CD REVIEWS


ANDRÉ RIEU AND HIS JOHANN STRAUSS ORCHESTRA
Happy Days

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS ORCHESTRAL WORKS
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Manze

BEATLES GO BAROQUE · 2
Peter Breiner and His Orchestra

ALISON BALSOM - ROYAL FIREWORKS
Balsom Ensemble

ALED JONES & RUSSELL WATSON
Back in Harmony

BALLET EVERGREENS
National Ballet Orchestra, Pietro Garda

AMERICAN CONCERTOS
Baiba Skride (violin)
Gothenburg Symphony & Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
cond. Santtu-Matias Rouvali

BEETHOVEN: CONCERTOS Nos. 1 and 2
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko

ERIC COATES: ORCHESTRAL WORKS VOL. 1
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / John Wilson

KORNGOLD: SYMPHONY IN F SHARP, ETC.
Sinfonia of London / John Wilson

A LIFE IN MUSIC - VINTAGE TOMMY REILLY

HENRY MANCINI - MOON RIVER
The Singles Collection 1958-1962

GREAT CLASSIC FILM MUSIC
Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra; Iain Sutherland, conductor

THE FELLINI ALBUM
The Film Music of Nino Rota
Filarmonica Della Scala; Riccardo Chailly

JESS GILLAM : RISE

LANG LANG PIANO BOOK

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH : VIOLIN CONCERTOS
ISABELLE FAUST
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

MENDELSSOHN : PIANO CONCERTOS
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; Jan Lisiecki, soloist

SAILING BY - 25 LIGHT MUSIC CLASSICS
Iain Sutherland Concert Orchestra

ALED JONES & RUSSELL WATSON
In Harmony

BRYN TERFEL
Dreams and Songs

JOSEPH MARX Orchestral Works 1
Bochum Symphony Orchestra conducted by Steven Sloane

CHRISTMAS AT THE MOVIES
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra - Philip Ziegler

ANDRÉ RIEU AND HIS JOHANN STRAUSS ORCHESTRA
Romantic Moments II

THE BEST OF THE JOHN WILSON ORCHESTRA
conducted by John Wilson

COPLAND : ORCHESTRAL WORKS 4 – SYMPHONIES
BBC Philharmonic - John Wilson

GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898-1937) AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, PIANO CONCERTO, etc.
Leopold Godowsky lll, piano / Royal Scottish National Orchestra / José Serebrier, conductor

HAYDN WOOD – ORCHESTRAL WORKS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA / GAVIN SUTHERLAND

A SONG FOR CHRISTMAS
Mantovani and his Orchestra

RENAUD CAPUÇON : CINEMA
Renaud Capuçon (violin) - Brussels Philharmonic, Stephane Denève

THE MGM SOUND & HOLLYWOOD MELODIES
The Conrad Salinger Orchestra

Georgie Stoll conducts the MGM Studio Orchestra

BERNSTEIN - BROADWAY to HOLLYWOOD
Hanover Philharmonie – conductor Iain Sutherland

JOLY BRAGA SANTOS - PIANO CONCERTO
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Álvaro Cassuto

BENNETT ORCHESTRAL WORKS, VOL. 2
Howard Mcgill (saxophone)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - John Wilson

THE DANCING CLOCK
Yesterday’s Music

FANFARES
Onyx Brass with guest players - Cond. by John Wilson

STEPHEN HOUGH's DREAM ALBUM

PERCY GRAINGER - COMPLETE MUSIC FOR WIND BAND Volume 2
Royal Norwegian Navy Band conducted by Bjarte Engeset

PROKOFIEV - ROMEO AND JULIET
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - Marin Alsop

JOURNEY TO MOZART
Daniel Hope (violin) : Zurich Chamber Orchestra

BENNY ANDERSSOHN - PIANO
Deutsche Grammophon

THE FILM SCORES AND ORIGINAL ORCHESTRAL MUSIC OF GEORGE MARTIN
The Berlin Music Ensemble conducted by Craig Leon

MOZART PIANO CONCERTOS 25 & 27
Chamber Orchestra of Europe conducted by Piotr Anderszewski

LEO WEINER
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Neeme Jarvi

DAG WIRÉN
Iceland National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rumon Gamba

PERCY GRAINGER - COMPLETE MUSIC FOR WIND BAND Volume 1
Royal Norwegian Navy Band conducted by Bjarte Engeset

GREIG - PIANO CONCERTO-'PEER GYNT'
cond. Edward Gardner

ANDRÉ RIEU AND HIS JOHANN STRAUSS ORCHESTRA
AMORE

IN DULCI JUBILO
London Brass

CHRISTMAS WITH THE KING'S SINGERS

SILVER VOICE : OPERA ARIAS PLAYED BY FLUTE AND ORCHESTRA
Katherine Bryan ; Orchestra of Opera North / Bramwell Tovey

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: A LONDON SYMPHONY
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Royal College of Music Brass Band

HAYDN & BACH CELLO CONCERTOS
Steven Isserlis - The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

RAF 100TH ANNIVERSARY
Various artists

MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO, SYMPHONY NO.5, THE HEBRIDES
Isabelle Faust / Freiburger Barockorchester cond. Pablo Heras-Casado

E.J.MOERAN - IN THE MOUNTAIN COUNTRY/RHAPSODIES/OVERTURE FOR A MASQUE
Benjamin Frith, Piano; Ulster Orchestra cond. JoAnn Falletta

ELGAR AND HIS PEERS, THE ART OF THE MILITARY BAND
London Symphonic Concert Band / Tom Higgins

LOUIS FRÉMAUX
The Complete CBSO Recordings

RAYMOND LEFÈVRE AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Holiday Symphonies and Tomorrow's...Symphonies du Futur

HUBERT CLIFFORD - THE COWES SUITE AND OTHER WORKS
BBC Concert Orchestra/Ronald Corp

CECIL ARMSTRONG GIBBS - ORCHESTRAL WORKS
BBC Concert Orchestra/Ronald Corp

ELGAR - COMPLETE WORKS for WIND QUINTET
Athena Ensemble

STRAUSS IN ST PETERSBURG
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Järvi

RICCARDO CHAILLY - FILARMONICA DELLA SCALA
Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi

A SOUSA CELEBRATION
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Kristjan Järvi

A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES
Classicfm

RAY CONNIFF - LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN & LOVE WILL KEEP US TOETHER

PERCY FAITH - CHINATOWN / LOVE THEME FROM ROMEO AND JULIET

BRITISH TONE POEMS- Volume 1
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

ANDRÉ RIEU and his Johann Strauss Orchestra
Falling In Love / The Flying Dutchman

BLUE TANGO- Very Best of Leroy Anderson
Iain Sutherland Concert Orchestra

WAGNER - The Ring Without Words
Berlin Philhamoniker  Lorin Mazell

AUBER Overtures 1
Orchestre de Cannes – conductor: Wolfgang Dörner

CINEMA CLASSICS - The Piano at the Movies
See Siang Wong

FILM MUSIC CLASSICS - Vaughan Williams
RTE Concert Orchestra

PSALMFEST
John Rutter - The Choirs of St Albans Cathedral
and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

VIENNESE DANCES
Joseph Lanner
Orchestre de Cannes - cond. Wolfgang Dörner

GERSHWIN IN HOLLYWOOD
The John Wilson Orchestra

LOVE IS...
JosECarreras, Robert Farnon and his Orchestra

OVERTURES FROM THE BRITISH ISLES, Volume 2
BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Rumon Gamba

THIS ENGLAND MAGAZINE CD RANGE
Light Music picks

NEEME JÄRVI CONDUCTS IBERT
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

VICTOR HERBERT, Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Irish Ulster Orchestra with Mark Kosower

BRITISH VIOLIN SONATAS Volume 2
Tasmin Little with Piers Lane

EUROPEAN LIGHT MUSIC CLASSICS
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp

COPLAND : ORCHESTRAL WORKS 1 - BALLETS
BBC Philharmonic / John Wilson

MILOŠ: BLACKBIRD – The Beatles Album

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA - MUSIC FOR WIND BAND 15
Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy / Keith Brion

BEGUINE AND BUGATTI STEP
The Aspidistra Drawing Room Orchestra

OFFENBACH : ORCHESTRAL WORKS
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Neeme JärvE/b>

KARL JENKINS - STILL WITH THE MUSIC

GLAZUNOV: VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MINOR
SIBELIUS: SIX HUMOREQUES FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA
DVORAK: VIOLIN CONCERTO IN A MINOR
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - John Carewe

DVORAK - SYMPHONY No.9 & AMERICAN SUITE
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Robin Ticciati

CONTEMPORARIES OF THE STRAUSS FAMILY - VOL. 1
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice / John Georgiadis

CONTEMPORARIES OF THE STRAUSS FAMILY - VOL. 2
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice / John Georgiadis

GREAT COMEDY OVERTURES
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Lance Friedel

SAINT-SAENS - SYMPHONIES VOL.1 and VOL.2
Malmo Symphony Orchestre / Marc Soustrot

JOSEF GUNG'L - MARCHES, WALTZES AND POLKAS
Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra/ Christian Simonis

A FESTIVAL OF FUCÍK
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Järvi

FELIX MENDELSSOHN – OVERTURES
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado

BIZET : SYMPHONY IN C, L’ARLESIENNE SUITES 1 & 2*
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
*Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Beecham

AND THE BRIDGE IS LOVE - ENGLISH MUSIC FOR STRINGS
English Chamber Orchestra / Julian Lloyd Webber, Cello and Conductor

COLE PORTER IN HOLLYWOOD
The John Wilson Orchestra

TEAM SPIRIT
Invicta Concert Band plays the music of Brian Reynolds
Conductor – Jim Harrison

GUILD GLCD 5225 - More Gems from The 1930s

GUILD GLCD 5212 – BRIGHT LIGHTS

Guild Golden Age of Light Music reviews
(with grateful acknowledgement to Musicweb International)


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