The Penguin Guide to Yearbook 2000-2001: Best Buys in Classical Music

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Penguin Books, 2000 - Music - 706 pages
More than an essential companion to the complete Penguin Guide to Compact Discs (1999), the Yearbook 2000/1 reviews hundreds of brand new CDs and takes a closer look at some of the more unusual areas of the classical-music repertoire. Features include:
-- Evaluations of recordings based on sound quality, interpretation, excellence of performance, and financial value
-- Reviews of ongoing series, information on rarer pieces and an extensive new section on instrumental recitals and concerts
-- Listings of bargain and super-bargain CDs
-- The editors' personal selection of the 100 greatest recordings of all time

The Yearbook will help you make an informed choice from the vast and bewildering range of classical recordings offered today.

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Concerts of Orchestral and Concertante Music
Historical Vocal Recitals

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About the author (2000)

Ivan is a professional musician.

Ivan March is a well-known lecturer, journalist, and writer in the world of recorded music.
Edward Greenfield was on the staff of "The Guardian" for forty years and is a regular BBC broadcaster.
Robert Layton is a journalist and broadcaster.

Robert Layton has been a critic for The Gramophone for thirty years and is editor of A Guide to the Symphony and co-author with Ivan March and Edward Greenfield of the Penguin Guide to Compact Discs, Cassettes, and LPs.

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