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Barry Araújo Kolman: Collected Works

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Eaken Trio: Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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Frank Brickle, Busoni, Pérotin: Ab Nou Cor

Hillary Tann: Here, The Cliffs

Jonathan Little: Polyhymnia

Josef Peter Heinzer: music for orchestra

Laura Schwendinger: Collected Works

Luisa Guembes-Buchanan: Beethoven in D, E. T. A. Hoffman Sonatas / Robert Schumann Kreisleriana, Late Beethoven

Melba: Benaud Trio, The Romantic Clarinet, The Virtuoso Piano Music of George Frederick Boyle, The Art of Nance Grant, Arcadia Lost, Elan Ballet Music from Operas of Saint Saëns, RAKHMANINOV: Leslie Howard, WAGNER: Das Rheingold, WAGNER: Die Walküre, WAGNER: Siegfried, WAGNER: Götterdämmerung, FERDINAND HÉROLD: La Somnambule

Michael Antonello: Collected Works

Open Goldberg: Open Goldberg Variations

Peter Halstead: RACHMANINOFF: Moments musicaux: No. 5 in D♭

Rick VanMatre: Gray Then Blue

Serafin String Quartet: Selected Works

Susan Merdinger: SCHUMANN & DEBUSSY

The Crossing: Selected Works

Univ of Houston Wind Ensemble: Flagello & Rosner

Ursula Bagdasarjanz: Mozart & Schoeck

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