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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber

an essential recommendation for any collection. These are performances which seem to present a Beethoven 'for the ages', a distillation of a long interpretative tradition, without concern for... More…

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René Pape (Sarastro), Erika Miklósa (Königin der Nacht), Dorothea Röschmann (Pamina), Christoph Strehl (Tamino), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Papageno), Julia Kleiter (Papagena), Georg Zeppenfeld (Sprecher), Kurt Azesberger (Monostatos), Caroline Stein (Erste Dame), Heidi Zehnder (Zweite Dame), Anne-Carolyn...

This is certainly the most desirable version using modern instruments to appear since Solti's second recording in 1990. That said, its characteristics are rather nearer William Christie's 1995... More…

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Natalie Dessay (Marie), Juan Diego Flórez (Tonio), Felicity Palmer (La Marquise de Birkenfeld), Alessandro Corbelli (Sulpice), Donald Maxwell (Hortensius), Dawn French (La Duchesse de Crackentorp)

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bruno Campanella, Laurent Pelly

Laurent Pelly's production of Donizetti's opéra comique was one of the highlights of the Royal Opera's 2006-7 season, and viewing this well-produced DVD of the show it's perfectly obvious why.... More…

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Alvin Dinkin, Kurt Reher

The Hollywood String Quartet

This 1951 mono recording set the benchmark for many years, and so it probably did much to establish the current, questionable norms of tempo. But it's superb performance, played with skill and... More…

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Marisa Robles (harp)

Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown

The ASMF accompaniment, so stylish and beautifully balanced, is a treat in itself, and the recording is well-nigh perfect. More…

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Natalie Dessay (Marie), Juan Diego Flórez (Tonio), Felicity Palmer (La Marquise de Birkenfeld), Alessandro Corbelli (Sulpice), Donald Maxwell (Hortensius), Dawn French (La Duchesse de Crackentorp)

Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bruno Campanella

Laurent Pelly's production of Donizetti's opéra comique was one of the highlights of the Royal Opera's 2006-7 season, and viewing this well-produced DVD of the show it's perfectly obvious why.... More…

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Alfred Brendel (piano)

Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

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Walter Gieseking, Dennis Brain

Philharmonia Wind Quartet, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

There have never been any doubts about these performances. The horn playing in the Sinfoniaconcertante is unsurpassable and in the quintets Gieseking's lightness and his clarity and sense of... More…

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber

In Carlos Kleiber's hands the first movement of the Fifth is electrifying, yet still has a underlying hushed intensity...In the Seventh the symphonic argument never yields to the charm of the... More…

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