Shostakovich: The Great Symphonies, nos 4, 5, 7, 8, 10 & 15; Violin Concerto no 2 / David Oistrakh, violin
6 CD / Musical Concepts / 2014-02-04Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 43; The Gadfly; Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47; Symphony no 7 (as used in the film "Testimony"); Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65; Symphony no 10 ...
Performers: Oistrakh, David [Violin]
Conductors: Barshai, Rudolf; Shostakovich, Maxim; Ivanov, Konstantin; Mravinsky, Yevgeny; Kondrashin, Kirill
Ensemble: ; Leningrad Philharmonic; London Symphony Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic; USSR State Symphony; WDR Symphony Orchestra Koln
This six-CD set features Shostakovich's greatest symphonies, Nos. 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, and 15, along with extra bonus orchestral pieces The Gadfly Suite and...continue...
Recording information: Abbey Road London (01/1990); Abbey Road Studios, London (01/1990); Leningrad (01/1990); Moscow Radio Concert Hall (01/1990); Philharmonie, Köln, Germany (01/1990); Studio 1...continue...
Viktor Ullmann: Piano Concerto Op. 25; Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 / Herbert Schuch, piano
1 CD / Oehms / 2013-01-29Works: Viktor Ullmann: Concerto for piano & orchestra, Op. 25; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Performers: Schuch, Herbert
Conductors: Elts, Olari
Ensemble: ; WDR Symphony Orchestra Koln
On his Oehms Classics debut, pianist Herbert Schuch performs Viktor Ullmann's Piano Concerto supplemented by Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3. Ullmann's Piano Concerto was composed...continue...
Recording information: Philharmonie Cologne (03/21/2011-03/24/2011)....continue...
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-03-27Works: Robert Schumann: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54; Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations (15) and Fugue for Piano in E flat major, Op. 35 "Eroica"; Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109
Performers: Fischer, Annie [Piano]
Conductors: Keilberth, Joseph
Ensemble: WDR Symphony Orchestra Koln
Sviatoslav Richter's comment that Hungarian-born Annie Fischer (1914 - 1995) was 'a great artist imbued with a spirit of greatness and genuine profundity' is just...continue...
Recording information: Saal 1, Funkhaus, Cologne....continue...