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  1. RR: 170. Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A, K. 581

    1. Pay, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble (1979)




    2. King, Gabrieli String Quartet (1985)




    3. Fröst, Vertavo String Quartet (2002)

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    Updated Jun-20-2018 at 00:32 by Trout

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  2. RR: 169. Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin, D. 795

    1. Wunderlich, Giesen (1964)




    2. Schiøtz, Moore (1945)




    3. Fischer-Dieskau, Moore (1961)




    4. Bostridge, Johnson (1995)
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    Updated Jun-20-2018 at 00:34 by Trout

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  3. Four More London Symphonies

    Almost a year ago, I shared a series of Joseph Haydn's London symphonies from a 1950s MONO collection, under the baton of Hermann Scherchen.

    Scherchen was musically self-taught. Early in his career, he played viola, and for a time he accompanied Arnold Schoenberg on tour. Interned in Russia during the First World War, he returned to Berlin after the war and founded in 1918 the Neue Musikgesellschaft ("Society for New Music"). In 1933, he fled Germany for Belgium, where he
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  4. Tchaikovsky Showcase

    This week, the Tuesday Blog presents its quarterly “fifth Tuesday of the Month” montage, number 280 in our ongoing series of Pod-O-Matic podcasts.

    For the past few installments in our podcast series, we have explored music from Russian composers: Glazunov, Stravinsky and some of the Mighty Five group of Russian Nationalist composers. This week, we turn to possibly the most popular of all Russian composers of the late 19th century, Peter Tchaikovsky.

    Tchaikovsky has been
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    Updated Jul-28-2018 at 14:11 by itywltmt

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  5. Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt ‎– Carl Nielsen

    Today's installment of Vinyl's Revenge features a few selections from a three-disc set dating from the mid-1970's, featuring the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Herbert Blomstedt.

    This set, second of two, completes Blomstedt's first complete cycle of the symphonies of Carl Nielsen; another cycle was produced about 15 years later while he was Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony. This set features the last three symphonies and three short orchestral works. Today's share
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