Alto CD

Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Concertos

Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Concertos ALSO: Symphonic Dances, Scherzo, Isle of the Dead Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Pavel Kogan Sviatoslav Richter Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Byron Janis Abbey Simon Antal Dorati Leonard Slatkin Catalogue Number: ALC 6005 Number of Discs: 6 Date/Runtime: 412 mins; 1961-90 A/DDD CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Kogan) “vibrant soulful and involving …genuinely […]

November 4th, 2014
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Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 3 Preludes in E flat major Op23/6; in C sharp minor Op3/2

Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 3 Preludes in E flat major Op23/6; in C sharp minor Op3/2 Byron Janis Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra Kyrill Kondrashin London Symphony Orchestra Antal Dorati Catalogue Number: ALC 1239 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:03 stereo,1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (No.1) “On the occasion of the first […]

February 14th, 2014
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Copland: Appalachian Spring; Billy the Kid Rodeo (4 Dance Episodes)

Copland: Appalachian Spring; Billy the Kid Rodeo (4 Dance Episodes) Antal Dorati London Sym. Orchestra Minneapolis Orch Catalogue Number: ALC 1229 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:16 Hi-Fi stereo 1959/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Dorati pioneered the first stereo recordings of the complete Billy the Kid and (this) caused a sensation …for […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Respighi: The Birds; Ancient Airs & Dances; Canzone e Danza

Respighi: The Birds; Ancient Airs & Dances; Canzone e Danza (from Brazilian Expressions) Antal Dorati London Sym. Orchestra Philharmonia Hungarica Catalogue Number: ALC 1222 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:47 Hi-Fi stereo CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Birds) “vividness of detail particularly suits Dorati’s spirited account of The Birds, bringing pictorial piquancy of […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Dvořák Slavonic Dances Opp. 46 & 72

Antonín Dvořák Slavonic Dances Opp. 46 & 72 Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Antal Doráti Catalogue Number: ALC 1146 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 67:40, ADD 1974/5 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Doráti shapes his Slavonic Dances with real affection, and his orchestra is extremely accomplished: a delightful disc….The Bamberg Orchestra was formed from Czech musicians […]

August 25th, 2011
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