Bohuslav Martinů – Recommended Recordings

Recordings of Martinů have exploded over the last 15, 20 years, leaving the intrepid Martinů-explorer with an embarrassment of riches to choose from. The Symphonies A magician is needed to conjure the magic in Martinů’s music. Martinů is such an idiosyncratic composer that the right performance is vital to bringing out its special character. Czech … More Bohuslav Martinů – Recommended Recordings


Erich Wolfgang Korngold – Recommended Recordings

    Violin Concerto, Much Ado about Nothing (+ S. Barber, Violin Concerto), Gil Shaham (violin), André Previn (piano, conductor), LSO, Deutsche Grammophon 439886 Two great romantic violin concertos are played with utmost mastery and beauty and a very soft touch that benefits especially the Korngold. Unlike on [HA33]his later recording with Anne-Sophie Mutter, André Previn neither … More Erich Wolfgang Korngold – Recommended Recordings

Leoš Janácek – Recommended Recordings

Glagolitic Mass and Taras Bulba, Supraphon SU 3667-2911 [HA25](Karel An ˇcerl Gold Edition Vol. 7) Sinfonietta; Taras Bulba, the Karel An ˇcerl recordings have been available in different Supraphon combinations, and also on Fidelio 1852 The Danube; Moravian Dances; Suite, op. 3, Naxos 8. 555245 String Quartets nos. 1 & 2, The outstanding 1962 Grand … More Leoš Janácek – Recommended Recordings

Hans Gál – Recommended Recordings

Symphonies & Orchestral Music Symphonies 1-4, Kenneth Woods, Orchestra of the Swan, Avie 2322 Symphony no. 1 (+ F. Schubert, Symphony no.6), Thomas Zehetmair, Northern Sinfonia, Avie 2224 Symphony no. 1 (+ R. Schumann, Symphony no.1), Kenneth Woods, Orchestra of the Swan, Avie 2233 Symphony no. 2 (+ F. Schubert, Symphony no.9), Thomas Zehetmair, Northern Sinfonia, … More Hans Gál – Recommended Recordings