Manuel Barrueco: Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez The internationally-accliamed Cuban guitarist was recorded live at the Munich Philharmonie, playing Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez with the Munich Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jean-Pierre Wallez. As an encore, he plays Albéniz's Asturias. The concert also includes solo performances of Rodrigo's Invocation et Danse and music by Fernando Sor, and Chick Corea. Directed by Volker Weicker - 62' Pierre Boulez:
Salzburg Festival Concert This ambitious concert features two works by Pierre Boulez, conducted by the composer imself: Dialogue de l'Ombre Double (solo clarinettist Alain Damiens) and Répons (Ensemble InterContemporain and soloists). Both performances involve electronic surround-sound. Directed by Volker Weicker - 66' Sylvain Cambreling conducts a Schubert Concert Recorded in the magnificent baroque cathedral at Zwiefalten, Sylvain Cambreling conducts the Norddeutscher Rundfunk Orchestra and Choir, with soloists Juliane Banse (soprano), Hermine May (mezzo-soprano), Deon van der Walt (tenor), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) and Hermann Prey (baritone). They perform Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor D759 - the Unfinished Symphony - and his Mass in E flat major D950. Directed by Klaas Rusticus - 84'
Eddie Daniels plays Mozart Clarinetist Eddie Daniels is widely regarded as Benny Goodman's successor and, like Goodman, he is a master of both classical and jazz techniques. In this programme, recorded live from the Philharmonie, Munich, he plays Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major K622 with the Munich Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jean-Pierre Wallez. As an encore, he solos with a free jazz improvisation. Directed by Volker Weicker - 35'
Hans Graf: Mozart in Salzburg Recorded at the Mozarteum, the programme includes the Symphony in D major K95, Piano Concerto No. 21 in C K467, the concert aria 'Basta, vincesti' K486a, the rondo for soprano, 'Al desio di chi t'adora' K577, and the Symphony No. 39 in E flat K543. Hans Graf conducts the Mozarteum Orchestra with soloists Maria Tipo (piano) and Cornelia Kallisch (soprano). Directed by Helmut Rost - 89'
Friedrich Gulda: Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.5 In a concert recorded live from the Munich Philharmonie, Gulda, plays Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat Op.73 (Emperor) with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, which he also conducts. Directed by Hugo Käch - 39'
Mozart Piano Concertos In this live recording from the Munich Philharmonie, the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Friedrich Gulda, who is also the soloist in a performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor K466 and the Piano Concerto No. 26 in D (Coronation Concerto) K537. Directed by János Darvas - 66'
Friedrich Gulda: Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestra The internationally-renowned 'cellist Heinrich Schiff joins members of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra as soloist for this concert performance of Gulda's Concerto for 'Cello and Wind Orchestra, which the composer conducts himself. Directed by János Darvas - 33' Friedrich Gulda: Concerto for Myself In this live recording, made at the Munich Philharmonie, Gulda is the soloist in a performance of his acclaimed composition Concerto for Myself. He plays with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Directed by János Darvas - 45'
A Richard Strauss Concert From the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Richard Strauss Festival, Michael Helmrath conducts the Munich Philharmonic's Chamber Orchestra, with soloists Marie Luise Neunecker (French horn) and Sabine Meyer (clarinet). The programme includes Strauss's introduction for string sextet from Capriccio, the Concerto for French Horn and Orchestra No. 1 in E flat Op.11, Romance for Clarinet and Orchestra o.Op. AV.61 (the first-ever public performance of this archive work) and Der Bürger als Edelmann Op.60. Directed by Volker Weicker - 85'