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Walter Piston's two violin concertos and Fantasy played by James Buswell with Theodore Kuchar conducting (NAXOS)

Debussy's La Mer, Jeux and Nocturnes recorded live with Lorin Maazel and the Vienna Philharmonic (BMG/RCA)

Busoni's Concerto for Piano and Male Chorus played by Marc-Andre Hamelin with Mark Elder conducting (HYPERION)

Karl Muck's historic recordings of music from Wagner's Parsifal (NAXOS)

High Performance reissue doesn't help much in these Ormandy Copland reissues; Mata fares better (RCA/BMG)

Maurice Ravel's historic recordings of his own works including Boléro (URANIA)

Teldec begins a new historic series with Beethoven symphonies and Strauss symphonic poems (TELDEC)

Sergei Rachmaninoff's historic recordings of his four concertos/Paganini Rhapsody (NAXOS) 

Collection of orchestral works of Ildebrando Pizzetti including La Pisanella, with Osmo Vanska conducting (HYPERION) 

Leonard Bernstein's Wonderful Town with Sir Simon Rattle conducting (EMI CLASSICS)

The late Georg Tintner's interpretation of Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 (NAXOS)

Kristian Zimerman's performances of Chopin's piano concertos conducted from the keyboard with the "Polish Festival Orchestra" (DGG

Premiere recording of one of the loudest pieces of music ever written - HEKLA - by Leifs, with En Shao and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra (BIS)

Reissue of Earl Wild/Jascha Horenstein/Royal Philharmonic 1965 recording of all of Rachmaninoff's works for piano and orchestra, at mid-price (CHANDOS

Premiere recordings of music of Samuel Barber with the composer, Toscanini, Janssen, Walter and a group of distinguished soloists (PEAR

Jose Sebrier/London Philharmonic in Rimsky-Korsakov (Scheherazade/Russian Easter)  Eiji Oue/Minnesota Orchestra in Mahler (Das Lied von der Erde) (REFERENCE REC)

MAHLER: Symphonies 1 and 2 with Rudolph Kempe leading the BBC Symphony Orchestra (No. 1), and Munich Philharmonic Orchestra (No. 2) (BBC LEGENDS)

Leopold Stokowski/New Philharmonia Orchestra in live 1968 performances of Symphonie fantastique of Berlioz and Scriabin's Poem of Ecstasy (BBC LEGENDS)

Live recordings of Mahler's Symphonies 1-5, 7 and 9 and Songs, with Bernard Haitink and the Concertgebouw Orchestra (PHILIPS)

Pianist Arcady Volodos' 1998 Carnegie Hall concert (SONY)

 

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