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Classical

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Mostly (not) Mozart

Bob Azam & His Orchestra “MOZART 40”   S&S Records

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Wax lips

Ballet by Delibes   Masterpiece Records Brazil

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Don’t move or I’ll shoot!

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Another from our favorite classical music label Westminster   “Best Known Overtures”

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Peakin’ and freakin’

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Puccini Gianni Schicchi   Decca Records

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The day after Christmas

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Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty /Prokofieff: Peter and the Wolf   Acorn Records (A budget label that produced some memorable covers including one with Bettie Page)

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Lost soul classic

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Faust:   Ballet Music   A 7″ from Fausto Cleva and the Metropolitan Opera Association Orchestra of New York on Coronet Records

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Merry pranksters

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Jim Flora illustrates Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel/Death and Transfiguration RCA Victor (Red Seal) LM-1891 (1955)   NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini, conductor

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Cookie puss

Debussy’s “Children’s Corner Suite   Paolo Spagnolo, piano   Decca

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Toys in the attic

A nice Jim Flora illustration for RCA Victor and The Philhormonia Orchestra’ s “La Boutique Fantasque”

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Daliwood?

“Dali in Venice”   London Records.   1962.

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