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Memories of Vienna
Josef Krips
Decca 4840692
Strauss waltzes and polkas in classic Decca 1950s recordings, led to the manner born by the Viennese conductor Josef Krips. Newly remastered from the original tapes – and in the case of two works the shellac discs – this compilation...
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Consort Music
Thurston Dart
Decca 4828574
A feast of melancholia: three L’Oiseau-Lyre albums of early English chamber music from the dawn of the period-performance era, newly remastered and compiled together for the first time with much material new to CD. With this and several...
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Handel: Messiah. Bach: Magnificat.
Sir Adrian Boult; Pierre Colombo
Decca 4840411
Sir Adrian Boult’s first Messiah for Decca, newly remastered and coupled with a rare L’Oiseau-Lyre recording of the Bach Magnificat, new to CD. When this Messiah was released in 1954, critics were quick to recognise it as exemplifying the...
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Couperin: Les Nations; Pieces de Violes
Dupre, Nesbitt, Dart
Decca 4828544
Three L’Oiseau-Lyre albums of chamber music by Couperin, newly remastered and compiled together for the first time, including material new to CD. During the past half-century, Francois Couperin ‘the Great’ has indeed come to be regarded...
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Cecile Ousset - The Decca France Recordings
Cecile Ousset
Decca 4827395
The early recordings of a keyboard lioness, long unavailable and new to CD. Not generally given to extravagant effusions, William Glock (Controller of Radio 3 and the BBC Proms in the 1970s) had no doubt: ‘There is no one who plays the piano...
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Wolf: Italianisches Liederbuch
Irmgard Seefried; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Deutsche Grammophon 4840556
‘The most original and artistically consummate of all my works,’ Hugo Wolf said (with justice) of the Italienisches Liederbuch which he wrote in 1890-1 to the poetry of Paul Heyse. Perhaps no pair of singers on record has interpreted this...