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Poetry Album

Poetry Album Robert Donat Alec Guinness Laurie Lee James Mason etc Catalogue Number: ALN 1958 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:53 stereo 1958/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘Great voices always enhance our understanding and enjoyment of classic poetry’ Robert Donat reads his choices: 1. Rudyard Kipling: The Way through the Woods 1:03 […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Great Russian String Quartets

Great Russian String Quartets Borodin Quartet (Borodin, Tchaikovsky) Shostakovich Quartet (Glazunov, Shostakovich) American String Quartet (Prokofiev) Catalogue Number: ALC 6006 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD/ADD 1974-88 398 minutes CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Borodin) “movement-by-movement comparison makes it clear that …the Borodins win hands down … their internal balance at every point is […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Beethoven String Quartets Op.59 (1-3) ‘Razumovsky’ Op.74 ‘Harp’

Beethoven String Quartets Op.59 (1-3) ‘Razumovsky’ Op.74 ‘Harp’ The Lindsays Peter Cropper – violin; Ronald Birks – violin; Robin Ireland – viola; Bernard Gregor-Smith — cello Catalogue Number: ALC 2027 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 2001/2 DDD, 143 mins CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(They) open Op.59/I like a relaxed invitation … (their) nourishing […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Carl Nielsen: Overtures & Suites

Carl Nielsen: Overtures & Suites Odense Symphony Orchestra Tamás Vetö Catalogue Number: ALC 1306 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 67:38, 1988 DDD CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “you can relish this recommendable collection which concentrates on the lighter and more concise Nielsen (five of the nine tracks are theatre music). This is a […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Willard White in Concert

Willard White in Concert Willard White Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Carl Davis Catalogue Number: ALC 1305 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 62:55 1998 / 9 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “As one of the world’s leading bass baritones Willard White is in constant demand…… Although gifted with a wonderful sense of humour, he is […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Baroque Bohemia & Beyond: Vol VII*

Baroque Bohemia & Beyond: Vol VII* Jírovec – Neubauer – Dittersdorf Czech Chamber Philharmonic Petr Chromčák Catalogue Number: ALC 1301 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 2015 64:58 * ALC 1251 ‘winter season’ was not intended as Vol.VII (see website) ALC 1001 Vol I ALC 1002 Vol II ALC 1003 Vol III ALC 1014 Vol […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Miklós Rózsa: Cello Concerto; Sinfonia Concertante

Miklós Rózsa: Cello Concerto; Sinfonia Concertante Raphael Wallfisch – cello Philippe Graffin – violin BBC Concert Orchestra Barry Wordsworth Catalogue Number: ALC 1274 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 2005: time 62:26 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(Cello Concerto) composed for Janós Starker, it is not hard to see the appeal. Unlike many film […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Edward Elgar: Variations on an original theme ‘Enigma’ Nursery Suite; Introduction & Allegro; March No.4

Edward Elgar: Variations on an original theme ‘Enigma’ Nursery Suite; Introduction & Allegro; March No.4 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Yehudi Menuhin Barry Wordsworth Catalogue Number: ALC 1285 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 75:00 DDD, 1994/5 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “From the iconic 1932 photo on the steps of Abbey Road with the Composer […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Dvořák String Sextet Op.48, String Quintet Op.77

Dvořák String Sextet Op.48, String Quintet Op.77 The Nash Ensemble Catalogue Number: ALC 1273 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 2004 time 71:33 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “enjoyable Dvořák coupling worthy of joining the list of recommendations” “The Sextet, one of Dvořák’s finest chamber works, makes an excellent pairing with the double-bass Quintet […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Johannes Brahms String Sextets 1 & 2

Johannes Brahms String Sextets 1 & 2 The Lindsays Peter Cropper – violin; Ronald Birks – violin; Robin Ireland – viola; Bernard Gregor-Smith — cello with: Louise Williams – viola; Paul Watkins – cello Catalogue Number: ALC 1272 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 78:28 DDD 2004 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “(1st Sextet) […]

September 3rd, 2015
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