" Traditional Songs of Britain and Ireland" presents beautiful & lyrical songs moulded to the poetic nature of the Welsh language, wonderful Irish...

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Reissues of a classic recording of Elgar's Violin Concerto originally issued by Collins + rarities from ClassCo, reissued Alto 2020. Elgar -...

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BBC DJ Geraint Lloyd and his Truckers Club was the inspiration in creating this collection for everyone on the road in Wales, be it in a lorry, bus or...

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Decca compilation CD produced for the 2003 Rugby World Cup. NB now out of print - last physical copy. World in Union – Sir Bryn Terfel &...

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A "Liederspiel" devised by Graham Johnson: this captivating duet recital follows the poet Chamisso’s story of a woman’s life & love, "...

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Arleen Auger (soprano) & Irwin Gage (piano). Hyperion, 1992. Gedichte von Eduard Mörike Im Frühling Lied vom Winde...

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Joan Rodgers (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone) & Roger Vignoles (piano) perform Hugo Wolf's song cycle. Champs Hill Records, 2013. 4-star...

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46 settings of Italian poets by Hugo Wolf recorded live in concert in Essen in early 2018 by Diana Damrau (soprano), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) &...

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Roderick Williams (baritone) & Helmut Deutsch (piano) recital recorded live at the Wigmore Hall in 2012. Wigmore Hall Live, 2012. BBC Music...

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Roderick Williams (baritone) & Andrew West (piano) appropriate songs more usually sung by female singers, plus songs by 2 female composers. Somm,...

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Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel sings 16 songs by Welsh composer Meirion Williams, including the first-ever recording of his "Adlewych" song-cycle....

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The greatest classical guitar pieces played by John Williams (guitar) compiled by Sony in 2016: Guardian 5-star review, 22/5/2016. Myers -...

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3 major works by Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-77): recorded 1972-80, reissued by Lyrita, 1996. Ballads for Orchestra - BBC Welsh...

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Welsh singer Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) with Paula Fan (piano/harpsichord) & Rachel Kay Green (harp) in original songs & folksong...

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This is an important recording of some of Welsh composer Grace Williams' most inspired work, recorded 1970-4. Lyrita reissue, 1995....

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Grace Williams (1906-77) is widely considered to be Wales’ foremost female composer of her generation. From Barry in South Wales, where she lived for...

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The Treorchy Male Voice Choir, directed by John Haydn Davies (& by John Cynan Jones for the tracks marked *). Alto reissue, 2017...

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The Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir, directed by Ivor E. Sims in performances from the 1950s-60s. Alto reissue, 2012. Aberystwyth –...

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A solo recital by pianist Zoë Smith in music by 13 Welsh composers, many recorded for the first time. Tŷ Cerdd, 2019. Contains pieces by...

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Dance-inspired pieces by 3 of Wales' most distinguished 20th century classical composers, Alun Hoddinott, Daniel Jones & William Mathias. Lyrita...

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2 symphonies by M eczysław Weinberg (1919-96) conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. DG, 2019. BBC Radio 3 Record Review Record of the Week 11/5/19,...

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Sabine Meyer (clarinet) with the S taatskapelle Dresden conducted by Herbert Blomstedt. / (Quintet) Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn...

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Michael Collins (clarinet & conductor) & Stephen Stirling (horn) with the City of London Sinfonia. Chandos, 2012. 5-star review, BBC Music...

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The most popular of all Bryn Terfel's CDs: 21 favourite Welsh songs accompanied by the Black Mountain Chorus, Risca Male Choir & the orchestra of...

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Philip Fowke (piano) with the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Proinnsias O Duinn. Naxos, 1998. Addinsell - Warsaw Concerto [Dangerous...

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Vintage performances of the music of Walton, with Dennis Noble (baritone), the London Symphony Orchestra & London Philharmonic Orchestra,...

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Matthew Jones (violin), Sarah-Jane Bradley (viola), Tim Lowe (cello) & Annabel Thwaite (piano). Recorded at Guildhall School of Music & Drama,...

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William Walton - Legendary Recordings, Peter Pears and Edith Sitwell, Sir Laurence Olivier, The English Opera Group Ensemble,...

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The first full modern recording of William Vincent Wallace's 1848 Grand Opera, at the time one of the most popular of mid-nineteenth-century British...

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The great British mezzo-soprano Sarah Walker accompanied by Roger Vignoles in a light-hearted recital, recorded live at the Wigmore Hall on 17.6.88....

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MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jun Märkl. Naxos, 2017. BBC Music Magazine 3-star review, May 2017. Wagner - Symphony in E...

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Ride of the Valkyries [Die Walkure] - Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by Sir Georg Solti Overture [Flying Dutchman] - Wiener Philharmoniker,...

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A budget set of the complete Ring cycle, with the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Choir conducted by Daniel Barenboim. Teldec, reissued Warner 2011....

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Iain Burnside accompanies the 2 great singers Lisa Milne & Susan Bickley in setting of the poems of Paul Verlaine. Lisa Milne (soprano),...

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Tredegar Orpheus Male Voice Choir & Rhos Orpheus Male Voice Choir perform Male Voice Choir favourites, originally released on LP in 1972.....

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The 25th Anniversary Special Edition of the celebrated recording of Vivaldi's 4 violin concerti "The Four Seasons" by Nigel Kennedy (violin &...

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Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas sings Vivaldi, with Ashley Solomon (flute), Bojan Cicic (violin), Jennifer Morsches (cello) & Florilegium ....

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3 female soloists with the King's Consort Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor). Hyperion, 2002. NB now out of print - last physical copy....

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Teresa Berganza & Lucia Valentini Terrani (mezzos) with the New Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti. EMI, 1976/77,...

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Christophe Coin (cello) with Il Giardino Armonico directed by Giovanni Antonini. Warner, 2016 Gramophone Awards 1996 Winner - Baroque Instrumental....

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6 concerti by Antonio Vivaldi for multiple violins, perfomed by Leila Schayegh, Stéphanie Pfister, David Plantier & Chiara Banchini (violins), with...

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Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) in operatic arias by Vivaldi, with Ensemble Matheus directed by Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Decca, 2018. Recorded June...

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Vivaldi Opera & Oratorio Arias and Concerti: Di due rai languir constant (from an unknown opera) Tra le follie diverse siam...

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Rolando Villazón (tenor), with Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) & the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino conducted by Marco Armiliato....

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Star tenor Rolando Villazón in arias by Handel, with the Gabrieli Players directed by Paul McCreesh. DG, 2009. Gramophone Magazine May 2009 Editor's...

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The 3 violin sonatas by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) performed by Emmanuele Baldini (violin) & Pablo Rossi (piano) . Naxos, 2021. BBC Music...

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Victoria: Easter Week Lamentations & Responsories performed by the Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, conducted by Richard Marlow. Alto reissue...

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone) with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mario Bernardi. Delos, 2002. Verdi - Vanne … Credo in...

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Renowned Welsh tenor Dennis O’Neill accompanied by Ingrid Surgenor (piano) in a recital of Verdi's songs. Naxos, 2005. BBC Music Magazine 3-star review,...

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Thomas Hampson (Simon Boccanegra), Joseph Calleja (Gabriele Adorno), Kristine Opolais (Amelia/Maria), Carlo Colombara (Fiesco) , Gaia Petrone (Ancella...

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Michèle Crider (soprano), Markella Hatziano (mezzo-soprano), Gabriel Sadé (tenor) & Robert Lloyd (bass) with the London Symphony Orchestra and...

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Anja Harteros (soprano), Sonia Ganassi (mezzo), Rolando Villazon (tenor) & René Pape (bass) with the Orchestra & Coro dell’Accademia di Santa...

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Arias from the early operas of Verdi performed by Montserrat Caballé (soprano) with the RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Anton...

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James McCracken (Otello), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Iago), Dame Gwyneth Jones (Desdemona), Anna di Stasio (Emilia), Alfredo Giacomotti (Lodovico),...

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Montserrat Caballé (Violetta), Carlo Bergonzi (Alfredo), Sherrill Milnes (Germont), Dorothy Krebill (Flora), Nancy Stokes (Annina), Fernando Iacopucci...

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Roberto Alagna (Manrico), Angela Gheorghiu (Leonora), Thomas Hampson (Il Conte di Luna), Larissa Diadkova (Azucena) & Ildebrando d'Arcangelo...

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Anna Netrebko (Giovanna d’Arco), Plácido Domingo (Giacomo), Francesco Meli (Carlo VII), Roberto Tagliavini (Talbot) & Johannes Dunz (Delil) with the...

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R arely heard choral works by Verdi : the Hymn of the Nations was written for the London International Exhibition in 1862, & features the themes...

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Verdi's last opera "Falstaff" with Bryn Terfel in the title role, recorded at the Royal Opera House in London in 1999 . Bryn Terfel (Falstaff),...

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This live recording comes from Glyndebourne Festival's 1960 season, in what was the great Welsh bass-baritone Sir Geraint Evan's third outing as...

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Sir Bryn Terfel (Falstaff), Thomas Hampson (Ford), Adrianne Pieczonka (Alice Ford), Danill Shtoda (Fenton), Dorothea Röschmann (Nannetta), Larissa...

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The first Verdi recital from Placido Domingo since he switched to baritone register, with Angel Joy Blue (Amelia), Gianluca Buratto (Fiesco), Fernando...

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Maria Callas sings favourite Verdi, + 2 Bellini & Donizetti arias, in this recital from 1958, accompanied by the Philharmonia Chorus &...

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Verdi - Aida - 3CDs
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Montserrat Caballé (Aida), Plácido Domingo (Radamès), Fiorenza Cossotto (Amneris), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Ramfis), Piero Cappuccilli (Amonasro), Luigi Roni...

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Renata Tebaldi (Aida), Giulietta Simionato (Amneris), Carlo Bergonzi (Radamès), Cornell MacNeil (Amonasro), Arnold van Mill (Ramfis), Fernando Corena...

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Alto 2019 reissue of the classic recording of Verdi's grand opera by Leontyne Price (Aida), Jon Vickers (Radamès), Rita Gorr (Amneris), Robert Merrill...

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Roderick Williams (baritone) & Jeremy Irons (speaker) with the City of London Choir & London Mozart Players conducted by Hilary Davan Wetton....

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Haunting but lesser-known works by Ralph Vaughan Williams performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir, with soloist Roderick...

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Blanche Christensen (soprano) & William Metcalf (baritone) with the Utah Symphony Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Maurice Abravanel . Vanguard,...

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BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion, 2020. Editor's Choice, Gramophone Magazine Jan. 2020 & BBC Music Magazine March...

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4 of Ralph Vaughan Williams' most loved pieces, performed by Carla Huhtanen (soprano), Emily D’Angelo (mezzo-soprano), Lawrence Wiliford (tenor) &...

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A fine collection of the composer's orchestral output compiled from 1957-94 Decca recordings in 1999. Academy of St. Martin in the Fields conducted...

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New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Judd. Naxos, 2003. R ecorded 28-30 June 2001, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand....

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EMI 2003 compilation of favourite works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink. BBC Radio 3...

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Janice Watson (soprano), Peter Hoare (tenor) & Stephen Gadd (baritone) with the Guildford Choral Society, St Catherine’s School Choir & Royal...

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Guildford Choral Society, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor) & soloists Henry Herford (baritone) & Sarah Walker...

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BBC Symphony Orchestra & BBC Symphony Chorus, conducted by Martyn Brabbins, with soloists Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) & Elizabeth Llewellyn...

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Nicholas Daniel (oboe / cor anglais / conductor) with the Britten Sinfonia & James MacMillan ( conductor) . HM, 2015. 5 -star review /...

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A 52-minute trio jointly composed and performed by the three musicians, Aberystwyth-born Angharad Davies (violin), Klaus Lang (harmonium) & Anton...

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Dylan Thomas' "Under Milk Wood", a play for voices newly recorded with many famous Welsh performers in the 1980s. Produced by George Martin, with...

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The famous original BBC recording of the Dylan Thomas classic featuring Richard Burton in one of his most acclaimed roles as First Voice, plus...

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The Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir was established in 1995 when its founding member Gwyn Roberts gathered together a group of like-minded individuals...

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Tri Tenor - CD
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The individually renowned tenors John Davies, Crwys Evans & his son Robin Lyn Evans come together to perform a rousing mixture of...

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Siwsann George presents an authentic & scholarly view of 22 Welsh folksongs, singing accompanied by noted exponents of traditional instruments...

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Pro Cantione Antiqua with Mark Brown & Sir Philip Ledger in a programme of renaissance a capella vocal music (madrigals) & later...

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A double CD pack giving an excellent insight into the world of Welsh folk music, with its strong accent on melody, harmony & stringed...

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The Top 20 Welsh hymns, chosen by a public poll, taken from the best recordings of the last 20 years. A best-seller....

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Legendary classical guitarists John Williams & Julian Bream in duet. RCA, 1993. NB now out of print - last physical copy. Carulli -...

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins, + soloist Rachel Nicholls (soprano) in Symphony 3. Hyperion, 2019. BBC Music...

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BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Michael Tippett. BBC 1995, reissued NMC 2004. R ecorded 29/3/1993, All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London.

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins. Hyperion, 2017. BBC Music Magazine 4-star review, Jan 2018. The Times Record of the...

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The musical & intellectual exuberance of Sir Michael Tippett’s music is fully demonstrated in his piano works, recorded here in their entirety on a...

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Y tenor o Benmachno, Richie Thomas, yn dal i swyno gyda chyngerdd helaeth o unawdau ar ddwy CD; mae’r “Hen Rebel” yn fyw! Richie Thomas, the...

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The Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge conducted by Geoffrey Webber in the sacred works of Welsh composer Mansel Thomas (1909-86) - this...

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Caneuon / the songs of Mansel Thomas (1909-86) - Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) + Nigel Foster (piano). Canu yn Gymraeg neu Saesneg / sung in Welsh or...

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Duo Praxedis perform duets for harp & piano by Welsh composer John Thomas (1826-1913), harpist to Queen Victoria. Recorded in Bulach, Switzerland,...

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