Dimtri Shostakovich Leningrad Symphony No. 7 NBC Symphony; Arturo Toscanini, conductor. RCA Toscanini Edition Vol. 22
Viardot-Garcia, Pauline (1821-1910) 12 Poems by Pushkin, Fet and Turgenev: No. 12. Les étoiles (Laetitia Grimaldi, sop; Ammiel Bushakevitz, pno) Bis 2546
Wolfgang Mozart (1756 - 1791) Menuetto and Trio, fr Haffner Symphony Vienna PhilharmonicRafael Kubelik, conductor. Seraphim 68531 Joseph Messner (1893 - 1969) Salzburg Festival Fanfare Salzburg Mozarteum Orch;Ivor Bolton, conductor. Oehmns CD 734
Cesar Franck (1822 - 1890) Violin Sonata in A Itzhak Perlman, violin; Martha Argerich, piano EMI 56815 Eugène Ysaÿe (1858 - 1931) Chant d'hiver Aaron Rosand, violin; Radio Luxembourg Orchestra; Louis de Froment, conductor. Vox Box 5102
Heitor Villa Lobos (1887 - 1959) Choros No. 9 Hong Kong Philharmonic; Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor. Naxos 8.555241
Ingram Marshall (b. 1942) Dark Waters Libby van Cleve, English horn; Ingram Marshall, electronics New Albion 112
Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847) Double Concerto Güher and Süher Pekinel, pianos; Philharmonia Orchestra; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor. Chandos 9711 Quincy Porter (1897 - 1966) Concerto for Two Pianos Joshua Pierce and Dorothy Jonas, duo pianists; Moravian Philharmonic; David Amos, conductor. Helcion 1044
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