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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 Price: £6.99 “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 […]

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 Price: £6.99 this is a grandly scaled, nobly contoured reading, by turns monumental and ferociously dramatic. With biting choral […]

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 Price: £6.99 “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” […]

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 Price: £6.99 “Szymanowski is among the most exciting […]

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 Price: £6.99 “These from his landmark complete cycle … all well received and I enjoyed hearing them again. Böhm is as excellent a Mozart […]

February 5th, 2018
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Welsh Male Voice Choir Tradition: Treorchy

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Welsh Male Voice Choir Tradition: Treorchy Treorchy Male Voice Choir Catalogue Number: ALN 1963 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 79:12, ADD Barcode: 5055354419638 Price: £6.99 The most successful and best-known Welsh Male Voice Choir, now in a popular budget collection   [1] Myfanwy (Joseph Parry) 2:51 [2] All in […]

November 2nd, 2017
Topic: Alto, Catalogue, Nostalgia Catalogue, Nov 2017 Tags:

Puccini: Romance & Drama / Legendary Singers

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Puccini: Romance & Drama / Legendary Singers Callas; Tebaldi; de los Angeles, Freni, Price Björling; di Stefano Bergonzi; del Monaco Merrill; Cossotto etc Karajan (Intermezzo) Catalogue Number: ALC 1601 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: Time: 149:24, ADD/stereo Barcode: 5055354416019 Price: £8.99       Disc 1: CD 1: 74:48 1. […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Korngold: Cello Concerto; Much ado about Nothing (Suite); Straussiana; Opera aria/Interlude

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Korngold: Cello Concerto; Much ado about Nothing (Suite); Straussiana; Opera aria/Interlude Linz Bruckner Orchestra Caspar Richter Zuill Bailey (cello) Catalogue Number: ALC 1390 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 67:05, DDD. 2003 Barcode: 5055354413902 Price: £6.99 “all performances warmly sympathetic…sound with full amplitude and plenty of range to suit the […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Monteverdi Madrigals ‘made spiritual’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Monteverdi Madrigals ‘made spiritual’ Ex Cathedra Jeffrey Skidmore Catalogue Number: ALC 1376 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 67:10, DDD, 1997 Barcode: 5055354413766 Price: £6.99 “19 of them receive their first recording on this enterprising disc … The sumptuous result is convincing, sensitively moulded and alert to the expressive currency […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Debussy: 20 Favourites for Piano

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Debussy: 20 Favourites for Piano Martino Tirimo Catalogue Number: ALC 1364 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:24, DDD 1988/91 Barcode: 5055354413643 Price: £6.99 “this may yet prove to be one of the finest Debussy cycles on record” “Tirimo has a quite exceptional temperamental affinity … (he takes) us into […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Brahms: Piano Quintet Op.34 Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Brahms: Piano Quintet Op.34 Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor Sviatoslav Richter Borodin Quartet Bolshoi Theatre Quartet Catalogue Number: ALC 1361 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 79:16, ADD, 1958/66 Barcode: 5055354413612 Price: £6.99 (Brahms) “a performance that brings warmth as well as drama to this music one must go […]

November 2nd, 2017
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Gustav Holst: Hymn of Jesus; Egdon Heath; Perfect Fool (Ballet) Toccata for Piano

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Gustav Holst: Hymn of Jesus; Egdon Heath; Perfect Fool (Ballet) Toccata for Piano Welsh and English Folksongs & This I have Done… BBC & London Philharmonic Orchestras Sir Adrian Boult BBC Northern Singers Stephen Wilkinson Catalogue Number: ALC 1359 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 79:26, ADD,1962/74 Barcode: 5055354413599 Price: […]

November 2nd, 2017
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