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✨✧ Mudarra/Philips/Milano/Dowland/Schlick/Neusidler/MRenaissance Album – Goran Sollscher ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon, 2005. Used ... $4.99
Goran Sollscher playing Renaissance lute music on 11 string guitar. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mendelssohn/Schumann/Chopin/Tchaikovsky/Smetana/IvPhilips Recordings 1967 to 1974 – Beaux Arts Trio (4CD set) ... CD
Philips, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 4CDs ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nina SimoneBest Of Nina Simone (Philips) ... CD
Philips/Polygram, Mid/Late 60s. Used ... $3.99
Righteous and soulful! The work that Nina Simone did at Philips is among some of her best work ever – and this set features 10 great cuts that aren't always that easy to find on wax. Includes the anthemic feminist classic "Four Women", the slightly-funky "Mississippi Goddam", the moody "Wild Is The Wind", the righteous "Break Down & Let It All Out", and the heavenly version of "I Loves You, Porgy", which just about surpasses all other recorded versions! CD

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VariousPierre Fournier Edition – Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, & Philips (25 CD set) ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 25CD ... $66.99 74.99
One of the first important cellists on the Deutsche Grammophon label – presented here in a beautiful box that features his complete works for that company, plus other material for Decca and Philips as well! Fournier's phrasing brought a new sort of subtlety to the cello in performance – which DG was able to record extremely well, and allow Pierre the space to deepen our understanding of these works on vinyl. The box presents all albums with original album art – and includes both larger orchestral works and sonatas – the latter of which are Fournier's especially strong suit. Features two complete versions of Beethoven's works for cello and piano – one with Friedrich Gulda, the other with Wilhem Kempff – plus material by Lalo, Saint Saens, Haydn, Vivaldi, Bach, Brahms, Dvorak, and Strauss. 25 CDs in a beautiful package – with great notes too! CD
 
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✨✧ Beethoven/Brahms/Chopin/Liszt/Schubert/StrausGreat Pianists Of The 20th Century – Byron Janis ... CD
Philips/BMG (UK), Late 40s/1950s. Used 2CD ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Beethoven/Mozart/Dvorak/Rossini/Haydn/StravinskyNetherlands Wind Ensemble Greatest Hits ... CD
Philips, 1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorge BenBen (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Dusty Groove, 1972. New Copy ... $11.99 18.98
A stunner of a record from the mighty Jorge Ben – and a record that catapulted the Brazilian singer to international fame at the time! Ben had already been making magic for almost a decade down in Brazil – and his compositions and grooves left an undeniable impact on the scene in the post-bossa years – but this album has Jorge really emerging as the global soul star he was destined to be – from his powerful stare on the cover, right down to the grit in the grooves! The sound here is a refinement of the samba soul mode that Ben had been brewing up from the late 60s onward – a skittish mix of older samba elements, American soul, and some slight fuller production that really comes into its own here – mixing all the acoustic elements at the core with just a slight electric flourish, but never losing its edge in the process – all to provide Jorge with a sublime backdrop for his really amazing vocals. The set's a monument in funky Brazilian soul – and it includes the huge hit "Taj Mahal", which still sounds great, even after all these years – plus loads of other gems that include "O Circo Chegou", "Domingo 23", "Fio Maravilha", "Paz E Arroz", "Morre O Burro Fico O Homem", and "Que Nega E Essa". A gem all the way through – and a record we'd never part with! CD
(Limited edition of 2000 copies – in a nice LP-styled sleeve!)

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Jorge BenTabua De Esmeralda ... CD
Philips/Universal (Brazil), 1974. Used ... $29.99
Searing samba soul from Jorge Ben – one of his best-remembered albums of the 70s, and for good reason too! The album's got a slightly fuller feel than some of Ben's other work of the time – never slick, but with backings balanced nicely against his own raspy vocals and acoustic guitar – sweetening things up with a bit of the strings you'd find on Forca Bruta, but with a hint of the soul to come on Africa Brasil! The balance is great – thanks to arrangers Osmar Milito, Darcy De Paulo, and Hugo Bellard – and as usual, Jorge's vocals are the main attraction – dipping, turning, and rising with this really unique, personal feel – Ben-like brilliance at its brightest. The whole thing's wonderful – a key gem from the Philips years – and titles include "Cinco Minutos", "Zumbi", "Brother", "Os Alquimistas Estao Chegando Os Alquimistas", "Errare Humanum Est", "Menina Muler Da Pele Preta", "Hermes Tri", and "O Namorado Da Viuva". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Tabua De Esmeralda (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 32.99

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Maria BethaniaMel ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1979. Used ... $9.99
A gentler, more laidback album that some of Maria Bethania's more dramatic efforts from the early 70s – but still a pretty great little record, served up with a sense of poise and power that few of her contemporaries could match! Backings are arranged by Perinho Albuquerque, in a way that's often relatively spare, but still full at the bottom – letting the vocals take most of the top of the sound, in a way that makes for a nicely personal quality to the record. Tracks include numbers written by Joyce, Caetano Veloso, and Luiz Gonzaga Jr – with titles that include "Queda D'Agua", "Mel", "Gota De Sangue", "Da Cor Brazileira", and "Ela E Eu". CD
(Out of print.)

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Jane BirkinBest Of Jane Birkin ... CD
Mercury/Philips (France), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
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Luiz Bonfa & Maria ToledoBraziliana ... CD
Philips/Verve, 1965. Used ... $6.99
Very groovy bossa tracks – very much in the mode of some of the Verve hit recordings of the mid 60s! After the success of the Astrud Gilberto/Joao Gilberto work with Stan Getz, it's clear that Philips and Luiz Bonfa wanted to get in on the act – and they've paired Bonfa's guitar with vocals from his wife Maria Toledo – a really wonderful singer with very Astrud-like appeal! The album's got some larger backings from Bobby Scott, who brings in a nice undercurrent of jazz – and while some of Bonfa's other work of the time is somewhat spare and dreamy, the style is nicely full here. Toledo sings in both English and Portuguese, and even scats wordlessly a bit – which we really like – on titles that include "Sambura", "Whistle Samba", "Tanto Amor", "Boticario", "Promessa", and "Sugar Loaf". CD
Also available Braziliana (Japanese pressing) ... CD 11.99

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Luiz Bonfa & Maria ToledoBraziliana (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Philips/Vivid (Brazil), 1965. Used ... $11.99
Very groovy bossa tracks – very much in the mode of some of the Verve hit recordings of the mid 60s! After the success of the Astrud Gilberto/Joao Gilberto work with Stan Getz, it's clear that Philips and Luiz Bonfa wanted to get in on the act – and they've paired Bonfa's guitar with vocals from his wife Maria Toledo – a really wonderful singer with very Astrud-like appeal! The album's got some larger backings from Bobby Scott, who brings in a nice undercurrent of jazz – and while some of Bonfa's other work of the time is somewhat spare and dreamy, the style is nicely full here. Toledo sings in both English and Portuguese, and even scats wordlessly a bit – which we really like – on titles that include "Sambura", "Whistle Samba", "Tanto Amor", "Boticario", "Promessa", and "Sugar Loaf". CD
(Also part of the excellent "Smallish Pleasure" pop series from Japan!)
Also available Braziliana ... CD 6.99

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BrucknerSymphony No 3 In D Minor/Symphony No 8 In C Minor – Haitink/Wiener Philharmoniker ... CD
Philips, 1988/1995. Used 2CD ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BrucknerSymphony No 5 In B Flat/Te Deum – Haitink/Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam ... CD
Philips (Netherlands), 1988. Used 2CD ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Chico BuarqueChico Canta ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1973. Used ... $14.99
What a dream! The work of Chico Buarque is arranged by Edu Lobo – and the sound is fantastic! We've always loved Chico's songwriting from this period – but it's made even better by Edu, who's working here in a sharp jazzy mode, similar to that which he used on his Missa Breve album from 1972. Arrangements are big and baroque, and the approach to the material opens things up a lot more than usual – especially from Chico's late 60s albums that are more in a "singer with orchestra mode". All tracks feature music by Ruy Guerra, whose style works very well with Lobo's sound – and Chico has a sweet edge in his voice that pushes things even further. Titles include "Prologo", "Barbara", "Ana De Amsterdam", "Fado Tropical", "Fortaleza", "Cobra De Vidro", "Nao Existe Pecado Ao Sul Do Equador/Boi Voador Nao Pode", and "Tatuagem". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Erasmo CarlosCarlos, Erasmo – Erasmo Carlos (1971) ... CD
Philips/Light In The Attic, 1971. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
Erasmo Carlos sounds even cooler here than usual – still working with tunes penned with his brother Roberto – but also taking on music by Caetano Veloso, Jorge Ben, and Marcos Valle too! There's a heady undercurrent to the record that's maybe a filtering-through of an earlier Tropicalia vibe – a mode that Erasmo never embraced, but which leaves its impression in some of the more striking arrangements here – especially in the way things trip out at all the best times! Fuzzy guitar and offbeat production really add a lot to the set – and titles include "Maria Joana", "Agora Ninguem Chora Mais", "26 Anos De Vida Normal", "Cica Cecilia", "Mundo Deserto", "Sodoma E Gomorra", "Masculino Feminio", and "De Noite Na Cama". CD
Also available Carlos, Erasmo – Erasmo Carlos (1971) (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99

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Gal CostaAquarela Do Brasil ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1980. Used ... $9.99
Gal pays tribute to the great work of Ary Barroso in this moody set of tracks arranged by Roberto Menescal and Perna Froes. The sound is similar to some of Gal's other smooth LPs from the time, with a nice undercurrent of jazz that works well with Barroso's compositions. Caetano Veloso joins Gal on a duet of "No Tabuleiro Da Bahiana", and other tracks include "E Luxo So", "Folha Morta", "Camisa Amarela", "Aquarela Do Brasil", and "Novo Amor". CD
(Out of print.)

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Gal CostaCantar (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1974. Used ... $16.99
A real moment of beauty from Gal Costa in the 70s – a set that moves away from her more experimental music of the Tropicalia generation, and yields a more personal approach overall – one that's quite similar to the best from Caetano Veloso at the time! As with Caetano during this shift, the balance is very complex – still very thoughtful in its approach to the lyrics, and with inventive arrangements from Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and Joao Donato – but which have a bit more sentiment and feeling as well. Gal sings some beautiful versions of tracks like Donato's songs "A Ra" (with extra lyrics by Caetano), "Ate Quem Sabe", and "Flor De Maracuja", and Caetano's "Lua, Lua, Lua, Lua" and "Joia" – and the set also include a nice version of "Barato Total", with a guest appearance by Gilberto Gil! CD
(Out of print.)

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Wilson Das NevesSamba-Tropi (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $29.99
Heavy drums, and some great grooves throughout – a wonderful album from percussionist Wilson Das Neves, and maybe his best record ever! The album's more funk than the samba in the title – although the best numbers have a little bit of both – almost an instrumental take on the same territory as Jorge Ben at the end of the 60s, with wickedly riffing guitar and some nicely heavy drums. The lineup is an all-star one – Dom Salvador on piano, Ze Roberto on organ, and trombone from Ed Maciel – and the arrangements are handled by Erlon Chaves, with the same funky approach as his own great music! There's loads of great originals on the record – including "Essa Moca Ta Diferente", "Sarro", "Repouso", and "Bebete Vao Bora" – plus versions of cuts like "Venus", "Evil Ways", and "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye", all done as groovy instrumentals. CD

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FagnerManera Fru Fru, Manera ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1973. Used ... $18.99
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(Out of print.)

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Franck/LisztPiano Quintet In F Minor/Harmonies Poetiques Et Religieuses/Ave Maria – Sviatoslav Richter/Borodin Quartet ... CD
Philips, 1981/1984. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Serge GainsbourgComic Strip ... CD
Philips, Late 60s. Used ... $1.99
Great 20 track compilation that focuses on the pivotal years for Serge Gainsbourg – the time when he was turning his twisted French pop into a sound that would forever be remembered, and become an inspiration for so many of today's musicians. The set's got a few tracks that are on other albums we stock, but it's also got a lot of other groovy stuff that's pretty tough to find, and which was on rare singles, or other hard to find sources. Titles include "Shu Ba Du Ba Loo Ba", "Black & White", "Requiem Pour Un C", "Les Sucettes", "L'Anamour", "Hold Up", "Marilu", "Ford Mustang", and "Docteur Jeckyll Et Monsieur Hyde". Very cool, and with a great set of notes! CD
(Out of print.)

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Serge GainsbourgManon 70/Se J'etais Un Epsion/Mister Freedom/Anna ... CD
Philips/Rambling (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Some of the grooviest soundtrack work ever from Serge Gainsbourg – and that's saying a heck of a lot! The CD begins with the legendary score to Manon 70 – a collaboration between Gainsbourg and Michel Colombier, and one that's graced with some breathy vocals from Serge, and some wonderfully hip instrumentation from Colombier! There's some slight exotic touches in the mix – a bit of sitar, some nice percussion, a touch of Hammond – plus some straighter orchestral moments. Next up is Si J'Etais Un Espion from 1967 – which features some great instrumental tracks that snap along with some great jerky undercurrents – the start of that funky Gainsbourg sound that we love so much. Le Jardinier D'Argenteuil follows with a slightly more serious feel – and then the groovy TV soundtrack for Anna ends the whole thing up – with some especially wonderful 60s French pop grooves, and tunes that are different than the Anna film soundtrack! CD features 19 tracks in all – including "Manon", "Regards Echanges", "Auto Stop", "Breakdown", "Pop D'Epoque", "Denoument Et Final", "Jerks En Cavalerie", "Anna", "Roller Girl", and "New Delire Again". CD
 
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Jacques BrelLive In Paris 1960/1961 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1960/1961. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Rare live material from the great Jacques Brel – almost all of which has never been issued before, and stands as a much-needed addition to his catalog of classics in the 60s! The recordings are great – done for radio, and re-presented here with fidelity that's every bit as rich as Brel's live recordings on Philips – which, like these tracks, really show the sense of animation and expression that Jacques brought to his presentation of his lyrics – the sense of wit and intelligence that always made Brel the best (and possibly only) true interpreter of his songs! The tunes are the stuff of legend – biting commentary on love, live, and postwar French society – with backings from the larger Olympia Orchestra on most tracks, plus accordion by Jean Corti, and piano by Francois Rauber. Titles include "Bruxelles", "La Statue", "Rosa", "La Valse A Mille Temps", "Seul", "La Dame Patronnesse", "Les Singes", "Les Paumes Du Petit Matin", "L'Ivrogne", and "Quand On A Que L'Amour". CD

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Jackson Do PandeiroO Rei Do Ritmo (15CD set) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used 15 CDs ... $99.99
An insane collection of work from one of the most important percussionists in Brazil during the second half of the 20th Century – an artist who more than earns the king of rhythm title of this set! Jackson Do Panderio's so great at his work, he was nicknamed after his instrument – the pandeiro, that large Brazilian percussion item that looks a bit like a big tambourine – but which is often played deftly with the hands, in a style that's a bit like a conga, but with a sound that's sometimes more drum-like – opening up into a range of lively grooves in the hands of someone as talented as Jackson! The collection offers up 15 albums' worth of material – a few full original records done for Philips, complete with cover art – and a huge range of other recordings that appeared on singles, EPs, and compilation tracks over the years – brought together here in different settings that really trace Jackson's career – from early forro material, to important samba sides, and everything in between. Jackson's music has been woefully missing from the reissue market – apart from a handful of greatest hits sets over the years – and this massive package is the first to ever fully show the huge range of his mighty talents! CD

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Antonio Carlos JobimMan From Ipanema ... CD
Verve, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 3CD ... $24.99
A beautiful package – as beautiful as the music of Jobim, and one of the true fitting tributes to his genius! The set is a retrospective of the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim – and it features tracks that stretch back to his early recordings for Verve, CTI, and Philips (from both the US and Brazil), work he did with other artists (including Astrud Gilberto, Stan Getz, and Elis Regina), and even recent work recorded slightly before his death. The booklet is every bit as beautiful as the music – an origami-like affair, with paper and plastic folding out to reveal some great notes and biographical information on Jobim, offering one of the coolest packages you've ever seen to hold the set's 3 CDs! Titles include "Wave", "Waters Of March", "Agua De Beber", "Bonita", "Photograph", "Dreamer", and so much more – and there's a total of 55 songs packaged with the 60 page booklet! CD
(Out of print.)

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Cesar Camargo MarianoOcteto de Cesar Camargo Mariano ... CD
RGE/Bomba (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $9.99
Excellent early bossa work from pianist Cesar Camargo Mariano! Cesar's probably best known for his funky fusion work of the late 70s, and for his accompaniment of Elis Regina on some of her classic Philips sides in the same decade – but back at the time of this recording, he was leading a tight little jazz combo filled with fire and life. Cesar's in the lead on piano, and the record's got some wailing solos on sax, guitar, and trombone – grooving hard in a crack bossa jazz mode, and standing out as one of the best examples of the style from the time! The album includes his classic track "Samblues", a bossa dancefloor groover if there ever was one – plus lots of other nice tracks like "Barra Limpa", "Blues Por Mancini", "Sambinha", and "Margarida B". Nice and jazzy, with a very tight sound! CD

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Sandra Phillips/Bette WilliamsSwamp Dogg's Southern Soul Girls ... CD
Canyon/Kent (UK), 1970/1971. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Forget the Swamp Dogg reference in the title – because the work here is totally different than his usual bag – and very much in the best female southern soul mode of the time! The first half of the CD features the rare Canyon album Too Many People In One Bed by Sandra Philips – a heck of a great singer, and even though she only got a chance to cut this one album, it's more than enough to make her tops in our book! Jerry (Swamp Dogg) Williams produced, and the set's got a sweet southern style that puts it right up there with the best work of Ann Sexton, Tommie Young, or other obscure southern females from the same generation – a great mix of heartbreaking soul and more righteous modes – definitely enough to show that despite her deep feelings, Sandra's no pushover! Williams wrote most of the songs as well – but they're quite different from his usual fare, quite sensitive stuff without any of the Swamp Dogg jokes or political moments you might expect. Titles include "After All I Am Your Wife", "Please Don't Send Him Back To Me", "Some Mother's Son", "My Man & Me", "Rescue Song", and "To The Other Woman (I'm The Other Woman)". The second half of the CD features some equally great work by Bette Williams – another singer who worked with Swamp Dogg during the same time, but with a style that was almost funkier overall! Most of the Williams material here was issued on singles for the Gregar label, but the set also features some unissued tracks too, plus 2 numbers from the Swamp Dogg Presents label. Titles include "Got To Travel On", "He Took My Hand", "Now That I'm Gone", "If She's Your Wife", "Can't Win For Losing", "A Feeling", and "Another Man Took My Husband's Place". CD also features the bonus track "Robin Right On". CD

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Elis ReginaPersonalidade ... CD
Polygram (Germany), Mid 70s. Used ... $6.99
By the mid 70s, Elis Regina had transformed from being a simple and strong bossa singer, into one of Brazil's best-ever singers – with a complicated emotional style that ranges with some of the best work of the 20th century (and we'd include singers like Sinatra, Scott Walker, and Jacques Brel in that territory!) This "best of" set was put together by Elis' longtime compatriot Roberto Menescal, and it features some of the best moments from her massive Philips albums of the early and mid 70s. Titles include "Atras Da Porta", "Mucuripe", "Como Nossos Pas", "Folhas Secas", "Voce", "E Com Esse Que Eu Vou", "Nada Sera Como Antes", and "Madalena". CD
(Out of print.)

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Nina SimoneFolksy Nina ... CD
Colpix/Warner (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $8.99
Nina's folsky, but she's also jazzy too – and the album's from a key time in which she was finding a very special way to bring the two modes together! Simone could have been a straight jazz singer if she wanted – but as records like this always remind us, she was always striving for something different – a bolder, more righteous way of expressing herself – opening up with a new sort of power that was perfect for the coming change in the 60s! The album's a live one – a setting that always seems to have Nina hitting her stride – and even the familiar tunes take on new energy in the context – a sense of pride and spirituality that's already as great as her work to come for Philips Records. Titles include "Erets Zavat Chalav", "Silver City Sound", "The Young Knight", "The Twelfth Of Never", "Vanetihu", "Lass Of The Low Country", and "When I Was A Young Girl". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Nina SimoneNina Simone With Strings ... CD
Colpix/Warner (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... About May 25, 2017
Only Nina could make us love a "strings" setting so much – moving past the sleepiness that usually graces such vocal albums, and using the backings to give her work an added level of majesty and power that we really really love! The feel is a bit like some of Nina's later Philips recordings – in that the larger arrangements are used to hint at larger moods and concepts that lurk behind familiar and folksy tracks. The approach is most famously heard on the album's incredible reading of "I Loves You Porgy" – but all titles are great, and other tunes include "Pigs Foot & A Bottle Of Beer", "Chain Gang", "The Man With The Horn", and "Falling In Love". CD
Also available Nina Simone With Strings ... LP 19.99

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VariousMstislav Rostropovich – Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (37CD set) ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 37CD ... $108.99
An incredible collection of work from one of our favorite cellists ever – not just the Deutsche Grammophon recordings promised in the title, but also material recorded for the Decca, Philips, and Westminster labels too – marking a seminal moment when this Russian talent came out into the Western world of classical music, and completely transformed the role of his instrument! Rostropovich has a sense of power and majesty that really comes through in the orchestral material – such as his 1968 reading of Dvorak's Cello Concerto, done here with Herbert Van Karajan – but he's also an incredibly sensitive performer in the right setting – as you'll hear here in work with Martha Argerich, or the Emerson or Melos String Quartets. As with other packages of this nature, the presentation is beautiful – as all albums come with tiny LP-styled reproductions of the original cover art – which really takes us back to the original release of the material, whose historicity can sometimes be buried in other reissue packages. Also features performances with Anne-Sophie Mutter, Benjamin Britten, Sviatoslav Richter, and Rudolf Serkin – as well as his wife, the great Russian soprano Galina Vishnevskaya. Composers include Schumann, Boccerini, Glazunov, Dvorak, Beethoven, Schubert, Messiaen, Britten, Faure, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich. CD

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✨✧ Kurt EdelhagenMoonlight Serenade – Jazz Club ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Early jazz work from German maestro Kurt Edelhagen – tracks recorded many years before his familiar easy listening hits of the 60s, and a lot more swinging overall! The style here draws heavily from American bands of the 40s – using a well-crafted sax and trumpet section to cast out warmly chromatic hues on top of lively bottom rhythms – always with an ear for the swinging dancefloor. CD features 24 tracks originally issued as singles on Philips and Brunswick – and titles include "Stumbling", "Paul's Boogie", "Some Of These Days", "Sam's Song", "In A Little Spanish Town", "Boogie At All", "Hau Den Lucas", "Eisbar Song", "Korridor Swing", and "Guatemala". CD

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✨✧ France GallLounge Legends ... CD
Universal (Germany), 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic pop by one of the greatest French singers of the 60s! France Gall is a legend – an inspiration for countless current groups who've embraced the older sound of French pop – and for good reason! The 20 tracks on this set are pulled from France's legendary Philips recordings of the 60s – indescribably great records that mixed together pop vocals with traces of rock, psyche, bossa, jazz, and whatever elements fit the go-go mood of the set. Arrangements are superb throughout – and France's delightful way of putting over a tune will have you running back to this one again and again and again. Really the first proper compilation to feature all of her groovy tunes in one set – with tracks that include "Polichinelle", "Y'A Du Soleil A Vendre", "Les Rubans Et La Fleur", "Les Yeux Bleus", "Bonsoir John John", "Chritiansen", "Bebe Requin", "Avant La Bagarre", "Deux Oiseaux", "Laisse Tomber Les Filles", and "Jazz A Go Go". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Foursider ... CD
A&M, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic double-length collection of work by Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – originally titled a "Foursider" because of the 2LP format of the original! The package is overflowing with greatness by the group – and the extra space allows the set to include some real gems from the later A&M years – a time when the group were hitting the charts a bit less than before, and really deepening their Brazilian groove! These later tracks are all plenty darn great – and show echoes of changes going on in late 60s Brazilian music – not Tropicalia entirely, but some of the groovier moments at EMI/Odeon and Philips, with traces of influences from Edu Lobo, Marcos Valle, Jorge Ben, and Luiz Carlos Vinhas. 21 tracks in all – with titles that include "Ye Me Le", "After Sunrise", "Pais Tropical", "Crystal Illusions", "Mas Que Nada", "Bim Bom", "Look Of Love", "Chelsea Morning", "After Midnight", and their breakbeat version of "For What It's Worth". CD

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✨✧ Michael KiwanukaLove & Hate ... CD
Interscope, 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A set that arguably has even more majesty than the debut album from Michael Kiwanuka – and that's saying a lot, given the strength of that now-classic record! Production here is by Dangermouse, Inflo, and Paul Butler – and there's an airiness to some songs that really has Kiwanuka's vocals floating in space – maybe more iconic than before, and held nicely in a balance between open sonic elements and more crispily-focused instrumental touches. Michael uses folksy currents in his vocals that almost recall Nina Simone during her Philips Records years – and titles include "Black Man In A White World", "One More Night", "Love & Hate", "Rule The World", "Father's Child", "The Final Frame", and "Cold Little Heart". CD
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✨✧ VariousGidon Kremer – Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon (22CD set) ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 22CD ... Out Of Stock
Violinist Gidon Kremer is a musician whose solo and small group work has been crucial in transforming the face of classical performance in the past few decades – but he's also an equally stunning artist in a concerto setting, as you'll hear on this fantastic collection of his recordings for the Deutsche Grammophon and Philips label! Kremer's violin always has a bit of an edge – modern even in a familiar setting, and open to new phrasings and sounds that only seem to get richer, and bolder in front of an orchestra. And his ear for repertoire is equally thrilling – as the set not only features works by older giants like Bach, Beethoven, and Schubert – but also a huge range of material from modern and later composers – including Shnittke, Glass, Milhaud, Chausson, Vieuxtemps, Part, Lurie, and others – a range of compositions that make this set one of the most wide-ranging in styles of any collections we've seen like this. Conductors include Pierre Boulez, Leonard Bernstein, Claudio Abbado, Colin Davis, Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, and even Kremer himself – and as with other packages from Deutsche Grammophon, this 22CD set features mini LP-styled replicas of all the original albums – complete with original album artwork, and additional notes in a booklet. CD

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✨✧ VariousJazz Club – Psychedelic Jazz – The Best Mindblowing Spaced-Out Jazz Grooves ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Psychedelic Jazz galore – a wonderful look at the hip blend of funky grooves and tripped-out production that emerged at the end of the 60s! The sounds here are every bit as amazing now as they were a few decades back – a genre-busting blend of electric instrumentation, chunky rhythms, and weird techniques – all mixing up elements from soul, funk, rock, Latin, and other sources into a really unique sort of groove! The work here is both from the US and overseas – pulled from Universal-owned labels like MPS, Chess, and Philips – and the package does a great job of mixing key examples of the genre with some other under-reissued gems. 16 tracks in all – including "The Squire" by Mike Nock, "The Fuzz" by Roy Ayers, "Burning Spear" by Jimmy Smith, "Summertime" by Gabor Szabo, "Zoom" by Volker Kriegel, "Uwiii" by Wolfgang Dauner, "The Moving Finger" by Dorothy Ashby, "Big Family" by Free Orbit, "Love Me" by Johnny Teupen, "Ganges Delta" by Okko, "Misty Purple" by Kuhn Brothers & The Mad Rockers, "Guru-Vin" by Don Sebesky, and "Season Of The Witch" by Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger. CD
 
 
 



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