Classical Recordings Quarterly Editions: Summer 2016
We are proud to announce the latest release of Classical Recordings Quarterly Editions. This specialist label is devoted to the release on CD of unusual recordings.
Complete fully detailed CRQ Editions Catalogue |here|
Richard Strauss: Elektra
Sir Edward German: the complete issued recordings
Homage to Ingrid Haebler: the Mozart Concerto recordings, Vol. 2, 1953-1959
Homage to Yehudi Menuhin: his greatest concerto recordings
Stokowski conducts Beethoven live, Vol. 4
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Homage to Ainslee Cox
Karl Haas conducts the London Baroque Ensemble, Vol. 2
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: live in recital: Buenos Aires, Vol. 2: 18 and 21 August 1968, with Geoffrey Parsons, piano
Carlos Kleiber conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: Live, 28 June 1994
Robert Goldsand, Vol.3: Brahms and Rachmaninov
Studies in the history of recording, volume 3: ‘Adrian Boult, 1889-1983. A Chronological Discography’ by Philip Stuart. Spiral bound, A5 format: £25 including postage (below left), or free download in PDF format (below right). A specially commissioned new discography by master discographer Philip Stuart of the recordings of Sir Adrian Boult containing much new detail. Kindly supported by Colin Pointer.
Studies in the history of recording, volume 2: ‘The National Gramophonic Society’ - a reprint of the PhD thesis of 2013 by Nick Morgan. Spiral bound, A5 format: £25 including postage.
Studies in the history of recording, volume 1: ‘The influence of recording and the record industry upon music activity, as illustrated by the careers of Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Georg Solti and Sir Simon Rattle’ – a reprint of the PhD thesis of 2001 by David Patmore. Spiral bound, A5 format: £25 including postage.
Three cycles of Wagner’s ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ from the Bayreuth Festival: Joseph Keilberth, 1952; Hans Knappertsbusch, 1957; Lorin Maazel, 1968. Three Ring cycles from the Bayreuth Festival conducted by different but equally powerful interpreters of this masterpiece. This DVD-ROM presents all three cycles complete in good sound, encoded in mp3 format. £10 including postage and packing. Classical Recordings Quarterly Editions CRQ DVD8 (1 DVD-ROM)
In memoriam – Sir Colin Davis
The breakthrough performance: Mozart: Don Giovanni, Royal Festival Hall, London, 8th October 1959
Carlos Kleiber conducts opera live, 1965-1990
Homage to Magda Olivero (1910-2014)
Homage to Hermann Abendroth: the complete Arlecchino CD edition
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A number of CRQ Editions recordings are also now available for digital download at www.crqeditions.bandcamp.com together with download-only recordings of opera performances conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham (Buenos Aires 1958 etc) and Lorenzo Molajoli (Milan, 1927-1932), £4 per opera.
CRQ CD001 Verdi: Ernani (abridged) / Molajoli
CRQ CD047/48 Liszt: The Dante and Faust Symphonies / Sebastian
CRQ CD049 Pfitzner: Kleine Sinfonie, Op. 44 (No. 2); Brahms: Violin Concerto / Manko, Abendroth
CRQ CD073-74 (2 CDs) Puccini: The Girl of the Golden West (La Fanciulla del West) (sung in English) Elizabeth Fretwell (Minnie), Don Smith (Dick Johnson), Raimund Herincx (Jack Rance), Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company / Warwick Braithwaite (recording of the BBC broadcast from the Sadler's Wells Theatre of 10th January 1963)
CRQ CD085-86 (2 CDs) Massenet: Hérodiade
CRQ CD087 (1 CD) George Enescu conducts Tchaikovsky and plays his own piano pieces
CRQ CD088-89 (2 CDs) Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli in recital: Arezzo, Teatro Petrarco 12th February 1952
CRQ CD090-91 (2 CDs) Schubert on Westminster
CRQ CD092 (1 CD) Homage to Irmgard Seefried, Volume 2
CRQ CD093-94 (2 CDs) Sir Adrian Boult: the complete Concert Hall recordings
CRQ CD095 (1 CD) Percy Pitt Conducts. Volume 2: Italian repertoire
CRQ CD096 (1 CD) Joseph Messner conducts Mozart's Requiem
CRQ CD097 (1 CD) The Urania Conductors, Vol. 4: Ernest Borsamsky
CRQ CD098-100 (3 CDs) Franz Schreker: Die Gezeichneten
CRQ CD101 (1 CD) The Art of André Charlin
CRQ CD102 (1 CD) Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts
CRQ CD103 (1 CD) Donizetti: La Favorita (abridged) Giuseppina Zinetti (Leonora), Cristy Solari (Fernando), Carmelo Maugeri (Alfonso), Corrado Zambelli (Baldassare), Ida Mannarini (Ines), Giuseppe Nessi (Gasparo), Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan / Lorenzo Molajoli
CRQ CD104 (1 CD) Percy Pitt conducts, Vol. 3 Continuing our very successful series of the orchestral recordings conducted by legendary British maestro Percy Pitt
CRQ CD105 (1 CD) Adelina de Lara plays Schumann Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9; Fantasy, op. 17; Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26
CRQ CD106 (1 CD) Anton Heiller conducts Haydn Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 26 ('Lamentatione'), 36, 52 and 56. Vienna Chamber Orchestra
CRQ CD107 (1 CD) Denis Matthews plays Mozart Mozart Piano Concertos No. 17, K. 453 and 25, K. 503 / London Mozart Players / Harry Blech
CRQ CD108 (1 CD) Bruckner: String Quintet in F major; Wolf: Serenade / Koeckert Quartet
CRQ CD109 (1 CD) Anton Karas plays Viennese Bonbons Accompanied by the accordions of the two Rudis — an inimitable selection of Viennese songs and operetta favourites.
CRQ CD110-111 (2 CDs) Donizetti: Don Pasquale. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires / Fernando Previtali (recording of the performance of 24 August 1965)
CRQ CD113-114 (2 CDs) Fabulous Vienna! – Operetta best-sellers from a bygone age
CRQ CD115 (1 CD) Massenet: Manon, excerpts (sung in French) Renée Doria (Manon)
CRQ CD116 (1 CD) Homage to Dmitri Bashkirov
CRQ CD117 (1 CD) The Urania Conductors, Vol. 5: Rudolf Kempe – the earliest orchestral recordings
CRQ CD118-119 (2 CDs) The Wind Group of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on Westminster (Mozart & Beethoven)
CRQ CD120 (1 CD) Lorenzo Molajoli conducts the Milan Symphony Orchestra in orchestral works
CRQ CD142-143 Homage to Rudolf Moralt
CRQ CD144 Eugene Goossens conducts Gramophone Premières
CRQ CD149-150 The Barchet Quartet plays Schubert, Schumann and Dvořák
CRQ CD151 William Steinberg conducts Bruckner and Wagner in 35mm stereo Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E major; Wagner: Faust: Overture; Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / William Steinberg.
CRQ CD152 Annie Fischer in Moscow Mozart: Sonata No. 10 in C, K. 330; Schubert: Impromptus Nos. 1 in F minor and No. 3 in B flat, D. 935; Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G, Op. 23; Liszt: Concert Study No. 3 in D flat 'Un sospiro', Hungarian Rhapsody No. 14; Kodály: Lingering Song; Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances (all recorded live in concert at the Moscow Conservatory in 1949 and 1951); Bartók: Allegro Barbaro; Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso in E,Op. 14; Scherzo in E minor Op. 16, No. 2 (archive recordings: 1955, 1966, 1970).
CRQ CD153 Eugene Goossens conducts, Volume 2: the Columbia and Edison Bell recordings Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre; Goossens: Four Conceits, Op. 20 (first recording); Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Tannhäuser: Overtures; Wolf-Ferrari: Il Segreto di Susanna: Overture; Sibelius: Scènes Historiques: Festivo; Delibes: Le Roi l'a dit: Overture ; Coppélia: 4 extracts; Planquette: Paul Jones (Surcouf): Selection; Offenbach: La Périchole: Selection; Auber: Les Diamants de la Couronne: Overture; Le Cheval de Bronze: Overture.
CRQ CD154 Handel: Ode on St. Cecilia's Day*; Organ Concertos Op. 4, Nos 1 and 4** (in stereo) *Teresa Stich-Randall (soprano), Alexander Young (tenor), London Chamber Singers. ** Ralph Downes, organ; London Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Bernard.
CRQ CD155-157 Richard Strauss conducts Richard Strauss: the complete acoustic recordings and rare early electrics. An exceptional offering for collectors: all of the acoustic recordings of Richard Strauss conducting his own music, made between 1916 and 1922 in Berlin, London and New York, brought together for the very first time, plus several rare 1926/27 electrical recordings that have never been reissued in any format, including the 1926 Heldenleben. This release is published to coincide with the article by Carsten Schmidt on Strauss’s recordings in the Autumn issue of CRQ. Produced by Alan Sanders and Graham Silcock.
CRQ CD158 René Leibowitz conducts Schoenberg and Mozart
CRQ CD159 Reyer: Sigurd (highlights, in stereo) Gustave Botiaux (Sigurd), Lyne Cumia (Brunehild), Jacqueline Silvy (Hilda), René Bianco (Gunther), Felix Giband (Hagen), Chorus and Symphony Orchestra / Jésus Etcheverry.
CRQ CD160-161 Beethoven: Fidelio (complete) – Glyndebourne 1959. Gré Brouwenstijn (Leonore), Elsie Morrison (Marzelline), Richard Lewis (Florestan), Duncan Robertson (Jaquino), Kim Borg (Pizarro), Mihály Székely (Rocco), Laurie Payne (Fernando), John Kentish (First Prisoner), Derick Davies (Second Prisoner), Glynebourne Festival Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Vittorio Gui
CRQ CD162-163 Bruno Walter conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra: the complete Haydn and Mozart recordings of 1936-1938 Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 96 in D 'Miracle' and 100 in G 'Military'; Mozart: Overtures: La Finta Giardiniera, La Clemenza di Tito; Piano Concerto in D minor, K.466*; Symphonies Nos. 38 in D , K. 504 'Prague' and 41 in C, K. 551 'Jupiter'; Eine kleine Nachtmusik in G, K.525; 3 German Dances, K. 605
CRQ CD164 Homage to Paul Wittgenstein Richard Strauss: Parergon to the Symphonia domestica, Op. 73*; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G for the left hand**; transcriptions for the left hand: Mozart: Adagio, Wind Serenade, K. 375; Schubert / Liszt: Meerestille, Du bist die Ruh; Donizetti / Leschetizky: Lucia di Lammermoor; Wagner / Liszt: Tristan und Isolde
CRQ CD165-166 Clemens Krauss: The Complete Vox Recordings, Volume 2 Mozart: Serenade in D, K.250 'Haffner'; Beethoven: Cantata on the Death of Joseph II*; Mendelssohn: Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream**
CRQ CD167 The Urania Conductors, Volume 6: Hans Hagen conducts an ideal 'New Year's Day Concert' from Vienna
CRQ CD168-169 Jascha Horenstein: The Turin Mahler 3
CRQ CD170 The Early Days of Stereo: the Remington Cincinnati Sessions
CRQ CD171-172 The Virtuoso String Quartet: pioneers of chamber music on record
CRQ CD173-174 (2 CDs) Bellini: I Capuleti ed i Montecchi (stereo)
CRQ CD175 (1 CD) Sir Adrian Boult conducts Bartók and Prokofiev
CRQ CD176-177 (2 CDs) Homage to Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
CRQ CD178 (1 CD) Great chamber music recordings, Vol. 3
CRQ CD179-180 (2 CDs) Denis Matthews plays Mozart Piano Concertos, Vol. 2
CRQ CD181 (1 CD) Karl Ristenpart conducts Bach cantatas (stereo)
CRQ CD182-183 (2 CDs) Alick Maclean conducts light music, Vol. 1
CRQ CD184 (1 CD) Adelina de Lara plays the Schumann Piano Concerto and Cécile Boutet de Monvel plays solo piano works by Franck and Chopin
CRQ CD185-186 (2 CDs) The proprietor and producer as conductor, Vol. 1: Isaïe Disenhaus conducts Beethoven, Mozart and Prokofiev
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty (complete)
Mozart: 'Great' Mass in C minor, K.427*; 'Organ Solo' Missa Brevis in C minor, K.259**
Verdi: Don Carlos (1883 four-act version, with internal cuts, sung in French); Alain Vanzo: Les Grands Airs du Repertoire Lyrique
Marjorie Hayward (violin) and Una Bourne (piano): The violin sonata recordings for HMV, 1919-1925
Alick Maclean conducts light music, Vol. II
Haydn as Haydn intended - Goberman uncut
Homage to Joyce Hatto
Frank Fox conducts!
Friedrich Wührer plays the late Piano Sonatas of Schubert, Vol. II
Emil Gilels: the post-war Moscow Concerto recordings: Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Saint-Saëns
Friedrich Wührer Vol 3: Schubert, Schumann, Brahms
Homage to Irmgard Seefried. Vol 3: the rarest recordings
Homage to Ingrid Haebler: the Mozart Concerto recordings, Vol. 1, 1953-1959
Mozart as Mozart may have intended - Goberman uncut, Vol. 2
Homage to Arthur de Greef, Isolde Menges and Landon Ronald
Rossini: La Cenerentola
Alfred Brendel: the SPA recordings, Vol. 2: Richard Strauss and Beethoven
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt and Walter Susskind: the Mercury stereo recordings
Sir Thomas Beecham: the rarest recordings: extracts from ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ and ‘Irmelin’
Denis Matthews plays Beethoven, Vol. 2
Stokowski conducts Beethoven, Vol. 3: live radio broadcasts from America
Oda Slobodskaya: the complete Saga and Delta recital recordings
Great conductors conduct Schoenberg
Sir Landon Ronald conducts the late Tchaikovsky Symphonies
Sir Adrian Boult: archive discoveries