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Puccini: Romance & Drama / Legendary Singers

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Puccini: Romance & Drama / Legendary Singers Callas; Tebaldi; de los Angeles, Freni, Price Björling; di Stefano Bergonzi; del Monaco Merrill; Cossotto etc Karajan (Intermezzo) Catalogue Number: ALC 1601 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: Time: 149:24, ADD/stereo Barcode: 5055354416019 Disc 1: CD 1: 74:48 1. Che gelida manina /Your tiny […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Korngold: Cello Concerto; Much ado about Nothing (Suite); Straussiana; Opera aria/Interlude

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Korngold: Cello Concerto; Much ado about Nothing (Suite); Straussiana; Opera aria/Interlude Linz Bruckner Orchestra Caspar Richter Zuill Bailey (cello) Catalogue Number: ALC 1390 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 67:05, DDD. 2003 Barcode: 5055354413902 “all performances warmly sympathetic…sound with full amplitude and plenty of range to suit the music” “operatic […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Monteverdi Madrigals ‘made spiritual’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Monteverdi Madrigals ‘made spiritual’ Ex Cathedra Jeffrey Skidmore Catalogue Number: ALC 1376 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 67:10, DDD, 1997 Barcode: 5055354413766 “19 of them receive their first recording on this enterprising disc … The sumptuous result is convincing, sensitively moulded and alert to the expressive currency of Monteverdi…’ […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Debussy: 20 Favourites for Piano

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Debussy: 20 Favourites for Piano Martino Tirimo Catalogue Number: ALC 1364 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:24, DDD 1988/91 Barcode: 5055354413643 “this may yet prove to be one of the finest Debussy cycles on record” “Tirimo has a quite exceptional temperamental affinity … (he takes) us into Debussy’s world […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Brahms: Piano Quintet Op.34 Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Brahms: Piano Quintet Op.34 Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor Sviatoslav Richter Borodin Quartet Bolshoi Theatre Quartet Catalogue Number: ALC 1361 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 79:16, ADD, 1958/66 Barcode: 5055354413612 (Brahms) “a performance that brings warmth as well as drama to this music one must go … to […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Gustav Holst: Hymn of Jesus; Egdon Heath; Perfect Fool (Ballet) Toccata for Piano

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Gustav Holst: Hymn of Jesus; Egdon Heath; Perfect Fool (Ballet) Toccata for Piano Welsh and English Folksongs & This I have Done… BBC & London Philharmonic Orchestras Sir Adrian Boult BBC Northern Singers Stephen Wilkinson Catalogue Number: ALC 1359 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 79:26, ADD,1962/74 Barcode: 5055354413599 “(Hymn) […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Tchaikovsky & Sibelius Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky ‘Meditation’ from ‘Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Tchaikovsky & Sibelius Violin Concertos Tchaikovsky ‘Meditation’ from ‘Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher’ David Oistrakh (violin) Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy Vladimir Yampolsky (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1354 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:06, ADD, 1961/62 Barcode: 5055354413544 (Tchaikovsky) “warm, relaxed and romantic, has the right degree of restraint in the […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Puccini: Tosca (complete opera) PLUS Callas sings Puccini’ bonus album (2CDs)

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Puccini: Tosca (complete opera) PLUS Callas sings Puccini’ bonus album (2CDs) Maria Callas Tito Gobbi Giuseppe di Stefano Orchestra La Scala Milan Victor de Sabata Bonus album conducted Serafin/ Karjan Catalogue Number: ALC 2030 Number of Discs: 2 Barcode: 5055354420306 “There has never been a finer recorded performance of Tosca […]

September 2nd, 2017
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Lehar: The Merry Widow Die Lustige Witwe (Complete on 1 CD)

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Lehar: The Merry Widow Die Lustige Witwe (Complete on 1 CD) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Emmy Loose Anton Niessner Erich Kunz Nicolai Geda Otakar Kraus Philharmonia/ Ackermann Catalogue Number: ALC 1363 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 79:00, AAD, 1953 Barcode: 5055354413636 “Merry Widow hats, corsets, dresses, cocktails and cigarettes all became […]

September 2nd, 2017
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Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1; Scottish Fantasy; Brahms: Hungarian Dances 5,8,9

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1; Scottish Fantasy; Brahms: Hungarian Dances 5,8,9 David Oistrakh (violin) London Symphony Orchestra conducted Lovro von Matacic & Jascha Horenstein Vladimir Yampolsky (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1356 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 63:29, ADD, 1956/62 Barcode: 5055354413568 “A first-class recording helps this Concerto into a winner; […]

September 2nd, 2017
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Beethoven Symphonies 3 ‘Eroica’ and No.8, Op.93

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Beethoven Symphonies 3 ‘Eroica’ and No.8, Op.93 London Symphony Orchestra Wyn Morris Catalogue Number: ALC 1353 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:28, stereo 1988/9 Barcode: 5055354413537 “dark and intense Eroica, with urgent allegros … the LSO responds with bite and refinement. Excellent bargain” (Penguin 3 stars) “Fiery, noble, and […]

September 2nd, 2017
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Granados: Orchestral: Dante (symphonic Poem); Cinco Piezas; Two excerpts Goyescas

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Granados: Orchestral: Dante (symphonic Poem); Cinco Piezas; Two excerpts Goyescas Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria / Adrian Leaper Frances Lucey soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera mezzo Catalogue Number: ALC 1348 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 69:20, DDD, 2001 Barcode: 5055354413483 “A simmering first recording of Granados’ luscious Dante and strong […]

September 2nd, 2017
Topic: Alto, Catalogue, Classical Catalogue, Sept 2017 Tags: None