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Index to All 143 Discs Reviewed for March 2004:

Hi-Res Discs Pt. 1 (Jazz) - Billy Cobham - Spectrum, Marian McPartland with String - Silent Pool, Jane Monheit x 2: Never Never Land/Come Dream With Me, Zoot Sims and the Gershwin Bros., John Pizzarelli - My Blue Heaven, Jack McDuff and Joey DeFrancesco - It's About Time, Gil Evans & Ten, Dorian Michael - Acoustic Blues, Cheryl Bentyne - Among Friends, Ray Brown Trio - Summer Wind, Mongo Santamaria - Live at Jazz Alley, Tierney Sutton - Dancing in the Dark, Jim Hall - Concierto, Tommy Turrentine plus Max Roach Quintet, Romero Life at Trinity Church, Diana Krall - The Look of Love, Two Reference DVD Recordings from Mataxas Audio

Hi-Res Discs Pt. 2 (Classical) - Entremeses Del Siglo De Oro: Lope de Vega and his Era; BRAHMS: Requiem - Herreweghe; WOLFGANG HUFSCHMIDT: Meissner Te Deum; VON KESSELS: Requiem; MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition, Night on Bald Mt., BORODIN: Steppes of Central Asia - Slatkin; SHOSTAKOVICH: Sym. No. 7 Leningrad - Gergiev; SHOSTAKOVICH: Sym. Nos. 5 & 6 - Oleg Caetani; 17th Century Music and Dances from the Viennese Court - Arts Antiqua Austria; MESSIAEN: Turangalila-Symphonie - Chailly; Percussion XXth Century - Jonathan Faralli; Please Welcome Matt Haimovitz, cello; SCHUBERT x 2: Trout Quintet, MOZART: Clarinet Quintet (SACD); Trout Quintet & SCHUBERT Impromptus (DVD-A); Baroque Music for Brass and Organ - Empire Brass Quintet; FALLA: 3-Cornered Hat, Nights in the Gardens of Spain - Joseph Pons; Concertos for Doublebass and orchestra - Fredin, b./Wedin; BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Variations & Fugue on Handel Theme - Auryn Quartet; RACHMANINOFF: Trio elegiaque, TCHAIKOVSKY: Trio - Abegg Trio; La Folia de la Spagna - Paniagua; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 6, SCRIABIN: Prometheus - Gergiev; MAHLER: Sym. No. 3 - Benjamin Zander; MAHLER: Sym. No. 8 - Riccardo Chailly

Hi-Res Discs Pt. 3 (Pop/Rock/Misc.) - [Multichannel Disc of the Month] Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells 2003, Deep Purple - Live on the BBC, Beck - Sea Change, Steely Dan - Gaucho, Blood, Sweat & Tears 3, Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Raise Your Spirit Higher, Ryan Adams - Lost Highway, Marvin Gaye Collection, The Mavericks, I Ching - Of the Marsh and Moon, Seabiscuit Soundtrack (Newman), Blues Traveler - Truth Be Told, Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan - In Session, America - Homecoming, Cell: One - Poet Name Life Presents, Robert Cray - Time Will Tell, Teddy Pendergrass - From the Front Row Live!, Living Color - Collideoscope, Dr. Chesky's Magnificent, Fabulous, Absurd & Insane Musical 5.1 Surround Show

Classical CDs Pt. 1 - Soir dit-elle - Trio Mediaeval; Traditional Jewish Chants and Prayers - Levin; BARBER: Vanessa - Gil Rose; PROKOFIEV: Chout ballet - Jurowski; GINASTERA: Estancia, Harp Concerto - Pons; MOZART: Flute Concertos 1 & 2, Con. for Flute & Harp - Gallois/Pierre; STRAVINSKY: Works for Violin & Piano - Bratchkova/Meyer-Hermann; The Tube Only Violin: Captivating Violin Pieces - Gaede/Liu; The London Trumpet Sound Vol. 2 - Simon; BACH: English Suite - Hewitt, p.; LINDBERG: Christmas Cantata - Sjokvist; HINDEMITH: Clarinet Chamber Music - Yeh/Blackwood

Classical CDs Pt. 2 - BRAHMS: Double Concerto, Sym. No. 2 - Haitink; BOCCHERINI: Guitar Quintets & Quartet - Biondi; BOISMORTIER: Serenades, Bassoon Concerto, etc. - Niquet; Anglo-American Anonymous - Anonymous 4; TAVENER: Ikon of Eros - Goodwin; WOELFL: Piano Sonatas - Nakamatsu; BACH: Cantatas Nos. 82 & 199 - Craig Smith; CHOPIN: Ballades, Mazurkas, Polonaises - Anderszewski; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 5, Romeo & Juliet Ov. - Daniele Gatti; SCHUBERT: Fantasy, ERNST: Fantaise, SCHOENBERG: Phantasy, WAXMAN: Fantasy - Huang, violin

Jazz CDs - Candido & Graciela - Inolvidable, Joel Framm & Brad Mehldau - Don't Explain, Klazz Bros. & Cuba Percussion - Classic Meets Cuba, Africa Straigh Ahead compilation, Eliane Elias - Brazilian Classics, Percy Heath - A Love Song, Willie Rodriguez Jazz Quartet - Flatjacks, Peter Arthur Loeb - Four of Me, Univ. of Miami Concert Jazz Band - Romances, Tierney Sutton - Dancing in the Dark, Gunnar Madsen, p. - 13 Ways of Looking at a Waltz, Carla Lother - 100 Lovers

Video DVDs Pt. 1 (Music Videos) - Abbada conducts BEETHOVEN Symphonies 4 & 7; Martha Argerich plans SCHUMANN Piano Concerto, LISZT & RAVEL; Yehudi & Haphzibah Menuhin play violin-piano works by FRANCK, SCHUBERT, BARTOK, ENESCU, MENDELSSOHN; The Art of Jean-Pierre Rampal - Music of COUPERIN, BACH, HAYDN, DEBUSSY, BOCCHERINI, MOZART; Violinist Arthur Grumiaux plays MENDELSSOHN, BEETHOVEN & ST. -SAENS Concertos, also BACH, BLOCH, PAGANINI; Violinist Henryk Szeryng plays BRAHMS, BARTOK, BACH, RAVEL, DEBUSSY, MOZART, KREISLER; Three Tales: Hindenberg/Bikini/Dolly - Music by STEVE REICH, Videos by Beryl Korot; Sergiu Celibidache conducts BRUCKNER's Mass in F Minor; The Marsalis Family - A Jazz Celebration; Sarah McLachlan - VH1 Storyteller; The Home Movies of Mickey Jones

Video DVDs Pt. 2 - Now Swing: Unforgettable Moments from the Movies; The Critic - Complete series; The Emperor's New Clothes; I Love You To Death; Once Upon a Time in Mexico; Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country; The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Video DVDs Pt. 3 - Decasia: The State of Decay; The Magic of Fellini, Jacque Demy's Lola; Storyville; Returner; The Phantom of the Opera 1925 & 29; Dickie Roberts Former Child Star, Mad Love - 3 Films of Evgeni Bauer

Classical Reissues Pt. 1 - Ansermet cond. DEBUSSY, DUKAS, ST.-SAENS; Argenta cond. STRAVINSKY, RODRIGO, BRAHMS; Wm. Backhaus plays BRAHMS; Beecham cond. SMETANA: The Bartered Bride (comp. opera); Karl Bohm cond. MOZART, HAYDN, BRUCKNER, SCHUBERT; Cantelli cond. TCHAIKOVSKY; Clifford Curzon Decca Recordings - MOZART,SCHUBERT, BRAHMS, DVORAK, FRANK, GRIEG; Goldberg/Riddle/Hindemith/Primrose/Feuermann/Kraus in MOZART & BEETHOVEN; Ida Haendel in Recital - Violin-Piano works of BEETHOVEN, BACH, MOZART, DVORAK, WIENIAWSKI; Rudolf Kempe cond. MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde; Hans Knappertsbusch cond. BEETHOVEN, WAGNER; Michael Gielen cond. MAHLER: Sym. No. 10 Adagio, Kindertotenlieder, WEBERN: In Sommerwid

Classical Reissues Pt. 2 - Paul Tortelier Master Class: SCHUMANN & HINDEMITH Cello Concertos; Markevitch cond. MENDELSSOHN, LISZT, MOZART, CHABRIER; Charles Mackerras cond. JANACEK, ENESCU, BARTOK, BRAHMS, DVORAK; Matacic cond. BORODIN, TCHAIKOVSKY; Holscher & Richter-Haaser in works for cello & piano by BEETHOVEN, PFITZNER, BACH, FRESCOBALDI, DVORAK, HINDEMITH, MENDELSSOHN; Michelangeli plays works of SCARLATTI, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, CLEMENTI; Nikolajewa plays BACH, SHOSTAKOVICH, BEETHOVEN; Wm. Primrose Early Recordings - ST.-SAENS, CHOPIN, PURCELL, PAGANINI, BACH, TCHAIKOVSKY; Svetlanov cond. RACHMANINOFF: Sym. No. 1, Vocalise; Vaclav Talich cond. BACH, MOZART, DVORAK, TCHAIKOVSKY

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