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Trio Recital 1973
Buchbinder, Rudolf (Klavier) / Suk, Josef (Violine) / Starker, Janos (Cello)

Trio Recital 1973

Josef Suk, János Starker and Rudolf Buchbinder made guest appearance at the Schwetzingen SWRFestival in 1973 - three internationally known, even famous presented two of the most celebrated works of the piano trio repertoire. Suk and...

Piano Recital 1988
Bolet, Jorge (Klavier) / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix (Komp)

Piano Recital 1988

In hosting Jorge Bolet, the Schwetzingen SWR Festival concert series presented a pianist who was renowned as one of history's great Liszt interpreters. However, the gentleman from Cuba's success in interpreting Liszt goes beyond the purely...

Solo Concertos RV: 99, 429, 504, 417, 106, 450, 107
Barocksolisten München (Orchester) / Vivaldi, Antonio (Komp)

Solo Concertos RV: 99, 429, 504, 417, 106, 450, 107

18th-century Venice had a unique system of social support that brought great economic, social and cultural benefits to the "Floating City". Among the services offered Venice's poor were a network of orphanages, including the Ospedale...

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

Quartet Recital 1978

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 1974 on, the ensemble frequently found themselve in the spotlight,...

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  • Quartet Recital 1971 Tokyo String Quartet (Ensemble) / Bartók, Béla (Komp) / Beethoven, Ludwig van (K

    Quartet Recital 1971

    Compact Disc

    The 44-year-old history of the Tokyo String Quartet, one of the best quartets in the world, comes to an end in June, 2013. The Quartet has decided that due to the...

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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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  • Complete String Quartets & String Quintet D 956 Verdi Quartett (Interpret) / Schubert, Franz (Komp)

    Complete String Quartets & String Quintet D 956

    Compact Disc

    The Cologne-based Verdi Quartet has had a strong identification with the works of Franz Schubert for many years - a relationship that is immediately obvious when you...

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  • War Requiem - 2 SACDs Britten, Benjamin (Komp) / Rilling, Helmuth (Dirigent) / Taylor, James (Tenor) /

    War Requiem - 2 SACDs

    Doppel-CD

    Britten's "War Requiem" may be one of the largest and most shaking works of the 20th century. The work was an immediate success following its premiere on May 30th 1962...

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  • Messa da Requiem Verdi, Giuseppe (Komp) / Rilling, Helmuth (Dirigent) / Vondung, Anke (Mezzosopra

    Messa da Requiem

    Doppel-CD

    Giuseppe Verdi composed his famous "Requiem" in 1874 on the occasion of the first anniversary of the death of the great writer Alessandro Manzoni, author of the famous...

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  • Hamburger Sinfonien Wq. 182 Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (Komp) / Christ, Wolfram (Dirigent) / Stuttgarter Kam

    Hamburger Sinfonien Wq. 182

    Compact Disc

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  • Symphony No. 5 & The Nutcracker Suite op. 71a Tschaikowsky, Peter I. (Komp) / Norrington, Roger (Dirigent) / SWR Radio-Sinfoni

    Symphony No. 5 & The Nutcracker Suite op. 71a

    Compact Disc

    If classical music collectors can agree upon anything, it's that you just can't get enough Roger Norrington! To meet this ever increasing demand, the team of...

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  • Transfigured Tchaikovsky Tschaikowsky, Peter I. (Komp) / Malan, Petronel (Klavier) / Mikhnovsky, Isaac (K

    Transfigured Tchaikovsky

    Compact Disc

    Transcriptions, adaptations, transformations - how do composers reenvision the works of their colleagues? Indeed, repurposing the music of another composer is almost as...

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  • Metamorphosis Bach, Johann Sebastian (Komp) / Nebel, Angelika (Klavier)

    Metamorphosis

    Compact Disc

    Most transcriptions of Bach's music was written for the piano. From the plethora of edits, reinterpretations, metamorphoses of Johann Sebastian Bach's works for piano,...

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