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 Offer Mozart: Complete Violin Concertos

Cadenzas by Andreas Staier

Isabelle Faust (violin)

Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

remarkably smooth and sweet toned playing … the ‘Turkish’ episode…is splendidly done, its snarling crescendos well-handled by Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico, and the percussive bow-slapping... More…

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2 CDs

($18.25)$15.69

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 Offer Mozart 'The Weber Sisters'

Sabine Devieilhe (soprano)

Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon

the concert-aria and operatic readings themselves are gems, each one thrown off with a splendid combination of technical brilliance, musicianly assurance and tonal sweetness, and impeccably supported... More…

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CD

($13.50)$9.50

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Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim: Piano Duos

Mozart, Schubert & Stravinsky

Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim (piano duo)

Stravinsky's Rite of Spring prompts several adjectives: brutal, revolutionary, relentless, terrifying...But elegant? Urbane, seductive, sensuous? This astonishing performance is all that and... More…

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CD

$13.50

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 Offer Mozart: Requiem (Reconstruction of first performance)

Joanne Lunn (soprano), Rowan Hellier (alto), Thomas Hobbs (tenor) & Matthew Brook (bass-baritone)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

Butt's Dunedin Consort recordings may draw from musicological findings, but the spirit they summon is a long way from dry or academic. His measured approach brings out the starkness and solemnity... More…

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SACD

($14.75)$11.80

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 Offer Mozart: Violin Sonatas Volume 1

Alina Ibragimova (violin) & Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

It is difficult to imagine [these sonatas] better played More…

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2 CDs

($14.75)$11.50

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he plays [the Mozart] with restraint, albeit micromanaging the music so that no phrase sounds the same twice...[in the Chopin] Sokolov ranges from introspective musing to his native Russian virtuosity. More…

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2 CDs

$22.00

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Mozart: Così fan tutte, K588

Simone Kermes (Fiordiligi), Malena Ernman (Dorabella), Anna Kasyan (Despina), Kenneth Tarver (Ferrando), Christopher Maltman (Guglielmo), Konstantin Wolff (Don Alfonso)

MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis

There's an undeniably a strong sense of personality to everything the conductor does...Most notable of all is the interventionist nature of the continuo, with the fortepiano, in particular, on... More…

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3 CDs

$21.50

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Martha Argerich: Early Recordings

Martha Argerich (piano)

The difficulty in writing about the piano playing of Martha Argerich is that it is now, and always has been, so relentlessly good...Her Mozart bubbles with the freshness and effervescence of... More…

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2 CDs

$19.50

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Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527

Dimitris Tiliakos (Don Giovanni), Vito Priante (Leporello), Myrtò Papatanasiu (Donna Anna), Kenneth Tarver (Don Ottavio), Karina Gauvin (Donna Elvira), Guido Loconsolo (Masetto), Christina Gansch (Zerlina), Mika Kares (Il Commendatore)

MusicAeterna & MusicAeterna Choir, Teodor Currentzis

[this Don Giovanni] strips away many of our distorting performance habits, and the result is refreshing, revelatory and unsettling…Tiliakos is a dramatic Don…Loconsolo is vocally nimble and petulant... More…

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3 CDs

$21.50

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Mozart Arias

Christian Gerhaher (baritone)

Freiburger Barockorchester, Gottfried von der Goltz

the pleasure of this Mozartian anthology lies not so much in individual characterisation as in the powerful personal dramaturgy with which Gerhaher shapes his programme. The transformations of... More…

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CD

$13.50

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