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  • Balakirev - Symphony #1 in C Major by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Bartók - 44 Duos for 2 Violins by Duo Landon - MSR 1401 (SS)
  • Berlioz - Hungarian March from "La Damnation de Faust" by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Bernstein - Candide Overture by Florida Philharmonic/Judd - Naxos 8.559099 (RS)
  • Bernstein - Facsimile - A Choreographic Essay by Foster/RCA Victor Orchestra/Bernstein - Pearl 5 (SS)
  • Bernstein - Fancy Free by Holiday/Ballet Theatre Orchestra/Bernstein - Pearl 5 (SS)
  • Bernstein - On the town (excerpts) by Lyn Murray Chorus & Orchestra/Lyn Murray/Victor Chorale/On the Town Orchestra/Shaw/Bernstein - Pearl 5 (SS)
  • Bernstein - The Revuers by Comden/Green/Hammer/Frank/Holliday/Bernstein - Pearl 5 (SS)
  • Bernstein - West Side Story (Symphonic Dances) by Florida Philharmonic/Judd - Naxos 8.559099 (RS)
  • Bernstein - Serenade after Plato's Symposium by Stern/Symphony of the Air/Bernstein - Sony 60558 (RS)
  • Bernstein - Symphony #1 "Jeremiah" by Merriman/St. Louis Symphony/Bernstein - Pearl 5 (SS)
  • Bernstein - Symphony #2 "The Age of Anxiety" by Steuerman/Florida Philharmonic/Judd - Naxos 8.559099 (RS)
  • Bernstein - Symphony #2 "The Age of Anxiety" by Hamelin/Ulster Orchestra/Sitkovetsky - Hyperion 67170 (RS)
  • Bernstein - Symphony #2 "The Age of Anxiety" by Foss/New York Philharmonic/Bernstein - Sony 60558 (RS)
  • Birtwistle, Harrison - Gawain by Angel/Walmsley-Clark/Greager/Le Roux/Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House/Howarth - NMC 200 (MS)
  • Bizet - Carmen (La fleur que tu m'avais jetée) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Bizet - L' Arlésienne, Suite No. 2 by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Bolcom - Concerto for Piano & Large Orchestra by Hamelin/Ulster Orchestra/Sitkovetsky - Hyperion 67170 (RS)
  • Borodin - Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor" (Mono & Stereo Versions) by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Brian - Fantastic Variations on an Old Rhyme by National Symphony of Ukraine/Penny - Naxos 8.572541 (SS)
  • Brian - Symphony #20 in C Sharp minor by National Symphony of Ukraine/Penny - Naxos 8.572541 (SS)
  • Brian - Symphony #25 in A minor by National Symphony of Ukraine/Penny - Naxos 8.572541 (SS)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Lonely Lake by Blue Streak Ensemble - Naxos 8.559763 (RC)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Lonely Lake by Blue Streak Ensemble - Naxos 8.559763 (JT)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Shattered Glass by Blue Streak Ensemble - Naxos 8.559763 (RC)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Shattered Glass by Blue Streak Ensemble - Naxos 8.559763 (JT)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Whom do you call angel now by Sandra Simon/Shuster/Basinska - Naxos 8.559763 (RC)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Whom do you call angel now by Sandra Simon/Shuster/Basinska - Naxos 8.559763 (JT)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Arrangements for Blue Streak Ensemble by Blue Streak Ensemble - Naxos 8.559763 (RC)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Arrangements for Blue Streak Ensemble by Blue Streak Ensemble - Naxos 8.559763 (JT)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Quintet for Clarinet in A and String Quartet by Silver/Maia String Quartet - Naxos 8.559763 (RC)
  • Brouwer, Margaret - Quintet for Clarinet in A and String Quartet by Silver/Maia String Quartet - Naxos 8.559763 (JT)
  • Bruch - Violin Concerto #1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Hagen/Oslo Philharmonic/Engeset - Simax 1206 (RC)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #2 by Vienna Symphony/Guilini - VSO 4 (JLB)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #8 by Vienna Philharmonic/Schuricht - EMI SACD 55984 (JLB)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #9 by Vienna Philharmonic/Schuricht - EMI SACD 55984 (JLB)
  • Debussy - La Mer by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Debussy - Sonata for Violin & Piano in G minor by Komachi/Callaghan - Musikaleido 1 (JT)
  • Delius - Sonata for Violin & Piano #3 by Komachi/Callaghan - Musikaleido 1 (JT)
  • Dickinson, Peter - The Judas Tree (A Musical Drama of Judas Iscariot) - The Washington National Cathedral Production - Heritage 263 (JT)
  • Dvořák - Slavonic Dance #8 in G Minor by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Dvořák - Symphony #8 in G Major, Op. 88 by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Dvořák - Symphony #9 in E minor "From The New World", Op. 95 by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - Adagissimo by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - Dum Transisset I- IV by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - Exordium by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - Sonatas for String Quartet by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - Streichtrio by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - String Quartet Number 2 by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - String Quartet Number 3 by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - String Quartet Number 4 by McFadden/Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - String Quartet Number 5 by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - String Quartet Number 6 by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Ferneyhough, Brian - String Trio by Arditti Quartet - Aeon 1335 (MS)
  • Franck - Symphony in D minor by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Gounod - Faust (Quel trouble inconnu … Salut, demeure chaste et pure) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Gounod - Faust (Ballet Music) by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Gounod - Romeo et Juliette (Arias) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Mahler - Symphony #5 by Gewandhaus Orchestra/Chailly - Accentus Blu-ray 10284 (RC)
  • Mascagni - Intermezzo from L'Amico Fritz by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Martinů - Cello Sonata #1, H277 by Isserlis/Mustonen - BIS SACD 2042 (JLB)
  • Martinů - Cello Sonata #2, H286 by Isserlis/Mustonen - BIS SACD 2042 (JLB)
  • Martinů - Cello Sonata #3, H340 by Isserlis/Mustonen - BIS SACD 2042 (JLB)
  • Massenet - Le Cid (Ah! tout est bien fini … Ô souverain, ô juge, ô père) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Massenet - Manon (Instant charmant … & (Je suis seul! …) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Massenet - Werther (Toute mon âme … Pourquoi me réveiller) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Meyerbeer - L'Africaine (Pays merveilleux … Ô paradis) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov (Excerpts) by Christoff/Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina (Excerpts) by Christoff/Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina (Act 4 Entr'acte & Dance of the Persian Slaves) by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Maurice Ravel) by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Mustonen, Olli - Sonata for Cello & Piano by Isserlis/Mustonen - BIS SACD 2042 (JLB)
  • Offenbach - Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Et moi ? … Ô Dieu! de quelle ivresse) by GrigòloOrchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/Pidò - Sony 75658 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 by Ustinov/Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #1 in D Flat Major, Op. 10 by El Bacha/Monnaie Symphony/Ono - Rewind 509 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #2 in G minor, Op. 16 by El Bacha/Monnaie Symphony/Ono - Rewind 517 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #3 in C Major, Op. 26 by El Bacha/Monnaie Symphony/Ono - Rewind 509 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #4 (Left Hand) in B Flat Major, Op. 53 by El Bacha/Monnaie Symphony/Ono - Rewind 509 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #5 in G Major, Op. 55 by El Bacha/Monnaie Symphony/Ono - Rewind 517 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Violin Concerto #2 in G minor, Op. 63 by Hagen/Oslo Philharmonic/Engeset - Simax 1206 (RC)
  • Puccini - Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Puccini - Intermezzo from Suor Angelica by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20 (Mono & Stereo Versions) by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66 (Mono & Stereo Versions) by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #4 in F minor, Op 36 by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #4 in F minor, Op 36 by Berlin Philharmonic/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #4 in F minor, Op 36 by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #6 in B minor "Pathétique", Op. 74 by Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan - Warner 633620 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #6 in B minor "Pathétique", Op. 74 by Orchestre de Paris/Karajan - Warner 633593 (MH)
  • Wagner - Die Götterdämmerung by Ryan/Grochowski/Kränzle/Petrenko/Theorin/Milan La Scala Chorus & Orchestra/Barenboim - Arthaus Musik Blu-ray 108093 (RC)
  • Wagner - Parsifal by Elming/Watson/Struckmann/Sotin/Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus/Sinopoli - Unitel Classica/C Major Blu-ray 715804 (RC)
  • Weinberg - Concerto for Trumpet, Op. 94 by Balio/St. Petersburg State Symphony/Lande - Naxos 8.573190 (RC)
  • Weinberg - Symphony #18 "War – there is no word more cruel", Op. 138 by Perevyazkina/Shikunova/Dobrovolsky/Shikunov/St. Petersburg State Symphony & Chamber Choir/Lande - Naxos 8.573190 (RC)
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