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MAHLER: Symphony No.4 Juliane Banse (Soprano) The Cleveland Orchestra Conducted by Pierre Boulez Deutsche Grammophon 463 257-2 [TD]

MAHLER: Symphony No.4  Lisa Della Casa (Soprano) Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Fritz Reiner RCA Victor 09026 63533 2 [TD]

MAHLER Symphony No 4. Colin Anderson compares the recordings by Chailly, Boulez and Reiner [CA]




MAHLER: Symphony No.5 London Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz Everest EVC 9032 [TD]

MAHLER: Symphony No.7 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Yoel Levi Telarc 2CD-80514 [TD]

MAHLER: Symphony No.10 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle EMI CDC 5 56972 2 [77'26"] [TD] [CA]

MENDELSSOHN, Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) Op 56; Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) Op 90.
London Classical Players, Sir Roger Norrington.
Veritas (EMI) 7243 5 61735 21 [64' 33"]. [DW]

NIKOLAI MIASKOVSKY (1881-1950) Symphony No. 2 (1911) 42.12 Symphony No. 10 (1927) 18.43 Vienna Radio SO/Gottfried Rabl ORFEO C 496 991 A [60.55]

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART Overture Cosi fan tutte.
Adagio & Fugue. Symphony No 25 ,29, 31
Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra* conductor Otto Klemperer
EMI. The Klemperer Legacy. CDM 5 67331 2 [76.57]

MOZART Symphonies Nos 33, 34 and 40; Masonic Funeral Music. Philharmonia Orchestra and New Philharmonia Orchestra / Otto Klemperer. EMI Classics The Klemperer Legacy CDM5 67332 2 [ADD] [78' 57"]. Recordings made between 1957 and 1966.[DW]

MOZART, Haydn & Beethoven Lieder Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone) & Imogen Cooper (piano) Philips Classics 454 475-2 79' 30" [PW]

MOZART Favorite Opera Arias     Sir Charles Mackerras, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus (Edinburgh Festival Chorus on Così Fan Tutte) singers: Thomas Allen, June Anderson, Alessandro Corbelli, Nuccia Focile, Jerry Hadley, Barbara Hendricks, Felicity Lott, Marie McLaughlin, Susanne Mentzner, Alistair Miles, Bo Skovhus, Carol Vaness   Telarc CD-80529 [67:42] [GD]

MOZART La Finta Semplice KV 51/46a;
Barbara Hendricks, Siegfried Lorenz, Douglas Johnson, Ann Murray, Eva Lind, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Andreas Schmidt. Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach/Peter Schreier
Philips 422 528-2 142' 76" [PW]

LUDVIG NORMAN (1831-1885) Symphony No.1 (1857-59) 27.57 Symphony No.3 (1881) 31.35 National SO of South Africa/Mika Eichenholz rec SABC, Johannesburg, 13-17 Sept 1999 world premiere recordings STERLING CDS-1038-2 [59.43] [RB]

PETER PHILIPS - The English Exile The harpsichord music of the Elizabethan and Tudor composer, Peter PhilipsColin Booth (harpsichord)rec 31 Aug/1 Sept 1999  illington House, Ilminster, Somerset SOUNDBOARD SBCD 992 [65.25] [RB]

ALAN RAWSTHORNE (1905-1971) The Piano Music Four Bagatelles (1938) Sonatina (1949) Four Romantic Pieces (1953) Ballade (1967) Theme and Four Studies (1971) LENNOX BERKELEY (1903-1989) Six Preludes (1945)  John Clegg (piano)   rec All Saints, Petersham, 21-22 Feb 1996 PARADISUM PDS-CD2 63.15 [RB]

BBC Philharmonic/Rumon Gamba. CHANDOS. CHAN 9749 [PC]

MAX REGER (1873-1916) The Chamber Music - Five Volumes Mannheimer String Quartet Claudius Tanski (piano) all recorded at Fürstliche Reitbahn Arolsen MUSIKPRODUKTION DABRINGHAUS und GRIMM MD&G GOLD 336 (0711-0715)-2 Five CDs - only available separately [RB]

LEROY ROBERTSON (1896-1971) Two Concert Etudes
Three Songs from The Shadow , Piano Quintet ,The American Serenade - String Quartet No. 2 Matthew Robertson, piano, (grandson of composer) JoAnn Otley, soprano  Elizabeth Cox Ballantyne, piano Stacy Phelps, violin Dawn Phelps Neal, violin (cousin of the composer) Cynthia Phelps, viola Shelley Phelps, cello Sheila Phelps, piano Jean Bradford, violin (grand-daughter of composer) Lynnette Thredgold violin Leslie Harlow viola Ellen Bridger cello
A Treasury of Chamber Music - Heritage Series volume 1 TANTARA RECORDS 7 14861 00042 9 Brigham Young University [48.04] [RB]

JOSEPH-GUY ROPARTZ (1864-1955) Piano Trio (1918) 38.00
Prélude, Marine et Chansons (1928) 12.00 String Quartet No. 4 (1934) 19.00 Jean-Louis Haguenauer (piano), Alexis Galpérine (violin), Cecilia Tsan (cello) (trio) Ensemble Stanislas (second two items)   world premiere recordings rec Salle Poirel 23 Oct 1995 22-23 June 1996 TIMPANI 1C1047 [70.05]

JOSEPH RYELANDT (1870-1965) Symphony No. 1 (1897) * song - 'k En hoore u nog niet, Liebeslied; Appassionato, Clair de lune, Le prisonier, Tristesse LOUIS MAES (1850-1906) Organ Sonata op. 175 KAREL MESTDAGH (1850-1924) Six New Divertimenti in waltz-form (1887) Fantasia REMI GESQUIERE (1866-1962) Het drijven JULES BOUQUET (1914-1995)
Horn Sonata (1942) MAURITS DEROO (1902-1988)
Maria Magdalena - Symphonic Poem (1939) * String Quartet No. 1 (1931) Heimwee (1934) Stedelijk Conservatorium SO, Brugge/Wilfried Deroo JUBILEUM CD - 150 2 CDs 68.49 +74.13

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