Years ago I wrote numerous reviews of the various Karel Ancerl "Gold Edition" reissues on the Supraphon label. There were 42 volumes originally, then I later noticed an import only 43rd title had been issued, though with a dramatically higher price tag. Recently I came to realize the inflated cost was because it was a 4CD release, so with this newfound information, I ordered this box set from a Marketplace vendor. This Ancerl offering is among the most interesting in this series, as the majority of the performances are by composers from the conductor's native Czech Republic, the excepiton of course being an excellent account of Britten's "Young Person's Guide." The names are probably not well known outside of Ancerl's native land, and perhaps not even there -- Hurnik, Dobias, Kapr, Kalas, Kalabis, Seidel, Jirko, Eben, Borkovec -- but are fascinating for showcasing the breadth of 20th Century music from this region. This set will take a lot of time to digest thoroughly, and I look forward to devouring this last meal of Ancerl nuggets over and over again in the years to come.