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 We review all the good CDs we get, but we don' t get every new release. Only the very best of the new recordings we receive each month are reviewed in the printed version of LSM. If a new release is not mentioned in print, it does not imply it is inferior.

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Adolphe Adam : Le Toréador
Richard Bonynge / Welsh National Opera
London 389 455 664-2 / Polygram

Sir Georg Solti : Memoirs
Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. 258 pp.
ISBN 0-679-44596-X

Schumann : Concerto pour Violoncelle; Symphonie No 4
Christophe Coin, violoncelle
Herreweghe / Orchestre des Champs Elysées
harmonia mundi HMC 901598 / SRI

Schumann : Dichterliebe op. 42 & Liederkreis
Matthias Goerne, baritone. - Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano.
London 289-458-265-2 / Polygram

Réal La Rochelle : Callas, l’opéra
Christian Bourgois Éditeur 1997 (370 pages)

Puccini : Suor Angelica
Richard Bonynge /National Philharmonic Orchestra
London Opera Gala 289-458-218-2

Johannes Ockeghem: Requiem & Missa Fors Seulement
Wickham / The Clerks’ Group
ASV Gaudeamus CD GAU 168

Jean-Baptiste Lully : Musique de Ballet pour le Roi-Soleil
Kevin Mallon / Aradia Baroque Ensemble
Naxos 8.554003

Joseph Martin Kraus: Symphonies & Overture
Petter Sundkvist / Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 8.553734

Jacob Obrecht: Missa Caput & Salve Regina
Summerly / Oxford Camerata
(Naxos 8.553210)

Rossini : Il Turco In Italia
London 289-458-924-2 / Polygram

Handel: Rodelinda
Nicholas Kraemer / Raglan Baroque Players
(Virgin 5452772/EMI)

Britten : Billy Budd
Kent Nagano / Hallé Orchestra
Erato 3984-21631-2 / Warner

Mendelssohn: Concertos for violin, piano and strings
Andreas Staier, fortepiano. Rainer Kussmaul, violin Concerto Köln
Concerto Köln. Teldec 0630-13152-2

Schumann: Lieder
Juliane Banse, soprano. Olaf Bär, baritone. Helmut Deutsch, piano
EMI 7243 5 56579 2 3

Charles Rosen : Aux Confins Du Sens:
Paris : le Seuil (La Librairie du XXe siècle), 1998

Marilyn Horne: Rossini Heroes and Heroines
Marilyn Horne
London 289-458-219-2