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Absolute Sound

  • Number 27: The Absolute Sound, September, 1982
    • Reference Recordings
    • The Concert Arts Orchestra, Jean-Luis LeRoux (cond.) Keith Johnson, J. Tamblyn Henderson (engineers)
    • PAUL CHIHARA
      • The Tempest
    • Dominus Records & the State of the Art
    • Chorale Franco-Allemande, Ensaemble Instrumental de L’lle de France, Bernard Lallement (cond.) Bernard Neveu (eng.)
    • FRENCH POPULAR MUSIC ANTHOLOGY, VOL 2:
      • Drinking 1600-1800
    • Two Classic Soundtracks
    • JOHN WILLIAMS
    • John Williams (cond.) United Artists
      • Missouri Breaks
    • BACHARACH
    • Dusty Springfield (vocal), Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Burt BAcharach (cond.) Phil Ramone (prod.) Jack Clegg (eng.)
      • Casino Royale
    • Wilson Audio
    • Dave Wilson (eng.)
    • BACH, BOELY, WOOD, et. al. (organ music) JAMES WELCH (organ)
      • Magnum Opus
    • Nimbus Ambisonic
    • Equale Brass
    • MORERA, BARTOK, RAMEAU
      • Equale Brass
    • SHOSTAKOVICH:
    • Cleavland Orchestra, Maazel (cond.) Robert Woods (prod.) Jack Renner (eng.)
      • Symphony No. 5 op. 47
    • TCHAIKOVSKY:
    • Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, Herrera de la Fuente (cond.) Jonathan Wearn (prod.) Armando Fox Romero (eng.)
      • Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64
    • VILLA-LOBOS:
    • Nelson Freire (piano)
      • A Prole do Bebe
      • Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4-Prelude
      • As Tres Marias
      • Rudepoema
    • TARREGA:
    • Alice Artzt (guitar) John Shuttleworth (eng.)
      • Guitar Music
    • JOHN BULLER:
    • Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Walker (electric guitar), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Mark Elder (cond.) Anthony Hodgson (prod.)
      • Proenca
    • LILBURN:
    • New Zealand Broadcasting Corportaion Symphony Orchestra, John Hopkins, Juan Matteucci (cond.) Frank Douglas (eng.)
      • Aotearoa Overture
    • FARQUHAR:
    • New Zealand Broadcasting Corportaion Symphony Orchestra, John Hopkins, Juan Matteucci (cond.) Frank Douglas (eng.)
      • Symphony
    • LUTOSLAWSKI:
    • Peter Pears (tenor), the London Sinfonietta, Lutoslawski, Berkeley, Bedford (conductors), James Mallinson (prod.), Kenneth Wilkinson, Peter Van Biene (engineers)
      • Paroles Tissees
    • BERKELEY:
    • Peter Pears (tenor), the London Sinfonietta, Lutoslawski, Berkeley, Bedford (conductors), James Mallinson (prod.), Kenneth Wilkinson, Peter Van Biene (engineers)
      • Four Ronsord Sonnets
    • BEDFORD:
    • Peter Pears (tenor), the London Sinfonietta, Lutoslawski, Berkeley, Bedford (conductors), James Mallinson (prod.), Kenneth Wilkinson, Peter Van Biene (engineers)
      • Tentacles of the Dark Nebula

  • Number 28: The Absolute Sound, December, 1982
    • Dominus: One Winner, One Loser
    • Chorale Franco-Allemande, Ensemble Instrumental de L’lll de France, Bernard Lallement (cond.) Bernard Neveu (eng.)
    • French Popular Music Anthology, Volume 1:
      • Wedding

  • Number 29: The Absolute Sound, March, 1982
    • Classic RCA
    • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Monteux (cond.) Richard Mohr (prod.) Lewis Layton (eng.)
    • FRANCK
      • Symphony in D minor
    • Flying Fish
    • Staurt Brotman (prod.) Peter Sutheim (eng.)
    • THE KLEZMORIM
      • Metropolis
    • CBS “Mastersound”?
    • Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Lorin Maazel (cond.) Roy Emerson (prod.) Wolfgang Gulisch (eng.)
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
      • 1812 Overture, Op. 49
      • March Slave, Op. 31
    • BEETHOVEN
      • Wellington’s Virctory, Op. 91
    • Bob Fulton’s Ark
    • Diana Lee Metzker (organ) R.W. Fulton (eng.)
    • DIANA LEE METZKER
      • Organ Sounds from Mount Olivet
    • Mobile Fidelity
    • Mobile FIdelity Sound Lab
    • OREGON
      • Distant Hills
    • Telarc
    • Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin (cond.) Robert Woods (prod.) Jack Renner (eng.)
    • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
      • Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
    • SATIE
      • Gymnopedies Nos. 1 & 2
    • GRAINGER
      • Irish Tune from County Darry
    • FAURE
      • Pavane
    • BARBER
      • Adagio for Strings

    • TCHAIKOVSKY
    • USSR Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (cond.) K. Kalinenko (prod.) I. Veptrintsev (eng.)
      • Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17. “Little Russian”
    • WEINBERGER
    • Munich Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Heinz Wallberg (cond.) Theodor Holzinger (prod.) Alfons Seebacher (eng.)
      • Schwanda the Bagpiper:
      • Herman Prey (Schwanda)
      • Lucia Pop (Dorotka)
      • Siegfried Jerusalem (Babinsky)
      • Gwendolin Killebrew (Queen)
      • Alexander Malta (Magician)
      • Siegmund Nimsgern (Devil)
      • Others

  • Number 30: The Absolute Sound, June, 1983
    • Of Men & Recordings
    • An Interview with Adolph Herseth – The Chicago’s Legendary Trumpeter
    • ADOLPH HERSETH
    • Angel “45” Classics
    • HOLST:
    • London Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn (cond.) Ken Perry (disc mastering)
      • The Plantes – Mars, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter
    • STRAVINSKY:
    • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini (cond.) Ken Perry (disc mastering)
      • The Firebird Suite (1919)
    • ELGAR:
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult (cond.) Ken Pery (disc mastering)
      • Pomp and Circumstance Marches Numbers 2 and 4
    • WALTON:
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult (cond.) Ken Pery (disc mastering)
      • Crown Imperial
      • Orb and Scepter
    • RIMSKY-KORSAKOW:
    • Orchestre de Paris, Rostropovich (cond.) Ken Perry (disc mastering)
      • Capriccio Espagnol
    • GLINKA:
    • Orchestre de Paris, Rostropovich (cond.) Ken Perry (disc mastering)
      • Ruslan and Ludmilla – overture
    • MUSSORGSKY:
    • Orchestre de Paris, Rostropovich (cond.) Ken Perry (disc mastering)
      • Night on a Bald Mountain
    • ELGAR:
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves (cond.)
      • Pomp and Circumstances Marches Number 1 and 4
    • COATES:
    • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves (cond.)
      • The Dam Busters March
      • By the Sleepy Lagoon
      • Knightsbridge March
    • Proprius
    • Psalms by Monteverdi, Rameau, Mendelssohn and Ives. Angby Kamrkor, Stokholm; soloists, instumentalists with Hans Fagius (organ); Anders Collden (cond.) Jacob Boethius (prod.) Bertil Alving (eng.)
    • CARISSIMI
      • Jefta
    • Timegate
    • Ars Musica, Lyndon Lawless (cond.) Steve Eberbach (prod.) Peter McGrath (eng.)
    • BACH
      • Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
      • Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
    • Dave Wilson & Jennifer
    • ARI PETROS
    • Ari Petros (tenor), Peter Van Spall (piano)
      • Galli-Gurci Rag
    • MARK P. WETCH
    • Mark P. Wetch (piano) David Wilson (eng.)
      • Ragtime Razzmatazz Vol. 2
    • CBS Digital vs. EMI Analogue
    • Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thimas (cond.) Neville Boyling, Bud Graham (engineers)
    • STRAVINSKY:
      • Petrouchka (1947)
      • Scherzo a la Russe
    • Performance Recordings versus Digitech
    • PROKOFIEV
    • Performance Recordings, James Boyk (piano) Michael Fraser (eng.) Doug Sax (mastering)
      • Piano Sonata No. 6 in A, Op. 82
    • MUSSORGSKY
    • Elite Recordings, Inc. Digitech. Paul Schenly (piano) Marc Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz (music supervision) Don Morrison, Richard Feldman (Soundstream recording engineers)
      • Pictures at an Exhibition
    • CHOPIN
    • Elite Recordings, Inc. Digitech. Paul Schenly (piano) Marc Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz (music supervision) Don Morrison, Richard Feldman (Soundstream recording engineers)
      • Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise, Op. 22
    • The Sound of Bis
    • BACH
    • Frans Helmerson (cello), Robert Van Bahr (prod. & eng.)
      • Suite No. 2 in D minor for solo cello
    • HINDEMITH
    • Frans Helmerson (cello), Robert Van Bahr (prod. & eng.)
      • Sonata for solo cello
    • CRUMB
    • Frans Helmerson (cello), Robert Van Bahr (prod. & eng.)
      • Sonata for solo cello (1955)
    • STENHAMMER
    • Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi (cond.) Lennart Dehn (prod.) Michael Berget (eng.)
      • Symphony No. 1 in F
    • Audiofon
    • MORITZ MOSZKOWSKI
    • Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Alfred Antonini (cond.) Peter McGrath (technical supervision)
      • Piano Concerto in E Major, Op. 59
    • Mercury Golden Imports
    • Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, Howard Hanson (cond.)
    • JOHN ALDEN CARPENTER
      • Adventures in a Perambulator
    • DOUGLAS MOORE
      • The Pageant of P.T. Barnum
    • RON NELSON
      • Savannah River Holiday
    • PISTON
      • Adventures in a Perambulator
    • WILLIAMS
    • United Artists, John Williams (cond.) John Norman (engineer)
      • Missouri Breaks
    • PROKOFIEV
    • Performance Recordings, James Boyk (piano/producer), Michael Fraser (eng.)
      • Piano Sonata No. 6
    • FRANK
    • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux (cond.), Richard Mohr (prod.), Lewis Layton (eng.)
      • Symphony in D minor
    • STOCKHAUSEN
    • Masami Nakagoawa (flute), Sumire Yoshihara (percussion), Hiroshi Isaka (prod.), Masaki Ohno (eng.)
      • Zyklus pour un batteur
    • TERUYUKI NODAL
    • Masami Nakagoawa (flute), Sumire Yoshihara (percussion), Hiroshi Isaka (prod.), Masaki Ohno (eng.)
      • Eclogue for lute and percussion
    • THE NEW BRUBECK QUARTET
    • Tom Semmes (prod. & mixing eng.), Glenn Meadows, Mac Evans, Bob Sowell (mastering engineers)
      • A Cut Above!

  • Number 31: The Absolute Sound, September, 1983
    • HOLST, VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
    • Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band (Tokyo), Yoshio Takahashi, Akira Arimasa (conductors)
      • British Band Classics
    • MUSSORGSKY – HOWARTH
    • The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth (cond.), Crish Hazell (prod.), Stqan Goodall and Andrew Pinder (engineers)
      • Pictures for an Exhibition
    • ELGAR, RUBBRA, FLETCHER, BALL
    • Black Dyke Mills Band, Roy Mewsome, Major Peter Parkes (conductors)
      • British Music for Brass Band
    • WALTON
    • Michael Rippon (baritone), Halle Choir, Halle Orchestra, James Loughran (cond.)
      • Belshazzar’s Feast

  • Number 32: The Absolute Sound, December, 1983
    • SIBELIUS
    • Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Alexander Gibson (cond.), Brian Couzens (prod.), Ralph Couzens (eng.)
      • Symphony No. 4
      • Symphony No. 5
    • GLUCK
    • La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (cond.), Rene Jacobs (countertenor), Adelheid and Anreas Glatt, Pieter Andriessen (recording and artistic direction)
      • Symphony No. 4

  • Number 34: The Absolute Sound, Summer 1985
    • French Mercury
    • London Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati (cond.)
    • RESPIGHI
      • The Birds
      • Impressioni Braziliane

  • Number 35: The Absolute Sound, Autumn 1985
    • Audiophile Discs & Classic Recordings
    • Quartet of London, Martin Compton (prod.), Ralph Couzens (eng.)
    • Alwyn
      • String Quartet No. 1 in D Minor
      • String Quartet No. 2 “Spring Waters”

  • Number 36: The Absolute Sound, Winter 1985
    • Letter from England: II

  • Number 37: The Absolute Sound, Spring 1985
    • The Golden Age of Decca London Phase 4-Recordings
    • Four Faces of Jazz
    • London Festival Recording Ensemble, Bernard Herrmann (cond.) Raymond Few (prod.) Arthur Bannister (eng.)
    • A Wagner Festival
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlos Paita (cond.), Tony D’Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
    • Debussy Fantasia
    • London Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Stokowski (cond.), Tony D’Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra, Stokowski (cond.), Marty Wargo (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Symphony No. 5
    • Strauss Waltzes
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati (cond.), Tony D’Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
    • FRANCK
    • Hilversum Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Stokowski (cond.), Marty Wargo (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Symphony in D Minor
    • RAVEL
    • Hilversum Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Stokowski (cond.), Marty Wargo (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Fanfare from L’eventail de Jeanne
    • Polydor
    • VANGELIS
    • Vangelis (electronic synthesizers)
      • Opera Sauvage
    • Mercury
    • RESPIGHI
    • Philharmonia Hungarica, Antal Dorati (cond.), Wilma Cozart (prod.), C.R. Fine (eng.)
      • Ancient Dances and Airs for Lute: Suites 1,2,3
    • ORFF
    • Symphonic Metamorphosis, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw (cond.), Judith Blegen (soprano), Hakan Hagegard (baritone), William Brown (tenor), Robert Woods (prod.), Jack Renner (eng.)
      • Carmina Burana
    • HINDEMITH
    • Symphonic Metamorphosis, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw (cond.), Judith Blegen (soprano), Hakan Hagegard (baritone), William Brown (tenor), Robert Woods (prod.), Jack Renner (eng.)
    • FELCIANO
    • Ensemble Berkeley Gamelan, Richard Felciano and Daniel Schmidt (conductors), Charles Fisher (prod. & eng.)
      • Glossolalia
      • In Celebration of Golden Rain
    • HARRISON
    • Ensemble Berkeley Gamelan, Richard Felciano and Daniel Schmidt (conductors), Charles Fisher (prod. & eng.)
      • Gending Pak Chokro

  • Number 38: The Absolute Sound, Summer 1985
    • A Classic Everest Reissue
    • KODALY
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, Janos Ferencsik (cond.), Raymond Nilsson (tenor), Bert Whyte (eng.)
      • Psalmus Hungaricus
    • BARTOK
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, Janos Ferencsik (cond.), Raymond Nilsson (tenor), Bert Whyte (eng.)
      • Dance Suite
    • Chandos
    • BACH – STOKOWSKI
    • Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Robert Pikler (cond.), Eric Clapham (prod.), Barry Smith, Rupert Mazlin (engs.)
      • Symphonic Transcriptions
    • British Capitol
    • BARTOK
    • Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Irving (cond.), Richard C. Jones (prod.)
      • The Maraculous Mandarin
    • TAKOVICH
    • Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Irving (cond.), Richard C. Jones (prod.)
      • The Age of Gold
    • ROMANTIQUE
    • Capitol Symphony Orchestra, Carmen Dragon (cond.), Ralph O’Connor (prod.)
    • ELGAR
    • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg (cond.)
      • Enigma Variations
    • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
    • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg (cond.)
      • Fantasia on a Theme of Tomas Tallis
    • SABRE DANCE
    • Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, Alfred Newman (cond.)
      • Enigma Variations

  • Number 39: The Absolute Sound, Autumn 1985
    • STRAUSS
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Henry Lewis (cond.), Tony D'Amato and Gavin Barrett (producers), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Don Juan
      • Till Eulenspiegel
    • Candler by Candlelight
    • Norman Candler (cond.)
      • The Magic Strings
    • OFFENBACH
    • New Philharmonia Orchestra, Charles Munch (cond), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Gaite Parisienne
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
    • Londod Festival Orchestra, Stanely Black(cond), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Capriccio ltalien
    • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
    • Londod Festival Orchestra, Stanely Black(cond), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Capriccio Espagnol
    • FRANK CHACKSFIELD
    • Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra with un-named female vocalist, Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Capriccio Espagnol
    • RONNIE ALDRICH
    • Hugh Mendl & Mark White (producers); Arthur Bannister (eng.)
      • The Romantic Pianos of Ronnie Aldrich
    • PROKOFIEV
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati (cond.), Sean Connery (narrator), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley and Arthur Bannister (engineers)
      • Peter and the Wolf
    • BRITTEN
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati (cond.), Sean Connery (narrator), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley and Arthur Bannister (engineers)
      • Ihe Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

  • Number 40: The Absolute Sound, Winter 1986
    • ROSSINI
    • Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlos Paita (cond.), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Overtures
    • HANS VONK
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hans Vonk (cond.), Raymond Few (recording director), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley and Arthur Bannister (engineers)
      • A Guide to Better Listening
    • LEONARD BERNSTEIN
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Rogers (cond.), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Bannister (eng.)
      • The Music of Leonard Bernstein
    • DVORAK
    • New Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati (cond.), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • New World Symphony
    • BIZET
    • New Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Munch (cond.), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • The Carmen and L'Arlesienne Suites
    • VASCONCELOS, EGBERTO GISMONTI
    • Manfred Eicher (prod.), Jan Erik Kongshaug (eng.)
      • Duas Voces

  • Number 43: The Absolute Sound, September/October 1986
    • FIEDLER CONDUCTS GERSHWIN
    • Boston Pops, Arthur Fiedler (cond.), Raymond Few (prod.), Mike Mailes (eng.)
      • I Got Rythm
    • MASSENET
    • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanely Black (cond.), Raymond Few (prod.), Arthur Bannister (eng.)
      • Le Cid – Ballet Music
    • MEYERBEER/CONSTANT LAMBERT
    • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanely Black (cond.), Raymond Few (prod.), Arthur Bannister (eng.)
      • Les Patineurs – Ballet Suite
    • RAVEL
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Pierre Monteux (cond.), Raymond Few (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Bolero
      • La Valse
      • Pavane pour une Infante Defunte
    • CHACKSFIELD
    • Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Frank Chacksfield, Joanne Brown (soprano), Raymond Few (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Chacksfield Plays Rogers and Hart
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
    • Jack Kraft and Larry Alexander (Arp Synthesizer), Larry Alexander (eng.)
      • 1812 Overture
      • Nutcracker Suite

  • Number 44: The Absolute Sound, November/December 1986
    • ROZSA
    • Natlonal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Mlklos Rozsa (cond.),Raymond Few and Tim McDonald (producers), Stan Goodall (eng.)
      • Ben Hur
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
    • Londond Symphony Orchestra, Ilana Vered (piano), Kazimiez Kord (cond.), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor
    • STRAVINSKY
    • Londond Symphony Orchestra, Ilana Vered (piano), Kazimiez Kord (cond.), Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Lilley (eng.)
      • Petrushka
      • Three Movements
    • RONNIE ALDERICH
    • Ronnie Alderich and his two Pianos with the London Festival Orhestra, Tony D'Amato (prod.), Arthur Bannister (eng.)
      • Love

  • Number 45: The Absolute Sound, January/February 1987
    • KATE BUSH
    • Kate Bush, Andrew Powell, and John Kelly (producers), John Kelly, Paul Hardiman, Del Palmer, Haydn Bendall, Brian Tench, Nigel Walker, James Guthrie (engineers),
      • The Kick Inside
      • Lionheart
      • Never for Ever
      • The Dreaming
      • Hounds of Love

Hi Fi News/Record Review

Journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections

  • The Way of Living 1. – a column of reviews of recordings by composers of their own music, Journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, Vol.XIV, No.2, 1982.
    • Robert Ashley: Perfect Lives (Private Parts): The Park, The Backyard., Robert Ashley (voice), ‘Blue’ Gene Tyranny (keyboards), Kris (Tabalas).Lovely Music LML 1001.
    • Robert Ashley: Perfect Lives (Private Parts): The Bar., Ashley (voice),’Blue’ Gene Tyranny (keyboards), Jill Kroesen and David Van Tieghen(voice and percussion). Lovely Music VR 4904.
    • Robert Ashley: Perfect Lives (Private Parts) – The Lessons: music word fire and I would do it again (coo coo)., Ashley (voice), ‘Blue’ Gene Tyranny (keyboards), Peter Gordon (synthesizer), Jill Kroesen and David van Tieghem (percussion). Lovely Music VR 4908.
    • Glenn Branca: The Ascension., Glenn Branca, Jeffrey Glenn, David Rosenbloom, Ned Sublette (guitars), Stephan Winscherth (drums) 99 Records OO1LP.
    • David Bryne: Catherine Wheel., David Byrne, Brian Eno and others(guitars, bass, synthesizers etc.). Sire SRK 3645.
    • Philip Glass: Glassworks., Ensemble conducted by Michael Riesman, with Philip Glass (electric organ). CBS FM37265.
    • Elliott Sharpe: Ism., Ensemble including Elliott Sharp (Guitars, basses, reeds and voice). Zoar 7.
    • Alvin Lucier: I Am Sitting In a Room., Alvin Lucier (voice). LovelyMusic VR 1013.
    • Alvin Lucier: Music on a Long Thin Wire., Lovely Music 10011/12
    • Luciano Berio: Coro., Kolner Rundfunkchor, Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester conducted by Luciano Berio. DG 2531 270.
    • Hans Werner Henze: Tristan., Homero Francesch, (piano),Kolner Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester conducted by Hans Werner Henze. DG 2530 834.
    • Just Another Asshole: (No Record Number). Available from Printed Matter Inc., 7 Lispenard St., New York, NY 10013.
    • Revolutions Per Minute: (The Art Record). Available from Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 31-33 Mercer St., New York, NY 10013.
  • The Way of Living 2. – a column of reviews of recordings by composers of their own music, Journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, Vol.XV, No.1, 1983.
    • Terry Riley: Descending Moonshine Dervishers, Terry Riley (electronic organ). Kuckuck 047
    • Steve Reich: Tehillim., Steve Reich and Musicians, George Manahan (conductor). ECM 1215
    • Steve Reich: Octet; Music for a Large Ensemble; Violin Phases., Steve Reich and Musicians. ECM 1168
    • Philip Glass: The Photographer., Ensemble conducted by Michael Riesman, Philip Glass (electric organ). CBS 37848
    • William Alwyn: Symphony No. 1, London Philharmonic conducted by William Alwyn. HNH 4040
    • William Alwyn: Symphony No. 2; Sinfonietta for Strings., London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by William Alwyn. HNH 4020.
    • William Alwyn: Symphony No. 3; Symphonic Prelude: The Magic Island, London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by William Alwyn. Musical Heritage Society MHOS 3300.
    • Peter Garland: Matachin Dances, Ronald Erickson and John Tenney (violins), Peter Garland (gourd rattles). Cold Blue E6.

The American Record Guide

  • Beethoven: American Record Guide, July, 1978
    • 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli, Op. 120;
      Alfred Brendel, piano. Philips 9500 381.
    • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37;
      Alfred Brendel, piano; London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink. Philips 9500 253

  • Liszt: American Record Guide, September, 1978
    • Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, No. 4 “Pensees des morts”
      Alfrud Brendel, paino. Philips 9500 286
    • Fantasy and Fugue on the Theme BACH
      Alfrud Brendel, paino. Philips 9500 286
    • Harmonies poetiques et religieses, No. 3 “Benediction de Dieu dans la solitde”
      Alfrud Brendel, paino. Philips 9500 286
  • Bach: American Record Guide, October, 1978
    • “Italian” Concerto in F, BWV 971;
    • Chorale Prelude, “Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ”, BWV 639;
    • Prelude (Fantasy) in A minor, BWV 922;
    • Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903;
    • Chorale Prelude, “Nun Komm’ der Heiden Heiland” BWV 659;
    • Fantasy and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904.
      Alfred Brendel, piano. Philips 9500 353
  • Alfred Brendel, A Discography, American Reciords Guide, December, 1978 & January, 1979.
  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, April, 1979
    • STRAVINSKY
      Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw cond.
      • Firebird Suite
    • BORODIN
      Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw cond.
      • Prince Igor: Overture, Polovetsian Dances
  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, June, 1979
    • CHOPIN
      Edward Auer, piano. RCA RDCE-7
      • Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op 31
      • Piano sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op 58
    • ROMANCE de AMOR
      Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar. RCA RDCE-8
      • Romance de Amor (trad.)
      • SOR: Introduction and Allegro, Op. 14
      • SOR: Andante Op. 31: No. 4
      • BRITTEN: Nocturnal, Op. 70
    • VIVALDI
      Shigeru Toyama, violin, Vivaldi Ensemble Tokyo, Masaaki Hayakawa, cond. RCA RDCE-50112
      • Concerti, Op. 8 Trial of Harmony and Invention, Nos. 1-4 The Four Seasons
    • GOULD
      London Philharmonic Orchestra, Morton Gould cond. Crystal Clear Records, CSS 7005
      • Spirituals for Orchestra; Fbster Gallery
    • PROKOFIEV
      London Philharmonic Orchestra, Walter Susskind cond. Crystal Clear Records, CSS 7006
      • PLove of Three Oranges, suite Op. 33
      • RAVEL: La Vette
      • DE FALLA: La Vida Breve – dance
    • CHOPIN
      Malcolm Prager, piano. Telarc DG-10040
      • Polonaise in A-Flat Major, Op. 53 Heroic
      • Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise in E-Flat Major, Op. 22
      • Variations Brilliantes on a Theme from Ludovic by HaMvy, Op. 12
      • Four Mazurkas, Op. 6
      • Contredanse in G-Flat Major; Tarantella in A-Flat Major, Op. 43
  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, July, 1979
    • SUGIYAMA
      Tokyo String Ensemble, Naoto Otomo, cond. Toshiba LF-95021
      • Bukyoku for strings
    • Barber
      Tokyo String Ensemble, Naoto Otomo, cond. Toshiba LF-95021
      • Adagio for strings
  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, August, 1979
    • WAGNER
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, George Solti, cond. Decca SXL 2101-3
      • Das Rheingold
    • Mauler
      Forrester Lewis, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, cond. RCA Victor LSC 6087
      • Des Lied von der Erde
    • BRITTEN
      London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, cond. Decca SET 252-3
      • War Requiem
    • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
      New Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Borth, cond. EMI ASI 2329
      • Symphony No. 6
    • CRUMB
      DeGaetani, Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Arthur Weisburg, cond.
      • Ancient Voices of Children
    • RAVEL
      Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaciewski, cond. 4-Vox SVBX 5113
      • Orchestral Works
    • PROKOFIEV
      Los Angeles Philharmonic, Erich Leinsdorf, cond. Sheffield Lab LAB-8
      • Romeo and Juliet
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
      Boston Pops, Arthur Fiedler, cond. Crystal Clear CCS-7003
      • Capriccio Italien
    • A CUT ABOVE
      The New Brubeck Quartet. DD-106
    • BACK-MALLOCH
      Orchestra, Lukas Foss, Town Hall S-20, S-21
      • The Art of Fuguing
  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, September, 1979
    1. New Years in Vienna:
    • JOHANN STRAUSS SR.
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, cond. London LOR 10001-2, LDR5 10001/2
      • Wine, Women and Song Waltz
      • Radetsky March, Op. 228
    • JOHANN STRAUSS
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, cond. London LOR 10001-2, LDR5 10001/2
      • Die Emancipirte, polka mazur, Op. 282
      • Rudolfsheimer Polka, Op. 152
      • Music of the Spheres Waltz, Op. 235
      • Moulinette-Polka, Op. 57
    • ZIEHRER
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, cond. London LOR 10001-2, LDR5 10001/2
      • Herreinspaziert Waltz, Op. 518
    • VONSUPPE
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, cond. London LOR 10001-2, LDR5 10001/2
      • Beautiful Galatea-Overture
    • JOHANN STRAUSS JR.
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, cond. London LOR 10001-2, LDR5 10001/2
      • Bei Uns Z’Haus Waltz, Op. 361
      • Tik-Tak Polka
      • Auf der Jagd Polka
      • Leichtes Blut Polka, Op. 319
      • The Blue Danube Waltz, Op. 314
    • JOHANN JR. & JOSEF STRAUSS
      Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Willi Boskovsky, cond. London LOR 10001-2, LDR5 10001/2
      • Pizzicato-Polka

    Macho Marches:

    • BARBER
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Commando March
    • LEEMANS
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Belgian Paratroopers
    • FUCIK
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Florentiner, Op. 214
    • SEITZ
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • University of Pennsylvania March
    • KING
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite
    • MILES & ZIMMERMAN
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Anchors Away
    • GRAFULLA
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Washington Grays
    • STRAUSS
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Radetsky March
    • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Sea Songs
    • GANNE
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • Marche Lorraine
    • SOUSA
      Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell, cond. Telarc DC-10043
      • The Stars and Stripes Forever

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, November, 1979
    • SHOSTAKOVICH
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 301
      • Festival Overture
    • RAVEL
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 301
      • Bolero
    • GINASTERA
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 301
      • Estancia Ballet Suite
    • WEINBERGER
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 301
      • Schawanda-Polka and Fugue
    • FALLA
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 302
      • La Vida Breve-Dance No. 1
      • The Three Cornered Hat-Final Dance
      • El Amor Brujo-Pantomime, Ritual Fire Dance
    • TURINA
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 302
      • Danzas Fantasticas-Orgia
    • GRANADOS
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 302
      • Goyescas-Intermezzo
    • ALBENIZ
      London Symphony Orchestra, Morton Gould, cond. Chalfont SDG 302
      • Iberia-El Corpus en Sevilla, Triana
    • MOUSSORGSKY – RIMSKY – KORSAKOV
      Clevland Orchestra, Lorin Maazel, cond. Telarc 10042
      • Night on Bald Mountain
    • MOUSSORGSKY – RAVEL
      Clevland Orchestra, Lorin Maazel, cond. Telarc 10042
      • Pictures at an Exhibition
    • ALBENIZ (tr. Tarega)
      Micheal Newman, guitar. Sheffield LAB 10
      • Torre Bermeja
    • TURINA
      Micheal Newman, guitar. Sheffield LAB 10
      • Fandanguillo
    • DE LA MAZA
      Micheal Newman, guitar. Sheffield LAB 10
      • Campanos del Alba
    • BACH (tr. Newman)
      Micheal Newman, guitar. Sheffield LAB 10
      • Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004-Chaconne
    • COPLAND
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7010
      • Fanfare for the Common Man
    • BLISS (arr. Tulan)
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7010
      • Salute
    • BRAHMS (arr. Morris)
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7010
      • Let Nothing Ever Grieve Thee
    • GIGOUT (arr. Morris)
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7010
      • Grand Choeur Dialogue
    • BACH
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7010
      • Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 656
    • STRAUSS
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7011
      • Also Sprach Zarathustra – opening fanfare
    • WIDOR
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7011
      • Symphony No. 5 – Toccata
    • DUPRE
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7011
      • Poeme Heroique
    • MOURET (arr. Morris)
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7011
      • Rondeau
    • LOUIS COUPERIN (arr. Morris)
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7011
      • Chaconne
    • STANLEY
      Richard Morris, organ, Atlanta Brass Ensemble, Jere Flint, cond. Crystal Clear CCS 7011
      • Trumpet Tune and Aires – Three Voluntaires

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, January, 1980
    • THE BEE GEEES MUSIC
      Cynthia Black; Sabu; The Glendale Symphony Orchestra, Carmen Dragon, cond. Orinda ORC 500
      • How Deep is Your Love
      • Shadow Dancing
      • Emotion
      • Stayin’ Alive
      • Songbird
      • Nights on Broadway
      • More than a Woman
    • MAHLER
      Barbara Hendicks, soprano, Israel, Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, cond. London LDR 10004
      • Symphony No. 4 in G major

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, March, 1980
    • R. STRAUSS
      Vincent P. Skowronski, violin; Donald Isaak, piano. Eb-Sko 1006
      • Sonata in E-flat major for violin and piano, Op. 18
    • SZYMANOWSKI
      Vincent P. Skowronski, violin; Donald Isaak, piano. Eb-Sko 1006
      • Romance, Op. 23
      • Three Caprices of Paganini, Op. 40

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, April, 1980
    • BEETHOVEN
      Radu Lupu, piano; Israel Philharmonic; Zubin Mehta, cond. London LDR 10005
      • Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, “Emperor”
    • GERSHWIN FANTASIA
      Robert Phillips and Franco Renzulli, pianos. Crystal Clear CCS-6002
      • Fantasy on Porgy and Bess (arr. Grainger)
      • George Gershwin Song Fantasy (arr. Phillips and Renzulli)
      • S’Wonderful
      • I Loves You, Porgy
      • I Got Rythm
      • Love Walked In
      • Foggy Day
      • Liza
    • 1685: A Sound Odyssey
    • D. SCARLATTI
      Fernando Valenti, harpsichord. Crystal Clear CCS-7007
      • Sonatas No. 146, 419, 132, 133
      • Sonata No. 9
    • BACH
      Fernando Valenti, harpsichord. Crystal Clear CCS-7007
      • Clavierubung Part 1
      • Partita No. 1 in B-flat (BWV 825)
      • Six Preludes (BWV 933-938)
      • Little Preludes
    • HAHDEL
      Fernando Valenti, harpsichord. Crystal Clear CCS-7007
      • Sarabande – Suite in D-minor
    • SOLER
      Fernando Valenti, harpsichord. Crystal Clear CCS-7007
      • Sonata in G
    • RAMEAU
      Fernando Valenti, harpsichord. Crystal Clear CCS-7007
      • Les Fetes d’Hebe – Suite in E – Musette, Tambourin
    • PURCELL
      Fernando Valenti, harpsichord. Crystal Clear CCS-7007
      • Suite in G
    • The Fox Touch, Vol. 1
    • BACH
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7001
      • Toccata, Adagio and Fugue
      • Toccata and Fugue in D minor
    • J. JONGEN
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7001
      • Symphonie Concertante – Toccata
    • The Fox Touch, Vol. 2
    • FRANCK
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7002
      • Piece Heroique
    • ALAIN
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7002
      • Litanies
    • WIDOR
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7002
      • Symphony No. 5 – Toccata
    • DUPRE
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7002
      • Prelude and Fugue in G minor
    • VIERNE
      Virgil Fox, Fratelli-Ruffatti organ: Community Church, Garden Grove. Crystal Clear CCS-7002
      • Symphony No. 6 – Finale
    • BACH
      Carlo Curley, Allen digital computer organ; Alexandra Palace, London. Chaltont SDG
      • Toccata and Fugue in D minor
      • Fugue a la Gigue
    • MOZART
      Carlo Curley, Allen digital computer organ; Alexandra Palace, London. Chaltont SDG
      • Fantasia in F minor (“Ein Orgelstruck fur eine uhr”)
    • CLARKE
      Carlo Curley, Allen digital computer organ; Alexandra Palace, London. Chaltont SDG
      • Trumpet Voluntary in D minor
    • PIERNE
      Carlo Curley, Allen digital computer organ; Alexandra Palace, London. Chaltont SDG
      • Scherzando
    • WIDOR
      Carlo Curley, Allen digital computer organ; Alexandra Palace, London. Chaltont SDG
      • Symphony No. 6 – Finale
    • The Power and the Glory, Vol. 1
    • BACH
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-114
      • Toccata and Fugue in D minor
    • VIVALDI
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-114
      • Concerto in D minor – Largo
    • WAGNER
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-114
      • Tannhauser – Grand March
    • RUSSELL
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-114
      • The Bells of Saint Ane de Beaupie
    • The Power and the Glory, Vol. 2
    • FLETCHER
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-113
      • Festival – Toccata
    • BACH
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-113
      • Now Thank We All Our God
    • HOLZGRAF
      Lloyd Holzgraf, Organ of the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. M & K Real Time RT-113
      • Variations on “Londonderry Air”
      • Two Mormon Hymns
      • Come, Come Ye Saints
      • Oh My Father
    • CUDICK
      Robert Cudick, Organ of the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
      • Fanfare
    • VIERNE
      Robert Cudick, Organ of the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
      • Rerceuse
    • WALOND
      Robert Cudick, Organ of the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
      • Volantary 1 in E minor
    • BACH
      Robert Cudick, Organ of the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
      • Prelude and Fugue in E minor
    • HANDEL
      Robert Cudick, Organ of the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
      • Forest Music
      • Claire de Lune, Op. 72 No. 2
    • SCRUMANN
      Robert Cudick, Organ of the Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City
      • Sketch in D-flat major, Op. 58 No. 4

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, May, 1980
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
      Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Erich Kunzel, cond. Telarc DG-10041
      • 1812 Overture, Op. 49
      • Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
      • Mazeppa-Cossack Dance
    • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
      Boston Pops; Arthur Fledler, cond. Crystal Clear CCS-7003
      • Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
      Boston Pops; Arthur Fledler, cond. Crystal Clear CCS-7003
      • Capriccio Italien, Op. 45

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, June, 1980
    • BACH
      New Chamber Soloist; George Malcom, cond. Merlin MRF 78901
      • Suite No. 3 in D major, S. 1068
      • Suite No. 4 in D major, S. 1069
    • VIVALDI
      Christopher Taylor, flute, with the Philomusica on London; Carl Pini, cond. Merlin MRF 78101
      • Flute Concerto in C minor, P440
      • Flute Concerto in A minor, P80
      • Flute Concerto in G major, P140
      • Flute Concerto in G major, P118

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, July/August, 1980
    • BRUCH
      Salvatore Accardo, violin; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Kurt Masur, cond. Philips 9500 590
      • Serenade for violin and orchestra, Op. 75
      • In Memoriam – Adagio for violin and orchestra, Op. 65

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, September, 1980
    • COATES
      Sydney Symphony Orchestra; John Lanchbery, cond. HMV Greensleeve ESD 7062
      • The man from the country
      • The man about town
      • The man from the sea
      • The Selfish Giant, phantasy for orchestra
      • London Calling March
      • The Enchanted Garden – ballet
      • Dancing Nights – concert waltz
      • The Seven Seas March

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, October, 1980
    • SAINT-SAENS
      Elmar Oliveira, violin; Jonathan Feldman, piano. CBS Masterworks MX 35829
      • Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano in D minor, Op. 75
    • FRANCK
      Elmar Oliveira, violin; Jonathan Feldman, piano. CBS Masterworks MX 35829
      • Sonata for violin and piano in A major

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, January, 1981
    • PROTO
      Charles Libove, violin; Nina Lugovoy, piano. Finnadar SR 9028
      • String Quartet No. 1
    • RAVEL
      Charles Libove, violin; Nina Lugovoy, piano. Finnadar SR 9028
      • Tzigane (Rapsodie de concert)
      • Sonate Posthume
      • Berceuse sur le nom de Faure
      • sonata for violin and piano

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, February, 1981
    • STRAVINSKY
      New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Zubin Mehta, cond. CBS IM35823
      • Petroushka (1947 version)

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, March, 1981
    • BEETHOVEN
      Kyung-Wha Chung; violin. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin, cond. London LDR 10010
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 61
    • BRAHMS
      Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Orchestra de Paris, Daniel Baranboim, cond. DG 2531 251
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 77
    • BRAHMS
      Albert Spalding, violin; Vienna Tonkunstler Symphony Orchestra, Wilhelm Loibner, cond. Varese Sarabande VC 81059
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 77
    • BRUCH
      Michael Rabin, Violin; Philharmonic ORchestra, Adrain Boult, cond. Seraphim 60342
      • Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 46
    • WIENIAWSKI
      Michael Rabin, Violin; Philharmonic ORchestra, Adrain Boult, cond. Seraphim 60342
      • Concerto No. 1 in F Sharp Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14
    • SIBELIUS
      Boris Belkin, violin; The Philharmonia Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond. London CS 7181
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 47
      • Two Serious Melodies, Op. 77 – No. 1 Laetare anima mea, No. 2 Devotion (Abimo pectore)
      • Two Serenades, Op. 69 – No. 1 Andante Assai, No. 2 Lento Assai

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, May, 1981
    • DVORAK
      Salvatore Accardo, violin; Concertgebouw Orchestra (Amsterdam), Colin Davis, cond. Philips 9500 406
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 53
      • Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F Minor, Op. 11

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, July/August, 1981
    • VIVALDI
      Laszlo Barsony, viola d’amore; Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra; Janos Rolla, leader; Frigyes Sandor, artistic director. Hungaroton SLPX 12162
      • Concertos for Viola d’amore in A Major, RV396
      • D Minor, RV393
      • D Minor, RV394
      • D Minor, RV395
      • D Major, RV392
    • SIBELIUS
      Itzhak Perlman, violin, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Andre Previn, cond. Angel SZ-37663
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 47
    • SINDING
      Itzhak Perlman, violin, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Andre Previn, cond. Angel SZ-37663
      • Suite for Violin and Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 10
    • BEETHOVEN
      Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Herbert von Karajan, cond. DG 2531 250
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 61

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, September, 1981
    • SHUMANN
      Ronald Gorevic, violin; Gary Lewis, piano CrystaL Records Stereo S131
      • Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 105
      • Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 121
    • HAYDEN
      Ouartetto Esterhazy Telefunken Das Alte Werk 6.42354 AW,
      • Sring Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5 (Hob.111:35)
      • String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76. No. 2, “Quintenquartet” (Hob.111:76)

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, October, 1981
    • BACH
      Gidon Kremer, violin; Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Leningrad State Philharmonia; Maris Yansons, cond. Musical Heritage Society MHS Stereo 824324,2 LPs
      • Concerto No. 2 in E Major for Violin and Orchestra, S. 1042
    • orch. RESPIGHI
      Gidon Kremer, violin; Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Leningrad State Philharmonia; Maris Yansons, cond. Musical Heritage Society MHS Stereo 824324,2 LPs
      • Sonata No. 2 in E Minor for Violin and Figured Bass, S. 1023
      • Sinfonia in D Major, S. 1045
      • Partita No. 1 in B Minor, S. 1002
      • Partita No. 3 in E Major, S. 1006

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, November, 1981
    • MENDELSSOHN
      Shlomo Mintz, violin; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Claudio Abbado, cond. Deutsche Grammophon 2531 304
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64
    • BRUCH
      Shlomo Mintz, violin; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Claudio Abbado, cond. Deutsche Grammophon 2531 304
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, December, 1981
    • BARTOK
      Peter Zazofsky, violin; Orchestre National de Belgique; Georges Octors, cond. Deutsche Grammophon Stereo 2535 012
      • Violin Concerto No. 2

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, January/February, 1982
    • HOLDRIDGE
      Glen Dicterow, violin; The London Symphony Orchestra; Lee Holdridge, cond. Varese Sarabande VCDM 1000.40
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 2
      • Symphonic Suite from the Opera “Lazarus and His Beloved”
    • ORNSTEIN
      The New Boston Ouartet (Daniel Stepner, violin; Sophie Vilker, violin; Ronald Carbone, viola; Lynn Nowels, violoncello) Serenus SRS 12089
      • String Quartet No. 3
    • SHUBERT
      Gidon Kremer, violin; Elena Kremer, piano. Philips 9500 904
      • Fantasia in C. Op. Posth. 159, D 934
    • FRANZ MOZART
      Gidon Kremer, violin; Elena Kremer, piano. Philips 9500 904
      • Grande Sonate in E, Op. 19
    • BEETHOVEN
      Gidon Kremer, violin; Elena Kremer, piano. Philips 9500 904
      • Twelve Variations on “Se Vuol Ballare” WoO 40

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, March, 1982
    • SUK
      Josef Suk, violin; Prague Symphony Orchestra; Jiri Belohlavek, cond. Supraphon 1410 2699 QG
      • A Fairy-Tale Suite from the music to Zeyer’s dramatic tale Raduz and Mahulena, Op. 16
      • Fantastic Scherzo for Orchestra, Op. 25

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, April, 1982
    • WILDER
      The New York Wind Ouintet Golden Crest CRS-4208
      • Sketches of “The World’s Most Beautiful Girls” – Liza
      • Have You Met Miss Jones
      • Ellen
      • Sweet Lorena
      • Murry Hill
      • Honeysuckle Rose
      • Peg O’My Heart
      • Sweet Lorraine
      • Mimi
      • Sleepytime Gal
      • Girl on the Magazine Cover
      • A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody
      • In My Harem
      • Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair
      • Sweet Sue
      • Mah Lindy Lou
    • WILDER
      Virginia Nanzetta. flute; Milton Kaye, piano Golden Crest RE 7065,
      • Sonata No. 2 for Flute and Piano
      • Small Suite for Flute and Piano
      • Suite for Unaccompanied Flute
    • MARTIN
      Virginia Nanzetta. flute; Milton Kaye, piano Golden Crest RE 7065,
      • Ballade
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
      Arthur Grumiaux, violin; Concertgebouw Orchestra; Bernard Haitink, cond. Philips 6527 067
      • Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, May, 1982
    • BARTOK
      Sergiu Luca, violin; Paul Schoenfield, piano; David Shifrin, clarinet Nonesuch DB 79021
      • Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano
      • Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano
      • First Rhapsody (Folk Dances)
      • Second Rhapsody (Fold Dances)
      • Contrasts for VIolin, Clarinet and Piano
    • arr. SZEKELY
      Sergiu Luca, violin; Paul Schoenfield, piano; David Shifrin, clarinet Nonesuch DB 79021
      • Roumanian Folk Dances
    • HOLDRIDGE
      Glenn Dicterow, violin; The London Symphony Orchestra; Lee Holdridge, cond. Varese Sarabande VCDM 100040
      • Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, No. 2
      • Symphonic Suite from the Opera “Lazarus and His Beloved”

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, June, 1982
    • J.S. BACH
      Gidon Kremer, violin Philips 6769 053
      • Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001
      • Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002
      • Sonata No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 1003
      • Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004
      • Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005
      • Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
    • LEKEU
      John Ferrell, violin; James Avery, piano Orion ORS 80381
      • Sonata in G Major for Violin and Piano
    • WUORINEN
      John Ferrell, violin; James Avery, piano Orion ORS 80381
      • Six Pieces for Violin and Piano
    • SCHUBERT
      Jaap Schrtider, violin; Christopher Hogwood, fortepiano L’Oiseau-Lyre DSLO 571
      • Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. Posth. 162, D. 574
    • MENDELSSOHN
      Jaap Schrtider, violin; Christopher Hogwood, fortepiano L’Oiseau-Lyre DSLO 571
      • Violin Sonata in F Minor, Op. 4
    • TCHAIKOVSKY
      Boris Monozon, violin; Prague Symphony Orchestra; Jiti Belohlavek, cond. Supraphon 1110 2817 G
      • Capriccio italien, Op. 45
    • GLINKA
      Boris Monozon, violin; Prague Symphony Orchestra; Jiti Belohlavek, cond. Supraphon 1110 2817 G
      • Capriccio brillante on the Jota aragonesa
    • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
      Boris Monozon, violin; Prague Symphony Orchestra; Jiti Belohlavek, cond. Supraphon 1110 2817 G
      • Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, July/August, 1982
    • MUSSORGSKY (transcribed by YAMASHITA)
      Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar RCA ARC/-4203
      • Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Direct or Digital: American Record Guide, September, 1982
    • DVORAK
      Minnesota Orchestra; Neville Marriner, cond. Philips 6514 050
      • Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88
    • MOZART
      Sequoia String Quartet Nonesuch D-79026
      • String Quartet in G Major, K. 156
      • String Quartet in C Major, K. 157
      • String Quartet in F Major, K. 168
      • String Quartet in D Minor, K. 173
    • WEIGL
      Brno String Quartet (in Weigl); Smetana Ouartet (in Feld) Serenus SRS 12093
      • String Quartet No. 7 (1942)
    • FELD
      Brno String Quartet (in Weigl); Smetana Ouartet (in Feld) Serenus SRS 12093
      • String Quartet No. 4 (1955)
    • GRAUN
      Wilfred Engel, viola; Rainer Kussmaul, violin; Dorothea Jappe, viola d’amore; Philip Bosbach, violoncello; Capella Clementina; Helmut Muller-Bruhl, cond. Philips 9502 067
      • Concerto in C Minor for Violin and Viola
    • GRAUPNER
      Wilfred Engel, viola; Rainer Kussmaul, violin; Dorothea Jappe, viola d’amore; Philip Bosbach, violoncello; Capella Clementina; Helmut Muller-Bruhl, cond. Philips 9502 067
      • Concerto in D for Viola d’amore and Viola
    • HOLZBAUER
      Wilfred Engel, viola; Rainer Kussmaul, violin; Dorothea Jappe, viola d’amore; Philip Bosbach, violoncello; Capella Clementina; Helmut Muller-Bruhl, cond. Philips 9502 067
      • Concerto in E Flat for Viola and Cello
    • ROLLA
      Virginia Christensen, viola (in Rolla and Sydeman); Otto Eifert, bassoon; Roy Christensen, cello (in Rolla, Crawford-Seeger, Loeb and Fricker) Gasparo GS-1 08CX
      • Concertino a Tre in E Flat Major
    • CRAWFORD-SEEGER
      Virginia Christensen, viola (in Rolla and Sydeman); Otto Eifert, bassoon; Roy Christensen, cello (in Rolla, Crawford-Seeger, Loeb and Fricker) Gasparo GS-1 08CX
      • Diaphonic Suite No. 2
    • SYDEMAN
      Virginia Christensen, viola (in Rolla and Sydeman); Otto Eifert, bassoon; Roy Christensen, cello (in Rolla, Crawford-Seeger, Loeb and Fricker) Gasparo GS-1 08CX
      • Variations
    • LOEB
      Virginia Christensen, viola (in Rolla and Sydeman); Otto Eifert, bassoon; Roy Christensen, cello (in Rolla, Crawford-Seeger, Loeb and Fricker) Gasparo GS-1 08CX
      • Suite
    • FRICKER
      Virginia Christensen, viola (in Rolla and Sydeman); Otto Eifert, bassoon; Roy Christensen, cello (in Rolla, Crawford-Seeger, Loeb and Fricker) Gasparo GS-1 08CX
      • Three Arguments, Op. 59






The Kansas City Star

  • Recorded Classical Music: A Critical Guide to Compositions and Performances; by Arthur Cohen, Review, The Kansas City Star, August 22, 1982.

The Manhattan Mercury

  • Records to help show off your new equipment, Williams, The Missouri Breaks; French Popular Music Anthology; Vol2, Drinking; New Brubeck Quartet, A Cut Above; Michael Newman, Guitarist; Kronos Quartet, In Formation; Carrisimi, Jephte, Mendelssohn, Hear My Prayer; Stockhausen, Zyclus, Noda, Eclogue; James Welch, Magnum Opus; Elgar, Coronation Ode. The Manhattan Mercury, August 29, 1982
  • On the record(s), The Manhattan Mercury, July 28, 1982
    • Mozart, String Quartets K.168, 157, 156, 173, Sequoia String Quartet;
    • Glass, Glassworks;
    • Mussorgssky, Pictures at an Exhibition, Yamashita;
    • Field, String Quartet No. 4;
    • Weigl, String Quartet No. 7; Smetana & Brno Quartets.
  • Music with a vengeance, Laurie Anderson: Big Science, O Superman/Walk the Dog; Glenn Branca: The Ascension; David Byrne: Catherine Wheel; Elliott Sharp: ism; Paul McCartney: Tug of War; Frank Sinatra: She shot me down. The Manhattan Mercury, June 27, 1982
  • Recent film scores alive and well, Raiders of the Lost Arc; Chariots of Fire; Ragtime; Reds; Missouri Breaks.The Manhattan Mercury, May 23, 1982

The Western Mail

  • Rebel, Geraint Griffiths; Brodyr ar y Ffin, Brodyr ar y Ffin; Mwgyn a Mwffler a Mynuffari, Delwyn Sion; Trisgell; Y Brodyr Gregory; 4 Book Cassettes, read by Angharad Thomas; Western Mail, August 1, 1986
  • Aled’s progress. Diolch a Chan, Aled Jones, treble, (Sain 1294); Maria, Aled Jones, treble, (Sain 1304); Bridge Over Trouble Water, Too Young to Know, Aled Jones, treble, (Sain 116S); 4 Yn Y Bar, (Sain ?); Da Ni’m Yn Rhan O’th Gem Fach Di, Maffia, (Sain 1307A). Western Mail, August 17, 1985

Welsh Music

  • Bernard Van Dieren, Six Sketches, Op. 4a; Tocatta; Tema con Variazone. Eiluned Davies, piano. British Music Society BMS402 (cassette). Welsh Music, Autumn/Winter 1983-4, Vol. 7, No 5