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Historical Instruments Enter the Mainstream.

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews two new Angel recordings featuring British conductor Roger Norrington. Norrington is known for his use of original instruments. The albums feature music from the 19th century by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Weber, Wagner, and Berlioz.

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Other segments from the episode on May 17, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 17, 1990: Interview with Martin Landau; Review of Roger Norrington's albums "Early Romantic Obvertures" and "Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944: The Great"; Interview…

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