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Historical Recordings - up to 30% off

Until 20th April 2020, we're offering up to 30% off over 3,500 historical recordings across a wide range of labels (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).

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The Beethoven Quartet, with the Komitas Quartet

5 CDs

($56.50) $42.25

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Dmitri Shostakovich (piano), Dmiyri Tziganov (violin), Vasily Shirinsky (violin), Vadim Borisovsky (viola), Sergei Shirinsky (cello)

The world premiere recording of the Trio and the 1946 recording of the Quintet, with the original performers: spellbindingly intense performances. The piano pieces (some with spoken introductions)... More…

CD

($12.00) $9.50

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The Hidy-Ozolins-Tsutsumi Trio

CD

($12.00) $9.50

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Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), with Dmitri Shostakovich (piano)

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin, Yevgeni Svetlanov, Aleksandr Gauk

A double-whammy of cello works here - not one but two recordings of the Concerto No. 1, plus a powerful rendition of No. 2, all performed by perhaps the greatest cellist of the 20th Century -... More…

2 CDs

($17.25) $13.00

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USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Evgeny Svetlanov

The present disc has indisputable documentary significance. With Soviet bloc tanks newly arrived on the streets of Prague on August 21, 1968, the Shostakovich...risked being seen as 'oppressor's... More…

CD

($13.00) $9.75

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

This release includes a digital booklet

Seymour Lipkin (piano)

New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

The Austrian take time to settle in Bernstein's own composition...but sit spellbound throughout the fiery, finally hell-for-leather interpretation of the Shostakovich...what a relief to revisit... More…

CD

($12.75) $9.50

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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Karel Ancerl

CD

($11.00) $8.75

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CD

($11.00) $8.75

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Salzburg Festival 2010

Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, David Afkham

The orchestra is a wonderfully responsive body of young musicians but I have to say I find the reading anonymous. More…

CD

($12.75) $9.50

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Philadelphia Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski

In Shostakovich, Stokowski cultivates an uncommon strain of seductive lyricism. Excitement in the Fifth and Sixth is limited by timid timpani playing, while in the Seventh the sound is constricted. More…

2 CDs

($25.25) $19.75

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet