss: Piano Concerto, Op. 73 / Otakar Hollmann, piano
Masterpieces for Piano Left Hand, Vol. 2 - Janacek: Capriccio; Martinu: Concertino H 173; Brahms: Chaconne in D minor; Strauss: Piano Concerto, Op. 73 / Otakar Hollmann, piano

1 CD / Praga / 2015-11-13

Works: Johannes Brahms: 5 Studies; Bohuslav Martinu: Concertino (Divertimento) for piano (left hand) & small orchestra, H. 173; Leos Janácek: Capriccio for piano (left hand), flute & brass ensemble (...
Performers: FiUer, LuboU; Hyncica, Jan; Keller, Antonin; Klansky, Ivan; Klien, Walter [Piano]; Kozderka, Vladislav; Nikolayeva, Tatiana; Novothy, Jan [Tuba]; Odchazel, Jiri; Rapp, Siegfried
Conductors: Wiesenhutter, Gerhard; Koutnik, Tomas Norbert; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady

Czech pianist Otakar Hollmann (1894-1967) was a key figure in the repertoire for left-handed pianists. Although little known now, he was considered second only to...continue...
Recording information: Moscow (02/02/1966); Praga Digitals Studio, Prague, Studio Domovina (02/02/1966); Sondershausen (Germany), Cruciskirche (02/02/1966); Vienna, Austrian Radio (02/02/1966); Moscow...continue...
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg: 'In Search of Freedom' - Piano Quartets Nos. 10 & 13; Piano Quintet, Op. 18 / Nikita Mndoyants, piano; Zemlinsky Quartet
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: 'In Search of Freedom' - Piano Quartets Nos. 10 & 13; Piano Quintet, Op. 18 / Nikita Mndoyants, piano; Zemlinsky Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-10-09

Works: Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Piano Quintet, Op. 18; Quartet for Strings no 10, Op. 85; Quartet for Strings no 13, Op. 118
Performers: Mndoyants, Nikita [Piano]
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Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet

As we approach Mieczyslaw Weinberg's centenary, the musical world is rediscovering his compositions. Once considered merely a follower of Dmitri Shostakovich, listeners can now appreciate...continue...
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French-Hungarian Impressionism? Debussy: String Quartet; Ravel: String Quartet; Bartok: String Quartet No.4 / Parkani Quartet
French-Hungarian Impressionism? Debussy: String Quartet; Ravel: String Quartet; Bartok: String Quartet No.4 / Parkani Quartet

1 CD / Praga / 2015-09-11

Works: Claude Debussy: Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10; Maurice Ravel: Quartet for Strings in F major; Béla Bartók: Quartet for Strings no 4, Sz 91
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Ensemble: Parkani Quartet

This reissue in Praga's Genuine Stereo Lab series brings together two beloved works of French impressionism with the last of Bartók's four masterful quartets. The...continue...
Recording information: Doopgezinde Church, Deventer, Nederland (06/03/2008); The Domovina Studio, Prague, Czech Republic (06/03/2008); Doopgezinde Church, Deventer, Nederland (12/2003); The Domovina S...continue...
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Gidon Kremer in Prague - Schubert: Rondo Brilliant d 895; Franck & Ravel: Violin Sonatas; Bartok: Violin Sonata No. 2; Schnittke: MOZ-Art duo / Oleg Maisenberg, Elena Kremer (rec. 1974-78)
Gidon Kremer in Prague - Schubert: Rondo Brilliant d 895; Franck & Ravel: Violin Sonatas; Bartok: Violin Sonata No. 2; Schnittke: MOZ-Art duo / Oleg Maisenberg, Elena Kremer (rec. 1974-78)

1 CD / Praga / 2015-09-11

Works: Franz Schubert: Rondo for Violin and Piano in B minor, D 895/Op. 70 "Rondo Brillant"; César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8; Maurice Ravel: Sonate Pour Violin Et Piano; B&e...
Performers: Kremer, Elena [Violin]; Kremer, Gidon; Maisenberg, Oleg [Piano]

The works included in this program are musical mementos of Gidon Kremer's time in Prague. At the dawn of his career as one of the...continue...
Recording information: Dum Umelcu [Dvorák Hall] (02/14/1978); Dum Umelcu [Dvorák Hall] (03/24/1978); Dum Umelcu [Dvorák Hall] (05/16/1976); Dum Umelcu [Dvorák Hall] (06/01/1974)....continue...
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Masterpieces for Piano Left Hand - works by Ravel, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Bartók, Britten / Samson Francois, Andrei Gavrilov, Rudolf Serkin, Gabor Gabos, Julius Katchen
Masterpieces for Piano Left Hand - works by Ravel, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Bartók, Britten / Samson Francois, Andrei Gavrilov, Rudolf Serkin, Gabor Gabos, Julius Katchen

1 CD / Praga / 2015-09-11

Works: Maurice Ravel: Concerto for Piano left hand; Alexander Scriabin: Pieces (2) for Piano left hand, Op. 9; Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Piano left hand no 4 in B flat major, Op. 53; Béla Bart&o...
Performers: Francois, Samson; Gabos, Gabor; Gavrilov, Andrei; Katchen, Julius [Piano]; Serkin, Rudolf [Piano]
Conductors: Cluytens, André; Ormandy, Eugene; Britten, Benjamin

Paul Wittgenstein was an Austrian concert pianist who, following the amputation of his right arm during the First World War, commissioned seventeen works for the...continue...
Recording information: Czech Radio, Prague (01/1965); Hungarian Radio, Budapest (01/1965); London (01/1965); Paris, Salle Wagram (01/1965); Philadelphia (01/1965); Czech Radio, Prague (02/02/1958); Hu...continue...
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Béla Bartók: Music for strings, percussion and celesta; Honegger: Symphonie No. 3; Stravinsky: Agon / Leningrad PO, Mravinsky
Béla Bartók: Music for strings, percussion and celesta; Honegger: Symphonie No. 3; Stravinsky: Agon / Leningrad PO, Mravinsky

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-06-09

Works: Béla Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz 106; Arthur Honegger: Symphony no 3 ("Liturgique"), H. 186; Igor Stravinsky: Agon, ballet for 12 dancers & orchestra; Agon, ba...
Conductors: Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: ; Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra

This release in Praga's Reminiscences series features Yevgeny Mravinsky leading the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra in a program that includes one of Béla Bartók's best-known compositio...continue...
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The Definitive Programme - Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21; Schubert: Impromptus; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Liszt, Ravel / Dinu Lipatti, piano
The Definitive Programme - Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21; Schubert: Impromptus; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Liszt, Ravel / Dinu Lipatti, piano

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-05-12

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467; Franz Schubert: Impromptus for piano, Op. 90; Robert Schumann: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54; Franz Liszt: Années d...
Performers: Lipatti, Dinu [Piano]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Lucerne Festival 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...
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8; Scriabin: La Poème de l'Extase, Op. 54 / Yevgeny Mravinsky, Leningrad PO (live, 1961)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8; Scriabin: La Poème de l'Extase, Op. 54 / Yevgeny Mravinsky, Leningrad PO (live, 1961)

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-04-14

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65; Alexander Scriabin: Le Poème de l'extase (Poem of Ecstasy), symphony [No. 4] in C major, Op. 54
Conductors: Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: ; Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra

Shostakovich's Symphony No.8 was written in the summer of 1943, and first performed in November of that year by the USSR Symphony Orchestra under Yevgeny...continue...
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Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 14 & 15 / Pražák Quartet
Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 14 & 15 / Pražák Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-12-09

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142; Pieces (2) for String Quartet; Quartet for Strings no 15 in E flat minor, Op. 144
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Ensemble: Pražák Quartet

Spanning a period of more than three and a half decades, Shostakovich’s fifteen String Quartets are a musical testament to the composer’s creative evolution. Their...continue...
Recording information: Prague, Domovina Studio (2014-05-15_2014-05-16&2014-)....continue...
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"; Prokofiev: October, excerpts / Vitaly Gromadsky, bass; Kyrill Kondrashin

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-08-12

Works: 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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Béla Bartók: Two Portraits; Dance Suite; Piano Concerto No. 2; Divertimento for String Orchestra / Géza Anda, piano
Béla Bartók: Two Portraits; Dance Suite; Piano Concerto No. 2; Divertimento for String Orchestra / Géza Anda, piano

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-05-13

Works: Béla Bartók: Portraits (2) for violin and orchestra, Op. 5/Sz 37; Dance Suite for Orchestra, Sz 77; Concerto for Piano no 2, Sz 95; Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz 113
Performers: Anda, Geza [Piano]; Brose, Walter [Viola]; Kirch, Willy [Violin]; Lutz, Walter; Schulz, Rudolf; Schumacher, Hermann [Double Bass]
Conductors: Fricsay, Ferenc
Ensemble: ; RIAS Sinfonieorchester Berlin

This special release in Praga's SACD-remastered Reminiscences series recreates a legendary Bartók concert given by Ferenc Fricsay at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées on May 25...continue...
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Copland: Piano Concerto; El Salon Mexico; Appalachian Spring; Old American Songs / Aaron Copland, piano; William Warfield, baritone
Copland: Piano Concerto; El Salon Mexico; Appalachian Spring; Old American Songs / Aaron Copland, piano; William Warfield, baritone

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-04-08

Works: Aaron Copland: Concerto for Piano; El salón México; Appalachian Spring, ballet for 13 instruments; Old American Songs, Set 1
Performers: Copland, Aaron [Composer]; Warfield, William [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard; Abravanel, Maurice; Dorati, Antal; Copland, Aaron [Composer]
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...
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Mussorgsky: Russian Songs (orch. Markevitch); Pictures at an Exhibition; Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms / Galina Vishnevskaya, soprpano; Igor Markevitch
Mussorgsky: Russian Songs (orch. Markevitch); Pictures at an Exhibition; Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms / Galina Vishnevskaya, soprpano; Igor Markevitch

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-01-14

Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Russian Folksongs (5), for male chorus; Pictures at an exhibition; Igor Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Performers: Vishnevskaya, Galina
Conductors: Markevitch, Igor
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic

This release in Praga's Reminiscences series features SACD remasterings of stereo recordings made by the great Russian conductor Igor Markevitch. Recorded in 1953, Markevitch leads...continue...
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Berg, Bartók: Violin Concertos / Isaac Stern, violin; Bernstein, NY PO
Berg, Bartók: Violin Concertos / Isaac Stern, violin; Bernstein, NY PO

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2013-10-08

Works: 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...
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Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole, Pavane pour une Infante Defunte, Daphnis & Chloe. London SO, Pierre Monteux
Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole, Pavane pour une Infante Defunte, Daphnis & Chloe. London SO, Pierre Monteux

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2013-05-14

Works: Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Daphnis et Chloé
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Pierre Monteux had one of the longest musical careers in recent times, exceeded only by Pablo Casals and Leopold Stokowski. A champion of new...continue...
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Spain Through Strings: Arriaga,Toldrá, Turina, Castelnuovo-Tedesco / Miriam Rodriguez Brullova, guitar; Zemlinsky Quartet
Spain Through Strings: Arriaga,Toldrá, Turina, Castelnuovo-Tedesco / Miriam Rodriguez Brullova, guitar; Zemlinsky Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2013-04-09

Works: Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga: Quartet for Strings no 3 in E flat major; Joaquín Turina: La Oración del torero, for lute quartet (or string quartet/string orchestra), Op. 34; Eduardo T...
Performers: Brullova, Miriam Rodriguez
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Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet

The Zemlinsky Quartet presents Spain Through Strings - an original selection of Spanish and Spanish-inspired works for strings. The program begins on a more traditional...continue...
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Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit; Piano Concerto in G; Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; Debussy: Children's Corner / Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, piano
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit; Piano Concerto in G; Valses Nobles et Sentimentales; Debussy: Children's Corner / Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, piano

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2013-01-08

Works: Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit; Concerto for Piano in G major; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Claude Debussy: Children's Corner
Performers: Michelangeli, Arturo Benedetti [Piano/Conductor]
Conductors: Gracis, Ettore

Praga presents the first release in a series of recordings by the legendary pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, specially remastered for SACD. Michelangeli is widely considered...continue...
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Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no 1; Piano Concerto no 2; Violin Concerto no 1 / David Oistrakh, violin; Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Leonard Bernstein, piano
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 / 2012-09-12

Works: 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...
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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
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 / 2012-08-14

Works: 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...
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Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird; L'Histoire du Soldat, suite; Les Noces; Symphony in C / Neumann; Dohnanyi
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird; L'Histoire du Soldat, suite; Les Noces; Symphony in C / Neumann; Dohnanyi

2 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2012-07-10

Works: 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...
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Russian Season / Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazunov, etc.
Russian Season / Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazunov, etc.

1 CD / Praga / 2012-03-13

Works: Alexander Borodin: Quartet for Strings no 2 in D; Petite Suite for Piano; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 4, Op. 36; Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 30; Sergey Prokofiev: Classical Symphony, Op....
Performers: EB, Christoph [Horn]; Hrsel, Martin; Janackova, Marketa; Kanka, Michal; Klepac, Jaromir [Piano]; Kondratenko, Irina; Prague Piano Duo
Conductors: Mravinsky, Yevgeny;
Ensemble: ; Czech Nonet; Kinsky Trio Prague; Prazák Quartet (String Quartet)

This fascinating and musically rewarding collection from Praga samples the many recordings of Russian music from the label's extensive back catalog. It offers the listener...continue...
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Ravel: Chamber Works For Violin / Sasha Rozhdestvensky, Josiane Marfurt, Michal Kanka
Ravel: Chamber Works For Violin / Sasha Rozhdestvensky, Josiane Marfurt, Michal Kanka

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2012-02-14

Works: Maurice Ravel: Tzigane; Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major; Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré; Sonata for Violin and Cello; Pièce en forme de Habañera; Sonata Posthume for Violin ...
Performers: Kanka, Michal; Marfurt, Josiane; Rozhdestvensky, Sasha

Maurice Ravel's rich and colorful works for violin and piano have become part of the core repertoire. They acknowledge the influences of a range of...continue...
Recording information: Prague Conservatory (07/23/2011-07/27/2011)....continue...
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Alexander Zemlinsky: String Quartets nos 2 & 4; Two Movements (1927) / Zemlinsky Quartet
Alexander Zemlinsky: String Quartets nos 2 & 4; Two Movements (1927) / Zemlinsky Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2011-12-13

Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Quartet for Strings no 2, Op. 15; Quartet for Strings no 4, Op. 25; Movements (2), for string quartet
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Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet

Typically minimalist, Anton Webern summed up each of Zemlinsky's four quartets with single word descriptions. "Aufbruch" (departure) corresponded to No.1 and getting out from under...continue...
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Alexander Zemlinsky: Maiblumen blühten überall; Two Pieces for String Quintet; Cello Sonata; Three Pieces for Cello
Alexander Zemlinsky: Maiblumen blühten überall; Two Pieces for String Quintet; Cello Sonata; Three Pieces for Cello

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2011-07-12

Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Mailblumen blühten überall, for soprano & string sextet; Sonata for cello & piano in A minor; String Quintet (movements 2 & 3 lost); Drei Stücke, for cello & p...
Performers: Fortín, Vladimír; Hajkova, Lucie; Kanka, Michal; Klepác, Jaromír [Piano]; Kluson, Josef
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Ensemble: Prazak Quartet

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A pianist and composer, Zemlinsky's primary musical influence was Johannes Brahms. The centerpiece of this program is Maiblumen blühten...continue...
Recording information: Lichtenstein Palace Martinu Hall (Hamu), Prague (2010-12-09&2010-12-19&2011-)....continue...
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Kabalevsky: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3
Kabalevsky: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2011-04-12

Works: Dmitry Kabalevsky: Sonata for Piano no 3 in F major, Op. 46; Sonata for Piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 45; Sonata for Piano no 1 in F major, Op. 6
Performers: Deluze, Christoph

The Preludes and Sonatas of Dmitri Kabalevsky are amongst the best piano works of the forties, and deserve a place on concert programs alongside better-known...continue...
Recording information: City Hall of La Chaux de Fond, Switzerland, (Heure Bleu (07/2010)....continue...
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Ernset Bloch: From Jewish Life; Cello Works
Ernset Bloch: From Jewish Life; Cello Works

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2010-09-14

Works: Ernest Bloch: From Jewish Life; Baal shem; Méditation Hébraïque; Voice in the Wilderness, symphonic poem for cello & orchestra (or piano); Visions & Prophecies, for piano; Suite no...
Performers: Coelho, Miguel Borges; Kanka, Michal

Violinist, pianist, conductor and composer, Ernest Bloch had to live between two worlds: his native Europe, torn by wars and anti-Semitism, and the American mirage...continue...
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Shostakovich: String Quartets Opp. 108, 110; Piano Quintet, Op. 57
Shostakovich: String Quartets Opp. 108, 110; Piano Quintet, Op. 57

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2010-08-10

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110; Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108; Quintet for piano & strings in G minor, Op. 57
Performers: Hula, Pavel; Koroliov, Evgeni

Dedicated to the joint memory of Sviatoslav Richter and Dmitri Shostakovich, this recording features three of the most powerful chamber works of the twentieth century....continue...
Recording information: Domovina Studio, Prague; MC2, Grenoble....continue...
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Kalabis: String Quartets Nos. 1-7
Kalabis: String Quartets Nos. 1-7

2 CD / Praga / 2010-07-13

Works: Viktor Kalabis: Quartet for Strings no 1, Op. 6; Quartet for Strings no 2, Op. 19; Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 48; Quartet for Strings no 4 ("Tribute to J.S. Bach"), Op. 62; Quartet for Strings no ...
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Shostakovich: Cello Sonata, Op. 40
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata, Op. 40

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2010-05-11

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40; Two Pieces for cello and piano, from the Second Ballet Suite; Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147
Performers: Kanka, Michal; Klepac, Jaromir [Piano]

This disc of music for cello and piano by Shostakovich juxtaposes two disparate styles. The tumultuous and virtuoso sonata of Opus 40, still influenced by...continue...
Recording information: Prague (11/02/2009/12/15/2009)....continue...
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Martinu: String Quartets
Martinu: String Quartets

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2009-12-08

Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Quartet for Strings no 6, H. 312; Quartet for Strings no 3; Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat minor ("French"), H. 117
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Ensemble: Prazák Quartet (String Quartet) ; Zemlinsky Quartet
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Martinu: The Piano Trios / Kinsky Trio Prague
Martinu: The Piano Trios / Kinsky Trio Prague

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2009-11-10

Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in D minor, H. 327; Bergerettes (5) for piano trio, H. 275; Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in C major, H. 332; Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 ("Cin...
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Ensemble: Kinsky Trio Prague

Bohuslav Martinu wrote no less than ten works for trio with keyboard, including four in the classic formation of piano, violin and cello, spread out...continue...
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Martinu: Piano Quintets H 229 & 298 / Ivan Klansky, Kocian Quartet
Martinu: Piano Quintets H 229 & 298 / Ivan Klansky, Kocian Quartet

1 CD / Praga / 2009-04-14

Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Piano Quintet no 2, H. 298; Piano Quintet no 1, H. 229; Piano Quartet, H. 287
Performers: Klansky, Ivan

Chamber music, from duos to ensembles of up to nine instruments, occupies a significant place in the vast output of Bohuslav Martinu. There are few...continue...
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Prazak Quartet in Concert - Thirty years after his International Evian Prize
Prazak Quartet in Concert - Thirty years after his International Evian Prize

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2008-10-14

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Quartet for Strings no 41 in D major ("Frog"), Op. 50/6, H. 3/49; Bohuslav Martinu: Quartet for Strings no 3; Jindrich Feld: Quintet for Saxophone and Strings; Ludwig van Beethov...
Performers: Hekkema, Raaf

The Prazak Quartet - one of today's leading international chamber music ensembles - was established in 1972 while its members were students at the Prague...continue...
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Bartók: String Quartets no 5 & 6 / Párkányí Quartet
Bartók: String Quartets no 5 & 6 / Párkányí Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2006-09-12

Works: Béla Bartók: Quartet for Strings no 5, Sz 102; Quartet for Strings no 6, Sz 114
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Ensemble: Párkányí Quartet

"The Parkanyi Quartet contains three members of the old Orlando Quartet, including its leader and first violinist, Istvan Parkanyi. These recordings were made in June...continue...
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Martinu: String Quartets no 2, 4 & 5 / Kocian Quartet
Martinu: String Quartets no 2, 4 & 5 / Kocian Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2006-03-14

Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Quartet for Strings no 2; Quartet for Strings no 4, H. 256; Quartet for Strings no 5, H. 268
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Ensemble: Kocian Quartet

"They are bright and bouncy pieces in essence, though that a lively persona usually disguises a kind of frenetic activity and terrified in its haste...continue...
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Ravel, Debussy: Strings Quartets / Parkanyi Quartet
Ravel, Debussy: Strings Quartets / Parkanyi Quartet

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2004-12-14

Works: Maurice Ravel: Quartet for Strings in F major; Claude Debussy: Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10

In 1984, the Orlando String Quartet members went their separate ways, but in 2004 three of the founding members, together with a new cellist, Michael...continue...
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Czech
Czech "Degenerate Music" Vol 4 - Schulhoff: Chamber Music

1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2004-09-14

Works: Erwin Schulhoff: Pieces (5) for string quartet; Concertino for Flute, Viola and Double Bass; Duo for Violin and Cello; Sextet for 2 violins, 2 violas & 2 cellos
Performers: Hudec, Jiri; Hula, Pavel; Kanka, Michal; Kluson, Josef; Kunt, Václav
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Ensemble: Kocian Quartet; Prazák Quartet (String Quartet)

"This lively and well-played program combines some of the most popular works by Erwin Schulhoff... There is a lot of imagination in his style. It...continue...
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