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Index to All 118 Discs Reviewed for MAY 2004:


HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 1 (Jazz) - Calimari with Emil Richards; Bill Evans - Portrait in Jazz; Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery; Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane; Cannonball Adderley Quintet in SF; Scott Hamilton with Strings; Wynton Kelly - Kelly Blue; Art Pepper + Eleven; Sonny Rollins Quartet - Tenor Madness; Kinda Jazz, Kinda Funky; Hiromi - Brain; Stan Getz Q. - Pure Getz; Eric Dolphy - Out There; Concord Jazz Super Audio CD Sampler

HI-RES REVIEWS PT. 2 (Classical) - GOULD: Sym. No. 2, HARBISON: Cello Con.; JENNIFER HIGDON: City Scape, Con. for Orch. - Spano; 3 Versions of LISZT: Annees de Pelerinage (Turtle/Cybele/Lyrinx); STRAVINSKY: Soldier's Tale, Suites 1 & 2, etc.; SHOSHTAKOVICH: Piano Con. Nos. 1 & 2; VERDI:Requiem - Gergiev; FAURE: Requiem - Herreweghe; MOZART: Sonatas in C minor, E Flat major, Variations on a Theme of Gluck; MOZART: Violoin/Piano Sonatas; MOZART: Flute Con. Nos. 1 & 2, Con. for Flute & Harp; HAYDN: Symphonies 22, 44 & 64 - Boni; HAYDN English Sonatas & BEETHOVEN: Piano Con. 2 - Lazic; BACH: Complete Orchestral Suites - Martin Pearlman; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Con. Nos. 2 & 3 (DVD-A & SACD versions)

HI-RES REVIEWS PT. 3 (Classical cont., Soundtracks, Pop) - MULTICHANNEL DISC OF THE MONTH: MAHLER: Sym. No. 1 - Utah/Abravanel; VIVALDI: L'Estro Armonico Vol. II - Accademia Bizantina; Blissfully Bach & Piano Trios by Haydn, Ives & Brahms; Arabesque - Isabelle Perrin, harp; BRAHMS: Sonata No. 1, Chaconne - Jude; SCHUBERT: Piano Trios 1 & 2; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Sheherazade - Gergiev; Please Welcome Matt Haimovitz, cello; Walking the Wild Rhondda - Lawson & Heneghan Virtual Orchestra; KORNGOLD: The Adventures of Robin Hood orig. film score; MORRICONE: The Mission soundtrack; LUDGER BRUMMER Electronic works w/ videos; Andrew MadGregor, shakuhachi; Ian Whitcomb and The Bungalow Boys - Turned On Alley; Carole King - Tapestry

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 1 (All Music Videos) - Van Cliburn: Concert Pianist; WAGNER: Das Rheingold - Stuttgart State modern production; Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan; DELIBES: Coppelia Ballet; Jazzscapes: Rhythm & Waves; Jacques Demy's Umbrellas of Cherbourg; Fiddlin' Man - Bob Wills


DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 2 (Feature films) - The Triplets of Belleville; Onibaba; Subway; Alfred Steiglitz - The Eloquent Eye; Three Women; Cheers - 2nd Season; Somethings Gotta Give; Timeline; School of Rock; God Is Great and I'm Not

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS, PT. 1 - DANIELPOUR: In the Land of the Beloved & other works; ALLAN BUSH: Quartet, Sonata, Phantasy; SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata D.959, Arpeggione Sonata; SALLINEN: Sym. Nos. 1 & 7; Romantic Pieces by DVORAK, JANACEK & SMETANA; MONTEVERDI:Sacred Music Vol. 1; Bells for Stokowski - Works of SUSATO, VAUGHN WILLIAMS, DEL TREDICI, DAUGHERTY; BERLINSKI: Avodat Shabbat - Schwarz cond.

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS, PT. 1 - SIBELIUS; Sym. Nos. 3 & 7 - Davis; Symphonies Concertantes by DANZI, RITTER, HOFFMEISTER, PLEYEL, ABEL, Etc.; DVORAK: Quartet No. 12, Terzetto, Bagatelles; RACHMANINOFF Transcriptions playedby Olga Kern; BACH; The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I - Fellner,p.; BACH: English Suites - Rousset, harpsichord; FRANCAIX: Concertino & other works - Fischer cond.; Organ Fireworks X - Christopher Herrick; Vivaldi's Cello - Yo-Yo Ma

CLASSICAL REISSUE CDs PT. 2 - SCRIABIN: The Composer as Pianist (piano rolls); DVORAK: Piano Con. in G Minor - Aimard/Harnoncourt; SCHUMANN: The Four Symphonies - Barenboim; LAZAROF: Sym. 2 & other works - Gerard Schwarz; SCHUBERT: Sonatinas for piano and violin; Spanish Masterworks for Brass - Burning River Brass; ALBENIZ: Iberia Suite - (guitar) Trio Campanella; ALLA PAVLOVA: Sym. Nos. 1 & 3 - Russian Philharmonia; ARENSKY: Three Suites - Moscow Sym.

JAZZ CD REVIEWS, Pt. 1 - Hiromi, p. - Brain; Steve Kun with Strings - Promises Kept; Bill Cunliffe Q. - It's About Love; Jack McDuff - The Prestige Years; Charles Lloyd & Billy Higgins - Which Way Is East; Wynton Marsalis Q. - The Magic Hour; Branford Marsalis - The Steep Anthology

JAZZ CD REVIEWS, Pt. 2 - James Carter, reeds - Live at Baker's Keyboard Lounge; John Pizzarelli - Bossa Nova; Dom Minasi's DDT+2 - Time Will Tell; Kerry Strayer Septet with Gary Foster - Mentor; Joe Utterback, p. - Night Train; Bela Fleck & Edgar Meyer - Music for Two; Skip Heller - Fake Book

REISSUE CLASSICAL CDs, Pt. 1 - Klemperer conducts BEETHOVEN Ninth; ZWILICH: Sym. No. 2 & other works - Louisville Orch.; Ferenc Fricsay - A Life in Music (9 CD set); Giulini cond. DEBUSSY & RAVEL; Jascha Heifetz & Piatagorsky in BRAHMS: Violin Con. & Double Concerto; Tennstedt cond. DVORAK: Sym. No. 8, JANACEK: Sinfonietta; Christian Ferras & Paul Tortelier in TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Con. & BRAHMS: Double Concerto

REISSUE CLASSICAL CDs, Pt. 2 - Jean Martinon cond. PROKOFIEV: Sym. Nos. 5 & 7; Radu Lupu, p. plays SCHUBERT: Sonata D.850 & BEETHOVEN: Piano Con. No. 5; Charles Mackerras cond. VERDI Overtures; Charles Mackerras cond. WOLF-FERRARI, PONCHIELLI, VERDI; Anne-Sophie Mutter in MOZART: Violin Con. Nos. 1, 2 & 4 - Smetana Q. plays BEETHOVEN: Q. Op. 18 No. 1, MOZART: Q. in D K.499, SMETANA: From My Life; Stokowski cond. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Sym. No. 6, TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo & Juliet Ov., MOZART: Sym. No. 35

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