Adrian Boult, Ansermet, Argenta, Bartok, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Cesar Franck, Chopin, Erno von Dohnányi, Ferencsik, Fistoulari, Gershwin, Grieg, Josef Suk, Karl Munchinger, Katchen, Kertész, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Monteux, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Peter Maag, Piero Gamba, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Ricci, Rorem, Saint-Saëns, Schumann, Solti, Starker, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky
Label : Decca
Format : Ape
Cover : Yes
A genius signed to Decca in 1946 who defined Decca’s piano sound in the 1950s and 1960s with ravishing cantabile and depth of sonority borne of matchless technique.
Complete Decca Recordings on 35CDs, including new-to-CD early recordings remastered from 78s, plus some of Decca’s first-ever 10” and 12” LPs.
Presentation includes 35CD Lift-off- lid box; notes by Cyrus Meher-Homji in English, German and French; rare photos and selected original covers in booklet A child prodigy of startling promise, Julius Katchen matured into a pianist of broad interests and unique artistry. His death at age 42 denied a discerning public the presence of one of Decca’s star instrumentalists during the 1950s and 1960s.
Complete tracklist : Julius Katchen – Complete Decca Recordings