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 Presto CD, Presto CD - DG Originals

Presto CD - DG OriginalsThe latest batch of Presto CDs are all taken from the Deutsche Grammophon Originals archives, with plenty of vintage performances of Romantic orchestral repertoire from the 1950s and 60s - the Berlin Philharmonic feature heavily, with the roster of conductors including Eugen Jochum, Karl Böhm, Ferenc Fricsay and Kurt Sanderling. Treasurable vocal recitals, too, from singers such as Léopold Simoneau, Irmgard Seefried and Rita Streich.

You can browse through the full range of Presto CDs here.

DG Originals

Lorin Maazel conducts Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra in works by Falla and Stravinsky.

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Ferenc Fricsay conducts Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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Karl Böhm conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden.

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Eugen Jochum conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in the Bruckner, and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius's Night Ride and Sunrise.

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Kurt Sanderling conducts the Leningrad Philharmonic.

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Igor Markevitch conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker.

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Fritz Lehmann conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker, with Maria Stader and Otto Wiener as soloists.

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Hans Rosbaud conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker, with Wolfgang Schneiderhan as soloist in Mozart's Fourth Violin Concerto.

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The soprano sings showpieces by dell'Acqua, Flotow, Meyerbeer, Johann Strauss II and more under Kurt Gaebel.

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Léopold Simoneau in arias from operas including Faust, Manon, La Juive and La Traviata, accompanied by the Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.

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Rita Streich sings traditional lullabies, with Kurt Gaebel conducting members of the Bayerischen Rundfunk Orchesters.

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Nan Merriman and Ernst Haefliger are the soloists, with Eugen Jochum conducting the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

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Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Three Places in New England, Sun-treader, and Piston's Symphony No. 2.

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Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in music by Stravinsky and Bartók.

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Krystian Zimerman is the soloist, with Carlo Maria Giulini conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Seiji Ozawa conducts the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra in Street Music, the Three Pieces for Blues Band, and Gershwin's An American in Paris.

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Wolfgang Schneiderhan is the soloist in the concerto; Karel Ancerl conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in the Stravinsky and the Czech Philharmonic in the Shostakovich.

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The Boston Symphony Chamber Players perform Strauss waltz transcriptions by the Second Viennese School, and works by Stravinsky.

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Accompanied by Erik Werba, the soprano sings music by Brahms, Mussorgsky, Schubert and Schumann.

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