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W.S. Bennett, Rootham, Moeran,
Bax, Rubbra, Rawsthorne, Berkeley
Alwyn, Grace Williams, Arnold, Wordsworth. Searle, Joubert

Van Dieren Chinese Symphony
Searle Symphonies 3, 5
Shaw Piano Concertos 1 and 2

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard, CO Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Warner 0927 473342 review review
Leif Ove Andsnes/Mahler CO Sony 88883 705482 review
Claudio Arrau, Philharmonia O/Alceo Galliera EMI 9184322 review
Claudio Arrau, Cologne RSO/Christoph von Dohnányi ICA Classics ICAC5045 review
Claudio Arrau, Boston SO/Charles Munch West Hill WHRA6047 review
Emanuel Ax, Royal PO/André Previn BMG-RCA 76557032 review
Emanuel Ax, San Francisco SO/Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 82193600372 review
Gina Bachauer, New York PO/Sir John Barbirolli Barbirolli Society SJB1067/8 review
Wilhelm Backhaus, Vienna SO/Karl Böhm Eurarts 2072058 review review
Wilhelm Backhaus, Vienna PO/Hans Knappertsbusch Orfeo C901162B review
Tahra TAH606-09 review
Wilhelm Backhaus, New York PO/Guido Cantelli Andromeda ANDRCD5092 review
Guild GHCD2349 review
Daniel Barenboim, New PO/Otto Klemperer EMI 3615252 review review
EMI 4332722 review
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin Euroarts 2056778 review
Daniel Barenboim, Vienna PO C Major 706904 review
Boris Berezovsky, Swedish CO/Thomas Dausgaard Simax PSC1280 review
York Bowen, Aeolina O/Stanley Chapple APR 6007 review
Alfred Brendel, Vienna PO/Simon Rattle Philips 4757182 review
Alfred Brendel, Vienna SO/Heinz Wallberg Brilliant 93761 review review
Regis RRC1047 review
Yefim Bronfman, Tonhalle O Zurich/David Zinman Brilliant 94856 review
Rudolf Buchbinder, Sinf Cracovia CDAccord ACD1562 review
Rudolf Buchbinder, Vienna PO Unitel 708904 review review
Sony 88883 745212 review
Robert Casadesus, Koln RSO/Gunter Wand Profil PH06006 review
Profil PH13038 review
Clifford Curzon, Vienna PO/Hans Knappertsbusch Decca 4671262 review
Pristine Audio PASC318 review
Till Fellner, Montréal SO/Kent Nagano ECM 2114 review
Philharmonia O/Edwin Fischer EMI 6294992 review
Leon Fleisher, Cleveland O/George Szell Sony 82876 787672 review
Mario Galeani, Royal PO/Grzegorz Nowak RPO SP013 review
Walter Gieseking, Cologne RSO/Joseph Keilberth Medici MM0172 review
Walter Gieseking, RIAS/Antal Dorati Tahra TAH409-12 review
Emil Gilels, Philharmonia O/Leopold Ludwig
Regis RRC1367 review review
EMI 3877392 review
EMI 4768282 review review
Emil Gilels, USSR State SO/Kurt Masur Brilliant 9200 review
Brilliant 92132 review
Brilliant 94291 review
Emil Gilels, Halle O/John Barbirolli ICA Classics ICAC5032 review
Emil Gilels, NHK SO Tokyo/Kurt Wöss King International KKC2001 review
Hélène Grimaud, New York PO/Kurt Masur Erato 2564 622737 review
Cor de Groot, Vienna SO/Willem von Otterloo Doremi DHR7937-9 review
Youra Guller, Suisse Romande O/Ernest Ansermet Tahra TAH650 review
Youra Guller, O Ntl de France/Désiré-Émile Inghelbrecht Tahra TAH719 review
Clara Haskil, Studio O Beromunster/Erich Schmid Tahra TAH634 review
Clara Haskil, London SO/Carlo Zecchi Andromeda ANDRCD5003 review
Josef Hofmann, unknown O/Eugene Ormandy Marston 520442 review
Ingrid Jacoby, Sinfonia Varsovia/Jacek Kaspszyk ICA Classics ICAC5086 review
Julius Katchen, London SO/Piero Gamba EMI 4608222 review
Wilhelm Kempff, Berlin PO/Paul van Kempen DG 4765299 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, German Opera House O/Paul van Kempen APR 6019 review review
Wilhelm Kempff, Venezuela SO/Rios Reyna IDIS 6481-2 review
Wilhelm Kempff, NHK SO Tokyo/Tadashi Mori King Int'l KKC2017-19 review
Evgeny Kissin, London SO/Colin Davis EMI 2063112 review review
Mari Kodama, Deutsches SO Berlin/Kent Nagano Berlin Classics 0300597BC review
Monique de La Bruchollerie, O Société des Concerts du Conservatoire/André Cluytens Meloclassic MC1034 review
Lang Lang, Paris O/Christoph Eschenbach DG 4776719 review
Dejan Lazic, Australian CO/Richard Tognetti Channel CCSSA30511 review
Paul Lewis, BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek Harmonia Mundi HMC902053-5 review
John Lill, Scottish Ntl O/Sir Alexander Gibson CFP 5757522 review
Jerome Lowenthal, unnamed orchestra/Carl Topilow LP Classics LP1008A/B review
Radu Lupu, Israel PO/Zubin Mehta Eloquence 4667072 review
Guiomar Novaes, New York PO/George Szell Archipel ARPCD0558 review
Josef Palenicek, Czech PO/Karel Ancerl Supraphon SU36852 review
Maria João Pires, Swedish RSO/Daniel Harding Onyx 4125 review review review
Artur Pizarro, Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras Linn CKD336 review review
Mikhail Pletnev, Russian NO/Christian Gansch DG 4776416 review
Mikhail Pletnev, Russian Ntl O/Christian Gansch DG 4777475 review
Hans Richter-Haaser, Philharmonia O/István Kertesz Amare AME1002 review
Robert Riefling, Oslo PO/Karsten Andersen Simax PSC1833 review
Artur Rubinstein, London PO/Antal Dorati BBC Legends BBCL42162
Artur Rubinstein, Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham Pristine PASC165 review
Helena Sá E Costa, SO Nacional/Efrem Kurtz Strauss Potugalsom SP4238 review
Andras Schiff, Staatskapelle Dresden/Bernard Haitink Warner Elatus 2564 604332 review
Warner 2564 691735 review
Arthur Schoonderwoerd (fortepiano) Cristofori Alpha 820 review
Rudolf Serkin, Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa Telarc CD80061 review
Rudolf Serkin, New York P-SO/Arturo Toscanini Immortal Performances IPCD10022 review
Opera North O/Howard Shelley Chandos CHAN10695(4) review review
Yevgeny Sudbin, Minnesota O/Osmo Vänskä BIS BISSACD1758 review
Melvyn Tan, London Classical Players/Roger Norrington Virgin 5220142 review
Mitsuko Uchida, Concertgebouw O/Kurt Sanderling Philips 4756757 review
Dinorah Varsi, unspecified orchestra & conductor Genuin GEN15353 review
Alexis Weissenberg, Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan Warner Classics 2564633624 review
Gerard Willems, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker ABC 9800465 review
Friedrich Wührer, Bamberg SO/Jonel Perlea Tahra TAH704-7 review
Friedrich Wührer, Austrian SO/Karl Randolf Forgotten Records FR1057 review
Christian Zacharias, Staatskapelle Dresden/ Hans Vonk EMI 5009272 review

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