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Beppe ‘Remote Galaxy’: Remote Galaxy. Distant Words. Lost in September. Tightrope walking beneath Heaven. Flute Concerto No. 2 Beynon; Philharmonia Orch/Ashkenazy 2L100PABD (Pure Audio Blu-ray disc)

Dyrud Out of Darkness Nidaros Cathedral Ch/Sydnes 2L99SABD (Pure Audio Blu-ray disc + Hybrid SACD)

ABC Classics

Bach, J. S. Badalamenti. D’Alessio. Debussy. Delibes. Glass, P. Haydn. Kats-Chernin. Morricone. Nyman. Rota. Satie. Schubert. Yared ‘The Mad, the Bad and the Awkward’: A journey through the magical world of the movies, inc. music from the films ‘The City of Lost Children’, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘The Hours’, ‘Mary and Max’, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’, ‘The Painted Veil’ and ‘Betty Blue’ Whitwell 476 4898

Glass, P. ‘Mad Rush – Piano Music’: Metamorphosis I-V. Mad Rush. Dead Things. Wichita Vortex Sutra Whitwell 476 4469

Nyman ‘All Imperfect Things – Solo Piano Music of Michael Nyman’: The Heart Asks Pleasure First. Lost and Found. The Mood that Passes Through You. Here to There. The Attraction of the Pedalling Ankle. Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds, etc. Whitwell 481 0412

Actes Sud, Musicales

Stravinsky Le Sacre du Printemps. Petrushka Les Siècles/Roth ASM15

Wagner Tannhäuser – excerpts. Tristan und Isolde – excerpts. Götterdämmerung – excerpts Melton; Orch National de Bordeaux Aquitaine/Daniel ASM22

Alba Records

Crumb. Fagerudd. Kurtág. Tuomela ‘In Strange Company (A Nocturnal Journey)’: Quest. Bluesoresque I-III. A Kis Csáva, Op. 15b. Crisp Kumela ABCD366 (Hybrid SACD)

Räihälä ‘Peat, Smoke & Seaweed Storm’: Barlinnie Nine. Soliloque 2: La Tornade. Rautasade. Aflao Highway. Ardbeg Harju; Kärkkäinen; Finnish Radio SO/Oramo; Slobodeniouk ABCD367 (Hybrid SACD)


Albéniz. Bach, J. S. Granados. Lauro. Madriguera. Scarlatti, D. Segovia. Sor. Tansman et al ‘John Williams – Guitar Magician’ Williams ALC1253

Albinoni. Corelli. Handel. Pachelbel. Telemann. Vivaldi ‘Treasures of the Baroque’, inc. Albinoni’s ‘Adagio’, Pachelbel’s ‘Canon’ and Telemann’s ‘Suite for Viola da gamba and Strings in D’ Haas; Egger; Ramsay; Tarr; Stringl; Rilling; Wallfisch, E.; Württemburg Orch/Faerber ALC1254

Arne. Bach, J. S. Byrd. Couperin, F. Couperin, L. Daquin. Gibbons. Handel. Holborne. Mozart. Paradis. Rameau. Scarlatti, D. ‘The Harmonious Blacksmith – Harpsichord Favourites’ Aldwinckle ALC1293

Bartók Piano Concertos – No. 1, BB91; No. 2, BB101; No. 3, BB127 Anda; Berlin RSO/Fricsay ALC1246

Beethoven Septet in E flat, Op. 20. Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat, Op. 16 Panhofer; Vienna Octet ALC1243

Berlioz. Bizet. Falla. Fauré. Gounod. Halffter, E. Massenet. Puccini. Saint-Saëns. Schubert. Schumann. Villa-
Lobos et al ‘Victoria de Los Angeles – The Sweetheart Soprano’ de Los Angeles et al ALC1232

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 83. Violin Sonata No. 1 in G, Op. 78 Richter; Kagan; Chicago SO/Leinsdorf ALC1248

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue. An American in Paris. Piano Concerto in F, etc. Bernstein; NYPO/List; Eastman-Rochester Orch/Fennell ALC1247

Kabalevsky Pathétique Overture, Op. 64. Piano Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 9. Rhapsody, Op. 75. Spring, Op. 65. The Comedians Suite, Op. 26 Sheludiakov; Russian Cinematographic SO/Mnatsakanov ALC1287

Khachaturian Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 46. Piano Concerto in D flat, Op. 38 Gutnikov; Servadei; USSR Large SO/
Ivanov; LPO/Giunta ALC1255

Miaskovsky Piano Sonatas – No. 4 in C minor, Op. 27; No. 5 in B, Op. 64 No. 1. Sonatine in E minor, Op. 57 McLachlan ALC1245

Various composers ‘Orient Express – Light Classics: Europe and Beyond’ Concert Orch/Sutherland ALC1250

Various composers ‘The Story of King’s College Choir and Chapel’ King’s College Ch and Lay Clerks/Ledger ALDV101 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Twenty Gems of Viennese Operetta’ Rothenberger; Wunderlich; Schwarzkopf; Gueden; Gedda et al ALC1249

Weber Clarinet Concertos – No. 1 in F minor, J114; No. 2 in E flat, J118. Clarinet Quintet in B flat, J182 De Peyer; Melos Ensemble; Württemburg Orch/Faerber ALC1252


Bach, J. S. Busseuil. Ezkurra. Lazkano. Mahler. Piazzolla. Ravel. Sarasate ‘Euphonia’, inc. Busseuil’s ‘Escape’, Lazkano’s ‘Aztarnak’, Piazzolla’s ‘Libertango’ and ‘La Muerte del Ángel’ and Sarasate’s ‘Jota de San Fermin, Op. 36’ Duo A TEMPO ASCP1223 (CD + DVD-V)


Schumann ‘Piano Works’: Kreisleriana, Op. 16. Carnaval, Op. 9. Piano Sonata No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 11. Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6. Fantasie, Op. 17, etc. Gieseking (Berlin, 1938-47) ANDRCD9009 (two CDs)


Tchaikovsky Piano Sonata in G, Op. 37, ‘Grande Sonate’. Les Saisons, Op. 37b Paley AP087

Ar Ré-Sé

Brahms. Dohnányi String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51 No. 1. String Quartet No. 1 in A, Op. 7 Psophos Quartet AR20141

Arthaus Musik

Gluck ‘300 Years’: Alceste (stage direction: Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito). Iphigénie en Tauride (stage direction: Claus Guth). Orfeo ed Euridice (stage direction: Harry Kupfer) Nagelstad; Kaasch; Rydh; Smith et al/Carydis (Stuttgart, 2006); Gilfry; Galstian; Van der Walt et al/Christie (Zürich, 2001); Kowalski; Webster; Budd et al/Haenchen (Covent Garden, 1991) 108 111 (Blu-ray disc)

Audite Musikproduktion

Bellini. Granados. Guridi. Handel. Leoz. Mozart. Nin. Puccini. Rodrigo. Scarlatti, A. Toldrà. Verdi ‘Pilar Lorengar – Berlin, 1959-1962’ Lorengar et al
21.420 (three CDs)

Cras. Dohnányi. Kodály. Reger Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello. Serenade in C, Op. 10. Intermezzo. String Trio in A minor, Op. 77b Jacques Thibaud String Trio 97.534

Avie Records

Brahms. Rózsa Two Clarinet Sonatas, Op. 120. Sonatina for Solo Clarinet, Op. 27. Sonata for Solo Clarinet, Op. 41 Johnson; Osborne AV2311

Brediceanu. Dima. Godowsky. Kreisler. Liszt. Schubert. Schumann. Silvestri. Strauss, R. ‘Chants Nostalgiques’, inc. Godowsky’s ‘Alt-Wien’, Kreisler’s ‘Liebesleid (arr. Rachmaninov)’, various Schubert song transcriptions by Liszt (S558-65) and Silvestri’s ‘Chants nostalgiques, Op. 27 No. 1’, together with some previously unreleased recordings of Ion Buzea from 1961/62 Borac; Buzea AV2316

Rossini Maometto secondo Davies; Jeffery; Hulcup; Diffey; Dowling; Chor and Orch of Garsington Opera/Parry AV2312 (three CDs)

Various composers ‘Auricolae – The Double Album: Fairy Tales, Folktales and Fables for Violin, Cello and Narrator’, inc. ‘Three Fables (to poems by Robert Lax)’ and settings of ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Spots of the Toad’ and ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ Auricolae AV2292 (two CDs)

BGS Records

Da Milano ‘Dolcissima Amorosa – The lute music of Il Divino Francesco Canova da Milano (1497-1543), Vol. 1’ North BGS122

BIS Records

Albéniz ‘Piano Music, Vol. 8’: Second Suite españolas, T90. Seis Danzas españolas, T78. Estudio Impromptu, T50. Les Saisons, T100. Mazurka de salon, T81. Recuerdos, T80. Improvisation, T115. Champagne, T83. Berceuse, T114 Baselga BIS1973

Bach, J. S. ‘Secular Cantatas, Vol. 4 – Academic Cantatas’: Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft, BWV205. Vereinigte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten, BWV207 Lunn; Blaze; Lattke; Williams; Bach Collegium Japan/Suzuki, M. BIS2001 (Hybrid SACD)

Ben-Haim. Britten. Doráti. Haas. Hindemith ‘A 20th-Century Recital’: Three Songs without Words. Temporal Variations. Duo concertante. Suite for Oboe and Piano, Op. 17. Sonata for Oboe and Piano Ogrintchouk, A.; Ogrintchouk, L. BIS2023 (Hybrid SACD)

Debussy. Ravel La mer. La valse. Pavane pour une infante défunte. Boléro. Lever du jour, etc. Idenstam (1912/2002 Stahlhuth/Jann organ of Église Saint-Martin de Dudelange, Luxembourg) BIS2049 (Hybrid SACD)

Blue Moon

Adam. Chopin. Delibes. Rossini. Schumann. Tchaikovsky ‘The Royal Ballet Gala Performances’, inc. excerpts from ‘Giselle’, ‘Les Sylphides’, ‘Coppélia’, ‘La Boutique fantasque’, ‘Carnaval’, ‘Nutcracker’ and ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ Orch of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/
Ansermet (1957) BMCD840 (two CDs)


Cavalli/Stradella Il Novello Giasone Quiza; Tirotta; Mameli; Guadagnini; De Donato; Tittoto et al; OIDI Festival Baroque Ensemble/
Greco GB2464/66-2 (three CDs)

Massenet. Puccini. Tchaikovsky. Verdi ‘Il Mito dell’Opera – Virginia Zeani, Vol. 4’, inc. arias from ‘Werther’, ‘Madama Butterfly’, ‘La boheme’, ‘Turandot’, ‘Gianni Schicchi’, ‘La Rondine’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Eugene Onegin’, ‘Otello’ and ‘I Vespri Siciliani’ Zeani et al GB1234-2

Bridge Records

Lieberson Piano Concerto No. 3. Viola Concerto Beck; Diaz; Odense SO/Yoo BRIDGE9412

Brilliant Classics

Bach, J. S. ‘Complete Organ Music, Vol. 2’: Chorale Preludes, BWV651-58. Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542, etc. Molardi (Silbermann organ, Dresden) 94792 (four CDs)

Baev. Biberian. Cavallone. Gilardino. Manén. Migot. Porqueddu. Rózsa. Uhl ‘Novecento Guitar Sonatas’: A survey of 20th-century sonatas for solo guitar Porqueddu 9455 (five CDs)

Casella ‘Complete Piano Music’: Pavane, Op. 1. Variations sur une Chaconne, Op. 3. Toccata, Op. 6. Sarabande, Op. 10. Berceuse triste, Op. 14. Barcarola, Op. 15. À la manière de … , Op. 17. Sonatina, Op. 28. Inezie, Op. 32. Pezzi infantile, Op. 35. Sinfonia, ariso e toccata, Op. 59, etc. d’Ambrosio 9281 (three CDs)

Castelnuovo-Tedesco ‘Complete Music for Two Guitars’: Sonatina canonica, Op. 196. Les guitars bien tempérées, Op. 199. Fuga elegiaca, Op. 210a Duo Pace Poli Cappelli 94833 (two CDs)

Crescentini. Giuliani ‘Songs for soprano and guitar’: Twelve Ariettas. Six Ariettas, Op. 95. Twelve Waltzes, Op. 57 – No. 1; No. 6 Amarres; Volta 94779

Dessau. Dressel. Gál. Herr von Knorr. Hindemith. Jacoby. Schulhoff ‘Entartete Music’: Complete works for saxophone and piano by composers judged by the Nazi regime as degenerate Brutti; Farinelli 94874BR (two CDs)

Mozart ‘Chamber Music’: Oboe Quartet in F, K370/K368b. Flute Quartet in D, K285. Fantasia in F minor, K608. Andante in F, K616. Adagio and Allegro in F minor, K594 (arr. for wind ensemble) Ensemble Pyramide 94929

Oliva. Ponce. Ramírez ‘Fantasia Mexicana – Mexican Guitar Music’: Tres Insantes de Éxastis. Sonata Mexicana. Fantasía Sinaloense, etc. Pérez 94939BR

Schenck Tyd en Konst-Oeffeningen, Op. 2 – Sonatas Nos. 1, 5, 9, 11, 12 and 15 Fernández; Recondita Armonia Ensemble 94635BR

Ter Veldhuis ‘Complete Solo Piano Music’: Saudade. Sound. Postnuclear. Where the Heart Is. Honky Tonk Blues. The Body of Your Dreams. Piano Concerto No. 2, ‘Sky Falling’. Intervallen, etc. Van Veen, S.; Van Veen, J.; Brautigam; Netherlands Radio Chamber Phil/Fischer, T. 94873BR (two CDs)

Tessarini ‘Violin Sonatas’: Violin Sonatas – Op. 1 No. 2 in F; Op. 2 No. 8 in C; Op. 3 No. 1 in C; Op. 3 No. 2 in G; Op. 3 No. 12 in G; Op. 16 No. 3 in B. Allettamento da camera Losito; Del Sordo 94787

C Major Entertainment

Gershwin. Ginastera. Mahler. Parra ‘El Sistema at Salzburg Festival’ García; Chinchilla; White Hands Ch Venezuela; National Children’s SO of Venezuela/Rattle (Salzburg, 2013) 717004 (Blu-ray disc); 716908 (DVD-V)

Verdi. Wagner ‘Rolando Villazón and Thomas Hampson – The Odeonsplatz Concert’ Symphoniechor und -Orch des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Nézet-Séguin 716804 (Blu-ray disc); 716708 (DVD-V)

Cameo Classics

Bach, J. S. Brahms. Britten. Bush. Mathias. Purcell. Stanford. Whitlock et al ‘Music for the Royal Occasion’, inc. Britten’s ‘Jubilate Deo in C’, Bush’s ‘Trumpet March’, Mathias’s ‘Let the People Praise Thee, O God’, Stanford’s ‘Nunc dimittis in B flat’ and Whitlock’s ‘Exultemus’ St Paul’s Cathedral Ch/Dearnley CC9017CD

Brian ‘British Composers Première Collection, Vol. 8 – Havergal Brian: The Complete Music for Piano’: Double Fugue in E flat. Prelude and Fugue in D minor/major. Prelude and Fugue in C minor. March from ‘Turandot’, etc. Hill CC9016CD

Crumb. McPhee. Mayazumi. Messiaen. Young ‘East-West Encounters’: Vox Balaenae. Balinese Ceremonial Music. Bunraku – excerpts. Canteyodjaya. Trajet/Inter/Lignes Dreamtiger CC9018CD

Holbrooke ‘British Composers Première Collection, Vol. 6 – Josef Holbrooke: Music for Piano 1’: Fantasies-Sonates – No. 1, Op. 124, ‘The Haunted Palace’; No. 2, Op. 128, ‘Destiny’, etc. Trochopoulos CC9035CD

Holbrooke ‘British Composers Première Collection, Vol. 7 – Josef Holbrooke: Music for Piano 2’: Rhapsodie-Étude, Op. 42 No. 6, ‘Nocturne le Soir’. Nocturne, Op. 121 No. 8, ‘Ulalume’. Celtic Suite, Op. 72, etc. Trochopoulos CC9036CD


Fauré. Franck. Saint-Saëns ‘French Cello Sonatas II’: Berceuse, Op. 16. Elégie, Op. 24. Romance, Op. 69. Violin Sonata in A, M8 (arr. for cello and piano). Cello Sonata No. 2 in F, Op. 123, etc. Steckel; Rivinius AVI8553314

Cedille Records

Bach, J. S. Clyne. Glass. Ludwig ‘Two X Four’: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043. Prince of Clouds. Echorus. Seasons Lost Koh; Laredo; Curtis 20/21 Ensemble/Vinay CDR9000146

Brahms. Mozart Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115. Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 McGill; Pacifica Quartet CDR9000147

Challenge Classics

Bach, C. P. E. Sonatas for Organ, Wq70 (H133, 134, 84, 85, 86, 87) Koopman (1755 Migendt ‘Amalia’ organ, Berlin) CC72260

Berlioz Herminie, H29. La Captive, H60. La mort de Cléopâtre, H36 Larsson; Het Gelders Orkest/Manacorda CC72639 (Hybrid SACD)

MacMillan From Ayrshire. Tuireadh. Kiss on Wood. … as others see us … Roth; Berger; Wouters van den Oudeweijer; Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic/MacMillan CC72638

Scriabin ‘Extase’: Étude in C sharp minor, Op. 2 No. 1. Études, Op. 8. Études, Op. 42. Études, Op. 65 – No. 2 in C sharp; No. 3 in G Gurdal CC72640

Champs Hill Records

Mendelssohn Piano Trios – No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66; No. 3 in D minor, Op. 49. Variations concertantes in D, Op. 17. Albumblatt in E minor, Op. 117. Lied ohne Worte in D, Op. 109 Gould Piano Trio CHRCD088

Chandos Classics

Sibelius King Christian II, Op. 27 – Suite. Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 46 – Suite. Swanwhite, Op. 54 – Suite Iceland SO/Sakari CHAN10828X

Chandos Records

Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114. Cello Sonatas – No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38; No. 2 in F, Op. 99 Collins; Watkins, P.; Brown CHAN10825

Gregson Dream Song. Aztec Dances. Concerto for Orchestra. Horn Concerto Boustany; Watkins, R.; BBC Phil/Tovey CHAN10822

Chandos Records 2 for 1

Bartók The Wooden Prince, BB74. Hungarian Pictures, BB103. The Miraculous Mandarin, BB82. Concerto for Orchestra, BB123 Philharmonia Orch; Royal Scottish National Orch/Järvi, N. CHAN241-52 (two CDs)

Casella. Dallapiccola. Giordano. Mascagni. Petrassi. Ponchielli. Puccini. Respighi. Verdi. Wolf-Ferrari ‘Gianandrea Noseda – Ten Years of Musica Italiana’, inc. excerpts from Casella’s ‘Symphony No. 2’ and ‘Concerto for Orchestra’, Dallapiccola’s ‘Tartiniana’ and ‘Partita’ and Respighi’s ‘La Boutique fantasque’ and ‘Burlesca’ BBC Phil; Orch del Teatro Regio di Torino/Noseda CHAN241-47 (two CDs)


Albéniz. De Lucia. Falla. Moreno-Torroba. Sainz de la Maza. Sor. Tárrega ‘Alhambra – Spanish Guitar Music’, inc. Albéniz’s ‘Cataluña (from Suite española, Op. 47)’, De Lucia’s ‘Granaina’, Falla’s ‘Homenaje’, Moreno-Torroba’s ‘Fandanguillo’, Sainz de la Maza’s ‘El Vito’, Sor’s ‘Variations on a theme of Mozart, Op. 9’ and Tárrega’s ‘Adelita’ Hoppstock CHE0197-2

Borrono. Da Milano. Paladino ‘Lautenmusik der italienischen Renaissance – Lute Music from Renaissance Italy’ Held CHE0195-2

Frescobaldi Messa sopra l’aria della monica. Civitas Hierusalem noli flere. Iesu flos mater virginis. Ego sum panis vivus, etc. Il Teatro Armonico/de Marchi CHE0193-2

Isaac. Josquin Desprez. Ycart ‘Musik zur Passion um 1500 – Music for Passiontide around 1500’ Ensemble Officium/Rombach CHE0194-2

Lassus Patrocinium Musices (1573-74) – Gaudent in caelis; Exsurgat Deus; Salve regina; Pauper sum ego; Domine, clamavi ad te; Confitemini Domino; Pater noster; Nos qui sumus in hoc mundo; In Deo salutare meum; Quis mihi det; Pulvis et umbra sumus; Oculi omnium; Media vita in morte sumus, etc. Currende; Concerto Palatino/Van Nevel, E. CHE0192-2

Saint-Saëns Le carnaval des animaux. Introduction et Rondo-capriccioso in A minor, Op. 28. Variations on a theme of Beethoven in E flat, Op. 35 Önder, Ferhan; Önder, Ferzan; Zürcher Kammerorch/Griffiths CHE0196-2

Classic fM

Beethoven. Chopin. Debussy. Liszt. Mendelssohn. Tchaikovsky. Wencheng ‘Ji Liu – Piano Reflections’, inc. Beethoven’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27’, Debussy’s ‘Suite bergamasque’ and Wencheng’s ‘Autumn Moon over the Calm Lake’ Ji Liu CFMP334


Hildegard von Bingen ‘Ave Generosa’: O viridissima virga. O quam mirabilis est. Caritas abundat. O nobilissima viridatis. O virtus sapientiae. Quia ergo femina. O Magne Pater. Nunc aperuit nobis. Columba aspexit. O Euchari, etc. Christensen; Høxbro; Vokalensemble Con Fuoco; Copenhagen Academy Ch and Orch/Zenana et al 233861 (two CDs)

Claudio Contemporary

Benda. Dinicu. Kolessa. Kos-Anatolsky. Lysenko. Polyoviy. Skoryk. Traditional. Vivaldi ‘Vivaldi in Ukraine’, inc. Kolessa’s ‘Adagio: Morning in the Mountains’, Kos-Anatolsky’s ‘Oh I know what sins I have’ and Skoryk’s ‘Melody’ Khorob; Turkanyk; Drohobych Chamber Orch/
Putsentala CC4323-2

Claudio Records

Bach, J. S. ‘Charles Humpries – Kontrabande’: Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, BWV170. Wiederstehe doch der Sünde, BWV54. Concerto for Oboe d’amore, BWV1055 Humphries; Bellamy; Salaman; Wayne; Byrt; Campbell; Hunt; Johnstone; Cummings CR5154-2

Col Legno

Gee ‘Mouthpieces’: Mouthpiece IX parts 1 and 2. Mouthpiece-Segment of the 3rd Letter. Mouthpiece VII. Mouthpiece X. Mouthpiece I Gee; Klangforum Wien/Kalitzke; PHACE/Pironkoff; ORF Vienna Radio SO/
Brabbins WWE1CD20409

Concerto Classics

Rachmaninov. Shchedrin. Shostakovich. Tchaikovsky Trio élégiaque No. 2 in D minor, Op. 9. Let’s play an opera by Rossini. Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67. Les Saisons, Op. 37bis – August Trio Tchaikovsky 2093

Continuo Classics

Bonis. Chaminade. Von Martinez. Schumann, C. ‘Regards’: Pensées d’automnes, Op. 19. Étude de concert, Op. 35, ‘Automne’. Piano Sonata No. 3 in E. Romance variée, Op. 3. Scherzo, Op. 14, etc. Castell-Jacomin CC777.703

Convivium Records

Alfvén. Lindberg. Mäntyjärvi. Norman. Sandstrom. Sixten. Stenhammar. Wikander et al ‘Förskårsväll – One Early Spring Evening’, inc. Alfvén’s ‘Aftonen’, Mäntyjärvi’s ‘Canticum calamitatis maritimae’, Norman’s ‘Jordens oro viker motett, Op. 50’ and Stenhammar’s ‘Sverige’ Sofia Vokalensemble/Ollén CR017


Förscht ‘Sacred Concertos – Cantatas’: Nun ist des Satans Macht gefället. Ach, ich elender Mensch. Herr, wer wird wohnen in deiner Hütten?. Meine Augen rinnen mit Wasserbächen. Der Herr hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir. Jesu, du hast weggenommen. Nun danket alle Gott, der große Dinge tut Weser-Renaissance/Cordes 777 860-2

Graupner ‘Frohlocke gantzes Rund der Erden – Bass Cantatas’: Frohlocke gantzes Rund der Erden, GWV1139. Ich bin zwar Asch und Koth, GWV1135/13. Ach Herr mich armen sünder, GWV1152/46. Kommt, lasst uns mit Jesu gehen, GWV119/22, etc. Mertens; Accademia Daniel/Ad-El 777 644-2

Kahn ‘Complete Piano Trios’: Piano Trios – No. 1 in E, Op. 19; No. 2 in E flat, Op. 33; No. 3 in C minor, Op. 35; No. 4 in E minor, Op. 72 Hyperion Trio 777 791-2 (two CDs)

Larsson ‘Orchestral Works, Vol. 1’: Symphony No. 1 in D, Op. 2. Four Vignettes to Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’. Music for Orchestra, Op. 40. Pastoral. Lyric Fantasy, Op. 54 Helsingborg SO/Manze 777 671-2 (Hybrid SACD)

Meyerbeer Vasco de Gama Sorokina; Berchtold; Yang; Pruvot et al; Chor der Oper Chemnitz; Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie/
Beermann 777 828-2 (four CDs)

Rameau. Rebel Castor et Pollux – Suite. Les Élémens Orfeo Barockorch/Gaigg 777 914-2

Schumann. Thieriot Piano Quartet in C minor (fragment; ed. Draheim). Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 40 Valentin Klavierquartett 777 843-2


Aperghis Wölfli-Kantata – Petrrohl; Die Stellung der Zahlen; Vittriool; Trauer-Marsch; Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart; SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart/Creed CYP5625

Dabringhaus und Grimm

Barry. Eisler. Herrmann. Mancini. Morricone. Nyman. Rota. Sviridov. Williams. Zimmer ‘Saxophone Cinema’, inc. music for the films ‘Dances with Wolves’, ‘Dans les Rues’, ‘Psycho’, ‘The Pink Panther’, ‘C’era una volta il West’, ‘Hotel de la Ville’, ‘Schneesturm’, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Selmer Saxharmonic/Turkovic MDG610 1852-2

Beethoven. Cherubini Leonore I, Op. 138. Ah perfido!, Op. 65. Symphony in D. Médée – Vous voyez de vos fils Bengtsson; Orch de Chambre de Lausanne/de Billy MDG940 1854-6 (Hybrid SACD)

Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano in A, M8 (arr. D. Riniker). Trois Chorals pour Orgue, M38-40 (arr. Kolly) Riniker, S.; Riniker, D.; Kolly MDG903 1855-6 (Hybrid SACD)

Hasse ‘Bella mi parto’: Ah, troppo è ver. Mandolin Concerto in G. Se il cantor trace, oh Dio. Sonata for Two Violins in G, Op. 3 No. 4. Bella, mi parto, a Dio. Sonata for Harpsichord in C Wessel; Musica Alta Ripa MDG309 0944-2

Mendelssohn ‘Organ Works – Original and Transcription’: Fugues in C, F minor and E minor. Fughetta in D. Allegros in D and B flat. Allegretto in D minor. Paulus, Op. 36 – Overture (arr. Best). Prelude and Fugue in C minor, Op. 37 No. 1. Symphony No. 5 in D, Op. 107, ‘Reformation’ (arr. Best), etc. Van Doeselaar (Thomas Hill Organ, St Pieterskerk, Leiden) MDG906 1853-6 (Hybrid SACD)

Decca Eloquence

Albéniz, I. Albéniz, M. Falla. Granados. Halffter, E. Montsalvatge. Nin-Culmell. Turina ‘Alicia de Larrocha – Spanish Piano Encores’, inc. Isaac Albéniz’s ‘Pavana-Capricho, Op. 12’, Granados’s ‘El pelele’, Montsalvatge’s ‘Divertimento No. 2, ‘Habanera’’ and Turina’s ‘Zapateado, Op. 8 No. 3’ Larrocha (1970-76) 480 7705

Brahms ‘Lorin Maazel’: 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. Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80. Tragic Overture, Op. 81. Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56a, ‘St Anthoni Chorale’ Cleveland Orch/Maazel (1975-76) 480 8952 (three CDs)

Falla. Grandos. Ravel ‘Alicia de Larrocha’: Noches en los jardines de España. El amor brujo. Goyescas – Intermezzo. Pavane pour une infante défunte. Alborada del gracioso Larrocha; Mistral; LPO; New Philharmonia Orch/Frühbeck de Burgos (1983; 1965-66) 480 7844

Mozart ‘Alicia de Larrocha’: Piano Concertos – No. 19 in F, K459; No. 22 in E flat, K482 Larrocha; Wiener Symphoniker/
Segal (1981) 480 7674

Strauss, R. ‘Lorin Maazel’: Don Quixote, Op. 35. Don Juan, Op. 20. Macbeth, Op. 23. Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24. Der Bürger als Edelmann, Op. 60. Der Rosenkavalier – First Waltz Sequence Wiener Philharmoniker/Maazel (1964-83) 480 8948 (two CDs)

Delos Music

Bloch. Golijov. Reinecke. Schumann. Tavener Suite for Solo Cello No. 1. Mariel. Cello Concerto in D minor, Op. 82. Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70. Threnos Samis; Willie; Gateway Chamber Orch/Wolynec DE3446

Glinka. Hossein. Kamangar. Khachaturian. Rachmaninov. Shostakovich. Tjeknavorian ‘East of Melancholy’, inc. Glinka’s ‘The Lark (arr. Balakirev)’, Hossein’s ‘Homage to Omar Khayyam’ and ‘Sérénade Tartare’, Kamangar’s ‘Etude, ‘East of Melancholy’’, Rachmaninov’s ‘Prelude in G sharp minor, Op. 32 No. 12’ and excerpts from Tjeknavorian’s ‘Fantastic Dances, Op. 2’ Kamangar DE3471

Delphian Records

Handel The Triumph of Time and Truth, HWV71 Bevan, S.; Bevan, M.; Mead; Lyon; Berger; Ludus Baroque/Neville-Towle DCD34135 (two CDs)

Various composers ‘In Praise of St Columba – The Sound World of the Celtic Church’, seeking to recreate three distinct sound-worlds: 7th-century hymns from Iona, 10th-century chants from Celtic foundations in Switzerland, and 14th-century Columban antiphons from the Inchcolm libellus Ch of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge; Brown/Webber DCD34137

Deutsche Grammophon Eloquence

Bartók. Falla. Stravinsky ‘Lorin Maazel’: Two Pictures, BB59. Concerto for Orchestra, BB123. El amor brujo. El sombrero de tres picos – excerpts. Le chant du rossignol. L’Oiseau de Feu – Suite (1919 version) Bumbry; RSO Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker/
Maazel (1979; 1965; 1957) 480 8477 (two CDs)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Bernasconi. Bianchi. Borghi. Caldara. Catel. Di Donato. García. Jommelli. Meyerbeer. Nasolini. Paisiello. Porpora. Rossini. Traetta. Vinci ‘Semiramide – La Signora Regale: Arias and Scenes from Porpora to Rossini’: Rare repertoire centred on the legendary Queen Semiramis of Babylon, spanning the 18th century Bonitatibus et al; Accademia degli Astrusi; La Stagione Armonica/Ferri 88725 47986-2 (two CDs)


Byrd. Philips ‘Adoramus Te – Motets, songs and consort music’, inc. Byrd’s ‘Ah silly soul’, ‘Attollite portas’ and ‘Haec dicit Dominus’ and Philips’s ‘Passamezzo Pavan’, ‘Fantazia No. 1 a 6’ and ‘Trio in the first mode’ Wilkinson et al; Rose Consort of Viols DXL1155


Borodin. Glazunov. Khachaturian. Mussorgsky. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov. Scriabin. Stravinsky. Tchaikovsky et al ‘The Russian Masters in Music’ Various artists 600158 (ten CDs)

Puccini. Strauss, R. Verdi. Wagner et al ‘Leonie Rysanek – The Soprano Queen’ Rysanek et al 600159 (ten CDs)

Satie ‘Eric Satie – The Velvet Gentleman’ O’Hara; Kaspersen; Poulenc; Larsen; Sommer; Czech Chamber Philharmonic/Bostock; Philadelphia Orch/Stokowski et al 600169 (four CDs)


Mozart ‘Martha Argerich, Vol. 1’: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K467. Piano Sonatas – No. 8 in A minor, K310/K300d; No. 13 in B flat, K333/K315c; No. 18 in D, K576 Argerich; Cologne Radio Symphony/Maag (1960) DHR8024

Dreyer Gaido

Respighi Belkis, Königin von Saba Jentsch; Doufexis; Moratzaliev; Czech Philharmonic Ch, Brno; Czech PO; Stuttgarter Philharmoniker/Feltz 21081 (Blu-ray disc); 21079 (DVD-V)


Herdzin ‘Composer’s Concert Live’: Assertive Prelude for Strings. Non-Assertive Toccata. Winter Sketches – Snowflakes; Penguins Circus. Olender. Hopin’ for Somethin’ for Soprano Saxophone and Strings. Concertino for Piano and Orchestra Herdzin; Baron; Polish Radio SO DUX0970

Meyer, K. ‘Piano Works, Vol. 1’: Aphorisms. Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3. Quasi una fantasia Szlezer DUX0923

Stulginska ‘Chamber Works’: Let’s meet. Ori. In Credo. Stara Rzeka. FGT (Flying Garbage Truck) Lutosławski Piano Duo; Warsaw Contemporary Ensemble; Silesian Chamber Orch et al DUX0759


Bach, J. S. Goldberg Variations, BWV944 (transcr. for guitar) Salcito CDS7699/1-2 (two CDs)

Grétry Guillaume Tell (stage direction: Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera) Laho; Gillet; Lhote; Devos; Delcour; Cifolelli et al; Choeur et Orch de l’Opéra Royal de Wallonie/Scimone (Liège, 2013) 37694 (DVD-V)

Haydn ‘The Sonatas for Flute and Piano’: Haydn’s last quartets, arranged by Eberhard Müller Guidetti; Damerini CDS7698

ECM New Series

Holliger. Schumann Romancendres. Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105. Drei Romanzen, Op. 94. Sechs Stücke in kanonischer Form, Op. 56. Intermezzo, WoO22/2 Holliger; Leizinger; Kernjak 481 0957


Bach, J. S. Six Suites for Solo Cello, BWV1007-12 Kanngießer 1046-0 (two CDs)

EM Records

O’Neill. Parry. Stanford Flyht. Songs of Farewell – excerpts. Mass in G Ch of Exeter College, Oxford/De Voil EMRCD021


Schubert. Wiegand ‘Dunkle Lichter’: Octet in F, D803. Dunkle Lichter East Side Oktett ES2051


Beethoven. Brahms. Chopin. Rachmaninov. Schubert. Tchaikovsky ‘Youri Egorov – a Life in Music’ Egorov et al KTC1469 (ten CDs + DVD-V)


Haydn Die Jahreszeiten, Hob. XXI/3 Röschmann; Schade; Boesch; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor; Wiener Philharmoniker/
Harnoncourt (Salzburg, 2013) 2072674 (Blu-ray ); 2072678 (DVD-V)

Schumann. Wagner ‘Erich Leinsdorf in Rehearsal and Performance’: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120. Parsifal – Preludes; Interludes Symphonieorch des Südwestfunk Baden-Baden/Leinsdorf 2011338 (DVD-V)

Strauss, R. ‘Karl Böhm in Rehearsal and Performance, Vol. 1’: Don Juan, Op. 20 Wiener Philharmoniker/Böhm (Vienna, 1970) 2072184 (Blu-ray disc); 2072188 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Spirits of Music – Bobby McFerrin & Nigel Kennedy’ McFerrin; Kennedy; Rubens; Rundfunkchor Berlin; The Kuumba Singers; Bulgarian Voices ‘Angelite’; Korke-Kennedy Quartet; Gewandhausorch Leipzig, etc. 2052148 (two DVD-Vs)

Farao Classics

Arensky. Rachmaninov. Shostakovich ‘the russian album’: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32. Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor. Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 Atos Trio B108083

Mendelssohn. Strauss, R. Cello Sonata in D, Op. 58. Cello Sonata in F, Op. 6. Romance in F, TrV118 Gromes; Riem B108079

Flora, Label

Rameau Pièces de clavecin en concerts (1741) Les Timbres FLO3113

Fra Bernardo

Bach, J. S. ‘Der Ewigkeit saphirnes Haus’: Transcriptions for Harpsichord Duo Le Petit Concert Baroque FB1205172

Ferrandini ‘al santo sepolcro’: Sacred cantatas for solo voice and instruments Invernizzi; Gamba di Legno; L’Opera Stravagante FB1401231


Dvořák. Janáček Symphony No. 8 in G, B163. Jenůfa, JW I/4 – Symphonic Suite Pittsburgh SO/Honeck FR-710SACD (Hybrid SACD)

Genuin Classics

Enescu. Fauré Piano Trio in A minor. Sérénade lointaine. Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120 Trio Enescu GEN14309

Holliger Romancendres. Feuerwerklein zum ‘quatorze juillet’. Chaconne for Solo Cello. Partita for Solo Piano Haefliger, D.; Vonsattel GEN14330

Liszt. Mussorgsky ‘Songs and Pictures’: 12 Lieder (Schubert), S558. Pictures from an Exhibition Mordvinov GEN14326

Globe Records

De la Barre. Van Eyck. Lully ‘Het Maassluise Hoekertje – Liederen uit de Gouden Eeuw van Maassluis’: Songs from the Maassluis songbooks Camera Trajectina GLO5258

Griffin & Co.

Various composers ‘Twenty Favourite Psalms from Great Cathedrals’ Cathedral Choirs from Oxford, Cambridge, Westminster, Wells, Salisbury, Lichfield, Lincoln; Coventry, Exeter, Ely, Cork, Aberdeen, Dundee and Inverness GCCD4082

Guild Historical

Glinka. Rimsky-Korsakov. Tchaikovsky ‘Anatole Fistoulari – Orchestral Suites from Russian Operas’: Suites from ‘Ruslan and Lyudmila’, ‘Ivan the Terrible’ and ‘Cherevichki’ LSO; Philharmonia Orch/Fistoulari (1951-53) GHCD2408

Sibelius ‘Malcolm Sargent’: Symphonies – No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39; No. 5 in E flat, Op. 82. Pohjola’s Daughter, Op. 49 BBC SO/Sargent (1956-58) GHCD2414

Tchaikovsky ‘Malcolm Sargent’: Suite No. 3 in G, Op. 55 – No. 4, Tema con variazioni. The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 – Waltz. Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare. Marche Slave, Op. 31. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 RPO; Philharmonia Orch/Sargent (1955-60) GHCD2409

Guild Light Music

Barrington. Curzon. Lincke. Novello. Rabinowitz. Sanderson et al ‘The Golden Age of Light Music, Vol. 116 – Springtime’, inc. Barrington’s ‘Prelude for Gardenias’, Curzon’s ‘Spring Promenade’, Lincke’s ‘Beautiful Spring’, Novello’s ‘We’ll Gather Lilacs in the Spring’, Rabinowitz’s ‘Mother Nature’ and Sanderson’s ‘June is Calling’ Rogers; Williams; Wilbur; Van der Linden; Dumont; Leon et al GLCD5216

Cacavas. Duncan. Farnon. Ramos. Traditional. Vaughn et al ‘The Golden Age of Light Music, Vol. 115 – Song of the West’, inc. Cacavas’s ‘Tall in the Saddle’, Duncan’s ‘Overland To Oregon’, Farnon’s ‘Gateway To The West’, Ramos’s ‘El Rancho Grande’, the traditional ‘Colorado Trail (arr. Farnon)’ and Vaughn’s ‘Song Of The West’ Farnon; Bosworth; Faith; Mantovani; Vaughn et al GLCD5215

Farnon. Gershwin. Rodgers. Traditional. Wilder et al ‘The Golden Age of Light Music, Vol. 117 – By Special Request: Percy Faith and Robert Farnon’, inc. Farnon’s ‘Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N.’, Gershwin’s ‘Bess you is my woman now’, Rodgers’s ‘Over and Over Again’, the traditional ‘St. Patrick’s Day; The Gentle Maiden (arr. Farnon)’ and Wilder’s ‘In the Blue of the Evening (arr. Farnon)’ Faith; Farnon et al GLCD5217

Landes. Marriott. Shanklin. Traditional. Washington et al ‘The Golden Age of Light Music, Vol. 118 – Contrasts: From the 1960s back to the 1920s, Vol. 1’, inc. Landes’s ‘Elephant’s Tango’, Marriott’s ‘Frog King’s Parade’, Shanklin’s ‘Jezebel’, the traditional ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep (arr. Yorke)’ and Washington’s ‘On Green Dolphin Suite’ Ornadel; Williams; Anderson; Munn; Faith et al GLCD5218

Guild Music

Brunner. Schoeck. Widmer ‘Orchestral Masterworks from Switzerland’, inc. Brunner’s ‘Partita for Piano and Orchestra’, Schoeck’s ‘Overture to William Ratcliff (by Heinrich Heine), Op. 29’ and ‘Festlicher Hymnus, Op. 64’ and Widmer’s ‘Concerto for Piano, Percussion and Orchestra, Op. 160’ Pavri; Lowdon; Corbett; Poulter; Stark; Gibson; Royal Scottish National Orch/Held GMCD7403

Daelli. Pasculli. Yvon ‘Music for Cor Anglais’, inc. Daelli’s ‘Fantasy on a theme from Verdi’s ‘Il trovatore’’ and ‘Fantasy on a theme from Verdi’s ‘Luisa Miller’’, Pasculli’s ‘Fantasy on a theme from Verdi’s ‘Un ballo in maschera’’ and ‘Omaggio a Bellini’ and Yvon’s ‘Sonata in F for Cor Anglais and Piano’ Frutiger; Mihneva; Verrue GMCD7399


Brahms. Bruch. Dvořák. Elgar. Mendelssohn. Schubert ‘Hallé Tradition’, inc. Bruch’s ‘Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26’, Dvořák’s ‘Symphony No. 9 in E minor, B178, ‘From the New World’’, Elgar’s ‘Enigma Variations, Op. 36’, Mendelssohn’s ‘Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90’ and Schubert’s ‘Rosamunde, D797’ The Hallé/Harty; Sargent; Heward (1925-41) HLT8004 (four CDs)

Shostakovich Symphony No. 7 in C, Op. 60, ‘Leningrad’ The Hallé/Elder CDHLL7537

Hänssler Classic

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 Brown; Cachemaille; Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart; Bach-Collegium Stuttgart/Rilling CD98.038

Debussy ‘Orchestral Works’: Première Rapsodie pour orchestre avec clarinette principale. Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Images pour orchestre. Rapsodie pour saxophone alto et orchestre Altmann; Gauthier; Radio-Sinfonieorch Stuttgart des SWR/Holliger CD93.315

Enescu ‘Complete Works for Violin and Piano’: Impressions d’enfance, Op. 28. Violin Sonatas – A minor (1911); No. 1 in D, Op. 2; No. 2 in F minor, Op. 6; No. 3 in A minor, Op. 25. Ballade. Impromptu concertant. Andante malinconico. Hora Unirei Azoitei; Stan CD98.035 (two CDs)

Mozart 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. Adagio in E, K261. Rondo concertante in B flat, K269/K261a. Rondo in C, K373 Neudauer; Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrückern-Kaiserslautern/Weil CD93.316 (two CDs)

Schoenberg Moses und Aron Grundheber; Conrad; Winkel; Persicke; Bill; Petrochenko; Briend; Röhlig; Wolf; EuropaChorAkademie; SWR Sinfonieorch Baden-Baden und Freiburg/
Cambreling SACD93.314 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Harmonia Mundi Musique d’abord

Alkan. Liszt Sonate de concert in E, Op. 47. Erste Elegie, S130. Romance oubliée, S132. Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth, S382. Zweite Elegie, S131 Bertrand; Amoyel HMA1951758

Bach, J. S. French Suite No. 5 in G, BWV816. Keyboard Suite in A minor, BWV818a. Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV870 No. 1. Toccata in D, BWV912 Frisch HMA1951707

Bruckner Symphony No. 3 in D minor (1873 version) Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Nagano HMA1951817

De Rore Missa ‘Praeter rerum seriem’ Huelgas-Ensemble/Van Nevel, P. HMA1951760

Haydn Symphonies – No. 49 in F minor, Hob. I/49, ‘La Passione’; No. 80 in D minor, Hob. I/80. Violin Concerto No. 1 in C, Hob. VIIa/1 Freiburger Barockorch/von der Goltz HMA1952029

Lassus Lagrime di San Pietro Kiehr; Koslowsky; Berridge; Türk; Lamy; Kooij; Peacock; Ensemble Vocal Européen/Herreweghe HMA1951483

Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor, S178, etc. Lewis HMA1951845

Purcell Harpsichord Suites Nos. 1-8. Ground ‘in gamut’, Z645. Chaconne, ZT680. Ground in C minor, Z667. A New Ground, Z682. Hornpipe, ZT685 Gilbert HMA1951496

Rachmaninov Études-Tableaux, Opp. 33 & 39 Angelich HMA1951547

Traditional ‘Chant Corse – Manuscrits franciscains’ Ensemble Organum/Pérès HMA1951495

Helicon Classics

Berlioz. Borodin Symphonie fantastique, H48. Prince Igor – Overture Israel PO/Noseda (Tel Aviv, 2014) HEL029673

Bruckner Symphony No. 7 in E (ed. Haas) Israel PO/Mehta (Tel Aviv, 2012) HEL029675

Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor (ed. Nowak) Israel PO/Mehta (Tel Aviv, 2013) HEL029674

Hyperion Dyad

Bridge ‘The Songs of Frank Bridge’: E’en as a lovely flower. A dead violet. Tears, idle tears. Come to me in my dreams. Far, far from each other. Where is it that our soul doth go?. Where she lies asleep. When you are old and gray. What shall I your true love tell?. Day after day. Speak to me, my love. Dweller in my deathless dreams. Journey’s end, etc. Watson; Winter; MacDougall; Finley; Vignoles CDD22071 (two CDs)

Hyperion Helios

Coles ‘Music from Behind the Lines’: Fra Giacomo. Scherzo in A minor. Overture ‘The Comedy of Errors’. Four Verlaine Songs. From the Scottish Highlands. Behind the lines Fox; Whelan; BBC Scottish SO/Brabbins CDH55464

Stanford String Quartets – No. 1 in G, Op. 44; No. 2 in A minor, Op. 45. Fantasy for Horn Quintet in A minor Stirling; RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet CDH55459

Hyperion Records

Godard ‘The Romantic Piano Concerto, Vol. 63’: Piano Concertos – No. 1 in A minor, Op. 31; No. 2 in G, Op. 148. Introduction et Allegro, Op. 49 Shelley; Tasmanian SO CDA68043

Mendelssohn ‘The Complete Solo Piano Music, Vol. 2’: Rondo capriccioso in E, Op. 14. Fantasia on ‘The last rose of summer’ in E, Op. 15. Trois Fantaisies ou caprices, Op. 16. Fantasia in F sharp minor, Op. 28, ‘Sonate écossaise’. Lieder ohne Worte II, Op. 30. Lieder ohne Worte III, Op. 38 Shelley CDA68059

Mozart Piano Concertos – No. 22 in E flat, K482; No. 24 in C minor, K491 Hewitt; National Arts Centre Orch/Lintu CDA68049

Prokofiev Violin Sonatas – No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80; No. 2 in D, Op. 94bis. Five Melodies, Op. 35bis Ibragimova; Osborne CDA67514

Hyphen Press Music

Bartolotti. Charpentier. Clérambault. Couperin, F. Duval. De la Guerre. Lully. Marais. Rebel ‘An Italian in Paris’, inc. Couperin’s ‘La Pucelle’, Duval’s ‘Suite in G’, de la Guerre’s ‘Sonata No. 4 in C minor’ and Rebel’s ‘Violin Sonata No. 4 in E minor’ The Bach Players HPM007


Reichardt ‘Gelebte Lieder – Living Songs’: A collection commemorating the 200th anniversary of Reichardt’s death Dopp; Hartmann KL1510

Telemann Twelve Fantasias for Solo Flute, TWV40:2-13 Borutzki KL1509

Lawo Classics

Alford. Borg. Giske. Latann. Offenbach. Sousa. Spohr. Urbach. Widqvist. Zehle et al ‘Stella Maris – Marches from Sea and Shore’, inc. Borg’s ‘Amerika–Norge’, Latann’s ‘Admiral Stosch-Marsch’, Sousa’s ‘Hands Across The Sea’ and Urbach’s ‘Regina-Marsch’ Norwegian Navy Band Berger/Bergby LWC1062

Arañés. Arbeau. Cabezón. Caroso. Hidalgo. Salinas. Sanz. Willaert. Zéspedes et al ‘The Mission’: The meeting of European ‘serious’ music and indigenous ‘traditional’ music of the 17th and 18th centuries Norwegian Voices; Norwegian Wind Ensemble/Bennett LWC1061

Brahms. Mendelssohn. Schumann ‘Liebestreu’, inc. Brahms’s ‘Liebestreu, Op. 3 No. 1’, Mendelssohn’s ‘Auf Flügeln des Gesanges, Op. 34 No. 2’ and ‘Neue Liebe, Op. 19 No. 4’ and Robert Schumann’s ‘So lasst mich scheinen, Op. 98a No. 9’ and ‘Heiss’ mich nicht reden, heiss’ mich schweigen, Op. 98a No. 5’ Wold; Glaser LWC1053


Bach, J. C. F. Devienne. Giordani. Tapray ‘Un viaje musical por la Europa de las Luces’: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Continuo in E minor. Sonate en quatuor. Sonata for Piano with Flute and Viola. Cuarteto No. 6, Op. 19 Ensemble Carmen Veneris MPC-0122

Linn Records

Various composers ‘Linn Super Audio Collection, Vol. 7’ Various artists AKP459

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Zemlinsky A Florentine Tragedy. Six Maeterlinck Songs Lang; Wessels; Skorokhodov; Dohmen; LPO/Jurowski LPO-0078

LSO Live

Haydn Symphonies – No. 92 in G, Hob. I/92, ‘Oxford’; No. 93 in D, Hob. I/93; No. 97 in C, Hob. I/97; No. 98 in B flat, Hob. I/98; No. 99 in E flat, Hob. I/99 LSO/Davis, C. LSO0702 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Malibran Music

Berlioz. Bizet. Leoncavallo. Puccini. Reyer. Saint-Saëns. Verdi. Wagner et al ‘La troupe de l’Opéra de Paris – Guy Chauvet (1933-2007)’, inc. arias from ‘Les Troyens’, ‘Carmen’, ‘I Pagliacci’, ‘Turandot’. ‘Sigurd’, ‘Samson et Dalila’, ‘Aida’ and ‘Lohengrin’ Chauvet et al CDRG210

Berlioz. Debussy. Gluck. Massenet. Mozart. Mussorgsky. Puccini. Rossini. Verdi ‘La troupe de l’Opéra de Paris – Gabriel Bacquier (b1924)’, inc. arias from ‘La Damnation de Faust’, ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’, ‘Iphigénie en Aulide’, ‘Thaïs’, ‘Don Giovanni’, ‘Boris Godunov’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Guglielmo Tell’ and ‘Otello’ Bacquier et al CDRG211

Bizet. Chabrier. Delibes. Gounod. Halévy. Massenet. Puccini. Verdi et al ‘La troupe de l’Opéra de Paris – Georges Liccioni (1932-2013)’, inc. arias from ‘Carmen’, ‘Le roi malgré lui’, ‘Lakmé’, ‘Faust’, ‘La Juive’, ‘Manon’, ‘La bohème’ and ‘Don Carlos’ Liccioni et al CDRG204

Bizet. Gounod. Leoncavallo. Massenet. Offenbach. Puccini. Verdi et al ‘La troupe de l’Opéra de Paris – Albert Lance (1925-2013)’, inc. arias from ‘Carmen’, ‘Faust’, ‘I Pagliacci’, ‘Werther’, ‘Hérodiade’, ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’, ‘Tosca’ and ‘Rigoletto’ Lance et al CDRG203

Bizet. Gounod. Massenet. Mozart. Offenbach. Puccini. Reyer. Rossini. Verdi et al ‘La troupe de l’Opéra de Paris – Andréa Guiot (b1928)’, inc. arias from ‘Carmen’, ‘Faust’, ‘Hérodiade’, ‘Don Giovanni’, ‘Les contes d’Hoffmann’, ‘Turandot’, ‘Sigurd’, ‘Guillaume Tell’ and ‘Otello’ Guiot et al CDRG207

Boieldieu. Delibes. Donizetti. Gounod. Massenet. Messager. Offenbach. Rossini. Thomas. Verdi et al ‘La troupe de l’Opéra de Paris – Michel Cadiou (b1931)’, inc. arias from ‘La Dame blanche’, ‘Lakmé’, ‘La Favorite’, ‘Mireille’, ‘Manon’, ‘Fortunio’, ‘Les contes d’Hoffmann’, ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’, ‘Mignon’ and ‘Rigoletto’ Cadiou et al CDRG205

Marco Polo

Spohr ‘String Quartets, Vol. 17’: String Quartets – No. 10 in A, Op. 30; No. 18 in B minor, Op. 61. Variations in D minor, Op. 6 Moscow Philharmonic Concertino String Quartet 8.225352

Marquis Classics

Albéniz. Albinoni. Bach, J. S. Bernstein. Granados. Iglesias, A. Mascagni. Morricone. Myers. Rota. Vangelis ‘Cinema Verismo’: Arrangements for guitar by John Williams, David Russell, Mak Grgic and others of music featured in such films as ‘Chariots of Fire’, ‘The Godfather’, ‘The Deerhunter’ and ‘The Mission’ Grgic MAR447

Campbell. DiNovi. Ferreira. Gonzaga. Jobim. Moura. Reinhardt. Schertzinger ‘As You Near Me’, presenting father James Campbell, clarinet virtuoso, and his son, Graham Campbell, guitarist and composer, performing music from Brazil Campbell, J.; Campbell, G.; Afiara Quartet MAR451

Material Records

Tchaikovsky The Seasons, Op. 37bis (transcr. E. Grigoryan) Grigoryan, S.; Grigoryan, L. MRE041


Akhunov. Vivaldi ‘Julia Igonina’: The Seasons. Le quattro stagioni, Op. 8 Nos. 1-4 Igonina; Ensemble ‘Partita’ MELCD1002230

Arapov. Beethoven. Scriabin ‘Grigory Sokolov’: Concerto for Violin, Piano and Percussions with Chamber Orchestra. Piano Sonata No. 2. Piano Sonatas – No. 7 in D, Op. 10 No. 3; No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90; No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. Piano Sonata No. 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 23 Sokolov; Chamber Orch of the Leningrad State Philharmonic Society/Dmitriyev (1974; 1988; 1972) MELCD1002240 (two CDs)

Bach, J. S. Berg Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042. Concerto for two Violins in D minor, BWV1043. Violin Concerto Kogan, L.; Kogan, P.; Moscow Radio SO/Rozhdestvensky (1971; 1967) MELCD1002241

Bellini. Donizetti. Mozart. Rossini. Verdi ‘Hibla Gerzmava, soprano’, inc. arias from ‘Norma’, ‘L’elisir d’amore’, ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’, ‘La clemenza di Tito’, ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’ and ‘Otello’ Gerzmava; Sogomonyan; National PO of Russia/Spivakov (Moscow, 2013) MELDVD7002259 (two DVD-Vs)

Chopin. Liszt. Schumann ‘Vazgen Vartanian’: Ballades Nos. 1-4. Scherzi Nos. 1-4. Vallée d’Obermann, S160 No. 6. Après une lecture du Dante, S161 No. 7. Réminiscences de Don Juan, S418. Études symphonies, Op. 13, etc. Vartanian MELCD1002234 (three CDs)

Chopin. Scriabin et al ‘Vladimir Sofronitsky’, inc. Chopin’s ‘Polonaise No. 1 in C sharp minor, Op. 26 No. 1’ and Scriabin’s ‘Poème satanique, Op. 36’, ‘Poème languide, Op. 52 No. 3’, ‘Piano Sonata No. 9 in F, Op. 68, ‘Messe noire’’, ‘Vers la flamme, Op. 72’ and ‘Trois Pièces, Op. 2’ Sofronitsky (1939-60) MELCD1002237 (two CDs)

Molchanov The Dawns Here are Quiet Eisen; Grigorieva; Borisova; Teryushnova; Kalinina; Kadinskaya; Kovalyova; Leonova; Andreyeva; Malchenko; Ch and Orch of the USSR Bolshoi Theatre/Lazarev (1976) MELCD1002247 (two CDs)

Prokofiev Ten Pieces from ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Op. 75. Cinderella, Op. 87 – Suite Berlinskaya; Ansell MELCD1002207

Tchaikovsky ‘Tchaikovsky in Jazz’: Les Saisons, Op. 37bis (reworked Markin) Sergei Zhilin Trio MELLP0033 (vinyl LP)

Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 USSR State Academic SO/Svetlanov (1980) MELCD1002243 (three CDs)

Melodiya Limited Editions

Dvořák ‘Mstislav Rostropovich’: Cello Concerto in B minor, B191 Rostropovich; Moscow Radio SO/Rozhdestvensky (broadcast recording, 1972) MELLP0037 (vinyl LP)


Various composers ‘Herbert von Karajan 1938-1960 Collection’ Karajan et al 600001 (117 CDs + CD-ROM)

Various composers ‘Spanish Classical Guitar’ Spanish Art Guitar Quartet; Andrés Segovia Quartet; Bonell; Kaltcheva; Behrend et al 233814 (ten CDs)


Chatzigiannis. Cornford. Dibley. Whitty ‘grist’: Broken Mirrors. Flute Feed. Organ Grinder. Does the body rule the mind or does the mind rule the body?. Has the world changed or have I changed? Zwaanenburg MSV28542

Dubery ‘Observations’: Three Songs to Poems by Douglas Gibson. Full Fathom Five. Four Night Songs. Observations (Six Songs to Texts by Walter de la Mare). Cuarteto Ibérico Murray; Gilchrist; Cox; Dubery; Cavaleri Quartet MSV28548

Music & Arts

Castelnuovo-Tedesco. Korngold. Schoenberg. Toch. Zeisl ‘Exil’, inc. Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s ‘Cielo di settembre’, Korngold’s ‘Vier Walzer’, Schoenberg’s ‘Sechs kleine Stücke’, Toch’s ‘Der Jongleur Burlesque’ and Zeisl’s ‘Acht Klavierstücke, ‘November’’ Le Van CD-1271

Musical Concepts

Balakirev. Isserlis, J. Medtner. Rachmaninov. Rakov. Rozycki. Taneyev ‘Piano Rarities – Russian Gems’, inc. Balakirev’s ‘Islamey, Op. 16’, Medtner’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor’ and Taneyev’s ‘Prelude and Fugue in G sharp’ Russo MC150

Ball ‘The Piper of Dreams’: Cor Anglais Concerto. Clarinet Quintet. Recorder Concerto, ‘The Piper of Dreams’. Scenes from a Comedy. Caprice on a Baroque Theme Arden-Taylor; Craven MC151

Myto Records

Bellini Norma Callas; Del Monaco; Stignani; Modesti; Cavallari; Cesarini et al; Coro e Orch di Roma della RAI/Serafin (Rome, 1955) MCD00140 (two CDs)

Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Scotto; Di Stefano; Bastianini; Vinco; Malagu; Ricciardi et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro alla Scala di Milano/Sanzogno (Milan, 1959) MCD00207 (two CDs)

Gounod Faust Björling; Söderström; Siepi; Merrill; Miller; Votipka; Reitan et al; Chor and Orch of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/Morel (New York, 1959) MCD00174 (two CDs)

Verdi I Vespri Siciliani Callas; Kokolios-Bardi; Christoff; Mascherini; Carmassi; Frosini; Masini; Sarri; De Paoli; Pettin; Ristori et al; Coro e Orch del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Kleiber, E. (Florence, 1951) MCD00227 (three CDs)

Naïve Classique

Carissimi. Frescobaldi. Kapsberger. Monteverdi. Provenzale. Rossi. Strozzi ‘Lamento’, inc. Carissimi’s ‘Lamento in morte di Maria Stuarda’, Monteverdi’s ‘Lamento d’Arianna’, Provenzale’s ‘Squarciato appena avea’, Rossi’s ‘Lamento della regina di Svezia’ and Strozzi’s ‘Lagrime mie’ Basso; Latinitas Nostra V5390

Enescu. Traditional ‘The Kristjan Järvi Sound Project – Balkan Fever’, inc. Enescu’s ‘Romanian Rhapsody in A, Op. 11 No. 1’ and traditional music from the Balkan region and improvisations Spassov; Stefanovski; Tadic; MDR Sinfonieorch Leipzig/Järvi, K. V5395

Vivaldi ‘Violin Concertos’ Minasi; Sinkovsky; Onofri; Steck et al/Fasolis; de Marchi; Sardelli OP30561 (six CDs)

Vivaldi ‘Voices’ Piau; Hallenberg; Lemieux; Prina; Lehtipuu; Agnew; Regazzo et al OP30562 (six CDs)


Achron ‘Music for Violin and Piano’: Hebrew Melody, Op. 33. Premère suite en style ancien, Op. 21. Stempenyu-Suite Ludwig; d’Amato 8.573240

Aldridge Parables: An Interfaith Oratorio University of Minnesota Opera Theatre, Singers, Choruses and Symphony Orch/Romey 2.110358 (DVD-V)

Athanassakis. Bogris. Fampas. Hadjopoulos. Harizanos. Mavroedes. Theodorakis. Tzortzinakis ‘Greek Guitar Music’, inc. Athanassakis’s ‘Taygetus Mountain’, Fampas’s ‘Greek Suite’, Harizanos’s ‘Polychordon, Op. 86’ and Theodorakis’s ‘Mother and Virgin’ Fampas 8.273322

Berlioz Harold en Italie, H68. Rêverie et Caprice, H88. Le Carnaval romain, H95. Grande Ouverture de Benvenuto Cellini, H76B Berthaud; Radivo; Orch National de Lyon/Slatkin NBD0042 (Pure Audio Blu-ray); 8.573297 (CD)

Fauré Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45. Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120 (original version with clarinet). Trois Romances sans paroles. Dolly, Op. 56 Dukes; Hosford; Kungsbacka Piano Trio 8.573223

Fibich ‘Orchestral Works, Vol. 3 – Symphonic Poems’: Othello, Op. 6. Záboj, Slavoj and Luděk, Op. 37. Toman and the Wood Nymph, Op. 49. The Tempest, Op. 46. Spring, Op. 13 Czech National SO/Stilec 8.573197

Hindemith Nobilissima visione (complete ballet). Five Pieces for String Orchestra, Op. 44/4 Seattle Symphony/Schwarz 8.572763

Loussier. Paderewski Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Percussion. Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Tabla. Sonata for Violin and Piano Polish Philharmonic Chamber Orch/Kostecki 8.573200

Malipiero ‘Piano Works (1909-1921)’: Poemetti lunari. Preludi autunnali. Cavalcate. Tre Danze antiche. Risonanze Lim 8.572517

Mercadante I Briganti Mironov; Ivanova; Prato; Praticò; Fiocco; Mladenov; Ayllón; Camerata Bach Ch, Poznan; Virtuosi Brunensis/Fogliani 8.660343-44 (two CDs)

Röntgen ‘The Late String Trios’: String Trios – No. 13 in A; No. 14 in C minor; No. 15 in C sharp minor; No. 16 in C sharp minor Offenburg String Trio 8.573384

Various composers ‘The Guerra Manuscript, Vol. 3 – 17th Century Secular Spanish Vocal Music’ Fernández; Ars Atlántica/
Vilas 8.573312

Warlock ‘Choral Music’: The Full Heart. Corpus Christi. Bethlehem Down Carice Singers; Haworth/Parris 8.573227

Naxos American Classics

Beckerman/Horowitz. Dvořák. Farwell. Fisher. ‘Dvořák and America’: Hiawatha Melodrama. American Suite in A, B190. Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G, B183 – Larghetto. Eight Humoresques, B187 – excerpts. Pawnee Horses (two versions). Navajo War Dance No. 2. Goin’ Home Deas; Zhou Qian; Battersby; Pasternack; University of Texas Chamber Singers/Morrow; PostClassical Ensemble/Gil-Ordóñez 8.559777

Heggie ‘Connection: Three Song Cycles’: Natural Selection. Songs and Sonnets to Ophelia. Eve-Song Zona; Tagg 8.559764

Sousa ‘Music for Wind Band, Vol. 14’: The Glass Blowers Overture. Esprit de Corps. The International Congress. March of the Royal Trumpets. The Circumnavigators Club. The Loyal Legion. The Triton Melody, etc. Central Band of the RAF/Brion 8.559730

Naxos Film Music Classics

Khachaturian Othello – Suite. Battle of Stalingrad – Suite Slovak Radio SO/Adriano 8.573389

NEOS Music

Aguirre. Beytelmann. Borda. Piazzolla. Varvello ‘ContactoTango’: Liberación. Cinco Piezas para Viola y Piano. El viento de verdad. Seis Estudios tanguísticos. Dos Piezas breves para Viola y Piano. Le Grand Tango. Entrelazados Adler; Gallardo NEOSPABD11319 (Pure Audio Blu-ray disc)

Nimbus Alliance

Kabalevsky ‘A Recital of Concert Pieces’: Six Preludes and Fugues, Op. 61. Recitative and Rondo, Op. 84. Lyric Melodies, Op. 93A. Spring Games and Dances, Op. 81. Three Preludes, Op. 1. Rondo in A minor, Op. 59. Variations on a Japanese Folk Song, Op. 87 No. 3, etc. Johnson NI6283

Kabalevsky ‘Piano Pieces for Children Young and Old’: Five Happy Variations on a Russian Folksong, Op. 51 No. 1. Childrens Dreams, Op. 88. From Pioneer Life, Op. 14. In the Camp of the Pathfinders, Op. 3/86. Seven Good-Humoured Variations on a Ukrainian Folksong, Op. 51 No. 4. Four Rondos, Op. 60, etc. Johnson NI6282

Read Thomas ‘A Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas’: Two e.e.cummings Songs. Hemke Concerto, ‘Prisms of Light’. Prayer and Celebration. Absolute Ocean. Silent Moon. Of Paradise and Light. Spells Hemke; Arnold; New Haven SO/Boughton et al NI6262

Nimbus Records

Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 (ed. Lilienthal). Fünf Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102. Romanzen, Op. 94. Phantasiestücke, Op. 73. Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70, etc. Wallfisch, R.; York; Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim/
Willén NI5916

NMC Recordings

Weir The Vanishing Bridegroom Tynan; Stéphany; Tortise; Gilhooly; Lemalu; BBC Singers; BBC SO/Brabbins NMCD196 (two CDs)

Odradek Records

Debussy. Mahler. Schoenberg. Stravinsky ‘Firebird – 20th-century Transcriptions for Piano’: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (transcr. Borwick). Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – Adagietto (transcr. Sugiyama). Kammersymphonie No. 1 in E, Op. 9 (transcr. Steuermann). L’oiseau de feu (transcr. Agosti) Kuroda ODRCD312

Oehms Classics

Bruckner Symphony ‘No. 00’ in F minor Philharmoniker Hamburg/Young OC686 (Hybrid SACD)

Onyx Classics

Beethoven Piano Concertos – No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37; No. 4 in G, Op. 58 Pires; Swedish Radio SO/Harding ONYX4125

Opus Arte

Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie (stage direction: Jonathan Kent) Lyon; Karg; Connolly; Degout et al; Glyndebourne Chor; Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Christie (Glyndebourne, 2013) OABD7150D (Blu-ray disc); OA1143D (two DVD-Vs)

Shakespeare ‘Globe on Screen’: The Tempest (director: Jeremy Herrin; music: Stephen Warbeck) Allam; Baughan; Buckley; Cox; Garnon; Morgan; Fox et al (Shakespeare’s Globe, London, 2013) OA1138D (DVD-V)

Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60 (stage direction: Katharina Thoma) Isokoski; Lindsey; Claycomb; Skorokhodov; Allen et al; LPO/Jurowski (Glyndebourne, 2013) OABD7145D (Blu-ray disc); OA1135D (DVD-V)

Wagner Der fliegende Holländer (stage direction: Jan Philipp Gloger) Youn; Selig; Merbeth; Muzek; Mayer; Bruns et al; Chor und Orch der Bayreuther Festspiele/Thielemann (Bayreuth, 2013) OABD7147D (Blu-ray disc); OA1140D (DVD-V)

Orange Mountain Music

Glass, P. ‘A Composer’s Notes – Philip Glass and the Making of an Opera’: A film by Michael Blackwood, taking an intimate look at the inspiration, development and production of Glass’s third opera, ‘Akhnaten’ Glass, P. et al OMM5007 (DVD-V)

Glass, P. String Quartets Nos. 2-5 Dublin Guitar Quartet OMM0092

Glass, P. Symphony No. 1, ‘Low’ Sinfonieorch Basel/Davies OMM0095

Orfeo Wiener Staatsoper Live

Strauss, R. Elektra, Op. 58 Resnik; Nilsson; Rysanek; Windgassen; Waechter; Guthrie; Sjöstedt; Lilova et al; Chor und Orch der Wiener Staatsoper/Böhm (Vienna, 1965) C886 142I (two CDs)


Fauré Pavane, Op. 50. Requiem in D minor, Op. 48. Eight Songs (orch. Lubbock) Domnich; Herford; OsJ Voices; Orch of St John’s/Lubbock OSJCD01

Paladino Music

Copland ‘Piano Works’: Piano Sonata. Rodeo. El Salón México. Four Piano Blues Russo PMR0052

Pan Classics

Beethoven. Reicha. Rossini. Tamplin ‘Jean-Nicolas Savary – The Stradivari of the Bassoon’: Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano, WoO37. Duo for Bassoon and Piano. La gazza ladra – Cavatina (arr. Berr). Fantasia di bravura on themes from ‘La fille du régiment’ by Donizetti Watts; Torbianelli; Treupel-Franck PC10306


Codex Montserrat Le Livre Vermeil de Montserrat. Le chant de la Sibylle. Els Segadors La Camera delle Lacrime/Bonhoure; Jeune Choeur de Dordogne/Luong PTY414125

Parnassus Records

Schulhoff et al ‘Complete Recordings, 1928-29’ Schulhoff PACD96011

Piano 21

Bach, J. S. ‘Transcriptions Recital, Vol. 2’: Transcriptions by Katsaris himself, Siloti, Feninger, Kempff, Hess and Saint-Saëns Katsaris P21017

Piano Classics

Schubert Piano Sonatas – No. 13 in A, D664; No. 21 in B flat, D960 Würtz PCL0070

Praga Digitals

Janáček Concertino, JW VII/11. String Quartets – No. 1, JW VII/8, ‘Kreutzer Sonata’; No. 2, JW VII/13, ‘Intimate Letters’ Prazák Quartet DSD250301 (Hybrid SACD)

Rachmaninov ‘Sviatoslav Richter’: Études-Tableaux, Opp. 33 & 39 – excerpts Richter (1984) DSD350083 (Hybrid SACD)

Schumann. Strauss, R. Weber ‘Friedrich Gulda’: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54. Burleske in D minor, TrV145. Concert-Stück in F minor, J282 Gulda; Wiener Philharmoniker/Böhm (1957) DSD350102 (Hybrid SACD)

Preiser Records

Saint-Saëns. Vierne. Widor Ave verum corpus. Organ Symphonies – No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20: Scherzo; No. 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 28: Final. Messe solennelle in C sharp minor, Op. 16. Tantum ergo, Op. 2. Messe solennelle, Op. 36. Regina caeli, Op. 18 No. 2. Symphony No. 6, Op. 42 No. 2 – Intermezzo Chor von St Augustin/Rieder STA1005

Prima Facie

Gilbert. Parkin. Speare. Stoll. Thomas ‘Do Not Go Gentle … ’: String Quartet No. 3, ‘Super Hoqueto ‘David’’. Do Not Go Gentle. Crowding In. String Quartet No. 3, ‘Fools by Heavenly Compulsion’. Fiori Musicali Bingham String Quartet PFCD032

Stoll ‘Spaces in a Space’: String Quartet No. 4, ‘The Secret in the Clay’. Confirmed by Fire. Spaces in a Space Bingham String Quartet PFCD033

Priory Records

Bach, J. S. Buxtehude. Schoenberg. Vollenweider ‘Great European Organs No. 92 – Andreas Jost plays the Organ of the Grossmunster, Zürich’, inc. J. S. Bach’s ‘Toccata in E, BWV566’ and ‘Canonic Variations on ‘Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her’, BWV769’, Schoenberg’s ‘Variations on a Recitative, Op. 40’ and Vollenweider’s ‘Fantasie’ Jost PRCD1109

Bainton. Cooke. Davies. Grunenwald. Jenkins. Litaize. Mendelssohn et al ‘Great European Organs No.91 – Daniel Cook plays the Harrison and Harrison Organ of St David’s Cathedral, Wales’, inc. Cooke’s ‘Prelude, Intermezzo and Finale’, Grunenwald’s ‘Hymne aux mémoires héroïques’ and Litaize’s ‘Variations sur un Noël Angevin’ Cook PRCD1102

Demessieux. Moore. Tournemire ‘The Influence of Plainsong – The Organ of Ampleforth Abbey’, inc. Demessieux’s ‘Twelve Choral Preludes on Gregorian Themes’, Moore’s ‘Five Sketches on Helmsley’ and Tournemire’s ‘Fantasie-Choral-Sequence: Veni Sancte Spiritus’ Dore PRCD1117

Pallesco ‘The Organ Works of Thierry Pallesco’: Toccata and Fugue in C sharp. Suite en fa. Rhapsodie. Vers toi, Seigneur, j’élève mon âme. Caprice poétique No. 4. Variations pour grand orgue, etc. Bowyer (organ of Glasgow Cathedral) PRCD1086

Quartz Music

Brahms Piano Quartets – No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25; No. 2 in A, Op. 26; No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60 Pro Arte Piano Quartet QTZ2105 (two CDs)

Piazzolla. Schnittke. Silvestrov. Tabakova. Ysaÿe ‘Dance of Shadows’: Tango-Etude No. 2. À Paganini. Postlude. Spinning a Yarn. Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 27 No. 2 Mints QTZ2103

Regent Records

Bourgeois. Fitkin. Handel. Liszt. Mendelssohn. Mozart. Patterson. Saint-Saëns. Stanford ‘Arundel Restored – The Hill Organ of Arundel Cathedral’, inc. Bourgeois’s ‘Variations on a Theme by Herbert Howells’, Handel’s ‘Organ Concerto in F, HWV292 (arr. Best)’, Mozart’s ‘Fantasia in F minor, K608’ and Stanford’s ‘Fantasia and Toccata in D minor, Op. 57’ Moult REGCD434

Boyce. Elgar. Handel. Nyman. Walton et al ‘Thomas Trotter – A Shropshire Idyll: The Organ of St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow’, inc. Boyce’s ‘Trumpet Voluntary in D’, Elgar’s ‘Organ Sonata in G, Op. 28’, Handel’s ‘Concerto in B flat, HWV290 (arr. Trotter)’, Nyman’s ‘Fourths, Mostly’ and Walton’s ‘Crown Imperial’ Trotter REGDVD002 (DVD-V)

Chapple. Forbes. Hagen. Rogg. Sixten. Wammes ‘Capriccio – Contemporary music for organ’, inc. Chapple’s ‘Six Bagatelles’, Forbes’s ‘Haec Dies’, Hagen’s ‘Shalom’, Rogg’s ‘Hommage à Franz Liszt’ and ‘Partita sopra ‘Nun freut euch’’, Sixten’s ‘Prelude and Fugue in Memoriam Maurice Duruflé’ and Wammes’s ‘Miroir’ Phillips (Beckerath organ, Marlborough College Chapel) REGCD419

Resonus Classics

Anonymous. Coleman. Esto. Ives. Jenkins. Mace. Steffkins. Taylor. Young ‘Tickle the Minikin – 17th-century lyra-viol music’, inc. ‘pieces in harpe sette sharpe’, ‘pieces in ‘ededf’’, ‘pieces in Lancashire pipes tuning’, ‘pieces in French sette’, ‘pieces in high harp flatte’, ‘pieces in ‘fedef’’, ‘Alfonso Waye tuning’ and ‘pieces in harp sette flat’ Smith RES10132 (download only)


Cavalli Elena (stage direction: Jean-Yves Ruf) Baráth; Barna-Sabadus; Guimarães; Ferreira; Gonzalez Toro; Reinhold; Conner; Forbes et al; Cappella Mediterranea/García Alarcón (Aix-en-Provence, 2013) RIC346 (two DVD-Vs + book)

RPO Records

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2, ‘Moonlight’ Galeani; RPO/Nowak RPOSP041

RTÉ lyric fm

O’Connell ‘Composers of Ireland Series, Vol. 8 – Kevin O’Connell’: North. Four Orchestral Pieces. Symphony RTÉ National SO/Maloney CD144

Seattle Symphony Media

Carter. Gershwin. Ives Instances. An American in Paris. Symphony No. 2 Seattle Symphony/Morlot SSM1003

Dutilleux Symphony No. 1. Tout un monde lointain. The Shadows of Time Phillips; Seattle Symphony/Morlot SSM1001

Fauré Masques et Bergamasques, Op. 112. Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80. Pavane, Op. 50. Dolly, Op. 56 (orch. Rabaud). Fantaisie, Op. 79 (orch. Talmi). Berceuse, Op. 16. Élégie, Op. 24 McGill; Velinzon; Baltacigil; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Seattle Symphony/Morlot SSM1004

Ravel. Saint-Saëns Alborada del gracioso. Pavane pour une infante défunte. Rapsodie espagnole. Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, ‘Organ’ Adam; Seattle Symphony/Morlot SSM1002

SFS Media

Bernstein West Side Story Jackson; Silber; Vosk; Vortmann; Bullock et al; San Francisco Symphony/Tilson Thomas SFS0059 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Signum Classics

Bairstow. Brumel. Casals. Clemens non Papa. Duruflé. Finzi. Grieg. Hadley. Muhly. Rivafrecha. Skempton. Vierne. Walker. Walton. Wesley. Willan ‘My Beloved’s Voice’, inc. Bairstow’s ‘I sat down under his shadow’, Clemens non Papa’s ‘Ego flos campi’, Finzi’s ‘My lovely one’, Hadley’s ‘My beloved spake’, Rivafrecha’s ‘Anima mea’, Vierne’s ‘Aubade’ and Walton’s ‘Set me as a seal’ Ch of Jesus College, Cambridge/Williams SIGCD370

Hakim ‘Hakim plays Hakim – The Schuke organ of the Palacio Euskalduna of Bilbao, Vol. 1’: Toccata. Petite Suite. Die Apostel. Ave Maria (Fantasy on a lied by Schubert). Hommage à Jean Langlais. Esquisses grégoriennes. Arabesques Hakim; Dufourcet SIGCD389


Gudmundsson Djúspins Ró. Calm of the Deep Loftsdóttir; Nordic Effect; Hamrahlídbarkorinn/Ingólfsdóttir SMK82

Solo Musica

Elgar. Françaix. Mozart. Villa-Lobos. Vivaldi ‘Through Time’: Romance, Op. 62. Divertissement. Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191/K186e. Ciranda das sete notas, A325. Bassoon Concerto in C Lopes; English Chamber Orch SM211

Solstice, Disques du

Cochereau ‘L’art de la Variation – Pierre Cochereau: Improvisations’: Variations sur ‘Adeste fideles’. Variations sur deux noëls. Partita sur ‘O Filii et Filiæ’. Prélude et Choral varié sur un noël. Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur ‘La Marseillaise’ Cochereau (organ of Notre-Dame de Paris; 1968-79) SOCD302

Somm Céleste

Bax. Bliss. Elgar. Godfrey. Mackenzie. Saint-Saëns. Sousa. Walton ‘The Crown Imperial – Marches for 20th-century British Coronations’, inc. Bax’s ‘Coronation March’, Elgar’s ‘Coronation March, Op. 65’, Mackenzie’s ‘Coronation March’, Sousa’s ‘Imperial Edward’ and Walton’s ‘Orb and Sceptre’ and ‘Crown Imperial’ London Symphonic Concerto Band/Higgins SOMMCD0138

Brahms. Schoenberg Serenade No. 1 in D, Op. 11 (arr. Boustead). Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 Ensemble Epomeo; Orch of the Swan/
Woods SOMMCD0139


Palestrina Lamentationes Hieremiae, Liber Tertius Laudantes Consort/Janssens SONA1311 (two CDs)

Sony Classical

Arena. Ariosti. Bononcini. Giacomelli. Hasse. Leo. Pollarolo. Porpora. Sarro ‘Rival Queens’, exploring the artistic legacies of the two legendary singers, Francesca Cuzzoni and Faustina Bordoni and the heights of inspiration to which their rivalry moved the leading composers of the era. Kermes; Genaux; Capella Gabetta/Gabetta, A. 88843 02368-2

Bacharach. Barry. Desmond. Deutsch. Legrand. Mancini. Simon. Sinatra. Steiner ‘Amy Dickson – A Summer Place’, inc. Bacharach’s ‘What’s it all about, Alfie?’, Desmond’s ‘Take Five’, Legrand’s ‘The Windmills of Your Mind’, Simon’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ and Steiner’s ‘A Summer Place’ Dickson 88843 04041-2

Berlioz. Liszt. Strauss, J. II. Strauss, R. ‘Summer Night Concert 2014’, inc. Berlioz’s ‘Grande Ouverture de Benvenuto Cellini’, Liszt’s ‘Mazeppa, S100’ and Richard Strauss’s ‘Burleske in D minor’ and ‘Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28’ Lang Lang; Wiener Philharmoniker/Eschenbach 88843 07097-2

Schubert ‘Nachtviolen’: An den Mond, D614. Im Jänner, D876. Herbst, D945. Der Wanderer, D649. Der Zwerg, D771. Im Walde, D843. Der Schiffer, D694. Totengräber-Weise, D869. Nachtviolen, D752. Wehmut, D772. Der Hirt, D490. Nachtgesang, D314, etc. Gerhaher; Huber 88883 71217-2

Various composers ‘Claudio Abbado – The RCA and Sony Album Collection’ Abbado, C. et al 88843 04505-2 (38 CDs)

Various composers ‘Rubinstein Remembered’: A documentary film by Peter Rosen Rubinstein et al 88843 01326-9 (DVD-V)

Steinway & Sons

Brahms. Bruckner. Schumann. Zemlinsky ‘Fantasies’: Sieben Fantasien, Op. 116. Fantasie in G. Phantasie in C, Op. 17. Fantasien über Gedichte von Richard Dehmel, Op. 9 Khristenko STNS30032

Gluck. Granados. Hahn. Liszt. Prokofiev. Wiprud ‘Love and Longing’, inc. Friedman’s transcription of Gluck’s ‘Ballet des ombres heureuses’, Hahn’s ‘La danse de l’amour et de l’ennui’, Liszt’s transcriptions of Schubert Lieder and ‘Isoldens Liebestod (Wagner), S447’ and Wiprud’s ‘El Jaleo’ Han STNS30030

Stone Records

Quilter ‘The Complete Quilter Songbook, Vol. 2’ Stone; Barlow 5060192780307


Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat, Op. 106, ‘Hammerklavier’ Richter (London, 1976) STR33989

Ferrari Exercises d’improvisation. À la recherche du rythme perdu Longobardi STR33968


Bartók. Beethoven. Glazunov. Lalo. Ravel. Sarasate. Sibelius. Stravinsky. Tartini. Wieniawski ‘Ida Haendel – Prague Recordings 1957-1965’ Haendel; Holeček; Czech PO/Ančerl; Prague SO/Smetáček SU4162-2 (five CDs)

Bořkovec. Dvořák. Grieg. Mahler. Messiaen. Roussel. Schubert. Sommer. Tchaikovsky ‘Václav Neumann – Early Recordings 1953-1968’ Soukupová; Loriod; Chuchro; Prague SO; Czech PO; Film SO/Neumann SU4133-2 (six CDs)

Hindemith ‘Music for Viola’: Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 11/4. Sonata for Viola Solo, Op. 25/1. Trauermusik. Sonata for Viola Solo, Op. 11/5 Hosprová et al SU4147-2


Balakirev. Dubé. Pabst. Rimsky-Korsakov ‘Paraphrases russes’, inc. Balakirev’s ‘Souvenir of Glinka’s ‘A Life for the Tsar’’, Dubé’s ‘Paraphrase of Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘Sheherazade’’ and Pabst’s ‘Concert Paraphase of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Eugene Onegin’’ Dubé SYR141454

Bossi. Burtonwood. Debussy. Fumagalli. Guilmant. Guridi. Liszt. Rinck. Saint-Martin ‘L’orgue de concert, Vol. 12’, inc. Burtonwood’s ‘Rhapsody’, Fumagalli’s ‘Capriccio ‘La Caccia’’, Liszt’s ‘Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H, S260’ and the ‘Carillon’ from Saint-Martin’s ‘Suite Cyclique’ Nosetti (Brondino Vegezzi Bossi organ of Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, Cuneo) SYR141450


Haydn Six String Quartets, Hob. III/19-24 (Op. 9) Auryn Quartet 0190-5 (Pure Audio Blu-ray Disc); 0190-0 (two CDs)

Haydn Six String Quartets, Hob. III/44-49 (Op. 50) Auryn Quartet 0185-5 (Pure Audio Blu-ray disc); 0185-0 (two CDs)

Mozart Serenade in B flat, K361/K370a, ‘Gran Partita’. Fantasia in F minor K608 Stuttgart Winds 0209-5 (Pure Audio Blu-ray Disc); 0209-0 (CD)

Ravel Ma mère l’oye. Pavane pour une Infante défunte. Tzigane Nikolic; Netherlands PO/Rizzi 0977-1 (180g vinyl LP)

Scarlatti, D. ‘Complete Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1’: Sonatas Kk31-42. Essercizi Kk1-30 Ullrich 0199-0 (two CDs)


Calace ‘Opera completa per mandolino e chitarra’: Danza spagnola, Op. 105. Barcarola, Op. 20. Saltarello, Op. 79. Bolero, Op. 26. Tarantella, Op. 18. Album di ballabili, Op. 13, etc. Duo Zigiotti-Merlante TC860301

Gianella Trois Duos concertants, Op. 2 Ortensi; Pasetti TC770702

Merulo Toccate d’intavolatura d’organo – Libro primo (1598); Libro secondo (1604), etc. Tasini TC531380


Beethoven. Berlioz. Brahms. Dvořák ‘Pierre Monteux à Amsterdam’: Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Op. 55, ‘Eroica’ – Marcia funebre. Harold en Italie, H68. Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68. Cello Concerto in B minor, B191 Boon; Rostropovich; Concertgebouw Orch/Monteux (1963) TAH766/767 (two CDs)

Beethoven. Bruckner. Schubert ‘Tahra Story’: The very last Tahra release: Symphonies – No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: Andante con moto; No. 7 in A, Op. 92: Poco sostenuto-Vivace. Symphony No. 7 in E – Allegro moderato (previously unreleased). Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D759, ‘Unfinished’ Berliner Philharmoniker; Wiener Philharmoniker/Furtwängler; Staatskapelle Schwerin/Abendroth; Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie/Scherchen TAH768

Verdi. Vivaldi ‘Carlo Maria Giulini à Amsterdam’: Quattro Pezzi sacri. Gloria in D, RV589 Schwarzkopf; Boeze; Concertgebouw Orch/Giulini (1960) TAH765

Toccata Classics

Couperin, F. ‘Music for Two Harpsichords, Vol. One’: Les Nations – Sonates et suites de symphonies en trio Schwarz; Buckley TOCC0203

Portugal Vésperas de Nossa Senhora in C. Missa a quatro in F Ensemble Turicum/Weibel; da Silva TOCC0238

Röntgen ‘Chamber Music, Vol. 1 – Music for Violin and Piano I’: Violin Sonata in E, Op. 40. Romanze in G minor. Sonata Trilogica. Aus Jotunheim. Phantasie for Solo Violin Sahara; Lenehan TOCC0024

Weinberg Symphony No. 21, Op. 152, ‘Kaddish’. Polish Tunes, Op. 47 No. 2 Bartenyeva; Siberian SO/Vasilyev TOCC0193

TwoPianists Records

Chopin. Liszt. Lyapunov. Plana ‘After a reading of … Liszt’: Douze Études, Op. 10. Ernani – Paraphrase de concert, S432. Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S171. Douze Études d’exécution transcendante, Op. 11 – No. 12, Élégie en mémoire de Franz Liszt. Après une lecture de Liszt Pompa-Baldi TP1039305


Amram ‘Chamber Music’: Theme and Variations on ‘Red River Valley’. Sonata for Violin and Piano. From Readings from Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’. Portraits for Piano Quartet, etc. Darvarova; Kanamaru; Wincenc; Face the Music Ensemble; New York Piano Quartet; David Amram Quartet et al UAV5987

Carter. Eckhardt. Sessions Duo for Violin and Piano. Strömkarl. Violin Sonata Cuckson; McMillen UAV5989

Jackson. Leonard. Luhl. Mahler. Prada. Schnittke. Spinei. Wang Jie. Wolfgang. Zahler ‘Songs for Mahler in the Absence of Words’, inc. Jackson’s ‘Mahler 99’, Mahler’s ‘Piano Quartet’, Schnittke’s ‘Piano Quartet’ and Zahler’s ‘Mirror of the Shadow’ New York Piano Quartet UAV5998

VAI Music

Corea. Hersch. Ives. Rzewski ‘The Miami International Piano Festival presents … Emanuele Arciuli’: Children’s Song 10-20. Nocturne for the Left Hand Alone. Piano Sonata No. 2. Pieces Nos. 3 and 4 Arciuli 4562 (DVD-V)

Warner Classics

Beethoven. Debussy. Liszt. Offenbach. Ravel. Respighi. Saint-Saëns. Shostakovich ‘Martha Argerich and Friends Live from Lugano 2013’ Argerich; Maisky; Capuçon, R.; Margulis, A.; Margulis, J.; Capuçon, G.; Montero; Baranov; Marton; Tomassi; Griguoli; Stella; Zilberstein; Guttman; Chen; Debrus; Fagone; Rutz; Giuffredi; Di Tripani; Orch della Svizzera Italiana/Soudant 0825646312207 (three CDs)

Various composers ‘Martha Argerich – Le Piano Roi’: A musical profile of the legendary pianist Argerich et al 0825646318827 (three CDs)


Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21 Pilarczyk; Bergmann; Castagner; Deplus; Montaigne; Yordanoff; Collot; Huchot/Boulez WER6778-2

World Wind Music

Appermont. Comitas. De Meij. Gillingham. Maslanka. Nelhybel. Soutullo. Whitacre et al ‘Highlights WMC 2013 – Symphonic Wind Band, Vol. 1’: Performances from the Kerkrade WMC Competition and festival Various artists WWM500.186 (two CDs)

Barnes. Comitas. Doss. Gallego. Mackey. Reed. Rindfleisch. Smith. Stert et al ‘Highlights WMC 2013 – Symphonic Wind Band, Vol. 2’: Performances from the Kerkrade WMC Competition and festival Various artists WWM500.187 (two CDs)

De Meij ‘Cosmic Wings’: UFO Concerto. Symphony No. 3, ‘Lonely Planet’ Harmonieorkest St Michael, Thorn/Adams WWM500.185 (CD+DVD-V)

Lenaerts. Splenter. Waignein ‘Belgian Music for Alto Saxophone and Wind Band’: Kryptos. Concerto Comenia. Rhapsody for Alto Saxophone Pellens; Nozy; Kerremans; Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides/Segers WWM500.183


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