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Paul Paray The Mercury Masters Vol 2 (22CD)

May 5, 2022

Released 17 June 2022 Under the leadership of Paul Paray, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra quickly cultivated a brilliance of attack, precision of ensemble and moulded sonority. Their signature sound was ideally suited to the dynamic profile of Mercury Living Presence recordings, especially in stereo. This edition of their recordings, remastered from the original sources by […]

Paul Paray The Mercury Masters Vol 1 (23CD)

May 5, 2022

Released 17 June 2022 Covering the first five years of their partnership on Mercury, this edition celebrates the legacy of French conductor, Paul Paray and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded from 1953 to 1957, during the golden era of the orchestra, this original jacket collection includes both mono and early stereo recordings, remastered from the […]

Netherlands Wind Ensemble Complete Philips Recordings (17CD)

February 22, 2022

Issued complete for the first time, including several albums new to CD, is the Philips catalogue of the Netherlands Wind Ensemble – an ensemble that made a defining contribution to Dutch musical life in the 1970s. The Netherlands Wind Ensemble began life in 1959 as a wind quintet, but soon expanded to play Classical-era serenades […]

Wilhelm Kempff The Decca Legacy (13CD)

February 22, 2022

The Decca legacy of WILHELM KEMPFF, one of the last century’s greatest keyboard poets. Wilhelm Kempff is known, with good reason, as a Beethoven interpreter of sublime simplicity, with several cycles of the concertos and sonatas to his credit, all of them recorded for DG. However, he began recording as early as 1918 and made […]