Index to All 143 Disc Reviews

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Index to All 143 Discs Reviewed
for September 2004:

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 1 (Jazz) – Clair Martin – Too Darn Hot!; Diana Krall – Girl in the Other Room; Modern Jazz Quartet – Django; Will & Rainbow – Over Crystal Green; Deacon John’s Jump Blues; Jimmy Reed at Carnegie Hall; Carey Bell – Harpslinger; Jamie Cullum – Twentysomething; Pieces of a Dream – No Assembly Required; Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith – Yo Miles!; T. Monk Septet – Monk’s Music; Bill Evans Trio – Explorations; Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Boy Named Charlie Brown; the Grant Geissman Quintet – There and Back Again; Metaxas In Concert Screener DVD Sampler

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 2 (Classical beg.) – MULTICHANNEL DISC OF THE MONTH = MOZART: Requiem – Harnoncourt (HM); TALLIS: Spem In Alium – Philip Cave; PALESTRINA: Missarum Liber Primus – Polyphonic Choir (3 discs); The Powers of Heaven – Paul Hillier; SCHOENBERG: Jacob’s Ladder – Kent Nagano; BACH: Organ program on Silbermann Organ – Schneider; VORISEK: Chamber Music – Kocian Q.; BEETHOVEN: Q. No. 13 in B Flat Major with Grosse Fuge – Prazak Q.; BRAHMS: Violin Concerto – Joseph Swensen; SHOSTAKOVICH: Sym. No. 5 & 9 – Gergiev; MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition – Kuchar; MAHLER: Sym. No. 3 – Chailly; PIAZZOLLA – Le Grand Tango – Accardo; DVORAK: Sym. No. 9 for piano duet; HOLST & HANDEL Suites & Encores – Frederick Fennell; Works by BARBER, VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, GRAINGER, FAURE Etc. – Leonard Slatkin

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 3 (Pop, Rock) – Neil Young = On the Beach, Hawkes & Doves, American stars ‘n bars, Reactor; Roger Waters – The Wall in Berlin; 3 Doors Down – Away From the Sun; Peter Gabriel – Birdy soundtrack; Animals Retrospective; Bob Marley – Young Mystic; Herman’s Hermits Retrospective; Dar Williams = The Beauty of Rain, The Green World; Indigo Girls – All That We Let In; James & Lucky Peterson – If You Can’t Fix It; Brides of Destruction – Here Come the Brides; Big Head Todd and the Monsters – Crimes of Passion

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 4 (Classical concl./xrcds) – ST-SAENS: Organ Sym. & French Encores – Michael Murray; Organum Dominicum – Leo van Doeselaar; MOZART Clarinet Concerto – Michaelson; GROFE: Grand Canyon Suite, Mississippi Suite – Stromberg; TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo, Piano Con. 1, Sym. No. 5 – Pierre Monteux; PROKOFIEV: Peter and the World (Karloff narrating), Lt. Kije Suite – Mario Rossi. xrcds = Super Doublebass – Gary Karr; Autumn Yearning Fantasia – Li & Song; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 4 – Pierre Monteux; TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture & encores – Fritz Reiner; BEETHOVEN: P. Concerto No. 1 – Richter; BEETHOVEN:Appassionata & Funeral March Sonatas – Richter; Portrait of Bill Evans – Various performers; Hampton Hawes Trio; Masato Honda, sax – Illusion

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 1 (Music Videos beg.) – Keeping Score: MTT on Music (TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 4 perormance); WAGNER: Siegried – Pierre Boulez; WAGNER: Gotterdammerung – Pierre Boulez; Robert, Gaby & Jean Casadesus: First Family of the Piano; Nathan Milstein in Concerto (MENDELSSOHN, BACH, TCHAIKOVSKY); Szigeti Plays TARTINI, HUBAY, BEETHOVEN, PROKOFIEV; Riccardo Muti conducts works of PORPORA, MOZART & HAYDN; Apap Masala – Gilles Apap in India; STRAVINSKY: The Soldier’s Tale (animation) – Gerard Schwarz cond.

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT.2 (Music Videos concl./features)- Tom Dowd & the Language of Music; The Sound of Jazz (1957 TV Special); Animusic special edition; Mel Torme – Standing Room Only; Count Basie Swing Era Series; Festival in Cannes; The Manchurian Candidate; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Speed (IMAX); To the Limit (IMAX); The Discoverers (IMAX); Amazon (IMAX); What’s Up Doc?

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT.3 – Blazing Saddles special edition; Outfoxed: Murdoch’s War on Journalism; the Party’s Over; The Republic of Love; Safe Conduct; Japanese Story; The Tin Drum; Sunset Boulevard; Alien Hunter; 50 First Dates

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 1Concerto Italiano plays BACH, VIVALDI, MARCELLO; SCHUBERT: Die Winterreise – Ian Bostridge; FRANK, RAVEL, ST.-SAENS Violin Sonata – Chang; IVES: Concord Sonata, Songs – Aimard/Graham; SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trios, COPLAND – Trio Wanderer; ARENSKY Piano Trios – Borodin Trio; BACH: WTC Book 1 – Barenboim; BEETHOVEN: Sym. No. 6 – Dausgaard; BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 4 – Eschenbach; SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Sonata & 24 Preludes – Kalinovsky

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS, PT. 2Villancicos y Danzas – Jordi Savall; LISZT: New Discoveries 2 – Leslie Howard, p.; MONTEVERDI: Orfeo; IVES: Emerson Concerto, Sym. No. 1 – Feinberg/Sinclair; BERG & BRITTEN V. Concertos – Hope/Watkins; BRAHMS: V. Sonatas – Tetzlaff; JOHN ADAMS: On the Transmigration of Souls – Lorin Maazel; Geraldine Walther, viola at Music@Menlo; Gilbert Kalish, piano at Music@Menlo

JAZZ REVIEWS, PT. 1 (All Pianists) – Sir Roland Hanna – Reflections on Tommy Flanagan; Clara Ponty – Mirror of Truth; Denny Zeitlin – SlickRock; Dick Hyman & Tom Pletcher – If Bix Played Gershwin; Randy Porter – Brio; Duke Ellington – Piano in the Foreground; Duke Ellington – Piano in the Background; Everybody Likes Hampton Hawes; Red Garland’s Piano; Thelonious Monk – Thelonious Himself

JAZZ REVIEWS, PT. 2Clark Terry & Chicago Jazz Orch. – Porgy & Bess; Gershwin for Trumpet; Terry Gibbs – 52nd & Broadway; Ben Allison & Medicine Wheel – Buzz; Steve Swallow/Ohad Talmor Sextet – The Bum’s Tale; Jan Garbarek – In Praise of Dreams; Mark Van Overmeire – Impresiones; Judi Silvano – Let Yourself Go; Patricia Barber, Live – A Fortnight in France

CLASSICAL REISSUES, PT. 1MTT conducts BERLIOZ: Lelio, Sym. Fantastique; Horenstein cond. LISZT: Faust Sym.; Guido Cantelli: The NBC Broadcast Concerts (4 discs); Robert Casadesus in Concert; Daniel Ericourt plays DEBUSSY; Sawallisch cond. SCHUBERT: Sym. No. 3, WEILL: Sym. No. 1; Kirsten Flagstad in Paris; Griller Quartet plays HAYDN: 7 Last Words, Q. in d; Erich Kleiber cond. TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. Nos. 4 & 6; KODALY Chamber Music, Josef Suk & Pierre Fournier; Gidon Kremer plays FRANCK: V. Sonata, Q. in D Major; Claudio Arrau plays BEETHOVEN: Sonatas 30, 31 & 32; Moura Lympany plays RACHMANINOFF Preludes

CLASSICAL REISSUES, PT. 2Mengelberg cond. TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 6 & Serenade for Strings; Menuhin plays PROKOFIEV: V. Sonata, TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio in a; Svetlanov cond. GLINKA, PROKOFIEV, TCHAIKOVSKY; Edwin Fischer plays MOZART: P. Concerto K466, Double P. Concerto, Sym. No. 40; MOZART: Violin Sonatas – Zimmermann & Lonquich; David Oistrakh plays piano trios of SMETANA & RIMSKY-KORSAKOV; Knappertsbusch cond. R. STRAUSS: Don Juan, Death & Transfirguatiion, WAGNER sel.; Fritz Reiner cond. BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN, MOZART, STRAUSS, MENDELSSOHN, WAGNER, FALLA; Richter plays CHOPIN & SCRIABIN; Leopold Stokowski cond. his BACH Transcriptions (with bonus DVD); Georg Tintner cond. DELIUS works; KHATCHATURIAN Piano Con. & V. Con. – Lev Oborin/David Oistrakh; Michelangeli plays MOZART: P. Concerto No. 20, BEETHOVEN: P. Sonata No. 3 in C; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 4, SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 – Rozhdestvensky/Rostropovich

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