This 50 CD Box Set includes Archiv Produktion’s finest analogue recordings made between 1959 and 1981, representing a Golden Age of a pioneering label that defined the way early music should be performed and recorded. Featured artists include Karl Richter, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Pierre Fournier, John Eliot Gardiner, Trevor Pinnock and other icons of the Archiv label. The collection also includes a 150-page booklet with tracklists, rare photos and a new note by David Butchart.

Among the treasures in this box set are 9  recordings that appear on CD for the first time, including French Empire string quartets, Rameau’s Pigmalion, Early Italain organ music, Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata, Weber Songs with guitar, Haydn Baryton Trios, and Hespèrion XX’s only recording with the label.

International Release Date: 22 Apr 2016

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