1978 Gramophone Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
ChamberBartók, Sonata for 2 Pianos; Debussy, En Blanc; Mozart, Andante With 5 Variations for Piano, Martha Argerich, Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Willy Goudswaard and Michael de Roo (Philips)
ChoralHandel, Dixit Dominus, John Eliot Gardiner conducting Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra (Erato)
ConcertoProkofiev, Piano Concerto No. 1, Simon Rattle conducting London Symphony Orchestra; solo: Gavrilov (EMI Studio Plus)
ContemporaryWebern, Complete Works, Pierre Boulez conducting Juilliard String Quartet and London Symphony Orchestra (Sony)
Early MusicHandel, Acis and Galatea, John Eliot Gardiner conducting English Baroque Soloists (Archiv)
HistoricalGluck, Orfeo ed Euridice, Charles Bruck conducting Netherlands Opera Chorus and Orchestra (EMI)
InstrumentalLiszt, Piano Works, Alfred Brendel (Philips)
Operatic (Record of the Year)Puccini, La Fanciulla del West, Zubin Mehta conducting Royal Opera House Choir and Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon)
OrchestralMozart, Symphonies nos. 25 and 29, Benjamin Britten conducting English Chamber Orchestra (Decca)
Solo VocalChausson, Poeme; Duparc, Melodies, André Previn conducting London Symphony Orchestra; solo: Baker (HMV)

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