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Zayt Gezunterheyt – The Folk Soul of the Eastern Clarinet (Antarctica Records)

A simply outstanding meeting of stunning musicians and glorious music [PJ]

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Shura Cherkassky (piano): The Complete 78-rpm Recordings 1923-1950 (APR)

An opportunity to savour Cherkassy’s seductive magic [SG]

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Prokofiev & Khachaturian (RCA Victor)

(Déjà Review) A classic recording restored in its best sound [TD]

Russian Violin Concertos (Pentatone)

A worthy reissue of fine accounts in an unusual coupling [RWe]

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Khachaturian: Symphony 3 (cpo)

A competent performance not good enough to make the case for a gaudy symphony [NB]

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Armenian Cello Concertos (BIS)

Fine performances of Soviet and post-Soviet cello concerti with a distinct Armenian accent [NB]

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Piano Music for Children (Divine Art)

(Déjà Review) I don’t know whose idea this CD was, but it was a brilliant one [GPJ]

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Armenian Rhapsody (BIS)

(Déjà Review) The APO’s considerable team talents are put to fine use on this quality all-Armenian disc [Byz]

Fabien Sevitzky (conductor) The Indianapolis Symphony Vol. 6 (Pristine Audio)

The final release in the Sevitzky-Indianapolis series ends in a celebration of the dance [JW]