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Back catalogue. up to December 2012
Releases after 2013 can be found here
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RICHARD STRAUSS / SYLVIE BODOROVÁ
Richard Strauss
Don Juan

Sylvie Bodorová
Symphony No 1 "Con le campane"


Prague Symphony Orchestra
Jirí Kout conductor

FOK 0005 - 2 031 DDD FP (CD)


Review

UP 0146 £12 post-free Worldwide

Bohuslav Martinu
Duo for Violin and Violoncello No.1, H. 157
Leoš Janácek
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Josef Suk
Elegy for Piano Trio, Op. 23
Bedrich Smetana
Z domoviny (From my Homeland)- 2 Pieces for Violin and Piano
Antonín Dvorák
Romance in f minor - Andante con moto, Op. 11
Sylvie Bodorová
Sine dolore - dedicated to Josef Vlach

Dana Vlachová - violin
Petr Nouzovský - cello
Miroslav Sekera - piano


 

UP 0145 £12 post-free Worldwide

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Andante cantible
Variations on a Rococo Theme for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 33
Elegy for String Orchestra in G major
Pezzo Capriccioso for Violoncello and Orchestra, op. 62

SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Sinfonietta in A major, Op. 48


Jirí Bárta - cello
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Leoš Svárovský - conductor


Review

UP 0147 £12 post-free Worldwide

Irvin_epoque
Sylvie Bodorová Babadag for Clarinet and String Quartet
Ondrej Kukal Clarinettino, Concertino for Clarinet and Strings
Jan Dušek Meanwhile for Clarinet and Strings
Tomáš Pálka Metafolkphoses for Clarinet and String Quartet
Jan Kucera Zrození / Birth
Alan Shulman Rendezvous for Clarinet and Strings
Astor Piazzolla Oblivion
Oliver Edward Nelson Stolen Moments


Irvin Venyš - clarinet
Epoque Quartet

Feb 2013

UP 0148 £12 post-free Worldwide
Haydn, Beethoven Cantatas
Franz Joseph Haydn
TE DEUM FOR CHORUS, ORCHESTRA AND ORGAN IN C MAJOR
Ludwig van Beethoven
CANTATA ON THE DEATH OF EMPEROR JOSEPH II
CANTATA ON THE ACCESSION OF EMPEROR LEOPOLD II
Eva Müllerová – soprano, Edita Adlerová – mezzosoprano, Aleš Vorácek – tenor, Matej Chadima – bass, Alexandra Pridalová – flute, Jirí Šlechta – violoncello, Jan Steyer – harpsichord, organ, The Prague Mixed Choir, Jan Steyer, Jirí Petrdlík – choirmasters

Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of South Bohemia
Jirí Petrdlík – conductor

Review

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Baroque Trumpet:
Jan Linda: Jeremiah Clarke, Georg Friedrich Händel, Jean Paul Egide Martini, Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky,Jean - Baptiste Loeillet,Franz Schubert
 

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JJ Ryba
Czech Christmas Mass 'Hey, Master'

6 Carols

Czech chamber soloists

Review

 

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Domenico Scarlatti

Guitar Sonatas
(transcriptions by Matej Freml)

Siempre Nuevo (guitar duo)

 


UP 0153-2 131 £12 post-free Worldwide

Violin My Love: Hommage a Váša Príhoda

Tomáš Vinklát (violin)
Martin Fila (piano)
rec. April 2011, Martinu Hall, Liechtenstein Palace, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague
ARCO DIVA UP 0153 - 2131 [59:10]

Review


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Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 (1789) [31:30]
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770–1827)
String Quartet No.10 in E flat major, Op 74 Harp (1809) [30:26]
Ladislav Ružícka (clarinet)
Martinu Quartet
rec. January 2012, Domovina Studio, Prague
ARCO DIVA UP 0150-2 131 [62:04]

Review

UP 0144-2 131 £12 post-free Worldwide

Jaroslav Krček
ORATORIO
The one who is
(Ten, Který jest)

Edita Adlerová mezzosoprano
Roman Janál baritone
Alfred Strejcek speaker
The Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Choir
Lukáš Vasilek chorusmaster
Jaroslav Krcek conductor

 

 

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Richard Strauss
Don Quixote
Tod und Verklarung

Prague Symphony Orchestra
Jirí Kout (conductor)

 

Review

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Kodaly Dances of Galanta
Mozart Concerto for clarinet and orchestra
Beethoven Symphony No 8

Prague Symphony Orchestra
Jirí Kout (conductor)
Jan Mach (clarinet)

Review

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BEETHOVEN
Sonata for piano and cello in G minor Op. 5 No. 2
Sonata for piano and cello in S major Op. 69 No. 3
Variations for piano and cello in F major Op. 66


Jan Pálenícek - cello
Jitka Cechová - piano

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RYBA Czech Christmas Mass
STAMIC Sinfonia pastorale in D major
RYBA Dear Children
PICHL Sinfonia pastoralis in D
RYBA Song of praise for the birth of Jesus Christ

Anna Hlavenková - soprano
Sylva Čmugrová - alto
Jan Ondrejka - tenor
Roman Janál - bass
Pavel Černý - organ
Czech Boys Choir Boni Pueri
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra
Marek Štryncl - conductor

       

UP0141-2 (2CDs)
£15 post-free Worldwide

 

Gluck Ezio
The 1750 Prague Version

Jana Levicová - Ezio
Eva Müllerová - Fulvia
Yukiko Šrejmová Kinjo - Onoria
Michaela Šrumová - Valentiniano
Martin Šrejma - Massimo
Ondrej Socha - Varo

Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Pavel Perina - artisitc leader
Jirí Kotouc - voice coach
Jirí Petrdlík - conductor

Review
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Dvorak
String Quartets Op 105, 106

Martinu Quartet

 

UP0130-2 (2CDs)
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Dvorak Requiem


Simona Šaturová soprano
Jana Sýkorová mezzosoprano
Tomáš Cerný tenore
Peter Mikuláš bass

Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Brno Philharmonic

Petr Fiala choir master and conductor

 

Review

UP0139-2 131 £12 post-free Worldwide

 

CHOPIN
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor Op66
Nocturne in E flat major Op55 No.2
Etude in A flat minor Op25 No1
Etude in F minor Op25 No.2
Nocturne in B flat minor Op9 No1
Polonaise in G flat major Op posth
Four Mazurkas Op30
Andate spianato ey Grand Polonaise brillante

Maria Gabryś piano

Review

UP0138-2 131 £12 post-free Worldwide

 

Cello M.E.
Erland von Koch Mologue No 17
Miroslav Petráš Hukvaldy Fantasy
Jan Carlstedt Ballade
Ondřej Kukal Rhapsody
Mikael Ericsson Dobrú noc Concert Variations
Mickael Ericsson Tango Buenas Noches
Ack Värmeland, du sköna (trad folk song)
Mikael Ericsson Tango Taserud
Mikael Ericsson Relax

Mikael Ericsson - cello

sold out

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.... First Steps
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Sonatas
J S Bach (1685-1750)
Fuge
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Valses poeticos
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Tango Suite

Siempre Nuevo (guitar duo)

Review

UP0135-2-131 £12 post-free Worldwide

Adrea Kalivodova
sings
Martinu, Janacek, Kunc, Dvorak, Eben, Ostrcil

 

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Beethoven Symphony 2
Smetana Festive Symphony
Martinu Sinfonietta La Jolla

Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomko Asahina - piano
Marko Ivanovic - conductor

Review

UP0134-2-131 £12 post-free Worldwide

GUSTAV MAHLER / ALMA MARIA MAHLER
GUSTAV MAHLER
Symphony No 1 in D major
1.Langsam. Schleppend. Wie ein Naturlaut
2.Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
3. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
4. Stürmisch bewegt

ALMA MARIA MAHLER
Sieben Lieder für mittlere Singstimme und Orchester
5.Die stille Stadt (Richard Dehmel)
6. Laue Sommernacht (Otto Julius Bierbaum)
7. Licht in der Nacht (Otto Julius Bierbaum)
8. Waldseligkeit (Richard Dehmel)
9. In meines Vaters Garten (Otto Erich Hartleben)
10. Bei dir ist es traut (Rainer Maria Rilke)
11. Erntelied (Gustav Falke)


Barbora Polášková - mezzosoprano
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Zdenek Mácal - conductor

 

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Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 3 F dur, op. 90 (1883) [35:17]
Jaroslav KRCEK (b. 1939)
Symphony No. 5 Renaissance (1993?) [27:11]
Prague Symphony Orchestra (Symfonicky orchestr hl. m. Prahy FOK)/Jiri Kout
rec. 23-24 February 2010, Smetana Hall, Municipal House, Prague. DDD
[62:28]

Review
     

UP0131-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

PRAGUE BRASS ENSEMBLE

Šimon Lomnický z Budče
Bohuslav Matĕj Černohorský
Valerius Otto
Johann Pachelbel
Georg Philipp Telemann
Giuseppe Verdi
Carl Orff
Béla Bartók
Leoš Janáček
Jaroslav Ježek
Václav Kozel


PRAGUE BRASS ENSEMBLE
Jan Votava
- Artistic Director, Trombone
František Bílek - Trumpet, Arnold Kinkal - Trumpet, Jirí Lisý - French horn, Jan Votava - Tenor trombone, Karel Kucera - Bass trombone

       

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GUSTAV MAHLER and Military Music in Jihlava 1875 - LIVE
1 Franz SCHUBERT Militär-Marsch, N. 3, op. 51 (D 733) 5:14
2 Daniel-Francois-Esprit AUBER La muette de Portici (Ouverture) 8:52
3 Johann STRAUSS Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald,
Walzer, op. 325 12:23
4 Richard WAGNER Einzugsmarsch aus dem Oper Tannhäuser 7:03
5 Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Yorckscher Marsch 1:41
6 Franz MASSAK 49er Defi lier Marsch, N. 1 2:57
7 Franz MASSAK Cavatina für Trompete und Militärmusik 9:37
8 Franz MASSAK 49er Defi lier Marsch, N. 2 3:06
9 Philipp FAHRBACH, jun. Ständchen-Polka 3:52
10 Franz MASSAK Marsch für Militärmusik, N. 19 2:53
11 Josef Franz WAGNER Freiherr von Hess-Marsch No. 49, op. 234 4:17

The Prague Castle Guard and Czech Police Band
Capt. Pavel Hromádka - trumpet (track 7)
Colonel Václav Blahunek - conductor

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Paganini Sonatas 1 & 4
Jan Truhlář Two compositions
Jan Novák Sonata Serenata
Antonin Tučapský Duo Concertante

Duo Teres
TomአHonĕk - guitar
Lucia Kapsová - violin

Review

UP128-2 131 £12 post free world-wide


Eva Garajová
- My Songs
Dvorak
Kricka
Martinu
Bartok


Eva Garajová - Mezzo-soprano
Marian Lapsansky - piano

No English Translations in the booklet

Review


 

 

UP127-2 131 £12 post-free worldwide

 

Mendelssohn Viola sonata C minor
Shostakovich viola sonata C major
Glazunov Elegy in G minor

Karel Špelina - viola
Karel Friesl - piano (Mendelssohn)
Lydie Majlingová - piano (Shostakovich)
Josef Hála - piano (Glazunov)

Review

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Nicolaus Kraft (1778-1853)
Cello Concerto No 2 Op 4
Cello Concerto No 3 Op 5


Jiri Hosek - cello
Plzen Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hynek Farkac


 

Review

UP0121-2 131 £14 post free world-wide


Bohuslav Martinů
Le Jour de Bonté (The Day of Charity) - opera
with libretto


Soloists: Tomas Bijok, Petr Matuszek, Irena Troupová, Peter Podlauf, Michal Macuha, Lucie Fišer Silkenová, Libuše Moravcová Myrátská, Gabriela Petirová, Jarmila Kosinová, Petra Havránková, Josef Zedník, Josef Škarka, Jaroslav Kovacs, Lívia Obrucník Vénosová, Zbynek Brabec, Martin Buchta


The Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra
The Prague Chamber Choir
Lubomír Mátl - chorus master
Martin Buchta - assistant conductor
Milan Kanák - conductor


 

Review


RECORDING
OF THE
MONTH

UP0126-2 131 £12 post free world-wide


Bohuslav Martinů
Chamber Works
Duo for violin & cello No 2
Sonata for flute, Violin & piano
Trio for flute, cello & piano
Bergerettes - five pieces for violin,cello & piano


Artemiss Piano Trio
Zofie Vokalkova - flute


 

Review

UP0122-2 131 £12 post free world-wide


Gustav MAHLER
Symphony No 6


Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc
Petr Vronský


 

review

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FIRE DANCE
Lukáš, Fischer, Bartók, Debussy, Hanuš Trnecek, Watkins, Bodorová


Katerina Englichová - harp
Wihan Quartet


 

Out of Stock Review

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Jindřich Feld
Chamber Music for flute I


Carlo Jans - flute


 

Review

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MOVINGCLARINET
Pieces by
Josef Pálenícek
Bohuslav Martinu
Miloslav Ištvan
Karel Husa
Viktor Kalabis


Irvin Venyš - clarinet
Martin Kasík - piano


 

Review

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BEDRICH SMETANA - MÁ VLAST
Vyšehrad
Vltava
Šárka
Z ceských luhu a háju
Tábor
Blaník

Symfonický orchestr hl. m. Prahy FOK
dirigent Tomáš Netopil
Hudební režie Jaroslav Krcek
Zvuková režie, strih Václav Roubal, Karel Soukeník


 

 

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BRAHMS
Symphony No 3 in F major
KRčEK

Symphony No. 5 " Renaissance"

Symfonický orchestr hl. m. Prahy FOK
(Prague Symphony Orchestra)
dirigent Jiři Kout


 

 

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BEETHOVEN/MARTINU/KABELÁC
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 1 in C major, Op.21
Bohuslav Martinu
Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra
Miloslav Kabelác
Symphony No 4 in A "Camerata", Op.36
Czech Chamber Philharomonic Orchestra Pardubice

Vilém Veverka - oboe
Marko Ivanovic - conductor

DDD

 

Out of Stock
Review

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PENSIVE SONGS
Klement Slavický Oh, My Heart So Wretched
Richard Strauss Songs
Antonín Dvorák In Folk Tone, Op. 73
Bohuslav Martinu The New Slovak Songs

Marie Fajtová - soprano
Robert Pechanec - piano

DDD FP (CD)

 

REVIEW

sample

       

UP 0091-2 131 £12 post free world-wide


Grieg
Album for male voices
Dvorak
From the Bouquet of Slavonic Folk Songs for male voices and piano
Five Choral songs for male voices to Lithuanian Folk Song Texts

Q Vox - male vocal quartet

 

sold out  

UP 0107-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Elegant Provocation
Otmar Mácha
Elegy for violin and piano
Leoš Janáček Sonata for violin and piano
George Enescu Sonata for vln and piano No 2
Béla Bartók Romanian Folk Dances

Martina Bačová - Violin
Alexandr Starý - piano

 

Review

UP 0115-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Jaroslav Krček

From Stones to Bread - Oratorio
Symphony No. 4 'Desiderata'

Edita Adlerova - mezzo-soprano
Richard Samek - tenot
Alfred Strejcek - speaker
Plzenska filharmonie/Radio Symphonu Orchestra Pilsen
Jaroslav Krček - conductor

 

UP 0114-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Petra Fiala - Trio for Violin, cello and Piano
Sylvie Bodorová - Megiddo per violino, violoncello e pianoforte
Petr Eben - Piano Trio

Puella Trio

Review

Review

RECORDING
OF THE
MONTH

UP 0113-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Carmina lucemburgiana - a tribute to the era of the Luxemburg dynasty
Guillaume de Machaut -
Messe de Nostre Dame - Agnus Dei; Ite missa est
Josef Suk -
Meditation on an old Czech Chorale
Otmar Mácha-
Sinfonietta da camera
Sylvie Bodorová -
Carmina Lucemburgiana for strings
Marcel Wengler -
Novollette for saxophone and strings
René Mertzig -
Trois Esquisses for string orchestra
Marek Štilec

 

Review

UP 0112-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No 7

Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jiří Stárek

 

Unavailable Review

UP0110-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Sylvie Bodorová
Ja Ra Laj
A suite on folk motives and texts from 27 Slovak, Balkan and Roma songs.

Stefan Margita - tenor

Quattro Orchestra
Marek Štilec conductor

Review

UP 0109-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Beethoven
Piano Concerto 5 (Emperor)
Piano Sonata 24 (À Thérèse)

Michael Mašek (piano)
Czech Cjhamber Philharmonic Orchestre Pardubice
Leoš Svárovský

 

UP 0108-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Richard Strauss
Don Juan, tone poem after Lenau, Op. 20
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Concerto for Violin and orchestra in D major, Op. 35
Gustav Mahler
Fünf Rückert-Lieder

František Novotný - violin
Karla Bytnarová - mezzo
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
Martin Turnovský - conductor

Review

UP 0100-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

CONCERTOS
QUATTRO PLAYS QUATTRO

Sylvie Bodorová Concerto dei fiori for Violin and Strings
Otmar Mácha The Pure Virgin - Variations on a Czech Mediaevel Song for Violin and String Orchestra
Zdenek Lukáš Concerto grosso, Op. 36
Dies natalis for Violin and Strings, Op. 348
Sylvie Bodorová Bern Concerto "Silberwolke" for Violin, Viola and Strings

Jakub Sedlácek, Jakub Junek, Pavla Francu, Vítezslav Ochman - violin;
Jitka Hosprová - viola
Quattro Orchestra
Marek Štilec - conductor

Review

UP 0105-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

SMETANA
Piano Trio G Minor (Op. 15)
DVOŘÁK
Piano Trio No. 4 'Dumky'

AD TRIO Prague
Jiří Hurnik - violin
Miloš Jahoda - cello
Martin Kasik - piano

Review

UP 0104-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Jean FRANCAIX
Quintette No 2 Flute, Struing Trio & Harp
Charles BORDES
Suite Basque
World Premiere Recording
Vincent D'INDY
Suite for Flute, violin,viola,cello & harp
Gabriel Pierné
Voyage au "Pays du Tendre"
André JOLIVET
Chant de Linos

Carlo Jans - flute
Kateřina Englichová - harp

Martinu Quartet

Review

UP 0103-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

MARTINU
Bergerettes - Five pieces for violin, cello & piano
SCHNITTKE
Trio for Violin, cello & piano
SHOSTAKOVICH
Trio No. 1 for Violin, cello & Piano

Terezie Fialová (piano), Eva Karová (violin) Markéta Vrbková (cello)

Review

UP 0102-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Elegiaco
Rachmaninov
Trio élégiaque No 1 in G minor
Dvorák
Piano Trio in B flat major p21
Suk
Piano trio in C minor
Elegie Op 23

Czech Trio

sold out
 

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MAHLER
Symphony 4

Karolína Berková (mezzo)
Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimír Válek - conductor

 

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MOZART SACRED MUSIC
Regina coeli in B and in C
Laudate Dominum
Te Deum laudamus
Exsultate, jubilate
Ave verum corpus

Simona Houda Saturová
Czech Chamber Soloists
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno/Pter Fiala

Review

UP 0096-2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Armonia della Notte
Haydn: Partie in B
Havel: La Pastorello allegretto
Branka: Cassatio in B
Mozart: Parthia 18
Kramar-Krommer: Partita in c minor
Mozart/Rieger: Marcia from La Clemnza di Tito
Salieri: Armonia per un Tempio della Notte

Ensemble Philidor -period instruments

 

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FELD/ KALABIS/ LUKÁŠ
Jindrich Feld Musique concertante pour flute, alto, harpe et cordes
Zdenek Lukáš Music for Harp and Strings
Viktor Kalabis Tristium - Concert Phantasy for Viola and Strings
Jindrich Feld Sonate pour flute at orchestre a cordes

Carlo Jans - flute
Jitka Hosprová - viola
Katerina Englichová - harp

Prague Chamber Orchestra
Antonín Hradil - artistic leader

Review

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Zdenek LUKAS
Concerto for viola and orchestra*
Divertimento for violin and viola
Jiri JAROCH
Fantasy for viola and orchestra

Karel Spelina - viola
Antonin Novak - violin
Plzen Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vit Micka*, Bohumir Liska - conductors

Review

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MOZART/ DEBUSSY/ JOLIVET/ BEETHOVEN
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Trio Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp, K.V. 423
Claude Debussy Sonate pour flute, alto et harpe
André Jolivet Petite suite pour flute, alto et harpe
Ludwig van Beethoven Serenade for Flute, Viola and Harp, Op. 25

Bohemia Luxembourg Trio (Carlo Jans - flute, Jitka Hosprová - viola, Katerina Englichová - harp)

Deleted
Review

Miroslav Ambroš - Violin
Il Virtuoso

Saraste Concert Fantasy on Faust
Paganini Cantabile in D Major, Op. 17
Saraste Jota Aragonesa, Op. 27
Bodorová Dža more - Gypsy Ballad
Wieniawski Scherzo - tarantelle, Op. 16
Spohr Barcarole, Op. 135 No. 1
Kreisler Caprice Viennois, Op. 2
Paganini "Moses" Fantasy on the G String
Suk Violin solo from Fairy Tale
Bazzini La Ronde des Lutins

Miroslav Ambroš - violin
Zuzana Ambrošová - piano

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BEETHOVEN DVORÁK
Beethoven Piano Trio in Eflat Major
No 1, Op. 1
Antonín Dvorak Dumky, Op. 90

Max Brod Trio (Petr Mateják - violin, Marie Hixová - cello, Kerstin Strassburg - piano)

UP 0098 - 2 131 £12 post free world-wide

Review

Smetana
String Quartets 1&2

Wihan Quartet

UP0086-2

review
MusicWeb International Recording of the Month

Contemporary Czech Music

Jiri Berkovec: Sonataina No 1 in one movement for string orchestra
Ilja Hurnik: Variations on a theme of Pergolesi for Piano Four Hand
Luboš Sluka: Sonata for Violoncello and Piano
Jan F. Fischer Aria for two harps
Oldřich F. Korte: Philosophical Dialogues for Violin and Piano
Štĕpán Lucký: Ottetto per archi
Jiří Berkovec: Cottage and a Green

Various Artists

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review
Bedrich Smetana Overture/ The Bartered Bride
Leoš Janácek I.Introduction/ Glagolitic Mass
Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.1
Antonín Dvorák III.Scherzo.Vivace/ Serenade in E major
Bedrich Smetana III.Finale.Presto/ Piano trio in G minor
Leoš Janácek III.Andantino/ In the Mists
Josef Suk Longing/ Spring
Antonín Dvorák Piano Quintet No.2 in A major
Antonín Dvorák Biblical Song No.8
Antonín Dvorák Slavonic Dance No.10
Bedrich Smetana Why Shouldn´t We Be Happy/ The Bartered Bride

Various Soloists/orchestras

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review

HAYDN
The Seven Last Words of our Redeemer On the Cross

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TEARS AND SMILES
Slovak and Hungarian Songs

Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský,
Béla Bartók
Sylvie Bodorová

Štefan Margita - tenor
Gabriela Benacková - soprano
Katarína Bachmannová - piano
Katerina Englichová - harp

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FROM THE HEART
Slovak Songs
Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský
Sylvie Bodorová

Gabriela Benacková - soprano
Štefan Margita - tenor
Katarína Bachmannová - piano
Katerina Englichová - harp

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George ENESCU (1881-1955)
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Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828)

Sonata for violin and piano in A minor, D.385, op.posth. 137, No. 2 (1816) [23.18]
Arnold SCHOENBERG (1874-1951)

Phantasy for violin with piano accompaniment, op.47 (1949) [10.00]
Hans Werner HENZE (b. 1926)

Fünf nachtstücke für Violine und Klavier (1990) [9.20]
Barbara Doll (violin)
Cristina Marton (piano)
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Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and orchestra
Lukáš
Concerto for viola nand orchestra
Stamitz
Concerto for Viola and orchestra
Jitka Hosprova
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Oratorio for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra
Eva Urbanova(sop)
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Stanislav Matis (ten)
Ales Briscein (ten)
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Prague Philharmonic Choir
Jiri Belohlavek

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Violin Concerto for violin and orchestra Op.53
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Concerto for violin and Orchestra Op.14
Martin Válek - Violin
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Vladimír Válek - conductor

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Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in D major
Dohnanyi
Serenade for string trio Op. 10
Czech String Trio

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Suite in the Old Style for violin and piano
Ronald Stevenson
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Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano
Ivana Tomášková violin Renata Ardaševová piano

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Widor
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Variations of a theme of Corelli
Shostakovich
24 Preludes Op 34

Banu Sözüar - piano

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Mozart
Sonatas for Flute and Harp 1-6

Robert Stallman - flute
Katerina Englichova - harp

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Dvorak
Piano Trio in f major Op 65
SUK
Elegie
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Czech Trio

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Complete Piano Music

Jan Jirasky

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Musica Bohemica Praha
Jacub Martinec

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live recording Prague Spring Festival 2002

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Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchesrta
Conductor Jaraslov Krcek

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Robert Schumann Quintet for Piano, 2 Violins, Viola and
Violoncello in E flat major, Op. 44
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Martin Kasik - Piano
Wihan Quartet /Leos Cepicky, Jan Schulmeister, Jiri Zigmund, Ales Kasprik/

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SMETANA Ma Vlast
Prague Symphony Orchestra/Tomáš Netopil
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