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to the homepage of SWRmusic, the CD label of the Southwest German Radio. SWRmusic was the first independent ARD label and is the only one with five outstanding ensembles of its own. On our website you will find information about the comprehensive list of recordings of classical music and big band jazz offered by SWRmusic.

We are glad, to present the new label SWR jazzhaus, wich is a new music label featuring an indefinite number of audio and video jazz programs taken from live radio and television recordings from the archives of Südwestrundfunk Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Mainz in south west Germany. You will find them under "Catalogue / Editions".

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News

  • 2017/06/13SWR Vokalensemble erhält Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 05/17
    Im Mai 2017 geht der Vierteljahrespreis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik erneut an eine Pro-duktion des SWR Vokalensembles. In der aktuellen Bestenliste erhält die CD-Einspielung "Finland" den renommierten Preis in der Kategorie "Chorwerke". »
  • 2017/01/18Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik for SWR Jazzhaus-Release „Albert & Emil Mangelsdorff: Early Discoveries“
    „Als eine der künstlerisch herausragenden Neuveröffentlichungen des Tonträgermarktes“ (Marcus A. Woelfle) wurde die Doppel-CD „Albert & Emil Mangelsdorff: Early Discoveries“ mit einem Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik in der Vierteljahres-Bestenliste 3/2016 ausgezeichnet. »
  • 2016/10/05Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik for „Folk Songs of the World - Volkslieder aus aller Welt“
    The crossover programs of Cathy Berberian were never compiled by marketing strategies but based on a natural musical variety. From Claudio Monteverdi up to the Beatles, her voice did them all justice. »
» New Releases
SWR19055CD

This is the only available official recording of Karel An?erl conducting Josef Suk’s Asrael. The Czech conductor has a deep connection with his compatriot's music. Asrael is central to Josef Suk’s oeuvre and an outstanding work in the Czech music repertoire. »

SWR19419CD

This is the only available recording of Carl Czerny’s Symphony No. 6. His symphonies clearly show that Czerny was not only a gifted composer of piano studies. A charming, elegant work full of wit and grace. This re-release makes an SWR Classic Bestseller once again available (ex. 93.169). »

SWR19411CD

Concert recording from 20 September 1996 at the Stuttgart Liederhalle. Carlo Maria Giulini was one of the most prominent conductors of the 20th century. Re-release of an SWR Classic Bestseller (ex. 93.186). »

SWR19052CD

This recording contains all the items from a recital given by Clara Haskil at Ludwigsburg Castle in April, 1953. Schumann's Op. 99 and the encores have never been previously released. The performance is musically outstanding and features engaging repertoire. »

SWR19410CD

Bruckner's most famous symphony heard in an outstanding interpretation. Kurt Sanderling fully demonstrates the experience gained from his long career. The SWR Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart performs at the highest level. A re-release of an SWR Classic Bestseller (ex. 93.027). »