Recent 10/10 Reviews


Album Work Title Composer Performer Label Rating
SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: Complete String Quartets; Quartets by Miaskovsky, Prokofiev, Weinberg, Schnittke
MIASKOVSKY; NIKOLAI
PROKOFIEV; SERGEI
SCHNITTKE; ALFRED
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI
WEINBERG; MIECZYSLAW
Pacifica Quartet Cedille 10 / 10
CRAVEN, ERIC: Piano Sonatas Nos. 7, 8, & 9
CRAVEN; ERIC Mary Dullea (piano)
Metier 10 / 10
RZEWSKI, FREDERIC: The People United Will Never Be Defeated
RZEWSKI; FREDERIC Corey Hamm (piano)
Red Shift Recordings 10 / 10
FELDMAN, MORTON: String Quartet No. 1 (1979); Three Pieces for String Quartet; Structures
FELDMAN; MORTON FLUX Quartet Mode 10 / 10
REBEL, JEAN-FÉRY: Les élémens
RAMEAU, JEAN-PHILIPPE: Castor et Pollux suite
RAMEAU; JEAN-PHILIPPE
REBEL; JEAN-FÉRY
L'Orfeo Barockorchester, Michi Gaigg
CPO 10 / 10
SOLER, ANTONIO: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 42-56
SOLER; ANTONIO Mateusz Borowiak (piano)
Naxos 10 / 10
COUPERIN, FRANÇOIS: La superbe; Apothéose de Lully; Le Parnasse, ou L'apothéose de Corelli; La Sultane
COUPERIN; FRANÇOIS Beyer; Amandine: Gli incogniti Harmonia Mundi 10 / 10
Music for Scordatura Violins KINDERMANN; JOHANN ERASMUS
POHLE; DAVID
SCHMELZER; JOHANN HEINRICH
TELEMANN; GEORG PHILIPP
VOJTA; JAN IGNÁZ FRANTIŠEK
Der Musikalische Garten Ars Production 10 / 10
FUJIEDA, MAMORU: Patterns of Plants (32)
FUJIEDA; MAMORU Cahill, Sarah (piano)
Pinna 10 / 10
J.S. BACH: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor BWV 1043; ANNA CLYNE: Prince of Clouds (2012); PHILIP GLASS: Echorus (1995); DAVID LUDWIG: Seasons Lost (2012) BACH; J.S.
CLYNE; ANNA
GLASS; PHILIP
LUDWIG; DAVID
Jennifer Koh, Jaime Laredo (violin)
Parameswaran; Vinay: Curtis 20/21 Ensemble
Cedille 10 / 10
BACH, C.P.E.: Magnificat Wq 215; Heilig ist Gott Wq 217; Symphony in D major Wq 183/1
BACH; C.P.E. Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (alto), Lothar Odinius (tenor), Markus Eiche (bass)
Rademann; Hans-Christoph: Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin,RIAS-Kammerchor
Harmonia Mundi 10 / 10
BACH, C.P.E.: Complete Solo Piano Music
BACH; C.P.E. Ana-Marija Markovina (piano)
Hänssler Classic 10 / 10
DVORÁK, ANTONIN: Symphony No. 8
JANÁCEK, LEOŠ: Suite from Jenufa (arr. Honeck, Ille)
DVORÁK; ANTONIN
JANÁCEK; LEOŠ
Honeck; Manfred: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Reference Recordings 10 / 10
SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI Truls Mørk (cello)
Petrenko; Vasily: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondine 10 / 10
Works by John Dowland, Henry Purcell, William Lawes, John Jenkins, Thomas Morley, & Matthew Locke DOWLAND; JOHN
JENKINS; JOHN
LAWES; WILLIAM
LOCKE; MATTHEW
MORLEY; THOMAS
PURCELL; HENRY
John Holloway, Monika Baer (violin, viola); Renate Steinmann, Susanna Hefti (viola); Martin Zeller (bass violin)
ECM 10 / 10
EDVARD GRIEG: Landkjenning; Olav Trygvason; Sigurd Jorsalfar EDMUND NEUPERT (arr. Grieg): Resignation GRIEG; EDVARD Nina Gravrok (soprano); Marianne E. Andersen (mezzo-soprano); Helge Ronning (tenor); Yvgne Soberg, Magne Fremmerlid (bass)
Malmö Opera Orchestra; Malmö Chamber Choir; Lund Student Singers; Malmö Opera Chorus; Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 10 / 10
PURCELL, HENRY: Complete Fantasias & In Nomines
PURCELL; HENRY Cocset; Bruno: Les Basses Réunies Agogique 10 / 10
BERNSTEIN, LEONARD: West Side Story (complete)
BERNSTEIN; LEONARD Alexandra Silber (Maria); Cheyenne Jackson (Tony); Jessica Vosk (Anita); Kevin Vortmann (Riff); Julia Bullock (A Girl); others
Thomas, Michael Tilson (San Francisco Symphony)
San Francisco Symphony 10 / 10
William Byrd: Ave verum corpus; Mass for five voices Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands together; Almighty and everlasting God Thomas Morley: Nolo mortem peccatoris Thomas Tallis: Salvator mundi (I); In ieiunio et fletu John Taverner: O splendor gloriae Robert White: Portio mea; Christe qui lux es et dies (IV) BYRD; WILLIAM
GIBBONS; ORLANDO
MORLEY; THOMAS
TALLIS; THOMAS
TAVERNER; JOHN
WHITE; ROBERT
Stile Antico Harmonia Mundi 10 / 10
SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: Symphony No. 14
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI Gal James (soprano); Alexander Vinogradov (baritone)
Petrenko; Vasily: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 10 / 10
STRAVINSKY, IGOR: Piano Sonata (1924); Serenade in A; Piano-Rag Music; Ragtime; Prologue to Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov; Circus Polka; Tango, Valse; Polka; Two Sketches for a Sonata; Four Etudes; Firebird Suite (arr. Agosti)
STRAVINSKY; IGOR Lin, Jenny (piano)
Steinway & Sons 10 / 10
SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: Six Romances On Verses by W. Raleigh, R. Burns, & W. Shakespeare Op. 62a; Annie Laurie, Scottish Ballad (orch. by Shostakovich); Suite On Poems by Michelangelo Buonarroti Op. 145a
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI Finley, Gerald (bass-baritone)
Sanderling; Thomas: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondine 10 / 10
SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: String Quartets Nos. 13-15
SCHNITTKE, ALFRED: String Quartet No. 3
SCHNITTKE; ALFRED
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI
Pacifica Quartet Cedille 10 / 10
GLIÈRE, REINHOLD: Symphony No. 3 "Il'ya Muromets"
GLIÈRE; REINHOLD Falletta, JoAnn (Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)
Naxos 10 / 10
TELEMANN, GEORG PHILIPP: Ouverture in D major TWV 55:D15;
Ouverture in B-flat major TWV 55:B5 (Völker Ouverture); Concerto polonois in B-flat major TWV 43:B3; Concerto polonois in G major TWV 43:G7; Ouverture, jointes d'une Suite tragi-comique in D major TWV 55:D22
TELEMANN; GEORG PHILIPP Gester; Martin: Arte Dei Suonatori BIS 10 / 10
BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Piano Sonatas No. 28 in A major Op. 101, No. 29 in B-flat major Op. 106 (“Hammerklavier”), No. 30 in E major Op. 109, No. 31 in A-flat major Op. 110, & No. 32 in C minor Op. 111
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Levit, Igor (piano)
Sony Classical 10 / 10
BACH, J.S.: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor BWV 1043; Concerto for Harpsichord, Flute, & Violin in A minor BWV 1044; Concerto for Violin & Oboe in C minor BWV 1060R; Concerto for Three Violins in D major BWV 1064R
BACH; J.S. Podger; Rachel Brecon Baroque Channel Classics 10 / 10
COUPERIN, FRANÇOIS: Pièces de clavecin: 7th, 8th, 25th, 26th, & 27th ordres
COUPERIN; FRANÇOIS Verlet, Blandine (harpsichord)
Aparte 10 / 10
Works by Bach, Fauré, Rachmaninov, Rameau, Chopin, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, & others BACH; J.S.
CHOPIN; FRÉDÉRIC
FAURÉ; GABRIEL
GRIEG; EDVARD
RACHMANINOV; SERGEI
RAMEAU; JEAN-PHILIPPE
Tharaud, Alexandre (piano)
Erato 10 / 10
LINDBERG, MAGNUS: EXPO; Al largo; Piano Concerto No. 2
LINDBERG; MAGNUS Bronfman, Yefim (piano)
Gilbert, Alan (New York Philharmonic)
Dacapo 10 / 10
Works by Tausig, Brassin, Granados, Czerny, Friedman, Alkan, Hamelin, Françaix, Lewenthal, & Habermann ALKAN; CHARLES VALENTIN
CZERNY; CARL
GRANADOS; ENRIQUE
HAMELIN; MARC-ANDRÉ
Russo, Sandro (piano)
Musical Concepts 10 / 10
DVORÁK, ANTONIN: Violin Concerto; Romance; Mazurek; Humoresque (arr. Kreisler)
DVORÁK; ANTONIN Mutter, Anne-Sophie (violin)
Honeck; Manfred: Berlin Philharmonic
Deutsche Grammophon 10 / 10
Works by Mendelssohn; Gronostay; Eccard; Bruch; Brahms; Pärt; Bruckner; Poulenc; Grieg; Sweelinck; Praetorius; & Mandyczewski BRAHMS; JOHANNES
BRUCH; MAX
BRUCKNER; ANTON
GRIEG; EDVARD
GRONOSTAY; UWE
MENDELSSOHN; FELIX
PÄRT; ARVO
POULENC; FRANCIS
PRAETORIUS; MICHAEL
SWEELINCK; JAN PIETERSZOON
Rademann, Hans-Christoph (RIAS-Kammerchor)
Harmonia Mundi 10 / 10
MANÉN, JOAN: Danza ibérica No. 2 Op. A-25; Balada Op. A-20; Petite suite espagnole Op. A-3; Chanson Op. A-8 No. 1; Étude Op. A-8 No. 2; Danza ibérica No. 3 Op. A-36 "Calatayud"; Romanza amorosa Op. A-48; Five Spanish Melodies
MANÉN; JOAN Macuta, Kalina (violin)
Blanch, Daniel (piano)
La Mà de Guido 10 / 10
GLASS, PHILIP: Concerto for Harpsichord and Chamber Orchestra
RUTTER, JOHN: Suite Antique (for harpsichord, flute, and strings)
FRANCAIX, JEAN: Concerto for Harpsichord and Instrumental Ensemble
FRANCAIX; JEAN
GLASS; PHILIP
RUTTER; JOHN
Christopher D. Lewis (harpsichord); John McMurtery (flute)
Mallon; Kevin: West Side Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 10 / 10
VERDI, GIUSEPPE: Arias from: Rigoletto; Aida; Un ballo in maschera; Il trovatore; Luisa Miller; Simon Boccanegra; Don Carlo; La forza del destino; I masnadieri; & Otello
VERDI; GIUSEPPE Kaufmann, Jonas (tenor)
Morandi; Pier Giorgio: Orchestra dell'Opera di Parma
Sony 10 / 10
HAYDN, JOSEPH: Cello Concerto in C major; Cello Concerto in D major
MYSLIVECEK, JOSEF: Cello Concerto in C major
HAYDN; JOSEPH
MYSLIVECEK; JOSEF
Warner, Wendy (cello)
Hall; Drostan: Camerata Chicago
Cedille 10 / 10
FOOTE, ARTHUR: Complete Piano Music
FOOTE; ARTHUR Johnson, Kirsten (piano)
Delos 10 / 10
Transcriptions of Songs by Poulenc, and of Songs Popularized by Edith Piaf POULENC; FRANCIS Pompa-Baldi, Antonio (piano)
Steinway & Sons 10 / 10
WILLIAM BYRD: Mass for Four Voices; RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT: A Colloquy with God; JOHN PLUMMER: Missa sine nomine; ANDREW SMITH: Kyrie: Cunctipotens Genitor Deus; THOMAS TALLIS: Mass for Four Voices; GABRIEL JACKSON: Ite missa est BENNETT; RICHARD RODNEY
BYRD; WILLIAM
JACKSON; GABRIEL
PLUMMER; JOHN
SMITH; ANDREW
TALLIS; THOMAS
New York Polyphony BIS 10 / 10
BACH, J.S.: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 140; Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt BWV 112; Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir BWV 29
BACH; J.S. Hana Blazikova (soprano); Robin Blaze (countertenor); Gerd Türk (tenor); Peter Kooij (bass)
Suzuki, Masaaki (Bach Collegium Japan)
BIS 10 / 10
BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Missa solemnis
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Marlis Petersen (soprano); Elisabeth Kulman (mezzo-soprano); Werner Güra (tenor); Gerald Finley (baritone)
Harnoncourt, Nikolaus (Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)
Unitel 10 / 10
BARTÓK, BELA: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
BARTÓK; BELA Faust, Isabelle (violin)
Harding, Daniel (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra)
Harmonia Mundi 10 / 10
Selected works by Michael Praetorius, William Brade, Moritz Landgraf von Hessen, Anthony Holborne, John Bennet, & Anonymous HOLBORNE; ANTHONY
PRAETORIUS; MICHAEL
Sempé, Skip (Capriccio Stravagante)
Paradizo 10 / 10
LISZT, FRANZ: Piano Sonata in B minor; Three Sonetti di Petraraca; Mephisto Waltz No. 1; La Campanella
LISZT; FRANZ Grynyuk, Alexei (piano)
Orchid Classics 10 / 10
MUSSORGSKY, MODEST: Pictures from an Exhibition
PROKOFIEV, SERGEI: Sarcasms Op. 17; Visions Fugitives Op. 22
MUSSORGSKY; MODEST
PROKOFIEV; SERGEI
Osborne, Steven (piano)
Hyperion 10 / 10
Works by John Williams, Hannah Lash, Lowell Liebermann, Stephen Paulus, Norman Dello Joio, John Cage, and Elliott Carter CAGE; JOHN
CARTER; ELLIOTT
LIEBERMANN; LOWELL
WILLIAMS; JOHN
Kondonassis, Yolanda (harp)
Azica 10 / 10
SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: String Quartets Nos. 9-12
WEINBERG, MIECZYSLAW: String Quartet No. 6
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI
WEINBERG; MIECZYSLAW
Pacifica Quartet Cedille 10 / 10
ATTERBERG, KURT: Symphonies Nos. 6 "Dollar Symphony" & 4 "Sinfonia piccola"; Suite No. 3; En värmlandsrapsodi
ATTERBERG; KURT Järvi, Neeme ()
Chandos 10 / 10
Works by Brahms, Gershwin, Ravel, Schubert, R. Strauss, Sibelius, Falla, Fauré, Grieg, Reger, Respighi, Schumann, Stravinsky, others BRAHMS; JOHANNES
GERSHWIN; GEORGE
RAVEL; MAURICE
SCHUBERT; FRANZ
SIBELIUS; JEAN
STRAUSS; RICHARD
Pine, Rachel Barton (violin)
Hagle, Matthew (piano)
Cedille 10 / 10


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