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ALAN HOVHANESS (1911-) Symphony No. 9 Saint Vartan (1949-50)* [43:51] Artik Concerto for Horn and Strings (1948) [17:55] **    * National PO of London/Alan Hovhaness, **Meir Rimon (horn) **Israel PO/David Amos    Recorded * London 1974; ** Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, 1982 CRYSTAL RECORDS CD802 [61:54]

ALAN HOVHANESS (1911-) Symphony No. 11 All Men Are Brothers (1970) [32:26] *  Armenian Rhapsody No. 1 (1944) [4:54] **  Prayer of Saint Gregory (1946) [4:47] **  Tzaikerk (1945) [10:32] **    * RPO/Alan Hovhaness ** Crystal Chamber Orchestra/Ernest Gold   rec * London 6 July 1970; 31 Aug/1 Sept 1975 (composer present) CRYSTAL RECORDS CD801 [53:02]

JANIS IVANOVS 1906-83 Orchestral Music - Vol. 1 - 1933-36 Symphony No. 1 (1933) *[13:18] Latgalian Landscapes (1936) ** [17:50] Symphony No 2 (1935) *** [31:33]    Latvian National SO conducted by Imants Resnis *; Janis Zirnis **; Vassily Sinaisky ***    All recordings from sound archive of Latvijas Radio Recorded: * 1980 ** 1982 *** 1981 CAMEO 2008 [62.59] mid price series

JANIS IVANOVS 1906-83 Orchestral Music - Vol. 2 - 1938 Symphony No. 3 (1938) * [29:56] Cello Concerto (1938) ** [19:13]   The Cloudy Mountain - Symphonic Poem (1938) *** [9:03]     * ** Latvian National SO, Latvian National Opera Orchestra, ** Mâris Villerušs (cello), conducted by Leonids Vigner ** ***; ImantsResnis *    All recordings from sound archive of Latvijas Radio Recorded: * 1982; ** 1981 *** 1978 CAMEO 2009 [58.35] mid price series

LEOS JANACEK (1854-1928) Sinfonietta (1924) [16.28] Lachian Dances (1906) [5.39] Taras Bulba (1928) [6.02]    Czech State PO, Brno/Jose Serebrier    rec 2-5 Apr 1995, Brno REFERENCE RECORDINGS  RR-65CD [65.08]
LEOS JANACEK (1854-1928) The Cunningly Little Vixen suite (1924) [16.28] Jealousy prelude (1906) [5.39] From The House of the Dead (1928) [6.02] The Makropoulos Case (symphonic synthesis by Jose Serebrier) [31.02]    Czech State PO, Brno/Jose Serebrier    rec 3-7 June 1996, Brno REFERENCE RECORDINGS  RR-75CD [59.40]

JEFFREYS, John ; Of Fire and Dew - 21 Baritone Songs    Jonathan Veira, baritone, Shelley Katz, piano    SOMMCD 218 no rating applied

Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD's arrangements of Mendelssohn's music for Max Reinhardt's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream   Celina Lindsley (Titania); Michelle Breedt (Fairy); Scot Weir (Demetrius and Lysander); Michael Burt (Oberon); Rundfunkchor Berlin; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin  conducted by Gerd Albrecht   cpo 999 449-2 [59:58]

ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD Highlights from the operas - archive recordings (1949)    CAMBRIA CD-1032 Historical Series [57.23]

ALBÉRIC MAGNARD (1865-1914)The Four Symphonies   BBC Scottish SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce   HYPERION CDA67030 (1/2) [67:17 ] HYPERION CDA67031 (3/4) [73:18]

JOSEPH MARX (1882-1964) Lieder: 20 songs (1906-11)     Dinah Bryant (soprano) Daniel Blumenthal (piano)    recorded Brussels 1989 ETCETERA KTC1108 [63:43]

MOZART Piano Sonatas -Vol 1 Sonata in C , K330; Fantasie in C minor, K475; Sonata in C Minor, K457; Sonata in A, K331.    Peter Katin (piano)    Olympia OCD230 [DDD] [77' 02"]

MOZART. Piano Sonatas - Vol 4. Sonata in D, K284; Sonata in B flat, K570; Sonata in F K533/494.    Peter Katin [piano].    Olympia OCD 233 [DDD] [71' 15"]

VITEZSLAV NOVAK 1870-1949 Slovak Suite (1903)  Melancholic Songs of Love (1906) * Serenade (1894)     * Jana Tetourova (soprano) Prague Chamber PO/Jiri Behlolavek    recorded Prague 14-15 Feb, 17-18 April 1998 SUPRAPHON SU 3372-2 931 [76:32]

Ignacy Jan PADEREWSKI (1860-1941) Symphony in B Minor Polonia (1903-1908)   BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk    recorded 22-23 January 1998 HYPERION CDA67056 [74.21]

Alan RAWSTHORNE (1905-1971) - Orchestral Works: Concerto for String Orchestra, Concertante pastorale for flute, horn and strings, Light music for strings, Suite for recorder and string orchestra, Elegiac rhapsody for string orchestra, Divertimento for chamber orchestra.   Conrad Marshall (flute), Rebecca Goldberg (horn), John Turner (recorder), Northern Chamber Orchestra conducted by David Lloyd-Jones   Naxos 8.553567 [63:36]


MAX REGER 1873-1916 Concerto in Olden Style (1912) [19.23] Sinfonietta (1904) [50.12]   Bamberg SO/Horst Stein (Peter Rosenberg, Harald Orlovsky (violins) - Concerto)   co-production with Bavarian Radio  rec June 1992 Koncerto, Jan/Feb 1993 Sinfonietta: Dominikanwerbau, Bamberg KOCH-SCHWANN 3-1354-2 [70.02]

ROYLANCE David and GALVIN Bob. The Tall Ships Suite; Ocean Fantasia; Voyager.    Alan Hicks (piano). Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Bill Connor.    Conifer CDCF 901 [DDD] [54' 38"].

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