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Valuable issues of Grieg's Peer Gynt Suites with Jean Fournet (1959 stereo), and Serenade No. 2 of Brahms with Carlo Zecchi (1954 mono), both with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra (SOUND DYNAMICS)

Reissues of mono recordings (1952 - 1954) of music of Weber and Wagner with George Szell and the New York Philharmonic, and stereo recordings (1964 - 1968) of music of Ravel and Roussel with Jean Martinon and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (LOCKED IN THE VAULT)

The first in a new budget series of "Encores and Transcriptions" played by cellist Pablo Casals, recorded 1925-1928 (NAXOS)

Benjamin Lees' symphonies 2, 3 and 5, and Etudes for Piano and Orchestra performed by James Dick, piano, with orchestras conducted by Stephen Gunzenhauser and Robert Spano (ALBANY/TROY)

Budget reissues of early recordings by Vladimir Horowitz (including Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 3 and three previously unissued solos), and sonatas of Beethoven, Schubert and Grieg played by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Fritz Kreisler (NAXOS)

Yuri Temirkanov and the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra play Prokofiev, Semyon Bychkov conducts the WDR SO in Strauss (Ein Heldenleben / Metamorphosen) and Sir Colin Davis conducts Holst's The Planets (RCA VICTOR / AVIE / LSO LIVE)

Film music of Richard Addinsell including Warsaw Concerto and premiere recordings of many other works, with pianist Martin Roscoe, choruses and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Rumon Gamba (CHANDOS)

Two complete recordings of La Boheme, one live from the Met 1952 with Giuseppe di Stefano and Licia Albanese, the other a reissue of the 1951 Renata Tebaldi London recording; also highlights from two other performances of the opera, one a Met broadcast of 1951 with di Stefano and Bid Sayao, the other an RCA recording from 1950-51 with the tenor and Albanese (MYTO/NAXOS)

Music of Rolf Liebermann including Furioso for Orchestra, Concerto for Jazz Band and Symphony Orchestra and Medea-Monolog performed by soprano Rachael Tovey, Alfons Grieder, percussion, Simon Nabatov, pianist, the NDRQ Big Band and Bremen Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gnter Neuhold (NAXOS)

Highlights from Saint-Saëns' Samson and Delilah performed by Mario del Monaco and Ris Stevens with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra  conducted by Fausto Cleva (Japanese RCA VICTOR)

Music of Takemitsu: Rain Coming, Archipelago S, Fantasma/Cantos II, Requiem, How slow the Wind and Tree Line, performed by trombonist Christian Lindberg and the Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo conducted by Tadaaki Otaka (BIS)

Ponchielli's La Gioconda featuring Placido Domingo and Violeta Urmana recorded in Munich with Marcello Viotti conducting (EMI)