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A superb range of classical recordings for the connoisseur of fine music, focusing on the smaller classical labels, to bring you unusual, interesting and often hard-to-find recordings. We have a special focus on historical recordings, particularly those of the great singers, pianists and conductors of the past.
Featured Release - Fernando de Lucia - Complete Gramophone Co Recordings 1902-1909
Fernando De Lucia was arguably the greatest exponent of 19th Century Bel Canto to leave a recorded legacy. Ward Marston has collected De Lucia's complete early recordings, made for the Gramophone Company, and presents them in a new remastering, transcribed at playback speeds which remain controversial, but which Marston believes are correct...
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Featured Release - Frederic Lamond - Rare Broadcasts
Legendary pianist Frederic Lamond (1868-1948), a pupil of Liszt, is heard in music by Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin. The 2CD set includes concerto broadcasts never before available, other selected works, and spoken discussion of Liszt.