This set includes Leibowitz acclaimed Beethovens symphonies cycle also noted for attempting to follow very precisely Beethoven's metronome marks. Leibowitz's conducting repertoire, which spanned virtually everything, is well represented in this comprehensive 13CD set. Many recordings featured in this set are have been available only as downloads. Glorious, inspired, unique interpretations of classical masterpieces. AfterWW II, Leibowitz became one of the most sought-after conductors in Europe and his well deserved reputation is extensively represented in this set THE ART OF LEIBOWITZ.
The Art of Renée Fleming brings together 18 defining tracks spanning Renée’s finest Decca recordings, including favorite arias by Puccini, Handel and Gershwin and duets with Bryn Terfel and Plácido Domingo. Four special bonus tracks reflect Renée’s prominence beyond classical repertoire with two Broadway classics, Amazing Grace - which she memorably sang at the site of the World Trade Centre and a brand new version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.