CMR Selected Highlights

These are representative files from each monthly update since December 1996 (most recent files appear first).

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August 1999

Rhapsody in b minor - Dr. Ron Lubetsky

July 1999

Symphony No.4 Fourth Movement - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

June 1999

Sonata #38 - Dr. Ron Lubetsky

Bourrée Fantasque - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

Cello Concerto - 4th Movement - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

May 1999

Los Requiebros from ' "Goyescas" Suite - Robert Finley

Robert Schumann
Scherzo from the 2nd Symphony  - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

April 1999

Richard Strauss -
Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

Anatol Lyadov - 
Music Box  - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

March 1999

Theodor Blumer-
Capriccio from Sextet  - Robert Finley

Scott Joplin -
Gladiolus Rag - Robert Finley

February 1999

Kurt Weill -
Little Threepenny Music - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

#3 The Instead-of Song
#4 The Song of the Easy Life
#6 The Cannon Song

The Threepenny Opera - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

Tango-Ballad - "In jenem Land..."

January 1999

Bartok -
Dances of Transylvania (MIDI) - Dr. David Siu, M.D.
Dances of Transylvania (MP3 Rendering) - Steve G. Mitchell

December 1998

Messiaen -
Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus - Eric Breton
    IV. Regard de la Vierge

Franz Liszt -
Cantique - Robert Finley

Richard Strauss -
Oboe Concerto  -  Dr. David Siu, M.D. 

November 1998

Claude Debussy
Claire de Lune - Gary D. Lloyd

Antonin Dvorák
Symphonic Variations - Dr. David Siu, M.D.
    Part 1
    Part 2
    Part 2

Edward Elgar
Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47 - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

October 1998

J. S. Bach
Ricercata from the Musical Offering (as orchestrated by Webern in 1930) - Dr. David Siu, M.D.

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Piano Concerto No 3 - 2nd and 3rd Movements - Robert Finley

September 1998

Giuseppi Verdi
Dis Irae - Part I from the Requiem Dr. David Siu, M.D.

Sergei Prokovfiev

Lieutenant Kije - Steve Mitchell

  1. The Birth of Kije 
  2. Song
  3. Kije's Wedding
  4. Troika
  5. Kije's Burial  

Robert Schuman
Flower Piece or Blumenstuck, Op. 19 Robert Finley

August 1998

Karol Szymanowski
Polish Thème varié Op. 3 Yuki Noguchi

Johannes Brahms
Intermezzo, Op 76 No 4 Robert Finley

Antonin Dvorak
Carnival Overture Dr. David Siu, M.D.

July 1998

Samuel Barber:
Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 (Chamber version) Dr. David Siu, M.D.

George Gershwin:
Rhapsody in Blue (Original Piano Solo) Gary D. Lloyd

June 1998

Cesar Franck:
Prelude, Chorale and Fugue for piano 81 kb (Nick Carter)

Maurice Ravel:
Bolero 235 kb (Mark Anthony Williams) (Mark perfers that we offer Bolero in its original ZIP form only, complete w/sequence and composer information - SM)

Maurice Duruflé:
Sicilienne from the Organ Suite op. 5 28 kb (Serge Winitzki)

May 1998

Robert Schumann:
Fantasy Piece No. 1 for Clarinet and Piano 11 kb (Robert Finley)

Johannes Brahms:
Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56a 207 kb (Steve Mitchell)

Claude Debussy:
Pagodes 45 kb (Jun Nishio)

April 1998

Frédéric Chopin:
Complete Mazurkas, Part III (Op. 41, 50, 56 & 59) 181 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Frédéric Chopin:
Complete Mazurkas, Part IV (Op. 63, 67, 68 & Posth.) 119 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Emanuel Chabrier:
March Joyeuse 142 kb (Dr. David Siu, M.D.)

March 1998

Frédéric Chopin:
Complete Mazurkas, Part II (Op. 24, 30 & 33) 140 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Frédéric Chopin:
Maestoso from Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 21 97 kb (Robert Finley)

Richard Wagner-Franz Liszt:
Liebestod 29 kb (Robert Finley)

February 1998

Frédéric Chopin:
Complete Mazurkas, Part I (Op. 6, 7 & 17) 140 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Franz Liszt:
Petrarch Sonett No. 213 15 kb (Robert Finley)

Sergei Rachmaninoff:
Prelude, Op. 23 No. 7 in c minor 13 kb (Katsuhiro Oguri)

January 1998

Jan Sibelius:
Valse Triste 43 kb (Reinhold Behringer)

Sergei Rachmaninoff:
Finale, from Concerto No. 3 in d minor for Piano and Orchestra 204 kb (Robert Finley)

Leonard Bernstein:
Cool from West Side Story 82 kb (Gary Wachtel)

December 1997

Igor Stravinsky:
Russian Dance from Petroushka 28 kb (David Juna)

Maurice Duruflé:
Organ Toccata, Op. 5 No. 3 121 kb (Serge Winitzki)

Leonard Bernstein:
Prologue from West Side Story 67 kb (Gary Wachtel)

November 1997

Frédéric Chopin:
Fantasy in f minor, Op. 49 58 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Bela Bartok:
Third Movement from Suite, Op. 14 for Piano 19 kb (Jorge Franganillo)

George Gershwin:
Finale from Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra 133 kb (Jeffrey Reid Baker)

October 1997

Franz Liszt:
Les jeux d'eaux a la villa d'Este from Années de Pélerinage 52 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Claude Debussy:
Jeux de vagues from La Mer 156 kb (Jun Nishio)

Paul Hindemith:
Well-tempered Ragtime (1921) 64 kb (Dr. David Siu, M.D.)

September 1997

Felix Mendelssohn:
Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54 67 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Sergey Mikhailovitch Liapunov:
Ronde de fantimes, from 12 Transcendental Etudes, Op. 11 33 kb (Peter Wolfe)

Dmitri Kabalevsky:
Finale from Piano Sonata No.2 37 kb (Gary Goldberg)

August 1997

Frédéric Chopin:
Polonaise-Fantaisie, Op. 61 56 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Enrique Granados:
El Fandango De Candil from Goyescas 42 kb (Robert Finley)

Paul Dukas:
Fanfare to Le Péri 24 kb (Dr. David Siu, M.D.)

July 1997

Franz Liszt:
Bénédiction de Dieu dans la Solitude (from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses) 49 kb (Robert Finley)

Maurice Ravel:
Sonatine 39 kb (Katsuhiro Oguri)

Olivier Messiaen:
Les Anges from La Nativité du Seigneur (nine meditations for organ) 34 kb (Serge Winitzki)

June 1997

Frédéric Chopin:
24 Preludes, Op. 28 165 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Modest Mussorgsky:
Night on Bald Mountain 190 kb (Jun Nishio)

Sergei Rachmaninoff :
I. Allegro from Concerto No. 3 for Piano and Orchestra 149 kb (Robert Finley)

May 1997

Johann Nepomuk Hummel:
Finale from Piano Sonata in f-sharp minor, Op. 81 83 kb (Peter Wolfe)

Claude Debussy:
Masques 26 kb (Katsuhiro Oguri)

Aaron Copland:
Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra 101 kb (Matt Hurrah)

April 1997

Claude Debussy:
Passepied (from Suite Bergamasque) 16 kb (Katsuhiro Oguri)

Leopold Godovsky:
In the Streets of Batavia (from Java Suite ) 30 kb (Peter Wolfe)

Maurice Ravel:
Laideronnette, Imperatrice des Pagodes (from Suite Ma Mere l'Oye) 15 kb (Katsuhiro Oguri)

March 1997

Frédéric Chopin:
Finale from Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 21 82 kb (Robert Finley)

Franz Liszt:
Transcendental Etude No. 10 40 kb (Edwin Sirko)

Alexander Scriabin:
Fragilité, Op. 51 No. 1 9 kb (Serge Winitzki)

February 1997

Frédéric Chopin:
Ballade No. 4, Op. 52 53 kb (Ron Lubetsky)

Robert Schumann:
Carnaval, Op. 9 161 kb (Robert Finley)

Claude Debussy:
Fetes (from 3 Nocturnes for Orchestra) 166 kb (Dr. David Siu, M.D.)

January 1997

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Scherzo from Symphony No. 9 (Liszt transcription for two pianos) 110 kb (Thomas E. Janzen)

Maurice Ravel:
Scarbo from Gaspard de la Nuit 81 kb (Peter Wolfe)

Charles Tomlinson Griffes:
Piano Sonata (1918) 87 kb (Peter Wolfe)

December 1996

Louis Moreau Gottschalk:
Caprice ("O, Ma Charmante") 13 kb (Peter Wolfe)

Charles Tomlinson Griffes:
White Peacock (from Roman Sketches, Op. 7) 23 kb (Peter Wolfe)

Samuel Barber:
Finale from Concerto for Violin and Orchestra 57 kb (Dr. David Siu, M.D.)