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


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Columbia (Japan), 1971. New Copy
A beautifully faithful reading of Bach's Goldberg Variations – performed here by Anthony Newman on a harpsichord based on the original Hieronymus Hass design – part of a great return to original instruments during this creative wave in the 70s! The performance is quite striking in ... CD
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RCA (Japan), 1960. New Copy
A mesmerizing performance of the "Cello Sonata In D Minor Op 40" by Shostakovich – delivered with incredible dexterity by cellist Daniil Shafran alongside equally hypnotic piano from Lydia Pecherskaya – a duet performance that may well be one of the benchmarks for the piece! ... CD
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RCA, Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 24 CDs
Tremendous late-life work from this legendary violinist – his complete stereo recordings for RCA, plus a fair bit for Columbia Records too – all caught at a time when new technology served as an even better showcase for his talents than before! Jascha Heifetz was one of those players ... CD
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Mercury, 1962. New Copy (reissue)
A standout classic from the Mercury Living Presence series – a soaring performance of Rachmaninoff's colorful Piano Concerto No 2, with vivid backings from Antal Dorati and the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra! Janis also gets some solo space on two Rachmaninoff preludes for piano solo – ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Mercury, 1962. New Copy (reissue)
One of the most enigmatic cellists of the 20th Century – heard here on a keynote recording of Dvorak's famous Cello Concerto In B Minor! Janos Starker is one of our all-time favorites on his instrument – a player who can be subtle when needed, but also able to hit the vivid flights of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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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
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Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2016. New Copy
Beautiful work from Max Richter – a sublime album that mixes his own electronics and keyboards with contributions from a small group of string players – all in that post-classical approach that's made Richter such an important force in recent years! Robert Wyatt also provides readings ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Songs From Before
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2016. New Copy
Beautiful work from Max Richter – a sublime album that mixes his own electronics and keyboards with contributions from a small group of string players – all in that post-classical approach that's made Richter such an important force in recent years! Robert Wyatt also provides readings ... CD
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Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2015. New Copy 44CD
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Seminal work from one of the greatest conductors of 20th Century music – the legendary Pierre Boulez, a creative talent who helped bring more new music to the masses than just about anyone else! Boulez had a strong commitment to working with the most cutting-edge composers of his time – ... CD
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Serious Business – Spektral Quartet (CD/blu-ray)
Sono Luminus, 2016. New Copy 2CDs
A wonderful record from this important string quartet – a group who strike a fine balance between being playful and playing powerfully, and who have a really tremendous ear for unusual repertoire too! The cover and title might seem a bit gimmicky, but Spektral Quartet are far from that ... CD
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RCA, 1958. Near Mint-
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Columbia, 1965. Near Mint-
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London, 1967. Sealed
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Updated September 28, 2016


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