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REVIEW INDEX
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* indicates part of a complete set

No. 1 for cello ensemble

Conjunto Iberico/Elias Arizcuren Channel CCS15598 review
Conjunto Iberico Cypres CYP1623 review
Ntl O France/Anne Gastinel Naive V5378 review
Moscow PO/Kirill Kondrashin EMI 2175972 review
São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1410
BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Nashville SO/Andrew Mogrelia * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
Concert Arts Cello Ensemble/Felix Slatkin Pristine PASC218 review
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 0282022 review
EMI 5669122 review

No. 2 for chamber orchestra

(IV) Royal PO/Enrique Bátiz CFP 2283762 review
(II) Berlin RSO/Hans-Peter Baum Capriccio 67107/8 review
Cincinnatti SO/Jesus Lobos-Corboz Telarc CD80393
São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 0282022 review
EMI 2175752 review
EMI 5669122 review
(I, II & IV arr. cel/pno) Antonio Menses, Celina Szrvinsk Avie AV2162
(III arr. pno) Sonia Rubinsky Naxos 8.570503 review

No. 3 for piano and orchestra

Cristina Ortiz, New PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy EMI 3815292 review
(IV) Jorge Federico Osorio, Royal PO/Enrique Bátiz CFP 2283762 review
São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Jose Feghali, Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 0282022 review
Felicja Blumental, Vienna SO/Heitor Villa-Lobos Brana BR0001 review

No. 4 for orchestra or solo piano

(I) Royal PO/Enrique Bátiz CFP 2283762 review
Beatrice Berthold Labor LAB7079 review
Nelson Friere Apex 0927408372 review
Cincinnatti SO/Jesus Lobos-Corboz Telarc CD80393
Louisville O/Jorge Mester First Edn FECD0016 review
São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Sonia Rubinsky Naxos 8.555717 review review
Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
Jean Louis Steuerman BIS BISCD1410
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 0282022 review
EMI 2175752 review
Odense SO/Jan Wagner Bridge 9129 review review review
(III arr. gtr qt) Versailles Gtr Qt Quantum QM7045 review

No. 5 for soprano and cello ensemble

(Aria) Licia Albanese, studio O/Leopold Stokowski Naxos 8.111030-1 review review
Victoria de los Angeles, French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos CFP 2283762 review
EMI 0282022 review
EMI 2173082 review
EMI 2175752 review
EMI 5669122 review
Ana Bajor, Sinfonietta Cracovia/Jerzy Maksymiuk Dux 0101 review
Donna Brown, São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1410
BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Annette Celine, cello ens. Brana BR0020 review
(Aria) Elina Garanca, Staatskapelle Dresden/Fabio Luisi
DG 4776231 review
Lesley Garrett, Anthony Pleeth Cello Ens BMG 74321 963002 review
Pilar Jurado, Conjunto Iberico/Elias Arizcuren Channel CCS15598 review
Rosana Lamosa, Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
Ana María Martínez, Prague Philharmonia/Steven Mercurio Naxos 8.557827 review review
Anna Moffo, American SO/Leopold Stokowski RCA 74321 709312 review
Newton 8802085 review
Marni Nixon, Concert Arts Cello Ens/Felix Slatkin Pristine PASC218 review
Sandrine Piau, Ntl O France/Anne Gastinel Naive V5378 review
(Aria arr. cel/pno) Antonio Menses, Celina Szrvinsk Avie AV2162
(Aria arr. gtr qt) Aquarelle Gtr Qt Chandos CHAN10512 review
(Aria arr. fl/gtr) Jennifer Stinton, Richard Hand Cadenza CACD0907 review
(Aria arr. fl/gtr) Peter-Lukas Graf, Konrad Ragossnig Claves CD502013 review
(Aria arr. sax/cel ens) Greg Banaszak,
Beethoven Academy O/Piotr Borkowski
Centaur CRC2889-90 review
(Aria arr. vla/pno) Roberto Díaz, Robert Koenig Naxos 8.557391 review
(Aria arr. cel/gtr) Jian Wang, Göran Söllscher DG 4776401 review
(Aria arr. cel/orch) Julian Lloyd-Webber, Ntl PO/Charles Gerhardt RCA 74321 841122 review

No. 6 for flute & bassoon

Fernando Dufrene, Rene Plessier EMI 0282022 review
Eric Gratton, Cynthia Estill * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
Sato Moughalian, Alexandre Silvério BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Danilo Lozano, David Muller Crystal CD710 review
Sato Moughalian, Alexandre Silvério BIS BISCD1410

No. 7 for orchestra

São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1400
BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 0282022 review

No. 8 for orchestra

Cincinnatti SO/Jesus Lobos-Corboz Telarc CD80393
São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1400
BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 0282022 review

No. 9 for string orchestra or choir

BBC Singers Lorelt LNT102 review
Lontano/Odaline de la Martinez Lorelt LNT115 review
São Paulo SO/Robert Minczuk BIS BISCD1400
BIS BISCD1830-2 * review
São Paulo SCh BIS BISCD1400
Nashville SO/Kenneth Schermerhorn * Naxos 8.557460-62 review review
I Musici di Montreal/Yuli Turowsky Chandos CHAN9434 review
French Ntl Radio O/Heitor Villa-Lobos EMI 5669122 review

 

 

 



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