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CD, SACD & DVD REVIEWS - MAY 2001:

SuperAudio CDs, Classical - Two of the Telarc Soundstream classics: Stravinsky: Firebird & Mussorgsky: Pictures; Stravinsky Conducts Stravinsky; Kunzel on B'dway; Hermann Film Scores w/ LA Phil; Mahler 1 w/Bernstein, Mahler 2 w/Litton, Mahler 10 w/ Szell; Volodos in Rach Third Piano Concerto; Verdi Requiem - Ormandy

SuperAudio CDs, Jazz - Brubeck UK Tour; Peterson/Brown/Jackson Band; Tony Overwater & Maarten Ornstein; Levinson's Red Rose Music Sampler; Miles Smiles; Early Marsalis; The Count Meets the Duke; Mingus Ah Um; BS & T

Classical CDs, Pt. 1 - Bach Easter Oratorio; MacDowell: 2 Piano Concertos & Two Suites; Prokofiev: Two Violin Sonatas; Bartoli Sings Vivaldi; Chailly conducts Verdi Messe Solenne; Philip Glass choral works; Mozart: Il Sogno di Scipio; Verdi: Jerusalem; Pavarotti collection; Barbara Bonney English songs

Classical CDs, Pt. 2 - Complete Prokofiev Symphonies w/ Ozawa; Hindemith Orchestral Works set; Gossec Requiem; Von Otter Meets Elvis Costello; Dvorak: Vanda; Tribute to Verdi; Songs by Women Composers; Kodaly Cello works; Atterberg: Sym. Nos. 3 & 6

Jazz CDs Pt. 1 - Gary Burton's 2nd All-Piazzolla CD; Bassist Mraz' Moravian CD; Mose Allison Live in London; Umo Jazz Orch.; Andre Previn Live on Decca; Oscar Peterson Ballad collection; 2-CD Charlie Byrd Reissue collection

Jazz CDs Pt. 2 - Ellington's complete Toga Brava Suite; Vienna Arts Orch.; Steel drummer Andy Narell Live in S. Africa x 2; The Blue Rider Trio on Mapleshade; B-3 Blast!: Jimmy Smith & Joey DeFrancesco; on new Hasbro label: guitarist Jack Jezzro, violinist Antoine Silverman

Reissue Classical CDs - Richter in Schumann Piano Quintet, Pictures at an Exhibition, encores; Rubinstein in both Chopin piano concertos plus Schumann/Liszt/St.-Saens/Rachmaninoff/Tchaikovsky concertos; Heifetz on Bell Telephone Hour; The Art of Zino Francescatti; Stokowski conducts Vaughan Williams' and Antheil's Fourths, Nielsen's Sixth plus encores; Two Strauss operettas w/ Schwartzkopf, "Composer Conducts" collection with Holst, Bridge, Bliss, Vaughan Williams and Harty; Hommage to Clara Haskil & Dinu Lipatti

DVDs, Pt. 1 - Bedazzled; Entrapment; Se7en; X-Files Feature; Walk in the Clouds; The Thin Red Line; Up at the Villa; Autumn in New York; Tigerland; Showbiz Ballyhoo documentary

DVDs, Pt. 2 - Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen; Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust; Ken Russell's Mahler; Mozart: Two Piano Concertos; The Rocky Horror Picture Show; The Truth About Cats & Dogs; Cat-Women of the Moon; The Lifestyle documentary; The Best of Zagreb Film; Phish: Bittersweet Motel