Budget reissues of all of JOSEF LHEVINNE's commercial recordings (including those with ROSINA LHEVINNE), SOLOMON's recordings of Beethoven Concerto No. 3 (1944) and Piano Concerto of Bliss (1943), and WILLIAM KAPELL's Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 (1950) and Paganini Rhapsody (1951) (NAXOS)

A survey of more than two-dozen recordings of Strauss' Salome from early acoustics to the present, plus recordings of the final scene.... and some previously unpublished photos of Ljuba Welitsch, considered by many to be the definitive interpreter of the role.

Malipiero's opera Capricci di Callot performed by soloists with the Kiel Philharmonic Orch/Peter Marscik, cond. (cpo)

A twin-CD set of complete Odeon 1916-1917 recordings of soprano MARIA IVOGÜN, a leading coloratura soprano of the turn of the century and teacher of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (PREISER)

Spectacular reissue of Antal Dorati's Minnesota Orchestra mono recording from the early '50s of Respighi's Roman Festivals and Church Windows, the latter with its incredible gong - the delight of audiophiles for decades (SOUND DYNAMICS)

Reissue of Janacek's Moravian Dances, Suite No. 3, Schluck & Jau and Danube, with the Slovak PO/Libor Pesek (NAXOS)

Inexpensive recoupling of sonic spectaculars: works of Elgar, Walton and The Fenlands by Arthur Wills, with organist Wills (who also plays his transcription of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition) and The Cambridge Co-Operative Band conducted by David Read (HELIOS)

Reissues of early mono recordings of Tchaikovsky's Fifth & Sixth symphonies, Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, Kodály's Galanta and Marozzék Dances and Háry János Suite, plus Caucasian Sketches by Ippolitov-Ivanov, with Artur Rodzinski and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (WESTMINSTER)

Jerry Goldsmith's Christus Apollo, Music for Orchestra and Fireworks with the composer conducting the London Symphony Orch (TELARC)

Bruno Walter's early Mahler recordings with the Vienna Philharmonic (Das Lied von der Erde with Kirsten Thorborg and Charles Kullman, 1936; Symphony No. 9, 1938) in superb new budget-priced transfers (NAXOS)