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Christophers has what it takes to inspire the Society’s fine musicians.” THE WALL STREET JOURNAL


"Crystal is a unique and specialized label featuring outstanding soloists" – Fanfare

Harvey Pittel, "stunning virtuosity, impeccable musicianship" (N.Y. Times); Westwood Wind Quintet, "probably the best group of this kind anywhere" (New Orleans Courier) CD353

"Hovhaness' finest works" (Fanfare): And God Created Great Whales, Concerto No. 8 for Orchestra, Anahid, Elibris, and Alleluia &

Fugue. Philharmonia Orchestra. CD810

Handel and Haydn Society’s newest CD with Artistic Director Harry Christophers Second in a series leading to the Society’s Bicentennial in 2015

Available at all music retailers and through Allegro Media Group at

Also available: Mozart Mass in C Minor “A worthwhile addition to any Mozart collection , a testament to how beautiful a historically informed performance can make a work sound.”


"rich, intimate warmth...Carol Rodland makes her instrument sing. Catherine's [playing] matches Carol's." (IRR) Viola & Organ works by Pinkham, Weaver, Gable, Thomas, & Phillips. CD839

“some of the finest music ever penned”

(Audiophle Audition). 12 vol. set of Reicha's 24 glorious woodwind quintets, two on each CD. "Exceptional recordings" (Fanfare). Shown is CD262

Carolyn Hove is solo English horn with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. "Her tone is simply one of the most gorgeous, juicy sounds I have ever encountered." (American Music Mag.) CD823

John Holt is "an elegant, sensitive artist with perfect technique and intonation." (Gramophone) The Arutiunian, Hummel, and Tartini Concertos are standards for the trumpet. No one plays them better. CD769

Superb trumpet works by Jolivet, Enesco, Bozza, Chardon, Sulpizi, Bitsch, Maire, etc. Chunn is principal Opera Cleveland Orch."Exciting recording" (Intl. Trumpet Guild) CD662

"Recording of Special Merit. Some of the most delightful music for oboe since the 18th century. Excellent performances." (Stereo Review) Thompson, Ginastera, etc. CD321

Compact Discs US$16.95 each

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Crystal Records, 28818 NE Hancock Rd, Camas, WA 98607 USA phn 360-834-7022; fax 360-834-9680;;

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