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  1. Respighi - Orchestre Symphonique De Montréal, Charles Dutoit ‎– Pines Of Rome, etc.

    Terry Blain writes in classical-miusic.com that Ottorino Respighi falls into that unenviable category of a composer whose reputation rests unduly on a particular work, or group of compositions. In his case it is the so-called ‘Roman Trilogy’, three separately conceived orchestral pieces penned between 1916-1928, his prime creative period.

    The popularity of the Trilogy has often been attributed to Respighi’s undeniable brilliance as an orchestrator, his ability to conjure a
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  2. RR: 168. Fauré: Piano Quartets, opp. 15 & 45

    1. Domus (1985)




    2. Trio Wanderer, Tamestit (2008)




    3. Hubeau, Gallois-Montbrun, Lequien, Navarra (1970)




    4. Collard,
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  3. RR: 167. Brahms: Symphony #3 in F, op. 90

    1. Walter (cond.), Columbia Symphony Orchestra (1960)




    2. Szell (cond.), Cleveland Orchestra (1964)




    3. Klemperer (cond.), Philharmonia Orchestra (1957)




    4.
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  4. The Piano Music of Scott Joplin (Part 2)

    To complete our two-part survey of the piano music of Scott Joplin, I wanted to share tracks I downloaded from a still-active Public Domain site, LiberMusica.


    In the first installment in this series I observed that the tempo on some of the ragtime tracks I unearthed years ago was, well, rather
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  5. RR: 166. Strauss, R.: Der Rosenkavalier, op. 59

    1. Karajan (cond.), Schwarzkopf, Ludwig, Stich-Randall, Edelmann, Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus (1956)




    2. Solti (cond.), Crespin, Donath, Minton, Jungwirth, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus (1969)




    3. E. Kleiber
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