Record Labels Archives: Erato

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Big Boxes: Zuzana Ružičková’s Legendary Bach Cycle

Zuzana Ružičková is a remarkable artist with an extraordinary life story. As a teenager she was interned in multiple concentrat...
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Martinon Plays Poulenc On “Erato Originals”

Evidently Erato now has its own "originals" series, this being a typical example. The performance of the Organ Concerto is fabulou...
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A 2015 Top Ten Selection: Steffani’s Unique Niobe A Rare Treat

Priest, diplomat, (most probably) spy, and composer Agostino Steffani travelled all over Europe during his lifetime (1653-1728), a...
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Big Boxes: Great Martinon on EMI and Erato

This splendid box contains all of Jean Martinon's late recordings for EMI and Erato (now collectively Warner Classics) made betwee...
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Schubertian Refinement from David Fray

David Fray’s previous Schubert release containing the Moments musicaux and D. 899 Impromptus crossed the thin line between inter...
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A Lucia Bloodstained and Proud Of It

There’s no want for superb recordings of this opera--there are at least a half-dozen Maria Callas performances alone, and one wo...
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Big Boxes: 18 Discs of Messiaen from Warner, Hallelujah!

You may not be losing any sleep over your lack of 18 discs of Messiaen, but for all his music’s o...
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Major Discoveries: Roussel’s Aeneas

Jean Martinon recorded a dazzling Bacchus et Ariane Suite No. 2 with the Chicago Symphony for RCA, a performance never issued on C...
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Historical Gems: A Lili Kraus Treasure Trove

Announcements about Erato’s boxed set devoted to the great pianist Lili Kraus (1903-1986) generated understandable anticipation ...
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Historical Gems: Marcelle Meyer’s Genius Rameau

The legendary French pianist Marcelle Meyer’s 1953 cycle of Rameau’s complete keyboard music is a milestone of the piano disco...