Warner Classics

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Massenet: Werther (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) This issue will be prized by admirers of the two principals, but there are drawbacks [CH]

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Schoenberg: Gurrelieder (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Recorded just a week after 9/11, this stunning performance heralds a new era for Rattle in Berlin

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Puccini: Turandot (Warner Classics)

Great sound, conducting, choral singing and orchestral playing, but only one principal singer who really comes up to scratch [RMo]

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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) One of the classic performances of this symphony [CH]

Mahler: Symphony 10 (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Rattle is always a compelling guide to this work [TD]

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Bach: St Matthew Passion (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) One of the great recordings of the century – the Bach tradition represented by Klemperer has much to tell us about this music [TB]

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Puccini: Turandot (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) The pleasure that Caballé’s beautiful tone and imaginative approach gives is enormous [JS]

Claudio Arrau (piano) The Complete Warner Classics Recordings (Warner Classics)

Aristocratic, authoritative and poetic performances [SG]

Barrueco: Complete Recordings (Warner Classics)

A goldmine for guitar aficionados, and general music lovers, too; the excellence of the playing can be taken for granted [GF]

Beethoven: Piano Concertos 1-5 (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) A revelation of what can still be revealed by dedicated musicians [RB]

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Beethoven: Symphony 3 (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) One of the essential Beethoven recordings [CH]

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Dvořák: Serenades (Warner Classics)

A heart-warming disc of the Dvořák serenades, played and recorded beautifully [JP]

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Jenkins: Concertos (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Nothing deep or profound, just well crafted and very enjoyable [BBr]

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Alison Balsom (trumpet) Concertos (Warner Classics)

Glorious tone – top of the class [DJB]

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Puccini: Turandot (Warner Classics)

A fine entry to the Turandot discography with the original conclusion by Alfano [LD]

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Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) A very clever idea to package Prokofiev’s two major film scores together [IL]

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Walter Gieseking (piano) His Columbia Graphophone Recordings (Warner Classics)

A splendid collection [SG]

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Bach: Goldberg Variations (Warner)

Spirited, mercurial playing, compromised by a poor recording from Warner [RMo]