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Gaetano DONIZETTI (1797-1868) Lucrezia Borgia Chorus and Orchestra of the Bergamo Music Festival/Tiziano Severini rec. 2007 NAXOS [RJF]

Johann Adolf HASSE (1699-1783) Gloria; Te Deum; Regina Coeli Dresdner Kapellknaben Members of the Dresdner Staatskapelle/Konrad Wagner rec. 1988 CHRISTOPHORUS [J-PJ]

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Don Giovanni Simon Keenlyside (baritone) – Don Giovanni; The Royal Opera Chorus, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Sir Charles Mackerras rec. 2008 OPUS ARTE D [GF]

RECORDING OF THE MONTH Richard MUDGE (1718-1763) Six Concertos in Seven Parts Barockorchester Capriccio Basel/Dominik Kiefer rec. 2008 TUDOR [JV] 

Franz Xaver RICHTER (1709-1789) Grandes Symphonies, Nos. 7-12 Helsinki Baroque Orchestra/Aapo Häkkinen rec. 2007 NAXOS [BW] 

Philippe ROMBI (b. 1968) Film Score: Angel Crouch End Festival Chorus; Symphonic Orchestra/Philippe Rombi FIDELITE CST 81126.2 [69:14][IL]

Alessandro SCARLATTI (1660-1725) Euridice dall'Inferno etc. Ars Lyrica Houston rec. 2005-6 NAXOS [JV] 

Franz SCHUBERT (1797-1828) Mass in E flat major D.950 Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Vesperae solennes de Confessore K339 Staatsopernchor Dresden; Staatskapelle Dresden/Sir Charles Mackerras rec. 2008 CARUS [JS] 

Richard WAGNER (1813-1883) Tristan und Isolde Gwyneth Jones (soprano) - Isolde Rene Kollo (tenor) – Tristan; Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin/Jiří Kout rec. 1993 TDK [ST] 

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