Mercury Living Presence, Vol. 3: The Collector's Edition - the concluding release, completing the transfer of these landmark recordings to CD [53 CDs]
53 CD / Decca / 2015-03-24Conductors: Dorati, Antal; Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw; Fennell, Frederick; Marriner, Neville
Ensemble: Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Hungarica
This landmark release marks the point at which the entire Mercury Living Presence catalog, as remastered by original recording producers in the 1990s, is available...continue...
Dimitri Hvorostovsky: 3 Classic Albums - Tchaikovsky & Verdi Arias; Dark Eyes: Russian Folksongs; Songs & Dances of Death / Dimitri Hvorostovsky, tenor
3 CD / Decca / 2015-03-24Conductors: Gergiev, Valery; Kainin, Nikolai
Ensemble: Kirov Orchestra St Petersburg; Ossipov Russian Folk Orchestra; Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
This limited-edition release includes three albums, each presented in its original cover art in a gatefold card. For consumers, this is a chance to acquire...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2015-03-17Conductors: Tabakov, Emil
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
This solo release, a unique coupling of two of the 20th Century s greatest piano concertos marks Decca's first-ever recording of the Barber concerto and...continue...
Valentina Lisitsa plays Philip Glass: The Hours; Metamorphosis; Mad Rush; Dead Things; Escape!; How Now etc. / Valentina Lisitsa, piano
2 CD / Decca / 2015-03-10
Cutting-edge pianist meets trendsetting composer: Valentina Lisitsa, whose artistry has bewitched thousands of followers on YouTube, is releasing a double album selection of the most...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2015-03-10Works: Johannes Brahms: Serenade for orchestra no 1 in D major, Op. 11; Serenade for orchestra no 2 in A major, Op. 16
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; Gewandhausorchester
Following the 'Gramophone Record of the Year' award-winning set of the Brahms Symphonies, Riccardo Chailly turns his "rare talent for transforming music ripe for rediscovery"...continue...
Emma Kirkby: The Complete Recitals - Songs & airs by Campion, Dowland, Morley, Lawes, Grandi, Monteerdi, Purcell, Bach, Handel, Mozart [12 CDs]
12 CD / Decca / 2015-03-03
This 12-CD collection brings together Emma Kirkby's complete L'Oiseau-Lyre recitals in a single set. The world's most popular period-instrument soprano, Kirkby's pure, crystalline sound defined...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2015-02-17
The choir itself is excellent, with particularly fine sopranos who can chant high above the others in beautifully pitched thirds; while there is, as ever...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2015-02-10Conductors: Bringuier, Lionel
Ensemble: Guzenich Orchester Koln
In the third of three new landmark albums on the Decca label, Nelson Freire marks his 70th birthday year with a stunning recording of Chopin's...continue...
Collectors Edition: Vivaldi - Complete Bassoon Concertos / Daniel Smith, bassoon; English CO; Zagreb Soloists [5 CDs]
5 CD / Decca / 2015-02-03Conductors: Nini, Tonko; Ledger, Philip
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; Zagreb Soloists
5 CDs, capbox. Daniel Smith was the first bassoonist to have recorded all of Vivaldi's bassoon concertos and this pioneering and acclaimed survey is presented...continue...
Collectors Edition: Haydn - The Complete Masses; Stabat Mater / Judith Nelson, Martyn Hill, Emma Kirkby, Margaret Cable, David Thomas [8 CDs]
8 CD / Decca / 2015-02-03Conductors: Preston, Simon; Guest, George; Hogwood, Christopher; Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of St Martin in the Fields; Choir of Christ Church Cathedral; Choir of St. John's College
8 CDs, capbox. Iconic performances of Haydn's glorious settings of the Mass from three pre-eminent choral conductors brought together for the first time, spanning the...continue...
4 CD / Decca / 2015-02-03Conductors: Bruggen, Frans
Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
4 CDs, capbox. Tender intimacy, intense lyricism, extreme drama and unrelenting energy are just some of the characteristics widely used to describe Schubert's symphonies as...continue...
Lux - Choral works by Thomas Tallis, Gregorio Allegri, Massive Attack, Ben Folds Five; Ola Gjeilo, Will Todd / Voces8
1 CD / Decca / 2015-01-27Works: Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas, for chorus; Thomas Tallis: In manus tuas; Edward Elgar: Lux aeterna; G. Marshall / A. Vowles / R. Del Naja / Fraser: Teardrop; John Tavener: The Mother of God, for chorus; Gr...
Performers: Forshaw, Christian; Sharp, Matthew; Voces8
Conductors: Smith, Barnaby
Lux (the Latin for "light") brings hope, banishes darkness and nurtures both the body and the spirit - it has inspired composers from the earliest...continue...
Personnel: Paul Smith (baritone)....continue...
66 CD / Decca / 2015-01-20Conductors: Erede, Alberto; Molinari-Pradelli; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Serafin, Tullio; Capuana, Franco
Ensemble: ; Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Orchestra dell Accademia di Santa Cecilia; Orchestra dell Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Vienna Philharmonic
A special edition to mark the 10th anniversary of the passing of one of the most beloved singers of all time – the incomparable Renata...continue...
2 Blu-Ray Video / Decca / 2015-01-13Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
Performers: Bespalovaite, Irena; Damrau, Diana; Gerhaher, Christian; Groves, Paul; Grundheber, Franz; Kuhmeier, Genia; Pape, René
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
Unsurpassed Mozartian Riccardo Muti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic and a superb cast in an outstanding performance of Pierre Audi's fantastic, colorful production of Mozart's sublime...continue...
Wagner: Lohengrin / Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Wolfgang Koch, Michaela Schuster, Christof Fischesser. Nagano, Bavarian State Orch. [2 Blu-ray]
2 Blu-Ray Video / Decca / 2015-01-13Works: Richard Wagner: Lohengrin
Performers: Harteros, Anja; Kaufmann, Jonas; Koch, Wolfgang; Schuster, Michaela
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Richard Jones's radical new production of Lohengrin was the talk of the 2009 Munich Festival. It was also a triumph for Jonas Kaufmann in the...continue...
Run Time: 208 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, French, German, ...continue...
Original jackets Collection - Complete Decca Recordings / Kyung Wha Chung, violin with Krystian Zimerman, Philip Moll, Patrick Gallois, [20 CDs]
20 CD / Decca / 2015-01-06Conductors: Previn, André; Kempe, Rudolf; Foster, Lawrence; Solti, Georg; Kondrashin, Kirill; Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic
Kyung Wha Chung's dazzling and probing artistry has made her one of classical music's most acclaimed performers. Lauded for her passion, her musicality and the...continue...
Sviatoslav Richter: Complete Decca, Philips & DG Recordings / Richter, piano; Rostropovich, Karajan, Britten, Fischer-Dieskau, Borodin Quartet et al. [51 CDs]
51 CD / Decca / 2015-01-06Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Kondrashin, Kirill; ; Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Borodin Quartet; English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic
Many collectors consider Sviatoslav Richter to be the greatest pianist of the 20th century. His enormous recorded legacy hides hundreds of treasures, many of which...continue...
Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen - Remastered Audiophile edition, with libretti / Kirsten Flagstad, Hans Hotter, Birgit Nilsson, Christa Ludwig, Wolfgang Windgassen, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Vienna Philharmonic; Georg Solti [1 Blu-ray Audio]
1 CD / Decca / 2015-01-06Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN
On a single High Fidelity Pure Audio Disc
Containing Wagner's libretti, this audiophile edition offers the superlative sound experience...continue...