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  • Tchaikovsky

    Manfred Symphony; Marche Slave

    Recording of the Month
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Martin Yates Widor

    Violin Concerto; Symphony No. 1; La nuit de Walpurgis

  • Piotr Beczala The French Collection opera arias
    The French Collection

    Arias by Massenet, Berlioz, Verdi, Boieldieu, Donizetti, Gounod and Bizet

  • Márta and György Kurtág Works by Kurtág and Bach
    In Memoriam Haydée

    Works by Kurtág and JS Bach

  • Jacquet of Mantua Brabant Ensemble Stephen Rice
    Jacquet of Mantua

    Surge Petre; Missa Surge Petre; Ave Maria a 3; O vos omnes; In illo tempore...Non turbetur; O pulcherrima inter mulieres; Domine, non secundum peccata nostra

    Choral & Song
  • Menahem Pressler Mozart piano onatas

    Piano Sonatas Nos. 11, 17 and 18

  • Riccardo Chailly Gewandhaus Orchestra Brahms Serenades

    Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11; Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16

    Recording of the Month
  • Rotterdam Philharmonic/Nézet-Séguin Ravel Daphnis et Chloé

    Daphnis et Chloé (complete ballet); Pavane pour une infant défunte


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