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A D O L P H E A D A M
giselle
Naxos 8.550755

J O H N A D A M S
shaker loops
Virgin 61851

T O M A S O A L B I N O N I
adagio (arr. giazotto)
Hanssler 98 989

G R E G O R I O A L L E G R I
miserere mei, deus
Philips 462862

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
J . S . B A C H
magnificat
Sony

Image of Bach J . S . B A C H
st. matthew passion
Archiv 27648

J . S . B A C H
mass in b minor
Archiv 15514

J . S . B A C H
goldberg variations
Sony 37779

J . S . B A C H
toccata & fugue in d minor
Sony 46551

J . S . B A C H
brandenburg concertos 1-3| 4-6
Telarc 80368, 80354

J . S . B A C H
violin concertos | orchestral suites
Philips 46533

S A M U E L B A R B E R
knoxville: summer of 1915
hermit songs | andromache's farewell | dover beach
Sony/Columbia 46727

Image of Barber S A M U E L B A R B E R
adagio for strings
the school for scandal | essays for orchestra
medea's dance of vengeance
EMI 49463

S A M U E L B A R B E R
violin concerto
EMI 47850

S A M U E L B A R B E R
symphony 1 | piano concerto
RCA 60732

Image of Bartok B E L A B A R T O K
string quartets 1-6
Sony 63234

B E L A B A R T O K
contrasts
Delos 3043

B E L A B A R T O K
concertos
Philips 38812

B E L A B A R T O K
concerto for orchestra music for strings, percussion & celesta
RCA 61504

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
fidelio
Naxos 8.660070

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
missa solemnis
Archiv 29779

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
piano concertos 4-5 "emperor"
Deutsche Grammophon 47402

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
violin concerto
BMG/RCA 61742

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
fur elise
Telarc 80313

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
favourite piano sonatas
Philips 38730

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
piano sonatas 28-32
Philips 38374

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
piano trios 5 "ghost" | 7 "archduke"
Sony 53514

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
string quartet 9 "razumovsky"
string quartet 10 "harp"| grosse fugue
Sony Heritage 47665

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
string quartet 15
Vox Box 5149

L U D W I G V A N B E E T H O V E N
symphonies 1-2| 3-4| 5-6| 7-8| 9
Beethoven: The Nine Symphonies [Box set]

V I N C E N Z O B E L L I N I
norma
London 25488

Image of Berg A L B A N B E R G
wozzeck
Deutsche Grammophon 23587

A L B A N B E R G
chamber concerto
violin concerto | three orchestral pieces
Sony 68331

H E C T O R B E R L I O Z
requiem
Telarc 80109

H E C T O R B E R L I O Z
symphonie fantastique
harold en italie | overtures
Philips 42290

L E O N A R D B E R N S T E I N
chichester psalms
Telarc 80181

L E O N A R D B E R N S T E I N
overture to candide
symphonic dances from west side story
on the waterfront suite | fancy free
Sony 63085

Image of Bizet G E O R G E S B I Z E T
carmen
London 14489

G E O R G E S B I Z E T
symphony in c l'arlesienne suites 1-2
EMD/EMI 67259

E R N E S T B L O C H
schelomo
Deutsche Grammophon 29155

A R R I G O B O I T O
prologue to mefistofele
Telarc 80109

A L E X A N D E R B O R O D I N
string quartet 2
Vox Box 5149

A L E X A N D E R B O R O D I N
polovtsian dances symphony 2 | in the steppes of central asia
BMG/RCA 60535

J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
ein deutsches requiem alto rhapsodie | overtures | variations on a theme of haydn
Philips 438760-7

J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
quintets
Philips 46172

J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
trios
Philips 38365

J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
piano concertos 1-2 | fantasien op. 116
Deutsche Grammophon 47446

CD cover J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
violin concerto
BMG/RCA 61742

J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
double concerto
Naxos 8.550938

J O H A N N E S B R A H M S
symphonies 1-4
Deutsche Grammophon 453097

B E N J A M I N B R I T T E N
peter grimes
Chandos 9447

B E N J A M I N B R I T T E N
war requiem
London 14383

CD cover B E N J A M I N B R I T T E N
serenade les illuminations | Nocturne
Naxos 8.553834

B E N J A M I N B R I T T E N
peter grimes: sea interludes & passacaglia sinfonia da requiem | young person's guide to the orchestra
Virgin 61195

M A X B R U C H
violin concertos 1-2 | scottish fantasy
Philips 462167

M A X B R U C H
kol nidre
Deutsche Grammophon 29155

CD cover A N T O N B R U C K N E R
symphony 4 "romantic" & 7
Teldec 81787

W I L L I A M B Y R D
mass for 5 voices
Philips 462862

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
E L L I O T T C A R T E R
string quartets 1-2
Nonesuch 71249

E L L I O T T C A R T E R
concerto for orchestra
Sony 60203
CD cover F R E D E R I C C H O P I N
etudes | waltzes
Vox Box 5167

F R E D E R I C C H O P I N
26 preludes 3 mazurkas op. 59 | scherzo 3 op. 39
Deutsche Grammophon 431 584-2

F R E D E R I C C H O P I N
favourite piano works
London 44830

F R E D E R I C C H O P I N
piano concertos 1-2
Naxos 8.550123

A A R O N C O P L A N D
appalachian spring | rodeo
billy the kid | fanfare for the common man
Sony 63082

A R C A N G E L O C O R E L L I
"christmas" concerto op. 6/8
Archiv Produktion

J O H N C O R I G L I A N O
symphony 1 | of rage and remembrance
BMG/RCA 68450

G E O R G E C R U M B
ancient voices of children music for a summer evening
Nonesuch 79149

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
C L A U D E D E B U S S Y
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Deutsche Grammophon 35344

C L A U D E D E B U S S Y
claire de lune | pour le piano images sets 1-2 | children's corner | 2 arabesques
Sony 48174

C L A U D E D E B U S S Y
string quartet
Sony 62413

C L A U D E D E B U S S Y
sonata for violin & piano
Naxos 8.550276

C L A U D E D E B U S S Y
la mer | images | nocturnes | jeux
prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune | danse sacree et danse profane
Philips 38742

L E O D E L I B E S
coppelia | la source (excerpts)
Naxos 8.553356

F R E D E R I C K D E L I U S
on hearing the first cuckoo in spring
summer night on the river | walk to the paradise garden
brigg fair, florida suite | north country sketches, etc.
Decca 460290

G A E T A N O D O N I Z E T T I
lucia di lammermoor
London 410 193

G U I L L A U M E D U F A Y
missa l'homme arme
Naxos 8.553087

P A U L D U K A S
the sorcerer's apprentice
Naxos 8.554066

M A U R I C E D U R U F L E
requiem
Sony 67182

A N T O N I N D V O R A K
string quartet 12 "american"
Vox Box 5149

A N T O N I N D V O R A K
cello concerto
Deutsche Grammophon 29155

A N T O N I N D V O R A K
symphonies 7-9 "new world"
EMI Classics

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
CD cover E D W A R D E L G A R
cello concerto | sea pictures
EMI 56219

E D W A R D E L G A R
pomp and circumstance
enigma variations | salut d'amour
EMI Classics

G E O R G E S E N E S C U
romanian rhapsody 1
Naxos 8.554066

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
M A N U E L D E F A L L A
el amor brujo
nights in the gardens of spain
London 430703

CD cover G A B R I E L F A U R E
requiem
Sony 67182

G A B R I E L F A U R E
pavane | apres un reve
pelleas et melisande | elegie | dolly
Deutsche Grammophon 23089

C E S A R F R A N C K
sonata for violin & piano | panis angelicus
symphonic variations | symphony in d minor | organ music
Philips 42296

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
G I O V A N N I G A B R I E L I
5 motets
London 43482

CD cover G E O R G E G E R S H W I N
porgy and bess
EMI 56220

G E O R G E G E R S H W I N
rhapsody in blue
concerto in f | an american in paris | catfish row
Vox Box 5007

C A R L O G E S U A L D O
tenebrae responsories
Philips 462862

P H I L L I P G L A S S
facades | company
Virgin 61851

M I K H A I L G L I N K A
overture to russlan and ludmila
RCA 61958

C . W . G L U C K
orfeo ed euridice
Erato 45864

C . W .G L U C K
dance of the blessed spirits
NAXOS

CD cover C H A R L E S G O U N O D
faust
EMI 67975

E D V A R D G R I E G
piano concerto
peer gynt suites | from holhberg's time, etc.
Philips 38380

G U I L L A U M E D EM A C H A U T
le messe de nostre dame
songs from le voir dit
Naxos 8.553833

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
G . F . H A N D E L
giulio cesare
Harmonia Mundi 901385 CD cover
G . F . H A N D E L
messiah
Philips 38356

G . F . H A N D E L
largo from xerxes
arrival of the queen of sheba
DECCA

G . F . H A N D E L
water music suites 1-3
music for the royal fireworks
Naxos 8.550109

H O W A R D H A N S O N
symphony 2 "romantic"
EMI 47850

CD cover F . J . H A Y D N
the creation
Deutsche Grammophon 449761

F . J . H A Y D N
string quartets op. 76/2-3
NAXOS

F . J . H A Y D N symphonies
44.88.104| 45.48.102| 82.96.100| 83.94.101| 85.92.103
Naxos 8.505006

H I L D E G A R D V O N B I N G E N
canticles of ecstasy
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77320

P A U L H I N D E M I T H
mathis der maler
symphonic metamorphoses on themes of weber
Sony 53258 CD cover
G U S T A V H O L S T
the planets
Penguin/London 460606

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
C H A R L E S I V E S
the unanswered question
central park in the dark | new england holidays
Sony 60203

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
J O S Q U I N D E S P R E Z
missa pange lingua | ave maria
Philips 462862

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
A R A M K H A C H A T U R I A N
piano concerto
violin concerto | symphony 2
London 448252

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
E D O U A R D L A L O
symphonie espagnole
Naxos 8.550494

O R L A N D 0 D I L A S S O
requiem | lamentations of jeremiah
Hyperion 22012

O R L A N D 0 D I L A S S O
Osculetur me, Salve Regina
Philips 462862

R U G G I E R O L E O N C A V A L L O
i pagliacci
BMG/RCA 50168

G Y O R G Y L I G E T I
nouvelles aventures
aventures | volumina | harmonies
Vox Box 5142

CD cover F R A N Z L I S Z T
favourite piano works
London 44851

F R A N Z L I S Z T
piano concertos
totentanz | hungarian fantasy
London 433075

F R A N Z L I S Z T
les preludes | tasso
mazeppa | prometheus
Naxos 8.550487

F R A N Z L I S Z T
hungarian rhapsody 2
Naxos 8.554066

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
G U S T A V M A H L E R
das lied von der erde
EMI 66944

G U S T A V M A H L E R
symphonies 1 "titan" | 2 "resurrection"
Sony 64447

G U S T A V M A H L E R
symphony 4 | songs of a wayfarer
Sony 46535

G U S T A V M A H L E R
symphony 5
Deutsche Grammophon 47450

G U S T A V M A H L E R
symphony 9 | kindertotenlieder | ruckert lieder
Deutsche Grammophon 453040

P I E T R O M A S C A G N I
cavalleria rusticana
Deutsche Grammophon 429 568-2

F E L I X M E N D E L S S O H N
elijah
EMD/EMI 68601

F E L I X M E N D E L S S O H N
hebrides overture
violin concerto | a midsummer night's dream
songs without words | symphony 4 "italian" | octet
Deutsche Grammophon 469157

F E L I X M E N D E L S S O H N
symphony 3 "scottish"
die erste walpurgisnacht
Telarc 80184

G I A N C A R L O M E N O T T I
amahl and the night visitors
BMG/RCA 6485

G I A N C A R L O M E N O T T I
the consul
Chandos 9706

O L I V I E R M E S S I A E N
quatuor pour la fin du temps
Delos 3043

D A R I U S M I L H A U D
La cre'ation du monde
Everest 9049

C L A U D I O M O N T E V E R D I
l'incoronatione di poppea
Archiv 47088

C L A U D I O M O N T E V E R D I
vespro della beata vergine
DECCA

C L A U D I O M O N T E V E R D I
il combattimento di tancredi e clorinda
Opus111 (France) 30196

W . A . M O Z A R T
don giovanni
EMI 56232

CD cover W . A . M O Z A R T
le nozze di figaro
Deutsche Grammophon 449728

W . A . M O Z A R T
die zauberflote
Philips 26276

W . A . M O Z A R T
"great" mass in c minor "coronation" mass | requiem
Philips 38800

W . A . M O Z A R T
concertos : for clarinet | for bassoon | for oboe
Deutsche Grammophon 429 816-2

W . A . M O Z A R T
piano concertos 20.21.23.24.25
London 452958

W . A . M O Z A R T
piano concertos 26 "coronation" | 27
Philips 420 951-2

W . A . M O Z A R T
violin concertos 1-5 | sinfonia concertante
Philips 38323

CD cover W . A . M O Z A R T
eine kleine nachtmusik
Phillips

W . A . M O Z A R T
15 symphonies
27.33.36 | 28.31.40 | 29.30.38 | 34.35.39
Naxos 8.505004

M U S I C O F   T H E C R U S A D E S
London 30264

M O D E S T M U S S O R G S K Y
boris godounov
Philips 462230

M O D E S T M U S S O R G S K Y
night on bald mountain
pictures at an exhibition (arr. ravel)
RCA 61958

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
C A R L N I E L S E N
symphonies 1.6 | symphonies 2.3 | symphonies 4.5
Naxos 8.503006

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N 0 P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
J O H A N N E S O C K E G H E M
requiem | missa fors seulement
ASV 168

J A C Q U E S O F F E N B A C H
the tales of hoffmann
London 17363

C A R L O R F F
carmina burana
Sony 47668

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
J O H A N N P A C H E L B E L
canon
RCA Victor Gold Seal

G . P . D A P A L E S T R I N A
missa papae marcelli
NAXOS

K R Y S T O F P E N D E R E C K I
miserere
sonata for cello & orchestra | stabat mater
emanations | 3 miniatures | string quartet 1
Vox Box 5142

G . B . P E R G O L E S I
stabat mater
Naxos 8.550766

CD Cover F R A N C I S P O U L E N C
gloria | sextet
piano concerto | concerto champetre
concerto for 2 pianos | organ concerto
London 448270

F R A N C I S P O U L E N C
violin sonata
Naxos 8.550276

S E R G E I P R O K O F I E V
piano concertos 1-5
EMI 62542

S E R G E I P R O K O F I E V
peter and the wolf | lt. kije suite
symphony 1 "classical" | romeo and juliet selections
love of three oranges suite | scythian suite
Philips 42278

S E R G E I P R O K O F I E V
symphonies 5 & 7
Erato 45736

CD cover G I A C O M O P U C C I N I
la boheme
EMD/EMI 67753

G I A C O M O P U C C I N I
madama butterfly
EMI 67888

G I A C O M O P U C C I N I
tosca
EMI 56304

H E N R Y P U R C E L L
dido and aeneas
Philips 416299

H E N R Y P U R C E L L
odes for st. cecilia's day
come ye sons of art | funeral music for queen mary
Virgin 61582

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
S E R G E I R A C H M A N I N O F F
piano concerto 2 | isle of the dead
rhapsody on a theme of paganini | prelude, c# minor | symphony 2
Philips 38383

J . - P . R A M E A U
hippolyte et aricie
Erato 15517-2

M A U R I C E R A V E L
piano music | piano concertos
Philips 38353

CD cover M A U R I C E R A V E L
string quartet
Sony 62413

M A U R I C E R A V E L
violin sonata
Naxos 8.550276

M A U R I C E R A V E L
tzigane
Naxos 8.550494

M A U R I C E R A V E L
daphnis et chloe | pavan pour un infante defunte
Decca 458605

M A U R I C E R A V E L
ma mere l'oye | rhapsodie esagnole
la valse | la tombeau de couperin | bolero
EMI 68610

S T E V E R E I C H
eight lines
Virgin 61851

CD cover O T T O R I N O R E S P I G H I
pines of rome
fountains of rome | roman festivals
Naxos 8.550539

N I C O L A I R I M S K Y - K O R S A K O V
sheherezade
russian easter festival overture | capriccio espagnole
Sony 46537

J O A Q U I N R O D R I G O
concierto de aranjuez
London 30703

G I O A C C H I N OR O S S I N I
il barbiere di siviglia
Naxos 8.660027/9

CD cover G I O A C C H I N OR O S S I N I
overtures
RCA 60387
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
C A M I L L E S A I N T - S A E N S
violin sonata
Naxos 8.550276

C A M I L L E S A I N T - S A E N S
havanaise
Naxos

C A M I L L E S A I N T - S A E N S
symphony 3 "organ"
carnival of the animals | danse macabre
piano concerto 2 | violin concerto 3
introduction & rondo capriccioso
Philips 442608

E R I C S A T I E
gymnopedie 1
Decca

D O M E N I C O S C A R L A T T I
selected harpsichord sonatas
Sony 60099

A R N O L D S C H O E N B E R G
pierrot lunaire
Chandos 6534

A R N O L D S C H O E N B E R G
variations for orchestra | erwartung
verklarte nacht | 5 pieces for orchestra | chamber symphony 1
London 448279

F R A N Z S C H U B E R T
lieder selections
EMI 69389

F R A N Z S C H U B E R T
die winterreise
Deutsche Grammophon 447421

CD cover F R A N Z S C H U B E R T
piano trios | string trios
Philips 38700

F R A N Z S C H U B E R T
string quintet
Deutsche Grammophon 431 792-2

F R A N Z S C H U B E R T
"trout" quintet string quartet 14 "death and the maiden"
Penguin 460650

F R A N Z S C H U B E R T
symphony 8 "unfinished" | symphony 9 "great"
Sony 48268

R O B E R T S C H U M A N N
dichterliebe | liederkreis op. 24
EMI 56575

R O B E R T S C H U M A N N
symphonic etudes | papillons
Sony 34539

R O B E R T S C H U M A N N
piano concerto
introduction & allegro appassionato | piano pieces
Deutsche Grammophon 47440

R O B E R T S C H U M A N N
symphonies 1-4 | Overtures
Deutsche Grammophon 437 395-2

A L E K S A N D R S C R I A B I N
poem of ecstacy
prometheus | piano concerto
London 17252

D M I T R I S H O S T A K O V I C H
piano concertos 1-2 | quintet
Sony 60677

D M I T R I S H O S T A K O V I C H
symphonies 5 & 9
Decca 425066

J E A N S I B E L I U S
symphonies 1-2 | 4-5
Philips 46157

CD cover J E A N S I B E L I U S
symphonies 3 | 6-7
finlandia | violin concerto, etc.
Philips 46160

B E D R I C H S M E T A N A
the moldau
Naxos 8.554066

J O H A N N S T R A U S S
waltzes | polkas
Sony 48164

R I C H A R D S T R A U S S
der rosenkavalier
EMI 67609

R I C H A R D S T R A U S S
also sprach zarathustra
til eulengspiegel | don juan | ein heldenleben
Philips 42281

R I C H A R D S T R A U S S
four last songs
Philips 464742

CD cover I G O R S T R A V I N S K Y
symphony of psalms
symphony in c | symphony in 3 movements
Sony 42434

I G O R S T R A V I N S K Y
a soldier's tale | ebony concerto
Everest 9049

I G O R S T R A V I N S K Y
the firebird
petrushka | the rite of spring | apollo
Philips 38350

A R T H U R S U L L I V A N
the mikado
Telarc 80284
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
P I O T R T C H A I K O V S K Y
piano concerto 1 | violin concerto
Sony 46339

P I O T R T C H A I K O V S K Y
symphony 4 | marche slav
Sony 46334

P I O T R T C H A I K O V S K Y
symphony 5 | serenade
Sony 46538

P I O T R T C H A I K O V S K Y
symphony 6 "pathetique"
nutcracker suite | romeo and juliet fantasy overture
selections from swan lake | 1812 overture
London 455810
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
E D G A R DV A R E S E
ionisation | intégrales
octandre | density 21.5 | hyperism | offrandes
Vox Box 5142

R A L P H V A U G H A N W I L L I A M S
the lark ascending
fantasia on a theme of thomas tallis | fantasia on greensleeves
Argo 14595

CD cover G I U S E P P E V E R D I
aida
EMI 67617

G I U S E P P E V E R D I
otello
Deutsche Grammophon 39805

G I U S E P P E V E R D I
requiem | four sacred pieces
London 44833

G I U S E P P E V E R D I
rigoletto
London 414269

G I U S E P P E V E R D I
la traviata
Deutsche Grammophon 15132

A N T O N I O V I V A L D I
gloria | beatus vir
Sony 48280

CD cover A N T O N I O V I V A L D I
the four seasons
Virgin 45565

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
R I C H A R D W A G N E R
die fliegende hollander
Naxos 8.660025

R I C H A R D W A G N E R
tristan und isolde
Deutsche Grammophon 449772

R I C H A R D W A G N E R
wesendonck-lieder
Philips 464742

R I C H A R D W A G N E R
music from der ring des nibelungen
Sony 48175

R I C H A R D W A G N E R
overtures & preludes
Deutsche Grammophon 39687

W I L L I A M W A L T O N
belshazzar's feast
Telarc 80181

W I L L I A M W A L T O N
variations on a theme of hindemith
Sony 53258

CD Cover C . M . V O N W E B E R
der freischutz
Deutsche Grammophon 457736

C . M . V O N W E B E R
invitation to the dance
Naxos

A N T O N V O N W E B E R N
concerto op. 24
Chandos 6534