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✨✧ VariousEmil Gilels – The Complete RCA & Columbia Album Collection (7CD set) ... CD
RCA/Sony, Late 50s/Early 60s/1979. New Copy 7CD ... $34.99 36.98
A scattered legacy in music, but a great one too – key American recordings made by Russian pianist Emil Gilels, who recorded much more frequently for the Deutsche Grammophon overseas! These seven albums are almost something of a miracle – given the Cold War time in which they were recorded, which saw far less travel for a Soviet artist. Yet each time Gilels got the chance to visit the US, the record companies were able to capture a moment – with some especially strong live recordings for RCA, and a few great later Columbia albums too. The set features two albums recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Reiner; one solo album of Schubert sonatas; another album of Liszt and Schubert sonatas; a solo performance of material by Shostakovich and Bach; a performance of Chopin's Concerto No 1 with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra; and a performance of Tchakovsky's Concerto No 1 with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta. All seven albums are in tiny LP-styled cover replicas – and the box also includes a booklet with notes! CD

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✨✧ Idris MuhammadHouse Of The Rising Sun ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A surprising jazz funk stunner from drummer Idris Muhammad – part of his great second chapter of work for CTI in the 70s! Idris is working here in a style that's very different than his heavy-footed funky work on Prestige and Blue Note – and while it's easy to criticize him for not keeping the same old breakbeat funk style, it's also important to give him a lot of credit for pushing his vision way past the simple stock style of the earlier days! The record's a very nice set of complicated jazzy grooves – some a bit clubby, but many very nice, and with the kind of sophisticated funk arrangements that were on the best Kudu records. No surprise that Dave Matthews is putting together most of the cuts, save for one excellent groove that's arranged by Tom Harrell. Players include Fred Wesley, Ronnie Cuber, Eric Gale, and Wilbur Bascomb – and titles include "Baia", "Sudan", "Hey Pocky A Way", "Theme For New York City", which is based on the same Chopin haunting tune as Serge Gainsbourg's "Jane B"! CD
(Blu Spec CD.)
Also available House Of The Rising Sun ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ VariousEmil Gilels – The Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (24CD set) ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 24 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A true treasure trove – the complete Deutsche Grammophon catalog of pianist Emil Gilels in a 24CD box set – 7 of which are rare Russian recordings from early in his career! It spans a wide stretch of time, from as far back as his early career in Russia in the 1930s – rare recordings that have gone largely unheard for many many years – to classical piano benchmark material recorded much later. All of it impeccable material, in a generously filled box set! String players include Norbert Brainin, Leonid Kogan, Vasili Shirinsky, Dmitri Tsyganov, Rudolf Barshai, Vadim Boriskovsky, Peter Shidlof, Mstislav Rostropovich and others – with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Leningrad Philharmonic, USSR Radio Symphony and other orchestras – on compositions by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Greig, Mozart, Shubert, Prokofiev, Kabalevsky and others. A great value! CD

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✨✧ VariousEugene Istomin – The Concert & Solo Recordings (12CD set) ... CD
Columbia/Sony, 1950s/1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Way more than just a collection of key recordings from pianist Eugene Istomin – as many of these titles make their CD debut in the set, and the package also features a full disc's worth of unreleased material – with 10 never-heard tracks curated by Maria Casals Istomin! The core albums are key titles in the Columbia Records classical catalog of the 50s and 60s – both solo and concerto recordings, of work by Chopin, Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Schmann, Rachmaninoff, and Schubert. The Brahms material is especially great – and Issac Stern joins Istomin on one recording. Some of the orchestral performances feature Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra – and the Bach material is a great entry in Columbia's Casals/Prades Festival series. All albums come in cool LP-styled sleeves, with original record cover art – and the package also features a booklet of notes and a box too! CD
 
 
 



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