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WAGNER Orchestral Music from Tristan and Isolde Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orch/de Waart (RCA/BMG)

'PORTS OF CALL' Music of Chabrier, Sibelius, Ibert, Alfven, Tchaikovsky, Smetana and Borodin played by the Minnesota Orch/Eiji Oue, cond. (Reference Recordings)

Tenor BRUCE FORD - Concert of arias sung in English (Chandos)

John Antill's aboriginal dance ballet Corroboree, two ballets of Ginastera, Estancia and Panambi (Everest)

Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2, with Tchaikovsky's Manfred, Romeo & Julietand Marche slave, a best-buy in budget releases (EMI Classics)

Rautavaara's fascinating Cantus Arcticus, "Concerto for Birds and Orchestra" (RCA/BMG)

"The Melody Shop" - a dazzling collection of concert band showpieces, with the Grimethorpe Colliery Band (Chandos)

Norman Dello Joio's symphonic suite Air Power -- reissue of the famous 1957 recording with Ormandy/Philadelphia Orchestra (Albany/Troy)

Tchaikovsky - All four orchestral suites in superb performances with Antal Dorati/New Philharmonia Orchestra (Philips)

Tchaikovsky - Perhaps the definitive recording of the complete Nutcracker Ballet, also a suite from Sleeping Beauty - all at budget price Philips)

Mahler vocal works for singers and orchestra in superb performances by the Concertgebouw Orchestra/Bernard Haitink, all at budget price (Philips)

Sibelius/Mendelssohn violin concertos with Sarah Chang, the Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Mariss Jansons (EMI Classics)

LEONTYNE PRICE  in live concert recordings from 1968/1973 (Gala)