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Balalaika Favourites ! (Two balalaika Orchestras in Russian Folk Tunes)

Balalaika Favourites ! (Two balalaika Orchestras in Russian Folk Tunes) Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra / cond Gnutov Russian Balalaika Orchestra V. Grokhovsky Catalogue Number: ALN 1936 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD/Stereo 1962/7 Time: 75:53 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “virtuosity & splendid musicianship is the keynote…other instruments too between them they provide […]

February 4th, 2013
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Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) Anthems & Madrigals

Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) Anthems & Madrigals Consort of Musicke directed by Anthony Rooley Emma Kirkby, Evelyn Tubb , Mary Nichols Andrew King, Joseph Cornwell Simon Grant with Penny Vickers –alto John Hancorn – baritone Catalogue Number: ALC 1217 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 61:09 DDD, 1994 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Anthony Rooley’s […]

February 4th, 2013
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De Lalande: Choral Music for Versailles (Grands Motets)

De Lalande: Choral Music for Versailles (Grands Motets (Regina Coeli / De Profundis / Cantate Domino) Ex Cathedra Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra Jeffrey Skidmore Catalogue Number: ALC 1216 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 56:21, 1995 Total Time  56:04 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “vividly characterized performances of 3 Grand Motets… De profundis is […]

February 4th, 2013
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(BALLET) La Fille mal Gardée (hlts) / Boutique Fantasque (hlts)

(BALLET) La Fille mal Gardée (hlts) / Boutique Fantasque (hlts) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden conducted by John Lanchbery Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Georg Solti Catalogue Number: ALC 1213 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 73:42 ADD Stereo 1962/60 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “John Lanchbery’s score for La fille […]

February 4th, 2013
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Debussy : Complete Preludes (on 1 CD)

Debussy : Complete Preludes (on 1 CD) Martino Tirimo Catalogue Number: ALC 1211 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:00 / DDD, 1990 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “probably first choice for those wanting a modern digital recording offering the complete set…playing is very fine, recording most realistic and natural” (© Penguin Guide 3 stars) […]

February 4th, 2013
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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas (plus Bonus Arias)

Purcell: Dido & Aeneas (plus Bonus Arias) Janet Baker Patricia Clark Eileen Poulter Monica Sinclair Rhianon James Catherine Wilson Dorothy Dorow Raimund Herincx John Mitchinson St. Anthony Singers (Choirmaster: John McCarthy) English Chamber Orchestra Cello continuo: Terence Weill Harpischord continuo: Thurston Dart Anthony Lewis Catalogue Number: ALC 1210 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 65:45, […]

February 4th, 2013
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American Brass ! Copland * Bernstein * Barber * Ives * Cowell

American Brass ! Copland * Bernstein * Barber * Ives * Cowell London Symphony Brass; Director: Eric Crees Catalogue Number: ALC 1209 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 1991 63:38 mins CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The very best in brass playing, brass-arranging, and brass-recording….players display every possible skill in the handling of the […]

February 4th, 2013
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Palestrina: Lamentations of Jeremiah, Book IV

Palestrina: Lamentations of Jeremiah, Book IV Pro Cantione Antiqua Bruno Turner Catalogue Number: ALC 1142 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Total 74:31, 1988/9 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The present, 4th setting was discovered only in the 19th Century, and is recorded here complete for the first time….serene but poignant simplicity which Bruno Turner […]

February 4th, 2013
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French Chamber Music for Harp & Ensemble

French Chamber Music for Harp & Ensemble Osian Ellis (Harp) / Melos Ensemble Marie-Claire Jamet (Harp) Orchestre de Chambre Paul Kuentz de Paris* Catalogue Number: ALC 1203 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD stereo Time 75:03 (1962) CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Ravel): « beauty & subtlety of Ravel’s sublime septet are marvellously realised by […]

February 4th, 2013
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Schumann & Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos

Schumann & Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos Sviatoslav Richter Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Stanislav Wislocki Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan Catalogue Number: ALC 1200 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 65:00, ADD stereo 1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Schumann): “lacks no style” (Tchaikovsky): “The element of struggle for which this work is […]

February 4th, 2013
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