Centaur Records

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Centaur Records
Founded1976 (1976)
FounderVictor Sachse
Distributor(s)Naxos Records
Country of originU.S.
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Official websitewww.centaurrecords.com

Centaur Records is one of the oldest and largest independent classical labels in America.[1] The company is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was founded by Victor Sachse in 1976. Centaur's catalog includes classical, historical, pops, contemporary, crossover, electro-acoustic, and world music.[2]


Centaur Record artists include composer Charles Roland Berry, pianists Sophia Agranovich, Antonio Pompa-Baldi and Beatrice Berrut, composer Jack Cooper, composers Wendy Mae Chambers and Marco Katz, oboist Alessandro Baccini, pianist and composer Richard Aaker Trythall, cellists Amit Peled, Simca Heled, and Antony Cooke, organist, composer, and conductor composer Haig Mardirosian, Jeffry Hamilton Steele, conductor and composer Yoav Talmi, vocalist Nanette McGuinness, santur player and composer Pouya Saraei and violinists Ragin Wenk-Wolff and Miranda Cuckson.[3]


Centaur has distributors in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Japan, China, Taiwan, and South Korea. Centaur recordings are on all major download and streaming sites, as well as on the classical specialty download and stream sites.[4]

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  1. ^ "Centaur Records". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  2. ^ "Centaur (label) - Buy classical music recordings". Presto Classical. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  3. ^ "W&M Wind Ensemble gets Centaur Records recording deal". www.wm.edu. Retrieved 2019-10-07.
  4. ^ "Centaur Records, Inc". HIGHRESAUDIO. Retrieved 2019-10-07.

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