Record Labels Archives: Deutsche Grammophon

Distinctive and Different: The Abbado-Terfel Falstaff

Rather than the slightly overweight, everything-underlined, very broadly comic approach favored by just about every conductor who ...

Filling in the Gaps: Verdi Opera Choruses

There's plenty of impressive swagger here, and you can take consistent vocal excellence (precision of ensemble and superb diction)...
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Big Boxes: Karajan’s Complete DG and Decca Recordings

Universal Classics’ limited edition of Herbert von Karajan’s complete Deutsche Grammophon and Decca recordings encompasses the...
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Big Boxes: Eugen Jochum’s DG Recordings Vol. 1–Orchestral Music

Eugen Jochum was such a modest soul that he was easily overshadowed by other conductors in DG's stable. During his lifetime he was...
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Big Boxes: The Rather Pointless Complete Amadeus Quartet on DG

Don't get me wrong: the Amadeus Quartet was a great ensemble, and many of the performances in this set are outstanding. I'm thinki...
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Nemanja Radulovic’s Double-Dipping Tchaikovsky

The cloying pop-culture marketing notwithstanding, it’s not immediately clear from the CD booklet cover that Nemanja Radulovic i...
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Big Boxes: The BSO’s Almost Complete DG Recordings

Here we have, on 57 mostly well-packed CDs, the almost complete Boston Symphony recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, including every...
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Kissin’s Beethoven: Diverse Venues, Variable Interpretations

For his first solo Beethoven release Evgeny Kissin offers a selection of live recordings dating between 2006 and 2016. The Op. 2 N...
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Walter Gieseking’s Bach: The “Prima Vista” Klavier

To tie in with the 1950 anniversary marking J.S. Bach’s death in 1750, Radio Saarbrücken engaged Walter Gieseking to play throu...
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17-Plus Hours of Radiant Sound From Gundula Janowitz

Her voice was neither the most potent nor her interpretations particularly deep, but there were few disappointments in the career ...