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W.S. Bennett, Rootham, Moeran,
Bax, Rubbra, Rawsthorne, Berkeley
Alwyn, Grace Williams, Arnold, Wordsworth. Searle, Joubert


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REVIEW INDEX
Dmitri Shostakovich

Symphonies 4-6

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* denotes part of a complete set

Symphony 4

NHK SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy* Decca 4758748
WDR SO/Rudolf Barshai Alto ALC1169 review
Kirov O/Valery Gergiev Philips 4708412 review
Philips 4756190 review
Mariinsky O/Valery Gergiev Mariinsky MAR0545 review
Gürzenich O/Dmitri Kitaienko * Capriccio 71029 review
Beethoven O Bonn/Roman Kofman MDG 93712086 review
Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin* Aulos AMC2043 review
Melodiya MELCD1001065 review review
Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Naxos 8.573188 review review
Staatsorchester Rheinische & Mainz Philharmonie/Daniel Raiskin C-Avi 8.553235 review
Los Angeles PO/Esa-Pekka Salonen DG 4790249 review
Netherlands RSO/Mark Wigglesworth BIS BISSACD1553 review review
(2 pianos) Rustem Hayroudinoff, Colin Stone Chandos CHAN10296 review

Symphony 5

Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy* Decca 4758748 review
Philharmonia O/Vladimir Ashkenazy Signum SIGCD135 review review
NHK SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy King Int'l KKC2058/9 review
Halle O/John Barbirolli BBC Legends BBCL41932 review
London SO/Leonard Bernstein Ideale Audience 3085318 review
New York PO/Leonard Bernstein Regis RRC1377 review
London Shostakovich O/Christopher Cox Dunelm DRD0227 review
USSR State Radio & TV SO/Alexander Gauk Brilliant 8866 review
Kirov O/Valery Gergiev Philips 4706512 review
Philips 4708412 review
Mariinsky O/Valery Gergiev Mariinsky MAR0545 review
Les Dissonances/David Grimal Dissonances Records LD009 review
Vienna PO/Mariss Jansons EMI 2175002 review
Gürzenich O/Dmitri Kitaienko * Capriccio 71029 review
Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin* Aulos AMC2043 review
Melodiya MELCD1001065 review review
New York P-SO/Serge Koussevitzky West Hill Radio WHRA6049 review review
Russian Ntl O/Yakov Kreizberg Pentatone PTC5186096 review
Leningrad PO/Yevgeny Mravinsky Praga PRD350122 review
Boston SO/Andris Nelsons DG 4795201 review review review
Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Naxos 8.572167 review review
Chicago SO/Andre Previn CFP 2282832 review
Berlin PO/Yutaka Sado Euroarts 2058744 review
Berlin SO/Kurt Sanderling Berlin Classics 0300750BC review review
Halle O/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Halle CDHLL7511 review
Philadelphia O/Leopold Stokowski Music & Arts CD1232 review review
London SO/Leopold Stokowski BBC Legends BBCL41652 review review
BBC Legends BBCL50072 review
USSR State SO/Yuri Temirkanov Brilliant 8818 review
San Francisco SO/Michael Tilson Thomas SFS 82193600269 review
Royal Flemish PO/Jaap van Zweden Ambroisie AM171 review

Symphony 6

Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy* Decca 4758748 review
Kirov O/Valery Gergiev Philips 4708412 review
Mariinsky O/Valery Gergiev Mariinsky MAR0545 review
Concertgebouw O/Bernard Haitink Decca 4781429 review
Bavarian RSO/Mariss Jansons BR Klassik 900123 review review
Russian Ntl O/Vladimir Jurowski Pentatone PTC5186068 review
Gürzenich O/Dmitri Kitaienko * Capriccio 71029 review
Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin* Aulos AMC2043 review
Melodiya MELCD1001065 review review
Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko Naxos 8.572658 review review
New York PO/Fritz Reiner Guild GHCD2333 review
Dresden Phil/Michael Sanderling Sony 88875164052 review
Halle O/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Halle CDHLL7506 review
Philadelphia O/Leopold Stokowski Music & Arts CD1232 review review

 

 



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