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GREAT RECORDINGS OF THE CENTURY


EMI has re-released some of its greatest recordings under thus series label, celebrating the era of LPs with the cover images.

So far, more than 150 have been released: the full listing is available at the EMI Great Recordings webpage.

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Purchasing any of these recordings is available through our partner ArkivMusic.

 

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Alban Berg Quartet 1 2a 2b 2c
Arrau, Claudio 1a 1b 1c
Ashkenazy, Vladimir 1
Baker, Janet 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Barbirolli, John 1a 1b 2 3 4 5 6 7a 7b
Barenboim, Daniel 1a 1b 2 3 4 5 6
Beecham, Thomas 1 2 3a 3b 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Berganza, Teresa 1
Bergonzi, Carlo 1
Bernstein, Leonard 1
Björling, Jussi 1
Boulanger, Nadia 1
Boult, Adrian 1a 1b
Brain, Dennis 1 2a 2b
Brymer, Jack 1
Busch Quartet 1 2
Caballé, Montserrat 1 2
Callas, Maria 1 2 3 4 5 6
Caruso, Enrico 1
Christoff, Boris 1 2 3 4
Ciccolini, Aldo 1
Cluytens, André 1 2a 2b 3 4 5 6
Cortot, Alfred 1 2
de Larrocha, Alicia 1a 1b
de los Angeles, Victoria 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
de Sabata, Victor 1
Debussy, Claude 1
Di Stefano, Giuseppe 1 2
Domingo, Plácido 1 2
du Pré, Jacqueline 1a 1b 2 3
Duruflé, Maurice 1
Elgar, Edward 1
Fischer, Edwin 1
Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11a 11b 12 13
Flagstad, Kirsten 1
Fournier, Pierre 1
Furtwängler, Wilhelm 1
Gedda, Nicolai 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Gieseking, Walter 1
Gilels, Emil 1a 1b 2
Giulini, Carlo Maria 1 2a 2b 3 4 5 6a 6b
Gobbi, Tito 1 2 3 4
Handley, Vernon 1
Heifetz, Jascha 1a 1b 1c
Hindemith, Paul 1
Hotter, Hans 1 2
Janowitz, Gunda 1
Karajan, Herbert von 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8a 8b 9 10 11 12 13 14
Kempe, Rudolf 1 2 3 4
Kennedy, Nigel 1
Khachaturian, Aram 1
Kleiber, Carlos 1
Klemperer, Otto 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Kreisler, Fritz 1

L-Z
Lipatti, Dinu 1 2a 2b
Ludwig, Christa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Menuhin, Yehudi 1 2
Meyer, Sabine 1 2
Michelangeli, Arturo Benedetti 1a 1b
Milhaud, Darius 1
Milstein, Nathan 1 2
Moore, Gerald 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Muti, Riccardo 1 2 3
Neveu, Ginette 1a 1b
Nilsson, Birgit 1 2
Oistrakh, David 1a 1b 2a 2b 3 4 5
Parsons, Geoffrey 1
Pears, Peter 1
Perlman, Itzhak 1 2 3a 3b 3c
Pollini, Maurizio 1
Popp, Lucia 1 2 3
Poulenc, Francis 1
Previn, André 1 2 3a 3b 4a 4b 4c
Rattle, Simon 1 2 3
Richter, Sviatoslav 1a 1b 2a 2b
Rostropovich, Mstislav 1a 1b 2 3 4a 4b 5 6a 6b 6c
Sargent, Malcolm 1a 1b
Sawallisch, Wolfgang 1 2 3 4 5
Schnabel, Artur 1
Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Scotto, Renate 1
Stade, Frederica von 1 2
Sutherland, Joan 1
Szell, George 1 2 3
Taddei, Giuseppe 1
Klaus Tennstedt 1
Tureck, Roslyn 1
Villa-Lobos, Heitor 1
Vishnevskaya, Galina 1 2
Wunderlich, Fritz 1

 




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