Various ‎– Gramophone Editor's Choice: January 2004

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Recording Of The Month
1 Saint-Saëns* Le Carnaval Des Animaux - Le Cygne...Final
Cello – Gautier CapuçonClarinet – Paul MeyerComposed By – Saint-Saëns*Double Bass – Janne SaksalaFlute – Emmanuel PahudPercussion – Florent JodeletPiano – Frank Braley, Michael Dalberto*Viola – Béatrice MutheletViolin – Esther Hoppe, Renaud Capuçon
4:58
2 Dvořák* Piano Concerto - Allegro Con Fuoco (Excerpt)
Composed By – Dvořák*Conductor – Nikolaus HarnoncourtOrchestra – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra*Piano – Pierre-Laurent Aimard
6:07
3 Vaughan Williams* The Poisoned Kiss, Act 1 (Excerpt) - 'Blue Larkspur In A Garden'...'Who's In My Forest?'...'North Wind, South Wind'
Composed By – Vaughan Williams*Conductor – Richard HickoxOrchestra – BBC National Orchestra Of Wales*Vocals [Amaryllus - Uncredited] – James GilchristVocals [Dipsacus - Uncredited] – Neal DaviesVocals [Tormentilla - Uncredited] – Janice Watson
4:26
4 Shostakovich* Piano Concerto No 2 - Allegro
Composed By – Shostakovich*Conductor – Andrew LittonOrchestra – BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraPiano – Marc-André Hamelin
5:06
5 Beethoven* Mass In C - Kyrie
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Richard HickoxOrchestra – Collegium Musicum 90
4:53
6 Sibelius* Violin Concerto (Allegro Moderato) (Excerpt)
Composed By – Sibelius*Conductor – Emmanuel KrivineOrchestra – Sinfonia VarsoviaViolin – Sergey Khachatryan
5:50
7 Kodály* Cello Sonata - Allegro Con Spirito (Excerpt)
Cello – Jiří BártaComposed By – Kodály*Piano – Jan Czech*
3:19
8 Mendelssohn* Violin Concerto - Andante (Excerpt)
Composed By – Mendelssohn*Conductor – Mariss JansonsOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic*Violin – Midori*
5:38
9 Obrecht* Missa Sub Tuum Praesidium - Gloria
Choir – The Clerks' GroupComposed By – Obrecht*Directed By – Edward Wickham
4:58
10 Traditional Awake, And Join The Cheerful Choir
Vocals – Anonymous 4
4:09
Music For Christmas
11 Fawcett* Strike! Seraphs, Strike Your Harps Of Gold
Composed By – Fawcett*Conductor – Peter HolmanEnsemble – The Parley Of InstrumentsVocals – Psalmody
3:56
12 Charpentier* Messe De Minuit Pour Noël - Kyrie (Excerpt)
Composed By – Charpentier*Directed By – Kevin MallonEnsemble – Aradia Ensemble
4:56
13 Barber* Twelfth Night
Choir – Joyful Company Of Singers*Composed By – Barber*Directed By – Peter Broadbent
4:06
14 Bernard* Winter Wonderland
Composed By – Felix BernardDirected By – Peter DijkstraLyrics By [Uncredited] – Richard B. Smith*Vocals – The Gents (2)
3:20
15 The Coventry Carol - Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child
Vocals – The Tallis Scholars
3:15

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January 2004
EDITOR'S CHOICE
The Top Ten discs
PLUS A SELECTION OF THE BEST NEW CHRISTMAS MUSIC

GRAMOPHONE: THE CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE

For promotional use only. Not for resale.

Compilation © 2003 Haymarket Publications Limited [on rear cover]
This compilation © 2004 Gramophone Publications Ltd [on disc]

Total Timing 69'23"

(Jewel case with insert)

The insert credits some performers from the original source recordings who do not appear in the featured tracks:
Track 1 - David Guerrier (trumpet) and Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp)
Track 13 - Felicity Lott (soprano) and Gabriel Woolf (speaker)

NB. The title on the back cover for Track 15 is incorrect (...thou tiny little child) but that on the insert is correct (...thou little tiny child)

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