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Critics' Choice Recordings - May 2008

This month brings more favourable reviews from the leading specialized magazines and online review sites. Here is a selection of recordings that have received outstanding reviews.


Audio Clásica

 Spanish
8.570350
ROZSA: Violin Concerto / Sinfonia Concertante
Clasica Recomendado - 4 stars
8.570190
ROZSA: Music for Violin and Piano
4 stars

BBC Music Magazine

 February 2008
8.570449
DOWLAND: Lute Music, Vol. 3 - Pavans, Galliards and Almains
5 stars
8.570415
BERKELEY: String Quartets Nos. 1-3
5 stars

Classica-Repertoire R9

 April 2008, French
8.111320-21
VERDI: Otello (Vinay, Nelli, Toscanini) (1947)
R9

Gramophone

 April 2008
2.110224
MONTEVERDI: Full Monteverdi (The) - Madrigals, Book 4 (NTSC))
Gramophone Recommends
8.570554
GODARD: Violin Concerto No. 2 / Concerto romantique / Scenes poetiques
Gramophone Editor's Choice

International Piano

 January/February 2008
8.570359
ALWYN: Piano Music, Vol. 1
International Piano Selection

MusicWeb International

 March 2008
8.557506
STRAVINSKY: Later Ballets (Stravinsky, Vol. 9)
Bargain of the Month
 

Orpheus

 March/April 2008, German
8.660235-36
ROSSINI: Donna del lago (La)
4 stars

Ritmo

 March 2008, Spanish
8.111268-70
MASSENET: Manon (los Angeles, Legay, Monteux) (1950)
Excellente - 4 stars
8.570215
MARTINU: Piano Music (Complete), Vol. 4
Excellente - 4 stars
8.570451
PARSONS, R.: First Great Service / Responds for the Dead
Excellente - 4 stars
8.570250
LAURO: Guitar Music, Vol. 2 - Sonata / 4 Estudios / Suite
Excellente - 4 stars

Strings

 April 2008
8.570202
OPERA FANTASIES FOR VIOLIN

The Strad

 April 2008
8.570334
KRAUS: Violin Concerto / Olympie / Azire
 February 2008
8.570350
ROZSA: Violin Concerto / Sinfonia Concertante

 


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