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Featured Musician: A Maazel Celebration

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The discs under consideration here.

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A Box Of Karl Böhm’s Late Recordings

Jeremy Lee writes

The circumstances for the reissue of these “late recordings” in a box set is rather curious.  Usually when a box set documenting the artistry of a legendary artist (in whole or in part) surfaces, its release date coincides with the anniversary year of that artist’s birth or death or other meaningful anniversaries.  Released in 2015, the present set seems Continue reading


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Great Kondrashin on Melo Classic

Jeremy Lee writes

Melo Classic, a very new label (established in 2013) specialising in issuing historical radio recordings and performances for the first time on disc, seems set out to be one of the most exciting happenings on the recent classical music scene.  All of its 80 releases so far are recordings enjoying their first CD release, thereby Continue reading