Classical Reissue Reviews
Published on March 03, 2015
A wonderful package of eight previous albums by the best (and probaby only) dozen cellists in the world.
Published on March 02, 2015
The great German violinist and pedagogue reveals his rightful place in the annals of Brahms with musicianship of the highest order.
Published on February 26, 2015
The acknowledged master of the Debussy idiom finds equal sympathy for Ravel, Dukas, and some basic Russian repertory, here in potent restorations.
Published on February 25, 2015
The inimitable Stokowski leads the New York ensemble in concert performances that include thrilling readings of works new to his recorded legacy.
Published on February 24, 2015
Two Russian masters conduct their own works in excellent restorations from American and French sources.
Published on February 19, 2015
“Classical” maestro Felix Weingartner has his work in Brahms and Handel restored, and the musical moments well articulate the refined qualities of his conducting art.
Published on February 17, 2015
Zubin Mehta leads two distinct personae in the Schoenberg canon, and they persist in their testing of our musical perceptions.
Published on February 15, 2015
The too-often neglected Jakob Gimpel, in restorations from 1942-1946, reminds us of the extraordinary breadth and power of his musicianship.
Published on February 08, 2015
American violin virtuoso Albert Spalding receives a major tribute in these restorations of Beethoven repertory from Mark Obert-Thorn.
Published on January 28, 2015
Almost 40 years since the passing of Alexander Brailowsky, an enterprising French label resurrects some of his finest recorded efforts.