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  1. RR: 160. Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Sz. 73

    1. I. Fischer (cond.), Budapest Festival Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Chorus (1996)




    2. Abbado (cond.), London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers (1982)




    3. Chailly (cond.), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Laurenscantorij Chor (1997)
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  2. Three Bach Cello Suites

    This month’s Once Upon the Internet digs into our many downloads from the defunct site MP3.COM. (I should point out that I am slowly but surely running out of tracks to share with you from that site...)

    The trio of pieces I retained this month are three of the six Cello Suites (or more exactly Suites à Violoncello Solo senza Basso or Suites for cello solo without bass). The corpus of six suites is among some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever
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  3. RR: 159. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-flat, K. 364

    1. Perlman, Zukerman, Mehta (cond.), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (1982)




    2. Grumiaux, Pelliccia, C. Davis (cond.), London Symphony Orchestra (1964)




    3. D. Oistrakh (violin & cond.), I. Oistrakh, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1972)
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  4. RR: 158. Rachmaninoff: Preludes, opp. 23 & 32

    1. Ashkenazy (1975)




    2. Richter (13 various) (1971)




    3. Weissenberg (1969)




    4. Alexeev (1989)

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  5. RR: 157. Suk: Symphony #2 in C minor, op. 27 "Asrael"

    1. Talich (cond.), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (1952)




    2. Kubelík (cond.), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (1981)




    3. Pešek (cond.), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (1990)

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