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Samson François plays
Mendelssohn | Chopin | Debussy | Prokofiev

Samson François: Piano
1 CD | 57min | SWR19060CD

This album offers a rare opportunity to experience the extraordinary pianist Samson François in a vibrant live recording. His extravagant, winning style is reflected in his unique interpretation of sonatas by Chopin and Prokofiev, alongside more lyrical works by Mendelssohn and Chopin. ...

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Roger Norrington

Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR | Sir Roger Norrington: Conductor
1 CD | 72min | SWR19515CD (= 93.251)

This album contains two major works by Antonin Dvořák. Historically informed playing by a modern symphony orchestra. Sir Roger Norrington is among the most renowned conductors of our time. ...

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Carl Orff
Carmina Burana

Lenneke Ruiten: Soprano | Christoph Genz: Tenor | Stephan Genz: Baritone et al.
1 CD | 60min | SWR19516CD (= 93.280)

The exciting chamber version of Orff’s Carmina burana, rarely recorded and performed. The SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart is one of the top choirs worldwide. ...

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Váša Příhoda plays
Mozart & Dvořák

Váša Příhoda: Violin | Maria Bergmann: Piano | Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR et al.
1 CD | 76min | SWR19072CD

Váša Příhoda’s recording of the Dvořák Violin Concerto is available here for the first time. One of the greatest violinists of the 20th century in performances of major works for the violin. Remarkable remastering of the original SWR tapes. ...

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Hans Rosbaud conducts Brahms
Walter Gieseking: Piano | Géza Anda: Piano | Südwestfunk-Orchester Baden-Baden et al.
6 CD | 6h 48min | SWR19069CD

Another instalment in SWR Classic's Hans Rosbaud Edition. Contains all the Brahms recordings Rosbaud made for SWR. The recording of Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in December 1962 was Rosbaud's penultimate recording; he died a few days later. ...