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Carl Schuricht previously unissued German Radio performances, music of Beethoven, Bruckner, Schubert, Reger, Wagner, Haydn, Mendelssohn and J. C. Bach (MUSIC & ARTS)

Alfven's Symphony No. 2 and ballet The Prodigal Son with the New Symphony Orchestra of Ireland/Niklas Willen (NAXOS)

Reissue of early stereo recordings of violin concertos of Brahms and Tchaikovsky with Erica Morini/Royal Philharmonic Orch/Artur Rodzinski (WESTMINSTER)

Vittorio Gnecchi's opera Cassandra receives its world premiere recording in a live Radio France 2000 revival, with soloists, chorus and orchestra conducted by Enrique Diemecke (AGORA MUSICA)

Mark-André Hamelin plays Alkan's Symphony for Solo Piano and other works, and a second CD called Kaleidoscope offers lighter works (HYPERION)

Complete recordings of soprano EMMA CALVÉ, the Victor recordings (1907-1916) (ROMOPHONE) and 1902 G&T, 1920 Pathé and Mapleson Cylinder recordings (MARSTON)

Strauss's Die Liebe der Danae in a live performance with Lauren Flanigan and Peter Coleman-Wright, Leon Botstein conducting (TELARC)

Kenneth Schermerhorn and the Hong Kong Philharmonic play Choros 8 and 9 of Villa-Lobos (NAXOS)

WALTER GIESEKING in Italian radio broadcasts from 1950-1955, including music of Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert, Ravel, Schumann and Brahms (MUSIC & ARTS)

Gustav Holst's The Planets with an eighth planet, "Pluto," composed by Colin Matthews, with the Hallé Orchestra conducted by Mark Elder (HYPERION)

Music of Aaron Jay Kernis: Colored Field, Pandora Dance, Hymns and Tablets, Musica Celestis and Air, performed by cellist Truis Mork with the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Eiji Oue (VIRGIN CLASSICS)

Serge Prokofiev's 1932 recording of his Piano Concerto No. 3 and solo piano works (NAXOS)

JUSSI BJOERLING live performances of Gounod's Romeo and Juliet (1940), Cavalleria rusticana and I Pagliacci (1954), plus a 1955 recital from New Orleans (BLUEBELL/PREMIERE OPERA)

Piano Concerto, Capriccio for Violin and Orchestra, Skaza, and other works of Mikhail Nosyrev conducted by Andrei Anikhanov (OLYMPIA)

José Serebrier's Janacek recordings with the Czech State Philharmonic reissued in a "two-fer" (REFERENCE REC)

MARIA CALLAS in excerpts from Bellini's Norma recorded during live performances in 1949, 1953 and 1958 (GOLDEN MELODRAM)

Volumes I and II of Liszt original works as well as transcriptions of music of Beethoven, Berlioz, Schubert & Weber played by Louis Lortie with the Residency Orch/Pehlivanian (CHANDOS)

VALERY GERGIEV leads the Kirov Orchestra in Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and Scriabin's Poem of Ecstasy (PHILIPS)

Jan Novak's seldom-heard Dido performed by soloists with the Bavarian Radio SO & Chorus conducted by Rafael Kubelik, and Mimus Magicus, with soprano Kurokouchi (AUDITE)