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Handel Favourites: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Water Music; Royal Fireworks; Oboe Concerto Largo; Concerto a due Cori

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Handel Favourites: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba; Water Music; Royal Fireworks; Oboe Concerto Largo; Concerto a due Cori L.S.O / George Szell Pro Arte/ Mackerras E.C.O / Somary Eugene Goossens (Oboe) Yehudi Menuhin Catalogue Number: ALC 1340 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:19, ADD, 1959/74 Barcode: 5055354413407 (Fireworks) […]

September 2nd, 2017
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Zdeněk Fibich: Piano Music (Moods, Impressions, Reminiscences; Studies of Paintings)

Zdeněk Fibich: Piano Music (Moods, Impressions, Reminiscences; Studies of Paintings) Radoslav Kvapil Catalogue Number: ALC 1351 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 70:20; DDD, 1993 Barcode: 5055354413513 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “these vignettes (“Moods” etc, selection) are touching … and spring from a love affair … most are full of strong poetic feeling […]

April 14th, 2017
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Evensong from Oxford

Evensong from Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford Stephen Darlington Clive Driskill-Smith (organ) Catalogue Number: ALC 1349 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 70:47, DDD, 2002 Barcode: 5055354413490 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Superb performance all round” (Andrew Palmer / Cathedral Music) (of Hymns collection) “Nothing is overstated or outlandish, and the singing has […]

April 14th, 2017
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Richard Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie / Mahler: Adagio (Symphony 10)

Richard Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie / Mahler: Adagio (Symphony 10) European Union Youth Orchestra James Judd Catalogue Number: ALC 1346 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:27, DDD, 1991 Barcode: 5055354413469 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “the truly astonishing playing of the Orchestra … all sections cover themselves with glory … exciting sound of the […]

April 14th, 2017
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Shostakovich: Symphonies 1 & 3 (‘1st of May’)

Shostakovich: Symphonies 1 & 3 (‘1st of May’) USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1344 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 66:55, stereo 1984/5 Barcode: 5055354413445 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Sym.1) “a good performance, with a strong feeling of chamber music to it and a remarkable attention to […]

April 14th, 2017
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Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata Op.37 & Children’s Album Op.39

Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata Op.37 & Children’s Album Op.39 Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1343 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 62:30, DDD, 1989 Barcode: 5055354413438 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Tchaikovsky wrote the Children’s Album and the Op.37 Sonata at the same time,b and they’re so different. It amazes me that these are […]

April 14th, 2017
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Alfred Schnittke: Concerto Grosso 1, 2

Alfred Schnittke: Concerto Grosso 1, 2 Tatiana Grindenko (violin) Moscow Philharmonic Soloists Yuri Bashmet Oleg Kagan (violin) Natalia Gutman (cello) USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1341 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 61:54, stereo 1986/8 Barcode: 5055354413414 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (C.G No.1) “This is a special […]

April 14th, 2017
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Carl Orff: Carmina Burana Cantiones Profanae

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana Cantiones Profanae London Symphony Orchestra Richard Hickox Catalogue Number: ALC 1336 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 63:33, DDD, 1986 Barcode: 5055354413360 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “brilliantly recorded CD … choir makes us understand all about sexual abandon – ‘I am bursting out all over’ is a joy … […]

April 14th, 2017
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Beethoven Violin Concerto & Two Romances

Beethoven Violin Concerto & Two Romances Beethoven Wolfgang Schneiderhan Berlin Philharmonic Eugen Jochum David Oistrakh Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Eugene Goossens Catalogue Number: ALC 1350 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time, 62:25mins 1961/2 stereo Barcode: 5055354413506 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Schneiderhan’s version is amongst the greatest recordings: the serene spiritual beauty of the slow […]

February 3rd, 2017
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C.P.E Bach Flute Concertos

C.P.E Bach Flute Concertos Jennifer Stinton (Flute) Orchestra of St.John’s Smith Square. John Lubbock Catalogue Number: ALC 1347 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 5055354413476 Barcode: Time: 66:48 DDD 1993 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Stinton finds plenty of interest in the music and interprets it with spirit and virtuosity. Her phrases are well thought-out […]

February 3rd, 2017
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Rimsky Korsakov: Suites & Overtures

Rimsky Korsakov: Suites & Overtures Rimsky Korsakov USSR Symphony Evgeni Svetlanov Catalogue Number: ALC 1345 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:54 mins stereo 1971/85 Barcode: 5055354413452 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “..excellent performances of some captivatingly colourful music. (Russian Easter Festival) splendidly exuberant playing from players who naturally have the stuff of the […]

February 3rd, 2017
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‘Aleko’ (complete Opera, One Act)

‘Aleko’ (complete Opera, One Act) Based on Pushkin’s The Gypsies. Nesterenko Volkova – Fedin Matorin – Kotova USSR TV and Radio Large Chorus Moscow Philharmonic DIR: Kiatenko Catalogue Number: ALC 1342 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 60:00 DDD 1987 Barcode: 5055354413421 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “first performance arranged at the prestigious Bolshoi, […]

February 3rd, 2017
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