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Review Policy

 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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J. S. Bach : Six Suites for Solo Cello
Pieter Wispelwey, cello
Channel Classics CCS 12298

Tchaikovsky : Symphony No. 5 - Glazunov : Violin Concerto
Stokowski / London Symphony & London Philharmonic Orchestras
Phase 4 Stereo. London 455-157-2

Leos Janácek: String Quartets No. 1 & No. 2
Prazak Quartet
Prazak Quartet (Praga PRD 250 108)

Brahms : Violin Concerto
Nigel Kennedy, violin
Klaus Tennstedt / London Philharmonic

Tchaikovsky : Iolanta
Valery Gergiev / Kirov Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Philips 442-796-2

Mahler : Das Lied von Der Erde
James Levine / Berlin Philharmoniker
Deutsche Grammophon 439-9948-2

Mozart : Don Giovanni
Claudio Abbado / Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Deutsche Grammophon 457-601-2

Bellini : Norma
Antonio Votto / La Scala (Gala Mono GL 100.511)

J. S. Bach : Cantatas BWV 8, 125, 138
Philippe Herreweghe / Collegium Vocale
harmonia mundi HMC 901659

Exquisite Fires : musique de Linda Bouchard
Orchestre du Centre national des Arts - Trevor Pinnock et Derrick Inouye, chefs d’orchestre
Kevin McMillan, baryton
Marquis Classics EMI 81219

Among Friends : Trios pour piano
Trio des Iscles
CMC Centredisques CMCCD-6098

Beethoven : Piano Concerto No. 5 & Violin Concerto
Jos van Immerseel, fortepiano / Vera Beths, violin
Bruno Weil / Tafelmusik (Sony SK 63365)

Mozart : Opera and Concert Arias
Véronique Gens, soprano - Ivor Bolton / Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Virgin 7243 5 45319 2 7

Cherubini : Symphony in D
Howard Griffiths / Zürcher Kammerorchester
CPO 999-521-2

Schubert : Complete Songs Volume 29
Marjana Lipovsek, mezzo. Nathan Berg, baritone.
Graham Johnson, piano
Hyperion Schubert Edition CDJ 33029

Ernest Chausson : Symphony in B flat Op. 20
Jérôme Kaltenbach / Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy.
Naxos 8.553652

Mozart : Prussian Quartets K. 575, K. 589, K. 590
Prazak Quartet
Prazak Quartet (Praga PR250-026)