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Karl Eliasberg (conductor): Schumann & Berlioz (Maestro Editions)

This transfer from a chuff-spattered LP is a non-starter [JW]

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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (RCA)

(Déjà Review) If you don’t have a favorite recording already, this is a disc that you should consider [PG]

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The Paris Opera 1900-1960 (Malibran Music)

Ten very well-filled discs documenting six glorious decades at the Paris Opera [RMo]

Roger Norrington (conductor) Sacred Music (SWR Classic)

Choral masterpieces of the 19th century, in stirring performances [RWe]

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Fatma Said (soprano) (Warner Classics)

A ravishing debut album that heralds a great future for this artist [MP]

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Berlioz: Les Troyens (LSO Live)

(Déjà Review) The finest opera CD I have heard this year [MB]

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Otto Klemperer (conductor): The Remastered Edition (Warner Classics)

Klemperer consolidated; his full Warner legacy in best-yet transfers [JW]

Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette & Cléopâtre (Erato)

Two fine Berlioz performances from John Nelson [JQ]

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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) One of the classic performances of this symphony [CH]

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La Valse (Hänssler Classic)

These wind orchestra arrangements could hardly be better played [MC]

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Joseph Szigeti (violin) European Columbia Recordings Vol. 3 (Pristine Audio)

Concertos and duos from Szigeti’s peak [JW]

Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust

A survey by Ralph Moore

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Julius Prüwer (conductor) Forgotten Maestro (Pristine Audio)

A welcome restoration of the recordings of a largely overlooked German conductor [JW]

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Julius Prüwer (conductor) Forgotten maestro (Pristine)

A welcome to a neglected conductor from the early electrical recording period in Berlin [GT]

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Berlioz: Harold en Italie (Erato)

Essentially unsatisfying accounts of two favourite Berlioz works [Rmo]