Beethoven, Mendelssohn: Violin Concerti (Philips)

(Déjà Review) Will irritate as many as it will thrill [TH]

Dvořák: Symphonies 8 & 9 (Philips)

(Déjà Review) Fischer and his colleagues enter a very competitive field and offer extremely fine versions of both symphonies which must now be counted among the best available [JQ]

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Halévy: La Juive (Philips)

This sole studio recording of a thoroughly entertaining opera makes a strong case for its rehabilitation [RMo]

Haydn: 6 London Symphonies (Philips)

(Déjà Review) There is a sense that the musicians are really listening to one another, obtaining a chamber-music-like delicacy [CH]

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Weber: Oberon (Philips)

(Déjà Review) Playing and singing beautifully tailored to the score; an endless kaleidoscope of subtle colours [MC]

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Dvořák: Violin Concerto (Philips)

A remarkable record – I have little hesitation in making the Dvorák a first choice [CC]

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Bruckner: Symphony 5 (Philips)

(Déjà Review) A classic recording rightly restored to the catalogue in good sound and an example of Jochum’s Bruckner at its best [TD]

Schubert : Piano Sonatas 14 & 17 (Philips)

(Déjà Review) Very good performances of two contrasting works, in a recording excellent in every way [AB]