Monthly Archives: July 2009

Capitol/Telefunken 45 rpm sets. Keilberth & Schmidt-Isserstedt in works by Reger & Haydn

I didn’t have room for this Reger work in my previous post devoted to his works, but here is Keilberth’s beautiful recording of the Böcklin Suite, which to my ears makes the best case for this score on records, superior … Continue reading

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Max Reger on 78s. Polydor and Odeon recordings by Lehmann, Heger & De Groot

Initially, this compilation was to be the next installment of my Fritz Lehmann Odeon 78s collection, but I decided to make it an all Max Reger post. I don’t believe any of these recordings have been reissued on cd. I … Continue reading

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Alexander Goldenweiser. Grieg Lyric Pieces, Pt. 2

A few months ago I posted (see link) the first two Lps from Alexander Goldenweiser’s recording, the first complete cycle, of the Grieg Lyric Pieces. These three Lps complete the series. I’m surprised that it has never been reissued as … Continue reading

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Friedrich Wührer, Pt. 3. Concerti by Dvořák, Scriabin & Prokofiev (Vox)

Last time I posted recordings (see link) by Friedrich Wührer, I promised more, and here they are, with the promise of more yet! I’ve just missed his birthday, which was yesterday, but it’s always a good day to make available … Continue reading

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