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BEAUX ARTS TRIO - THE COMPLETE PHILIPS RECORDINGS (60 CDS)

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OVERVIEW
Founded 60 years ago by Menahem Pressler, Daniel Guilet and Bernard Greenhouse, the Beaux Arts Trio performed and recorded exclusively for Philips Classics until 1995. Celebrated for their outstanding chamber-music qualities, the Beaux Arts are one of the greatest ensembles in the history of recorded music. This special 60CD box set includes their extensive discography on Philips Classics and encompasses almost the entire piano trio literature.

PACKAGING
60CD box with hinged lid (as Mercury Living Presence)
Extensive booklet with a reappraisal by Tully Potter & a quote from Menahem Pressler

COMPREHENSIVE & AUTHORITATIVE
The set features the complete piano trios of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms and Dvo ák. Other highlights include the Trio s much admired recordings of Beethoven s Triple Concerto and trios by Ravel, Chopin, Korngold and Rachmaninov.

AWARDED RECORDINGS
The Trio's recordings have brought several coveted awards, including the Prix Mondial du Disque, three Grand Prix du Disques, the Union de la Presse Musicale Belge Caecilia Award, the Gramophone Record of the Year, and the Stereo Review Record of the Year Award.

Notably, their set of the complete Haydn piano trios received the Recording of the Year at the 1979 Gramophone Awards, and in 1998 Menahem Presler received Gramophone's Lifetime Achievement Award.

CD 1-9 Haydn: Complete Piano Trios
CD 10-14 Mozart: Complete Piano Trios
CD 15 Mozart: Piano Quartets
with Bruno Giuranna
CD 16-23 Beethoven: Complete Piano Trios
CD 24 Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Piano Trio No.4
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink
CD 25 Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Choral Fantasia
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur
CD 26-29 Schubert: Complete Piano Trios
CD 30 Schubert: Trout Quintet*; Clara Schumann: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op.17
*with Samuel Rhode and Georg Maximilian Hörtnagel
CD 31 Hummel: Piano Trios
CD 32-35 Schumann: Complete Piano Trios, Piano Quintet* & Piano Quartet**
*with Dolf Bettelheim and Samuel Rhodes
**with Samuel Rhodes
CD 36 Mendelssohn: Piano Trios Nos.1 & 2; Schumann: Piano Trio No.2
CD 37 Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2; Smetana: Piano Trio
CD 38-41 Brahms: Complete Piano Trios & Clarinet Trio*
*with George Pieterson
CD 42 Brahms: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 3
CD 43 Brahms: Piano Quartet No.2; Piano Trio No.4
with Walter Trampler
CD 44 Chopin: Piano Trio; Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio
CD 45 Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio
CD 46 Arensky: Piano Trios Nos 1 & 2
CD 47-49 Dvo ák: Complete Piano Trios
CD 50 Dvo ák: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2
with Walter Trampler
CD 51 Fauré: Piano Quartet No.1; Piano Trio in D Minor
CD 52 Fauré: Piano Quartet No.2; Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No.1
with Lawrence Dutton
CD 53 Turina: Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2; Granados: Piano Trio
CD 54 Ravel: Piano Trio; Ives: Piano Trio; Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2
CD 55 Ravel: Piano Trio; Chausson: Piano Trio
CD 56 Korngold: Piano Trio; Zemlinsky: Piano Trio
CD 57 Rachmaninov: Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2
CD 58 Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2; Piano Quintet
with Eugene Drucker and Lawrence Dutton
CD 59 Rorem: Spring Music; Baker: Roots II
CD 60 Early Recordings - Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor / Haydn: Piano Trio in G "Gipsy" / Fauré: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120