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Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2, Piano Concerto, 7 Lyric Pieces

Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2, Piano Concerto, 7 Lyric Pieces Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Ronan O’Hora (pno) Mark Ermler (cond) James Judd (cond) Catalogue Number: ALC 1218 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 79:42 DDD 1998 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “in imagination and delicacy of feeling, combined with natural authoritative brilliance, this … […]

February 14th, 2014
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The Very Best of Maria Callas

The Very Best of Maria Callas Maria Callas Catalogue Number: ALC 1234 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:39 AAD/ADD, 1949-61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY These recordings reflect the best choices from many for a single disc of ‘La Divina’. “These are (mainly) recordings from the 1950’s when the voice was still in […]

February 14th, 2014
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Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 3 Preludes in E flat major Op23/6; in C sharp minor Op3/2

Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1 & 3 Preludes in E flat major Op23/6; in C sharp minor Op3/2 Byron Janis Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra Kyrill Kondrashin London Symphony Orchestra Antal Dorati Catalogue Number: ALC 1239 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:03 stereo,1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (No.1) “On the occasion of the first […]

February 14th, 2014
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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (Mass in D, Op.123)

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (Mass in D, Op.123) Leonard Bernstein Eileen Farrell Carol Smith Richard Lewis Kim Borg Westminster Choir New York Philharmonic violin solo: John Corigliano Catalogue Number: ALC 1240 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 76:32 stereo 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “It was not in doubt that Bernstein would respond vividly […]

February 14th, 2014
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MOZART: Piano Concertos 22 & 25 plus Rondo A minor K511

MOZART: Piano Concertos 22 & 25 plus Rondo A minor K511 Alfred Brendel Vienna Volksoper Orchestra Paul Angerer Catalogue Number: ALC 1244 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:08 mins ADD stereo 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Another unforgettable early Brendel coupling, with the sound very respectable in its CD transfer. The E […]

February 14th, 2014
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Very Best of Paul Robeson ‘Ol’ Man River’

Very Best of Paul Robeson ‘Ol’ Man River’ Paul Robeson Catalogue Number: ALC 1256 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: AAD/ADD (some stereo !) Total time 79:31 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “he opened his mouth and let out that tremendous resonant voice of his to the last stop, and Ol’ Man River echoed from […]

February 14th, 2014
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Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet Suites 1 & 2, Symphony No.1, Lieutenant Kije (suite)

Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet Suites 1 & 2, Symphony No.1, Lieutenant Kije (suite) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Yuri Simonov Catalogue Number: ALC 1258 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time, 71:43 32 bit digital, 1996 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The Suites don’t conform to the order of their playing in the full ballet and often […]

February 14th, 2014
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Ella Fitzgerald sings SongBook Hits: Rodgers & Hart / Gershwins

Ella Fitzgerald sings SongBook Hits: Rodgers & Hart / Gershwins Ella Fitzgerald Buddy Bregman Orchestra Nelson Riddle Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALN 1942 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo 75:45 1957-60 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Ella herself acknowledged the Cole Porter Songbook album (ALN 1932) was a ‘turning point in my life. Doing those […]

February 14th, 2014
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