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  • Enigma Variations Elgar, Edward (Komp) / Norrington, Roger (Dirigent) / SWR Radio-Sinfonieorcheste

    Enigma Variations

    In the South, Introduction and Allegro

    Compact Disc

    Edward Elgar's masterly Enigma Variations are undoubtedly his most famous work and also the first major piece he composed. The Enigma Variations brought him international recognition and brought England back on the musical map. Elgar...

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  • Choral Works Villa-Lobos, Heitor (Komp) / Creed, Marcus (Dirigent) / SWR Vokalensemble Stuttg

    Choral Works

    SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart

    Compact Disc

    The self-taught Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos is best remembered today for his brilliant and idiomatic works for guitar and his series of works for various orchestral and chamber ensembles known as "Bachianas Brasileiras." As the...

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  • The Complete Works For Orchestra Messiaen, Olivier (Komp) / Cambreling, Sylvain (Dirigent) / SWR Sinfonieorcheste

    The Complete Works For Orchestra

    Compact Disc

    On the occasion of 100th birthday of Olivier Messiaen, the Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg des SWR have prepared a sumptuous 8-CD-Box set. It is the first time that Messiaen's complex orchestral scores have been performed by a...

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  • St. John Passion and St. John Easter Gubaidulina, Sofia (Komp) / Rilling, Helmuth (Dirigent) / Kammerchor der MHS Tro

    St. John Passion and St. John Easter

    Doppel-CD

    World Premiere Recording

    Gubaidulina's mammoth St. John was written in two parts, the Passion to a commission from the International Bach Academy in Stuttgart to celebrate the 250th anniversary of J. S. Bach in September 2000, with the...

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  • Brahms and his Contemporaries Vol. I Zemlinsky, Alexander (Komp) / Fuchs, Robert (Komp) / Brahms, Johannes (Komp) / R

    Brahms and his Contemporaries Vol. I

    Compact Disc

    hänssler CLASSIC is proud to announce the latest release from the phenomenally gifted young cellist Johannes Moser. This new CD is the first in a series intended to document the period between Johannes Brahms' move to Vienna in 1869 and...

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  • Gurrelieder - 2 SACDs Schönberg, Arnold (Komp) / Gielen, Michael (Dirigent) / Smith, Robert Dean (Teno

    Gurrelieder - 2 SACDs

    Doppel-CD

    brilliant sound - SACD recording

    This recording of the Gurrelieder is being released in celebration of Michel Gielen's 80th birthday (July 20, 2007) and is - also - an homage to a great musician and human being. Gielen has this summing...

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  • Sonatas & Partitas for Violin solo Bach, Johann Sebastian (Komp) / Tetzlaff, Christian (Violine)

    Sonatas & Partitas for Violin solo

    BWV 1001-1006

    Doppel-CD

    - Echo Classic 2007 award -

    “It can be a rewarding and very touching experience to hear the complete cycle of Bach's Sonatas and Partitas in concert – the formal and emotional development of this journey give fuller meaning to the...

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  • Vocal works with orchestra Koechlin, Charles (Komp) / Holliger, Heinz (Dirigent) / SWR Vokalensemble Stuttg

    Vocal works with orchestra

    Œuvres vocales avec orchestre

    Doppel-CD

    David Hurwitz on www.classicstoday.com: "This is just incredibly beautiful, sensual music. Although billed as "vocal works with orchestra", conductor Heinz Holliger offers two orchestral works: the dreamy and mysterious nocturne Vers la...

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  • Symphony No. 4 C Minor op. 43 & Suite from "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" Shostakovich, Dmitry (Komp) / Boreyko, Andrey (Dirigent) / SWR Radio-Sinfonieorc

    Symphony No. 4 C Minor op. 43 & Suite from "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk"

    Uraufführung der Originalfassung

    Compact Disc

    The current program features two of Shostakovich’s most challenging, provocative and arguably, greatest works! The Fourth Symphony came as a result of the composer’s study of Mahler. Scored for a gigantic orchestra, the symphony consists...

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  • Joachim Held - Erfreuliche Lautenlust - Delightful Lute-Pleasure Held, Joachim (Interpret)

    Joachim Held - Erfreuliche Lautenlust - Delightful Lute-Pleasure

    Barocke Lautenmusik aus Habsburgischen Landen

    Compact Disc

    In the early 1700s, throughout the German-speaking Habsburg lands of the Holy Roman Empire, the lute gradually gained a new lease of life and was brought to its highest level of development. The new generation of German virtuosos began to...

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  • Cello Sonatas Weinberg, Mieczyslaw (Komp) / Tschaikowsky, Boris (Komp) / Shostakovich, Dmitry

    Cello Sonatas

    Cello Sonaten

    Compact Disc

    Awarded with the Echo Classic 2007.

    Composed in 1934, almost concurrent the Congress of Soviet Writers declaration of "Socialist Realism" as the only acceptable mode for Soviet artistic production, the Cello Sonata gives proof of...

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  • Vocal works with orchestra Koechlin, Charles (Komp) / Holliger, Heinz (Dirigent) / SWR Vokalensemble Stuttg

    Vocal works with orchestra

    Œuvres vocales avec orchestre

    Doppel-CD

    David Hurwitz on www.classicstoday.com: "This is just incredibly beautiful, sensual music. Although billed as "vocal works with orchestra", conductor Heinz Holliger offers two orchestral works: the dreamy and mysterious nocturne Vers la...

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  • Bach-Edition: The Complete Works (172 CDs & CDR) Bach, Johann Sebastian (Komp) / Rilling, Helmuth (Dirigent)

    Bach-Edition: The Complete Works (172 CDs & CDR)

    Bach-Edition: Die kompletten Werke

    Compact Disc

    The 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of hänssler CLASSIC's "Edition Bachakademie": The Complete Works of Johann Sebastian Bach under the direction of Helmuth Rilling! Globally recognized as the ONLY authoritative edition of Bach's...

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