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Masaaki Suzuki BIS Bach Cantatas Volume 54

July 26, 2013 | MDT Mail Order

Masaaki Suzuki BIS Bach Cantatas Volume 54

As the penultimate volume in this acclaimed cycle it is a sobering thought that as many as a hundred of Bach’s church cantatas may have been lost if it were not for the efforts of artists such as the BCJ and Masaaki Suzuki. The fragment Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe, was apparently intended for […]

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Hyperion Romantic Piano Concerto 61 Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Howard Shelley

July 26, 2013 | MDT Mail Order

Hyperion Romantic Piano Concerto 61 Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Howard Shelley

The Romantic Piano Concerto series reaches Volume 61, and continues to probe into the obscurest depths of the nineteenth-century piano world. Döhler’s Piano Concerto in A major and Dreyschock’s Salut à Vienne are both first recordings. The two composer-pianists were contemporaries, both child prodigies and both hugely admired in their day. Today their names are […]

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August New Releases

July 25, 2013 | MDT Mail Order

The complete new release listing has been published. Any of the titles can be pre-ordered and we will send when available. With the new MDT website, the August listing can be narrowed by Genre, Format etc. by using the filters shown on the left side of the page. The order of the releases can be changed […]

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Verdi Requiem Kaufmann Harteros Garanca Pape Barenboim

July 24, 2013 | MDT Mail Order

Verdi Requiem Kaufmann Harteros Garanca Pape Barenbiom

A Verdi Requiem with a dream line-up of soloists and the forces of La Scala, Milan, directed by one of the greatest maestros of our time. Preceding acclaimed performances at the Lucerne and Salzburg Festivals, Barenboim and his magnificent partners recorded this masterpiece around a live performance at La Scala, Milan, in 2012. This marks […]

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Donizetti Caterina Cornaro BBC Symphony Orchestra David Parry

July 24, 2013 | MDT Mail Order

Caterina Cornaro BBC Symphony Orchestra David Parry

Caterina Cornaro was written in the extremely productive last period of Donizetti’s life (between Don Pasquale and Linda di Chamounix) and was the last of his operas to be premiered in the composer’s lifetime. Like every other work of this period, it is intensely original, in this case being unusually dark in both subject matter […]

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