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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…

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3 CDs

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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…

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4 CDs

($27.00) $19.50

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SACD

($12.75) $9.50

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Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Grace Bumbry (mezzo), Jess Thomas (tenor), George London (bass)

Chor und Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Karl Bohm

In the firm momentum, sleek moulding and Classically wind-heavy balancing of the inner movements may be detected the ghostly hand of Richard Strauss upon his friend’s shoulder. In the second... More…

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CD

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9 CDs

($48.50) $34.00

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Backhaus's own transcriptions of the Serenade from Don Giovanni and the E flat Marche militaire of Schubert warrant pride of place…Technical display, as it were, is almost hidden, so that the... More…

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2 CDs

($16.25) $12.00

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CD

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Pablo Casals (cello), Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)

2 CDs

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Sviatoslav Richter (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

2 CDs

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Recorded live at the concert of the 15th Prague Spring International Music Festival at the Rudolfinum, June 2, 1960

Leonid Kogan (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola) & Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

And there's freedom aplenty in these vigorous, highly charged performances...These are strong-jawed readings with a great sense of purpose...Another asset to this set is the violinist himself,... More…

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2 CDs

($15.25) $11.50

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