60 CD box set. Selection of Ludwig Van Beethoven works recorded by David Zinman & Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich (Symphonies), Yefim Bronfman, David Zinman & tonhalle Orchestra Zurich (Piano concertos), Pinchas Zuckerman & Marc Neikrug (Violin Sonatas), Anner Bylsma & Jon Van Immerseel (Cello Sonatas), Seraphin Trio (Piano Trios), Alexander String Quartet (String Quartets), Yukio Yokoyama, Robert Casadesus, Justus Frantz, Vladimir Horowitz, Gerhard Oppitz & Charles Rosen (Piano Sonatas), Eugene Ormandy & Philadelphia Orchestra (Christ On The Mount Of Olives), Wolfdieter Maurer & Tokyo Oratorio Society (Mass in C Major), David Zinman & Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich (Missa Solemnis) and many other great artists.
Framus Five (also known as Framus 5; Michal Prokop & Framus Five) were formed in the early sixties; Michal Prokop (vocals, guitar) was one of co-founders and later the spiritus movens of the band. Up to this day the band had constant shifting in the line-up, and more than thirty musicians went through it, but the most significant ones are Lubos Andrst, a renowned Czech blues guitarist, and Jan Hrubý on violin. Their first album, 'Blues In Soul' (1968) is exactly what its name suggests. However, a 1971 'Mesto Er', probably the most interesting point of their career for a prog enthusiast, with a prog rock that combined many elements, including blues, jazz big band, and poetry.
For over three decades Paul Oakenfold has shaped the dance & electronic music genre and remains one of the leading forces in the wider global music scene. His works have taken him from the DJ booth of the worlds' hottest nightspots and festivals to producing soundtracks for Hollywood blockbuster movies. His diversity has earned him two Grammy nominations. He's produced & remixed for the likes of U2, Madonna and The Happy Mondays. He's remixed Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones and Justin Timberlake plus released over 20 DJ mix compilations. Paul has also been responsible for creating film scores including The Bourne Identity, Matrix Reloaded, Shrek 2, Swordfish and Collateral. Paul Oakenfold is the sovereign of DJ culture and its most recognizable icon. Not one to rest on his laurels, Paul has taken the Guinness World Record for Highest DJ Gig when he played at Base Camp on Mount Everest in Spring 2017! The whole thing was filmed and the resulting movie is due to be premiered in 2018.