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STEPHEN DODGSON - orchestral music: Flute Concerto (1990-91) * Last of the Leaves -cantata for bass, clarinet and strings (1973) ** Duo Concerto for violin, guitar and strings (1989) *** * Robert Stallman (flute) ** Michael George (bass) John Bradbury (clarinet) *** Jean-Jacques Kantorow (violin) Anthea Gifford (guitar) Northern Sinfonia/Ronald Zollman   rec Newcastle-upon-Tyne 23-24 Oct 1992 world premiere recordings BIDDULPH LAW 013 [57.16] [RB]

STEPHEN DODGSON - The Selevan Story - a selection of chamber works with guitar(s) Promenade (two guitars) (1988) Capriccio (Flute and guitar) (1980) Divertissement (violin and guitar ensemble) (1983) Follow the Star (three guitars) (1979) Hymnus de Sancto Stephano (soprano and guitar ensemble)  (1983) The Selevan Story (flute, violin, two guitars, guitar ensemble) (1992) The St Levan Ensemble rec Sharpham House, Devon 30 Sept-2 Oct 1994 ESG Records  [RB]

 ANTONIN DVORAK (1841 - 1904) Serenade for Wind. Op.44 23.27 GEORGES ENESCU (1881-1955) Dixtuor. Op. 14 19.52 LEOS JANACEK (1854 - 1928) Mládí 16.48 Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists Recorded Ris Kirk (Oslo) (Dvorak, Enescu)And Sojenberg Kirke, Oslo (Janacek) 4-6 Nov 1996 Naxos 8.554173 [60.24] [HD] [PW]


DVORÁK Serenade for Strings 29.17 SUK St Wenceslas Meditation 6.42 JANACEK Suite for Strong Orchestra 20.13
Czech Chamber Orchestra/Ondrej Kukal rec (Dvorák) March 1994; remainder May 1996 CAMPION RRCD1346 [57.03] [RB]

Eckard Sonatas Op. 1/3, 1/4 & 2/1 & Minuet d'Exaudet with 6 Variations
Arthur Schoonderwoerd (fortepiano)
Zig Zag Territoires ZZT 9806 01. 55'12" [PW]

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Introduction & Allegro. (1947/1956 versions), Elegy (1947/1956 versions), Enigma Variations, Symphony No. 1, Bavarian Dance No. 2; 'Lullaby'. Hallé Orchestra Sir John Barbirolli. Dutton Laboratories/Barbirolli Society CDSJB 1017 117m ADD. [GF]

GEORGE ENESCU (1881-1955) Poème Roumain - Symphonic Suite (1898) 27.10 Vox Maris - symphonic poem (1929) 26.24 Voix de la Nature - Nuages d'automne sur les forêts (1931-39) 8.38 [Image] Florin Diaconescu, George Enescu Bucharest PO and choir/Christian Mandeal rec Bucharest, 9-18 July 1997 ARTE NOVA 74321 65425 2 [62.21] [RB]

ROBERT FARNON: From the Highlands, From the Emerald Isle.
Robert Farnon and his Orchestra.
Dutton Laboratories Vocalion Series CDLK4100 78m ADD (Mastered from Decca originals 1957 Mono/Stereo). [GF]

Elena FIRSOVA Akhmatova Songs; Mandelstam Poems; Hymn to Spring; Frozen Time; La Malinconia; The Night Demons; Vernal Equinox; Scent of Absence; Crucifixion; Meditation in the Japanese Garden; Before the Thunderstorm.
Patricia Rosario, Tim Mirfin, Michael Vaiman
Meladina Record MRCD00012a/00013a. 79'18" [PW]

Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday (Responsoria, 1611)
Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott
SONY SK 62977 [67.18] [RB]

PHILIP GLASS (b. 1937)
Company. Violin Concerto. Prelude and Dance from Akhnaten.
Adele Anthony (violin); Ulster Orchestra/Takuo Yuasa.
Naxos 8.554568 [DDD] [52'46] [CC] [MB]


LOUIS GLASS (1864-1936)
String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor op. 23 (1896 rev 1929) 32.38
String Quartet No. 4 in F Sharp Minor op. 35 (1907) 45.14
Zapolski Quartet
rec Danish Radio 1998 DA CAPO MARCO POLO 8.224048 77.54 [RB]

Alexander Konstantinovich GLAZUNOV (1865-1936)
Symphony No.6
The Forest Op. 19
Moscow Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Anissimov
NAXOS 8.554293 [59:10] [IL]



GLINKA Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla (arr. Roberts).
Sextet in E flat minor, Op. 30.
Gopak of the Young Ukrainians from 'Sorochintsky Fair'. Pictures at an Exhibition
(both arr. Roberts).
Fine Arts Brass Ensemble.
Nimbus NI5645 [DDD] [65'37]. [CC]

Leopold GODOWSKY: Studies on Chopin's Etudes (complete)
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
HYPERION CDA67411/2 (2 CDs) [153' 02"] [CA]

GRIEG Sonata; Lyric Pieces; 7 Fugues.
Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Deutsche Grammophon DG 459 671-2; 75 mins. [PW]

Grieg Violin Sonatas 1-3
Henning Kraggerud (violin) with Helge Kjekshus (piano)
Naxos 8.553904 66'50". [PW]

Hakim; Henze; Matthews; Smirnov Solo Violin Music
Peter Sheppard
Metier CD92028  [PW]

HANDEL: Opera Arias and Overtures -2.
Emma Kirkby, The Brandenburg Consort Roy Goodman.
Hyperion CDA67128 71m DDD. [GF]

HOWARD HANSON (1896-1981) Two Yuletide Pieces, Poèmes Erotiques, Sonata, Three Miniatures, Three Etudes, Enchantment
For the First Time, Slumber Song

Thomas Labé (piano)
NAXOS 8.559047 [75.39] [RB]

JOSEPH HAYDN (1732 - 1809) Symphony No 66 in B flat major. 21.23 Symphony No 67 in F major 25.15 Symphony No 68 in B Flat Major 29.18 Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia Bela Drahos Recorded Phoenix Studio, Budapest 19 - 23 January 1998 Naxos 8.554406 [76.05] [HD] [DW]


HAYDN - London Symphonies 93-104.
London Festival Orchestra/Ross Pople.
Arte Nova Classics 74321 72109 2 (4 CDs) [PC]

Franz Joseph HAYDN (1732 - 1809)
Missa in Anguistiis "Nelson Mass" Hob.XXXII:11 39'44"
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo "Kleine Oregelmesse". Hob XXII:7 17'38"
Viktoria Loukianetz (sop); Gabriele Sime (contralto); Kurt Azesberger (ten); Robert Holzer (Bass): Hungarian Radio &Television Chorus Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia Béla Drahos
Recorded Budapest. June 17 - 20 1998 DDD Naxos 8.554416 [57'31"] [HD]

VICTOR HERBERT (1859-1924)
Auditorium Festival March
Irish Rhapsody
Selections from Natoma
Columbus Suite

Slovak RSO/Keith Brion
rec Bratislava 11-16 Jan 1999 MARCO POLO 8.225109 [67.13] [RB]

Khaldis - concerto for piano, four trumpets and percussion (1951) 18.58
Mount Katahdin - piano sonata (1987) 13.16
Fantasy - piano solo (1944) 19.14
(Khaldis - Martin Berkofsky (piano) Lawrence Sobol (cond), trumpets William Rohdin Dan Cahn, Francis Bonny, Patrick Dougherty, Percussion Neal Boyar rec 1972. Sonata: Martin Berkofsky: Fantasy: composer

JACQUES IBERT (1890-1962) Piano Music.
Scherzetto. Piece romantique. Toccata sur le nom d'Albert Roussel. L'espiegle au village de Lilliput. Francaise. Le vent dans les ruines.Petite Suite. Histoires. Les rencontres.
Hae-won Chang (piano).
Naxos 8.554720 [DDD] [70'47]. [CC]

Janacek, Debussy, Ravel & Nielsen Violin Sonatas.
Christian Tetzlaff (violin) with Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Virgin Classics VC 7243 5 45122 2 3. 68'41" [PW]

KERLL Missa Non sine quare
La Risonanza/Fabio Bonizzoni
Symphonia SY 99171 53'57" [PW]

ONDREJ KUKAL (b.1964) Violin Concerto Danse Symphonique for large orchestra Clarinet Concerto
Present string duo String Quartet No. 1

Composer (violin)/South Bohemia Chamber PO/Vladimir Valek (violin concerto) Prague RSO/composer (Danse) Ludmilla Peterkova (cl)/New Vlach Quartet/Jacub Waldman (double bass) (clarinet concerto) Jana Vlachova (violin)/Mikael Ericsson (cello) (Present) New Vlach Quartet (string quartet)
rec 1997 Czech Radio studio and Ceske Budejovice CAMPION RRCD1343 [65.27] [RB]

FRANZ LEHÁR When the heart is young - a recital of 19 songs
Sarah Leonard (soprano) Andrew Ball (piano)
rec 6-8 Jan 1999, Waterloo, London   A Beulah live! recording BEULAH 1RF4 [65.10] [RB]

Kenneth LEIGHTON: Sonatina No.2, Five Studies Op.22, Fantasia Contrappuntistica Op.24, Pieces for Angela Op.47, Four Romantic Pieces Op.95
Margaret Fingerhut (piano)
CHANDOS CHAN 9818 [67' 12"] [CA]

DAVID LYON Horn Concerto, Fairytale Suite and other orchestral music.
Michael Thompson (French horn), Royal Ballet Sinfonia/David Lloyd-Jones
Marco Polo 8.225839 [PS]

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