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  • A Feather on the Breath of God – Sequence and hymns by Abbess and St. Hildegard of Bingen

    – A Feather on the Breath of God – Sequences and hymns by Abbess and St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) Columba aspexit – Ave, generosa – O ignis spiritus – O Ierusalem – O Euchari – O viridissima virga – O presul vere civitas – […]

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    BBC Legends: Cherkassky plays Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov

    Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1. Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, Cherkassky Prelude Pathetique Rimsky Korsakov ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ BBCL41602 Shura Cherkassky, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti by Derek Lim Shura Cherkassky (1909-95) was never boring, and this BBC Legends disc is an excellent […]

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  • RACHMANINOV The Second Piano Concerto: Recordings Survey Part 1 – INKPOT

    PART 1 Rubinstein/Reiner (RCA) | Rösel/Sanderling (Berlin) |Rudy/Jansons (EMI) Biret/Wit (Naxos) | Ashkenazy/Kondrashin (Decca) | Gavrilov/Muti (EMI) Glemser/Wit (Naxos) | Wild/Horenstein (Chandos) |Vásàry/Ahronovitch (DG) Ogawa/Hughes (BIS) | Katchen/Solti (Decca) | Eresko/Provatorov (Melodiya) PART 2 Anievas/Atzmon (EMI) | Richter/Wislocki (DG) |Ashkenazy/Previn (Decca) Thibaudet/Ashkenazy (Decca) |Entremont/Bernstein (Sony) | Cliburn/Reiner (RCA) Grimaud/Lopez-Cobos (Denon) | Graffman/Bernstein (Sony) |Kissin/Gergiev (RCA) Janis/Dorati […]

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  • INKPOT — Casals and Thibaud play Brahms, Dvorak double and cello  concerti – conductors Cortot and Szell – NAXOS

    INKPOT — Casals and Thibaud play Brahms, Dvorak double and cello concerti – conductors Cortot and Szell – NAXOS

    The Thibaud-Casals-Cortot Trio Johannes BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 Pablo Casals, cello / Jacques Thibaud, violin Pablo Casals Orchestra of Barcelona Alfred Cortot, conductor Recorded: May 1929 Antonin DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 Pablo Casals, […]

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  • Haydn Symphonies Volume 4 – No. 39, 34, 40, 50

    Hänssler Classic CD 98 407 Franz Josef Haydn Symphonies Volume 4 Symphony No. 39 in G minor, Hob. 1:39 Symphony No. 34 in D minor, Hob. 1:34 Symphony No. 40 in F major, Hob. 1:40 Symphony No. 50 in C major, Hob. 1:50 Heidelberger Sinfoniker […]

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