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Review for GMCD 7235 - Saint-Saëns - Piano Trios No. 1 & 2
Cellist and conductor open with great vigor, and a sense of address. How a South Korean conductor developed such a feel for the idiom I don’t know, but the years spent at University of Pennsylvania (he studied with Crumb and Rochberg among others) could not have hurt. Kreger plays as to the manor (and manner) born, with breadth and passion, and in the lento section, with surpassing tenderness. The cellist’s intonation is, as usual with him, rock-solid; his rich sound is tonally beautiful. I find the recorded sound entirely satisfactory. ....
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Review for GHCD 2418 - Adolf Busch - Brahms - 1949 & 1951
...Still, through the mess of hiss and crackle is revealed a master of the theatre.....
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Review for GHCD 2356 - Fritz Busch conducts Strauss & Mozart
...Both Strauss items are tremendous, especially Don Juan. I don't recall it sounding this good in the "Great Conductors of the Century" entry, so this Guild issue is obviously working with good pressings.....
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Review for GHCD 2410 - Leopold Stokowski - Gala Night at the Opera, 1962
Guild permits us to relive the spectacular gala event in Philadelphia, 1962, when Stokowski led an operatic tribute to the Academy of Music. ....
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Review for GMCD 7358 - Violin Music by Debussy, Elgar, Sibelius
Here is an utterly charming and highly enjoyable CD of works for violin and piano by a young Greek violinist and an excellent British pianist. …
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Review for GHCD 2420 - Sir Malcolm Sargent - Rachmaninoff, Dohnanyi, Dvorak, 1948-1956
Guild continues to celebrate Sir Malcolm Sargent’s legacy, here in collaboration in vital color music with pianist Cyril Smith. …
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Review for GMCD 7416 – Fritz Brun - Symphony No. 2 & Symphonic Prologue
...This latest CD features a superb recording of Brun’s impressive Second Symphony from 1911 together with his Symphonic Prologue, written 33 years later. Both are demanding and compelling major orchestral works by one of the greatest Swiss composers of any generation. The excellent Moscow Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Swiss-born conductor-composer Adriano....
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Platero y yo - Music for Guitar by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mersson, Moreno Torroba

ArtNr. GMCD 7418

Platero y yo - Music for Guitar by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mersson, Moreno Torroba
There are many CDs of solo guitar music available of course, but this new recording from the gifted Veronika Meier is outstanding for a number of reasons. It couples music ...
Composer: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968), Boris Mersson (1921-2013), Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982)
Artists: Veronika Meier (guitar)

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GBP 8.50 / USD
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The Golden Age of Light Music: And At The Piano…

ArtNr. GLCD 5229

The Golden Age of Light Music: And At The Piano…
This is our second collection of tracks featuring piano and orchestra (the first was GLCD 5173 - The Pianist In The Spotlight) and includes many Guild ‘regulars’ as well as ...
Composer: Various
Artists: Various

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GBP 5.10 / USD
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The Golden Age of Light Music: 100 Greatest American Light Orchestras - Vol. 1

ArtNr. GLCD 5230

The Golden Age of Light Music: 100 Greatest American Light Orchestras - Vol. 1
It is highly unlikely that any other country ever produced as many large orchestras as did the United States of America. For many years virtually every US city of ...
Composer: Various
Artists: Various

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GBP 5.10 / USD
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Adolf Busch performs Reger, 1931-1951

ArtNr. GHCD 2412

Adolf Busch performs Reger, 1931-1951
This is an issue of timely importance. May 2016 sees the centenary of the sudden death of the great German composer Max Reger, and few issues commemorating that event will ...
Composer: Max Reger (1873-1916)
Artists: Busch Quartet, Adolf Busch (violin), Rudolf Serkin (piano), Philipp Dreisbach (clarinet), Wendling-Quartett

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GBP 4.60 / USD
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Sir Malcolm Sargent - On with the Dance!, 1960-1962

ArtNr. GHCD 2421

Sir Malcolm Sargent - On with the Dance!, 1960-1962
In recent years, the appreciation of the great British conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent (1895-1967) has grown considerably, with the release of many of his best recordings, notably in the Guild ...
Composer: Johann Strauss II (1825-1899), Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849), Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868), Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)/Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936), Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Artists: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

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GBP 4.60 / USD
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Goosens & Kindler - Tchaikovsky, 1940-1941

ArtNr. GHCD 2422

Goosens & Kindler - Tchaikovsky, 1940-1941
This quite unique album couples two legendary highly important first recordings of two of Tchaikovsky’s earlier named symphonies – the brilliant ‘Little Russian’ and the iconic ‘Polish’ – in what ...
Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Artists: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra

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GBP 4.60 / USD
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