Sony Classical Archive
RAVEL: Trio in A Minor; Sonata – Jamie Laredo, violin/Jeffrey Solow, cello/Ruth Laredo, piano/Leslie Parnas, cello – Sony
Wonderful neo-Classical Ravel from the mid-1970s Marlboro musicians who made musically alert ensemble together.
BEETHOVEN: Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43; Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” – Orch. Sym. de Montreal/Kent Nagano – Sony
Nagano brings his idiosyncratic energy and textural clarity to bear on Beethoven’s “Promethean” scores.
“Heroic Music” for Organ, Brass and Percussion – E. Power Biggs, organ/ The New England Brass Ensemble – Columbia/ Sony Classical/HDTT
“Heroic Music” for Organ, Brass and Percussion – E. Power Biggs, organ/ The New England Brass Ensemble – [TrackList below] Columbia/Sony Classical/HDTT HQCD218 [avail. in five different formats at https://www.highdeftapetransfers.com/], 31:02 *****: E. Power Biggs was one of the two famous concert organists and recording artists in the 50s and 60s – the other was […]
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Keyboard sensation Lang Lang makes his Sony debut with four composers he finds significant to the evolution of the piano repertory.
IVES: String Quartet No. 1; String Quartet No. 2 – Juilliard String Quartet – Columbia/Sony Classical
Whatever subjective firmament Ives contemplates, it certainly challenges our more “placid” preconceptions.
*BACH: The Goldberg Variations – Glenn Gould’s 1955 performance re-created in modern hi-res surround sound and hi-res binaural sound by Zenph – Sony Classical
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Climb inside Glenn Gould’s head at the keyboard by simply plugging in your headphones on tracks 33-64
BBC production based on the book by Saint-Exupery