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Shostakovich 4, 11 Nelsons
Transparent Granite!


Nothing but Praise


BrucKner 4 Nelsons
the finest of recent years.

superb BD-A sound

This is a wonderful set


Telemann continues to amaze


A superb disc

Performances to cherish

An extraordinary disc.

rush out and buy this

I favour above all the others

Frank Martin - Exemplary accounts

Asrael Symphony
A major addition


Another Bacewicz winner


match any I’ve heard


An outstanding centenary collection


personable, tuneful, approachable


a very fine Brahms symphony cycle.


music that will be new to most people


telling, tough, thoughtful, emotionally fleet and powerfully recorded


hitherto unrecorded Latvian music

 

REVIEW INDEX
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony 5

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Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado DG 4775864* review
Euroarts 2056028 review
Euroarts 2057378 * review
Czech PO/Karel Ancerl Supraphon SU36852 review
Suisse Romande O/Ernest Ansermet Cascavelle VEL3126 review
Basel CO/Giovanni Antonini Sony 88697 648162 review
Halle O/John Barbirolli BBC Legends BBCL41932 review
West Eastern Divan O/Daniel Barenboim Warner 2564 627912 review review
Warner 2564 627922 review
Berlin Staatskapelle/Daniel Barenboim * Warner 2564 618902 review
New York PO/Leonard Bernstein Sony 82876 787402 review
Staatskapelle Dresden/Herbert Blomstedt Berlin 0014232BC review
Berlin 0184442BC* review
Brilliant Classics 94289 * review
Brilliant Classics 95510 * review
Leipzig Gewandhaus O/Herbert Blomstedt Accentus ACC20411 review
Accentus ACC80322 * review
Beethoven O Bonn/Stefan Blunier MDG 93717566 review
London PO/Adrian Boult Vanguard ATMCD1191 review
Manchester Camerata/Douglas Boyd Avie AV0040 review
New York P-SO/Fritz Busch Guild GHCD2354 review
London SO/Yondani Butt Nimbus NI1713 * review
Nimbus NI6147 review
SWR SO Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Sylvain Cambreling Glor Classics GC11461 review
New York PO/Guido Cantelli Andromeda ANDRCD5092 review
Munich PO/Sergiu Celibidache ArkivCD 56521 review
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/Riccardo Chailly * Decca 4782721 review
Berlin PO/Andre Cluytens * EMI 3877392 review
Staatskapelle Dresden/Colin Davis * Newton 8802077 review
Philharmonia O/Christoph von Dohnányi Signum SIGCD169 review
Simón Bolívar Youth O/Gustavo Dudamel DG 4776228 review
Moscow Radio Tchaikovsky SO/Vladimir Fedoseyev * Relief CR991089 review
Hungarian State O/JŠnos Ferencsik * Hungaroton HCD41007 review
Berlin PO/Wilhelm Furtwangler Audite 21403 review
Naxos 8.110879 review
Pristine PASC271 review
Vienna PO/Wilhelm Furtwangler Music & Arts CD4049 review
O Révolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner Soli Deo Gloria SDG717 review
SWR SO Baden-Baden & Freiburg/Michael Gielen Hanssler CD93285 * review
Euroarts 2050558 * review
Euroarts 2050639 review
Hannover Band/Roy Goodman * Nimbus NI5144 review
Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Sony 88875136452 review
Royal Flemish PO/Philippe Herreweghe * Pentatone PTC5186312 review
Pittsburgh SO/Manfred Honeck Reference Recordings FR718 review review
Vienna SO/Jascha Horenstein Pristine Audio PASC508 review
Bavarian RSO/Mariss Jansons BR Klassik 900119 * review
BR Klassik 900135 review
Royal Concertgebouw O Amsterdam/Mariss Jansons RCO RCO15002 review
Paris Opera O/Philippe Jordan * Arthaus 109248 review
Arthaus 109249 review
Vienna SO/Philippe Jordan Wiener Symphoniker WS014 review
Philharmonia O/Herbert von Karajan * EMI 5158632 review
Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan DG 4777578 * review
DG 4793442 * review
Euroarts 2072118 review
Euroarts 2072724 review
Dynamic CDS33644 review
Odeon SO/Freiedrich Kark Historic Rec's HRCD0001 review
Munich PO/Rudolf Kempe EMI 6295572 review
Dresden PO/Paul van Kempen Pristine PASC327 review
Vienna PO/Carlos Kleiber DG 4791106 review
Concertgebouw O/Erich Kleiber Decca 4756080 review
Cologne RSO/Erich Kleiber Medici MM0022 review
NWD RSO/Erich Kleiber Tahra TAH681-83 review
Philharmonia O/Otto Klemperer Pristine PASC369 review
Berlin PO/Hans Knappertsbusch Tahra TAH606-09 review
Philharmonia O/Otto Klemperer IDIS 6610 review
Music & Arts CD1252 * review
Gewandhaus O Leipzig/Franz Konwitschny * Edel Classics 0002672CCC review
 Berlin PO/Lorin Maazel DG 4794306 review
Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras * Hyperion CDS44301/5 review review
Concertgebouw O/Willem Mengelberg Pristine PASC236 review
San Francisco SO/Pierre Monteux Music & Arts CD1192 review
Boston SO/Pierre Monteux West Hill WHRA6034 review
London SO/Wyn Morris * Musical Concepts MC199 review
Boston SO/Charles Munch RCA 82876 678982 review
ICA ICAD5016 review
Montréal SO/Kent Nagano RCA 88697 400842 review
Berlin PO/Arthur Nikisch Dutton CDBP9874 review
Pristine PASC310 review
Vienna SO/Willem van Otterloo Challenge CC72383 review
Russian Ntl O/Mikhail Pletnev * DG 4776409 review
Vienna PO/Sir Simon Rattle EMI 4575732 * review
EMI 6317692 review
Warner 2564614053 review review
Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle * Berliner Philharmoniker BPHR160091 review review review
New York PO/Victor de Sabata Andromeda ANDRCD5071 review
Dresdner Philharmonie/Michael Sanderling Sony 19075820802 review
National SO/Sir Malcolm Sargent Beulah 3PD13 review
Concertgebouw O/Wolfgang Sawallisch EMI 5176592 review
Vienna PO/Franz Schalk Pristine Audio PASC451 review
Royal PO/Hermann Scherchen * Archipel ARPCD0201 review
Paris Conservatoire O/Carl Schuricht EMI 6233792 * review
Stuttgart RSO/Carl Schuricht Hanssler CD93292 review
BBC SO/Georg Solti ICA ICAD5024 review
Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti Eloquence 4806596 review
NHK SO/Horst Stein King Int'l KKC2053-55 review
Philadelphia O/Leopold Stokowski Music & Arts CD1173 review review
Pristine Audio PASC379 review
USSR SO/Evgeny Svetlanov Scribendum SC501 review
Concertgebouw O/George Szell ArkivCD 420771 review
Cleveland O/George Szell * Sony S10K92480 review
Berlin Staatskapelle/Eugen Szenkár Archiphon ARC136-8 review
Verbier Festival CO/Gábor Takácz-Nagy Ideale Audience 3079948 review
London PO/Klaus Tennstedt BBC Legends BBCL41582 review
LPO LPO0085 review review
Vienna PO/Christian Thielemann Sony 88697 927172 * review
Unitel 705308 * review
Unitel 707204 * review
San Francisco SO/Michael Tilson Thomas SFS Media 82193600372 review
NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini Immortal Performances IPCD10142 review
Music & Arts CD1203 * review
Pristine PASC170 review
RCA 88985376042  review
Minnesota O/Osmo Vanska BIS SACD1416 review
BIS SACD1825-6 * review
Columbia SO/Bruno Walter  Sony 88875123912 review
Berlin DSO/Gunter Wand Profil PH10046 review
NDR SO/Günter Wand * Sony 19075818872 review
London PO/Felix Weingartner Naxos 8.110913 review
Royal PO/Felix Weingartner Pristine Audio PASC399 review review
Tonhalle O Zurich/David Zinman Arte Nova 74321 654102 * review
Les Dissonances Dissonances LD007/8 review
(piano) Yuri Martynov Alpha 374 review

 




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