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Isaac ALBENIZ (1860-1909)

Iberia: Books 1-4
Alicia de Larrocha
rec. 1962/3
3615142

Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)

Brandeburg concertos, Orchestral suites
Busch Chamber Players/Adolf Busch
rec. 1935/6
2126992

Well Tempered Clavier Books 1 & 2
Edwin Fischer
rec. 1933-36
3919582

Sonatas 1-3, Partitas 1-3
Itzhak Perlman
rec. 1986/7
4768082

Goldberg Variations, Italian Concerto, French Overture
Rosalyn Tureck
rec. 1957-59
5096472
St Matthew Passion
Peter Pears, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Walter Berry, John Carol Case, Otakar Kraus, Helen Watts, Geraint Evans
Boys of Hampstead Parish Church Choir, Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1962
5675382
Mass in b minor
Agnes Giebel, Janet Baker, Nicolai Gedda, Hermann Prey, Franz Crass
New Philharmonia Orechestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1967
4768142

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)

Fidelio, Leonore Overture No. 3
Christa Ludwig, Jon Vickers, Walter Berry
Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1962/3
5673642

Missa Solemnis
Elisabeth Söderström, Marga Höffgen, Waldemar Kmentt, Martti Talvela
New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1965
5675462

String Quartets 12-16, Große Fuge
Alban Berg Quartet
rec. 1989
4768202

String Quartets 12-16, Große Fuge
Busch Quartet
rec. 1932-41
5096552

Violin Concerto
Nathan Milstein
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/William Steinberg
rec. 1955
5675832
Piano Sonatas 21 (‘Waldstein’), 23 (‘Appassionata’), 30 & 31
Walter Gieseking
rec. 1951-55
5675852
Piano Sonatas 21-25, 27, 30-32
Artur Schnabel
rec. 1932-5
5628802
Symphonies 5 & 7
Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1955
5678512
Symphony No. 6, Overtures: Prometheus, Coriolan, Egmont, Die Trommel gerühret, Freudvoll und leidvoll, Klärchens Tod bezeichnend
Birgit Nilsson
Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1957
5679652
Piano Concertos 1-5, Choral Fantasia
Daniel Barenboim
John Alldis Choir
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1967
3615252
Piano Concertos 4 & 5
Emil Gilels
Philharmonia Orchestra/Leopold Ludwig
rec. 1957
4768282

Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)

Symphonie Fantastique, Le Corsaire Overture, Les Troyens: Marche Troyenne; Chasse royale et orage
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Thomas Beecham
rec. 1957-59
5679712

George BIZET ( 1838-1875)

Symphony in C, "L'Arlesienne" Suites 1 & 2
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham
rec. 1956/9
5672312

Carmen
Victoria de los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda
L'Orchestre Nationale de la Radiodiffusion Francais/Sir Thomas Beecham
rec. 1956/9
5673572

Luigi BOCCHERINI (1743-1805)

Cello Concerto in B flat (arr. Grützmacher)
Jacqueline du Pré
English Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim
rec. 1967
5668962

Alexander BORODIN (1833-1887)

Polovtsian Dances - Prince Igor
Beecham Choral Society, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham
rec. 1956
5669832

Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)

Violin Sonatas 1-3
Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy
rec. 1983
5668932

Tragic Overture, Variations on a theme by Haydn
Symphony No.4

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra/Carlo Maria Giulini
rec. 1961-69
5628822
Tragic Overture, Concerto for Violin and Cello
David Oistrakh, Pierre Fournier
Philharmonia Orchestra/Alceo Galliera
rec. 1956/58
3457582
Violin Concerto
Nathan Milstein
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/William Steinberg
rec. 1953/4
5675832
Violin Concerto
Ginette Neveu
Philharmonia Orchestra/Issay Dobrowen
rec. 1946
4768302
Violin Concerto, Violin Sonata No. 3
David Oistrakh
Cleveland Orchestra/George Szell
Vladimir Yampolsky (piano)
rec. 1955/69
5679732
Symphonies 1-4, Haydn Variations, Tragic Overture, Academic Festival Overture, Alto Rhapsody
Christa Ludwig
Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
rec. 1954-62
5627422

Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)

Sinfonia da Requiem
Peter Grimes - Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia

London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
rec. 1973/4
5626152

Max BRUCH (1838-1920)

Violin Concerto No. 1
David Oistrakh
London Symphony Orchestra/Lovro von Matacic
rec. 1954
3457582

Anton BRUCKNER (1824-1986)

Te Deum
New Philhaermonia O & Ch/Daniel Barenboim
rec. 1971
2127182

 

 

   

 

 

 



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