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Album Work Title Composer Performer Label Rating
71IkRGZI3BL._SL1500 Transcriptions of works by Albéniz, Bach, Chopin, Handel, Khachaturian, Mahler, Orff, & others BACH; J.S.CHOPIN; FRÉDÉRICHANDEL; G.F.KHACHATURIAN; ARAMLISZT; FRANZMAHLER; GUSTAVORFF; CARLRACHMANINOV; SERGEI Cyprien Katsaris (piano)
Sony Classical 10 / 8
ragazzeschulhoff SCHULHOFF, ERWIN: String Quartet No. 1; Esquisses de Jazz (arr. Leonard Evers)
DVORÁK, ANTONIN: String Quartet No. 13 in G major Op. 106
DVORÁK; ANTONINSCHULHOFF; ERWIN Ragazze Quartet
Channel Classics 9 / 10
SargentSullivan SULLIVAN, ARTHUR: HMS Pinafore; Trial by Jury; The Pirates of Penzance; Patience; Iolanthe; The Mikado; Ruddigore; The Yeomen of the Guard; The Gondoliers; Overtures ("di ball," "In memoriam"; operettas); Incidental music to "The Tempest" and "The Merchant of Venice"; Cello Concerto; "Irish" Symphony
SULLIVAN; ARTHUR Owen Brannigan; John Cameron; April Cantelo; John Carol Case; Geraint Evans; Heather Harper; Elizabeth Harwood; Richard Lewis; Elsie Morison; Monica Sinclair; Marjorie Thomas; Helen Watts; Julian Lloyd Webber (cello); others
Sargent; Malcolm
: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus,Pro Arte Orchestra
Warner Classics Insiders Only
Mahler2Walter MAHLER, GUSTAV: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"
MAHLER; GUSTAV Emilia Cundari (soprano); Maureen Forrester (alto)
Walter; Bruno
: New York Philharmonic,Westminster Choir
Sony Classical Insiders Only
vieux HENRI VIEUXTEMPS - Fantasia appassionata; Ballade et Polonaise; Fantasie Caprice; Greeting to America
VIEUXTEMPS; HENRI Misha Keylin (violin)

Mongrelia; Andrew
: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Naxos Insiders Only
BruckHait ANTON BRUCKNER - Symphonies Nos. 1-9
BRUCKNER; ANTON Haitink; Bernard
: Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips Insiders Only
Bruck45Hait ANTON BRUCKNER - Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5
BRUCKNER; ANTON Haitink; Bernard
: Vienna Philharmonic
Philips Insiders Only
Bruck19Hait ANTON BRUCKNER - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 9; Te Deum
BRUCKNER; ANTON Karita Mattila (soprano)
Susanne Mentzer (mezzo-soprano)
Vinson Cole (tenor)
Robert Holl (bass)

Haitink; Bernard
: Bavarian Radio Chorus,Concertgebouw Orchestra,Vienna Philharmonic
Philips Insiders Only
Bruck67hait ANTON BRUCKNER - Symphonies Nos. 6 & 7
BRUCKNER; ANTON Haitink; Bernard
: Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips Insiders Only
Bruck8Hait ANTON BRUCKNER - Symphonies Nos. 3 (Oeser ed.) & 8 (Haas ed.)
BRUCKNER; ANTON Haitink; Bernard
: Vienna Philharmonic
Philips Insiders Only
2448_coverpic MAHLER, GUSTAV: Das Lied von der Erde; Three Rückert Lieder
MAHLER; GUSTAV Kathleen Ferrier (alto)
Julius Patzak (tenor)

Walter; Bruno
: Vienna Philharmonic
Decca Insiders Only
shakersongs Shaker Songs arranged by Kevin Siegfried SIEGFRIED; KEVIN Fullington; Doug
: The Tudor Choir
Loft 9 / 9
71RNUUIkWfL._SL1000 BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major Op. 60; Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 (arranged for piano solo by Franz Liszt)
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Yuri Martynov (fortepiano)
Zig-Zag Territories 8 / 9
5169gd7en7L BRAHMS, JOHANNES: Klavierstück in B-flat; Albumblatt in A minor; Four Piano Pieces Op. 119; Six Piano Pieces Op. 118; Three Intermezzi Op. 117; Canon in F minor; Sarabande in A minor; Two Gavottes
BRAHMS; JOHANNES Sophie-Mayuko Vetter (piano)
Hänssler 8 / 10
monksofnorcia Marian Chant from Norcia Anonymous Monks of Norcia
Decca 9 / 9
Reger REGER, MAX: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart; Symphonic Prelude to a Tragedy; Piano Concerto; Suite in the Old Style; Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Beethoven; A Ballet Suite; Four Böcklin Tone Poems
REGER; MAX Derwinger, Love (piano)
Segerstam; Leif
: Norrköping Symphony Orchestra
BIS Insiders Only
CPERemywq3 BACH, C.P.E.: Harpsichord Concertos: in G major Wq 3; in G minor Wq 32; in G major Wq 44; in D major Wq 45
BACH; C.P.E. Rèmy, Ludger (harpsichord)
Rémy; Ludger
: Les Amis de Philippe
CPO Insiders Only
CPEBachBelder BACH, C.P.E.: Harpsichord Concertos in G major, Wq 3; in D minor, Wq 6; and in E major, Wq 14
BACH; C.P.E. Belder; Pieter-Jan
Musica Amphion
Brilliant Classics Insiders Only
CPEBruns BACH, C.P.E.: Symphonies Wq 173, Wq 178 & Wq 179; Cello Concerto Wq 170; Harpsichord Concerto Wq 20
BACH; C.P.E. Raphael Alpermann (harpsichord)
Peter Bruns (cello)

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Harmonia Mundi Insiders Only
Vieuxtemps5 VIEUXTEMPS, HENRI: Violin Concertos Nos. 5-7
VIEUXTEMPS; HENRI Keylin, Misha (violin)
Mogrelia; Andrew,Yuasa; Takuo
: Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra,Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Naxos Insiders Only
11374_coverpic SAINT-SAËNS, CAMILLE: Violin Concerto No. 3
VIEUXTEMPS, HENRI: Violin Concertos Nos. 4 and 5
SAINT-SAËNS; CAMILLEVIEUXTEMPS; HENRI Grumiaux, Arthur (violin)
Rosenthal; Manuel
: Lamoureux Orchestra
Eloquence Insiders Only
reger REGER, MAX: Orchestral Works; Concertos; Choral Music; Chorale Fantasias for Organ; Chamber Music
REGER; MAX Various Soloists
Various Conductors and Orchestras
Brilliant Classics Insiders Only
PorterSyms PORTER, QUINCY: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2; Poem and Dance
PORTER; QUINCY Hobson; Ian
: Sinfonia Varsovia
Albany Insiders Only
Porter PORTER, QUINCY: String Quartets Nos. 5-7
PORTER; QUINCY Ives Quartet
Naxos Insiders Only
WaghalterCityDance WAGHALTER, IGNATZ: Mandragola: Overture and Intermezzo; New World Suite; Masaryk's Peace March
WAGHALTER; IGNATZ Walker; Alexander
: New Russia State Symphony Orchestra
Naxos Insiders Only
AcronymValentini VALENTINI, GIOVANNI: Sonatas & Canzonas
VALENTINI; GIOVANNI Acronym
Olde Focus Recordings 10 / 10
51MYVJlUoLL Robert Schumann: Carnaval Op. 9; Symphonic Etudes Op. 13 J.S. Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor BWV 826 Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata in F major Hob. XVI:23 W.A. Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D major K. 576 BACH; J.S.HAYDN; JOSEPHMOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUSSCHUMANN; ROBERT Géza Anda (piano)
Audite Insiders Only
MozZim MOZART, LEOPOLD: Violin Concertos Nos. 1, 3, and 4; Adagio K 261; Rondo K 373
MOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUS Zimmermann, Frank Peter (Violin)
Szulc; Radoslaw
: Bavarian Radio Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Hänssler Classic 10 / 10
CPEremy BACH, C.P.E.: Keyboard Concertos in F major, Wq 38; B minor, Wq 30; C minor, Wq 37
BACH; C.P.E. Ludger Rémy (harpsichord)
Rémy; Ludger
: Les Amis de Philippe
CPO Insiders Only
51UCkrInC1L SCHUMANN, ROBERT: Piano Sonata No. 1 in F-sharp minor Op. 11; Fantasy in C major Op. 17
SCHUMANN; ROBERT Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
EMI Insiders Only
CPEBachSchayegh BACH, C.P.E.: Violin Sonatas in B minor Wq 76; in C minor Wq 78; in D major H 502; Arioso in A major H 535; Fantasie in F sharp minor H 536
BACH; C.P.E. Leila Schayegh (violin); Jörg Halubek (keyboards)
Pan Classics Insiders Only
Zofo RILEY, TERRY: Etude from the Old Country; Jaztine; Tango Doble Ladiado; Half-Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight; Simone's Lullaby; G Song; Praying Mantis Rag; Waltz for Charismas; Cinco de Mayo
RILEY; TERRY ZOFO (Eva-Maria Zimmerman & Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano duet)
Zofo
Sono Luminus Insiders Only
MozartContzen MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS: Violin Concertos Nos. 1-5; Concerto in D major K271A
MOZART; WOLFGANG AMADEUS Contzen; Mirijam
Goebel; Reinhard
: Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic
Oehms Classics Insiders Only
NielsenStorg NIELSEN, CARL: Symphonies Nos. 1-6
NIELSEN; CARL Storgards; John
: BBC Philharmonic
Chandos 6 / 7
817VuscOfbL._SL1429 BACH, J.S.: Goldberg Variations BWV 988; Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
BACH/BUSONI Tzimon Barto (piano)
Capriccio Insiders Only
500x500 Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Dances Op. 35; Valses-Caprices Op. 37 Hans Huber: Du Lac de Lucerne; Dix Danses Op. 47 Helena Winkelman: Trois danses suisses Max Bruch: Swedish Dances Op. 63 BRUCH; MAXGRIEG; EDVARDHUBER; HANSWINKELMAN; HELENA Christiane Baume-Sanglard, Dana Ciocarlie (piano duo)
Claves 9 / 7
ProkChout PROKOFIEV, SERGEI: Chout ("The Buffoon")
PROKOFIEV; SERGEI Jurowski; Michail
: WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
CPO Insiders Only
ProkProdSteel PROKOFIEV, SERGEI: Le Pas d'Acier; L'enfant prodigue (complete ballets)
PROKOFIEV; SERGEI Jurowski; Michail
: WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
CPO Insiders Only
Gillis GILLIS, DON: Symphony X; Shindig; Encore Concerto; Symphony No. 5 1/2
GILLIS; DON Miller; David Alan
: Albany Symphony Orchestra
Albany Insiders Only
Sibelius Bernstein SIBELIUS, JEAN: Symphonies Nos. 1-7; Violin Concerto; Pohjola's Daughter; Finlandia; Valse triste; The Swan of Tuonela; Luonnatar
GRIEG, EDVARD: Peer Gynt Suites Nos. 1 and 2
BRUCH, MAX: Violin Concerto No. 1
BRUCH; MAXGRIEG; EDVARDSIBELIUS; JEAN Francescatti, Zino (violin)
Curtin, Phyllis (soprano)
Bernstein; Leonard
: New York Philharmonic
Sony Classical Insiders Only
manfrednelsons TCHAIKOVSKY, PIOTR ILYICH: Marche Slave; Manfred Symphony
TCHAIKOVSKY; PIOTR ILYICH Nelsons; Andris
: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 9 / 9
beethovengrosse BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Symphony No. 7 in A major Op. 92 (arr. for piano duet by Xaver Scharwenka); Grosse Fuge in B-flat major Op. 134 (arr. for piano duet by Beethoven)
BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VAN Piano Duo Trenkner/Speidel
MDG 6 / 8
811vAXGqx8L._SL1425 SOLER, ANTONIO: Harpsichord Sonatas 1-120
SOLER; ANTONIO Barbara Harbach (harpsichord)
MSR Classics 8 / 8
Niobe STEFFANI, AGOSTINO: Niobe, Regina di Tebe
STEFFANI; AGOSTINO Karina Gauvin, Amanda Forsythe (soprano); Philippe Jaroussky, Terry Wey, José Lemos (countertenor); Christian Immler, Jesse Blumberg (baritone), Colin Balzer (tenor)
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Paul O’Dette, Stephen Stubbs
Erato 10 / 10
9079700700092_600 MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Songs Without Words (complete); Andante and Rondo capriccioso Op. 14; Variations serieuses in D minor Op. 54
MENDELSSOHN; FELIX Annette Seiler (fortepiano)
Musik Museum 7 / 10
RoeBarber BRITTEN, BENJAMIN: Piano Concerto; Night Piece
BARBER, SAMUEL: Piano Concerto; Nocturne for Piano
BARBER; SAMUELBRITTEN; BENJAMIN Roe, Elizabeth Joy (piano)
Tabakov; Emil
: London Symphony Orchestra
Decca Insiders Only
Fibich3 FIBICH, ZDENEK: Othello; Záboj, Slavoj and Ludek; Toman and the Wood Nymph; The Tempest; Spring
FIBICH; ZDENEK Štilec; Marek
: Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Naxos Insiders Only
cpebachsymsctos BACH, C.P.E.: Symphonies; Concertos; Quartets; Songs; Keyboard Works
BACH; C.P.E. Various Soloists (see review)
Goebel; Reinhard,Pinnock; Trevor,Richter; Karl
: Munich Bach Orchestra,Musica Antiqua Köln,The English Concert
Archiv Insiders Only
MaazelEarly Works by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Beethoven, Brahms, Respighi, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schubert, Mozart, Ravel, Mendelssohn, Frank, Britten and Falla BEETHOVEN; LUDWIG VANBRAHMS; JOHANNESFALLA; MANUEL DEPROKOFIEV; SERGEIRAVEL; MAURICESCHUBERT; FRANZSTRAVINSKY; IGORTCHAIKOVSKY; PIOTR ILYICH Maazel; Lorin
: Berlin Philharmonic,Berlin Radio Symphony,Orchestre National de la RTF
Deutsche Grammophon Insiders Only
CPEWurttemberg BACH, C.P.E.: Württemberg Sonatas, Wq 49
BACH; C.P.E. Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)
Hyperion Insiders Only


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