SACD surround sound issues of Bernard Haitink conducting the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Bruckner's Symphony No. 8, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 recorded in Berlin by Kent Nagano, and Mahler's Symphony No. 7 with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas (RCOA LIVE / HARMONIA MUNDI / SFSO)

SACD surround sound issues of Mariss Jansons conducting the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in the second symphonies of Beethoven and Brahms, Ivan Fischer conducting the Budapest Festival Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 6, and concertos for violin and flute by David Chesky performed by Area 31 (RCOA LIVE / CHANNEL CLASSICS / CHESKY)

Historic reissues: The Végh Quartet playing Bartók's quartets, Karl Muck conducting Wagner, Oskar Fried conducting Weber, Humperdinck, Wagner and Richard Strauss, and Nathan Milstein in live recordings of Bruch, Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Lalo (MUSIC & ARTS / SYMPOSIUM)

Evgeny Kissin plays Scriabin, Medtner and Stravinsky, live performances of concerted works of Liszt, Schumann and Weber played by Claudio Arrau, Rachmaninoff's Concertos 1 and 2 with Leif Ove Andsnes and the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Antonio Pappano, and a reissue of historic recordings by William Kapell of Beethoven, Schubert and Rachmaninoff (RCA / MUSIC & ARTS / EMI CLASSICS / NAXOS)

Robert Craft conducts Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and The Nightingale, David Lloyd-Jones conducts music of Arthur Bliss: Melée Fantasque and the ballet Checkmate, and Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in music of Claude Debussy featuring La Mer (NAXOS / EMI CLASSICS)

SACD issues of Mozart's Requiem with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Donald Runnicles, Smetana's Ma Vlast with the St. Louis Symphony conducted by Walter Susskind, and cello sonatas of Brahms polayed by Michal Kanka with pianist Ivan Klansky (TELARC / MOBILE FIDELITY / PRAGA)

SACD issues of Stokowski transcriptions of music by Mussorgsky with the Bournemouth Symphony conducted by José Serebrier, music of Howard Hanson with the Cincinnati Pops conducted by Erich Kunzel, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 and Martinu's Symphony No. 2 with the Cincinnati Symphony directed by Paavo Järvi (NAXOS / TELARC)

SACD issues of orchestral music of Martinu with the Gürzenich Orchestra conducted by James Conlon, Mahler's Symphony No. 6 with Claudio Abbado and the Berlin Philharmonic, and orchestral music of Rameau with Les Musiciens du Louvre directed by Marc Minkowski (CAPRICCIO / DGG )

SACD issues of piano music of Chopin played by Nelson Freire, piano music of Rachmaninoff played by Vladimir Ashkenazy, and Mozart sonatas for piano and violin played by Mark Steinberg and Mitsuko Uchida (DECCA / PHILIPS)

SACD issues of Saint-Saëns' Symphonies 1 and 2 with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eliahu Inbal, a collection of early Mozart symphonies with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, and organ music of Cesar Franck played by Olivier Latry(PENTATONE / DGG)

Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and Symphony No. 3 conducted by Gerard Schwarz, George Rochberg's Symphony No. 2 and Imago Mundi conducted by Christopher Lyndon-Gee, and a collection of works of Virgil Thomson performed by Continuum (NAXOS)