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STOKOWSKI - BACH Symphonic Transcriptions

STOKOWSKI - BACH Symphonic Transcriptions

Sunday 18 April sees the 139th birthday of Leopold Stokowski, and it's the ideal moment for us to reach the final volume of our extensive series of...

BRUNO WALTER at the NBC, Volume 1

BRUNO WALTER at the NBC, Volume 1

Bruno Walter was just one of many guest conductors to take the podium in Radio City, New York and lead the NBC Symphony Orchestra, but he was certa...

ARRAU Bach: Goldberg Variations

ARRAU Bach: Goldberg Variations

"Claudio Arrau, the Chilean pianist, enthralled the audience at his recital last night in Carnegie Hall with a series of performances that could ha...

LEO BLECH 150th Anniversary Album

LEO BLECH 150th Anniversary Album

This is a great collection of recordings by Leo Blech, a conductor more associated with the operatic repertoire, with a number of recordings made t...

BIRGIT NILSSON in Puccini's La fanciulla del West

BIRGIT NILSSON in Puccini's La fanciulla del West

"Nilsson remembered what a struggle she had learning the part at the last minute specially for the recording, yet her poise and control of line rea...

BOULT The NBC Recordings

BOULT The NBC Recordings

This is a very exciting release: Sir Adrian Boult's only two broadcast concerts with the NBC Symphony Orchestra in astonishingly fine sound quality...

STOKOWSKI conducts C20 American Composers

STOKOWSKI conducts C20 American Composers

The NBC broadcasts of Leopold Stokowski continue to prove a rich mine of fabulous and unusual musical riches. Stokowski wasn't shy in his promotion...

MENGELBERG Telefunken Recordings, Volume 1

MENGELBERG Telefunken Recordings, Volume 1

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Willem Mengelberg (28 March 1871), Pristine is pleased to present the first in a series of ...

BEECHAM conducts Bizet's Carmen

BEECHAM conducts Bizet's Carmen

“Beecham’s work was a triumph of brilliant pacing, of delicate accompanying, of fine attention to detail and of general animation. He made the Bize...

KEMPFF Beethoven Piano Concertos, Volume 1

KEMPFF Beethoven Piano Concertos, Volume 1

“Kempff strides with Haydnesque gallantry in the First, his brio both bracing and affectionate. The warmth and delicacy of his slow movement is bot...

BUSCH conducts Haydn in Copenhagen

BUSCH conducts Haydn in Copenhagen

“The best orchestral performance in the group I listened to. . .The Clock [is] conducted with taste by Fritz Busch, played expertly by the Austrian...

CALLAS in Rossini's Il Turco in Italia

CALLAS in Rossini's Il Turco in Italia

"[Callas is] in great voice in this 1954 recording, absolutely secure throughout her range, and her impeccable rhythmic sense makes her work in the...