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About SWR Classic Archive

Since 2015 the SWR Media Services is releasing classical recordings from the archive of the SWR entirely digital (without corresponding CD) with meanwhile more than 560 albums and about 1.500 compositions. The selection criteria are, among other things, an international exceptional chamber music repertoire, well-known artists and orchestral music.

Artists and music-lover are equally overjoyed that these treasures from the depths of the archive are made accessible for the public, worldwide, thanks to the constantly progressing technical possibilities of download and streaming.