Historical Recordings - up to 30% off
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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…
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…
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…
Selected works including Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565 and more
Sergey Rachmaninov, Alfred Cortot, Winifred Christie, Ethel Bartlett, Rae Robertson, Olga Samaroff, George Copeland, Harriet Cohen, Alexander Kelberine, Walter Gieseking, Wilhelm Backhaus, Byron Janis, Artur Rubinstein (all piano)
This grand transcription may forever be associated with Vladimir Horowitz's 1965 historic return, yet his rival Arthur Rubinstein arguably played it better for one of his least discussed and... — 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