Alto CD

Dvořák & Schumann Cello Concertos

Dvořák & Schumann Cello Concertos Msitslav Rostropovich R.P.O / Adrian Boult Leningrad/Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1261 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 64:04 ADD, 1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Dvořák) “No praise can be too high for Rostropovich’s performance; not only for its actual playing, technically, but for the poetry, the true inwardness […]

September 1st, 2014
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Schumann & Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos

Schumann & Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos Sviatoslav Richter Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Stanislav Wislocki Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan Catalogue Number: ALC 1200 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 65:00, ADD stereo 1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Schumann): “lacks no style” (Tchaikovsky): “The element of struggle for which this work is […]

February 4th, 2013
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Kathleen Ferrier sings Lieder

Kathleen Ferrier sings Lieder Kathleen Ferrier with VPO / Bruno Walter With John Newmartk (Piano) With Phylis Spurr (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1153 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: AAD, 1949/51 79:22 mins CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “In the Brahms and Mahler everything benefits from the loveliness of voice and sincerity of approach. Finest […]

August 25th, 2011
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Schumann: Piano Works

Schumann: Piano Works   Sviatoslav Richter Catalog Number: ALC 1136 Number of Discs: 1 Released: March 8, 2011 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Sviatoslav Richter’s Schumann was always special – as this superlative compilation confirms: poetic, yet muscular, and with a vivace staccato in the Etudes as light as thistledown. Performance: 5 [out of […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Schumann Favourite Songs

Schumann Favourite Songs   Dame Felicity Lott / Graham Johnson Catalogue Number: ALC 1091 Number of Discs: CD “A connoisseur’s artist” (Penguin Guide) sings the essential Schumann songs. CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Felicity Lott is a connoisseur’s artist, far greater than many more illustrious and publicised rivals…here with great poise and completely unaffected […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Alfred Brendel Plays Schumann

Alfred Brendel Plays Schumann Fantasia in c minor, Op.17 Symphonic Etudes, Op.13 16 German dances Catalogue Number: ALC 1046 Number of Discs: 1 Duration: 58:04 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY *** “Brendel’s opening phrase of the Symphonic Etudes is immediately individual, and yet in essence these 1960’s readings are not wayward, even though strongly […]

May 25th, 2011
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