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Shostakovich Complete Symphonies and Concertos Gergiev

March 2, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Shostakovich Complete Symphonies and Concertos Gergiev

Nobody is better suited to undertake such a challenge than Valery Gergiev and his Mariinsky Orchestra. Over a period of a year all 15 Symphonies and 6 Concertos have been recorded at Salle Pleyel in Paris. What an adventure for the artists and the big production team! Never before in the history of television has […]

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Rachel Podger Vivaldi L Estro Armonico

March 2, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Rachel Podger Vivaldi L Estro Armonico

Vivaldi augmented his reputation as The Red Priest with Estro Armonico, Op. 3, a collection of twelve concertos for one, two and four violins. The title of the collection encapsulates the qualities that so entranced Vivaldi’s contemporaries. ‘Estro Armonico’, which might be translated as ‘musical rapture’, reflects the vitality and freshness of Vivaldi’s invention: its […]

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Isabelle Faust Schumann Violin Concerto

February 24, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Isabelle Fause Schumann Violin concerto

The first volume in a trilogy comprising the complete concertos and piano trios of Schumann brings together two late and unjustly neglected works. The instigators of the project, Isabelle Faust, Alexandre Melnikov and Jean-Guihen Queyras, champion their cause with a force of conviction and a choice of instruments that restore the delicate transparency and subtlety […]

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Mark Elder Mahler Symphony 9 Halle

February 18, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Mark Elder Mahler Symphony 9 Halle

Sir Mark Elder and Hallés latest release is a live recording of the acclaimed concert performance of Mahler’s landmark symphonic work, which closed the 2014 season. “Mahler’s Ninth Symphony has found a new and unexpected soulmate. Elder’s direction was both diffident and purposeful, as though he were shaping a beauty almost too fragile to contemplate.” […]

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Mariss Jansons Bruckner Symphonies 6 and 7

January 29, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Mariss Jansons Bruckner Symphonies 6 and 7

Ever since the tenure of its chief conductor Eduard van Beinum (1945–59), the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra has cherished one of the greatest Bruckner symphonic traditions in the world. With this release of Bruckner’s Sixth and Seventh Symphonies, Mariss Jansons and his Amsterdam-based orchestra add a new chapter to the RCO’s impressive performance and recording history […]

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