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2016 March 21-27 The 13th Misteria Paschalia Festival - The World Before Bach
Various Performers, Orchestras & Conductors (ESM)
2016 Jan 16 Dvořák/Elgar/Mozart/Fairouz - Serenade #2/Serenade/Symphony #38/Concerto for Cello
Maya Beiser, cello; Detroit Symphony/Leonard Slatkin (BW)

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DVD Video Reviews

  • Gesualdo - Death for Five Voices by Milva/Gesualdo Consort of London/Il Complesso Barocco/Il Principe d'Avalos/Herzog - Arthaus DVD 109208 (MS)
  • Wilbye, John - Draw on Sweet Night by I Fagiolini/Fretwork/The English Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble/Benyounes Quartet - Capriol DVD 9 (MS)

CD, DVD & SACD Reviews

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CD Collections
  • Bach - Chorale "Ein Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott", BWV 720 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Concerto in A minor, BWV 593 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Leipzig Chorale #7 "Nun Danket Alle Gott", BWV 657 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Leipzig Chorale #8 "Von Gott Will Ich Nicht Lassen", BWV 658 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Prelude & Fugue in C Major, BWV 545 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Schubler Chorale #1 "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme", BWV 645 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Schubler Chorale #2 "Wo soll ich fliehen hin", BWV 646 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Schubler Chorale #3 "Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten", BWV 647 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Schubler Chorale #4 "Meine Seele erhebet den Herren", BWV 648 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Schubler Chorale #5 "Ach, bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ", BWV 649 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Schubler Chorale #6 "Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel", BWV 650 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Sonata for Violin #1 in G minor, BWV 1001 by Sigurjónsdóttir - MSR 1605 (RC)
  • Bach - Sonata for Violin #2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by Sigurjónsdóttir - MSR 1605 (RC)
  • Bach - Sonata for Violin #3 in C Major, BWV 1005 by Sigurjónsdóttir - MSR 1605 (RC)
  • Bach - Toccata & Fugue in F Major, BWV 540 by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Trio Sonata #2 in C minor, BWV 526 I. Vivace by Fickley - MSR 1562 (RC)
  • Bach - Violin Partita #1 in B minor, BWV 1002 by Sigurjónsdóttir - MSR 1605 (RC)
  • Bach - Violin Partita #2 in D minor, BWV 1004 by Sigurjónsdóttir - MSR 1605 (RC)
  • Bach - Violin Partita #3 in E Major, BWV 1006 by Sigurjónsdóttir - MSR 1605 (RC)
  • Bakhmetiev, Nikolai - The Noble Joseph by Mixed Choir/Popsavov - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Bartók - Concert Suite "The Miraculous Mandarin", Sz. 73 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Bartók - Violin Concerto #1, Sz. 36 by Jansen/London Symphony/Pappano - Decca 4788412 (BW)
  • Beethoven - Sonata for Piano #2 in A Major, Op. 2 #2 by Mok - MSR 1590 (RC)
  • Beethoven - Symphony #5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Pittsburgh Symphony/Honeck - Reference 718 (BW)
  • Beethoven - Symphony #7 in A Major, Op. 92 by Pittsburgh Symphony/Honeck - Reference 718 (BW)
  • Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 by Hungarian Radio & Television Orchestra/Munch - Decca/Philips 4767962 (BW)
  • Bizet - L'Arlésienne Suites #1 & 2 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Braga Santos, Joly - Duas Ârias for Cello & Piano, Op. 2 by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Braga Santos, Joly - Duas Ârias for Cello & Piano, Op. 57 by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Brahms - Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 by Jansen/Orchestra of the National Academy of Saint Cecilia/Pappano - Decca 4788412 (BW)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #1 in C minor (1890 - Vienna) by Lucerne Festival Orchestra/Abbado - DGG 4793198 (BW)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #4 in E Flat Major "Romantic" (1878 - Nowak) by Vienna Philharmonic/Abbado - DGG 4793198 (BW)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #5 in B Flat Major (1875 original - Nowak) by Vienna Philharmonic/Abbado - DGG 4793198 (BW)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #7 in E Major (Nowak) by Vienna Philharmonic/Abbado - DGG 4793198 (BW)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #8 in C minor (Original Version, 1887) by Philharmonia Zürich/Luisi - Zürich Philharmonia 105 (MS)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #9 in D minor (Nowak) by Vienna Philharmonic/Abbado - DGG 4793198 (BW)
  • Casadesus, Robert - Concerto for Piano #2, Op. 37 by Casadesus/ORTF National Orchestra/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Chesky, David - Venetian Concertos #1-4 by Orchestra of the 21st Century - Chesky 379 (RC)
  • Chopin - Andante Spiantro et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22 by Costa - KNS 33 (JT)
  • Chopin - Ballade #1 in G minor, Op. 23 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Ballade #4 in F minor, Op. 52 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Berceuse in D Flat Major, Op. 57 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Fantasia in F minor, Op. 49 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Nocturne #16 in E Flat Major, Op. 55 #2 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Nocturne #8 in D Flat Major, Op. 27 #2 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Polonaise "Heroique" in A Flat Major, Op. 53 by Costa - KNS 33 (JT)
  • Chopin - Polonaise #7 in A Flat Major 'Polonaise-fantaisie', Op. 61 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Chopin - Polonaise Fantasie in A Flat Major, Op. 61 by Costa - KNS 33 (JT)
  • Chopin - Two Nocturnes Op. 62 by Cooper - Chandos 10902 (JLB)
  • Copland - An Outdoor Overture by Colorado Symphony/Litton - BIS SACD 2164 (RC)
  • Copland - Billy the Kid, Ballet in One Act by Colorado Symphony/Litton - BIS SACD 2164 (RC)
  • Copland - El salon Mexico by Colorado Symphony/Litton - BIS SACD 2164 (RC)
  • Copland - Rodeo, Ballet in One Act by Colorado Symphony/Litton - BIS SACD 2164 (RC)
  • Czerny - Erste fantasie auf motive aus Beethovens werken by Mok - MSR 1590 (RC)
  • Czerny - Nocturne in E Flat Major, Op. 647 by Mok - MSR 1590 (RC)
  • Degtyarev, Stepan Anikiyevich - Rejoice Isaiah, Holy Martyrs… by Mixed Choir/Popsavov - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Dinev, Peter - In Thy Kingdom, Come Let us Worship by Madrigal Sofia Chamber Choir/Kralev - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Fauré - Ballade, Op. 19 by Wang - DGG 4794954 (BW)
  • Faure - Élégie for Cello & Piano, Op. 24 by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Faure - Après un rêve for Cello & Piano, Op. 7 #2 by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Faure - Sicilienne for Cello & Piano, Op. 78 by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Forqueray - Pièces de viole "Cinquième Suite" by Sakai/Rousset/Martineau - Aparté 122 (MS)
  • Forqueray - Pièces de viole "Deuxième Suite" by Sakai/Rousset/Martineau - Aparté 122 (MS)
  • Forqueray - Pièces de viole "Première Suite" by Sakai/Rousset/Martineau - Aparté 122 (MS)
  • Forqueray - Pièces de viole "Quatrième Suite" by Sakai/Rousset/Martineau - Aparté 122 (MS)
  • Forqueray - Pièces de viole "Troisième Suite" by Sakai/Rousset/Martineau - Aparté 122 (MS)
  • Gesualdo - Death for Five Voices by Milva/Gesualdo Consort of London/Il Complesso Barocco/Il Principe d'Avalos/Herzog - Arthaus DVD 109208 (MS)
  • Kaye, Debra - And So It Begins for Tenor Sax, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello & Double Bass by Oviedo/Kimball/Bechtold/Barci/Yellin/Wagner - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - Dialogues With the Distant Mountains for Alto Sax & Piano by Oviedo/Eckert - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - Duet After Winter for Violins by Kimball/Bechtold - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - Finding Accord : Trio for Violin, Cello & Piano by Kimball/Cook/Eckert - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - Incidental Ducklings for Violin, Cello & Piano by Kimball/Cook/Eckert - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - The Beauty Way for Treble, Tenor & Bass Viol by McGaughey/Dorshe/Stobir - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - The Doppelganger for Trombone by Avitsur - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Kaye, Debra - Visions for Piano by Wolff - Ravello 7899 (JT)
  • Khachaturian - Concerto for Piano in D Flat Major by Pierce/Berlin Radio Symphony/Freeman - MSR 1464 (RC)
  • Lalo - Overture "Le Roi d'Ys" by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Lieuwen, Peter - Concerto for Cello & Orchestra by Jones/Slovak National Symphony/Krager - MSR 1582 (RC)
  • Lieuwen, Peter - Concerto for Piano, Marimba & Orchestra by Morales/Morales/Texas Music Festival Orchestra/Krager - MSR 1582 (RC)
  • Lieuwen, Peter - Romance for Violin, Cello & Piano by Grabiec/Quint/Lapegna - MSR 1582 (RC)
  • Lieuwen, Peter - Vivace for String Orchestra by Slovak National Symphony/Krager - MSR 1582 (RC)
  • Liszt - Arrangement of Beethoven's "An Die Ferne Geliebte" by Mok - MSR 1590 (RC)
  • Lopes-Graça, Fernando - Três Inflorescências for Solo Cello by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Martin - Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion & String Orchestra by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Martinon, Jean - Symphony #4 "Altitudes", Op. 53 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Massenet - Méditation from "Thaïs" by Staryck/Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Mendelssohn - Incidental Music "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Op. 61 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Mendelssohn - Variations Serieuses in D minor, Op. 54 by Mok - MSR 1590 (RC)
  • Mendelssohn - Capriccio for String Quartet, Op. 81 by Harrington Quartet - Centaur 3434 (RC)
  • Mendelssohn - Quintet for Strings #1 in A Major, Op. 18 by Harrington Quartet - Centaur 3434 (RC)
  • Mendelssohn - Quintet for Strings #2 in B Flat Major, Op. 87 by Harrington Quartet - Centaur 3434 (RC)
  • Mennin - Symphony #7 in One Movement by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Nielsen - Overture "Helios", Op. 17 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Nielsen - Symphony #4 "The Inextinguishable", Op. 29 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Nikolaev-Stroumsky, Apostol - Meet it is in Truth to Bless You by Sofia Madrigal/Kralev - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Nikolaev-Stroumsky, Apostol - Otche Nash (Our Father) by Madrigal Sofia Chamber Choir/Kralev - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Paganini - Moto perpetuo, Op. 11 (arr. Stock) by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Paganini - 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1 by Augustyn - Roven 20016 (RC)
  • Palestrina - Alma redemptois mater by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Ave regina coelorum by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Descendi in hortum meum by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Ecce tu pulcher es by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Nigra sum, sed Formosa by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Osculetur me by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Pulchrae sunt genae tuae by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Quam pulchri sunt gressus tui by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Regina coeli by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Salve Regina by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Sicut lilium inter spinas by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Sicut lilium inter spinas by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Surge, propera amica mea by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Tota pulchra es anima mea by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Trahe me, post te by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Palestrina - Veni, veni, dilecte mi by The King's Singers - Signum 450 (MS)
  • Pettersson - Symphony #13 by Norrköping Symphony/Lindberg - BIS SACD 2190 (MS)
  • Popov, Kiril - Exaltation for the Nativity by Male Choir of Sveta Nedelya Cathedral/Popov - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #1 in D Flat Major, Op. 10 by Pierce/RTV Symphony of Slovenia/Freeman - MSR 1464 (RC)
  • Ravel - Alborada del gracioso by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - Boléro by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - La Valse by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - Ma mère l'Oye (Suite) by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - Rapsodie espagnole by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - Concerto for Piano for the Left Hand in D Major by Wang/Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/Bringuier - DGG 4794954 (BW)
  • Ravel - Concerto for Piano in G Major by Wang/Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/Bringuier - DGG 4794954 (BW)
  • Ravel - Introduction & Allegro for Harp, String Quartet, Flute, & Clarinet by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ravel - Suite "Daphnis et Chloé" #2 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Magnificat Primus Tonus I by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Magnificat Quartus Tonus II by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Magnificat Secundus Tonus I by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Assumpsit Jesus Petrum" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Beata Mater" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Conserva Me, Domine" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Dimitte Me Ergo" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Gloriosae Virginis Mariae" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Hodie Completi Sunt Dies Pentecostes" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Regina Caeli" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Rex Autem David" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Virgo Prudentissima" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Ribera, Bernardino de - Motet "Vox In Rama" by De Profundis/Skinner - Hyperion 68141 (MS)
  • Rilsky, Neofit - Resurrection (Voskresenya Den) by Sofia Boys' Choir/Blagoeva - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Rimsky-Korsakov - Concerto for Piano in C Sharp minor, Op. 30 by Pierce/Slovak National Symphony/Trevor - MSR 1464 (RC)
  • Rosner - From the Diaries of Adam Czerniaków, Op. 82 by Riegert/London Philharmonic/Amos - Toccata 368 (SS)
  • Rosner - Gematria, Op. 93 by London Philharmonic/Amos - Toccata 368 (SS)
  • Rosner - Concerto for Piano #2, Op. 90 by Vinograde/London Philharmonic/Amos - Toccata 368 (SS)
  • Rosner - Six Pastoral Dances, Op. 40 by London Philharmonic/Amos - Toccata 368 (SS)
  • Roussel - Suite "Bacchus et Ariane" #2, Op. 43 by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Scarlatti, A. - La Gloria Di Primavera by Ograjensek/Moore/Van Der Linde/Phan/Williams/Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale/McGegan - Philharmonia 9 (MS)
  • Scarlatti, D. - Sonata in A Major, K. 208 by Costa - KNS 33 (JT)
  • Schubert - Sonata for Piano in A Major, D. 959 by Korevaar - MSR 1557 (RC)
  • Schubert - Sonata for Piano in G Major, D. 894 by Korevaar - MSR 1557 (RC)
  • Schumann - Fantasiestücke for Cello & Piano, Op. 73 by Costa/Costa - KNS 34 (JT)
  • Schumann - Kinderszehnen, Op. 15 by Costa - KNS 33 (JT)
  • Shostakovich - Concerto for Piano #2 in F Major, Op. 102 by Pierce/RTV Symphony of Slovenia/Freeman - MSR 1464 (RC)
  • Shvedov, Konstantin - We Have No Other Help by Vassil Arnaudov Sofia Chamber Choir/Pavlovitch - Valley 15262 (RC)
  • Sibelius - En saga by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Finlandia, Op. 26 by Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 #1 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Tapiola, Op. 112 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - The Oceanides, Op. 73 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22 #3 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major, Op. 47 by Stern/Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major, Op. 47 by Dylana Jenson/Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Overture to Karelia by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Suite from Karelia by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Symphony #1 in E minor, Op. 39 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Symphony #2 in D Major, Op. 43 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Symphony #4 in A minor, Op. 63 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Symphony #5 in E Flat Major, Op. 82 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Sibelius - Symphony #7 in C Major, Op. 105 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy - RCA 10858 (BW)
  • Tchaikovsky - Concerto for Piano #1 in B Flat minor, Op. 23 by Pierce/RTV Symphony of Slovenia/Freeman - MSR 1464 (RC)
  • Tchaikovsky - Concerto for Piano #3 in E Flat Major, Op. 75 by Pierce/RTV Symphony of Slovenia/Freeman - MSR 1464 (RC)
  • Varèse - Arcana by Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Vivaldi - Cantata "Amor Hai Vinto", RV 651 by Kirkby/Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood - Decca 4783615 (BW)
  • Vivaldi - Gloria in D Major, RV 589 by Kirkby/Nelson/Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford/Watkinson/Academy of Ancient Music/Preston - Decca 4783615 (BW)
  • Vivaldi - Motet "Nulla in mundo pax sincera", RV 630 by Kirkby/Academy of Ancient Music/Preston - Decca 4783615 (BW)
  • Vivaldi - Stabat Mater in F minor, RV 621 by Bowman/Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood - Decca 4783615 (BW)
  • Weber - Concerto for Clarinet #1 in F minor, Op. 73 by Goodman/Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Weber - Concerto for Clarinet #2 in E-Flat minor, Op. 74 by Goodman/Chicago Symphony/Martinon - RCA 62752 (BW)
  • Wilbye, John - Draw on Sweet Night by I Fagiolini/Fretwork/The English Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble/Benyounes Quartet - Capriol DVD 9 (MS)
  • Williams, John T. - Suite from "Star Wars" by Los Angeles Philharmonic/Mehta - Decca 4783358 (BW)
  • Zinoviev, Vasilii - We Hymn Thee, We Bless Thee by Sofia Orthodox Choir/Popsavov - Valley 15262 (RC)

Collection Reviews

  • Conductus - Music & Poetry from Thirteenth-Century France by Potter/O'Gorman/Covey-Crump - Hyperion 68115 (MS)
  • SpellWeaving - Ancient Music from the Highlands of Scotland by Brown/Salaman/Taylor - Delphian 34171 (MS)

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Book Reviews

Blu-ray Video Reviews

  • Hérold - La fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) by Osipova/McCrae/Mosley/Saunders/Artists of the Royal Ballet/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Wordsworth - Opus Arte Blu-ray 7187 (MH)
  • Verdi - Aïda by Lewis/Sartori/Rachvelishvili/Colombara/Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus & Orchestra/Mehta - Unitel Classica Blu-ray 732304 (RC)
  • Wagner - Das Rheingold by Goerne/Pushniak/Reid/Begley/DeYoung/Hong Kong Philharmonic/Zweden - Naxos Blu-ray 49 (JLB)
  • Weinberg - The Passenger by Breedt/Kelessidi/Sacca/Rucinski/Prague Philharmonic Choir/Vienna Philharmonic/Currentzis - Unitel Classica Blu-ray 109080 (RC)

CD, Blu-ray & SACD Reviews

B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
  • Bach - An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bach - Das wohltemperierte Klavier, BWV 846-893 by Gulda - MPS 0300650 (MS)
  • Bach - Mass in B minor, BWV 232 by Morrison/Brazil/Bragle/Davoren/Ashworth/Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists/Gardiner - SDG 722 (MS)
  • Bach - Choral Prelude "O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross", BWV 622 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bach - Fantasy & Fugue in G minor "Great G minor", BWV 542 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bach - Partita I in B minor, BWV 1002 by Midori - Onyx 4123 (MS)
  • Bach - Partita II in D minor, BWV 1004 by Midori - Onyx 4123 (MS)
  • Bach - Partita III in E Major, BWV 1006 by Midori - Onyx 4123 (MS)
  • Bach - Prelude & Fugue in C minor, BWV 546 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bach - Prelude & Fugue in E flat Major "St Anne", BWV 552 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bach - Prelude & Fugue in E minor "Wedge", BWV 548 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bach - Sonata I in G minor, BWV 1001 by Midori - Onyx 4123 (MS)
  • Bach - Sonata II in A minor, BWV 1003 by Midori - Onyx 4123 (MS)
  • Bach - Sonata III in C Major, BWV 1005 by Midori - Onyx 4123 (MS)
  • Bach - Toccata & Fugue in F Major, BWV 540 by Harbach - MSR 1444 (RC)
  • Bruckner - Symphony #5 (ed. Nowak) by London Symphony/Lance Friedel - MSR SACD 1600 (RC)
  • Chopin - Ballade #2, Op. 38 (Andantino) by Dubin/Bruskin/Thorsteinsdótter/Cherbas - Delos 3469 (JT)
  • Chopin - Mazurka, Op. 33 #3 by Dubin/Jeanney - Delos 3469 (JT)
  • Chopin - Polonaise Brillante Précédée d'une Introduction for Piano & Cello, Op. 3 by Dubin/Jeanney - Delos 3469 (JT)
  • Chopin - Prelude, Op. 28 #9 by Dubin/Bruskin/Thorsteinsdótter/Cherbas - Delos 3469 (JT)
  • Chopin - Scherzo #1 in B Minor, Op. 20 by Lang Lang - Sony 511758 (RC)
  • Chopin - Scherzo #2 in B Flat Minor, Op. 31 by Lang Lang - Sony 511758 (RC)
  • Chopin - Scherzo #3 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 39 by Lang Lang - Sony 511758 (RC)
  • Chopin - Scherzo #4 in E Major, Op. 54 by Lang Lang - Sony 511758 (RC)
  • Chopin - Sonata for Piano #2, Op. 35 (Marche Funèbre) by Dubin/Bruskin/Thorsteinsdótter/Cherbas - Delos 3469 (JT)
  • Chin, Gordon - Concerto for Cello #1 by Wenn-Sinn Yang/Taiwan Philharmonic/Shao-Chia Lü - Naxos 8.570615 (RC)
  • Chin, Gordon - Symphony #3 "Taiwan" by Taiwan Philharmonic/Shao-Chia Lü - Naxos 8.570615 (RC)
  • Compère, Loyset - Au travail suis sans espoir de confort by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Dictes moy toutes voz pensées by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Mes pensées ne me lessent une heure by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Ne doibt on prendre quant on donne by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - O bone Jesu by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Tant ay d'ennuy/O vos omnes by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Une plaisant fillette ung matin se leva by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Ung franc archier, Ung franc taulpin qui sur les champs alloit by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Vous me faites morir d'envie by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Compère, Loyset - Magnificat primi toni by Orlando Consort - Hyperion 68069 (MS)
  • Dickinson - A Birthday Surprise by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Dickinson - Bach in Blue by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Dickinson - Five Diversions by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Dickinson - Merseyside Echoes by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Dickinson - Monologue for Strings by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Dickinson - Satie Transformations by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Dickinson - Suite for the Centenary of Lord Berners by BBC Orchestra of Wales/Rundell - Heritage 211 (JT)
  • Hérold - La fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter) by Osipova/McCrae/Mosley/Saunders/Artists of the Royal Ballet/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Wordsworth - Opus Arte Blu-ray 7187 (MH)
  • Hill - Four Pieces for Wind Instruments by Chamber Soloists of Austin - Pierian 53 (JT)
  • Hill - Idyl, Elegy and Scherzo for Flute & Piano by Chamber Soloists of Austin - Pierian 53 (JT)
  • Hill - Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Piano, Op. 39 by Chamber Soloists of Austin - Pierian 53 (JT)
  • Hill - Sonata for Flute & Piano, Op. 31 by Chamber Soloists of Austin - Pierian 53 (JT)
  • Liszt - Fantaisie sur des motifs favoris de l'opéra La Sonnambula de Bellini, S. 393/1/R. 132 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Liszt - Fantasie über Themen aus Webers Der Freischütz S. 451/R. 284 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Liszt - Halloh! - Jagdchor Und Steyrer Aus Der Oper Tony von Ernst II von Sachsen-Coburn-Gotha S. 404/R. 159 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Liszt - Introduction et Polonaise de l'opera I puritani de Bellini, S. 391/R. 130 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Liszt - Overture zu Oberon von Carl Maria von Weber, S. 574/R. 288 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Liszt - Schwanengesang und Marsch aus Hunyadi László, von Ferenc Erkel S. 405/R. 160 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Liszt - Zweite Festmarsch nach Motiven von E.H.z.S.-C.-G., S. 522/R. 51 by Han Chen - Naxos 8.573415 (RC)
  • Poulenc - Les Chemins de l'amour by Congyu Wang - KNS 40 (JT)
  • Poulenc - Mélancolie by Congyu Wang - KNS 40 (JT)
  • Poulenc - Trois Movements perpétuelles by Congyu Wang - KNS 40 (JT)
  • Poulenc - Fifteen Improvisations by Congyu Wang - KNS 40 (JT)
  • Poulenc - Three Intermezzos by Congyu Wang - KNS 40 (JT)
  • Poulenc - Three Novelettes by Congyu Wang - KNS 40 (JT)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #4 in B Flat Major for the Left Hand, Op. 53 by Volodin/Mariinsky Theater Orchestra/Gergiev - Mariinsky SACD 577 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Concerto for Piano #5 in G Major, Op. 55 by Babayan/Mariinsky Theater Orchestra/Gergiev - Mariinsky SACD 577 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Symphony #4 in C Major, Op. 112 (Revised 1947 version) by Mariinsky Theater Orchestra/Gergiev - Mariinsky SACD 577 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Symphony #6 in E Flat minor, Op. 111 by Mariinsky Theater Orchestra/Gergiev - Mariinsky SACD 577 (RC)
  • Prokofieff - Symphony #7 in C Sharp minor, Op. 131 by Mariinsky Theater Orchestra/Gergiev - Mariinsky SACD 577 (RC)
  • Schmitt - À tour d'anches, Op. 97 by Soloisten Ensemble Berlin - Naxos 8.570489 (JT)
  • Schmitt - Antoine et Cléopatre by Buffalo Philharmonic/Falletta - Naxos 8.573521 (JT)
  • Schmitt - Le Palais hanté by Buffalo Philharmonic/Falletta - Naxos 8.573521 (JT)
  • Schmitt - Quintet for Piano & Strings, Op. 51 by Wollenweber/Soloisten Ensemble Berlin - Naxos 8.570489 (JT)
  • Sibelius - Bercuse, Op. 109 #8 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski - Guild 2428 (RS)
  • Sibelius - Finlandia, Op. 26 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski - Guild 2428 (RS)
  • Sibelius - The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22 #2 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski - Guild 2428 (RS)
  • Sibelius - Valse Triste, Op. 44 #1 by Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski - Guild 2428 (RS)
  • Sibelius - Concerto for Violin, Op. 47 by Heifetz/Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski - Guild 2428 (RS)
  • Sibelius - Symphony #7 in C Major, Op. 105 by All-American Youth Orchestra/Stokowski - Guild 2428 (RS)
  • Stradella - San Giovanni Crisostomo by Venditelli/Tabbush/Mineccia/Cervoni/Ensemble Mare Nostrum/De Carlo - Arcana 389 (MS)
  • Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet by Berlin Philharmonic/Maazel - DGG 4794306 (BW)
  • Tchaikovsky - The Seasons, Op. 37a by Lang Lang - Sony 511758 (RC)
  • Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake by Osipova/Golding/McGorian/Artists of the Royal Ballet/Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/Gruzin - Opus Arte Blu-ray 7174 (MH)
  • Tchaikovsky - Symphony #4 in F minor, Op. 36 by Berlin Philharmonic/Maazel - DGG 4794306 (BW)
  • Wagner - Das Rheingold by Goerne/Pushniak/Reid/Begley/DeYoung/Hong Kong Philharmonic/Zweden - Naxos Blu-ray 49 (JLB)
  • Wagner - Das Rheingold by Volle/Van Horn/Bruns/Ulrich/Kulman/Bavarian Radio Symphony/Rattle - BR Klassik 900133 (JLB)
  • Weinberg - The Passenger by Breedt/Kelessidi/Sacca/Rucinski/Prague Philharmonic Choir/Vienna Philharmonic/Currentzis - Unitel Classica Blu-ray 109080 (RC)
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