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Milford and Stanford Violin Concertos The Fire That Breaks From Thee

May 13, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Milford and Stanford Violin Concertos The Fire That Breaks From Thee

EM Records new release and offer. Violin Concertos By Milford and Stanford. Imagine a work of searing beauty, masterly orchestration and emotional profundity – one of the greatest violin concertos to have emerged from these musically fecund shores; only once heard, never recorded – lost to generations. It is this work, Robin Milford’s Violin Concerto, […]

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Thielemann Strauss Elektra

May 9, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Thielemann Strauss Elektra

In the Strauss anniversary year, this is Deutsche Grammophons new key audio release: a truly electrifying once in a lifetime performance of Strauss’ Elektra with the Staatskapelle Dresden. The recording features today’s dream cast for Elektra: Evelyn Herlitzius, Anne Schwanewilms, Waltraud Meier and René Pape, all under the expert baton of Strauss master Christian Thielemann […]

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Valery Gergiev Mariinsky Shostakovich Symphonies 4 5 and 6

May 9, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Valery Gergiev Mariinsky Shostakovich Symphonies 4 5 and 6

Valery Gergiev continues his acclaimed Shostakovich symphony cycle with his sixth release, a 2-SACD set of consecutive symphonies 4, 5 & 6. Shostakovich’s symphonies are often emotionally powerful and the three symphonies performed here are a particularly compelling and riveting combination. The tortuous difficulty of adhering to vaguely articulated political dictats shaped the evolution of […]

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