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Introducing Tobacco..(22 Comedy Classics Vol.3)

Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky: complete) Bob Newhart, Peter Sellers; Bernard Cribbins, Mike Sarne Joyce Grenfell, Slim Dusty The Goons, Stan Freburg, Tommy Cooper, Peter Ustinov ETC Catalogue Number: ALN 1939 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY 1. Introducing Tobacco to Civilization (Newhart/Kaufman/Rosen/ Hargrove/Sharp/Snyder/Hickley) – Bob Newhart (1962) 6:01 2. Stewardess (Berman) – […]

December 1st, 2012
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The Very Best of Bob Newheart

The Very Best of Bob Newheart Bob Newhart Catalogue Number: ALN 1935 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY His routines are as hilarious today as when his first LP The Button-Down Mind was issued. It actually beat Elvis to No 1 in the US charts. Newhart worked as a copywriter for […]

December 1st, 2012
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Beethoven : FIDELIO (complete opera)

Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky: complete) Jon Vickers Christa Ludwig Gottlob Frick Walter Berry Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Otto Klemperer Catalogue Number: ALC 2020 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Klemperer’s great set of Fidelio… the unique incandescence and spiritual strength of the performance, superbly cast, leads to a final scene in which, […]

December 1st, 2012
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Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin / Favourite Goethe Lieder

Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin / Favourite Goethe Lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau with Gerald Moore (pno) (Goethe): Fischer- Dieskau with Jörg Demus (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1207 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY „fascinating to compare the (older) 1952 performance with the present one but impossible to do more than hint at the […]

December 1st, 2012
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Brahms: German Requiem / Dvořák: 3 Biblical Songs

Brahms: German Requiem / Dvořák: 3 Biblical Songs Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus Otto Klemperer (Dvorak): Fischer- Dieskau with Jörg Demus (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1202 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Klemperer’s reading …measured and monumental, the performance defies preconceived doubts. …with dynamic contrasts underlined, the result […]

December 1st, 2012
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Haydn: Nelson Mass/ Croft: Burial Service / Bach: St John Passion

Haydn: Nelson Mass/ Croft: Burial Service / Bach: St John Passion Choir of King’s College Cambridge David Willcocks Bach, with Simon Preston, organ Catalogue Number: ALC 1184 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Haydn) “resonant King’s acoustic…the effect is admirably full-blooded and vivid” (Penguin Guide 3 stars) (Croft) “Another unforgettable experience […]

December 1st, 2012
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Tudor Masters: Taverner & Gibbons

Tudor Masters: Taverner & Gibbons Choir of King’s College Cambridge David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1183 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Taverner) “greatest English composer of the reign of Henry VIII, which saw the last fine flowering of our insular school of vocal polyphony…This alone would be enough to make […]

December 1st, 2012
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