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 Presto CD  Presto CD - 20 new Sony and RCA titles

Presto CD - 20 new Sony and RCA titlesThis week we're especially pleased to resurrect one of the last ever recordings made by the wonderful Slovak soprano Lucia Popp - her third account of Strauss's Four Last Songs, with the London Symphony Orchestra under Michael Tilson Thomas. The recording was made in 1993, just months before her death at the age of 54, and also features Popp's compatriot Edita Gruberova in the Brentano Lieder and Karita Mattila in a selection of orchestral songs. There's also matchless Mozart from Alicia de Larrocha, Jean-Pierre Rampal and Benny Goodman, a dazzling early recital-disc from Evelyn Glennie, and a trio of works inspired by Maeterlinck's Pelléas et Mélisande from Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic.

Bartok: Concerto For Orchestra & Kodaly: 'Peacock' Variations

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC

Bruckner: Symphony No. 9

NDR Sinfonieorchester, Gunter Wand

Available Format: Presto CD

Chausson: Symphony, Poeme & Chabrier: Fete-polonaise

Gladys Swarthout (mezzo-soprano), San Francisco Symphony, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Available Format: Presto CD

Drumming

Evelyn Glennie (percussion) & Philip Smith (piano)

Available Format: Presto CD

Elgar & Walton: Cello Concertos

Janos Starker (cello), The Philharmonia Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC

Franck: Symphonie & Pièce héroïque

San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux

Available Format: Presto CD

John Adams: Shaker Loops & Phrygian Gates

Ensemble Modern, Sian Edwards

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC

Mozart At Tanglewood: Clarinet Concerto & Quintet

Benny Goodman (clarinet), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch

Available Format: Presto CD

Mozart: Flute Concertos

Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 19 & 27

Alicia de Larrocha (piano), English Chamber Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

Available Format: Presto CD

Mozart: Piano Sonatas Nos. 15, 17 and 18

Alicia De Larrocha (piano)

Available Format: Presto CD

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition & Stravinsky: Firebird Suite

Berliner Philharmoniker, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini

Available Format: Presto CD

Nancarrow: Studies

Ensemble Modern, Ingo Metzmacher

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC

Strauss: Four Last Songs, Brentano Lieder and orchestral songs

Lucia Popp, Edita Gruberova, Karita Mattila, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

Available Format: Presto CD

Schoenberg, Sibelius & Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Available Format: Presto CD

Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Suite & En Saga

Los Angeles Philharmonic, Esa-Pekka Salonen

Available Format: Presto CD

Vivaldi: Suonate da Camera Op. 1

L'Arte dell'Arco, Christopher Hogwood

Available Format: Presto CD

Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins & Kleine Dreigroschenmusik

Julia Migenes (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas

Available Format: Presto CD

Wynton Marsalis: The London Concert

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard

Available Formats: Presto CD, MP3, CD Quality FLAC