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 Presto Chart, The Presto Chart - July 2021

Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for July, with Krystian Zimerman's complete Beethoven piano concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle in first place...

 Presto Editor's Choices, Presto Editor's Choices - July 2021

An exhilarating debut recording from the C/O Chamber Orchestra in Ibert, Bartók and more, a loveable recital of love-song transcriptions from Angela Hewitt, and a superbly-paced Fidelio from Marek Janowski.

 Recording of the Week, A double-bill of very different Baroque violin albums

Nicola Benedetti makes a successful first venture into early music with a programme of Geminiani and Vivaldi, and Théotime Langlois de Swarte teams up with William Christie to bring some French Baroque gems to light.

 New Release Round-up, New Release Round-Up - 30th July 2021

A chaconne-themed solo recital from Ilya Gringolts, Busoni from Peter Donohoe, Bruckner from Juanjo Mena, and an anthology of Welsh song from Andrew Matthews-Owen and friends.

 Obituary, Giuseppe Giacomini (1940-2021)

The great but under-recorded Italian dramatic tenor, who excelled as Otello, Dick Johnson, Andrea Chénier and Pollione, has died aged 80.

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New and Future releases

  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 'Hammerklavier' & Eroica Variations
    CD: Original price ($16.25) Reduced price $14.75
    Download from $10.00
  • Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie (Alpine Symphony)
    SACD: Original price ($16.25) Reduced price $14.75
  • Rameau: Platée
    2 DVD Videos: Original price ($44.00) Reduced price $40.00
  • Bruch: Piano Trio & Other Chamber Music
    CD: Original price ($16.25) Reduced price $14.75
  • Saint-Saëns: La princesse jaune
    CD + Book: Original price ($39.50) Reduced price $35.75