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LIONEL ATKINS- Classic Gems- ("Tarantella"; "Slavonic Dances"; "Cortege"; "Dance Of The Tumblers"; "Battet Egyptian"; "Humoresque"; "Gavotte"; "Dance Lithuanian" w/ The New London Symphonic Orchestra) Golden Tone Mono EX $12
DAVID AXELROD- David Axelrod's Interpretation Of Handel's Messiah- (Plenty of subdued funk, nice jazzy flourishes & dark orchestrations, conducted by Julian "Cannonball" Adderly; w/ original embosed Unipak cover) RCA (LSP-4636) M $43


SIR THOMAS BEECHAM- Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major "Jupiter"; & Symphony No. 38 in D Minor "Prague"- (Sir Thomas Beecham conducts The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra w/ William Primrose on Viola) Columbia Masterworks (ML-4313 deep groove 6-Eyes grey label) Mono EX+ $9
SIR THOMAS BEECHAM- Berlioz: Harold In Italy, Op. 16- (Sir Thomas Beecham conducts The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra w/ William Primrose on Viola) Columbia Masterworks (ML-4542 deep groove 6-Eyes grey label) Mono VG+ $4
ROBERT RUSSELL BENNETT- It's Classic But It's Good- (Robert Russell Bennett conducts the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra through some of the prettiest melodies ever written) RCA (Red Seal LM-2238) M- $20 or EX- $5
LEONARD BERNSTEIN- Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 in C Minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 18; Prelude in D Minor, Op. 23, No. 3; Prelude in E Flat, Op. 23, No. 6; Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2- (Leonard Bernstein conducts The New York Philharmonic w/ Philippe Entremont, pianist) Columbia Masterworks (MS-5148) M $5
BORIS BLACHER- Ludwig Zirner conducts The University Of Illinois Opera Group w/ Gerty Herzog, piano & Ernst Haefliger, tenor on Abstract Opera #1 (considered the worst opera ever written. Libretto by Werner Egk); Electronic Impulses; Sonata For Piano Op. 39; Apreslude (based on poems by Gottfried Benn); What About This, Mr. Clementi? (inspired by Muzio Clementi). Some baroque & jazz moves throughout) MACE (9097) SS $28 Scarce!
KARL BÖHM- Schubert Symphony No. 7 in C Major; as Karl Bö conducts The Berlin Philharmonoc Orchestra- Germany / Deutsche Grammophon (138 877) M $9
SIR ADRIAN BOULT- Tchaikovsky: Pathètique Symphony 6 In B Minor, Opus 74- (Boult conducts The London Philharmonic Orchestra through Tchaikovsky's last symphony, one of the most despondent pieces of music ever written, highlighting the composer's advanced depressed mental state) Somerset (SF-10100) EX+ $17
IGOR BUKETOFF- Tchaikovsky: 1812 Oveture (A Dramatically New Version w/ choruses adding the original Russian songs & chants); Rachmaninoff: Three Russian Folk Songs, Op. 41; Spring, Cantata, Op. 20. Igor Buketoff condicts The New Philharmonic Orchestra w/ The Cathedral Choir & Children's Choir of St. Ambrose; Central Band Of The Royal Air Force; Guns of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery; Russian Church Bells) RCA (Red Seal LSC-3051) M $5


JOHN CAGE- Three Dances (For Two Amplified Prepared Pianos - Side-1) / STEVE REICH- Four Organs (For Four Electronic Organs & Maracas- Side-2)- (w/ Ralph Grierson; Michael Tilson Thomas; Roger Kellaway; Tom Raney) Angel M $28 or M- $22 (Write for more John Cage LPs available)
ENRICO CARUSO- The First Recordings 1901-1903- (The master sings operatic pieces by Verdi; Boito; Cilea; Puccini; Donizetti; Giordano; Franchetti; Leoncavallo; Massenet; Mascagni; Ponchelli; Meyerbeer; Trimarchi; Denza; Pini Corsi) Top Artists Platters (TAP T-307) Mono M- $9
FAUSTO CLEVA- Conducts the opera La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini. Performed by Frank Valentino; Heidi Krall; Daniele Barioni; Lucine Amara; & other Met stars. Cover art by Gérard. Original issue, Recorded January 1957) The Metropolitan Opera Record Club Mono M- $9
PIERRE COCHEREAU- Pipe Organ Pieces by Frescobaldi; Gabrielli, & Zipoli- (Pierre Cochereau At St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco. The widely acclaimed 89-Rank, 4-Manual Pipe Organ was built by Fratellui Ruffatti) Klavier (529) SS $18
PETER COOPER- Four Centuries Of Harpischord Music- (Peter Cooper play Harpischord built by Thomas Goff on pieces by Purcell; Rameau; Handel; Delius; Murrill; Mozart; Bach; Scarlatti; Couperin; others) UK / PYE (Golden Guinea Series) M- $12
AARON COPELAND- Aaron Copeland Conducts Billy The Kid (Ballet Suite) & Four Dance Episodes From 'Rodeo'- (w/ The London Symphony Orchestra) Columbia Masterworks M $8
GEORGE CRUMB / CHARLES IVES- On Side-A Jan DeGaetani (mezzo-soprano) & Gilbert Kalish, piano perform "Apparition", written expressly for them by George Crumb. On Side-B they perform selections by Charles Ives- (Considered a 'Desert Island Disc'. Mastered by Robert Ludwig. Gatefold) Bridge M $40


THE DELLER CONSORT- Music Of Medieval France - 1200-1400 - Sacred & Secular- (Alfred Deller directs Concentus Musicus of Wein, using an ensemble of Ancient Instruments, & Choir) The Bach Guild (656) Mono EX $9
PIERRE DERVAUX- Eric Satie 'Mercure' (Ballet) & 'Socrate' (Symphonic Drama) performed by Orchestre De Paris, under the direction of Pierre Dervaux- (w/ Danielle Millet, mezzo-soprano, & sopranos Andrea Guiot, Mandy Mesple & Andrée Esposito. These Satie pieces have rarely been recorded. Includes original innersleeve & enclosed Text & Translation sheet) Angel (36846) M $15
ANTAL DORATI- Antal Dorati conducts The London Symphony Orchestra through Dvorák "Concerto In B Minor For Cello & Orchestra, OP. 104" and Bruch "Kol Nidrel, Op. 47" w/ Janos Starker, Cello. Liner notes by Paul Affelder. Holland / Mercury (SRI-75045) M $9
ANTAL DORATI- Antal Dorati Conducts Bela Bartók: Suite From The Miraculous Mandarin; Hungarian Sketches & Romanian Dances- (w/ The Symphony Orchestras of Chicago & Minneapolis) Mercury (50151 w/ maroon & silver Living Presence label) M- $12
ANTAL DORATI- Antal Dorati conducts the Philharmonia Hungarica through Respighi "Ancient Airs & Dances" Suites 1, 2 & 3- (liner notes by Eugene Bruck) Netherlands / Mercury (technically Still Sealed, although shrinkwrap split open all the way except for the bottom inch) SS $15
ANTAL DORATI- Bartok- (Antal Dorati conducts the Minneapolis Symphany Orchestra through "Suite No. 2, Opus 4" & the Philharmonia Hungarica through "Dance Suite". Liner notes by James Lyons) Mercury (SR-90533) M $6

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ARNOLD ELSTON / GORDON BINKERD- Same- (A-Side is Elston's 'String Quartet' (1961) in the style of Schoenberg w/ The Pro Arte Quartet: Norman Paulu; Thomas Moore; Richard Blum; & Lowell Creitz. B-Side has Binkerd's 'Sonata For Cello & Piano' w/ Roger Drinkall & Richard Corbett) CRI (289) M- $8
ALBERTO ERDE- Alberto Erde conducts the Chorus & Orchestra of L'Accedemia Di Santa Cecilia of Rome, Italy, through highlights of Verdi's Aida- (w/ Renata Tebaldi (pictured on cover); Mario Del Monaco; Ebe Stignani) London (5279 w/ black & silver ffrr 'ear' label) VG+ $5
FREDERICK FENNELL- Frederick Fennell Conducts Cole Porter- ("Perfect Presence Sound" originally recorded on 35mm magnetic film. w/ Tony Mottola) Mercury Mono M- $4
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Gaite Parisienne- (Recorded in Boston's Symphony Hall on June 20, 1947, The Boston Pops play the complete score of the famed ballet by Offenbach, & a steampunk favorite. This original 1950 pressing is the 1st LP ever released by RCA) RCA Victor Red Seal (LM-1001) Mono VG+ $33 Rare!
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Classical Music For People Who Hate Classical Music- RCA Red Seal Mono SS $14
ARTHUR FIEDLER- New World Symphony- (Arthur Feidler conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra through Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 "From The New World"; Carnival Oveture, Op. 92) RCA Red Seal M $12
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Rhapsody In Blue / An American In Paris- (cheesecake cover art) RCA Red Seal M $6
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Play The Beatles- (w/ The Boston Pops) RCA Red Seal SS $38 or M- $18
ARTHUR FIEDLER- What The World Needs Now- (Bacharach / David Songbook) Polydor VG $3
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Evening At Pops- (w/ 'Tubby The Tuba' narration by Julia Child) Polydor VG+ $9
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Greatest Hits Of The 60s- RCA Red Seal M- $9 (Write for more Arthur Feidler)
ARTHUR FIEDLER- Fiedler's Greatest TV Hits- RCA Red Seal M $9
ADOLF FLUEGEL & ORCHESTRA- Chopinesque- (Fantasie Impromptu; Nocturne Op. 27 No. 2; Rosenkavalier Waltzes) Fortuna (956) M- $5
RALPH FONT & HIS ORCHESTRA- Longhair Goes Cha Cha- (Beethoven; Dvorak; Liszt; Chopin; Mozart; Schubert; Bizet; Brahms; Panchielli; Kabalrvsy; & Rubinstein played as beguines; mambos; rhumbas; merengues & cha-chas. Great cover art!) Westminster Mono M $33
VIRGIL FOX- Organ Reveries By Virgil Fox- (Virgil Fox at the Organ of The Riverside Church, New York performs Brahms; Rubinstein; Saint-Saëns; Bach; Brahms) Columbia Masterworks (ML-4401 w/ grey 6-Eyes label) Mono VG $8
VIRGIL FOX- Virgil Fox Plays The John Wanamaker Organ, Philadelphia- Westminster Gold VG+ $28
VIRGIL FOX- Bach Live At The Fillmore East- (Heavy Organ) Decca M $33
VIRGIL FOX- Bach Live At Winterland, San Francisco- (Heavy Organ) Decca M- $28


MICHEL GANOT- The Baroque Connection- (Film music in the style of Handel & Vivaldi w/ Michel Ganot conducting The Paris Opera Orchestra. Great Baroque music produced in France by Paul De Senneville. Liner notes by Karolynne Gee) Angel (37000) EX- $14 Scarce!
AL GOODMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- Strauss Waltzes- RCA Victor (LK-1021 w/ blue & silver label) Mono EX- $8
ARTHUR GRUMIAUX- Virtuoso violionist Arthur Grumiaux is featured w/ Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo, conducted by Piero Bellugi as they perform Nicolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 6; Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Minor- (gatefold w/ booklet pages intact) Holland / Philips M- $12


JASCHA HORENSTEIN- Jascha Horenstein conducts the New Philharmonic Orchestra through the rarely recorded works of Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Op. 50; Saga-Drøm, Op. 50- (musical supervisor of this recording is renowned Nielsen expert, Robert Simpson. Cover art by Roger Hane) Nonesuch M $30
MILAN HORVAT- Milan Horvat conducts The Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra through Respighi: The Fountains Of Rome, & The Pines Of Rome- Everest (3436) Mono M- $5

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ANTONIO JANIGRO- The Baroque Art Of Telemann- (Italian cellist & conductor, Antonio Janigro leads the Croatian Chamber Orchestra, I Solisti di Zagreb, through 4 of Telemann's Baroque Concertos, recorded under the auspices of The Bach Guild for Vanguard Records) Bach Guild (BGS-70679) M $5
SPIKE JONES & HIS CITY SLICKERS- Spike Jones Is Murdering The Classics- (Wait till you hear what he's doing to Carmen; William Tell; Blue Danube; Liebestraum; Nutcracker; etc) RCA Red Seal M- $7


RICHARD KAPP- Instant Classics- (Richard Kapp directs The Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York through famous piano works by Chopin; Debussy; Dvorák; Greig; Schumann; Beethoven; Wolf-Ferrari; Rameau, arranged by Richard Kapp & Yasuo Higuchi) CBS Masterworks M $18
ANDREW KAZDIN & THOMAS Z. SHEPARD- Everything You Always Wanted To Hear On The Moog, But Was Afraid To Ask For- (Kazdin & Shepard conduct The Mighty Moog through selections by Bizet 'Carmen'; Chabrier 'España'; Lecuona 'Malagueña'; plus a 14:33 version of Ravel 'Bolero') Columbia Masterworks M- $5
PAUL KLETZKI- Paul Kletzki conducts The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra through Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D "Titan"- (Recorded in Austria. Liner notes by Charles Osborne. Printed on heavy cover stock) Angel (53913 w/ light blue & silver label) M $9
KYRIL KONDRASHIN- Pianist Sviatoslav Richter is featured on the works of Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major; Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major. Kyril Kondrashin conducts The London Symphony Orchestra- Holland / Philips M $25
ANDRE KOSTELANETZ & HIS ORCHESTRA- La Traviata- (Verdi Opera for Orchestra tells a story in 3-Acts of a love so great it triumphed over death!) Columbia (6-eyes) Mono M- $8
ERICH KLEIBER / CLEMENS KRAUSS- Waltzes By Johann Strauss- (Side-A Clemens Krauss conducts The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Side-B Erich Kleiber conducts The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded by Telefunken in Europe) Capitol (P-8061 Microgrooved w/ green & gold deep groove label) Mono VG $4


PAUL LAVALLE- World's Fair Suite- (The Official recording of this work w/ Paul Lavalle conductiog the The World's Fair Symphony Orchestra, began when Robert Moses, president of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair commisioned composer Ferde Grofé who wrote the suite in 5 parts to coincide w/ the physical design of the fair: Unisphere; International; Fun At The Fair; Pavilions Of Industry; & National. Stunning cover photo of the Unisphere superimposed w/ The Dancing Waters) RCA Red Seal (Dynagroove) EX $40
ERICH LEINSDORF- A Solemn Pontifical Requiem Mass In Memory Of John Fitzgerald Kennedy- (Celebrated by Richard Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston, in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston on January 19, 1964. Erich Leinsdorf conducts the Boston Symphony & the Chorus ProMusica (Alfred Nash Patterson, conductor) through Mozart's Requiem. The soloists are Saramae Endich, soprano; Eunice Alberts, contralto; Nicholas di Virgilio, tenor; & Mac Morgan, bass. Jacqueline Kennedy attended in her first public appearance since the president’s funeral, as did the rest of the Kennedy family. The mass was televised live. 2-LP Boxed Set comes w/ both insert & booklet) RCA (Red Seal) M- $9
JON LORD- Gemini Suite- (Orchestrated Classical-Prog-Rock fusion written by ex-Flower Pot Men; Artwoods & Deep Purple organist Jon Lord, who performs w/ The London Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Malcolm Arnold); Tony Ashton; Ian Paice; Yvonne Elliman; Roger Glover; Albert Lee; others) Capitol / Purple Records (original gatefold cover w/ wraparound Jim Willis painting of mythical creatures) M- $38 or Warner Bros (w/ Cliff McReynolds painting depicting sky, clouds, & astrological zodiac creatures) M- $26


YO-YO MA- Japanese Melodies- (Arranged & Conducted by Michio Mamiya w/ the Pro Musica Nipponia, featuring Patricia Zander, Harpsichord; Masami Nakagawa, Flute; Hiroaki Naka, Bass; Sumire Yoshiwara, percussion, & Yo-Yo Ma, Cello. Perfect dinner music) CBS FM (39703) M $18
LORIN MAAZEL- Lorin Maazel conducts The Berlin Philharmonic through Respighi: Pini De Roma; Mussorgsky: Eine Nachtr Auf Dem Kahlen Berge; Rimsky-Korssakoff: Capriccio Espagnol- Germany / Deutsche Grammophon M- $5
LORIN MAAZEL- Lorin Maazel conducts The Weiner Philharmoniker through Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor "Resurrection"- (Soprano Solists are Eva Marton & Jessye Norman. 2-LP Boxed Set w/ insert booklet) Germany / Holland / CBS Masterworks M $28 Scarce!
MAGIC FLUTE- (Swedish performances of the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera that plays to the Opera-comique traditions, the Singspiel traditions, the Opera buffa traditions, the ideals of the Free Masons, as well as embodying his native 'Enlightenment' Vienna simultaneously) A&M DJ M- $24
MANTOVANI- Mantovani Plays Operatic Arias- UK / London (maroon ffrr ear label) Mono EX+ $5
JEAN MARTINON- Jean Martinon provides liner notes & conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole; Mother Goose, Suite; Alborada Del Gracioso, Introduction & Allegro- RCA Red Seal M $7
ZUBIN MEHTA- Zubin Mehta conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic through his famous rendition of Richard Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathrustra, Op. 30- UK / US London (CS-6609 maroon & silver ffrr ear label) M $30
THE MOTHER OF US ALL- (Original 1976 Revival Cast of the 2-act English historical opera based on the life of Susan B. Anthony, composed by Virgil Thomson w/ Libretto by Gertrude Stein. 2-LP gatefold set w/ The Santa Fe Opera conducted by Raymond Leppard. Has 35 pg. booket attached) New Worls (288/289) NM $12
PIERRE MONTEUX- Conducts The Rome Opera House Orchestra & Choir on location, 1958, through Orfeo & Euridice, an Opera in 3 Acts w/ music by Christoph Willibald Gluck; Libretto by Ranieri Di Calzabigi; abridged for home listening. Risë Stevens as Orfeo; Lisa Dela Casa as Euridice; & Roberta Peters as Amore. w/ booklet) RCA Victor (Red Seal LM-2253 'Orthophonic') Mono M $12
CHARLES MUNCH- Charles Munch conducts The Boston Symphony Orchestra through Ptokofieff: Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 18 (w/ Nicole Henriot, piano); Barber: Medea's Medition & Dance Of Vengeance- (liner notes by Herberty Weinstock) RCA (Red Seal w/ dark maroon label & dog on top) Mono M- $7
CHARLES MUNCH- Charles Munch conducts The Boston Symphony Orchestra through Debussy: Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Faun; Ravel: Raspodie Espagnole; Bolero; La Valse (Choreographic Poem For Orchestra. Liner notes by Boston Heral Music Critic Rupolph Elie) RCA (Red Seal w/ dark maroon label & dog on top) Mono EX- $5
CHARLES MUNCH- Charles Munch conducts The Boston Symphony Orchestra through Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14- (5 movements) RCA (Red Seal w/ maroon label & dog on top) Mono M $12
CHARLES MUNCH- Charles Munch conducts the strings of The Boston Symphony Orchestra through Tchaikovsky: Serenade For Strings, Op. 48; Elgar: Introduction & Allegro For Strings, Op. 47- RCA Red Seal M $5
MILAN MUNCLINGER- Milan Munclinger conducts members of The Chech Philharmonic Orchestra through Stamitz: Orchestrial Trio in C Minor, Op. 4, No. 3; Orchestral Trio in B Flat Major, Op. 1, No. 5; Orchestral Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 6; Orchestral Trio in C Major, Op. 1, No. 1- (Baroque Music w/ Victoria Svihlíková, harpischord. Liner notes by Paul Myers) Crossroads EX+ $27
MUSIC FOR YOUR PLANTS- Same- (Selections by Vivaldi; Mozart; Grieg; Beethoven; Mendelssohn & Tchaikovsky, proven to stimulate good health & grown in house plants) Carmel M $40

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EUGENE ORMANDY- Afternoon Of A Faun- (Ormandy conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra through Debussy: Prelude To Afternoon Of A Faun; Nocturnes; & Ravel: Daphnis & Chloe Suite #2) Columbia Masterworks (ML-5112 6-eyes grey label) Mono VG+ $3
EUGENE ORMANDY- Schumann: Piano Concerto In A Minor, Opus 54 w/ Rudolf Serkin, piano; Strauss: Burlesque In D Minor For Piano & Orchestra- (Ormandy conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra) Columbia Masterworks (ML-5168 6-eyes grey label) Mono VG+ $6
EUGENE ORMANDY- Richard Strauss- (Ormandy conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra through Don Juan, Opus 20; Waltzes from "Der Rosenkavalier", Opus 59; Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Opus 28; & Love Scene From The Opera "Feuersnot", Opus 50) Columbia Masterworks (ML-5177 6-eyes grey label) EX- $8
EUGENE ORMANDY- Eugene Ormandy conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra w/ Philippe Entremont featured on the piano, through Greig: Concerto in A Minor for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 16; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Pagannini, Op. 43- (detailed liner notes by Charles Burr) Columbia Masterworks (grey label) M- $5
EUGENE ORMANDY- Eugene Ormandy conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra through Penderrecki: Utrenja, The Entombment Of Christ- (World Premiere Recording of a Thrilling Sonic Experience w/ Stefania Woyloweicz, soprano; Kerstin Meyer, mezzo-soprano; Seth McCoy, tenor; Bernard Ladysz & Peter Lagger, basses, plus The Temple University Choirs, directed by Robert Page & Gail B. Poch) RCA Red Seal M $30

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ALEXANDER PAULMÜLLER- Alexander Paulmüller conducts The Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra through Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 85; Double Concerto in G Major, Op. 17- (w/ Martin Galling, piano; Susanne Lautenbacher, violin. Liner notes by Dr. Dorothy S. Packer) Turnabout (4028 w/ turquoise & silver label) Mono M $6
LUCIANO PAVAROTTI- Puccini: La Bohème- (Herbert Von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Pavarotti is joined in the opera by Mirella Freni, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Harwood, & Rolando Panerai. 2-LP Box Set w/ hinged lid, plastic-lined innersleeves, 33 page book w/ libretto) London (90-5572) SS $15
LUCIANO PAVAROTTI- King Of The High C's- (Arias from The Daughter Of The Regiment; La Favorita; Il Trovatore; Der Rosenkavalier; William Tell; I Puritani; La Bohème) London (OS-26373 ffrr) SS $9
ANDRE PREVIN- André Previn is featured on piano, as well as conductor of The London Symphony Orchestra for this George Gershwin program of Rhapsody In Blue & An American In Paris- W/ Gervase De Peyer, clarinet & Howard Snell, trumpet. w/ textured gatefold cover) Angel M $17
PROCOL HARUM- Procol Harum Live In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra- (w/ The Da Camera Singers. Contains the hit "Conquistador") Asia / Pioneer (PRC-5289) EX $15
FELIX PROHASKA- Felix Prohaska conducts The Austrian Symphony Orchestra through Chopin: Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11 for piano & Orchestra- (w/ Edward Kilenyi, piano) Remington Mono VG $8


JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL- The famous flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal is featured on Antonio Vivaldi Concertos 1 in F Major; Concerto 2 in G Minor; Concerto 3 in D Major; Concerto 4 in G Major; Concerto 5 in F Major; Concerto 6 in G Major- (recorded in Europe w/ Claudio Scimone directing. Liner notes by J.C. Veilhan) CBS Masterworks M $30
FRITZ REINER- Fritz Reiner conducts The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra through Brahms: Eight Hungarian Dances (no. 5 in F Sharp Minor; No. 7 in A Major; No. 12 in D Minor; No. 13 in D Major; No. 6 in D Flat Major; No. 21 in E Minor; No. 19 in B Minor; No. 1 in G Minor); plus an assortment of Strauss Waltzes: Southern Roses Waltz, Op. 388; The Gypsy Baron - Treasure Waltz Op. 418; Vienna Life, Op. 354- Cilumbia Masterworks (Microgrooved LP w/ dark blue deep-groove label) Mono VG+ $7
MANUEL ROSENTHAL & THE PARIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA- Scriabin: The Poem Of Ecstasy Op. 54 / Loeffler: A Pagan Poem (After Virgil) Op. 14- Capitol (P-8188) Mono VG $6
ARTHUR RUBENSTEIN- The great pianist Arthur Rubenstein is featured in Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22; & Franck: Symphonic Variations- (Alfred Wallenstein conducts the Symphony Of The Air) RCA (LCS-2234 Red Seal True Stereo) SS $28


SAUTER - FINEGAN ORCHESTRA & THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA- Concerto For Jazz Band & Symphony Orchestra- (awesome classical-jazz fusion as Fritz Reiner conducts The Chicago Symphony Orchestra through "Don Juan" by Richard Strauss, & adds the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra for the title track, by Liebermann) RCA Victor (Red Seal LM-1888) Mono VG $38 (Write for more Sauter-Finegan LPs)
VÁCLAV SMETÁCEK- Václav Smetácek conducts The Prague Symphony Orchestra through Josef Bohuslav Foerster: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 54 "Easter"- (liner notes by Jack Diether, editor of Chord & Dischord) Nonesuch EX+ $4
THE GREGG SMITH SINGERS- Choral Music Of Irving Fine- (w/ "Alice In Wonderland Series 1 & 2"; "The Hour Glass Suite"; & "McCord's Menagerie", conducted by Gregg Smith w/ Raymond Beegle, piano) CRI (376) SS $35
SMOKE RISE- Survival Of Joan- (2-LP Gatefold Set w/ Original 1971 Rock Opera Cast: F. Murray Abraham; Janet Samo; Willie Rock & others. Music written & performed by Smoke Rise, a prog-rock group w/ Randy Bugg & brothers Gary, Hank & Stan Ruffin. About the life & times of Joan of Arc, w/ 12-Page Booklet) Paramount M $50
IZLER SOLOMON- Conducts The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra In Live Concert At Carnegie Hall- (Rare souvenir only pressing of Izler Solomon's debut appearance at Carnegie Hall as conductor. Hear Schubert's Symphony In C Major No. 7, recorded live Nov 11, 1965. Textured gatefold cover is AUTOGRAPHED in ball-point pen by Izler Solomon, dated 1966) RCA custom Mono pressing for The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra M- $15
SPINDRIFT- Spindrift Liberate: The Pirates Of Penzance- (The New Pop Rock Sound Of An Operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan w/ Tom Costello. This Original 6-piece heavy-metal fuzz-psych baroque-pop rock-opera is based on the Gilbert & Sullivan version) Steady M- $40
LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI- Maestro Leopold Stokski conducts The London Symphony Orchestra through Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherzade- (gatefold cover) London (Phase-4 SPC-21005) M- $7
LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI- Maestro Leopold Stokski conducts The National Philharmonic Orchestra through selections by Sousa; Moussorgsky; Strauss; Chabrier; Haydn; Saint-Saëns; Brahms; Tchaikovsky; Berlioz; Ippolitov-Ivanov- PYE (12132) SS $20
PETER STRAUSS- Psyché- (The Complete Recording of César Franck's Symphonic Poem For Chorus & Orchestra w/ The Chorus Of The Belgian Radio led by Gilbert Ernst, & the Orchestra De Liège conducted by Paul Strauss) Connoisseur Society (CSQ-2096 Quadraphonic SQ mastering) M- $48 Rare!
ENZIO STUARTI & OTHER ARTISTS- The World's Greatest Arias- (Che Gelida Manina; Ah! Forse Lui; Celeste Aida; La Donna Mobile; Habanera; Song Of The Evening Star; Vesti La Gubba; Un Bel Di Vedremo; The Calf Of Gold; Voi Che Sapete; Liebestod; In Fernen Land) Diplomat (2257) M $4
GEORGE SZELL- Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Opus 21 & 61 Oveture & Incidental Music w/ The Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Of New York); Symphony #4 In A Major (Opus 90 'Italian' w/ The Cleveland Orchestra)- (Conducted by George Szell including Scherzo; Nocturne; Intermezzo; Wedding March; & Saltarello) Columbia Masterworks (ML-4498 deep groove grey label) Mono VG+ $3
HENRY SZERYNG- Virtuoso violionist Henry Szeryng is featured w/ The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Gibson as they perform the world premiere recording of Nicolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 3- (gatefold w/ booklet pages intact) Holland / Philips M $20


JOHN TAVENER- The Whale- (Avant-garde minimalist 'dramatic cantata & oratorio' loosly based on the Old Testament story of Jonah, w/ The London Sinfonietta under David Atherton featuring soloists Anna Reynolds, Raimund Herincx, Alvar Liddell, & John Tavener playing pipe & Hammond organs. w/ Gatefold) Apple SS $78
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS- Michael Tilson Thomas conducts The Boston Symphony Orchestra through Charles Ives: Three Places In New England; & Carl Ruggles: Sun-Treader- (w/ insert) Germany / Deutsche Grammophon M $14
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS- Michael Tilson Thomas conducts The Concertgebouw Orchestra through Charles Ives: Symphony No. 3 "The Camp Meeting"; & Orchestral Set No. 2- (Recorded in The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam w/ The Concertgebouw Chorus directyed by Geert Van Keulen) CBS Masterworks M $17
ARTURO TOSCANINI & THE NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA- Grand Canyon Suite- (Includes 5 parts by Ferde Grofé) RCA (early number Red SeaLM-1004) Mono VG $14
ARTURO TOSCANINI & THE NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA- Romeo & Juliet- (Includes the Overture & Fantasia by Tchaikovsky, recorded at Carnegie Hall April 8, 1946; plus the Dramatic Symphony Op. 17 by Berlioz, including the balcony scene, recorded at Carnegie Hall February 17, 1947) RCA Victor (early number Red Seal LM-1019) Mono NM $12
ARTURO TOSCANINI & THE NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA- Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel / Death & Transfiguration- (Till Eulenspiegel was an impudent prankster in German folklore. Cover art by Jim Flora) RCA Red Seal (LM-1891) Mono M $48
TRUTH OF TRUTHS- A Contemporary Rock Opera- (2-LP Gatefold Set w/ 20-page booklet. A prog-rock version of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, written by Ray Ruff w/ Dick & Dee Dee (Dick & Sandy St. John); Donnie Brooks (as Jesus); Don Great; Val Stoëcklein; Sonny Carver; Hal Blaine; Pat Liston, Patti Sterling; Jim Backus as the voice of God; & many others) Oak M- $90 Rare!

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Various Artists: DEATH IN VENICE & OTHER GREAT MOTION PICTURE THEMES- (Van Cliburn; Eugene Ormandy; Fritz Reiner; Arthur Feidler; Erich Leinsdorf) RCA (LSC-3224 Red Seal) SS $5
VIRGIN- (Original 1972 Cast w/ Joe DeVito & Dorothy Lerner. This is a Christian Rock Opera centered around the tale of an idealistic young man who recently had become an ordained priest, & the dilemmas he is facing. Score by Father John O'Reilly, performed by The Mission. 2-LP Boxed set w/ booklet & reflective metallicized 'cross' plaque on cover) Paramount M $28
JOHN WILLIAMS- Virtuoso guitarist John Williams plays Paganini; Falla; Villa-Lobos; Granados; Castelnuovo-Tedesco; Dodgson- (detailed liner notes by John Williams) Columbia Masterworks (grey & white 360 Sound label) M $8

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IANNIS XENAKIS- Electro-Acoustic Music- (Electronic & computer music pioneer who applied mathematics, statistics, & physics to music. Here he presents: Bohor I (1962); Concret P-H II (1958); Diamorphoses II (1957); Orient-Occident III (1959-60). Liner notes by James Mansback Brody) Nonesuch M $38 Scarce!
FRANK ZAPPA- The London Symphony Orchestra- Zappa Vol 1- (Conducted by Kent Nagano. Correct innersleeve) Barking Pumpkin M- $18