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Some Great Recordings

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” Aldous Huxley

“Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener.”
Arnold Schönberg

There are so many incredible recordings that making any kind of selective choices is a futile undertaking. But here are a few to hear.

Ludwig van Beethoven Complete Symphonies (Century's recording)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra
Soprano : Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Contralto : Elisabeth Höngen
Tenor : Hans Hopf
Bass : Otto Edelmann
Wilhelm Furtwängler, conductor

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Complete Symphonies (Century's recording, 1967)
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor

Sergei Rachmaninoff Vocalise, Op.34, No.14
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff, conductor
Recording 1929

Sergei Rachmaninoff Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Leopold Stokowski, Anna Moffo

Franz Schubert - Die Winterreise D 911 (1962)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Gerald Moore, piano

Leonid Kogan performing the Waxman Carmen Fantasy live

Leonid Kogan plays Tchaikovsky's Meditation

Leonid Kogan Plays Paganini La Campanella

Bach Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Arthur Grumiaux, violin

Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto (1926)
Fritz Kreisler

Robert Schumann Piano Quintet Op. 44
Flonzaley Quartet
Ossip Gabrilowitsh

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