Music Criticism and Commentary by Christopher Coleman

Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained: The World and Music of Krysztof Penderecki
A programme written and presented on Radio Television Hong Kong Radio 4

Introductory Article
Episode I: Music of Extremes
Episode II: Music of Emotions
Episode III: Music of Virtuosity
Episode IV: Music of Contrition


CD reviews for the Radio Television Hong Kong Radio 4 program CD Gallery

Maurice Ravel: Sonates & Trio
Virgin Classics 45492

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 8
RCA 74321 82866 2

Franz Liszt: Works for Orchestra
EMI Classics 7243 5 74521 2 0

Mark O'Connor: American Seasons
Sony Classics - #89660

Mozart Piano Sonatas: Alfred Brendel
Philips 468 048-2

Dedicated to Victims of War and Terror: Alfred Schnittke; Dmitri Shostakovich
Delos #3259

Rodion Shchedrin: Carmen Suite; Concerti for Orchestra #1, #2
DGG 471 136-2

Richard Danielpour: Elegies; Sonnets to Orpheus
Sony SK 60850

Philip Glass: Music for the film Dracula
Nonesuch #79542

John Corigliano: Phantasmagoria
Sony Classics #60747

Bartok, Kodaly, and Liszt: Chamber Music from Saratoga

Gustav Mahler: Das Lied Von Der Erde
RCA Victor #67957

Mahler: Symphony #10
EMI Classics #56972

Alexander Zemlinsky: Complete Orchestral Songs
EMI Classics #57024

Karl Amadeus Hartmann Symphonies 1 - 8
EMI Classics #56911

Peteris Vasks: Distant Light, Voices
Teldec #22660

Eight Seasons: Gidon Kremer and the Kremerata Baltica
Nonesuch #79568

Electric Shadows: Film Music by Zhao Jiping
Teldec

Ingo Metzmacher: Who is Afraid of 20th Century Music?


Music reviews (books and recordings) for Amazon.com

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9
Georg Solti, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Polygram Records - #448617

Concertos for Double Bass
Edgar Meyer, Giovanni Bottesini
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra with Edgar Meyer and Joshua Bell, Conducted by Hugh Wolff
Sony - #60956

Japanese Orchestral Favorites
works by Yuzo Toyama, Hidemaro Konoye, Akira Ifukube, Yasushi Akutagawa, Kiyoshi Koyama, Takashi Yoshimatsu
Ryusuke Numajiri, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra
Naxos - #8555071

Renegade Heaven
Bang on a Can All Stars
Cantaloupe - #21001

Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Romances
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Kurt Mazur, New York Philharmonic
Universal - #471349

The Study of Orchestration: Samuel Adler
W.W. Norton & Company

Workbook for The Study of Orchestration: Samuel Adler
W.W. Norton & Company

Galina Ustvolskaya
Piano Sonatas
col legno
WWE 1CD 20019

Gorecki, Pärt, Ustvolskaya
David Arden, piano
Koch 3-7301-2H1

Boston Musica Viva plays Schwanter, Ives, Berio, Davidovsky, Harris
Delos - #1011

City Life, Proverb, Nagoya Marimbas: Steve Reich
Wea/Atlantic/Nonesuch - #79430

Villa-Lobos: String Quartets * Volume 6
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Dorian Records: DOR - 93229


Concert reviews for the South China Morning Post

A tribute played to perfection: Hong Kong Philharmonic: Nov. 16, 2001

Qomolangma Epical Tibetan Music and Dance: December 7, 2001

Romeo and Juliet: Hong Kong Ballet: Jan. 30, 2002

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