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Andrea Marcon Caldara La concordia de pianeti

September 24, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Andrea Marcon Caldara La concordia de pianeti

This release marks the world-premiere recording and rediscovery of Antonio Caldara’s La Concordia de’ pianeti, a musical serenade of operatic magnitude composed for the court of Austrian Emperor Karl VI, featuring the crème de la crème of the day’s singers, including the legendary castrato Carestini. Unearthed and edited by Andrea Marcon, the piece offers a […]

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Mark Elder Offenbach Fantastio Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

September 22, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Offenbach Fantastio Mark Elder Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Fantasio is considered one of Offenbach’s most beautiful and refined works. A heady cocktail of charm, gracefulness and gentle melancholy, of bad-tempered jokes and poetry, Fantasio marks the crucial step in Offenbach’s path towards The Tales of Hoffmann. Among the least known of Offenbach’s works it received only 10 performances following its very brief run […]

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Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2014

September 17, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2014

The Gramophone Awards 2014 record of the year has been announced. Many category winners can be purchased at special prices.   RECORD OF THE YEAR | ORCHESTRAL BRAHMS The Symphonies. Gewandhausorchester / Riccardo Chailly. Decca 3cds (Jewel case version) BRAHMS The Symphonies. Gewandhausorchester / Riccardo Chailly. Decca 3cds BRAHMS The Symphonies. Gewandhausorchester / Riccardo Chailly. […]

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Categories: Awards

Cecilia Bartoli New Album St Petersburg

September 17, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Cecilia Bartoli New Album St Petersburg

Cecilia Bartoli returns with a majestic new album of world premiere recordings, hidden treasures of the Mariinsky. For the very first time Bartoli explores the Baroque musical treasures of Tsarist Russia with music from the court of three 18th century Tsaristas: Anna, Elizabeth and Catherine the Great. Music written by Italian and German composers working […]

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Phase 4 Stereo Decca Box Sets

September 10, 2014 | MDT Mail Order

Phase 4 Stereo Decca Box Sets

Available as a 40 CD box set or vinyl set. INCEPTION: Phase 4 stereo was created in 1961 as an American subsidiary of Decca, and steered to success by New Yorker Tony D’Amato. 200 classical releases were eventually released within this label, with the first major classical releases 50 years ago in 1964. IMMEDIACY OF […]

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Categories: Box sets