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ABC Classics

Adès. Stanhope Polaris. Piccolo Concerto MacLeod; Melbourne SO/Stenz; Northey 481 0862

Bellini. Bernstein. Bowman. Delibes. Donizetti. Flotow. Gounod. Mills. Offenbach. Proch. Thomas ‘Emma Matthews in Monte Carlo’, inc. arias from ‘I Capuleti e i Montecchi’, ‘Candide’, ‘Lakmé’, ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’, ‘Martha’, ‘Roméo et Juliette’, ‘The Love of the Nightingale’, ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ and ‘Hamlet’ Matthews; Orch Philharmonique de Monte Carlo/Cohen 476 3555

Brahms Piano Concertos – No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15; No. 2 in B flat, Op. 83 Ohlsson; Melbourne SO/Otaka 481 0409 (two CDs)

Copland Appalachian Spring. Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson Matthews; Melbourne SO/
Northey 481 0863

Gershwin ‘Gershwin Take Two’: Rhapsody in Blue (arrangement for solo piano). Embraceable You. Nice Work if You Can Get It. Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off, etc. Tedeschi et al 481 0629

Mozart ‘Emma Matthews – Arias’: Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio!, K418. Ah, lo previdi … Ah, l’invola agl’occhi miei, K272. Ah se in ciel, benigne stelle, K538. Voi avete un cor fedele, K217, etc. Matthews; Tasmanian SO/
Letonja 481 0776

Westlake Compassion Westlake; Sydney SO 481 0678

ABP Musique Classique

Brahms. Rachmaninov. Rimsky-Korsakov. Smetana. Suk. Tchaikovsky. Wieniawski ‘Maria Cantagrill – Récital Slave’, inc. Rachmaninov’s ‘Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14’, Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘Flight of the Bumble-Bee’ and Wieniawski’s ‘Scherzo tarantelle, Op. 16’ Cantagrill; Bracco ME2/1

Accent Records

Telemann ‘Concertos & Suites’: Suite in A minor, TWV55:a2. Triple Concerto in G, TWV43:G6. Suite in D, TWV55:D6. Double Concerto in A minor, TWV52:a1 La Petite Bande/Kuijken, S. ACC24288

Accentus Music

Bach, J. S. Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV1080 Zhu Xiao-Mei ACC30308 (CD)

Mahler Symphony No. 9 in D/D flat Gewandhaus-Orch Leipzig/Chailly ACC10299 (Blu-ray disc); ACC20299 (DVD-V)


Various composers ‘Trobar et Joglar’, presenting a fundamental issue concerning the historical transmission of the mediaeval lyric in Occitan and northern France: the essential role of the jongleurs alongside the troubadours and trouvères Alla Francesca AGO017

Albany Records

Gordon A Coffin in Egypt von Stade; Matranga; Johnson; Duarte; Noble et al; Houston Grand Opera/Myers TROY1500

Sirota, R. ‘Celestial Wind – Organ Works by Robert Sirota’: Four Pieces. Easter Canticles. Letters Abroad. Two Lenten Chorale Preludes. Celestial Wind Sirota, V.; Fischer; Sirota, R. TROY1502

Thomson The Mother of Us All Devlin; Russell; Frankel; Hamilton; Moe et al; Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater/Osgood TROY1486-87 (two CDs)

Alia Vox

Charpentier ‘Charpentier à la Chapelle Royale de Versailles’: Canticum in honorem Beatae Virginis Mariae, H400. Missa ‘Assumpta est Maria’, H11a. Concert pour quatre parties de violes, H545, etc. La Capella Reial de Catalunya; Le Concert des Nations/Savall, J. AVDVD9905 (two Hybrid SACDs + DVD-V)

Amadeus Arte Records

Bach, J. S. Cassado. Donatoni. Ibert. Ysaÿe ‘Bach – Donatoni’: Suite for Solo Cello in G, BWV1007. Suite in D minor. LAME. Ghirlanzana. Sonata in C minor, Op. 28 Francini AA14001


Graupner ‘Cantate, Sonate, Ouverture – Instrumental and Vocal Music, Vol. 2’ Schmithüsen; Plouffe; L’Ensemble des Idées heureuses/Soly FL23180


Beethoven. Prokofiev. Schubert ‘Beethoven und Schubert Hoch Zwei’: Sonata for Piano Four Hands in D, Op. 6. Piano Sonata No. 20 in G, Op. 49 No. 2. Six Minuets, WoO10 (both arr. Maier). Waltz after Schubert. Neun Ländler, D370. Elf Ländler, D374 (both arr. Maier) Miyazaki, D.; Miyazaki, Y. ACD6145


Stradella La forza delle stelle Ensemble Mare Nostrum/De Carlo A377


Bruckner Symphony No. 9 in D minor. Te Deum Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien; Wiener Philharmoniker/
Karajan (Vienna, 1962) ARPCD0546

Chopin. Mozart. Schubert Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K457. Fantasy in F minor, D940 (arr. Kabalevsky) Gilels; Orch Sinfonica di Milano della RAI/Caracciolo (Milan, 1963; Florence, 1951; Milan, 1963) ARPCD0547

Ars Produktion

Bartók. Janáček. Prokofiev. Vladigerov ‘Eastern Impressions’: Rhapsody No. 1, BB94a. Violin Sonata, JW VII/7. Violin Sonata in D, Op. 94bis. Bulgarian Rhapsody, Op. 16, ‘Vardar’ Ten Hagen; Wright-Ivanova ARS38147 (Hybrid SACD)

Arta Records

Anonymous. Bach, J. S. Buxtehude. Dvořák. Handel. Mayr. Merula. Monteverdi. Mozart. Pergolesi. Ryba ‘David Cizner’s Baroque Festival’ Cizner; Hipocondria Ensemble F10209

Bach, J. S. ‘Great Organ Works’: Preludes, Toccatas and Fugues Tuma (2004 Slajch organ of St Peter’s Church, Bruchsal) F10205 (three CDs)

Arthaus Musik

Bartók. Brahms. Debussy. Lutosławski. Milhaud. Mozart. Poulenc. Schubert ‘Güher & Süher Pekinel in Concert with Zubin Mehta’, inc. Bartók’s ‘Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra’ and Debussy’s ‘En blanc et noir’ Pekinel, G.; Pekinel, S.; Orch del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Mehta (Florence, 2012) 102 191 (DVD-V + CD); 101 792 (two CDs)

Karlsson A Swan Lake (choreography: Alexander Ekman) Norwegian National Ballet; Norwegian National Opera Orch/Skalstad (Oslo, 2014) 108 116 (Blu-ray disc); 102 195 (DVD-V)

Korngold. Mahler. Schoenberg. Wolf. Zemlinsky ‘A Recital with Renée Fleming – Vienna at the Turn of the 20th Century’ Fleming; Pikulski (Vienna, 2012) 108 117 (Blu-ray disc); 102 196 (DVD-V)

Nyman ‘Michael Nyman – Make It Louder, Please’: A live concert from Studio Halle in Germany together with a portrait of the composer by Sylvia Beck Michael Nyman Band et al 108 119 (Blu-ray disc)

Prior Mowgli (choreography: Natalia Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov) Moscow Classical Ballet; New Opera Orch/Prior (Moscow, 2009) 108 155 (Blu-ray disc); 102 194 (DVD-V)

Prokofiev ‘Peter and the Wolf’ (a film by Suzie Templeton) Philharmonia Orch/Stephenson 108 113 (Blu-ray disc); 102 200 (DVD-V)

Puccini ‘Tutto Puccini – The Complete Giacomo Puccini Opera Edition’ Various artists 107 547 (11 Blu-ray discs); 107 541 (11 DVD-Vs)

Rameau Platée (stage direction: Laurent Pelly) Agnew; Delunsch; Beuron; Le Texier; Lamprecht et al; Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble/Minkowski (Paris, 2002) 108 132 (Blu-ray disc)

Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat (choreography: Jiří Kylián) Nederlands Dans Theater 108 134 (Blu-ray disc); 100 133 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Country Roads – The Heartbeat of America’: A film by Marieke Schroeder Earle; Rose; Cash; Costner et al 108 118 (Blu-ray disc); 102 199 (DVD-V)

Verdi La traviata (stage direction: Hugo de Ana) Jaho; Demuro; Stoyanov et al; Corpo di Ballo, Coro e Orch dell’Arena di Verona/
Kovatchev (Verona, 2011) 108 112 (Blu-ray disc); 102 193 (DVD-V)

ASC Records

Ireland ‘A John Ireland Collection’: Mother and Child. Sonata for Cello and Piano. Fantasy Sonata for Clarinet and Piano. The Lent Lily. The Vain Desire. Santa Chiara. Rhapsody for Piano Lang; Wright; Merrick; Hellaby; Noke ASCCD150

ATMA Classique

Bach, J. S. Marais. Paganini. Tartini. Telemann ‘Six Transcriptions’: Flamboyant violin pieces arranged for solo recorder Colpron ACD22677

Castello. Legrenzi. Merula ‘Verso Venezia’, inc. excerpts from Castello’s ‘Sonate concertate in stil moderno’, Legrenzi’s ‘Sonate, libro primo, Op. 2’ and Merula’s ‘Canzon decima prima, ‘La Miradoro’ (from Canzoni da suonare, Op. 17)’ Pallade Musica ACD22697

Prokofiev Violin Sonatas – No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80; No. 2 in D, Op. 94bis. Five Melodies, Op. 35bis Crow; Stewart ACD22535


Enescu. Lilburn. Pigovat ‘home is where … ’: Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 25 (transcr. Maurice). Salutes to Seven Poets. Sonata for Viola and Piano Maurice; Mapp ACD413

Rachmaninov. Ravel. Tchaikovsky String Quartet (1889) – Romance. String Quartet in F. String Quartet No. 1 in D, Op. 11 Puertas Quartet ACD214


Marx Ballade. Trio-Phantasie Zheng; Trio Alba AUD703 1844-2

Audite Musikproduktion

Barber. Gershwin. Glass, P. Gottschalk. Rzewski ‘American Recital’, inc. Barber’s ‘Piano Sonata, Op. 26’, Gershwin’s ‘Three Preludes’, Gottschalk’s ‘Caprice, Op. 59, ‘Pasquinade’’ and ‘Fantaisie grotesque, Op. 15, ‘The Banjo’’ and Rzewski’s ‘Piano Piece No. 4’ Murtfeld 92.702 (Hybrid SACD)

Mozart ‘The RIAS Amadeus Quartet Recordings, Vol. III’ Amadeus Quartet (Berlin, 1950-57) 21.427 (five CDs)

Rachmaninov. Tchaikovsky Trio élégiaque in G minor. Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 Trio Testore 92.691 (Hybrid SACD)

Schumann ‘Complete Symphonic Works, Vol. II’: Symphonies – No. 2 in C, Op. 61; No. 3 in E flat, Op. 97, ‘Rhenish’ WDR Sinfonieorch Köln/Holliger 97.678

Avie Records

Albinoni. Montanari. Pisendel. Vivaldi ‘Per Monsieur Pisendel 2’, inc. Albinoni’s ‘Sonata for Violin and Continuo in B flat’, Montanari’s ‘Sonata for Violin and Continuo in D minor’, Pisendel’s ‘Sonata for Violin in A minor’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Suonata a solo facto per Monsieur Pisendel in F, RV19’ Chandler; La Serenissima AV2308

Bel Air Music

Various composers ‘Russian Film Music I and II’ Russian PO/Krimets; Skripta BAM2060 (CD + DVD-V)

BIS Records

Aho Concerto for Horn and Chamber Orchestra. Acht Jahreszeiten Salminen, A.; Eyck; Lapland Chamber Orch/Storgårds BIS2036SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Baadsvik. Lindberg, C. Ness ‘Øystein Baadsvik plays Tuba Concertos’: Concerto for Tuba and Chamber Orchestra. Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra, ‘Panda in Love’. Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra, ‘Bogey Thresher’ Baadsvik; Arctic PO/Lindberg, C. BIS2005SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Bach, C. P. E. ‘The Solo Keyboard Music, Vol. 28’: ‘Zweyte Forsetzung’ Sonatas Nos. 1-3 Spányi BIS2045CD

Bach, C. P. E. Bach, J. C. Concertos – Wq46 in F; Wq166 in A minor. Hamburg Symphonies – No. 1 in D, Wq183/1; No. 4 in G, Wq183/4. Symphony for Double Orchestra in E flat, Op. 18 No. 1 Lubimov; Martynov; Czasch; Haydn Sinfonietta Wien/Huss BIS2098CD

Britten Simple Symphony, Op. 4. Rhapsody. Quartettino. Phantasy in F minor. String Quartet in F Emperor Quartet BIS1870SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Elgar Symphony No. 1 in A flat, Op. 55. Cockaigne (In London Town), Op. 40 Royal Stockholm PO/Oramo BIS1939SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Gubaidulina ‘Repentance’: Serenade. Repentance. Piano Sonata. Sotto Voce Yang; Halász, F.; Kellermann; Brar; Stubenrauch; Halász, D.; Schlichtig BIS2056SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Mozart ‘Quintets’: String Quintets, K515, K516, K593 and K614 Imai; Fröst; Orlando Quartet; members of the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet; Ensemble Villa Musica BIS9046CD (four CDs)

Pickard Symphony No. 4, ‘Gaia Symphony’. Eden Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag/Hanson BIS2061SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Ullmann ‘Complete Piano Music’: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-7. Variations and Double Fugue on a theme by Arnold Schoenberg Sirodeau BIS2116CD (two CDs)


Donizetti Il Paria Cigna; Castiglioni; Bronikowski; Verducci et al; Coro ‘Mezio Agostino’; Orch ‘Pro Arte Marche’/Berdondini GB2300/01-2 (two CDs)

Nicolini Le due gemelle Sachika; Aisemberg; Rocca et al; Orch ‘Amilcare Zanella’ del Conservatorio Giuseppe Nicolini/Tolomelli (Piacanza, 2012) GB2467/8-2 (two CDs)

Bongiovanni Historical Opera Collection

Verdi Rigoletto Bruscantini; Ravaglia; Bottion; Zilio et al/Franci (Rome, 1963) HOC083/84 (two CDs)

BR Klassik

Haydn Die Schöpfung, Hob. XXI/2 Tilling; Padmore; Müller-Brachmann; Chor und Symphonieorch des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Haitink (Munich, 2013) 900125 (two CDs)

Bridge Records

Bach, J. S. Gershwin. Kern. Kirchner. Koston. Mompou. Perle ‘Leon Fleisher – All the Things You Are’: Chaconne, BWV1004/5 (arr. Brahms). The Man I Love (arr. Wild). All the Things You Are (arr. Prutsman). ‘L. H.’. Thoughts of Evelyn. Prelude No. 6. Musical Offerings Fleisher BRIDGE9429

Lei Liang ‘Bamboo Lights’: Listening to Blossoms. Lakescape. Serashi Fragments. Lakescape II. Gobi Gloria. Lake. Bamboo Lights Cicada Chamber Ensemble; Musicians from soundSCAPE; JACK Quartet; Rootstock Percussion; Awea Duo; Callithumpian Consort/Drury BRIDGE9425

Brilliant Classics

Bach, J. S. ‘Complete Edition’ Various artists 94940BR (142 CDs)

Beethoven ‘Complete Piano Concertos’: Piano Concertos – No. 1 in C, Op. 15; No. 2 in B flat, Op. 19; No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37; No. 4 in G, Op. 58; No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’. Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 112 Bronfman; Schweizer Kammerchor; Tonhalle-Orch Zürich/Zinman 94856 (three CDs)

Carissimi ‘Complete Motets of ‘Arion Romanus’’ Ensemble Seicentonovecento/Colusso 94808 (three CDs)

D’Anglebert ‘Complete Harpsichord Music’ Cera 94793 (three CDs)

Dvořák ‘Complete Concertos’: Piano Concerto in G minor, B63. Violin Concerto in A minor, B108. Romance in F minor, B39. Mazurek in E minor, B90. Rondo in G minor, B181. Silent Woods, B182. Cello Concerto in B minor, B191 Firkušný; Ricci; Nelsova; Saint Louis SO/Susskind 94938BR (two CDs)

Mascagni Messa di Gloria Zennaro; Spagnoli; Ensemble Seicentonovecento/Colusso 94943BR

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61. Overtures – Ruy Blas, Op. 95; The Hebrides, Op. 26; Overture in C, Op. 101, ‘Trumpet’; The Fair Melusine, Op. 32; Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op. 27 Royal Scottish National Orch/Weller; Gewandhausorch Leipzig/Masur 94936 (two CDs)

Milhaud Symphonies de Chambre Nos. 1-6. L’homme et son desir, Op. 48. Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 228. Suite cisalpine, Op. 332. Viola Concerto No. 1, Op. 108. Concerto for Percussion and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 109. La muse ménagère, Op. 245. Le carnaval d‘Aix, Op. 83b. Le boeuf sur le toit Soloists; Orch de Radio Luxembourg/Milhaud 94862 (two CDs)

Mozart ‘Complete Edition’ Various artists 95010 (170 CDs)

Pärt ‘Für Anna Maria – Complete Piano Music’ van Veen, J.; van Veen, S.; Fonda 95053 (two CDs)

Ritter ‘Complete Organ Music’ Gabba (Sandri organ of Santuaria Maria Ausiliatrice, Aprica) 94846 (two CDs)

Sor ‘Complete Studies for Guitar’: Guitar Studies, Opp. 6, 29, 31, 35, 44 and 60 Leone 94791 (three CDs)

Veracini ‘Violin Sonatas from unpublished manuscripts’: Sonatas in D minor, A and B flat. Canons I-III. Preludes for Harpsichord in G and B flat. Prelude for Violin in D minor Losito; Del Sordo 94822BR

Wagner ‘Lieder’: Wesendonck-Lieder. Melodram der Tannenbaum. Attente. Les deux Grénadiers. Tout n’est qu’images fugitives. Gretchen am Spinnrade. Dors, mon enfant. Mignonne. Grüß seiner Treuen an Friedrich August von Geliebten Sburlati; Scolastra 94451

Weiss ‘Sonatas for Transverse Flute and Lute’: Sonatas – No. 6 in B flat; No. 8 in B flat; No. 9 in F; No. 14 in C minor Duo Inventio 94455

C Major Entertainment

Mozart Don Giovanni, K527 (stage direction: Pier Luigi Pizzi) D’Arcangelo; Concetti; Iori; Papatanasiu; Miller et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia/Frizza (Venice, 2011) 717504 (Blu-ray disc); 717408 (two DVD-Vs)

Strauss, R. Arabella, Op. 79 (stage direction: Florentine Klepper) Fleming; Hampson; Beňačková; Dohmen; Müller; Behle et al; Sächsischer Staatsopernchor; Staatskapelle Dresden/Thielemann (Salzburg, 2014) 717304 (Blu-ray disc); 717208 (two DVD-Vs)

Cameo Classics

Bach, J. S. Six Suites for Solo Cello, BWV1007-12 Nakipbekova CC9050CD (two CDs)

Holst. Ireland. Jacob. Quilter. Vaughan Williams. Vinter. Walton ‘Sounds of Military Band – Spirit of England’, inc. Ireland’s ‘Sea Fever’, Quilter’s ‘A Children’s Overture’, Vaughan Williams’s ‘The Vagabond’ and Walton’s ‘Orb and Sceptre’ Birchill; Band of the Royal Corps of Signals/Boulding CC9003CD

Puccini Requiem (arr. Debrincat). Le Villi Cauchi; Torriani; Stragapede; Conti et al; The Classique Chor; Orkestra Nazzjonali/
Debrincat CC9040CD (CD + DVD-V)

Young Lewis Carroll’s ‘The Hunting of the Snark’ Easton; Young; Leicestershire Chorale; members of Leicestershire Schools SO/Fletcher CC9019CD

cantaloupe music

Land, D. ‘love fails’: He was and she was. break #1. Dureth. a different man. the wood and the vine. right and wrong. you will love me. forbidden subjects. as love grows stronger. break #2. the outing. I live in pain. head, heart. break #3. mild, light Anonymous 4 CA21100

Cantate Musicaphon Records

Andriessen, J. Broder. Cortes. Leyendecker. Pujol. Sessler Ballade. Rondes. Graelsia. Mitternachtmusik. Suite magica. Sonata for Harp and Guitar Mangold; Schroder M56895

Bach, C. P. E. Benda. Frederick II. Quantz. Schaffrath Flute Sonata in G, Wq133 (H564), ‘Hamburger Sonate’. Flute Sonata in E minor. Flute Sonata in E minor. Flute Sonata in B flat. Flute Sonata in D minor, etc. Kunst; Peuker M56910

Bach, J. S. Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV1001-06 – Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001; Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003; Sonata No. 3 in C, BWV1005 (all arr. for guitar) Mangold M56925

Beethoven. Hoffmann, E. T. A. Piano Trio in D, Op. 71 No. 1, ‘Ghost’. Grand Trio in E Trio Bamberg M56896

Eberl. Kreutzer. Ries Grand Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 36. Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 43. Trio For Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 28 Leister; Moosdorf; Gollej M56927

Mozart, F. X. Six Polonaises mélancolique, Op. 17. Quatre Polonaises mélancoliques, Op. 22. Deux Polonaises mélancoliques, Op. 26. Rondo in F (after K590b) von Laun M56921


Bach, C. P. E. ‘Rondos & Fantasias’: Rondos – Wq56/1 in C; Wq56/5 in A minor; Wq57/1 in E; Wq57/3 in G; Wq57/5 in F; Wq58/3 in E; Wq58/5 in B flat; Wq59/4 in C minor; Wq61/4 in D minor. Fantasias – Wq58/6 in E flat; Wq59/5 in F; Wq59/6 in C; Wq61/6 in C Schornsheim C5201

Brahms. Canteloube. Chausson. Grechaninov. Hindemith. Lekeu. Schillings ‘Melancholy’, inc. Brahms’s ‘Ophelia-Lieder (arr. Reimann)’, Canteloube’s ‘Colloque sentimental’, Chausson’s ‘Chanson perpétuelle’, Grechaninov’s ‘Tote Blätter’, Hindemith’s ‘Melancholy’, Lekeu’s ‘Nocturne’ and Schillings’s ‘Abenddämmerung’ Duchaňová; Payer; Asasello Quartet C5144

Traditional ‘Sambalá’: Brasil Pandeiro. Imperador do Samba. Um Calo de Estimação. Tempo de Amor Roncaglio; Bayer; Preyer; ‘Habib’ da Costa; Soares C5195

Verdi ‘Ramón Vargas – Lieder’: L’esule. La seduzione. Il poveretto. Stornello. Sei Romanze (1838). Tantum ergo. Ave Maria. Sei Romanze (1845) Vargas; Parisi; Spencer C5170

Zimmermann Alagoana. Sinfonie in einem Satz. Photoptosis. Stille und Umkehr Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz/Steffens C5213

Carpe Diem Records

Dieupart Six Suites (Amsterdam, 1702) – Suite I; Suite II; Suite III; Suite VI Marti; Karshon; Eketorp; Salat-Zakarias; Braha CD-16303


Schütz Auferstehungshistorie, SWV50. Cantate Domino canticum novum, SWV463. Surrexit pastor bonus, SWV469. Es gingen zweene Menschen, SWV444. Christ ist erstanden. SWV470. Ich weiß, dass mein Erlöser lebet, SWV457 Sämann; Kunath; Poplutz; Rumpf; Sirius Viols; Dresdner Kammerchor; Syrius Viols; Rémy; Instrumenta Musica/Rademann CV83.256 (Hybrid SACD)


Anonymous. Maestro. Ximénez ‘Guitarra Clássica del Perú’: Latin American guitar music Ramírez AVI8553316

CD Accord

Clementi Keyboard Sonatas – Op. 10 No. 1 in A; Op. 16 in D, ‘La Chasse’; Op. 24 No. 2 in B flat; Op. 25 No. 5 in F sharp minor. Monferrinas – Op. 49 No. 3 in E; Op. 49 No. 12 in C, etc. Kepinski ACD199-2

Cedille Records

Altman. Bauer. Beeuwsaert. Ellington. Gershwin. Harsanyi. Hoiby. Israels. Jobim. Kapustin. Lindberg. Michaels. Musto. Poulenc. Strayhorn ‘Intersection – Jazz Meets Classical Song’, inc. Altman’s ‘GigSongs’, Bauer’s ‘Neighbourhood Music’, Ellington’s ‘Paris Blues’, Lindberg’s ‘As You Are’ and Poulenc’s ‘Violon’ Michaels; Huang; Brock; Photinos CDR90000 149

Bates. Burhans. Limbacher. Shapiro ‘Excelsior’: Red River. Excelsior. Air. Perpetual Spark Fifth House Ensemble CDR90000 148

Miaskovsky. Prokofiev. Schnittke. Shostakovich. Weinberg ‘The Soviet Experience – The Complete String Quartets by Shostakovich plus Quartets by Prokofiev, Schnittke and Weinberg’ Pacifica Quartet BOX1003 (four CDs)

Challenge Classics

Buxtehude ‘Opera Omnnia XIX – Vocal Works, Vol. 9’: Salve Jesu, BuxWV94. Was frag’ ich nach der Welt, BuxWV104. Pange lingua gloriosi, BuxWV91. Fürchtet euch nicht, siehe ich verkündige euch grosse Freude, BuxWV30. Accedite gentes, accurrite populi, BuxWV1, etc. Amsterdam Baroque Ch and Orch/Koopman CC72258

Hartmann, K. A. Simplicius Simplicissimus Banse; Marsch; Hartmann, W.; Netherlands Radio PO/Stenz CC72637 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Mendelssohn Symphonies – No. 1 in C minor, Op. 11; No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, ‘Scottish’ Netherlands SO/de Vriend CC72641 (Hybrid SACD)

Strauss, R. Varèse Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40. Amériques Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Metzmacher CC72644

Champs Hill Records

Bach, J. S. Borenstein. Bowden. Campbell. Fujikura. Hawkins. Meredith. Mulhy. Parker. Sadikova. Williams ‘Bach to Parker’, inc. Bach’s ‘Chaconne, BWV1004/5’, Campbell’s ‘Two Extremes’, Fujikura’s ‘Kusmetche’, Muhly’s ‘Long Line’ and Parker’s ‘Donna Lee’ Gould CHRCD078

Frances-Hoad ‘You Promised Me Everything – vocal and choral works by Cheryl Frances-Hoad’: One Life Stand. There is no Rose. Don’t. Psalm 1. You promised me everything last night. Nunc dimittis. Beowolf Johnston; Middleton; Hogarth et al CHRCD057

Chandos Chaconne

Tomkins ‘When David Heard – Sacred Choral Works’: Third Service – Te Deum; Jubilate. Sixth Service – Magnificat; Nunc dimittis. I bring you glad tidings. When David Heard. The heavens declare the glory of God. Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, etc. Ch of St John’s College, Cambridge; James/Nethsingha CHAN0804

Chandos Records

Bax Four Orchestral Pieces. Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra. Overture, Elegy and Rondo Dukes; BBC Phil/Davis, A. CHAN10829

Dvořák. Janáček. Suk Romantic Pieces, B150. Nocturne in B, B48a. Violin Sonata, JW VII/7. Romance, JW VII/3. Dumka, JW VII/4. Four Pieces, Op. 17 Pike; Poster CHAN10827

Haydn Piano Concertos – Hob. XVIII/3 in F; Hob. XVIII/4 in G; Hob. XVIII/11 in D Bavouzet; Manchester Camerata/Takács-Nagy CHAN10808

Mendelssohn ‘Mendelssohn in Birmingham’: Ruy Blas, Op. 95. Symphonies – No. 1 in C minor, Op. 11; No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, ‘Scottish’ City of Birmingham SO/Gardner CHSA5139 (Hybrid SACD)

Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade, Op. 35 Toronto SO/Oundjian CHSA5145 (Hybrid SACD)

Traditional ‘Barry Douglas – Celtic Reflections’: The Lamentation of Eoin O’Neill. The Raggle Taggle Gypsy. Carrickfergus. Danny Boy. Down by the Salley Gardens. Planxty Dillon. My Lagan Love. Irish Lullaby, etc. Douglas CHAN10821

Chandos Records 2 for 1

Britten The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37 Rigby; Maxwell; Opie; Pierard; Rozario; Gunson; Robson; Miles; City of London Sinfonia/Hickox CHAN241-51 (two CDs)

Elgar The Apostles, Op. 49 Hargan; Hodgson; Rendall; Roberts; Terfel; Lloyd; London Symphony Chor and Orch/Hickox CHAN241-49 (two CDs)

Mendelssohn Elijah, Op. 70 White; Plowright; Finnie; Davies; London Symphony Chor and Orch/Hickox CHAN241-48 (two CDs)

Walton Troilus and Cressida Howarth; Davies; Opie; Robson; Bayley; Howard; Chor of Opera North; English Northern Philharmonia/
Hickox CHAN241-50 (two CDs)

Channel Classics

Bach, J. S. ‘Recreation for the Soul’: Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV78. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147. Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich, BWV150 Manahan Thomas; Taylor; Gilchrist; Magdalena Consort/
Harvey CCSSA35214 (Hybrid SACD)

Choir of King’s College, The, Cambridge

Fauré Requiem, Op. 48. Messe Basse. Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 Pickard; Finley; Ch of King’s College, Cambridge; Tang; Etheridge; Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/
Cleobury KGS0005 (Hybrid SACD)


De la Rue Requiem. Missa de Beata Vergine Ensemble Officium/Rombach CHR77386

Manfredini 12 Sinfonie da chiesa, Op. 2 (Bologna, 1709) Capricornus Consort Basel/
Barczi CHR77380

City Music Foundation Records

Bach, J. C. Byrd. Daquin. Gibbons. Handel. Hollins. Mozart. Stanley. Walton ‘500 Years of Organ Music for Royal Occasions’ Ennis (Queen’s Organ of the Egyptian Hall, Mansion House, London)

Claudio Contemporary

Krzisnik ‘Currents of Time’: 101 Merry Metronomes. The Play of the Puppets. The Bird No. 3. Hey. Break to Build (Build to Break). Going Down. La Dolce Vita. Huns’ Party. It Comes to the Same Thing. The Bird No. 1. Discipline. The Bird No. 2. Johnny in the Funeral Procession. Dance for Dimjie and Bare Feet Marolt; De Gleria; Sekoranja; Lovric; Krzisnik; Kovac CC6011-2

Claudio Records

Bach, J. S. Busoni. Liszt ‘Kawamura plays Goldberg’: Goldberg Variations, BWV988. Chaconne in D minor, BV B24. La Campanella, S141 No. 3 Kawamura CR6018-6 (DVD-A); CR6018-2 (CD)

Collegium Records

Rutter ‘A Double Celebration’, highlighting 30 years of the Cambridge Singers with selected tracks from their recordings, together with a celebration of Rutter’s 70th birthday Cambridge Singers/Rutter COLCD137 (two CDs)

Continuo Classics

Dohnányi. Kodály Sonata for Cello and Piano in B flat minor, Op. 8. Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 4. Sonata for Cello Solo, Op. 8 Pidoux; Strosser CC777.709

Convivium Records

Archer. Bennett. Chilcott. Edwards. Jones. L’Estrange. O’Regan. Todd. Traditional. Whitacre et al ‘Hodie! – Contemporary Christmas Carols’, inc. Richard Rodney Bennett’s ‘Coventry Carol’, Edwards’s ‘No Small Wonder’, L’Estrange’s ‘Hodie!’ and Whitacre’s ‘Lux Aurumque’ Portsmouth Grammer School Chamber Ch; Hancock; Brown; Pexton/Gladstone CR024

Cooman ‘The Evening Choir’: Be Ye Wise, Op. 819. Born Among Us in the Night, Op. 936. How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place, Op. 937. I Have Seen the Lord: A Sequence for Mary Magdalene, Op. 688. The Evening Choir, Op. 959. The Name Above All Names, Op. 843, etc. Convivium Singers; Waggott; Wright; Smith/
Norman CR023


Handel Jephtha, HWV70 Gilchrist; Bickley; Bevan, S.; Blaze; Brook; Davidson; The Sixteen/
Christophers COR16121 (three CDs)

Palestrina ‘Palestrina, Vol. 5’: Missa ‘Iam Christus astra ascenderat’. Dum complerentur. Loquebantur variis linguis. Veni creator Spiritus. Veni Sancte Spiritus. Magnificat quarti toni. Song of Songs Nos. 13-15 The Sixteen/Christophers COR16124

Coviello Classics

Duphly ‘Pièces de clavecin’: La Forqueray. La De Vaucanson. La Madin. La De Valmallette. La De Casaubon. La De May. La Millettina. La Boucon. La Du Tailly, etc. Bindewald; Moonen COV91404

Schumann Symphonies – No. 1 in B flat, Op. 38, ‘Spring’; No. 2 in C, Op. 61; No. 3 in E flat, Op. 97, ‘Rhenish’; No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120 Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz/Steffens COV91403 (two Hybrid SACDs)


Bruch Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 44. Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46. Adagio appassionato, Op. 57 Weithaas; NDR Radio Philharmonie/Bäumer 777 833-2

Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version) Konzerthausorch Berlin/Venzago 777 691-2

Enescu Symphony No. 5 in D. Isis (compl. Bentoiu) Vlad; NDR Chor; Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern/
Ruzicka 777 823-2

Enna Violin Concerto in D. Cleopatra. Symphonic Fantasy Rabus; NDR Radiophilharmonie/Bäumer 777 674-2

Fabricius. Ferrabosco. Lechner. Michael. Monte et al ‘Te Deum laudamus – Music on the Freiburg Cathedral Angel Instruments from 1594’ Chordæ freiburgensis; Ensemble Freiburger Dom-Music/Koch 777 928-3

Handel Piano Concertos – No. 13, HWV295; No. 14, HWV296; No. 15, HWV304; No. 16, HWV305a Kirschnereit; Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss/Larsen 777 854-2 (Hybrid SACD)

Herzogenberg Totenfeier, Op. 80. Requiem, Op. 72. Begräbnisgesang, Op. 88 Bobe; Bräckelmann; Argmann; Hamann; Monteverdichor Würzburg; Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha/Beckert 777 755-2 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Lehár Wo die Lerche singt Ernst; Feldhofer; Tauntsov; Portmann; Chor des Lehárs Festival; Franz-Lehár Orch/Burkert 777 816-2 (two CDs)

Panufnik, A. ‘Symphonic Works, Vol. 8 – Concertos’: Violin Concerto. Cello Concerto. Piano Concerto Sitkovetsky; Wallfisch, R.; Kupiec; Konzerthausorch Berlin/Borowicz 777 687-2 (Hybrid SACD)

Papandopulo Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra No.2. Sinfonietta for Strings, Op. 79. Pintarichiana Triendl; Zagreb Soloists/Krstic 777 829-2

Reger ‘Organ Works, Vol. 1’: Phantasie über BACH, Op. 46. Suite in E minor, Op. 16. Sonatas – No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 33; No. 2 in D minor, Op. 60. Zwölf Stücke (Heft 2), Op. 80 Weinberger (Sauer organ of the Thomaskirche, Leipzig and the Furtwängler und Hammer organ of the Marienkirche Salzwedel) 777 717-2 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Strauss, R. Intermezzo, Op. 72 Schneider; Eiche; Fassbaender; Welschenbach; Schöne; Mitterhuber et al; Münchner Rundfunkorch/
Schirmer 777 901-2 (two CDs)

Strauss, R. Josephslegende, Op. 63 Staatskapelle Weimar/Solyom 777 902-2

Weckmann ‘Complete Organ Works’ Flamme (1736-38 Johann Patroclus Möller organ of the Abteikirche Marienmünster) 777 873-2 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Crystal Records

Allanbrook. Heussenstamm. Sapieyevski. Sprenkle. Starer ‘Forever … is composed of Nows’: Night and Morning Music. Ensembles for Brass Quintet. Aesop Suite. Six Songs (to texts by Emily Dickinson). Annapolis Suite Annapolis Brass Quintet et al CD219

Cybele Records

Froberger Toccata in C, FbWV109. Fantasia sopra ut-re-mi-fa-sol-la, FbWV201. Capriccio in C, FbWV506. Lamento sopra la dolorosa perdita della Real M.stà die Fernando IV. Rè de Romani, FbWV612. Toccata da sonarsi alla levatione, FbWV111. Partita in E minor, FbWV607, etc. Zacher (1714-15 Balthasar Konig organ of Klosterkirche Niederehe) 012405 (Hybrid SACD)

Dabringhaus und Grimm

Brügge ‘Music for Strings’: Pieces for Strings. B-A-C-H-Variations. Waltz for Strings. Suite for Trio. Prelude and Fugue about Brahms, etc. Salzburg Chamber Soloists/
Skou-Larsen MDG924 1856-6 (Hybrid SACD)

Müller, I. Concertos for Clarinet and Orchestra Nos. 3, 4, 5 and 6. Duo concertante Roth; Gmeinder; Philharmonisches Orch des Staatstheaters Cottbus/Christ MDG901 1846-6 (Hybrid SACD)

Romberg ‘Flute Quintets, Vol. 1’: Flute Quintets – Op. 21 No. 1 in A minor; Op. 41 No. 1 in E minor; Op. 41 No. 3 in F Kaiser; Ardinghello Ensemble MDG603 1843-2

Weber Der Freischütz, J277 (arr. Sedlak for wind ensemble) Consortium Classicum MDG301 0267-2

Dacapo Records

Frandsen Requiem Teitur; Bundgaard; Pellegrini; Lodahl; Meilen; Danish National Ch and SO/Christensen 6.220649-50 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Kuhlau ‘Violin Sonatas, Vol. 1’: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat, Op. 64. Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano, Op. 79 Nos. 1-3 Duo Åstrand/Salo 8.226082

Traditional et al ‘Wood Works’: The Danish String Quartet plays Nordic folk music Danish String Quartet 8.226081

dB Productions

Bach, J. S. Berio. Britten. Elgh. Falla. Gaultier. Ohana. Sørensen ‘Nocturnal Shadows’, inc. Bach’s ‘Chaconne, BWV1004/5’, Berio’s ‘Sequenza XI’ and Britten’s ‘Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70’ Falk dbCD160

Dekatria Records

Andriotis ‘Liars Incorporated’: Under. Early Morning Liftoff. The Fear of Your Steps. You Don’t Need Me. Nightboat. Move. The Right Time?. Last. The Send Out. Memory Fader. Sharp Objects. The Interlude (For All the Clowns in My Life) Andriotis; Vidov; Lee; Avery Dekatria 001

Delos Music

Bennett. Gibbons. Tallis. Taverner ‘Sing, Ye Birds, A Joyous Song’, inc. Richard Rodney Bennett’s ‘The Glory and the Dream’, Gibbons’s ‘Glorious and Powerful God’, Tallis’s ‘Te lucis ante terminum’ and Taverner’s ‘Western Wind Mass’ Yale Schola Cantorum/Carrington DE3458

Bizet. Duparc. Liszt. Ravel ‘Chanson d’avril’, inc. Bizet’s ‘Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe’ and ‘Chanson d’avril’, Duparc’s ‘L’invitation au voyage’ and ‘Chanson triste’, Liszt’s ‘O! quand je dors’ and ‘S’il est un charmant gazon’ and Ravel’s ‘Shéhérazade’ and ‘Cinq Mélodies populaires grecques’ Cabell; Terry DE3450

Delphian Records

Bassano. Byrd. Festa. Holborne. Isaac. Le Jeune. Lassus. Parsley. Parsons. De Rore. Sandrin. Senfl. Susato. Tye. Verdelot. Wilder et al ‘Serenissima – Music from Renaissance Europe on Venetian Viols’, inc. Byrd’s ‘Fantasia a 3 No. 2’, Isaac’s ‘Ich stund an einem Morgen’, Parsley’s ‘In Nomine a 4 No. 2’ and Wilder’s ‘Fantasia con pause e senza pause’ Rose Consort of Viols DCD34149

MacMillan ‘Visions of a November Spring’: Etwas zurückhaltend. For Sonny. Visions of a November Spring. String Quartet No. 3 Edinburgh Quartet DCD34088

Deutsche Grammophon (France)

Massenet Werther (stage direction: David Alagna) Alagna, R.; Aldrich; Barrard; Manfrino et al; Orch del Teatro Regio di Torino/Guingal (2005) 076 2883 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Les 100 plus beaux airs de Roberto Alagna’ Alagna et al 480 2562 (five CDs)

Deutsche Grammophon Eloquence

Liszt ‘Lazar Berman’: Années de pèlerinage, S160-63 (complete). Hungarian Rhapsody in E flat, S244 No. 9, ‘Pesther Carneval’. Funérailles, S173 No. 7. Der Leiermann (Schubert), S561 No. 8, etc. Berman (1977; 1961; 1965) 480 7079 (four CDs)

Prokofiev. Shostakovich ‘Lazar Berman’: Piano Sonatas – No. 2 in D minor, Op. 14; No. 8 in B flat, Op. 84. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75. Preludes, Op. 34 – excerpts Berman (1978; 1975; 1978) 480 7075 (two CDs)

Rachmaninov ‘Lazar Berman’: Six Moments musicaux, Op. 16. Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42. Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2. Preludes, Op. 23 – No. 1 in F sharp minor; No. 2 in B flat; No. 4 in D. Preludes, Op. 32 – No. 10 in B minor; No. 12 in G sharp minor Berman (1975; 1980; 1980) 480 7078

Discovery Music & Vision

Arnold. Beamish. Britten. Scott. Watkins. Young ‘Crossing Waves – British Works for Solo Harp’: Fantasy, Op. 117. Awuya. Suite, Op. 83. Crossing Waves. Suite. Varying Rule Britannia Keziah DMV110


Bach, J. S. Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV1001-06 Menuhin (1957) 233547 (two CDs)

Berlioz ‘Hector Berlioz – The Great Classical Collection’ RPO/Mackerras; Boston SO/Munch; Berliner Philharmoniker/Maazel; Orch Lamoureux/Markevitch et al 600166 (ten CDs)

Various composers ‘The World’s Most Famous Voices in Opera and Song’ Callas; Bergonzi; Ferrier; Tebaldi; Björling; Schwarzkopf; Wunderlich; Sutherland; Christoff et al 600163 (ten CDs)


Liszt. Prokofiev. Ravel ‘Martha Argerich, Vol. 2’: La leggierezza, S144 No. 2. Piano Sonatas – No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28; No. 7 in B flat, Op. 83. Toccata in D minor, Op. 11. Gaspard de la nuit. Sonatine Argerich (1957-60) DHR8029


Górecki, M. Lukaszewski Concerto-Notturno. Divertimento for String Orchestra. Symphony of Providence – Adagietto. Sinfonietta. Lenten Music Baltic Neopolis Orch/Tomaszewski DUX0855

Lutosławski ‘Chamber Works’: Little Suite. Ten Polish Dances. Dance Preludes. Jeux vénitiens. Chain I. Slides for 11 Soloists New Music Orch/Bywalec DUX0949

Lutosławski ‘Vocal-Instrumental Works’: Lacrimosa. Trois Poèmes d’Henri Michaux. Paroles tissées. Les Espaces du sommeil. Chantefleurs et Chantefables Szablewska-Borzykowska; Bartminski; Kierner; Arthur Rubinstein Ch and PO/Raiskin DUX0806

Lutosławski. Orbán. Selmeczi. Tansman Five Folk Melodies. Overture for Strings. Court Dances. Concerti per quattro violini ed archi. Triptyque Gulyás; Kovács; Szabó; Erdödy Chamber Orch/Nałecz-Niesiołowski DUX0980

Penderecki ‘Choral Works, Vol. 2’: Missa brevis. Iz Glubiny Wozzwach K Tiebie (Gospodi Psalm 129). Kaddish. Ashche I Wo Grob from ‘Utrenja II’. O Gloriosa Virginum. Psalms of David Polski Chór Kameralny; Haba Percussion Group; Cracow Philharmonic Soloists/Lukaszewski DUX0964


Hovhaness ‘Piano Works’: Shalimar, Op. 177. Sonata, Op. 390, ‘Cougar Mountain’. Dark River and Distant Bell, Op. 212. 12 Armenian Folk Songs, Op. 43. Ghazal, Op. 36a. Ghazal-Sufi, Op. 36b Pompili CDS7701

Strauss, R. ‘The Richard Strauss Project – Complete Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 1’: Fünf kleiner Stücke, TrV18. Piano Sonatas – No. 1, TrV22; No. 2, TRV20; No. 3, TrV24; No. 5, TrV26. Schneider-Polka, TrV1. Panzenburg-Polka, TrV11. Langsamer Satz, TrV12. Fünf Klavierstücke, Op. 3 Bonuccelli CDS7695

Ediciones Singulares

Catel Les Bayadères Santon; Do; Heyboer; Vidal; Velletaz; Borghi; Ruvio; Caton et al; Svetoslav Obretenov Ch; Solamente Naturale; Musica Florea/Talpain ES1016 (two CDs + book)


Brahms. Debussy. Grieg. Mendelssohn. Reger. Schubert. Schumann. Wolf ‘Die vier Elemente – III. Luft (Light)’: The third part of the Ensemble BonaNox’s project to illustrate the four primary elements and the four temperaments Ensemble BonaNox 1074-0

EM Records

Cooke. Holst. Vaughan Williams ‘Greville Cooke – A Forgotten English Romantic’, inc. Cooke’s ‘Gothic Prelude’, ‘Over the Hils’, ‘An Evening Lullaby’, ‘High Marley Rest’ and ‘Sundown’, Holst’s ‘Nocturne’ and Vaughan Williams’s ‘A Little Piano Book’ Honeybourne EMRCD022

Holst. Milford. Stanford ‘The Fire that Breaks from Thee’: Walt Whitman Overture, H42. Violin Concerto. Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 162 Marshall-Luck; BBC Concert Orch/Hughes EMRCD023

Howells ‘The Complete Works for Violin and Piano’: Violin Sonatas – in B minor (1911); No. 1 in E, Op. 18; No. 2 in E flat, Op. 26; No. 3 in E minor, Op. 38. Three Pieces, Op. 28, etc. Marshall-Luck; Rickard EMRCD019-20 (two CDs)


Bellini. Carafa. Donizetti. Mercadante. Pacini. Rossini. Valentini ‘Joyce DiDonato – Stella di Napoli’, inc. arias from ‘Adelson e Salvini’, ‘I Capuleti e i Montecchi’, ‘Le nozze di Lammermoor’, ‘Elisabetta al castello di Kenilworth’, ‘Maria Stuarda’, ‘La vestale’, ‘Stella di Napoli’, ‘Saffo’, ‘Zelmira’ and ‘Il sonnambulo’ DiDonato; Choeur et Orch de l’Opéra National de Lyon/Minasi 2564-63656-2


Bach, J. S. ‘Bach in context – Fürchte dich nicht’: Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV93. Präludium in G, BWV568. Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden, BWV88. Passacaglia, BWV82. Fürchte dich nicht, BWV228. Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten, BWV647, etc. Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam; Musica Amphion/Belder KTC1487 (CD + book)

Beethoven ‘Complete works for fortepiano and cello’ Springuel; Vermeulen KTC1496 (three CDs)

Schubert ‘Works for Fortepiano’ Vermeulen KTC1336 (12 CDs)

Eudora Records

Sor ‘Guitar Sonatas’: Grand Solo, Op. 14. Guitar Sonatas, Opp. 15, 22 and 25 Gallén


Bach, C. P. E. Die letzten Leiden des Erlösers Dewald; Elster; Schäfer; Schuring; Trekel; Alpermann; Hallenser Madrigalisten; Kammerorch C. P. E. Bach/Haenchen (Berlin, 1994) 2060808 (DVD-V)

Beethoven. Mozart. Ravel ‘Europakonzert 97 – Opéra du Château de Versailles’: Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Op. 55, ‘Eroica’. Piano Concerto No. 13 in C, K415. Le Tombeau de Couperin Berliner Philharmoniker/Barenboim 2012794 (Blu-ray disc)

Chopin. Mozart. Schumann ‘Europakonzert 99 – St Mary Church, Krakow’: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21. Esultate, jubilate, K165. Mass in C minor, K427 – Et incarnatus. Symphony No. 1 in B flat, Op. 38 Ax; Schäfer; Berliner Philharmoniker/Haitink 2013194 (Blu-ray disc)

Power/Schumann/Torrini/Westhoff ‘Poppea’: A ballet by Christian Spuck Gauthier Dance/Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart (Stuttgart, 2013) 2059744 (Blu-ray disc); 2059748 (DVD-V)

Rachmaninov. Rimsky-Korsakov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18. Sheherazade, Op. 35 Matsuev; St Petersburg PO/Temirkanov (Annecy, 2013) 2075064 (Blu-ray disc); 2075068 (DVD-V)

Spontini La Fuga in maschera (stage direction: Leo Muscato) Rosique; Di Tonno; Marianelli; Daliotti et al; I Virtuosi Italiani/
Rovaris (Jesi, 2012) 2072644 (Blu-ray disc); 2072648 (DVD-V)

Tchaikovsky, A. The Merchant of Venice (stage direction: Keith Warner) Ainslie, C.; Bridges; Eröd; Gunz; Hoffmann; Lewek; Stout; Workman et al; Wiener Symphoniker/Nielsen (Bregenz, 2013) 2072704 (Blu-ray disc); 2072708 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Touching the Sound – The Improbable Journey of Nobuyuki Tsujii’: A film by Peter Rosen Tsujii et al 2059834 (Blu-ray disc); 2059838 (DVD-V)

Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (stage direction: Stefan Herheim) Bohinec; Gabler; Saccà; Sonn; Volle; Werba; Zeppenfeld et al; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor; Wiener Philharmoniker/Gatti (Salzburg, 2013) 2072684 (two Blu-ray discs); 2072688 (two DVD-Vs)

EuroArts Classic Archive

Beethoven. Berlioz. Brahms. Bruckner. Debussy. Fauré. Mozart. Mussorgsky. Ravel. Schubert. Shostakovich. Stravinsky. Tchaikovsky. Wagner ‘Classic Archive Collector’s Edition – Conductors’ Karajan; Mravinsky; Munch; Rozhdestvensky; Giulini; Klemperer; Stokowski; Jochum; Markevitch et al 3075094 (Blu-ray disc)

Evidence Classics

Janáček. Schubert String Quartet No. 1, JW VII/8, ‘Kreutzer Sonata’. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D810, ‘Der Tod und das Mädchen’ Quatuor Debussy EVCD001

Locatelli 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Tchalik EVCD002

Explore Multimedia

Holst ‘The Collected Recorded Works, Composed, Arranged and Conducted by the Composer’ Holst et al ExM008 (three CDs)

Feminae Records

Kuyper ‘Rediscovering a Dutch Master’: Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 10. Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 1 Maslovaric; Rumiantsev; Brno PO/Toms

Firefly Entertainment

Dvořák ‘Dvořák – In Love?’: A film by Tony Palmer, examining the story behind the music of the Cello Concerto Lloyd Webber, J.; Czech PO/Neumann FFDVD8102 (DVD-V)

Fra Bernardo

Haydn The Creation, Hob. XXI/2 Winland; Staples; Stout; Davies; Musica Saeculorum/von Steinaecker FB1301272 (two CDs)


Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil, Op. 37 Key Ensemble/Honkanen FUGA9353


Dupré Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23. Trois Préludes et Fugues, Op. 7. Cortège et Litanie, Op. 19. Variations sur un Vieux Noël, Op. 20 Cochereau (grand organ of Notre-Dame de Paris) FYCD820

Gateway Music

Buur. Clausen. Koppel. Sæverud et al ‘Made in Scandinavia’, inc. Asger Agerskov Buur’s ‘Chrysillis’, Thomas Clausen’s ‘Serenade for Two Guitars’, Anders Koppel’s ‘Four Pieces for Two Guitars’ and Sæverud’s ‘Rondo amoroso, Op. 14 No. 7’ Scandinavian Guitar Duo

Gega New

Shostakovich Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 Bulgarian National Radio SO/Tabakov GD381

Genuin Classics

Bach, J. S. Kuhl; Schumann; Sweelinck ‘Bach and B-A-C-H’, inc. J. S. Bach’s ‘Praeludium in C, BWV566’ and ‘Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564’, Kuhl’s ‘Variations on B-A-C-H’, the ‘Vivace (Lebhaft)’ from Schumann’s ‘Six Fugues on B-A-C-H, Op. 60’ and Sweelinck’s ‘Fantasia a 4, SwWV273’ Lang GEN14324

Beethoven ‘Paul Badura-Skoda plays … ’: Piano Sonatas – No. 29 in B, Op. 106, ‘Hammerklavier’; No. 30 in E, Op. 109; No. 31 in A flat, Op. 110; No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 Badura-Skoda GEN14331 (two CDs)

Debussy. Franck. Jongen ‘La flûte enchantée’: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Flute Sonata in A, M8. Flute Sonata, Op. 77 Heinzmann; Blumina GEN14318

Mozart ‘Chamber Music with Winds’: Flute Quartet in D, K285. Clarinet Quintet in A, K581. Oboe Quartet in F, K370/
K386b Swiss Chamber Soloists GEN14319

Glossa Cabinet

Abel. Goldberg. Kirnberger. Krebs. Müthel ‘Flute Music by Bach’s Students’, inc. Abel’s ‘Sonata in E minor’, Goldberg’s ‘Sonata in C’, Kirnberger’s ‘Fugue in F minor’, Krebs’s Sonata da camera in E minor’ and Müthel’s ‘Sonata in D’ Hazelzet; Ogg; ter Linden GCDC80802

Boccherini Guitar Quintets – G448 in D; G451 in E minor Moreno; La Real Cámara GCDC80305

Le Jeune ‘Airs et psaumes’: Vien belle vien. O que je peusse à mon gré. Vous qu’amour tou-bon favorize. O deux et beaux yeux. Rendons graces à Dieu. Mon coeur que d’ennuis. Puisque ne veus me guerir. Qu’est devenu ce bel oeil, etc. Ansermet, C.; Cherici GCDC80012

Paradisi Sonate di gravicembalo (London, 1754) Baiano GCDC80011

Strozzi Arie a voce sola, Op. 8 (1644) Galli; La Risonanza/Bonizzoni GCDC81503

Various composers ‘Metamorphosis – Greek musical traditions across the centuries’ Tsiamulis; Psonis; Estevan GCDC81001

Glossa Music

Corelli ‘The Assisi Sonatas’: 12 Sonate da camera a violino e violoncello solo Ensemble Aurora GCD921209

Monteverdi ‘The Complete Madrigal Books’ La Venexiana/Cavina GCD920929 (12 CDs)

GPR Records

Various composers ‘Canción amorosa – Songs of Spain’, celebrating the glories of Catalan, Basque, Sephardi and Castilian music Winters; Blier GPR70013


Bruckner Symphony No. 3 in D minor (1873 version) Altomonte Orch St Florian/Ballot 99044

Koechlin. Vierne Violin Sonata, Op. 64. Quintet for Piano and String Quartet in C minor, Op. 42. Préludes pour Piano, Op. 36 Atschba; Chisson; Adensamer; Znamensky; Pantillon 99040

Mozart Keyboard Sonatas – No. 14 in C minor, K457; No. 18 in D, K576. Fantasias – K397 in D minor; K475 in C minor. Badura-Skoda 98990

Grand Piano

Abramian 24 Preludes for Piano Ayrapetyan GP665

Tcherepnin ‘Complete Piano Music, Vol. 8’: Three Suites, Op. 51. Histoire de la Petite Thérèse. Episodes. Sunny Day Koukl GP659

Voříšek ‘Complete Works for Piano, Vol. 1’: Impromptus, Op. 7. Fantasy, Op. 12. Sonata quasi una Fantasia, Op. 20 Urban GP670

Groslot Music

Groslot ‘Works for Flute and Piccolo’ Verhoyen GM1401

Guild Music

Brun Piano Concerto in A. Variations for Piano and Strings on an Original Theme. Divertimento for Piano and Strings Nemec; Bratislava SO/Adriano GMCD7409

Brun Piano Concerto in A. Variations for String Orchestra and Piano on an Original Theme. Divertimento for Piano and Strings Nemec; Bratislava SO/Adriano GMCD7409

Hänssler Classic

Debussy ‘Piano Works, Vol. 3’: Images (complete). Images oubliées. Six Épigraphes antiques. Morceau de concours. Hommage à Haydn. La plus que lente. Ballade Korstick CD93.319

Glinka. Gubaidulina. Rachmaninov. Schnittke. Tchaikovsky. Taneyev ‘Russia’, inc. Gubaidulina’s ‘Hommage à Marina Tsvetaeva’, Schnittke’s ‘Drei geistliche Gesänge’ and excerpts from Taneyev’s ‘Twelve Choruses after Y. Polonsky, Op. 27’ Nakaso; Czinczel; Yudenkov; Shashkov; SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart/Creed CD93.317

Haydn ‘Complete Symphonies, Vol. 22’: Symphonies – No. 98 in B flat, Hob. I/98; No. 103 in E flat, Hob. I/103 Heidelberger Sinfoniker/Fey CD98.031

Lauridsen ‘Shining Night – A portrait of composer Morten Lauridsen’: A film by Michael Stillwater Lauridsen et al DVD98.046 (DVD-V)

Ravel ‘Complete Solo Piano Works’ Uhlig CD93.318 (three CDs)

Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47 Radio-Sinfonieorch Stuttgart des SWR/Boreyko CD93.326

Harmonia Mundi

Beethoven ‘Complete String Quartets’ Tokyo String Quartet HMU807641.48 (eight Hybrid SACDs)

Beethoven ‘Complete Works for Violoncello & Piano’ Queyras; Melnikov HMC902183.84 (two CDs)

Boësset. Chancy. Constantin. Moulinié ‘Meslanges pour la chapelle d’un prince’, inc. Boësset’s ‘Popule meus quid fecit tibi’, de Chancy’s ‘Allemandes’, Constantin’s ‘La Pacifique’ and Moulinié’s ‘Meslanges pour la chapelle d’un prince’ Ensemble Correspondances/Daucé HMC902194

Brossard. Carissimi. Charpentier ‘Sacrifices’, inc. Brossard’s ‘Symphonies pour le Graduel’, Carissimi’s ‘Historia di Jepthe’ and Charpentier’s ‘Sacrificium Abrahae, H402’ La Nuovo Musica/Bates HMU807588 (Hybrid SACD)

Cavalli Il Giasone Chance; Van der Kamp; Schopper; Dubosc; Deletré; Mellon; Banditelli; Visse; De Mey; Fagotto; Concerto Vocale/Jacobs HMY2921282.84 (three CDs)

Clemens non Papa. Crecquillon. Gombert. Isaac. Josquin. Lobo. Morales. De la Rue. Senfl. Tallis ‘From the Imperial Court – Music for the House of Hapsburg’, inc. Crecquillon’s ‘Andreas Christi famulus’, Isaac’s ‘Virgo prudentissima’, Morales’s ‘Jubilate Deo’ and Tallis’s ‘Loquebantur variis linguis’ Stile Antico HMU807595 (Hybrid SACD)

Couperin, F. ‘Apothéose’: Concert instrumental sur le titre d’Apothéose composé à la mémoire immortelle de l’incomporable Monsieur de Lully. La Paix au Parnasse. La Superbe. La Sultane. Le Parnasse, etc. Beyer; Gli Incogniti HMC902193

Dvořák Symphony No. 6 in D, B112. American Suite, B190 Luzerner Sinfonieorch/
Gaffigan HMC902188

Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq30 Fink; Cangemi; Kiehr; RIAS Kammerchor; Freiburger Barockorch/Jacobs HMY2921742.43 (two CDs)

Handel Rinaldo, HWV7 Genaux; Kalna; Persson; Dumaux; Rutherford; Zazzo; Visse; Freiburger Barockorch/Jacobs HMY2921796.98 (three CDs)

Harbison String Trio. Four Songs of Solitude. Songs America Loves to Sing Huang; Camerata Pacifica HMU907619

Kyr The Cloud of Unknowing. Songs of the Soul. The Singer’s Ode Gomez; Farwig; Conspirare; Victoria Bach Festival String Orch/Johnson HMU807577 (Hybrid SACD)

Lassus Psalmi Davidis Pœnitentiales Collegium Vocale Gent/Herreweghe HMY2921831.32 (two CDs)

Mancini ‘Music for Peter Gunn’: Music for the 1950s-60s TV detective series Soloff; Tabackin; Harmonie Ensemble New York/Richman HMU907624

Marcello. Porta. Rom. Tessarini. Vivaldi ‘Concerto – Venice: The Golden Age’, inc. Marcello’s ‘Concerto in D minor’, Porta’s ‘Sinfonia in D’, Rom’s ‘Concerto in C, ‘L’Olimpiade’, Tessarini’s ‘Overture in D’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Concerto in G minor, RV576, ‘per Sua Altezza Reale di Sassonia’ and ‘Concerto in C, RV450’ Löffler; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin HMC902185

Mendelssohn Elijah, Op. 70 Salomaa; Isokoski; Groop; Ainsley; Collegium Vocale; La Chapelle Royale/Herreweghe HMY2921463.64 (two CDs)

Monteverdi Selva morale e spirituale, SV252-288 Cantus Cölln; Concerto Palatino/
Junghänel HMY2921718.20 (three CDs)

Mozart String Quartets – K387 in G; K428 in E flat; K465 in C Cuarteto Casals HMC902186

Rameau Les Indes galantes. Castor et Pollux. Pygmalion. Nelée et Myrthis, etc. Soloists; Les Arts Florissants/Christie HMX2908700.09 (ten CDs)

Various composers ‘Sacred Music’: a limited edition compendium Various artists HMX2908304.33 (30 CDs)

Heritage Records

Arne. Bach, J. S. Handel. Haydn. Purcell. Traditional ‘The Voice of Isobel Baillie’, inc. arias from ‘The Judgement of Paris’, ‘Acis and Galatea’, ‘Messiah’, ‘Judas Maccabaeus’, ‘Samson’, ‘The Creation’ and ‘The Fairy Queen’ Baillie et al (1941-49) HTGCD273

Dussek ‘The Complete Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2’ Garzón HTGCD301 (three CDs)

Schumann Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Op. 97, ‘Rhenish’. Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 52. Études symphoniques, Op. 13 (orch. Tchaikovsky) RPO/Joeres HTGCD272


Moór Concerto for two Cellos and Orchestra. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra. Prelude for Cello and Orchestra Szabó, P.; Szabó, I.; Miskolc SO/Hamar HCD32728

Hyperion Helios

Beethoven Cantata on the Death of the Emperor Joseph II, WoO87. Cantata on the Accession of the Emperor Leopold II, WoO88. Opferlied, Op. 121b. Meerestille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 112 Howarth; Watson; Rigby; Ainsley; Van Dam; Corydon Singers and Orch/Best CDH55479

Catoire ‘Piano Music’: Caprice, Op. 3. Cinq Morceaux, Op. 10. Quatre Morceaux, Op. 12. Quatre Préludes, Op. 17. Chants du crépuscule, Op. 24. Valse, Op. 36. Vision, Op. 8, etc. Hamelin CDH55425

Pärt Berliner Messe. The Beatitudes. Annum per Annum. Magnificat. Seven Magnificat Antiphons. De profundis Polyphony; Lucas/Layton CDH55408

Wallace Creation Symphony in C sharp minor. Pelléas et Mélisande Suite. Prelude to ‘The Eumenides’ BBC Scottish SO/Brabbins CDH55465

Hyperion Records

Archer. Gray. Roth. Stanford. Tippett. Walmisley. Walton. Wood, C. ‘Canticles from St Paul’s Cathedral, London’, inc. Archer’s ‘Benedicite, omnia opera’, Roth’s ‘Jubilate’, the evening canticles from Tippett’s ‘Collegium Sancti Joannis Cantabrigiense’ service and Walton’s ‘Coronation Te Deum’ St Paul’s Cathedral Ch; Johnson/Carwood CDA68058

Beethoven. Busoni. Strauss, R. ‘The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 16’: Missa solemnis, Op. 123 – Benedictus (arr. Busoni). Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35a. Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 8 Becker-Bender; BBC Scottish SO/Walker CDA68044

Brahms ‘The Songs of Brahms, Vol. 5’: Romanzen aus L. Tiecks Magelone, Op. 33 Maltman; Johnson CDJ33125

Byrd ‘The Three Masses’: Mass for three voices. Mass for four voices. Mass for five voices. Ave verum corpus Westminster Cathedral Ch/Baker CDA68038

Dussek ‘The Classical Piano Concerto, Vol. 1’: Piano Concertos – Op. 1 No. 3 in G; Op. 29 in C; Op. 70 in E flat Shelley; Ulster Orch CDA68027

Handel ‘Handel Arias’, inc. arias from ‘Radamisto’, ‘Alcina’, ‘Hercules’, ‘Giulio Cesare in Egitto’ and ‘Ariodante’ Coote; The English Concert/Bicket CDA67979

Medtner. Rachmaninov Piano Sonata in B flat minor, Op. 53 No. 1, ‘Sonata Romantica’. Skazki, Op. 20. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 (ed. Osborne). Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42 Osborne CDA67936

Saint-Saëns ‘The Romantic Cello Concerto, Vol. 5’: Cello Concertos – No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33; No. 2 in D minor, Op. 119. La muse et le poète, Op. 132. Allegro appassionato, Op. 43. Le cygne Clein; Weithaas; Lynch; Keaney; BBC Scottish SO/Manze CDA68002

Immortal Performances

Wagner Tristan und Isolde Melchior; Flagstad; Klose; Janssen; Nilsson et al; Chor and Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/
Beecham (1937) (four CDs)

Instrumental Records

Bach, J. S. Chopin. Grieg. Moore. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov. Schumann. Sgambati ‘James Rhodes – Love in London’, inc. Chopin’s ‘Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor/D major, Op. 31’, Dudley Moore’s ‘Beethoven Parody’, Rachmaninov’s ‘Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2’ and Sgambati’s ‘Mélodie de Gluck’ Rhodes SIGDVD012 (DVD-V)

JRI Recordings

Gilley In the Garden of Eden Gilley J137 (two CDs)


Furrer, B. Wüstenbuch. ira-arca. Lied. Aer Augestad; Brohier; Furrer, E.; Fussenegger; Dubov; Pesin; Trio Catch; Klangforum Wien 0013312KAI (two CDs)

Zubel ‘NOT I’: Labyrinth. Aphorisms on Milosz. Shades of Ice. NOT I Zubel; Klangforum Wien/Power 0013362KAI

Kuo, Lynn

Franck. Frolov. Pepa. Piazzolla. Rota ‘LOVE – Innocence Passion Obsession’: Violin Sonata in A, M8. Concert Fantasy on Themes from Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’. Fantaisie bohémienne. Milonga en re. Improvviso en re minore Kuo; Humetska LKCD0001

Lawo Classics

Goebbels. Zappa ‘Perfect Strangers’: Suite for Sampler and Orchestra (from Surrogate Cities). Dupree’s Paradise. The Perfect Stranger. The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat. G-spot Tornado. Revised Music for Low Budget Orchestra Norwegian Radio Orch/Søndergård LWC1063 (Hybrid SACD)

Lee, Seunghee

Baermann. Balfe. Bizet. Brahms. Chopin. Donizetti. Gluck. Gounod. Mangani. Mozart. Puccini. Rimsky-Korsakov. Rossini. Tchaikovsky. Verdi ‘Hidden Treasures’: Transcriptions for Clarinet and Piano Lee; Solomon 888174459394

Leonardo Digital Collection

Diabelli. Kreutzer. Matiegka ‘Biedermeier Treasures for Csakan, Viola and Guitar’: Notturno, Op. 123. Trio for Csakan, Viola and Guitar. Guitar Sonata in E minor, Op. 31 No. 4. Trio for Csakan, Viola and Guitar, Op. 25 Trio Mirabell LDV14018


Brunetti ‘Divertimenti para Trío de Cuerda, Serie IV’: Divertimenti, L145-49 Carmen Veneris NL3021

Françaix. Mehmari. Villa-Lobos ‘Opus Brasil Ensemble plays … ’: Divertissement. Coro Breve. Variaciones Villa-Lobos. Fantasía concertante, A517. Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, A182 Opus Brasil Ensemble AA0103

Linn Records

Elgar. Rheinberger. Strauss, R. ‘The Trumpets that Time Forgot’: Organ Sonata No. 2, Op. 87a. Suite for two Trumpets and Organ, Op. 149. Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60 – Minuet de Lully; Courante; Entrée de Cléonte Freeman-Attwood; Wallace; Carey BKD242

Fauré et al ‘Lydia’s Vocalises’: Fauré’s complete vocalises, written when the composer was Director of the Paris Conservatoire Freeman-Attwood; Howat CKD488

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Strauss, R. Don Juan, Op. 20. Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 LPO/Haitink (London, 1992; 1986) LPO-0079

LP Classics

Rachmaninov ‘Music for Two Pianos’: Suites – No. 1, Op. 5, ‘Fantaisie-Tableaux’; No. 2, Op. 17. Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 Lavrova Primakov Piano Duo LP1019

LSO Live

Brahms Symphonies – No. 3 in F, Op. 90; No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 LSO/Gergiev LSO0737 (Hybrid SACD)

Marco Polo

Godowsky ‘Piano Music, Vol. 12’: Six Waltz-Poems for the Left Hand. Concert Study. Transcriptions Scherbakov 8.225364

Mariinsky Label

Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (choreography: Leonid Lavrovsky) Vishneva; Shklyarov; Sergeyev; Kuznetsov; Maimurado et al; Corps de Ballet and Orch of the Mariinsky Theatre/Gergiev (St Petersburg, 2013) MAR0552 (Blu-ray disc + DVD-V)


Albinoni. Handel. Telemann. Vivaldi ‘Baroque Music, Vol. 1’, inc. Albinoni’s ‘Oboe Concerto in B flat, Op. 7 No. 3’, Handel’s ‘Concerto grosso in B minor, HWV330’, Telemann’s ‘Ouverture-Suite in C, TWV55:C3’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Concerto for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon and Basso continuo, RV103’ Nepalo; Ratsbaum; Bogorad; Muntian; Shulgin; Markiz; Vasilieva; Moscow Chamber Orch/Barshai (1958-71) MELCD1002191

Babayev. Beethoven. Brahms. Chopin. Cui. Haydn. Liszt. Mozart. Nikolayev. Rachmaninov ‘Emil Gilels in Ensembles’, inc. Babayev’s ‘Piano Trio in C sharp minor’, Brahms’s ‘Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56’, Haydn’s ‘Violin Sonata in G, Hob. XV/32’ and Mozart’s ‘Concerto for Two Pianos in E flat, K365/K316a’ Gilels et al (1946-59) MELCD1002210 (four CDs)

Balakirev. Glazunov. Glinka. Ippolitov-Ivanov ‘Russian Chamber Music for Wind Instruments’: Octet, Op. 3. Saxophone Quartet in B flat, Op. 109. Trio pathétique in D minor. An Evening in Georgia, Op. 71 Sokolov, V.; Krasavin; Timofeyeva; Zverev; Lyubimov, B.; Afanasiev; Korsakov; Tolpygo; Luzanov; Komachkov; Nesedkin; Moskvitina; Mikhailov; Oseichuk; Vorontsov; Yeryomin (1975-81) MELCD1002186

Beethoven. Brahms. Chopin. Saint-Saëns. Schumann. Tchaikovsky ‘Grigory Sokolov’, inc. Beethoven’s ‘Diabelli Variations, Op. 120’, Chopin’s ‘Études, Op. 25’, Schumann’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22’ Sokolov, G. et al (1966) MELCD1002078 (four CDs)

Bellini. Mozart. Strauss, R. Verdi ‘Hibla Gerzmava’, inc. excerpts from ‘Norma’, ‘La clemenza di Tito’ and ‘Otello’ and Richard Strauss’s ‘Morgen, Op. 27 No. 2’ Gerzmava; National PO of Russia/
Spivakov MELLP0050 (vinyl LP)

Brahms. Schubert ‘Sonatas for Viola and Piano’: Viola Sonatas – No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1; No. 2 in E flat, Op. 120 No. 2. Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 Bashmet; Muntian (1977-84) MELCD1002187

Chudova. Sergunin. Shakhidi. Sysoyev. Volkov. Vorontsov ‘Anthology of Piano Music by Russian and Soviet Composers, Vol. 7’, inc. Chudova’s ‘Sonata’, Sergunin’s ‘Origami’, Shakhidi’s ‘Two Pieces’, Sysoyev’s ‘Antiphases’, Volkov’s ‘Sonata No. 5’ and Vorontsov’s ‘Sirius’ Bogdanova; Mndoyants; Mechetina; Amirov; Geniušas; Favorin MELCD1002256

Debussy. Stravinsky. Webern ‘Pierre Boulez in Moscow’: La mer. Petrushka. Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 Moscow Conservatory SO/Boulez (1990) MELCD1002255

Glazunov. Tchaikovsky ‘David Oistrakh, violin’: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82. Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35. Sérénade mélancolique, Op. 26 Oistrakh, D.; USSR SO/Kondrashin (1948, 1957, 1945) MELCD1002261

Medtner ‘Medtner plays Medtner, Vol. 1’: Fairy Tales – Op. 8 No. 1 in C minor; Op. 20 No. 1 in B flat minor; Op. 20 No. 2 in B minor; Op. 34 No. 2 in E minor; Op. 34 No. 3 in A minor; Op. 51 No. 1 in D minor; Op. 51 No. 2 in A minor; Op. 51 No. 3 in A, etc. Medtner (1930-47) MELCD1002200

Prokofiev ‘Symphonies’: Symphonies – No. 1 in D, Op. 25, ‘Classical’; No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40; No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44; No. 4 in C, Op. 112; No. 5 in B flat, Op. 100; No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 111; No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 Moscow Radio SO/Rozhdestvensky (1965-67) MELCD1001797 (three CDs)

Schubert ‘Richter plays Schubert Live’: Piano Sonatas – No. 6 in E minor, D566; No. 9 in B, D575; No. 11 in F minor, D625; No. 13 in A, D664; No. 18 in G, D894; No. 19 in C minor, D958, etc. Richter (1971-79) MELCD1002231 (four CDs)

Shostakovich 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 Nikolayeva (1987) MELCD1002269 (three CDs)

Tchaikovsky ‘Romances’: I’ll tell you nothing, Op. 60 No. 2. Was it not a little blade of grass in the meadow, Op. 47 No. 7. Again, as before, alone, Op. 73 No. 6. Exploit, Op. 60 No. 11. Tears, Op. 46 No. 3. On the golden cornfields, Op. 57 No. 2. Don Juan’s Serenade, Op. 38 No. 1, etc. Petrozhitskaya; Zuev; Kadobnova (2014) MELCD1002278

Tchaikovsky ‘Symphonies’: Symphonies – No. 1 in G minor, ‘Winter Daydreams’, Op. 13; No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17; No. 3 in D, Op. 29; No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36; No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64; No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, ‘Pathétique’; Manfred, Op. 58 State Academic SO/Svetlanov (1967) MELCD1002157 (five CDs)

Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin, Op. 24 Vishnevskaya; Petrova; Belov; Lemeshev et al; Bolshoi Theatre Soloists, Chor and Orch/Khaikin (1955) MELCD1001945 (two CDs)

Various composers ‘Bolshoi – The Best of Melodiya’: The best Bolshoi singers and conductors perform extracts from various operas and ballets Various artists MELCD1002164 (five CDs)

Vivaldi ‘Concertos’: Concertos – RV278 in E minor; RV424 in B minor; RV439 in G minor, ‘La Notte’; RV461 in A minor; RV546 in A; RV547 in B flat Nepalo; Moscow Chamber Orch/Barshai; Kagan, O.; Gutman; Ensemble of Soloists of the Academic SO of Moscow State Philharmony/Markiz; Oistrakh, D. (1968, 1974) MELCD1002262

Melodiya Classics on Vinyl

Beethoven ‘Sviatoslav Richter, Vol. 1’: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, ‘Pathétique’. Bagatelles, Opp. 33, 119 and 126 – excerpts Richter (1959) MELLP0055 (vinyl LP)

Brahms ‘Yuri Bashmet, Vol. 1’: Two Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 Bashmet; Muntian (1984) MELLP0053 (vinyl LP)

Debussy. Franck. Schumann ‘Daniil Shafran, Vol. 1’: Cello Sonata in D minor. Violin Sonata in A, M8 (arr. Delsart). Fantasiestück, Op. 73 No. 1 Shafran; Gottlieb; Ginsburg (1970) MELLP0052 (vinyl LP)

Leclair. Telemann. Ysaÿe ‘Violin Duos’: Sonatas for Two Violins, Op. 3 – No. 1 in G; No. 3 in C. Canon-Sonata for Two Violins in G, TWV40:118. Sonata for Two Violins in A minor Kogan, L.; Gilels, E. (1963) MELLP0054 (vinyl LP)

Melodiya Limited Editions

Bizet. Borodin. Gounod. Leoncavallo. Mozart. Rossini. Tchaikovsky. Verdi ‘Muslim Magomayev – Arias from Operas’, inc. arias from ‘Carmen’, ‘Prince Igor’, ‘Faust’, ‘Pagliacci’, ‘Zazà’, ‘Don Giovanni’, ‘Le nozze di Figaro’, ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’, ‘Eugene Onegin’, ‘Rigoletto’ and ‘Aida’ Magomayev; Moscow Radio SO; Orch of Cinematography/Hajibeyov; Terletsky (1964-71) MELLP0041 (vinyl LP)

Ravel ‘Piano Trio, Vol. 2’: Piano Trio in A minor Richter; Kagan; Gutman (1983) MELLP0035 (vinyl LP)

Tchaikovsky ‘Emil Gilels, Vol. 1’: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G, Op. 44 Gilels; USSR State SO/Svetlanov (1972) MELLP0032 (vinyl LP)

Memory Lane Records

Various composers ‘The Great War – A Portrait in Music, Voices and Sound’ Various artists GLMY94 (three CDs)


Craven Piano Sonatas 7, 8 and 9 Dullea MSV28544 (two CDs)

Finnissy ‘Mississippi Hornpipes – Music for Violin and Piano’: Mississippi Hornpipes. Seterjentens Fridag. Amphithéâtre des sciences mortes. Jive. Molly House. Violin Sonata Morgan; Dullea; Finnissy MSV28545

Wright ‘Pandora’s Last Gift – Chamber Music by Christopher Wright’: Wind Quintet. Spring’s Garden. Orfordness. Capriccio. Spirit of the Dance. The Long Wait. In Celebration. Helter Skelter. Concertino Hunter; Osborne; Turner; Jordan; Atherton; Nixon; Howarth; Ward; Muncey; Williamson; Smedley; Rogers; Davies; Fisher MSV28547

Milanollo Recordings

Brahms Violin Sonatas – No. 1 in G, Op. 78; No. 2 in A, Op. 100; No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 Cerovsek (1728 ‘Milanollo’ Stradivarius); Jumppanen 700261395722

Mirare, Disques

Chopin. Schubert. Prokofiev Préludes, Op. 25. Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat, Op. 83. Drei Klavierstücke, D946 Avdeeva MIR252 (two CDs)

Scriabin ‘Complete Etudes’: Etudes – Opp. 2 No. 1, 8, 42, 49 No. 1, 56 No. 4 and 65. Piano Sonata No. 7, Op. 64, ‘Messe Blanche’ Korobeinikov MIR218

Telemann ‘Quatuores Parisiens’: Six Quadri (1730). Nouveaux quatuors en six suites (1738) Blanchard; Sartre; Les Ombres MIR255

MMC Recordings

Ginastera. Guarnieri. Guastavino. Mignone. Ripper ‘Sounds of Brazil and Argentina’, inc. Ginastera’s ‘Zamba’, Guarnieri’s ‘Promessa’, Guastavino’s ‘Desde que te conocí’, Mignone’s ‘Teu nome’ and Ripper’s ‘O poeta aprendiz’ Botelho; Marcus MMC108

Improvisation ‘I feel the silence’: Song of the Birds. Wash me. Purcell. Kafka. Icebergs. Josquin. Muddy. Rainforest. Africa Harris MMC107

mode records

Feldman String Quartet No. 1. Structures. Three Pieces FLUX Quartet mode269/70 (two CDs + DVD-V)

Tsao ‘Pathology of Syntax’: (Un)cover. The Book of Virtual Transcriptions, Not Reconciled. Canon. Pathology of Syntax. One-Way Street Arditti Quartet; ensemble recherche mode268

Montgomery Arts House Masterworks

Newman ‘Music for Piano Book I’: Sonata for Solo Piano. The Complete Ballet for Two Pianos Prober; Stevens; Pezzone MAHMR1205204

MSR Classics

Beethoven ‘A Beethoven Odyssey, Vol. 3’: Piano Sonatas – No. 2 in A, Op. 2 No. 2; No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2, ‘Tempest’; No. 26 in E flat, Op. 81a, ‘Les Adieux’ Brawn MS1467

Guerrerio. McKee. Morales. Pasqual-Vilaplana. Stephenson. Stevens Three Pieces for Trumpet and Piano. Centennial Horizon. Concerto for Two Trumpets. Les Noces del Manya. Call. Sonata for Trumpet and Piano Bergman; Campbell; Elder MS1482

Musikmacher Productions

Schumacher No Technique Taylor; Schumacher; Music Now Ensemble MMC01

Myran Prod

Samuelsson ‘Solgudinnan’: Bastet the Sun Goddess (Violin Concerto). Singla. Fantasia in a Circle Lindal; Stockholm Royal Philharmonic/
Rondin Myran Prod 01

Myto Records

Beethoven Fidelio, Op. 72 Ludwig; Vickers; Berry; Janowitz; Kmentt; Waechter; Kreppel et al/
Karajan (Vienna, 1962) MCD00334 (two CDs)

Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Scotto; Kraus; Bruscantini; Washington et al/Rigacci (Florence, 1963) MCD00335 (two CDs)

Naïve Classique

Bach, J. S. Bononcini. Handel. Luzzaschi; Monteverdi. Scarlatti, A. Tuma. Vivaldi et al ‘Trent’anni a Roma’, celebrating Concerto Italiano’s 30th anniversary with music taken from their rich discography Piau; Mingardo; Concerto Italiano/
Alessandrini OP30563

Bach, J. S. Liszt. Messiaen. Murail. Ravel ‘Invocation’, inc. Bach’s ‘Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV639 (transcr. Busoni)’, Liszt’s ‘Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude, S173 No. 3’, Messiaen’s ‘Cloches d’angoisse et larmes d’adieu’, Murail’s ‘Cloches d’adieu, et un sourire, ‘in memorian Olivier Messiaen’’ and Ravel’s ‘La Vallée des cloches’ Schuch V5362

Beethoven ‘My Favourite Beethoven’ Various artists V5393 (four CDs)

Brossard. Charpentier. Couperin. Desmarest. Lully. Marais. Mondonville et al ‘Musiques à Versailles’ Soloists et al; La Grande Ecurie et La Chambre du Roy/
Malgoire; Ensemble Baroque de Limoges/Coin; Les Talens Lyriques/Rousset; Capriccio Stravagante/Sempé V5389 (two CDs)

Chopin ‘My Favourite Chopin’ Various artists V5394 (four CDs)

Monteverdi ‘Vespri solenni per la Festa di San Marco’: An imagined vespers service assembled from various parts of the ‘Selva morale e spirituale’ Piccinini; Simboli; Arrivabene; Ferrarini; Dordolo; Giordani; Bellotto; Vitale; Concerto Italiano/Alessandrini OP30557 (CD + DVD-V)

Mozart ‘My Favourite Mozart’ Various artists V5392 (four CDs)

Porpora ’Il Maestro – Porpora Arias’, inc. arias from ‘Ezio’, ‘Semiramide riconosciuto’, ‘Didone abbandonata’, ‘Ericlea’, ‘Il verbo in carne’, ‘Meride e Seliunte’, ‘Il ritiro’, ‘Polifemo’, ‘Carlo il Calvo’ and ‘Vulcano’ Fagioli; Academia Montis Regalis/De Marchi V5369

Rameau Orphée. Le berger fidèle. Pièces de clavecin en concert – Deuxième Concert; Cinquième Concert Vidal; Ensemble Amarillis V5377

Scarlatti, D. Keyboard Sonatas – Kk11; Kk17; Kk27; Kk29; Kk87; Kk96; Kk101; Kk109; Kk119; Kk135; Kk141; Kk146; Kk197; Kk209; Kk322; Kk380; Kk492 Kamenz V5399

Various composers ‘Fanfares de la Garde Républicaine’: The most emblematic military French music performed by what is probably the most prestigious military band in France La Garde Républicaine V5386


Bartók Kossuth, BB31. Two Portraits, BB48b. Suite No. 1, BB39 Buffalo PO/Falletta 8.573307

Bloch ‘Orchestral Works, Vol. 4’: Israel Symphony. Suite for Viola and Orchestra Kohutková; Kramolišová; Bajaková; Hamarová; Mačuha; Gandelsman; Slovak Radio SO; Atlas Camerata Orch/Atlas 8.573283

Bowen, Y. String Quartets – No. 2 in D minor, Op. 41; No. 3 in G, Op. 46. Phantasie-Quintet in D minor, Op. 93 Lines; Archaeus Quartet 8.571366

Brahms. Bruckner. Mendelssohn. Schumann ‘Music for Brass Septet’, inc. Brahms’s ‘Geistliches Lied, Op. 30 (arr. Knight)’, Bruckner’s ‘Christus factus est (arr. Cox)’ and ‘Os justi meditatibur (arr. Hicks)’, Mendelssohn’s ‘Organ Sonata in C minor, Op. 65 No. 2 (arr. Cox)’ and Schumann’s ‘Vier Doppelchorige Gesänge, Op. 141 (arr. Cox)’ Septura 8.573314

Catalani. Puccini. Respighi. Verdi ‘Italian Soprano Arias’, inc. Respighi’s ‘Il Tramonto’ and arias from ‘La Wally’, ‘Madama Butterfly’, ‘Turandot’, ‘La bohème’, ‘Suor Angelica’, ‘La rondine’, ‘Gianni Schicchi’ and ‘Otello’ Borsi; LSO/Abel 8.573412

Clementi Piano Concerto in C, Op. 33 No. 3. Symphonies – Op. 18 No. 1 in B flat; Op. 18 No. 2 in D. Minuetto pastorale in D, WoO36 Canino; Orch Sinfonica di Roma/La Vecchia 8.573273

Cooke, A. ‘Three String Sonatas’: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2. Sonata for Viola and Piano. Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 Stanzeleit; Goff; Wallfisch, R.; Terroni 8.571362

Dove ‘All You Who Sleep Tonight – Song Cycles’: Out of Winter. Cut My Shadow. Ariel. All You Who Sleep Tonight Booth; Bardon; Spence, N.; Matthews-Owen 8.573080

El-Khoury Violin Concerto No. 1, ‘On the Borders of Nowhere’. Horn Concerto, ‘The Dark Mountain’. Clarinet Concerto, ‘Autumn Pictures’ Nemtanu; Guerrier; Messina; Orch National de France; Orch de Chambre de Paris/Masur; Casadesus; Elts 8.572773

Hindemith Organ Sonatas Nos. 1-3. 11 Interludes from ‘Ludus Tonalis’ (transcr. Dorfmüller). Two Organ Pieces (1918) Sturm (1978-79 Sandtner organ of Rottenburg Cathedral) 8.573194

Howells Stabat mater. Te Deum. Sine nomine Hill, A.; Hulett; The Bach Ch; Bournemouth SO/Hill, D. 8.573176

Kozlov. Rudnev. Vassiliev ‘Reminiscences of Russia’, inc. Kozlov’s ‘Dedication to the Russian Land’, Rudnev’s ‘Between Steep Banks’ and ‘Improvisation’ and Vassiliev’s ‘Three Forest Paintings’ and ‘Swan Princess’ Kulikova 8.573308

Kraus ‘Arias and Overtures’, inc. arias and overtures from ‘Proserpin’, ‘Äfventyraren’, ‘Geburtstags-Kantate’, ‘Parvum quando cerno Deum’ and ‘Sentimi, non partir!’ Groop; Helsinki Baroque Orch/Häkkinen 8.572865

Lancino Violin Concerto. Prelude and Death of Virgil Faust; De Monti; Orch National de France/Schwarz; Orch Philharmonique de Luxembourg/Tamayo 8.573204

Lutosławski. Panufnik String Quartet. String Quartets – No. 1; No. 2, ‘Messages’; No. 3, ‘Wycinanki’ Tippett Quartet 8.573164

Maxwell Davies Black Pentecost. Stone Litany, ‘Runes from a House of the Dead’ Jones; Wilson-Johnson; BBC Phil/Maxwell Davies 8.572359

Maxwell Davies Resurrection Jones; Robson; Hill; Jenkins; Herford; Finley; Best; BBC Phil/Maxwell Davies 8.660359-60 (two CDs)

Milhaud L’Orestie d’Eschyle Phillips; Kempson; Outlaw; Delphis; Rae; Mumford; Lane; Di Giacomo; Eder; Percussion Ensemble, University Choirs, UMS Choral Union and Symphony Orch of University of Michigan/Kiesler 8.660349-51 (three CDs)

Poulenc ‘Ballet Suites’: Les Biches, FP36. Les Animaux modèles, FP111. Aubade, FP51 Armengaud 8.573170

Puccini. Strauss. Verdi ‘String Quartets’: Crisantemi. Three Minuets in A. String Quartet in A, Op. 2. String Quartet in E minor Ensö Quartet 8.573108

Reger ‘Organ Works, Vol. 16’: Three Pieces, Op. 7. Method of Trio Playing. Three Chorale Preludes, Op. 67 Nos. 36-38 Barthen (Rieger-Sauer organ of Fulda Cathedral) 8.572909

Skoryk Carpathian Concerto. Diptych. Violin Concerto No. 7. Cello Concerto, etc. Pilatyuk; Kazakov; Odessa PO/Earle 8.573333

Strauss, J. II ‘Johann Strauss II at the Opera’, inc. dances based on melodies from the operas of Auber, Balfe, Donizetti, Flotow, Gounod, Meyerbeer, Offenbach and Verdi Various artists 8.578287

Tchaikovsky, B. Piano Quintet. The War Suite Solovieva; Anisimov; Vanbrugh Quartet 8.573207

Various composers ‘A-Z of String Players’, surveying the lives, careers and recordings of over 300 string players from the past and present Various artists 8.558081-84 (four CDs)

Naxos American Classics

Cage ‘Works for Two Keyboards, Vol. 3’: Winter Music. Two2. Experiences No. 1 Pestova/Meyer Piano Duo 8.559728

Fuchs Falling Man. Movie House. Songs of Innocence and of Experience Williams; LSO/Falletta 8.559753

Mamlok String Quartet No. 1. Polyphony No. 1. Confluences. 2000 Notes. From My Garden. Rhapsody Armida Quartet; Spectrum Concerts Berlin 8.559771

Pann The Piano’s 12 Sides. The Bills. The Cheese Grater – A Mean Two-Step. Your Touch Hastings 8.559751

Rzewski Four Pieces. Hard Cuts. The Housewife’s Lament van Raat; Marinissen; Lunapark 8.559759

Naxos Blu-ray

Glière Symphony No. 3, ‘Il’ya Muromets’ Buffalo PO/Falletta NBD0041 (Blu-ray disc)

Naxos Japanese Classics

Hosokawa ‘Orchestral Works, Vol. 2’: Woven Dreams. Blossoming II. Circulating Ocean Royal Scottish National Orch; Orch National de Lyon/Märkl 8.573276

Naxos Laureate Series

Aguado. Canova da Milano. Castelnuovo-Tedesco. José. Rodrigo ‘Emanuele Buono, Guitar’: A recital by the winner of the 2013 Michele Pittaluga Guitar Competition, inc. Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s ‘Sonata, Op. 77, ‘Omaggio a Boccherini’’ and José’s ‘Sonata’ Buono 8.573362

Naxos Spanish Classics

Albéniz ‘Piano Music, Vol. 5’: Siete Estudios en los tonos naturales mayores, Op. 65. Les Saisons, Op. 201. Rapsodia cubana, Op. 66. Suite ancienne, Op. 54, etc. Mudarra Gámiz 8.573293

NEOS Music

Altman. Korngold. Schoenberg ‘Divergence’, inc. Altman’s ‘Fantasy on Schoenberg’s Op. 19’ and ‘3 for Duke’, Korngold’s ‘Piano Quintet in E, Op. 15’ and Schoenberg’s ‘Sechs kleine Klavierstücke, Op. 19’ Plattform K+K Vienna NEOS21306

Fuentes ‘Space Factory’: Dunkelkammermusik. Skifir. Space Factory – III; IV; V; VI PHACE; ensemble recherche NEOS11409

Mochizuki ‘Etheric Blueprint’: Etheric Blueprint Trilogy – 4D; Wise Water; Etheric Blueprint Miyata; Mazzella; mdi ensemble/
Sugiyama NEOS11403

New Focus Recordings

Beethoven ‘Beethoven Dialogues’: String Quartets, Op. 18 – No. 1 in F; No. 4 in C minor; No. 6 in B flat (all arr. Ulrich/
Wittman) Duo Stephanie and Saar FCR147

Carrick ‘Stone Guitars’: Dawn. Babylon. Intimate Spaces. Stone Guitars. One. Astral Projections. Winter Guitars. Molten. Sinking. Granite. Undersea Carrick FCR149

Nimbus Alliance

Sawyers Cello Concerto. Symphony No. 2. Concertante for Violin, Piano and Strings Bogdanovic; Steinberg Duo; Orch of the Swan/Woods NI6281

Schnittke. Schubert Piano Sonata No. 1. Piano Sonata No. 15 in C, D840, ‘Reliquie’ Feltsman NI6284

Nonclassical Records

Prokofiev, G. ‘Selected Classical Works 2003-2012’: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2. Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra – excerpts. Import/Export – excerpts. Piano Book No. 1 – excerpts. Cello Multitracks Prokofiev, G. et al NONCLSS017

Prokofiev, G. String Quartet No. 1 (12" Remixes) Elysian Quartet NONCLSSV001 (vinyl LP)

Prokofiev, G. String Quartet No. 2 (12" Remixes) Elysian Quartet NONCLSSV003 (vinyl LP)

Richards, J. Suite for Piano and Electronics (12" Remixes) GéNIA NONCLSSV002 (vinyl LP)

Nupen, Christopher, Films

Various composers ‘Evgeny Kissin – The Gift of Music (plus the Albert Hall Encores)’: A film by Christopher Nupen Kissin et al A18CND (DVD-V)

Oehms Classics

Bach, J. S. Corelli. Handel ‘Stefan Temmingh – The Oehms Classics Recordings’ Temmingh; Watts; Marinčič; Wolf OC010 (three CDs)

Bock Anatevka (based on stories from ‘Fiddler on the Roof’) Ernst; Schellenberger; Kumberger; Ebner; Belakowitsch; Paryla-Raky et al/Levi (Mörbisch Lake Festival, 2014) OC437

Brahms Neun Lieder, Op. 32. Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121 Hensel, M.; Djeddikar OC883

Mahler Symphonies – No. 9 in D; No. 10 in F sharp minor: Adagio Gürzenich-Orch Köln/Stenz OC654 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Reger ‘The Britannic Organ, Vol. 8’: The complete recordings made by Reger for the Welte-Philharmonie organ Reger et al OC847 (two CDs)

Rott ‘Balde Ruhest Du Auch!’: Lieder-Reise (adapted: Schneider) – Wanderers Nachtlied; Das Veilchen; Vergissmeinnicht; Zwei Wünsche; Der Sänger. Symphony No. 1 in E Volle; Münchner Symphoniker/
Albrechts OC1803

Spohr Die letzten Dinge, WoO61 Matthews; Goeldner; Ovenden; Foster-Williams; Salzburg Bach Ch; Mozarteumsorch Salzburg/
Bolton (Salzburg, 2013) OC438

Strauss, R. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28. Symphonia Domestica, Op. 53 Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorch/
Weigle OC889

Telemann Concerto Français in G minor, TWV53:g1. Trio in D, TWV42:D13. Concerto in B flat, TWV43:B1. Trio in G minor, TWV42:g13. Concerto in D, TWVAnh.51:D. Sonata in E minor, TWVAnh.50:4 L’Accademia Giocosa OC897

Wagner Das Rheingold Stensvold; Volle; Cox; Streit; Schmeckenbecher; Lazar; Reiter; Baldvinsson; Dike; Zechmeister; Arwady; Stallmeister; Carlstedt; Magiera; Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorch/Weigle (Frankfurt, 2012) OC995 (two DVD-Vs)


Arkangelsky. Burmagin. Chenokov. Khristov. Shashina. Sviridov. Varlamov et al ‘Dmitri Hvorostovsky – The Bells of Dawn: Russian Sacred and Folk Songs’ Hvorostovsky; The Grand Ch ‘Masters of Choral Singing’/Kontorovich ODE1238-2

Falik. Maskats. Sviridov ‘Sacred Love’, inc. Falik’s ‘A Stranger’ and ‘Your Temple, Lord’, Maskats’s ‘Let My Prayer Be Granted’ and ‘The Spring’ and Sviridov’s ‘Winter Mourning’, ‘Icon’ and ‘Sacred Love’ Ezeriete; Antonenko; Latvian Radio Ch/Kłava ODE1226-2

Shostakovich Violin Concertos – No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77; No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129 Tetzlaff; Helsinki PO/Storgårds ODE1239-2

Onyx Classics

Balakirev. Erkin. Ippolitov-Ivanov. Rimsky-Korsakov Islamey. Koçekçeler (Dance Rhapsody). Caucasian Sketches, Op. 10 – No. 2, In the Village; No. 4, The Procession of the Sardar. Sheherazade, Op. 35 Borusan Istanbul PO/Goetzel ONYX4124

Barber. Bernstein. Carter. Copland. Ives ‘American Chamber Music’: String Quartet, Op. 11. Piano Trio. Elegy. Violin Sonata. Largo Ehnes; Seattle Chamber Music Society ONYX4129

Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos – No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23; No. 2 in G, Op. 44 Trpčeski; Royal Liverpool PO/Petrenko ONYX4135

Opera d’Oro

Rossini Semiramide Sutherland; Sinclair; Petri et al; Coro e Orch Sinfonica di Torino della RAI/Bonynge (Rome, 1968) 7090 (two CDs)

Verdi Aida Corelli; Curtis-Verna; Pirazzini et al; Coro e Orch Sinfonica di Torino della RAI/Questa (Turin, 1956) 1493 (two CDs)

Opus Arte

Adam Giselle (choreography: Marius Petipa) Osipova; Acosta et al; The Royal Ballet; Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Gruzin (London, 2014) OABD7151D (Blu-ray disc); OA1144D (DVD-V)

Beethoven. Chopin. Debussy. Galuppi. Haydn. Mozart. Scarlatti, D. Schubert ‘Piano Legends’, comprising ‘Alfred Brendel in portrait’, ‘Michelangeli plays Beethoven’, ‘Michelangeli plays Chopin’, ‘Michelangeli plays Debussy’ and ‘Martha Argerich plays Mozart’ Brendel; Michelangeli; Argerich et al OA1153BD (five DVD-Vs)

Berlioz. Bruckner. Mozart. Prokofiev. Schubert. Strauss, R. ‘The Incomparable Celibidache’: Symphonie fantastique, H48. Symphony No. 9 in D. Symphony No. 39 in E flat, K453. Symphony No. 5 in B flat, Op. 100. Symphony No. 2 in B flat, D125. Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 Orch Sinfonica di Torino della RAI/Celibidache (1969-70) OA1152BD (five DVD-Vs)

Delibes. Prokofiev. Tchaikovsky ‘The Fairytale Ballets’: Delibes (choreography: Patrice Bart). Cinderella (choreography: Rudolf Nureyev). Swan Lake (choreography: Rudolf Nureyev). The Sleeping Beauty (choreography: Peter Wright) Gilbert; Heymann; Martinez; Bourgeois et al/Kessels; Letestu; Martinez et al/Kessels; Letestu; Martinez; Paquette et al/Pähn; Sylve; Lambiotte et al/Florio OA1146BD (four DVD-Vs)

Donizetti. Gluck. Mozart. Puccini. Strauss, R. Verdi. Wagner ‘The Royal Opera – Great Performances’: Lucia di Lammermoor. Alceste. Così fan tutte. Don Giovanni. Madama Butterfly. Tosca. Der Rosenkavalier. Don Carlo. Otello. Un ballo in maschera. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Parsifal Soloists et al; Chor and Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Serafin (1959); Mackerras (1981); Davis, C. (1981); Solti (1962); Kempe (1957); Gibson (1957); Davis, A. (1995); Giulini (1958); Kubelík (1955); Downes (1962); Haitink (1997); Goodall (1971) OACD9024D (32 CDs)

Mozart Don Giovanni, K527 (stage direction: Kasper Holten) Kwiecien; Esposito; Tsymbalyuk; Gens; Poli; Byström; Watts; Kimberg et al; Chor and Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Luisotti (London, 2014) OABD7152D (Blu-ray disc); OA1145D (DVD-V)

Rossini L’Italiana in Algeri (stage direction: Davide Livermore) Goryachova; Esposito; Shi; Cassi et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro Comunale di Bologna/Encinar (Pesaro, 2013) OABD7148D (Blu-ray disc); OA1141D (DVD-V)

Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream (stage direction: Dominic Dromgoole; music: Claire van Kampen) Light; Quigley; Terry; Thompson; Tennyson; Lawrence; Logan; MacRae (London, 2013) OA1136D (DVD-V)

Shakespeare Macbeth (stage direction: Eve Best; music: Olly Fox) Millson; Spiro; Bowman, S.; Boyd; Grainger; Cumbus; Williams et al (Shakespeare’s Globe, London, 2013) OA1137D (DVD-V)

Orchid Classics

Liszt Harold en Italie (Berlioz), S472. Nuages gris, S199. Romance oubliée, S527. Oh! Quand je dors, S536. Schlaflos! Frage und Antwort, S203 Stumm; Pridgen ORC100044


Hummel Septets – Op. 74 in D minor; Op. 114 in C, ‘Militaires’ Klöcker; Uhlig; Consortium Classicum C762 141A

Szymanowski Violin Concertos – No. 1, Op. 35; No. 2, Op. 61. Myths, Op. 30 Skride, B.; Skride, L.; Oslo PO/Petrenko C873 141A

Orfeo d’Or

Dvořák. Haydn. Mendelssohn. Schumann ‘Rafael Kubelík’: Piano Concerto in G minor, B63. Symphonies – No. 101 in D, Hob. I/101, ‘Clock’; No. 102 in B flat, Hob. I/102. Symphony No. 5 in D, Op. 107, ‘Reformation’. Hebrides Overture, Op. 26. Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54. Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Op. 97, ‘Rhenish’ Arrau; Firkušný; Starker; Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonieorch/Kubelík (1960-63) C726 143D (three CDs)

Orfeo d’Or Bayreuther Festspiele Live

Wagner Tannhäuser Greindl; Windgassen; Fischer-Dieskau; Stolze; Crass; Paskuda; Adam; de Los Angeles; Bumbry et al; Chor und Orch der Bayreuther Festspiele/Sawallisch (Bayreuth, 1961) C888 143D (three CDs)

Orlando Records

Anonymous. Attaingnant. Bull. Byrd. Farnaby. Gervaise. Janequin. Löffelholtz von Kolberg. Newsidler. Paix. Schmid. Sermisy. Susato. Sweelinck ‘Popular Renaissance Music’, inc. Bull’s ‘The Spanish Paven’, Byrd’s ‘The Bells’, Gervaise’s ‘Branle de Champagne’ and Sweelinck’s ‘Hexachord Fantasia’ Záková (organ of Rozay-en-Brie) OR0011

OUR Recordings

Borup-Jørgensen ‘Gert Mortensen – The Percussion Universe of Axel Borup-Jørgensen’: Solo, Op. 88. Music for percussion and viola, Op. 18. La Primavera, Op. 97. Periphrasis, Op. 156. Winter Music, Op. 113.1 Mortensen; Frederiksen; Petri; Duo Crossfire; Percurama; Danish National SO Brass Quintet 6.220608 (Hybrid SACD)

Paladino Music

Bortklevicz. Rimsky-Korsakov Five Melodies. Sheherazade, Op. 35 (both arr. for clarinet, violin and piano) Khachaturian Trio PMR0036

Brahms Hungarian Dances, WoO1 (arr. for harp and piano) Duo Praxedis PMR0051

Poglietti Rossignolo (complete) Lindorff PMR0048

Pan Classics

Jommelli ‘Tirsi – Soprano Cantatas’: Didone abbandonata. E quando sarà mai che alle mie pene. Partir conviene, addio! La Gelosia Arias Fernández; Stile Galante/Aresi PC10308

Vivaldi ‘Vivaldi Premieres – Violin Concertos and Sonatas’: Concertos – RV202 in F; RV218 in D; RV346 in A; RV771 in C minor. ‘Graz’ Sonatas – No. 3 in D, RV11; No. 4 in C minor, RV7 Tur Bonet; Musica Alchemica PC10314


Deleuze. Ledoux ‘Fragments’: Voiçi l’absence. Notizen-Fragmente Castillo; Franck PTY114122

Kapustin. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov ‘Russian Impulse’: Variations, Op. 41. Piano Sonata No. 6 in A, Op. 82. Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42 Azzuro PTY314124

Pavane Records

Adams. Lysight. Pärt ‘Road Movies’: Road Movies. Gemini Sonata. Fratres. Spiegel im Spiegel. Passacaglia Duo Gemini ADW7562

Bazzini. Bellini. Catalani. Falchi. Leoncavallo. Mancinelli. Ponchielli. Rotoli. Ruta. Tirindelli. Tosti ‘Vieni, amor mio! – Romanze italiane’ Houben; Blumenthal ADW7563

Bragato. Piazzolla ‘Libertango’: Milontan. Oblivion. Libertango. Verano Porteño. Milonga del ángel. Invierno Porteño. Le Grand Tango. Milonga en ré, etc. Trio Portici ADW7565

PentaTone Classics

Wagner ‘Complete Operas’: Der fliegende Holländer. Parsifal. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Lohengrin. Tristan und Isolde. Tannhäuser. Der Ring des Nibelungen Soloists et al; Rundfunkchor Berlin; Rundfunk-Sinfonieorch Berlin/Janowski PTC5186 700 (32 Hybrid SACDs + DVD-V)

Piano 21

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’ (inc. orchestral version and an arrangement for solo piano by Katsaris) Katsaris; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner P21051

Praga Digitals

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61. Triple Concerto in C, Op. 56 Oistrakh, D.; Oborin; Knuschevitzky; Orch National de la Radiodiffusion Française/Cluytens; Philharmonia Orch/Sargent DSD350082 (Hybrid SACD)

Tchaikovsky The Tempest, Op. 18. The Voyevoda, Op. 78. Moscow: Coronation Cantata. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 Legistayeva; Damianov; Moscow Radio Symphony Soloists and Choir/Golovanov (1952) DSD350117 (Hybrid SACD)

Prelude Records

Alain. Bach, J. S. Dupré. Franck. Mulet. Peeters. Reubke ‘50 Years of the Coventry Cathedral Harrison Organ – Virtuoso Organ Classics’: Trois Pièces. Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV532. Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in B. Choral No. 3. Tu es Petra. Aria, Op. 51. Sonata, ‘The 94th Psalm’ Beaumont, K. PRCD2554

Prima Facie

Demopoulos. Ellis. Gilbert. Goehr ‘Chimes in Time’, inc. Demopoulos’s ‘Several Gardens’, Ellis’s ‘Four Studies in Six Parts’, Gilbert’s ‘Do Well: Poems for Piano’ and Goehr’s ‘Nonomiya’ Demopoulos PFCD013

Whalley ‘A Feast for the Senses’: A Very Serious Game. Tachophobia. Ad Infinitum. Intoxicating Orchids. Three Worlds Coates; Balding; Barker; Whalley; Ensemble 10/10/
Rundell; Vagenza Soloists/Stephenson PFCD014

Priory Records

Alain. Bach, J. S. Dupré. Franck. Hakim. Haydn. Mulet. Rheinberger. Stanford. Stanley. Vierne. Whitlock ‘The Grand Organ of Durham Cathedral’, inc. Alain’s ‘Litanies’, Dupré’s ‘Placare Christus Servulis’, Hakim’s ‘Mariales’, Mulet’s ‘Carillon-Sortie’, Stanford’s ‘Prelude on St Columba’ and Whitlock’s ‘Paean’ Lancelot PRDVD12 (Blu-ray disc + DVD-V + CD)

Allain. Aston. Elgar. Grote. Howells. Ives, G. Ledger. Statham ‘Sunday at Norwich Cathedral’, inc. Allain’s ‘The Norwich Service’, Elgar’s ‘Give unto the Lord’, Howells’s ‘Te Deum (Collegium Regale)’ and Ledger’s ‘I will lift up mine eyes’ Ch of Norwich Cathedral; Dunnett/Grote PRCD1121

Traditional ‘Nightingale – Folk Songs arranged by Mark Tanner’ George; Tanner PRCD1122


Corelli. Handel. Kaiser. Mancini. Purcell. Scarlatti, A. Strungk. Telemann. Torri. Ziani et al ‘Amor e Rosignolo’: Compositions by European masters from the turn of the 17th to the 18th century illustrating the richness of possibilities of musical imitation and artificial climax Holzhausen; Ehrhardt; Erdmann VKJK1413

Radio France Tempéraments

Various composers ‘Les Maîtres de l’Orgue Français de Louis XIII à la Monarchie de Juillet – Pièces pour clavier, motets, symphonies et concertos de Titelouze à Boëly’ Alabau; Baumont; Bonizzoni; Boyer; Desenclos; Gester; Harlé; Heurtematte; Isoir; Koïto; Ménissier; Moroney; Schoonbroodt; Fretwork; Ensembles Gilles Binchois; La Risonanza; Ensemble Pierre Robert; La Simphonie du Marais TEM316045/52 (eight CDs)

Raven Recordings

Bach, J. S. ‘Preludes, Fantasies and Fugues’: Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E flat, BWV998. Fantasy on a Rondo in C minor, BWV918. Praeludium and Fughetta in G, BWV902. Prelude and Fugue in B minor (after Albinoni), BWV923. Fantasy and Fugue in A minor, BWV904. Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Sykes (1789 Schiedmayer clavichord) OAR-959

Bach, J. S. Eben. Franck. Mendelssohn. Soler. Sowerby. Vierne. Whitlock ‘Platinum’, inc. Bach’s ‘Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565’, Eben’s ‘Moto ostinato’, Mendelssohn’s ‘Organ Sonata No. 6 in D minor’, Sowerby’s ‘Carillon’, Vierne’s ‘Carillon de Westminster’ and Whitlock’s ‘Fanfare’ Williams (1993 Reuter organ of St John’s Lutheran Church, Allentown, Pennsylvania) OAR-957

Decker. Reger. Wunderlich The Freese Collection. Introduction, Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme, Op. 73. Organ Sonata on a Single Theme Freese (2008 Schuke organ of Magdeburg Cathedral) OAR-948

Dupré. Vierne Symphonie-Passion, Op. 23. Symphony No. 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 28 Mitts (1999 Létourneau organ of Augusta Lutheran Church, Washington DC) OAR-952

Franck. Widor ‘French Organ Masterworks and Improvisations’, inc. Franck’s ‘Trois Chorals, M38-40’, Widor’s ‘Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 42 No. 5’, and improvisations by Anthony Hammond including ‘Hommage à Widor’, ‘Figures at a Crucifixion’ and ‘Hommage à Franck: Choral’ Hammond (1962 Harrison & Harrison organ of Coventry Cathedral) OAR-961 (two CDs)

Hancock ‘The Organ Music of Gerre Hancock’: An Evocation of ‘Urbs Beata Jerusalem’. A Laredo Fanfare. Trumpet Flourishes for Christmas. Fantasy on ‘St Denio’. A Paraphrase of St. Elizabeth. Meditation on ‘Draw Us in the Spirit’s Tether’. Fantasy on ‘Divinum Mysterium’, etc. Wilson (Arents Memorial and Loening-Hancock organs of St Thomas’s Church, New York) OAR-951 (two CDs)

Isoir. Scheidt. Vierne ‘Exotic Variations’: Six Variations sur un psaume Huguenot, Op. 1. Variations on ‘Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern’, SSWV569. Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20 Kloeckner (Fisk/Rosales organ of Rice University, Houston, Texas) OAR-935

Messiaen Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité Gillock (2011 Pascal Quoirin organ of the Church of the Ascension, New York) OAR-981 (two CDs)

RCO Live

Bruckner Symphony No. 5 in B flat (ed. Nowak) Royal Concergebouw Orch/Harnoncourt RCO14106 (Blu-ray disc); RCO14103 (DVD-V)

Reference Recordings

Alain. Bonnet. Dupré. Duruflé. Franck. Gigout. Guilmant. Schmitt. Vierne. Widor ‘Organ Polychrome – The French School’, inc. Bonnet’s ‘Variations de Concert, Op. 1’, Dupré’s ‘Prélude et Fugue in G minor, Op. 7’, Gigout’s ‘Grand-Choeur Dialogué’ and Schmitt’s ‘Prelude in G minor, Op. 11, ‘Prière’’ Kraybill (2011 Casavant Frères ‘Julia Irene Kauffman’ organ, Kansas) RR-133

Reference Recordings – Mastercuts

Arnold. Dukas. Franck. Liadov. Liszt. Mussorgsky. Saint-Saëns. Strauss, J. ‘Mephisto & Co.’, inc. Arnold’s ‘Tam O’Shanter’, Liszt’s ‘Mephisto Waltz, S110/2’ and Mussorgsky’s ‘A Night on Bald Mountain’ Minnesota Orch/Oue RM-2510 (two 200g vinyl LPs)

Rega, Alfonso

Rega Sinfonia No. 2, ‘Romeo e Giulietta’ Franconi; I Pomeriggi Musicali/Unterhofer

Regent Records

Aitken. Baynon. Goodman. Leighton. Manning. Rorem. Sowerby. Stanford. Victoria. Weelkes. White. Widor ‘A Year in Saint Louis’, inc. Aitken’s ‘Te lucis ante terminum’, Goodman’s ‘Laudate Dominum’, Manning’s ‘Evening Canticles in D minor’, Sowerby’s ‘Eternal Light’, Victoria’s ‘Vere languores nostros’ and Widor’s ‘Tu es Petrus’ Ch of St Peter’s Church, Saint Louis; Schaffer/Aitken; Reeves REGCD415

Alcock. Cook. Elgar. Harwood. Steele. Sumsion. Vaughan Williams. Walton ‘In an Old Abbey – British Organ Music’, inc. Cook’s ‘Five Studies in the form of a Sonata’, Elgar’s ‘Severn Suite, Op. 87 (arr. Cull)’, Steele’s ‘Arioso’, Vaughan Williams’s ‘Two Hymn-Tune Preludes (arr. Sumsion)’ and the ‘Prologue’ to Walton’s ‘A Wartime Sketchbook (arr. Palmer/Gower)’ Walton (organ of Bristol Cathedral) REGCD431

Bainton. Briggs. Duruflé. Hunt. MacMillan. Parry. Tavener. Villette ‘Serenity Courage Wisdom – A Sequence of Music and Readings for Remembrance’, inc. Bainton’s ‘And I saw a new Heaven’, Duruflé’s ‘Méditation’, MacMillan’s ‘Serenity’ and Villette’s ‘Jesu dulcis memoria’ Proteus Ensemble; Allsop/Shellard REGCD435

Brahms. Liszt. Rheinberger. Wolf ‘Geistlicher Lieder – German Romantic Choral Music’, inc. Brahms’s ‘Geistliches Lied, Op. 30’, Liszt’s ‘Ave maris stella’, Rheinberger’s ‘Mass in A, Op. 126’ and Wolf’s ‘Sechs geistliche Lieder nach Gedichten von Eikendorff’ Ch of Christ’s College, Cambridge; Roberts; Ellse/Rowland REGCD417

Resonus Classics

Beethoven Piano Sonatas – No. 13 in E flat, Op. 27 No. 1, ‘quasi una fantasia’; No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2, ‘Moonlight’; No. 15 in D, Op. 28, ‘Pastoral’ Dablemont RES10135 (download only)

Deane Noctuary Books 1 & 2 Tinney RES10133 (download only)


Grétry La Caravane du Caire Velletaz; Borghi; Dubois; Véronèse; Christoyannis; Buet; van Mechelen; Santon et al; Choeur de Chambre de Namur; Les Agrémens/Van Waas RIC345 (two CDs)

Roméo Records

Beethoven. Chopin Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, ‘Appassionata’. Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58. Fantaisie in F minor, Op. 49 Agranovich 7303

Dallapiccola. Ghedini. Malipiero. Pizzetti. Respighi. Rota Tartiniana seconda. Bizzaria. Il canto della Lontananza. Tre Canti. Violin Sonata in B minor. Improvisso in D minor, ‘Un diavolo sentimentale’ Hristov; Valjarevic 7304

Rondeau Production

Cornelius. Demantius. Gesualdo. Grün. Kinzler. Mäntyjärvi. Moody. Poulenc. Reger et al ‘Lost in Transition’, inc. Grün’s ‘Lost in Transition’, Kinzler’s ‘Deus ubi?’ and Poulenc’s ‘Un Soir de Neige, FP126’ Daarler Vocal Consort CDROP6087

Honegger Le roi David, H37 Striesow; Hermann; Chor des Junges Ensembles Berlin; Prometheus Ensemble Berlin/Markowitsch CDROP6088

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Edwards. Kilbride. Lal. Martinez. O’Malley. Murphy. Whitehouse. Woodham ‘RCS Jazz – I’m Ready Now’, presenting compositions and performances by the graduates of the first full-time jazz course at the Royal Conservatiore of Scotland Edwards; Murphy; Woodham; O’Malley; Martinez; Lal; Kilbride; Whitehouse NI6285

Royal Flemish Philharmonic

Callaerts. Franck. Jongen Organ Concerto in F minor, Op. 18. Le Chasseur maudit, M44. Symphonie concertante, Op. 81 Van de Velde; Royal Flemish Philharmonic/Biloen RFP008

SFZ Music

Schubert ‘Schubert’s Lieder – music and words, Vol. 2’, exploring the relationship between performer and researcher, as well as that between instrumentalist and singer Booth; Lawson; Meyn; Dazeley; Asti SFZM0213

Signum Classics

Beethoven ‘Alessio Bax plays … ’: Piano Sonatas – No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2, ‘Moonlight’; No. 29 in B flat, Op. 106, ‘Hammerklavier’. Die Ruinen von Athen, Op. 113 – Turkish March; Chorus of Dervishes (arr. Bax) Bax SIGCD397

Blane. Britten. Gauntlet. Gruber. Kirkpatrick. Lauridsen. Roberts. Traditional. Wade ‘On Christmas Night’, inc. Britten’s ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ Armonico Consort/Monks SIGCD386

Jackson, G. Airplane Cantata BBC Singers; Lawson/Hill; Morgan SIGCD381

Mozart. Nielsen Clarinet Concerto in A, K622. Clarinet Concerto, FS129 Bliss; Royal Northern Sinfonia/Venzago SIGCD390

Traditional et al ‘Christmas Carols from village green to church choir’ Vox Turturis; Quinn/Gant SIGCD387

Wagner ‘Wagner without Words’, inc. ‘Fantasy’, ‘Lied ohne Worte’, ‘In das Album der Fürstin M.’ and ‘Albumblatt für Frau Betty Schott’ together with transctiptions by Liszt and Gould Williams SIGCD388 (two CDs)

Simax Classics

Berlin, J. D. Berlin, J. H. Sinfonia a 5 for Cornetto and Strings in D. Sinfonia a 8 in D. Sinfonia a 6 in D. Concerto for Violin and Strings in A. Sinfonia a 6 in C Opsahl; Norwegian Baroque Orch/von der Goltz PSC1331

Sinfonieorchester Basel

Stravinsky Le Sacre du Printemps (versions for orchestra and for piano four hands) Namekawa; Davies; Sinfonieorch Basel SOB06

Smudged Discs

Various composers ‘El Vol Dispers – Songs of Spanish Exile’ Sanabras; Parra; Jordi; Haddad; Piccioni; Doe; Stevenson; Salaman; Hamill; Vatalaro; Mercier; Pappenheim; Elysian Quartet SMU606

Solo Musica

Becker. Klengel. Tortelier ‘Suites for Violoncello Solo’: Fantastische Suite, Op. 14. Suite in D minor, Op. 56. Suite en ré mineur Wagner SM214

Solstice, Disques du

Emmanuel Salamine Wend; Demigny; Giraudeau; Vessières; Choeurs et Orch Radio-Symphonique de la RTF/Aubin (radio performance, 1958) SOCD301

Somm Céleste

Howells ‘When first thine eies unveil – Choral Music by Herbert Howells’: Mass in the Dorian Mode. Salve Regina. O Mortal Man. Nunc dimittis. When first thine eies unveil. O Salutaris Hostia. Haec Dies. Antiphon. Long, long ago. In Youth is Pleasure. Levavi oculos meos, etc. Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Ch/Spicer SOMMCD0140

Somm Recordings

Dohnányi. Rachmaninov. Strauss, R. Variations on a Nursery Song, Op. 125. Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1. Burleske in D minor, TrV145 Tryon; RPO/Van Steen SOMMCD253

Sony Classical

Bach, J. S. Partitas, BWV825-30 Levit 88843 03682-2 (two CDs)

Mozart ‘Mozart’s Instrumental Oratorium’: Symphonies – No. 39 in E flat, K543; No. 40 in G minor, K550; No. 40 in C, K551, ‘Jupiter’ Concentus Musicus Wien/
Harnoncourt 88843 02635-2 (two CDs)

Sony Classical Opera Collection

Bizet Carmen Stevens; Peerce; Albanese; Merrill et al; Robert Shaw Chorale; RCA Victor Orch/Reiner (1951) 88843 04121-2 (three CDs)

Donizetti L’elisir d’amore Cotrubas; Domingo; Evans; Wixell; Watson et al; Chor and Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/
Pritchard (1977) 88843 05890-2 (two CDs)

Strauss, R. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 Lugwig; Jones; Berry; Popp et al; Wiener Philharmoniker/Bernstein (1971) 88843 05866-2 (three CDs)

Strauss, R. Salome, Op. 54 Caballé; Milnes; Lewis; Resnik; King et al; LSO/Leinsdorf (1968) 88843 05848-2 (two CDs)

Verdi Falstaff Fischer-Dieskau; Ligabue; Resnik; Sciutti; Oncina; Panerai et al; Wiener Philharmoniker/Bernstein (1966) 88843 05838-2 (two CDs)

SSAI Records

Various composers ‘Nine Daies Wonder’, celebrating clown and actor Will Kemp’s 1600 adventure with music from right across Elizabethan society, including wild country dances, raucous ballads, refined courtly dances and languorous art songs The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments

Steinway & Sons

Grieg. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 Goodyear; Czech National SO/Bogunia STNS30035

Lemper/Nisinman ‘Forever – The love Poems of Pablo Neruda’ Lemper; Torrealba et al STNS30020


Noskowski ‘Orchestral Works, Vol. 3’: Symphony No. 3 in F, ‘From Spring to Spring’. From the Life of the Nation. Livia Quintilla – Prelude to Act II. Elegiac Polonaise National SO of Polish Radio, Katowice/Floréncio; Radio Warsaw Orch/Borowicz CDS1101-2

Stone Records

Bach, J. S. Trio Sonatas, BWV525-30 Costin (1708 organ of Pembroke College, Cambridge) 5060192780468

Wolf ‘Complete Songs, Vol. 8’: Settings of poems by Eichendorff Broderick; Spence, N.; Stout; Kynoch 5060192780420


Durante. Fiorenza. Leo ‘Viaggio a Napoli’: Concerto, ‘La pazzia’. Concerto per violini, cello obbligato e basso. Concerto per cello, archi e continuo Orch Milano Classica/
Scandelli STR33930

Handel ‘Son d’amore – Sonate per Flauto Dolce’: Sonatas together with arrangements of Italian opera arias Scorticati; Pozzi; Estro Cromatico STR33979


Haydn ‘The Auryn Series – Auryn’s Haydn: Op. 76’: Six String Quartets, Hob. III/60-65 (Op. 76) Auryn Quartet 0182-5 (Blu-ray audio disc)


Azarova. Berio. De Rossi Re. Gottardo. Luppi. Renosto. Smith. Testi. Tirincanti ‘Opere Contemporanee per Clarinetto’, inc. Azarova’s ‘Outvoice, outstep and outwalk’, Berio’s ‘Sequenza IX’, De Rossi Re’s ‘Ribes nero’, Renosto’s ‘Cirocirò’ and Tirincanti’s ‘Clarinettologia’ Cirigliano TC920002

Bellini. Chopin ‘Liriche da camera & Opere pianistiche’, inc. Bellini’s ‘Malinconia ninfa gentile’, ‘Ma rendi pur contento’ and ‘Vaga luna, che inargenti’ and Chopin’s ‘Andante spianato e Polacca brillante, Op. 22’ and ‘Scherzo in B flat minor/D flat, Op. 31’ Martinelli; Trovato TC800004

Berardi Sinfonie a violino solo, Op. VII Longo; Clemente TC630201

Morlacchi. Torriani ‘Fantasie d’opera’, inc. Morlacchi’s ‘Gran Fantasia sopra alcuni motivi dell’opera Mosè in Egitto di Rossini, Op. 3’ and Torriani’s ‘Divertimento sopra motivi dell’opera Lucia di Lammermoor di Donizetti’ Trio Hormus TC820002

Paganini 24 Capricci, Op. 1 Noferini TC781690 (two CDs)

Palestrina Il Primo Libro de’ Madrigali (Venice, 1596) Concerto Italiano/Alessandrini TC521604

Pergolesi Cantate da Camera, Op. 2 De Simone; Ensemble Concerto/Gini TC711605

Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia (transcr. for Wind Harmonie by Wenzel Sedlak) Ensemble Italiano di Fiati/Pollastri TC791807

Tafelmusik Media

Bach, J. S. Vivaldi et al ‘The Baroque Virtuoso’, inc. J. S. Bach’s ‘Concerto for two Violins in D minor, BWV1043’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Concerto in F, RV293 (Op. 8 No. 3), ‘Autunno’’ Lamon; Tafelmusik Baroque Orch TMK1026CD


Bach, J. S. ‘My Personal Favourites – The Jacques Loussier Trio plays Bach’ Jacques Loussier Trio TEL35319-02 (two CDs)

Beethoven. Chopin. Debussy. Handel. Mozart. Ravel. Satie. Scarlatti, D. Schumann. Vivaldi ‘Jacques Loussier – Beyond Bach: Other Composers I Adore’ Jacques Loussier Trio TEL35342-02 (two CDs)

Brahms. Schumann, C. ‘Brahms Beloved’: Symphonies – No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68; No. 3 in F, Op. 90. Ich hab’ in deinem Auge, Op. 13 No. 5. Beim Abschied. Warum willst du and’re fragen, Op. 12 No. 3. Das Veilchen, etc. Lott; Holzmair; Orch Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi/Axelrod TEL34659-02 (two CDs)

Testament Records

Wagner Die Walküre Vickers; Watson; Langdon; Hotter; Välkki; Gorr; Collier; Malyon; Elkins; Edwards; Pierce; Berry; Guy; Veasey et al; Chor and Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Solti (London, 1961) SBT4 1495 (four CDs)


Magnard ‘Complete Chamber Music’: Sonata for Violin and Piano. Sonata for Cello and Piano. Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano. Quintet for Winds and Piano. String Quartet Wagschal; Païdassi; Thomas; Quatuor Élysée; Ensemble Initium 4C4228 (four CDs)

Toccata Classics

Benjamin. Elfman. Herrmann. Tiomkin. Waxman ‘Music for Alfred Hitchcock’, inc. music for the films ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’, ‘Hitchcock’, ‘Vertigo’, ‘North by Northwest’, ‘Strangers on a Train’, ‘Dial M for Murder’, ‘Rebecca’ and ‘Rear Window’ Danish National SO/Mauceri TOCC0241

Cikker ‘Piano Music’: Variations on a Slovak Folksong. Two Compositions for Youth. What the Children Told Me. Theme with Variations. Tatra Brooks. Four Fugues. Sonatina. Lullaby Palovičová TOCC0270

Farkas ‘Orchestral Music, Vol. 2 – Music for String Orchestra’: Aria e rondo all’ungherese. Finnish Popular Dances. Concertino for Trumpet. Choreae hungaricae. Musica pentatonica. Jelky András Suite Stuller; Rolla; Tóth; Franz Liszt Chamber Orch TOCC0184

García Auschwitz (nunca se olvidarán). Varadero Memories. In Memoriam Earle Brown Girwarr; Fernandez-Vega; Smith; Florida International University Ch; Málaga PO/Serebrier TOCC0239

Gouvy Songs to Texts by Pierre de Ronsard and other Renaissance poets’ Nam; Elwes; Schoenhals TOCC0269

Kinsella Symphonies – No. 5, ‘The 1916 Poets’; No. 10 O’Connor; Golding; RTÉ National SO/Pearce; Irish Chamber Orch/Takács-Nagy TOCC0242

O’Brien ‘Complete Piano Music, Vol. 1’: Piano Sonata in E minor, Op. 14. Deux Valses, Op. 25. Scottish Scenes, Opp. 17 and 21 Mailley-Smith TOCC0256

Stöhr ‘Chamber Music, Vol. 1 – The Works for Cello and Piano’: Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 49. Fantasiestücke, Op. 17 Koch; Conway TOCC0210

Transart Live

Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat, Op. 35. Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66. Four Mazurkas, Op. 33. Impromptus – No. 1 in A flat, Op. 29; No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 36; No. 3 in G flat, Op. 51 Favre-Kahn (Reims, 2010) TR173

Urania Widescreen

Brahms. Bruckner. Mozart Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45. Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53. Te Deum in C. Requiem in D minor, K626 Seefried; London; Miller; Yeend; Lipton; Lloyd; Harrel; Tourel; Simoneau; Warfield; Westminster College Ch; Occidental College Concert Ch; New York PO/Walter (1954; 1961; 1953; 1956) WS121.232 (two CDs)

Cimarosa Il matrimonio segreto Bruscantini; Rovero; Noni; Simionato; Cassinelli; Valletti et al; Orch del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Wolf-Ferrari (Florence, 1950) WS121.210 (two CDs)

Viva Musica Records

Schneider-Trnavský Tears and Smiles, Op. 25. Little Flowers. From the Heart, Op. 35. Slovak National Songs Breslik; Pechanec DI001-2

Suchoň Metamorphosis, ESD77b. Balladic Suite, ESD58b Slovak PO/Kosler DI022-2

Walhall Eternity

Verdi Aida Corelli; Tucci; Dalis; MacNeil et al; Chor and Orch of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/Schick (New York, 1962) WLCD0382 (two CDs)


Beethoven Symphonies – No. 2 in D, Op. 36; No. 3 in E flat, Op. 55, ‘Eroica’; No. 4 in B flat, Op. 60 Swedish Radio SO/Celibidache (1965, 1970, 1970) SSS0151/152-2 (two CDs)

Beethoven Symphonies – No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67; No. 6 in F, Op. 68, ‘Pastoral’; No. 7 in A, Op. 92 Swedish Radio SO/Celibidache SSS0153/154-2 (two CDs)

Beethoven. Schumann Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 Michelangeli; Swedish Radio SO/Celibidache (1969, 1967) SSS0130-2

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 83 de Larrocha; Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Jochum (1981) SSS0097-2

Brahms Symphonies – No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68; No. 2 in D, Op. 73; No. 3 in F, Op. 90; No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 Swedish Radio SO/Svetlanov SSS0136/137-2 (two CDs)

Brahms Symphonies – No. 2 in D, Op. 73; No. 3 in F, Op. 90 Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Prêtre (2008, 2011) SSS0129-2

Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E Münchner Symphoniker/Jochum (1979) SSS0089-2

Bruckner Symphony No. 9 in D minor Swedish Radio SO/Svetlanov (1999) SSS0121-2

Mahler Symphonies – No. 6 in A minor; No. 10 in F sharp minor: Adagio Radio Symphonieorch Stuttgart des SWR/Sinopoli (1985; 1981) SSS0109/110-2 (two CDs)

Mahler Symphony No. 9 in D Wiener Symphoniker/Bertini (1985) SSS0081/082-2 (two CDs)

Mozart. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K467. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 Gilels; Gewandhausorch Leipzig/Konwitschny (1960); Rundfunk-Sinfonieorch Leipzig/Kegel (1965) SSS0065-2

Mussorgsky. Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition. Daphnis et Chloé – Suite No. 2. Boléro Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Prêtre (2008, 2007, 2001) SSS0111-2

Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Skrowaczewski (2003) SSS0076-2

Smetana Má vlast Radio-Symphonieorch Wien/von Matačic (1982) SSS0084/085-2 (two CDs)

Tchaikovsky Symphoniy No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, ‘Pathétique’ Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden/Jansons, A. (1971) SSS0128-2


Franzson The Negotiation of Context Yarn/Wire WER7313-2 (CD + DVD-V)

Gramss ‘Thinking of … ’: Thinking of … . Sostevoli Su. Outside-Inside. Casino. Tocarme. For Stefano. Voyager. La Coda del Nebbio. Rock! Nella Nebbia. Subito Sera. H-moll/D-Dur. Breaking Glasses Dresser; Eckhardt; Gramss; Guy; Hoock; Léandre; Manderscheid; Phillips; Roccato; Saitoh; Thelin; Scodanibbio WER8052-2

Hölszky ‘wie ein gläsernes meer, mit feuer gemischt … ’: Efeu und Lichtfeld. … und ich sah wie ein gläsernes Meer, mit Feuer gemischt … . … und wieder Dunkel I Susteck; Ahrendt; Brülls WER6789-2

Hosokawa ‘quintets and solos’: Landscape V. Threnody: To the victims of the Tohoku Earthquake. Fragmente II. Small Chant. Landscape II. Elegy Miyata; Yoshino; Suzuki, T.; Arditti Quartet WER6769-2

Schneider ‘Metamorphosen’: At the Edge of Time (Reflections about Mozart’s ‘Requiem, K626’). Ein ewig Rätsel will ich bleiben (Ein Ludwig II-Epitaph). Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott. Florestan & Eusebius (Robert Schumann’s Thoughts) Hartmann; Strassl; Pokorny; Tonkünstler-Orch/Li WER5110-2

Wiener Symphoniker

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, ‘Pathétique’ Wiener Symphoniker/Jordan, P. WS006

World Wind Music

Various composers ‘El Gato Montes – A Concert from the WMC 2013’ Banda de Lalin WWM500193

Various composers ‘Highlights WMC 2013 – Fanfare Band’: Performances from the Kerkrade WMC Competition and festival Various artists WWM500188 (two CDs)

Various composers ‘Highlights WMC 2013 – Symphonic Wind Band’ Various artists WWM500190 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Highlights World Brass Band Championships 2013’ Various artists WWM500189 (two CDs)

Yarlung Records

Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor Colburn Orch/Schwarz 41014


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