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Dohnanyi's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Ruralia Hungarica performed by pianist Howard Shelley with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mathias Bamert (CHANDOS)

Two CDs of music of Varèse, one with Pierre Boulez and the Chicago Symphony performing Amériques, Arcana, Déserts and Ionisation, the other with Christopher Lyndon-Gee and the Polish Radio Symphony performing Arcana, Octandre, Déserts, Intégrales and Offrandes (DGG / NAXOS)

Music of Paul Ramsier, primarily for children, performed by the composer as pianist with John Miller, double bass (ALBANY TROY)

Music of Akio Yashiro: Piano Concerto and Symphony (1958) performed by pianist Hirmoi Okada with the Ulster Orchestra conducted by Takuo Yoasa (NAXOS)

Music of Ernest Bloch: Concerto symphonique, Scherzo fantastique, and Hiver-Printemps performed by pianist Halida Dinova with the St. Petersburg State Academy Capella conducted by Alex Tchernushenko (CHANDOS)

Charles Ives' Symphony No. 3 (The Camp Meeting), Washington's Birthday and other works performed by the Northern Sinfonia conducted by James Sinclair (NAXOS)

A collection of Chôros by Villa Lobos with various soloists and the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Adrian Leaper (ASV)

Klami's Symphonie enfantine, The Prodgal Son and Intermezzo, and other works of Kesti and Kuula performed by baritone Jorma Hynninen and the Kymi Sinfonia conducted by Juha Mikola, and choral works of Sibelius including Snöfrid, Oma Maa and Finlandia performed by the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Paavo Järvi (ALBA / VIRGIN CLASSICS)

Music of William Wallace: Piano Concerto No. 2, Dance Suite, Symphonic Variations, Giga!, Introduction and Passacaglia and Epilogue for String Orchestra performed by pianist Olga Dudnick and various orchestras conducted by Kirk Trevor, Boris Brott and Mark Sewer (ALBANY / TROY)

Music of Pierre Boulez: Notations, Rituel and other works performed by the Lyon National Orchestra conducted by David Robertson (NAIVE)


Music of Viktor Ullmann: Symphonies 1 and 2, Six Lieder and Don Quixote Tanzt Fandango performed by soprano Juliane Banse and the Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne conducted by James Conlon, with a DVD documentary (CAPRICCIO)

John Eliot Gardiner's 1994 Philharmonia Orchestra recording of Holst's The Planets and The Warriors by Grainger now issued in multi-channel sound (DGG)

New reissue of Verdi's Requiem and Te Deum recorded in Carnegie Hall in 1940 with Zinka Milanov, Bruna Castagna, Jussi Bjoerling and Nicola Moscona with the Westminster Choir and NBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arturo Toscanini (MUSIC & ARTS)

An 8-CD set of performances of music by Messiaen, Massenet, Martin, Falla, Ravel, Henkemans, Franck and Badings with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jean Fournet, plus a DVD of Debussy's La Mer, Ravel's La Valse and Beethoven's Violin Concerto with Zino Francescatti as soloist (Q DISC)

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