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Great Conductors of the 20th Century – John Barbirolli

Great Conductors of the 20th Century – John Barbirolli

Great Conductors of the 20th Century¬†was a 2CD series from IMG Artists and EMI featuring famous conductors of the 20th century. As per the norm, the website has disappeared, so here is all the information [and more] that was included for this great series. Includes the only official recording of Barbirolli’s blazing Mahler 2 broadcast from Stuttgart in stereo in 1970 Catalogue no: 7243 5 75100 2 8 (2 CD)   CD1 [76:17] Wagner: Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act 1…

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20 Buck Symphonies

20 Buck Symphonies

What can you get for around 20 Bucks? Well, you can build a great classical collection for that much a month if you know where to look. On occassion¬†I will have a list of downloadable recordings to help you explore the world of classical music, featuring some essential collections and a few bargains. While I am partial to CDs, since you get better sound and liner notes, you can get a better deal most of the time with downloadable MP3s….

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