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Very Best of – Dixieland New Orleans

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Very Best of – Dixieland New Orleans Louis Armstrong; Firehouse 5; Kid Ory Bunk Johnson; Sidney Bechet; Muggsy Spanier & many more Catalogue Number: ALN 1967 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354419676 “78 mins of well-remastered vintage classic tracks chosen by experts – a great romp !” 1. When […]

February 5th, 2018
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Verdi: Requiem Mass

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Verdi: Requiem Mass Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Soloists: Christine Brewer, Karen Cargill, Stuart Neill, John Relyea Catalogue Number: ALC 1602 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354416026 Price: £8.99 ‘Sir Colin Davis conducts the Requiem with a judicious mix of fire and meditative calm’ (Gramophone) ‘a strong […]

February 5th, 2018
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Tchaikovsky Piano Recital

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Tchaikovsky Piano Recital Sviatoslav Richter Catalogue Number: ALC 1393 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413933 Price: £6.99 “Richter given first-class modern digital sound, and on top technical form…playing of consistent poetry…charming nostalgia…first recommendation for Tchaikovsky’s piano music”( © Penguin Guide 3*) “breathtaking, inspiring artistry” (Gramophone)   1.       Nocturne in […]

February 5th, 2018
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Shostakovich: Symphony No.11 ‘The Year 1905’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Shostakovich: Symphony No.11 ‘The Year 1905’ London Symphony Orchestra Mstislav Rostropovich Catalogue Number: ALC 1366 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413667 Price: £6.99 “A superb performance with excellent sound makes this a benchmark recording and my top CD choice of the year. Shostakovich fans ignore this release at their […]

February 5th, 2018
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Mozart: Requiem Mass K.626

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Mozart: Requiem Mass K.626 Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus Soloists: Marie Arnet, Anna Stéphany, Andrew Kennedy, Darren Jeffery Catalogue Number: ALC 1365 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413650 Price: £6.99 this is a grandly scaled, nobly contoured reading, by turns monumental and ferociously dramatic. With biting choral […]

February 5th, 2018
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Bruckner Symphony No.4 ‘Romantic’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Bruckner Symphony No.4 ‘Romantic’ Bernard Haitink London Symphony Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1358 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413582 Price: £6.99 “Great hushes, mighty crescendos, time for every duplet and triplet to be grounded and yet to resonate with momentum. This was Bruckner’s maximal minimalism at its most majestic” […]

February 5th, 2018
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Szymanowski Violin Concerto, Violin Sonata, Hindemith Violin Concerto (‘Romantic Violin’)

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Szymanowski Violin Concerto, Violin Sonata, Hindemith Violin Concerto (‘Romantic Violin’) David Oistrakh (violin) Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Kurt Sanderling (4-6) with Vladimir Yampolsky (7-9) with London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Hindemith Catalogue Number: ALC 1355 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413551 Price: £6.99 “Szymanowski is among the most exciting […]

February 5th, 2018
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Mozart Symphonies 32, 35 ‘Haffner’, 36 ‘Linz’, & 38 ‘Prague’

CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: CoverInlay Mozart Symphonies 32, 35 ‘Haffner’, 36 ‘Linz’, & 38 ‘Prague’ Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Karl Böhm Catalogue Number: ALC 1335 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413353 Price: £6.99 “These from his landmark complete cycle … all well received and I enjoyed hearing them again. Böhm is as excellent a Mozart […]

February 5th, 2018
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