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New Reviews

GUSTAV MAHLER - Symphony No. 9

GUSTAV MAHLER
Symphony No. 9
Iván Fischer (Cond)
Released: June 2015
Channel Classics 36115

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - The Organ Toccatas

J. S. BACH
The Organ Toccatas
Christoph Schoener
Released: Apr 2015
MDG 9491893-6

CARSON COOMAN - Masque - Music for Organ

CARSON COOMAN
Music for Organ
Erik Simmons (Organ)
Released: Mar 2015
Divine Art DDA25127



LEONARD BERNSTEIN - Piano Works

LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Thirteen Anniversaries
Piano Works
Alexandre Dossin (Piano)
Released: Mar 2015
Naxos 8.559756

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS - Symphony No. 3

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Symphony No. 3
Michael Stern (Cond)
Jan Kraybill (Organ)
Released: June 2015
Reference RR-136

KAROL SZYMANOWSKI - Violin Concerto

KAROL SZYMANOWSKI
Violin Concerto No. 1
Rosanne Philippens (Vln)
Xian Zhang (Cond)
Released: Apr 2015
Channel Classics 36715





  
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New Releases

Porter - String Quartets

QUINCY PORTER
String Quartets 5-8
Ives Quartet
Naxos
8.559781
636943978122
Rel: June 2015



Grieg - Lyric Pieces

EDVARD GRIEG
Lyric Pieces
Janina Fialkowska
Atma Classics
ACD22696
Rel: May 2015



Pärt - Babel

ARVO PÄRT
Babel
Wiltener Sängerknaben
Johannes Stecher (Cond)
Col Legno
WWE1CD20427
Rel: August 2015