Historical Recordings - up to 30% off
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Josef Suk (violin)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Karel Ancerl
Suk at his incomparably eloquent, unaffacted best. Ancerl and the Czech PO provide luminous support, and Supraphon's mid-60s sound has come up very freshly.
Josef Suk gives an outstanding... — More…
Jacques Thibaud (violin), Pablo Casals (cello) & Alfred Cortot (piano)
Tully Potter's introductory note reminds us that it was in Paris, in their later twenties, that these three legendary artists first made music together – just for pleasure. But international... — More…
Nathan Milstein (violin)
Schweizerisches Festspielorchester, Ernest Ansermet, Igor Markevitch
Audite’s release of a 1955 recording with Milstein and the Swiss Festival Orchestra under Ernest Ansermet marks a ‘first’ in the discography of Ansermet…The sound is acceptable throughout, save... — More…
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
Vintage Boult performances recorded at the Proms. The Brahms has tremendous forward momentum, while the Mendelssohn exudes virtuosity. — 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…
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Michael Hofstetter
…there are several complete sets to rival this new issue… Broadly speaking the new set offers performances a degree more refined and polished, helped by recording with the widest dynamic range,... — More…
Menahem Pressler (piano), Daniel Guilet (violin), William Schoen (viola), Nathan Gordon (viola), David Soyer (cello), Philip Sklar (double bass)
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Hans Swarowsky