Kavakos: Sibelius – Violin Concerto in D minor, Original and Final version (APE)

Kavakos: Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D minor, Original and Final version (APE)

Performer: Leonidas Kavakos
Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Bis
ASIN: B0000016GW
Size: 286 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
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The Essential Sibelius (15 CD box set, FLAC)

The Essential Sibelius (15 CD box set, FLAC)
The Essential Sibelius (15 CD box set, FLAC)

Performer: Raimo Laukka, Tommi Hakala, Sauli Tiilikainen, Jorma Hynninen, Marko Ylönen, et al.
Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Osmo Vänskä, Neeme Järvi, Matti Hyokki, Astrid Riska, Robert Sund, et al.
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 15 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Bis
ASIN: B000K2UF1W
Size: 4.42 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
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Hyperion: The Romantic Piano Concertos Series

Hyperion: The Romantic Piano Concertos Series
Hyperion: The Romantic Piano Concertos Series

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The concept of The Romantic Piano Concerto series was born at a lunch meeting between Hyperion and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra sometime in 1990. A few months later tentative plans had been made for three recordings, and the first volume, of concertos by Moszkowski and Paderewski, was recorded in June 1991.

In our wildest dreams, none of us involved then could ever have imagined that the series would still be going strong twenty years later, and with fifty volumes to its credit.

These first fifty volumes include 131 works for piano and orchestra, 102 of which are titled ‘Concerto’, the remainder being generally shorter single-movement works or sets of variations. Fifty-nine of these works are premiere recordings and many other featured works have only been recorded once before, often in clearly inferior versions and frequently cut.
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