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Piano Works
Vetter, Sophie-Mayuko (Klavier) / Brahms, Johannes (Komp)

Piano Works

Die späten Klavierwerke

On this CD you will hear both previously unknown, first recordings of early works alongside well-known late Brahms masterworks. The Opera 117, 118 and 119 from the last years of the composer's life are famous for their musical balance and...

Davidsbündler gegen Philister
Uhlig, Florian (Klavier) / Schumann, Robert (Komp)

Davidsbündler gegen Philister (Volume 8)

With the 8th installment of the first true integral recording of Schumann's works for solo piano, Florian Uhlig reaches the midway point of his widely acclaimed and much admired project. That Schumann deserve such a presentation, is...

Ein Deutsches Requiem op. 45
Landshammer, Christina (Sopran) / Boesch, Florian (Bass) / Norrington, Roger (Di

Ein Deutsches Requiem op. 45

Among the major choral-orchestral works of the 19th century, Roger Norrington and his former Orchestra, the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, have tackled over the years, now finally comes Brahms' "German Requiem." one of the most...

LaSalle Quartet plays Haydn, Brahms & Zemlinsky
Haydn, Franz Joseph (Komp) / Brahms, Johannes (Komp) / Zemlinsky, Alexander (Kom

LaSalle Quartet plays Haydn, Brahms & Zemlinsky

The LaSalle Quartet was active from 1946 to 1988, however its influence goes far beyond that.
Violinist Walter Levine is still a vital, much sought out authority for string players. The quartet has remained one of the primary references...

Henryk Szeryng plays Nardini, Vieuxtemps, Ravel & Schumann
Szeryng, Henryk (Violine) / Rosbaud, Hans (Dirigent) / SO Baden-Baden (Orchester

Henryk Szeryng plays Nardini, Vieuxtemps, Ravel & Schumann

Among the great violinists of the 20th century, Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) was once regarded as a supreme master, but has now faded from memory. Szeryng'ss fame is not comparable to that of Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, Nathan Milstein...

Johanna Martzy plays Mozart
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (Komp) / Martzy, Johanna (Violine) / Müller-Kray, Hans

Johanna Martzy plays Mozart

Though undoubtedly one of most important Hungarian musicians after the Second World War, and was counted among the great violinists of the fifties and early sixties, Johanna Martzy's star would soon fade from international memory and...

Italia
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart (Chor) / Creed, Marcus (Dirigent)

Italia

In this latest installment of recordings focusing on the choral traditions of different country's choral music traditions launched last year by the Vokalensemble Stuttgart des SWR, we now arrive in sunny Italy, a country said to have no...

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  • Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8 Dvorák, Antonin (Komp) / Norrington, Roger (Dirigent) / SWR Radio-Sinfonieorches

    Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8

    Compact Disc

    Roger Norrington's journey through the Romantic Symphony continues with two popular scores from the pen of Antonín Dvorák.
    Dvorák's work on the Seventh Symphony began...

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  • Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 Brahms, Johannes (Komp) / Gielen, Michael (Dirigent) / SWR Sinfonieorchester Bad

    Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4

    Compact Disc

    In 1883, six years after the Second, Brahms composed the main portion of his Third Symphony during a summer stay in Wiesbaden. Once again, following the score's...

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  • Klavierkonzert d-moll op. 15/Tragische Overtüre op. 81 Brahms, Johannes (Komp) / Zilberstein, Lilya (Musiker) / Garben, Cord (Musiker)

    Klavierkonzert d-moll op. 15/Tragische Overtüre op. 81

    Bearbeitung für Klavier zu 4 Händen von Brahms

    Compact Disc

    Tragic Overture

    Judging from the deeply serious, painful and resigning character of this work, you would never guess that Brahms composed it on long morning walks...

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  • Emil Gilels spielt Beethoven Beethoven, Ludwig van (Komp) / Gilels, Emil (Klavier)

    Emil Gilels spielt Beethoven

    Historical Recording 1980

    Compact Disc

    Emil Gilels in a pure Beethoven's concert of 1980, from the late phase of his artistic development. A native of Odessa, he trained with Heinrich Neuhaus in Moscow and...

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  • La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ Messiaen, Olivier (Komp) / Cambreling, Sylvain (Dirigent) / SWR Sinfonieorcheste

    La Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ

    Réveil des Oiseaux

    Doppel-CD

    La Transfiguration

    As usual, Messiaen also wrote comments of his own on Transfiguration de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ: “Various aspects of the Mystery of the...

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  • Die Jahreszeiten Haydn, Joseph (Komp) / Müller-Kray, Hans (Dirigent) / Engen, Kieth (Bass) / Gieb

    Die Jahreszeiten

    Doppel-CD

    In April 2012, the Schwetzingen Festival celebrates its 60th birthday. On this occasion, a very special oratorio recording from the festival's early years has been...

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  • Johanna Martzy plays Mendelssohn & Brahms Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix / Brahms, Johannes / Martzy, Johanna (Violine)

    Johanna Martzy plays Mendelssohn & Brahms

    Compact Disc

    Johanna Martzy was one of the great violinists of the 20th Century. Her playing was always in the service of the composer's intentions, avoiding extravagant displays as...

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  • Quartet Recital 1978 Alban Berg Quartett (Ensemble) / Beethoven, Ludwig van (Komp) / Lutoslawski, Wit

    Quartet Recital 1978

    Compact Disc

    For almost four decades, from 1970 to 2008, the Viennese Alban Berg Quartet was one of the most successful string quartets in the world. From their first recordings in...

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  • Quartet Recital 1979 Ravel, Maurice (Komp) / Fortner, Wolfgang (komp) / Brahms, Johannes (Komp) / Mel

    Quartet Recital 1979

    Compact Disc

    The Stuttgart-based Melos Quartet had existed for only half-a-dozen years at the time of this concert and had already performed in almost every country on earth. The...

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  • America Creed, Marcus (Dirigent) / SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart (Chor)

    America

    Copland Reich Cage Feldmann Bernstein Barber

    Compact Disc

    The SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart is one of the few choirs enjoying an international reputation. Their latest recording has "America" as its subject - and presents a...

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