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Respighi's Pines of Rome, suite from Belkis, Queen of Sheba and Dance of the Gnomes with the Minnesota Orch/Eiji Oue (REFERENCE REC).

Quality reissues of Eduard van Beinum/.Concertgebouw early recordings of Bach's Four Suites, Schubert's Rosamunde and Symphony No. 4, and music of Pijper and Diepenbrock (SOUND DYNAMICS ASSOCIATES)

Sir Arthur Sullivan's The Martyr of Antioch rec. live at the 2000 Buxton Festival (Soloists/Orch& Chorus/Balcombe) (SYMPOSIUM)

Strauss's Salome in a live performance from Festival D'Orange 1974 with Leonie Rysanek, Jon Vickers, Ruth Hesse and Thomas Stewart, Rudolf Kempe conducting (GOLDEN MELODRAM)

Highlights from Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schattan recorded in a Vienna 1953 concert performance with Eleanor Steber, Set Svanholm, Elisabeth Höngen and Christel Goltz, Karl Böhm conducting (GOLDEN MELODRAM)

Mahler's Symphony No. 2 with Oskar Fried conducting, an 1924 acoustic recording made in Berlin, plus other historic early Mahler recordings (NAXOS)

Danielpour's Elegies and Sonnets to Orpheus performed by Frederica von Stade, Thomas Hampson and Ying Hiang/LPO & Percussion/Roger Nierenberg (SONY CLASSICAL)

Verdi's Il trovatore in a 1939 live performance from Covent Garden featuring Jussi Bjoerling and Gina Cigna with Vittorio Gui conducting (BEL CANTO)

Verdi's Il trovatore in a 1961 Berlin performance with Franco Corelli, Mirella Parutto, Ettore Bastianini and Fedora Barbieri, Fabritis conducting (BEL CANTO)

Ginastera's complete music for piano and piano/chamber ensemble featuring Barbara Nissman (PIERIAN)

Geirr Tveitt's Prillar and Sun God Symphony with the Stavanger SO/Ole Kristian Ruud, cond. (BIS)

Aitken's Aspen Violin Concerto, Rameau Remembered and In Praise of Ockeghem with Gerard Schwarz/Seattle SO (ARTEK)

Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, Petrushka, Firebird and Orpheus with Sir Colin Davis/Amsterdam Concertgebouw and London Symphony Orchestras (PHILIPS)

Riccardo Muti's Philadelphia Orch. recordings of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring/Petrushka coupled with Pulcinella and other shorter Stravinsky works conducted by Sir Neville Marriner (PHILIPS)

Reissue of early stereo recordings of excerpts from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker ballets with the Philharmonia Orch/Efrem Kurtz (EMI CLASSICS)

1956 live performance of Beethoven's Fidelio with Birgit Nilsson, Hans Hopf and Gottlob Frick, with Erich Kleiber conducting (GOLDEN MELODRAM)