Release Groups

# Year Title Artist Type RatingReleases
1 Caruso: The First Recordings Various Artists Broadcast + Compilation 1
2 1924 Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin; Paul Whiteman and His Concert Orchestra Single 1
3 Beethoven: Violinkonzert D-Dur op. 61 Ludwig van Beethoven; Fritz Kreisler, Leo Blech, Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin Album 1
4 2002 Great Chamber Music Recordings: Trios in D minor Mendelssohn, Schumann; Jacques Thibaud, Pablo Casals, Alfred Cortot Album + Compilation 2
5 1951 Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor Sergei Rachmaninoff, Leopold Stokowski, The Philadelphia Orchestra Album 1
6 Concerto no. 3 pour piano et orchestre Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff; Vladimir Horowitz, London Symphony Orchestra, Albert Coates Album 1
7 2011 The Complete Piano Sonatas Ludwig van Beethoven; Artur Schnabel Album + Compilation 1
8 1987 Elgar: Enigma Variations / Debussy: La Mer Elgar, Debussy; Arturo Toscanini & BBC Symphony Orchestra Album + Compilation + Live 1
9 1935 Violin Concerto in D Minor Jean Sibelius; Jascha Heifetz, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham Album 1
10 1973 Symphony no. 9 in D major Mahler; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter Album 8
11 1974 The Six Cello Suites Johann Sebastian Bach; Pablo Casals Album 9
12 2003 Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2 / Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1 Brahms, Tchaikovsky; Vladimir Horowitz, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini Album + Compilation 2
13 1990 Strauss dirigiert Strauss Richard Strauss Album + Compilation 1
14 1992 Blow the Wind Southerly: British Songs Kathleen Ferrier Album + Compilation 1
15 1953 Waltzes Chopin; Dinu Lipatti Album 7
16 1951 Knoxville: "Summer of 1915" for Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 24 / Four Excursions, Op. 20 Samuel Barber; Eleanor Steber, William Strickland, The Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Firkusny Album 1
17 1952 Operatic Duets Jussi Bjoerling, Robert Merrill, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Album + Compilation 1
18 1987 Symphony no. 9 Beethoven; Arturo Toscanini Album 2
19 2001 Asrael Suk; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Talich Album 1
20 2001 Tristan und Isolde Richard Wagner Album 2
21 1952 Aïda Verdi - Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Ebe Stignani, Aldo Protti, Alberto Erede, Coro E Orchestra Dell'Accademia Di Santa Cecilia Album 3
22 1990 Vier letzte Lieder Richard Strauss; Lisa della Casa Album 3
23 1953 Tosca (1953 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Tito Gobbi, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Victor de Sabata Album 13
24 1992 Piano Concerto no. 1 Brahms; Arthur Rubinstein, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner Album 1
25 1956 The Goldberg Variations (1955 recording) Bach; Glenn Gould Album 5 9
26 1989 Le nozze di Figaro (1955 studio cast) Mozart; Siepi, Gueden, della Casa, Danco, Poell, Corena, Wiener Philharmoniker, Erich Kleiber Album 3
27 1958 Concerto for Orchestra Béla Bartók; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner Album 2
28 1995 Symphonien Nos. 4, 5, 6 Peter Tschaikowsky; Leningrader Philharmonie, Kurt Sanderling, Evgeny Mravinsky Album 2
29 1956 Piano Concertos Grieg, Schumann; Solomon, Herbert Menges, Philharmonia Album + Compilation 1
30 1988 Kurt Weill: Berlin & American Theater Songs Kurt Weill; Lotte Lenya Album 1
31 1959 Daphnis et Chloé Ravel; London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux Album 2
32 1998 Violin Concerto, op. 99 / Cello Concerto, op. 107 Shostakovich; Oistrakh, Rostropovich Album + Compilation 2
33 1962 String Quartet D Minor Op. Posth. / Quartet Movement C Minor Op. Posth. Schubert; Amadeus-Quartet Album 1
34 2000 Symphony in C / L’Arlésienne Suites nos. 1 & 2 Georges Bizet; Sir Thomas Beecham, Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Album + Compilation 2
35 1995 Klavierkonzerte 1–3 Bartók; Géza Anda, Ferenc Fricsay, Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin Album 5 1
36 1962 St. Matthew Passion Johann Sebastian Bach; Otto Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus Album 3
37 1961 David und Igor Oistrach: Bach, Beethoven, Vivaldi Bach, Beethoven, Vivaldi; David Oistrach, Igor Oistrach Album + Compilation 1
38 Sviatoslav Richter Plays Scriabin / Debussy / Prokofiev Святослав Теофилович Рихтер Album + Compilation 1
39 1986 Benny Goodman Collector's Edition: Compositions & Collaborations Bartók, Bernstein, Copland, Gould, Stravinsky; Benny Goodman Album + Compilation 1
40 1965 Symphony No. 4 Ives; Leopold Stokowski, American Symphony Orchestra Album 1
41 2000 Britten at Aldeburgh: Schubert Piano Duets Schubert; Benjamin Britten, Sviatoslav Richter Album 1
42 1965 Chichester Psalms for Chorus and Orchestra / Facsimile—A Choreographic Essay Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic, The Camerata Singers, Abraham Kaplan, John Bogart Album 1
43 1965 Cello Concerto / Sea Pictures Elgar; Jacqueline du Pré, Sir John Barbirolli, Dame Janet Baker, London Symphony Orchestra Album 9
44 1997 Der Ring des Nibelungen Richard Wagner; Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Georg Solti Album 5 3
45 1987 Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre Joaquín Rodrigo; John Williams, Philadelphia Orchestra, Ormandy, English Chamber Orchestra, Groves Album 3
46 1991 Sacred Works Igor Stravinsky Album 1
47 1998 Piano Concerto in E-flat major, KV 482 / Piano Concerto in C major, KV 503 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Alfred Brendel, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Paul Angerer Album 1
48 1967 Das Lied von der Erde Mahler; Otto Klemperer, Christa Ludwig, Fritz Wunderlich, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra Album 10
49 1982 Symphony no. 4 Mahler; The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell, Judith Raskin Album 1
50 2008 4 Orchestral Suites Johann Sebastian Bach; Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt Album 2
51 1970 The Four Seasons Vivaldi; Alan Loveday, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner Album 4
52 2002 Florentine Music of the Fourteenth Century Early Music Consort of London Album + Compilation 1
53 1971 MagnifiCathy: The Many Voices of Cathy Berberian Cathy Berberian, Bruno Canino Album + Compilation 1
54 2004 Piano Works Charles-Valentin Alkan; Ronald Smith Album 1
55 1996 The 'Paris' Symphonies Joseph Haydn; Antal Dorati, Philharmonia Hungarica Album 1
56 1995 Symphonien nos. 8 & 9 »Aus der Neuen Welt« Antonín Dvořák; Berliner Philharmoniker, Rafael Kubelík Album 2
57 1985 Die schöne Müllerin (1971 recordings) Schubert; Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau, Gerald Moore Album 1
58 1993 Canto Gregoriano (aka “Las mejores obras del Canto Gregoriano”) Coro de monjes del Monasterio Benedictino de Santo Domingo de Silos Album + Compilation 5
59 1990 Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin Johann Sebastian Bach; Nathan Milstein Album 4 2
60 1974 Drumming / Six Pianos / Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ Steve Reich Album 2
61 1975 Symphonie nr. 5 Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker, Carlos Kleiber Album 2
62 1976 Die Bratschensonaten, op. 120 Johannes Brahms; Pinchas Zukerman, Daniel Barenboim Album 1
63 1972 The Sea Hawk: Classic Film Scores of Erich Wolfgang Korngold Erich Wolfgang Korngold Album + Soundtrack 3 7
64 Strictly for the Birds Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli Album 2
65 2002 Russo: Street Music / Three Pieces for Blues Band and Symphony Orchestra / Gershwin: An American in Paris Russo, Gershwin; San Francisco Symphony, Seiji Ozawa Album 1
66 1989 Káťa Kabanová Leoš Janáček; Wiener Philharmoniker, Charles Mackerras Album 1
67 Holst: Suite no. 1 in E-flat / Suite no. 2 in F / Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks / Bach: Fantasia in G Holst, Handel, Bach; The Cleveland Symphonic Winds, Frederick Fennell Album 1
68 1999 Peter Grimes Britten; Jon Vickers, Heather Harper, Jonathan Summers, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis Album 2
69 1993 Holst: The Planets / Elgar: Enigma Variations Holst, Elgar; London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult Album + Compilation 4
70 1986 Lulu Alban Berg; Orchestre de l'Opéra de Paris, Pierre Boulez Album 4 2
71 1980 Symphony no. 10 Mahler; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle Album 5
72 1986 Clarinet and Oboe Concertos Mozart; Antony Pay, Michel Piguet, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood Album 2
73 1999 Rachmaninoff: Suite Op. 17, No. 2 / Ravel: “La Valse” / Lutosławski: Paganini Variations Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire Album 1
74 1985 Mass in B minor (with The English Baroque Soloists & The Monteverdi Choir) J.S. Bach; John Eliot Gardiner Album 1
75 1986 The Studio Recordings: New York 1985 Liszt, Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann, Scriabin; Vladimir Horowitz Album + Compilation 2
76 1986 Otello Giuseppe Verdi; Plácido Domingo, Katia Ricciarelli, Justino Díaz, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Lorin Maazel Album 2
77 1989 Music From Estonia, Volume 2 The Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi Album 2
78 1989 Porgy and Bess George Gershwin, Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Damon Evans, Harolyn Blackwell, Bruce Hubbard, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Gregg Baker, The Glyndebourne Chorus, The London Philharmonic, Simon Rattle Album 2
79 1989 La Juive Jacques Fromental Halévy; Philharmonia Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Antonio de Almeida, Júlia Várady, June Anderson, José Carreras, Dalmacio Gonzalez, Ferruccio Furlanetto Album 1
80 1990 Symphony No. 7 Anton Bruckner; Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan Album 3
81 1989 Rossini Arias Rossini; Cecilia Bartoli, Wiener Volksopernorchester, Giuseppe Patanè Album 1
82 1991 Symphony no. 1 Corigliano; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim Album 1
83 1990 In Concert José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Zubin Mehta Album + Live 5
84 1991 24 Preludes and Fugues, op. 87 Shostakovich; Tatiana Nikolayeva Album 2 1
85 1991 Symphony № 1 in C minor, op. 68 Brahms; Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado Album 1
86 1990 Black Angels Kronos Quartet Album 5 2
87 1992 Messiah Handel; Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Janet Williams, Patricia Spence, Drew Minter, Jeffrey Thomas, William Parker, UC Berkeley Chamber Chorus, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan Album 1
88 1992 Symphony no. 3 Henryk Górecki; Dawn Upshaw, London Sinfonietta, David Zinman Album 4
89 2005 Symphony No. 6 Mahler; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Klaus Tennstedt Album 1
90 1994 Der gewaltige Hahnrei / Mediterranean Songs Berthold Goldschmidt; Alexander, Kraus, Wörle, Otelli, Deutsches Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, Ainsley, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Lothar Zagrosek Album 1
91 1995 La traviata (1994 recording) Giuseppe Verdi; Angela Gheorghiu, Frank Lopardo, Leo Nucci, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Georg Solti Album + Live 1
92 1997 Symphony no. 5 Anton Bruckner; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Georg Tintner Album 1
93.1 1987 The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Volume 1: Goethe & Schiller Settings Franz Schubert; Dame Janet Baker, Graham Johnson Album 1
94 1999 9 Symphonies Beethoven; Tonhalle‐Orchester Zürich, David Zinman Album + Compilation 1
95 2001 The Rite of Spring / The Poem of Ecstasy Igor Stravinsky, Aleksander Scriabin; Kirov Orchestra, Valery Gergiev Album + Compilation 1
96 2001 Symphonie fantastique Hector Berlioz; London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis Album + Live 2
97 1992 Symphony no. 15 Shostakovich; Cleveland Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling Album 1
98 2002 The Ligeti Project II: Lontano / Atmosphères / Apparitions / San Francisco Polyphony / Concert românesc György Ligeti; Berliner Philharmoniker, Jonathan Nott Album 1
99 2003 Dido and Aeneas Purcell; Susan Graham, Ian Bostridge, Camilla Tilling, Felicity Palmer, David Daniels, Cecile De Boever, Paul Agnew, European Voices, Le Concert d'Astrée, Emmanuelle Haïm Album 2
100 2005 Piano Music, Volume I: Préludes I & II Claude Debussy; Pascal Rogé Album 5 1

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cataloguer: Norman Lebrecht