Index to All 158 Discs Reviewed

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Index to All 158 Discs Reviewed

for March 2005:

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT 1 (Jazz) – Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (DualDisc); Chet Baker – Baker’s Holiday; Andy Narell & Calypsociation – The Passage (Multichannel Disc of the Month); Michel Camilo, solo piano; Claire Martin – Secret Love; Sarah Moule – Something’s Gotta Give; Gaby Cole – Just for a While; Mike Marshal, mandolin – Gator Strut; Bob Brookmeyer Big Band – Get Well Soon; The Music of Ivan Lins performed by Sting, Grover Washington Jr., Chaka Khan, etc.; Wayne Horvitz & Robin Holcomb, solo piano; Patrick Zimmerli with strings – Phoenix; Fone Jazz Makers – Girl of my Dreams; Andre Geraissati, guitars – Canto das Aguas; Andre Mehmari, piano & ens. – Lachrimae

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 2 (Classical) – Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone (DualDisc); Joshua Bell – Romance of the Violin (DualDisc); The 5 Browns – (Dual Disc); Heifetz Concertos – SIBELIUS, PROKOFIEV, GLAZOUNOV; OFFENBACH: Gaite Parisienne & ROSSINI: La Boutique fantasque – Boston Pops; RAVEL: Bolero, La Valse, Rapsodie, DEBUSSY: Images – BSO/Munch; DVORAK Cello Concerto & WALTON Cello Concerto – Piatigorsky/BSO/Munch; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, STRAVINSKY: Song of the Nightingale – Chicago Sym./Reiner; BRAHMS: Piano Con. No. 1 – Rubinstein/Chicago Sym./Reiner; TCHAIKOVSKY: Sym. No. 5, Romeo & Juliet Fantasy – Royal Philharmonic/Daniele Gatti; TCHAIKOVSKY & KORNGOLD Violin Concertos – Mutter, v./Vienna Phil. & London Sym./Previn; Sweish Folk Tunes from Dalecarlia – Uppsala Cath. Choir; PAART: Triodion – Polyphony/Layton; HAYDN: The Seasons – Rene Jacobs cond.; SCHUBERT: Octet – Camerata Freden; BEETHOVEN: Sym. 4 & 5 – Minnesota Orch./Osmo Vanska

HI-RES REVIEWS, PT. 3 (Pop/Rock) – Frank Zappa – Quaudiophiliac; Surf City Allstars – I Get Surround; The Crickets and Their Buddies; Marvin Gaye Collection; The Rat Pack Live at the Villa Venice; Jr. Brown – Down Home Chrome; The Isaac Hayes Movement; The Polyphonic Spree – Together We’re Heavy; Kaje – Kaje; k.d. lang – Invincible Summer; The Doors – L.A. Woman; Incubus – A Crow Left of the Murder; Eric Clapton – Slowhand; Buddy Guy – DJ Play My Blues; The Doobie Brothers – Minute by Minute; Faces – A Nod Is As Good As A Wink…

SOUNDTRACK CD REVIEWSSky Capt. and the World of Tomorrow; Unforgivable Blackness; Barcelona in 48 Hours; The Village; The Incredibles; The Motorcycle Diaries; Finding Neverland (Oscar winner!); Hero; House of Flying Daggers; The Chorus; The Weeping Meadow; The Hours; The Music of Undertow; Two Brothers; Vanity Fair; The Terminal; The Door in the Floor; The Film Music of Ron Goodwin; Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone; Ryuichi Sakamoto Film Music (piano solos); Cinema Classics collections; The Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams Vol. 2; The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic – As Time Goes By; The Essential Jean Michel Jarre; Barbara Cook’s Broadway; Archy and Mehitabel

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 1 (Music Videos beg.) – Karajan conducts BEETHOVEN: Eroica Sym.; Karajan conducts MUSSORGSKY: Pictures; Rosalyn Tureck Historic TV Appearances; Concerto Italiano – Renata Tebaldi & Louis Quilico; The Art of Maria Tallchief; Plisetskaya dances BIZET-SHCHEDRIN: Carmen Suite; Dancer’s Dream – The Great Ballets of Rudolf Nureyev to Music of Prokofiev; The Genius of Lady Day – Billie Holiday; Al Di Meola – One of These Nights; Jean Luc Ponty in Concert; Bobby Darin – Aces Back to Back! (DVD & CD); The Rolling Stones Rock n’ Roll Circus

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT.2 – (Music Videos concl. & Features) – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers; Vida Blue with the Spam Allstars Live at the Fillmore; Luminous Visions – Kawaguchi & Tangerine Dream; Great Big Sea (DVD & CD); The Forgotten; Kill Bill Vol. 2; Noi; The House of Life; The Untouchables; CSI: Miami 2nd Season; Star Trek Voyager 6th Season; Star Trek Voyager 7th Season

DVD VIDEO REVIEWS PT. 3(Features) Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow; Good Bye Lenin!; Kieslowski’s Three Colors Trilogy of Films; Desire Under the Elms; Thieves’ Highway; Falling Angels; Combination Platter

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 1Alessio Bax – Baroque Reflections; CHOPIN: 12 Etudes – Khouri; Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica – Kremerland; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 28 & 29 – Anton Kuerti; BRAHMS: Klavierstuecke – Stefan Vladar, piano; Andrew Rangell, p. – Peruvian Honeymoon; From the Time of Tilman Riemenschneider – Bohm; SCHUBERT: Trout Quintet – Capucons; ROBERT SIMPSON: Sym. No. 11; SCHUBERT: Lieder – Dietrich Henschel, bar.

CLASSICAL CD REVIEWS PT. 2 DOHNANYI: Piano Con. No. 2, Violin Con. No. 2 – BBC Philharmonic/Bamert; RACHMANINOV: Sonata No. 2, BALAKIREV: Islamey – Olga Kern, p.; Piano Works of DAVID DEL TREDICI & AARON JAY KERNIS – Out of My Hands; GRIFFES Orchestral Works – Buffalo Philharmonic/Falletta; Japanese Orchestra Favourites – Tokyo Met. Sym. Orch./Numajiri; ROBERT CASADESUS: Symphonies Nos. 1, 5 & 7 – Northern Sinfonia/Howard Shelley; Suenos de Amor – Heidi Grant Murphy & Aureole; David Russell, guitar – Aire Latino; Frank Wallace, guitar – Sketches; Imani Winds – The Classical Undergrouond; REICHA: Woodwind Quintets Nos. 5 & 6 – Westwood Wind Quintet; Bogdan Bacanu – Marimba D’Amore (Works of KEIKO ABE); KARIN Küstner, contemporary accordion

CD REISSUES, PT. 1Historic recording of VIVALDI: 4 Seasons – Kaufman; Leo Borchard cond. TCHAIKOVSKY & GLAZOUNOV; SCHUMANN P. Quintet & BRAHMS: P. Quartet No. 2 – Clifford Curzon, p./Budapest Q.; Beecham cond. FRANCK Sym. in d minor & LALO Sym. in g minor; Beecham cond. DELIUS; HANDEL: Violin Sonatas Op. 1 – Campoli & Malcolm; Clara Haskil in SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in a minor, HINDEMITH: Four Temperaments; Guido Cantelli cond. DEBUSSY & RAVEL

CD REISSUES, PT. 2R. STRAUSS: Don Quixote, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme – R. Strauss cond. Berlin State Opera Orch.; Charles Munch Conducts Berlioz – BSO (9 CD boxed set); Jascha Heifetz Live Vol. 6 – w/ Bell Telephone Hour Orch.; Clemens Krauss cond. WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde sel., R. STRAUSS: Death & Transfiguration, Metamorphosen; Dimitri Mitropoulos cond. SCHOENBERG: Transfigured Night, Pelleas and Melisande, SCRIABIN: Prometheus; SCHMIDT: Sym. No. 2; Rozhdestvensky cond. BERLIOZ: Sym. fantastique, TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini; Rudolf Serkin, p. in MOZART: Piano Concertos Nos. 12 & 20; Franz Schalk cond. BEETHOVEN: Leonore Ov. No. 3, SCHUBERT: Unfinished Sym.; Bruno Walter cond. MAHLER: Sym. No. 9 in D Major

JAZZ, PT. 1Marta Gomez – Cantos de Ague Dulce; Harvie S – Texas Rumba; Stefano di Battista – Parker’s Mood, Sir Roland Hanna – Everything I Love, George Shearing Trio – Like Fine Wine, Footprints – The Life and Music of Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington – The Symphonic Ellington

JAZZ, PT. 2 – Sakésho – We Want You To Say; Negroni’s Trio; Bradley Leighton, alto flute – Just Doin’ Our Thang; Collier & Dean – Duets; Sons of Cosmic Consciousness – Solar; Hiroshima – Obon; Amina Figarova, piano – Come Escape With Me

This is a great site, look forward to the SACD reviews.
James Askew, NYC

Excellent, concise reviews.
Ken Rasek, Bettendorf, Iowa