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CD Review 1
The Piano at the Ballet: Anthony Goldstone

CD Review 2
Clara Rodriguez: Venezuala

CD Review 3
Songs discovered: Judith Buckle

CD Review 4
Yuja Wang: Piano Recital

CD Review 5 -
Anja German: Haydn, Chopin & Schubert

CD Review 6 -
Carolyn Kotok: Piano Recital

CD Review 7 -
Pastorale Sounds: Music for flute choir

CD Review 8 -
John Veale and Benjamin Britten: Violin Concertos

CD Review 9 -
Canzona: Violino o Cornetto

CD Review 10 -
Jan DeGaetani: Berlioz and Mahler

CD Review 11 -
USSR Symphony Orchestra: Kalinnikov and Rimsky-Korsakof

CD Review 12
Eliesha Nelson: Quincy Porter Complete Viola Works

CD Review 13 -
Popular Trumpet Concertos

CD Review 14 -
John Rose String Quartets

CD Review 15
White Dawn

CD Review 16
W B Moonie: Perthshire Echoes

CD Review 17
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1: Ayeka Uehara

CD Review 18
Liszt Two Piano Concertos: Alfred Brendell

CD Review 19
Janacek String Quartets,
Dvorak Cypresses: The Lindsays

CD Review 20
John Veale, Robert Crawford

CD Review 21
Hilary Hahn plays J S Bach

CD Review 22
Dusolina Giannini: Aria and Duets

CD Review 23
Jean Sibelius: Songs Volume 2: Monica Groop

CD Review 24
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Piano Concerto in G minor

CD Review 25
Dukas: Orchestral Music

CD Review 26
Gordon Jacob: Complete Music for Viola and Orchestra

CD Review 27
Mahler: Symphony No. 8

CD Review 28
Scriabin: Piano Works

CD Review 29
Ian Venables: Piano Quintet etc.

CD Review 30
Northern Lights: English Cello Sonatas 1920-1950

CD Review 31
Mozart: 8 Favourite Piano Sonatas

CD Review 32
Ginette Neveu: Beethoven and Brahms Concertos; Ravel and Chausson

CD Review 33
Beethoven Sonatas - Alina Ibragimova and Cedric Tiberghiern

CD Review 34
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (1938 recording)

CD Review 35
Hasse: Requiem in C major, Miserere in E Minor

CD Review 36
Vilde Frang: Sibelius and Prokofiev

CD Review 37
Janos Starker: Dvorak, Bruch and Tchaikovsky

CD Review 38
Mojca Erdmann: Mostly Mozart

CD Review 39
Joyce DiDonato: Rossini - Colbran the Muse

CD Review 40
Scriabin: Piano Concerto

CD Review 41
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Zdenek Kosler, Vaclav Smetace, Peter Katin

CD Review 42
Erik Chisholm: Piano Music Volume 7

CD Review 43
Annette Dasch: Les Nouveaux Musiciens

CD Review 44
Nino Gvetadze: Widmung

CD Review 45
Great British Sopranos

CD Review 46
Strauss: Don Quixote

CD Review 47
Jennifer Pike: French Violin Sonatas

CD Review 48
Richard Arnell: String Quartets

CD Review 49
Khatia Buniatishvili Plays Liszt

CD Review 50
Kempe and Peinemann

CD Review 51
English Violin Sonatas

CD Reviews 52-65
Orchestral Concert CDs

CD Review 66
Katarina Karneus - mezzo
Mahler:
Kindertotenlieder
Lieder eines fahrenden gesellen
Ruckert-lieder

CD Review 67
Catalina Butcaru: Piano Recital

CD Review 68
Shostakovich:
Symphony No 5, Piano Concerto No. 2
New York Philarmonic / Bernstein

CD Review 69
Widor:
Piano Concertos
Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
Roscoe/BBC Concert Orchestra/Yates

CD Review 70
Reizenstein: Piano Concerto
Bate: Piano Concerto, Sinfonietta
Sangiorgio/Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Yates

CD Review 71
Stanford: Cello Concerto in D minor, Rondo in F, Irish Rhapsody no. 3, Ballate and Ballabile.
Gemma Rosefield/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Nanze

CD Review 72
Peter Katin Plays Brahms
Seven Fanatasias (sets 1 and 2), Op 116; Three intermezzi, Op 117; Two Rhapsodies, Op 79; Variations and Fugue on a theme of Handel, Op 24.

 


CD Review 107
Ian Venables: Complete Piano Works
Graham Lloyd

CD Review 108
Karl Florini: Concerto for Violin and ChamberOorchestra, Violin Concerto No 2. Emmanuel Salvador, Marta Magdalene Lelek (violins), Sudecka Philharmonic Orchestra, Bartosz Zurakowski.
( Metier MSV28533
)

CD Review 109
William Zinn: Elie Wiesel (A Portrait), String Quartet no 1, Kol Nidrei Memorial.
Wihan Quartet.
( Nimbus Alliance NI6256
)

CD Review 110
John Garth: Accompanied Keyboard Sonatas.
Gary Cooper/ Avison Ensemble.
(Divine Art dda 25115
)

CD Review 111
Music from Armenia
Heather Tuach (cello), Patil Harboyan (piano)
(Divine Art dda 25075
)

CD Review 112
Fauré Songs: Mirages, La Chanson d'Eve and other Songs;
Charlotte de Rothschild (soprano), Adrian Farmer (piano)
(Nimbus N15915
)

CD Review 113
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat, The Emporer arr. Katsaris;
Cyprien Katsaris, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

CD Review 114
Kabalevsky: Piano pieces for children young and old
A recital of concert pieces, Kirsten Johnson
(Nimbus NI2682)

CD Review 115
Paul Creston: Symphonies 1-3
NSO of Ukraine/Theodore Kucher
(Naxos 8.559034)

CD Review 116
John McLeod: Visions from the North (VM Records)

CD Review 117
Philip Sawyers: Cello Concerto, Symphony no 2, Concertante for violin piano and strings.

CD Review 118
Humphrey Searle Symphonies 1-5
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Alun Francis
CPO 999 541-2, CPO 999 375-2

CD Review 119
Mozart Piano Sonatas
Klara Wurtz
RRC 2037

CD Review 120 / Book Review 1
William Walton Behind the Façade
SusanaWalton
ISBN 0-19-282635-2

CD Review 121 / Book Review 2
Experiencing Music, A Composer's Notes
Vagn Holmboe
Translated, Edited, and Introduced by Paul Rapoport
With a Foreword by Robert Simpson
Toccata Press
ISBN: 978-0-907689-15-7 – Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-907689-16-4 – Paperback

CD Review 122
The Malcolm Smith Memorial Album
Naxos 8.571354

CD Review 123
Flowing Waters, the music of Luke Whitlock
Divine Art dda25121

CD Review 124
Emma Johnson:
Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 115; Zemlinsky Clarinet Trio Op 3
Nimbus Alliance NI6310

CD Review 125
Peter Katin - Fifty years of Music making
RO Music RP001

CD Review 126 - 2 CDs
1. Nordic Sound
Michala Petri (recorder), Lapland Chamber Orchestra, Clemenves Schuldt.

OUR Recordings 6.220613
2. Danish and Faroese Recorder Concertos
Michala Petri (recorder), Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Henrik Vagn Christensen.

OUR Recordings 6.220609

CD Review 127
Transformations
Gila Carcas
NMC109

CD Review 128
Piano Quintets
David Matthews
Shostakovich
Villiers String Quartet, Martin Cousin (piano)
Somm CD0157

CD Review 129
Axel Borup-Jorgensen: Piano Music
Erik Kaltoft (piano)
OUR Recordings 6.220616

CD Review 130
John Gardne Symphony No. 2
John Veale Symphony No.2
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Martin Yates
Dutton CDLX20794

CD Review 131
Russian Piano Music Volume 12
The Music of Sergei Bortkiewicz
Alfonso Soldano (piano)
Divine Art DDA 25142

CD Review 132
Rudolf Escher, Complete Piano Works
Sepp Grotenhuit (piano)
Ottavo OTR C90075

CD Review 133
Peter Racine Fricker
BBC Broadcasts
Lyrita REAM 1124

CD Review 134
Humphrey Searle
BBC Broadcasts
Synphonies 3 & 5, Zodiac Variations, Labrynth
BBC SO/Halle/Sinfona Nova/CBSO
Lyrita REAM 1130

CD Review 135
Iain Hamilton
The Bermudas
Piano Concerto no. 1
Cantos for horn, tuba, harp and orchestra
Lyrita Ream 1126

CD Review 136
The Songs of Robert Schumann - Volume 3
Juliane Banse with Graham Johnson
Hyperion CDJ 33103

NEW CD Review 137
Peter Raxine Fricker String Quartets
Villers Quartet
Naxos 8.571374

 


CD Review 73
Chopin: Sonata no 3 in B minor Op 58; Four Scherzi
Ivo Kahanek (piano)

CD Review 74
Shostakovich: Symphony no 6; Symphony no 12.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko.

CD Review 75
Kraus: Symphonies, Violin Concerto
Edith Peinemann, Stuttgart Kammerorchester / Martin Sighart

CD Review 76
Beethoven: Symphony no 3, Leonora Overture, The Creatures of Prometheus,
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Harnoncourt

CD Review 77
Bach: Sonata no.1 and Partita no.1 for solo violin / Marie Cantagrill

CD Review 78
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3, Sonata No. 2, Etude Tableaux, Preludes / Helene Rimaud / Royal Philarmonic Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos

CD Review 79
Michaela Petri, recorders: Praulins, Bortz, Rasmussen, Bruun / Danish National Vocal Ensemble / Stephen Layton

CD Review 80
Italian Concertos and Arias for Soprano and Trumpet: Mojca Erdmann / Gabor Tarvoki / Kammerorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Radoslaw Szulc

CD Review 81
Robert Crawford String Quartets:
Edinburgh Quartet

CD Review 82
Thomas Dunhill: Symphony No. 1 in A minor op 48; Richard Arnell: A Symphonic Portrait op. 67:
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Martin Yates

CD Review 83
Reger: Violin Concerto in A op. 101,
Two Romances for Small Orchestra op. 50, Tanja Becker-Bender, Konzerthauseorchester, Berlin / Zagrosek

CD Review 84
Mirror of Eternity:
Wissam Boustany (flute), National Chamber Orchestra of the Ukraine / Volodymyr Sirenko

CD Review 85
Rubinstein and Rachmaninov Piano Concertos: Joseph Moog (piano), Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rhineland-Plate / Nicholas Milton

CD Review 86
Terzetti: Bax, Debussy, Ravel, Mathias, Dubois / The Debussy Ensemble

CD Review 87
English Recorder Concertos - Harvey, Arnold, Jacob: Michala Petri / City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong / Jean Thorel

CD Review 88
Shostakovich - Symphony 11, The Year 1905: Leningrad Philarmonic Orchestra / Yevgeny Mravinsky

CD Review 89
Shostakovich
Cello Concerto No.1: Rostropovich / Philadelfia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Violin Concerto No. 1: Oistrakh / Leningrad Philarmonic Orchestra / Mravinsky

CD Review 90
Chen Reiss (soprano) - Liasons
Arias: Salieri, Mozart, Cimarosa, Haydn
L'Arte del mondo / Werner Ehrardt

CD Review 91
Elizabeth Maconchy - Suite: The Land, Concertino for piano and chamber orchestra, Music for wind and brass, Symphony for double string orchestra: Clelia Iruzun (solo piano) / BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Odaline de la Martinez

CD Review 92
Behzod Abduraimov (piano) - Saint Saens arr Liszt: Danse Macabre; Prokofiev: Suggestion Diabolique, Sonata 6; Liszt: Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude, Mephisto Waltz No. 1

CD Review 93
Chisholm - Piano Concertos
Danny Driver / Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Rory MacDonald

CD Review 94
Hans Gal - Complete Piano Duos
Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow

CD Review 95
Veronique Gens
Berlioz: Herminie, Les Nuits d'été,
Ravel: Shéhérazade

CD Review 96
Fairy Songs
Charlotte de Rothschild (soprano)
Danielle Perrett (harp)
Marianne Olyer (violin)

CD Review 97
Beethoven Piano Trios Vol 1
The Gould Trio

CD Review 98
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Bernstein: Serenade for violin, strings, harp, percussion
Hilary Hahn/Baltiomore SO/David Zinman

CD Review 99
Petrof Piano Trio
Lalo: Piano Trio no. 1 in C minor op. 7
Bruch: Piano Trio in C minor op. 5
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio no. 1 in D minor op. 39

CD Review 100
The Definitive Eric Coates
All of his Commercially Released Recordings 1923-1937

CD Review 101
The Songs of Matilde de Rorhschild
Charlotte de Rothschild (soprano), Adrian Farmer (piano)

CD Review 102
Three CDs by Peter Katin
Clementi
Peter Katin in Recital
Chopin: First and Last

CD Review 103
Martin Emslie: Omega and Alpha
Jonathan Ansell / Marta Fontanales-Simmons / Gerard Delrez / The Omega and Alpha Choir and Orchestra / Castle Cary Choir / Oakfield Choir / All Saints Church Choir, Castle Cary / Martin Emslie

CD Review 104
Trio Anima Mundi: Romantic Piano Trios
Hurlstone: Piano Trio in G
Miriam Hyde: Fantasy Trio
Max D'Ollone: Piano Trio in A minor
Wiren: Piano Trio No. 1 op. 6

CD Reviews 105 & 106
Kevin Malone: The Radio Song, American Terpischore, Angels and Firefliess, A Clockwork Operetta;
Eighteen Minutes, Requiem 77, Angels and Fireflies