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Parnassus Records has made a significant addition to the discography of one of the greatest pianists in history, Soviet-era virtuoso Sviatoslav Richter. Producer and Richter authority Leslie Gerber spent several years seeking out and tracking down Richter’s earliest recordings, many…Continue Reading

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Multitalented musician Christopher Ball, who is soon to celebrate his seventieth birthday, has had no fewer than six musical careers, successively as clarinettist, orchestral conductor, recorder player, publisher, arranger and composer. He started composing in his teens, but became disillusioned…Continue Reading

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Radoslav Kvapil is the elder statesman of Czech pianists. His many recordings of the piano music of his homeland for Supraphon, Calliope, ASV, Unicorn, and other independent labels have consistently been praised by critics as the performances of choice. Musical…Continue Reading

Musical Concepts MC-182 — Mahler: The Symphonies — Symphonies Nos. 1-9 / Adagio from Symphony No. 10
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Vanguard Classics’ pioneering Mahler Symphony cycle, the first to make these monumental works available on LP at a value price, returns to the catalogue on Musical Concepts. Musical Concepts returns this landmark recording series featuring the Utah Symphony conducted by…Continue Reading

Jed Distler: Meditate with the Masters
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If you’re familiar with Jed Distler as one of the most engaging music writers and radio hosts in the United States, you might be surprised to learn he is also “an altogether extraordinary pianist” (Newark Star-Ledger) and New York’s “Downtown…Continue Reading