Record Labels Archives: Deutsche Grammophon

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Reference Recording: Bartók Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion

For an artist with such a stellar reputation, not to say personal mystique, Martha Argerich seems to have little sense of self-cri...
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CD From Hell: Argerich and Barenboim Live in Buenos Aires

Veteran piano superstars Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim have been teaming up in concert, generating the kind of critical and...
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Big Boxes: DG’s Mono Era

In the aftermath of Decca’s 2015 Mono Years boxed set, the next logical step was for Deutsche Grammophon to explore its early ba...
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Big Boxes: Great Chopin Pianists

What an interesting idea, to compile Chopin recordings by all 18 Warsaw International Chopin Competition winners from 1927 (the co...
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Big Boxes: The Rest of Bernstein’s Universal Legacy

Bernstein's Universal boxes have, on the whole, been more intelligently assembled than his Sony legacy. Of course there's a bit le...
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Classic Recordings of American Symphonic Music

This one's easy. Here is one of the finest recordings of American music ever made. Piston's symphonies still do not receive the at...
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More DG Chopin Preludes, This Time From Yundi

Deutsche Grammophon must love the Chopin Preludes. Between 2007 and 2015 alone the label released versions by Rafal Blechacz, Greg...
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Big Boxes: Gulda’s Mozart

Friedrich Gulda’s Mozart recordings for Deutsche Grammophon have been gathered together in this boxed set, along with the pianis...
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Grimaud’s “Water” Is All Wet

Originally presented as an exercise in performance art (and captured live with some minor audience noise), this program of pieces ...
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Sokolov Up And Down

Grigory Sokolov’s 1970s recording of the Beethoven “Hammerklavier” sonata (issued on LP and CD by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab)...