Ferenc Fricsay Archive
R. STRAUSS: Burleske, Oboe Concerto, Duet Concertino & Till Eulenspiegel – RIAS-Symphony Orchestra/ Ferenc Fricsay – Audite
The brunt of the Fricsay legacy in Richard Strauss here makes its debut, 1949-1954.
Ferenc Fricsay conducts Mozart! In another release in a series of historic recordings, The Music Treasury will this week feature the Hungarian conductor Frenec Fricsay and his performances of orchestral works by Mozart. Fricsay schooling included studies under the well known Hungarian musicians Bartok, Kodaly, von Dohnanyi, and Weiner. In addition to the piano, he […]
Ferenc Fricsay: The Mozart Radio Broadcasts = MOZART: Symphonies; Bassoon Concerto; Divertimenti, Serenades and Arias – Suzanne Danco and Rita Streich, sopranos / Johannes Zuther, bassoon/ RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/ Ferenc Fricsay – DGG
Ferenc Fricsay’s post-war Mozart sessions at RIAS return with all their stylistic verve, passion, and immaculate musicianship. Ferenc Fricsay: The Mozart Radio Broadcasts = MOZART: Symphonies 1; 4-9; Symphony No. 23 in D Major, K. 181; Symphony No. 27 in G Major, K. 199; Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, K. 191; Serenata notturna in D […]
“STRAVINSKY in 4 Deals” = Violin Con.; Jeu de cartes; Movements – Soloists/Stravinsky – Praga Digitals
This album serves as a microcosm of Stravinsky’s evolving musical styles, in four performances expertly restored. “STRAVINSKY in 4 Deals” = Violin Concerto in D; Pulcinella – Suite; Jeu de cartes; Movements for Piano and Orchestra – David Oistrakh, violin/ Concerts Lamoureux/ Bernard Haitink/ Philharmonia Orch./ Otto Klemperer/ Bavarian Radio-Sym. Orch./ Igor Stravinsky/ Margrit Weber, […]
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major; BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor – Tibor Varga, v./ Festival Orch./ J.M. Auberson – Claves
Volume 3 of the Tibor Varga Collection features this great violinist’s work in two Romantic staples, incisively played and recorded.
Ferenc Fricsay: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophone, Vol. I [TrackList follows] = DGG, 45 CDs
The 45-CD Fricsay Edition celebrates the complete mastery of a conductor over his chosen ensembles, in repertory of vast proportions.
Our November drawing is for two 45-CD sets of The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon by famed conductor Ferenc Fricsay. Here is a complete list of all the selections on this multi-CD boxed set. And here is our review of it. These have been specially remastered for this collector’s set. The Hungarian conductor, who died in […]
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, […]
BARTOK: Ferenc Fricsay Conducts the Masterpieces of Bartok – Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, 25 May, 1952 – Reconstitution of the Concerto – Praga Digitals
This new release from Praga Digitals is another in the Reminiscences series of archival recordings re-mastered with the latest technology.
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9; SMETANA: The Moldau; LISZT: Les Préludes – Berlin Radio Sym. Orch./ Ferenc Fricsay – DGG Pure Audio stereo Blu-ray
More than 50 years old, this Pure Audio remastering sounds fresh and exciting.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3; Concerto in C Major for Piano Trio and Orch. – Annie Fischer, p./ Bavarian State Orch./ Geza Anda, p./ Wolfgang Schneiderhahn, v./ Pierre Fournier, cello/ Berlin Radio Sym. Orch./ Ferenc Fricsay – Pristine Audio
The Fricsay centennial has two Beethoven performances of exquisite Romantic power and beauty restored.
BARTOK: The Three Piano Concertos – Geza Anda, piano/ Berlin Radio Sym. Orch./ Ferenc Fricsay – DGG/Pristine Audio
Producer/editor Andrew Rose revives an already-brilliant DGG original recording of the Bartok concertos with a new “finish,” and the result (on both CD and hi-res) yields potent Bartok piano concertos for the ages.
LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 2; BRAHMS: Sym. No. 1 – Aldo Ciccolini, piano/ Orch. de la Suisse Romande /Ferenc Fricsay – Cascavelle
Fine historic performances from the OSR enter the catalog, each a testament to inspired interpreters of Liszt and Brahms.