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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: Concerto No. 1 in D Minor for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1052 (Review by Neil Levenson)

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: Concerto No. 1 in D Minor for Piano and Strings, BWV 1052 (Review by Leslie Gerber)

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: Concertos for Violin and Orchestra (Review by David K. Nelson)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Concerto No. 3 in C minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 37. Overtures (Review by Mortimer H. Frank)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Concerto No. 5 in E♭ for Piano and Orchestra, op. 73 ( “Emperor“). Symphony No. 4 in B♭, op. 60 (Review by Mortimer H. Frank)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Concerto No. 5 in E♭ for Piano and Orchestra, op. 73 ("Emperor"). Concerto in C for Violin, Cello, and Piano, op. 56 ("Triple") (Review by Susan Kagan)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Romance No. 2 in F, Op. 50 (Review by John Bauman)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphony No. 3 in E♭, op. 55 (“Eroica“)'. Concerto No. 2 in B♭ for Piano and Orchestra, op. 19 (Review by Mortimer H. Frank)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphony No. 3 in E♭, op. 55 (“Eroica“)'. Fantasia in C Minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, op. 80 (Review by James H. North)

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BERLIOZ: Harold en Italie, op. 7 6. Rêverie et caprice, for Violin and Orchestra, op. 8 (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

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BERLIOZ: Rêverie et Caprice, Op. 8 (Review by John Bauman)

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BERLIOZ: Rêverie et Caprice, for Violin and Orchestra (Review by David K. Nelson)

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BRITTEN: Cantata Misericordium, op. 65 (Review by Alex Ross)

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BRUCH: Concerto No. 1 in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra, op. 26 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Scherzo No. 4 in E, op. 54 (Review by Neil Levenson)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Scherzo No. 4 in E, op. 54 (Review by Leslie Gerber)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Concerto in G Minor for Piano and Orchestra, op. 33 (Review by Neil Levenson)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Concerto in G Minor for Piano and Orchestra, op. 33 (Review by Leslie Gerber)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Concerto in G Minor for Piano and Orchestra, op. 33. Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, op. 95 (“From the New World“) (Review by John Bauman)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Mass in D, Op. 86 (Review by John H. Yoell)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Mass in D, Op. 86. Te Deum Op. 103. Psalm 149. Op. 79(52) (Review by John H. Yoell)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Saint Ludmila, Op. 71 (Review by John H. Yoell)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Saint Ludmila, op. 71 (Review by James H. North)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Saint Ludmila, op. 71 (Review by James H. North)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Slavonic Dance No. 15 (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Stabat Mater, Op. 58 (28) (Review by John H. Yoell)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: Te Deum, Op. 103. Psalm 149. Op. 79(52). Saint Ludmila (Review by John H. Yoell)

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DVOŘÁK, ANTONIN: The Specter's Bride (Review by John Bauman)

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ENESCU, GEORGE: Sonata No. 3 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, op. 25 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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FIBICH: (Orch. Provazník) (Review by John Bauman)

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FIŠER, LUBOŠ: Double. Lament for the Ruined Town of Ur. Crux. Istanu. Sonata for Chorus, Piano, and Orchestra (Review by Walter Simmons)

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FOERSTER, JOSEF: Cyrano de Bergerac, Suite for Large Orchestra, Op. 55 (Review by M.J. Albacete)

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FOERSTER, JOSEF: Cyrano de Bergerac, op. 55. From Shakespeare, op. 76 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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FOERSTER, JOSEF: Cyrano de Bergerac. Symphonic Suite, op. 55. Shakespeare Suite, op. 76 (Review by James H. North)

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FOERSTER, JOSEF: From Shakespeare—Suite, op. 76. Springtime and Desire—Symphonic Poem, op. 93 (Review by John Ditsky)

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FOERSTER, JOSEF: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, op. 54 (“Easter“). Springtime and Desire—Symphonic Poem, op. 93 (Review by David Johnson)

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GREGOR: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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GRIEG, EDVARD: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46; Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55; Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite, Op. 56 (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

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GRIEG, EDVARD: Peer Gynt (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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GRIEG, EDVARD: Peer Gynt (Review by Jon Tuska)

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KABELÁČ, MILOSLAV: Reflections (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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KABELÁČ, MILOSLAV: Symphony No. 4 (“Camerata“). Euphemias Mysterion. Reflections. Do Not Retreat! Six Cradle-Songs (Review by Walter Simmons)

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KALABIS: Symphony No. 2, op. 18 (“Sinfonia Pacis.“) (Review by Alex Ross)

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KVĚCH: Metamorphosis (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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LISZT: Hungarian Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

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LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsodies, for Orchestra (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

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LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

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LUTOSŁAWSKI: Concerto for Orchestra“ (Review by Alex Ross)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21, 61 (Review by William H. Youngren)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Review by Jon Tuska)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Concerto in E Minor for Violin and Orchestra, op. 64 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Violin Concerto (Review by Robert Maxham)

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MILHAUD: Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra, op. 263. Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano, op. 40 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante in E♭ for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, and Orchestra, K. Anh.9 (297b). Concerto in B♭ for Bassoon and Orchestra, K. 191 (Review by Brian Robins)

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MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3. Violin Sonatas (Review by Robert Maxham)

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PROKOFIEV: Chout (Review by Alex Ross)

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PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in c (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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PROKOFIEV: Symphonic Suite of Waltzes (Review by James Miller)

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RAVEL: Rapsodie espagnole (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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REICHA: Music for the Great Men and the Great Events of the French Republic (Review by John Bauman)

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RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Le Coq d'or (Review by James Miller)

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SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 (“Unfinished') (Review by William H. Youngren)

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SCHUMANN: Symphonies (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10 (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E♭, Op. 82. The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22, No. 3 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SMETANA: Dalibor (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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SMETANA: Macbeth and the Witches (Review by John Bauman)

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SMETANA: Má Vlast (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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SMETANA: Má Vlast (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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SMETANA: Má Vlast (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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SMETANA: Má Vlast (Review by Paul Sargent Clark)

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SMETANA: Vyšehrad (The High Castle); Vltava (Moldau); Sårka; From Bohemia's Fields and Forests; Tábor; Blaník (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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SMETANA: Vyšehrad (The High Castle); Vltava (Moldau); Šárka; Z českých luhuvahájuv (From Bohemia's Fields and Woods); Tábor; 6. Blaník (Review by ROGER DETTMER)

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SVENDSEN: Romance in G, Op. 26 (Review by John Bauman)

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TCHAIKOVSKY: Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 35. Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. S3 (Review by David K. Nelson)

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TCHAIKOVSKY: Sérénade Mélancolique, Op. 26 (Review by John Bauman)

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VRANICKÝ, PAVEL: Grande Symphonie caractéristique pour la paix avec la République français (Symphony in C minor), Op. 31 (Review by George Chien)

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VRANICKÝ, PAVEL: Great Characteristic Symphony for the Peace with the French Republic, Op. 31 (Review by John Bauman)

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WALTON: Scapino (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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WIENIAWSKI: Romance from Violin Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 22 (Review by John Bauman)

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ZELENKA: Suite in F for Three Oboes and Strings (Review by John Bauman)

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