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Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15)

Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15) Catalogue Number: ALC 6004 Number of Discs: 6 Date/Runtime: 397.88 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15) Disc A of ALC 6004 (62:02) Symphony No.4 in C minor West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Köln (WDR) Conducted by Rudolf Barshai Symphony […]

January 7th, 2014
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Sparky’s Magic Piano / Children’s Radio Classics

Sparky’s Magic Piano / Children’s Radio Classics Charles Penrose Max Bygraves Frankie Laine Patti Page Burl Ives Nina & Frederick Bernard Cribbins Danny Kaye and many more ! Catalogue Number: ALN 1945 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:44 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Kid’s Radio was never like this again! 76 mins of […]

November 4th, 2013
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Trad Jazz Collector’s Album

Trad Jazz Collector’s Album Kenny Ball Ken Colyer Howard Keel Temperance 7 Humphrey Lyttelton Chris Barber Acker Bilk Alex Welsh Ottilie Patterson Clyde Valley Stompers Catalogue Number: ALN 1943 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 70:15 ADD 1955-62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The ideal low-price genuine anthology” BBC4 TV to repeat before xmas. […]

November 4th, 2013
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Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices

Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices Robert Donat Richard Burton Michael Redgrave Dylan Thomas Flora Robson John Gielgud Michael Hordern Catalogue Number: ALN 1938 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 69.12 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Huge, well-chosen selection, most famous voices 1. Thomas Gray: Elegy / Michael Redgrave 4:37 2. John Keats Ode on a […]

November 4th, 2013
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Puccini: Il Trittico – on only 2 discs

Puccini: Il Trittico – on only 2 discs Renata Tebaldi Fernando Corena Robert Merrill Mario del Monaco Giulietta Simionato Chorus & Orchestra, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Lamberto Gardelli Catalogue Number: ALC 2023 Number of Discs: 2 Date/Runtime: Time, 154:17 ADD stereo, 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Renata Tebaldi brings off a tour de force […]

November 4th, 2013
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Baroque Bohemia & Beyond VII ‘winter season’

Baroque Bohemia & Beyond VII ‘winter season’ Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Vojtěch Spurný Catalogue Number: ALC 1251 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:05 DDD, 2005/8 ALTO apologises that two pieces on this volume had inadvertently already been issued and we were not advised. Please accept these hi-res downloads in apology. These are the only […]

November 4th, 2013
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Dances of Old Vienna / The ‘Old-Year’s Concert !” Tänze aus Alt-Wien

Dances of Old Vienna / The ‘Old-Year’s Concert !” Tänze aus Alt-Wien Willi Boskovsky Ensemble Catalogue Number: ALC 1237 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:38 mins ADD stereo 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “a captivating release of the most delightful musical confectionery imaginable. ..ensemble is a small chamber group similar to that […]

November 4th, 2013
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) Great Mass in C minor K427 Motet: Exsultate, Jubilate K165

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) Great Mass in C minor K427 Motet: Exsultate, Jubilate K165 Maria Stader Topper – Haefliger Sardi – St Hedwig’s Cathedral Berlin Berlin RIAS Orchestra Ferenc Fricsay Catalogue Number: ALC 1235 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 71:53 stereo 1960/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Exsultate, jubilate) “Miss Stader gives an […]

November 4th, 2013
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Mirella Freni – Soprano Assoluta

Mirella Freni – Soprano Assoluta Mirella Freni Catalogue Number: ALC 1233 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 72:11 stereo,1959/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘these are all very beautiful performances, which at times achieve a rapt inner quality… the big Sonnambula aria is exquisitely done… Freni manages what I call a ‘smiling tone–colour’ for […]

November 4th, 2013
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Debussy: Suite Bergamasque & more

Debussy: Suite Bergamasque & more Martino Tirimo Catalogue Number: ALC 1221 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:52 DDD, 1990 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Tirimo has a quite exceptional temperamental affinity with Debussy, with a fine ear for resonance and sonority, and exquisite subtlety of touch. He lavishes loving care on the most […]

November 4th, 2013
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Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor; Overture “Prince Igor”; Polovtsian Dances: Polotvtsian March; In the steppes of Central Asia

Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor; Overture “Prince Igor”; Polovtsian Dances: Polotvtsian March; In the steppes of Central Asia Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Ole Schmidt Catalogue Number: ALC 1215 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 65:16 DDD 1996 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Too long neglected on disc, (his excellent Nielsen symphonies now also […]

November 4th, 2013
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