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WEILL/BRECHT: Die Sieben Todsünden – Gisela May (sop.), Peter Schreier (tenor)/ Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orch. Leipzig – Brilliant Classics

WEILL/BRECHT: Die Sieben Todsünden – Gisela May (sop.), Peter Schreier (tenor)/ Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orch. Leipzig – Brilliant Classics

WEILL/BRECHT: Die Sieben Todsünden – Gisela May (sop.)/ Peter Schreier (tenor)/ Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orch. Leipzig – 95126, 70:33 – Brilliant Classics (Distr. by Naxos) ****½: What a difference the right style makes. A short while ago I listened to the DVD release of The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007), the performance with Patty […]

BRAHMS: Sonata in f minor for 2 Pianos; Variations on a Theme by Haydn – Eleonora Spina & Michele Benignetti, pianos – Brilliant Classics

BRAHMS: Sonata in f minor for 2 Pianos; Variations on a Theme by Haydn – Eleonora Spina & Michele Benignetti, pianos – Brilliant Classics

BRAHMS: Sonata in f minor for Two Pianos, Op. 34b; Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56b – Eleonora Spina & Michele Benignetti, pianos – Brilliant Classics 94956, 60:22 (7/31/15) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: Two of the Brahms orchestral works have their alternate egos realized in glowing terms on two pianos. This first disc […]

Home Page for December 2015

Home Page for December 2015

Our free drawing for December is for the largest collection we have ever offered: the 65-CD set of a giant cross-section of compositions by George Frederic Handel, except for his Italian operas. There are 12 oratorios, cantatas, odes, anthems, areas, duets, oboe concerti, plus the complete harpsichord music, complete organ concerti, complete Concerti Grossi, Water […]

Editorial for December 2015

Editorial for December 2015

Our December drawing is one of Brilliant Classic’s Handel Collection, a 65-CD set of works by one of the giants of the Baroque era, George Frideric Handel.  It’s the most comprehensive Handel Edition on the market, just released in September. Among the terrific performances are by Concerto Köln, English Chamber Orch., Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum, King’s […]

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Born just four years before J.S. Bach George Philip Telemann has always suffered from comparisons with that towering figure of classical music. At the time though he was considered one of the greatest German composers, and he was highly productive – his total output compares well with Bach’s. One 1767 obituary merely stated ‘his name […]

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Editorial for March 2012

In order to be one of the four lucky AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who will receive the Brilliant Classics 31-disc set of The Ultimate Piano Concerto Collection you need to register Here using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form. Brilliant is noted for its many multi-disc boxed sets. In addition to the 30 CDs covering the complete […]