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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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  • INKPOT — Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 “Pathetique”, Wagner : Prelude and Liebestod – Berlin Phil. Furtwangler

    INKPOT — Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 “Pathetique”, Wagner : Prelude and Liebestod – Berlin Phil. Furtwangler

    The Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra King Frederik IX Recorded 1949-1954 Digital editing: Claus Byrith Richard WAGNER Tannhauser Overture Rienzi Overture Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Symphonies No. 3 and No. 7 Edvard GRIEG Last Spring, Op.34 No.2 Niels W. GADE Efterklange af Ossian, Op.1 (Echoes of […]

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  • : Weingartner conducts Beethoven Symphonies 5-8, various  orchestras. NAXOS

    : Weingartner conducts Beethoven Symphonies 5-8, various orchestras. NAXOS

    Naxos 8.110861 (5 & 6) [62:01] budget price Naxos 8.110862  (7 & 8) budget price Ludwig van Beethoven Symphonies nos. 5 and 6British Symphony Orchestra London Philharmonic Orchestra Symphonies nos. 7 and 8 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Felix Weingartner Current Reviews by Geoff Woods In the shenanigans […]

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  • – Charles Koechlin – Orchestral Works = Le Docteur Fabricius  etc. – HAENSSLER

    – Charles Koechlin – Orchestral Works = Le Docteur Fabricius etc. – HAENSSLER

    Charles Koechlin(1867-1950) Le Docteur Fabricius, op.202 symphonic poem after the novel by Charles Dollfus Vers la Vote toile, op. 129 (Toward the Starry Vault) Nocturne pour orchestreRadio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Heinz Holliger, conductorHÄNSSLER CLASSIC CD93.106 Total Time: 63:40, Full-price Current Reviews by Derek Lim Charles Koechlin (1867-1950) […]

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    The Great Rossini Overtures

    Gioachino Rossini The Great Rossini Overtures The Thieving Magpie The Barber of Seville The Silken Ladder Eduardo e Cristina The Italian Girl in Algiers Semiramide Tancredi The Lady of the Lake William Tell Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Ola Rudner ABC CLASSICS 476 259-9 Total Time [76:23] Full-Price […]

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