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GLINKA: „Kamarinskaya“ Orchestral Dances

GLINKA: „Kamarinskaya“ Orchestral Dances Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra Mark Ermler Vladimir Fedoseyev Konstantin Ivanov Catalogue Number: ALC 1242 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:01 DDD 1982/94 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “almost 80 minutes of Russian-sourced dance music by Glinka and all in vivacious, colourful and spatially well-upholstered recordings. Ballet […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Richter plays Prokofiev / Sviatoslav Richter

Richter plays Prokofiev / Sviatoslav Richter Sviatoslav Richter Catalogue Number: ALC 1230 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 73:18 ADD 1959/62 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(the DG recording from London) is the Prokofiev 8th Sonata which encompasses breadth and depth in a way none of the others can match” (Penguin […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Copland: Appalachian Spring; Billy the Kid Rodeo (4 Dance Episodes)

Copland: Appalachian Spring; Billy the Kid Rodeo (4 Dance Episodes) Antal Dorati London Sym. Orchestra Minneapolis Orch Catalogue Number: ALC 1229 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:16 Hi-Fi stereo 1959/62 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Dorati pioneered the first stereo recordings of the complete Billy the Kid and (this) caused […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Britten: Simple Symphony ; Spring Symphony; Four Sea Interludes

Britten: Simple Symphony ; Spring Symphony; Four Sea Interludes Royal Opera House Orchestra / Britten I Musici / Felix Ayo Catalogue Number: ALC 1228 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 1959/62 ADD, 75:06 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Spring Sym) “confirmed in my admiration by this, both technically and musically among the […]

June 3rd, 2013
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John Dowland & Friends

John Dowland & Friends ‘ERTH, WATER, AYRE AND FIER’ Consort of Musicke Anthony Rooley Catalogue Number: ALC 1223 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:10 DDD, 1998 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Anthony Rooley and the Consort have been acknowledged world specialists in Dowland’s music since they began their first complete […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Respighi: The Birds; Ancient Airs & Dances; Canzone e Danza

Respighi: The Birds; Ancient Airs & Dances; Canzone e Danza (from Brazilian Expressions) Antal Dorati London Sym. Orchestra Philharmonia Hungarica Catalogue Number: ALC 1222 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:47 Hi-Fi stereo Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Birds) “vividness of detail particularly suits Dorati’s spirited account of The Birds, bringing […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves

Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves 20 Greatest Opera Choruses Robert Shaw Chorale Royal Opera House Accademia St Cecilia Vienna State Opera ETC Catalogue Number: ALC 1214 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 76:43 ADD 1957/62 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “For many, Opera is not just about large sopranos and dashing […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Jazz for Cocktails – further late night COOL cuts

Jazz for Cocktails – further late night COOL cuts Stan Getz/ Charlie Byrd John Coltrane /Miles Davis Dave Brubeck/Ramsey Lewis Errol Garner/ Chet Baker MJQ / Clifford Brown etc Catalogue Number: ALN 1940 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:27 Stereo 1957/62 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “This inspired instrumental series […]

June 3rd, 2013
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BRUBECK’S BEST – The Dave Brubeck Quartet

BRUBECK’S BEST – The Dave Brubeck Quartet Dave Brubeck Quartet Catalogue Number: ALN 1933 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 73:54 Stereo 1955/62 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “During the 50’s, the Dave Brubeck Quartet became one of America’s most successful groups, playing ‘West Coast Cool Jazz’. Their second album Jazz […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Turandot (complete opera)

Turandot (complete opera) Birgit Nilsson Jussi Bjorling Tozzi / Tebaldi LEINSDORF Catalogue Number: ALC 2021 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 114:20 HiFi STEREO 1959 Price: £9.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “the stereo version, as sheer sound, is pretty staggering.  Indeed from the purely technical view this set can stand beside the […]

June 3rd, 2013
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