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BOULT Vaughan Williams Symphonies Volume 3: Symphonies 4 & 5

BOULT Vaughan Williams Symphonies Volume 3: Symphonies 4 & 5

"It is a very definite feather in Decca’s cap that they should bring out a complete recording of all the symphonies of Britain’s greatest living ...

RENATA TEBALDI'S 1952 Tosca

RENATA TEBALDI'S 1952 Tosca

"It is more than possible that Madame Callas's Tosca is more effective on the stage than on discs, but whatever the reason her performance, record...

MENGELBERG/CONCERTGEBOUW Telefunkens Vol. 2

MENGELBERG/CONCERTGEBOUW Telefunkens Vol. 2

This week’s release returns to our series featuring Willem Mengelberg’s complete recordings with the Concertgebouw Orchestra for the Telefunken lab...

BUSCH & SERKIN at the Library of Congress

BUSCH & SERKIN at the Library of Congress

This album of recitals from the Library of Congress in Washington by Adolf Busch & Rudolf Serkin includes three recordings issued here for the ...

CURZON plays Schubert

CURZON plays Schubert

Clifford Curzon, one of the great pianists of the twentieth century, was notoriously shy of the recording studio - despite a career with Decca dati...

CANTELLI at the NBC - his 2nd concert

CANTELLI at the NBC - his 2nd concert

This week we offer you one of the rarer Cantelli broadcasts, taken from fine transfers of near-mint transcription discs originally cut live in the ...

BUDAPEST QUARTET Introuvables

BUDAPEST QUARTET Introuvables

This release brings us no fewer than three “lost” treasures from the legendary Budapest Quartet: works by Haydn, Tchaikovsky and Dvořák, whi...

MARIA CALLAS in Il barbiere di Siviglia

MARIA CALLAS in Il barbiere di Siviglia

"Sung with a smile which becomes radiantly visible if one can add the memory of sparkling eyes and brilliant teeth as shown in video recordings of...

BOULT Vaughan Williams Symphonies, Volume 2

BOULT Vaughan Williams Symphonies, Volume 2

"A recording about which no sort of reservations need be made; first-rate, and immensely welcome. Performance and recording both take high honours....

ADOLF BUSCH Concertos in Wartime New York

ADOLF BUSCH Concertos in Wartime New York

"Brahms's Violin Concerto could have had no more appropriate interpreter in 1943 than Adolf Busch ... Busch's clarity in the first movement's...

SZIGETI European Columbia Recordings, Volume 2

SZIGETI European Columbia Recordings, Volume 2

"Szigeti never had an interest in being a virtuoso. He was a musician who happened to play the violin. The depth of his insight, his ability t...

KNAPPERTSBUSCH conducts Parsifal

KNAPPERTSBUSCH conducts Parsifal

"All concerned with this issue have done a magnificent piece of work, but my last word of praise must be for Hans Knappertsbusch whose superb m...