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2009-12-21 06:14:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Haydn's death, Sony Masterworks releases Haydn: The Complete Symphonies box set. This 37-disc collection began eleven years ago, when in 1998, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Dennis Russell Davies laid the foundation for an ambitious CD project called "Fun with Haydn." They performed the first of the 107 Haydn symphonies in concert and recorded them at the same time. From season to season,...

2009-04-24 09:05:00

Remixed and Remastered From the Original Tapes for the First Time Featuring The Long-Unavailable Audio Documentary 'Gustav Mahler Remembered' as a Special Bonus To Coincide With Carnegie Hall's Presentation of 'Mahler: The Symphonies In Sequence' From May 6 to 17 '... Leonard Bernstein's role in propelling Mahler's music from cult status into the mainstream can never be underestimated... These original Bernstein Mahler disks were landmarks in the history of recorded sound...' -The New...

2008-08-22 09:00:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The legacy of Leonard Bernstein -- as a conductor, composer, and music advocate -- in the history and trajectory of twentieth-century America music can hardly be overstated. In this anniversary year for the composer, Sony BMG Masterworks is releasing The Original Jacket Collection: Bernstein Conducts Bernstein -- specially created to celebrate the 90th anniversary of his birth on August 25, 2008 and the 50th anniversary of his appointment as Music Director...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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