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Index to all DISC REVIEWS
for January 2002:

Multichannel DVD-As & Stereo SACDs - Handel: Royal Fireworks & Water Music cond. by Mackerras, Guarneri String Quartet plays quartets of Ravel/Debussy/Faure, Bobby Short's "Piano," George Benson's "Breezin'," Vocalist David Alan, Wagnerian orchestral highlights cond. by George Szell, Six works by Toru Takemitsu, Eric Bibb's Spirit & the Blues, Terence Blanchard's trumpet joins four jazz singers in songs of Jimmy McHugh, Paquito D'Rivera's Tropicana Nights, Drummer Steve Davis in "Quality of Silence," Joe Beck & Ali Ryerson's "Alto," Manfredo Fest All-Jobim disc, Freddy Cole's "Merry Go Round," Luqman Hamza's "With This Voice," Joe Beard & friends' "Dealin'" blues

Classical CDs, Pt. 1 - Gluck's Orfeo et Euridice cond. by Rene Jacobs, Poulenc's La Voix humaine with Felicity Lott, The Wanamaker Grand Court Organ in symphonic transcriptions, Handel's Coronation Anthems, Nine works by Sir Graville Bantock, Gombert's Magnificats with the Tallis Scholars, Kiri Te Kanawa in Arias and Songs, Dvorak dedication concert (incl. New World Sym.), four works for oboe and string quartet featuring oboeist Peter Christ

Classical CDs, Pt. 2 - Chopin, Franck and Debussy cello sonatas - Argerich & Maisky, Argerich live recital of works by Ravel & Schumann, two symphonic poems by George T. Strong, From the Realm of the Shadow music drama by Christopher Mohr, Van Cliburn Compeition winners Olga Kern, Antonio Pompa-Baldi & Maxim Phillippov, Reynaldo Hahn's 53 piano miniatures "The Bewildered Nightingale," Bach's Six Partitas on piano, piano concertos by Moscheles, Litolff, Winding, Emil Hartmann and Eric Funk, also Funk's "Montana" Symphony

Jazz CDs - The complete Max Roach Plus Four Sessions on Mosaic LPs, Two new Thelonious Monk reissues from Blue Note, Two J.J. Johnson reissues and two Clifford Brown reissues, all on Blue Note, a pair of Art Farmer Quartet albums on Concord Jazz

Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 1 - Heifetz in Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev V. Concertos (1949), Pianist Walter Gieseking at RIAS set, Richter Rediscovered (RCA), Monteuz conducts London Sym. in Ravel, Solomon plays Mozart Concertos, Beecham conducts Delius (1927-45), Paray conducts Wagner & Brahms 4th, De los Angeles collection, Simon Barere piano receital

Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 2 - Conductor Carl Schuricht in previousl unissued German recordings, Beethoven's Fidelios cond. by Erich Kleiber in l956, Nicolai Malko - the Danish Connection, Kubelik conducts Bruckner's Ninth, Hommage to Rudolf Kempe (incl. Schubert Ninth and Mendelssohn Third), Hans Knappertsbusch in Berlin, Early recordings by pianist Cor de Groot (inc. the Emperor Concerto), Pianist Conrad Hansen in Brahms and Beethoven

Video DVDs, Pt. 1 - MUSIC DVDs = Puccini's Madam Butterfly, Verdi's Falstaff, Great Stars of Opera from the Bell Telephone Hour, Bach's Musical Offering with the Kuijkens, Bach multi-keyboard concertos with Katia & Marielle Labeque and Il Giardino Armonico, Swinging Bach Concert from Leipzig with Bobby McFerrin, Ray Charles in Concert

Video DVDs, Pt. 2 - Maceo Parker, alto sax & Roots Revisited, Harmonicist Toots Thielmans in New Orleans, The Godfather DVD Collection, Shrek, Legally Blonde, Alien Nation, Citizen Welles, Ghosts of Mars

XRCDs - Six Fritz Reiner/Chicago Symphony Living Stereo Gems - Bartok: Music for Strings, percussion & celesta; Also Sprach Zarathustra; New World Symphony; Tchikovsky Violin Concerto with Heifetz; Debussy's Iberia; The Reiner Sound. Also Heifetz in Mendelssohn and Prokofiev Violin Concertos, and Piatigorsky/Munch in the Dvorak Cello Concerto

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