Posts tagged as "ludwig-van-beethoven"

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.

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5

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.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’; Overtures

May 25, 2016

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

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

May 25, 2016

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