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Reissues of classic recordings of the past: Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 with Wolfgang Sawallisch/Concertgebouw recorded in 1960, a collection called "First Chair," and Tchaikovsky's "Symphony No. 7" as  reconstructed by Bogatyrev, the latter two with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra, recorded in 1952/62 (SOUND DYNAMICS ASSOCIATES)

Sir William Walton conducts his own Belshazzar's Feast (with choruses and the BBC Symphony) and Symphony No. 1 (with the Royal Philharmonic) in live performances from the BBC, and the complete ballet The Quest (and other works) with the English Northern Sinfonia conducted by David Lloyd-Jones (BBC LEGENDS/NAXOS)

America the Beautiful, great voices in patriotic songs, recorded 1905-1950, including Caruso, Ponselle, Eames, Alda, McCormack, Schumann-Heink, Farrar, Tibbett, Melchior, Lehmann and Warren (ROMOPHONE)

Orchestral works of Spanish composer Joaquim Serra (1907-1957) played by El Vallès Symphony Orch/Salvador Brotons, with pianist Emili Brugalla (NAXOS)

The Mystic Trumpeter, Flivver Ten Million and Endymion's Narrative by Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940) with the Buffalo Philharmonic/JoAnne Falletta (NAXOS)

Finnish soprano SOILE ISOKOSKI singing music of Richard Strauss including Four Last Songs with Marek Janowski conducting (ONDINE)

Four twin-CD sets of early recordings by SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY (Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Harris), NICOLAI MALKO (Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Dvorak), ERICH KLEIBER (Schubert, Beethoven, Mozart, Dvorak) and FRITZ BUSCH (Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Haydn, Strauss) (EMI)

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