Record stores in the US are almost extinct.
Still a few good ones around though.
I'm a big fan of Academy Records in NY.
Once upon a time I made weekly pilgrimages to Tower in Boston....
Due to the overwhelming popular demand of Schoenberg on this thread I post this:
Never actually owned this vinyl but have a good FLAC rip.
On a related note (or 12):
For the tonally inclined:
You should go here:
LOTS of amazing groundbreaking stuff indeed.
Glenn Gould's phrasing on these piano pieces by Strauss is so touching and tender. Just listen to this first piece and be transported. It gets better with every listen.
The phrasing is superb indeed, I love this recording
On a second note, does anyone have a recommendation or a personal favorite for the Kreisleriana?
I do think the 1969 Horowitz recording is a good choice as a recommendation :