Classical Reissue Reviews


Oscar Shumsky. violin = Works of BACH, BEETHOVEN TELEMANN, MOZART, RACHMANINOFF, HINDEMITH, SCHUBERT, KREISLER, SCHUMANN, SAINT-SEANS & Others – with various soloists & orch. – Doremi (3 CDs) Oscar Shumsky. violin = Works of BACH, BEETHOVEN TELEMANN, MOZART, RACHMANINOFF, HINDEMITH, SCHUBERT, KREISLER, SCHUMANN, SAINT-SEANS & Others – with various soloists & orch. – Doremi (3 CDs)
Published on August 29, 2014

Virtuoso Oscar Shumsky receives a generous part of his long overdue tribute as a master violinist of extraordinary range and accomplishment.


STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring; Symphony of Psalms – SWR Sym. Orch. of Baden-Baden and Freiburg; Choir and Orch. of the French Nat. Radio Orch./ Jascha Horenstein – Pristine Audio STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring; Symphony of Psalms – SWR Sym. Orch. of Baden-Baden and Freiburg; Choir and Orch. of the French Nat. Radio Orch./ Jascha Horenstein – Pristine Audio
Published on August 26, 2014

Pristine has a coup in this reissue of classic readings of Stravinsky by Jascha Horenstein, a true evening of exemplary musicianship.


Nicholas Roth plays ROBERT SCHUMANN: Humoreske; 8 Novellettes – Blue Griffin Nicholas Roth plays ROBERT SCHUMANN: Humoreske; 8 Novellettes – Blue Griffin
Published on August 22, 2014

A true disciple of the Schumann ethos arrives in this reissue from Blue Griffin, featuring the fine art of pianist Nicholas Roth.


Rita Gorr Sings French Opera = Rita Gorr, sop./ Orch. du Theatre National de l’Opera/ Orch. de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire/ Andre Cluytens/ Georges Pretre –  Guild Rita Gorr Sings French Opera = Rita Gorr, sop./ Orch. du Theatre National de l’Opera/ Orch. de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire/ Andre Cluytens/ Georges Pretre – Guild
Published on August 15, 2014

Belgian soprano Rita Gorr brings a powerful luster to six staples of the French operatic repertory.


The Busch Quartet plays BRAHMS = String Quartet in C Minor; String Quartet in A Minor; String Quartet in B-flat Major; Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor – Rudolf Serkin, p./ Busch String Q. – Pristine Audio (2 CDs) The Busch Quartet plays BRAHMS = String Quartet in C Minor; String Quartet in A Minor; String Quartet in B-flat Major; Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor – Rudolf Serkin, p./ Busch String Q. – Pristine Audio (2 CDs)
Published on August 12, 2014

The classic interpreter of Brahms, the Busch Quartet, realizes the Master’s complete quartets with often gripping results.


Monique Haas = Piano works of MOZART, PROKOFIEV, DEBUSSY, LISZT, COUPERIN, RAMEAU, RAVEL & CHOPIN – MeloClassic Monique Haas = Piano works of MOZART, PROKOFIEV, DEBUSSY, LISZT, COUPERIN, RAMEAU, RAVEL & CHOPIN – MeloClassic
Published on August 12, 2014

Monique Haas in recital justifies her repute as a master of ancient and modern colors, often revealing the kinship of each.




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