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TOP 100 Mono Recordings

01 Bach: The 6 Cello Suites BWV1001-1012     EMI CHS 761027-2

Casals (1936-39)

 

02 Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV1001-1006

Nathan Milstein (1954-56)

03 Bach: Goldberg Variations   Sony SMK 52591

Gould (1955)

04 Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin, Piano Concerto no.1      Arlecchino ARL-198 

Serkin / Reiner / New York Philharmonic Orchestra (1960)

05 Bartok: Solo Piano Works   Pearl Gemm CD9166

Bela Bartok (1929-41)

06 Beethoven: Symphony no.3 "Eroica"    Tahra TAH217

Hans Knappertsbusch / Bremen Philharmonic (1951)

07 Beethoven: Symphony no.5    Decca 417637 2

Erich Kleiber / Concertgebouw Orchestra (1952) 

08 Beethoven: Symphony no.6 "Pastoral"    Tahra TAH272

Abendroth / Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (1945)

09 Beethoven: Symphony no.8    RCA 74321-55836-2 

Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra (1939)

10 Beethoven: Symphony no.9 “Choral”   EMI CHS 7698012

Furtwangler / Orchester der Bayeuther Festspiele (1951)

11 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.3    Naxos 8.110804 / Melodram 28031 

Myra Hess / Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra (1946)

12 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.5 "Emperor"      Arlecchino ARLA 06 

Michelangeli / Celibidache / Stuttgart Radio Orchestra (1974)

13 Beethoven: Violin Sonata no.9 "Krutzer"      Vanguard OVC8008 

Szigeti / Bartok (1940)

14 Beethoven: String Quartet no.14 & 15   EMI CHS 565308 2

Busch Quartet  (1936 & 1937)

 

15 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas   EMI CHS 763765 2

Schnabel (1932-35)

16 Beethoven: Fidelio   EMI TOCE 9343-44

Modl / Windgassen / Edelmann / Furtwangler / Wiener Philharmoniker (1953)

17 Bellini: Norma     Gala GL100.511

Callas / Monaco / Simionato / Votto / La Scala Theater Orchestra (1955)

18 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique       Pearl Gemm CD9012

Monteux / Paris Symphony Orchestra (1931)

19 Brahms: Symphony no.1    Tahra Furt 1001

Furtwangler /  NDR Orchestra of Hamburg (1951)

20 Brahms: Symphony no.3    Preiser 90121

Knappertsbusch /  Berlin Philharmonic (1942)

21 Brahms: Symphony no.4    DG 449715 2

Jochum /  Berliner Philharmoniker (1954)

22 Brahms: Violin Concerto    Biddulph LAB 041

Heifetz / Koussevitzky / Boston Symphony Orchestra (1939)

23 Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge     EMI CDH 763198 2 

Hans Hotter / Gerald Moore (1951)

24 Bruckner: Symphony no.4 "Romantic"    Preiser 90226

Knappertsbusch /  Berlin Philharmonic (1942)

25 Chopin: Piano concerto no.1      EMI CDH 7634972

Lipatti / Otto Ackermann / Tonhalle-Orchestre Zurich (1950)

26 Chopin: Piano concerto no.2      EMI TOCE 8828

Marguerite Long / Cluytens / Orchestre de la Société des concerts du conservatire (1953)

27 Chopin: The Complete Etudes    Biddulph LHW 022

Raoul Koczalski (1938-39)

28 Chopin: Piano Sonata no.2 & 3       Biddulph LHW 001 / Naxos 8.110065 

Alfred Cortot (1928, 1931)

29 Debussy: La mer / Nocturnes / Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune    Testament SBT 1011

Canteli / Philharmonia Orchestra (1954)

30 Debussy: Preludes    EMI CHS 5658552

Walter Giesking (1953-54)

31 Debussy: Pelleas & Melisand    EMI CHS 7610382

Jansen / Joachim / Roger Desormiere / Yvonne Gouverne Symphony Orchestra

32 Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor         EMI CMS 7699802

Callas / Giuseppe di Stefano / Gobbi / Serafin / Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra (1953)

33 Dvorak: Symphony no.8      Arlecchino ARL 171

Frantisek Stupka /  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (1959)

34 Dvorak: Symphony no.9 "From the New World"     Grammofono-2000 AB78642

Karajan / Berliner Philharmoniker (1940)

35 Dvorak: Cello Concerto         EMI CDH 77634982

Casals / Szell / Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (1937)

36 Elgar: Violin Concerto         EMI CDH 7697862

Menuhin / Elgar / London Symphony Orchestra (1932)

37 Grieg: Piano Concerto in a minor       Biddulph LHW 041

Percy Grainger / Stokowski / Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra (1945)

38 Haydn: The String Quartets         Preiser 90901-4

 Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet  (1951)

39 Lalo: Symphonie espagnole       Pearl Gemm CD9250

Franciscatti / Cluytens / Columbia Symphony Orchestra (1945)

40 Liszt: Piano Sonata in b minor       AS Disc AS 345

Richter (1966)

41 Mahler: Symphony no.1 "Titan"    Sony Classical MHK 63328

Walter / New York Philharmonic (1954)

42 Mahler: Symphony no.4    Iron Needle 1386 

Jo Vincent / Willem Mengelberg / Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam (1939)

43 Mahler: Das Lied Von Der Erde (The Song of the Earth)       Decca 414194-2 

Ferrier / Patzak / Walter / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1952)

44 Mahler: Kindertotenlieder   Decca 425995-2

Ferrier / Klemperer / Concertgebouw Orchestra (1951)

45 Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana     Nimbus N1 7843/4

Gigli / Bechi / Mascagni / Milan La Scala Orchestra (1940)

 

46 Massenet: Manon                   EMI CMS 7635492

Victoria De Los Angeles / Henri Legay / Michel Dens / Jean Borthayre

Monteux / Orchestra and Chorus of the Opera Comique, Paris (1955)

47 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in e minor    Pearl Gemm CDS 9996

Kreisler / Leo Blech / Berlin State Opera Orchestra  (1926)

48 Mozart: Violin Concerto no.3 & 5           Testament SBT 1028

Goldberg / Susskind / Philharmonia Orchestra       (1951)

49 Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos.1-4    EMI CDC 5550872

Dennis Brain / Karajan / Philharmonia Orchestra   (1953)

50 Mozart: Piano Concerto no.19 & 27   DG 4318722

Haskil / Ferenc Fricsay /Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Bavarian State Orchestra (1955, 1957)

51 Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) DG 4577302

Maria Stader / Rita Streich / Ernst Haefliger

Ferenc Fricsay  / RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin(1954)

52 Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute)  Nimbus NI-7827/8

Beecham / Berliner Philharmoniker (1937)

 

53 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition   Philips 4207742

Richter (1958)

54 Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)   Radio Years RY19/20

Raoul Jobin / Ezio Pinza / Beecham / Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus (1944)

55 Pfitzner: begleitet & dirigiert (Lieders / Symphony in C major)    Preiser 90029

Gerald Husch / Hans Pfitzner / Berlin Philharmonia Orchestra (1938-40)

56 Prokofiev: Symphony no.5    RCA 09026 616572

Koussevitzky / Boston Symphony Orchestra (1946)

57 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.3  RCA 09026-60921-2

William Kapell / Dorati / Dallas Symphony Orchestra (1949)

58 Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives       Pearl Gemm CD9470

Sergei Prokofiev (1935)

59 Puccini: Tosca         EMI CDS 7471758

Maria Callas / Giuseppe di Stefano / Tito Gobbi

De Sabata / Chorus & Orchestra of La Scala, Milan (1953)

60 Puccini: Madama Butterfly         EMI CDS 7495752

Victoria de Los Angeles / Giuseppe di Stefano / Tito Gobbi  

Gavazzeni / Orchestra e coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (1954)

61 Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no.1-4    RCA 09026-61658-2

Rachmaninov / Ormandy / Stokowski / Philadelphia Orchestra (1929-41)

62 Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini       Pearl Gemm CD9194

Kapell / Rodzinski / Phiharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York (1945)

63 Ravel: Piano concerto in g minor     Pearl Gemm CD9927 

Marguerite Long / Ravel / Symphony Orchestra (1932)

64 Respighi: The Pines of Rome / The Fountains of Rome      RCA 74321-45642-2

Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra (1953 / 1951)

65 Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen   Pearl Opal CD9851

Sarasate (1904)

66 Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande     Music & Arts CD-967

Mitropoulos / Philadelphia Orchestra (1953)

67 Schubert: Symphony no.8 "Unfinished"   Teldec 9031-76436-2

Erich Kleiber / Berliner Philharmoniker (1935)

68 Schubert: Symphony no.9 "The Great"    Archiphon ARC-2.11

Carl Schuricht / Stuttgart  Radio Symphony Orchestra (1956)

69 Schubert: Impromptus      Pearl Gemm CD9216

Edwin Fischer (1938)

70 Schubert: Winterreise    DG 4590092

Peter Anders / Michael Raucheisen (1945)

71 Schumann: Piano Concerto in a minor    Teldec 8.43765

Michelangeli / Pedrotti / Orchestra del Teatro alle Scala di Milano (1942)

72 Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben   EMI 7243 565498 21

Elisabeth Schumann / Gerald Moore (1946)

73 Scriabin: Piano Sonata no.3, 8 & 9      Arlecchino ARL 119

Sofronitsky (1958)

74 Sibelius: Symphony no.1   Testament SBT-1049

Kletzki / Philharmonia Orchestra (1955)

75 Shostakovich: Symphony no.13 "Babi yar"  Everest 3181

Vitaly Gromadsky / Kondrashin / Moscow Philharmonic Male Chorus and Orchestra (1965)

76 Sibelius: Symphony no.3 & 5                  KOCH Legacy 371332

Kajanus / London Symphony Orchestra / Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra (1932)

77 Sibelius: Violin Concerto                   Testament SBT1032 

Oistrakh / Ehrling / Stockholm Festival Orchestra (1954)

78 R. Strauss: Last Four Songs     Decca 4259592

Lisa Della Casa / Bohm / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1953)

79 R. Strauss: Don Juan / Ein Heldenleben / Tod und Verklarung    Preiser 90216 

Richard Strauss / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1944)

80 R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier      Preiser 90218

Ursuleac / Kern / Weber / Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (1942)

81 R. Strauss: Ariadne Auf Naxos      Preiser 90217

Schoffler / Seefried / Reining / Bohm / Wiener Staatsoper (1944)

82 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4    Biddulph WHL 034/5

Koussevitzky / Boston Symphony Orchestra (1936)

83 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.5    DG 4590112 

Ferenc Fricsay / Berliner Philharmoniker (1949)

84 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.6              Music & Arts CD-809

Mengelberg / Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam (1937)

85 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no.1     RCA 7992-2-RG

Horowitz / Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra (1943)

86 Verdi: Aida                       Decca 4402392

Renata Tebaldi / Mario del Monaco / Ebe Stignani

Alberto Erede / Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia (1952)

 

87 Verdi: Falstaff            RCA BVCC-9721/22

Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra (1950)

 

88 Verdi: Requiem            RCA BVCC-9714

Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra (1951)

 

89 Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg                Preiser 90234

Schoffler / Kunz / Bohm / Wiener Philharmoniker (1944)

90 Wagner: Tristan und Isolde   EMI CDS 747322-2

Furtwangler / Philharmonia Orchestra (1952)

91 Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen    GALA GL99979

Varnay / Falcon / Hotter / Krauss / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra (1953)

92 Wagner: Die Walkure Act 1          EMI CDH 7610202

Lehmann / Walter / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1935)

93 Wagner: Parsifal     Teldec 9031-76047-2

Windgassen / London / Modl / Knappertsbusch / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra (1951)

94 Walton: String Quartet in a minor   Testament SBT1052

The Hollywood String Quartet (1949)

95 Beecham: American Columbia recordings 1942-1952      Sony MH2K 63366

Beecham / New York Philharmonic / Columbia Symphony Ortchestra / Philadelphia Orchestra (1942-52)

96 Neapolitan Songs                EMI TOCE 3127

Giuseppe di Stefano / Olivieri / Guarino (1950)

97  Kim Borg- Songs & Arias              DG 445427-2

Kim Borg / Horst Stein / Berlin radio symphony Orchestra (1953-1961)

98  Lipitti- Last Recital  (Besancon Recital)            EMI CDH 5651662

Lipatti (1950)

99  Neveu-first recordings / Hassid-complete recordings    Testament SBT 1010

Ginette Neveu (1938-1939) / Josef Hassid (1939-40)

100 The Complete Caruso                 RCA 60495-2-RG
Enrico Caruso (1902-1920)

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