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Our clearance deals are ending soon at ArkivMusic, including hundreds of bargains featuring the greatest artists in classical music. We have plenty of highlights below and links to more where they came from. Stock is limited on many items, with no backorders at these prices, so don't delay!

Ich War Ein Berliner / James Galway, Berlin PO
The cream of the crop of James Galway's recordings as the principal flutist of the Berlin Philharmonic, and for what it is, it can't be beat. Galway's tone of molten gold is evident on every track.
$5.99 – Over 50% Off!

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Elgar: Enigma Variations; Britten / Harper, Haitink
Haitink's vigorously robust yet tenderly sweet Introduction and Allegro and his brilliantly exuberant yet deeply felt Enigma Variations are splendid additions to the catalog. Especially welcome is Britten's Our Hunting Fathers.
$7.99 – Over 50% Off!

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Lydia Mordkovitch Plays Kabalevsky, Prokofiev, Volkonsky, Khandoshkin & Stravinsky
To hear Lydia Mordkovitch is like being thrown back half a century when Oistrakh, Stern, and Menuhin held sway. An opulently engineered and captivating recital.
$8.99 – Over 50% Off!

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Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore / Scotto, Bergonzi
All the characteristics a reference recording needs. The singing is superb: no cast has ever fit so well together, all of the singers in the prime of their careers. Bergonzi's Nemorino is one of the finest ever.
$9.99 (2 CDs) – Over 60% Off!

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The Great Violin Concertos / Yehudi Menuhin
Admirers of Menuhin will be pleased to have this compilation of his early stereo recordings of the major violin concertos. His Bach Double Concerto rightly dominated the catalog during the '60s, and the Brahms demonstrates his nobility of line at its most impressive.
$14.99 (3 CDs) – 55% Off!

Bach: Cantatas / Ameling, Baker, Sutherland
Janet Baker, Elly Ameling, and Joan Sutherland all lend their magnificent voices to this set of Bach cantatas.
$4.99 (2 CDs) – Over 55% Off!

Franco Corelli - 7 Complete Operas
The Italian tenor's steely-golden-bronzed tone is a thrill a minute in Tosca, and the most consistently satisfying Chénier on disc has some of the century's greatest singers at their best – plus five more operas.
$14.99 (14 CDs)

Find more fantastic bargains from Bravissimo!

Spanish Music Collection
An unbeatable collection that brings together the best of the music of Spain, from preeminent composers such as Albéniz, Granados, Falla, and Rodrigo, to those absolutely worth knowing, like Donostia, Guridi, and Orbón.
$49.99 (25 CDs) – 50% Off!

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Placido Domingo - My Greatest Roles - Puccini
Three roles central to Domingo's repertoire in his earlier years, in video recordings that find him in his vocal and acting prime, including the groundbreaking Tosca filmed at the actual locations and times of day of the story.
$19.99 (3 DVDs) – 60% Off!

Also on sale: Verdi and French Opera

Riley: In C / Hillier, Ars Nova Copenhagen
A fresh, compelling, lovingly executed, and gorgeously engineered interpretation that all In C fans should hear.
$8.99 – Over 45% Off!

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Organ Spectacular / Peter Hurford
A sonically thrilling collection of organ favorites from the superbly virtuosic Hurford.
$5.99 – 50% Off!

Janacek: Glagolitic Mass; Schubert / Masur
This disc is a sonic marvel, the LPO never captured more sensuously. Masur has assembled a stellar group of soloists for a majestic and radiant performance.
$7.99 – Over 50% Off!

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Konya, Mesple
This performance is alive. The villains sneer; Hoffman is ecstatic; Antonia is vulnerable and loving, Giulietta hard of heart and contriving; the comic roles are funny. Sándor Kónya sounds positively radiant as Hoffmann, and Mady Mesplé is as sparkling as champagne.
$9.99 (2 CDs) – Over 60% Off!

Chopin: 4 Ballades, 4 Scherzi / Vladimir Ashkenazy
An essential acquisition for anyone who loves Chopin. These recordings show Ashkenazy at the height of his powers as a pianist. In the Scherzos, the virtuosity of his vertiginous performances is dazzling.
$5.49 – Over 50% Off!

Montserrat Caballe - Arias from Operas
Probably the only opportunity we have to enjoy Caballé in French opera. Caballé's singing is indeed "superb"; "Voici la vaste plaine et le desert de feu" from Gounod's Mireille truly is something special.
$5.99 – 50% Off!

Bach: Flute Sonatas, Viola da Gamba Sonatas / Larrieu, Cervera, Puyana
Larrieu has a nice full tone and remarkable breath control. One listens amazed at his virtuosity.
$7.99 (2 CDs) – Over 55% Off!

View all of our 100 top clearance CDs as well as bargains from BBC Legends, First Edition, Profil, and more before our clearance sale ends at midnight ET Monday, September 2!

As always, I thank you for your support and love of classical music.

The Arkiv Team