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  • Rhapsody in Swing Nestico, Sammy (Komp) / Marshall, Wayne (Dirigent) / Gershwin, George (Komp) / E

    Rhapsody in Swing

    Compact Disc

    Perhaps no other musical style has exerted a greater influence on the culture of the first half of the 20th than did Jazz. This utterly American music, with its spontaneity, syncopated rhythms and unabashed sensuality travelled to every...

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  • Symphonies Nos. 1, 4, 5, 10 Fey, Thomas (Interpret) / Haydn, Joseph (Komp) / Heidelberger Sinfoniker (Orches

    Symphonies Nos. 1, 4, 5, 10 (Volume 17)

    Compact Disc

    In 2011 Thomas Fey was nominated for a Grammy for his world premiere recordings of the music of Antonio Salieri. Every new release of Haydn symphonies from Thomas Fey and his ensemble is greeted with enthusiasm; truly this is how Haydn...

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  • Sinfonien Nr. 4 & 5 Schubert, Franz (Komp) / Norrington, Roger (Dirigent) / SWR Radio-Sinfonieorches

    Sinfonien Nr. 4 & 5

    Compact Disc

    Roger Norrington and the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra SWR continue their survey of the major works of the 19th Century symphonic repertoire with two symphonies by Schubert. Throughout his decade of working with the RSO, Norrington...

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

    Quartet Recital 1979

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    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 musicians had made it their task to perform at least one new work by a...

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  • Liederabend 1968 Rossini, Gioacchino (Komp) / Schubert, Franz (Komp) / Brahms, Johannes (Komp) /

    Liederabend 1968

    Compact Disc

    The great soprano Martina Arroyo enjoyed on an unparalleled career on the international stages of opera houses that lasted from the 1960s to the 1980s. Coming from a mixed African-American and Puerto Rican background, she was one of the...

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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singt Barockarien Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich (Komp) / Tunder, Franz (Komp) / Buxtehude, Dietrich

    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singt Barockarien

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    The great bass-baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau has been involved with the music of Bach throughout his career. Even as a student, he studied the cantatas and in his first Post-War concert in 1947, he was a soloist in the "St. Matthew...

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  • Zino Francescatti plays Brahms Brahms, Johannes (Komp) / Francescatti, Zino (Violine) / Bour, Ernest (Dirigent)

    Zino Francescatti plays Brahms

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    Although Zino Francescatti (1902-1991) had a long and successful career, which ended in 1976 with his retirement, the number of his recordings available today is very low. Most were made for Columbia (now Sony) and are now sadly, out of...

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  • Géza Anda plays Mozart & Ravel Ravel, Maurice (Komp) / Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (Komp) / Anda, Géza (Klavier)

    Géza Anda plays Mozart & Ravel

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    Géza Anda was among the small group of 20th Century pianists whose playing and artistic point of view became a seminal force for future generations. Anda's live performances presented a balance of spontaneity and reflection achieved...

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  • Les Ballets Russes Vol. 8 Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (Komp) / Prokofiev, Sergei (Komp) / Pérez, Alejo (Dirig

    Les Ballets Russes Vol. 8 (Volume 8)

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    For 20 years from 1909 to 1929, the Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev and his Russian ballet became one of the 20th century's most incredible artistic adventures, redefining theater, music and dance in every performance.

    Serge...

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  • Der musikalische Adventskalender Vol. 10 - 2012

    Der musikalische Adventskalender Vol. 10 - 2012

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    For the past nine years, the hänssler CLASSIC/SWR co-production of the Musikalischer Adventskalender has been one of the most eagerly anticipated releases for the holiday season! Each recording documented the wealth and variety of choral...

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  • Still liegt die Winternacht Die Meistersinger (Ensemble) / Breuninger, Klaus (Dirigent)

    Still liegt die Winternacht

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    Founded in 1998 with members from the world-famous Gächinger Kantorei, Stuttgart's celebrated men's choir "Die Meistersinger" have devoted themselves to rescuing the rich repository of 19th century works for male voices from obscurity....

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  • Cypresses Dvorák, Antonín (Komp) / Ullmann, Marcus (Tenor) / Frese, Andreas (Klavier) / Br

    Cypresses

    Doppel-CD

    Antonin Dvorák 's "Cypresses" opus 1 was a cycle of 18 songs, and a source of enduring inspiration that he repeatedly returned to in subsequent decades as a quarry for other works. The original op. 1 cycle, composed for tenor, baritone and...

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  • Motetten zur Weihnacht, Deutsche Messe op. 89 Mendelssohn, Arnold (Komp) / Bernius, Frieder (Dirigent) / SWR Vokalensemble Stu

    Motetten zur Weihnacht, Deutsche Messe op. 89

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    Today, the name of Arnold Mendelssohn scarcely ranks as a footnote in most musical textbooks, despite his seminal role in the revival of German church music as well as having taught composers such as Paul Hindemith and Guenther Raphael....

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  • Berühmte Sinfonien Schubert, Franz (Komp) / Zender, Hans (Dirigent) / SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-B

    Berühmte Sinfonien

    Doppel-CD

    This latest release in the Premium Composers Series features a program of the most famous and most beautiful symphonies of Franz Schubert. Naturally, the "Unfinished" is here as well as both the "Small" and the "Great" C Major Symphonies,...

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  • Berühmte Klavierwerke Chopin, Frédéric (Komp) / Bunin, Vladimir (Klavier) / Hatzopoulos, Pavlos (Klavi

    Berühmte Klavierwerke

    Doppel-CD

    This compilation includes some of the best-known works of Chopin, featuring the "Revolutionary Etude", the Barcarolle Op. 60, the Second Sonata and the Fantaisie-Impromptu. These works, from the intimate Nocturnes to the symphonic drama of...

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  • Posthorn Serenade, Symphony No. 33, Haffner Serenade, Symphony No. 35 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (Komp) / Brown, Iona (Dirigent) / Academy of St. Martin

    Posthorn Serenade, Symphony No. 33, Haffner Serenade, Symphony No. 35

    Doppel-CD

    For this latest release in hänssler CLASSIC's Premium Composers edition we have selected a program of serenades and symphonies from Mozart's Salzburg period. Mozart's late years in Salzburg were extremely productive especially in the...

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  • Cello Sonatas Ravel, Maurice (Komp) / Magnard, Albéric (Komp) / Lalo, Édouard (Komp) / Radutiu

    Cello Sonatas

    Compact Disc

    hänssler CLASSIC is proud to the gifted, young cellist Valentin Radutiu. Born in Munich in 1986, Radutiu has studied with Heinrich Schiff in Vienna and since 2007 he has been a member of David Geringas' cello studio at the Hanns Eisler...

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  • Die Geburt Christi Herzogenberg, Heinrich von (Komp) / Grube, Christian (Dirigent) / Ensemble Oriol

    Die Geburt Christi

    Doppel-CD

    Heinrich von Herzogenberg (1843-1900) was a singular composer for the 19th Century. He found inspiration in
    the music of Wagner and Schumann, but was also the
    founder of the Bach Society and championed works of older
    composers such...

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  • Symphonie Fantastique, Concert Overtures Berlioz, Hector (Komp) / Norrington, Roger (Dirigent) / Cambreling, Sylvain (Dir

    Symphonie Fantastique, Concert Overtures

    Doppel-CD

    Hector Berlioz remains to this day the arch Romantic composer - his imagination knew no bounds and through his often extreme visions, he revolutionized the way composers would approach the orchestra in the future. Spooky, wild, tender and...

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  • Brandenburgische Konzerte BWV 1046-1051 Bach, Johann Sebastian (Komp) / Rilling, Helmuth (Dirigent) / Oregon Bach Festiv

    Brandenburgische Konzerte BWV 1046-1051

    Doppel-CD

    Helmuth Rilling may rightly be called the "King of Bach" - a title he has earned through a lifetime's devotion to the music of the master. His decades-long preoccupation with Bach has resulted in many extraordinary "firsts" including the...

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  • Carl Schuricht Collection II Schuricht, Carl (Dirigent) / SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart (Orchester)

    Carl Schuricht Collection II

    Compact Disc

    Carl Schuricht was one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century whose artistic presence and creative power still confers on today's listeners. After the succesful first edition of his work, this "Carl Schuricht Collection II"...

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  • Piano Works Vol. 8 Schubert, Franz (Komp) / Oppitz, Gerhard (Klavier)

    Piano Works Vol. 8 (Volume 8)

    Compact Disc

    Gerhard Oppitz is among the most famous living exponents of the German Romantic piano music. He loves performing the great cyclical works such as Beethoven or Schubert in multi-night marathons. Following his widely acclaimed recording of...

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  • Piano Concertos Wq. 14, 17, 43/4 Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (Komp) / Rische, Michael (Klavier) / Leipziger Kammer

    Piano Concertos Wq. 14, 17, 43/4 (Volume 2)

    Compact Disc

    C. P. E. Bach's piano concertos are eloquent testimonies of the musical "Sturm and Drang". Moreover, they are unusual mediators between Baroque and Classic. The CD at hand presents the second part of the concertos in an excellent recording...

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