Franz Xaver Gebel (1787-1843): String Quartet in D major; String Quartet Op. 47 / Hoffmeister Quartet
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-09-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Hoffmeister Quartet
Franz Xaver Gebel's biographer Ernst Stöckl reported that while there were at least three Gebel string quartets, he was familiar with but one, the published...continue...
'About the Classical Saxophone' - Works by Creston, Takács, Schulhoff & Denisov / Fabian Müller, saxophone; Olga Salogina, piano
2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-07-10
The key aim of About the Classical Saxophone Play Along is to familiarize people with contemporary saxophone music. The second recording of all four works...continue...
Mating Calls (Lockrufe) - works for flute, cello & piano by Lischka, Sakar, Tanman, Khoury, Waring, Pucihar / Meininger Trio
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-07-10Conductors:
Ensemble: Meininger Trio
The title of the Meininger Trio’s new CD is “Lockrufe” [“mating calls”]. And the music it contains can indeed entice you to delve into a...continue...
2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-06-09Works: Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
Performers: Schreier, Peter [Tenor Vocals]
Ensemble: Dresden Streichquartett
Peter Schreier took his time before tackling this "difficult piece", rarely performed by tenors. His legendary live recording of February 15, 1985 with pianist Sviatoslav...continue...
Recording information: Lukaskirche Zu Dresden (03/12/2005-03/15/2005)....continue...
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-06-09Conductors:
This new Tango music, rooted in Buenos Aires, expands through a variety of situations via my own style of breaking with the traditional "rules" of...continue...
Recording information: Liestal Musikschule, Switzerland (04/2009); The Jazzschule Basel, Switzerland (04/2009); Liestal Musikschule, Switzerland (2006-2007); The Jazzschule Basel, Switzerland (2006-20...continue...
2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-06-09Works: Alexander Scriabin: Sonate no 1 in f-moll, Op. 6; Sonata for Piano no 2 in G sharp minor, Op. 19 "Sonata fantasy"; Sonata for Piano no 3 in F sharp minor ("Etats d'âme"), Op. 23; Sonata for Pia...
Performers: Neuhaus, Heinrich; Richter, Sviatoslav; Sofronitsky, Vladimir
Vladimir Sofronitzki's performances of Alexander Scriabin are praised for their idiomatic rubato, together with a flair for musical architecture and rhythmic precision. In his desire...continue...
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-06-09Works: Johann Ritter von Herbeck: Great Mass, for chorus, organ & orchestra in E minor
Performers: Hofmann, Wieland
Conductors: Schaller, Gerd
Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic
Gerd Schaller, who has made a name for himself by discovering unknown works and versions by Herbeck's contemporaries like Bruckner and Suppé has now discovered...continue...
Recording information: Bayerischer Rundfunk - Studio Franken (09/2014); Regentenbau Bad Kissingen (Max-Littmann-Saal) (09/2014)....continue...
2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-06-09Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor; Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)
Performers: Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Tennstedt, Klaus
Ensemble: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
"The Fifth is a cursed work. Nobody understands it." (Gustav Mahler) The year 1901, when Mahler drafted the first sketches of the Fifth Symphony, mark...continue...
Mozart: Requiem, K.626 / Maria Stader, Hertha Toepper, John van Kesteren, Karl Christian Kohn. Richter, Munich Bach Orch. & Choir
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-05-12Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626
Performers: Kesteren, John van; Kohn, Karl Christian; Stader, Maria
Conductors: Richter, Karl
Ensemble: Munich Bach Choir
Well-known for spearheading a general revival of interest in, and modernizing the performance practices of Baroque music, especially Bach, after WWII, Karl Richter (1926-81) also...continue...
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Celebrating the Centennial of Sviatoslav Richter: String Quartets of Theophil Richter & Felix Blumenfeld / Odessa String Quartet
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-05-12Conductors:
Ensemble: Odessa Quartet
Aside from some smaller piano pieces, the String Quartet in F major is the only remaining composition by Theofil Richter, father of pianist Sviatoslav Richter,...continue...
Frédéric Chopin: Simply the Best - Piano Concertos, Sonatas, Etudes, Waltzes, Songs / Maurizio Pollini; Arthur Rubinstein; Eugéne Mursky, Konrad Jarnot [6 CDs]
6 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-05-12Conductors:
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
The Profil label's Frédéric Chopin: Simply the Best is a 6CD overview of some of the finest works in the great Polish/French composer's uvre, from...continue...
Handel: Tamerlano, opera / Franz Mazura, Helen Donath, Kieth Engen et al.; Kantorei Barmen-Gemarke; Cappella Coloniensis; Leitner
2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2015-05-12Conductors: Leitner, Ferdinand
Ensemble: Cappella Coloniensis; Kantorei Barmen-Gemarke
Conductor Ferdinand Leitner (1912-96), learning his trade from masters like Walter, Busch, Richter and Karl Muck (as rehearsal pianist at Bayreuth), gained the experience that...continue...