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‘Oxford’, ‘London’ & ‘Paris’ Symphonies Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 92, 104 Mozart: Symphony No. 31

‘Oxford’, ‘London’ & ‘Paris’ Symphonies Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 92, 104 Mozart: Symphony No. 31 English Sinfonia / Sir Charles Groves Catalogue Number: ALC 1284 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 1988/89 74:10 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “performances are robust, yet elegant … both slow movements are beautifully shaped … in the last movement […]

April 3rd, 2015
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Haydn: Stabat Mater

Haydn: Stabat Mater Choir of Christ Church , Oxford Stephen Darlington Jeni Bern: Jeanette Ager Andrew Carwood Giles Underwood London Musici Catalogue Number: ALC 1289 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 60:22 DDD, 2001 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Stabat Mater was the first of Haydn’s vocal works to achieve an international reputation” (Prof. […]

April 3rd, 2015
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English Music for Strings

English Music for Strings Elgar- Britten – Vaughan Williams -Tippett Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sir Charles Groves Catalogue Number: ALC 1291 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:47 DDD, 1989 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “With gloriously full and real recording, most beautiful string textures, this is one of Groves’s finest records…RPO players give deeply […]

April 3rd, 2015
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Schubert: ‘Trout’ Quintet ; Sonata Arpeggione; Quartettsatz

Schubert: ‘Trout’ Quintet ; Sonata Arpeggione; Quartettsatz Borodin Qt (members) Sviatoslav Richter Daniil Shafran (cello) Felix Gottlieb (pno) Tokyo Quartet Catalogue Number: ALC 1294 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: stereo, 69:34 1978/82 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Trout) ‘this account has marvelous detail … that might have gone unnoticed in other versions: first movement […]

April 3rd, 2015
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Louis Spohr: Octet – Clarinet Conc #1 – Nonet

Louis Spohr: Octet – Clarinet Conc #1 – Nonet Vienna Octet Gervase de Peyer / LSO / Colin Davis Fine Arts Quartet / New York Wind Quintet Catalogue Number: ALC 1266 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: stereo ADD, 75:31 1958-61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Clarinet) “Spohr’s is really the more satisfying. It has […]

April 3rd, 2015
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Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75) 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op.87

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75) 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op.87 Tatiana Nikolayeva, piano Catalogue Number: ALC 2507 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD 168:23 1987 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “..the first choice must inevitably be Nikolayeva.. the “onlie begetter” as it were…Her reading has enormous concentration and a natural authority that is majestic … wisdom […]

April 3rd, 2015
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Billie Holiday Centenary Album: Very Best of

Billie Holiday Centenary Album: Very Best of Billie Holiday Nelson Riddle Pete Rugolo Lester Young Oscar Peterson & many more Catalogue Number: ALN 1952 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo 78:20 1937-58 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘a singular and unrepeatable talent, whose finest hours are remarkably revealing and often surprisingly – given her […]

April 3rd, 2015
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Shostakovich (#1) & Myaskovsky Cello Concertos + Rococo Vars

Shostakovich (#1) & Myaskovsky Cello Concertos + Rococo Vars Mstislav Rostropovich Philadelphia/Ormandy Philharmonia/ Sargent Leningrad/ Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1262 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 74:03 ADD 1957/61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Shostakovich) ‘outstanding ‘cellist, with a poetry of expression matching an infallible technique, very well recorded … under the composer’s supervision’ […]

April 3rd, 2015
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