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...
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8; Scriabin: La Poème de l'Extase, Op. 54 / Yevgeny Mravinsky, Leningrad PO (live, 1961)
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-04-14Works: 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...
Liszt: Harmonies poétiques et religieuses; Scherzo and March, S.177; Méphisto-Watlz No. 1 / Sviatoslav Richter, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-03-10
With this release featuring solo piano works by Franz Liszt, Praga's Sviatoslav Richter Edition (part of the Reminiscences series of SACD reissues) reaches volume sixteen....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...