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Best price on the web - Berlin Classics, Opera d'Oro and MD&G - Three days only, sale ends midnight, Monday July 22nd

This weekend, enjoy the lowest prices on the internet for three fine labels: Berlin Classics, Opera d'Oro and MD&G. The complete catalogs of all three labels are dramatically reduced - but for three days only. Sale prices will revert back to our standard sale prices after midnight, July 22nd.

Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco / Maria Callas, Gino Bechi, Gino Sinimberghi. Vittorio Gui
Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco / Maria Callas, Gino Bechi, Gino Sinimberghi. Vittorio Gui

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2013-03-12

Conductors: Gui, Vittorio
Ensemble: Orchestra & Chorus of the San Carlo Theater

Live performance, Naples, December 29, 1949. Nabucco, the king of Babylon, goes mad after proclaiming himself a god. While he is imprisoned, the slave girl...continue...
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Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana

1 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2011-06-14

Works: Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
Conductors: Gavazzeni, Gianandrea

Live 1963 performance from La Scala, Milan, in excellent sound....continue...
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German Brass - Celebrating Wagner: transcriptoins for brass ensemble of music from the operas / German Brass
German Brass - Celebrating Wagner: transcriptoins for brass ensemble of music from the operas / German Brass

1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2013-04-05

Works: Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser; Die Walküre; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; The Flying Dutchman; Parsifal; Lohengrin; Wesendonck Lieder; Polonaise for piano, 4 hands in D major, WWV 23b (...
Performers: Curlis, Stephan [Timpani]; Hofs, Thomas [Percussion]; Metzger, Florian; Romer, Philipp [Horn]; Szathmary-Filipitsch, Frank
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Ensemble: German Brass

With Richard Wagner's bicentenary coming up on May 22, there are all kinds of sounds in the air and words to be read about the...continue...
Recording information: Stadtkirche, Schwaigern (2012-09-23_2012-09-25&2012-)....continue...
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Amoretti: Arias by Mozart, Gluck, Grétry / Christiane Karg, soprano - Arcangelo
Amoretti: Arias by Mozart, Gluck, Grétry / Christiane Karg, soprano - Arcangelo

1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2012-08-24

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Finta Semplice, KV 51; Ascanio in Alba, KV 3; Mitridate, Re di Ponto, KV 87; Il Sogno di Scipione, KV 126; Lucio Silla, KV 135; André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry: La F...
Performers: Karg, Christiane
Conductors: Cohen, Jonathan;
Ensemble: Arcangelo

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It is a relief to encounter a light soprano who can sing the most demanding high notes and coloratura without sounding hard...continue...
Recording information: St. Jude's, Hampstead Garden Suburb (02/07/2012-02/10/2012)....continue...
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Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Piano Concerto No. 3 / Mari Kodama, piano; Kolja Blacher, violin; Johannes Moser, cello
Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Piano Concerto No. 3 / Mari Kodama, piano; Kolja Blacher, violin; Johannes Moser, cello

1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2012-02-17

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Performers: Blacher, Kolja; Kodama, Mari [Piano]; Moser, Johannes
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin

Following her much-talked-about sonata cycle, Mari Kodama recorded the first two piano concertos of Ludwig van Beethoven with her husband Kent Nagano and the Deutsches...continue...
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Schonberg: Pélleas et Melisande; Berg: 3 Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 / Dortmund PO
Schonberg: Pélleas et Melisande; Berg: 3 Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 / Dortmund PO

1 Super Audio CD / MD&G / 2013-06-18

Works: Alban Berg: Pieces (3) for orchestra, Op. 6; Arnold Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande, symphonic poem, Op. 5
Conductors: Steen, Jac van
Ensemble: ; Dortmund Philarmonic Orchestra

The great Richard Strauss is said to have exclaimed to the young Arnold Schönberg, "That's something for you!" Maurice Maeterlinck's drama Pelléas et Mélisande does...continue...
Recording information: Konzerthaus Dortmund (2009-10-05_2009-10-07&2013-)....continue...
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Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 arr. for Piano 4-Hands by Bruno Walter / Piano Duo Trenkner & Speidel
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 arr. for Piano 4-Hands by Bruno Walter / Piano Duo Trenkner & Speidel

2 Super Audio CD / MD&G / 2013-06-18

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
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Ensemble: Speidel-Trenkner Piano Duo

Gustav Mahler's symphonies number among the most complex and enigmatic works in the whole of the music literature. Usually of sweeping scope, they can hardly...continue...
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Ferdinand David: Music for Violin and Piano / Stephan Schardt, violin; Philipp Vogler, piano
Ferdinand David: Music for Violin and Piano / Stephan Schardt, violin; Philipp Vogler, piano

1 Super Audio CD / MD&G / 2013-01-29

Works: Ferdinand David: Salon-Duett, for violin & piano in D major, Op. 25 (after a song by E. Haase); Suite for solo violin, Op. 43; Salon Pieces (12), for violin & piano, Op. 24; Impromptus in forme de Va...
Performers: Schardt, Stephan; Vogler, Philipp

Mendelssohn's magnificent Violin Concerto would never have been written if not for Ferdinand David, whose incomparable violin playing fascinated and inspired his famous friend. Now...continue...
Recording information: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (04/12/2012-04/14/2012)....continue...
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Hofmann: Octet, Op. 80; Serenade, Op. 65; Sextett, Op. 25 / Berolina Ensemble
Hofmann: Octet, Op. 80; Serenade, Op. 65; Sextett, Op. 25 / Berolina Ensemble

1 CD / MD&G / 2013-06-18

Works: Heinrich Hofmann: Octet for 2 violins, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, horn & bassoon in F major, Op. 80; Serenade for flute, 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass in D major, Op. 65; Sextet for 2 vio...
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Ensemble: Berolina Ensemble

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Listening to these pieces reveals Hofmann as a traditionalist; his music is tasteful and refined, characterized by formal clarity, a natural simplicity and...continue...
Recording information: Konzerthaus der Abtei Marienmünster (07/09/2012-07/11/2012)....continue...
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Music for winds arr. from Byrd, Pärt / Kai Wessel, alto; Calefax Reed Quintet
Music for winds arr. from Byrd, Pärt / Kai Wessel, alto; Calefax Reed Quintet

1 CD / MD&G / 2013-04-23

Works: William Byrd: Senex puerum portabat, motet for 5 voices (SATTB); Work(s); Senex puerum portabat; Mass for 5 Voices (SATTB); Arvo Pärt: Magnificat Antiphons (7), for chorus; Arbos, for 7 recorder...
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Ensemble: Calefax Reed Quintet

When it comes to melody, the uncompromising linear clarity and chamber-style flexibility enjoyed by reed instruments give them a big advantage over choirs and orchestras....continue...
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Louis Vierne: Complete Organ Works / Ben Van Oosten, Organ
Louis Vierne: Complete Organ Works / Ben Van Oosten, Organ

9 CD / MD&G / 2013-04-09


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Ben van Oosten has played his way through vast acres of French romantic music, superbly recording more repertoire than most organists could play in...continue...
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Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Renata Scotto, Giuseppe di Stefano, Ettore Bastianini, et al. / La Scala, Milan; Nino Sanzogno
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Renata Scotto, Giuseppe di Stefano, Ettore Bastianini, et al. / La Scala, Milan; Nino Sanzogno

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2013-05-14

Conductors: Sanzogno, Nino
Ensemble: La Scala Chorus; La Scala Orchestra Milan

Lucia loves Edgardo, but her brother Enrico - who wants her to marry his friend Arturo instead - forges a letter to Lucia pretending that...continue...
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