ArkivMusic Newsletter

Dear ArkivMusic Customer,

Our January Clearance Sale keeps rolling on at ArkivMusic, with all kinds of terrific bargains waiting to be discovered in our clearance section, from a fantastic 73-disc box of Murray Perahia to dazzling Balanchine on Blu-ray.

Here are a few top picks to get you started:

Legendary Russian Pianists
Names both great (Horowitz, Richter, Gilels) and less familiar offer fascinating perspectives on the developing school of Russian pianism in repertoire that ranges from Russian masterpieces to rarely heard works such as Kabalevsky’s set of Preludes as well as other pinnacles of Classical and Romantic piano literature.
$59.99 (25 CDs)

Szymanowski, Chausson... / Nicola Benedetti
Technically superb, this brilliant debut shows a fine artist in the making.
$7.99 – 50% Off List Price!

Delibes: Sylvia, Coppélia / Mari, Paris Opera Orchestra
Generous excerpts from Delibes's two beloved ballet scores, performed with just the right touch of elegance and refinement.
$6.99 (2 CDs) – 50% Off!

Murray Perahia - The First 40 Years
A phenomenal limited-edition boxed set from Sony Classical presenting all of Murray Perahia's recordings – truly a treasure trove for the piano lover.
$69.99 (73 Discs + Book) – 65% Off Original Price!

Pierre Boulez & the Lucerne Festival Academy - Inheriting the Future of Music
A fascinating and deeply satisfying disc which mixes documentary material from masterclasses, rehearsals, and social events with extracts from concert performances by the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, complete with Boulez’s spoken introductions.
$12.49 (DVD) – 50% Off List Price!

The Russian Archives - Rozhdestvensky Conducts Shostakovich
Most of these performances are absolutely fantastic, and anyone who loves Shostakovich ought to order this set now, with hands down the finest version of the Ninth I’ve ever heard.
$9.99 (3 CDs)

Lorraine at Emmanuel / Lieberson
A superb disc that all admirers of this much-missed singer will want to have. And if you’ve not heard Lorraine Hunt Lieberson before, buy this disc and discover for yourself what all the fuss is about.
$8.99 – 45% Off List Price!

Honegger: Complete Violin Sonatas / Kayaleh
A fine guide to Honegger's sonatas, with performances as subtle as they are perceptive.

Handel: Concerti Grossi Opp 3 & 6 / Hogwood
Rescued by Avie from the Decca vaults, these immensely enjoyable recordings are crisp, lively, and attractive, with some lovely solo playing.
$17.99 (3 CDs) – 45% Off List Price!

Dvorak - Masterworks / Pesek, Belohlavek, Altrichter
Three Czech conductors completely at home in Dvorák’s idiom conduct several of his most famous works, offering enjoyment in generous abundance.
$29.99 (3 DVDs) – 50% Off!

Gal: Symphony No 2; Schumann: Symphony No 4 / Woods, Orchestra of the Swan
A valuable addition to our understanding of the 20th-century symphony, this disc features an empathetic and committed performance of Gál’s Second Symphony, a formidable work in the Romantic tradition. Schumann’s Fourth is a fine discmate.
$8.99 – 45% Off List Price!

Echoes of Paris / Augustin Hadelich
A highly recommendable program of faultless Poulenc, deliciously restrained Stravinsky, very fine Debussy, and immediately appealing Prokofiev, making an excellent disc.
$8.99 – 45% Off!

Yo-Yo Ma - 30 Years Outside the Box
Every original album Yo-Yo Ma had recorded at its release is in this elegant, velvet-lined and numbered box, including two discs of rare, never-before-released material. With a hardbound book and complete liner notes.
$129.99 (90 CDs + Book) – Over 80% Off Original Price!

Puccini: Turandot / Guleghina, Licitra, Iveri, Carella
The Arena, Turandot, and Zeffirelli are a near-perfect match in this splendid production. The sets are ornate, sumptuously colorful, detailed, and properly large – a visual tour de force.
$14.99 – 50% Off List Price!

Don't miss the rest of our featured clearance titles, and be sure to browse our entire clearance section for tremendous deals while they last. (Note: Some quantities are limited at these prices and may not be backordered. Sale ends at midnight ET January 31.)

As always, I thank you for your support and love of classical music.

The Arkiv Team