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Reissues of recordings of symphonies of Schubert and Schumann conducted by Dean Dixon, Sibelius conducted by Thor Johnson, Debussy conducted by Pierre Dervaux, Respighi conducted by Fernando Previtali, and Robert Craft conducting Ballet Méchanique of George Antheil (REDISCOVERY)

Historic vocal reissues of recordings by baritones Salvatore Baccaloni and Josef Metternich, tenor Beniamino Gigli, soprano Leontyne Price, and a disk of American songs with soprano Deborah Voight (PREISER / NAXOS / DECCA / EMI CLASSICS)

Peterson-Berger's Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 5 performed by violinist Ulf Wallin with the Norrköping SymphonyOchestra conducted by Michail Jurowski, and orchestral music of Nielsen with the South Jutland Orchestra conducted by Niklás Willén (cpo / NAXOS)

Marin Alsop conducts the Bournemouth Symphony in music of John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Train, The Wound-Dresser, Berceuse élégiaque and Shaker Loops (NAXOS)

Reissues of Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Shura Cherkassky and Respighi's Pines of Rome, both conducted by Rudolf Kempe, Charles Munch conducting Bizet's Symphony in C, and Charles Gerhardt conducting the same composer's L'Arlesienne; Günter Wand conducting music of Stravinsky and Prokofiev, Herbert von Karajan conducting Wagner, and Ottorino Respighi as composer/pianist (PROFIL / PIERIAN / EMI CLASSICS)

Saburo Moroi's Sinfonietta in B flat,Two Symphonic Movements and Symphony No. 3 with the Ireland National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Takuo Yuasa, and Qunihiko Hashimoto's Symphony No. 1 and symphonic suite "Heavenly Maiden and Fisherman," played by the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Ryusuke Numajiri (NAXOS)

DVD videos of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Bernstein's Wonderful Town with soloists and the Berlin Philharmonic, and the first volume in his "Orchestral Music in the 20th Century" series; also CDs of Rattle conducting the Berlin Philharmonic in symphonic poems of Dvorak (EUROARTS / ARTHAUS / EMI CLASSICS)

Two DVD videos each of Mozart's Don Giovanni and Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni from Vienna with Riccardo Muti conducting, The Marriage of Figaro from Vienna with Karl Böhm conducting, and both operas from Vienna in inappropriate settings directed by Peter Sellars (TDK / DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON / DECCA)

SACD surround sound recordings of Bruckner's Symphony No. 7 with the Vienna Symphony conducted by Yakov Kreizberg, chamber orchestral works of Britten, Hartmann and Bartók played by the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra directed by Gordon Nicolic, and a collection of choral works by Gordon Getty conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas and Alexander Vedernikov (PENTATONE)

DVD videos of The Rake's Progress by Stravinsky conducted by Bernard Haitink, The Miserly Knight by Rachmaninoff with Sergei Leiferkus in the title role and Vladimir Jurowski conducting, the second issue in the series Belcanto - The Tenors of the 78 Era, and John Tavener's Fall and Resurrection recorded live in St. Paul's Cathedral in 2002 (ARTHAUS MUSIC / OPUS ARTE / EUROARTS)

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