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  • IL Carnevale di Venezia Clarinet with orchestra
  • Sinfonie Concertanti


Rachmaninov - Trifonov


an inspirational performance


An indispensable acquisition


The finest we have had in years


bewitching sound


Simply amazing


A splendid addition


One of the most enjoyable


quite superb!


utterly essential


A wonderful introduction


An outstanding CD


cheer-raising


One of the finest versions

Musicweb International Recommends

The lists on the linked pages are the favourite recordings of mostly major repertoire works, as recommended by members of our reviewing team (see below). There are no supporting comments - nomination to the list is sufficient recommendation.

Because of changes in availability and reissues, we have chosen not to provide catalogue number, only sufficient detail for you to be able to track it down:
- performers
- label
- year, where more than one version exists, e.g. Glenn Gould's Goldbergs from 1955 and 1981

Links to reviews will be provided only where the review is by the nominator. Where the site's review is by another person, it can be found in the Masterwork Index.

Selections (by composer): A-H ~~ I-Z

Reviewing team
Guy Aron [GA]
Stephen Barber [SB]
Rob Barnett [RB]
David Barker [DJB]
Roger Blackburn [RBl]
Marc Bridle [MB]
Brian Burtt [BBu]
Dominy Clements [DC]
Michael Cookson [MC]
Göran Forsling [GF]
Paul Corfield Godfrey [PCG]
Stephen Greenbank [SG]
Michael Greenhalgh [MG]
Nigel Harris [NH]
Jens Laurson [JFL]
Albert Lam [AL]
Kirk McElhearn [KM]
Rob Maynard [RMay]
Ralph Moore [RMo]
Dan Morgan [DM]
Gwyn Parry-Jones [GPJ]
John Quinn [JQ]
Johan van Veen [JV]
Stephen Vasta [SV]
Jonathan Woolf [JW]
Leslie Wright [LW]




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