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Reissues of Artur Schnabel's Schubert recordings, Bartok's quartets played by the Fine Arts Quartet, and a DVD of "Great Conductors of the Third Reich" (MUSIC & ARTS / BEL CANTO SOCIETY)

Music of Earl Kim: Violin Concerto, Dialogues for piano and orchestra and Cornet for narrator and orchestra performed by Cecylila Arzewski and William Wolfram with narrator Robert Kim and the RTE National Orchestra conducted by Scott Yoo (NAXOS)

Reissues of Berlioz with Paul Paray and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Janos Starker playing concertos of Schumann, Lalo and Saint-Saëns, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition played by Byron Janis and the Minneapolis Symphony conducted by Antal Dorati, Tchaikovsky's complete Nutcracker and Serenade for Strings conducted by Antal Dorati, and a Leroy Anderson collection conducted by Frederick Fennell (MERCURY LIVING PRESENCE )

Gerard Schwarz conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in Strauss's Alpine Symphony, Symphonia Domestica, Oboe Concerto and Duett-Concertino, Marin Alsop conducts Bernstein's Serenade, Facsimile and Divertimento with the Bournemouth SO, and Lance Friedel conducts the Aarhus SO in music of Carl Nielsen including the complete Aladdin (AVIE / NAXOS / MSR)

DVD audio releases in surround sound of Beethoven's Symphonies 5 and 6 with the Hanover Band, an Elgar collection with William Boughton conducting, music by Sousa, Copland and Barber performed by the Wallace Collection and the ESO conducted by William Boughton, Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 and Paganini Rhapsody with pianist John Lill and the BBC Wales Orchestra conducted by Tadaaki Otaka, Mendelssohn's complete A Midsummer Night's Dream plus the complete play, and a collection of recordings by Enrico Caruso (NIMBUS)

DVD videos of Strauss's Capriccio in a Paris production starring Renée Fleming, Prokofiev's Betrothal in a Monastery in a Kirov production conducted by Valery Gergiev, Prokofiev's ballet The Stone Flower in a Bolshoi Ballet production, and a BBC documentary recreation of the original 1717 performance of Handel's Water Music (TDK / ARTHAUS MUSIK / PHILIPS / BBC OPUS ARTE).

SACD surround sound recordings of Mozart played by Julia Fischer with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jakov Kreizberg, "Chant Wars" performed by Sequentia and Dialogos, and a Pentatone sampler (PENTATONE / DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI)

Kenneth Schermerhorn conducts the Nashville Symphony Orchestra in Gould's Jekyll and Hyde Variations and the complete Fall River Legend ballet, and the complete Bachianas Brasileiras of Villa-Lobos (NAXOS)

SACD surround sound recordings of Verdi's Requiem with Nikolas Harnoncourt and the Vienna Philharmonic, Beethoven's music for cello and piano played by Peter Wispelwey and Dejan Lazic, and "Moving Mozart" with the Quintessence Saxophone Quintet (RCA / CHANNEL CLASSICS / cpo)

Offenbach's Le Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein with a cast headed by Felicity Lott, with Marc Minkowski conducting, and Britten's Les Illuminations, Serenade, Op. 31, and Nocturne, Op. 60 performed by Ian Bostridge with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle (VIRGIN CLASSICS / EMI CLASSICS)

DVD videos of a Gala St. Petersburg concert with many soloists and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic conducted by Yuri Temirkanov, a filmed version of Stravinskyi's Le Rossignol starring Natalie Dessay, Verdi's La forza del destino in a Met 1984 performance with Leontyne Price, and Puccini's Madama Butterfly in a Netherlands Opera production (EUROARTS / VIRGIN CLASSICS / DG / OPUS ARTE)

 

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