Founded in 1945 by George Mendelssohn Bartoldy (1912–1988), VOX played a major role in recognizing and launching the careers of young talents like: Alfred Brendel, Ingrid Haebler, Walter Klien, Michael Ponti, Aaron Rosand, Ivry Gitlis, Michael Gielen and Rolf Reinhardt. It also (re)-aquainted American listeners to senior artists such as: Otto Klemperer, Jasha Horenstein, Ionel Perlea, Hans Rosbaud, Clemens Krauss, Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Lili Kraus, Vlado Perlmutter, György Sandor, Friedrich Wührer. Further artists who recorded for Mendelssohn were: Rugiero Ricci, Shura Cherhassky, Susanne Lauterbacher, Robert Firkusny, Abbey Simon.

The many imprints of VOX included: Vox Music Masters (founded in 1946 with educational purpose in mind), VOX BOX, TURNABOUT and CANDIDE – all of them LP labels. Their releases are still sought after by collectors due not only to the recordings themselves, but also to the quality of the liner notes and the highly artistic approach of the artworks. The CD era brought further imprints like MMG, Allegretto, Vox Cameo Classics and Vox Legends and were based increasingly on compilations and licensed material and less on new recordings.

Vox’s repertoire breadth is comprehensive, from medieval music to 20th century contemporary composition. Many of the VOX recordings – especially those of complete orchestral cycles with American orchestras – were realized by the Grammy awarded production team of Marc Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz from the Elite Recordings Studio, with many others being realized by the Südwest Tonstudio from Germany founded by Heinz Jansen.

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Album Title Catalogue No.
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works (Complete) (Kraft) VOX-ED-5996
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 1 - Trio Sonatas Nos. 1-6, BWV 525-530 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2121
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 10 - Leipziger Choräle, BWV 651-662 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2130
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 11 - Leipziger Choräle, BWV 663-668 / 6 Schübler Chorales, BWV 645-650 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2131
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 12 - Chorale Preludes, BWV 690, 691, 694-701, 703, 704, 706, 709, 710-714, 716-718, 720, 722, 726, 727, 740 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2132
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 13 - Clavierübung, Part III, BWV 552, 669-684 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2133
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 14 - Clavierübung, Part III, BWV 685-689 / Chorale Preludes, BWV 715, 723-724, 729, 732, 734-735, 737-738, 741 (W.Kraft) VOX-NX-2134
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 2 - Organ Concertos, BWV 592, 593, 595, 596 / Canzona, BWV 588 / Kleines harmonisches Labyrinth, BWV 591 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2122
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 3 - Toccatas and Fugues, BWV 538, 540, 564, 565, 566a (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2123
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 4 - Fantasias, BWV 562, 563, 570, 572 / Fantasias and Fugues, BWV 537, 542 / Passacaglia and Fugue, BWV 582 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2124
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 5 - Preludes and Fugues, BWV 531, 539, 549-551 / Preludes, BWV 568, 569 / Fugues, BWV 574, 579 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2125
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 6 - Preludes and Fugues, BWV 532, 535, 541, 543, 544, 548 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2126
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 7 - Preludes and Fugues, BWV 533, 534, 536, 545-547 / Fugues, BWV 575, 578 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2127
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 8 - Das Orgelbüchlein (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2128
BACH, J.S.: Organ Works, Vol. 9 - Partite diverse, BWV 766-768 / Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel hoch, BWV 769 (W. Kraft) VOX-NX-2129
BARTÓK, B.: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Sándor, South West German Radio Symphony, Baden-Baden, R. Reinhardt) VOX-NX-2010
BARTÓK, B.: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3 (Sándor, South West German Radio Symphony, Baden-Baden, Vienna Symphony, R. Reinhardt, Gielen) VOX-NX-2051
BARTÓK, B.: Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion, BB 115 / Rhapsody, BB 36b / Scherzo, BB 35 (Sándor, Reinhardt, P. Cao) VOX-NX-2052
BARTÓK, B.: Sonata for Solo Violin, BB 124 (Gitlis) VOX-NX-2037
BARTÓK, B: Violin Concerto No. 2 (Gitlis, Vienna Symphony, Horenstein) VOX-NX-2036
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Diabelli Variations (Horszowski) VOX-NX-2053
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Leonore and Fidelio Overtures / Die Ruinen von Athens (excerpts) (Bach Society of Minnesota, Minnesota Orchestra, Skrowaczewski) VOX-NX-3017CD
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Missa Solemnis (Steingruber, Schuerhoff, Majkut, O. Wiener, Vienna Academy Choir, Vienna Symphony, Klemperer) VOX-NX-2055
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Overtures and Incidental Music (Bach Society of Minnesota, Minnesota Orchestra, Skrowaczewski) VOX-NX-3026CD
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Choral Fantasy (Brendel, Stuttgart Lehrergesangverein, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Boettcher) VOX-NX-2067