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Index to All 124 Discs Reviewed
for July-August 2004:

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 1 (Jazz) - Los Angeles Guitar Quartet - Heros; Martin Taylor - Spirit of Django; Martin Taylor - Artistry; Denoit Delbecq - Nu-turn; Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd - Tango; Stan Getz - Spring Is Here; Acoustic Triangle - Catalyst; Jimmy Witherspoon - Big Blues; Arne Domnerus & Gustaf Sjokvist - Antiphone Blues; Yamamoto Trio - Autumn in Seattle; The Dale Spalding Band - Downtown; Monty Alexander's Ivory & Steel Jamboree;

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 2 (Classical) - MAHLER: Sym. No. 2 "Resurrection" - Vienna Philharmonic/Gilbert Kaplan [Disc of the Month]; MICHAEL DENHOFF - The Cello in My Life; JUAN ALLENDE-BLIN: Piano Music - Gunther, p.; OSCAR VAN DILLEN: The City - Ensemble Gelber Klang; The Not So Well-Tempered Klavier - New Compositions for Toy Piano; Collected electroacoustic music of GUNTHER BECKER; RACHMANINOFF: Sym. No. 3 - Abravanel; LEROY ANDERSON Favorites - Abravanel; DUTILLEUX and BARBER Piano Sonatas - Akiyama; La harpe Francaise - Marielle Nordmann; PIAZZOLLA: Adios Nonino - Accardo; BRAHMS: The 3 Violin-Piano Sonatas - Accardo/Canino; VIVALDI: The Four Seasons - Fone Ens.; PAGANINI: 24 Caprices - Accardo; PROKOFIEFF: Piano Sonatas 4 & 8, RACHMANINOFF - Nabioulin, p.; HANDEL: Organ Concertos Vol. 4 - Chorzemps/Schroder; The Trumpets That Time Forgot - 2 trumpets & organ; HANDEL: Recorder Sonatas - Pamela Thorby; BOISMORTIER: Suites & Sonatas - Passacaglia; BEETHOVEN: Choral Fantasy, Piano Sonata No. 17, CORIGLIANO: Fantasia on an Ostinato, PAART: Credo - Helen Grimaud; JACOB TER VELDHUIS: Paradiso oratorio - Liebreich

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 3 (Misc.) - BERLIOZ: Requiem, MAHLER: Sym. No. 1 - Abravanel; Songs of the Auvergne Vol. 1 & 2 - Davrath/Roche; The Alan Parsons Project - I Robot; MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro - Rene Jacobs; Porcupine Tree - In Absentia; Styx - Cyclorama; Widespread Panic - Don't Tell the Band; Joe Henry - Scar; Slaughter - Then and Now; Jeff Beck - Blow By Blow; Luther Vandross - Never Too Much; Jacintha - The Girl from Bossa Nova; Klezmer - Kleztory & I Musici de Montreal; Bad Haggis - wtih Ruben Blades

VINYL REVIEWS - Mercury/Speakers Corner = RESPIGHI: The Birds, Brazilian Imprssions - Dorati; RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin, Valse Nobles et Sentimentales, DEBUSSY: Petite Suite and Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun - Paray; Decca/Speakers Corner = BRITTEN: Nocturne, Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes - Britten; Arista/Classic Records = Alan Parsons - I Robot; Vanguard/Classic Records = Songs of the Auvergne Vol. 1 & 2; MAHLER: Symphony of a Thousand (No. 8) - Abravanel

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 1 (Music Videos) - Rubinstein Remembered (PBS); Paradiso video oratorio; Sinfonia Antarctica (Music of VAUGHAN WILLIAMS); Claudio Abbado - A Portrait; Jane Olivor - Safe Return; Jazzscapes Music With a View - Into the Evening & A Time for Love

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT.2 - Star Trek Voyager Season Two; "Z" (Costa-Gavras); Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth; Frasier Third Season; Underworld - Director's Cut; Tokyo Godfathers - Anime; Tim Bandits (Terry Gilliam); Richard III - Olivier & Gielgud; Cheers Third Season; Dracula - Dead and Loving It (Mel Brooks); Walk on the Wild Side - Laurence Harvey/Jane Fonda; Level 13.Net - International animation

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 1 - MANSURIAN: Monodia - Kashkashian, viola; BRAHMS: Piano Trios - Angelich/Capucon2; SCHUMANN: 3 String Quartets - Quatuor Ysaye; Chamber Music of DANIEL ASIA for winds, brass, str. q.; ARVO PÄRT: pro & contra - Jarvi; SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Sonata & 24 Preludes - Kalinovsky; GLAZUNOV: The Seasons - Tengstrand, p.; Wizards! Works! - double-reed quintet; Works for Winds of MARTINU, BADINGS, AURIC, CASTEREDE, OTTERLOO - DePaul Wind Ens.; Black Earth - Music of FAZIL SAY; MICHAEL GORDON: Light Is Calling

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 2 - Re: BACH - Lara St. John, violin; HAYDN: 2 Cello Concertos, MONN: Concerto - Queyras/Freiburg Baroque; DAG LUNDIN: Piano music - Solveig Wikman; BRESCIANELLO: Sinfonias and Concertos - La Cetra; POULENC: Aubade, Sinfonietta; HAHN: La Bal de Beatrice d'Este - Ronald Corp cond.; HAHN: Piano music - Favre-Kahn, p.; French Saxophone of the 20th Century - Works of CAPLET, TOMASI, ABSIL, CONSTANT, DEBUSSY; DON RAY: Piano Concerto, Suite 2 - Derek Gleeson cond.; SIBELIUS: Sym. Nos. 5 & 6 - LSO/Davis; ALFVEN: Sym. No. 2, The Prodigal Son - Niklas Willen cond.; CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Piano music - Maso; Ch. Ensemble Isola plays CZERNY, JUENNER, DUVERNOY

CLASSICAL REISSUES, PT. 1 - Wilhelm Backhaus - BEETHOVEN: P. Concerto No. 2; Svetlanov conducts BALAKIREV: Sym. No. 2, In Bohemia; Kubelik cond. DVORAK: V. Concerto, Sym. No. 7; Mischa Elman, violin, Vol. 1; Annie Fischer plays SCHUMANN: Kiinderszenen, Kreisleriana, Fantasia in C; Ida Haedndel plays SIBELIUS: V. Concerto in d; Kagan & Richter play MOZART Violin Sonatas

CLASSICAL REISSUES, PT. 2 - Knappertsbusch cond. BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 3; Reisenberg & Balsam play MOZART music for Piano 4 Hands; Barbirolli cond. Robert Casadeusus & Benny Goodman in MOZART Piano & Clarinet Concertos, Sym. No. 25; Wolfgang Sawallisch cond. TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake ballet; Willem Breuker Kollektief plays GERSHWIN, REVUELTAS, ANSERSON, SATIE, JANSON; Robert Whitney/Tcherepnin, p. in TCHEREPNIN: Piano Concerto, Sym. 2, Suite for Orch.

JAZZ CD REVIEWS, PT. 1 - The Contemporary Records Story (4 CDs); Jazz Moods Collection from Sony Music; Arild Andersen, bass - The Triangle; Marilyn Crispell Trio - Storyteller; John Abercrombie, guitar - Class Trip; David Berkman Quartet - Start Here Finish There; Benny Green & Russell Malone - Bluebird; Joshua Breakstone, guitar - A Jamais

JAZZ CD REVIEWS, PT. 2 - The Mark Masters Ensemble: 1) The Clifford Brown Project, 2) One Day With Lee; Lee Konitz with Alan Broadbent - More Live-Lee; Gordon Lee and the GLeeful Big Band - Flying Dream; Shelly Manne etc. - Steps to the Desert; Tal Farlow - Autumn Leaves; Kenny Burrell - Moten Swing!; Willem Breuker Kollektief - In Holland; To Remain

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