"Ultra Sounds" by various writers

"Keepers" by Richard Freed

"Radical Sounds" by Rad Bennett

  • August 1, 2008 - High Resolution Is Alive and Well (Mahler: Symphony No.2, "Resurrection" | Riisager: Benzin; Archeopteryx; Til Apollon, Lysets Gud | John Gorka: The Gypsy Life | Pamela Thorby: Garden of Early Delights)
  • May 1, 2008 - Is There Multichannel in High-End Audio's Future? (Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6, "Pathétique"; Romeo and Juliet | Ian Shaw: Lifejacket | Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique)
  • February 1, 2008 - SACDs and CDs (Grainger: The Warriors; Irish Tune from County Derry; Danish Folk-Music Suite; Hill-Songs 1 & 2; Beautiful Fresh Flower; Colleen Dhas | Roy Harris: Symphonies 8 ("San Francisco") & 9; Memories of a Child’s Sunday | Prokofiev: Symphony 5; Ode to the End of the War | Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King -- The Complete Recordings | Haydn: Symphonies 97 & 102; Overture "L’anima del filosofo ossia Orfeo ed Euridice" | Britannia)
  • September 1, 2007 - SACD: Not Corpse but Phoenix (Bliss: Elegiac Sonnet
    Gurney: Ludlow & Teme; Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge; Warlock: The Curlew | Lauren White: At Last | Saint-Saëns: Africa: Fantasy for Piano & Orchestra; Parysatis: Airs de ballet; Le jota aragonese; Samson et Dalila: Grand Fantasy; Tarantelle; Sarabande et Rigaudon; Danse Macabre (original version for tenor and orchestra); Marche militaire français; The Muse and the Poet; Ascanio: Valse-Finale | Elgar: Enigma Variations; Introduction and Allegro | The Doors: Perception | Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Béatrice et Bénédict, Le Corsaire, Benvenuto Cellini, Roman Carnival)
  • July 1, 2007 - Looking Ahead by Experiencing the Past (Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.5 in D; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Serenade to Music | Ernest Ranglin: Order of Distinction | J.S. Bach: Cantatas: No.205, "Der zufriedengestellte Äolus"; No.110, "Unser Mund sei voll Lachens" | Tippett: The Rose Lake; Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage | Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (complete), Swan Lake (excerpts), Polonaise from Eugene Onegin | Claire Martin: He Never Mentioned Love)
  • May 1, 2007 - A Ghost at the Keyboard? (Spain | The Carl Verheyen Band: Take One Step | Haydn: Symphony 88, "The Letter V"; Symphony 101, "The Clock"; L’sola Disabitata Overture | Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suites 1 & 2; Ma mère l’oye; Bolero | Michel Camilo: Spirit of the Moment | Grieg: Olav Trygvason; Foran Sydens Kloster (At the Cloister’s Gate); Six Songs with Orchestra; Ved Rondane)
  • March 1, 2007 - Doing It Right (Ives: Symphonies 1-4, Central Park in the Dark, General William Booth Enters into Heaven | The Beatles: Love | Sigurd Islandmoen: Requiem | Fred Hersch: Personal Favorites | Bruckner: Motets | The Tierney Sutton Band: On the Other Side)
  • January 1, 2007 - Audiophile Discs from Norway (Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs; Death and Transfiguration; Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan und Isolde" | Mahler: Symphony No.2, "Resurrection" | Beck: Symphonies, Op.4, Nos.1-3; Overture from "L’isle déserte" | Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers -- The Complete Recordings | Puccini: Tosca | Steve March Tormé: Tormé Sings Tormé)
  • November 1, 2006 - RCA Living Stereo High-Resolution Opera (Conciertango | Elgar: Enigma Variations; Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes | The World’s Greatest Audiophile Vocal Recordings | Gloryland: Folk Songs, Spirituals, Gospel Hymns of Hope & Glory | Stanford: The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet; Songs of the Sea; Songs of the Fleet | C.P.E. Bach: Symphonies 1-4; Cello Concerto in A)
  • September 1, 2006 - Sample These (Donald Fagen: Morph the Cat | Bach: Cantatas 55, 56, 98, 180 | Rautavaara: Symphony 1; Adagio Celeste; Book of Visions | Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto 4 in G; Schlimé: 3 Improvisations | The Brand New Opry: Another Time | Mendelssohn: Piano Trios 1 & 2)
  • July 1, 2006 - More Imaginative SACD and DVD-Audio (Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra; Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra | Toch: Piano Concerto; Piano Quintet | Boccherini: Guitar Quintet in D; Quintet in C, "La Ritirata di Madrid"; Symphony in D, Op.37 No.3; Symphony in A, Op.35 No.3 | Mozart: Violin Concertos 3-5 | Reubke: The Keyboard Works (Scherzo; Mazurka; Piano Sonata in B-flat Minor; Trio in E-flat; Organ Sonata on Psalm 94) | Gerry Mulligan Meets Scott Hamilton: Soft Lights & Sweet Music)
  • May 1, 2006 - More Uses for SACD and DVD-Audio (Eybler: Symphonies 1 & 2; Overture | Georg Muffat: Apparatus musico-organisticus | Handel: Saul | James Horner: The Legend of Zorro | Sir Edward Meets Father Willis; Elgar: Polonia; Chanson de Matin; Prelude and Angel’s Farewell from The Dream of Gerontius; Contrasts: The Gavotte -- AD 1700 and 1900; Enigma Variations | Sibelius: Kullervo)
  • March 1, 2006 - A New Use for SACD (Biber: Missa Christi Resurgentis | Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Long Walk to Freedom | Del Tredici: Paul Revere’s Ride; Bernstein: Lamentation; Theofanidis: The Here and Now | Altre Follie 1500-1705 | Hiromi: Spiral | Battalia!: Baroque Battle Music for Trumpet Consort)
  • January 1, 2006 - Where Does High-Resolution Audio Stand? (Leopold Stokowski: Symphonic Transcriptions; Mussorgsky: A Night on Bare Mountain, Entr’acte to Act IV of Khovanshchina, Symphonic Synthesis of Boris Godunov, Pictures at an Exhibition; Tchaikovsky: Humoresque, Solitude Stokowski: Traditional Slavic Christmas Music | Hanson: Symphony No.2, "Romantic"; Fanfare for the Signal Corps; Suite from Merry Mount; Bold Island Suite | Jackson Browne: Running On Empty)
  • December 1, 2005 - Another Label Supports Hi-Rez (Corelli: Concerti Grossi, Op.6 | Smetana: Ma Vlast | Willy Porter: Willy Porter)
  • November 1, 2005 - Nimbus Records, Alive and Well, Four Times Over (Mahler: Symphony No.8, "Symphony of a Thousand" | Ernestine Anderson: Never Make Your Move Too Soon | Dvorák: Symphony No.9, “From the New World”; Martinu: Symphony No.2)
  • October 1, 2005 - Going for a Solid Center (Grieg: Peer Gynt | Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Concerto funèbre for Violin & Orchestra, Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra | Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms: 20th Anniversary Edition)
  • September 1, 2005 - More RCA Living Stereo (The Carl Verheyen Band: Rumor Mill | Duruflé: Requiem, Messe cum Jubilo, Notre Père; Messiaen: O Sacrum Convivium; Poulenc: Quatre Petites prières de Saint François d’Assise, Laudes de Antoine de Padone | Jeff Wayne: War of the Worlds)
  • August 1, 2005 - Where to Get It (3 Guitars | Vivaldi: L’Estro Armonico | Tallis: Spem in alium; Salve intemerata (motet); Missa Salve intemerata; With all our heart; Discomfort them, O Lord; I call and cry to thee, O Lord)
  • July 1, 2005 - Bringing Up the Rear (Dupré: Le Chemin de la Croix; Gregorian Chants for Passiontide | Paul Williams: I’m Going Back There Someday | Fauré: Requiem, Ave Verum, Tantum Ergo, Pavane, Les Djinns, Cantique de Jean Racine, Madrigal)
  • June 1, 2005 - Seeing Double, Hearing Triple (Richard Strauss: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite; Duet-Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon; Sextet from Capriccio | Rasmussen: Symphony No.1, "Oceanic Days;" Saxophone Concerto | The Carpenters: Singles 1969-1981)
  • May 1, 2005 - Opera and Surround: Cinematic Possibilities (J.S. Bach: St. John Passion | Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar; Landkjenning; Bergliot; Funeral March in Memory of Rikard Nordraak; Den Bergtekne | Béla Fleck: Drive)
  • April 1, 2005 - Living Stereo Goes SACD . . . Again! (J.S. Bach: Cantatas: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, BWV 56; Der Friede sei mit dir, BWV 158; Ich habe genug, BWV 82 | R.E.M.: New Adventures in Hi-Fi | Mozart: Youth Symphonies, Volume 2)
  • March 1, 2005 - Where Are High-Rez Recordings Going? (Schütz: Musicalische Vesper (Symphoniae Sacrae, Psalmen Davids) | Haydn: Cello Concertos 1 & 2; Symphony 22 in E-flat, "Der Philosoph" | Michel Camilo: Solo)
  • February 1, 2005 - Catching Up with 2004 -- Part Two (Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, "Resurrection"; Totenfeier | Giovanni Gabrieli: Music for San Rocco | Shirley Horn: Here’s to Life)
  • January 1, 2005 - Catching Up with 2004 -- Part One (Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9 | Shakespeare in Song | Elton John: Honky Château)
  • December 1, 2004 - Mercury Living Presence Goes Triple-Threat SACD (Handel: Messiah | Popov: Symphony No.1, Shostakovich: Theme and Variations, Op.3 | Bonnie Raitt: Nick of Time)
  • November 1, 2004 - Living Stereo Lives Again (Sibelius: Violin Concerto; Serenade in G Minor; Sinding: Violin Concerto No.1; Romance in D | Eric Bibb, Rory Block, Maria Muldaur: Sisters & Brothers | Ray Charles: Genius Loves Company)
  • October 1, 2004 - Two Can Be as Good as 5.1 (Kodály: Dances of Galanta; Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celeste; Divertimento | Jamie Cullum: Twentysomething | Indigo Girls: All That We Let In)
  • September 1, 2004 - Once Again in the Vanguard (Bad Haggis with Ruben Blades: Span | Dar Williams: The Beauty of the Rain | Joseph Calleja: Tenor Arias)
  • August 1, 2004 - Channel Classics Rerecords the Standard Repertoire for SACD (Claire Martin: Too Darn Hot! | Zappa: Music by Frank Zappa | Vivaldi: The Four Seasons | Mussorgsky: A Night on Bare Mountain (original and Rimsky-Korsakov versions); Hopak; Golitsïn’s Exile; Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel))
  • July 1, 2004 - 5.1 Fun (Oscar Peterson: Exclusively for My Friends, Vols. 1-6 | Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3 | Schoenberg: Die Jakobsleiter; Fried auf Erden)
  • June 1, 2004 - Tying Things Up (Jennifer Higdon: Concerto for Orchestra; Cityscape | Mike Oldfield: Tubular Bells 2003 | Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • May 1, 2004 - The Future is DVD (Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road | Roxy Music: Avalon | Steely Dan: Gaucho | George Strait: Honkytonkville | Shostakovich: Piano Concertos 1 & 2; Shchedrin: Piano Concerto No. 2)
  • April 1, 2004 - MDG -- A Different Approach to Multichannel (Handel: La Maga Abbandonata | David Elias: The Window | Verdi: Requiem)
  • March 1, 2004 - Nine High-Resolution Winners (Soundtrack: Chicago | .S. Bach: Violin Concertos in A Minor and E Major... | Orff: Carmina Burana)
  • February 1, 2004 - Patricia Barber via Mobile Fidelity, A Chicago Wind that Blows Nothing but Good (Cecilia Bartoli: The Vivaldi Album | Blues Traveler: Truth Be Told | Liszt: Dante Symphony; Tasso: lamento e trionfo)
  • January 1, 2004 - Its Own Reward (Classical Brubeck: Beloved Son, Pange Lingua Variations, Voice of the Holy Spirit, Regret | Dinah Washington: What a Diff’rence a Day Makes | Vivaldi: Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos...)
  • December 1, 2003 - ’Tis the Advanced-Resolution Season (J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio | Victorian Christmas | The Ray Brown Trio: Live at the Loa | Steve Earle: Guitar Town)
  • November 1, 2003 - How Many Channels and How Much Tampering? (Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony; Der Rosenkavalier: Suite | Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band: XXL | Ravel: Boléro, La Valse, Pavane pour une Infante défunte, Rapsodie espagnole, Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2)
  • October 1, 2003 - Conversations with Mark Waldrep -- Part Three (The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds | Baroque Music for Brass and Organ | Vivaldi: La Stravaganza)
  • September 1, 2003 - Conversations with Mark Waldrep -- Part Two (Mozart: Don Giovanni: Highlights | Barber: Symphony No. 1... | Steely Dan: Everything Must Go)
  • August 1, 2003 - Conversations with Mark Waldrep (Biber: Missa Salisburgensis | Britten: War Requiem, Sinfonia da Requiem, Ballad of Heroes | José Marin: Tonos Humanos | Fleetwood Mac: Say You Will)
  • July 1, 2003 - All That Jazz -- All Those Chanels (Holst: The Planets... | Hammlisch: A Chorus Line | John Pizzarelli: The John Pizzarelli Trio -- Live at Birdland)
  • June 1, 2003 - Universal May Soon Live Up to its Name (Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon | Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor... | Wayne Horvitz: Forever)
  • May 1, 2003 - Who's Got the Time and Why Aren't They Giving It to Me? (Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor; Kindertotenlieder | Emmylou Harris: Producer’s Cut | Dave Alvin: Blackjack David | Ray Brown Trio: Soular Energy)
  • April 1, 2003 - There’s Gold in Them There Quadraphonic Vaults -- Let’s Mine It! (Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks; Water Music | Music for Solo Harp | The Romantic Harp | R.E.M.: Document)
  • March 1, 2003 - Seeing Double (Jorma Kaukonen: Blue Country Heart | Donald Fagen: The Nightfly | Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor...)
  • January 15, 2003 - Surround Music Awards, 2002 (And I Agree… With One Exception) (Linda Ronstadt: What’s New | Tapestry: Song of Songs: Come Into My Garden | Crosby-Nash: Another Stoney Evening)
  • December 15, 2002 - Keeping Secrets from a Public that Wants to Know (The Latin Jazz Trio; Musique Française Pour Clarinette & Piano; Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky/Mussorgsky (Orchestrated by Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition)
  • November 15, 2002 - Preserving Legacies (Dvorak: Symphony No.7 in D Minor, Carnival Overture. Smetana: The Moldau, Overture and Dances from The Bartered Bride.; Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Till Eulenspiegel, Death and Transfiguration;The Rolling Stones: Beggars Banquet)
  • October 15, 2002 - Listening Point of View (Graham Nash: Songs for Survivors, Jacintha: Autumn Leaves (The Songs of Johnny Mercer), Eliot Fisk Plays Bach and Scarlatti)
  • September 15, 2002 - A Point of View (The Sound of Glory: Battle Hymn of the Republic and other Great Hymns of Faith and Inspiration, Zephyr: Voices Unbound, Alison Krauss + Union Station: New Favorite)

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