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Superb new live recording of Strauss's Egyptian Helen with two brilliant young singers: soprano Vitalija Blinstrubyte and tenor Stephen O'Mara, with Caligari Opera conducted by Gérard Korsten (DYNAMIC)

Roy Harris' Symphony No. 7 and William Schuman's Symphony No. 6 with the New Zealand Symphony conducted by Hugh Keelan (KOCH INTERNATIONAL)

Superb private reissues of EDUARD VAN BEINUM/Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra recordings of Handel's Water Music and Beethoven's Piano Concertos 1 & 4 with ROBERT CASADESUS (SOUND DYNAMICS)

Galina Ustvolskaya's Piano Concerto and Symphony No. 1 with Oleg Malog/Ural PO/Liss (MEGADISK)

Reissues of acoustic recordings 1907-1911 by Czech soprano EMMY DESTINN (SYMPOSIUM)

A 2-CD set of performances by harpist PHIA BERGHOUT including concertos of Mozart, Van Delden and Henkemans plus many solos (ETCETERA)

Pianist PETER LAWSON plays sonatas of Copland, Ives, Carter, Barber, Griffes and Sessions (VIRGIN CLASSICS)

Superb new transfers of Strauss's Ein Heldenleben and Death & Transfiguration with WILLEM MENGELBERG and the Concertgebouw Orchestra recorded in 1941 and 1942 (NAXOS)

The Genesis Suite -- Nathaniel Shilkret's collaboration with Schonberg, Toch, Stravinsky, Milhaud, Tansman and Castelnuovo-Tedesco recorded in 1946 with Werner Janssen conducting (ANGEL)

Sir Malcolm Arnold's Symphony No. 5 plus Machines, Divertimento No. 2, The Belles of St. Trinians and excerpts from Solitaire with the Munich Symphony Orch/Douglas Bostock (CLASSICO)

Artur Schnabel's 1935 recording of Concerto No. 2 of Brahms with Sir Adrian Boult conducting and 1947 Schumann Kinderszenen (NAXOS)

Kurt Atterberg's Piano Concerto, Op. 37, Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra and Ballade & Passacaglia, with pianist Love Derwinger, Ari Rasilainen conducting the Hannover RSO (cpo)

LA Variations, Giro and other orchestral works, plus Five Images (with Dawn Upshaw), with the composer, Essa-Pekka Salonen conducting (SONY CLASSICAL)

George Antheil's Ballet Méchanique and other chamber works with Philadelphia Virtuoso Ensemble/Daniel Spalding (NAXOS)