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.

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 
>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 
>Otherwise I can't listen to it.  I THINK Khatchaturian would turn over in 
his grave.
>What happened to the rest of that track??!!!