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  1. RR: 156. Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, RV 621

    1. Scholl, Banchini (cond.), Ensemble 415 (1995)




    2. Mingardo, Alessandrini (cond.), Concerto Italiano (1999)




    3. Bowman, Hogwood (cond.), Academy of Ancient Music (1975)


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  2. Berlioz, Lorin Maazel, Cleveland Orchestra ‎– Symphonie Fantastique

    This month's Vinyl's Revenge is not necessarily a truly great recording, but it stands out in my mind because it was the first recording I ever owned of thus seminal work.

    Trout, in one of his many surveys of repertoire recordings, looked at Symphonie Fantastique and many of his stand-outs were from the great French conductors: Munch, Paray and I would add to that Igor Markevitch, as well as some "Berlioz specialists" like Sir Colin Davis and Sir Thomas Beecham. I would ...
  3. RR: 155. Liszt: Les Préludes, S.97

    1. Fricsay (cond.), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (1959)




    2. Mengelberg (cond.), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (1929)




    3. Karajan (cond.), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1967)

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  4. RR: 154. Beethoven: Piano Sonata #23 in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata"

    1. Richter (1960, Moscow)




    2. Gilels (1973)




    3. Richter (1960, studio)




    4. Rubinstein (1963)

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  5. RR: 153. Bruckner: Symphony #7 in E

    1. Karajan (cond.), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1989)




    2. Chailly (cond.), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (1984)




    3. Wand (cond.), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1999)

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