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Stereophile R2D4 List (2006~2010)

2006 R2D4 

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CREAM: Royal Albert Hall, London May 2-3-5-6 2005
Reprise/Rhino R2 970421 (2 DVD-Vs). 2005. Martyn Atkins, video dir.; John Beug, exec. prod.; James Pluta, Scooter Weintraub, video prods.; William Bullen, video edit.; Simon Climie, audio prod.; Mick Guzauskie, audio mix; Bob Ludwig, audio mastering. Linear PCM (16-bit/48kHz) two-channel, DTS Surround & Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtracks. DDD. TT: 2:10:00

ERIC CLAPTON & VARIOUS: Crossroads Guitar Festival
Reprise/Rhino R2 970378 (2 DVD-Vs). 2004. John Beug, David Horn, video exec. prods.; Ron de Moraes, video dir.; Mona Nimiec, Mitch Owgang, video prods.; Gary Bradley, editor; Elliot Scheiner, supervising audio eng.; Keith Winikoff, technical dir.; Simon Climie, Mick Guzauskie, Tom Bender, mix; Ed Cherney, Kooster McAlister, Greg Ondo, audio engs.; The Hit Factory, audio mastering. DTS Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtracks. DDD. TT: 3:30:00

BEETHOVEN: The Late String Quartets, Vol.1
Yale String Quartet: Broadus Erle, Yoko Matsuda, violin; David Schwartz, viola; Aldo Parisot, cello
Artemis/Vanguard Classics 1205 (2 CDs). 1971/2003. , no prod., or eng. Listed. ADD.? TT: 99:00

BEETHOVEN: The Late String Quartets, Vol.2
Yale String Quartet: Broadus Erle, Yoko Matsuda, violin; David Schwartz, violin, viola; Walter Trampler, viola; Aldo Parisot, cello
Artemis/Vanguard Classics 1206 (2 CDs). 2004., no prod. or eng. Listed. DDD.? TT: 108:00

JOHNNY CASH: Unchained
American 43097-2 (CD). 1996. Rick Rubin, prod.; Sylvia Massey, eng. AAD? TT: 43:46

JO JO GUNNE: Bite Down Hard
Rhino 7722 (CD). 1973/2000. Bill Szymczyk, prod., eng.; Allen Blazer, asst. eng. AAD. TT: 38:54

T-BONE WALKER: T-Bone Blues
Atlantic Jazz 8920-2 (CD). 1959/1989. Ahmet Ertegun, Jerry Wexler, Nesuhi Ertegun, prods.; Bob Porter, reissue prod. AAD. TT: 57:55

JOHNNY PACHECO: Cañonazo
Fanía CDF 325 (CD). 1964/2000. No prod. or eng. listed. AAD. TT: 32:14

KRUDER & DORFMEISTER: Kruder & Dorfmeister Session
Studio K7 K7073 (2 CDs). 1998. Peter Kruder, Richard Dorfmeister, prods., engs., mix, remix. DDD. TT: 2:00:56

BANTOCK: Orchestral Music
Hebridean Symphony, Celtic Symphony, The Witch of Atlas, The Sea Reivers
Vernon Handley, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Hyperion CDA66450 (CD). 1993. Martin Compton, prod.; Tony Faulkner, eng. DDD. TT: 73:30

ALIA MVSICA: Bestiario de Cristo
Alia Mvsica; Miguel Sanchez, dir.
Harmonia Mundi HMI 987033 (CD). 2003, no prod., or eng. Listed. DDD. TT: 67:02

MEL TORMÉ & GEORGE SHEARING: The Complete Concord Recordings
Mel Tormé, vocals; George Shearing, piano
Concord CCD7-2144-2 (7 CDs). 2002. Various prods., engs. ADD. TT: 5:49:06

RY COODER: Chávez Ravine
Perro Verde/Nonesuch 79877-2 (CD). 2005. Ry Cooder, prod.; Rail Jon Rogut, eng. DDD. TT: 70:16

THE GUN CLUB: Fire of Love
Slash 23935-2 (CD). 1993. Chris D., Tito Larriva, prods.; Pat Burnette, Noah Shark, engs. ADD. TT: 40:29

BOB FLORENCE: Friends Treasures Heroes
Bob Florence, piano
Summit DCD 430 (CD). 2005. Bob Florence, prod.; Rich Breen, eng. DDD. TT: 56:05

BUD POWELL: Eternity
Bud Powell, piano
Piadrum 0402 (CD). 2004. Jessica Shih, prod.; Francis Paudras, eng. AAD. TT: 44:15

DELIBES: Lakmé
Mady Mesplé, Lakmé; Charles Burles, Gérald; Roger Soyer, Nilakantha; others; Orchestra & Chorus of the Opéra-Comique, Paris; Alain Lombard. Seraphim SIC-6082 (3 LPs). 1973. AAA. TT: 2:37:12

AC/DC: Back in Black
Remastered 25th Anniversary Edition
Epic EN 90828 (DualDisc, DVD-Video). 1980/2005. Robert John "Mutt" Lange, prod.; Tony Platt, eng. AAD. TT: 42:00

MARY POPPINS: Original London Cast
Original music & lyrics by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman; new songs, additional music & lyrics by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe
Nick Davies, conductor
Walt Disney DIS613917 (CD). 2005. David Caddick, prod.; David Hunt, eng. DDD. TT: 72:07

JOHN HARTFORD: The Speed of the Old Long Bow
Rounder CD 0438 (CD). 1997. Bob Carlin, prod.; Wes Lachot, Mark Howard, engs. ADD? TT: 58:23

MOTT THE HOOPLE: Brain Capers
Atlantic SD 8304 (LP/CD). 1972/1991. Guy Stevens, prod.; Andy Johns, eng. AAA/AAD. TT: 38:31

CINDY BULLENS: Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth
Artemis 1012 (CD). 1999. Cindy Bullens, Rodney Crowell, Tony Berg, J. Steven Soles, prods.; Bill McDermott, David Thoener, Glenn Spinner, John Paterno, Larry Hirsch, engs.; Casey McMackin, Brian Lee, asst. engs. AAD. TT: 50:37

SANTANA: Lotus
Columbia C2K 46764 (2 CDs). 1974/1991. Carlos Santana, Richard Kermode, Michael Shrieve, Doug Rauch, Tom Coster, Armando Peraza, Jose "Chepito" Areas, prods.; Tomoo Suzuki, eng.; Sound Creator Inc., asst. eng. AAD. TT: 118:51

SOUNDGARDEN: Superunknown
A&M 3154 0198-2 (CD). 1994. Michael Beinhorn, Soundgarden, prods.; Jason Corsaro, eng. DDD. TT: 70:12

VIVALDI: The Four Seasons
Enrico Onofri, violin; Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 4509 97671-2 (CD). 1994. Wolfgang Mohr, prod.; Lucienne Rosset, eng. DDD. TT: 60:46

THE BAND: The Band
Capitol STAO-132 (LP). 1969. The Band, John Simon, prods.; Joe Zagarino, Tony May, engs.; Robert Ludwig, mastering. AAA. TT: 44:01

JOHN LENNON: Plastic Ono Band
Apple (UK) PCS 7124 (LP).1970. John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector, prods.; Phil MacDonald, Richard Lush, John Lickie, Andy Stevens, Eddie, engs. AAA. TT: 38:42

THE NATIONAL: Alligator
Beggars Banquet BBQCD 241 (CD). 2005. Peter Katis, prod., eng.; Paul Mahajan, eng. AAD. TT: 48:05

HOT SNAKES: Automatic Midnight
Sympathy for the Record Industry/Swami SFTRI 602/SWA 2002 (CD). 2000. John Reis, prod. AAD. TT: 45:43

DEADICATED: Various Artists
Los Lobos, Bruce Hornsby & the Range, the Harshed Mellows, Elvis Costello, Suzanne Vega, Dwight Yoakam, Warren Zevon, David Lindley, Dan Baird, Indigo Girls, Lyle Lovett, Cowboy Junkies, Midnight Oil, Burning Spear, Dr. John, Jane's Addiction, Estimated Prophet
Arista ARCD 7822-18669-2 (CD). 2004. Ralph Soll, prod.; Roy Loft, eng. DDD. TT: 74:46

JEFF GBUREK: Energariums
Nurnichtnur LC 05245 (CD). 2004. Dieter Schlensog, prod. DDD. TT: 59:52

THE BEE GEES: Odessa
Polydor B25-451 (CD). 1969. Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees, prods.; P. Wade, E. Sharp, A. Barber, engs. AAD. TT: 62:31

XTC: Skylarking
Geffen 24117 (CD). 1986. Todd Rundgren, prod. AAD? TT: 46:50

CREAM: Royal Albert Hall, London May 2-3-5-6 2005
Reprise/Rhino R2 970421 (2 DVD-Vs). 2005. Martyn Atkins, video dir.; John Beug, exec. prod.; James Pluta, Scooter Weintraub, video prods.; William Bullen, video edit.; Simon Climie, audio prod.; Mick Guzauskie, audio mix; Bob Ludwig, audio mastering. Linear PCM (16-bit/48kHz) two-channel, DTS Surround & Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtracks. DDD. TT: 2:10:00

DARKO RUNDEK & CARGO ORKESTAR: Ruke
Piranha CD-PIR1894 (CD). 2004. Isabel, prod.; Darko Rundek, Vedran Peternal, Dani Pervan, prods., engs.; Davor Rocco, eng. DDD. TT: 58:43 audio + 4:38 video

KEB' MO': Peace... Back By Popular Demand
Okeh/Epic EK 92687 (CD). 2004. Keb' Mo', prod.; Mark Johnson, eng.; Stephen Marsh, mastering. DDD. TT: 39:47

THE CRICKETS: Bubblegum, Bop, Ballads & Boogies
Jerry Allison, drums, vocals; Sonny Curtis, guitars, lead vocals; Rick Grech, bass, vocals; Glen D. Hardin, keyboards, vocals; Joe Osborn, bass; Jimmy Karstein, congas
Philips 6308 149 (LP). 1973. Bob Montgomery, prod.; Roger Wake, eng. AAA.

DAVID JOHANSEN AND THE HARRY SMITHS: Shaker
Chesky JD236 (CD). 2001. David Chesky, Brian Koonin, prods.; Barry Wolifson, eng.; Nicholas Prout, editing, mastering. DDD. TT: 54:02

RICHARD JOHNSTON: Foot Hill Stomp
Tornado FRTC 001 (CD). 2001. Richard Johnston, prod.; Brad Webb, eng. AAD. TT: 46:20

JOHN SIMON: John Simon's Album
water 145 (CD). 1970/2005. John Simon, orig. prod.; many orig. engs.; Pat Thomas, reissue prod.; Gary Hobish, remastering. AAD. TT: 39:37

ZELENKA: Trio Sonatas
Heinz Holliger, Maurice Bourgue, oboe; Klaus Thunemann, bassoon; Thomas Zehetmair, violin; Jonathan Rubin, lute; Klaus Stoll, double bass; Christiane Jaccottet, harpsichord
ECM New Series 1671/72 (2 CDs). 1999. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Stephan Schellmann, eng. DDD. TT: 99:03

VIVALDI: Bajazet
Ildebrando d'Arcangelo, Bajazet; David Daniels, Tamerlano; Patrizia Ciofi, Idaspe; Viveca Genaux, Irene; Marijana Mijanovic, Asteria; Elina Garanca, Andronico; Europa Galante, Fabio Bondi
Virgin 5 45676 2 (2 CDs, 1 DVD). 2005. Nicolas Bartholomée, prod.; Frédéric Briant, eng. DDD. TT: 2:26:26

MOZART: Piano Sonatas
Piano Sonatas in a & F, K.310 & K.533/494; March in C, K.408; Courante in E-flat, K.399; Gigue in G, K.574; Rondo in a, K.511
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 79831-2 (CD). 2005. Max Wilcox, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 59:32

THE COMPLETE NORMAN GRANZ JAM SESSIONS
Count Basie, Louie Bellson, Ray Brown, Benny Carter, Buddy DeFranco, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Wardell Gray, Lionel Hampton, J.C. Heard, Johnny Hodges, Illinois Jacquet, Barney Kessel, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Buddy Rich, Charlie Shavers, Willie Smith, Ben Webster
Verve B0003252-02 QS01 (5 mono CDs). 1952–54/2000. Norman Granz, prod.; various uncredited engs.; Bob Irwin, Jayme Pieruzzi, Kip Smith, remastering. A?D. TT: 4:51:25

DAVID GRAY: White Ladder
RCA 69351-2 (CD). 1999/2001. David Gray, Clune, Polson, prods.; Lestyn, Jon Bailey, George Holt, engs. ??D. TT: 54:24

SUFJAN STEVENS: Illinois
Asthmatic Kitty AKR014 (CD). 2005. Sufjan Stevens, prod., eng.; Alan Douches, mastering. ADD. TT: 74:15

SILVER JEWS: Tanglewood Numbers
Drag City DC297 (CD). 2005. David Berman, prod.; Mark Nevers, David Henry, engs.; Joe Funderburk, John St. West, mix; Roger Seibel, mastering; Avi Korice, replication. ADD. TT: 34:51

LAURIE ANDERSON: Life on a String
Nonesuch 79539-2 (CD). 2001. Laurie Anderson, Hal Wilner, prods.; Martin Brumbach et al, engs. DDD. TT: 44:24

A3: Exile on Coldharbour Lane
Elemental ELM-40CD, 5 023469 004025 (CD). 1997. Matthew Vaughan, prod.; John Wilkinson, eng. DDD? TT: 62:47

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS: Damn the Torpedoes
MCA 112399 (CD). 1979/2001. Tom Petty, Jimmy Iovine, prods.; Shelly Yakus, eng.; Greg Calbi, mastering; Joe Gastwirt, remastering. AAD. TT: 36:35

PATTI SMITH: Gone Again
Arista 07822-18747-2 (CD). 1996. Malcolm Burn, prod., eng.; Lenny Kaye, prod.; Brian Sperber, eng.; Greg Calbi, mastering. AAD. TT: 55:58

JOE HENRY: Scar
Joe Henry, guitar, vocals; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Marc Ribot, guitar; Brad Mehldau, piano; David Piltch, Me'shell Ndegeocello, bass; Brian Blade, drums; others
Mammoth 65507-2 (CD). 2001. Joe Henry, Craig Street, prods.; S. Husky Hoskulds, eng. DDD. TT: 58:05

THELONIOUS MONK/JOHN COLTRANE: Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
John Coltrane, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Ahmed Abdul-Malik, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums
Thelonious/Blue Note 3 35173 2 (mono CD). 1957/2005. T.S. Monk, Michael Cuscuna, prods.; Harry Hochberg, orig. eng. AAD. TT: 51:37

THE PENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA: A History
Virgin PCOBOX1 (4 CDs). 1976–2001/2002. Simon Jeffes, prod.; various engs.; Ray Staff, remastering. AAD. TT: 4:03:00

HEARTLESS BASTARDS: Stairs and Elevators
Fat Possum FFP1019 (CD). 2005. No prod. credited; Stephen Girton, Chris Coady, Bruce Watson, engs. DDD. TT: 43:00

KRAFTWERK: Minimum/Maximum
EMI ASW 60611 (2 CDs). Ralf Hutter, Florian Schneider, prods.; Fritz Hilpert, Henning Schmitz, engs. DDD. TT: 2:00:51

TOM WAITS: Real Gone
Anti 88678-2 (CD). 2004. Tom Waits, prod.; Mark Howard, Gavin Lurssen, engs. AAD? TT: 72:09

LEWIS TAYLOR: Stoned
Hacktone/Shout! Factory DK 37422 (CD). 2005. David Gorman, Michael Nieves, Lewis Taylor, Sabrina Smyth, prods.; Randy Perry, remastering. AAD. TT: 59:13

KATE BUSH: Aerial
Columbia 82796-97772-2 (2 CDs). 2005. Kate Bush, prod.; Del Palmer, eng., mix. AAD. TT: 77:16

MAHLER: Symphony 1, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Christofer Maltman, baritone; Benjamin Zander, Philharmonia Orchestra
Telarc 2SACD-60628 (2 SACDs). 2005. Elaine Martone, David St. George, prods.; Jack Renner, eng. DDD. TT: 68:33 (plus 79:06 discussion disc)

PROKOFIEV: Alexander Nevsky (Complete Film Music)
Marina Domaschenko, mezzo-soprano; Ernst-Senff-Chor; Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Frank Strobel
Capriccio 71014 (SACD). 2004. Maria Gratzel, Christian Schwalbe, prods.; Wolfram Nehls, Geert Puhlmann, engs. DDD. TT: 55:56

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS: The Dirty South
New West 6058 (CD). 2004. David Barbe, prod. and eng. AAD. TT: 70:42

SACRED STEEL: Traditional Sacred African-American Steel Guitar Music in Florida
Various artists
Arhoolie 450 (CD). 1997. Robert Stone, prod.; no eng. listed. AAD. TT: 74:29

? AND THE MYSTERIANS: The Best of ? and the Mysterians: Cameo Parkway 1966–1967
ABKCO 18771-92322 (CD). 1966–67/2005. Neil Bogart, Bob Reno, Beau Gentry, Ritchie Cordell, original prods.; Gregg Geller, Jody H. Klein, Teri Landi, reissue prods.; Bill Cooper, eng.; Bob Ludwig, mastering. AAD. TT: 67:58

THE MOVE: Message from the Country
EMI 30342 (CD). 1971/2005. Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne, prods.; Rob Caiger, reissue prod.; Peter Mew, remastering. AAD. TT: 76:19

STEVE EARLE: Transcendental Blues
E-Squared/Artemis 751033-2 (CD). 2000. Twangtrust, prods., mix; Hank Williams, mastering. AAD? TT: 49:56

THE NEVILLE BROTHERS: Yellow Moon
A&M 5240 (CD). 1989. Daniel Lanois, prod., mix; Malcolm Burn, eng., mix; George Horn, mastering. AAD. TT: 53:03

BRAHMS: Violin Sonatas 1–3
Szymon Goldberg, violin; Artur Balsam, piano
Testament SBT 1357 (mono CD). 1953/2005. Prod., eng. unknown. ADD. TT: 68:58

CHOPIN: Mazurkas, Waltzes, and Other Dances
Arthur Schoonderwoerd, fortepiano
Alpha 040 (CD). 2005. Hugues Deschaux, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 66:15

KEITH JARRETT, GARY PEACOCK, JACK DEJOHNETTE: The Out-of-Towners
Keith Jarrett, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums
ECM 1900 (CD). 2001. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Martin Pearson, eng. DDD. TT: 68:11

HANK MOBLEY: Soul Station
Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums
Blue Note 4 95343 (CD). 1960/1999. Alfred Lion, orig. prod.; Rudy Van Gelder, orig. eng., remastering; Michael Cuscuna, reissue prod. AAD. TT: 37:33

THE RADIATORS: Law of the Fish
Epic ESK 40888 (CD). 1987. Rodney Mills, prod., eng. ADD. TT: 45:58

THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND: East West
Elektra/Asylum 7315-2 (CD). 1966/1987. Paul Rothchild, Mark Abramson, prods.; Barry Friedman, eng. AAD. TT: 44:55

POULENC: Figure humaine
Choral Music: Sept chansons, Un soir de neige, Figure humaine, Quatre petites prières de saint Francois de Assise, Chanson à boire
Daniel Reuss, RIAS-Kammerchor
Harmonia Mundi HMC 901872 (CD). 2005. Florian B. Schmidt, prod.; Henri Thaon, eng. DDD. TT: 53:40

MARIE-NICOLE LEMIEUX: L'heure Exquise
Songs by Enesco, Hahn, Chausson, Debussy
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto; Daniel Blumenthal, piano
Naïve V 5022 (CD). 2005. Jean-Pierre Loisil, prod.; Pierre-Antoine Signoret, eng. DDD. TT: 65:05

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JEFF BUCKLEY: Grace
Columbia CK 57538 (CD). 1994. Andy Wallace, prod., eng., mix. AAD. TT: 51:48

J.S. BACH: Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin
John Holloway, baroque violin
ECM New Series 1909/1910 (2 CDs). 2006. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Stephan Schellmann, eng. DDD. TT: 2:12:40

FEAR: The Record
Slash/Rhino R2 79941 (CD). 1982/2000. Gary Lubow and FEAR, prods.; Gary Lubow and Bruce Barris, engs. Mastered for CD by Eddy Schreyer and Future Disk. AAD?. TT: 31:40
 

ROBERT WYATT: Rock Bottom
Hannibal (Rykodisc) 1426 (CD). 1974/1992. Nick Mason, prod.; Steve Cox and Dick Plamer, engs. ADD?. TT: 39:31

JIMMY ROGERS: Ludella
Antone's ANT0012 (CD) 1990. Clifford Antone, exec. prod.; Kim Wilson, prod.; Derek O'Brien, asst. prod. No engs. listed. ADD? TT: 52:27

MARCIA BALL, LOU ANN BARTON, ANGELA STREHLI: Dreams Come True
Antone's ANT0014 (CD). 1990. Clifford Antone, exec prod.; Mac Rebennack, prod.; Stuart Sullivan, eng.; Joe Gracey, Larry Soyer, Spencer Starnes, asst. engs. ADD? TT: 40:22
 

LOVE THAT LOUIE: The Louie Louie Files
Various artists
Ace CDCHD 844 (CD). 2002. Alec Palao, prod.; Nick Robbins, mastering. AAD. TT: 72:34

MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT: Avalon Blues: The Complete 1928 Okeh Recordings
Columbia/Legacy CK 64986 (CD). 1996. Lawrence Cohn, prod.; David Mitson, mastering. AAD. TT: 38:17

VANGELIS: Oceanic
East/West 0630 16761 2 (German CD). 1996. Vangelis, prod.; Phillippe Colonna, eng. DDD? TT: 50:41

PARTCH: Delusion of the Fury
Danlee Mitchell, Ensemble of Unique Instruments
Columbia M2 30576 (2 LPs), innova 406 (CD). 1971/1997. John McClure, prod.; Jack Lattig, Ed Michalski, engs. AAA/ADD. TT: 72:08

PAUL HILLIER & NIGEL NORTH: The Rags of Time
Paul Hillier, baritone; Nigel North, lute, guitar
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907257 (CD). 2002. Robina G. Young, prod.; Brad Michael, eng. DDD. TT: 64:31

KRAFTWERK: Tour de France Soundtracks
Astrelwerks ASW0178-2 (CD). 2003. Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider, prods.; Fritz Hilpert, eng. DDD? TT: 53:93

MARY McCASLIN: Old Friends
Philo 1046 (CD). 1977/1996. Mary McCaslin, Jim Ringer, prods.; Michael Couture, eng. AAD. TT: 35:37

ARTHUR BLYTHE: Lenox Avenue Breakdown
Arthur Blythe, alto sax; James Newton, flute; Bob Stewart, tuba; James "Blood" Ulmer, guitar; Cecil McBee, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Guillermo Franco, percussion
Koch Jazz KOC-CD-7871 (CD). 1979. Bob Thiele, prod.; Doug Epstein, eng. AAD.? TT: 41:58

THE LEMONHEADS: Come On Feel the Lemonheads Atlantic 82537-2 (CD). 1993. Evan Dando, prod.; The Robb Bros., prods., engs. AAD? TT: 54:36

PAVEMENT: Wowee Zowee: Sordid Sentinels Edition
Matador OLE 722 (2 CDs). 1995/2006. Doug Easley, Davis McCain, Mark Venezia, prods., engs.; Bryce Goggins, mix. AAD? TT: 96:39

FRANK HEWITT: Fresh from the Cooler
Frank Hewitt, piano; Ari Roland, bass; Jimmy Lovelace, drums
Smalls SRCD-0016 (CD). 2006. Luke Kaven, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 64:03

AMINA FIGAROVA: September Suite
Amina Figarova, piano, composer, arranger; Bart Platteau, flute, B-flat flute, alto flute, bass flute; Nico Schepers, trumpet, flugelhorn; Kurt van Herck, tenor sax; Wiro Mahieu, bass; Chris Strik, drums
Munich 215-2021 (CD). 2005. Amina Figarova, Bart Platteau, prods.; Paul Pouwer, eng. DDD? TT: 61:31

MARIO LANZA: Live from London
Mario Lanza, tenor; Constantine Collinicos, piano
RCA Victor 61884-2 (CD). 1958/1994. Chick Crumpacker, remastering prod.; Dick Baxter, remastering eng. AAD. TT: 55:22

GEORGE LONDON: Spirituals
George London, bass-baritone; Carl Michaelski, Orchestra of the Bavarian State Radio; Singgemeinschaft Rudolf Lamy; Eugen Cymbalistij, chorusmaster
Deutsche Grammophon 00289 477 6193 (CD). 2006. Heinz Wildhagen, eng. AAD. TT: 40:14

KING CRIMSON: In the Court of the Crimson King
Discipline Global DGM0501 (CD). 1969/2004. King Crimson, prods.; Robin Thompson, Tony Page, engs. AAD. TT: 43:48

EDWARD ELGAR: Violin Concerto
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending
Hilary Hahn, violin; Sir Colin Davis, London Symphony Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 00289 474 8732 (SACD/CD). 2004. Thomas Frost, prod.; Stephan Flock, Sam O'Kell, engs. DDD. TT: 60:06

RY COODER & V.M. BHATT: A Meeting by the River
Water Lily Acoustics WLA-CS-29-CD (CD). 1993. Kavichandran Alexander, prod., eng.; Jayant Shah, co-prod. AAD. TT: 39:48

JERRY GARCIA: Garcia
Rhino R2 78063-A (CD). 1972/2004. Bob Matthews, Betty Cantor, prods., engs.; Ram Rod, Bill Kreutzmann, prods.; James Austin, David Gans, Blair Jackson, reissue prods. ADD? TT: 77:06

THE BLACK CROWES: Amorica
American 43001-2 (CD). 1994. Jack Joseph Puig, prod., eng.; Jeff Sheehan, eng. DDD. TT: 54:11

ALICE IN CHAINS: Jar of Flies
Columbia CK 57628 (CD). 1993. Alice in Chains, prods.; Toby Wright, eng. DDD. TT: 30:51

JOANNA NEWSOM: Ys
Drag City DC 303 (2 180gm LPs/CD). 2006. Joanna Newsom, Van Dyke Parks, prods.; Steve Albini, Tim Boyle, engs. AAA/AAD

SCOTT WALKER: The Drift
4AD CAD 2603 (2 180gm LPs/CD). 2006. Scott Walker, Peter Walsh, prods. AAA/AAD

THE MENDOZA LINE: Lost in Revelry
Misra MSR011 (CD). 2002. Ray Ketchem, Jerry Kee, Peter Langland-Hassan, prods.; Dave Steele, mastering. AAD? TT: 48:11

JAMES: Laid
Fontana/Mercury 314 514 943-2 (CD). 1993. Brian Eno, prod.; Benedict Fenner, eng., mix; Markus Dravs, mix; Steve "Doc" Williams, eng.; Ben "Jude" Findlay, asst. eng. AAD? TT: 55:39

KEITH JARRETT: The Carnegie Hall Concert
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 1989/1990 (2 CDs). 2006. Keith Jarrett, Manfred Eicher, prods.; Martin Pearson, eng. DDD. TT: 110:23

FELIX HELL: Organ Sensation
Felix Hell, organ
Reference Recordings RR-101CD (HDCD). 2003. J. Tamblyn Henderson, prod.; Keith O. Johnson, eng. DDD. TT: 59:52

PHILLY SUPER SOUL HITS: Various Artists
Epic/Legacy EK 85937 (CD). Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, prods.; various engs. AAD. TT: 76:05

BAD BRAINS: Rock for Light
Caroline 1613 (CD). 1983/1991. Ric Ocasek, prod.; Ian Taylor, eng. AAD? TT: 42:02

JAMES HUNTER: People Gonna Talk
Rounder 11661-2187-2 (CD). 2006. Liam Watson, prod., eng.; Noel Summerville, mastering. AAD. TT: 41:01

San Francisco Psychedelia Bonanza
QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE: Quicksilver Messenger Service
Capitol CDP 7 91126 2 (CD). 1968/1994. AAD.
SONS OF CHAMPLIN: Loosen Up Naturally
Acadia ACA 8067 (CD). 1969/2003. AAD.
H.P. LOVECRAFT: Two Classic Albums from H.P. Lovecraft (I & II)
UMG 314542821-2 (CD). 1967–68/2000. AAD.
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY: It's a Beautiful Day
San Francisco Sound SFS 11790 DA (CD). 1969/2001. AAD

MILES DAVIS: Kind of Blue
Miles Davis, trumpet; Cannonball Adderley, alto sax; John Coltrane, tenor sax; Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Jimmy Cobb, drums
Columbia CS 8163 (original "six-eye" or "360 Sound" LP), Columbia/Classic CS 8163 "45 series" (two 45rpm LPs). 1959/1997. Teo Maceo, prod.; Fred Plaut, eng.. AAA. TT: 45:53

BILL EVANS: Waltz for Debby
Bill Evans, piano; Scott LaFaro, bass; Paul Motian, drums
Riverside 9399 (original LP), Analogue Productions APJ-009 (LP). 1961/1997. Orrin Keepnews, prod.; David Jones, eng.; Doug Sax, remastering. AAA

JOHNNY RIVERS: L.A. Reggae
BGO BGOCD676 (CD). 1972/2005. Johnny Rivers, prod.; Joe Sidore, eng., mix; Andrew Thompson, remastering. AAD. TT: 42:17

NUGGETS: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965–1968
Various Artists
Rhino UK/Elektra 5101-12419-2 (CD). 1972/2006. Compiled by Lenny Kaye; various prods., engs.; Alan Silverman, remastering. AAD. TT: 76:31

RAMEAU: Une symphonie imaginaire
Excerpts from Zaïs, Castor et Pollux, Les Fêtes d'Hébé, Dardanus, La Temple de la Gloire, Les Boréades, La Naissance d'Osiris, Platée, Hippolyte et Aricie, Les Indes galantes
Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre
Archiv B0004478-02 (CD). 2005. Marita Prohmann, prod.; Mark Buecker, Reinhard Lagermann, engs. DDD. TT: 56:25

MOZART: La Clemenza di Tito
Mark Padmore, Tito; Alexandra Pendatchanska, Vitellia; Sunhae Im, Servilia; Bernarda Fink, Sesto; Marie-Claude Chappuis, Annio; Sergio Foresti, Publio; RIAS Kammerchor Freiburger Barockorchester; René Jacobs
Harmonia Mundi HMU 801923.24 (2 CDs). 2006. Dr. Richard Lorber, prod.; René Möller, eng. DDD. TT: 2:15:00

LAURIDSEN: Nocturnes
Mid-Winter Songs; Les chansons des roses; I will lift up mine eyes; O come, let us sing unto the Lord; Ave, dulcissima Maria; Nocturnes Stephen Layton, Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia (Mid-Winter Songs); Andrew Lumsden, organ (O come, let us sing unto the Lord); Morten Lauridsen, piano (Les chansons des roses, Nocturnes), finger cymbals (Ave, dulcissima Maria)
Hyperion CDA67580 (CD). 2007. Adrian Peacock, prod.; Simon Eadon, eng. DDD. TT: 67:15

PAUL DESMOND: Desmond Blue
Paul Desmond, alto sax; Jim Hall, guitar; strings arranged & conducted by Bob Prince
Classic Compact Discs LSPCD 2438 (24-K gold CD). 1961/1997. George Avakian, prod.; Ray Hall, eng. A?D. TT: 37:21
Bluebird/RCA 63898-2 (CD with bonus tracks). 1961/2002. A?D. TT: 66:00

EDITORS: The Back Room
Fader Label FL-0905-2 (CD). 2005. Jim Abbiss, prod.; Loz Brazil, Cenzo Townshend, engs. TT: 43:42

TV ON THE RADIO: Return to Cookie Mountain
4AD/Interscope CAD 2607 (CD). 2006. David Sitek, prod.; Chris Moore, eng. AAD? TT: 55:31

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA: Live Manchester and Dublin
Rubyworks RWXCD12 (CD). 2004. Rodrigo y Gabriela, prods.; Graham Higgins, Ciaran Hopkins, engs. DDD. TT: 36:56

NITIN SAWHNEY: Beyond Skin
Outcaste CASTE9CD (CD). 1999. Nitin Sawhney, prod., eng.; Tony Ekononmedes, eng. DDD. TT: 58:28

HOODOO GURUS: Stoneage Romeos
HG/Virtual HG-1 (CD). 1984/2004. Alan Thorne, prod., eng.; Don Bartley, remastering. AAD. TT: 46:28

THE SCIENTISTS: Absolute
Sub Pop SP-106b (CD). 1991. Chris Logan, Peter Watts, Paul Delnoy, Richard Mazda, Scientists, prods. and engs. AAD. TT: 62:01

RON CARTER: Blues Farm
Ron Carter, bass, piccolo bass; Hubert Laws, flute; Richard Tee, Bob James, piano, keyboards; Sam Brown, Gene Bertoncini, electric guitar; Billy Cobham, drums; Ralph McDonald, percussion
Epic/Legacy//CTI 5127862 (CD). 1973/2003. Creed Taylor, prod.; Rudy Van Gelder, eng. AAD. TT: 36:35

STEPHEN STILLS: Manassas
Atlantic 82808-2 (2 CDs). 1972/1995. Stephen Stills, Chris Hillman, Dallas Taylor, prods.; Ronnie Albert, Howard Albert, engs. AAD. TT: 72:00

BEETHOVEN: Variations
33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli in C, Op.120; 32 Variations on an Original Theme in c, WoO 80
Robert Silverman, piano
Stereophile STPH017-2 (CD). 2006. Robert Silverman, prod.; John Atkinson, prod., eng., digital editing, mastering; Graemme Brown, Ray Kimber, Brett Terry, engs. DDD. TT: 68:03

JOHN COLTRANE: One Down, One Up: Live at the Half Note
John Coltrane, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums
Impulse! 238002 (2 CDs). 2005. Allan Tucker, mastering eng. AAD. TT: 85:37

RADIO I CHING: Last Kind Words
Andy Haas, soprano & alto sax, fife, morsing, live electronics; Don Fiorino, guitar, lap steel, banjo, lotar; Dee Pop, drums, percussion
Resonantmusic 002 (CD). 2006. Radio I Ching, prods. DDD. TT: 58:48

WEATHER REPORT: Forecast: Tomorrow
Columbia/Legacy 82876855702 (3 CDs, 1 DVD). 2006. Bob Belden, Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, prods. (CD); Westdeutscher Rundfunk, prods.; various engs. (DVD). AAD. TT: 3:43:43

PENDERECKI: Credo
Harasimowicz-Haas, Pasiecznik, sopranos; Rehlis, alto; Zdunikowski, tenor; Tesarowicz, bass; Polish Radio & National Philharmonic Choirs, Cracow Philharmonic Boys Choir, National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Krzysztof Penderecki
Polskie Radio PR SACD 1 (SACD). 2006. Andresej Lipinski, eng. DDD. TT: 49:51

TALKING HEADS: Brick
Rhino 08122 74722 2 1 (8 DualDiscs). 1977–1988/2005. Talking Heads, Andy Zaks, prods.; E.T. Thorngren, Jerry Harrison, multichannel remix; Ted Jenson, mastering. Full list of contents at http://talking-heads.net/brick.html. ADD. TT: 451:00

THE BAND: Music from Big Pink
Capitol 72435-25390 2 (CD). 1968/2000. John Simon, prod.; Don Hahn, Tony May, Rex Updegraft, Shelly Yakus, engs.; Cheryl Pawelski, Andrew Sandoval, Dick Hirthe, reissue prods., compilers; Dan Hersch, remastering. AAD. TT: 74:05

DAVE ALVIN: Ashgrove
Yep Rock 2075 (CD). 2004. Greg Leisz, prod., Mark Linett, eng. AAD. TT: 52:18

HUSSEIN EL MASRY: Between the Nile and the Ganges
Hussein El Masry, lute; Narendra Bataju, sitar; Adel Shams El-Din, Hanif Khan, percussion
Institut du Monde Arabe 321021 (CD). No prods., engs..listed. 2000. DDD. TT: 53:53

GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR: Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven!
Kranky Krank 043 (2 CDs), Constellation CST 012 (2 LPs). GYBE, prods. & engs. 2000. TT: 91:23

LITTLE DIESEL: No Lie
Telstar TR 051 (CD). 2006. Chris Stamey, Little Diesel, prods., engs. AAD. TT: 48:33

BOBBY CHARLES: An Introduction to Bobby Charles
Fuel 2000 (CD). 2006. Tony Rounce, reissue prod. AAD. TT: 49:44

ARLEEN AUGÉR: Love Songs
Arleen Augér, soprano; Dalton Baldwin, piano
Delos DE 3029 (CD). 1988. Amelia S. Haygood, Carol Rosenberger, prods.; Adam Stern, Bejun Mehta, coprods.; John M. Earle, eng.; Andrew Dawson, asst. eng. DDD. TT: 68:26

MAHLER: Symphony 2
Lisa Milne, soprano; Birgit Remmert, alto; Hungarian Radio Choir, Kálmán Strausz, chorusmaster; Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer
Channel Classics CCS SA 23506 (2 SACD/CDs). 2006. Hein Dekkier, prod., eng.; C. Jared Sacks, eng. DSD. TT: 81:52

FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE: Welcome Interstate Managers
S-Curve/Virgin 5 90875 2 (CD). 2003. Mike Denneen, prod., eng.; Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood, prods. AAD? TT: 55:10

LOVE: Forever Changes
Elektra Traditions/Rhino 8122 73537 2 (CD). 1967/2001. Arthur Lee, orig. prod.; Bruce Botnick, orig. prod., eng. Bonus tracks: Arthur Lee, prod.; John Haeny, eng. AAD? TT: 74:24

FRANCK: Music for Piano and Strings
Prelude, Fugue & Variation; Prelude, Chorale & Fugue; Piano Quintet
Alice Ader, piano; Ensemble Ader
Fuga Liberra FUG 509 (CD). 2005. Armin Fimolizmande, prod.; Franck Rossi, eng. DDD. TT: 70:17

J.S. BACH: Goldberg Variations
Celine Frisch, harpsichord
Alpha 014 (2 CDs). 2001. Hugues Deschaux, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 102:10

JUNE TABOR & THE OYSTER BAND: Freedom and Rain
Rykodisc CD-10194 (CD). 1990. Oyster Band, prods.; John Ravenhall, eng. AAD. TT: 38:57

What's Shakin'
The Butterfield Blues Band, Al Kooper, Eric Clapton & The Powerhouse, The Lovin' Spoonful, Tom Rush
Collectors' Choice Music WWSUN151671 (CD). 1966/2005. Gordon Anderson, prod.; no eng. listed. ADD. TT: 38:33

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ELGAR: Violin Concerto
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending

Hilary Hahn, violin; London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis
Deutsche Grammophon 28947-48732-6 (multichannel SACD/CD). 2004. Martin Engstroem, Thomas Frost, prods.; Stephan Flock, balance eng., stereo & surround mixes; Sam O'Kell, eng. DDD. TT: 66:10

VAN MORRISON: Live at the Grand Opera House Belfast
Mercury 422 818 336-2 (CD). 1984. Van Morrison, prod.; Mick Glossop, eng., mix; Chris Blake, David Chapman, asst. engs. AAD. TT: 52:05

PAW: Dragline
A&M 31454 0065 2 (CD). 1993. Paw, prods.; Mr. Colson, prod., eng.; Doug Erickson, eng.; Andy Wallace, mix. AAD? TT: 50:29

FRANK SINATRA: Sinatra and Sextet: Live in Paris
Reprise 45487-2 (CD). 1962/1994. Joe McEwen, James Isaacs, A&R; Molly-Reeve Morrison, project coordination; Lee Hirschberg, digital editing, mastering. AAD? TT: 74:04

KING COLE TRIO: Hit That Jive: 1936–1946
Nat "King" Cole, piano, vocals; Oscar Moore, guitar; Wesley Prince, Johnny Miller, bass; Lee Young, Jack "the Bear" Parker, drums. Track 1 only: Tommy Thompson, Bill Wright, saxophones; Kenneth Roane, trumpet; Eddie Cole, bass; Jimmy Adams, drums.
Jazz Legends JAZ 2006 (CD). 2004. William D. Tennant, exec. prod.; Scott Yanow, compiler; Steve Pringle, remastering. AAD? TT: 60:21

JOÃO GILBERTO: The Legendary João Gilberto
João Gilberto, vocals, guitar; Antonio Carlos Jobim, piano; others
World Pacific CDP 7 93891 2 (CD). 1990. Aloysio de Oliveira, Ismael Corràa, orig. prods.; Ron McMaster, remastering. AAD. TT: 75:50

THE BIRD AND THE BEE: The Bird and the Bee
Metro Blue/Blue Note 3 68251 2 (CD). 2006. Greg Kurstin, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 35:48

ARVO PÄRT: Fratres, Tabula Rasa, Cantus
Gidon Kremer, Tatjana Grindenko, violin; Keith Jarrett, piano; Alfred Schnittke, prepared piano; 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic; Dennis Russell Davies, Staatsorchester Stuttgart; Saulus Sondeckis, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
ECM New Series 1275 (CD). 1984. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Heinz Wildhagen, Peter Laenger, Eberhard Sengpiel, Dieter Frobeen, engs. DDD. TT: 54:39

PARKS AND RECREATION: What Was She Doing On the Shore That Night?
Hush HUSH059 2006 (CD). Michael Johnson, prod.; Adam Selzer, eng. DDD? TT: 33:14

THE TRIFFIDS: Born Sandy Devotional
Domino DNO103 (CD). 1986/2006. Gil Norton, prod.; Nick Mainsbridge., eng. AAD? TT: 42:32 
 

CARLA BLEY: The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu
Carla Bley, piano; Andy Sheppard, soprano & tenor saxophones; Paolo Fresu, trumpet, flugelhorn; Steve Swallow, bass; Billy Drummond, drums
WATT 34 (CD). 2007. Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, prods.; Gérard de Haro, Nicolas Baillard, engs. DDD. TT: 55:53

LARS DANIELSSON: Libera Me
Lars Danielsson, acoustic bass, cello, piano, guitar, samples, arr.; David Liebman, soprano saxophone; Nils Petter Molvaer, trumpet; Carsten Dahl, piano; Tobias Sjögren, guitar; Jon Christensen, drums, percussion; Xavier Desandre-Navarre, percussion; Anders Kjellberg, cymbals; Jan Bang, samples; Cëcilie Norby, vocals; DR Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Frans Rasmussen, conductor
ACT 9800-2 (multichannel SACD/CD). 2004. Lars Danielsson, prod., eng.; Jan Erik Kongshaug, Peter Juul Kristensen, Lars Nilsson, Jonas Sandwall, Suzanne Desandre-Navarre, engs. DDD? TT: 64:18

LAURIE ANDERSON: Life on a String
Nonesuch 79539-2 (CD). 2001. Laurie Anderson, Hal Willner, prods.; Martin Brumbach et al, engs.; Robert C. Ludwig, mastering. DDD. TT: 44:12

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL: Absolute Originals
Analogue Productions APP CCR7 (8 LPs, 45rpm). 1967–71/2004. Saul Zaentz, John Fogerty, Creedence, orig. prods.; Chad Kassem, reissue prod.; Kevin Gray, Steve Hoffman, remastering. AAA. TT: 101:31

MEASHA BRüGGERGOSMAN: Surprise
Music by Bolcom, Satie, Schoenberg
Measha Brüggergosman, soprano; William Bolcom, piano; BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson
Deutsche Grammophon 4776589 (CD). 2007. Sid McLaughlan, prod.; Neil Pemberton, Rainer Maillard, engs. DDD. TT: 60:22

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE: Original Broadway Cast
Music & Lyrics by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison
Phil Reno, conductor
Ghostlight 7915584411-2 (CD). 2006. Joel Moss, prod., eng.; Kurt Deutsch, prod. DDD. TT: 53:19

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto 1
Clifford Curzon, piano; London Symphony Orchestra, George Szell
Decca/Speakers Corner SXL 6023 (LP). 1962. AAA. TT: 48:15 (Also available on CD: Decca 417 641-2, ADD.)

DE LA SOUL: 3 Feet High and Rising
Tommy Boy TBCD 1019 (CD). 1989. Prince Paul, De La Soul, prods.; Sue "In the House" Fisher, Bob "The Amazing" Coulter, Dan "Bust a Harmony" Miller, Chris Irwin, engs. AAD? TT: 67:18

MY BLOODY VALENTINE: Loveless
Sire 26759-2 (CD). 1991. Kevin Shields, Colm O'Ciosoig, prods.; various engs. AAD? TT: 48:36

BECK: Guero
Geffen B0000 3481-02 (CD). 2005. Beck, Mike Simpson, The Dust Brothers, Tony Hoffer, prods.,
engs. DDD. TT: 46:50

WHAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS: Trying to Never Catch Up
Barsuk BARK57 (CD). 2006. Michael Kingcaid, Drew Patrizi, Jim Eno, prods., engs.; Lars Goransson, prod.; Matthew Barnhart, eng. DDD. TT: 48:23

ANTILL: Corroboree
GINASTERA: Panamb°

Eugene Goossens, London Symphony Orchestra
Everest/Classic SDBR-3003 (200gm LP). 1958/2007. Harry Belock, prod.; Bert Whyte, eng.; Bernie Grundman, remastering. AAA. TT: ca 40:00

ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS: A Night in Tunisia
Art Blakey, drums; Wayne Shorter, tenor saxophone; Lee Morgan, trumpet; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass
Blue Note/Music Matters MMBST 84049 (2 stereo LPs, 45rpm, 180gm). 1960/2008. Alfred Lion, prod.; Rudy Van Gelder, eng.; Kevin Gray, Steve Hoffman, remastering. AAA. TT: ca 40:00

MARK LANEGAN BAND: Bubblegum
Beggars Banquet BBQCD237 (CD). 2004. Mark Lanegan, Chris Goss, prods.; Tracy Chisholm, Alain Johannes, Rick Will, Jonas G., Matthias Schneeburger, Aldo Struyf, David Catching, Brian Baker, Rick Miller, Rail Rogut, Pete Martinez, engs. ADD? TT: 49:14

PEDRO THE LION: Control
Jade Tree JT1072 (CD). 2002. David Bazan, Casey Foubert, Aaron Sprinkle, prods. And engs. ADD? TT: 40:23

BARTÓK: The Miraculous Mandarin
MUSSORGSKY: Night on Bald Mountain
STRAVINSKY: Le Sacre du Printemps

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Deutsche Grammophon 00289 477 5198 (multichannel SACD/CD). 2007. Valerie Gross, Sid McLauchlan, prods.; Fred Vogler, eng.; Rainer Maillard, surround mix. DDD/DSD. TT: 64:00

PIPES RHODE ISLAND
Organ music by Alain, J.S. Bach, Bossi, Buxtehude, Cook, Dunstable, Duruflé, Franck, Galuska, Howells, Messiaen, Parry, Sobaje, Widor, Wright
Patrick Aiken, James Busby, Andrew Galuska, Peter Karsinsky, Stephen Martorella, Martha Sobaje, Mark Steinbach, organ
RIAGO 101 (CD). 2007. John Marks, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 74:46 
 

KILLING JOKE: For Beginners
Caroline CAR 71711 (CD). 1980–88/2004. Various prods., engs. AAD. TT: 70:51

JOHNNY WINTER: Second Winter: Legacy Edition
Columbia/Legacy C2K 85735 (2 CDs). 1969/2004. Johnny Winter, prod.; Jerry Rappaport, reissue prod. ADD. TT: 2:07:23

CHICAGO: Chicago Transit Authority
Rhino R2 76171 (CD). 1969/2002. James William Guercio, prod.; Fred Catero, eng. AAD. TT: Does anybody really know . . . (76:36)

PINK FLOYD: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn: 40th Anniversary Edition
EMI 50999-503919-2-9 (3 CDs). 1967/2007. Norman Smith, Joe Boyd, prods.; Peter Brown, eng.; James Guthrie, Joel Plante, remastering. LSD. TT: Warped

MILES DAVIS QUINTET: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings, 1965–1968
Miles Davis, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Tony Williams, drums
Mosaic MQ10-177 (10 LPs). 1965–68/1998. Irving Townsend, Howard A. Roberts, Teo Macero, orig. prods.; Frank Laico, Fred Plaut, Stan Tonkel, orig. engs.; Michael Cuscuna, Bob Belden, reissue prods.; Mark Wilder, remix. AAD. TT: 7:21:52

SONNY ROLLINS: Our Man in Jazz
Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone; Don Cherry, pocket trumpet; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, drums
RCA LSP-2612 (LP). 1962. George Avakian, prod.; Paul Goodman, eng. AAA. TT: 48:55

THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND: Wee Tam & The Big Huge
Hannibal HNCD 4802 (2 CDs). 1968/1994. Joe Boyd, prod.; John Wood, eng. AAD. TT: 87:49

KEITH JARRETT/GARY PEACOCK/JACK DEJOHNETTE: My Foolish Heart
Keith Jarrett, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums
ECM 2021/22 (2 CDs). 2007. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Martin Pearson, eng. DDD. TT: 108:49

MESSIAEN: Turangalîla-symphonie
Garrick Ohlsson, piano; Jean Laurendeau, ondes martenot; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Hans Vonk
ARCH PTC 5186320 (CD). 2007. Thomas Drake, prod.; Paul Hennerich, eng. DDD. TT: 74:49

MONTEVERDI: L'Orfeo
Monica Piccinini, Anna Simboli, sopranos; Sara Mingardo, contralto; Furio Zanasi, Luca Dordolo, tenors; Sergio Foresti, Antonio Abete, basses; Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini
Naãve OP30439 (2 CDs). 2007. Jean-Pierre Loisil, prod.; Laure Casenave-Päre, eng. DDD. TT: 103:00

JULIE LONDON: Time for Love: The Best of Julie London
Julie London, vocals; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Leatherwood, bass; others
Rhino R2 70737 (CD). 1955–67/1991. James Austin, reissue prod.; Bill Inglot, Ken Perry, reissue engs. A?D. TT: 71:54

JULIA FORDHAM: Porcelain
Virgin America 91325-2 (CD). 1989. Julia Fordham, Grant Mitchell, prods.; Hugh Padgham, Kevin Maloney, prods., engs.; Dominic Miller, Graham Dickson, Bill Padley, engs. A?D. TT: 47:17

HENRY FIOL: Fe, Esperanza y Caridad
Henry Fiol, lead vocal; Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Lionel Sanchez, trumpets; Charlie Rodriguez, tres; Alfredo Valdes, piano; Guillermo Edghill, contrabass; Alberto Valdes, conga; Johnny Rodriguez, bongos; Roberto Torres, maracas, guiro, clave; Yayo El Indio, Ramon Rodriguez, Roberto Torres, chorus
SAR SCD-1012 (CD). 1979/1990. Roberto Torres, prod.; Jon Fausty, eng. AAD? TT: 46:49

ORQUESTA LA CONSPIRACION: Ernie's Conspiracy
Ernie Agosto, George Gentile, trumpets; Nelson Sanchez, piano; Willie Cintron, contrabass; Benito Gomez, timbales; Israel "Sabu" Martinez, bongos; Gene Golden, congas, percussion; Miguel Quintana, lead vocal; Justo Betancourt, Adalberto Santiago, chorus
Vaya/Fania FANI 7731301242 (CD). 1972/2006. Willie Colón, prod.; Jon Fausty, eng. AAD? TT: 38:49

THE SIDEWINDERS: Witchdoctor
Mammoth 9663-2-R (CD). 1989. Rich Hopkins, Dave Slutes, prods.; Eric Westfall, Steve English, engs. AAD. TT: 48:59

YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS: Colossal Youth
Domino DNO 135 (3 CDs). 1980/2007. Young Marble Giants, prods.; Dave Anderson, prod., eng. AAD. TT: 111:37

THE BAD PLUS: These Are the Vistas
Ethan Iverson, piano; Reid Anderson, bass; David King, drums
Columbia CK 87040 (CD). 2003. Tchad Blake, prod., eng.; The Bad Plus, prods.; Bob Ludwig, eng. DDD. TT: 52:35

JONI MITCHELL: Shine
Hear Music/Concord HMCD 30457 (CD). 2007. Joni Mitchell, prod.; Dan Marnien, eng. ADD? TT: 46:58

BOBBIE GENTRY: Chickasaw County Child: The Artistry of Bobbie Gentry
Shout! DK32278 (CD). 1968–74/2004. Gary Stewart, prod.; Dave McEowen, remastering. AAD? TT: 70:32

MANU KATCHé: Neighbourhood
Manu Katché, drums; Jan Garbarek, tenor saxophone; Tomasz Stanko, trumpet; Marcin Wasilewski, piano; Slawomir Kurkiewicz, double bass
ECM 1896 (CD). 2005. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Jan Erik Kongshaug, eng. DDD. TT: 55:07

THE CLASSIC SIXTIES COLLECTION
Universal B0007444-49; 7468-70 (10 CDs). 1964–70/2007. Ira Pittelman, Gene Zacharewicz, prods.; Jeff Zaraya, remastering. ADD. TT: 7:36:03

ANAT COHEN: Poetica
Anat Cohen, clarinet; Jason Lindner, piano; Omer Avital, bass; Daniel Freedman, drums, percussion; Gilad, percussion. With: Antoine Silvermann, Belinda Whitney, violin; David Creswell, viola; Danny Miller, cello.
Anzic 1301 (CD). 2007. Anat Cohen, Omer Avital, prods.; Leon Dorsey, eng. DDD? TT: 65:13

GOLIJOV: Oceana,1 Tenebrae,2 Three Songs3
Dawn Upshaw,3 soprano; Luciana Souza,1 vocals; Soloists,1 Gwinnet Young Singers;1 Kronos
 Quartet & guests;2 Robert Spano,1, 3 Atlanta Symphony1, 3 & Chorus1
Deutsche Grammophon B0009069-02 (CD). 2007. Sid McLauchlan,1, 3 Judith Sherman,2 prods.; Stephan Flock,1, 3 Judith Sherman,2 engs. DDD. TT: 60:42

GOLIJOV: Ainadamar
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano; Jessica Rivera, soprano; Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony, Women of the Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Deutsche Grammophon B0006429 (CD). 2006. Valerie Gross, Sid McLauchlan, prods.; Stephan Flock, Wolf-Dieter Karwatky, engs. DDD. TT: 80:15

MOZART: Symphonies 19, 20, 21, 26
Adám Fischer, Danish Radio Sinfonietta
DaCapo 6.220541 (SACD/CD). 2007. John Frandsen, Karl Bjerre Skibsted, prods.; Lars C. Bruun, eng. DDD. TT: 67:55

MOZART: Violin Concertos 3, 4, 5
Marianne Thorsen, violin; Oyvind Grimse, Trondheime Solistene
2L 2L38SACD (SACD/CD twin pack). 2006. Morten Lindberg, prod., eng.; Hans Peter L'Orange, eng. DDD. TT: 79:40

DAN ZANES: Cool Down Time
Private Music 0100582133-2 (CD). 1995. Tchad Blake, prod., eng. AAD. TT: 40:11

THE ROLLING STONES: Out of Our Heads
ABCKO 882 290-2 (SACD/CD). 1965/2002. Andrew Loog Oldham, prod.; David Hassinger, eng. AAD. TT: 28:09

AMADOU & MARIAM: 1990–1995: Le meilleur des années maliennes
Mariam, vocals; Amadou, guitar
Because 3106072 (CD). 2006. Aliyu Adamu Maikano, prod.; Wilfrid Harpaille, eng. ADD? TT: 77:11

JAN VOGLER: My Tunes
Works for cello by J.S. Bach, Bloch, Bruch, Davidoff, Dvorák, Elgar, Mancini, Tchaikovsky, Wagner
Jan Vogler, cello; Helmut Branny, Dresdner Kapellsolisten
Sony BMG 713065 (CD). 2007. Andreas Neibrunner, prod.; Stephan Schellmann, eng. DDD. TT: 57:09

DION: The Road I'm On: A Retrospective
Columbia/Legacy C2K 64889 (2 CDs). 1960s/1997. Robert Mersey, Tom Wilson, Scott Kempner, orig. prods.; Al Quaglieri, compilation prod.; Vic Anesini, mix. AAD. TT: 102:25

THE GANTS: Road Runner! The Best of the Gants
Sundazed SC 11078 (CD). 1965–67/2000. Hurshel Wiginton, Dallas Smith, orig. prods.; Mike Stax, compilation prod.; Bob Irwin, mix, remastering. AAD. TT: 49:33

ELLY AMELING: The Artistry of Elly Ameling
Opera, oratorio, lieder by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Debussy, Ellington, Gershwin, Fauré, Hahn, Handel, Haydn, Kern, Porter, Satie, Schubert, Schumann, Vivaldi, Wolf, others
Elly Ameling, soprano; various pianists, ensembles, conductors, orchestras
Philips 473 451-2 (5 CDs). 1964–84/2003. Various prods., engs. ADD/DDD. TT: 395:55

KATHLEEN FERRIER: Kathleen Ferrier Edition
Opera, oratorio, lieder by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Britten, Chausson, Gluck, Handel, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Pergolesi, Schubert, Schumann, others; folk songs
Kathleen Ferrier, contralto; various pianists, conductors, orchestras
Decca 475 6060 (10 CDs). 1946–53/1992. Various prods., engs. ADD. TT: 622:34

KATE ROYAL: Kate Royal
Music by Canteloube, Debussy, Delibes, Granados, Ravel, Rodrigo, R. Strauss, Stravinsky; folk songs
Kate Royal, soprano; Edward Gardner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
EMI Classics 9463 94419 2 (CD). 2007. John Fraser, prod.; Arne Akselberg, eng.; Simon Kiln, ed. DDD. TT: 65:14

CROWDED HOUSE: Woodface
Capitol CDP 7 93559 2 (CD). 1991. Mitchell Froom, Neil Finn, prods.; Tchad Blake, Max Garcia, eng. ADD. TT: 48:13

THE KINKS: Muswell Hillbillies
Konk/Velvel 63467-79719-2 (CD). 1971/1998. Raymond Douglas Davies, prod.; Mike Bobak, eng.; Richard Edwards, eng. (bonus tracks). AAD? TT: 51:45

DR. JOHN: Babylon
WOV 270 (CD). 1968/2002. Mac Rebennack, Harold Batiste, prods.; Soulful Pete, eng. AAD? TT: 38:01

MICHAEL HURLEY: Have Moicy
Rounder 3010 (CD). 1976/1992. John Nagy, prod., eng.; Tom Foley, asst. eng. AAD? TT: 40:07

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J.S. BACH: St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (Last Performing Version, ca 1742)
Nicholas Mulroy, Evangelist; Matthew Brook, Jesus; Susan Hamilton, Cecilia Osmond, sopranos; Clare Wilkinson, Annie Gill, altos; Malcolm Bennett, tenor; Brian Bannatyne-Scott, bass; Dunedin Consort & Players; John Butt, dir., harpsichord continuo
Linn CKD 313 (multichannel/2-channel SACD/HDCD CD). 2008. Also available as 88.2kHz/24-bit "Studio Master" (WMA, FLAC), 44.1/16 "CD Quality" (WMA, FLAC), and 320kbps MP3 files. Philip Hobbs, prod., eng.; Julia Thomas at Finesplice Ltd., post-prod. DDD. TT: 2:41:00

MIKE GARSON: Jazz Hat
Mike Garson, piano; Eric Marienthal, alto sax; Brian Bromberg, acoustic bass; Ralph Humphrey, drums
Reference RR-114 . 2008. J. Tamblyn Henderson, Marcia Martin, prods.; Keith O. Johnson, eng. DDD. TT: 74:48

AZTEC CAMERA: Knife
WEA 2292-40483-2 (CD). 1984. Mark Knopfler, prod.; Nigel Walker, eng.; Matt Butler, asst. eng. AAD? TT: 39:31

ROBBIE FULKS: Let's Kill Saturday Night
Geffen GEFD 25159 (CD). 1998. Robbie Fulks, Rick Will, prods., engs.; John Keane, King Williams, Dave Latto, David Henry, asst. engs. AAD? TT: 47:44

AHMAD JAMAL: Chamber Music of the New Jazz
Ahmad Jamal, piano; Ray Crawford, guitar; Israel Crosby, bass
Verve B0002682-02 (CD). 1955/2004. Dave Usher, orig. prod.; Bryan Koniarz, reissue prod.; Bob Irwin, Jayme Pieruzzi, remastering. AAD. TT: 36:09

EDDIE PALMIERI: Azucar Pa' Ti (Sugar for You)
Eddie Palmieri, piano; George Castro, flute; Barry Rogers, José Rodrigues, trombone; Dave Perez, bass; Manny Oquendo, timbales, bongos; Tommy Lopez, congas; Ismael Quintana, lead vocals
Fania/Emusica 773 130 198-2 (CD). 1965/2007. Teddy Reig, orig. prod. AAD. TT: 35:59

BARTÓK: Bluebeard's Castle
Tatiana Troyanos, Judith; Siegmund Nimsgern, Bluebeard; Pierre Boulez, BBC Symphony
Sony Classical SMK 64110 (CD). 1976. Paul Myers, prod.; Andreas Strange, eng. ADD. TT: 61:14

FRED HERSCH: At Maybeck
Fred Hersch, piano
Concord Jazz CCD-4596 (CD). 1994. Nick Phillips, prod.; Dave Luke, eng. DDD. TT: 67:32

JOE LOCKE/DAVID HAZELTINE QUARTET: Mutual Admiration Society
Joe Locke, vibraphone; David Hazeltine, piano; Essiet Essiet, bass; Billy Drummond, drums
Sharp Nine CD 1015-2 (CD). 1999. Marc Edelman, prod.; Michael Marciano, eng. ADD. TT: 59:47

BILL EVANS TRIO: Everybody Digs Bill Evans
Bill Evans, piano; Sam Jones, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums
Riverside 1129 (LP). 1958. Orrin Keepnews, prod.; Jack Higgens, eng. AAA.
JVC JVCXR-0020-2 (CD). 1997. Akira Taguchi, reissue prod.; Alan Yoshida, remastering. AAD. TT: 49:24

IAN HUNTER: The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nuthin' But the Truth
Secret SMACD906 (2 CDs). 2006. Prod., eng., not listed. DDD. TT: 111:30

LUCIANO PAVAROTTI: In Concert
Arias by Bononcini, Handel, Scarlatti, others
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor; Richard Bonynge, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
London/Decca OS-226391 (LP). 1974. Ray Minshull, prod.; Colin Moorfoot, eng. AAA. TT: 47:35

FRANK SINATRA: Come Fly With Me
Billy May, Nelson Riddle, conductors
Capitol CDP 7 48469 2 (CD). 1957/1987. Voyle Gilmore, prod.; Larry Walsh, remastering. ADD? TT: 46:16

RICHIE HAVENS: Nobody Left to Crown
Verve Forecast B0011631-02 (CD). 2008. Richie Havens, Brian Bacchus, prods.; Jay Newland, prod., eng.; Tom Gloady, Russell Hoppe, engs. DDD. TT: 51:22

THE QUINTET OF THE HOT CLUB OF FRANCE: Hot Jazz
Stéphane Grappelli, violin; Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Roger Chaput, guitar; Louis Vola, bass
RCA Victor HJ-6 (4 78rpm shellac records). 1936–37. Unknown prod., unknown eng. A. (Recorded and mastered, unedited, in one step.) TT: 22:45

ROY ORBISON: The All-Time Greatest Hits
Monument/Columbia/Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 2-304 (2 180gm LPs). 1972/2008. Fred Foster, prod.; Bill Porter, eng.; Rob LoVerde, Shawn R. Britten, remastering. AAA. TT: 52:21

RACHEL'S: Handwriting
Quarterstick QS 30 (165gm LP). 1995. Rachel's, prods.; Tony French, Bob Weston, others, engs.; John Loder, mastering. AAA. TT: 44:00

BOOKER ERVIN: The Space Book
Booker Ervin, tenor saxophone; Jaki Byard, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Alan Dawson, drums
Prestige OJCCD896-2 (CD). 1964/1996. Don Schlitten, prod.; Phil De Lancie, remastering. ADD. TT: 35:38

RANDY WESTON/MELBA LISTON: Volcano Blues
Randy Weston, piano; Melba Liston, arrangements; Wallace Roney, trumpet; Benny Powell, trombone; Talib Kibwe, flute, alto & soprano saxophone; Teddy Edwards, tenor saxophone; Hamiet Bluiett, baritone saxophone; Johnny Copeland, vocals, acoustic guitar; Ted Dunbar; guitar; Jamil Nasser, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; Obo Addy, Neil Clarke, percussion
Antilles 314 519 269-2 (CD). 1993. Randy Weston, Brian Bacchus, Jean-Philippe Allard, prods. DDD. TT: 53:28

GÓRECKI: Symphony 3, Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Zofia Kilanowicz, soprano; Henryk Górecki, National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Polskie Radio SA PR SACD 1 (SACD/CD). 2003. Jan Popis, prod.; Andrew Lipinski, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 63:28

MARY PRESTON: Organ Odyssey
Works for solo organ by Ives, Karg-Elert, La Montaine, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Vierne, Widor
Mary Preston, Lay Family Fisk (Op.100) Concert Organ, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas
Reference RR-113 (24-bit HDCD). 2007. J. Tamblyn Henderson, Jr., prod.; Keith O. Johnson, eng. DDD. TT: 57:14

CALEXICO: Hot Rail
Quarterstick QS 62(CD). 2000. Joey Burns, John Convertino, prods.; Craig Schumacher, Nick Luca, engs. DDD? TT: 53:17

FLEET FOXES: Fleet Foxes/Sun Giant
Sub Pop SPCD 777, SPCD 781 (CDs). 2008. Phil Elk, prod., eng., mix. DDD? TT (both): 58:21

J.S. BACH: Cantatas BWV 82 & 199
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano; Craig Smith, Orchestra of Emmanuel Music
Nonesuch 79692-2 (CD). 2003. Martin Sauer, prod.; Philipp Nedel, Marc Donahue, engs. DDD. TT: 50:42

CHARLIE PARKER: The Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings
Charlie Parker, alto saxophone; Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, trumpet; Bud Powell, Erroll Garner, piano; Max Roach, drums; many others
Savoy/Atlantic 92911-2 (8 CDs). 1944–48/2000. Teddy Reig, Ross Russell, prods.; Orrin Keepnews, reissue prod.; Paul Reid III, restoration. AAD. TT: 9:00:17

MEMPHIS COUNTRY BLUES: Greatest Hits Vol.1
Will Batts, Cannon's Jug Stompers, Sleepy John Estes and Hammie Nixon, Hattie Hart, Jim Jackson and Tampa Red, Furry Lewis, Noah Lewis, Memphis Jug Band, Memphis Minnie, Hambone Willie Newbern, Frank Stokes, Will Weldon, Bukka White, Robert Wilkins, others
Memphis Archives MA7001 (CD). 1994. Richard James Hite, prod.; Eddie Dattel, exec. prod.; Rick Caughron, eng. ADD. TT: 50:44

DAVID STAROBIN: Favorite Tracks, Vol.1
Works for guitar by Giuliani, Paganini, Regondi, Sor
David Starobin, Oren Fader, guitar; Pina Carmirelli, violin
Bridge 9272 (CD). 2008. David Starobin, Michael Calvert, William Anderson, prods.; David Hancock, Paul Zinman, Ben Rizzi, engs.; Adam Abeshouse, mastering. ADD/DDD. TT: 61:01

HOWARD SHORE: The Lord of the Rings: The Complete Recordings
Howard Shore, London Philharmonic, London Voices, London Oratory School Schola; with Enya, Renée Fleming, James Galway, Annie Lennox, Mabel Faletolu, Elizabeth Fraser, Edward Ross, Ben Del Maestro, Miriam Stockley, Hilary Summers, Emiliana Torrini, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Sheila Chandra, Sissel, others
The Fellowship of the Ring
Reprise 49454-2 (3 CDs, 1 DVD-A). 2005. John Kurlander, mix. TT: 3:00:55
The Two Towers
Reprise 44376-2 (3 CDs, 1 DVD-A). 2006. Peter Cobbin, mix. TT: 3:08:42
The Return of the King
Reprise 162044-2 (4 CDs, 1 DVD-A). 2007. Peter Cobbin, mix. TT: 3:49:46
All: Howard Shore, prod.; John Kurlander, eng. DDD. TT: 9:59:23

HAYDN: The Creation
Sandrine Piau, Miah Persson, sopranos; Mark Padmore, tenor; Peter Harvey, baritone; Neal Davies, bass; Chetham's Chamber Choir, Gabrieli Consort of Players, Paul McCreesh
Archiv 477 7361 (2 CDs). 2008. Nicholas Parker, prod.; Jonathan Stokes, eng. DDD. TT: 108:56

RADIOHEAD: In Rainbows
TBD/ATO ATCD47 (CD). 2008. Mark Stent, prod.; Nigel Godrich, prod., eng. DDD? TT: 42:34

BANTOCK: Omar Khayyám
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano; Toby Spence, tenor; Roderick Williams, bass; BBC Symphony Chorus, Stephen Jackson, choirmaster; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Vernon Handley, conductor
Chandos CHSA 5051 (3 multichannel SACD/CDs). 2007. Brian Couzens, prod.; Ralph Couzens, eng. DDD. TT: 2:51:31

ISLANDSMOEN: Requiem, Op.42
Hilde Haraldsen Sveen, soprano; Marianne Beate Kielland, alto; Ulf Oien, tenor; Trond Halstein Moe, bass; Norwegian Soloists' Choir, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra; Terje Boye Hansen
2-L 2L36SACD (multichannel SACD/CD). 2006. Wolfgang Plagge, prod.; Hans Peter L'Orange, Stale Hebek Ødegården, engs. DDD. TT: 50:56

GRUPO FOLKLORICO Y EXPERIMENTAL NUEVAYORQUINO: Concepts in Unity
Salsoul SAL 2-400 (LP). 1975. Rene Lopez, Andy Kaufman, prods.; John Laico, Don Puluse, Lou Waxman, engs. AAA. TT: 60:17

JOHN HANDY & THE CONCERT ENSEMBLE: Projections
John Handy, alto saxophone, saxello, flute; Michael White, violin; Mike Nock, piano; Bruce Cale, bass; Larry Hancock, drums, tambourine
Columbia CS 9689 (LP). 1968. John Hammond, prod.; Stan Tonkel, Martin Greenblatt, engs. AAA. TT: 44:38

FLEETWOOD MAC: Tusk
Warner Bros. K66088 (2 LPs, original UK edition). 1979. Fleetwood Mac, prods.; Richard Bashut, Ken Caillat, prods., engs.; Hernan Rojas eng. AAA. TT: 74:06

ENNIO MORRICONE: The Soundtracks: 75 Themes from 53 Films
Déjà Vu Definitive Gold 5X031 (5 CDs). 2007. No recording details available. TT: 3:56:15

JACOBITES: Robespierre's Velvet Basement
Secretly Canadian SC55 (2 CDs). 1985/2002. Bob Lamb, prod., eng.; Nikki Sudden, Dave Kusworth, prods., remastering; John Rivers, remastering. AAD. TT: 95:00

U2: War
Island/UME B0010949-02 (2 CDs). 1983/2008. Steve Lillywhite, Bill Whelan, prods.; Paul Thomas, Kevin Killen, engs.; Cheryl Engels, Arnie Acosta, remastering (overseen by The Edge). AAD. TT: 111:27

BEN ALLISON & MAN SIZE SAFE: Little Things Run the World
Ben Allison, bass, acoustic guitar; Michael Blake, tenor & soprano saxophones; Ron Horton, trumpet, flugelhorn; Steve Cardenas, electric guitar; Michael Sarin, drums
Palmetto PM 2131 (CD). 2008. Ben Allison, prod.; Matt Balitsaris, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 53:21

JENNY SCHEINMAN: Crossing the Field
Jenny Scheinman, violin, piano; Doug Wieselman, clarinets; Ron Miles, cornet; Bill Frisell, guitar; Jason Moran, piano; Tim Luntzel, bass; Kenny Wollesen, drums
Koch KOC-CD-4590 (CD, LP). 2008. Jenny Scheinman, prod.; Sascha Von Oertzen, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 59:47

CANTUS: While You Are Alive
Works for a cappella male chorus by Bosch, Gawthrop, Hill, Nelson, Sametz, Takach, Tormis, Vasks, Whitacre
Cantus
Cantus CTS-1208 (CD). 2008. Erick Lichte, prod.; John Atkinson, eng. DDD. TT: 73:29

THE BEATLES: Love
Capitol 3 79808 2 (CD, LP, DVD-A). 2006. George Martin, Giles Martin, prods.; Paul Hicks, remix. ADD. TT: 78:53

DVORÁK: Cello Concerto, Piano Trio 4 ("Dumky")
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello; Isabelle Faust, violin; Alexander Melnikov, piano; Prague Philharmonia, Jiri Belohlávek
Harmonia Mundi HMU 801867 (SACD). 2005. Martin Sauer, prod.; Philipp Knop, eng. DDD. TT: 69:47

SCHOENBERG: Gurrelieder
Yvonne Naef, Robert Dean Smith, Gerhard Siegel, Ralf Lukas, Melanie Diener, Andreas Schmidt, soloists; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig, SWR Symphony of Baden-Baden and Freiburg; Michael Gielen, conductor
Hänssler Classics 93.198 (2 SACDs). 2007. Helmut Hanusch, prod.; Norbert Vossen, eng. DDD. TT: 2:01:56

BOB DYLAN: World Gone Wrong
Columbia CK 57590 (CD). 1993. Bob Dylan, prod.; Micajah Ryan, eng. AAD. TT: 43:58

THE KINKS: Muswell Hillbillies
Velvel 79801SA (SACD/CD). 2004. Ray Davies, prod.; Mike Bobak, Roger Quested, engs. AAD. TT: 44:39

ÉTHIOPIQUES 10: Tezeta—Ethiopian Blues and Ballads
Buda Musique 82222-2 (CD). 2002. Francis Falceto, series prod.; Wilfrid Harpaillé, remastering. ADD. TT: 74:38

CALVIN RUSSELL: Crossroads
Last Call 3064132 (CD). 2000. Patrick Mathé, prod.; Daniel Laurent, eng. DDD? TT: 68:21

MONTSERRAT CABALLË: The Original Jacket Collection
CD transfers of 15 early LPs, including music by Bellini, Donizetti, Granados, Rossini, Strauss, Verdi
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; various conductors, orchestras
Sony BMG Masterworks 88697270722 (10 CDs). 1964–1972/2008. Charles Gerhardt, Richard Mohr, others, prods.; Kenneth Wilkinson, Edwin Begley, Anthony Salvatore, Robert Auger, others, engs. ADD. TT: 12:04:00

STRAUSS: Don Juan, Eine Alpensinfonie
Mariss Jansons, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
RCO Live 08006 (SACD/CD). 2008. Everett Porter, prod., eng., ed.; Matthijs Ruijter, Peter Cerbin, asst. engs. DSD 5.0 Surround. TT: 70:22

CIRCUS GUY: The Lovely Luna
Culbrain CUBR001 (CD). 1999. John Sharples, prod.; Bruce Hathaway, Greg Frey, engs. ADD. TT: 44:44

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE: Ragged Glory
Reprise 26315-2 (CD). 1990. David Briggs, Neil Young, prods.; John Hanlon, eng.; Tim Mulligan, digital eng. DDD. TT: 62:42

THE KINKS: Lola versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One
Reprise 6423 (LP). 1970. Ray Davies, prod.; no engs. listed. AAA. TT: 40:15

THELONIOUS MONK: The Best of the Blue Note Years
Thelonious Monk, piano; Sahib Shihab, alto saxophone; Billy Smith, tenor saxophone; George Taitt, trumpet; Robert Paige, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Milt Jackson, vibes; others
Blue Note EMI 956362 (CD). 1947–52/1991. Alfred Lion, prod.; various engs. AAD? TT: 50:10

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J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concertos 1–6
Richard Egarr, dir., harpsichord continuo; Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi HMU 807461.62 (multichannel SACD/CD). 2008. Robina G. Young, prod.; Brad Michel, eng., ed. DDD. TT: 96:20

RACHMANINOFF: Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff
Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op.3 No.2; Moments Musicaux, Op.16 No.2; Etudes Tableaux in C and E-flat major, Op.33 Nos. 2 & 7; Daisies, Op.38 No.3; plus arrangements for piano of works by Bach, Kreisler, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky.
Sergei Rachmaninoff, 1909 Steinway D SE piano, as realized by Zenph Studios
RCA Red Seal 748971 (CD). 1921–1942/2009. John Q. Walker, exec. prod.; Steven Epstein, prod.; Richard King, eng.; Anatoly Larkin, Zenph consultant; Marc Wienert, piano tech.; Richard Shepherd, designer of SE reproducing mechanism. DDD. TT: 78:24

THE BEATLES: Abbey Road
Parlophone CDP 0946 3 82468-2-4 (CD). 1969/2009. George Martin, prod.; Geoff Emerick, eng.; Allan Rouse reissue producer. Alan Parsons, Tony Banks, asst. engs. AAD. TT: 47:26

NIRVANA: Nevermind
Sub Pop/DGC/ORG 032 (LP). 1991/2009. Nirvana, Butch Vig, prods., engs.; Andy Wallace, mix; Jeff Sheehan, James Johnson, asst. engs. AAA. TT: 42:39

AMOS MILBURN: Booze, Babes, Blues & Boogie: The Essential Amos Milburn
Indigo IGODCD 2506 (2 CDs). 2002. Neil Slaven, compiler; Sound Recording Technology, remastering. Mono. AAD. TT: 2:15:31

DOCK BOGGS: Country Blues
Revenant 205 (CD). 1997. John Fahey, prod.; Dave Glasser, Charlie Pilzer, remastering. Mono. AAD. TT: 69:03

KEITH JARRETT TRIO: Changes
Keith Jarrett, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums
ECM 1276 (LP). 1984. Manfred Eicher, prod.; Jan Erik Kongshaug, eng. AAA. TT: 36:74

FRANK ZAPPA/THE MOTHERS: The Grand Wazoo
Warner Bros. MS 2093 (LP). 1973. Frank Zappa, prod., arr.; Kerry McNabb, eng. AAA. TT: 36:27

REVUELTAS: Orchestral Music
La Noche de los Mayas, Sensemayá, La Coronella
Enrique Barrios, Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra Mexico
Naxos 8.555917 (CD). 2002. Bogdan Zawistowski, prod.; no eng. listed. DDD. TT: 61:38

LOS CAMPEROS DE VALLES: La Pasión
Heliodoro Copado, violin; Marcos Hernández, voice, huapanguera; Gregorio Solano, voice, jarana
Corason CO162 (CD). 2004. Eduardo Llerenas, prod.; Salvador Tecero, eng. DDD. TT: 55:05

JIMMY SMITH: Cool Blues
Jimmy Smith, organ; Lou Donaldson, alto saxophone; Tina Brooks, tenor saxophone; Eddie McFadden, guitar; Art Blakey, Donald Bailey, drums
Blue Note RVG Edition 5 35587 2 (CD). 1958/2002. Alfred Lion, prod.; Rudy Van Gelder, eng., remastering. ADD. TT: 72:14

GIL EVANS: Gil Evans & Ten
Gil Evans, piano, arr.; Steve Lacy, soprano saxophone; Lee Konitz, alto saxophone; Dave Kurtzer, bassoon; Louis Mucci, Jake Koven, John Carisi ("Remember" only), trumpet; Willie Ruff, French horn; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Bart Varsalona, bass trombone; Paul Chambers, bass; Nick Stabulas, Jo Jones ("Remember" only), drums
Prestige PRSA-7120-6 (SACD/CD). 1957/2003. Bob Weinstock, prod.; Rudy Van Gelder, eng.; Joe Tarantino, remastering. ADD? TT: 33:35

LISZT: Piano Concerto 1
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto 2

Artur Rubenstein, piano; Alfred Wallenstein, RCA Victor Symphony (Liszt); Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Rachmaninoff)
RCA Living Stereo LSC-2068 (LP). 1962. John Pfeiffer, prod.; Lewis Layton, John Crawford, engs. AAA. TT: 49:38

RUSH: Caress of Steel
Mercury SRM-1-1046 (LP). 1975. Rush, Terry Brown, prods., engs. AAA. TT: 44:51

CHILDREN OF EDEN: American Premiere Recording
Stephen Schwartz, music, lyrics; Danny Kosarin, cond.
RCA 63165-2 (2 CDs). 1998. Stephen Schwartz, Danny Kosarin, prods.; Glen Marchese, eng. DDD. TT: 97:51

CHRISTINE ANDREAS: Here's to the Ladies
PS Classics PS-208 (CD). 2002. Martin Silvestri, prod.; Gary Thomas, eng. DDD. TT: 51:25

CHARLIE PARKER: New Sounds in Modern Music, Vol.1
Charlie Parker, alto saxophone; Dizzy Gillespie, piano, trumpet; Miles Davis, trumpet; Curly Russell, bass; Argonne Thornton, piano; Max Roach, drums
Savoy MG 9000 (10" mono LP). 1950. Herman Lubinsky, exec. prod.; unknown eng. AAA. TT: 21:25

THE BEATLES: In Mono
Apple 5099969945120 (CD). 2009. George Martin, prod.; Geoff Emerick et al, engs.; Allan Rouse, reissue prod. AAD. TT: 9:52: 03

BEETHOVEN: String Quartets 12–16, Grosse Fuge, Opp. 127, 130–133, 135
Orion String Quartet: Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello
Koch International Classics KIC-CD-7683 (3 CDs). 2007. Adam Abeshouse, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 3:15:14

BRAHMS: Cello Sonatas 1 & 2, Opp. 38 & 99
With: Dvorák: Waldesruhe, Op.68 No.5; Rondo, Op.95.
Suk: Ballade & Serenade, Op.3 Nos. 1 & 2.
Steven Isserlis, cello; Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion CDA67529 (CD). 2005. Simon Perry, exec. prod.; Philip Traugott, prod.; Ben Connellan, eng. DDD. TT: 73:49

ELVIS COSTELLO: My Aim Is True
Stiff/Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs MFSL 1-329 (180gm LP). 1977/2009. Nick Lowe, prod.; Bazza, eng.; Shawn R. Britton, remastering. AAA. TT: 37:00

NAT KING COLE: The Nat King Cole Story
Capitol/Analogue Productions APP-SWCL 1613 (8 45rpm 180gm LPs, 2 SACD/CDs). 1961/2009. Lee Gillette, prod.; Kevin Gray, Steve Hoffman, remastering. AAA/AAD. TT: ca 90:00

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS: Tallahassee
4AD CAD2215 (CD). 2002. Tony Doogan, John Darnielle, Michael Ivins, prods.; Doogan, eng. AAD? TT: 44:04

KLAUS NOMI: Eclipsed: The Best of Klaus Nomi
Razor & Tie 7930182207-2 (CD). 1999. Klaus Nomi, Ron Johnsen, prods.; no engs. Listed. AAD? TT: 58:21

BEETHOVEN: Symphony 3
Andrew Manze, Helsingborg Symphony
Harmonia Mundi 807470 (SACD/CD, 24-bit/88.2kHz FLAC files downloaded from HDtracks.com). 2008. Robina G. Young, prod.; Brad Michel, eng. DDD/DSD. TT: 50:24

VALERIE JOYCE: New York Blue
Valerie Joyce, vocals; Lawrence Feldman, alto & tenor saxophone; Andy Ezrin, piano, arr.; Tim Lefevre, Jan Herbert, bass; Gene Jackson, drums
Chesky JD316 (CD; 24-bit/96kHz FLAC files downloaded from HDtracks.com). 2006. Norman Chesky, exec. prod.; David Chesky, prod.; Nicholas Prout, eng., ed., mastering. DDD/DSD. TT: 54:07

VELVET CRUSH: Teenage Symphonies to God
Sony 550/Creation 842914064330 (CD). 2006. Mitch Easter, prod., eng.; Velvet Crush, prods.; Lloyd Puckett, eng. AAD? TT: 45:52

DAVID LINDLEY: El Rayo-X
Elektra/Asylum 5E-524 (CD). 1981. Jackson Browne, Greg Ladanyi, prods.; Greg Ladanyi, eng. AAD. TT: 39:31

20/20: 20/20 & Look Out!
Oglio 81581 (CD). 1979–80/1995. Earle Mankey, Richard Podolor, prods.; Bill Cooper, eng. AAD. TT: 74:22

HECTOR ZAZOU: In the House of Mirrors
Hector Zazou, guitar, percussion, percussion programming, sound treatments; Ronu Majumdar, flute; Nils Petter Molvaer, trumpet; Zoltán Lantos, violin; Diego Amador, piano; Bill Rieflin, cymbals, gong
Crammed Discs Craw 47 (CD). 2009. Hector Zazou, prod., eng. DDD. TT: 63:58

MILES DAVIS: The Complete Columbia Album Collection
Miles Davis, trumpet; many, many sidemen
Columbia/Legacy 88697524922 (71 CDs). 1947–85/2009. Daniel Baumgarten, Richard Seidel, reissue prods.; Mark Wilder, Maria Triana, mastering. ADD. TT: ca 60 hours

KRONOS QUARTET: 25 Years
Music of Adams, Ali-Zade, Benshoof. Crumb, Feldman, Glass, Golijov, Córecki, Gubaidulina, Pärt, Phan, Piazzolla, Reich, Riley, Schnittke, Sculthorpe, Volans
David Harrington, John Sherba, violin; Hank Dutt, viola; Joan Jeanrenaud, cello
Nonesuch 7559-79504-2 (10 CDs). 1987–1997/1998. Bob Hutwitz, prod.; various engs. DDD. TT: 10:32:47

J.S. BACH: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion CDA67301/2 & CDA67303/4 (4 CDs). 1998, 1999. Ludger Böckenhoff, prod.; no eng. listed. DDD. TT: 4:24:11

ODETTA AND LARRY: The Tin Angel
Fantasy Original Blues Classics OBCCD-565-2 (CD). 1953/1993. Peggy Tolk-Watkins, prod.; C.L. Stevens, eng. AAD. TT: 50:32

BRUCKNER: Symphonies 3–9, Mass 3 in f, Te Deum
Sergiu Celibidache, Münchner Philharmoniker. With (in Mass 3 & Te Deum): Margaret Price, soprano; Doris Soffel, alto; Christel Borchers, contralto; Peter Straka, Claes H. Ahnsjö, tenor; Karl Helm, Matthias Hölle, bass; Philharmonischer Chor München, Members of Münchener Bach-Chor; Josef Schmidhuber, chorus master; Elmar Schloter, organ.
EMI 5 56688 2 (12 CDs). 1982–1995/1998. Marcus Herzog, prod., remastering; Hilmar Kerp, Hartwig Paulsen, remastering. ADD/DDD. TT: 11:53:59

KEITH JARRETT: Testament: Paris/London
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 2130–32 (3 CDs). 2009. Keith Jarrett, prod.; Martin Pearson, eng. DDD. TT: 2:42:33

SIBELIUS: Kullervo
Monica Groop, mezzo-soprano; Peter Mattei, baritone; London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Sir Colin Davis
LSO Live LSO074 (CD). 2006. James Mallinson, prod., Jonathan Stokes, eng. DDD. TT: 72:00

HAYDN: The Seasons
Marlis Petersen, soprano; Werner Güra, tenor; Dietrich Henschel, baritone; RIAS Kammerchor Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs
Harmonia Mundi 901829.30 (2 CDs). 2004. Alan Blyth, prod.; Martin Sauer, eng. DDD. TT: 2:05:00

THE KLF: Chill Out
TVT 7155 (CD). 1990. Jimmy Cauty, Bill Drummond, prods. DAD? TT: 44:21

THE YALE CELLOS OF ALDO PARISOT: Bach Bachianas
Music by J.S. Bach, Heitor Villa-Lobos
Aldo Parisot, The Yale Cellos; Arleen Augér, soprano
Delos DE 3041 (CD). 1988. Thomas Frost prod.; Eugene Kimball, eng. DDD. TT: 72:10

DEBUSSY, FAURÉ, RAVEL: String Quartets
Quatour Ebène: Pierre Colombet, Gabriel Le Magadure, violin; Mathieu Herzog, viola; Raphaâl Merlin, cello
Virgin Classics 519045 2 (CD). 2008. Etienne Collard, prod.; Michel Pierre, Victor Laugier, engs. DDD. TT: 80:24

BURGON: Brideshead Revisited: Music from the Original Soundtrack
Geoffrey Burgon, uncredited orchestra
Chrysalis CPCD 1367 (CD). 1981/1987. David Japp, exec. prod.; The First Composers Company Ltd., prods.; Alan Snelling, eng. AAD. TT: 44:51

VIVIAN GIRLS: Everything Goes Wrong
In The Red ITR 179 (LP). 2009. Mike McHugh, prod., eng. AAD? TT: 36:01

RAMSES III: I Could Not Love You More
Type TYPE 052 (translucent orange LP!). 2009. Daniel Freeman, prod., eng.; Stephen Lewis, Spencer Grady, prods. AAD? TT: 57:49

HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS: Various Artists
Guy Clark, David Allan Coe, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, John Hiatt, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Young
HackTone DK37457 (CD). 1976/2006. David Gorman, Michael Nieves, prods.; Alvar Stugard, Alan Silverman, engs. AAD. TT: 79:29

LAURIE ANDERSON: Strange Angels
Warner Bros. 7599259002 (CD). 1989. Laurie Anderson, Roma Baran, Mike Thorne, Ian Ritchie, Peter Scherer, Arto Lindsay, Leon Pendarvis, prods.; Neil Dorfsman, Bob Clearmountain, Jay Healy, Josh Abbey, engs. DDD. TT: 46:03

JAMES BROWN: Live at the Apollo
Polydor Chronicles B0001715 (CD). 1962/2004. James Brown, prod.; Tom Nola, eng.; Harry Weinger, reissue prod.; Ellen Fitton, remastering. AAD. TT: 40:47

LEONARD COHEN: Live in London
Columbia 8697405022 (2 CDs). 2009. Edward Sanders, prod.; Stephen J. Spencer, eng. ADD? TT: 2:31:11

RANDY WESTON: The Spirits of Our Ancestors
Randy Weston, piano; Talib Kibwe, alto saxophone, alto flute; Dewey Redman, Billy Harper, Pharoah Sanders, tenor saxophone; Dizzy Gillespie, Idrees Sulieman, trumpet; Benny Powell, trombone, bass trombone; Alex Blake, Jamil Nasser, bass; Idris Muhammad, drums; Big Black, Azzedin Weston, percussion; Yassir Chadly, genbri, karkaba, clapping, vocals; Melba Liston, arr.
Antilles 314-511 896-2 (2 CDs). 1992. Randy Weston, Brian Bacchus, Jean-Philippe Allard, prods.; J. Newland, eng. TT: 106:37

HEADS HANDS & FEET: Heads Hands & Feet
Tony Colton, vocals; Albert Lee, guitar, dobro, vibes, Moog synthesizer, vocals; Ray Smith, guitar, vocals; Chas Hodges, bass, banjo, fiddle, vocals; Mike O'Neill, piano, organ, vocals; Pete Gavin, drums, percussion, vibes, vocals. With: Elton Dean, alto saxophone; Jerry Donahue, Ray Osborne, backing vocals.
Capitol SVBB-680 (2 LPs). 1971. Tony Colton, prod.; Eddie Offord, Alan Hunter, engs. AAA. TT: 75:35

GEOFF MULDAUR & THE TEXAS SHEIKS: Geoff Muldaur & the Texas Sheiks
Tradition and Moderne 045 (CD). 2009. Geoff Muldaur, Bruce Hughes, prods.; Stuart Sullivan, eng. AAD.? TT: 49:15

CONJURE: Music for the Texts of Ishmael Reed
Ishmael Reed, voice; Taj Mahal, vocals, guitar; Allen Toussaint, piano, organ; David Murray, tenor saxophone; Lester Bowie, Olu Dara, trumpet; Jean-Paul Bourelly, guitar; Carla Bley, Kenny Kirkland, piano; Steve Swallow, bass, piano; Jamaaladeen Tacuma, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Frisner Augustin, Puntilla, Milton Cardona, Olufemi Claudette Mitchell, Elysee Pyronneau, Jack Bruce, Arto Lindsay, percussion; Ejaye Tracey, vocals
HDtracks 24-bit/88.2kHz download. 1983/2009. Kip Hanrahan, prod.; Frank Rodriguez, eng. AAD? TT: 45:43

HETH AND JED: Between the In and the Out
Space Rock SR-65092 (CD). 2005. Jed Weinstein, prod., eng.; Heth Weinstein, Jamie Cardiloro, prods. DDD? TT: 37:01

JON HASSELL: Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street
Jon Hassell, trumpet, keyboard; Kheir Eddine M'Kachiche, violin; Eivind Aarset, Rick Cox, guitar; Jan Bang, Dino J.A. Deane, live sampling; Jamie Muhoberac, keyboard, drums; Peter Freeman, bass, percussion, guitar; Helge Norbakken, Pete Lockett, drums; Steve Shehan, percussion
ECM 2077 (CD). 2009. Manfred Eicher, Jon Hassell, prods.; Gerard de Haro, Nicholas Baillard, engs. DDD. TT: 63:55

STRAUSS: Eine Alpensinfonie, Macbeth
Marek Janowski, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Pentatone PTC 5186 339 (SACD/CD). 2009. Job Maarse, prod.; Mark Donahue, Dirk Sobotka, Ray Clover, engs. DDD. TT: 69:13

HAYDN: Violin Concertos 1 & 4
MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante, K.364

Rachel Podger, violin; Pavlo Beznosiuk, viola; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Channel Classics CCS SA 29309 (SACD/CD). 2009. Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, prod.; C. Jared Sacks, eng. DDD. TT: 67:43

RY COODER: Chavez Ravine
Nonesuch 79877 (CD). 2005. Ry Cooder, prod.; Rail Jon Rogut, eng. AAD. TT: 70:08

BOB DYLAN: Modern Times
Columbia 8287687606 (CD). 2006. Jack Frost, prod.; Chris Shaw, eng. AAD. TT: 63:53

MAHLER: Symphony 8, Adagio from Symphony 10
Erin Wall, Elza Van den Heever, Laura Claycomb, sopranos; Katarina Karnéus, Yvonne Naef, mezzo-sopranos; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Quinn Kelsey, baritone; James Morris, bass-baritone; San Francisco Symphony & Chorus, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Pacific Boychoir; Michael Tilson Thomas
San Francisco Symphony 821936-0021-2 (2 SACD/CDs). 2009. Andreas Neubronner, prod.; Peter Laenger, eng. DSD/DDD. TT: 83:35

HANS HOTTER: The Great Bass-Baritone
Music of Bach, Brahms, Loewe, Schubert, Schuman, Strauss, Wagner, Wolf
Hans Hotter, bass-baritone; Gerald Moore, piano; many other accompanists
Icon/EMI 2 64901 2 (6 mono/stereo CDs). 1947–58/2009. Walter Legge, Walter Jellinek, prods.; various engs. ADD. TT: 7:23:05

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT: Want One
DreamWorks B0000896-12 (CD). 2003. Marius deVries, prod., eng.; John Holbrook, Bob Ebeling, Jack McKeever, Andy Bradfield, engs. AAD? TT: 58:51

STEPHEN BRUTON: What It Is
Dos 7002 (CD). 1993. Tom Canning, prod.; Dave McNair, eng. AAD? TT: 43:11

CHARLIE HADEN LIBERATION MUSIC ORCHESTRA: Not In Our Name
Charlie Haden, bass; Carla Bley, piano, arr.; Miguel Zenon, alto saxophone; Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby, tenor saxophone; Michael Rodriguez, Seneca Black, trumpet; Ahnee Sharon Freeman, French horn; Curtis Fowlkes, trombone; Joe Daley, tuba; Steve Cardenas, guitar; Matt Wilson, drums
Verve B0004949-02 (CD). 2004. Charlie Haden, Carla Bley, Ruth Cameron, prods.; Gerard De Haro, eng. DDD. TT: 68:57

BOB DYLAN & THE BAND: The Basement Tapes
Columbia/Legacy B001NERPHS (CD). 1975/2009. Bob Dylan, The Band, prods.; Garth Hudson, eng. AAD? TT: 76:04

SIBELIUS: Symphonies 5 & 7
Paavo Berglund, Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Finlandia 0630-17278-2 (CD). 1997. Pekka Savijoki, prod.; Onno Scholtze (Sym. 5), Tony Faulkner (Sym. 7), engs. DDD. TT: 52:56

CAMBRIDGE SINGERS: Lighten Our Darkness: Music for the Close of the Day, including the Office of Compline
Music of Bourgeois, Byrd, de Victoria, Guerrero, Handl, Lassus, Mundy, Rachmaninoff, Rheinberger, Sheppard, Tallis
John Rutter, The Cambridge Singers; with John Harte, reader; Simon Wall, precentor
Collegium COLCD 131 (2 CDs). David Millinger, prod.; no eng. credited. DDD. TT: 100:15

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