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Victoria de los Angeles: The Sweetheart Soprano

Victoria de los Angeles: The Sweetheart Soprano Victoria de los Angeles (With Fischer-Dieskau some tracks) Catalogue Number: ALC 1232 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:10 ADD 1950/61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “we went … to de los Angeles for warmth of heart, beauty of tone and expression. Everything she did seemed innate […]

May 31st, 2014
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Nikolai MYASKOVSKY (1881-1950) Piano Sonatas Nos. 4, 5, Sonatine, Prelude

Nikolai MYASKOVSKY (1881-1950) Piano Sonatas Nos. 4, 5, Sonatine, Prelude Murray McLachlan Catalogue Number: ALC 1245 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 73:27 DDD 1988 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “the playing – intelligent and competent as before……the Fourth Sonata is at least, by my reckoning, easily the finest of the six….capturing the idealistic […]

May 31st, 2014
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Carl Maria von Weber

Carl Maria von Weber Clarinet Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 Gran Quintetto for Clarinet & Strings David Glazer, Gervase de Peyer (Clarinets) Württemburg Chamber Orchestra/Jorg Faerber; Melos Ensemble Gervase de Peyer Melos Ensemble David Glazer Württemburg Orchestra Jörg Faerber Catalogue Number: ALC 1252 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 1961/68 ADD, 66:25 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: […]

May 31st, 2014
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John Williams: Guitar Magician

John Williams: Guitar Magician John Williams guitar Catalogue Number: ALC 1253 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:10 ADD, 1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘A prince of the guitar has arrived in the musical world’ (Segovia) “the guitarist’s skill must be exercised rather more fully, though you would not think so from John […]

May 31st, 2014
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Treasures of Baroque Albinoni – Pachelbel- Handel- Corelli- Vivaldi- Telemann

Treasures of Baroque Albinoni – Pachelbel- Handel- Corelli- Vivaldi- Telemann Württemburg Orchestra Jörg Faerber with various star Soloists incl Helmut Rilling, Anton Stingl etc Catalogue Number: ALC 1254 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:39 ADD 1965-75 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “It was Faerber’s Württemburgers (Turnabout) who first introduced the majority of people […]

May 31st, 2014
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Kabalevsky: Orchestral Music including “The Comedians” Suite

Kabalevsky: Orchestral Music including “The Comedians” Suite Russian Cinematographic Symphony Orchestra / Walter Mnatsakanov; Anatoly Sheludiakov (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1287 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 77:27 DDD 1996 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “’a never failing melodic inspiration, reliable harmonic imagination and a superb command of the orchestral palette’ (Per Skans). Kabalevsky […]

May 31st, 2014
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HARPSICHORD FAVOURITES The Harmonious Blacksmith

HARPSICHORD FAVOURITES The Harmonious Blacksmith Robert Aldwinckle (replica instruments by John Horniblow) Catalogue Number: ALC 1293 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:03 DDD 1986 /87 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Robert Aldwinckle is an accomplished player, well known beyond early-music circles. He offers here a potpourri of familiar harpsichord pieces from the 17th […]

May 31st, 2014
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Best of Dixieland Jazz

Best of Dixieland Jazz Dutch Swing College Pete Fountain Jack Teagarden Sidney Bechet Al Hirt Louis Armstrong ETC Catalogue Number: ALN 1947 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:05 1949- 61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Many bands here were led by musicians whose playing careers stretched way back before the formation of the […]

May 31st, 2014
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