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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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Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony / Bruckner : Symphonie no 8
Pierre Boulez, Vienna Philharmonic / Orchestre philharmonique de Vienne
Deutsche Grammophon 459 678-2 (76 min 14 s)

Villa-Lobos Piano Music. As Três Marias, A Prole do Bebê, and Rudepoêma.
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Hypérion CDA67176 (63 min 57 s)

Amor Roma, Cantates romaines circa 1640
Suzie LeBlanc, Tragicomedia
Atma baroque ACD 2 2230

Korngold: Complete Piano Works, Volume I / Oeuvres complètes pour piano, Volume I
Alexander Frey, piano
Koch 3-7427-2 HI (66 min, 5 s)

Villa-Lobos : 5 Concertos pour piano
Cristina Ortiz, piano
Miguel Gomez-Martinez / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Decca 452 617-2 (139 min 25 s)

Composers in New York
Charles Neidich, clarinette
Yuli Turovsky/I Musici de Montréal
Chandos CHAN 9848 (65 min 23 s)

Bach: Variations Goldberg
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony classical SK 89243

Messiaen. Vingt regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus.
Louise Bessette, piano
Atma Classique ACD 2 2219/20

Jan Järvlepp. Flights of fancy.
&W CD 001 (67 min 52 s)

Beethoven : Sonates pour piano op. 31 nos 1—3
Louis Lortie, piano
Chandos CHAN 9842 (70 min 58 s)

Michel Gonneville, Sean Ferguson, James Harley, Jean Lesage : œuvres pour piano
Marc Couroux, piano
Atma classique ACD 2 2180

R. Murray Schafer : String Quartets 1-7
Quatuor Molinari
Atma classique ACD 2 2188/89