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Very Best of – Dixieland New Orleans

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Very Best of – Dixieland New Orleans Louis Armstrong; Firehouse 5; Kid Ory Bunk Johnson; Sidney Bechet; Muggsy Spanier & many more Catalogue Number: ALN 1967 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354419676 “78 mins of well-remastered vintage classic tracks chosen by experts – a great romp !” 1. When […]

February 5th, 2018
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Verdi: Requiem Mass

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Verdi: Requiem Mass Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Soloists: Christine Brewer, Karen Cargill, Stuart Neill, John Relyea Catalogue Number: ALC 1602 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354416026 ‘Sir Colin Davis conducts the Requiem with a judicious mix of fire and meditative calm’ (Gramophone) ‘a strong set of […]

February 5th, 2018
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Tchaikovsky Piano Recital

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Tchaikovsky Piano Recital Sviatoslav Richter Catalogue Number: ALC 1393 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413933 “Richter given first-class modern digital sound, and on top technical form…playing of consistent poetry…charming nostalgia…first recommendation for Tchaikovsky’s piano music”( © Penguin Guide 3*) “breathtaking, inspiring artistry” (Gramophone) 1.       Nocturne in F major, Op.10 […]

February 5th, 2018
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Shostakovich: Symphony No.11 ‘The Year 1905’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Shostakovich: Symphony No.11 ‘The Year 1905’ London Symphony Orchestra Mstislav Rostropovich Catalogue Number: ALC 1366 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413667 “A superb performance with excellent sound makes this a benchmark recording and my top CD choice of the year. Shostakovich fans ignore this release at their peril !” […]

February 5th, 2018
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Mozart: Requiem Mass K.626

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Mozart: Requiem Mass K.626 Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Soloists: Marie Arnet, Anna Stéphany, Andrew Kennedy, Darren Jeffery Catalogue Number: ALC 1365 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413650 this is a grandly scaled, nobly contoured reading, by turns monumental and ferociously dramatic. With biting choral attack, searing, […]

February 5th, 2018
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Bruckner Symphony No.4 ‘Romantic’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Bruckner Symphony No.4 ‘Romantic’ Bernard Haitink London Symphony Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1358 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413582 “Great hushes, mighty crescendos, time for every duplet and triplet to be grounded and yet to resonate with momentum. This was Bruckner’s maximal minimalism at its most majestic” (The Times) […]

February 5th, 2018
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Szymanowski Violin Concerto, Violin Sonata, Hindemith Violin Concerto (‘Romantic Violin’)

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Szymanowski Violin Concerto, Violin Sonata, Hindemith Violin Concerto (‘Romantic Violin’) David Oistrakh (violin) Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Kurt Sanderling (4-6) with Vladimir Yampolsky (7-9) with London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Hindemith Catalogue Number: ALC 1355 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413551 “Szymanowski is among the most exciting of twentieth […]

February 5th, 2018
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Mozart Symphonies 32, 35 ‘Haffner’, 36 ‘Linz’, & 38 ‘Prague’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Mozart Symphonies 32, 35 ‘Haffner’, 36 ‘Linz’, & 38 ‘Prague’ Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Karl Böhm Catalogue Number: ALC 1335 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413353 “These from his landmark complete cycle … all well received and I enjoyed hearing them again. Böhm is as excellent a Mozart conductor as […]

February 5th, 2018
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