Various ‎– Gramophone Editor's Choice: June 2004

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Recording Of The Month
1 Barber* Knoxville: Summer Of 1915
Composed By – Barber*Conductor – Marin AlsopOrchestra – Royal Scottish National OrchestraSoprano Vocals – Karina Gauvin
5:07
2 Poulenc* Suite Napoli - Caprice Italian
Composed By – Poulenc*Piano – Charles Owen (2)
5:31
3 Pärt* My Heart's In The Highlands (Excerpt)
Composed By – Pärt*Countertenor Vocals [Uncredited] – Stephen WallaceOrgan – Matthew Owens (2)
4:55
4 Sibelius* Symphony No 7 (Opening)
Composed By – Sibelius*Conductor – Sir Colin DavisOrchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
5:51
5 Rachmaninov* Divine Liturgy Of St. John Chrysostom - Third Antiphon (In Your Kingdom, Remember Us, O Lord)
Choir – Choir of King's College, Cambridge*Composed By – Rachmaninov*Directed By – Stephen Cleobury
5:13
6 Ives* Concord Sonata: The Alcotts
Composed By – Ives*Piano – Pierre-Laurent Aimard
6:22
7 C Scott* Neptune - Adagio Molto
Composed By – C Scott*Conductor – Martyn BrabbinsOrchestra – BBC Philharmonic Orchestra*
4:00
Collection
8 Ravel* Schéhérazade - L'Indifférent
Composed By – Ravel*Conductor – Pierre BoulezMezzo-soprano Vocals – Anne Sofie Von OtterOrchestra – Cleveland Orchestra*
4:16
9 Bach* Orchestral Suite No 1 - Ouverture
Composed By – Bach*Conductor – Martin PearlmanOrchestra – Boston Baroque
5:31
10 Verdi* String Quartet - Scherzo, Fuga
Composed By – Verdi*Orchestra – Amsterdam Sinfonietta
4:26
Cover Story
11 Beethoven* Symphony No 7 - Allegro Con Brio
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Leonard BernsteinOrchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*
7:05
Reputations
12 Debussy* Pelléas Et Mélisande - Act I Scene I (Excerpt)
Baritone Vocals – Donald McIntyreComposed By – Debussy*Conductor – Pierre BoulezOrchestra – Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent GardenSoprano Vocals [Mélisande] – Elisabeth Söderström
4:56
Competition
13 Various Untitled 1:40

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June 2004
EDITOR'S CHOICE
The Top Ten discs

GRAMOPHONE: THE CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE

Blissful Barber from Marin Alsop
Charles Owen conjures magic from Poulenc
Arvo Pärt's exquisite sacred vocal music
Sir Colin Davis revisits Sibelius with the LSO
Sublime Rachmaninov from Stephen Cleobury
Charles Ives marries nostalgia with the new
Martyn Brabbins ignites a Cyril Scott revival
Boulez and von Otter in Debussy and Ravel
Pristine Bach suites from Boston Baroque
Amsterdam Sinfonietta offer chamber delights

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

Total Timing 67'09"

Competition [13]: Identify the poet or author behind these five pieces of music

The following artists are credited on the insert by virtue of appearing on the original source recordings although not actually on the featured tracks:-
Track 1 - Thomas Trotter (organ)
Track 3 - Chamber Domaine / Stephen Pledge (pf) / Choir of St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Track 5. - (the celebrant and deacon performing the divine liturgy).
Track 6 - Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano).
Track 7 - Howard Shelley (pf).
Track 8 - Alison Hagley (soprano).

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