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Index to All 100 Disc Reviews for May 2003:

Hi-Res (Pop/Rock) Pt. 1 - The Persuasions Sing the Beatles; Jorma Kaukonen - Blue Country Heart; Richard Thompson - Rumor and Sigh; Keb Mo - Just Like You; Joe Satriani - Strange Beautiful Music; Linkin Park - Reanimation; Peter Buffett - Triathlon soundtrack; Charlie Musselwhite - Up and Down the Highway

Hi-Res (Classical) Pt. 2 - BACH: The Four Great Toccatas and Fugues on Four Antiphonal Organs - Biggs; MOZART: Piano Concertos 9 & 25 - Brendel/Mackerras; La Folia - Jordi Savall Ensemble; MAHLER: Sym. No. 5 - Netherlands Philharmonic/Haenchen; MOZART: Symphonies 29, 5, Eine klein Nachtmusik - Concertgebouw/Boni; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 4, Nutcracker Suite - NY Phil./Bernstein; TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir de Florence, Serenade for Strings - Concertgebouw/Boni; HOLST: The Planets - Bruckner Orch./Davies; FRANZ SCHMIDT: Sym. No. 4, Notre Dame orch. music - Netherlands Philharmonic/Kreizberg; SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concertos 1 & 2, USTVAOLSKAYA: Concerto - Jacoby, p./Royal Philharmonic/Mackerras; CHOPIN: Ballade No. 4 etc.- Vladimir Ashkenazy; BEETHOVEN: Ninth Sym. - Berlin Philharmonic/Karajan; LULLY: L"Orchestre du Roi Soleil" - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall

Hi-Res (Jazz & Bdway) Pt. 3 - Bob Mintzer Big Band - Gently; Bob James in Hi-Fi; 4 Generations of Miles; Lee Konitz - Parallels; Dizzy Gillespie - Matrix; Billie Holiday with Ray Ellis Orch. - Lady in Satin; Brazilian Romance (DTS); Ana Caram - Rio After Dark; A Chorus Line, orig. cast

Classical CDs, Pt. 1 - BIZET: Carmen (complete) - Gheorghiu/Plasson; Songs of DEBUSSY & MOZART: Banse/Schiff; DVORAK: Sym. No. 7 - LSO/Davis; Dream of the Orient - Sarband & Concerto Koln; Happy Birthday - encores from Kremerata Baltica; ELGAR: Organ Sonata in G, Enigma Variations - Keith John; DURUFLE: Works for Organ and Choir - Escaich/Cambridge Voices; GRAUPNER: Instr. & Vocal Music

Classical CDs, Pt. 2 - BEETHOVEN: Symphonies 1 - 9 - Rattle; MESSIAEN: From the Canyons to the Stars - Myung Whun Chung; DEBUSSY: Pelleas et Melisande concert suite, 3 Noctures - Berlin Phil./Abbado; RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez, Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre, Music for a Garden - Socias/Granada Orch./Pons; RODRIGO: Complete Orch. Works Vol. 4 on Naxos; HAYDN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 31, 34, 29, 49, 35 - Emmanuel Ax; "Mozart Noir" - works of CHEVALIER DE ST.-GEORGES - Tafelmusik Orch./Lamon; LEBRUN: Oboe Concertos - Schneemann, o./Radio Ch. Orch. of Netherlands

Classical CDs, Pt. 3 - LIGETI: Legeti Project III - Antonio Wit; WEILL: Sym. Nos. 1 & 2, Bastille Music - Hong Kong Phil./Atherton; LOWELL LIEBERMANN: Sym. No. 2, Flute Concerto - Zukerman, fl./Dallas Sym./Litton; HANDEL: Rinaldo (complete) - Rene Jacobs cond.; VILLA-LOBOS: Sym. Nos. 3 & 9 - SWR Sym./St. Clair; String Trio, Duos & Choros - German String Trio; DIAMOND: Psalm, Kaddish, Sym. No. 3 - Starker, c./Seattle Sym./Gerard Schwarz; BAX: Sym. No. 6, Into the Twilight - Royal Scottish Nat. Orch./David Lloyd Jones; BLISS: String Quartet No. 1, Quartet in A, Conversations - Maggini Quartet

Video DVDs, Pt. 1 (All Music Videos) - R. STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier - Karajan; Ute Lemper Sings Weill & Nyman; Operavox - Opera in animation; Horowitz in Moscow; STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, Les Noces - Royal Ballet Covent Garden; STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, Petrushka, RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade - Russian Ballet; Norah Jones Live in New Orleans; The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert; The Young Girls of Rochefort (Music: Michel Legrand, Starring Catherine Deneuve & Gene Kelly)

Video DVDs, Pt. 2 (Features) - Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 2; Stargate Ultimate Ed.; Total Recall; Heavy Metal - Superbit; Amazing Caves - IMAX; The Ruling Class (starring Peter O'Toole); Pepe Le Moko (starring Jean Gabin); Closely Watched Trains

Jazz CDs - Wayne Shorter's Alegria; Ron Carter's Nonet - Eight Plus; Bassist Joshua Bayer - Lines and Grooves; Guitarist Terje Rypdal - Lux Aeterna; Tord Gustavsen Piano Trio - Changing Places; Yellowjackets - Time Squared; Vocalists = Jane Siegel - Friday Night Special; Nancy Harrow - Winter Dreams; René Marie - Live at Jazz Standard; Mongo Santomaria - Montreux Heat:; Jim Snidero, alto sax - Strings; Ruby Braff & Dick Hyman (cornet & theater organ) - America the Beautiful

Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 1 - Callas Forever - soundtrack; ARLEN: Blues Opera - Andre Kostelanetz & MARTIN: Grandma Moses Suite; Albert Coates conducts LISZT, BORODIN, TCHAIKOVSKY, RAVEL, WAGNER, STRAUSS; Dances from Old Vienna - Ensemble Bella Music; Andre Cluytens conducts WAGNER; Andre Cluytens conducts WAGNER & R. STRAUSS; Kirsten Flagstad in songs of GRIEG, BACK, FRANCK, & DORUMSGAARD

Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 2 - BEETHOVEN: Symphonies 1 - 9 - Berlin Philharmonic/Jochum; TCHAIKOVSKY & BRUCH Violin Concertos - Francescatti; MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3, Violin Sonatas - Grumiaux; Mischa Levitzki piano recital; Willem Mengelberg conducts WAGNER, R. STRAUSS, HUMPERDINCK; Artur Rubinstein Collection Vol. 8; Pnina Salzman in piano concertos and quartet of MOZART, BEN-HAIM, FRANCK & KHACHATURIAN; J. STRAUSS: The Gypsy Baron (operetta) - Clemens Krauss conducts

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