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...
Pierre Boulez: Emotion & Analysis - Documentaries and Performances of Works by Mahler, Bruckner, Stravinsky, Debussy, Berg & Schönberg / Berlin PO; Vienna PO; Chicago SO et al.; Boulez [10 DVD]
10 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2015-02-24Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108; Igor Stravinsky: Firebird; Manuel de Falla: El sombrero de tres picos; Claude Debussy: La me...
Performers: Damrau, Diana; Lang, Petra; Matos, Elisabete
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Berliner Philharmoniker; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Lucerne Festival; Orchestre de Paris; Philharmonia Orchestra; Staatskapelle Berlin ; Wiener Philharmoniker
This 10DVD box set pays homage to Pierre Boulez' 90th birthday on 26 March 2015. Not only is it a celebration of a great conductor...continue...
Run Time: 1022 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.0
Subtitles: English, German, French
Elgar: The Spirit of England; With Proud Thanksgiving; Carillon, Op. 75; Incidental music to Binyon's play 'Arthur' (premiere) / Judith Howarth, soprano; Simon Callow, speaker
1 CD / SOMM / 2015-02-10Works: Edward Elgar: The Spirit of England, songs (3) for soprano/tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 80; With Proud Thanksgiving, for chorus, orchestra & organ; Carillon, Op. 75; King Arthur, incidental music
Performers: Howarth, Judith
Conductors: Wilson, John; Palmer, Bee
Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Paul's; Philharmonia Orchestra
Poet Laurence Binyon is known today for one famous verse from "For the Fallen," the complete poem being the most substantial part of Elgar's The...continue...
Medtner plays Medtner, Vol. 2 - Piano Concertos (3); Sonata-Ballade, Op. 27 / Nikolai Medtner, piano
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-02-10Conductors: Weldon, George; Dobrowen, Issay
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Melodiya continues its series of Nikolai Medtner's own recordings, as a group some of the most valuable gems from its archives. Born to a family...continue...
Adagios: The most relaxing classical music of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Dvorak, Ravel, Marcello, Grieg, Mahler et al. / various artsts
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2015-01-27Conductors: Suitner, Otmar; Guttler, Ludwig; Zweden, Jaap van; Kuchar, Theodore; Bloomstedt, Herbert; Barshai, Rudolf
Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Leipzig New Bach Collegium; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Staatskapelle Berlin; Staatskapelle Dresden
In today's hectic world, it is increasingly important to relax and take time out for yourself. This special collection of beautiful and serene adagios will...continue...