Le Cercle de l'Harmonie. Julien Chauvin, violin & conductor. Atsushi Sakaï, cello & conductor. Alexis Kossenko, flute & conductor.
Label: Eloquentia. Format: CD.
UPC: 3760107400178. Daedalus Item Code: 46233
Considered an Italian novelty at the time, violin concertos were still fairly new to Austrian audiences in the mid-18th century; as with everything else he wrote, Joseph Haydn elevated the genre and ... (Read More)
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Joshua Bell, violin & conductor. Steven Isserlis, cello. Jeremy Denk, piano. Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
Label: Sony Classical. Format: CD.
UPC: 889853217922. Daedalus Item Code: 69668
In his final work for orchestra, Johannes Brahms wrote a piece that required a superb violinist and cellist; fortunately Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis are more than up to the challenge of the ... (Read More)
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Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Wiener Philharmoniker & others. Karl Böhm, conductor.
Label: Membran Music. Format: 10 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 4011222310606. Daedalus Item Code: 67212
Austrian conductor Karl Böhm is in his element on this anthology, which showcases his forceful and rhythmic interpretations of classical and Romantic-era repertoire. On these 1930s–50s recordings, ... (Read More)
Rudolf Fischer, oboe. Harald Feller, organ. Mozart Festival Orchestra. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Dragomir Divisek, cond. & others.
Label: Tandem Verlag Audio. Format: 12 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 29057689. Daedalus Item Code: 22176
From the early classical to the late Romantic period, this set hits many high points of European and Russian music. Works include the "Emperor" Quartet by Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's ... (Read More)
Alexander Stein, clarinet. Gottinger Symphonie Orchester. Christian Simonis & Tobias Rokahr, conductors, & others.
Label: Thorofon. Format: CD.
UPC: 675754202422. Daedalus Item Code: 27254
These four modern compositions were recorded at Waldorf School and State Hall, Göttingen, Germany. Bernhard Mergner's Vitalisation artfully combines the forces of the Göttingen Symphony with ... (Read More)
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David Craighead & David Mulbury, organs. The Fairfield Orchestra. John Welsh, conductor.
Label: Naxos. Format: CD.
UPC: 636943902820. Daedalus Item Code: 57639
Before his 19th birthday, Leo Sowerby's (1895–1968) catalog numbered more than 90 works, including a Violin Concerto premiered by the Chicago Symphony. Four years later, the same orchestra gave an ... (Read More)
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Manuela Uhl, soprano. Lioba Braun, alto, & others. Beethoven Orchester Bonn. Stefan Blunier, conductor.
Label: MDG. Format: CD.
UPC: 760623180465. Daedalus Item Code: 77242
Classical music has had its share of unfinished works, but Gustav Mahler's Symphony no. 10 ranks as one of the most tantalizing; on this 2013 recording, Stefan Blunier and the Beethoven Orchester ... (Read More)
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Christiane Oelze, soprano. Thomas Christian Ensemble.
Label: MDG. Format: CD.
UPC: 760623132020. Daedalus Item Code: 77241
Impeccably structured as it is, Gustav Mahler's Symphony no. 4 can afford to dispense with some of its instrumentation; transcribed for chamber orchestra, the symphony is if anything more enjoyable ... (Read More)
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Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Václav Neumann, conductor.
Label: Berlin Classics. Format: CD.
UPC: 782124143329. Daedalus Item Code: 77400
Recorded in 1967, this performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp Minor sounds crisp, lively, and focused, due in large part to Václav Neumann's vision of the piece. Responding with the ... (Read More)
Martha Argerich, Alessandro Stella, Lilya Zilberstein & others, pianos. Jing Zhao, cello. Paul Meyer, clarinet. Mayu Kishima, violin, & others.
Label: Warner Classics. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
Daedalus Item Code: 69538
The music festival in the Swiss city of Lugano provides audiences with an annual opportunity to hear Martha Argerich performing unusual repertoire with some of classical music's rising stars. Here ... (Read More)
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Martha Argerich, piano. Gidon Kremer, violin. Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. Charles Dutoit, conductor, & others.
Label: Warner Classics. Format: 20 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 0190295948986. Daedalus Item Code: 69644
(Grammy Winner Included) For more than half a century, Martha Argerich has unquestionably been one of the premiere interpreters of Romantic and modernist repertoire, making this lavish 20-disc ... (Read More)
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