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Barbara Haveman (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo), Brandon Jovanovich (tenor), Gerhard Siegel (tenor), Thomas Bauer (baritone), Johannes Martin Kränzle (speaker)
Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Domkantorei Köln, Männerstimmen des Kölner Domchores, Vokalensemble Kölner Dom, Chor des Bach-Vereins Köln,...
makes a vivid and spacious overall impression thanks to the alternately measured and passionate sway of Markus Stenz and the golden tones of the Gurzenich Orchestra. It is also strongly cast... — More…
Karita Mattila, Thomas Moser, Anne Sofie von Otter, Thomas Quasthoff, Philip Langridge
Rundfunkchor Berlin, MDR-Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Ernst Sennf Choir, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle
Alvin Dinkin, Kurt Reher
The Hollywood String Quartet
This 1951 mono recording set the benchmark for many years, and so it probably did much to establish the current, questionable norms of tempo. But it's superb performance, played with skill and... — More…
& Solo Piano Music from the 2nd Viennese School
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
The Cleveland Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
Uchida's distinctive musical personality and outstanding technique make her Schoenberg, Berg and Webern well worth hearing, however many other version of these works you have in your collection.... — More…
Schoenberg, Berg & Webern
Karita Mattila (Tove), Anne Sofie von Otter (Waldtaube), Thomas Moser (Waldemar), Philip Langridge (Klaus-Narr), Thomas Quasthoff (Bauer/Sprecher), Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano), Gidon Kremer (violin), Franz Mazura (narrator)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin, MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig,...
Jessye Norman (soprano), Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo), James McCracken (tenor), David Arnold (baritone), Kim Scown (tenor), Werner Klemperer (speaker)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Seiji Ozawa
Sandrine Piau (soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
The extreme refinement and minutely focused intensity, in recordings to match, make the Webern a singularly beautiful, if somewhat unsettling experience. — More…
The Live Radio Recordings (1990-2000)
Ildikó Komlósi (Judith) & Kolos Kovács (Bluebeard), Isabelle van Keulen (violin), Williard White (baritone), Martha Argerich (piano), Lucy Shelton (soprano), Marc-André Hamelin (piano) & Jean Laurendeau (ondes martenot), Peter Masseurs (trumpet), Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Ronald Brautigam...
Hats off to the Royal Concertgebouw: this sixth installment of their 'Anthology' crowns what is without doubt the most impressive (certainly the most representative) recorded retrospective of... — More…
English Chamber Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Simon Rattle
Barenboim's youthful passion in Verklärte Nacht is trumped by Barbirolli's ripe reading of Pelleas. Rattle is more clear-eyed, especially in the Brahms orchestration. Collectible non-scary... — More…