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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
SWR19047CD

Unique collection of chamber music works by Charles Koechlin. Includes world première recordings November 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Charles Koechlin's birth. »

SWR19046CD

Unique collection of magical orchestral music by Charles Koechlin. Includes many world première recordings. November 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Koechlin's birth. »

SWR19409CD

Re-release of an SWR Classic Bestseller (93.712) Original SWR tapes remastered. Piano recital at the Schwetzingen Festival on May 15th 1994. Richter's Miroirs is rarely available on CD. »

SWR19043CD

All the Bruckner symphony recordings that Hans Rosbaud made for SDR (now SWR) are released here for the first time. »

SWR19048CD

First release on CD of Fritz Wunderlich singing arias from Schubert operas. Unique compilation of arias from the First Viennese School. »