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Orff: Carmina Burana / Die Kluge (highlights)

Orff: Carmina Burana / Die Kluge (highlights) Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy Janice Harsanyi (Sop), Rudolph Petrak (Ten), Harve Presnell (Bar) with Rutgers University Choir also (Die Kluge) Cast/ Philharmonia/Sawallisch Catalogue Number: ALC 1219 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD stereo Time 75:45 (1960/1) CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Ormandy & his Philadelphians have just […]

April 10th, 2013
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Dvořák Theme & Variations; Poetic Tone Poems

Dvořák Theme & Variations; Poetic Tone Poems Radoslav Kvapil piano Catalogue Number: ALC 1212 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 68:37, DDD 1992 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Kvapil plays with great understanding. He cherishes these curious, reflective tonal sideslips, but also charges vigorously into the more energetic variations. His ability to characterize swiftly […]

April 10th, 2013
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Richard Burton reads Under Milk Wood (plus bonus poetry)

April 10th, 2013
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Dylan Thomas reads his own Prose & More Poetry

Dylan Thomas reads his own Prose & More Poetry Dylan Thomas Catalogue Number: ALN 1937 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD, 1951/3 Time: 78:50 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Thomas’ second volume Twenty-five Poems appeared in September 1936 by which time he had joined London’s bohemian society. The full meaning of his poetry – […]

April 10th, 2013
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J. S. BACH Complete Flute Sonatas & solo Partita

J. S. BACH Complete Flute Sonatas & solo Partita Jennifer Stinton, flute David Wright, harpsichord; Guy Johnston, cello Catalogue Number: ALC 2022 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: DDD, 2012 Time: 109:45 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Sonata in B minor, BWV 1030 Andante 8:16 Largo e dolce 3:52 Presto 6:08 Sonata in E flat […]

April 10th, 2013
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Carl Nielsen

Carl Nielsen Symphony No. 4 ‘Inextinguishable’ & Symphony No.5  LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by OLE SCHMIDT Catalogue Number: ALC 1236 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 69:45 ADD stereo 1974 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (of complete cycle) “These are performances ablaze with life, warmth and a sense of discovery…. Ole Schmidt is a […]

April 10th, 2013
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NEAPOLITAN SONGS – Giuseppe Di Stefano

NEAPOLITAN SONGS – Giuseppe Di Stefano Giuseppe di Stefano with Condutors Guarino, Oliveri Catalogue Number: ALC 1226 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:09 / ADD/stereo, 1953/59 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Di Stefano was still in magnificent voice when he recorded these popular songs: the singing is both rich-toned and charming” (Penguin Guide) […]

April 10th, 2013
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Carlo Bergonzi sings Puccini & Verdi

Carlo Bergonzi sings Puccini & Verdi Carlo Bergonzi with conductors Gavazzeni, Leinsdorf Solti, Serafin Catalogue Number: ALC 1224 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD Stereo 79:06 1958/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “This recital… shows him on peak form…all the Verdi items show the true heroic quality of his voice, still baritonal enough to […]

April 10th, 2013
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Manhattan Playboys- 20 American Light Classics

Manhattan Playboys- 20 American Light Classics Iain Sutherland Concert Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1206 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 77:30, ADD HiFi Stereo CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “For over four decades when conducting the BBC’s Light Orchestras on radio… I always included pieces from the American repertoire which I knew from the Boston […]

April 10th, 2013
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