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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 Price: £9.99   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 […]

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 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY „fascinating to compare the (older) 1952 performance with the present one but impossible to do more than […]

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 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Klemperer’s reading …measured and monumental, the performance defies preconceived doubts. …with dynamic contrasts […]

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 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Haydn) “resonant King’s acoustic…the effect is admirably full-blooded and vivid” (Penguin Guide 3 stars) (Croft) […]

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 Price: £6.99   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 […]

December 1st, 2012
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