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Bach Brandenburg Concertos Concerto Italiano / Rinaldo Alessandrini (Naive) Buy from ArkivMusic.eu

Bach Concerto for two violins Ryo Terakado; Natsumi Wakamatsu; Bach Collegium Japan / Masaaki Suzuki (BIS) Buy from ArkivMusic.eu

Bach Orchestral Suites Ensemble Sonnerie / Monica Huggett (Avie) Buy from ArkivMusic.eu

Barber Adagio for strings Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein (DG) Buy from ArkivMusic.eu

*Barber Violin Concerto Joshua Bell; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Bartók Concerto for Orchestra Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Sir Georg Solti (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa (Newton Classics) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Bartók Violin Concerto No 2 Arabella Steinbacher; Suisse Romande Orchestra / Marek Janowski (Pentatone) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Beethoven Complete symphonies Charlotte Margiono; Birgit Remmert; Rudolf Schasching; Robert Holl; Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Nikolaus Harnoncourt (part of a Beethoven box set conducted by Harnoncourt, also including the complete piano concertos, performed by Pierre-Laurent Aimard – Warner)  Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos 4 and 5 Till Fellner; Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Kent Nagano (ECM New Series)  Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Beethoven Violin Concerto Itzhak Perlman; Philharmonia Orchestra / Carlo Maria Giulini (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Berg Violin Concerto Itzhak Perlman; Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis (LSO Live) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Brahms Complete symphonies Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Teldec) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Brahms Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 Nelson Freire; Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig / Riccardo Chailly (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Brahms Violin Concerto Julia Fischer; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Yakov Kreizberg (Pentatone) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Britten Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra London Symphony Orchestra / Benjamin Britten (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 Daniel Hope; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Bruckner Symphonies Nos 4, 5, 8 and 9 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Chopin Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 Martha Argerich; Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Copland Appalachian Spring San Francisco Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (RCA) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Copland Fanfare for the Common Man Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Louis Lane (Telarc) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Corelli 12 Concerti grossi, Op 6 The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock (Archiv) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Delibes Coppélia Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati (Newton Classics) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Debussy Jeux Hallé Orchestra / Sir Mark Elder (Hallé) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Debussy La mer Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Debussy Prélude à L’après-midi d’un faune Concertgebouw Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (Philips) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Dvorak Cello Concerto Pieter Wispelwey; Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (Channel Classics) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Dvorak Symphony No 9, ‘New World’ Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (Channel Classics) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Elgar Cello Concerto Jacqueline du Pré; London Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Barbirolli (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Elgar Enigma Variations London Symphony orchestra / Sir Adrian Boult (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Elgar String music BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (Apex) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Elgar Symphonies Nos 1 and 2 Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (Signum Classics) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Elgar Violin Concerto Nigel Kennedy; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Falla Noches en los jardines de España (Nights in the Gardens of Spain) Margaret Fingerhut; London Symphony Orchestra / Geoffrey Simon (Chandos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Stefano Bollani; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Górecki Symphony No 3 Dawn Upshaw; London Sinfonietta / David Zinman (Nonesuch) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Grieg Peer Gynt Suite Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Grieg Piano Concerto Leif Ove Andsnes; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Handel Fireworks Music Ensemble Zefiro / Alfredo Bernardini (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Handel Water Music Simon Standage; Elizabeth Wilcock; The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock (Archiv) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Haydn Cello Concerto in C Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Mstislav Rostropovich (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Haydn London Symphonies Les Musiciens du Louvre, Grenoble / Marc Minkowski (Naive) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Haydn Trumpet Concerto Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen / Alison Balsom Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Holst The Planets London Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Ives Three Places in New England Malmö Symphony Orchestra / James Sinclair (Naxos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mahler Symphony No 5 New Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir John Barbirolli (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Mahler Symphony No 9 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave) London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 , ‘Italian’ London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto James Ehnes; Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy (Onyx) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Messiaen Turangalîla-symphonie Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Kent Nagano (Teldec) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mozart Clarinet Concerto Jack Brymer; London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis (Philips) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 Dennis Brain; Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (EMI mono) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Mozart Piano Concertos Nos 20-27 English Chamber Orchestra / Murray Perahia (Sony Classical) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mozart Serenade for 13 Winds London Winds / Michael Collins (Onyx) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mozart Symphonies Nos 40 and 41 Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras (Linn) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Mussorgsky (orch Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition Toulouse Capitole Orchestra / Tugan Sokhiev (Naive) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Pärt Tabula rasa Gidon Kremer; Tatjana Grindenko; Alfred Schnittke; Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra / Saulius Sondeckis (ECM) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Järvi (Chandos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf Sting; Stefan Vladar; Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Claudio Abbado (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3 Martha Argerich; Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet London Symphony Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (LSO Live) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Prokofiev Symphonies Nos 1 and 5 London Symphony Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (Philips) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Rachmaninov Paganini Rhapsody Earl Wild; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Jascha Horenstein (Chandos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos 2 and 3 Vladimir Ashkenazy; London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 London Symphony Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (LSO Live) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Ravel Boléro Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (Telarc) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Berlin Radio Chorus; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Pierre Boulez (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Ravel Piano Concerto in G Krystian Zimerman; Cleveland Orchestra / Pierre Boulez (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Respighi Roman Trilogy (Pines of Rome, Roman Festivals, Fountains of Rome) Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra, Rome / Antonio Pappano (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras (Telarc) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Julian Bream; Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (RCA) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Rossini Overtures Philharmonia Orchestra / Carlo Maria Giulini (EMI)
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Saint-Saëns Le carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals) Frank Braley, Emmanuel Pahud, Gautier Capuçon et al (Virgin Classics) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No 2 Stephen Hough; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (Hyperion) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Saint-Saëns Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony) Peter Hurford; Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Schoenberg Five Orchestral Pieces, Op 16 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Schoenberg Variations for Orchestra, Op 31 Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Pierre Boulez (Apex) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Schubert Symphonies 5 & No 8, ‘Unfinished’ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Apex) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Schumann Piano Concerto Leif Ove Andsnes; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1 Daniel Müller-Schott; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Yakov Kreizberg (Orfeo) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Shostakovich Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2 Dmitri Alexeev; John Wallace; English Chamber Orchestra / Jerzy Maksymiuk (CfP) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Shostakovich Symphony No 5 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (Naxos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Shostakovich Symphony No 10 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (Naxos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Sibelius Finlandia & Tapiola Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Sibelius Symphonies Nos 2 and 5 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra / Sir John Barbirolli (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Sibelius Violin Concerto Leonidas Kavakos; Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Osmo Vänskä (BIS) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Smetana Má vlast Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Václav Talich (Supraphon mono) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

J Strauss II Waltzes Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

R Strauss Alpine Symphony Staatskapelle Weimar / Antoni Wit (Naxos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

R Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner (RCA) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

R Strauss Till Eulenspiegel Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Kirov Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (Philips) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Stravinsky The Firebird Flemish Radio Orchestra / Yoel Levi (Glossa) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Stravinsky Petrushka Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (Telarc) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (Harmonia Mundi) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture University of Minnesota Brass Band; Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra / Antál Dorati (Mercury) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty BBC Symphony Orchestra / Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (BBC Legends) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky Swan Lake London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 Stephen Hough; Minnesota Orchestra / Osmo Vänskä (Hyperion) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky Symphonies Nos 4-6 Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Evgeny Mravinsky (DG) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto Kyung-Wha Chung; London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn (Decca) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

*Vaughan Williams Symphony No 2, ‘A London Symphony’ London Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox (Chandos) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 Hallé Orchestra / Sir John Barbirolli (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Vaughan Williams Tallis Fantasia BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (Apex) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Tasmin Little; BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (Apex) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Vivaldi The Four Seasons Concerto Italiano / Rinaldo Alessandrini (Naive) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Walton Violin Concerto Nigel Kennedy; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn (EMI) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

Walton Viola Concerto Lawrence Power; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Ilan Volkov (Hyperion) Buy from Arkivmusic.eu

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