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Eduard Tubin's Symphonies Nos. 1 and 8 played by the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arvo Volmer (ALBA)

DVD video issues of Puccini's Turandot with Eva Marton, Placido Domingo, Leona Mitchell and the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by James Levine, the same opera from the 2002 Salzburg Festival with Gabriele Schnaut, Johan Botha and the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Valery Gergiev, Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila in a Kirov Opera production featuring Anna Netrebko and Vladimir Ognvenko with Valery Gergiev conducting, and a Royal Opera House production of Verdi's Il trovatore with José Cura, Verónica Villarroel, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Yvonne Naef with Carlo Rizzi conducting (DGG / TDK / PHILIPS / OPUS ARTE)

Sonic Bloom and Heavy Organ, two twin-disk sets of organ music played by Larry Douglas Embury and Richard Morris. The first disk contains performances in multi-channel on DVD Audio and kaleidoscopic images, the second is a stereo CD of just the music (SeeMUSICDVD)

Barber's opera Vanessa with Ellen Chickering, Andrea Matthews, Marion Dry, Ray Bauwens, Richard Conrad and Philip Lima with the Ukrainian National Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Gil Rose, and a debut recital disk by Sicilian tenor Marcello Giordani (NAXOS)

Arensky's three orchestral suites played by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra conducted by Dmitry Yablonsky, Smetana's Ma Vlast in a live recording by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Nicholas Harnoncourt, and a 2-CD set of works of Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao including 1947 Overture, a symphony, and concertos for piano, cello and violin, with the Russian Federal Orchestra conducted by Vakhtang Jordania (NAXOS / RCA / ANGELOK)

"Take 9"—performances by the American Horn Quartet and horns of the New York Philharmonic, and music for piano and orchestra by Mathieu, Addinsell and Gershwin played by Alain Lefèvre with the Quebec Orchestra conducted by Yoav Talmi (MUSICIANS SHOWCASE / ANALEKTA)

Dvorak's The Spectre's Bride performed by soloists with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Zdenek Macal (DELOS)

Multi-channel issues of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 with Gilbert Kaplan and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and Strauss's Alpine Symphony and a suite from Der Rosenkavalier with the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Christian Thielemann (DGG)

Multi-channel issues of Bruckner's Symphony No. 9 with the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Nicholas Harnoncourt, including a dicussion of the incomplete final movement, and music of Edvard Grieg: In Autumn, Piano Concerto in A Minor and Symphony in C Minor performed by pianist Noriko Ogawa and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra conductd by Ole Kristian Ruud (RCA / BIS)

Multi-channel issues of cello sonatas of Britten, Prokofiev and Shostakovich played by Peter Wispeley and pianist Dejan Lazic, and Splendore di Roma, a collection of 17th century music performed by Johanette Zomer with Fred Jacobs, theorobo (CHANNEL CLASSICS)

Multi-channel issue of music of Ravel recorded in 1974 with the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Stanislav Skrowaczewski, and Grieg's Lyric Suite/Symphonic Dances and Norwegian Dances with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ole Kristian Ruud (MOBILE FIDELITY / BIS)

Samplers of Pentatone recent multi-channel recordings and Remastered Quadro Recordings (PENTATONE)

JVC super-audio reissues of Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps with Sir George Solti and the Chicago Symphony recorded in 1974, and Benjamin Britten conducting his own Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge recorded in 1963 and 1966 (JVC)

Reissues of music of William Schuman: Symphony No. 4, Prayer in Time of War and Judith, with the Louisville Orchestra conducted by Jorge Mester and Robert S. Whitney (FIRST EDITIONS)

Prokofiev's Scythian Suite and Alexander Nevsky performed by mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina with the Kirov Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Valrery Gergiev (PHILIPS)

Liszt's Dante Symphony and symphonic poem Tasso performed by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leon Botstein (TELARC)

John Browning's recordings of all five Prokofiev piano concertos with Erich Leinsdorf and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Charles Munch's Boston Symphony recordings of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 (with Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer) and a suite from Romeo and Juliet in fine budget reissues (IDLEWILD)

Prokofiev's Piano Concertos 2 and 3 recorded in 1983 with Victoria Postnikova and the USSR Ministry of Culture Orchestra conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky, and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky's Concert Fantasy in G played by Igor Ardasev with the Prague Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leos Svarovsky (MOSCOW STUDIO ARCHIVES / SUPRAPHON)