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Tchaikovsky: Complete EIGHT Symphonies

Tchaikovsky: Complete EIGHT Symphonies Piotyr Tchaikovsky 8 Symphonies (2,3,4,5,6,1,‘7’ & ‘Manfred’) Large Symphony Orchestra, Ministry of Culture, Russia (syms 2-6 & Manfred) Gennadi Rozhdestvensky also: Large Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Radio / Vladimir Fedoseyev & Gennadi Cherkasov Moscow State Symphony Pavel Kogan Moscow Radio Orchestra / Konstantin Ivanov Russian State Cinematographic Orchestra Sergei Skripka Catalogue Number: […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Carl Nielsen: Complete Symphonies 1-6

Carl Nielsen: Complete Symphonies 1-6 London Symphony Orchestra Ole Schmidt Catalogue Number: ALC 2505 Number of Discs: 3 Date/Runtime: Time: 211:15 stereo 1974 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Ablaze with life, warmth and a sense of discovery, Ole Schmidt is a sure and penetrating guide, and his readings have an authentic ring to them, […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Show-Stoppers! Top Original Stars sing The Hits from 6 classic musicals

Show-Stoppers! Top Original Stars sing The Hits from 6 classic musicals Julie Andrews Marni Nixon Howard Keel Ron Moody Richard Burton Ann Blyth Vic Damone Gordon MacRae Jimmy Bryant & more Catalogue Number: ALN 1944 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time: 79:20 Stereo CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A superb collection of gems […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Very Best of the Hot Club de France

Very Best of the Hot Club de France ‘Parisian Swing’ Hot Club including Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli Catalogue Number: ALN 1941 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time: 78:08 1935-46 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY One of the classic jazz groups of all time, born in the smoky cafes of pre-war Paris, while […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Tchaikovsky: Complete Music for String Quartet

Tchaikovsky: Complete Music for String Quartet Shostakovich Quartet (Andrei Sishlov – violin 1, Andrei Balashov vln.2 on [1, 6] Alexander Semyannikov – violin 2 on [2-7] Alexander Galkovsky – viola, Alexander Korchagin – cello) Kirim Belotsvetov: viola II on [7] Alexander Kovalyov: cello II on [7]; Harp: Emilia Moskvitina [1] Catalogue Number: ALC 2024 Number […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Shostakovich Symphony No.7 ‘Leningrad’

Shostakovich Symphony No.7 ‘Leningrad’ USSR Symphony Konstantin Ivanov Catalogue Number: ALC 1241 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time: 71:23 stereo 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “But with Gilels and Rostropovich on their recent London visit was a new figure, the distinguished Soviet conductor Konstantin Ivanov. I gathered that he is not in […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Solo Guitar Music / Julian Bream

Solo Guitar Music / Julian Bream Julian Bream Catalogue Number: ALC 1238 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time 73:43 AAD/ADD 1956/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “high voltage comes from the Villa Lobos pieces…playing here is freely inspirational, especially the evocative E minor Prelude, made to sound like distant bells tolling.. how engaging […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Very Best of Mario Lanza

Very Best of Mario Lanza Mario Lanza Catalogue Number: ALC 1231 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time 78:11 AAD/ADD 1949/53 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Lanza the Man perhaps left a lot to be desired; Mario Lanza the Voice was the stuff of dreams. Singers who grew up in the 1950s, among them […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Schubert: Octet /Quartettsatz / Vienna Dances

Schubert: Octet /Quartettsatz / Vienna Dances Vienna Octet Tokyo Quartet Willi Boskovsky Ens. Catalogue Number: ALC 1227 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time: 74:57 stereo,1958/81 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “gloriously warm-hearted and sparkling account of the Octet… great charm.. high spirits…bucolic in their joy. Demonstration sound quality” (Penguin Guide Rosette) “Ever since […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli / Missa Assumpta est Maria

Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli Missa Assumpta est Maria Pro Cantione Antiqua Mark Brown Charles Brett, Timothy Penrose, Ashley Stafford (countertenors) Wynford Evans, James Griffett, Neil Jenkins, Ian Partridge (tenors) David Beavan, Michael George, Gordon Jones, Christopher Keyte, Stephen Roberts (basses) Catalogue Number: ALC 1225 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:45 DDD, 1987/90 CLICK TO […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Mozart: ‘Gran Partita’ Wind Serenade K361

Mozart: ‘Gran Partita’ Wind Serenade K361 PLUS Wind arrangements from Operas ‘Figaro’ and ‘Cosi’ London Mozart Wind Ensemble Jane Glover NY Philharmonic Winds Catalogue Number: ALC 1208 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:39 DDD 1988/90 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “another first-rate version of this gorgeous work..a deeply affectionate reading of the music, […]

September 2nd, 2013
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