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November 1999 part 2

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BRITISH STRING QUARTETS 2: Edward ELGAR- String Quartet; Francis ROUTH - Divertimento for String Quartet; Alan RAWSTHORNE - String Quartet no 3. Bochmann String Quartet Redcliffe Recordings RR 015 [56' 29'']

GEORGE ENESCU (1881-1955) Orchestral Works - A Four CD set  George Enescu Bucharest PO/Christian Mandeal ARTE NOVA 74321 49145 2

BALASSADARE GALUPPI (1706 - 1785) Complete Harpsichord Concertos   Accademia dei Solinghi / Rita Peiretti Dynamic CDS 215/1-2

GIUSEPPE GIULIANO Sinfonia per mandolino, Concerto in G major; CARLO CECERE Concerto in A major; DOMENICO GAUDIOSO Concerto in G major; ANONIMO Concerto in E flat major  Symphonia Perusina / Dorina Frati mandolin Dynamic CDS 193

EUGENE GOOSSENS Piano Music: Kaleidoscope; Four Conceits; Ships (3 preludes); Two Studies; Two Pieces; Capriccio; Concert Study; Nature Poems.   Antony Gray (piano) . ABC Classics 462 015-2 [66:57]

KARL AMADEUS HARTMANN (1905-1963) Symphony No. 1 (1936 rev 1950) [28:23] Symphony No. 6 (1953) [25:20] Miserae (Symphonic Poem) (1934) [13.15]  Jard van Nes (mezzo) London PO/Leon Botstein rec Jan 1999 Walthamstow Hall, London TELARC CD-80528 [67.54]

ALAN HOVHANESS (1911-) Magnificat (1958) 29:22 * Saturn (1971) 24:27 ** *   Audrey Nossaman (sop); Elizabeth Johnson (con); Thomas East (ten); Richard Dales (bar); University of Louisville Choir, Louisville Orchestra/Robert Whitney. ** Kate Hurney (sop); Lawrence Sobol (cl); Martin Berkovsky (piano). CRYSTAL RECORDS CD808 53:57

ALAN HOVHANESS (1911-) And God Created Great Whales for orchestra with taped whale song (1970) [12:51] Concerto No. 8 for Orchestra (1953) [21:56] Elibris (Dawn God of Urardu) [10:08] Alleluia and Fugue (1942) [10:24] Anahid - Fantasy for chamber orchestra (1944) [14:14]   Christine Messiter (flute) in Elibris Philharmonia Orchestra/David Amos Recorded 18-19 July 1988, St Barnabas Church, Mitcham, England CRYSTAL RECORDS CD810 [69:53]

ALAN HOVHANESS (1911-) Lady of Light (1968) [43:15] * Avak The Healer (1946) [21:05] **   * Patricia Clark (soprano) * Leslie Fyson (baritone) * Ambrosian Singers * Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Alan Hovhaness ** Marni Nixon (soprano) ** Thomas Stevens (trumpet) Crystal Chamber Orchestra/Ernest Gold Recorded London 1971 (Lady of Light); Los Angeles 1975 (Avak) CRYSTAL RECORDS CD806 [64:24]

HUMPERDINCK Hänsel und Gretel  Artists as listed, Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan EMI Great Recordings of the Century CMS5 67061 2 rec Kingsway Hall 1953 [63.39] [44.45]

LEOS JANACEK 1854-1928 Sinfonietta1 Glagolitic Mass2   1Philharmonia Orchestra/Simon Rattle 2Felicity Palmer (sop); Ameral Gunson (mez); John Mitchinson (ten); Malcolm King (bass); Jane Parker-Smith (org) City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Philharmonia Orchestra / Simon Rattle. Recorded 1983 and 1982 EMI Great Recordings of the Century CDM5 66980 2 [62.19]

JANÁCEK Osud (Fate)  Helen Field (sop, Míla Valková); Philip Langridge (ten, Zivný); Kathryn Harries (sop, Míla's mother). Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera/Sir Charles Mackerras Chandos CHAN 3029 78:33

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David JOHNSON Twelve Preludes and Fugues for piano  Ian Hobson Piano Zephyr Z113-97

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Wojciech KILAR La Neuvième Porte (The Ninth Gate) OST Sumi Jo (Soprano); The City of Prague Philharmonic and Chorus conducted by Stepan Konicek   SILVA SCREEN FILMCD 321 [54:07]

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