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Ravel: Piano Music: Gaspard de la Nuit; Sonatine Le Tombeau de Couperin; Jeux d’eau; Pavane pur une Infante Défunte

Ravel: Piano Music: Gaspard de la Nuit; Sonatine Le Tombeau de Couperin; Jeux d’eau; Pavane pur une Infante Défunte Kathryn Stott Catalogue Number: ALC 1279 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 71:56 DDD 1991 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Stott has established herself as a sensitive interpreter of French music with recitals of Fauré […]

September 1st, 2014
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Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) EASTER WEEK Lamentations & Responsories

Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) EASTER WEEK Lamentations & Responsories Choir of Trinity College Cambridge Richard Marlow Catalogue Number: ALC 1269 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 1990 Time: 79:12 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “This offer is less stereotyped. Here just the nine Second Nocturn responsories are sung, each group prefaced by Victoria […]

September 1st, 2014
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Henry Purcell: Anthems for the Chapel Royal

Henry Purcell: Anthems for the Chapel Royal Choir of Trinity College Cambridge Richard Marlow Catalogue Number: ALC 1268 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 1987 Time: 62:44 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The choir of Trinity College, Cambridge under Richard Marlow add substantially to their reputation in this recording. They begin with the Benedicite […]

September 1st, 2014
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MARTINů: Double Concerto

MARTINů: Double Concerto Charles Mackerras Brno State Philharmonic Australian Chamber Orchestra Bern Symphony Orchestra Peter Maag soloists: Jiri Skovajsa Dennis Hennig Rivka Golani Catalogue Number: ALC 1267 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 73:14 DDD 1986/91 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Golani’s unaffected account of the Rhapsody-Concerto, all the more eloquent for being understated […]

September 1st, 2014
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William Boyce: Eight Symphonies, Op. 2 Leopold Mozart: ‘Toy Symphony’ & Trumpet Concerto

William Boyce: Eight Symphonies, Op. 2 Leopold Mozart: ‘Toy Symphony’ & Trumpet Concerto Württemberg Chamber Orchestra, Heilbronn conductor Jörg Faerber Catalogue Number: ALC 1264 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo ADD 1968 Time 72:06 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “these fresh, inspirating, virile pieces, arguably the finest musical products of Georgian England… the music […]

September 1st, 2014
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Dvořák & Schumann Cello Concertos

Dvořák & Schumann Cello Concertos Msitslav Rostropovich R.P.O / Adrian Boult Leningrad/Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1261 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 64:04 ADD, 1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Dvořák) “No praise can be too high for Rostropovich’s performance; not only for its actual playing, technically, but for the poetry, the true inwardness […]

September 1st, 2014
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Bach: 48 Preludes & Fugues (Das Wohltempierte Klavier) BWV 846-93

Bach: 48 Preludes & Fugues (Das Wohltempierte Klavier) BWV 846-93 Sviatoslav Richter Catalogue Number: ALC 4003 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 271:45 stereo 1970/1973 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “There are some remarkable moments on these discs …remarkable as piano playing … Usually his tone is exquisitely cultivated, and Preludes such as the […]

September 1st, 2014
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Mantovani’s Mediterranean Melodies

Mantovani’s Mediterranean Melodies Mantovani & original Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALN 1948 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:21 stereo 1957/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “In the new age of Hi-Fi stereo, no sound dominated the airwaves and turntables as much as the cascading strings and romantic arrangements of Mantovani, which were uniquely suited […]

September 1st, 2014
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Jewels of Russian Ballet

Jewels of Russian Ballet Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden Mark Ermler Barry Wordsworth Catalogue Number: ALC 1286 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:03DDD 1989-93 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Consistently, one registers the idiomatic feeling as well as of the finesse … If anyone thought that to get these players … would […]

September 1st, 2014
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Albéniz: Iberia Suite for Piano

Albéniz: Iberia Suite for Piano Alicia de Larrocha (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1259 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 76:51 ADD 1962 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(her) reading of Albeniz’s Iberia is one of the great pianistic interpretations of our time … Most of the dozen pieces are very difficult to play, yet […]

September 1st, 2014
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