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Louis Armstrong:  The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1956 (Disc III)

Dvorák: Piano Concerto (Firkušny//Szell/Cleveland Orchestra)

Duke Ellington:  The Reprise Studio Recordings (Disc 2)

Harold Meltzer:  Rumours//Martin Bresnick:  High Art//Mathew Rosenblum:  Under the Rainbow//Steven Burke:  Nervosa//David Lang:  Thorn//Randall Wolff:  Pattibox  (Monson)

Sö Percussion & Caroline Shaw:  Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part

Gary Lucas:  Evangeline

Bach:  The Well-Tempered Klavier:  Preludes & Fugues:  Book 1 Nos. 2 & 4; Book 2 Nos. 6, 9 & 20/Harpsichord Concert No. 1//Bach-Busoni:  Chaconne//Bach-Liszt:  Prelude & Fugue in A Minor//Bach-Rachmoninov:  Prelude in E Major (Grimaud/Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen)

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Van Morrison, The Healing Game. One of his later albums, but with some great tracks - the title track, The Burning Ground and This Once Was My Life (with Georgie Fame's call-and-response backing voca

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Liza, That song you mentioned a while back (you asked if you were crazy to like it), the band's name escapes me, well it's on the radio all the time now and now I like it. (They remind me of Meatloaf,

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Elvis Presley:  Elvis Live 1969 (Disc 5:  August 23, 1969, Midnight Show) (as the day of my Bar Mitzvah gets ever closer . . . .)

Chopin/Prokofiev:  Cello Sonatas (Piatigorsky/Firkušny)

Donizetti:  Lucia di Lammermoor (Callas/Taglavini/Cappucilli//Serafin/Philharmonia Orchestra)

Françoise Hardy:  Françoise Hardy (et si je m'en vais avant toi) (the '70s were not good to '60s pop musicians)

C.P.E. Bach:  Hamburg Harpsichord Concertos Nos. 1, 3 & 6 (von Asperen/Melante Amsterdam)

Charpenier:  Médée (Wend/Sautereau/Kolassi/Féres/Journeaux/Derenne/Demigny/Conrad//Boulanger/Instrumental & Vocal Ensemble)

Ravel:  String Quartet//Mozart:   String Quartet no. 3 (Quartetto Italiano)

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Dvorák:  Piano Quintet No. 2/Bagatelles (Firkušny/Juilliard Quartet)

Bob Marley & The Wailers:  Uprising

Marc Ribot:  Plays Solo Guitar Works of Frantz Cacceus

Elvis Presley:  Elvis Live 1969 (Disc 6:  August 24, 1969, Dinner Show) (some new songs, sharper performances, the patter seems almost focused:  did Elvis forget to take drugs that day?)

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Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"/32 Variations in C Minor (Uchida//Sanderling/Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks)

Boulez:  Piano Sonata Nos. 1 & 3//Carter:  Double Concerto for Harpsichord & Piano with 2 Chamber Orchestras (Rosen/Jacobs//Prausnitz/English Chamber Orchestra)

Dvorak:  Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (Firkušny/Juilliard Quartet)

Locke:  Triple Concordia -- Suites in G Major & E Minor/The Broken Consort, Part I (Wayward Sisters)

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Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 5//Rossini:  L'Assedio del Corinto Overture//Casella:  Paganiniana (Cantelli/Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano/Orchestra Stabile Accedemia di Santa Ceceilia, Roma)

Bartók:  Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta//Bloch:  Concerto Grosso (Kubelik/Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Kitty Wells:  The Country Music Hall of Fame

"Blue" Gene Tyranny:  Degrees of Freedom Found (Disc IV)

Webern:  Der Siebente Ring -- 5 Lieder/5 Lieder after Poems by Stefan George/4 Pieces for Violin & Piano/3 Little Pieces for Cello & Piano/4 Lieder/Quartet for Violin, Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone & Piano/Viae Inviae -- 3 Lieder/3 Lieder on Poems by Hildegard Jone/Variations for Piano (Harper/Lukomska/Stern/Piatigorsky/Majeske/Marcellus/Weinstein/Boulez)

Various:  Protobilly:  The Minstrel and Tin Pan Alley DNA of Country Music 1892-2017 (Disc A) (it is difficult to convey how totally awesome this is)

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Dvorak:  Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" (Kubelik/Chicago Symphony Orchestra) (this record is oddly controversial, as some find it one of the great recorded statements of this enjoyable piece, and some find it "meh"; I have to say I find the "meh" response kind of incomprehensible)

Wagner:  Lohengrin (Grummer/Ludwig/Thomas/Fischer-Dieskau/Frick//Kempe/Wiener Philharmoniker) (would be one of the great opera recordings if only for the chance to hear Ludwig and Fischer-Dieskau have the time of their lives being evil -- but really it's Kempe's show) (and let's not forget Grunner) (and Wagner)

Tchaikovsky:  Romeo and Juliette//Wagner:  Sigfried Idyll//Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 4 "Italian" (Cantelli/Philharmonia Orchestra) (OK:  Cantelli was one of the greatest conductors ever.  Period.)

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