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Rachmaninov Vespers (All-Night Vigil) Op.37

Rachmaninov Vespers (All-Night Vigil) Op.37 USSR Ministry of Culture Choir Valeri Polyansky Irina Arkhipova, mezzo-soprano Victor Rumyantsev, tenor Catalogue Number: ALC 1315 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413155 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Polyansky and the USSR…are superb … It is marvellous music, strong in its sense of tradition yet yielding to different […]

September 14th, 2016
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Borodin & Kalinnikov: 1st Symphonies

Borodin & Kalinnikov: 1st Symphonies USSR Symphony Evgeni Svetlanov Catalogue Number: ALC 1316 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413162   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Svetlanov’s performance is a welcome replacement of a charming and most accomplished work by a talented composer who died tragically young … Svetlanov gives a splendidly energetic yet […]

September 14th, 2016
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Pineapple Poll (Ballet) & Favourite Sullivan Overtures

Pineapple Poll (Ballet) & Favourite Sullivan Overtures Charles Mackerras Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Malcolm Sargent Pro Arte Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1320 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413209 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Poll): “This ebullient dish-up of Sullivan is played here with tremendous élan in the merry bits and delightful expressiveness in the […]

September 14th, 2016
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Vision of Peace / The Monks of Ampleforth Abbey

Vision of Peace / The Monks of Ampleforth Abbey Monks of Ampleforth Dom. Benjamin O’Sullivan (choir master) Dom. Laurence McTaggart (organ) Catalogue Number: ALC 1322 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413223 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Ampleforth Abbey is a rare oasis of calm in our hectic world.” (Gramophone) “a collection of items […]

September 14th, 2016
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“Blue Tango” Very Best of Leroy Anderson

“Blue Tango” Very Best of Leroy Anderson Iain Sutherland Concert Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1324 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413247 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Leroy Anderson has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was described by John Williams as ‘one of the great American masters of light orchestral […]

September 14th, 2016
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Shostakovich Sonatas Violin & Viola Opp.134 & 147

Shostakovich Sonatas Violin & Viola Opp.134 & 147 Sviatoslav Richter Oleg Kagan Yuri Bashmet Catalogue Number: ALC 1328 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Three greats of Russian musicianship in modern recordings, including Shostakovich’s final work, published posthumously (viola sonata)” “Make your choice based on sound, cost, and availability, […]

September 14th, 2016
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Lute Music – the Golden Age

Julian Bream (LUTE) Catalogue Number: ALC 1338 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354413384 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Bream is a natural lutenist and marvellously sensitive in this repertoire … matched by expressive feeling. Dowland is shown in more extrovert mood than in many of his lute songs and the programme has plenty […]

September 14th, 2016
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Richard Burton The Voice in Poetry

Richard Burton The Voice in Poetry Richard Burton Catalogue Number: ALN 1503 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354415036 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “One of the most expressive and romantic acting voices, in selections of his own” CD One: [1] Under Milk Wood: To Begin at the Beginning: 1.49 Dylan Thomas Poetry: [2] […]

September 14th, 2016
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Hollywood Golden Era Songs

Hollywood Golden Era Songs Fred Astaire Gene Kelly Judy Garland Louis Armstrong Bing Crosby Peggy Lee Vic Damone Audrey Hepburn Marylin Monroe Marlene Dietrich Danny Kaye Frankie Lane Maurice Chevalier Dooley Wilson Frank Sinatra Ella Fitzgerald Catalogue Number: ALN 1956 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:09 1940/61 Barcode: 5055354419560 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER […]

September 14th, 2016
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