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Very Best of Marian Anderson: Arias – Songs – Anthems – Spirituals

Very Best of Marian Anderson Arias – Songs – Anthems – Spirituals Marian Anderson Catalogue Number: ALN 1955 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: AAD 76:33 mins 1936-52 Barcode: 5055354419553 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A voice like yours only comes once in 100 years” (Toscanini) “not a voice, but a cello!”(Sir Anthony Pappano) ‘a […]

February 8th, 2016
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Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos 1 & 2

Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 Capriccio Brillante in B minor Op. 22 Rondo Brillante in E flat major, Op. 29 Serenade & Allegro Giocoso in B minor Op. 43 Rudolf Serkin Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy Rena Kyriakou Pro Musica Symphony, Vienna Hans Swarovsky Catalogue Number: ALC 1319 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time, 77:41mins […]

February 8th, 2016
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RACHMANINOV “THE BELLS” (Op. 35) CANTATA: “SPRING” (Op. 20) & SONG: “VOCALISE” (Opus 34, No.14)

RACHMANINOV “THE BELLS” (Op. 35) CANTATA: “SPRING” (Op. 20) & SONG: “VOCALISE” (Opus 34, No.14) USSR Symphony Evgeni Svetlanov Sergei Yakovenko, baritone Alexei Maslennikov, tenor Galina Pisarenko, soprano Yurlov Russian Choir Catalogue Number: ALC 1314 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 69:25 ADD stereo 1973/84 Barcode: 5055354413148 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “always something […]

February 8th, 2016
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EDWARD ELGAR: Complete Organ Music

EDWARD ELGAR: Complete Organ Music Donald Hunt, OBE at Worcester Cathedral Catalogue Number: ALC 1313 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 68:27 mins ADD stereo 1984 Barcode: 5055354413131 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(Sonata 1) Hunt gives a very fine performance indeed and the recording is dynamic, forward and exciting…(Vesper Voluntaries) are much slighter […]

February 8th, 2016
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GLINKA Overtures & Dances

GLINKA Overtures & Dances USSR Symphony Evgeni Svetlanov Catalogue Number: ALC 1312 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:20 ADD / DDD 1963/90 Barcode: 5055354413124 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “An eminently recommendable survey of Glinka’s orchestral output … playing of the USSR Symphony is expert and idiomatic” (Penguin Guide) “firm and lively as […]

February 8th, 2016
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Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz Theme by Diabelli / Mozart Violin Sonata K 379

Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz Theme by Diabelli / Mozart Violin Sonata K 379 Sviatoslav Richter (Mozart also with Oleg Kagan violin) Catalogue Number: ALC 1310 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 74:51 DDD 1988-82 Barcode: 5055354413100 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Diabelli was overwhelmed by the work submitted by Beethoven which quite […]

February 8th, 2016
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JACOB OBRECHT Missa Sub Tuum Praesidium

JACOB OBRECHT Missa Sub Tuum Praesidium The Clerks’ Group Edward Wickham Catalogue Number: ALC 1308 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 69:39, DDD 2003 Barcode: 5055354413087 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Gramophone Editor’s Choice 2004) “The Clerks’ Group back on superb form . Jacob Obrecht wrote his Missa Sub tuum praesidium – basing each […]

February 8th, 2016
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Schumann – QUINTET for piano and strings | QUARTET for piano, violin, viola and cello

Schumann QUINTET for piano and strings QUARTET for piano, violin, viola and cello The Schubert Ensemble Catalogue Number: ALC 1307 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 60:00, DDD, 2005 Barcode: 5055354413070 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A relaxed approach pays dividends: from the start the new performances are less rigid, less strictly a tempo than […]

February 8th, 2016
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