Positive Feedback ISSUE 71
january/february 2014


2013 Favorite Baker’s Dozen
by Bob Neill

Dimitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 4, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Petrenko, conductor, Naxos 8.573188. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue70/amateur3.htm

Shostakovich, String Quartets 13-15. Pacifica Quartet. Çedille. CDR 90000 145. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue70/amateur4.htm

Britten, Reflections. Matthew Jones, viola and piano. Annabel Thwaite, piano. Naxos 8.573136. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue70/amateur4.htm

Krzysztof Penderecki, The Symphonies and Other Orchestral Works. National Polish Symphony Orchestra, Antony Witt conductor. Naxos 8.505231. (5 CDs) http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue65/amateur5.htm

Stravinsky, Le sacre du printemps. Houston Symphony Orchestra, Christoff Eschenbach. Messiaen, L'assension. Houston Symphony Orchestra, Erich Bergal. Live recordings. HDTT. HDCD 261. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue66/amateur.htm

Dimitri Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1. Sonata for Cello and Piano. Emmanuelle Bertrand, cello. Pascal Amoyel, piano. BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Pascal Rophé conductor. Harmonia Mundi. HMC 902142. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue66/amateur2.htm

Wolgang Rihm, String Quartet No. 11. Interscriptum. Grave. Minguet String Quartet. Markus Bellheim, piano. Wergo WER 6576. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue67/amateur3.htm

Schubert, Complete Works for Violin and Piano. Alina Ibragimova, violin; Cédric Tiberghien, piano. Hyperion CDA67911/2. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue69/amateur.htm

Wendy Warner (cello), Haydn and Myslivecek. Camerata Chicago, Droston Hall, conductor. Çedille. 9000142 http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue69/amateur.htm

Prokofiev, Violin Sonatas; Three Pieces from Romeo and Juliet. Vadim Gluzman, violin. Angela Yoffe, piano. BIS SACD 2032. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue69/amateur2.htm

Bartók & Kodály. The Complete String Quartets, The Alexander String Quartet. FoghornClassics. CD 2009. (3) http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue69/amateur4.htm

Alfred Schnittke, Complete Violin Sonatas. Carolyn Huebl, violin; Mark Wait, piano. Naxos 8.570978. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue65/amateur.htm

Lutoslawski. Symphonies, Concertos, Choral and Vocal Works. 10 cds.

Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit. Naxos 8.501066. http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue70/amateur.htm