Posts tagged as "czech-philharmonic-orchestra"

The Peter Maag Edition

January 6, 2021

Newly compiled for the first time, the Decca career of a pre-eminent Mozart conductor, complemented by his recordings for Deutsche Grammophon and Westminster. Peter Maag began his career as a pianist, but turned to conducting with the encouragement of Wilhelm Furtwangler. He made his first Decca recording having lately turned 30, with the Suisse Romande […]

Aromatherapy – Vol. 2: The Romantic Bach

May 25, 2016

Aromatherapy, the quiet moments of classical music. And in the second volume, Romantic Bach, discover why as a Baroque composer his music transcends time, place and genres. This collection offers the quiet moments of Bach’s music – piano transcriptions of his chorale preludes; slow movements from concertos and beloved moments from his Cantatas.

Dvorak: Violin Concerto; Serenade for Strings

April 29, 2016

Two of Dvorák’s sunniest inspirations on CD together. The rare recording of the Violin Concerto with German violinist Edith Peinemann is once more made available and Kubelík’s recording of the Serenade was always one of the most highly recommended.

Dvořák: Cello Concerto; Reger: Suite; Francaix: Fantasy

March 5, 2016

In the year 2015 we should have been celebrating the seventieth birthdays of two uniquely talented women cellists who were both born in 1945 but instead we have been remembering a more tragic coincidence: in 1973, multiple sclerosis forced the English virtuoso, Jacqueline du Pré, to retire and her German colleague, Anja Thauer, committed suicide. […]