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Johann Strauss: Peter Maag conducts Johann Strauss jr.: Famous Waltzes and Polkas

Why produce a publication of unforgettable Strauss melodies performed live by orchestras certainly not used to the „Viennese“ sound that is of such importance for these waltzes and polkas? Simply because Peter Maag was a great interpreter of Johann Strauss and we now take this unique chance to ...
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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 & Concert Suite from the Nutcracker

The cooperation of ARTS with the Italian RAI brings another breathtaking archives recording back to the day of light!   Maag has with Tchaikovsky that privileged relationship that made him an outstanding performer of the music of Mozart and Mendelssohn: a dense, dramatic reading of extraordinar...
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Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2 & Academic Festival Overture

Many interpretations of historical importance fall back on great "encounters": Fischer – Furtwängler – Berlin Philharmonic, Backhaus-Böhm-Vienna Philharmonic, Horowitz-Toscanini-NBC, Gilels-Jochum-Berlin Philharmonic, Zimmermann-Bernstein-Vienna Philharmonic etc. Somewhat less charismatic undoubtedl...
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Maurice Ravel: L'Heure espagnole, Valses nobles et sentimentales

Maag was the student of a true Ravel-admirer such as Ernest Ansermet, and his recordings by RAI reflect his exceptional feel for this music. In the 1950's and 1960's, RAI organised great concerts with all of the most important soloists and conductors performing at the time. The Diptychon of the two ...
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Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1, Mephisto Waltz, Heroïde funèbre

A successful encounter of two great figures in the world of music:  Maag shared the stage of the Turin auditorium with the pianist Lazar Berman, for the performance of Liszt’s Concerto in E flat. The Russian pianist was at the pinnacle of his dazzling international career, crowned in those year...
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Claude Debussy, Arthur Honneger: L'Enfant prodigue, Symphony No. 3 "Liturgique" H 186

ARTS is proud to release a unique and as yet undiscovered true rarity: a recording of Debussy’s L’Enfant prodigue, directed by no less than the great musician André Clytens.  Written by Claude Debussy to a libretto by Edouard Guinand, this „Scène lyrique“ re-tells the Biblical story of the retu...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Dino Ciani performs Mozart - Piano Concertos No. 25 K. 503 & No. 20 K. 466

The career of the highly talented Dino Ciani as pianist, and indeed his life, was short: it lasted no longer than a decade. His rise to full celebrity as a concert performer in Italy came about quickly and was awarded by winning the second price of the international Liszt-Bartók Competition in Budap...
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Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller

Luisa Miller has long been relegated to a secondary level in Verdi’s production by the incumbent ''Rigoletto-Trovatore-Traviata'' triology. But in the 1970s this unjustly underrated title celebrated its reappraisal as a number of great artists chose to include it among their favourites. Thus singers...
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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Die erste Walpurgisnacht op. 60, Die schöne Melusine, Ruy Blas, Meerestille und glückliche Fahrt, Die Hebriden

Thematically suitable to the beginning of May we present a further achievement in our Peter Maag collection: The first Walpurgis-Night (Die erste Walpurgisnacht) from Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.  Inspired from the poem The first Walpurgis-Night that Mendelssohn persumably got to know during hi...
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Modest Mussorgsky, Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky: Modest Mussorgsky, Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky - Pictures at an exhibition, La Valse, L`Oiseau de Feu (Suite)

After the end of the Second World War André Cluytens certainly was one of the most acclaimed conductors all over Europe. He studied at the Flemish Royal Conservatory in his hometown Antwerp and was afterwards employed as a répétiteur at the theatres of Antwerp, Toulouse, Lyon and Bordeaux. In 1947 h...
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Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 / Alto Rhapsody Op. 53

To the posthumous tribute that ARTS is paying to Peter Maag by presenting a number of selected recordings, another production is added in September: Symphony No. 1 Op. 68 and the Alto-Rhapsody Op. 53 from Brahms.As speciality Maag selected the at that time 30 year old contralto Lucia Valentina Terra...
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Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann: Arthur Rubinstein plays Brahms and Schumann

The second concerto by Johannes Brahms, the “great” concerto, and the Robert Schumann piano concerto are two masterpieces of romantic piano writing, performed on this ARTS ARCHIVES new release by Arthur Rubinstein, one of the most famous interpreters of Romanticism. In these newly-restored live pe...
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