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  1. RR: 152. Holst: The Planets, op. 32

    1. Dutoit (cond.), Montreal Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (1986)




    2. Boult (cond.), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir (1978)




    3. Steinberg (cond.), Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory Chorus (1970)

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  2. The Kairos Quartet

    A couple of years ago, I shared an all-Beethoven chamber music playlist in a Once Upon the Internet post emanating from Central Washington University, whose faculty shared a lot of their tracks on the old MP3.COM.

    As I dug through more of my old downloads for more old Internet finds, I found a few more CWU tracks, and I plan to share some more of these in the coming months.

    According to their website the Kairos Quartet, established in 1993, has been the quartet-in-residence ...
  3. RR: 151. Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat, op. 20

    1. Hausmusik London (1989)




    2. Smetana Quartet, Janáček Quartet (1968)




    3. L'Archibudelli, Smithsonian Chamber Players (1992)


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  4. RR: 150. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47

    1. Heifetz, Hendl (cond.), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1959)




    2. Lin, Salonen (cond.), Philharmonia Orchestra (1987)




    3. Neveu, Susskind (cond.), Philharmonia Orchestra (1945)

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  5. RR: 149. Wagner: Parsifal

    1. Knappertsbusch (cond.), London, Talvela, Hotter, Thomas, Neidlinger, Dalis, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus (1962)




    2. Karajan (cond.), Van Dam, Von Halem, Moll, Hofmann, Nimsgern, Vejzovic, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutschen Oper Berlin Chorus (1980)

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