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  1. Legendary Conductors of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Set (5 DVDs)

    Legendary Conductors of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Set (5 DVDs)

    £ 39.99

    This material represents some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and three of their eminent music directors, Charles Munch, Erich Leinsdorf and William Steinberg. This historical footage has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques. It is of exceptional musical interest and historical value, and has been described by critics as a ‘rare treat’ (Gramophone) and ‘welcome documentations’ (BBC Music Magazine).Release Date: 30th September 2013 More details

  2. Great Pianists Box Set (5 CDs)

    Great Pianists Box Set (5 CDs)

    £ 24.99

    The intellectual Claudio Arrau, the poetry of Shura Cherkassky, the coruscating brilliance of Georges Cziffra and the classical mystery of Emil Gilels and Julius Katchen are combined in this set, featuring legendary performances of Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Grieg, Liszt and Tchaikovsky concertos. Release Date: 30th September 2013 More details

  3. BBC Legends Limited Edition Box Set (20 CDs)

    BBC Legends Limited Edition Box Set (20 CDs)

    £ 54.99

    This 20 CD box set brings together some of the greatest performances taken from the BBC archives which were featured in the best-selling series BBC Legends, launched in 1998. The collection features classic recordings by stellar artists including Mstislav Rostropovich, Arturo Toscanini, Emil Gilels, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Sir Thomas Beecham, Dennis Brain, Evgeny Mravinsky, David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter. More details

  4. Ingrid Jacoby – Beethoven’s Complete Piano Concertos (3 CDs)

    Ingrid Jacoby – Beethoven’s Complete Piano Concertos (3 CDs)

    £ 14.99

    Beethoven’s piano concertos are cornerstones in the transition from Classicism to early Romanticism. Ingrid Jacoby’s first recording of the complete Beethoven cycle was recognised by International Record Review as ‘utterly compelling’ and ‘well-nigh flawless in every regard’. More details

  5. Great Choral Classics (5 CDs)

    Great Choral Classics (5 CDs)

    £ 24.99

    This special collection brings together thrilling performances of four choral masterpieces under the baton of four legendary conductors: Steinberg’s nuanced and expressive account of Beethoven’s Missa solemnis, the electrifying drama of Verdi’s and Berlioz’s Requiems brought to the fore by Markevitch and Mitropoulos, and a magisterial live BBC Proms performance of Mahler’s Das klagende Lied conducted by Rozhdestvensky. These recordings won wide critical acclaim on their first release: Gramophone hailed Mitropoulous’s Berlioz as ‘remarkable’, while The Guardian declared Markevitch’s Verdi Requiem to be ‘one of the great interpretations’. More details

  6. Charles Munch – Boston Symphony Orchestra 1958-1962 (5 DVDs)

    Charles Munch – Boston Symphony Orchestra 1958-1962 (5 DVDs)

    £ 39.99

    This material features some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and their charismatic Music Director, Charles Munch. The footage has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques and is of exceptional musical interest and historical value. Filmed at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre, an intimate venue with splendid acoustics enhanced by wood panelling, Munch’s interpretations are characteristically energetic and full of flair, while his rapport with the Boston Symphony Orchestra is obvious. This set represents the most extensive video archive of performances by Charles Munch.More details

  7. Great Italian Operas (6 CDs)

    Great Italian Operas (6 CDs)

    £ 29.99

    This set features two classic performances from the golden age of the Covent Garden Opera Company and a sparkling Falstaff from the Edinburgh Festival, combining masterworks of Italian opera by Puccini, Verdi and Rossini into one outstanding collection. Carefully remastered and restored, the recordings feature a stellar cast of Italian singers and conductors, including renowned soprano Renata Tebaldi, said by Toscanini to possess ‘the voice of an angel’. More details

  8. Great Symphonies (5 CDs)

    Great Symphonies (5 CDs)

    £ 24.99

    Beethoven’s Ninth and Mendelssohn’s “Italian” are two of the great symphonies to appear in this collection, which also features works by Tchaikovsky, Schumann and Brahms, among others. With renowned conductors including Sir Adrian Boult and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky at the helm, these expertly remastered recordings represent an excellent addition to any symphony-lover’s collection. More details

  9. Masterworks: Strauss and Mahler (5 DVDs)

    Masterworks: Strauss and Mahler (5 DVDs)

    £ 39.99

    Two late-romantic giants, Richard Strauss and Gustav Mahler, are showcased in this valuable 5-DVD box set of live recordings. Erich Leinsdorf offers a deeply personal account of Mahler’s First Symphony, while Kurt Sanderling’s interpretation of Das Lied von der Erde is inherently musical. Michael Tilson Thomas leads exciting performances of Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel and Ein Heldenleben, and Hartmut Haenchen gives an outstanding reading of Mahler’s Sixth Symphony from his cycle with the La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra. More details

  10. Classic BBC Proms (5 DVDs)

    Classic BBC Proms (5 DVDs)

    £ 39.99

    This box set embraces five historic performances from the BBC Proms by some of the world’s greatest artists. From the very first season of Promenade Concerts in 1895, the Proms has championed the finest classical music. This unmissable anthology features the legendary partnership of Sir Georg Solti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Debussy, and Garrick Ohlsson’s impassioned account of Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto. Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and Yuri Temirkanov lead two deeply Russian programmes, and characteristic Viennese waltzes – including The Blue Danube – are executed with exuberance, good humour and panache by three conductors well suited to the genre. More details

  11. A Tribute to Rudolf Barshai (20 CD set)
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    A Tribute to Rudolf Barshai (20 CD set)

    £ 54.99

    Rudolf Barshai is one of the great Russian musicians of the twentieth century. Both as a viola player and conductor he worked with renowned figures such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Sviatoslav Richter, David Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovich, Leonid Kogan and Emil Gilels, and several composers wrote especially for his acclaimed ensemble, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. After emigrating to the West, Rudolf Barshai became principal and guest conductor of many orchestras around the world. This CD box is a unique collection of never-before-published radio and studio recordings as well as live concerts from 1951 to 2012. More details

 

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