These 2-CD budget price sets, drawn from the catalogs of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics, present the best-loved and most popular works by renowned composers performed by the world's leading artists.
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Among the essential sets produced since 1953 by EMI Classics and Virgin Classics are such all-time great recordings as Maria Callas in her first Tosca, Fidelio conducted by Otto Klemperer, Der Rosenkavalier, starring Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and conducted by Herbert von Karajan, Placido Domingo in Don Carlo under Carlo Maria Giulini.
The definitive series of great classical music on EMI Classics with recordings by masters such as Sir Simon Rattle, Itzhak Perlman, Angela Gheorghiu, Jacqueline Du Pré and Maurice André. All re-mastered to perfection at the famous Abbey Road Studios.
Celebrating the past, shaping the future:
British Composers looks back to Parry and Stanford, majors on Elgar and Vaughan Williams, and embraces Birtwistle, Davies, Goehr, Maw, Roxanna Panufnik and Turnage
This series includes the most loved adn exquisite ballet music with many recordings appearing for the first tim eon CD. A collection that no lover of ballet or music for the stage will want to be without.