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At the start of the 21st century, SACD has established itself as the preferred new medium, offering both SACD stereo and multichannel in high resolution as well as the traditional CD. 

This is why we think that it offers the perfect solution for our audiophile recordings.

In September 2005 we offered the first recording on Hybrid SACD: Corelli's Violin Sonatas Opus 5 performed by Stefano Montanari, Ottavio Dantone and members of the Accademia Bizantina (2 SACDs). A release that was awarded with the DIAPASON D'OR, 5 Stars from MUSICA and other highly acclaimed prices and critics. (ARTS 47724-8)

One year later we set another milestone in the ARTS history with the release of our complete Shostakovich Cycle. Gathered on 10 outstanding Hybrid SACDs all Symphonies are presented by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Oleg Caetani. (ARTS 47850-8)

Further to this we have received rave reviews for all releases from the ensemble I Barocchisti, conducted by Diego Fasolis such as the Bach Suites 1-4 (ARTS 47649-8), the Christmas Oratory (ARTS 47714-8) or the Brandenburg Concertos (ARTS 47715-8 and 47716-8).

A great success and an awsome happening!

We hope you'll have lots of fun with our music on SACD!


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Girolamo Fantini, Pierre Attaignant, Anonymous ... : Battalia!

Numerous amounts of documents prove that fifers and trumpeters played side by side at special events during the Renaissance and Baroque ages. This month ARTS MUSIC releases a new Hybrid SACD, recorded in multi channel surround sound, focussing on Baroque battle music of the 17th century and played ...
Preis: 17,00 €



Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonatas Op. 5

It was probably the success of Opus V that consecrated Arcangelo Corelli as the supreme model for writing for the violin. In September ARTS MUSIC presents this remarkable collection of twelve sonatas for violin and basso as 2 Hybrid SACDs in multichannel sound. The soloist of this remarkable recordi...
Preis: 34,00 €



Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 in G Minor op. 103 - "The Year 1905" (1957)

German symphonic music of the 19th century had the greatest effect on Russia. It also influenced the composer Dmitri Shostakovich, who with his 15 symphonies set the pattern for the music history in the 20th century. The great 11th symphony, which was awarded with the Lenin Price in 1958, is being r...
Preis: 17,00 €



Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor Op. 65

Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony is a dramatic, sorrowful voyage through the tragedy of war. The reference is to the Second World War and becomes a memento of the destruction and death that war has inevitably created in all times. Critics now compare his Eighth Symphony with Beethoven's Fifth, Br...
Preis: 17,00 €



Johann Sebastian Bach: Bach Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248

Is there a better moment to release a Christmas oratory than during Christmas time? Surely not! That is why ARTS Music presents the Christmas Oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach on 2 Hybrid SACDs in multichannel sound in November! Under the guidance of Diego Fasolis well known soloists like Charles Da...
Preis: 34,00 €



Johann Sebastian Bach: Bach Suites Nos. 1 - 4 BWV 1066 - 1069

Diego Fasolis and his ensemble ''I Barocchisti'' have been acclaimed from the press many times as one of the best ensemble for ancient music. Statements like ''Simply a terrific recording'' (American Record Guide for ARTS 47573-2 Bach – Motetes) and ''These two recordings (ARTS 47694-2 Bach Psalm 51...
Preis: 17,00 €



Peruvian anonymous, Peruvian anonymous (p. Martínez Companón), Santiago de Murcia ... : Esa Noche Yo Baílá - Feast and Devotion in High Peru of the 17th Century

It's no longer a secret among lovers and classicists of historic music performances that the repertoire of 17th century Latin-American music holds real treasures. That is why the Columbian ensemble MÚSÍCA FÍCTA, specialised in instrumental music and vocal recitation, sought out works of that time an...
Preis: 17,00 €



Astor Piazolla, Oscar Emilio (Cacho) Tirao, Oliviero Lacagnina: Conciertango

''Tango is a melancholy thought you can dance to'' said Enrique Santos Discépolo, one of the most famous artists of this genre. At the beginning of the 19th century many immigrants, especially Italians, flocked to the capital of Argentina. The people dreamed of a better life but soon had to fac...
Preis: 17,00 €



Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 15

Dmitri Shostakovich was only 19 and still a student at the Petersburg Conservatory when his first major orchestral work laid the foundation for a career that would make him the most important symphonist of the 20th century. Following the first performance the symphony was performed around the world....
Preis: 17,00 €



Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 3 "The First of May" & 14

The two symphonies on this disk share the use of sung text, which stands in contrary to most of the other Shostakovich Symphonies. The texts chosen for the construction of the fourteenth symphony are all presented in the Russian language which Shostakovich preferred most. They all point to an extrem...
Preis: 17,00 €



Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"

For his new thirteenth symphony Shostakovich chose to set some texts by the young poet Evgeny Yevtushenko to music. The first of Yevtushenko’s poems that he used and which furnishes the subtitle of the symphony is dedicated to Babi Yar, the place where the Nazis slaughtered 34.000 Ukrainian Jews in ...
Preis: 17,00 €



Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 including fragments of the unpublished movement

Dmitri Shostakovich was nearly 30 years old when he wrote his 4th Symphony. During this time he had to fear for his life because his opera „Lady Macbeth of Mzensk“ had angered Stalin. This might be the reason why the 4th Symphony was only performed for the first time in 1961, 25 years upon completio...
Preis: 17,00 €



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