George Tsontakis – Recommended Recordings

Quartets nos. 3 & 4, New World Records 80414 Heartsounds; Mediations at Perigree; Sarabesque, Koch 7579 Piano Quartet no. 2; Eclipse; Bagatelles, Koch 7550 Four Symphonic Quartets, Koch 7384 Violin Concerto no. 2; Clair de Lune; The Past, The Passion, Koch 7592 Violin Concerto no. 1; October; Mirologhia, Koch 7680

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Alexander Tcherepnin – Recommended Recordings

Complete Symphonies & Piano Concertos, Ogawa, Shui, Singapore 1703 So, BIS Complete Piano Concertos, Ogawa, Shui, Singapore Symphony Or- 1704 chestra, Brilliant Classics 9232 1705 Piano Concertos nos. 1, 4, & 5, Olympia 440 1706 Piano Concertos nos. 2, 3, & 6, Olympia 439 1707 Symphonies nos. 3 and 4 * Piano Concerto no. 6, … More Alexander Tcherepnin – Recommended Recordings

Sergei Taneyev – Recommended Recordings

Complete String Quartets, Northern Flowers 1679 Complete Quintets, Northern Flowers 9944/9945 1680 Complete String Trios, MDG 634 1003-2 384 The Composers 1681 Complete Trios, Northern Flowers 9958/59 1682 Piano Quintet; Piano Trio, Deutsche Grammophon 477 5419 1683 Symphonies nos. 2 & 4, Chandos 9998; Naxos 8.572067 1684 Oresteia Overture and Interlude, Naxos 8.570584 John of … More Sergei Taneyev – Recommended Recordings

Robert Simpson – Recommended Recordings

String Quartets nos. 1 & 4, Delme String Quartet, Hyperion 66419 [HA26] Symphonies nos. 1 b[HA26] & 8, Royal Philharmonic, Hyperion 66890 1648 String Quartets nos. 3 & 6, Delme Quartet, Hyperion 66376 Symphonies nos. 2 & 4, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Hyper- 1649 ion 66505 1650 Symphonies nos. 3 & 5, Royal Philharmonic, Hyperion 66728 … More Robert Simpson – Recommended Recordings

Jean Sibelius – Recommended Recordings

I’ve listened to many recordings of the Fifth Symphony (though nowhere near the some 100 that are currently available) and attended a number of live performances. I still hold to the view that the 1961 Bernstein recording is the greatest. (Oddly enough, it is only available singly with Eugene Ormandy’s Sibelius First Symphony on Sony … More Jean Sibelius – Recommended Recordings

Dmitri Shostakovich – Recommended Recordings

Lady Macbeth of Mtensk, Mstislav Rostropovich, Galina Vishnevskaya, 1580 EMI 7 49955 2 This classic recording of this work was its first, with Mstislav Rostropovich, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Galina Vishnevskaya and Nicolai Gedda, in 1990. The 15 String Quartets Borodin Quartet, Melodiya 10 01077 This set, recorded between 1978 and 1983, has gone through … More Dmitri Shostakovich – Recommended Recordings

Aulis Sallinen – Recommended Readings

Songs of Life and Death; The Iron Suite, Ondine 844-2 Complete Symphonies, Concertos, Rheinland-Pfalz State PO, Rasi- 1415 lainen, CPO 777640 (5 CDs) 1416 Or individually: 1417 Symphonies nos. 1 & 7; Solemn Overture, CPO 999 918 1418 Symphonies nos. 2 & 4; Horn Concerto, CPO 999 969 1419 Or otherwise: Aulis Sallinen: Scandinavian Consolation … More Aulis Sallinen – Recommended Readings

Harald Sæverud – Recommended Readings

Symphonies nos. 4–8, Canto Ostinato; Rondo Amoroso; and Galdreslatten, 1389 Simax Vol. 1 3124 Orchestral Works: Peer Gynt Suites nos. 1 and 2; Romanza Violin and 1390 Orchestra; Piano Concerto; Fanfare and Hymn, Simax Vol. 2 3125 [HA15] Symphony no. 9; Piano Concerto; and Fanfare and Hymn, BISBIS[HA15] 962 [HA16] Violin Concerto; Symphony no. 3, … More Harald Sæverud – Recommended Readings