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    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    ^^^ I took a course on the Beethoven sonatas a couple of years ago; the instructor touted the Barenboim and the Alfred Brendel as her favorite sets.

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    Half price day at library sale ($1 each):

    Beethoven's 8th and 9th, Michael Tilson Thomas
    Beethoven's 5th and 6th Norrington
    Beethoven's 5th and 6th Karajan ('84)
    Mahler 5 BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka
    Beethoven Symphony 9, Barenboim
    Favorite Soprano Arias--Luba Orgonasova (of my favorite La Sonnambula)
    Daugherty's Metropolis Symphony, Zinman. The booklet says the Metropolis Symphony is bizarro, and from what little I sampled, it is. But I like it!

    Also, there is something beautiful about a singly disk with Beethoven's 5th and 6th together on it. If I could only have one disk of Beethoven symphonies, this probably would be it (would be a stuggle between this and a Ninth though).
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    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Library store brand new in shrink wrap $5 USD. Cheesy cover, great content.

    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Here is a 99 cent download of Rachmaninov three symphonies and other pieces by Moscow State Symphony Orchestra. The symphonies are given a decent review here.
    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Couldn't pass up for $9.48 shipped new. (used box in second image not the one I bought)

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    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Jacqueline du Pré: The Complete EMI Recordings

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    $18.51 (shipped!), Used VG:

    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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