Fall 2011 Box Sets



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Rafael Kubelik Conducts Great Symphonies
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697884112   Format: CD
Kubelik, Rafael
Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 in D minor ‘Wagner Symphony' Symphony No. 4 in Eb Major 'Romantic' Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner' Symphony No. 36 in C major, K425 ...
A 7 CD set
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Vladimir Horowitz Plays Great Sonatas
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697884092   Format: CD
Horowitz, Vladimir
Barber, S: Piano Sonata, Op. 26 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight' Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein' Piano Sonata No. 23 i...
A 10 CD set of the great Horowitz playing famous sonatas!
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Leonard Bernstein Conducts Bernstein  
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697880862   Format: CD
Bernstein, Leonard
Bernstein: Candide - Overture, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances, On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite, Fancy Free, ballet, Prelude, Fugue & Riffs for Solo Clarinet and Jazz Ense...
A 7 CD set of Bernstien conducting his stage and orchestra works
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Sequentia: Hildegard Von Bingen
Label: DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI Catalog: 88697902482   Format: CD
Sequentia
Hildegard: Saints, Ordo Virtutum, Canticles Of Ecstasy, Voice Of The Blood, O Jerusalem aurea civitatis, sequence to St Rupert, Symphoniae,
An 8 CD set!
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Charles Munch: Late Romantic Masterpieces
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697899792   Format: CD
Munch, Charles
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88 Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 Gregor Piatigorsky (cello) Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (4 songs, complete) Maureen Forreste...
A 7 CD set!
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Vaughan Williams: Symphonies 1-9 / Slatkin  
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697902492   Format: CD
Slatkin, Leonard
Vaughan Williams: Symphonies 1-9, Sea Songs, Five Variants of 'Dives and Lazarus', etc
A 6 CD set!
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Elliot Carter: A Nonesuch Retrospective
Label: NONESUCH Catalog: NNS510893.2   Format: CD
Jacobs, Jan DeGaetani, Gilbert Kalish, Joel Krosnick, Harvey Sollberger, Charles Kuskin, Fred Sherry & Martyn Hill The Composers Quartet, The Fires of London, London Sinfonietta, The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Chamber Symphony & Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz, James Levine, Arthur Weisberg, Oliver Knussen
Carter, E: Piano Sonata Dust of Snow The Rose Family The Minotaur Elegy Cello Sonata String Quartet No. 1 Oboe Quartet Variations for Orchestra String Quartet No....
Composer Elliott Carter can truly claim the title of living legend. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, mentored as a youth by Charles Ives, is not only being honoured in the United State...
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Glenn Gould On Television - The Complete Cbc Broad
Label: SONY CLASSICAL Catalog: 88697952109   Format: DVD
Gould, Glenn
DVD 1A 1. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: “Allegro con brio” from Piano Concerto Number 1 in C Major, Op. 15 Paul Scherman, CBC Symphony Orchestra, Glenn Gould Glenn Gould’s original ca...
A 10 DVD set of never before released television appearances of Glenn Gould!
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The 1950s, ‘...
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Michael Rabin: The Studio Recordings 1954-1960
Label: Testament Catalog: SBT1471   Format: CD
Michael Rabin, violin
CD 1
Nicolò Paganini: Violin Concerto No.1 in D, Op.6 / Alexander Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.82 / Camille Saint-Saëns: Havanaise, Op.83 / Introduction & Rondo capriccioso, Op.28<...
Newly re-mastered in 2011!
For the last eleven years of his life Michael Rabin was without an active recording contract. We know from an interview that he gave six months before his acc...
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Glenn Gould In Concert (1951-1960)
Label: MUSIC & ARTS Catalog: MACD6038   Format: CD
Glenn Gould, piano
Works by Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Weber, Brahms, Schoenberg, Webern & Krenek
Wholenote Discoveries - September 2011
The tragedy of Glenn Gould as concert pianist is seldom discussed. He faced crippling performance anxieties he could not overcome, and abandoned h...
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Anne-sophie Mutter: The Complete Musician 35 Yrs.
Label: DG Catalog: 4779464   Format: CD
ASM35: The Complete Musician (40 CD, Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set) Release Date: 10/11/2011 Label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalog #: 4779907 Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Max Bruch, Johannes Brahms, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Igor Stravinsky, Witold Lutoslawski, Alban Berg, Wolfgang Rihm, Pablo de Sarasate, Gabriel Fauré, J...
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William Steinberg: The Complete Emi Recordings
Label: EMI CLASSICS Catalog: 5099902648620   Format: CD
The Disciplined Master Conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg
There were occasions during the three decades when the LP record ruled supreme – from the 1950s to the 1970s – when the chemistry between an orchestra, its conductor and their record company co...
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A Guide To Period Instruments - 8cd & Hardcover  
Label: RICERCAR Catalog: RIC100   Format: CD&BOOK
8 CD set!
The soloists: Patrick Beuckels, Danny Bond, Bruno Cocset, Patrick Cohen, Patrick Cohen-Akenine, Jocelyne Cuiller, Stephanie de Failly, Patrick Denecker, Frederic de Roos, Christophe Deslignes,Thomas Deserranno, Jean Lou Descamps, Vincent Dumestre, Hannelore Devaere, Luc Devos, Jan de Winne, Olivier Feraud, François Fernandez, Julien Ferrando, Jean Ferrard, Clau...
A beautifully packaged set for period instrument lovers!!!
This Guide to Period Instruments endeavours to answer the questions that every lover of early music has about the instruments ...
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Reformation & Counter-reformation  
Label: RICERCAR Catalog: RIC101   Format: CD&BOOK
Tallis Scholars, Maria Cristina Kiehr, Vox Luminis, Ens Clément Janéquin, Les Sacqueboutiers, Capilla Flamenca, Ricercar Consort, Les Pages et les Chantres, Collegium Vocale Ghent, Philippe Herreweghe, Jean Tubéry, Bernard Foccroulle, Le Poeme Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre, Claudio Cavina, Ens Clematis & Leonardo García-Alarcó
Colour book of more than 200 pages + 8 CD's in a magnificent box.
Languages: French/English/German/Dutch
Following on from and designed along the same lines as the Guide to Period Ins...
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The Flemish Polyphony - 8cd And Hardcover Book  
Label: RICERCAR Catalog: RIC102   Format: CD&BK
Capilla Flamenca, Cappella Pratensis, Continens Pardisi, Diaboulus in Musica, Discantus, Ensemble Musica Nova, Ensemble Organum, Oltremontano / Piffaro, Psallentes / Romanesque, Vox Luminis
various
The third installment of the Ricercar 8-CD sets with hardcover book. A fabulous collector's item at a special price!
The composers known collectively as the Fiamminghi made their mark ...
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Pentatone - First 10 Years
Label: PENTATONE CLASSICS Catalog: PTC5186500   Format: SACD
FISCHER; JANOWSKI; FOSTER; MERRINER; STEINBACHER; CHEN; NIKOLIC; HELMCHEN; KODAMA; KREIZBERG
This is a box with 10 SA-CDs to celebrate PentaTone's 10th anniversary. From each year of PentaTone's existence we have taken one SA-CD. Not necessarily the best sellers and award winners, but a ...
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Cantus Colln Edition - 10 Cd Set
Label: DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI Catalog: 88697937062   Format: CD
A 10-CD set featuring the remarkable Cantus Colln ensemble!
A must-have box set for early music fans. While recognizable composers such as Monteverdi and Schutz are included, there also...
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Holst: The Collector's Edition
Label: WARNER CLASSICS (EMI) Catalog: 5099944047122   Format: CD
Holst: Collectors' Edition Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 London Philharmonic Orchestra & Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Sir Adrian Boult The Perfect Fool, Op. 39/H 150: Ballet Music London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn Egdon Heath, a homage to Thomas Hardy, Op.47 London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn A Somerset Rhapsody, Op.21 No. 2 Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Norman d...
Renowned above all for the colour and splendour of The Planets, Holst created a uniquely idiosyncratic and outward-looking body of work, informed by his personal enthusiasms; for education, native ...
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11 One-act Operas From Electrola
Label: WARNER CLASSICS (EMI) Catalog: 5099946431424   Format: CD
11 Kurzopern Original Electrola One-Act Operas 1975 - 1980 Albert, E: Die Abreise (The Departure) Hermann Prey, Edda Moser, Peter Schreier Philharmonia Hungarica, Janos Kulka Gluck: Der betrogene Kadi Anneliese Rothenberger, Helen Donath, Walter Berry, Nicolai Gedda, Klaus Hirte Chor und Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München, Otmar Suitner Lortzing: ...
Brilliant operatic gems – 11 short-operas with all-star casts in a complete edition When great masters compose miniature operas, the result is – well, masterly. Mozart, Weber, Schubert, Mend...
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History Of Piano Jazz (1899-1958)
Label: Chant du Monde Catalog: 5741801/25   Format: CD
Scott Joplin, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Cecil Taylor, Charles Thompson, Randy Weston and many more!!!
A great gift for the jazz piano enthusiast who has everything: 25 CDs at a VERY SPECIAL PRICE!! Over 50% off!!!!
This outstanding box offers 524 different recordings for over 32 hours o...

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Beethoven: Complete String Quartets & Op. 74
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099907085826   Format: CD
7 CDs and at 30% off!
This box set from the Artemis Quartet marks Virgin Classics’ first complete cycle of Beethoven String Quartets. Over the past two seasons, the Berlin-based Artem...
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Vivaldi: Masterworks
Label: DECCA Catalog: 4782747   Format: CD
An Amazing 28-CD set at an Amazing Special Price!
A new addition to the very successful series of super-budget boxes. A 28-CD set of Concertos, Sonatas and major vocal works by one of the most popular Baroque composers of all time. Vivaldi's complete Concertos and Sonatas opus 1-12 plus other concertos and cantatas. Performances drawn mainly from Decca's L'Oiseau-Lyre catalogue f...
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Beethoven: Karajan (13 Cd)
Label: DG Catalog: 4779830   Format: CD
Herbert von Karajan
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21 26:25 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36 31:11 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 5...
A 13-CD set at an amazing price!!! $2.50 per CD!!!!
What can be said about Herbert von Karajan that hasn't already been said. One of the most prolific recorded conductors in history; a...
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Joan Sutherland: Complete Decca Studio Recitals
Label: DECCA Catalog: 4783243   Format: CD
Joan Sutherland
CD 1: Operatic Arias Scenes and arias from Lucia di Lammermoor, Ernani, I vespri siciliani, Linda di Chamounix Orchestre des Concerts du Conservatoire; Nello Santi; recorded April 1959 **...
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The late Joan Sutherland (1926-2010) was one of the outstanding sopranos of the last century and she was known to the millions who wer...
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Tchaikovsky: Brilliant Tchaikovsky Edition
Label: BRILLIANT CLASSICS Catalog: BRI93980   Format: CD + CD-ROM
Ernest Ansermet (Conductor), Gennady Rozhdestvensky (Conductor), Evgeny Mravinsky (Conductor), Yuri Simonov (Conductor), David Oistrakh (violin), Alexander Rudin (cello), Byron Janis (piano), Michael Ponti (piano), Emil Gilels (piano), London Symphony Orchestra (orchestra), Philadelphia Orchestra (orchestra), Endellion String Quartet (quartet), Format 60 CD, CD-ROM Walletbox
60 CDs and a bonus CD-ROM!
A high voltage set capturing the inner passion of the Russian soul, from the light-footed ballets to the tormented Pathetique Symphony, from a delicate song t...
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The Treasury Of English Church Music 1100-1965  
Label: WARNER CLASSICS (EMI) Catalog: 5099908464026   Format: CD
Various Artists
Here for the first time on CD are the celebrated five LPs of the HMV Treasury of English Church Music. Prefaced by the introductory speech Herbert Howells gave at the launch, and boasting more than...
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Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas / Takacs  
Label: CMR Catalog: CD3800   Format: SACD / CD Hybrid
PETER TAKACS
Beethoven's complete piano sonatas played by Peter Takacs. 11 SACDs.
From Peter Takacs:
The word “complete” is accurate: in addition to the canonic 32 Sonatas, this set includ...
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Faure: Complete Chamber Music For Strings & Piano
Label: Erato Disques Catalog: 5099907087523   Format: CD
Renaud Capuçon, Gautier Capuçon, Nicholas Angelich & Gérard Caussé Quatuor Ébène
Fauré: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 13 Berceuse, Op. 16 Romance in B flat major for violin & piano, Op. 28 Andante in B flat for Violin and Piano Op. 75 Morceau de lect...
A 5 CD set!
Chamber works by Fauré, the influential composer who bridged the Romantic and Modern era in French music, are performed by a magnificent line-up of French and French-traine...
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The Rene Jacobs Edition
Label: N/A Catalog: 88697918012   Format: CD
Jacobs, Rene
CD 1 Claudio Monteverdi • Madrigali Girolamo Frescobaldi • Arie Musicali CD 2 Luigi Rossi • Canzonette Amorose CD 3 John Blow • An Ode, On The Death Of Mr ...
This 10 CD Limited Edition is released in preparation for René Jacobs’ 65th birthday on 30th October 2011 and features complete recordings for Sony Classical and dhm combined for the first time ...
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Beethoven: Complete Concertos
Label: DG Catalog: 4779797   Format: CD
Track List CD 1: Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos.1, Op.15 & 2, Op.19; Rondo for Piano and Orchestra, WoO6 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15 1. 1. Alle...
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The Sibelius Edition: Vol. 13 - Miscellaneous Work
Label: BIS Catalog: CD1936/38   Format: CD&DVD
various
Jean Sibelius
Musique religieuse (Masonic Ritual Music), Op.113; The complete organ music; Fragment from Luonnotar - Pohjola's Daughter (orch.); Liturgical and ceremonial music; Sketches (piano...
** Includes world première recordings **

* a 60-page index of the works and recordings included in the edition
* the classic 'Jean Sibelius at Home' film (1927/1945) by Aho & Soldan
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Vernon Handley - Champion Of British Music
Label: WARNER CLASSICS (EMI) Catalog: 5099909820227   Format: CD
Handley, Vernon
A 5-CD set!
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Haendel: Agrippina  
Label: HARMONIA MUNDI Catalog: 902088/90   Format: CD&DVD
Alexandrina Pendatchanska, soprano (Agrippina); Jennifer Rivera, mezzo-soprano (Nerone); Sunhae Im, soprano (Poppea); Bejun Mehta, countertenor (Ottone)
Marcos Fink, bass-baritone (Claudio); Neal Davies, bass-baritone (Pallante); Dominique Visse, countertenor (Mago Narciso); Daniel Schmutzhard, bass (Lesbo); Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, René Jacobs
Georg Friedrich Haendel
Agrippina
Drama per musica in tre atti Original version (Dec. 1709) Libretto di Vincenzo Grimani
After his acclaimed explorations of such Handel operas as Giulio Cesare and Rinaldo, René Jacobs now tackles the first great operatic success of the 'caro Sassone' (Venice, 1710), the climax of ...
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Magic Moments Of Opera
Label: ARTHAUS Catalog: 107515   Format: DVD
DOMINGO; DIDONATO; KAUFMANN; PAVAROTTI; GARANCA; MEIER
Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72 Live from the Opernhaus Zürich, 2004 Camilla Nylund (Leonore), Jonas Kaufmann (Florestan), László Polgár (Rocco), Christoph Strehl (Jaquino) Alfred...
With 'Magic Moments of Opera' Arthaus Musik has launched the opera sensation of the year. Stars like PLÁCIDO DOMINGO, JOYCE DIDONATO, JONAS KAUFMANN, LUCIANO PAVAROTTI and ELINA GARANCA offer a ...
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Charles Mackerras - Master Of Orchestral Texture
Label: EMI Catalog: 5099909818927   Format: CD
Mackerras, Charles
This 5-CD set shows the versatility of the great Sir Charles Makerras
At home with the heavey repertoire of Stravinsky, or the lighter repertoire of Sullivan, Charles Mackerras was a co...
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Vivaldi: Il Farnace / Cencic, Nesi, Gauvin
Label: WARNER CLASSICS (EMI) Catalog: 5099907091421   Format: CD
Emmanuel, Cencic Max
"A work bursting with riches … This powerful operatic tragedy is one of the highlights of Vivaldi’s canon,” says the Vivaldi expert Frédéric Delaméa who, with the conductor Diego Fasolis ...
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Julian Bream - Original Jacket Collection
Label: RCA Catalog: 88697316212   Format: CD
Bream, Julian
CD 1 01-Girolamo Frescobaldi- Aria con variazione detta la Frescobalda 02-Mateo Albeniz- Sonata in D 03-Domenico Scarlatti- Sonata in E Minor, K.11 04-Domenico Scarlatti- Sonata in E Minor,...
The Julian Bream Collection My Favourite Albums is a personal selection of the ten most popular LP albums by the British guitarist and lutenist, Julian Bream. Ranging from his very first recording ...
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Debussy: Piano, Chamber & Orchestral Masterworks
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099908338525   Format: CD
Saraset/Pommier/Nash ensemble
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Great Masterworks Of The Guitar / Isbin
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 834122B   Format: CD
Isbin, Sharon
The many faces of the guitar are explored by Sharon Isbin, hailed as “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time” and twice a Grammy Award winner. Its origins in the lute are acknowledged in the fou...

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Monteverdi: Madrigali  
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099908339720   Format: CD
Various Artists
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Mozart: Haydn Quartets / Julliard Quartet
Label: DELETED Catalog: 88697884152   Format: CD
Juilliard String Quartet
The Juilliard Quartet plays Mozart in this 6 CD set!

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Bach: English Suites & Partitas / Leonhardt
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099908341723   Format: CD
Gustav,Leonhardt/Bach:English & Partitas
Allemande, courante, sarabande and gigue form the basis of the dance suite, and Bach followed this format in almost all his instrumental suites, most of which were composed between 1717 and 1723, d...
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Beethoven: Symphonies & Concertos / Tan, Norringt
Label: VIRGIN Catalog: 5099908342324   Format: CD
Norrington,Roger/Tan Melvyn/London Classical
Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9, Piano Concertos 1-5, Overtures
A 7 CD set of Beethoven's Best!
“We had to forge a brand new style, based not on recent tradition, but on the traditions of composers during their lifetimes,” says conductor Roger ...
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Schubert: Piano Sonatas & Impromptus / Schiff
Label: DECCA Catalog: 4783018   Format: CD
Andras Schiff's landmark recordings of Schubert's Sonatas and impromptus on a 9 CD set!
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R. Strauss: Orchestral Works / Karajan
Label: DG Catalog: 4779814   Format: CD
A 5 CD set with Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic!
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Stravinsky: Complete Ballets & Symphonies
Label: DECCA Catalog: 4783028   Format: CD
Riccard Chailly, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Charles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic, etc
A 7-CD set!
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Bruckner: 10 Symphonies / Cso, Barenboim
Label: DG Catalog: 4779803   Format: CD
A 10 CD set at a fantastic price!
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