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HANS PFITZNER (1869-1949) The Orchestral Works and Concertos   All digital recordings apart from CD3 (1982-1992 - mostly 1989-1992) Five CD boxed set in card slipcase All CDs available separately CPO 999 249-2 [4 hours 43.23]
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Sergei RACHMANINOV Symphonic dances Op.45. The Bells Op.34.   Olga Lutsiv Ternovskaya Leonid Bomstein Vyacheslav Pochapsky  Russian State Symphony Orchestra Valery Polyansky Chandos CHAN9759 Full Price [73.05]

Alan RAWSTHORNE Piano Quintet, Concertante for violin and piano,Trio for piano, violin and cello, Viola sonata, Cello sonata  Rogeri Trio, John McCabe (piano), Mark Messenger, (violin) Helen Roberts (viola), Martin Outram  (viola), Julian Rolton (piano) Naxos 8.554352

OTTORINO RESPIGHI (1879-1936) Sinfonia Drammatica (1914)    Slovak PO/Daniel Nazareth rec Feb 1986, Bratislava NAXOS 8.550951 [ 58.23]

NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908) Scheherazade [44.00] Russian Easter Festival Overture [15.00]    Joakim Svenheden (violin) London PO/Jose Serebrier rec 9-10 March 1999, Watford Colosseum REFERENCE RECORDINGS RR-89CD [59:26]

SCHUMANN: 'Carnaval': arr. Ravel, Kinderjahr: arr. Adorno. Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61.   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Dirk Joeres BIS CD-1055 63m DDD.

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 'Rhenish', 'Des Sangers Fluch'  . Hanne Fischer, Marianne Rorholm, Roland Wagenfuhrer, Dietrich Henschel, Bo Anker Hansen. Danish National Radio Choir, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Michael Schonwandt. Chandos CHAN 9760 74m DDD.

JOSE SEREBRIER (b. 1938) Partita (symphony No. 2), Fantasia (string orchestra), Sonata for solo violin, Winterreise (orchestra)   * Gonzalo Acosta London PO/composer REFERENCE RECORDINGS RR-90CD [60:14]

A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS & CAROLS From Kings College, Cambridge   Choir of Kings College, Cambridge directed by Stephen Cleobury   EMI 2CD set CZS5 73693 2

THE ENGLISH HYMN: Volume 1, 'Christ Triumphant'.   The Choir of Wells Cathedral Rupert Gough: Organ, Malcolm Archer. Hyperion CDP 12101 68m DDD.

GLORIOUS JOHN….A Tribute. Works by various composers. Hallé/VPO/NYPSO/Orchestras Sir John 'Tita' Barbirolli.   Dutton Laboratories CDJSB1999 155m ADD.

ELGAR: 'In the South': Concert Overture, WALTON: Partita for Orchestra, BRITTEN: Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.   Hallé Orchestra/BBC Symphony Orchestra Sir John Barbirolli BBC Legends BBCL 4013-2 78m Stereo/Mono

OBOE CONCERTOS Vol 2. Haydn, Marcello, Corelli, CPE Bach, Loeillet, Handel, Nicholas, Telemann, Head.   Evelyn Rothwell: Oboe, Halle' Orchestra/New Philharmonia Orchestra Sir John Barbirolli, Valda Aveling, Wilfred Parry, Dennis Nesbitt. Dutton Barbirolli Society Edition CDSJB 1016 78m ADD.

COLLECTION: MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5, 'Reformation', REZNICEK: 'Donna Diana': Overture, RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Overture: 'May Night', BERLIOZ: Excerpts from 'The Trojans', SIBELIUS: 'Karelia Suite'*, BORODIN: Overture: 'Prince Igor'.   London Philharmonic Orchestra/*BBC Symphony Orchestra Sir Thomas Beecham. Dutton Concert Classics CDEA5508 73m ADD (Rec: 1945).

Various composers Song of the Black Swan   Lowri Blake, cello & Hugh Webb, harp LOWRI RECORDS - LOWRI 2001 [55:39]

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India Musica (Interactive Guide to Hindustani Music)   Magic Software pvt ltd

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Collection: The Only Opera Album You'll Ever Need Various Performers RCA Victor/BMG 75605 513562 * CD1 [68:10] / CD2 [72: 46] mid-price

Collection: THE ONLY MUSICALS ALBUM YOU'LL EVER NEED! Various artists including: Michael Ball, Elaine Paige; Marti Webb; Philip Schofield; Julie Andrews and Marilyn Monroe  RCA VICTOR 2-CDs 74321-60825 2 Mid-price

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