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Music for Guitar

Manuel PONCE (1882-1948) Sonata Mexicana, Preludio, Thème varié et Finale, Sonata III, Sonata Clásica, Cuatros cancione populares, Estrellita, La Valentina, Le Pajarera, Por ti mi corazón.    Antonio López  SOUNDSET SR 1006 [AD]

NIKITA KOSHKIN The Prince's Toys    Nikita Koshkin   SOUNDSET SR 1011 [AD]

PLATERO AND I - An Andalusian Elegy    Don Doyle (Narrator) Frank Koonce (Guitar) with Sherrie Grieve (Soprano)   SOUNDSET Summit DCD-1002 [AD]

SOUNDS OF THE BARD Johann Kasper MERTZ (1806-1858)    James Reid   Soundset SR 1014 [AD]

MUSIC FOR GUITAR     Dario Rossetti-Bonell   EMI Debut CDZ 5 73499 2 5 [AD]

The Art of the Finnish Kantele     M. Kontio, E. Sariola, M. Pokela   ARC MUSIC INTERNATIONAL EUCD 1342 [44:40] [GD]

DREAM: Songs by Russian composers setting Western poets Volume 1    Sergej Larin (tenor) & Eleonora Bekova (piano)   Chandos CHAN9794. 69 mins. [PW]

ENGLISH ORGAN MUSIC from Leeds Town Hall  Simon Lindley (organ) Foxglove Recordings FOX022CD [DW]

English Recorder Music  Music by Philip Lane, Sir Malcolm Arnold, Thomas Pitfield,Edward Gregson, David Lyon ,Ian Parrott and Alan Bullard    John Turner (recorders) Royal Ballet Sinfonia cond: Edward Gregson/Gavin Sutherland  Olympia OCD 667 [CS-S]

Woodwind Revolution    Domus Quintett  DIGITAL AUTOMATIC MUSIC - RESONANCE RES-CD 005 [50.32] [RB]

Erlkönig - The Art of the Lied   various artists  DG (Deutsche Grammophon) 445-188-2 [62:24] with CD-ROM content

Schubert, Schumann and Brahms  Lieder [IL]

Music of the Gothic Era     Early Music Consort (David Munrow)   DG Classikon 60'31" [PW]

The essential Emma Johnson (Concertos by Mozart, Crusell No.2, Arnold No.2) and smaller pieces    2CDs ASV DCS 238 74'52" & 76'22" [PW]

Ravel, Bonis, Caplet & Gaubert Flute Sonatas etc     Felix Renggli (flute) Jan Schultsz (piano)   Discover International DICD 920492 62' 37" [PW]

HARP CONCERTOS Handel Harp Concerto Op 4 no 6; Boieldieu Harp Concerto; Dittersdorf Harp Concerto; Mozart (attrib.), Theme, Variations and Rondo Finale; Handel, Variations; Beethoven, Six Variations on a Swiss Song.     Marisa Robles (harp), Academy of St Martin-in-the-fields, Iona Brown  Decca 425 723-2 [ADD] [72' 42"] [DW]

SOUNDS OF THE SEA: Music Inspired by the Sea and Coastline.   Various performers.    RIVER RECORDS (National Trust) CDN 08. From National Trust shops and outlets.[PS]

MUSIC FOR CELLO AND PIANO. Paganini Variations on one string on a theme of Rossini; Dvorák Quiet Forest Op 68 no 5; Ginastera Pampeana no 2, Op 21; Mendelssohn Song Without Words Op 107; Tchaikovsky Pezzo Capriccioso Op 62; Fauré Après un Reve Op 7 no 1; Saint-Saëns The Swan (Carnival of the Animals); Janácek Pohadka; Falla Suite Popular Espanola.     Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Vivian Hornik Weilerstein (piano)   EMI Classics, Debut Series CDZ5.73498 2 [DDD] [62' 38"]. [DW]

TRIBUTES Solo Piano Music played by John Clegg  MASTER MUSICIANS ESCD008. [67.12] [RB]

JUDITH BUCKLE. Various songs    Judith Buckle (soprano), Peter Selwyn (piano)   Recorded at a public concert in Norwich in June 1999. Available from Cameo Opera [DW]

Winners of the First International Composers Competition
The Prayer of Saint Francis [22.01] RÓBERT GULYA Piano Concerto [21.50] PETER KNELL The Sun's Blinking Eye [17.37]    László Sárán (piano) Hungarian Radio and Television Chorus Budapest SO/János Kovács (Tamás Vásáry for the Standford)   rec 1997 Foundation for the Kodály Institute BR 0156 (DDD) [61.25] [RB]


Madeleine Dring: her life and Music by Ro Hancock-Child  Micropress ISBN 0 9537893 06 (2000) pp88  only available from Micropress Ltd Sage Cottage, Chavenage Lane, Tetbury, Glos GL8 8JT £10.99 + £! post and packing [RB]

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