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Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz Theme by Diabelli / Mozart Violin Sonata K 379

Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz Theme by Diabelli / Mozart Violin Sonata K 379 Sviatoslav Richter (Mozart also with Oleg Kagan violin) Catalogue Number: ALC 1310 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 74:51 DDD 1988-82 Barcode: 5055354413100 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Diabelli was overwhelmed by the work submitted by Beethoven which quite […]

February 8th, 2016
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Mozart: The Two Piano Quartets K478, K493

Mozart: The Two Piano Quartets K478, K493 The Nash Ensemble (Marianne Thorsen – violin Lawrence Power – viola Paul Watkins – cello lan Brown – piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1304 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 66:40; DDD 2005/6 Barcode: 5055354413049 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Mozart’s piano quartets, sharply contrasted, are among the finest […]

November 5th, 2015
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William Boyce: Eight Symphonies, Op. 2 Leopold Mozart: ‘Toy Symphony’ & Trumpet Concerto

William Boyce: Eight Symphonies, Op. 2 Leopold Mozart: ‘Toy Symphony’ & Trumpet Concerto Württemberg Chamber Orchestra, Heilbronn conductor Jörg Faerber Catalogue Number: ALC 1264 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo ADD 1968 Time 72:06 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “these fresh, inspirating, virile pieces, arguably the finest musical products of Georgian England… the music […]

September 1st, 2014
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MOZART: Piano Concertos 22 & 25 plus Rondo A minor K511

MOZART: Piano Concertos 22 & 25 plus Rondo A minor K511 Alfred Brendel Vienna Volksoper Orchestra Paul Angerer Catalogue Number: ALC 1244 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:08 mins ADD stereo 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Another unforgettable early Brendel coupling, with the sound very respectable in its CD transfer. The E […]

February 14th, 2014
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) Great Mass in C minor K427 Motet: Exsultate, Jubilate K165

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) Great Mass in C minor K427 Motet: Exsultate, Jubilate K165 Maria Stader Topper – Haefliger Sardi – St Hedwig’s Cathedral Berlin Berlin RIAS Orchestra Ferenc Fricsay Catalogue Number: ALC 1235 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 71:53 stereo 1960/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Exsultate, jubilate) “Miss Stader gives an […]

November 4th, 2013
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Mozart: ‘Gran Partita’ Wind Serenade K361

Mozart: ‘Gran Partita’ Wind Serenade K361 PLUS Wind arrangements from Operas ‘Figaro’ and ‘Cosi’ London Mozart Wind Ensemble Jane Glover NY Philharmonic Winds Catalogue Number: ALC 1208 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:39 DDD 1988/90 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “another first-rate version of this gorgeous work..a deeply affectionate reading of the music, […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Mozart Piano Concertos 21, 24

Mozart Piano Concertos 21, 24 Piano Concerto 21 in C, K467 (1785) (as used in the film “Elvira Madigan”) Howard Shelley (pno) City of London Sinfonia conducted from the keyboard Catalogue Number: ALC 1167 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 60:00 DDD, 1986 “Howard Shelley gives delightfully fresh and characterful readings of both concertos, bringing out […]

July 2nd, 2011
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Mozart: Don Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni Eberhard Wächter / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf / Joan Sutherland / Carlo Maria Giulini Catalogue Number: ALC 2502 Number of Discs: 1 Released: November 2010 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The best recording of the greatest of all operas.” – Joe McClellan, Amazon For half a century, a rare concensus of critical opinion […]

June 3rd, 2011
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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro

Mozart   Le Nozze di Figaro Lisa della Casa / Cesare Siepi / Hilde Gueden Erich Kleiber / Vienna Philharmonic Catalog Number: ALC 2501 Number of Discs: 2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “another of the classics of the gramophone, beautifully played by the VPO, conducted with poise and vitality and a real sense […]

June 3rd, 2011
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Brendel Plays Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 27

Brendel Plays Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 27 Alfred Brendel / Paul Angerer / Wiener Volksoperorchester Catalogue Number: ALC 1114 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY 3 Stars ‘[Brendel proved] an inspired Mozartian when he made these earlier recordings… radiant freshness and spontaneity which he did not quite match in […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos and Fragments

Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos and Fragments Barry Tuckwell / Philharmonia Orchestra Catalog Number: ALC 1107 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Remains first choice for those wanting these works in a modern-instrument performance with first-class digital sound… moreover, unusually complete” — Penguin Guide [3 stars] Barry Tuckwell is one of the […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – Highlights

Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – Highlights Cesare Siepi / Hilde Guede / Alfred Poell / Lisa Della Casa / Hilde Rössel-Majdan / Fernando Corena / Suzanne Danco / Erick Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker und Staatsoperchor Catalogue Number: ALC 1097 Number of Discs: CD Released: June 2010 Highlights from a landmark Mozart opera recording – […]

June 2nd, 2011
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