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Gustav Mahler - The Complete Symphonies (Bernstein)
1.  Gustav Mahler - The Complete Symphonies (Bernstein) by Gustav Mahler
The list author says:
  "Unsurpassed Mahler. Lenny's finest hours. If you love Mahler - dont miss these."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Mahler: Complete Symphonies and Orchestral Songs
2.  Mahler: Complete Symphonies and Orchestral Songs by Gustav Mahler
The list author says:
  "If live Mahler performances are what you seek - there are none better. Wonderful recordings & performances."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Maria Callas: Popular Music from TV, Film and Opera
3.  Maria Callas: Popular Music from TV, Film and Opera by Vincenzo Bellini
The list author says:
  "If you're still not familiar with the greatest soprano of all time, this is the perfect starter."
£8.85   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Frederic Chopin Nocturnes
4.  Frederic Chopin Nocturnes by Tamas Vasary
The list author says:
  "If you want to hear the Chopin nocturnes at their very best, look no further than Tamas Vasary."
£9.38   Used & New from: £1.37
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

R Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie [An Alpine Symphony]
5.  R Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie [An Alpine Symphony] by David Bell
The list author says:
  "One of Strauss's greatest and most underrated works, beutifully performed and recorded."
£6.36   Used & New from: £3.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Delius: Violin Concerto; Brigg Fair; On hearing the first cuckoo, etc.
6.  Delius: Violin Concerto; Brigg Fair; On hearing the first cuckoo, etc. by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Delius is one of England's finest composers. You could not do better than this compilation."
£12.99   Used & New from: £2.26
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Kun Woo Paik
7.  Kun Woo Paik by Kun-Woo Paik
The list author says:
  "Hopelessly underrated piano pieces, brilliantly played and perfectly recorded."
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Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto 2 / Paganini Rhapsody
8.  Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto 2 / Paganini Rhapsody by Philharmonia Orchestra
The list author says:
  "No need to seek out a flawless performance anymore - this is it - a wonderful bargain."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Moszkowski: Piano Music, Vol. 1
9.  Moszkowski: Piano Music, Vol. 1 by Seta Tanyel
The list author says:
  "There are three in Seta Tanyel's series - buy them all - absolutely unimpeachable Moszkowski."
£6.37   Used & New from: £3.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Orff: Carmina Burana
10.  Orff: Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
The list author says:
  "Still the best Carmina there is in my view - an extraordinary bargain at the price."
£8.68   Used & New from: £1.78
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Finzi - Cello Concerto & Grand Fantasia
11.  Finzi - Cello Concerto & Grand Fantasia by Gerald Finzi
The list author says:
  "A wonderful CD throughout - but buy it for the exquisite Eclogue - serenity turned into music."
£6.01   Used & New from: £2.98
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Pelleas und Melisande (DG The Originals)
12.  Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Pelleas und Melisande (DG The Originals) by Arnold Schoenberg
The list author says:
  "An exquisite performance for one of the most lushly romantic works ever written. Yoy'll adore it."
£5.50   Used & New from: £2.32
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Somewhere In Time (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
13.  Somewhere In Time (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by John Barry
The list author says:
  "One of the very best, most moving film themes ever, beautifully played and recorded. Unmissable."
£9.66   Used & New from: £4.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Paganini: The 6 Violin Concertos
14.  Paganini: The 6 Violin Concertos by Salvatore Accardo
The list author says:
  "Paganini's concertos need a true maestro to do them justice. Accardo is just that. These are the best of all performances."
£20.48   Used & New from: £9.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Symphony 1
15.  Symphony 1 by Various
The list author says:
  "The finest Sea Symphony on disc. If you can only buy one, make it this one."
Used & New from: £7.31
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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