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Editorial for June 2015

Editorial for June 2015

Navona Records is donating two of their new CD releases to six Audiophile Audition readers this month. They are Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 and Voyage by Pierre Schroeder. The first is from a German-Japanese pianist known for her Bach performances, and the second is a captivating sonic journey using a variety of musical styles […]

Editorial for May 2015

Editorial for May 2015

Deutsche Grammophon is donating three copies of their new release of the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas played by Maurizio Pollini as our May drawing. The 8-CD boxed set was recorded between 1975 and 2014 and most are studio recordings, except for Sonatas Nos. 12 & 21. Here is our review of the set.  The complete set will go to three of […]

Editorial for April 2015

Editorial for April 2015

This April we are awarding a single boxed 50-CD set which is the most comprehensive selection of the compositions of George Philip Telemann ever offered. A flurry of interest has grown around this composer over the past 30 years, even though his popularity fell away in the 19th century. He was active in both Hamburg […]

Editorial for November 2014

Editorial for November 2014

This month our drawing/giveaway is for two 45-CD boxed sets of The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon by famed conductor Ferenc Fricsay. It includes his probing recordings of such works at the Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 8 & 9 plus the Piano Concerto No. 3; Bartok’s three Piano Concertos, Concerto for Orchestra, […]

Home Page for September 2014

Home Page for September 2014

Our drawing/giveaway for September will be for a pair of special Erato CD collections by two great operatic voices for five AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers.  In the first, Stella di Napoli, Joyce DiDonato explores the birth of bel canto in Naples with a selection of rarities and world premiere recordings. The beloved American singer brings her flair, power, […]

Editorial for November 2014

Editorial for August 2014

For August Universal and DGG will donate two of their new Karajan/Richard Strauss analog recordings sets consisting of 11 CDs and a Pure Audio Blu-ray. Details Here. The remastered set is released to mark the 25th Anniversary of the conductor’s death and the 150th Anniversary of Richard Strauss (June 2014). All of Karajan’s R. Strauss […]

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Editorial for May 2013

Beethoven couldn’t totally escape Mozart’s influence on especially his earlier works. All of his Symphonies (including the Ode to Joy of the Ninth—which has become the anthem for Europe), plus the inventive Piano Concertos and his Overtures are found in the 12-CD box set from Naxos which we are awarding to five lucky AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who register this month on our simple form and fill […]

Home Page for September 2014

Editorial for April 2013

Wagner aficionados will want to have this month’s drawing/giveaway. It is for all four Wagner music dramas making up The Ring, on 14 CDs from Opera d’Oro. Clemens Krauss conducts the leading soloists and the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus in 1953, and the set features four newly-translated complete librettos in English, plus a fifth […]

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Editorial for February 2013

A special collection of Great Piano Concertos will be part of the library of five AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers early next month who register using our simple form this month.  Honoring the 25th anniversary of Naxos Records, the ten-CD box set draws on their huge catalog of piano concerto recordings and provides a fine introduction to the […]

Home Page for September 2014

Editorial for September 2012

Register Here to be considered as one of the seven AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who will be receiving one of the eight-CD box sets of the Complete Glazunov Symphonies and Concertos from Warner Classical, conducted by José Serebrier and featuring soloists such as Rachel Barton Pine. Marc Chisson and Alexander Romanovsky. Our review of this set […]

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Editorial for June 2012

You have a good chance of being one of the lucky AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers this month to win the complete 51-CD Mercury Living Presence boxed set. We will be awarding two of them, but you will need to Register Here using our non-intrusive email-protected form. Mercury’s vinyls are regarded as part of the Golden Age […]

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Editorial for May 2012

If you would like to be one of the two lucky AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers to receive the 18-CD Claude Debussy 150th Anniversary set from Deutsche Grammophon & Decca Classics you need to register Here using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form. The rich history of Debussy recordings is explored in the set by leading artists: including […]