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Samuel Barber (1910-1981 : U.S.A) Conductor: Hugh Wolff Ensemble: St.Paul Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Hilary Hahn Record label: SONY Catalogue ID: SK 89029

Samuel Barber (1910-1981 : U.S.A) Conductor: Kristjan Jarvi Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Mikhail Simonyan Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 9827

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Conductor: James MacMillan Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Soloists: Nicola Benedetti Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: 4800249

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Conductor: James Levine Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Itzhak Perlman Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4455352

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Conductor: Neville Marriner Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Soloists: Anne-Sophie Mutter Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5628252

Felix Mendelssohn Conductor: Daniel Harding Ensemble: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Ray Chen Record label: Sony Classical Catalogue ID: 8869 7984102

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847 : Germany) Conductor: James MacMillan Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Soloists: Nicola Benedetti Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4763159

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847 : Germany) Conductor: Kurt Masur Ensemble: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Soloists: Maxim Vengerov Record label: Teldec Catalogue ID: 4509 908752

Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840 : Italy) Conductor: Eiji Oue Ensemble: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Hilary Hahn Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4776232

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