>The Ormandy selections contain some unexpected gems (the Piston 7th,
>Pendereski), and a Shostakovich 6th.... I'm not sure I understand the
>rationale behind the Sawallisch selections, except for a stunning account
>of the Martinu 4th...
Thanks for telling us about this. If only these orchestras--I am thinking
also of the New York Philharmonic particularly-- could be persuaded to make
the discs available individually...