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Jorge Bolet (piano)
The sound quality throughout is amazingly good...there are several valuable additions to this great pianist’s discography. Not least among them is a superb live performance of the Emperor Concerto,... — More…
Berlin, 1959 - 1962
Pilar Lorengar, Richard Klemm (viola da gamba), Siegfried Behrend (guitar), Hertha Klust (piano)
RIAS-Kammerchor, RIAS-Orchester RSO Berlin & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
[an] abundance of delights … if you want to revel in the beauty and freshness of one of the postwar era’s most lovable soprano voices in its youthful prime, this is a set to head for. — More…
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
The original recordings are sonically well balanced and give a good measure of Kempff’s sonority. While the rare shellac pressings are admittedly of poor quality, any extreme noise reduction... — More…
Louis Kaufman (violin), Peter Rybar (violin)
Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden
this is avowedly old-school Vivaldi; indeed, the oldest on disc. Recorded in 1947, this is the first-ever recording of The Four Seasons; Louis Kaufman is worlds away from Alessandrini's account... — More…
Fritz Kreisler (violin), Thomas Petre (violins), William Primrose (viola), Laurie Kennedy (cello), with Franz Rupp (piano), with Michael Raucheisen (piano), with Arpád Sándor (piano)
Berlin State Opera Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Sir Landon Ronald,...
Listening to these recordings today you can hear his remarkable sound – characterised by an almost constant, but varied vibrato. He tended to avoid using his fourth finger in order to maintain... — More…
Joseph Szigeti (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Paris, Thomas Beecham, Constant Lambert, Charles Munch
Eduard Haken (bass), Vera Soukupova (contralto), Beno Blachut (tenor), Libuse Domaninska (soprano), Jaroslav Vodrazka (organ)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Choir (=Czech Philharmonic Chorus), Karel Ancerl, Josef Veselka
Dame Janet Baker, Daniel Barenboim (piano), Robert Spencer (lute), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba), Douglas Whittaker (flute), Gerald Moore (piano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir (men's voices), London Symphony Orchestra,...
this is a treasurable set — More…