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10BEST Works by Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rossini, Debussy, Ravel, Scriabin, Stravinsky, Verdi and Brahms Various Composers Argerich; Martha
Various Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (cond.)
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Bacewicz BACEWICZ, GRAZYNA: Concert Krakowiak; Ten Concert Etudes; Two Etudes on Double Notes; Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2
BACEWICZ; GRAZYNA Jablonski, Peter (piano)
Ondine 9 / 9
10BEST Works by: Dvořák, Brahms, Janáček, Kabeláč, Martinu, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Mahler Various Composers Ancerl; Karel
: Berlin Philharmonic,Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Deutsche GrammophonSupraphon Insiders Only
61Z0h1FJDcL._SL1200 BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major Op. 109; Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major Op. 110; Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor Op. 111
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Gerardo Teissonnière (piano)
Steinway & Sons 7 / 9
cafezimmermannbach Café Zimmermann’s Re-scaled, Re-scored, Rewarding Bach BACH; C.P.E.BACH; J.S. Café Zimmermann
Alpha 10 / 10
71M3FUG06dL._SL1200 DELUCCHI, EMANUELE: Piano Music
DELUCCHI; EMANUELE Emanuele Delucchi (piano)
Piano Classics 8 / 8
71wNX-ug1RS._SL1200 MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS: Piano Sonata in A minor K. 310; Fantasie in C minor K. 396 (arranged by Maximilian Stadler); Fantasie in D minor K. 397; Kleiner Trauermarsch in C minor K. 453a; Fantasie in C minor K. 475; Piano Sonata in C minor K. 457; Rondo in A minor K. 511; Adagio in B minor K. 540; Allegro in G minor K. 312
MOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUS Indré Petrauskaité (piano)
Avie 7 / 10
Tchaikovsky_-_Pathetique_-2022-Remastered TCHAIKOVSKY, PIOTR ILYICH: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique"
TCHAIKOVSKY; PIOTR ILYICH Mitropoulos; Dimitri
: New York Philharmonic
Sony Classical 10 / 7
10BEST Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mahler, Respighi, R. Strauss, Mussorgsky, Hovhannes, Bartók, and Rimsky-Korsakov Various Composers Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (cond.)
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catalanmunoz Homage To Catalonia BONET; NARCÍSMOMPOU; FREDERICTOLDRÀ; EDUARD Isaí Jess Muñoz (tenor); Oksana Glouchko (piano)
Bridge 9 / 8
sternlisztetudes LISZT, FRANZ: Études d’exécution transcendante S. 139
LISZT; FRANZ Gabriel Stern (piano)
Mirare 8 / 9
61cIjIs-LTS._SL1200 Paul Hindemith: Sonatas for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Tenor Horn, with Piano HINDEMITH; PAUL Emmanuel Pahud (flute); François Leleux (oboe); Paul Meyer (clarinet); Gilbert Audin (bassoon); Radovan Vlatkovic (tenor horn); Eric Le Sage (piano)
Les Vents Français
Warner Classics 8 / 8
10BEST Works by Smetana, Janáček, Dvořák, Mahler, Pfitzner, Wagner, Hindemith, Schoenberg, Verdi, and Bartók Various Composers Various Orchestras and Soloists, Rafael Kubelik (cond.)
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814GwupDXIL._SL1200 Various composers and works CHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICDEBUSSY; CLAUDEGRIEG; EDVARDLISZT; FRANZMUSSORGSKY; MODESTRACHMANINOV; SERGEIRAVEL; MAURICE Cécile Ousset (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai; London Symphony Orchestra, Neville Marriner; Philharmonia Orchestra, Gunter Herbig; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Masur
Warner Classics Insiders Only
71RqilvWvL._SL1200 BACH, J.S.: Goldberg Variations BWV 988
BACH; J.S. Klára Würtz (piano)
Piano Classics 10 / 10
10BEST Works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Delius, Ireland, Bax, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Debussy, Grieg, Puccini BAX; ARNOLDDEBUSSY; CLAUDEDELIUS; FREDERICKELGAR; EDWARDGRIEG; EDVARDMAHLER; GUSTAVPUCCINI; GIACOMOSIBELIUS; JEANTCHAIKOVSKY; PIOTR ILYICHVAUGHAN WILLIAMS; RALPH Various Orchestras, John Barbirolli (cond.)
TestamentWarner Classics Insiders Only
818vPMC-lfL._SL1500 Works by Bach, Barber, Chopin, Debussy, Grieg, & Rachmaninov BACH; J.S.BARBER; SAMUELCHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICDEBUSSY; CLAUDEGRIEG; EDVARDRACHMANINOV; SERGEI Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
Decca 8 / 10
10BEST Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Bach, Orff, Elgar, Haydn, Wagner and Schubert BACH; J.S.BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESBRUCKNER; ANTONELGAR; EDWARDHAYDN; JOSEPHORFF; CARLSCHUBERT; FRANZWAGNER; RICHARD Jochum; Eugen
: Various orchestras
Deutsche GrammophonWarner Classics Insiders Only
Santoro57 SANTORO, CLAUDIO: Symphonies Nos. 5 and 7 "Brasilia"
SANTORO; CLAUDIO Thomson; Neil
: Goiás Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 8 / 8
61xFjCAECGL._SL1200 Works by Beethoven, Richard Strauss, & Wagner BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANSTRAUSS; RICHARDWAGNER; RICHARD Various soloists & orchestras
Knappertsbusch; Hans
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612eU6SiJVL._SL1200 Various works by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, R. Strauss, Wagner, others BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESBRUCKNER; ANTONSTRAUSS; RICHARDWAGNER; RICHARD Clifford Curzon (piano); Lucretia West (contralto)
Knappertsbusch; Hans
: Paris Conservatory Orchestra,Tonhalle Orchestra of Zurich,Vienna Philharmonic
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10BEST Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Stenhammar, Nielsen, Sibelius, Schubert, Dvořák, Mahler, Grieg and Strauss BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESDVORÁK; ANTONINGRIEG; EDVARDMAHLER; GUSTAVNIELSEN; CARLSCHUBERT; FRANZSIBELIUS; JEANSTENHAMMAR; WILHELMSTRAUSS; RICHARD Various Orchestras, Herbert Blomstedt (cond.)
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81Px6kOKYdL._SL1500 Various works by Bartók, Beethoven, Bach, Paganini, Sarasate, Brahms, Prokofiev, Dvorák, Stravinsky, Lalo, Sibelius, others BACH; J.S.BARTÓK; BELABEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESDVORÁK; ANTONINLALO; ÉDOUARDPAGANINI; NICCOLÒSARASATE; PABLO DE Ruggiero Ricci (violin); various instrumentalists
Various orchestras & conductors
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61GOqLAXW5L._SL1425 Works by Serrano, Lauba, Bark, Goldstein, & Yang Scott Litroff (alto & soprano saxophones); Matthieu Cognet (piano)
MSR Classics 10 / 10
71cYE84psL._SL1200 Allan Pettersson: 6 Songs (1935); 24 Barefoot Songs (1943-45) PETTERSSON; ALLAN Peter Mattei (baritone); Bengt-Åke Lundin (piano)
BIS 9 / 9
RavelWilson RAVEL, MAURICE: La Valse; Ma Mère l'Oye (complete ballet); Alborada del gracioso; Pavane for a Dead Princess; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Boléro
RAVEL; MAURICE Wilson; John
: Sinfonia of London
Chandos 8 / 9
Bruck8Posch BRUCKNER, ANTON: Symphony No. 8 (Nowak Version, 1890)
BRUCKNER; ANTON Poschner, Markus (Bruckner Orchestra Linz)
Capriccio 10 / 10
10BEST Works by Messiaen, Ravel, Stravinsky, Takemitsu, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Fauré, Mahler, Bach, and Berlioz BACH; J.S.BERLIOZ; HECTORFAURÉ; GABRIELMAHLER; GUSTAVMENDELSSOHN; FELIXMESSIAEN; OLIVIERPOULENC; FRANCISRAVEL; MAURICESTRAVINSKY; IGORTAKEMITSU; TORU Various Orchestras, Seiji Ozawa (cond.)
DeccaRCASony Insiders Only
713DYlJBavL._SL1500 Various Composers & Works BACH; J.S.KREISLER; FRITZPAGANINI; NICCOLÒSAINT-SAËNS; CAMILLESARASATE; PABLO DEVIVALDI; ANTONIO Ruggiero Ricci (violin); Various soloists
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Max Rudolf
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61X0IsSnHDL._SL1200 Works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, & Schumann BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANHAYDN; JOSEPHMENDELSSOHN; FELIXMOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUSSCHUBERT; FRANZSCHUMANN; ROBERT Albert Ferber (piano)
Eloquence 7 / 4
10BEST Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner, Ravel, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, others BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESMUSSORGSKY; MODESTRAVEL; MAURICESTRAVINSKY; IGORWAGNER; RICHARD Various
: L'Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
DeccaWarner Classics Insiders Only
811-wtGGnqL._SL1500 BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: The 32 Piano Sonatas
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)
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71mlOF0owbL._SL1200 STRAUSS, RICHARD: Ein Heldenleben; Burleske in D minor for Piano & Orchestra
STRAUSS; RICHARD Bertrand Chamayou (piano)
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
Warner Classics 9 / 8
10BEST Music by Beethoven, Respighi, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvořák, Bartók, Copland, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Haydn Various Composers Dorati; Antal
: Various orchestras
DeccaMercury Living Presence Insiders Only
Kenins58 KENINS, TALVALDIS: Symphonies Nos. 5 and 8 "Sinfonia concertata"; Aria per corde
KENINS; TALVALDIS Poga; Andris
: Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Ondine 8 / 9
61cFjclxoXL._SL1200 SCHUBERT, FRANZ: Impromptus D. 899; Moments musicaux D. 780
SCHUBERT; FRANZ Edna Stern (piano)
Orchid 6 / 6
718hkHRmnzL._SL1500 BACH, J.S.: The Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin
BACH; J.S. Leonidas Kavakos (violin)
Sony Classical 8 / 9
717tJKR4voL._SL1200 SCRIABIN, ALEXANDER: Mazurkas (complete)
SCRIABIN; ALEXANDER Andrey Gugnin (piano)
Hyperion 9 / 10
10BEST Works by Dvořák, Bruckner, Mussorgsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Respighi, Hindemith, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Sibelius, Bartók BARTÓK; BELABRUCKNER; ANTONDELIUS; FREDERICKDVORÁK; ANTONINMUSSORGSKY; MODESTPROKOFIEV; SERGEIRESPIGHI; OTTORINOSHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRISIBELIUS; JEANVAUGHAN WILLIAMS; RALPH Ormandy; Eugene
: Philadelphia Orchestra
RCASony ClassicalWarner Classics Insiders Only
deHartmann DE HARTMANN, THOMAS: Koliadky: Noëls Ukrainiens; Symphonie-Poème No. 4; Concerto Andaluz; Un fête en Ukraine (Suite)
DE HARTMANN; THOMAS Bülent Evcil (flute)
Kuchar; Theodore
: Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine
Toccata Classics 10 / 10
71vLuEdQzoL._SL1200 BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor Op. 15; 16 Waltzes Op. 39
BRAHMS; JOHANNES Emmauel Despax (piano); Miho Kawasgima (piano)
Litton; Andrew
: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Signum 6 / 9
61HNCpaQZL._SL1200 RAVEL, MAURICE: Sonatine; Menuet sur le nom de Haydn; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Menuet antique; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Le Tombeau de Couperin
RAVEL; MAURICE Clément Lefebvre (piano)
Evidence Classics 9 / 9
10BEST Music by Berlioz, Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Barber, Piston, Martinu and Ravel BARBER; SAMUELBEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBERLIOZ; HECTORBRAHMS; JOHANNESMARTINU; BOHUSLAVMENDELSSOHN; FELIXPISTON; WALTERRAVEL; MAURICESCHUBERT; FRANZTCHAIKOVSKY; PIOTR ILYICH Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch (cond.)
RCA Insiders Only
Nelsons-Bruckner-1-5 BRUCKNER, ANTON: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 5
WAGNER, RICHARD: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
BRUCKNER; ANTONWAGNER; RICHARD Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Andris Nelsons
Deutsche Grammophon Insiders Only
7178teEhPwL._SL1200 BACH, J.S.: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II
BACH; J.S. Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
Harmonia Mundi 9 / 9
BrahmsStein BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Symphonies Nos. 1-4; Tragic Overture
BRAHMS; JOHANNES Steinberg; William
: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 7 / 7
41RFTS0RTNL Works by Hindemith, Milhaud, Ballou, Dello Joio, Starer, Martinu, & Bacon/Luening BALLOU; ESTHER WILLIAMSONHINDEMITH; PAULJOIO; NORMAN DELLOMARTINU; BOHUSLAVMILHAUD; DARIUSSTARER; ROBERT Rosi & Toni Grunschlag (pianos)
Grunschlag Piano Duo
New World 10 / 8
10BEST Works by: Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Copland, Mahler, Ives, Mussorgsky, Bach, Bolcom, Shostakovich, Walton, Barber, Orff, Kastalsky, Mozart, Brahms, Dohnányi, Schubert Various Composers Leonard Slatkin (cond.), Various Orchestras
ChandosNaxosRCA Insiders Only
611UwraY6L._SL1214 CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Waltzes, Mazurkas, Ballades; Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor Op. 58; Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Op. 11; Various short works
CHOPIN; FRÉDÉRIC Jean-Marc Luisada (piano); Benjamin Berlioz (double bass)
Talich Quartet
RCA Insiders Only
ATTACCA-Quartet_Of-All_Joys_SONY_Laurson_ClassicalCritic JOHN DOWLAND: Flow my tears ORLANDO GIBBONS: Fantasia a 6 GREGORIO ALLEGRI: Miserere LUCA MARENZIO: Solo e pensos JOHN BENNET: Weep, o mine eyes CLEMENS NON PAPA: Ego flos campia a 7 PHILIP GLASS: String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima" ARVO PÄRT: Summa, Fratres ALLEGRI; GREGORIODOWLAND; JOHNGIBBONS; ORLANDOGLASS; PHILIPPÄRT; ARVO Attacca Quartet
Sony 10 / 9


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