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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…
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…
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…
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…
Vienna Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado
I loved this performance of the Unfinished...The beautifully paced Siegfried Idyll is another gem...the closing pages in particular are superbly done...Definitely worthwhile for the Schubert... — More…
Pianists - Solo Piano Recordings, Vol. 4
Sergey Rachmaninov (piano)
These archival gems are a must listen. Sergei Rachmaninov’s brilliance cuts through the constant crackle on these fledgling Edison recordings; the background fizz becomes a comfort rather than... — More…
Jascha Heifetz (violin), with Arpád Sándor (piano), with Emanuel Bay (piano), with Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano), with Artur Rubinstein (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, John Barbirolli, Sir Malcolm Sargent
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…
Bavarian State Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber