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Performer: Josef Hofmann

JOSEF HOFMANN PLAYS CHOPIN: THE MASTER DUO-ART PIANO ROLLS: Polonaises (Review by Michael Ullman)

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Josef Hofmann: Golden Jubilee Concert (November... (Josef Hofmann) (Review by Neil Levenson)

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ROMANTIC RARITIES, Volume 1: (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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THE ART OF PIANO: GREAT PIANISTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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THE COMPLETE JOSEF HOFMANN, Vol. 5: (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PIANO: A DOCUMENTARY ON... (Claudio Arrau) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne (Busoni) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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BARBER, SAMUEL: Adagio for Strings (Tennstedt) (Review by James Miller)

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BARTÓK: Dance Suite (Kertész) (Review by James Miller)

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BEETHOVEN-RUBINSTEIN: Ruins of Athens (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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BEETHOVEN-RUBINSTEIN: Turkish March (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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BEETHOVEN-RUBINSTEIN: Turkish March (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Choral Fantasy (Sawallisch). Piano Concerto No. 4 (Hofmann/Ormandy). Symphony No. 5 (Stokowski) (Review by James Miller)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Sonata No. 18, op. 31/3 (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Sonatas (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Sonata No. 14 in C♯ Minor for Piano, op. 27, no. 2 (“Moonlight“) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Turkish March (Review by Allan Evans)

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BERG, ALBAN: Violin Concerto (Kogan/Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival Overture (Muti) (Review by James Miller)

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BERLIOZ: Romeo and Juliet (Review by James Miller)

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BRAHMS-CAILLIET: Von ewiger Liebe, op. 43 (Anderson/Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Academic Festival Overture, op. 80 (Review by Allan Evans)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Hungarian Dance No. 5 (Stokowski). Haydn Variations (Sawallisch). Piano Concerto No. 1 (Kapell/Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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BRITTEN: Peter Grimes (Review by James Miller)

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CHARPENTIER, GUSTAVE: Louise (Review by James Miller)

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CHOPIN-LISZT: Chant polonais No. 1 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN-LISZT: My Joys (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN-LISZT: My Joys (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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CHOPIN-LISZT: The Maiden’s Wish. My Joys (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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CHOPIN-LISZT: The Maiden’s Wish. My Joys (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Andante Spianato e Grande Polonaise. Berceuse (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Ballade No. 4. Nocturnes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Ballade in G Minor, op. 23. Nocturnes (Review by Allan Evans)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Berceuse in D♭, op. 57. Impromptu No. 1 in A♭, op. 29. Fantaisie-Impromptu, op. 66. Nocturne in E♭, op. 9, no. 1. Polonaise in A, op. 40, no. 1 [two versions]. Waltzes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Berceuse, op. 57. Nocturnes (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Berceuse. Fantaisie-Impromptu. Nocturne, op. 15/2 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Concertos for Piano and Orchestra (Review by Allan Evans)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Excerpts from (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Nocturne in C Minor, op. 48, no. 1. Mazurka in C, op. 33, no. 3. Waltz in A♭, op. 34, no. 1. Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise, op. 22 (Review by Allan Evans)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Nocturne, op. 27, no. 2 (Hofmann). Scherzo in C♯ Minor, op. 39 (Hofmann) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Piano Works (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Polonaise, op. 40/1 (2 versions) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Scherzo No. 1 (abridged) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20 (abridged); Nocturne in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 15, No. 2; Waltz In C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2;Po-lonaise in A, Op. 40, No. 1 (“Military“) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, op. 20. Nocturne in F♯, op. 15, no. 2. Waltz in CSt Minor, op. 64, no. 2. Polonaise in A, op. 40, no. 1 (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Waltz in A♭ (3 takes). Nocturnes (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Waltzes (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Waltzes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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CHOPIN, FRÉDÉRIC: Waltzes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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COPLAND, AARON: A Lincoln Portrait (Anderson/Copland) (Review by James Miller)

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DEBUSSY: Clair de lune (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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DEBUSSY: Prélude à L’Après-midi d’un faune (Walter) (Review by James Miller)

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DILLON, JAMES: Birds at Dawn (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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DILLON, JAMES: Birds at Dawn (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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DONIZETTI: Lucia di Lammermoor (Review by James Miller)

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FRIEDMAN: Gartner Waltzes (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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FRIEDMAN: Gärtner Waltzes (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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GIORDANO, UMBERTO: Andrea Chénier (Review by James Miller)

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GLUCK/BRAHMS: Gavotte (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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GLUCK/BRAHMS: Gavotte (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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GLUCK/BRAHMS: Gavotte (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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GLUCK/BRAHMS: Paride ed Elena (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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GLUCK/SGAMBATI: Orfeo (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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GOUNOD, CHARLES: Faust (Review by James Miller)

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GRIEG, EDVARD: Lyric Pieces, op. 43 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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

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GRIEG, EDVARD: The Piano Music in Historic Interpretations (Review by Allan Evans)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: Berceuse. Berceuse (with Efrem Zimbalist, violin) (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: Chromaticon for Piano and Orchestra (Review by Allan Evans)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: Elegy (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: Kaleidoskop. Penguine (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: Nocturne from “Mignonettes.“ (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: Nocturne (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: The Sanctuary (Hofmann). Kaleidoscope (Hofmann) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: The Sanctuary (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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HOFMANN, JOSEF: The Sanctuary. Mignonettes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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KODÁLY: Peacock Variations (Kodály) (Review by James Miller)

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LIADOV: Musical Snuff Box (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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LISZT: Années de pèlerinage, Book II (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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LISZT: Années de pèlerinage, Book II; Venezia e Napoli (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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LISZT: Concert Study No. 1 (“Waiderauschen“); Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. Liebestraum No. 3 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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LISZT: Liebestraum No. 3 (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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LISZT: Réminiscences de Don Juan (Friedman). Un sospiro (Lamond) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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LISZT: Tarantella (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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LISZT: Waldesrauchen. Paganini Étude No. 3 in A♭ Minor. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (two versions) (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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LISZT: Études de Concert (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 5 (Scherchen) (Review by James Miller)

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MARTINŮ: Symphony No. 4 (Sawallisch) (Review by James Miller)

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MEDTNER: Danza Festiva (Medtner) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

from duo-art reproducing piano rolls 

MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Rondo Capriccioso, op. 14 (abridged) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Rondo capriccioso, op. 14 (abridged). Songs Without Words, op. 19 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Songs Without Words, op. 67 (Review by Allan Evans)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Songs Without Words (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Spinning Song. Rondo Capriccioso (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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MOSZKOWSKI: Capriccio espagnole (abridged) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MOSZKOWSKI: Caprice espagnole, op. 37 (abridged). La Jongleuse, op. 52, no. 4 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MOSZKOWSKI: Caprice espagnole, op. 37 (Review by Allan Evans)

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MOSZKOWSKI: Etincelles (Hofmann) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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MOSZKOWSKI: Etincelles (Hofmann). Serenata (Friedman). Guitarra (Friedman). Caprice espagnole (Hofmann) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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MOSZKOWSKI: La Jongleuse (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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MOZART: Exsultate, jubilate (Sills/Ormandy). Piano Concerto No. 17, K 453 (Richter/Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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PADEREWSKI: Caprice, op. 14, no. 3 (Paderewski) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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PADEREWSKI: Minuet in G, op. 14, no. 1 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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PADEREWSKI: Minuet (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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PADEREWSKI: Minuet, op. 14, no. 1 (Paderewski). Caprice, op. 14, no. 3 (Paderewski). Mélodie, op. 8, no. 3 (Paderewski). Cracovienne fantastique, op. 14, no. 6 (Paderewski). Nocturne, op. 16, no. 4 (Paderewski). Legende, op. 16, no. 1 (Paderewski) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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PARKER, HORATIO: Valse gracile (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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PARKER, HORATIO: Valse gracile, op. 49, no. 3 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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PENDERECKI: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima (Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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PISTON, WALTER: Symphony No. 7 (Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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PROKOFIEV, SERGEI: March (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2;Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in G Minor, op. 23, no. 5 (Review by Allan Evans)

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RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in c♯ (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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RACHMANINOFF: Preludes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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RACHMANINOFF: Preludes (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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RACHMANINOFF: Preludes (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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RACHMANINOFF: The Isle of the Dead (Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloe (Review by James Miller)

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RESPIGHI, OTTORINO: The Pines of Rome (Muti) (Review by James Miller)

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RUBINSTEIN, ANTON: Concerto No. 4 in D Minor, op. 95 (“Dramatic“) (Review by Allan Evans)

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RUBINSTEIN, ANTON: Melody in F, Op. 3, No. 1 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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RUBINSTEIN, ANTON: Melody in F, op. 3, no. 1 (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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RUBINSTEIN, ANTON: Miniatures, Book 9 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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RUBINSTEIN, ANTON: Valse-Caprice. Melody in F (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No. 1 (Du Pré/Barenboim) (Review by James Miller)

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SCARLATTI-TAUSIG: Pastorale and Capriccio (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCARLATTI-TAUSIG: Pastorale and Capriccio (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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SCARLATTI-TAUSIG: Pastorale and Capriccio (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHOENBERG, ARNOLD: Verklärte Nacht (Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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SCHUBERT-GODOWSKY: Moment Musical, op. 94/3 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUBERT-LISZT: Der Erlkönig [two versions] (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUBERT-LISZT: Erlkönig (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUBERT-TAUSIG: Marche militaire [two versions] (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUBERT-TAUSIG: Marche militaire (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUMANN: Fantaisiestücke, op. 12 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke, op. 12; No. 3, Warum? (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana (abridged) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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SCHUMANN: Toccata, op. 7 (Bauer) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

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SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 6 (Ormandy) (Review by James Miller)

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SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto (Heifetz/Stokowski). Symphony No. 2 (Stokowski) (Review by James Miller)

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STANFORD-GRAINGER: Maguires Kick (Grainger) (Review by Charles Timbrell)

from duo-art reproducing piano rolls 

STERNBERG: Etude in C Minor, op. 120 (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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STERNBERG: Étude No. 3 in e (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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STOJOWSKI: Caprice Orientale (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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STRAUSS, RICHARD: Arabella (Review by James Miller)

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STRAVINSKY, IGOR: The Fairy’s Kiss (Review by James Miller)

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TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet (Stokowski) (Review by James Miller)

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TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto (Rabin/Smith) (Review by James Miller)

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THOMSON, VIRGIL: Five Portraits (Thomson) (Review by James Miller)

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VARÈSE: Arcana (Muti) (Review by James Miller)

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VERDI: I vespri siciliani (Review by James Miller)

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WAGNER-BRASSIN: Die Walküre (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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WAGNER-BRASSIN: Magic Fire Music (Review by Howard Kornblum)

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WAGNER-BRASSIN: Magic Fire Music (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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WAGNER-STOKOWSKI: Tristan and Isolde (Review by James Miller)

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WAGNER: Götterdämmerung (Review by James Miller)

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WAGNER: Parsifal (Review by James Miller)

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WEBER: Perpetual Motion (Review by Peter Burwasser)

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