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Czech Music Direct is your source of music from Eastern Europe and beyond.  Our Czech, Slovak and Bulgarian labels, Arta, Nibiru, Artesmon, Hevhetia, Hev-Het Tune, Pavlik Records, Gega New and others feature the earliest of notated music, through to cutting edge contemporary sounds in Classical, Jazz, World Music, Elektronika and more.  Our American label  MSR Classics,  features British pianist James Brawn’s Odyssey through all Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas, and highlights the work of American composers and ...

Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major

The latest instalment in the ongoing Arta series of Dvorak Symphonies played on period instruments by Musica Florea conducted by Marek Stryncl, presents his little known Third Symphony of 1874, which is in three movements, and ...







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MSR Classics,  present British pianist James Brawn’s Odyssey through all Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas, which he is recording in Potton Hall, Suffolk, England.  Newly released Volume 6 features rarely heard Sonata 4, in E-flat Major, Sonata 11 in B-flat Major and Sonata 12 in A-flat Major.   



Zhivko Vasilev

For Zhivko Vasilev, Places are defined by the moment you leave one and find another.  His album is less of a travelogue in music, but rather a quest for the hidden musical roots that lie underneath everyday sounds.  Leading with his kaval, a Bulgarian type of flute, he is joined in these places, suggested in their titles, by strings, percussion and guitar.

Price: £12.54

CD No: GD 416

Label: Gega New

Format: CD

Free - Folk - Jazz - Improvision Quartet


The six tracks on this disc featuring - Szymon Klima, clarinet, Dominik Wania, piano, Adam Kowalewski, bass and Przemyslaw Jarosz, drums - are based on traditional Polish Folk themes, freely reworked by the members of the Improvision Quartet in the manner of Free Improvisation, Folk Music and Jazz.

Price: £10.54

CD No: HV 0159-2-331


Format: CD

Alabama String Quartets

Andrew Raffo Dewar

Musically Alabama suggests Jazz giant Lionel Hampton or Country legend Hank Williams.  This two disc set  presents another perspective with a comprehensive selection of String Quartets by Alabama based composers written during the period 1989 - 2017.       

Price: £22.49

CD No: MS 1685

Label: MSR Classics

Format: CD