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James Kreger: CHOPIN, BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN

Pedro H. da Silva / Lucía Caruso: Jeanne d’Arc, Le Voyage dans la Lune

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Performer: Rudolf Firkušný

BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra (12/1/1951). Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (12/13/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: No. 10. Piano Sonatas (Review by James A. Altena)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Review by Henry Fogel)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor." Symphony No. 7 (Review by Christopher Abbot)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Concerto No. 5. Violin Sonatas (Review by James A. Altena)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Sonatas for Violin and Piano (Review by David K. Nelson)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphony No. 5 (12/6/1952). Symphony No. 7 (1/14/1950) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Violin Sonatas (Review by Robert Maxham)

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BENDA, FRANZ: Piano Sonata No. 9 in A Minor (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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BERLIOZ: Le damnation de Faust. Rákóczy March (12/15/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Review by James A. Altena)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Review by James A. Altena)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Sonata No. 3 in D Minor for Violin and Piano, op. 108 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Symphony No. 1 (12/6/1952). Symphony No. 3 (12/15/1951). Tragic Overture (12/15/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Viola Sonatas (Review by James A. Altena)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Piano Sonata No. 3 in b, op. 58 (Review by James A. Altena)

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DEBUSSY: Le martyre de St Sébastian (Review by Marc Mandel)

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DEBUSSY: Suite Bergamasque. Estampes. Children’s Corner (Review by James A. Altena)

piano 

DUSSEK, JAN LADISLAV: Piano Sonata in F Minor, op. 77 (Review by Peter Burwasser)

piano 

DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Concerto in G Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 33 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

piano 

DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Concerto in G Minor for Piano and Orchestra, op. 33 (Review by James H. North)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Love Songs, op. 83, nos. 1, 2, 4, 7. Gypsy Songs, op. 55. In Folk Style, op. 73. Biblical Songs, op. 99, nos. 5, 7, 10 (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Piano Concerto (ed. Kurz) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Piano Concerto (ed. Kurz). In Nature's Realm. Carnival Overture. Slavonic Rhapsody in g, op. 45/2 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Piano Concerto in g (1/20/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Piano Concerto (Review by James A. Altena)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Quartets for Piano and Strings (Review by Elliott Kaback)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Quartets for Piano and Strings (Review by Susan Kagan)

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FRANCK, CÉSAR: Symphony in D Minor. Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

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FRANCK, CÉSAR: Violin Sonata (Review by James A. Altena)

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FRESCOBALDI: (arr. Ghedini) 4 Pieces (1/6/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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GABRIELI, GIOVANNI: Canzona for Double Brass Quartet 2/16/952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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GHEDINI: Pezzo concertante (2/2/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: Symphony No. 88 (12/20/1952). Symphony No. 94, “Surprise“ (12/31/1949) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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HINDEMITH, PAUL: Mathis der Maler Symphony (12/20/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Capriccio for Piano (left-hand) and Winds. Concertino for Piano and Chamber Ensemble. Sonata 1.X.1905 (“From the Street“). By Overgrown Tracks (both Sets). In the mist. Tema con variazioni (Zdenka) (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Concertino for Piano and Chamber Ensemble. Capriccio for Piano Left-hand, Brass, and Flute (Review by James H. North)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Concertino for Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon (Review by James A. Altena)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Concertino (Review by Paul Ingram)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Moravian Folk Poetry in Song (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: On an Overgrown Path. In the Mists (Review by James A. Altena)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Piano Sonata “1.X.1905” (2 performances) (Review by James A. Altena)

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JANÁČEK, LEOŠ: Piano Works (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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MARTINŮ: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Review by James A. Altena)

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MARTINŮ: Piano Concerto No. 4, “Incantations” (Review by Colin Clarke)

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MARTINŮ: Songs on One Page (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Symphony No. 4, “Italian“ (12/1/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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MONTEVERDI: (arr. Ghedini) Vespro della Beata Vergine (1/6/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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MONTEVERDI: Sonata sopre Santa Maria (2/16/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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MOZART: Concerto No. 10 in E-Flat for Two Pianos and Orchestra, K. 365. Complete Music for Piano, 4-Hands (Review by Paul Turok)

piano 

MOZART: Concerto No. 9 in E♭ for Piano and Orchestra, K. 27V. Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 (“Jupiter“) (Review by Mortimer H. Frank)

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MOZART: Concertos for Piano and Orchestra (Review by Leslie Gerber)

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MOZART: Concertos for Piano and Orchestra (Review by William Zagorski)

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MOZART: Piano Sonata No. 14 in c, K 457 (Review by James A. Altena)

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MOZART: Sonata in D for 2 Pianos, K. 448. Fugue in C Minor for 2 Pianos, K. 426. Sonata in F for Piano, 4-Hands, K. 497. Sonata hi C for Piano, 4-Hands, K. 521 ; Andante and Variations for Piano, 4-Hands, K. 501. Sonata in B-Flat for Piano, 4-Hands, K. 358. Sonata in C, K. 19d. Sonata in G for Piano, 4-Hands, K. 357. Sonata in O for Piano, 4-Hands, K. 381 (Review by Paul Turok)

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MOZART: Sonata in E♭ for Violin and Piano, K.481 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro (Review by Marc Mandel)

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MOZART: Violin Sonata in E♭, K 481 (Review by James A. Altena)

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MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (12/27/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (Review by James A. Altena)

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RACHMANINOFF: Preludes, Op. 23 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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RAVEL: Bolero (12/20/1952). Pavane pour une Infante défunte (12/1/1951). La valse (12/1/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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ROSSINI: Semiramide (Review by Marc Mandel)

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ROUSSEL: Sinfonietta for Strings (12/15/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUBERT: 4 Impromptus, D 899 (Review by James A. Altena)

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SCHUBERT: 4 Impromptus, D 935 (Review by James A. Altena)

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SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 2 (1/8/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in b, "Unfinished" (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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SCHUMANN: Fantasia in C, op. 17 (Review by James A. Altena)

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SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4 (11/29/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN: Träumerai (Review by James A. Altena)

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SHULMAN: A Laurentian Overture (1/20/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SMETANA: Czech Dances (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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STRAVINSKY, IGOR: Fireworks (1/15/1951). Jeu de cartes (12/20/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

piano 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet (2/2/1952). Symphony No. 4 (12/24/1949). Symphony No. 5 (3/1/1952) (Review by Marc Mandel)

piano 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

piano 

VERDI: La forza del destino (Review by Marc Mandel)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Concerto grosso in A (2/2/1952). Concerto grosso in a (1/15/1951) (Review by Marc Mandel)

piano 

WEBER: Euryanthe (Review by Marc Mandel)

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