Dear Mr. Roth, I have not been in touch with Naxos for awhile, and I didn't work on the release you mention below. I'd suggest contacting the label directly about it. Sorry not to be of more help here. Yours, Mark Obert-Thorn On Mon, 8 Sep 2014 20:38:05 +0000, James Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >If you are still with Naxos, I have an issue which has been on my mind for about 10 years. >It concerns the NAXOS recording of the Khatchaturian Gayne Ballet Suites 1, 2 & 3. >Catalogue number 8.550800 >It has a very short track *(1:43) called Matsak's Solo. >I've been very familiar with the Gayne Ballet since I was 4 (1951). >I have quite a few recordings of it - At least 10. >Nowhere in the liner notes of those other recordings does it mention a Matsak. >The music on that track is really the Awakening of Ayesha. >It's only a fragment of "The Awakening and Dance of Ayesha", but it stops ABRUPTLY just before the dance. >I would say it was poorly edited. Actually, it was butchered. >I've had to splice it onto the Capitol recording of Fabien Sevitzky's rendition. >Otherwise I can't listen to it. I THINK Khatchaturian would turn over in his grave. >What happened to the rest of that track??!!!