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Album Work Title Composer Performer Label Rating
816uvpl8GL._SL1200 The Beatles: Revolution 9 (arr. Matt Marks) Charles Wuorinen: Big Spinoff Wolfgang Rihm: Will Sound Augusta Read Thomas: Final Soliloquy of the Interior Paramour John Orfe: Journeyman Edgard Varèse: Poème électronique (arr. Evan Hause) RIHM; WOLFGANGTHOMAS; AUGUSTA READVARÈSE; EDGARDWUORINEN; CHARLES Pierson; Alan
: Alarm Will Sound
Canteloupe 8 / 9
De-LaLande DE LALANDE, MICHEL RICHARD: Concert de Trompettes; 12 Suites: Symphonies pour les Soupers du Roy
DE LALANDE; MICHEL RICHARD La Simphonie du Marais, Hugo Reyne
Harmonia Mundi 9 / 10
Zukerman ELGAR, EDWARD: Serenade for strings; Introduction and Allegro; Chanson de matin; Chanson de nuit; Salut d'amour; In Moonlight
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RALPH: The Lark Ascending; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
ELGAR; EDWARDVAUGHAN WILLIAMS; RALPH Zukerman, Pinchas (violin and viola)
Zukerman, Pinchas (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
Decca 9 / 9
914gfSU4nSL._SL1500 JOHNSTON, BEN: String Quartets Nos. 6, 7, & 8; Quietness
JOHNSTON; BEN Ben Johnston (voice)
Kepler Quartet
New World Insiders Only
LUIGI BOCCHERINI - Quintet in D minor G. 287; Quintet in A G. 308; Quintet in A G. 343; Quintet in F G. 347; Quintet in A G. 265: Largo; Quintet in A G. 316: Largo cantabile and Presto
BOCCHERINI; LUIGI Quintetto Boccherini
Testament Insiders Only
LUIGI BOCCHERINI - Quintet in C minor G. 314; Quintet in F G. 273; Quintet in C minor G. 283; Quintet in D minor G. 295; Quintet in C G. 349: Andante
BOCCHERINI; LUIGI Quintetto Boccherini
Testament Insiders Only
LUIGI BOCCHERINI - Quintets in C major G. 297; D major G. 341; D major G. 276; & G major G. 395; Quintet in E-flat major G. 325: Grave; Quintet in E major G. 275: Menuetto
BOCCHERINI; LUIGI Quintetto Boccherini
Testament Insiders Only
scatteredashes JOSQUIN DES PREZ: Miserere mei, Deus GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA PALESTRINA: Tribularer, si nescirem CLAUDE LE JEUNE: Tristitia obsedit me ORLANDO DI LASSO: Infelix ego JEAN LHÉRITIER: Miserere mei, Domine NICOLAS GOMBERT: In te, Domine, speravi JACOBUS CLEMENS NON PAPA: Tristitia obsedit me WILLIAM BYRD: Infelix ego BYRD; WILLIAMDES PREZ; JOSQUINGOMBERT; NICOLASJACOBUS CLEMENS NON PAPAJEUNE; CLAUDE LELASSO; ORLANDO DILHÉRITIER; JEANPALESTRINA; GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA Cave; Philip
: Magnificat
Linn 10 / 10
biretbeethoven BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: The Nine Symphonies (arranged for piano solo by Franz Liszt)
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Idil Biret (piano)
IBA 8 / 8
81NIC0If7PL._SL1500 Works by Chopin, Rachmaninov, Liszt, Fauré, Debussy, Ravel, Bridge, Ireland, & Walton BRIDGE; FRANKCHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICDEBUSSY; CLAUDEFAURÉ; GABRIELIRELAND; JOHNLISZT; FRANZRACHMANINOV; SERGEIRAVEL; MAURICEWALTON; WILLIAM Kathryn Stott (piano)
Royal Philhamonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley
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bermancompletesony Various Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Gershwin, others BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESCHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICGERSHWIN; GEORGELISZT; FRANZRACHMANINOV; SERGEI Lazar Berman (piano)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf; London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
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HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS HEKEL TAVERES
OSCAR FERNANDEZ
ALBERTO GINASTERA
OTHERS
FERNANDEZ; OSCARGINASTERA; ALBERTOTAVERES; HEKELVILLA-LOBOS; HEITOR Phyllis Curtin (soprano)
Ryan Edwards (piano)

Vanguard Classics Insiders Only
REYNALDO HAHN - Piano Concerto; Sonatine
ROBERT SCHUMANN - Faschingsschwank aus Wien; Romance No. 2
FREDERIC CHOPIN - Impromptu in C-sharp minor Op. 66
ISAAC ALBENIZ - Sevilla
FEDERICO MOMPOU - La Rue, le Guitariste et le Vieux Cheval; Jeunne fille au jardin
CLAUDE DEBUSSY - Estampes: Jardin sous la pluie; Toccata
ALBÉNIZ; ISAACCHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICDEBUSSY; CLAUDEHAHN; REYNALDOMOMPOU; FREDERICSCHUMANN; ROBERT Magda Tagliaferro (piano)

Pearl Insiders Only
LUIGI BOCCHERINI - String Quintets Op. 25 Nos. 1, 4, & 5; String Quintet Op. 11 No. 5: Minuetto
BOCCHERINI; LUIGI Europa Galante
Virgin Classics Insiders Only
AcronymValentini VALENTINI, GIOVANNI: Sonatas & Canzonas
VALENTINI; GIOVANNI Acronym
Olde Focus Recordings Insiders Only
SERGEI PROKOFIEV - Violin Concerto No. 1; Violin Concerto No. 2; Romeo & Juliet Suite; Scythian Suite; Symphony No. 5
PROKOFIEV; SERGEI Ruggiero Ricci (violin)

Ansermet; Ernest
: L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Decca Insiders Only
JOHANNES BRAHMS - Violin Sonatas No. 1 in G major Op. 78; No. 2 in A major Op. 100; No. 3 in D minor Op. 108
BRAHMS; JOHANNES Josef Suk (violin)
Julius Katchen (piano)

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GIACOMO PUCCINI - Tosca
PUCCINI; GIACOMO Leontyne Price
Giuseppe di Stefano
Giuseppe Taddei

Karajan; Herbert von
: Vienna Philharmonic,Wiener Staatsopernchor
Decca Insiders Only
Secular vocal music of the European Renaissance, by Dowland, Lassus, Morley, Weelkes, Banchieri, Josquin, Senfl, others -
BENNET; JOHNDES PREZ; JOSQUINDOWLAND; JOHNLASSO; ORLANDO DIMORLEY; THOMASWEELKES; THOMAS Amarcord
Raumklang Insiders Only
HerbertCello HERBERT, VICTOR: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 and 2; Irish Rhapsody
HERBERT; VICTOR Mark Kosower (cello)
Falletta; JoAnn
: Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 9 / 9
51F-flkD3L WEBER, CARL MARIA VON: Four Piano Sonatas; Rondo brilliante in E-flat Op. 62; Invitation to the Dance Op. 65
WEBER; CARL MARIA VON Michelangelo Carbonara (piano)
Piano Classics 7 / 8
814VYwklWWL._SL1430 IVES, CHARLES: Piano Sonata No. 2 (“Concord”)
IVES; CHARLES Tzimon Barto (piano)
Capriccio 8 / 9
CurtinCop :
COPLAND; AARONROREM; NEDSESSIONS; ROGER Phyllis Curtin (soprano)
Aaron Copland, Ned Rorem, Robert Helps (piano)

VAI Insiders Only
Granados2 GRANADOS, ENRIQUE: Intermezzzo from Goyescas; Danza de los ojos verdes; Danza gitana; Le nit del mort; Dante
GRANADOS; ENRIQUE Gemma Coma-Alabert (mezzo soprano); Jesús Álvarez Carrión (tenor)
Gonzalez; Pablo
: Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Naxos Insiders Only
51tQhXzO2JL W.A. MOZART: Fantasie in C minor K. 475 ROBERT SCHUMANN: Fantasy in C major Op. 17 FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Etudes Op. 25 CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Reflets dans l'eau FRANZ LISZT: La Campanella CHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICMOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUSSCHUMANN; ROBERT Youri Egorov (piano)
First Hand Insiders Only
ProkKholod PROKOFIEV, SERGEI: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 5
PROKOFIEV; SERGEI Vadym Kholodenko (piano)
Harth-Bedoya; Miguel
: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi Insiders Only
71QDoNDiPiL._SL1200 BACH, J.S.: Goldberg Variations BWV 988
BACH; J.S. Zhu Xiao-Mei (piano)
Accentus 7 / 8
fausthaydn2 HAYDN, JOSEPH: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in C major Hob. VIIa:1; Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in A major Hob. VIIa:3; Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in G major Hob. VIIa:4
HAYDN; JOSEPH Isabelle Faust (violin)
Poppen; Christoph
: Munich Chamber Orchestra
Pan Classics 9 / 9
61yNHxHcA3L W.A. MOZART: Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major K. 576 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major Op. 10 No. 3 SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Toccata Op. 11; Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor Op. 28; Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major Op. 83 MAURICE RAVEL: Sonatine; Gaspard de la nuit BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANMOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUSPROKOFIEV; SERGEIRAVEL; MAURICE Martha Argerich (piano)
Deutsche Grammophon Insiders Only
81DerYrUGeL._SL1500 GILLIS, DON: Three Suites for Woodwind Quintet
GILLIS; DON Madera Wind Quintet
Ravello 9 / 9
Gioelli WOLF-FERRARI, ERMANNO: I Gioielli Della Madonna
WOLF-FERRARI; ERMANNO Natalia Ushakova (soprano); Kyungho Kim (tenor); Daniel Capkovic (baritone); Susanne Bernhard (mezzo-soprano)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Friedrich Haider
Naxos 8 / 7
HaydnTicc HAYDN, JOSEPH: Symphonies Nos. 31 "Hornsignal"; 70; 101 "Clock"
HAYDN; JOSEPH Ticciati; Robin
: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Linn Insiders Only
MozVegh WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART - Cassations KV 63 & 99; Divertimentos KV 247, 136, & 113; Piano Concertos Nos. 8, 11, & 13; Symphony in G minor KV 183; Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Concert Arias KV 505 & 582
MOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUS András Schiff (piano)
Daphne Evantelatos (soprano)

Végh; Sándor
: Camerata Academica Salzburg
Orfeo Insiders Only
BERLIOZ, HECTOR: Te Deum
BERLIOZ; HECTOR Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Marie-Claire Alain (organ)

Nelson; John
: Orchestre de Paris
Virgin Classics Insiders Only
BerliozTedeum BERLIOZ, HECTOR: Te Deum
BERLIOZ; HECTOR Francisco Araiza (tenor)
Abbado; Claudio
: European Community Youth Orchestra,London Philharmonic Choir,London Symphony Chorus,Southend Boys' Choir
Deutsche Grammophon Insiders Only
ShostNels5 SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: Symphonies Nos. 5, 8, 9, Hamlet (incidental music, excerpts)
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI Nelsons; Andris
: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon Insiders Only
Unknown1 Works by Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Schumann, & others BACH; J.S.BRAHMS; JOHANNESCHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICDEBUSSY; CLAUDE Myra Hess (piano)
Various Conductors & Orchestras
APR Insiders Only
81GXCCYWfFL._SX355 BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Fantasien Op. 116; Intermezzi Op. 117; Klavierstücke Op. 118; Klavierstücke Op. 119
BRAHMS; JOHANNES Mikhail Volchok (piano)
Centaur 8 / 8
gabrielisacraecantiones GABRIELI, ANDREA: Sacrae Cantiones (Venezia 1565)
GABRIELI; ANDREA Rombach; Wilfried
: Ensemble Officium
Christophorus 9 / 9
Weckmann WECKMANN, MATTHIAS: Complete Works
WECKMANN; MATTHIAS Greta De Reyghere, Jill Feldman (soprano); James Bowman (countertenor); Ian Honeyman, Guy de Mey (tenor); Max van Egmond (bass); Siebe Henstra (harpsichord, clavichord); Bernard Foccroulle (organ)
Cappella Sancti Michaelis, Eric Van Nevel; La Fenice, Jean Tubéry
Ricercar 9 / 9
51doftpmSJL GRIEG, EDVARD: Stimmungen (Moods) Op. 73; Slåtter Op. 72 (Norwegian Peasant Dances)
GRIEG; EDVARD John McCabe (piano)
Somm Insiders Only
Gesualdo GESUALDO, CARLO: Madrigals, Galliards, Canzonettas & Psalms
GESUALDO; CARLO Marilyn Horne, Grace-Lynne Martin, Cora Lauridsen, Richard Robinson, Charles Scharbach, Richard Levitt
Craft; Robert
Sony Classical Insiders Only
PoulencMart POULENC, FRANCIS: Organ Concerto; Concert champêtre
POULENC; FRANCIS Marie-Claire Alain (organ); Robert Veyron-Lacroix (harpsichord)
Martinon; Jean
: Orchestre National de l'ORTF
Erato Insiders Only
CPEBachClarinet BACH, C.P.E.: Chamber Music for Clarinet (incl. Duo Wq. 142 and Six Sonatas Wq. 92)
BACH; C.P.E. Luigi Magistrelli (clarinet)
Italian Classical Consort
Brilliant Classics Insiders Only
Ginastera GINASTERA, ALBERTO: Overture to the Creole Faust; Variaciones Concertantes; Ollantay; Bomarzo (Suite)
GINASTERA; ALBERTO Steffens; Karl-Heinz
: Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
Capriccio Insiders Only
Shost10n SHOSTAKOVICH, DMITRI: Symphony No. 10; Passacaglia from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
SHOSTAKOVICH; DMITRI Nelsons; Andris
: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 9 / 8
MahlerNezet MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 1
MAHLER; GUSTAV Nézet-Séguin; Yannick
: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
BR Klassik 10 / 9
rondine PUCCINI, GIACOMO: La Rondine
PUCCINI; GIACOMO Dinara Alieva, Alexandra Hutton (soprano); Charles Castronovo, Alvaro Zambrano (tenor); Stephen Bronk (bass)
Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Delos 9 / 10
518NEvBL45L LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major Op. 53 (“Waldstein”); Andante Favori in F major; Piano Concerto No. 5 in B-flat major Op. 73 (“Emperor”) MODEST MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition ROBERT SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana Op. 16 SERGEI RACHMANINOV: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini Op. 43 FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major Op. 47 BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANCHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICMUSSORGSKY; MODESTRACHMANINOV; SERGEISCHUMANN; ROBERT Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York, Josef Krips BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult
Testament 7 / 5
Dvorak6 DVORÁK, ANTONIN: Symphony No. 6; Two Slavonic Dances (Op. 72, No. 3; Op. 46, No. 8)
DVORÁK; ANTONIN Orozco-Estrada; Andrés
: Houston Symphony
PentaTone 6 / 7


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