Matthew AUCOIN (b. 1990)
Orphic Moments - Conor
Hanick (piano) Boston Modern Opera Project/Gil
Rose rec. 2019-2021 BMOP/SOUND 1084 [111:21]
A thrilling introduction to a very impressive young American composer.
George CRUMB (b. 1929)
Metamorphoses Books I & II -
Marcantonio Barone (piano) rec. 2019/21 BRIDGE 9551 [37:28 +
A compelling performance of a major new work.
Richard WAGNER (1813-1883)
Tristan und Isolde -
Ramon Vinay (tenor) Martha Mödl (soprano) Hans Hotter (bass)
Bayreuth Festival Chorus & Orchestra/Herbert von Karajan
rec. 1952 PRISTINE AUDIO PACO185 [3 CDs: 228:33] [RMo]
A phenomenally successful remastering of a classic performance makes this the only option for the Wagnerian devotee.
José Antônio de ALMEIDA PRADO (1943–2010)
Piano Concerto No 1, Aurora & Concerto Fribourgeois - Sonia Rubinsky (piano), Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra/Fabio Mechetti rec. 2019 NAXOS 8574225 [72:02]
A trio of appealing and surprisingly diverse concertos from a composer largely unheralded beyond the borders of his native Brazil.
Sir Malcolm ARNOLD (1921-2006)
Symphony No. 9, Grand Concerto Gastronomique - Liepāja Symphony Orchestra/John Gibbons
rec. 2021 TOCCATA CLASSICS TOCC0613 [57:40] [HC]
Arnold’s vintage work and his last doom-laden symphony in fine, committed performances – not to be missed.
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Partitas for solo violin
Rachel Kolly (violin)
rec. 2020 INDESENS INDE141 [71:21] [MG]
Admirable playing of clarity, dazzle and discipline, perhaps occasionally over objective.
Béla BARTÓK (1881-1945) Concerto for Orchestra,
Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta -
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra/Susanna Mälkki
rec. 2018/19 BIS BIS-2378 SACD [69:09] [HC]
Superb performances of Bartók’s two substantial works.
Franz Ignaz BECK (1734-1809)
L’isle déserte - Ana Maria Labin (soprano), Samantha Gaul (soprano), La Stagione Frankfurt/Michael Schneider rec. 2019
CPO 555 336-2 [55:39] [DC]
Much more than just a historical rarity.
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
The New Complete Beethoven: Essential Edition
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 486 0594 [95 CDs: ca 115 hrs]
[TPo] Teems with performances which have
won proven support among music-lovers and
collectors, but is blighted by poor
Alban BERG (1885-1935)
Lulu excerpts, Konzertarie: Der Wein, Lyric Suite,
Chamber Concerto - Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Robert Craft
rec. 1960 PRISTINE AUDIO PASC646 [75:26] [NC] Even after
over 60 years, these recordings remain essential for lovers of Berg’s
Henri BERTINI (1798-1876)
Nonetto, Grand Trio - Linos Ens rec. 2020 CPO 555 363-2 [70:07]
Superbly crafted chamber music on a symphonic scale.
Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Horn Trio, Violin Sonata No. 2 -
Joseph Szigeti (violin),
John Barrow (horn),
Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)
rec. 1959 FORGOTTEN RECORDS FR1940 [51:14] [SG]
Performances with warm-hearted appeal.
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976) String Quartets Nos 1
& 3, Simple Symphony - Britten Qt rec. 1989 ALTO ALC1441 [77:00]
Misses the full poignancy of Quartet No 3’s Passacaglia, but the others
receive good accounts.
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Chansons françaises, Les Illuminations Mari-Joseph CANTELOUBE (1879-1957)
Chants d'Auvergne -
Mari Eriksmoen (soprano)
Bergen PO/Edward Gardner rec. 2021 CHANDOS CHSA5289 SACD [74:15]
A fine collection from a Norwegian soprano very well worth hearing.
Symphony No. 8
- Bruckner O Linz/Markus Poschner rec. 2018
CAPRICCIO C8081 [76:16] [RMo]
A splendid second instalment in this ongoing Complete Bruckner series; grand and beautifully shaped.
Ferruccio BUSONI (1866-1924)
The 6 Sonatinas -
Victor Nicoara (piano)
rec. 2019 HÄNSSLER CLASSIC HC20086 [70:36] [DC]
Very fine recording and performances of less well-known Busoni.
Cecil COLES (1888-1918)
& Gustav HOLST (1874-1934) Piano Music
James Willshire (piano) rec. 2020 DELPHIAN DCD34209 [68:46]
Rare British piano music exquisitely played.
Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Jean RIVIER (1896-1987) String Quartets
- Mandelring Qt rec. 2019/20 AUDITE 97.710 [66:21]
[RWe] A very fine account of the Debussy, and with fascinating unfamiliar couplings.
Gaetano DONIZETTI (1797–1848)
Belisario - Roberto Frontali (baritone) Carmela Remigio
Orchestra e Coro Donizetti Opera/Riccardo Frizza
rec. 2020 DYNAMIC CDS7907.2 [61:28+ 65:22] [RMo]
Moments of beauty and zestfully directed but with too many vocal flaws.
Maija EINFELDE (b. 1939)
Violin Sonatas -
Magdalēna Geka (violin)
Iveta Cālīte (piano) rec. 2020 SKANI LMIC129 [50:32] [SG]
A release well-worth exploring.
Robert FAYRFAX (1464–1521)
Music for Tudor Kings & Queens - Ensemble Pro Victoria/Toby Ward rec. 2021 DELPHIAN DCD34265 [67:07]
Ensemble Pro Victoria bring to life the music of Robert Fayrfax.
Alfonso FERRABOSCO I (1543–1588) & Alfonso FERRABOSCO II (c 1575–1628)
Pavans and Almaines - B-Five Recorder Consort, Sofie Vanden Eynde (lute) rec. 2020 COVIELLO CLASSICS COV92108 [63:16]
Playing of delicacy and taste in agreeable sound, this ‘concept album’ is most likely to appeal to recorder specialists and the Ferraboscenti.
César FRANCK (1822-1890)
Hulda - Meagan Miller (soprano), Joshua Kohl (tenor),
Opernchor & Extrachor des Theater Freiburg, Freiburg/Fabrice Bollon
NAXOS 8.660480-82 [3 CDs: 162:25] [RC]
Admirers of Franck will surely want this important rediscovery.
Johann Joseph FUX (c1660-1741)
Arias for the Emperor - Maria Ladurner (soprano)
Biber Consort rec. 2020 PAN CLASSICS PC10425 [61:17] [JV] This disc may well be one of the best surveys of Fux's output of vocal music.
Philippe GAUBERT (1879-1941)
Miniatures - various performers rec. 2019-2021
CALLIOPE CAL2189 [76:27] [SG]
Music that combines impressionism, mellifluous lyricism and graceful refinement.
Ib GLINDEMANN (1934-2019)
Trumpet Concerto, Trombone Concerto, Medley - Per Morten Bye (trumpet), Robert Holmsted (trombone), Odense Symphony Orchestra/Giordano Bellincampi rec. 2019
DACAPO 6.220665 SACD [45:34] [JW]
Denmark’s erstwhile Big Band maestro excels in light-hearted, witty brass concertos.
Charles GOUNOD (1818-1893)
Roméo et Juliette - Raoul Jobin, Janine Micheau,
Ch & O Théŕtre Ntl de l’Opéra/Alberto Erede rec.
1953 DECCA 443 539-2 [75:40 + 67.00]
[MP] Not a first choice, but some first-class performances make this set worth hearing.
Aleksandr GRECHANINOV (1864-1956)
All-Night Vigil - Dārta Paldiņa (mezzo) Kāris
Rūtentāls, Jānis Kurševs (tenor) Jānis Kokins (bass)
Latvian Radio Ch/Sigvards Kļava rec. 2021 ONDINE ODE1397-2 [46:01]
[RMo] The sound and balances are impeccable
but 46 minutes is short measure for a CD these
Reynaldo HAHN (1874-1947)
Ciboulette - Julie Fuchs (soprano), Accentus, Toulon Opera Symphonic Orchestra/Laurence Equilbey rec. 2013
NAXOS 2.110697 DVD [145 mins] [PCG]
A rare opportunity to see one of Hahn’s stage works.
George Frederic HANDEL (1685-1759)
The Choice of Hercules, Dettingen Te Deum -
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, FestspielOrchester Göttingen/Laurence Cummings
rec. 2018 ACCENT ACC26415 [49:35 + 37:48] [GPu]
Rewarding interpretations, full of insight, and, the Te Deum is as good or better than any earlier recordings.
John HARBISON (b. 1938)
Symphony No. 6 -
Dawn Upshaw (soprano) Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Gil Rose rec. 2017/19
BMOP/SOUND 1083 SACD [75:22] [DMD]
An exemplary recording showcasing both ends of a distinguished career.
Jacques IBERT (1890-1962)
Chamber music -
Ensemble arabesques/Philipp Pointner
rec. 2018 FARAO CLASSICS B108105 [56:32] [MC]
Ensemble arabesques meets the challenges of Ibert’s chamber works handsomely.
Jānis IVANOVS (1906–1983)
Symphonies Nos 15 & 16 - Latvian National Symphony Orchestra/Guntis Kuzma rec. 2021 SKANI LMIC126 [62:11]
Music of a highly individual style, rooted in a synthesis of late romanticism, folklore, and impressionism.
Daniel JONES (1912-1993) Symphonies Nos
12 & 13, Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life -
Maldwyn Davies (tenor) BBC Welsh Chorus & Orchestra/Sir Charles Groves, Bryden
rec. 1987-2017 LYRITA SRCD391 [65:35] [NB] An important release of more treasures from the Lyrita and BBC archives.
Mieczysław KARŁOWICZ (1876-1909)
Stanisław and Anna Oświęcim,
A Sorrowful Tale, Episode at a Masquerade
Fryderyk CHOPIN (1810–1849)
Allegro de concert -
Konrad Binienda (piano),
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Grzegorz Nowak
rec. 2019 DUX 1621 [66:45] [JWe]
Wonderful, idiomatic playing, and an ideal place to start if you are new to Karłowicz.
Joseph Christoph KESSLER (1800-1872)
Piano works -
Magdalena Brzozowska (piano) rec. 2021 ACTE PRÉALABLE AP0498 [48:03]
Chopin and Liszt admired him but this pleasant selection is not without reservations.
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Fantasy on Hungarian Folk-tunes, Piano Concertos, Totentanz - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit rec. 1990
DECCA 433 075-2 [68:32] [RWe]
A valuable collection of performances that still impress.
Pietro Antonio LOCATELLI (1695-1764)
Sei Concerti a Quattro Opera VII - Ens. Baroque “Carlo Antonio Marino”/Natale Arnoldi
rec. 2020 TACTUS TC691203 [79:52]
[DBi] Music that is worth knowing, but not from these poor performances and recording.
Elisabeth LUTYENS (1906-1983)
Piano Music Vol. 1 - Martin Jones (piano) rec. 2021
One of the neglected greats of British music gets the five-star
Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911)
Das klagende Lied -
Susan Dunn (soprano) Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo) Werner Hollweg (tenor) Andreas Schmidt (bass)
Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin/Riccardo Chailly
rec. 1989 DECCA 425 719-2 [64:14] [JQ]
A recording that has a lot going for it, despite one controversial interpretative decision.
Benedetto MARCELLO (1686-1739)
Psalms & Sonatas -
Ens Salomone Rossi/Lydia Cevidalli rec. 2018
DYNAMIC CDS7882 [65:18] [JV]
This disc can be recommended for the vocal works, whereas the instrumental items are disappointing.
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Violin Concertos Nos
1 & 2 -
Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Festival Strings Lucerne/Daniel Dodds rec. 2021 PENTATONE PTC5186952 [69:54]
[MR] Unusually compelling and attractive performances of Mozart’s first two violin concertos are enhanced by a particularly sumptuous violin sound.
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
Violin Sonatas - Oscar Shumsky (violin), Leopold Mittman (piano) rec. 1951
BIDDULPH 85003-2 [73:40] [SG]
Despite reservations in sound quality, this is artistry of the highest level.
Florence Beatrice PRICE (1887-1953)
Symphony No 3, The Mississippi River, Ethiopia’s Shadow in America - ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/John Jeter rec. 2020/21
NAXOS 8.559897 [66:48] [NB]
Curiously conservative scores played with commitment and conviction.
Giacomo PUCCINI (1858-1924)
Tosca - Karine Babajanyan, Piotr
Beczala, Ch & O Vienna State Opera/Marco Armiliato
rec. 2019 C MAJOR 759204
Blu-ray [129 mins] [RWe]
Not the very best, but a fine account of Puccini’s opera overall, preserving a famous production on film.
John PURSER (b. 1942)
Consider the Story Private Release [79:17] [JF]
A fascinating retrospective.
Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908)
Kashchey the Immortal - Savva
Khastaev (tenor) Antonina Vesenina (soprano)
Poznań PO & Chamber Ch/Łukasz Borowicz rec. 2018
DUX 1485 [63.36] [PCG] Rimsky-Korsakov’s operatic oddity given a rare outing.
ROSNER (1945-2013) The Chronicle of
Nine: The Tragedy of Queen Jane - Boston Modern Opera Project,
Odyssey Opera/Gil Rose rec. 2020 BMOP/SOUND 1081 [131:18]
A truly splendid recording of Arnold Rosner’s only full-scale opera; readers who respond to his music need not hesitate.
Ludomir RÓŻYCKI (1883-1953)
Violin Concerto, Works for Violin and Piano - Ewelina Nowicka (violin), Pola Lazar (piano), Michał Krężlewski (piano), Polish National RSO in Katowice/Zygmunt Rychert rec. 2001, 2010
CPO 555421-2 [49:31] [SG]
Performances which truly capture the spirit of the music.
Luis Humberto SALGADO (1903–1977)
The 9 Symphonies - Cuenca Symphony Orchestra/Michael Meissner rec. 2019 BRILLIANT CLASSICS 96256 [3 CDs: 218:58]
A welcome introduction to the music of an unjustly neglected Ecuadorian composer whose symphonies rank among the 20C’s finest.
(1934-1998) Concerto for Piano &
Strings Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) Symphony No. 2
Yefim Bronfman (piano)
Cleveland O/Franz Welser-Möst rec. 2020 CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA TCO0003 SACD [54:13]
A commandingly important release.
Alfred SCHNITTKE (1934-1998) Film Music Vol. 5
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin/Frank Strobel
rec. 2018/19 CAPRICCIO C5350 [53:47] [DC]
A valuable addition to the Schnittke catalogue.
Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856) Arrangements for Piano Duet
Vol. 6 -
Eckerle Piano Duo
rec. 2019 NAXOS 8.572882 [60:26] [JWe]
Wonderful playing here, shedding new light on the original versions of these works.
Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Der Rosenkavalier - Dame Kiri te Kanawa (soprano), Aage Haugland
(bass), Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus/Sir Georg Solt rec. 1985
OPUS ARTE OA1341D DVD [197 mins] [PCG]
Sir Georg and Dame Kiri make this archival video essential viewing.
Bruno STROBL (b. 1949)
Electroacoustic Music Vol. 2 - Bruno Strobl rec. 2021 AUSTRIAN GRAMOPHONE AG0023 [59:01]
A focused collection of electroacoustic music that exemplifies some of the best and most exciting work currently to be enjoyed.
Alfons SZCZERBIŃSKI (1858-1895)
Complete Piano Works Vol. 1 - Giorgio Koukl (piano) rec. 2021
GRAND PIANO GP876 [62:04] [SA]
Beautifully constructed melodies whose refinement makes for joyous listening.
George Philipp TELEMANN (1681–1767)
Violin Concertos Vol. 7 - The Wallfisch Band/Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin) rec. 2013 CPO 777881-2 [57:04]
Elizabeth Wallfisch is a reliable guide to this mellifluous music.
Virgil THOMSON (1896–1989)
Complete Chamber Works - Monadnock Music/Gil Rose
rec. 2012 EVERBEST 1001 [80:59 + 79:33] [NC]
The first-ever integral recording of chamber music by an American composer better known for writing about the music of others.
Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901)
Rigoletto - Ettore Bastianini (baritone) Renata Scotto
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Gianandrea Gavazzeni rec. 1960 PRISTINE AUDIO PACO184 [55:35 + 63:48]
Another splendid remastering from Pristine but not necessarily a first choice in terms of either sound or singing.
Paul WRANITZKY (1756-1808) Orchestral Music
Vol. 3 -
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice/Marek Štilec rec. 2020
NAXOS 8.574289 [68:49] [DJB] Wranitzky shows that there was imaginative and characterful music of this era that wasn’t written by Mozart or Haydn.
Seventeenth-century music from Venice to Dalmatia -
The Marian Consort/Rory McCleery,
The Illyria Consort/Bojan Čičič rec. 2020 DELPHIAN DCD34260 [58:26]
[DJB] Fine performances by all concerned, but a lack of variety in
the music itself left me rather cold.
All the World Tonight Rejoices Truro Cathedral Choir/Christopher Gray rec. 2021 REGENT REGCD560 [72:58] [JQ]
A very rewarding programme and not ‘just another’ Christmas disc.
BACH: The Art of Life Daniil Trifonov (piano) rec. 2020 DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4838530 [2 CDs: 136 mins]
Something of a guilty pleasure, but I loved it!
A Belfast Christmas Belfast Cathedral Choir/Matthew Owens rec. 2021
RESONUS CLASSICS RES10292 [67:59] [JF]
A carol concert more thoughtful, meditative and restrained than many – a valid way to celebrate Christmas.
Organ Music from Belfast Cathedral -
Matthew Owens (organ)
rec. 2021 RESONUS RES10293 [78:29] [MR] Christmas-themed pieces both old and new are not particularly well-served by the Harrison & Harrison organ of Belfast Cathedral.
An Elizabethan Christmas Helen Charlston (mezzo)
Fretwork rec. 2019/2020 SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD680 [71:29] [JV]
If you are looking for a really good disc for the Christmas season, this is one you should investigate.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (conductor)
Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon & Decca - rec. 1926–1954 DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4837288 [34 CDs + 1 DVD: ca 40 hrs]
Out of print within two years of release, and now possibly outflanked by an even larger Warner set.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (conductor)
The Complete Wilhelm Furtwängler on Record - rec. 1926–1954 WARNER CLASSICS 523240 [55 CDs: c. 59 hrs]
An important release and a superb achievement.
In the Garden of Polyphony
French Renaissance Music for
Lute & Guitar
Israel Golani (lute, guitar)
rec. 2020 SOLAIRE RECORDS SOL1010 [67:58]
Atmospheric and intimate, this is renaissance lute playing at its finest.
Ivry Gitlis (violin)
In memoriam "inédits et introuvables" rec. 1937-2010
RHINE CLASSICS RH-019 [9 CDs: 661:19] [JW] A
compendious and valuable Gitlis box, and a fitting memorial and
Gregorian Chant: World-Famous Recordings
Choir of the Carmelite Priory, London; Benedictine Monks of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice and Saint-Maur, Clervaux rec. 1959/61
ALTO ALC1436 [77:10] [MS]
Two monastic choirs perform two collections of plainchant in quite different styles.
Ida Haendel (violin)
The SWR Recordings -
Radio-SO Stuttgart SWR/Hans Muller-Kray
rec. 1953-1967 SWR MUSIC SWR19427CD [3 CDs: 210:02] [SG]
A valuable collection, well-worth pondering.
Hamilton Harty (conductor)
Acoustic Concerto Recordings
rec. 1919-1925 PRISTINE AUDIO PASC645 [76:26 + 58:17]
[JW] Frailty and valour in late acoustic concerto recordings.
Hodie Christus natus est A Medieval Chistmas
- Boston Camerata/Anne Azéma rec. 2021 HARMONIA MUNDI HMM905339 [58:13]
[JV] This disc makes for great company during the last weeks of the year.
In the Bleak Midwinter
Christmas Carols from King’s -
Matthew Martin (organ) Choir of King’s College Cambridge/Daniel Hyde
rec. 2020/21 KING’S COLLEGE KGS0060 [74:30] [JQ]
How the tradition of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols was maintained despite Covid-19.
In the Bleak Midwinter Christmas Carols from King’s
Matthew Martin (organ) Choir of King’s College Cambridge/Daniel Hyde
rec. 2020/21 KING’S COLLEGE KGS0060 [74:30] [ST] Not
“just another King’s Christmas disc”, rather a unique memento of a
Christmas Eve like no other.
Laudi Spirituali Cappella del Sacro Monte
rec. 2016 DUX 1406 [40:59] [JV] Music and performances are enjoyable, but the short playing time and the lack of translations of the lyrics are serious shortcomings.
Works by Bax, Britten, Bridge, Ireland & Tippett - Franziska Lee (piano) rec. 2020 CAPRICCIO C3010 [75:49]
A unique programme played with precision rather than passion.
Works by Boulanger, Debussy, Franck &
Theo Plath (bassoon),
Aris Alexander Blettenberg (piano)
rec. 2019 CAVI-MUSIC 8553037 [60:14] [MR] A highly successful recital of music from a period of musical history in which the bassoon rarely figures as soloist.
Works by Respighi, Schoenberg & R Strauss - Adčle Charvet (mezzo-soprano), Appassionato/Mathieu Herzog rec. 2021
NAĎVE V7423 [81:55] [RMo]
An attractive programme with a Respighi rarity but there are better versions of the two major works.
Mischa Maisky (cello)
Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon rec. 1984-2019
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4860305 [44 CDs: 71 hours]
[JW] A DG complete retrospective box honouring one of the leading cellists of the last thirty years.
Works by JS Bach &
- Emmanuelle Dauvin (violin & organ)
rec. 2020 HITASURA HSP007 [60:45]
[JV] An interesting contribution to the never-ending research into the performance practice of the baroque era.
Paganiniana Pavel Šporcl (violin) rec.
2020 HÄNSSLER HC20069 [66:50]
[JW] Solo violin repertoire from a commanding Czech exponent.
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
Celeste Aida: The Verdi Album rec. 1967-1995
DECCA 478 1497 [79:13 + 77:30]
A fine, mostly representative survey of Pavarotti’s eminence as a Verdi singer over almost three decades.
Piano Music from a Russian Dynasty Dmitry Korostelyov,
Olga Solovieva (piano)
rec. 2020/21 GRAND PIANO RECORDS GP858 [70:14] [RCh]
A fascinating glance into this extended Russian family.
Harold Samuel (piano)
The Complete Solo Recordings rec. 1923-1935
APR 6036 [79:28 + 78:24] [RCh]
Samuel's pioneering art in glorious sound.
Scenes from the Kalevala
Works by Madetoja, Klami, Sibelius & Pylkkanen
- Lahti SO/Dima Slobodeniouk rec.
2017-2020 BIS BIS-2371 SACD [70:43]
[CL] Here is that rarest of projects – the successful concept album.
Alexander von Zemlinsky (conductor)
The Complete Recordings rec. 1927-1934
PRISTINE AUDIO PASC642 [58:33 + 55:30]
[PSt] Despite slightly disappointing repertoire, these performances give a real idea of Zemlinsky’s exceptional ability as a conductor.
Articles and Notices
MusicWeb International presents its
2021 Recordings of the Year
Vocal Retrospective: Some lesser-known Christmas oratorios by Ralph Moore & Mike Parr
Strauss's Metamorphosen - a survey by Ralph Moore
Listening Studio Report
by John Quinn
Brian Wilson - an
appreciation by John Quinn
Piano Trio Discography:
End of 2021 Update