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Richard Wagner

+The Flying Dutchman - Dohnanyl gram* G

+Gotterdammerung – Solti

+Lohengrin – Solti

+Lieder - Hampson / Parsons & Berloiz Irlande - peng**

+Die Meistersinger – Solti G

+Tannhauser – Solti

+Tristan und Isolde – Bohm GGG

+Die Walkure – Solti

+Wesendonck-Lieder, Funf Gedichte fur eine Frauenstimme, Tristan und Isolde – Studer

NEW ORDER @The Flying Dutchman – Klemperer GGG

Die Meistersinger – Beecham GG

Die Meistersinger – Karajan GGG (mono)

NEW ORDER @Parsifal – Karajan GG

(no) (live) Parsifal - Knappertsbusch - p gram GGG

@Der Ring des Nibelungen - Solti - London peng** GGG

@Tannhauser – Norman, Karajan GG

Tristan und Isolde – Furtwangler GGG

Tristan und Isolde – Knappertsbusch GG

@Wesendonk Lieder – Varady (ed choice 1999)

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - Sawallisch EMI p gram

Die Meistersinger – Kempe GG (mono)

Tannhauser Domingo Sinopoli DG gram p


William Wallace

Symphonic Poems – No 1, 3, 5 – Brabbins G


William Walton

@Spitfire Prelude and Fugue – Donohoe (ed choice 1999)

@Symphony 1 – Previn GGG

@Symphony 2 - Variations on a theme by Hindemith - Szell - peng** GG

@Violin sonata – Hope, Mulligan

+Anon in Love and other Chamber Works – John Mark Ainsley

+Belshazzar’s Feast, Symphony No. 1 – Rattle

+Cello concerto - Ma / Previn peng

+Christopher Columbus Suite; Songs after Sitwell- Hickox

+Facade – Lloyd-Jones GG

+Orchestral Works – (selected) Music for Children

+Piano quartet Violin sonata – Grahm, Kerstens

+The Quest – The Wise Virgins – ballet - David Lloyd-Jones

+String Quartet in A minor – Hollywood Quartet GG

+String Quartets – The Emperor Quartet

+Troilus and Cressida – Hickox GGG

+Violin concerto – Bell, Zinman GGG

+William Walton (selected) Fruneral March from Hamlet, from A Shakespeare Suite:  Richard III

Anon in love (song-cycle) - Pears / Bream – peng

English miniatures – Hickox

Facade. Overtures – Portsmouth, Scapino, Siesta – Boult G

(no) Hamlet – Mariner (film music)

IN July 30, 2001 @Henry V – Marriner

Orchestral works (Portsmouth Point, Capriccio) – Thomson

Sonata for violin and piano (not reviewed)

Symphony 1 & Cello concerto – Harrell, Rattle G

Symphony 1 & 2 – Mackerras G

Three English ballet suites – Lloyd-Jones

Troilus and Cressida – Hickox

Violin concerto - (and Britten concerto) Wha Chung - Previn peng

Violin concerto – Kennedy, Previn G


John Ward

Madrigals - Rooley - Hyp peng


Peter Warlock

+The Curlew, Capriol, Serenade, Songs – The Nash Ensemble, John Mark Ainsley

+The Wind from the West – Ainsley (ten), Vignoles (pf)

A Cornish Carol. I saw a fair maiden – Moeran Finzi Singers / Spicer G


Elinor Warren

@We two. Hampson, Rutenberg GGG


Franz Xaver Schnyder Von Wartensse

            +Konzert fur 2 Klarinetten und Orchester B-dur – Hans Rudolf Stalder, Thomas Friedli


Wilhelm Wassenaer

+Concerti armonici – Marriner

Concerti armonici - Goodman Hyp – peng


Franz Waxman

+Fantasy on Bizet’s Carmen – Nakariakov (tpt), Markovich (pf) GG

@Fantasy on Bizet’s Carmen – Heifetz, Voorhees GGG


Carl Maria von Weber

+Basoon concerto in F – Thunemann, Marriner

+Invitation to the Dance – Bonynge

+ Quintet for clarinet and strings – Daniels plus Brah

@Clarinet concertos Nos 1 2 etc - Denon Herbig - peng**

ORDER @Clarinet Concerinto – Johnson, Groves GG

Abu Hassan – Sawallisch

Clarinet Concertos – Kam, Masur G

Clarinet Concertos – Kriikku, Oramo G

Der Freischutz – Nilsson, Berry, Heger

German opera arias – Hampson

Grand duo concertant – Gavrilov (pf)

IN June 29, 2001 @Invitation to the dance – Bonynge

Lieder – Meine Lieder, meine Sange – Dieskau, Holl G

Oberon – Nielsen, Janowski

7 Variations on a theme from Silvana in B flat - Pryor / Peyer – peng

Symphonies – 1, 2 Norrington G


Anton Webern

+Complete Works - Sony Gram winner 78 GGG

+Five Movements. Six Bagatelle. String Quartet – Arditti Quartet GG

+Five Pieces – Kronos Quartet

+5 Movements; Passacaglia - Karajan GG - peng

+Piano Variations – Pollini GG

@Five Pieces for Orch - Dorati - peng (Jer)

@Movement. String Quartet – Quarteto Italiano GG

@Slow movement for string quartet - Carmina Qt peng**

@Slow movement, Five movements – Emerson Quartet GG

@Symphony, Op. 21 Boulez GG (Jer)

Passacaglia, Six Pieces, Five Pieces – Abbado G

Six Pieces for Orch - Rattle - peng (Jer)


Thomas Weelkes

+Anthems – Hill C WEEL CMT H77CD


Kurt Weill

@Dirge for Two Veterans – Hampson, Rutenberg GGG

@Die Dreigroschenoper – Berberian GG p gram (Threepenny) (Jer)

@One Touch of Venus – That’s him. Lady in the Dark – Upshaw GG

Die Sieben Todsunden - Fassbaender - Garben p gram* (Jer) G

The Rise and fall of Mahagonny - Lenya - Ruggeberg peng (qualified) (Jer)

String Quartet – Brandis Quartet G


Leo Weiner

@Three Hungarian Rural Dances – Frankl GGG


Judith Weir

+Blond Eckbert – Edwards G

Don’t let that horse – Manning (sop) Jane’s Minstrels G


Silvius Weiss

+Concerto for Two Lutes, Suites – Bernhard Hofstotter, Dolores Costoyas

+Weiss Sonatas played on the unique 1590 Sixtus Rauwolf lute - Lindberg

Sonatas for Lute – Barto


Giaches De Wert

            +Il Settimo Libro de Madrigall 1581 – Anthony Rooley


Samuel Wesley

In exitu Israel – Webber (org)


Christoph Weyse

Christmas Cantata No. 3 – Schonwandt


Robert White

ORDER @Motets - Clerkes of Oxenford (and Tallis) - peng**


Charles Widor

GEN@ French Organ Works.  Simon Lindley - Guilmant / Langlais troi med – gram

@Organ Symphony No 5 – Ian Tracey GG

ORDER @Organ Works (general) Sym 5 - Trotter - Agro gram GGG

+Danse de la chevre music for flute and piano – Snowden, Litton (See GEN)

+Messe a deux choeurs et deux orgues, etc. – Andrew Reid (org) – O’Donnell GG

+Organ Symphonies 5 & 7 – Jane Parker-Smith, Organ of St. Eustache, Paris

+Toccata; Symphonie Gothique; Sym 6 – Alain

+Quatre Pieces en Trio – Gobel Trio

Symphonien fur orgel und orchestra – Wisskirchen, Hempfling


Philip Wilder

+Rosa Elizabethan lute music – Wilson

Concerto for Oboe (and Corigliano top) Barrett – gram


Ralph Vaughan Williams

@English romantic choral music – Bicket, Spicer

@Fantasia on Greensl; Tallis; Lark ascending - Barbirolli GGG also

@Job – A masque for dancing. The Wasps – Boult GGG

@Mass in G minor; Te Deum - Best GG

GET @Symphony No 1 Sea Symp - Haitink gram** p GG

GET @ Symphony No 2 – Haitink G

GET @Symphony No 5 - Hickox

+Concerto accademico; five variants; oboe concerto – Hickox

+Cotswold Romance, Death of Tintagiles – Hickox

+Dona Nobis Pacem – Thomson

+Epithalamion; Merciless Beauty - EMI - Willcocks / Langridge Qt – peng

+Fantasia on Greensl; Tallis; Lark ascending - Virgin - peng ** GET Barbirolli GGG also

+Five Tudor Portraits, Five Variants of Diaves and Lazarus – Hickox

+Hodie:  A X-Mas Cantata, Fantasia on Christmas Carols - Hickox

+Piano Concerto – Shelley, Handley G

+Riders to the Sea – Willcocks G

+Songs of Travel - Terfel and Martineau GGG

+Symphony #2 (original 1913 version) – Hickox 

+Symphony No 4 (Pastoral) – Haitink

+Symphony #6, In the Fen Country – Haitink (Bostridge)

+Symphonies – (6 & 9) Handley GG

+Symphony No. 7 Sinfonia antartica - Haitnk - gram**ps G

+Tuba Concerto – James Gourlay, Tuba

+The Vagabond – Terfel, Martineau

+Vocal Works - Five Mystic Songs - Corydon Singers - Best p - gram**

An anthology of English song – Baker

10 Blake songs; songs of travel - Tear; Black; Ledger – peng

English song series, vol 1 – Johnson, Keenlyside, Johnson

Hugh the Drover - Groves – peng

If there were dreams to sell – Hickox

Old King Cole – Ballet – Boult G (mono)

Phantasy quintet - Music Group of London - EMI - Bean – peng

Riders to the Sea (opera) - Hickox – peng

Serenade to music; five mystical songs, etc – Best

Songs – Partridge

Songs to Shakespeare – Rolfe Johnson

Symphony No 1 – Previn G

Symphony No 2 – Wood G

Symphony No 4 & 5 – Barbirolli GG

Symphony No. 5 EMI - Balmer - Liverpool - peng**

Symphony No 6 – Davis G

Symphony No 8 & 9 – Slatkin G

Symphony No 9, Piano Concerto – Shelley, Thomson G

Testimonies of war – Jackson

Vocal Works - Song of Thanksgiving - Three Choral Hymns - Best - Hyperion - gram **


Dag Wiren

Serenade for strings - Stockhom Sinf. – peng


Hugo Wolf

@Morike Lieder - Schwarzkopf / Moore GGG

+Goethe Lieder – Upshaw, Goode

+Italienisches Liederbuch – Upshaw, Bar GG

+Morike-Lieder – Bar, Parsons

+Ten lieder – Bonney, Parsons

Der Gorregidor – Albrecht

Goethe Lieder – Mignon I, II, III – Seefried, Werba GG (mono)

Italienisches Liederbuch – Felicity Lott, Peter Schreier G

Lieder on poems by Joseph von Eichendorff – Skovhus, Deutsch

Penthesilea; Scherzo und Finale – Barenboim

Spanische Liederbuch (complete) Schwarzkopf / Dieskau – peng


Haydn Wood

The Horse Guards, Whitehall – Ronald Corp G


Hubert Wood

Cello concerto / Violin concerto - Parikian Welsh / Atherton peng (mod)

Piano concerto - MacGregor - Davis peng


Charles Wuorinen

+The winds – Karf

A Reliquary for Igor Stravinsky – Knussen G