Index to All 143 Discs Reviewed for March 2004

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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. 1Soir 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. 2BRAHMS: 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 CDsCandido & 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. 1Ansermet 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