£16 post free World-wide


555 sonatas 9Cds mp3 files
Only £22


Benjamin: Written on Skin £16

What's New
Previous CDs
Labels index

Every day we post 10 new Classical CD and DVD reviews. A free weekly summary is available by e-mail. MusicWeb is not a subscription site. To keep it free please purchase discs through our links.

  Classical Editor Rob Barnett    

Antonio Vivaldi
"The Four Seasons" Violin Concertos

Some items
to consider

BRAHMS Complete Edition
58CD £95.22

Shostakovich 14 Petrenko

Rachmaninov #3
Prokofiev #2


Dunedin Consort

Peter Grimes

Hymn of Jesus: Sea Drift

Complete Mozart Edition
Mozart complete edition

Vaughan Williams Symphonies 5 & 8 £11

Weiner, Klepper, Bloch, Schulhoff £12 post free

Available again

Return to Index Table of Contents

Note - only recordings featuring all four concertos in the violin form are included.

Robert Atchison, Altamira CO Guild GMCD7375 review
Hugh Bean, London SO/Leopold Stokowski Cala CACD0538 review review
Joshua Bell, ASMF Sony 88697 110132 review
Avison Ensemble/Pavlo Beznosiuk Linn CKD365 review
Fabio Biondi/Europa Galante Virgin 6484082 review
Naive NC40018 review
Elizabeth Blumenstock, Philharmonia Baroque O/Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque PBP03 review
Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca/Giuliano Carmignola Divox CDX79404 review
Pina Carmirelli/I Musici Philips 4756940 review
Sarah Chang, Orpheus Chamber Ens EMI 3944312
John Corigliano, New York P-SO/Guido Cantelli Pristine PASC176 review
Christian Day Martinson, Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman Telarc SACD60698 review
Franco Fantini, I Solisti di Milano/Angelo Ephrikian Newton 8802109 review
Virtuosi di Roma/Renato Fasano EMI 5094492 review review
Alice Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Warner 2564 690548 review
John Holloway, Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott Dal Segno DSPRCD058 review review
Janine Jansen, ensemble Decca 4756188 review
David Juritz, London Mozart Players Nimbus NI6149 review review
Louis Kaufman,Concert Hall CO/Henry Swoboda Naxos 8.110297-8 review
Cho-Liang Lin, Sejong Naxos 8.557920 review review
Christina Day Martinson, Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman Telarc CD80698 review
Yehudi Menuhin, Polish CO/Jerzy Maksymiuk EMI 2641982 review
Yehudi Menuhin, unknown EMI 2641312 review
Stefano Montanari, Accademia Bizantina/ Ottavio Dantone Arts 475648 review review
Arts 477502 review
Jonathan Morton, Scottish Ens Signum SIGCD231 review
David Nadien, Kapp Sinfonietta/Emanuel Vardi Cembal d'Amour CD125 review
Julian Olevsky, Vienna State Opera O/Hermann Scherchen Doremi DHR7837/8 review
Tahra TAH697 review
Enrico Onofri, Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini Warner 5051442 786521 DVD review
Das Alte Werk 2564647630 review
Lara St John, Simon Bolivar Yth O Venzeula/Eduardo Marturet Ancalagon ANC134 review
Benjamin Schmid, Mozarteum O Oehms OC303 review
I solisti veneti/Claudio Scimone TDK DVCOFS review
Sayaka Shoji, Nikki Vasilakis, Cho-Liang Lin, Pekka Kuusisto ABC 4429963 review
Henryk Szeryng, English CO BBC Legends BBCL42102 review
Slovak CO/Bohdan Warchal Brilliant 92760 review
Ensemble Music@Menlo review


Gerard Hoffnung CDs

Advertising on

Donate and get a free CD

New Releases

Naxos Classical


Musicweb sells the following labels
Acte Préalable
Northern Flowers
Toccata Classics

Follow us on Twitter

Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter


Making a Donation to MusicWeb

Writing CD reviews for MWI

About MWI
Who we are, where we have come from and how we do it.

Site Map

How to find a review

How to find articles on MusicWeb
Listed in date order

Review Indexes
   By Label
      Select a label and all reviews are listed in Catalogue order
   By Masterwork
            Links from composer names (eg Sibelius) are to resource pages with links to the review indexes for the individual works as well as other resources.

Themed Review pages

Jazz reviews


      Composer surveys
      Unique to MusicWeb -
a comprehensive listing of all LP and CD recordings of given works
Prepared by Michael Herman

The Collector’s Guide to Gramophone Company Record Labels 1898 - 1925
Howard Friedman

Book Reviews

Complete Books
We have a number of out of print complete books on-line

With Composers, Conductors, Singers, Instumentalists and others
Includes those on the Seen and Heard site


Nostalgia CD reviews

Records Of The Year
Each reviewer is given the opportunity to select the best of the releases

Monthly Best Buys
Recordings of the Month and Bargains of the Month

Arthur Butterworth Writes

An occasional column

Phil Scowcroft's Garlands
British Light Music articles

Classical blogs
A listing of Classical Music Blogs external to MusicWeb International

Reviewers Logs
What they have been listening to for pleasure



Bulletin Board

Give your opinions or seek answers

Pat and present

Helpers invited!

How Did I Miss That?

Currently suspended but there are a lot there with sound clips

Composer Resources

British Composers

British Light Music Composers

Other composers

Film Music (Archive)
Film Music on the Web (Closed in December 2006)

Programme Notes
For concert organizers

External sites
British Music Society
The BBC Proms
Orchestra Sites
Recording Companies & Retailers
Online Music
Agents & Marketing
Other links
Web News sites etc

A pot-pourri of articles

MW Listening Room
MW Office

Advice to Windows Vista users  
Site History  
What they say about us
What we say about us!
Where to get help on the Internet
CD orders By Special Request
Graphics archive
Currency Converter
Web Ring
Translation Service

Rules for potential reviewers :-)
Do Not Go Here!
April Fools

Untitled Document

Reviews from previous months
Join the mailing list and receive a hyperlinked weekly update on the discs reviewed. details
We welcome feedback on our reviews. Please use the Bulletin Board
Please paste in the first line of your comments the URL of the review to which you refer.