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Challenge Records (1994)

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Challenge Records (1994)

To be distinguished from Challenge Records (1920s) and Challenge Records (1950s)[1]

Challenge Records International B.V. of Amersfort was founded in the Netherlands in 1994 and is dedicated to recordings of classical music and jazz.


Current Labels of Challenge Records include; Challenge Records, Challenge Classics, Supertracks Records, FineLine Classical, Double Moon (producer Volker Dueck), Jazz Impuls (producer Bob Hagen), Challenge Jazz (producer Hein van de Geyn), Daybreak (producer Fred Dubiez) and Retrieval Records (nl) - Retrieval is dedicated to reissues of vintage jazz now out of copyright in Europe, many transferred by remastering engineer John R.T. Davies.[2] Challenge distributes many independent Dutch and German jazz labels.

Challenge Classics also distributes Antoine Marchand the record label of Dutch harpsichordist and conductor Ton Koopman which Koopman started to complete his Bach cantatas project after the French Erato Classics label was dissolved by owner Warner Classics.[3]


  • Challenge Artists A - Z

Major Dutch classical artists include De Nederlandse Opera, and Nederlands Symfonieorkest.

See also


External links

  • Challenge Records (Netherlands)

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