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BENNY GOODMAN

Big Band 1957-1964

The Yale University Archives Vol. 2

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ARTIE SHAW

The Last Recordings Vol. 1, 1954

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Carl NIELSEN(1865–1931) The Complete Orchestral Music (vols. 1-4) Symphonies 1-6, Helios Overture, Paraphrase Nearer, my God, to Thee, Two songs: Silken Shoes on a Golden Last, ; Bow your Head, Oh Flower, Symphonic Rhapsody, Cupid & the Poet, Genrebillede, Ariel’s Song, Christmas at Home, Andante Tranquillo e Scherzo for String Orchestra Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Douglas Bostock CLASSICO CLASSCD296-299 [4 CDs: 66:40 + 66:27 + 63:54 + 71:37]

 


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RONNIE HILTON

No Other Love

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Georgia on my mind

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Billie’s Blues
1935 – 1946
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Nuages

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Blues in the Night

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Hits of ’57: all shook up – 26 million sellers! 26 number ones!

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Dancing Cheek To Cheek with Fred Astaire: His 56 Finest: 1926–1952
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George Formby – ‘When I’m cleaning Windows’
His finest 1932-1946
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NIMBUS 5834/5

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Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
Six Suites for solo cello (1717-1723)
CD 1 [59.58]
Suite No. 1 in G major [17.19]
Suite No. 2 in D minor [20.39]
Suite No. 3 in C major [21.32]
CD 2 [79.48]
Suite No. 4 in E flat major [24.00]
Suite No. 5 in C minor [24.46]
Suite No. 6 in D major [30.51]
Wolfgang Boettcher (cello)
rec. Wyastone, Monmouth, October 2001
NIMBUS NI 5834/5 [59.58 + 79.48]

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Rodion SHCHEDRIN (b.1932)
The Ancient Melodies of Russian Folk-songs (2007) [17:53]
Cello Sonata (1996) [34:24]
In the Style of Albeniz (1959) [4:36]
Quadrille from Nicht nur Liebe (1961) [6:57]
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
Rodion Shchedrin (piano) rec. Wyastone, Monmouthshire, 25 May 2007
NIMBUS NI 5831 [63:53]

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Aaron COPLAND (1900 – 1990)
Music for the Theater (1925) [22:13]
Quiet City (1940) [10:02]
Music for Movies (1942) [16:57]
Clarinet Concerto (1947/1948) [16:36]
William Blount (clarinet), Stephen Taylor (cor anglais), Chris Gekker (trumpet), Orchestra of St Luke’s/Dennis Russell Davies
rec. details not given but c. 1988 DDD
Re–issue of MusicMasters MMD 60162L
NIMBUS NI 2522 [66:56]

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NIMBUS NI2523-7

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Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741)
Violin Concertos - Vol. 2
Shlomo Mintz (violin; conductor)
Israel Chamber Orchestra
NIMBUS RECORDS NI 2523-7 [5 CDs]

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NIMBUS NI 1723

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Lewis CARROLL (1832-1898)
Alice in Wonderland (1865)
Alice through the Looking Glass (1871)
Abridged by Adrian Farmer
Sir John Gielgud (reader)
rec. Wyastone Leys, Monmouthshire, U.K., March 1987 and May 1991
NIMBUS NI 1723 [4 CDs: 59.42 + 57.55 (Wonderland); 63.19 + 73.16 (Looking Glass)]

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NIMBUS NI 1797

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Oscar Wilde
Happy Prince, The Rose and the Nightingale, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend and The Remarkable Rocket,
Sir John Gielgud (reader)
NIMBUS NI1797 (2 CDs 1hr 52min)


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Fritz KREISLER(1875-1962)
Kreisler Violin Music

Oscar Shumsky (violin)
Milton Kaye (piano) (CDs 1-2); William Wolfram (piano) (CDs 3-4)
see end of review for details
rec. not specified: possibly c.1960-1970s: CDs 1-2; c. 1970-1980s: CDs 3-4. ADD/DDD
NIMBUS NI2529/32 [4 CDs: 77:00 + 71:46 + 50:30 + 50:18]

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Carl CZERNY (1791-1857)
Piano Sonatas - Volume 1
CD 1 [71:05]
Sonata No.9 in B minor Op.145 (1827) [33:26]
Sonata No.8 in E flat major Op.144 (1827) [32:19]
Nocturne in E flat major Op.647 (c.1840) [5:17]
CD 2 [79:51]
Sonata No.5 in E major Op.76 (1824) [29:07]
Sonata No.6 in D minor Op.124 (1827) [50:41]
Martin Jones (piano)
rec. Wyastone, Monmouth, December 2007 and June 2008  
NIMBUS NI 5832-33 [71:05 + 79:51]

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Giuseppe Di Stefano sings Verdi and Puccini
Full listing at the bottom of the review
Giuseppe di Stefano (tenor)
NIMBUS Prima Voce NI7957/8 [76.16 + 72.04]

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Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
The Well-Tempered Clavier: Books I and II
Vladimir Feltsman (piano)
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City. DDD
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The Grand Piano Era
Ignaz Friedman, Frederic Lamond, Harold Bauer, Nikolai Medtner, Ignaz Jan Paderewski, Ferruccio Busoni, Percy Grainger, Josef Hofmann
Ignaz Friedman (1882 - 1948)
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Réminiscences de Don Juan [13:07]
rec. April 1922 Roll No: 6523
Josef Hofmann (1876 - 1957)
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1809-1847)
Nocturne, Op. 27, No. 2 [7:36]
rec. November 1922 Roll No: 6573
Moritz MOSZKOWSKI (1854-1925)
Morceau Caractéristique, Op. 36, No.6, Etincelles [2:47]
rec. February 1923 Roll No: 6598
Frederic Lamond (1868 - 1948)
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Grandes Études de Concert, No. 3, Un Sospiro [5:23]
rec. May 1924 Roll No: 6751
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860 - 1941)
Ignacy Jan PADEREWSKI (1860–1941)
Caprice, Op. 14, No. 3 [2:54]
rec. October 1922 Roll No: 6558
Feruccio Busoni (1866-1924 )
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685–1750) - Ferruccio BUSONI (1866-1924)
Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004 (arr. for piano (1897) [15:18]
rec. November 1925 Roll No: 6928
Nikolai Medtner (1880 - 1951)
Nikolai MEDTNER (1880-1951)
Forgotten Motives, Op. 38, No. 3, Danza Festiva [4:41]
rec. May 1926 Roll No: 6998
Ignaz Friedman (1882 - 1948)
Ignaz FRIEDMAN (1882-1948)
Viennese Waltzes on Themes from Gàrtner, No.4 [4:10]
rec. November 1926 Roll No: 7076
Harold Bauer (1873-1951)
Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Toccata, Op. 7 [5.44]
rec. January 1922 Roll No: 6498
Percy Grainger (1882 - 1961)
Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) - Percy GRAINGER (1882 - 1961)
Four Irish Dances, Op. 79, No. 1, Maguire's Kick [3:01]
rec. December 1916 Roll No: 5838
Josef Hofmann (1876 - 1957)
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1809-1847)
Scherzo, Op. 39 in C sharp minor [6:01]
rec. Unpublished Roll No: 8007
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The Polish Virtuoso
Josef Hofmann, Ignaz Friedman, Ignaz Jan Paderewski
Josef Hofmann (1876 - 1957)
Josef HOFMANN (1876-1957).
Impressions for Piano, No. 3, The Sanctuary [2.39]
rec. March 1922 Roll No: 6513
Moritz MOSZKOWSKI (1854-1925)
Fantasia Suite, Op. 52, No. 4, La Jongleuse [1.56]
rec. April 1919 Roll No: 6598
Morceau Caractéristique, Op. 36, No. 6, Étincelles [2.45]
rec. February 1923 Roll No: 6598
Ignaz Friedman (1882 - 1948)
Ignaz FRIEDMAN (1882-1948)
Viennese Waltzes on Themes from Gàrtner, No.1 [3.41]
rec. April 1921 Roll No: 6410
Estampes, Op. 22, No. 2 & No. 4 [5.35]
rec. January 1928 Roll No: 7188
Viennese Waltzes on Themes from Gàrtner, No. 2 [2.53]
rec. May 1921 Roll No: 6419
Ignaz Jan Paderewski (1860 - 1941)
Ignacy Jan PADEREWSKI (1860–1941)
Minuet, Op. 14, No.1 [4.14]
rec. April 1919 Roll No: 6100
Caprice, Op. 14, No. 3 (Genre Scarlatti) [2.52]
rec. October 1922 Roll No: 6558
Chants du Voyager, Op. 8, No. 3, Mélodie [3.06]
rec. November 1923 Roll No: 6681
Cracovienne Fantastique, Op. 14, No. 6 [3.50]
rec. March 1932 Roll No: 7446
Nocturne, Op. 16, No. 4 [4.54]
rec. November 1922 Roll No: 6562
Legende, Op. 16, No. 1 [5.10]
rec. December 1928 Roll No: 7285
Ignaz Friedman (1882 - 1948)
Ignaz FRIEDMAN (1882-1948)
Viennese Waltzes on Themes from Gàrtner, No. 3 [4.19]
rec. March 1922 Roll No: 6515
Elle Danse, Op. 10, No. 5 [2.51]
rec. December 1922 Roll No: 6583
Moritz MOSZKOWSKI (1854-1925)
Serenata, Op. 15, No.[2.24]
rec. July 1929 Roll No: 7340
Ignaz FRIEDMAN (1882-1948)
Viennese Waltzes on Themes from Gàrtner, No. 4 [4.08]
rec. November 1926 Roll No: 7076
Josef Hofmann (1876 - 1957)
Josef HOFMANN (1876-1957).
Kaleidoscope, Op. 40, No. 4 [4.30]
rec. February 1925 Roll No: 6845
Moritz MOSZKOWSKI (1854-1925)
Guitarra, Op. 45, No. 2 [3.12]
rec. April 1923 Roll No: 6615
Caprice Espagnol, Op. 37 [6.18]
rec. January 1926 Roll No: 6953
NIMBUS NI 8802 [71:19]

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NIMBUS NI8804

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Schumann - Harold Bauer, Percy Grainger
Harold Bauer

Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Sonata No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 11 [30:48]
rec. April 1916 Roll No: 5749, 5750, 5769, 5787, 5800
Toccata, Op. 7 [5.44]
rec. January 1922 Roll No: 6498
Percy Grainger
Etudes Symphoniques, Op. 13 [16:51]
rec. March 1925 Roll No: 6859 - 6868
Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 [18:13]
rec. November 1929 Roll No: 7361 – 7363
NIMBUS NI 8804 [71:36]

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NIMBUS NI8805

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Ignaz Friedman plays Liszt and Chopin
Ignaz Friedman (1882 - 1948)
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Don Juan Fantasia [13.07]
rec. April 1922 Roll No: 6523
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 14 [10.34]
rec. November 1924 Roll No: 6808
Grandes Etudes de Paganini, No. 3 [5.34]
rec. October 1923 Roll No: 6666
Tannhauser Overture Paraphrase [15.07]
rec. April 1923 Roll No: 6616
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1809-1847)
Nocturne, Op. 62, No. 1 [7.55]
rec. July 1921 Roll No: 6443
Polonaise, Op. 71, No. 2 [5.50]
rec. September 1921 Roll No: 6398
Nocturne, Op. 37, No. 1 [7.55]
rec. January 1926 Roll No: 6954
Valse, Op. 64, No. 1 'Minute' [1.46]
rec. February 1924 Roll No: 6722
Ballade No. 4, Op. 52 [10.58]
rec. October 1922 Roll No: 6556
NIMBUS NI 8805 [78:49]

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NIMBUS NI8806

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Brahms
Harold Bauer, Wilhelm Backhaus, Edwin Fischer, Carl Friedberg, Myra Hess, Arthur Rubinstein
Artur Rubinstein (1887 - 1982)
Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Rhapsody in B minor, Op. 79, No. 1 [8.51]
rec. April 1924 Roll No: 6744
Capriccio in B minor, Op. 76, No. 2 [3.28]
Rec. February 1923 Roll No: 6596
Harold Bauer (1873 - 1951)
Intermezzo in E flat major, Op. 117, No. 1 [5.42]
rec. October 1922 Roll No: 6559
Intermezzo in E minor Op. 119, No. 2 [4.45]
rec. December 1930 Roll No: 7422
Myra Hess (1890 - 1965)
Intermezzo in C major, Op. 119, No. 3 [1.47]
rec. September 1925 Roll No: 6911
Rhapsody in E flat major, Op. 119, No. 4 [5.45]
rec. January 1924 Roll No: 6705
Wilhelm Backhaus (1884 - 1969)
Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op. 35
Book 1: 1, 3, 7, 12, 13/ Book 2: 3-8, 10, 11, 14 [9.25]
rec. January 1924 Roll No: 6813
Carl Friedberg (1872 - 1955)
Ballade in B minor, Op. 10, No. 3 [4.32]
rec. April 1915 Roll No: 5641
Edwin Fischer (1886 - 1960)
Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5
rec. September 1923 Roll No: 6744 (067-071)
NIMBUS NI 8806 [74:51]

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NIMBUS NI8807

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Debussy - Eugen d'Albert, George Copeland, Percy Grainger, Myra Hess, Robert Lortat, Paquita Madriguera, Ignaz Jan Paderewski, Artur Rubinstein, Elie Robert Schmitz
Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Paquita Madriguera (1900 - )
Deux Arabesques No. 2 in G major [3.00]
rec. September 1916 Roll No: 5808
Arthur Rubinstein (1887 - 1982)
Danse [5.35]
rec. November 1920 Roll No: 6354
George Copeland (1882 - 1971)
Suite Berqamasque No. 3 -Clair de Lune [3.43]
rec. October 1915 Roll No: 5685
Suite Berqamasque No. 4 – Passepied [3.23]
rec. April 1919 Roll No: 6147
Percy Grainger (1882 - 1961)
Suite: Pour le Piano No. 3 – Toccata [3.58]
rec. April 1921 Roll No: 6409
Elie Robert Schmitz (1889 - 1949)
Prélude à 'L'après-midi d'un faune' [10.59]
rec. May 1922 Roll No: 6532
Arthur Rubinstein (1887 - 1982)
L'isle joyeuse [5.34]
rec. January 1925 Roll No: 6834
Elie Robert Schmitz (1889 - 1949)
Estampes No. 2 - La soirée dans Grenade [6.25]
rec. December 1919 Roll No: 6215
Robert Lortat (1885 - 1938)
Estampes No. 3 - Jardins sous la pluie [3.21]
rec. April 1919 Roll No: 6131
Ignaz Paderewski (1860 - 1941)
Images, Set 1, No. 1 - Reflets dans l'eau [4.58]
rec. December 1927 Roll No: 7186
Elie Robert Schmitz (1889 - 1949)
Preludes Book 1, No. 8 - La fille aux cheveux de lin [2.43]
rec. February 1920 Roll No: D-259
George Copeland (1882 - 1971)
Preludes Book 1, No. 12 – Minstrels [2.08]
rec. August 1915 Roll No: 5669
Myra Hess (1890 - 1965)
Preludes Book 1, No. 10 - La Cathédrale engloutie [7.32]
rec. November 1925 Roll No: 6927
Arthur Rubinstein (1887 - 1982)
La plus que lente [4.07]
rec. October 1919 Roll No: 6182
Eugen d'Albert (1864 - 1932)
Preludes Book 2, No. 6 - "Général Lavine" – excentric [2.43]
rec. April 1931 Roll No: 0345
NIMBUS NI 8807 [67:22]

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Percy Grainger plays Grainger
Percy GRAINGER (1882-1961)
Percy Grainger (1882 - 1961)
Shepherd's Hey [2.09]
rec. June 1915 Roll No: 5661
Country Gardens [2.56]
rec. May 1919 Roll No: 6149
Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol [4.16]
rec. December 1915 Roll No: 5712
Jutish Medley [7.17]
rec. November 1928 Roll No: 7274
Molly on the Shore [3.17]
rec. May 1920 Roll No: 6284
One More Day My John - complex version [1.54]
rec. June 1918 Roll No: 6030
Spoon River [2.07]
rec. April 1923 6617
The Warriors - Music to an imaginary ballet [3.40]
rec. Privately in 1927 Roll No: n/a
Ramble on the last love-duet in Der Rosenkavalier Strauss, arr. Grainger [6.30]
rec. March 1929 Roll No: 7300
March-Jig (Maguire's Kick) [2.55]
rec. December 1916 Roll No: 5838
The Leprechaun's Dance [3.03]
rec. November 1922 Roll No: 6572
A Reel [4.25]
rec. April 1919 Roll No: 6117
Sheep and Goat Walkin' to the Pasture (arr. Guion) [3.16]
rec. December 1926 Roll No: 7083
Turkey in the Straw (arr. Guion) [2.44]
rec. June 1921 Roll No: 6444
Gay but Wistful [2.30]
rec. November 1918 Roll No: 6072
"The Gum-suckers" March (duet with Lotta Mills Hough) [3.23]
rec. October 1918 Roll No: 6059
Zanzibar Boat-Song [3.40]
rec. December 1924 Roll No: 6824
Colonial Song [6.38]
rec. July 1915 Roll No: 5666
Walking Tune [3.44]
rec. March 1916 Roll No: 5735
Children's March: "Over the Hills and Far Away" (duet with Lotta Mills Hough) [6.00]
rec. December 1920 Roll No: 6368
NIMBUS NI 8809 [76:24]

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Ferruccio Busoni plays Liszt, Bach, Busoni & Chopin
Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Grandes Etudes de Paganini - No. 5, La Chasse [3.23]
rec. July 1915 Roll No: 5671
Etudes d'exécution transcendante - No. 5, Feux Follets [4.07]
rec. October 1915 Roll No: 5686
Polonaise No. 2 in E major [9.34]
rec. September 1915 Roll No: 5675
Grandes Etudes de Paganini - No. 3, La Campanella [5.11]
rec. November 1915 Roll No: 5698
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685–1750) - Ferruccio BUSONI (1866-1924)
Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004 (arr. for piano (1897) [15:18]
rec. November 1925 Roll No: 6928
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1809-1847)
Preludes, Op. 28
rec. by September 1923 Roll No: 037
No. 23 in F major [1:09]
rec. by March 1927 Roll No: 0249
NIMBUS NI 8810 [63:33]

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Alfred Cortot plays Chopin, Liszt, Beethoven, Skriabin Saint-Saëns & Chabrier
Liszt
Alfred Cortot
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor [9.40]
rec. May 1927 Roll No: 3099
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1809-1847)
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat major, Op. 22 [13.03]
rec. November 1920 Roll No: 6365
Impromptu in G flat major, Op. 51, No. 3 [4.34]
rec. May 1929 Roll No: 7327
Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 55, No. 2 [4.04]
rec. May 1930 Roll No: 7397
Étude in D flat major, Op. 25, No. 8 [1.07]
rec. April 1924 Roll No: 6740
Étude in G flat major, Op. 25, No. 9, Butterfly [0.56]
rec. January 1923 Roll No: 6593
Étude in G flat major, Op. 10, No. 5, Black Key [1.38]
rec. January 1923 Roll No: 6593
Étude in A minor, Op. 25, No. 11, Winter Wind [3.49]
rec. March 1923 Roll No: 6606
Étude in C minor, Op. 25, No. 12 [2.40]
rec. January 1927 Roll No: 7088
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Au bord d'une source, No.4 from Années de pèlerinage, première année, Suisse [3.21]
rec. October 1923 Roll No: 6664
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor [5.24]
rec. April 1919 Roll No: 6135
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 [13:40]
rec. March 1927 Roll No: 7109, 7110
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Étude en forme de valse, Op. 52, No. 6 [5.27]
rec. December 1920 Roll No: 6372
Emmanuel CHABRIER (1841-1894)
Idylle, No.6 from Pièces Pittoresques [3.20]
rec. September 1925 Roll No: 6910
Alexander SCRIABIN (1872-1915)
Étude in D sharp minor, Op. 8, No. 12, Patetico [2.23]
rec. May 1923 Roll No: 6623
NIMBUS NI 8814 [75:08]

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LAB 7059

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Eduardo Fernandez
Between Two Worlds

Eduardo Fern
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Alexandër PEÇI
THE BROKEN SONG
Ensemble Spectrum; AMRA Ensemble/Zhani Ciko
rec. 4-6 March 2000, Radio Rirana Studios, Albania. DDD
LABOR RECORDS LAB 7065 [57:39]

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SVET93-96

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Sergei TANEYEV (1856-1915)
CD1
Concert Suite for Violin and Orchestra Op.28 (1909) [44:43] ¹
CD2
Symphony No.4 in C minor Op.12 (1898) [41:37]
Apollo’s Temple in Delphi [5:56]
CD3
Cantata No.2 ‘At the Reading of a psalm’ Op.36 (1915) [63:37] ²
CD4
Alexander KASTALSKY (1856-1926)
Brotherly Prayer for the Dead (1915) [69:21]
Andrei Korsakov (violin) ¹
Ludmila Belobragina (soprano), Lyubov Aleshchenkova (mezzo soprano), Evgeni Vladimirov (bass) ²
USSR TV and Radio Large Chorus and Symphony Orchestra/Evgeny Svetlanov
rec. Moscow 1977-90
SVET 93-96/4 [4 CDs: 44:43 + 47:16 + 63:37 + 59:21]

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Samuel BARBER (1910–1981)
The Complete Solo Piano Music
Piano Sonata, op.26 (1947) [21:29]
Interlude I, For Jeanne (1931) [6:46]
Nocturne (Homage to John Field), op.33 (1959) [4:41]
Ballade, op.46 (1977) [7:43]
Excursions, op.20 (1942/1944) [13:50]
John Browning (piano)
rec. details not given but c.1993. DDD
reissue of MusicMasters (CD) 67122–2   
NIMBUS NI 2528 [54:31]

 

 

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George BENJAMIN (b.1960)
Into the Little Hill (2006) [36:58]; Dance Figures (2004) [16:01]; Sometime Voices (1996) [10:09]
Anu Komsi (soprano); Hilary Summers (alto); Dietrich Henschel (baritone)
Ensemble Modern, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Franck Ollu (conductor), Kent Nagano (conductor), Oliver Knussen (conductor)
rec. 9-11 November 2007, Bockenheimer Depot, Frankfurt Opera; 29 March 2008, Barbican, London; 13 February 2005 Philharmonie, Berlin. DDD
NIMBUS NI5828 [67:14]

 

 

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Music of the Tatra Mountains –The Trebunia Family Band
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Music of the Tatra Mountains – Ginek Wilczek’s Bukowina Band
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NIMBUS NI5831

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Rodion SHCHEDRIN (b. 1932)
The Ancient Melodies of Russian folk-songs (2007) [17.53]
Cello Sonata (1996) [34.24]
In the style of Albeniz (1959) [4.36]
Quadrille from the opera ‘Nicht nur liebe’ (Not love alone) (1961) arr. Grigory Singer [6.57]
Raphael Wallfisch (cello); Rodion Shchedrin (piano)
rec. Wyastone Leys, 25 May 2007. DDD
NIMBUS NI 5831 [63.53]

 

 

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Eastern Rebellion – Mosaic

 

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FREDDIE HUBBARD

MMTC (Monk, Miles, Trane & Cannon)

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VINCENT HERRING

American Experience

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LOUIE BELLSON AND HIS JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Hot

Nimbus NI 2712

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Camden REEVES (b.1974)
Lucifer’s Dynamo and other works for solo piano
Das Hexenklavier (2006) [11:28]
Noturno dale fiamme dell’inferno (2005) [6:59]
Inventions & Fantasies (2002) [15:03]
Diablo Canyon (2006) [4:36]
Lucifer’s Dynamo (2005) [19:38]
Richard Casey (piano)
rec. Cosmo Rodewald Hall, The University of Manchester, August 2005 and August-September 2006.
CAMPION CAMEO 2070 [58:02]

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Stephen PLEWS (b.1961)
Extracts from Infinity
God’s Mates Revisited [3:22]
Industrial Language [3:31]
Theme – Highland Clearance (1992) [9:08]
Lament for Synesios [3:29]
King’s Casualties [4:27]
Five Etudes (2001) [14:32]
On The Street Where You Died (In Memoriam) [4:55]
Mourning The Death Of An Illusion Parts 1 & 4 [5:10]
Interrogation – A Quick Sketch [3:00]
March of Disorder/Inner Migration [4:44]
Echoe’s Bones [3:15]
Evolution (1994) [4:47]
Stephen Plews, Stewart Death, David Jones, Stephen Pruslin (piano); Roberto Bellatalla, Jeff Clyne, Steve Berry (bass); Bill Eyden, Trevor Tomkins, Peter Fairclough, Phil Clark (drums); Andrew Long (violin); Roger Heaton (clarinet); Iain Dixon (bass clarinet); Duncan MacKay (trumpet); Mike Walker (guitar); Ed Jones (saxophone).
rec. Dates and locations not given, mixing/mastering done at ASC Recording, 2003.
CAMEO CAMPION CAMEO 2029 [64:25]

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Johann /Giovanni (H.A.) HOFFMANN (1770-1842)
Divertimento a Mandolino, Violono e Basso (No.1)
Giovanni Francesco GIULIANI (1760-1818)
Quartetto per Mandolino, Violino e Cello o Viola e Liuto
Ensemble Baschenis:
CONCERTO CD 2036 [66:41]

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