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Russia: Romance & Drama

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Russia: Romance & Drama Yuri Ahronovitch London Symphony Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1371 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 79:07, DDD, 1981 Barcode: 5055354413711 Price (trade): £6.99 “Ahronovitch is direct and exciting and the title is well borne out by the performances. The recording is brilliant without being aggressively so, […]

September 2nd, 2018
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Berlioz: Harold in Italy Op.16, & Overtures: Benvenuto Cellini; Beatrice et Benedict; Royal Hunt and Storm

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Berlioz: Harold in Italy Op.16, & Overtures: Benvenuto Cellini; Beatrice et Benedict; Royal Hunt and Storm London Symphony Orchestra Colin Davis Catalogue Number: ALC 1369 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 68:04, DDD, 2000-7 Barcode: 5055354413698 BPrice (trade): £6.99 “Yet again Sir Colin Davis demonstrates his supreme mastery as a […]

September 2nd, 2018
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Frederick Delius: 11 Favourites

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Frederick Delius: 11 Favourites Sir Thomas Beecham Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1374 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:15, stereo, 1957/62 Barcode: 5055354413742 Price (trade): £6.99 “Contains Delius’ most essential statements. Summer Night on the River, On Hearing the First Cuckoo, Brigg Fair and the Irmelin Prelude are […]

September 2nd, 2018
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Ashkenazy plays Chopin, Rachmaninov, Liszt, & Prokofiev

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Ashkenazy plays Chopin, Rachmaninov, Liszt, & Prokofiev Vladimir Ashkenazy Catalogue Number: ALC 1381 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 77:34 stereo 1961/2 Barcode: 5055354413810 Price (trade): £6.99 “Ashkenazy was in his early twenties when he set down these recordings … It’s inevitable that this evinces youthful fire but it’s accompanied […]

September 2nd, 2018
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Vaughan Williams:The Lark Ascending Greensleeves; Job (A Masque for Dancing)

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Vaughan Williams:The Lark Ascending Greensleeves; Job (A Masque for Dancing) Philharmonia Orchestra Barry Wordsworth** Consort of London Robert Haydon Clark* David Jurwitz (violin)* Catalogue Number: ALC 1384 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 66:38, DDD 1990/1 Barcode: 5055354413841 Price (trade): £6.99 (Lark)“(David juritz’ tone is pure and effortlessly controlled … […]

September 2nd, 2018
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Bach Violin Concertos – (including Brandenburg Concerto No.4) BWV 1041-1042-1043-1049

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Bach Violin Concertos – (including Brandenburg Concerto No.4) BWV 1041-1042-1043-1049 David Oistrakh Members Vienna Philharmonic* Harpsichords Georg Fischer (1-3) George Malcolm (4-6) (with Igor Oistrakh)** Royal Philharmonic / Eugene Goossens Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Rudolf Barshai*** Flutes – Alexander Korneyev & Naum Zeidel*** Catalogue Number: ALC 1399 Number of Discs: […]

September 2nd, 2018
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French Piano Impressions Debussy – Fauré – Ravel – Satie

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay French Piano Impressions Debussy – Fauré – Ravel – Satie Kathryn Stott** Martino Tirimo* Peter Dickinson*** Catalogue Number: ALC 4004 Number of Discs: 4 Date/Runtime: Time: 306 minutes Barcode: 5055354440045 “Tirimo is a fine pianist with first-rate technical command, and understands Debussy’s world well.” (© Gramophone) “probably first choice for […]

April 1st, 2018
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Britten: War Requiem

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Britten: War Requiem Gianadrea Noseda London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Ian Bostridge; Simon Keenlyside; Sabina Cvilak Catalogue Number: ALC 2029 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: Time: 85:33; DDD, 2011 Barcode: 5055354420290 “a scintillating achievement…Sabina Cvilak’s soprano has the focus … Bostridge brings piercing sincerity … Keenlyside – sonorous, commanding … […]

April 1st, 2018
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Jean Sibelius Symphonies nos 4 & 7

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Jean Sibelius Symphonies nos 4 & 7 Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1389 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 61:15, DDD, 2003/8 Barcode: 5055354413896 “What makes Davis’s Sibelius compelling is that he manages to have it both ways. He gives these fine players the encouragement to turn […]

April 1st, 2018
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Beethoven Symphonies nos 5 & 7

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Beethoven Symphonies nos 5 & 7 Beethoven Herbert von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1375 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 64:35, stereo Barcode: 5055354413759 “Karajan injects plenty of drive into the first movement … and is splendid in the development section. I find his second movement noble […]

April 1st, 2018
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Suppé & Favourite French Overtures

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Suppé & Favourite French Overtures Suppé & Ovts Paul Paray Detroit Symphony Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1372 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 74:07 stereo 1959/62 Barcode: 5055354413728 Mastered fromMercury Living Presence LPs. ‘Mercury is all about the placement of the microphones. Paul Paray, the conductor who made the Detroit […]

April 1st, 2018
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Beethoven: Mass in C, Op.86 Symphony No.9 – 4th Mvt ‘Ode to Joy’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Beethoven: Mass in C, Op.86 Symphony No.9 – 4th Mvt ‘Ode to Joy’ *Colin Davis : **Bernard Haitink London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus *Sally Matthews, Sara Mingardo, John Mark Ainsley, Alastair Miles **Twyla Robinson, Karen Cargill John MacMaster, Gerald Finley Catalogue Number: ALC 1368 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time […]

April 1st, 2018
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