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Ivan Fischer Brahms Symphony 4

September 29, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Ivan Fischer Brahms Symphony 4

Symphony No. 4, Hungarian dances No. 3, 7 and 11. Budapest Festival Orchestra. Available to pre-order at a special price as part of the Channel Classics label offer. BRAHMS Symphony No. 4, Hungarian dances No. 3, 7 & 11. Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer. Channel Classics Records SACDSpecial price: £10.95 Usually £12.50 “What a […]

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Rene Jacobs Mozart Die Entfuhrung

September 22, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Rene Jacobs Die Entfuhrung

The 1782 premiere in Vienna of Die Entführung aus dem Serail was an unprecedented success. This dazzling triumph was enhanced by a libretto celebrating and counter to contemporary prejudices concerning the Ottoman Empire. Mozart gave an important place to the spoken dialogue, often severely cut, but fully restored and brought to life here by René […]

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Igor Levit Bach Beethoven Rzewski

September 22, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Igor Levit Bach Beethoven Rzewski

Following his landmark recordings, Beethoven The Late Piano Sonatas and Bach Partitas, both of which has won him international acclaim, Igor Levit is now tackling another three major works: Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations, and Frederic Rzewski’s Variations on “The People United Will Never Be Defeated”. BACH Goldberg Variations BEETHOVEN Diabelli Variations RZEWSKI The […]

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Rachel Podger Biber Rosary Sonatas

September 18, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Rachel Podger Biber Rosary Sonatas

The Rosary (Mystery) Sonatas, even today, are considered the most extensive example of scordatura. From the Italian discordare meaning ‘out of tune’, scordatura is a technique whereby the strings are purposefully tuned differently from their usual arrangement. Here the usual G-D-A-E tuning, where the violin strings are consistently a perfect fifth apart, is only used […]

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Itzhak Perlman The Complete Warner Recordings

September 11, 2015 | MDT Mail Order

Itzhak Perlman The Complete Warner Recordings

To celebrate Perlman’s landmark birthday, in September 2015 Warner Classics is releasing Itzhak Perlman — The Complete Warner Recordings, a fifty-nine-album set which contains all the recordings he made for EMI Classics (his principal label) and also for Teldec — including some previously unreleased recordings. The Deluxe Edition covers every aspect of Perlman’s art, containing […]

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