Classical Reissue Reviews
Published on December 11, 2013
Fast but penetrating performances of Beethoven’s middle symphonies performed by the esteemed Felix Weingartner.
Published on December 06, 2013
A warm virtuosity we often miss in our current cello superstars well defines the Piatagorsky style, eminently displayed in two major concertos, here beautifully restored.
Published on December 03, 2013
Volume 2 of Crow’s BBC outing proves an exceptional foray into the music of Brahms and Dvorak.
Published on November 27, 2013
Certain to be among the most sought-after Stokowski discs, this collection of Mozart performances offers some truly rare and outstanding collaborations.
Published on November 25, 2013
The Beecham sojourn into Canada in 1960 proves a joyful ride of great music and witty commentary.
Published on November 20, 2013
An audiophile xrcd24 reissue of a 1976 Bernstein performance of the Berlioz work.
Published on November 19, 2013
The “controversial” but ever-exciting violinist Bronislaw Huberman has his Bach and Mozart inscriptions collected and remastered in a most ingratiating collection.
Published on November 18, 2013
Decades of global searching uncover once lost performances of Chopin by Polish master Horszowski, along with a Chopin biography the pianist notated included in the fine booklet.
Published on November 12, 2013
The Philadelphia-born vocal superstar receives the blockbuster treatment from TCM, who celebrates Lanza’s mainstream efforts in film song and arias with studio orchestras.
Published on November 11, 2013
“A pianist of the first rank” served as the epithet for many a review of American virtuoso Leonard Shure, and this collection from Doremi confirms his status in the piano pantheon.