Posts tagged as "ludwig-van-beethoven"

Aromatherapy Vol.8

August 18, 2016

Aromatherapy, the quiet moments of classical music. And the seventh volume is a collection of music inspired by the countryside. This album takes a tour of many and varied landscapes beginning with the English countryside as seen through the eyes of Vaughan Williams, coupled with the Vienna Woods, in Johann Strauss II’s popular waltz, France’s […]

La Nilsson – Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Sacred Songs

May 25, 2016

One of the greatest soprano legends of all time, Nilsson’s 1963 Decca recital with Edward Downes of popular opera arias by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, et.al. has never been fully issued. Here it is on CD – issued complete for the first time and in the fabled sumptuous Decca sound – coupled with her rare ‘Ah, […]

Favourite Overtures

May 25, 2016

The renowned Cleveland sound coupled with the stylish, high-powered baton technique of Lorin Maazel, here bring you a wonderful selection of overtures, some of them making their first appearance on CD.

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; 32 Variations in C minor

May 25, 2016

One of Radu Lupu’s earliest Decca recordings, this couples two of Beethoven’s most dramatic C minor works. The performance with Lawrence Foster receives its first CD release while the C minor Variations have, time and again, been recognised as classic recordings.

Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4

May 25, 2016

Some of the most poetic readings of these concertos.  Lupu and Mehta bring freshness and vitality to No. 1 while No. 4 receives one of its most lucid readings on record with its famous opening, phrased with perhaps unequalled beauty.

Favourite German Opera Choruses

May 25, 2016

Never has a more sublime recording of German Opera Choruses been made. Varviso and his Leipzig and Dresden teams deliver some of the most ravishing sonorities you’ll ever here in a compilation that focuses on Wagner and is surrounded by Weber, Nicolai and Beethoven.

Für Elise – Piano Favourites

May 25, 2016

From Decca’s rich catalogue of piano music comes a generous selection of miniatures for piano, many of them quiet, all of them popular and much sought-after, in the finest of performances, of course.

The Best of Beethoven

May 25, 2016

A collection of some of the greatest performances of Beethoven’s music here excerpted on a single CD from the ‘Yellow Label’s’ premium catalogue of Beethovenia.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 ‘Choral’

May 25, 2016

The first release at super-budget price of this towering performance of the ninth symphony. Many of the recordings in this Beethoven cycle have never before been locally available.

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8

May 25, 2016

The first release at super-budget price of these towering performances. Many of the recordings in this Beethoven cycle have never before been locally available.