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Index to All Discs Reviewed for Jan/Feb. 2003:

SACD & DVD-A, Pt. 1 (Jazz) - Dave Brubeck at Oberlin, Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane, Karrin Allyson, Nnenna Freelon, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Susannah McCorkle, Vince Guaraldi - Charlie Brown, Marc Valle Trio, James Carter Tribute to Lady Day, Art Blakey at Keystone, Peter Whitman's X-Tet, sax/pipe organ/B3 Trio, Romero - guitar & voice, Gary Burton - Like Minds, Dave Grusin - Two for the Road

SACD & DVD-A, Pt. 2 (Classical) - Hi-Res of the Month: BEETHOVEN: 9 Symphonies - Karajan, BACH: Christmas Cantatas - Herreweghe, STRAVINSKY: Firebird & Petrouchka - Paavo Jarvi, BEETHOVEN: Christ on the Mt. of Olives, BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 9 - Harnoncourt, Classical BRUBECK - Choral works, BACH Concertos - Hilary Hahn, Anna Netrebko - Opera Arias, BEETHOVEN Cello Sonatas, CHARPENTIER: Te Deum & Mass, YSAYE Works for Violin, HAYDN: London Symphonies, Vol. 1 - Florilegium, PROKOFIEV: Romeo & Juliet - Paavo Jarvi, ROSSINI Piano Music - Giacometti, CHOPIN: Polonaises - Pollini, STAMITZ & RICHTER: Sinfonias - NDA, Festival of Sound & Image 2003

SACD & DVD-A, Pt. 3 (Rock & Jazz) - James Taylor - Flag/Dad Loves His Work, Footloose - soundtrack, Foreigner 4, Yellow Jackets - Time Squared, Michel Camillo Live at the Blue Note, David Sanborn - Timeagain, Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, George Thorogood - 2 albums, Eleanor McEvoy - Yola, Hue & Cry - Next Move, Meatloaf - Bat Out of Hell

DVD-A (2+2+2 format) & xrcd, Pt. 4 (Classical) - MOZART: Prague Sym. & Piano Concerto, SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto & other piano/orch. works - Zacharias, VIVALDI: Concertos & chamber music - Musica Alta Ripa, CARTELLIERI: Clarinet Concertos - Klocker, BRAHMS: Quartet/Sextet - Leipzig Q., BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide/Variations on a Theme of Bridge - Britten, STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring - Solti, Arthur Rubinstein in CHOPIN Scherzos, Piano Sonata in B Flat minor & BRAHMS: Piano Sonata in F minor

Soundtrack CDs (Special Feature) - NEWMAN: Angels in America, GLASS: The Fog of War/Candyman, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Master and Commander, ZIMMER: The Last Samurai, The Cooler, KORNGOLD: The Adventures of Robin Hood, Varese Sarabande 4-CD Compilation, Little Shop of Horrors (musical)

Classical CDs, Pt. 1 - GRECO: Works incl. I'm Superman! - Canary Is. Philharmonic, Klezmer Concertos & Encores, Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 1, ERNST MIELCK: Sym in F minor - Finnish Radio Sym., PIERNE Piano Concertos - Coombs/Corp, ROREM: Sym. 1, 2, 3 - Bournemouth Sym./Serebrier, CRESTON: Sym. No. 5 etc. - Seattle/Gerard Schwarz, STEVE MARGOSHES: Violin Suite from Fame - Budapest Sym., GLASS: Descent Into the Maelstrom & Saxophone, TYZEN HSIAO: Piano Concerto & other works - Russian Fed. Orch./Jordania, SEREBRIER: Sym. No. 3 etc. - Toulouse Nat. Ch. Orch./Serebrier, Complete works of GUIDO DEIRO, JANACEK/LUTOSLAWSKI/SZYMANOWSKI Violin works - Faust, v./Kupiec, p.

Classical CDs, Pt. 2 - STRAVINSKY: Divertimento / SIBELIUS Works - Cecilia Zilliacus, v., Care-Charming Sleep - The Dowland Project, LIGETI: String Quartets etc. - La Salle Q., GLASS: Etudes for Piano Vol. 1 - Glass, MOZART: Piano Sonatas - Andreas Haefliger, p., HUMMEL: Piano Sonatas - Stephen Hough, p., VILLA-LOBOS: Sinfonia Amerindia - Solosts/Choirs/Sym. Orch. of Tenerife, SCHUBERT: Octet - Camerata Freden, Early Music Recital by Gustav Leonhardt, BANTOCK: 4 Works - Vernon Handley, ARGENTO: Casa Guidi & other works - Minnesota Orch./Eiji Oue, RAVEL: Posth. Violin Sonata & ENESCO: Sonata No. 3 etc. - Cavakos, v., BLANCAFORT: Piano Music Vol. 1 - Villabla, p., DUKAS: Complete Piano Music - Stigliani, p., Greek Rapture (Greek Piano Music) - Maria Choban

Video DVDs, Pt. 1 (Music Videos) - BEETHOVEN: Fidelio - James Levine; VIVALDI: Orlando Furioso - Randall Behr; Hans Knappertsbusch Conducts, Josef Krips Conducts Mozart, KHACHTURIAN: Spartacus ballet - Bolshoi Ballet, Spanish Night - Berlin Philharmonic/Placido Domingo, Stephane Grappelli - A Life in the Jazz Century, Pat Metheny Group - Speaking of Now Live

Video DVDs, Pt. 2 - One Night With Blue Note, Chris Botti & Friends - Night Sessions Live, Rush in Rio, The Italian Job (2003), The Medallion - Jackie Chan, Thunderball & On Her Majesty's Secret Service - James Bond, Big Trouble, Star Trek Deep Space Nine 7th Season, Legally Blonde 2

Video DVDs, Pt. 3 - Northfork - James Woods, Nick Nolte; I Capture the Castle, Heavens Above! - Peter Sellers, The Road to Wellville - Anthony Hopkins, I.Q. - Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Walter Matthau; The Mystic's Journey - Huston Smith; Cinemania; Young Sherlock Holmes

Jazz CDs - Michael Brecker - Wide Angles, Kenny Barron & Regina Carter - Freefall, Lee Morgan - Sonic Boom, Dave Askrin Trio - Re: Bill Evans, Sam Bush & David Grisman - Hold On We're Strummin,' Andrew Hill - Beautiful Day, Jean-Michael Pilc - Cardinal Points, Wild Women Blues - Linda Hopkins, Larry Willis, p. - Sanctuary, Klezmer Conservatory Band - Taste of Paradise, Dr. John All By Hisself, 3 Leg Torso - Astor in Paris

Reissue Classical CDs - Geza Anda, p. plays BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, BARTOK; Benjamin Britten & Yehudi Menuhin in BEETHOVEN/MOZART/BRIDGE Piano Trios; Horowitz Legendary RCA Recordings, Otto Klemperer conducts BACH, MOZART, BEETHOVEN; David Oistrakh plays BEETHOVEN & MOZART Concertos; Hans Richter-Haaser plays BEETHOVEN Piano Concertos 4 & 5; Artur Rodzinski conducts RACHMANINOFF, ROSSINI, RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Etc.; Itzhak Perlman, v. plays SIBELIUS & KORNGOLD Vioin Concertos; MALIPIERO/DEBUSSY/RAVEL/SHULMAN String Quartets - Stuyvesant Q.; Svetlanov conducts TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 2 & Serenade in C; Toscanini conducts SCHUBERT: Unfinished, R. STRAUSS: Don Juan, HAYDN: Sym. Concertante; Felix Weingartner conducts BEETHOVEN, MOZART, WEBER, BRAHMS, WAGNER

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