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Revision History

(in reverse chronological order)

November 2014 (November 14, 2014)

  • Reviews of 64 CDs, SACDs, DVD & Blu-ray discs, Books, and Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

October 2014 (October 12, 2014)

  • Reviews of 48 CDs, SACDs, and Blu-ray discs by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

September 2014 (September 10, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 85 CDs, SACDs, DVD & Blu-ray discs, Books, and Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

July/August 2014 (July 14, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 32 CDs, SACDs, Blu-ray discs, and Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin

June 2014 (June 9, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 49 CDs, SACDs, DVD & Blu-ray discs, Books, and Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

May 2014 (May 8, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 32 CDs, SACDs, Blu-ray discs, and Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Mark Sealey
    • Brian Wigman

April 2014 (April 8, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 44 CDs, SACDs, DVD & Blu-ray discs, Concerts, and Books by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

March 2014 (March 10, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 38 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

January/February 2014 (February 11, 2014)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 33 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin

December 2013 (December 17, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 42 CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Brian Wigman

November 2013 (November 7, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 31 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Brian Wigman

October 2013 (October 9, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 21 CDs, SACDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Brian Wigman

September 2013 (September 13, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 32 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin

July/August 2013 (July 10, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 34 CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

June 2013 (June 10, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 47 CDs, SACDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

May 2013 (May 7, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 38 CDs, SACDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Brian Wigman

April 2013 (April 2, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 41 CDs, SACDs, Blu-ray discs, Concerts & Books by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

March 2013 (March 7, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 31 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs & Books by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

January/February 2013 (February 6, 2013)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 33 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs & Books by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Katalin Fekete
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman
  • Updated biographies, recommended recordings and/or related materials for:

November/December 2012 (December 5, 2012)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 45 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Books & Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Brian Wigman

September/October 2012 (October 6, 2012)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 42 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Books & Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Brian Wigman

July/August 2012 (August 14, 2012)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 62 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Books & Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

May/June 2012 (June 14, 2012)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Reviews of 109 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, Books & Concerts by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Katalin Fekete
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf

March/April 2012 (April 12, 2012)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 50 CD, SACD, DVD, Blu-ray, & Concert reviews by:
    • José Luis Bermúdez
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin

January/February 2012 (February 2, 2012)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 28 CD, DVD, Blu-ray, & Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey

December 2011 (December 8, 2011)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 38 CD, SACD, DVD, Blu-ray & Concert reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey

October 2011 (October 20, 2011)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 50 CD, SACD, DVD, Book & Concert reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
  • Updated biography and related materials for:

June/July 2011 (June 15, 2011)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 61 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Dean Farwood
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey

April/May 2011 (April 7, 2011)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 41 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Concerts & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Ron Drummond
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Marc Haegeman
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
  • Updated biography and related materials for:
  • Added composer page for:

January-March 2011 (February 16, 2011)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • Addition of text for Koussevitzky Concert Programs, Paris 1921-28 by Victor Koshkin-Youritzin
  • 61 CDs, SACDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Added composer pages for:

November/December 2010 (December 3, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • Koussevitzky Concert Programs, Paris 1921-28 by Victor Koshkin-Youritzin
  • 87 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
  • Added composer pages for:

September/October 2010 (September 15, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansions and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 65 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed, and articles by:
    • Geraldine Boyer-Cussac
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
  • Updated discography and related materials for:
  • Added composer pages for:

July/August 2010 (July 23 & 26, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 57 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Dave Lampson
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
  • Added composer pages for:

May/June 2010 (May 15, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 33 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
  • Added composer pages for:

April 2010 (April 10, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 16 CDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
  • Added composer pages for:

March 2010 (March 12, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 42 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Added composer pages for:

January/February 2010 (January 20, 2010)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 49 CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Books & Concerts reviewed by:
    • Bert Bailey
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Roger Hecht
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

December 2009 (December 1, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 43 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Diether Steppuhn
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated discography and related materials for:
  • Added composer pages for:

October 2009 (October 12, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 30 CDs, SACDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated discography and related materials for:

September 2009 (September 4, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 34 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

August 2009 (August 8, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 43 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

June/July 2009 (June 15, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Expansion and Additions to the Books Section (ongoing).
  • 34 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Karl Miller
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle

May 2009 (May 10, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 56 CDs, SACDs, DVDs & Books reviewed by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:

April 2009 (April 5, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 32 New CD, SACD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Karl Miller
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
  • Updated materials for:

March 2009 (March 6, 2009)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 40 New CD, SACD, DVD and Concert reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:

February 2009 (February 10, 2009)

December 2008 (December 11, 2008)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 33 New CD, SACD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:
  • Added composer page for:

November 2008 (November 10, 2008)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 38 New CD, SACD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Roger Hecht
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:

October 2008 (October 9, 2008)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 35 New CD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:
  • Added composer page for:
  • Completed basic transition to full PHP processing.

September 2008 (September 5, 2008)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 66 New CD, SACD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:

July/August 2008 (July 16, 2008)

June 2008 (June 8, 2008)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 42 New CD, SACD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated materials for:

May 2008 (May 7, 2008)

April 2008 (April 4, 2008)

  • Additions and corrections to link pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • 26 New CD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

March 2008 (March 12, 2008)

  • 68 New CD, SACD, DVD and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Paul-John Ramos
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

February 2008 (February 16, 2008)

  • 93 New CD, SACD, DVD Audio, DVD-Video and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

Holidays 2007 (November 20, 2007)

  • COMPLETE SITE REDESIGN!! Using CSS and XHTML, Classical Net has been redesigned to allow for easier use and to give room to grow in the future.
  • 144 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

Summer 2007 (June 12)

  • 49 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

May 2007 (May 1)

  • 30 New CD, SACD, book and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Ray Tuttle

April 2007 (April 1)

  • Hundreds of additions and corrections to link pages.
  • 38 New CD, SACD, book and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Ray Tuttle

March 2007 (March 1)

  • Hundreds of additions and corrections to link pages.
  • 93 New CD, SACD, LP and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

January/February 2007 (January 15)

  • Hundreds of additions and corrections to link pages.
  • 92 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Mark Sealey [New!]
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle

Holidays 2006 (November 14)

  • Hundreds of additions and corrections to link pages.
  • 42 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Paul-John Ramos
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle

September 2006 (September 4)

August 2006 (August 3)

  • Hundreds of additions and corrections to link pages.
  • 61 New CD, SACD, DVD-Video and Book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

June/July 2006 (June 14)

  • Hundreds of additions and corrections to link pages.
  • 67 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews and articles by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle

April 2006 (April 1)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 90 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Don Satz
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle

February 2006 (February 10)

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  • 67 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Alex Demetriou
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

January 2006 (January 1)

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  • 48 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

November 2005 (November 5)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 33 New CD, SACD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Ray Tuttle

October 2005 (October 9)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 51 New CD, SACD, Book and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

September 2005 (September 1)

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  • 40 New CD and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

August 2005 (August 5)

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  • 64 New CD, SACD, DVD-Audio and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

June 2005 (June 12)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 79 New CD, SACD, DVD-Audio and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

April 2005 (April 15)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 58 New CD, SACD, DVD-Audio and DVD-Video reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

March 2005 (February 27)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 69 New CD, SACD, DVD and book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

Holidays 2004 (November 26)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 57 CD, SACD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf
  • Now an affiliate of ArkivMusic

October 2004 (October 10)

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  • Addition of 46 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf
  • Now an affiliate of ArkivMusic

September 2004 (September 5)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 37 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf
  • Now an affiliate of ArkivMusic

August 2004 (August 8)

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  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 46 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

July 2004 (July 5)

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  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 44 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

June 2004 (June 2)

May 2004 (May 12)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 78 CD, DVD & book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

March 2004 (March 15)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 44 CD & book reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

February 2004 (February 15)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 58 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

Holidays 2003 (December 12)

November, 2003 (November 10)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 51 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

October, 2003 (October 12)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 40 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

September, 2003 (September 6)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 45 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Alex Morin
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

August, 2003 (August 5)

July, 2003 (July 2)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 56 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

May/June, 2003 (May 22)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Biographies and articles on works by Mahler, Shostakovich, Bruckner & Stravinsky contributed by Paul-John Ramos
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 61 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Arnold Rosner [New!]
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

April, 2003 (April 12)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Biographies and articles on works by Mahler, Shostakovich, Bruckner & Stravinsky contributed by Paul-John Ramos
  • Classical LP Sale & Cover Art Gallery
  • Addition of 62 CD, DVD & reviews and articles by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

February/March, 2003 (February 23)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 56 CD, DVD & book reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

December, 2002 (December 24)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 61 CD & DVD reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf

November, 2002 (November 15)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 57 CD & DVD reviews and articles by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
    • Peter Grahame Woolf [New!]

October, 2002 (October 6)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 39 CD & book reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

September, 2002 (September 5)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Over 150 MIDI files added on Basic Repertoire lists and Composer pages (look for the [New!] symbol).
  • Now translate the site into eight languages using Babelfish, including French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
  • Addition of 68 CD, book & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Added composer page for:

July/August, 2002 (July 20)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 60 CD, book & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

May/June, 2002 (May 25)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 110 articles and CD, LP & DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • Updated discography and related materials for:

March/April, 2002 (Mar. 25)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 76 CD and DVD reviews by:
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

January/February, 2002 (Jan. 31)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 63 CD and DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

December 7, 2001

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 46 CD and book reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle
  • New composer pages, discography, and related materials added for:

October 30, 2001

September 5, 2001

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 68 CD, book and DVD reviews by:
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

June 12, 2001 (June/July 2001)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Excellent article on Mahler's Kindertotenlieder by Mitch Friedfeld
  • Update to Bob Stumpf's Stokowski Discography
  • Addition of 107 CD and DVD reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

April 15, 2001 (Spring 2001)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of 91 CD, DVD and book reviews by:
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Gerald Fenech
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle

October 5, 2000 (Fall 2000)

  • The site has now had over SEVEN MILLION visitors since 1995 and by August the site had two million visitors in 2000 alone!
  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 120 Additions to the Books & Scores section, including a re-organization to ease use.
  • Expansion of the Audio / Video Directory
  • Addition of 106 reviews by:
    • Robert Cummings
    • Mark Longaker
    • Alex Morin
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin
    • Ray Tuttle
  • New composer pages added for:

June 25, 2000 (Summer 2000)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Major revision to the articles on the String Quartets of Anton Reicha by Ron Drummond.
  • Addition of 124 reviews by:
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Alex Morin
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Jim Tobin [New!]
    • Ray Tuttle

February 15, 2000 (Winter 2000)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • 56 CDs reviewed by:
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle

November 24, 1999 (Holidays 1999)

June 15, 1999 (Spring/Summer 1999)

  • New "Java" based frames version available
  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Addition of articles and reviews by:
    • Gerald Fenech [New!]
    • Paul Geffen
    • Tom Godell
    • Alex Morin
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf
    • Ray Tuttle

February 8, 1999 (Winter 1999)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Major revision to the Michael Torke Pages by David Charlton.
  • Fascinating article on the String Quartets of Anton Reicha by Ron Drummond.
  • Addition of articles and reviews:
    • Martin Anderson
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Alex Morin
    • Robert Stumpf's Maestrino
    • Joe Sullivan
    • Ray Tuttle

December 5, 1998 (Holidays 1998)

July 10, 1998 (Summer 1998)

March 1, 1998 (Spring 1998)

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Updated pages for several composers, including Torke and Pärt.
  • Addition of articles and reviews:
    • Deryk Barker
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Paul Geffen
    • Tom Godell
    • Mark Longaker
    • Robert Maxham
    • Karl Miller
    • Peter Murano
    • Steven Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf's Maestrino
    • Robert J. Sullivan
  • New composers added:

November 15, 1997

  • Dozens of additions to link pages.
  • Updated pages for several composers, including Pärt & Verdi.
  • Addition of articles and reviews:
    • Deryk Barker
    • Peter Bates
    • Robert Cummings
    • Paul Geffen
    • Tom Godell
    • Mark Longaker
    • Karl Miller
    • Peter Murano
    • Steven Schwartz
    • Robert Stumpf's Maestrino
    • Robert J. Sullivan

September 1, 1997

June 1, 1997

March 1, 1997

January 1, 1997

  • Slight home page facelift for the New Year and improved logos
  • Additions to link pages.
  • Updated listings for several composers.
  • Addition of articles and reviews:

December 5, 1996

October 15, 1996

September 1, 1996

August 1, 1996

May 20 - July 15, 1996

This revision covers a period of time as the site was moved to a new, faster web server (hosted at Best Internet Communications) and reorganized somewhat. This server has better performance, a more reliable connectivity, and a virtual domain server that allows correct handling of the short, easy-to-remember version of the URL: www.classical.net

February 20, 1996

  • Reached 1,000,000 accesses (page hits) on February 11, 1996
    - Projected to reach 100,000 visitors on February 27, 1996.
  • More awards, so I added an Awards page.
  • Updated Koussevitzky Society page.
  • Updated Boston Early Music Newsletter listings.
  • Updated Historic Brass Society page.
  • Updated listings for several composers, including addition of James MacMillan.
  • Many additions to link pages.
  • Fifty more Bach cantatas added to Simon Crouch's Listeners Guide.
  • Addition of articles and reviews:
    • Robert Stumpf (Maestrino)
    • Tom Godell (American Record Guide)
    • Steve Schwartz
    • Ray Tuttle (Fanfare, Esquire)

December 15, 1995

October 22, 1995

  • Site name changed to "Classical Net".
  • Site "facelift" including new backgrounds and graphics.
  • Official Domain Name registered for the site: classical.net.
  • Updated listings for all composers.
  • Many additions to link pages.
  • Added pages for:
  • Addition of articles and reviews, especially those written by:
    • Tom Godell (American Record Guide)

August 28, 1995

  • Updated all listings for the Boston Early Music News - Concerts in New England.
  • Miscellaneous additions to link pages.
  • Many articles and biographies added, especially for:

August 10, 1995

  • Site is recognized as one of the "Top 5% of all Web Sites" by Point Survey.
  • Added searchable index for the site, as well as a composer index.
  • Many articles and biographies added, especially for
  • Works lists added for Britten, Cui, and Mahler.
  • Included articles on Tchaikovsky's 6th and Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphonies.
  • Miscellaneous additions to link pages.

July 5, 1995

  • Works lists added for Bach and Chopin.
  • Miscellaneous additions to link pages.

June, 1995

  • Continued expansion of basic repertoire.
  • Added a dedicated page for early music links and resources.
  • Additions to link pages.

May 25, 1995

  • Data is made available for various summer music festivals.
  • Miscellaneous additions to link pages.

May 15, 1995

  • A dedicated link page was set up for opera.
  • Many fixes were made to links.

May 1, 1995

The Classical Music Home Page was officially opened to the public, and announcements were made on the appropriate newsgroups and mailing lists.

April 1995

Construction of the site continued with beta testing at its new web server site, Web Communications.

December 1994

Design was begun on the web site using materials (Basic Repertoire, Recommended CDs, CD Buying Guide, etc.) previously distributed via newsgroups and FTP sites.
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