Bach: Nine Sacred Cantatas
Fritz Lehmann
Deutsche Grammophon 4827642
The complete cantata recordings of a Bach conductor who defined performance standards of these works in his day, newly remastered and compiled together for the first time on CD. In the generation of Bach interpreters before Karl Richter who...

Mahler: Symphony No. 4; Das Lied von der Erde; Lieder
Eduard van Beinum
Decca 4828147
The complete Decca-recorded legacy of an illustrious Mahlerian, newly remastered, with several recordings receiving their first international CD release on Decca. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra lays claim to the closest and longest...

Schubert: Symphonies 3, 4, 5, 6, 8; Rosamunde
Eduard van Beinum
Decca 4825521
The name of Eduard van Beinum may too often be overlooked among the music directors of Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, in between the longer and more internationally renowned tenures of Willem Mengelberg and Bernard Haitink, but this...

Handel: Jephtha; Rodrigo; Concertos for Lute and Harp
Anthony Lewis; Thurston Dart
Decca 4824749
The works on this collection are drawn from two of the very first stereo LPs released by the L’Oiseau-Lyre sub-label of Decca. ‘Music of Handel’ was a 1958 album containing arias (recently reissued by Eloquence 482 4759) and this...

Fiedler Encores
Arthur Fiedler
Decca 4828792
One of the last century’s great popularisers of art music, who introduced the names of Mozart and Strauss to millions, Arthur Fiedler recorded for several labels during his half century as music director of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Eloquence...

Mozart Live 1978
Neville Marriner
Decca 4828705
A first-time CD release for a gala concert given by the pre-eminent Mozart interpreters of the late analogue era. On 27 January 1978 fell the 222nd birthday of Mozart, and the auspicious occasion was marked in Strasbourg, at the Palais de la...