22 June 2016
A sophisticated and elegant execution of the Brahms Violin Concerto, as one would expect from arguably the greatest soviet violinist of the 20th century. This concerto is well suited to Leonid Kogan’s style of violinism, it feels effortless yet with a direct and lethally precise delivery only achievable by the most advanced technicians. Emotional content is not lacking either in this masterful performance – beauty with intensity.
01 March 2016
Originally completed in 1824 and premiered in Vienna the same year,
the Ninth Symphony is considered as one of Beethoven’s greatest works.
Furthermore it is recognised as one of the greatest compositions in
western musical history.
The 1951 Bayreuth performance is not without flaw (the first horn
being out of tune), but despite this it is a performance of
incomparable depth, energy and breadth. A melting pot of tradition and
ideals guided by Furtwängler’s vision and deep spiritual connection to
the work and composer – it is a truly unique journey.
10 November 2015
The Bach Sonatas & Partitas for unaccompanied violin by Johanna Martzy was the very first release for the Electric Recording Company back in March 2012. It has always been our intention to give full justice to the superb Schubert works for Violin & Piano Martzy recorded with Jean Antonietti in 1954.
28 October 2015
As part of The Electric Recording Company’s ongoing programme of research and development, we have recently restored a 1950’s Scully vinyl cutting system.
29 May 2015
Almost a year has passed since we last updated you on this rather special release. The packaging and construction has been exceptionally challenging.