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XEarly music to 20th Century classical, and everything in between -- opera, sonatas, string quartets, symphonies, and chamber music!

Deutsche Grammophon, 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 3CD
A beautiful tribute to the genius of Mstislav Rostropovich – one of the greatest cellists of the 20th Century, and a musician who really helped transform the role of the instrument in classical music! This package brings together music from three decades of recording – some of ... CD
For Seasons
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2017. New Copy
A very cool project from Daniel Hope – one that follows off his work with Max Richter on Vivaldi Recomposed – as it first features an unusual take on Vivaldi's "Four Seasons", then moves into different month-based performances of work from talents as diverse as Chilly Gonzales ... CD
Archiv Produktion/Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1960. New Copy 3LP (reissue)
A classic reading of Bach's cello suites – and a package that's not just important in the rediscovery of these works at midcentury, but also to the growing role of cello soloists in recorded classic music! Pierre Fournier was easily one of the greatest European musicians on the instrument at ... LP, Vinyl record album
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 25CD
One of the first important cellists on the Deutsche Grammophon label – presented here in a beautiful box that features his complete works for that company, plus other material for Decca and Philips as well! Fournier's phrasing brought a new sort of subtlety to the cello in performance – ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1991/1992. New Copy
A beautiful reading of one of our favorite larger works by Philip Glass – his sublime Concerto For Violin & Orchestra – a work that has plenty of currents of his soundtrack music for the film Koyaanisqatsi – served up with some especially beautiful work on violin by Gidon ... LP, Vinyl record album
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1997. New Copy
Gil Shaham is superb on his reading of Arvo Part's "Fratres" – a piece dedicated to Gideon Kremer, and played here with as much deftness and edge as we find in Kremer's own best work of the time. The larger orchestra fills in amidst the strings with growing force as the piece moves ... LP, Vinyl record album
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 37CD
An incredible collection of work from one of our favorite cellists ever – not just the Deutsche Grammophon recordings promised in the title, but also material recorded for the Decca, Philips, and Westminster labels too – marking a seminal moment when this Russian talent came out into ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1998. New Copy
A transcendental performance of the 12 Etudes by Liszt – performed by Yukio Yokoyama on piano, and recorded with a beautifully rich sound! There's a great sense of "room" in the production – as the notes move into space, and grow with their own resonance – a quality ... CD
Henryk Szeryng In Recital – With Charles Reiner
RCA (Japan), 1959. New Copy
An incredible performance from this legendary violinist – one that has all the complex dynamics of his work from earlier years – but presented with a lot more subtlety in this intimate set of duets with pianist Charles Reiner! The well-recorded set is a standout from the Living Stereo ... CD
Mercury, 1962. New Copy (reissue)
A sublime take on Brahms' Violin Concerto In D Major – captured here with wonderful sound as part of the Living Presence legacy from Mercury! Antal Dorati conducts the London Symphony with that famous ear for color and tone that made him one of the most dynamic orchestra talents of his time ... LP, Vinyl record album
Facade (10-inch LP)
Columbia, 1997. Very Good-
... LP, Vinyl record album
RCA, 1958. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Philips, Late 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold
... LP, Vinyl record album
Updated March 24, 2017

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