Index to All 142 Discs Reviewed


Published on May 1, 2005

Index to All 142 Discs Reviewed

for May 2005

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT 1 (Classical)BACH: Partitas – Florin Paul, v.; BACH: Brandenburg Concertos – Stuttgart Ch. Orch.; What About This, Mr. Paganini? – Saschko Gawriloff, v.; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. N. 4 – Ivan Fisher cond.; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 4 – Gergiev cond. Vienna Philharmonic; KREISLER Works – Salvatore Accardo, v.; Homage to KREISLER – Daniel Gaede, v.; TELEMANN: Telemann in Minor – Pretum Integrum Orch./Serbin; MOZART: Flute & Harp Concerto, Flute Concertos 1 & 2 – Patgrick Galliois & Swedish Ch. Orch.; SIBELIUS: Sym. Nos. 3 & 7 – LSO/Colin Davis; BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances for piano 4 hands – Kolacnys; Surround Yourself With Paco Peña – Misa Flamenca; James Boyk piano recital – BACH, CHOPIN, DEBUSSY, MOZART; CHOPIN Scherzi & Impromptus – Yundi Li, p.; Pletnev plays SCHUMANN: Etudes sym., Fantasie in C, Album blatter; R. STRAUSS: The Bourgeois Gentleman, Duet-Concertino, Sextet from Capriccio – soloists/German Ch. Orch./Paavo Järvi

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 2 (Classical conl.) – Multichannel Disc of the Month: LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Mass – Kent Nagano cond.; DAVID CHESKY: Con. for Violin, Concerto for Flute, The Girl from Guatemala – Area 31/Aibel; SCHOENBERG: Transfirgure Night, Ch. Symphony – Bavarian State Orch./Zubin Mehta; BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 7 – Seiji Ozawa; Fiddler Tam – Music of Thomas Ersine KELLIE; DVORAK: New World Sym., SMETANA: Bartered Bride Ov., WEINBERGER: Polka & Fugue – Chicago Sym./Reiner; Extensions 2 – works of MIROGLIO, LOUVIER & APERGHIS for Les Percussions de Strasbourg; ROZSA: Three Choral Suites – Cinncinnati Pops & Chorus/Kunzel; ST.-SAENS: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 5 – Malikova, p./WDR Sym.; DEBUSSY: Afternoon of a Faun, La Mer, Noctures, Berceuse heroique – Cincinnati Sym./Järvi; ELGAR: Violin Concerto; VW: Lark Ascending – Hilary Hahn, v./LSO/Colin Davis; HOLST: Planets – LA Phil./Mehta; Ruggiero Ricci, v. in SARASATE & ST.- SAENS; ROSSINI Overtures – LSO/Pierino Gamba; RESPIGHI: Pines & Fountains for Rome – Chicago Sym./Reiner; BRAHMS: V. Concerto – Szeryng, v./LSO/Monteux

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 3 (Jazz/Pop/Rock) – 4 + Four – Turtle Island String Q. + Ving Q.; Buzz Bros. Band – Castle in the Air; Poncho Sanchez – Out of Sight; Paquito D’Rivera – Portraits of Cuba; Yellowjackets – Altered States; Oscar Peterson, p. – Exclusively for My Friends Volumes 1, 2, 3; Shania Twain – Up!; Allman Bros. Band – At Fillmore East; Byther Smith, Addressing the Nation with the Blues; Loewll Fulson – Think Twice Before You Speak; Poor Boy – Songs of Nick Drake; The Kinks – A Soap Opera`

VINYL REVIEWS (In Features Section) – Miles Davis 10″ – Young Man with a Horn; SCHUMANN: Fantasy in C, Etudes Sym., Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Scenes from Childhood – John Lill, p.; Ray Charles & guests – Genius Loves Company; Karrin Allyson – In Blue; Bill Berry – Shortcake; Art Pepper – So In Love; Sonny Clark, p. – Cool Struttin’; Mingusx5 – Mingus Ensemble; Oliver Nelson Sextet – The Blues and the Abstract Trutch; Jimmy Giuffre 3 – The Easy Way

DUALDISC REVIEWSMAHLER: Sym. No. 5 – Utah Sym./Abravanel; MAHLER: Sym. No. 6 – Utah Sym./Abravanel; BEETHOVEN: Sym. No. 5, Leonora Ov. – Phil. Promenade of London/Boult; Is It Rolling Bob? – Dylan Reggae Tribute; Tesla – Standing Room Only; Slaughter – Then and Now; Gene Simmons – ***Hole

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 1 (Music Videos) – Chopin Piano Music – Perl/Kempt/Hewitt; BERLIOZ: Les Troyens (complete opera) – John Eliot Gardiner; Barbiolli cond. BSO in DELIUS, WALTON, BRAHMS; Theater Music of Brecht & Weill – Lotte Lenya & Gisela May; Great Conductors of the Third Reich – Art in the Service of Evil; Astor Piazzolla in Portrait; Dianne Reeves: Live in Montreal; Frank Zappa – Baby Snakes; The Frank Sinatra Show with guest Ella Fitzgerald

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT.2Hotel Rwanda; The Middle of the World; Incident at Loch Ness (Herzog); Porco Rosso (Miyasaki); Suspect Zero; House of Flying Daggers – (Yimou); Buddy; Beaches – Midler & Hershey; I Love Lucy: 4th Season; Arakimentari – Doc. on photographer Araki

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 1MOZART: Complete Piano Works for Four Hands – Dichters; ORFF: Carmina Burana – Berlin Phil./Rattle; BRAHMS: Violin Sonatas 1 & 2, Viola Sonatas 1 & 2 – Schlomo Mintz; Opera Arias – Yu Qiang Dai, tenor; Ukraine Composers Series Set 1; FRANCAIX: Le rou nu, Les demoiselles de la nuit – Ulster Orch./Thierry Fischer; CATOIRE: Piano Trio, Piano Quartet – Room-Music; SOR: 14 Guitar Works – Starobin; BARBER: Capricorn Concerto & other shorter works – Royal Scottish Nat. Orch./Alsop; HENRY COWELL: A Continuum Portrait

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 2Mischa Maisky & Martha Argerich – STRAVINSKY, PROKOFIEV, SHOSTAKOVICH; BRAHMS: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Klavierstucke – Anton Kuertik, p.; Diane Walsh, piano = BARBER, MARTIN, PROKOFIEV, BARTOK; PENDERECKI: St. Luke Passion – Soloists/Warsaw Nat.l Philharmonic/Wit; Composers of the Holocaust – Mimi Stern-Wolfe, piano/conductor; KILAR: September Sym., Lament – Philarharmonic Sym. of Narodowej/Wojnarowski; RACHMANINOFF: Vespers – Estonian Ch. Choir/Paul Hillier

CD REISSUES, PT. 1 - Barbirolli cond. BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 3, WAGNER: Tannhauser Ov. & Venusberg Music; Krsten Flagstad WAGNER recital; Heifetz in BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 9, BRAHMS: Sonata No. 3, FRANCK: Sonata in A Major; John Williams – The Ultimate Guitar Collection; London Sym. Orch. Centennial Set – BEETHOVEN, BERLIOZ, SCHUBERG, DVORAK, TCHAIKOVSKY, STRAVINSKY, BERG, ELGAR, DEBUSSY; Peter Maag cond. J. STRAUSS JR.; Maurice Andre, trumpet – HAYDN, ALBINONI, HANDEL, TELEMANN, HERTEL, HUMMEL; PERSICHETTI: Serenade No. 5, Sym. for Strings, Sym. No. 8 – Louisville Orch.; Henry Szeryng, v. – BEETHOVEN: Sonatas Nos. 1, 3 & 9 “Kreutzer”

NEW JAZZ! (5/19), PT. 1 – Pat Metheny Group – The Way Up; Keith Jarrett, solo piano – Radiance; Dave Brubeck Quartet – London Flat/London Sharp; The Randy Sandke Quartet with Bill Charlap & Parthenia – Trumpet After Dark; Keith Barry, viola – Blew Year’s Proposition; Ton Monaco Trio – Fiery Blues; Joey DeFrancesco with Jimmy Smith, B3s – Legacy; John Stowell, guitar – Resonance; Madeleine Peyroux – Carless Love; Mel Brown Quartet – Girl Talk; Duo Campion-Vachon – Duke Ellington

NEW JAZZ! (5/19), PT. 2Wynton Marsalis & Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra – Duke Ellington Assorted Works; Symphonic Jobim – Orq. Sinfonica de Estado de Sao Paulo/Robert Minczuk; One More – Music of Thad Jones; Willem Breuker – Music for Theater Pieces of Brecht

JAZZ, PT. 1Marta Gomez – Cantos de Ague Dulce; Harvie S – Texas Rumba; Stefano di Battista – Parker’s Mood, Sir Roland Hanna – Everything I Love, George Shearing Trio – Like Fine Wine, Footprints – The Life and Music of Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington – The Symphonic Ellington

JAZZ, PT. 2 – Sakésho – We Want You To Say; Negroni’s Trio; Bradley Leighton, alto flute – Just Doin’ Our Thang; Collier & Dean – Duets; Sons of Cosmic Consciousness – Solar; Hiroshima – Obon; Amina Figarova, piano – Come Escape With Me


This is a great site, look forward to the SACD reviews.
James Askew, NYC

Excellent, concise reviews.
Ken Rasek, Bettendorf, Iowa




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