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AAM Records

Bach, J. S. St John Passion, BWV245 (1724 version) Gilchrist; Rose; Riches; Watts; Connolly; Kennedy; Purves; Ch of the AAM; Academy of Ancient Music/Egarr AAM02 (two CDs)

Accent Records

Bartolotti. Corbett. Granata. Guerau. Sanz. de Visée ‘Rome – Paris – Madrid: European Baroque Guitar Music’, inc. excerpts from Bartolotti’s ‘Secondo libro di chitarra (c1655)’, Granata’s ‘Soavi concenti di sonate (1659)’, Corbett’s ‘La guitarre royalle (1670)’, de Visée’s ‘Livre de pièces pour la guitarre (1686)’, Sanz’s ‘Instrucción de musica (1674/97)’ and Guerau’s ‘Poema harmonico (1694)’ Pitzl ACC24287

Ratis ‘Dialoghi con l’Angelo – Dramatic cantatas & popular songs (1657)’ Aspetto; Dücker ACC24290

Accentus Music

Bruckner ‘The Mature Symphonies’: Symphony No. 7 in E Staatskapelle Berlin/
Barenboim ACC102177 (Blu-ray disc); ACC202177 (DVD-V)


Anonymous. Chépélov. Rust ‘Music for a King – The Winchester Troper, 11th Century, 21st Century’: Music from the 11th Century Winchester Troper, Chépélov’s ‘O qui perpetua mundum ratione gubernas’ and Rust’s ‘Sunt etenim pennae volucres mihi’ Discantus/Lesne, B. AECD1436

Bach, J. S. Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV1080 Pescia AECD1333 (two CDs)

Ferneyhough ‘Complete Works for String Quartet & Trios’ McFadden; Arditti Quartet AECD1335 (three CDs)

Alba Records

Nordgren Concerto for Clarinet, Folk Instruments and Small Orchestra, Op. 14. Symphony No. 1, Op. 20 Sundqvist; Finnish Radio SO/Kangas ABCD359 (Hybrid SACD)

Albany Records

Allemeier. Hu. Lamb. Maki ‘Insights – New Music for Double Bass’: Hmm. Beyond. Insights. Mingus Among Us. Out of the Woods. Go Get It! Stoops; Maki; Hu TROY1457

Barber. Chatman. Dinerstein. Effinger. Finney. Laitman. Lauridsen. McCullough. Mechem. Plude ‘The Earth and I’, inc. Barber’s ‘Heaven-Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil)’, Effinger’s ‘Four Pastorales’, Lauridsen’s ‘Sure on this Shining Night’ and Plude’s ‘October’ Broadbent; Michels; Combs; Washington Master Chorale; Drewes; Clopton; Vogel/Colohan TROY1454

Bolcom. Harbison. Mays. Schoenfield ‘The American Premieres’: Piano Quintet No. 2. String Quartet No. 5. String Quartet No. 2, ‘Dreaming Butterfly’. Three Rhapsodies for Piano Quintet Hsu; Taylor; Pro Arte Quartet TROY1469/70 (two CDs)

Brown. Burleigh. Copland. Ellington. Gershwin. Hayes. Hogan. Johnson. Kern. Lloyd. Price. Swanson. Traditional. Work ‘Oral Moses Sings Songs of America’, inc. Copland’s ‘Zion’s Walls’, Gershwin’s ‘I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’’ and Kern’s ‘Ol’ Man River’ Moses; Floyd; Holley TROY1011

Dellaira The Secret Agent Burton; Bearden; Center for Contemporary Opera/Jobin TROY1450

Ewazen. Sokolovski ‘A Musical Celebration’: Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano. Venice Suite (Concerto grosso for three soloists and nine instruments) Trio Con Brio TROY1384

Gilbert & Sullivan HMS Pinafore Christopher; Faulk; Ballenger; Gordon; Devlin; Hanlon; Bershatsky; Chor and Orch of Ohio Light Opera/Thompson TROY1459/60 (two CDs)

Sleeper ‘Four Concerti’: Violin Concerto No. 1, ‘hypnagogia’. Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra. Translucence for Trombone and Orchestra. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Chen; Underwood; Conner; Culp; Brno PO/Sleeper; Zeniodi TROY1475

Alia Vox

Anonymous. Bovicelli. Caccini. Carceres. Marin. Merula. Monteverdi. de Morata. Reger. Sor ‘Montserrat Figueras – La Voix de l’Emotion II’: A second tribute to the soprano Figueras et al AVSA9904 (Hybrid SACD + two DVD-Vs)


Bach, J. S. Lully. Rameau. Scarlatti, D. ‘Sergei Kasprov – Exploring Time with My Piano’, inc. Bach’s ‘Suite in A minor, BWV818a’, Scarlatti’s ‘Keyboard Sonata in E, Kk162’ and transcriptions by Godowsky, Tausig and Rachmaninov Kasprov ALPHA606

Fauré ‘Gabriel Fauré 5’: Violin Sonatas – No. 1 in A, Op. 13; No. 2 in E minor, Op. 108. Berceuse, Op. 16. Morceau de lecture. Romance in B flat, Op. 28. Andante in B flat, Op. 75 Kashimoto; Le Sage ALPHA604


Brubeck. Golijov. Hisaishi. Morricone. Mozetich. Munsey. O’Connor. Phillips. Sakamoto. Schyman ‘Angèle Dubeau – Blanc’, inc. Brubeck’s ‘Fujiyama’, Hisaishi’s ‘The Rain’, Mozetich’s ‘Postcards from the Sky’, O’Connor’s ‘Appalachia Waltz’ and Sakamoto’s ‘Bibo No Aozora’ Dubeau; La Pietà AN28737

Mozart Piano Concertos – No. 12 in A, K414/K385p; No. 13 in C, K415/K387b Nagano, K. K.; Cecilia String Quartet AN28765

Anima e Corpo

Anonymous. Ferrari. Mazzocchi. Merula. Monteverdi. Sances ‘In Paradiso’, inc. Ferrari’s ‘Cantata spirituale’, Mazzocchi’s ‘S’io mi parto’, Merula’s ‘Canzonetta spirituale sopra alla nanna’, Monteverdi’s ‘Lamento della Maddalena’ and Sances’s ‘Stabat mater (Pianto della Madonna)’ Andeuza; Fernández Baena AeC002


Bach, C. P. E. ‘C. P. E. Bach Project’: Cello Concertos – Wq170 (H432) in A minor; Wq172 (H439) in A. Sinfonia in B minor, Wq182/5 (H661). Sonata in C minor, Wq161/1 (H579), ‘Sanguineus et Melancholicus’ Gaillard; Pulchinella Orch AP080

Ravel ‘Piano Works’: Gaspard de la nuit. Valses nobles et sentimentales. Pavane pour une infante défunte. Ma mère l’oye Wagner, V. AP062


Chopin. Franck. Grieg. Liszt. Saint-Saëns et al ‘Arthur de Greef – Solo and concerto recordings’, inc. Chopin’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35’, Franck’s ‘Variations symphoniques, M46’, Grieg’s ‘Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16’, Liszt’s ‘Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat, S124’ and Saint-Saëns’s ‘Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22’ de Greef; Royal Albert Hall Orch; New SO; LSO/Ronald (1917-31) APR7401 (four CDs)


Mozart ‘En Harmonie’, inc. excerpts from ‘Le nozze di Figaro, K492’, ‘Don Giovanni, K527’ and ‘Così fan tutte, K588’ Bernardini; Zefiro A374

Archiv Produktion Collectors Edition

Bach, C. P. E. ‘Symphonies & Concertos’: Symphonies (Sinfonias) – Wq182 Nos. 1-6; Wq183 Nos. 1-4. Concerto for two Keyboards and Orchestra, Wq46. Flute Concertos – Wq166 in A minor; Wq167 in B flat. Flute Quartets – Wq93 in A minor; Wq94 in D; Wq95 in G, etc. Staier; Hill; Preston; McGegan; Mackintosh; Pleeth; Hogwood et al; The English Concert/Pinnock; Münchener Bach-Orch/Richter; Musica Antiqua Köln/Goebel 479 2499 (six CDs)

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 (original and revised versions). Symphony in G minor, WoO29, ‘Zwickau’. Konzertstück in F, Op. 86. Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 52. Requiem für Mignon, Op. 98b. Nachtlied, Op. 108. Das Paradies und die Peri, Op. 50 Montgomery; Edwards; Dent; Maskell; Bonney; Coku; Fink, B.; Prégardien; Archer; Finley; Hauptmann et al; Monteverdi Ch; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/Gardiner 479 2515 (five CDs)

Ars Produktion

Bach, J. S. ‘Fürchte dich nicht! – Bass-Arien und Sinfonien’: Doch weichet ihr trollen vergeblichen Sorgen, BWV8/4. Seligster Erquickungstag, BWV70/10. Es ist vollbracht, BWV159/4, etc. Hilz; Capella Hilaria ARS38523

Arthaus Musik

Bruckner ‘Günter Wand’: Symphony No. 5 in B flat NDR Sinfonieorch/Wand (Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, 1998) 107 243 (DVD-V)

Puccini Madama Butterfly (stage direction: Vincent Boussard) Voulgaridou; Damina; Ilincai; Vasar et al; Chor der Staatsoper Hamburg; Philharmoniker Hamburg/Joel (Hamburg, 2012) 108 106 (Blu-ray disc); 102 187 (DVD-V)

Strauss, R. ‘Richard Strauss and His Heroines’: A film by Thomas von Steinaecker Fassbaender; Fleming; Jones; Ludwig; Strauss, C.; Wainwright et al 102 181 (DVD-V)

Strauss, R. Salome, Op. 54 (stage direction: Gabriele Lavia) Sunnegårdh; Doss; Brubaker; Schaechter et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro Comunale di Bologna/Luisotti (Bologna, 2010) 108 096 (Blu-ray disc); 101 699 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Don Ellis – The Electric Heart’: A portrait of the groundbreaking musician Ferguson; Schuller; Leviev et al 102 178 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Sasha Waltz – A Portrait’: A film by Brigitte Kramer Waltz et al 102 182 (DVD-V)

Arts Florissants, Les, Éditions

Campra. Dauvergne. Gluck. Grandval. Montéclair. Rameau ‘Le Jardin de Monsieur Rameau’, inc. excerpts from ‘L’Europe galante’, ‘Hercule mourant’, ‘L’Ivrogne corrigé’, ‘Jephté’, ‘Les Indes galantes’, ‘Hippolyte et Aricie’ and ‘Les fêtes d’Hébé’ Skorka; Renard; Mazzucato; Wilder; Sicard; Costanzo; Les Arts Florissants/Christie AF002 (CD + two books)


Prokofiev Violin Sonatas – No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80; No. 2 in D, Op. 94bis. Sonata for two Violins in C, Op. 56. Cinq Mélodies, Op. 35bis Lomeiko; Sitkovetsky, O.; Zhislin ACD513

Audite Musikproduktion

Mendelssohn ‘Complete Chamber Music for Strings, Vol. IV’: String Quintets – No. 1 in A, Op. 18; No. 2 in B flat, Op. 87. Four Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 81 Teuffel; Mandelring Quartett 92.659 (Hybrid SACD)

Plainchant/Fink/Lehnen ‘requiem’: The age old tradition of the requiem and the vibrant joie-de-vivre of jazz elements meet in combination Fink, H.; Lehnen
92.660 (Hybrid SACD)

BIS Records

Bach, J. S. Suites for Solo Cello, BWV1007-12 – No. 2 in D minor, BWV1008; No. 3 in C, BWV1009; No. 6 in D, BWV1012 (all arr. Rowland-Jones) Rysanov BIS2033 (Hybrid SACD)

Dvořák. Smetana. Suk Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, B130. Piano Trio in G minor, B104/T64. Elegy, Op. 23 Sitkovetsky Trio BIS2059 (Hybrid SACD)

Mozart Piano Concertos – No. 18 in B flat, K456; No. 22 in E flat, K482 Brautigam; Die Kölner Akademie/Willens BIS2044 (Hybrid SACD)

Peterson ‘A Tribute to Oscar Peterson’: Lulu’s back in town. Body and Soul. Little Girl Blue. Basin Street Blues. How long has this been going on. The Nearness of You. Things ain’t what they used to be. Perdido. Over the Rainbow. A Child is Born. ’Round Midnight. Take the ‘A’ Train Litton BIS2034 (Hybrid SACD)

Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil (Vespers), Op. 37 Netherlands Radio Ch/Putninš BIS2039 (Hybrid SACD)

Shostakovich Symphonies – No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10; No. 15 in A, Op. 141 Netherlands Radio PO/Wigglesworth BIS1643 (Hybrid SACD)

BMC Records

Ambrosian Chant. Clemens non Papa. Dunstable. Gombert. Palestrina et al ‘Crux gloriosa – Mono- and Polyphonic Liturgical Chants in Honour of the Holy Cross’, inc. Clemens non Papa’s ‘Haec est arbor dignissima’, Dunstable’s ‘O crux a 3’, Gombert’s ‘O crux splendidor a 6’ and Palestrina’s ‘Crucem sanctam’ Schola Hungarica BMCCD206


Bellini I Puritani Kraus; Freni; Arié et al/
Verchi (Modena, 1962) HOC081/82 (two CDs)

Paisiello Le Finte Contesse Casali; Rux; Scotto di Luzio; Bonsignore et al; Orch Barocca/
Prontera (Taranto, 2011) GB2462/63-2 (two CDs)

Smareglia Nozze Istriane Vassileva; Storey; Mastromarino et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro Verdi di Trieste/Severini (Trieste, 1999) GB2265/66-2 (two CDs)

Verdi ‘Verdi d’Organo’: excerpts arranged for organ from ‘I Lombardi alla prima crociata’, ‘La Battaglia di Legnano’, ‘La forza del destino’, ‘Otello’ and ‘I vespri siciliane’ Bottini GB5179-2

BR Klassik

Bach, J. S. Matthäus-Passion, BWV244 Gauvin; Romberger; Schmitt; Prégardien, J.; Nagy; Fredriksson; Regensburger Domspatzen; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Concerto Köln/Dijkstra (Munich, 2013) 900509 (two DVD-Vs); 900508 (three CDs)

Bridge Records

Britten. Hahn. Ravel. Saint-Saëns. Wyner ‘Moments of Love’, inc. excerpts from Britten’s ‘Cabaret Songs’, Hahn’s ‘Le rossignol des lilas’, Ravel’s ‘Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé’, Saint-Saëns’s ‘La coccinelle’ and ‘Tournoiement’ and Wyner’s ‘The Second Madrigal: Voices of Women’ Labelle; Wyner BRIDGE9406

Primosch ‘Sacred Songs’: From a Book of Hours. Four Sacred Songs. Dark the Star. Holy the Firm Narucki; Sharp; 21st Century Consort/Kendall BRIDGE9422

Brilliant Classics

Albinoni Trattenimenti armonici, Op. 6 Tosi; Goidanich; Centemeri; Zero Emission Baroque Orch 94852 (two CDs)

Bach, C. P. E. ‘Keyboard Symphonies’: Keyboard Symphonies – Wq122 No. 1 in G; Wq122 No. 2 in F; Wq122 No. 3 in E minor Chezzi 94839

Bach, J. S. Trio Sonatas, BWV525-30 Folena; Loraggian 94406

Bruhns et al ‘Complete Organ Music’: Praeludia – E minor (Grosse and Kleine); G; G minor. Adagio in D. Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, plus works by Buxtehude, Scheidemann, Scheidt and Sweelinck Falcioni 94447

Dall’Aquila ‘Music for lute’: Cavalcha. Ricercare. In te Domine speravi. Bragantin. D’una cosa spagnola. Pomo. La traditora. Fantasias Volta 94805

Glazunov. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov. Tchaikovsky Sérénade espagnole. Cello Sonata in C, Op. 119. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 – Pas d’action Russakovsky; Nicholson 94771

Haydn ‘Complete Concertos’ Violante; Vogler; Scholz; Wallace; Thompson; Ruf; Holzapfel; L’Arte dell’Arco; Virtuosi Saxoniae; Philharmonia Orch; Ensemble Dolce Risonanza et al 94866 (seven CDs)

Pergolesi ‘Cantatas and Concertos’: Nel chiuso centro. Concerto in B flat for Mandolin, Strings and Basso continuo. Luce degli occhi miei. Sinfonia in F for solo Cello and Basso continuo. La Maddalena al sepolcro Varriale; Borgioni; Squillante; Criscuolo; Musica Perduta 94763

Brilliant Opera Colllection

Beethoven Leonore, Op. 72 Büchner; Moser; Mathis; Adam; Ridderbusch et al; Rundfunkchor Leipzig; Staatskapelle Dresden/Blomstedt 94868 (two CDs)

Erkel Hunyadi László Pataky; Cser; Fodor; Fekete et al; Honvéd Male Ch; Budapest Studio Ch; Budapest PO/Héja 94869 (two CDs)

Lortzing Der Wildschütz, LoWV58 Hornik; Soffel; Schreier; Mathis; Sotin et al; Rundfunkchor Berlin; Staatskapelle Berlin/Klee 94701 (two CDs)

C Major

Tchaikovsky ‘Juliet & Romeo – Ballet by Mats Ek’ Kida; Lomuljo; Mehrabyan; Lindqvist et al; Royal Swedish Ballet; Orch of the Royal Opera/Polianichko (Stockholm, 2013) 715704 (Blu-ray disc); 715608 (DVD-V)

Cameo Classics

Brüll. Jadassohn ‘Music of 19th Century Jewish German Composers, Vol. 5’: Overture, ‘Macbeth’. Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 41. Serenade for Flute and Strings, Op. 80 Hoffman; Hall; Malta PO/Laus CC9048CD

Elkington. Howell. Jadassohn. Scott ‘British Composers Première Collections, Vol. 4 plus 1’: Out of the Mist. Piano Concerto in D minor. Serenade No. 3 in A, Op. 47. Harpsichord Concerto Seferinova; Orion SO/Purser; Malta PO/Laus CC9041CD

Gipps. Leighton ‘British Composers Première Collections, Vol. 5’: Piano Concerto, Op. 34. Theme and Variations, Op. 57a. Opalescence, Op. 72. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11 Brownridge; Guttiérez; Malta PO/Laus CC9046CD

Jadassohn. Pabst ‘Music of 19th Century Jewish German Composers, Vol. 4’: Symphony No. 1 in A, Op. 24. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 89. Piano Concerto in E flat, Op. 82 Trochpoulos; Seferinova; Belarussian State SO/Stravinsky, M.; Karelia State SO/Vlasenko CC9033CD

Raff Trois Morceaux, Op. 2. Fantasie-Sonata in D minor, Op. 168. Grand Sonata in E flat minor, Op. 14 (second version) Seferinova CC9024CD

Campanella Musica

Haydn. Mozart Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze, Hob. III/50-56. Oboe Quartet in F, K370/K368b Schellenberger; Giglberger; Schlichtig; Yang C130199

CD Accord

Lutosławski ‘Opera Omnia, Vol. 5’: Symphony No. 3. Symphonic Variations. Silesian Triptych. Lacrimosa. Little Suite Zubel; NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Ch and Orch/Kaspszyk ACD197

Lutosławski ‘Opera Omnia, Vol. 6’: Piano Concerto. Cello Concerto. Variations on a Theme by Paganini. Fanfare for CUBE. Fanfare for UoL. Prelude for GSMD Ohlsson; Daroch; Court-circuit; Deroyer. Lutosławski Piano Duo; NFM Wrocław PO/Kaspszyk ACD198

Champs Hill Records

Bridge. Ireland. Schoenberg. Suk ‘Fantasy Trios’: Phantasie Trio in C minor. Phantasie in A minor. Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 (arr. Steuermann). Elegie, Op. 23 Dimension Piano Trio CHRCD060

Hindemith. Lutosławski. Messiaen. Prokofiev. Rota ‘Brave New World’: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano. Dance Preludes. Vocalise-Étude. Sonata for Flute and Piano in D, Op. 94. Sonata in Re Johnson; Lenehan CHRCD084

Mendelssohn ‘Complete Songs, Vol. 1’: Erntelied, Op. 8 No. 4. Im Frühling, Op. 9 No. 4. Reiselied, Op. 19 No. 6. Frühlingslied, Op. 34 No. 3. Morgengruss, Op. 47 No. 2. Altdeutsches Lied, Op. 57 No. 1. An die Entfernte, Op. 71 No. 3. Weihnachtslied, etc. Bevan, S.; Bevan, M.; Tritschler; Clayton; McGovern; Appl; Martineau CHRCD056

Chandos Chaconne

Mancini Solos for a Flute (1724) – Sonatas Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11 and 12 Roberts; Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players CHAN0801

Chandos Opera in English

Verdi Macbeth (1856 version, with additions from 1847) Moore; Keenlyside; Hughes Jones; Sherratt; Johnson; Llewellyn; Opera in English Chor; English National Opera Orch/
Gardner CHAN3180(2) (two CDs)

Chandos Records

Chopin ‘Louis Lortie plays Chopin, Vol. 3’: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58. Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66. Impromptus – No. 1 in A flat, Op. 29; No. 2 in F sharp, Op. 36; No. 3 in G flat, Op. 51. Nocturnes – Op. 27 No. 1 in C sharp minor; Op. 27 No. 2 in D flat; Op. 32 No. 2 in A flat; Op. 48 No. 2 in F sharp Lortie CHAN10813

Scharwenka ‘Complete Piano Concertos’: Piano Concertos – No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 32; No. 2 in C minor, Op. 56; No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 80; No. 4 in F minor, Op. 82 Markovich; Estonian National SO/Järvi, N. CHAN10814(2) (two CDs)

Sibelius ‘Complete Symphonies’: Symphonies – No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39; No. 2 in D, Op. 43; No. 3 in C, Op. 52; No. 4 in A minor, Op. 63; No. 5 in E flat, Op. 82; No. 6 in D minor, Op. 104; No. 7 in C, Op. 105. Three late fragments BBC Phil/Storgårds CHAN10809(3) (three CDs)

Claudio Records

Huskinson ‘Another World, Vol. 1’: The Waterfall, a little zest form China. A Reason. Believe. Flight. Forest Calm. Blue Lagoon. I’ll be there. The eye of the Storm Montagna CR6015-6 (DVD-A); CR6015-2 (CD)

Concerto Classics

Bazzini. Mascagni. Ritter. Sivori. Wagner. Wilhelmj ‘Wagner – Verdi – Paraphrases’, inc. Bazzini’s ‘Fantasia su La traviata di Giuseppe Verdi, Op. 50’, Sivori’s ‘Fantasia su Il trovatore di Giuseppe Verdi, Op. 20’ and Wilhelmj’s ‘Parafrasi per violino e pianoforte dal Siegfried di Richard Wagner’ Manara; Sollini 2092

Continuo Classics

Prokofiev. Stravinsky. Tchaikovsky ‘Les Ballets Russes’: Romeo and Juliet. Op. 64 – Suite. L’Oiseau de Feu – Suite (transcr. Agosti). Nutcracker, Op. 71 – Suite (transcr. Pletnev) Rozanova CC777.701

Convivium Records

Fauré. Saint-Saëns. Sévérac Requiem, Op. 48 (arr. Higgins). Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11. Ave verum corpus, Op. 65 No. 1. Tantum ergo, Op. 55. Ave verum corpus. Tantum ergo Stalbow; Herford; Convivium Singers et al/Ferris CR016


Britten. Byrd. Carver. Gibbons. Handel. Purcell. Tallis. Turges ‘Music of the Kingdom’, inc. Britten’s ‘Final Dance of Homage’ from ‘Choral Dances from ‘Gloriana’’, Gibbons’s ‘Great King of Gods’, Handel’s ‘Zadok the Priest, HWV258’, Tallis’s ‘Sing and Glorify’ and Turges’s ‘From stormy windes’ The Sixteen/Christophers COR16122


David, J. N. Symphonies – No. 1, Op. 18; No. 6, Op. 46 ORF Radio-Symphonieorch Wien/Wildner 777 741-2

Fall Madame Pompadour Dasch; Zednik; Roschkowski; Soukop; Ritter; Pfeiffer; Ernst; Gratschmaier; Chor und Orch der Volksoper Wien; Bühnenorch der Wiener Staatsoper/Schüller, A. 777 795-2

Herzogenberg, E. Herzogenberg, H. ‘Complete Piano Works’ Veljkovic 777 789-2 (three CDs)

Hindemith Das Marienleben, Op. 27 Boog; Lakner 777 817-2

Nisle, J. M. Octet in D. Septet in E flat. Quintet in C, Op. 26 Consortium Classicum 777 266-2

Reinthaler ‘26 Lieder’: Sechs Lieder, Op. 10. Sechs Lieder, Op. 17. Sechs Lieder, Op. 22. Drei Balladen, Op. 24. Vier Lieder, Op. 36. Sechs Lieder, Op. 48 – Der Apfelbaum Schöne; Albers 777 570-2

Telemann Miriways, TVWV21:24 Volpert; Hofbauer; Martin du Theil; Hierdeis; Zenkl; Aldrian; Drexl; Werger; L’Orfeo Barockorch/Gaigg 777 752-2 (two CDs)


Bruneau. Debussy Requiem. Pelléas et Mélisande – Symphonie (arr. Constant) Delunsch; Gubisch; Montvidas; Varnier; Vlaams Radio Koor; Choeur et Orch Symphonique de la Monnaie/de Munt/Morlot CYP7615

Dacapo Records

Glerup ‘Dust Encapsulated’: objets/décalages. dust encapsulated #1 (counting is OK). Sonata in Seven Movements. dust encapsulated #2. Divertimento for sinfonietta Friis-Hansen; Glerup; Bramsnœs Teilmann; Gáman; Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen/Valade 8.226578

Decca Classics

Albéniz. Bach, J. S. Barrios Mangoré. Boccherini. Brouwer. Bustamante. Carulli. Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Falla. Giuliani. Granados. Molino. Moreno Torroba. Mozart. Rodrigo. Romero, C. Tárrega. Villa-Lobos. Vivaldi. Yepes  ‘Pepe Romero – Master of the Guitar’ Romero, P. et al 478 5669 (11 CDs)

Hasse ‘Rokoko – Hasse Opera Arias’, inc. arias from ‘Arminio’, ‘Tito Vespasiano’, ‘L’Olimpiade’, ‘Ipermestra’, ‘Il trionfo di Clelia’, ‘La spartana generosa’ and ‘Tigrane’ Cencic; Armonia Atenea/Petrou 478 6418

Rachmaninov ‘Complete Works for Piano’ Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Ashkenazy, Vova; Ashkenazy, Dody; Previn; Mackie; Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Haitink 478 6348 (11 CDs)

Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20. Caprice basque, Op. 24. Jota aragonesa, Op.27. Sérénade andalouse, Op. 28. El canto del ruiseñor, Op. 29. Spanische Tänze, Opp. 21, 22, 23 and 26 Fischer, J.; Chernyavska 478 5950

Decca Classics Collectors Edition

Beethoven 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’. 33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli in C, Op. 120, ‘Diabelli Variations’. Piano Sonatas – No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1; No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, ‘Pathétique’; No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2, ‘Tempest’; No. 18 in E flat, Op. 31 No. 3; No. 28 in A, Op. 101; No. 30 in E, Op. 109; No. 31 in A flat, Op. 110; No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111, etc. Kovacevich; BBC SO; LSO/
Davis, C. 478 6452 (six CDs)

Dvořák Symphonies – No. 1 in C minor, B9, ‘The Bells of Zlonice’; No. 2 in B flat, B12; No. 3 in E flat, B34; No. 4 in D minor, B41; No. 5 in F, B54; No. 6 in D, B112; No. 7 in D minor, B141; No. 8 in G, B163; No. 9 in E minor, B178, ‘From the New World’. The Water Goblin, B195. The Noon Witch, B196. The Golden Spinning Wheel, B197. The Wild Dove, B198. Requiem, B165, etc. Lorengar; Komlossy; Ilosfalvy; Krause; Ambrosian Singers; LSO/Kertész 478 6459 (nine CDs)

Strauss, R. ‘Complete Tone Poems and Concertos’: Horn Concertos – No. 1 in E flat, Op. 11; No. 2 in E flat, TrV283. Duett-Concertino, TrV293. Burleske in D minor, TrV145. Romanze in F, TrV118. Don Juan, Op. 20. Macbeth, Op. 23. Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30. Don Quixote, Op. 35. Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40. Eine Alpensymphonie, Op. 64, etc. Schiff, H.; Hallman; Graffman; Tuckwell; Thibaudet; RPO; Cleveland Orch/Ashkenazy; San Francisco Symphony/Blomstedt; Gewandhausorch Leipzig/
Masur; Netherlands Wind Ensemble/de Waart; Wiener Philharmoniker/Previn; Staatskapelle Dresden/Sinopoli et al 478 6480 (13 CDs)

Decca Eloquence

Albéniz. Turina ‘Alicia de Larrocha’: Suite española, Op. 47. Rapsodia española (orch. C. Halffter). Rapsodia sinfonica Larrocha; New Philharmonia Orch; LPO/Frühbeck de Burgos (1967; 1983; 1983) 480 7084

Brahms ‘Kempff plays Brahms, Vol. 1’: Ballades, Op. 10. Klavierstücke, Op. 76. Rhapsodies, Op. 79. Fantasias, Op. 116. Intermezzi, Op. 117. Klavierstücke, Op. 118. Klavierstücke, Op. 119 Kempff (1950-53) 480 8293 (two CDs)

Handel. Scarlatti, D. Soler ‘Alicia de Larrocha’: Keyboard Suite No. 5 in E, HWV430. Keyboard Sonatas – Kk6 in F; Kk8 in G minor; Kk9 in D minor; Kk10 in D minor; Kk11 in C minor; Kk13 in G; Kk28 in E. Keyboard Sonatas in C sharp minor, D, F, F sharp minor and G minor Larrocha (1986; 1979; 1974-80) 480 6882

Haydn. Mozart ‘Alicia de Larrocha’: Piano Concerto in D, Hob. XVIII/2. Andante con variazioni in F minor, Hob. XVII/6. Piano Sonatas – No. 4 in E flat, K282/K189g; No. 8 in A minor, K310/K300d; No. 9 in D, K311/K284c; No. 10 in C, K330/K300h; No. 11 in A, K331; No. 12 in F, K332/K300k; No. 14 in C minor, K457; No. 16 in C, K545; No. 18 in D, K576. Fantasia in D minor, K397/
K385g. Rondo in D, K485. Fantasia in C minor, K475 Larrocha (1973-79, 1986); London Sinfonietta/Zinman (1980) 480 6570 (three CDs)

Mozart ‘Willi Boskovsky’: Les petits riens, KAnh. 10/K299b. Idomeneo, K366 – March. Ballet (for Idomeneo), K367. Ein musikalischer Spass, K522. Rondo in E flat, K371 Berger; Wiener Mozart Ensemble/Boskovsky (1966-69) 480 7403

Delos Music

Berg, D. Farr. Hatzis. Ignatowicz. Le Picard. Maric. Marján ‘Dancing on the Head of a Pin’, inc. Berg’s ‘Blue Memories’, Farr’s ‘Three Etudes’, Hatzis’s ‘In the Fire of Conflict’, Ignatowicz’s ‘Toccata’, Le Picard’s ‘Abaca’, Maric’s ‘Sense and Innocence’ and Marján’s ‘Niflheim’ Vartan DE3451

Hickey ‘Cursive – piano and chamber works’: Cursive. Ampersand. Dolmen. Ostinato grosso. Pied-à-terre. Reckoning. Hill Music: A Breton Ramble. The Birds of Barclay Street Fisher; Sakharova; George; Lanzilotti; Clark DE3465

Rossini ‘Virtuoso Rossini Arias’, inc. arias from ‘La gazza ladra’, ‘Le Comte Ory’, ‘L’occasione fa il ladro’, ‘Otello’, ‘Semiramide’, ‘Il Turco in Italia’, ‘La donna del lago’ and ‘Zelmira’ Brownlee; Kaunas City SO/Orbelian DE3455

Delphian Records

Bach, J. S. Dupré. Franck. Langlais. Mendelssohn. Messiaen. Stanley. Vierne ‘The Merton Organ’, inc. Bach’s ‘Ertöt’ uns durch dein Güte, BWV22/5 (transcr. Duruflé)’ and ‘Sinfonia, BWV29/1 (transcr. Dupré)’, Langlais’s ‘Dialogue sur les mixtures’, Stanley’s ‘Voluntary in A minor, Op. 6 No. 2’ and Vierne’s ‘Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54 No. 6’ Nicholas (the new Dobson organ of Merton College, Oxford) DCD34142

Desenclos. Poulenc. Villette Messe de Requiem. Salve regina. Nos autem. Litanies à la Vierge noire, FP82. O sacrum convivium. Hymne à la Vierge. Attende Domine Ch of Kings College, London/Trendell DCD34136

Deutsche Grammophon

Mozart ‘Concert Arias’: Or che il dover … Tali e cotanti sono, K36/K33i. Si mostra la sorte, K209. Clarice cara, K256. Per pietà, non ricercate, K420. Misero! o sogno … Aura che intorni spiri, K431/K425b. Müßt ich auch durch tausend Drachen, K435/K416b, etc. Villazón; LSO/Pappano 479 2463 (deluxe two CD edition); 479 1054 (CD) 

Mozart Piano Concertos – No. 20 in D minor, K466 (cadenzas: Beethoven); No. 25 in C, K503 (cadenza: Friedrich Gulda) Argerich; Orch Mozart/Abbado, C. (Lucerne, 2013) 479 1033

Prokofiev. Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16. Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 Yuja Wang; Simón Bolívar SO of Venezuela/Dudamel 479 2309

Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin, Op. 24 (stage direction: Deborah Warner) Kwiecien; Netrebko; Beczała; Zaremba; Diadkova; Volkova; Graham Hall; Crawford; Tanovitski et al; Corps de Ballet, Chor and Orch of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/Gergiev 073 5115 (Blu-ray disc); 073 5114 (two DVD-Vs)

Deutsche Grammophon (France)

Bach, J. Christoph. Bach, J. S. Bacri. Barber. Shostakovich ‘Miroirs’: Ach das ich Wassers g’nug hätte. Vergnügte Ruh’, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV170 – Wie jammern mich doch die verkehrten Herzen. Lamento. Adagio for Strings. Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a Ernman; Ensemble Matheus/Spinosi 481 0648

Paganini ‘Paganini Fantasy’: Violin Concerto No. 1 in E flat, MS21. Introduction and Variations on ‘Dal tuo stellato soglio’ from Rossini’s ‘Mosè in Egitto’, MS23. Cantabile in D, MS109. Caprices, MS25 – No. 5; No. 24, etc. Radulovic; Les Trilles du Diable; Orch Sinfonica della RAI/Oue 481 0655

DG Collectors Edition

Shostakovich ‘Complete Symphonies’: Symphonies Nos. 1-15. The Age of Gold – Suite, Op. 22a. The Bolt – Suite, Op. 27a. Hamlet – Suite, Op. 32a. Overture on Russian and Kirghiz Folk Themes, Op. 115. October, Op.131 Kazarnovskaya; Leiferkus; Kotscherga; National Male Ch of Estonia; Chicago SO; Wiener Philharmoniker/Bernstein; Gothenberg Symphony Chor and Orch/Järvi, N.; Philadelphia Orch/Chung; National SO, Washington/Rostropovich; LSO/Previn; Berliner Philharmoniker/Karajan 479 2618 (12 CDs)

Deutsche Grammophon Eloquence

Alabiev. Arditi. Czernik. Delibes. Dell’Acqua. Dvořák. Flotow. Godard. Marchesi. Meyerbeer. Saint-Saëns. Strauss, J. Strauss, J. II. Suppé. Verdi et al ‘Rita Streich’ – Waltzes and Arias, Folk Songs and Lullabies’, inc. Arditi’s ‘Il bacio’, Delibes’s ‘Les filles de Cadiz’, Dvořák’s ‘Song to the Moon’ from ‘Rusalka’, Godard’s ‘Berceuse’ from ‘Jocelyn’, Meyerbeer’s ‘Shadow Song’ from ‘Dinorah’ and Suppé’s ‘Hab’ ich nur deine Liebe, die Treue brach’ ich nicht’ from ‘Boccaccio’ Streich et al; Radio-Symphonie-Orch Berlin; RIAS Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Gaebel (1955-58; 1962-64) 480 1276 (two CDs)

Brahms ‘Kempff plays Brahms, Vol. 2’: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5. Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel in B flat, Op. 24. Scherzo in E flat minor, Op. 4. Rhapsodies, Op. 79. Intermezzi, Op. 117 Kempff (1950-1957); Staatskapelle Dresden/Konwitschny (1957) 480 6639 (two CDs)

Donizetti. Flotow. Meyerbeer. Ponchielli. Puccini. Verdi. Wagner ‘The Art of Sandor Kónya’, inc. arias from ‘L’elisir d’amore’, ‘Martha’, ‘L’Africaine’, ‘La Gioconda’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Madama Butterfly’, ‘Turandot’, ‘Manon Lescaut’, ‘La fanciulla del West’, ‘Gianni Schicchi’, ‘Aida’, ‘Il trovatore’, ‘Rigoletto’, ‘Lohengrin’ and ‘Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg’ Kónya; Orch del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Votto; Bamberger Symphoniker/Kulka; Berliner Philharmoniker/
Kraus (1959-67) 480 7096 (two CDs)

Deutsche Grammophon Panorama

von Deylen (aka ‘Schiller’) ‘Opus’: The album by the award-winning electronica artist Christopher von Deylen with guest artists von Deylen; Netrebko; Grimaud; Lang Lang; Mayer, A. 479 2974

Dom-Forlane, Disques

Delibes. Verdi et al ‘Mado Robin’: Opera arias. Chansons, etc. Robin et al FOR17004 (eight CDs)

Gregorian Chant ‘Chants Grégoriens – Les 100 plus belles pièces populaires’ Monastic Ch of Abbaye Saint Benoît du Lac/Saint-Cyr FOR16877 (seven CDs)

Hahn et al ‘Reynaldo Hahn’: Pastorale de Noël. Mélodies, etc. Hahn et al FOR17003 (seven CDs)


Beethoven ‘Sviatoslav Richter Archive, Vol. 22’: Piano Concertos – No. 1 in C, Op. 15; No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Piano Sonata No. 28 in A, Op. 101. Variations in C on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120, ‘Diabelli Variations’. Two Rondos, Op. 51 Richter (Heide, 1986); Gewandhausorch Leipzig/
Sanderling (Leipzig, 1963); Moscow Chamber Orch/Barshai (Moscow, 1973) DHR8022-23 (two CDs)

Beethoven. Brahms. Chopin. Schubert ‘Leonard Shure’: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Piano Sonata No. 30 in E, Op. 109. Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D958, etc. Shure (1956); NYPO/Bernstein (1960); Aspen Festival Orch/Solomon, I. (1960) DHR8017-19 (three CDs)


Górecki ‘From Church Songs’: Church Songs – excerpts Cracow Singers in Tribute to H. M. Górecki/Siedlik DUX0805

Kilar Angelus. Exodus. Victoria Fabrello; Choirs and SO of the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk/Rychert DUX0966

Lutosławski ‘Works for Piano Solo’: Sonata. Folk Melodies. Bucolics. Two Studies. Three Pieces for Young People. Invention Briel DUX0967


Dietrich/Brahms/Schumann. Respighi ‘The Masters of Violin, Vol. 3’: F-A-E Sonata. Violin Sonata in B minor, P110 Gulli; Cavallo CDS7693

Franck Stradella Kabatu; Laho; Van Mechelen; Rouillon, P.; Rouillon, X.; Iovino; Mignon; Joakim et al; Choeurs et Orch de l’Opéra Royal de Wallonie/Arrivabeni CDS7692/1-2 (two CDs)

Puccini Turandot (stage direction: Giuliano Montaldo) Dessì; Malagnini; Chikviladze; Canzian; La Guardia et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova/Renzetti (Genoa, 2012) 33764 (DVD-V)

Ediciones Singulares

Gouvy ‘Portraits – Théodore Gouvy: Cantate, oeuvres symphoniques et musique de chambre’ Margaine; Papavrami; Swiercz; Trio Arcadis; Quatuor Cambini-Paris; Quatuor Parisii; Orch Royal Philharmonique de Liège/Arming; Orch National de Lorraine/Mercier ES1014 (three CDs + book)

Joncières ‘Opéras français’: Dimitri Talbot; Foster-Williams; Gubisch; Philiponet et al; Flemish Radio Ch; Brussels Philharmonic/Niquet ES1015 (two CDs + book)

Edifying Records

Hackett ‘Metamorpheus’: The Pool of Memory and the Pool of Forgetfulness. To Earth Like Rain. Song to Nature. One Real Flower. The Dancing Ground. That Vast Life. Eurydice Taken. Charon’s Call. Cerberus at Peace. Under the World: Orpheus Looks Back. The Broken Lyre. Severance. Elegy. Return to the Realm of Eternal Renewal. Lyra Hackett; The Underworld Orch EDFCD005


Schubert String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D810, ‘Der Tod und das Mädchen’ (arr. Mahler). Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 (arr. Piovano) Piovano; Archi dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia EL1446


Donizetti Maria Stuarda (stage direction: David McVicar) DiDonato; van den Heever; Polenzani; Hopkins; Rose; Zifchak et al; Chor and Orch of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/Benini (New York, 2012) 2564-63203-5 (DVD-V)


Albéniz. Bach, J. S. Beethoven. Chopin. Debussy. Gershwin. Haydn. Rachmaninov. Ravel ‘Legato – The World of the Piano’: A series created by Jan Schmidt-Garre, comprising ‘Roland Pöntinen – Listening to yourself’, ‘Marc-André Hamelin – No Limits’, ‘Boris Berezovsky – Change of Plans’ and ‘Pierre-Laurent Aimard – Not just one Truth’ Aimard; Berezovsky; Hamelin; Pöntinen 2059848 (four DVD-Vs)

Gershwin Porgy and Bess (stage direction: Francesca Zambello) Owens; Mitchell; Lynch; Packer; Slack et al; Chor and Orch of San Francisco Opera/DeMain (San Francisco, 2009) 2059634 (Blu-ray disc); 2059638 (two DVD-Vs)

Farao Classics

Mendelssohn ‘Mendelssohn & friends’: Lieder ohne Worte (arr. for saxophone trio) Sax Allemande et al B108082


Bonnal. Cogen. Duruflé. Franck. Langlais. Pierné. Tournemire ‘Hommage aux maîtres de Ste.-Clotilde’: Paysages Euskariens – No. 1, La vallée du Béhorléguy, Au matin. Offrande. Scherzo, Op. 2. Prélude, fugue et variation. Poèmes évangéliques d’après les textes sacrés – La Nativité. Trois Pièces – Prélude. L’orgue mystique – Fantaisie de l’Epiphanie, etc. Penin (Great organ of Sainte-Clotilde, Paris) 6962432

Grunenwald Deux Suites pour orgue. Quatre Elévations. Cinq Pièces pour l’Office Divin. Diptyque liturgique Etienne (Cavaillé-Coll organs of Sainte-Trinité, Paris) 6962422

Fuga Libera

Albinoni. Bach, J. S. Fasch ‘Suites, Concertos, Overtures’, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Il Fondamento, inc. oboe concertos and concerti a cinque from Albinoni’s Opp. 7 and 9, Bach’s ‘Orchestral Suites, BWV1066-69’ and Fasch’s ‘Ouverture in G minor, FWV  K:g2’ and ‘Ouverture in D minor, FWV K:d4’ Il Fondamento/
Dombrecht FUG717 (four CDs)

Gega New

Bach, J. S. Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV1001-06 – Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV1002; Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004; Partita No. 3 in E, BWV1006 Todorov GR19

Beethoven Violin Sonatas – No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23; No. 5 in F, Op. 24, ‘Spring’; No. 8 in G, Op. 30 Stankov; Donchev GR18

Haydn. Shostakovich String Quartet in B flat, Hob. III/44 (Op. 50 No. 1). String Quartets – No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108; No. 9 in E flat, Op. 117. Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 – Intermezzo Chuchkov; Sofia String Quartet of Bulgarian National Radio GD371

Genuin Classics

Bach, J. S. Das wohltemperierte Clavier, Teil II, BWV870-93 Otto, G. GEN14308 (two CDs)

Britten. Head. Ireland ‘The Stream in the Valley – Songs and Duets’, inc. Britten’s ‘The Salley Gardens’ and ‘The stream in the valley’, Head’s ‘A slumber song of the Madonna’ and ‘Three Songs of Venice’ and Ireland’s ‘In summer woods’ and ‘Aubade’ Browner; Carty; Frese GEN14300

Chopin. Falla. Liszt. Medtner. Rachmaninov. Schubert ‘Dances, Poems, Fairy Tales’, inc. Chopin’s ‘Waltz in D flat, Op. 64 No. 1’, Falla’s ‘Danza ritual del fuego’, Liszt’s ‘Hungarian Rhapsody in A minor, S242 No. 13’, Medtner’s ‘Skazka, Op. 26 No. 1’, Rachmaninov’s ‘Polka de V. R.’ and Schubert’s ‘Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118 (transcr. Liszt)’ Scheps GEN14302

Schubert. Vaughan Williams Piano Quintet in A, D667, ‘Trout’. Piano Quintet in C minor Widenmeyer; Rilling; Münchner Klaviertrio GEN14305


Tavener ‘Ikon of Light’: Ikon of Light. Funeral Ikos. The Lamb. Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete The Tallis Scholars; Chilingirian String Quartet/Phillips; Tavener GIMSE404

Glossa Cabinet

Bach, J. C. F. ‘Sonatas for traverso and fortepiano’ Gatti; Togni; Barbati GCDC80009

Beethoven Symphonies – No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67; No. 6 in F, Op. 68, ‘Pastoral’ Orch of the 18th Century/Brüggen GCDC81118

Del Buono. Gesualdo. Legrenzi. Montalbano. Storace. Trabaci et al ‘Venetian & Neapolitan music for viol consort’ L’Amoroso/Balestracci GCDC80010

Stradella La Susanna Galli; Zanichelli; Balconi; Dordolo; Bellotto et al; Ensemble Aurora/Gatti GCDC81201 (two CDs)

Vivanco Missa ‘In manus tuas’ Ch and Orch of the Renaissance/Cheetham; Noone GCDC81405

Zamboni Sonata d’intavolatura di leuti (Lucca, 1718) – Sonatas Nos. 1-4, 6, 7 and 9 Contini GCDC80008

Glossa Music

Arriaga ‘Complete String Quartets’: String Quartets – No. 1 in D minor; No. 2 in A; No. 3 in E flat. Tema variado en cuarteto, Op. 17 La Ritirata GCD923102

Handel ‘Duetti da Camera’: Sono liete, fortunate, HWV194. Beato in ver chi può, HWV181. Langue, geme, sospira, HWV188. Se tu non lasci amore, HWV193. No, di voi non vuo’ fidarmi, HWV190. Troppo cruda, troppo fiera, HWV198. Tanti strali al sen mi scocchi, HWV197. Conservate, raddoppiate, HWV185, etc. Invernizzi; De Liso; La Risonanza/Bonizzoni GCD921516


Brahms. Grieg Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38. Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 36 Javorkai; Biermasz 99034

Schubert. Strauss, R. ‘Zueignung’, inc. Schubert’s ‘An die Musik, D547 (orch. Reger)’, ‘Du bist die Ruh’, D776 (orch. Webern)’ and ‘Wiegenlied, D498 (orch. Mottl)’ and Strauss’s ‘Zueignung, Op. 10 No. 1’, ‘Die heil’gen drei Könige aus Morgenland, Op. 56 No. 6’ and ‘Heimliche Aufforderung, Op. 27 No. 3 (orch. Heger)’ Raimondi; Junge Philharmonie Wien/Lessky 99035

Traditional ‘The Moon of Wintertime – The very best of the Quadriga Consort’, inc. ‘’Twas the Moon of Wintertime (France/Canada)’, ‘The Wraggle-Taggle Gypsies, O! (England/Scotland)’, Chì mi na mòr-bheanna (Scotland)’ and ‘On a Cold Winter’s Day (Ireland)’ Quadriga Consort 99036

Grand Piano

Bowen, Y. Suite for Piano No. 4, Op. 39, ‘Suite Mignonne’. Berceuse in D, Op. 83. 24 Preludes, Op. 102. Suite for Piano No. 2, Op. 30 – 3, Barcarolle Ortiz GP637

Raff ‘Piano Works, Vol. 4’: La Cicirenella, Op. 165. 12 Romances en forme d’études, Op. 8. Deux Pièces, Op. 166. Allegro agitato, Op. 151 Tra Nguyen GP653

Tcherepnin ‘Complete Piano Music, Vol. 6’: Songs without words, Op. 82. Chant et Refrain, Op. 66. Le Monde en vitrine, Op. 75. La Quatrième. Deux Novelettes, Op. 19. Prayer. Rondo à la russe. Slavic Transcriptions, Op. 27 Koukl GP651

Guild Historical

Bach, J. S. Brahms. Corelli. Dvořák. Gossec. Hofstetter. Kreisler. Mozart. Porpora. Schubert. Schumann. Tartini. Verdi ‘Adolf Busch – The Berlin Recordings, 1921-1929’, inc. Bach’s ‘Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004’ Busch; Seidler-Winkler; Serkin; Busch Quartet GHCD2406/07 (two CDs)

Guild Light Music

Abreu. Albéniz. Barroso. Baxter. Chabrier. Engelen. Lecuona. Madriguera. Porter. Prado. Winstone et al ‘Golden Age of Light Music, Vol. 113 – Light and Latin’ Faith; Ambrose; Kostelanetz; Black; Farnon; Ambrose; Armengol; Barclay; Stordahl; Puente; Cugat; Weston et al GLCD5213

Anderson. Faith. Johnson. Goodwin. Hayman. Luypaerts. Mooney. Roger. Torch. Williams. Willson. Young et al ‘Golden Age of Light Music, Vol. 114 – The Composer Conducts, Vol. 3’ Anderson; Faith; Friml; Hayman; Goodwin; Roger; Farnon; Torch; Green; Mantovani; Young; De Vol; Calvi et al GLCD5214

Guild Music

Andreae, V. Symphony in F. Li-Tai-Pe, Op. 37. Concertino for Oboe and Orchestra, Op. 42 Hulett; Anderson; Bournemouth SO/
Andreae, M. GMCD7400

Beethoven. Liste. Schnyder von Wartensee Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2. Grande Sonate for Piano in A. Sonata for Piano in C Shaboyan GMCD7405/06 (two CDs)

Hänssler Classic

Bach, C. P. E. ‘The Complete Works for Piano Solo’ Markovina CD98.003 (26 CDs)

Barber. Bernstein. Cage. Copland. Feldman. Reich ‘America’: A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map. Missa brevis. Five. Four Motets. The Rothko Chapel. Proverb SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart et al/Creed CD93.306

Bartók. Brahms. Tchaikovsky ‘Géza Anda plays … ’: Piano Concerto No. 2, BB101. Intermezzo in E flat, Op. 117 No. 1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 Anda; Radio-Sinfonieorch Stuttgart des SWR/Müller-Kray (1950); Leitner (1973) CD94.225

Brahms. Mendelssohn ‘Johanna Martzy plays … ’: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 Martzy; Radio-Sinfonieorch Stuttgart des SWR/Wand (1964); Müller-Kray (1959) CD94.226

Schumann ‘Complete Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 7 – Schumann und der Kontrapunkt’: Vier Klavierstücke, Op. 32. Studien für den Pedalflügel, Op. 56. Skizzen für den Pedalflügel, Op. 58. Vier Fugen, Op. 72. Sieben Klavierstücke in Fughettenform, Op. 126, etc. Uhlig CD98.032 (two CDs)

Hardy Classic

Verdi Otello (stage direction: Herbert Graf), plus ‘Tito Gobbi – La leçon de musique (Rome, 1980)’ Ferraro; Gobbi; Londi; Di Stasio; Giorgetti; Pedroni; Maddalena; Nosotti; Carusi et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia/Sanzogno (Venice, 1966) HCD4052 (two DVD-Vs)

Harmonia Mundi

Haydn ‘Scottish Airs’: Piano Trio in C, Hob. XV/27. Folksong arrangements (Scottish), Hob. XXXIa – The Lea-Rig; Morag; Sleepst thou, or wak’st thou; Rattling roaring Willie; William and Margaret; My Love she’s but a lassie yet; There was a lass, etc. Güra; Berner; Schröder; Dieltiens HMC902144

Larcher ‘What Becomes’: Smart Dust. Poems. What Becomes. A Padmore Cycle Stefanovich; Padmore; Larcher HMU907604

Mozart ‘Adagios & Fugues – W. A. Mozart after J. S. Bach’: Prelude and Fugue in D minor, K405/4. Larghetto cantabile in D and Fugue, K405/5. Allegro in C minor, KAnh. 44 and Fuga a due cembali, K426. Adagio and Fugue in E, K405/3. Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546, etc. Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin HMC902159

Poulenc ‘Les anges musiciens … ’: Deux Poèmes de Louis Aragon, FP122. La courte paille, FP178. Trois Poèmes de Louise Lalanne, FP57. Fiançailles pour rire, FP101. Ce doux petit visage, FP99. Vocalise-Étude, FP44. Hôtel, FP107 No. 2, etc. Karthäuser; Asti HMC902179

Various composers ‘Marie et Marion’: Motets and chansons from the 13th-century Montpellier Codex Anonymous 4 HMU807524 (Hybrid SACD)


Végh ‘String Quartets’: String Quartets in F, G minor and D Authentic Quartet HCD32726

Vivaldi Il cimento dell’armonia e dell’inventione, Op. 8 – Concertos Nos. 1-4, ‘Le quattro stagioni’. Violin Concertos – RV222 in D; RV237 in D minor Kalló; Capella Savaria HCD32729

Hyperion Helios

Blow. Purcell ‘Countertenor Duets by Purcell and Blow’, inc. Blow’s ‘Ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell’ and ‘Ah, heav’n! What is’t I hear’ and Purcell’s ‘Sound the trumpet, ’til around’ from ‘Come ye sons of art away, Z323’, ‘O Solitude, my sweetest choice!, Z406’ and ‘Incassum Lesbia, incassum rogas, Z383, ‘The Queen’s Epicedium’ Bowman; Chance; The King’s Consort/King CDH55447

Wolf Eichendorff-Lieder Genz, S.; Fink, B.; Vignoles CDH55435

Hyperion Records

Brahms String Quintets – No. 1 in F, Op. 88; No. 2 in G, Op. 111 Power; Takács Quartet CDA67900

Dowland ‘The Art of Melancholy – Songs by John Dowland’: Sorrow stay, lend true repentant tears. Go, crystal tears. I saw my lady weep. Flow my tears, fall from your springs. Semper Dowland semper dolens. All ye whom Love or Fortune hath betrayed. Burst forth, my tears, etc. Davies; Dunford CDA68007

Kreisler ‘Violin Music’: Caprice viennois, Op. 2. Tambourin chinois, Op. 3. Recitativo and Scherzo, Op. 6. Syncopation. Schön Rosmarin. Liebesleid. Liebesfreud. Polichinelle. Allegretto (after Boccherini). Marche miniature viennoise, plus transcriptions of works by Dvořák, Falla and Gluck Liebeck; Apekisheva CDA68040

Młynarski. Zarzycki ‘The Romantic Violin Concerto, Vol. 15’: Violin Concertos – No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11; No. 2 in D, Op. 16. Introduction et Cracovienne in D, Op. 35. Mazurka in G, Op. 26 Ugorski; BBC Scottish SO/Dworzynski CDA67990

Pierné. Vierne Piano Quintet in E minor, Op. 41. String Quartet in D minor, Op. 12 Lane; Goldner String Quartet CDA68036

ICA Classics

Bach, J. S. Beethoven. Mozart ‘Otto Klemperer’: Orchestral Suite in D, BWV1068. Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21. Symphony No. 29 in A, K201/K186a Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orch/Klemperer (Köln, 1955; 1954; 1954) ICAC5120

Beethoven ‘Claudio Arrau’: Piano Sonatas – No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, ‘Appassionata’; No. 31 in A flat, Op. 110; No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 Arrau (Stockholm, 1960) ICAC5122

Mozart ‘Ingrid Jacoby’: Piano Concertos – No. 14 in E flat, K449; No. 27 in B flat, K595. Rondo in D, K382 Jacoby; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner ICAC5125

Idéale Audience

Bach, J. S. St Matthew Passion, BWV244 Güra; Morscheck; Crowe; Rice; Phan; Brooks; Grunenwald; Schola Cantorum Oxford; Maîtrise de France; Orch de Chambre de Paris/Nelson (Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Denis, Paris, 2011) 3079654 (Blu-ray disc)

Idéale Audience Classic Archive

Beethoven ‘The 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’ Perahia; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner 3085294 (Blu-ray disc)

Beethoven. Chopin. Debussy. Falla. Franck. Granados. Grieg. Liszt. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov. Ravel. Scarlatti, D. Schumann. Tchaikovsky ‘Collector’s Edition – PIANO’ Gould; Michelangeli; Cziffra; Kempff; Ciccolini; François; Arrau; Gilels; Janis; Brendel (1950-78) 3073984 (Blu-ray disc)

Leonardo Digital Collection

Brahms ‘Clarinet Chamber Music’: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115. Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114. Two Sonatas for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120. Zwei Geistliche Lieder, Op. 91. Drei Marienlieder, Op. 22 (arr. Hunter), etc. Magistrelli; Chiuri; Bracco; Andriani; Cecconi; Toschi; Zaffaroni; Arion Quartet LDV14011 (two CDs)

Linn Records

Corelli Sonate da chiesa, Opp. 1 and 3 Avison Ensemble/Beznosiuk, P. CKD414 (two Hybrid SACDs)

LIR Classics

Bach, J. S. ‘A Bach Recital’: Italian Concerto, BWV971. Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543 (transcr. Liszt). Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (from BWV147; transcr. Hess). Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (from BWV639; transcr. Busoni). Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn (from BWV4; transcr. Rummel). Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542 (transcr. Liszt), etc. Thwaites LIR027

LSO Live

Berlioz. Dvořák. Elgar. Sibelius. Tippett. Vaughan Williams. Walton et al ‘Sir Colin Davis – Anthology’: A collection, including previously unreleased material from the LSO archive, celebrating the musical life of Sir Colin Davis LSO/Davis, C. LSO0766 (eight Hybrid SACDs + four CDs + DVD-V)

Stravinsky Oedipus Rex. Apollon musagète Johnston; Skelton; Saks; Ardant; Gentlemen of the Monteverdi Ch; LSO/Gardiner LSO0751 (Hybrid SACD)


Babayev. Beethoven. Brahms. Chopin. Cui. Haydn. Liszt. Mozart. Nikolayev. Rachmaninov ‘Emil Gilels in Ensembles’, inc. Beethoven’s ‘Sonata for Horn and Piano in F, Op. 17’, Brahms’s ‘Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25’, Cui’s ‘Three Pieces for two Pianos’, Mozart’s ‘Concerto for two Pianos and Orchestra in E flat, K365/K316a’ and Nikolayev’s ‘Suite for two Pianos in B minor, Op. 13’ Gilels, Emil; Gilels, Elizaveta; Zak; Shapiro; Flier; Tsyganov; Borisovsky; Shirinsky et al; USSR State Academic SO/Kondrashin (1946-59) MELCD1002210 (four CDs)

Bach, J. S. Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV1001. Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043. Brandenburg Concertos, BWV1046-51 – No. 1 in F, BWV1046; No. 3 in G, BWV1048 Oistrakh, D.; Oistrakh, I.; Moscow Chamber Orch/Barshai (1959; 1968; 1973; 1976) MELCD1002127

Butsko White Nights Pisarenko; Mishchevsky et al; Big SO of All-Union Radio and Television/Rozhdestvensky (1973) MELCD1002126

Glazunov Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 82. Concerto Ballata for Cello and Orchestra in C, Op. 108. Concerto for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra in E flat, Op. 109 Tretiakov; Moscow Symphony Radio Orch/Fedoseyev (1985); Rostropovich; USSR State Academic SO/Svetlanov (1964); Mikhailov; Orchestra Soloists Ensemble/Korneyev (1976) MELCD1002131

Rimsky-Korsakov ‘Symphonic Works’: Symphonies – No. 1 in E flat minor, Op. 1; No. 2, Op. 9, ‘Antar’; No. 3 in C, Op. 32. Sadko, Op. 5. Skazka, Op. 29. Sinfonietta on Russian Themes in A, Op. 31. Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34. Sheherazade, Op. 35. Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36. On the Tomb, Op. 61 State Academic SO/Svetlanov (1969-84) MELCD1002130 (four CDs)

Melodiya Limited Editions

Borodin ‘Borodin Quartet, Vol. 1’: String Quartet No. 1 in A Borodin Quartet (1965) MELLP0027 (vinyl LP)

Brahms ‘Leonid Kogan, Vol. 1’: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77 Logan; Boston SO/Monteux (1958) MELLP0026 (vinyl LP)

Brahms ‘Yuri Bashmet, Vol. 1’: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 – No. 1 in F minor; No. 2 in E flat Bashmet; Muntian (1984) MELLP0022 (vinyl LP)

Leclair. Telemann. Ysaÿe ‘Violin Duos’: Sonatas for two Violins – Op. 3 No. 1 in G; Op. 3 No. 3 in C. Canon-Sonata for two Violins in G, TWV40:118. Sonata for two Violins in A minor Kogan; Gilels, Elizaveta MELLP0020 (vinyl LP)

Mercury Classics/DG

Beethoven. Schumann Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’. Fantasie in C, Op. 17 Yundi; Berliner Philharmoniker/
Harding 481 0710

Falla. Rodrigo ‘Aranjuez’: Homenaje (pièce de guitare écrite pour ‘Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy’). El Sombrero de Tres Picos – Danza del Molinero. Concierto de Aranjuez. Invocación y danza. Fantasía para un gentilhombre Miloš; LPO/Nézet-Séguin 481 0652

Mirare, Disques

Barber. Bernstein. Gershwin. Herrmann. Ives ‘American Journey’: Adagio for Strings. Serenade after Plato’s ‘Symposium’. Three Preludes. Psycho – Suite. The Unanswered Question Murray; Orch Poitou-Charentes/Heisser MIR244

Beethoven. Schumann Piano Trio in E flat, Op. 70 No. 2. Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op. 110 Trio Les Esprits MIR241


Mozart ‘Mozart auf der Orgel’: Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546. Adagio in B minor, K540. Leipziger Gigue in G, K574. Allegro and Fugue in G minor, K312+K401. Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein aus, K620. Fugue on the Kyrie from the Requiem in D minor, K626, etc. Lohmann (Holzhey organ of Münster Obermarchtal) CD13961

Various composers ‘Glocken und Orgelklänge aus dem Regensburger Dom’:  Stoiber et al CD50931

MSR Classics

Albert. Alexander. Galbraith. Kander. McTee ‘Bassoon Transcended’: Circadia: Three Movements. Fractals. Sonata. The Lunch Counter: A Musical Play in Seven Movements. Circle Music III Schillinger; Moss MS1439

Bogdanovic. Gnattali. Goss. Mirtenbaum Zenamon ‘Cold Dark Matter – Music for Cello and Guitar’: Quatre Pièces intimes. Sonata for Cello and Guitar. Park of Idols. Reflexões No. 6 Patterson; Sutton MS1430

Musique en Wallonie

Lassus ‘Roland de Lassus – Biographie musicale, Vol. III’: Missa ‘O passi sparsi’. Magnificat sopra ‘Las je n’iray’. Evehor invidia pressus. Ich armer Mann. Je suis quasi prest d’enrager. Ego sum pauper. Si bene perpendi. Beau le cristal beau l’albastre et l’ivoyre, etc. Egidius Kwartet & College/de Groot MEW1369

Naïve Classique

Handel Tamerlano, HWV18 (1731 version) Sabata; Cencic; Ainsley; Gauvin; Donose; Kudinov et al; Il Pomo d’Oro/Minasi V5373 (three CDs)

Stravinsky Histoire du Soldat Bouquet; Depardieu, Gérard; Depardieu, Guillaume; Azzolini; Bauer; Breszynski; Pasquier; Cerutti/Mintz V5371

Naïve Vivaldi Edition

Vivaldi L’incoronazione di Dario, RV719 (ed. Aresi/Secchi) Dahlin; Mingardo; Galou; Novaro; Mameli; Cirillo; Soloviy; Bridelli et al; Accademia Bizantina/Dantone OP30553 (three CDs)


Bartók ‘Piano Music, Vol. 7’: Fourteen Bagatelles, BB50. Nine Little Piano Pieces, BB90 Jandó 8.573244

Beethoven. Delius. Grieg. Handel. Messiaen. Mozart. Mussorgsky. Poulenc. Sæverud. Saint-Saëns. Sibelius. Vaughan Williams et al ‘Animals in Music’: The animal kingdom offers memorable opportunities for sonic richness Various artists 8.578281-82 (two CDs)

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 Libor; Bauer; Warsaw Philharmonic Ch and Orch/Wit 8.573061

Brouwer. Takemitsu ‘Japanese Guitar Music, Vol. 1’, inc. Brouwer’s ‘Two Homages to Toru Takemitsu’ and Takemitsu’s complete original solo guitar works Fukuda 8.573153

Cilea. Fuga. Petrassi Sonata for Cello and Piano in D, Op. 38. Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1. Preludio, Aria e Finale Macrì; Fuga 8.573141

Cornelius ‘Complete Lieder, Vol. 4’: Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8. Neun Geistliche Lieder, Op. 2, ‘Vater unser’. Ave Maria. Marienlieder, ‘Vergine’ Landshamer; Schäfer, M.; Begemann; Hausmann; Veit 8.572859

d’Albert Aschenputtel, Op. 33. Das Seejungfräulein, Op. 15. Der Rubin – Overture, etc. Kaminskaite; MDR Sinfonieorch Leipzig/Märkl 8.573110

Dvořák ‘Piano Trios, Vol. 1’: Piano Trios – No. 3 in F minor, B130; No. 4 in E minor, B166, ‘Dumky’ Tempest Trio 8.573279

Górecki ‘Antoni Wit conducts Henryk Górecki’ Soloists et al; Polish National Radio SO; Warsaw PO/Wit 8.503268 (three CDs)

Richardson, F. ‘Complete Works for Harpsichord’ Wilson 8.572997

Shostakovich ‘Symphonies, Vol. 10’: Symphony No. 14, Op. 135 James, G.; Vinogradov; Royal Liverpool PO/Petrenko 8.573132

Togni ‘Complete Piano Music, Vol. 2’: Quarto, Quinto e Sesto Capriccio. Sei Preludi. Prima Partita Corale. Serenata No. 1 Orvieto 8.572991

Ye The Macau Bride (Ballet Suite). Four Poems of Lingnan Shi Yijie; Liu Mingyan; Macau Youth Ch; Macau Orch/Lü Jia 8.573131

Naxos American Classics

Danielpour Toward a Season of Peace Plitmann; Pacific Chorale and Symphony/St Clair 8.559772

Festinger Diary of a Journey. The Coming of Age. Laws of Motion. A Dream Foretold New York New Music Ensemble 8.559399

Rzewski Fantasia. Second Hand, or Alone at Last. De Profundis Satterlee 8.559760

Naxos Canadian Classics

Hatzis ‘Flute Concertos’: Departures. Overscript Gallois; Thessaloniki State SO/Myrat 8.573091

Naxos Laureate Series

Bach, J. S. Bruhns. Buxtehude. de Grigny. Messiaen. Radulescu ‘Laureate Series – Organ: Mari Fukumoto’: A recital by the first prize winner of the Seventh International Organ Competition Musashino-Tokyo Fukumoto 8.573155

Naxos Wind Band Classics

Barber. Copland. Creston. Grainger. Rands. Schwarz ‘Above and Beyond’, inc. Barber’s ‘Commando March’, Copland’s ‘Emblems’, Creston’s ‘Celebration Overture, Op. 61’, Grainger’s ‘Lincolnshire Posy (ed. Fennell)’, Rands’s ‘Ceremonial’ and Schwarz’s ‘Above and Beyond’ ‘The President’s Own’ United States Marine Band/Schwarz 8.573121

Nimbus Alliance

Blackford Voices of Exile Wyn-Rogers; Kunde; Finley; The Bach Ch; New London Children’s Ch; Philharmonia Orch/Hill NI6264

Brahms. Fišer. Kukal. Martinů. Mozart Violin Sonata No. 2 in A, Op. 100. Sonata, ‘The Hands’. ‘The Late Hour’ (Afterstund) for Solo Violin, Op. 30. Violin Sonata No. 3, H303. Violin Sonata in E minor, K304/K300c Cepický; Klánský NI6265

Clérambault. Raison ‘French Organ Music from the Golden Age, Vol. 3’: Suite du Premier Ton. Suite du Deuxième Ton. Messe du Premier Ton. Offerte, en action de grâce, pour l’heureuse convalescence du Roy en 1687 Ponsford (1714 Boizard organ of Abbaye de Saint-Michel-en-Thiérache) NI6268

Read Thomas ‘Chamber & Piano Works’: Starlight Ribbons. A Circle Around the Sun. Scat. Pilgrim Soul. Double Helix. Six Piano Etudes. Ring Flourish Blaze. Traces. Toft Serenade Sung; Yu; Walters; Hersh; Rose; Morey; Briggs; Hirata; Huang; Schlosberg; Walden Chamber Players; Southern Methodist University Wind Ensemble/Delaney NI6261

NMC Recordings

Casken Violin Concerto. Concerto for Orchestra. Orion over Farne Jaffe; Hallé/Stenz NMCD189

Nupen, Christopher, Films

Various composers ‘Karim’s Journey – A Voyage of Discovery’: A film by Christopher Nupen Said et al A17CND (DVD-V)

OAE Released

Vivaldi Il Cimento dell’Armonia e dell’Inventione, Op. 8 – Concertos Nos. 1-4, ‘Le quattro stagione’ Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Debretzeni SIGCD377

Oehms Classics

Bach, J. S. ‘Precious Refuge’: Violin Concertos – BWV1041 in A minor; BWV1056 in F minor. Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV1001-06 – Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003; Sonata No. 3 in C, BWV1005 Widjaja; Berliner Camerata OC896

Ianni ‘Prayers of Silence’: Stella Maris, Op. 63. De Profundis, Op. 71. Rosa Mystica, Op. 84. Angelus, Op. 88. Holy Lake, Op. 91. Obsculta, Op. 97. Afterthought, Op. 102. Thanking Blessed Mary Ianni OC428

Strauss, F. Strauss, R. ‘Romantic Works for Horn’, inc. Franz Strauss’s ‘Nocturno, Op. 7’ and ‘Thema und Variationen, Op. 13’ and Richard Strauss’s ‘Andante in C, TrV155’ and ‘Introduktion, Thema und Variationen in E flat, TrV70’ Xiaoming Han; Boost; Bratchkova; Müller van Recum. Engelhardt. Dobner. Schmalfuss OC1804


Shostakovich Six Romances (on verses by W. Raleigh, R. Burns and W. Shakespeare), Op. 62a. Scottish Ballade (Annie Laurie). Suite (on poems of Michelangelo Buonarroti), Op. 145a Finley; Helsinki PO/Sanderling, T. ODE1235-2

Onyx Classics

Abreu. Azevedo. Baptista. Costa. Jobim. Monte. Nucci. Pixinguinha. Veloso. Vogler ‘Stradivarius in Rio’: A collection of evocative songs from some of the great composers of Brazilian popular music, with musicians from Rio and London Mullova; Barley; Clarvis; Guello; Freitas ONYX4130

Opus Arte

Buxtehude Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV75 Blaze; Ainsley; Underwood; Ch of Magdalen College, Oxford; Phantasm/Hyde (Chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford, 2013) OACD9023D (CD)

Minkus Don Quixote (choreography: Carlos Acosta after Marius Petipa) Nuñez; Acosta; Saunders; Mosley; Avis; Gartside; Hirano; Morera et al; The Royal Ballet; Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Yates (Covent Garden, London, 2013) OABD7143D (Blu-ray disc); OA1133D (DVD-V)

Puccini Turandot (stage direction: Andrei Serban) Lindstrom; Berti; Nakamura; Aceto; Sourbis; Jones; Philip; Elliott et al; Royal Opera Chor; Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Nánási (Covent Garden, London, 2014) OABD7142D (Blu-ray disc); OA1132D (DVD-V)


Strauss, R. Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30. Don Juan, Op. 20. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28 City of Birmingham SO/Nelsons C878141A

Pan Classics

Anonymous ‘ex Vienna – Habsburg violin music’: Music from Manuscript XIV 726 of the Minoritenkonvent (OFM) in Vienna Ars Antiqua Austria/Letzbor PC10310

Schmidt ‘Works for piano left hand & orchestra written for Paul Wittgenstein’: Concerto in E flat. Chaconne in C minor, Concertante Variationen über ein thema von Beethoven. Quintet in D Kolly; Sarastro Quartett; Wiener Jeunesse Orch/Böck; Musikkollegium Winterthur/Andreas PC10309 (two CDs)


Bach, J. S. Goldberg Variations, BWV988 (arr. Duo Mélisande) Duo Mélisande PTY113215

Correa de Arauxo ‘Tientos’: Libro de tientos y discursos de música practica, y theorica de organo intitulado Facultad organica (Alcalá, 1626) Thiry; Bismuth PTY411116

Couperin, F. ‘Portrait d’Iris – Suites pour viole de gambe et pièces de clavecin’: Pièces de violes avec la basse chifrée – Premier Suite; Deuxième Suite. Les Goûts-Réunis – Quatorzième Concert. Pièces de clavecin – La Manon; La Garnier; Les Ondes; Les Grâces incomparables; L’Amazône; Les Baricades mystérieuses; Le Tic-Toc-Choc, etc. Guigues; Procopio; Abramowicz; Cassaigne PTY409212


Bach, J. S. ‘Ich elender Mensch – Leipzig Cantatas’: Sie werden euch in die Bann tun, BWV44. Ich elender Mensch, wer wird mich erlösen, BWV48. Herr, wie du willt, so schicks mit mir, BWV73 Mields; Guillon; Hobbs; Kooij; Collegium Vocale Gent/Herreweghe LPH012

Piano Classics

Debussy Préludes, Books 1 and 2 Sasaki PCL0064

Mendelssohn Lieder ohne Worte (complete) Szokolay PCLD0067 (two CDs)

Praga Digitals

Copland Piano Concerto. El Salón México. Appalachian Spring. Old American Songs Warfield; Copland; New York PO/Bernstein; Utah SO/Abravanel; LSO/Dorati; Columbia SO/Copland DSD350086 (Hybrid SACD)

Strauss, R. Don Juan, Op. 20. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28. Vier letzte Lieder, TrV296. Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 Schwarzkopf; Philharmonia Orch/Ackermann; Wiener Philharmoniker/
Furtwängler DSD350100 (Hybrid SACD)

Wagner ‘Orchestral Music’: Der fliegende Holländer – Overture. Lohengrin – Prelude to Act I. Tannhäuser – Overture. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – Overture; Dance of the Apprentices. Die Walküre – Ride of the Valkyries. Götterdämmerung – Siegfried’s Rhine Journey; Siegfried’s Funeral Music Wiener Philharmoniker/Furtwängler DSD350107 (Hybrid SACD)

Profil Edition

Brahms. Busoni. Debussy. Dvořák. Franck. Haydn. Mendelssohn. Ravel. Rossini et al ‘Carlo Maria Giulini Anniversary Edition’ Zukerman; Callas; Alva; Gobbi et al; Symphonieorch des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonieorch; Coro e Orch del Teatro alla Scala di Milano/Giulini PH14006 (six CDs)

Bruckner. Haydn. Mozart. Schumann ‘Günter Wand Edition’ NDR Sinfonieorch/Wand PH12044 (seven CDs)

Wagner Lohengrin Youn; Pieczonka; Struckmann; Lang; Schulte; Francke; da Silva; Lee; Schmidt et al; NDR Chor; Prager Kammerchor; WDR Rundfunkchor und -Sinfonieorch Köln/Bychkov PH13040 (five Vinyl LPs)


Keiser Der für die Sünde der Welt gemartete und sterbende Heiland Jesus, ‘Brockes-Passion’ Tóth; Van Elsacker; Kooij; Vox Luminis; Les Muffatti/Van Heyghen RAM1303 (two CDs)

Reference Recordings

Bartók. Hindemith. Prokofiev ‘Miraculous Metamorphoses’: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB82 – Suite. Symphonic Metamorphosis after Themes by Carl Maria von Weber. Suite from ‘The Love for Three Oranges’, Op. 33bis Kansas City Symphony/Stern RR-132

Respighi Pini di Roma, P141. Belkis, regina di Saba – Suite, P177 Minnesota Orch/Oue RM-1509 (200g vinyl LP)

Regent Records

Buck. Dunphy. Harris. Helvey. Kay. Lekberg. Paulus. Riegger. Rózsa. Schuman et al ‘American Declarations’, inc. Buck’s ‘Hymn to Music’, Dunphy’s ‘What do you thnk I fought for at Omaha Beach?’, Harris’s ‘Symphony for Voices’, Kay’s ‘A Lincoln Letter’, Paulus’s ‘Stabat mater’, Rózsa’s ‘The Lord is my Shepherd, Op. 34’ and Schuman’s ‘Declaration Chorale’ St Louis Chamber Chor/Barnes REGCD414

Cooke ‘Choral Music’: Morning Service. Three Partsongs. The Glory of Zion. Verbum caro factum est. Evening Service. O salutaris hostia. Invocation. The Hazel Wood Selwyn College Chapel Ch, Cambridge; Onyx Brass; Parsons/MacDonald REGCD411

Resonus Classics

Warlock ‘A short while for dreaming – Choral works by Peter Warlock’: Benedicamus Domino. The Rich Cavalcade. One More River. Ha’nacker Mill (arr. Tomlinson). The Shrouding of the Duchess of Malfi. Lullaby. The Full Heart. Bethlehem Down, etc. Blossom Street/Campbell RES10129 (download only)


Bach, J. S. Boxberg. Bruhns. Buxtehude. Hoffmann. Pachelbel. Riedel. Scharmann. Scheidemann. Schütz. Sebastiani. Telemann. Tunder ‘German Baroque Sacred Music’, inc. J. S. Bach’s ‘Johannes-Passion, BWV245’, Bruhns’s ‘Erstanden ist der Heilige Christ’, Hoffmann’s ‘Schlage doch’, Riedel’s ‘Harmonische Freude’, Schütz’s ‘Die seiben Worte Jesus Christi am Kreuz’ and Telemann’s ‘Du aber Daniel, gehe hin’ de Reyghere; Bowman; Ledroit; de Mey; Honeyman; Agnew; Padmore; Mammel; van Egmond; Foccroulle; Choeur de Chambre de Namur; Les Agrémens; La Chaprlle Rhénane; Ricercar Consort/Pierlot et al RIC344 (seven CDs)

Zamponi Ulisse all’isola di Circe Clematis; Capella Mediterranea; Choeur de Chambre de Namur/García Alarcón RIC342 (two CDs + book)

Roméo Records

Brahms. Bridge. Britten. Falla. Kaye. Quilter. Stanford. Stradella. Tchaikovsky. Weill ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci – A Recital of Songs’ Plowright; Mountford 7302

Martinů. Mozart. Penderecki. Spohr ‘Duos Duette Duos’: Three Madrigals, H313. Duos for Violin and Viola – K423 in G; K424 in B. Ciaccona in memoriam Giovanni Paolo II. Duo for Violin and Viola, Op. 13 Popova; Penkov 7301

RPO Records

Khachaturian. Tchaikovsky ‘Yoon-Hee Kim plays … ’: Violin Concerto in D minor. Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 Kim; RPO/Wordsworth RPOSP046

Signum Classics

Debussy. Elgar. Respighi. Sibelius ‘1917 – Works for Violin & Piano’: Violin Sonata in G minor. Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 82. Violin Sonata in B minor, P110. Five Pieces, Op. 81 Waley-Cohen; Watkins, H. SIGCD376 (two CDs)

Purcell ‘A Purcell Collection’: Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem. O God, Thou art my God. Behold, O Mightiest of Gods. My Heart is Inditing. Hail! Bright Cecilia. Fairest Isle. To the Hills and the Vales. How Happy the Lover, etc. voces8; Les Inventions SIGCD375

Sinfonieorchester Basel

Honegger Symphonies – No. 2 in D, H153; No. 4, H191, ‘Deliciae basiliensis’ Sinfonieorch Basel/Davies SOB05


Leifs ‘Eilífd – Eternity’: String Quartets – No. 1, Op. 21, ‘Mors et vita’; No. 2, Op. 36, ‘Vita et mors’; No. 3, Op. 64, ‘El Greco’ Reykjavik Chamber Orch SMK81

Solo Musica

Richter, F. X. ‘Genesis 1757’: Seven String Quartets, Op. 5 Casal Quartett SM184 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Solstice, Disques du

Boulez. Chin. Ligeti. Messiaen ‘Fulgurances’: Études – No. 1, ‘In C’; No. 2, ‘Sequenzen’; No. 3, ‘Scherzo ad libitum’; No. 4, ‘Scalen’; No. 5, ‘Toccata’; No. 6, ‘Grains’. Incises (2001). Études pour piano – No. 15, ‘White on White’; No. 16, ‘Pour Irina’; No. 17, ‘À bout de souffle’; No. 18, ‘Canon’. Quatre Études de Rythme. Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus – No. 6, Par lui tout a été fait Gil SOCD300

Vierne. Widor ‘Pierre Labric joue Widor et Vierne à Notre-Dame de Paris’, inc. excerpts from Vierne’s ‘Pièces de fantaisie’ and ‘Messe basse’ and excerpts from Widor’s organ symphonies Labric (great organ of Notre-Dame, Paris) SOCD296

Sospiro Noir

Harle/Almond ‘The Tyburn Tree – Dark London’: Fortress. Spring-Heeled Jack. My Fair Lady. Ratcliffe Highway. The Tyburn Tree. The Labyrinth of Limehouse. To the Crow the Spoils. Dark Angel. The Vampire of Highgate. Black Widow. Poor Henry. Jerusalem Almond; Harle; Leonard; MacColl; Paricelli; Lodder; Phillips; Barker; Sinclair; Eisner Harle SOSTT100114

Steinway & Sons

Busoni. Liszt. Mozart ‘An Amadeus Affair’, inc. Busoni’s ‘Duettino concertante, K88’, Liszt’s ‘Réminiscences de Don Juan, S656’ and Mozart’s ‘Sonata for two Pianos in D, K488/K375a’ Anderson & Roe Piano Duo STNS30022

Stravinsky ‘Solo Piano Works’: Piano Sonata. Etudes. Ragtime. Polka. Tango. Valse. Piano-Rag-Music. Prologue to Mussorgsky’s ‘Boris Godunov’. Serenade in A. Circus Polka. Two Sketches of a Sonata. Firebird Suite (arr. Agosti) Lin STNS30028

Stone Records

Hamilton ‘Vision’: Salvator mundi. Angele Dei. Ave verum. In remembrance. The Lord is my shepherd. Crucifixus. The Lord’s Prayer. The evening hymn. O sacrum convivium. Panis angelicus. Beati quorum via. Oh holy night. Star of Bethlehem Meister; Cantoribus/Hamilton 5060192780406


Bach, C. P. E. Sonata a viola da gamba solo e basso in C, Wq136 (H558). Trio in G minor, Wq88 (H510). Solo a viola da gamba e basso in D, Wq137 (H559) Rasi; Marisaldi; Pasetto STR33975

Fauré. Hovhaness. Piazzolla. Tauský. Whettam Pavane, Op. 50 (arr. Littera). Seven Greek Folk Dances, Op. 150. Oblivion. Concertino for Harmonica and Orchestra. Concerto scherzoso for Harmonica and Small Orchestra Littera; Orch Stesichoros/Di Mauro STR33875

Fedele ‘Two Moons’: Suite Francese. Études boréales. Two Moons. Due Notturni con figura Bellocchio STR33936


Bragato. Galliano. Piazzolla ‘Vivat Tango’: Milonton. Tango pour Claude. Libertango. Vivat tango. Le Grand Tango. Oblivion. Ave Maria. Milonga sin palabras, etc. Horák; Nouzovský SU4161-2

Klusák ‘Inventions’: Inventions Nos. 1-10. Perished Happiness Czech Nonet; Agon/Kofron; Chamber Harmonia Orch/Pešek; Brno State PO/Vronský; Prague Philharmonia/Hanus; Prague Radio SO/Lenárd SU4163-2 (two CDs)

Prokofiev. Stravinsky Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat, Op. 84. Quatre Études, Op. 2. Chant du Rossignol. Quatre Études, Op. 7 Bohmova SU4148-2

Swedish Society Discofil

Mozart ‘The Five Violin Concertos’: Violin Concertos – No. 1 in B flat, K207; No. 2 in D, K211; No. 3 in G, K216; No. 4 in D, K218; No. 5 in A, K219 Sparf; Uppsala Chamber Orch SCD1158 (two CDs)


Caldara Suonate da camera, Op. II. Sonate a Violoncello solo L’Aura Soave TC670390 (two CDs)

Ferrini ‘Opere per clavicembalo’: Tastata. Ballo di Mantova Primo. Aria di Fiorenza – prima; seconda; terza; quarta. Partite sopra l’Aria di Fiorenza. Passacagli. Toccata. Capriccio fatto sopra il Cucchù, etc. Loreggian TC600602

Fumagalli. Gasperini. Orselli. Savinelli. Tamplini. Torriani ‘Fantasie operistiche per fagotto e pianoforte’, inc. Gasperini’s ‘Pot-Pourri della Sonnambula di Vincenzo Bellini’, Orselli’s ‘Fantasia sull’Opera Un Ballo in Maschera di Giuseppe Verdi’ and Tamplini’s ‘Fantasia sull’Opera Don Pasquale di Gaetano Donizetti’ Giaccaglia; Jung Hun Yoo TC800003

Gabrieli, G. Canzoni et Sonate per sonar con ogni sorte de instrumenti (1615) Consort Fontegara/Clemencic TC550702

Marenzio et al ‘Luca Marenzio e il suo tempo – Madrigali, villanelle, danze e fantasia si fine ’500’: Che fa oggi il mio sole. Occhi dolci e soavi. Degli occhi il dolce giro. Questa di verd’ erbette. Fuggirò tant’amore, etc. Alesci; Cerasini; Lonardi TC531302

Salieri ‘Ouvertures, Scherzi, Divertimenti’: Les Danaïdes. Ouverture – prima; seconda. Concertino 1T-4T. Divertimenti – primo; secondo; terzo; quarto. La fuga Pollastri; Quartetto Amati TC751903

Toccata Classics

Bach, C. P. E. Spiritual Songs (from Wq194 (H686) and Wq197-98 (H749 and 752)) Meyn; Charlston TOCC0248

Debussy. Grechaninov ‘Complete Music for Viola and Piano’: Romance. Beau Soir (both transcr. Grechaninov). Viola Sonatas – No. 1 in B flat, Op. 161; No. 2 in F, Op. 172. Early Morning, Op. 126b. In modo antico, Op. 81 Artamonova; Walker TOCC0234

Farwell ‘Piano Music, Vol. 2’: Dawn, Op. 12. Tone Pictures after Pastels in Prose, Op. 7. Polytonal Studies, Op. 109 – Series II. Mesa and Plain, Op. 20 – No. 2, Pawnee Horses Thomas TOCC0222

Schurmann ‘Chamber Music, Vol. 2’: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2. Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano. Fantasia for Cello and Piano Rosengren; Greensmith; Korzhev; Lyris String Quartet TOCC0220

Urania Widescreen

Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 1-9, etc. Borkh; Siewart; Lewis; Weber; Beecham Choral Society; RPO/Leibowitz WS121.278 (five CDs)

Beethoven. Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Op. 15. Piano Sonatas – No. 30 in E, Op. 109; No. 31 in A flat, Op. 110; No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 83 Richter; Boston SO/Munch WS121.270 (two CDs)

Bizet. Boito. Cilea. Donizetti. Gounod. Mascagni. Mozart. Pergolesi. Puccini. Rossini. Verdi ‘Rosanna Carteri – Studio Recordings, 1949-60’, inc. arias from ‘Carmen’, ‘Mefistofele’, ‘Adriana Lecouvreur’, ‘L’elisir d’amore’, ‘Faust’, ‘Iris’, ‘Le nozze di Figaro’, ‘La serva padrona’, ‘Madama Butterfly’, ‘La Donna del lago’ and ‘La traviata’ Carteri et al WS121.255 (three CDs)

Ponchielli La Gioconda Cerquetti; Del Monaco; Simionato; Bastianini; Siepi; Sacchi; Giorgetti; Cesarini et al; Coro e Orch del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Gavazzeni (1957) WS121.201 (two CDs)

Walhall Eternity

Bononcini Polifemo (sung in German) Dermota; Alsen; Topitz-Feiler; Funk; Poell et al; Großes Orch der RAVAG/Schönherr (Vienna, 1944) WLCD0381

Verdi Macbeth (sung in German) Goltz; Braun; Dermota; Kreppel et al; Wiener Rundfunkchor und -Orch/Quadri (Vienna, 1960) WLCD0380 (two CDs)

Waltershausen Oberst Chabert Wiener; Hopf; Patzak; Fuchs et al; Niederösterreichisches Tonkünstlerorch/Adler (Vienna, 1956) WLCD0379 (two CDs)

Wigmore Hall Live

Schubert ‘Songs by Schubert’: Der Strom, D565. Viola, D786. Auflösung, D807. An den Mond, D296. Strophe aus ‘Die Götter Griechenlands’, D677. Geheimes, D719. Gondelfahrer, D808, etc. Bostridge; Drake WHLive0067

Winter & Winter

Kurtág. Ligeti. Liszt ‘Hungarian Diary’: Játékok – excerpts. Musica Ricercata. Bagatelle sans tonalité, S216a. Nuages gris, S199. Resignazione, S187a Anzellotti 


Yarlung Records

Bach, J. S. Carter. Mozart. Scriabin ‘Orion’: French Overture in B minor, BWV831. Piano Sonata. Variations on ‘Salve tu, Domine’ by Paisiello, K398/K416e. Piano Sonata No. 5 in F sharp, Op. 53 Weiss 78873

Lefkowitz ‘Inner World’: Building Blocks of the Psyche. E Duo Unum. Inner Voices. At Onement. Duet for Violin and Viola. Within/Without Frey; Fung; Coletti; Fei; Kadarauch; Williams; McKinney; Long 88328

Zig-Zag Territoires

Boisselot. Catel. Cherubini. Hérold ‘French Romantic Cantatas’: Velléda – Chant du matin. Sémiramis – Ouverture. Medée – Ouverture (Brussels version); Air de Néris. Circé. Ariane – Introduction Deshayes; Opera Fuoco ZZT337

Mussorgsky. Rimsky-Korsakov Pictures from an Exhibition (orch. Ravel). Sheherazade, Op. 35 Orch Philharmonique du Luxembourg/Krivine ZZT329


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