TasList


2017 List :

BEST OF THE BUNCH: Classical

  • Arnold: English, Scottish, & Cornish Dances. Lyrita SRCS-109
  • Brahms/Debussy/Bartók: Sonatas/Abel, Steinberg. Wilson Audiophile/Analogue Productions 8722*
  • Brahms: Symphonien 1-4/Rattle, Berlin Phil. Berlin Philharmonic Recordings BPHR 160041*
  • Gerhard: The Plague. Decca Head 6
  • Gershwin: Porgy & Bess complete/Maazel. Decca SET 609-11*
  • Herold-Lanchbery: La Fille Mal Gardée. Decca/ORG 0109-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Hi-Fi a la Española. Mercury/Classic SR-90144*
  • Holst: The Planets/Mehta, LA. Decca/ORG 122-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Mahler: Ninth Symphony/Barbirolli, Berlin Phil. ERC/EMI ASD 596/597*
  • Prokofiev: Scythian Suite. Mercury/ORG 118-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90283*‡
  • Ravel: La Valse/Paray. Mercury/Classic SR-90313*‡
  • Respighi: Feste Romane/Maazel. Decca SXL-6822
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird/Dorati. Mercury/Classic SR-90226*‡
  • Widor: Symphony No. 6, Allegro. Mercury SR-90169

BEST OF THE BUNCH: Popular

  • Bachrach: Casino Royale. Colgems/Classic Records 5005Q‡
  • Balalaika Favorites. Mercury/Classic Records SR90310-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Belafonte at Carnegie Hall. RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-6006 *‡
  • Ellington: For Duke. M&K Realtime UMK&K101*
  • Ralph Hunter Choir: The Wild, Wild West. RCA LSP-l968*
  • Dean Martin: Dream with Dean. Reprise/Analogue Productions 076-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Music for Bang, Ba-room and Harp. RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-1866‡
  • Peter, Paul & Mary: In The Wind. Warner Bros./ORG 071 (45rpm)*‡
  • Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon. EMI Harvest SHVL-804‡
  • Santana: Abraxas. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UD1S 2-001*
  • The Sheffield Track Record. Sheffield Lab-20*
  • Don Shirley: Water Boy. Columbia CS-9196*
  • The Weavers Reunion at Carnegie Hall, 1963. Vanguard/Analogue Productions 005*‡
  • Winds of War and Peace/Graham. Wilson Audiophile/Analogue Productions 8823

SPECIAL MERIT: Classical

  • Alain: Organ Works (complete). Erato EDO-250/2
  • Albeniz: Suite Española/De Burgos, New Philharmonia. London CS-6581/ORG 100‡
  • Anderson: Music of Leroy Anderson (Vol. II). Mercury SR-90043
  • Antill: Corroboree. (Australian) EMI OASD-7603
  • Arnold: Guitar Concerto/Bream. RCA LSC-2487*
  • Arnold: Overtures. Reference Recordings RR-48
  • Arnold: Peterloo Overture, Sym-phony No. 5. EMI ASD-2878
  • Babbitt: All Set/Contemporary Chamber Ensemble. Nonesuch 71303
  • Bach: The Keyboard Concertos/Gould. Columbia/Speakers Corner 71449‡
  • Bach: Six Solo Cello Suites/Starker. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-39016-3*‡
  • Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin/Grumiaux. Philips 835198/200*
  • Bach-Elgar: Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor. EMI ASD-2970
  • Bach-Stokowski: Symphonic Transcriptions. Chandos ABRD-1055
  • Bacewicz: Music for Strings, Trumpets, and Percussion/Rowicki. Philips PHS900-141*
  • Baird: Four Dialogues for Oboe and Chamber Orchestra/Rowicki. Muza XL/XSL 03360*
  • Balbastre: Harpsichord Works. Afka SK-298
  • Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915/Price, Schippers. RCA LSC-3062*
  • Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal/Schippers. Columbia CBS 32110006*
  • Barber: Symphony No. 1/Zinman. Argo 436 288*
  • Barber: Violin Concerto/Ricci, Pacific Symphony. Reference Recordings RR-45
  • Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra/Reiner. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-1934*‡
  • Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra/Barshai. Decca 6026
  • Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta/Reiner, CSO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2374*‡
  • Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta/Karajan, Berlin Phil. Columbia SAX 2432
  • Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3/Katchen, Kertesz. Decca SXL 6209/Linn Recut REC 01*
  • Bartók: The Six String Quartets/Juilliard Quartet. Columbia Masterworks D3S 717*
  • Bartók: Sonata for 2 Pianos & Percussion/Solti, Perahia. CBS Masterworks M 42625
  • Bartók: Violin Sonata No. 1/Mann, Hambro. Bartók Records No. 922 (mono)
  • Bax: Symphony No. 6. Musical Heritage Soc MHS 1198
  • Beethoven: Appassionata Sonata/Kamiya. RCA/JVC RDC-4
  • Beethoven: Cellosonaten/Rostropovich, Richter. Philips/Speakers Corner EURO2920‡
  • Beethoven: Grosse Fugue/Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic. DG 2330 066
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4/Gould, Bernstein. Columbia/Impex 6011‡
  • Beethoven: Quartet No. 14, Op. 131/Bernstein, Vienna Philharmonic. DG 2531 077
  • Beethoven: Sonata No. 9 “Kreutzer”/Francescatti, Casadesus. Columbia/Speakers Corner EUROS6125
  • Beethoven. Symphony No. 5/C. Kleiber, Vienna Philharmonic. Deutsche Grammophon DGR 31881‡
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6/Walter. Columbia/Analogue Productions AAPC 077‡
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7/C. Kleiber, Vienna Philharmonic. Deutsche Grammophon 2530 706
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 9/Solti, Chicago. Decca GBB-121/2
  • Beethoven: Triple Concerto/Serkin, Laredo, Parnas. Columbia/Speakers Corner EUROS6564
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos. 5 & 9/Oistrakh. Philips/Speakers Corner 835259‡
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata, Op. 96/Abel, Steinberg. Wilson Audiophile/Analogue Productions 8315*
  • Bennett: 5 Studies for Piano/Bennett. Argo ZRG 704
  • Berg: Lulu & Wozzeck Suites. Mercury SR-90278
  • Berg: Violin Concerto/Mutter. DG 437 093
  • Berio: Cries of London/Swingle II. Decca Head 15
  • Berlioz: Requiem/Fremaux, et al. EMI SLS-982
  • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique/Munch, BSO. RCA/Classic LSC-1900*
  • Birtwistle: The Triumph of Time/Boulez. Argo ZRG-790
  • Bizet: Carmen Suite/Gibson. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2449‡
  • Bliss: Music for Strings. Lyrita SRCS-33*
  • Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1. Mercury SR-90223*
  • Borodin: Symphony No. 2, No. 3/Ansermet. London/ORG 153 (45rpm)
  • Brahms: Alto Rhapsody/Walter. Columbia MS-6488
  • Brahms: Ten Intermezzi/Gould. Columbia MS 6237
  • Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1/Curzon, Szell. London/ORG 103 (45rpm)‡
  • Brahms: Sextuor a Cordes No. 1, Op. 18/Les Musiciens. Harmonia Mundi HM 1073
  • Brahms: Sonata for Cello/Starker. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90392*‡
  • Brahms: The Three Trios/Rubinstein, Szeryng, Fournier. RCA Red Seal ARL3-0138
  • Bredemeyer: Schlagstück 5. Nova 8 85 186
  • Brian: Symphony No. 9. EMI ASD-3486
  • Britten: Four Sea Interludes. EMI ASD-3154
  • Britten: Nocturnes. London/ORG 152 (45rpm)‡
  • Britten: The Prince of the Pagodas. Decca Ace-of-Diamonds GOS-558-9
  • Britten: Sinfonietta. Lyrita SRCS1111
  • Britten: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell/Britten. Decca SXL 610
  • Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge/Marriner. Argo ZRG 860
  • Busoni: Piano Concerto. EMI ASD-2336/7
  • Byrd: Mass for Four Voices and Motets. Harmonia Mundi HM 55212
  • Cage: Mr. Cage’s Prepared Piano/Tilbury. Decca Head 9
  • Cage: Third Construction. New World/Classic NW-319*
  • Carter: Cello Sonata/Krosnick, Jacobs. Nonesuch H-71234
  • Carter: Piano Sonata/Rosen HMV ASD 601
  • Chabrier: España!/Argenta. Decca/Speakers Corner SXL-2020*‡
  • Copland: Appalachian Spring. Can. Broadcast SM-5000
  • Copland: Rodeo. Mercury SR-90172
  • Corigliano: Piano Concerto (1968). Somer, Alessandro. Mercury Golden Import SRI 75118
  • Crumb: Cello Sonata/Sylvester. Desto DC-7169
  • Crumb: Makrokosmos I. Nonesuch H-71293
  • Crumb: Music for a Summer Eve: Makrokosmos III. Nonesuch H-71311
  • Dahl: Concerto a Tre/Tashi. RCA ARL1-4328
  • Debussy: Iberia. Mercury SR-90010
  • Debussy: Iberia/Reiner, CSO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2222*‡
  • Debussy: Images (for piano)/Michelangeli. Deutsche Grammophon 250196
  • Debussy: Nocturnes/Paray. Mercury/Speakers Corner AMER 90281*
  • Debussy: Quartet in G minor/Juilliard Quartet. Columbia Masterworks M 30650
  • Debussy: The Sea/Munch, BSO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2111*‡
  • Delius: North Country Sketches/Groves. EMI ASD-3139*
  • Diamond: Rounds for String Orchestra/Schwarz, L.A. Nonesuch79002
  • Dorati: Symphony. Mercury SR-90248
  • Duruflé: Requiem. Epic BC-1256
  • Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit/Quartet Via Nova. Erato STU 71546
  • Dutilleux: Cello Concerto/Rostropovitch, Orchestre de Paris. EMI ASD-3145
  • Dutilleux: Figures de résonances (for two pianos). Erato STU 70810
  • Dvořák: Cello Concerto/Starker. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90303*‡
  • Dvořák: Sextet in A major/Auryn Quartet, Altenburger, Demenga. TACET L196*‡
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 8/Kertesz, LSO. Decca/Speakers Corner SXL-6044*‡
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 8/Walter. CBS/Sony 20 AC 1822
  • Elgar: Caratacus. EMI SLS-998*
  • Elgar: Cello Concerto, Sea Pictures/du Pré, Baker. EMI Testament AEMI 655‡
  • Elgar: Coronation Ode. EMI ASD 3345
  • Elgar: Engima Variations/Mehta, LA. London CS-6816
  • Elgar: The Kingdom. EMI SAN 244-5
  • Elgar: Symphony No. 2/Barbirolli. EMI ASD-3266
  • Faberman: The All Star Percussion Ensemble. Golden String/First Impression Music GS001‡
  • Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain/Soriano. Alto LEMI 545
  • Falla: The Three Cornered Hat/Ansermet. Decca/ORG 102 (45rpm)
  • Fellegara: Serenata/Hamburg Chamber Soloists. Time S8006
  • Finzi: Dies Natalis. World Record Club SCM-50*
  • Finzi: Intimations of Immortality. Lyrita SRCS-75
  • Franck: Pièce héroïque. Mercury SR-90168
  • Gabrieli: Canzoni da Sonare/Savall, Hespèrion XX. Reflexe/Odeon 1C 065-45 646
  • Gerhard: Astrological Series/London Sinfonietta. Decca Head 11
  • Gerhard: Concerto for Orchestra/Del Mar, BBC. Argo ZRG 553
  • Gerhard: Dances from Don Quixote /Dorati. EMI ASD 613*
  • Gerhard: Symphony No. 4. Argo ZRG-701
  • Gershwin: Collected Works. Vox Box QSVBX-5132
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue/Wild, Fiedler. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2367*‡
  • Gershwin: Second Rhapsody for Orchestra with Piano/Tilson Thomas. CBS Masterworks IM39699
  • Gould: Latin American Symphonette. Vanguard/Analogue Productions SRV-275 SD
  • Grainger: Country Gardens. Mercury SR-90219
  • Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy. Mercury SR-90173
  • Grieg: Haugtussa and Poems by Wilhlem Krag/Andersen, Bratlie. Simax PS 1011*
  • Grieg: Peer Gynt/Fjeldstad. Decca/Speakers Corner SXL-2012*
  • Grieg: Piano Concerto/Lupu, Previn. London/ORG 162-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Grieg: Piano Concerto/Rubinstein, Wallenstein. RCA LSC-2566
  • Grieg: Violin and Piano Sonatas, Opp. 8, 13, 45/Tarak, Hancock. Bridge Records BDG 2003
  • Handel: Water Musick/McGegan. Harmonia Mundi France HMU 7010
  • Hanson: The Composer & His Orchestra. Mercury SR-90175*
  • Hanson: Symphony No. 2. Mercury SR-90192
  • Henze: The Emperor’s Nightingale/London Sinfonietta. L’Oiseau-Lyre DSLO 4
  • Hindemith: Mathis Der Maler/Steinberg, BSO. Deutsche Grammophon 2530 246
  • Holst: The Mystic Trumpeter/Armstrong, Atherton, LSO. Lyrita SRCS 128*
  • Holst: The Planets/Previn, LSO. EMI/Hi-Q AHIR 003‡
  • Honneger: Pacific 231. EMI ASD-2989
  • Honegger: Symphony No. 3/Mravinsky. EMI ASD 2064
  • Howells: Hymnus Paradisi. EMI ASD-2600
  • Janáček: Sinfonietta/Košler, Czech Phil. Denon OX-7110-ND
  • Janáček: Sinfonietta/Szell, Cleveland. Columbia Masterworks MS 6815
  • Kabalevsky: The Comedians. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2398*‡
  • Kabalevsky: Piano Concerto No. 3/Feltsman, Mansurov. HMV-Melodia ASD 3078
  • Keats: String Quartet No. 2/Beaux-Arts Quartet. CRI 256
  • Khachaturian: Gayaneh & Spartacus. Decca/ORG 168-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Khachaturian: Symphony No. 2. London CS-6323
  • Kochan: Symphony No. 4/Flor, Berlin SO. Nova 885265*
  • Kodály: Háry János Suite. Mercury SR-90132*
  • Leigh: Concertino/Harpsichord & Strings. Lyrita SRCS-126*
  • Ligeti: Melodien/London Sinfonietta. Decca Head 12*
  • Liszt: Mephisto Waltz/Reiner. RCA/Classic LSC-2341*
  • Liszt: Nojima Plays Liszt. Reference Recordings RR-25 (45rpm)*‡
  • Lloyd: Symphony No. 5. Lyrita SRCS-124
  • Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra/Kletzki. London CS 6665
  • Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 1/Krenz. Wergo WER 60044
  • Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3/Salonen, Los Angeles Philharmonic. CBS Masterworks Digital M42203
  • Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works/Lutoslawski, PRNSO. EMI Electrola 1C 165-03 231/36
  • Maconchy: Symphony Double String Orchestra. Lyrita SRCS-116
  • Maderna: Serenata No. 2. Time S/8002
  • Mahler. Das Lied von der Erde/Bernstein, Fischer-Dieskau, King. London OS-26005
  • Mahler. Das Lied von der Erde/Klemperer, Wunderlich, Ludwig, New Philharmonia. HMV SAN 179
  • Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn/Schwarzkopf, Fischer-Dieskau, Szell, LSO. EMI ASD 1000981
  • Mahler: The Mahler Project/Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony. SFS Media 0040
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1/Slatkin. Telarc DG-10066
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 2 Abravanel, Utah SO. Vanguard VCS 10003
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 3/Mehta. Decca/Super Analogue KIJC 9014-5*
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 4/Klemperer. EMI ASD 2799
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 5/Barbirolli, Baker, New Philharmonia. EMI SLS 785
  • Martin: Concerto for Seven Winds and Orchestra/Ansermet. London CS-6241
  • Martinu: Violin Concerto No. 2/Suk. Supraphon 1101535*
  • Massenet: Le Cid. EMI/Klavier AKLALE 522‡
  • Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto/Rostropovich, Sargent. EMI SXLP 30155*
  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. EMI ASD-3377
  • Messiaen: La Trans de Notre Sgnr. Jesus Christ. Decca Head 1 & 2
  • Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphony. EMI SLS-5117
  • Meyer: Violinkonzert/Oistrakh, Suitner, Staatskapelle Berlin. Nova 8 85 057
  • Moeran: Symphony. EMI ASD-2913
  • Montsalvatge: Concertos from Spain/De Larrocha, de Burgos. London CS 6990
  • Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos (K. 365). Nonesuch H-71028
  • Mozart. Piano Concerto No. 15 & Symphony No. 36/Bernstein. Decca/Speakers Corner 332‡
  • Mozart: Piano Concertos 19 & 27/Haskil, Fricsay, Berlin Philharmonic. DG/Speakers Corner DGR-18383
  • Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 21 & 24/Istomin, Schwarz. Reference Recordings RM-2506 (45rpm)‡
  • Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante/Oistrakh, Kondrashin. Decca/Speakers Corner 6088‡
  • Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 40 & 41/Guilini. Decca/Speakers Corner SXL-6225‡
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto in D, K. 216/Martzy, Jochum, Bavarian State Radio. Coup d’Archet 002 (mono)
  • Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures/Reiner, CSO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2201‡
  • Nancarrow: Studies for Player Piano. Columbia Masterworks MS 7222
  • Nixon: String Quartet No. 1/California String Quartet. Music Library Recordings MLR 7005 (mono)
  • Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne/Fiedler, BSO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-1817*‡
  • Orff: Carmina Burana/Stokowski, Houston. Capitol SPAR-8470*
  • Partch: The Delusion of the Fury. Columbia M2-30576
  • Penderecki: Sonata for Cello and Orchestra. Muza XW576 (mono)
  • Penderecki: String Trio/Janaki Trio. Yarlung 53964-376V*‡
  • Piston: Symphony No. 2/Tilson Thomas. DG 2530 103
  • Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore. Archiv 198166
  • Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite/Reiner, CSO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2150*‡
  • Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2/Frager. RCA LSC-2465
  • Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3/Janis. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90300‡
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet/Maazel. Decca SXL-6620-2
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Ballet Excerpts/Leinsdorf, LA Phil. Sheffield Lab LAB-8
  • Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3/Abbado. Decca SXL 6469
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6/Weller. Decca SXL-6777*
  • Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1/Ricci, Ansermet. Decca/Eclipse ECS-746
  • Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2/Heifetz. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2314‡
  • Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1/Salerno-Sonnenberg. MusicMasters MM-20022*
  • Rachmaninoff: The Bells. EMI ASD-3284
  • Rachmaninoff: Paganini Variations/Rubinstein. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2430*‡
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1. RCA/Classic LSC-2541
  • Rachmaninoff: The Romantic Rachmaninoff. Reader’s Digest RDA-29
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances. Turnabout/Analogue Productions 34145-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances/Oue. Reference Recordings RM-1504‡
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 1. EMI ASD-3137
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2. EMI ASD-2889
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2/Slatkin, St. Louis. Reference Recordings RM-1002
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3. British RCA LSB-4090
  • Rachmaninoff/Respighi: 5 Études-Tableaux. EMI ASD-3013*
  • Ravel: Collected Works. Vox Box QSVBX-5133
  • Ravel: Complete Orchestral Works. Cluytens, Société des Concerts du Conservatoire. EMI SAX 2476-9
  • Ravel: Concerto in G Major. Linn Recut 01
  • Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé/Ansermet. Decca SXL-6204*
  • Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé/Munch, BSO. Chesky RC-30
  • Ravel: Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2/Paray. Mercury SR 90281*
  • Rawsthorne: Piano Concerto No. 1. Lyrita SRCS-101
  • Respighi: Ancient Dances and Airs. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90199*‡
  • Respighi: Brazilian Impressions. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90153‡
  • Respighi: Pines of Rome/Reiner. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2436‡
  • Reubke: The 94th Psalm. Orion ORS-78282
  • Rimsky/Korsakov: Scheherazade. RCA/Classic/Analogue Productions LSC-2446*‡
  • Rodrigo: Concierto Andaluz. Mercury SR-90488*
  • Rodrigo: Concierto Aranjuez/Yepes, Argenta. London CS-6046*
  • Rosen: String Quartet/New Music String Quartet. Epic LC 3333 (mono)
  • Rossini: I’Italiana in Algeri. Fone 016
  • Rózsa: Violin Concerto/Heifetz. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2767*‡
  • Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals/Fremaux. EMI/Klavier 527*‡
  • Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2/Rubinstein. RCA LSC-2234*
  • Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3/Dupré. Mercury SR-90012
  • Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3/Fremaux. EMI TWO-404*
  • Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3/Stern. Reference Recordings RM-1514 (45rpm)‡
  • Schmitt: Psalm 47. EMI ASD-2892
  • Schnittke: Quasi una sonata/Kremer, Gavrilov. EMI 065-03 766
  • Schoenberg: Gurrelieder/Ferencsik. HMV SLS 884
  • Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire/London Sinfonietta. Ace of Diamonds SDD520*
  • Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire/Virtuoso Chamber Ensemble. Argo RG 54 (mono)*
  • Schoenberg: Serenade/Robert Craft. Columbia M2S 762*
  • Schoenberg: Variations/Mehta, LA Phil. London Enterprise 414 440-1
  • Schubert: Death and the Maiden/Juilliard. RCA LSC-2378*
  • Schubert: Winterreise/Saeden. Proprius SWE-1982
  • Schuman: Violin Concerto/Tilson-Thomas. Deutsche Grammophon 2530 103
  • Searle: Symphony No. 1/Boult. Decca/Speakers Corner ADEC 2232
  • Seeger: String Quartet 1931/Amati Quartet. Columbia MS 6142*
  • Sessions: Rhapsody for Orchestra/Prausnitz. Argo ZRG 702
  • Shapey: Variations/Maximilien. CRI SD 496 *
  • Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1. EMI ASD-2924
  • Shostakovich: Cello Sonata/Shafran. RCA LSC-2553
  • Shostakovich: Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings/Marriner. Argo ZRG 674
  • Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2/Bernstein. Columbia/Impex LIMP6004*‡
  • Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues. Richter. Philips/Speakers Corner 835 204 AY‡
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8/Borodin Quartet. Decca/Speakers Corner ADEC 6036
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1/Martinon. RCA/Classic LSC-2322
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6/Previn. EMI ASD 3029
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7. EMI ASD-SLS-897
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8/Previn. EMI ASD-2917
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13. EMI/Alto ASD-3911*
  • Sibelius: En Saga. EMI ASD-2486*
  • Sibelius: Four Legends. EMI ASD-3092
  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 2/Paray, Detroit. Mercury SR-90204*‡
  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 5/Gibson. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2405‡
  • Sibelius: The Tempest. EMI ASD-2961*
  • Sibelius: Violin Concerto/Heifetz, Reiner. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2435‡
  • Skalkottas: String Quartet No. 3/Dartington String Quartet. EMI ASD 2289
  • Stockhausen: Spiral/Wach/Japan/Pole. EMI Electrola 1C 165-02 313/14
  • J. Strauss: Waltzes/Reiner, CSO. RCA LSC-2500*
  • R. Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra/Reiner. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-1806*‡
  • R. Strauss: Don Quixote/Kempe, Berlin. EMI Testament 326‡
  • R. Strauss/Dvořák: Romantic Music For Violin and Piano/Steinhardt, Mayorga. Sheffield Lab 18*
  • Stravinsky: Ballets/Ansermet. London CSA-2308
  • Stravinsky: Ballets. Silver-Garburg Piano Duo. Berlin Classics
  • Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto. Reference Recordings RR-55*
  • Stravinsky: Firebird Suite/Stokowski, Berlin. Capitol SP-8407
  • Stravinsky: Movements for Piano and Orchestra/Rosen, Stravinsky. Columbia MS 6272
  • Stravinsky: Octet/Stravinsky. Columbia MS 6272*
  • Stravinsky: Petrouchka (solo piano). Wilson W-8313*
  • Stravinsky: Petrouchka/Ansermet. London CS-6009
  • Stravinsky: Petrouchka/Silver-Garburg Piano Duo. Berlin Classics 0300669BC
  • Stravinsky: Pulcinella/Marriner. Argo ZRG575
  • Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring/Muti, Philadelphia. EMI ASD 3807/MoFi MFSL 1-519‡
  • Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring/Solti, CSO. Decca SXL-6691‡
  • Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring/Stravinsky. Columbia MS 6548
  • Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (solo piano)/Atamian. RCA ARC1-3636
  • Sullivan-Mackerras: Pineapple Poll. EMI/Hi-Q 001‡
  • Szymanowski: Fourth Symphony/Blumenthal, Kord. Unicorn UN1-75023
  • Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2/Szeryng. Philips 6500 421
  • Takemitsu: Garden Rain/Elgar Howarth. Decca Head 14
  • Tchaikovksy: Manfred/Previn. Alto/EMI ASD-3018*
  • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker/Previn, LSO. EMI SLS-832
  • Tchaikovsky/Nielsen: Souvenir Parts I & II. Trondheim Soloists. 2L*‡
  • Tcherepnin: Ten Bagatelles for Piano and Orchestra/Weber, Fricsay. DG 13870*
  • Thomson: The Plow That Broke the Plains. Analogue/Vanguard AP001
  • Tippett: Concerto for Orchestra/Davis, LSO. Philips 412 378-1
  • Tippett: Piano Concerto/Ogdon, Davis, LSO. HMV ASD 621
  • Toch: Symphony No. 3. Capitol SP-8364
  • Vainberg: Symphony No. 4/Kondrashin. Melodiya ASD 2755
  • Varèse: Arcana/Mehta. Decca SXL 6550
  • Vaughan Williams: Choral Music. EMI SLS-5082
  • Vaughan Williams: Job. EMI ASD-2673
  • Vaughan Williams: The Nine Symphonies. EMI SLS-822
  • Vaughan Williams: Sancta Civitas. EMI ASD-2422
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5, The Wasps Overture/Previn. RCA SB-6856
  • Villa-Lobos: String Quartet No. 17/Brazilian Quartet. Odyssey 32160175
  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons/Veneziani Chamber Orchestra. Chasing the Dragon CTDLPI001*
  • Vivaldi: Lute Concertos & Trios. Hungaroton SLPX-11978*
  • Walton: Cello Concerto/Piatigorsky, Munch, BSO. RCA LSC-2109*
  • Walton: Crown Imperial/Fennell, Eastman. Mercury SR-90197
  • Walton: Five Bagatelles/Artzt. Meridian E77037*
  • Walton: Symphony No. 1/Previn. RCA LSC-2924
  • Walton: Violin Concerto/Haendel, Berglund. EMI ASD 3483*
  • Webern: Complete Works/Craft. Columbia K 4L 232 (mono)
  • Webern: Five Movements for String Quartet, Op. 5/LaSalle Quartet. Muza XL/SXL 0282*
  • Grace Williams: Fantasy/Welsh Nursery Tunes. EMI ASD-3006*
  • Wiren: Serenade for Strings EMI ESD-7001

SPECIAL MERIT: Operas and Oratorios

  • Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle/Ludwig, Kertesz. Decca SET 311
  • Berg: Wozzeck/Boulez, Paris National Opera. Columbia 32 21 0002
  • Bizet: Carmen/Bernstein, et al. Deutsche Grammophon/Speakers Corner 2709 043‡
  • Brecht/Weill: Threepenny Opera/New York Shakespeare Festival. Columbia 34326
  • Britten: Billy Budd/Britten, Pears. London OSA-1390
  • Britten: Noye’s Fludde. Argo ZK-1
  • Britten: Peter Grimes/Britten, Pears, ROHO. Decca SXL 2150-2
  • Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande/Boulez. Columbia M3 30119
  • Dallapiccolo: Il Prigioniero/Dorati, Salonen. Decca Headline 10
  • French & Italian Opera Arias/Freni, Votto. EMI/Angel 34045
  • Henze: The Young Lord/Dohnányi. DG 138 257
  • Janáček: From the House of the Dead/Neumann. Supraphon 10 2941
  • Janáček: The Makropoulos Case/Mackerras. London OSA-12116
  • Menotti: Amahl & the Night Visitors. RCA LSC-2762‡
  • Mozart: The Magic Flute/Lorengar, Prey, Solti. London OSA-1397
  • Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov/Ghiaurov, Karajan. Decca SET-514/7
  • Puccini: La Bohème/Pavarotti, Freni, Karajan. Decca SET 565/6
  • Puccini: Madame Butterfly/De Los Angeles, Santini. Angel S 3604
  • Puccini: Tosca/Price, Karajan. RCA LDS-7022
  • Puccini: Turandot/Sutherland, Pavarotti, Mehta. Decca SET 561-3
  • Schoenberg: Moses und Aaron/Boulez. Columbia M233594
  • Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Minsk/Rostropovich EMI 49955
  • R. Strauss: Die Frau Ohne Schatten/Solti. Deutsche Grammophon 136911/14
  • R. Strauss: Elektra/Nilsson, Solti. Decca/Speakers Corner 354/5‡
  • R. Strauss: Salome/Nilsson, Solti. Decca 228/9
  • Verdi: Aida/Tebaldi, Karajan. London OSA-1313
  • Verdi: Macbeth/Abbado, Verrett, Domingo. Deutsche Grammophon 2709 062
  • Verdi: Otello/McCracken, Barbirolli. HMV SLS940/3
  • Wagner: Götterdämmerung. London OSA-1604
  • Wagner: Parsifal/Knappertsbusch. Philips/Speakers Corner 835 220/24 AY‡
  • Wagner: Das Rheingold. London OSA-1309
  • Weill: Threepenny Opera Suite/Chicago Pro Musica. Reference Recordings RR-29

SPECIAL MERIT: Collections

  • Ataulfo Argenta Edition/Argenta, Orquesta Nacional de España. Alto Analogue AA006
  • Ballet for Band. Mercury SR-90256
  • Centerstage/Graham. Wilson/Analogue Productions 8824
  • The Christmas Revels/Langstaff. Revels Records RC 1078
  • Concertos from Spain/Alicia de Larrocha. London CS-6990
  • Dances on Movable Ground. Ciaramella Ensemble. Yarlung 09261819V
  • Danses Anciennes de Hongrie. Harmonia Mundi HM-1003
  • Delmoni Plays Bach, Ysaÿe, Kreisler. Water Lily Acoustics WLA WS-07
  • Evensong for Ash Wednesday. Argo ZRG-5365
  • Exotic Dances from the Opera/Oue. Reference Recordings RR-1505‡
  • Festival/Reiner, CSO. RCA/Classic/Analogue Productions LSC-2423‡
  • The Spectacular Heinz Holliger Plays Music by Berio, Castiglioni, et al. Philips 6500 202
  • Horowitz at Carnegie Hall. Columbia/Speakers Corner EUROS728
  • La Fête de l’Âne. Harmonia Mundi HM-1036
  • Fiesta in Hi-Fi/Hanson. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90134‡
  • For My True Love/Terri, Almeida. Capitol SP-8461
  • In Formation/Kronos Quartet. Reference Recordings RR-9
  • Laudate II: Baroque Music from the Düben Collection. Proprius PROP 7860
  • Lockenhaus 1982 Live/Kremer et al. Philips 411 062-1
  • Magnum Opus. Wilson W-8111
  • The Moscow Sessions. Sheffield TLP-1000
  • Musique de la Grèce Antique. Harmonia Mundi HM-1015
  • New Music for Violin and Piano. Zukofsky, Kalish. Mainstream MS/5016*
  • New Year’s Concert 1989/C. Kleiber, Vienna Philharmonic. CBS Masterworks 2P 7934
  • Overtures Fantasies. Mercury SR-90191
  • Percussion Music. Nonesuch H-71291
  • The Power of the Orchestra/RCO. RCA/Analogue Productions 2659-45 (45rpm)‡
  • André Previn’s Music Night. EMI ASD-3131
  • The Reiner Sound. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2183*‡
  • Rhapsodies/Stokowski. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2471*‡
  • The Royal Ballet Gala Performances/Ansermet. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-6065*‡
  • Rubinstein at Carnegie Hall/Rubinstein. RCA LSC-2605
  • Sing We Noel: Christmas Music. Nonesuch H-71354
  • La Spagna. BIS 163/164/AudioNautes 1401‡
  • Venice/Solti, ROHO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2313*‡
  • Vienna: 1908-1914/Dorati, LSO. Mercury SR-90316
  • Wagner for Band. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90276‡
  • Witches’ Brew/Gibson, NSOL. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2225‡

SPECIAL MERIT: Informal

  • 10,000 Maniacs: In My Tribe. Elektra/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-013‡
  • Gene Ammons: Boss Tenor. Prestige/Analogue Productions 7180‡
  • Tori Amos: Under the Pink. Atlantic R1-82567
  • Areski Et Brigitte Fontaine: Je Ne Connais Pas Cet Homme. Saravah SH 10041
  • Chet Atkins in Hollywood. RCA/Classic Records LSP-1993Q‡
  • Chet Atkins: Caribbean Guitar. RCA LSP-2549
  • The Other Chet Atkins. RCA LSP-2175
  • Joan Baez: Diamonds & Rust. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-238‡
  • Joan Baez: Farewell Angelina. Vanguard VSD 79200
  • Joan Baez: In Concert. Vanguard VSD 2122
  • The Band: The Band. Mobile Fidelity LMF419*
  • Patricia Barber: Café Blue. Premonition 90746
  • Count Basie: 88 Basie Street. Pablo/Analogue Productions 2310-901 (45rpm)*‡
  • Count Basie: Live at the Sands (Before Frank). Warner Bros./Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-401‡
  • The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds. Analogue Productions 067 (mono)‡
  • The Beach Boys: Surfer Girl. Capitol ST 1981/Analogue Productions 060‡
  • The Beatles: The Beatles in Mono. Capitol Records LDB0914 (mono)‡
  • Beck: Sea Change. Geffen Records/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-308
  • Harry Belafonte: Belafonte Sings the Blues. RCA/Impex AIMX 6012-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Harry Belafonte: The Many Moods of Belafonte. RCA/Impex 6017-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Ben and Sweets/Webster, Edison. Columbia/ORG 117-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Tony Bennett: I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-358‡
  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: The Big Beat. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP4029-45N (45rpm)
  • Art Blakey: The Jazz Messengers at the Café Bohemia. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP1507-45 (45rpm)
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears. ORG 133 2 (45rpm)‡
  • Bob and Ray Throw a Stereo Spectacular. RCA LSP-1773 (Also Classic Records)
  • David Bowie: Earthling. ISO/Columbia/Friday Music FRM-42627‡
  • David Bowie: Let’s Dance. EMI America SO 517093‡
  • David Bowie: Tonight. EMI America SJ-17138‡
  • David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now† 1974–1976. Parlophone 89835
  • Ray Brown: The Red Hot Ray Brown Trio. Groove Note GRV102801
  • Dave Brubeck: Time Out. Columbia/Analogue Productions 8192-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Buena Vista Social Club: Lost and Found. World Circuit WC V090*‡
  • Buena Vista Social Club: Buena Vista Social Club. Nonesuch RTH 79478
  • Kenny Burrell: Midnight Blue. Blue Note/Music Matters MMLLP84123
  • Donald Byrd: The Cat Walk. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP4075-45 (45rpm)
  • Peter Case: Peter Case. Geffen Records GHS 24105
  • Johnny Cash: American Recordings I–VI. American Recordings 81157‡
  • Tracy Chapman: Tracy Chapman. Elektra 960 774-1
  • Ray Charles and Betty Carter. ABC Paramount/Analogue Productions 385‡
  • The Civil War (Vol. 1). Mercury LPSD-2-901 90173
  • Eric Clapton: I Still Do. Bushbranch Records 51266-45 (45rpm)
  • Leonard Cohen: Live in London. Sony/Music On Vinyl MOVLP1013
  • Leonard Cohen: Old Ideas. Columbia C 79871
  • Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems. Columbia 50142‡
  • Leonard Cohen: Songs from the Road. Columbia 1121‡
  • Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker. Columbia 88985365071
  • Marc Cohn: Marc Cohn. Atlantic/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-291
  • Holly Cole: Temptation. Blue Note JP5003‡
  • Nat King Cole: Love Is the Thing. Capitol/Analogue Productions 824 (45rpm)‡
  • Nat King Cole: The Nat King Cole Story. Capitol/Analogue Productions 1613 (45rpm)‡
  • Judy Collins: Judith. Elektra 6E-111
  • John Coltrane: Blue Train. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 81577 (45rpm)‡
  • John Coltrane: A Love Supreme. Impulse/Analogue Productions AIPJ 77 (45rpm)‡
  • Ry Cooder: Bop Till You Drop. Warner BSK 3358
  • Sam Cooke: Night Beat. RCA/Ana-logue Productions LSP-2709 (45rpm)‡
  • Elvis Costello: My Aim Is True. Stiff Records SEEZ 3
  • Cowboy Junkies: The Trinity Sessions. Analogue Productions 072
  • David Crosby: If I Could Only Remember My Name. Atlantic 7203‡
  • Dafos. Reference Recordings RR-12
  • Miles Davis: E.S.P. Mobile Fidelity LMF451-4 (45rpm)
  • Miles Davis: Kind of Blue. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL-2-45011 (45rpm)*‡
  • Miles Davis: Miles in the Sky. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-437 (45rpm)‡
  • Miles Davis and Quincy Jones: Live at Montreux. Warner 9362-45221-1
  • Miles Davis/Gil Evans: Sketches of Spain. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity 1375‡
  • Jim Dawson: Songman. Kama Sutra KSBS-2035
  • Doris Day: Hooray for Hollywood. Columbia C2L 5
  • Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms. MSFL-441 (45rpm)‡
  • Dire Straits: Love over Gold. Warner AWAR 47772‡
  • The Doors: L.A. Woman. Elektra/Analogue Productions 75011-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Bob Dylan: Bringing It All Back Home. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity LMF2-462M (45rpm, mono)
  • Eagles: Desperado. Elektra AELE 61664‡
  • Electric Love. Mercury Limelight LS-86072
  • Duke Ellington: Duke’s Big 4. Pablo/Analogue Productions 2310 703
  • Duke Ellington: Masterpieces by Ellington. Columbia/Analogue Productions 4418 (mono)*‡
  • El Vy: Return to the Moon. 4AD CAD 3530‡
  • Enya: Enya. Atlantic 81842-1
  • Bill Evans/Jim Hall: Undercurrent. Capitol/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-031‡
  • Donald Fagen: The Nightfly. Warner Bros. 9362495223
  • Donald Fagen: Sunken Condos. Reprise 532287‡
  • Eileen Farrell: Torch Songs. Reference Recordings RR-34*‡
  • Vanessa Fernandez: When the Levee Breaks. Groove Note 1088 (45rpm)
  • Victor Feldman: Secret of the Andes. Nautilus NR50
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! Verve/Analog Productions 4052-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Ella and Louis. Verve/Analogue Productions 4003-45 (45rpm mono)*‡
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Sings Songs from Let No Man Write My Epitaph. Verve/Analogue Productions 4043-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Take Love Easy. Pablo 2310 702
  • Fleetwood Mac: Rumours. Warner/Analogue Productions 517787‡
  • Peter Gabriel: So. Geffen Records GHS 24088/Real World RWD 800014‡
  • Melody Gardot: My One and Only Thrill. Verve/ORG 161 (45rpm)*‡
  • Art Garfunkel: Breakaway. CBS/Sony 25AP 1373
  • Saul Goodman: Mallets, Melody & Mayhem. Columbia CS-8333
  • Ed Graham: Hot Stix. M & K Realtime RT-106
  • Grateful Dead: Workingman’s Dead. Mobile Fidelity LMF2-428 (45rpm)
  • The Great Jazz Trio: Direct from LA. East Wind EW 10005
  • Johnny Griffin: A Blowin’ Session. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP1559-45N (45rpm, mono)
  • Johnny Hartman: Once in Every Life. Bee Hive/Analogue Productions APJ 105
  • Jon Hendricks: Fast Livin’ Blues. Columbia/ORG 121-45 (45rpm)‡
  • John Hiatt: Bring the Family. A&M Records 395 158-1/Music On Vinyl MOV 786‡
  • Earl “Fatha” Hines: Fatha! M & K Realtime RT-105
  • Lightnin’ Hopkins: Going Away. Bluesville/Analogue Productions 1073
  • Son House: The Legendary Son House. Columbia/Analogue Productions CS 9217
  • Janis Ian: Breaking Silence. Columbia/Analogue Productions 027‡
  • Ian and Sylvia: Northern Journey. Vanguard/Impex 79154‡
  • Infected Mushroom: Converting Vegetarians. YoYo Records YOYO 56-1
  • INXS: Listen Like Thieves. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-041‡
  • Chris Isaak: Heart Shaped World. Reprise 258371
  • Jacintha: Autumn Leaves. Groove Note 1006-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Harry James: The King James Version. Sheffield Lab 3
  • Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygène. Polydor 2473-10
  • Jazz at the Pawnshop. Proprius 7778‡
  • Jefferson Airplane: Surrealistic Pillow. RCA/Mobile Fidelity LMF456-45 (45rpm mono)
  • Professor Johnson’s Astounding Sound Show. Reference Recordings RR-7*
  • Norah Jones: Come Away with Me. Analogue Productions 042‡
  • Rickie Lee Jones: It’s Like This. Analogue Productions AAP 51056‡
  • Rickie Lee Jones: Rickie Lee Jones. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-45010 (45rpm)‡
  • Janis Joplin: I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again, Mama. Columbia 78221‡
  • Janis Joplin: Pearl. Mobile Fidelity LMF454-45 (45rpm)
  • Sara K: Water Falls. Stockfisch SFR 8011‡
  • Bruce Katz: Crescent Crawl. Audio-Quest AQ-1012*
  • Ali Akbar Khan: Indian Architecture. Water Lily WLA-ES-20
  • Ali Akbar Khan: Music of India, Morning and Evening Ragas. Connoisseur Society CS 1766
  • Carol Kidd: Carol Kidd. Aloi AKH003/Linn Records AKH 297
  • Klaatu. EMI EST-11542
  • Kraftwerk: Autobahn. Parlophone/Astralwerks AASW 66014‡
  • Diana Krall: All for You. Verve/ORG 006-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Diana Krall: From This Moment On. Verve B0007323-01*
  • Diana Krall: Live in Paris. Verve/ORG 0003-45 (45prm)
  • Alison Krauss+Union Station: Live. Rounder/Mobile Fidelity 3-281‡
  • The L.A. 4: Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte. East Wind EW-10003
  • Gordon Lightfoot: Summer Side of Life. Reprise MS-2037
  • Julie London: Julie Is Her Name. Liberty/Boxstar Records LRP3006
  • Shelby Lynne: Just a Little Lovin’. Lost Highway/Analogue Productions 041‡
  • Antonio Lysy: Antonio Lysy at the Broad. Yarlung 95968-517V‡
  • Taj Mahal: Recycling the Blues & Other Related Stuff. Columbia/ORG 0112-45 (45rpm)
  • Mannheim Steamroller: Fresh Aire II. American Gramaphone 359
  • Mannheim Steamroller: Fresh Aire III. American Gramaphone 365
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers: Natty Dread. Island AISL 60066‡
  • Dean Martin: This Time I’m Swinging. Capitol/Mobile Fidelity 1-410‡
  • Hugh Masekela: Hope. Analogue Productions 82020 (45rpm)‡
  • Christian McBride & Inside Straight: Kind of Brown. Mack Avenue 1047LP‡
  • Amanda McBroom: Growing Up in Hollywood Town. Sheffield Lab-13
  • Sarah McLachlan: The Freedom Sessions. Arista 18784-2
  • Sarah McLachlan. Fumbling Towards Ecstasy. Arista 18725-2
  • Jackie McLean: Right Now! Blue Note/Music Matters MMLLP84215
  • Metallica: Metallica (Black Album). Warner 511831-1 (45rpm)
  • Charles Mingus: Mingus Ah-Um. Columbia/ORG 130 (45rpm)
  • Joni Mitchell: Blue. Reprise/Rhino 74842*‡
  • Joni Mitchell: Court & Spark. Asylum/Elektra 1001‡
  • Joni Mitchell: Hejira. Asylum/Elektra 1087‡
  • Joni Mitchell: Wild Things Run Fast. Geffen/ORG 056 (45rpm)‡
  • Keb’ Mo’: Keb’ Mo’. Mobile Fidelity LMF357
  • Hank Mobley: Another Workout. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP4431-45 (45prm)
  • Lee Morgan: The Sidewinder. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 84157‡
  • Lee Morgan: Search for the New Land. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP4169-45 (45rpm)
  • Oliver Nelson: The Blues and the Abstract Truth. Impulse/Analogue Productions AIPJ 5 (45rpm)*‡
  • Aaron Neville: Warm Your Heart. A&M/ORG ORG 141 2 (45rpm)
  • Ferit Odman: Dameronia with Strings. Equinox EMLP0002‡
  • The O-Zone Percussion Group: The Percussion Record. ClearAudio 83058‡
  • Van Dyke Parks: Song Cycle. Warner Bros. 1727
  • Horace Parlan: Speakin’ My Piece. Blue Note/Music Matters MMLLP84043
  • Alan Parsons: I Robot. Mobile Fidelity LMF455 (45rpm)
  • Gary Peacock: Voices. CBS/Sony SOPC 57126-J
  • Art Pepper: Meets the Rhythm Section. Contemporary/OJC 338‡
  • Peter, Paul & Mary. Warner Bros. 1449
  • Cyndee Peters: Black Is the Color. Opus 3 Records 77-06
  • Oscar Peterson Trio: Exclusively for My Friends. MPS 0209478
  • Oscar Peterson: We Get Requests. Verve/Analogue Productions 8606 (45rpm)‡
  • Madeleine Peyroux: Careless Love. Rounder/Mobile Fidelity 37043‡
  • Rebecca Pidgeon: The Raven. Chesky 115
  • Pig’s Eye Jazz (Vol. II). Insight Records Vol. 2
  • Pink Floyd: The Wall. EMI-4814‡
  • Manitas De Plata: Flamenco Guitar. Connoisseur Society SRL 8643
  • Elvis Presley: Elvis Is Back! RCA/Analogue Productions 2231 (45rpm)‡
  • Ariel Ramirez: Misa Criolla. Philips 420 955-1
  • Lou Reed: Rock ’n’ Roll Animal. RCA/Legacy 5802‡
  • Reflections. Reference Recordings RR-18*
  • Renaissance: Novella Sire. SA-2576
  • Sonny Rollins: Sonny Rollins Vol. 1. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP1542-45 (45rpm)
  • Sonny Rollins: Way Out West. Fantasy/Analogue Productions 7530
  • The Romeros: A Flamenco Wedding Party. Mercury SR 90518
  • Rough Trade: Avoid Freud. True North TN-43
  • Rough Trade: For Those Who Think Young. True North TN-48
  • Rough Trade: Shaking the Foundations. True North TN-50
  • Salt City Six: Dixieland. Audiophile AP-80
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant: Woman Child. Mack Avenue MAC 1072‡
  • Santana. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-45012 (45rpm)‡
  • Seals & Crofts: Greatest Hits. Warner Bros. BS-2886
  • The Sheffield Drum Record. Sheffield Lab-14*
  • Horace Silver Quintet: The Cape Verdean Blues. Blue Note/Music Matters BNLP4220-45 (45rpm)
  • Paul Simon: Graceland. Sony Legacy 8869191472*‡
  • Paul Simon: Hearts and Bones. Warner Bros. Records 9 23942-1
  • Paul Simon: Songs from The Capeman. Warner Bros. Records 1-46814
  • Simon & Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park. Columbia 49741
  • Frank Sinatra: In the Wee Small Hours. Capitol CAPLP76157 (mono)
  • Frank Sinatra: Songs for Swingin’ Lovers. Capitol CAPLP62862 (mono)
  • Frank Sinatra: Only the Lonely. Capitol/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-326 (mono)*
  • Frank Sinatra: Sinatra at the Sands. Reprise/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-332*
  • Jimmy Smith: Midnight Special. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 84078‡
  • Smoke & Mirrors Percussion Ensemble. Yarlung YARLP2552-45 (45rpm)
  • Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet/Wicks, Boyle, et al. Yarlung YAR09272-004V1‡
  • Simon Spillett: Square One. Gearbox Records GB1512
  • Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis. Atlantic/Analogue Productions 8214-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Lyn Stanley: Interludes. A.T. Music LLC 3104 (45rpm)
  • Star of Wonder. Reference Recordings RR-21*‡
  • Steely Dan: Aja. MCA 3216881
  • Cat Stevens: Tea for the Tillerman. A&M/Analogue Productions 9135 (45rpm)*‡
  • Cat Stevens: Teaser and the Firecat. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-244‡
  • The Strayaway Child. Song of the Wood 7811
  • Talk Talk: Spirit of Eden. Parlophone PCSD 105 74 6977 1
  • James Taylor: Dad Loves His Work. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-356‡
  • Claire Teal: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Chasing the Dragon PI003
  • Masahiko Togashi: Rings. East Wind EW-9001-2
  • Allen Toussaint: American Tunes. Nonesuch 545656-1
  • McCoy Tyner: New York Reunion. Chesky Jazz LP051
  • Sarah Vaughan: Gershwin Live!/Thomas, LA Phil. CBS 37277
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn’t Stand the Weather. Pure Pleasure Records 39304‡
  • Tom Waits and Crystal Gayle: One from the Heart. Mobile Fidelity LMF448
  • Jennifer Warnes: Famous Blue Raincoat. Porch Light/Impex IMP6021‡
  • Jennifer Warnes: The Hunter. Private/Impex IMP6007 (45rpm)‡
  • Jennifer Warnes: The Well. Impex IMP6001-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Dionne Warwick: Soulful. Scepter SPS-573
  • Watazumido: Sotu oko rancho. Philips PH-8538
  • Muddy Waters: Folk Singer. Analogue Productions 1843-45 (45rpm)*‡
  • Roger Waters: Amused to Death. Columbia Legacy/Analogue Productions 468761
  • The Weavers Reunion at Carnegie Hall, Part 2. Vanguard VSD79161*
  • The White Stripes: Elephant. Third Man Records TMR200
  • Anthony Wilson: Frogtown. Goat Hill Recordings GHR 004

SPECIAL MERIT: Singles

  • A-ha: Take On Me. British Warner Brothers W-9006
  • Louis Armstrong: St. James Infirmary. Audio Fidelity (45rpm)
  • David Bowie: Let’s Dance. EMI-America SQ-17093
  • China Crisis: In a Catholic Style. British Virgin VS-765112
  • Miles Davis: Ascenseur pour l’échafaud. SAM 660213
  • Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Relax. British Virgin/ZTT-1ZZTAS1
  • Freeez: I.O.U. Streetwise SWRL-2210
  • Bill Henderson: Send in the Clowns. Classic Records/Jazz Planet 0779-33/45C (45rpm)‡
  • Human League: Don’t You Want Me. British Virgin 466-12B
  • Greg Kihn Band: Jeopardy. Beserkley 0-67932
  • Propaganda: Machinery. British Virgin/ZTT 12xZ TAS 12
  • Lionel Richie: All Night Long. Motown 4514-MG
  • Gerry Woo: Help Yourself. Polydor 887-529-1
  • Yaz: Don’t Go. Mute Yaz-001
  • Yello: Lost Again. Elektra 966790
  • Yello & Shirley Bassey: The Rhythm Divine. Mercury 888-746-1

SPECIAL MERIT: Film and Broadway Score

  • The Band: The Last Waltz. Warner Bros. 3146
  • Bernstein: West Side Story. Columbia/Analog Spark OS 2001/79301836801-8 2*‡
  • Bliss: Things to Come. EMI ASD-3416*
  • The Flight of the Condor. BBC Records REB-440
  • Get on Up: The James Brown Story. Polydor BOO21476-Q1
  • Herrmann: Citizen Kane. British RCA GL-43441
  • Herrmann: The Fantasy Film World. Decca PFS-4309
  • Herrmann: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. Filmmusic Collection FMC-4*
  • Herrmann: The Three Worlds of Gulliver. Decca PFS-4337
  • Homrich/Gascoigne: The Emerald Forest. Varese Sarabande STV-81244
  • Horner: Glory. Virgin 1-91329
  • Jarre: The Professionals. Colgems COSO-5001
  • Kern: Show Boat/McGlinn, Von Stade, Stratas. EMI EX 7 49108 12
  • Kilar: The Ninth Gate. Silva Screen SILLP1505
  • Lost Highway. Nothing/Interscope Records SVLP 0119
  • Mancini: Hatari! RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-2559‡
  • Mancini: The Pink Panther. RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-2795-45 (45rpm)‡
  • Moroder: Cat People. Backstreet BSR-6107
  • Mozart: Amadeus/Marriner, St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Fantasy Records FAN-36994-01
  • Myrow/Seagrave: Phantasm. Varese VC-81105
  • Nitzsche: The Hot Spot. Antilles/Analogue Productions 8755 (45rpm)‡
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou† Lost Highway 619101‡
  • Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible. EMI SLS-5110
  • Rota: The Godfather Part II. ABC Records/Music On Vinyl MOVATM036
  • Rózsa: Ben Hur. Decca PFS-4394
  • Rózsa: Quo Vadis. Decca PFS-4430
  • Sondheim: Pacific Overtures. RCA ARL-1-1367
  • Sondheim: Sweeney Todd. RCA CBL2-3379
  • Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense. Sire 1-25186
  • Tiomkin: Lost Horizons. British RCA GL-43445
  • Tiomkin: The Thing. British RCA RL-42005
  • Vangelis: Antarctica. Japanese Polydor 2MM-0290
  • Zimmer/Howard: The Dark Knight. Warner 511101-1

† New entries on list
‡ Still in print
* Exceptionally natural and musical sound