Suwanai: Sibelius, Walton – Violin Concertos (FLAC)

Suwanai: Sibelius, Walton - Violin Concertos (FLAC)
Suwanai: Sibelius, Walton - Violin Concertos (FLAC)

Performer: Akiko Suwanai
Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Composer: Jean Sibelius, William Walton
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00008LOTT
Size: 279 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Lugansky: Rachmaninov – Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 1-4, Paganini Rhapsody (3 CD box set, APE)

Lugansky: Rachmaninov - Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 1-4, Paganini Rhapsody (3 CD box set, APE)
Lugansky: Rachmaninov - Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 1-4, Paganini Rhapsody (3 CD box set, APE)

Performer: Nikolai Lugansky
Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Composer: Sergey Rachmaninov
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 3 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Warner Classics
ASIN: B000GW8AYK
Size: 740 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Gramophone Gold Collection (2 CD, APE)

Gramophone Gold Collection (2 CD, APE)
Gramophone Gold Collection (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn, Gustav Mahler, Franz Xaver Scharwenka, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Ludwig van Beethoven
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: APE (tracks+cue)
Label: UCJ Music
ASIN: B001E7J20M
Size: 601 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Hyperion: The Romantic Piano Concertos Series

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

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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