1 CD / Hyperion / 2005-05-10Works: Ernst von Dohnányi: Serenade for String Trio in C major, Op. 10; Arnold Schoenberg: String Trio, Op. 45; Bohuslav Martinu: String Trio no 2, H. 238
'The Leopold String Trio have no fear of the competition. Theirs is a very impressive achievement and the coupling of these three works is, I...continue...
1 CD / Summit Records / 2005-03-08Works: John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Arnold Schoenberg: Theme and Variations for wind band in G minor, Op. 43a; Morten Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium; Paul Hindemith: Symph...
Conductors: Thompson, Mallory
Ensemble: Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
2 CD / Music & Arts / 2005-02-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op. 4; Pelleas und Melisande, symphonic poem, Op. 5; Alexander Scriabin: Prometheus, Op. 60 "Poem of Fire"; Franz Schmidt: Symphony no 2 ...
Conductors: Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
bbc.co.uk - Michael Quinn
An essential two-disc set for admirers of Dimitri Mitropoulos, the Philharmonic orchestras of New York and Vienna, and, for that matter, 20th...continue...
1 CD / Preiser / 2005-02-01Works: Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole; Pavane pour une infante défunte; La valse; Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra; Boléro; Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Conductors: Leibowitz, René
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-01-18Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Concerto for String Quartet after Handel's Op. 6 no 7; Suite for piano, Op. 25; Gurrelieder; Book of the Hanging Gardens, Op. 15; Spoken Word: A Conversation with Arnold Schoenberg
Performers: Lane, Jennifer; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]
Conductors: Craft, Robert
Ensemble: 20th Century-Fox Symphony Orchestra; Fred Sherry String Quartet
"For all the demanding density and complexity of his music, Schoenberg always gave his listeners a foothold. The performances on this disc bring him across...continue...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-01-18Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Performers: Diener, Melanie; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Lane, Jennifer; O'Mara, Stephen; Wilson-Johnson, David
Conductors: Craft, Robert
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
The most popular and the most important of all Schoenberg's choral works, 'Gurre-Lieder', part oratorio, part dramatic cantata, is a setting of poems by the...continue...
Recording information: The Colosseum, Watford, England (10/16/2001-10/20/2001)....continue...
1 CD / Klavier / 2005-01-01Works: Howard Hanson: Chorale and Alleluia; Vincent Persichetti: Psalm for Band, Op. 53; Arnold Schoenberg: Theme and Variations for wind band in G minor, Op. 43a; Paul Hindemith: Symphony for Concert Band ...
Conductors: Graham, Lowell E.
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-11-23Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 no 1 "Quasi una fantasia"; Robert Schumann: Fantasia in C major, Op. 17; Arnold Schoenberg: Pieces (3) for piano, Op. 11
Performers: Arrau, Claudio [Piano]
Claudio Arrau was in intellectual, with a profound analytical bent, a deeply relective interpreter, commanding a tonal range of extraordinary breath, variety and depth. The...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2004-10-05Works: Richard Strauss: Lieder (5), Op. 15; Arnold Schoenberg: Songs (4), Op. 2; Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Xavier Montsalvatge: Canciones negras (5)
Performers: Chasson, Tamir; Cohen-Licht, Daphna
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-09-21Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Prelude to Genesis, for mixed chorus and orchestra, Op. 44; Nathaniel Shilkret: Creation, for narrator, chorus & orchestra (for collaborative cantata "Genesis Suite"); Alexandre Ta...
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard
Ensemble: Ernst Senff Choir
The 'Genesis Suite' depicts the earliest Bible stories, including the Creation, Adam and Eve, the Flood, and the Tower of Babel, narrated by distinguished actors...continue...
1 CD / Claves / 2004-09-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder; Orchestral Songs (6), Op. 8; Orchestral Songs (6) for Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 8; Alexander von Zemlinsky: Gesänge (6), Op. 13; Alban Berg: Early Songs (7); Gus...
Performers: Wesseling, Maria Riccarda
Conductors: Monot, Pierre-Alain
Ensemble: Nouvel Ensemble Moderne
1 CD / MD&G / 2004-08-24Works: Alban Berg: Chamber Concerto for Piano, Violin and 13 Winds; Pieces (4) for clarinet & piano, Op. 5; Josef Matthias Hauer: Pieces (4) for for violin & piano, Op. 28; Hans Erich Apostel: Sonatina for ...
Performers: Kreher, Matthias; Schleiermacher, Steffen; Seidel, Andreas
Ensemble: Ensemble Avantgarde
Not all of these composers are directly linked to the Schoenberg - Webern - Berg Viennese school but the mutual similarities are striking. The Ensemble...continue...
1 CD / Summit Records / 2004-07-06Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Quartet for Strings no 2 for soprano & strings in F sharp minor (arr. from Op.10); Alban Berg: Pieces (4) for clarinet & piano, Op. 5; Anton Webern: Sonata for cello & piano; Igor ...
Performers: Hetzler, Mark; Leonard, Lisa
2 CD / Preiser / 2004-07-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Performers: Gruber, Ferry; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Riley, John; Semser, Ethel; Tangemann, Nell
Conductors: Leibowitz, René
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-06-29Works: Franz Schubert: An mein Herz, D 860; Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300; Jägers Abendlied, D 368/Op. 3 no 4; Der Einsame, D 800; Arnold Schoenberg: Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 2; Richar...
Performers: Gage, Irwin; Parsons, Geoffrey; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]
These two recitals taken from the Edinburgh Festivals of 1981 and 1984 offer a wonderful and varied follow-up to her St. John Smith's Square disc...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-05-01Works: Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1; Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus; Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Das Lied von der Erde; Alexander Scriabin: Prelude in ...
Performers: Donose, Ruxandra; Harper, Thomas [Tenor Vocal]; Hill, Peter; Zagorzanka, Barbara; Zarafiants, Evgeny
Conductors: Bogár, István; Walter, Alfred; Halász, Michael; Seipenbusch, Edgar; Yuasa, Takuo; Kosler, Zdenek; Stryja, Karol
Ensemble: ; Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak State Symphony Orchestra, Kosice; Ulster Orchestra
3 CD / Preiser / 2004-04-27Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Presto, for string quartet in C major; Scherzo in F major & Trio in A minor, for string quartet; Quartet for Strings in D major; Quartet for Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 7; Quartet...
Performers: Pammer, Anna Maria
"This album includes the early 1897 quartet as well as the original Scherzo for that work and a 7-minute Presto, even earlier than the quartet....continue...
2 CD / Decca Imports / 2004-01-27Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony no 1 in E major, Op. 9; Gurrelieder; Verklärte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op. 4
Performers: Dral, Guus; Gruyter, Tonny de; Hakii, Ken; Herbers, Werner; Hoogeveen, Godfried; Keulen, Geert van; Onge, Sharon St.; Pieterson, George; Rubingh, Henk; Slagter, Jacob; Terwey, Joep; Vuurst, Willem va...
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; Members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Brigitte Fassbaender reigns supreme [as Waldtaube]...Susan Dunn is a vivdly drawn Tove...Best of all, there's finally a Waldemar who measures up to his part:...continue...
Recording information: Grotezaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (01/1992); Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin (01/1992); Grotezaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (1985-05-??&1985-06-??&1987-); Jesus-Christus-Kirche,...continue...
1 CD / Universal Classics / 2004-01-13Works: Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Arnold Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Op. 42; Concerto for Violin, Op. 36
Performers: Brendel, Alfred [Piano]; Szeryng, Henryk [Violin]; Zeitlin, Zvi
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Capriccio / 2004-01-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op. 4; Béla Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz 113; Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet, M 78
Conductors: Spivakov, Vladimir
Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
The Moscow players deliver fine performances: beautifully shaped, rhythmically well-pointed, phrasing Schoenberg's long-breathed lines with refinement and keeping his poly...continue...
1 CD / Capriccio / 2004-01-01Works: Franz Schubert: Lied(er); Hugo Wolf: Lied(er); Carl Loewe: Lied(er); Franz Liszt: Lied(er); Gustav Mahler: Lied(er); Arnold Schoenberg: Lied(er)
Performers: Banse, Juliane; Hawlata, Franz; Prey, Hermann; Protschka, Josef
1 CD / Summit Records / 2003-11-04Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Theme and Variations for wind band in G minor, Op. 43a; Richard Peaslee: Arrows of Time, for trombone & piano; Daniel Welcher: Songs Without Words, 5 mood pieces for wind ensemble;...
Performers: Palmer, Bradley
Conductors: Rumbelow, Robert
Ensemble: Columbus State University Wind Ensemble
Fitting the Summit Education mold, Columbus State University is a university of over 6,000 students located in Columbus, Georgia. The Schwob School of Music, where...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2003-11-01Works: Franz Schubert: Fantasy for Violin and Piano in C major, D 934/Op. 159; Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Fantasie Brilliante on a Theme from Rossini's "Otello," for violin & orchestra, Op. 11; Arnold Schoenbe...
Performers: Huang, Frank; Vainshtein, Dina [Piano]
First Prize Winner of the 2003 Walter W. Naumburg Foundation's Violin Competition and the 2000 Hannover International Violin Competition, Frank Huang has now embarked on...continue...
2 CD / Preiser / 2003-11-01Works: Robert Schumann: Fantasie for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 131; Arnold Schoenberg: Fantasy for Violin and Piano, Op. 47; Ferruccio Busoni: Sonata, for violin & piano no 2 in E minor, Op. 36a,...
Performers: Korber, Till Alexander; Walch, Martin
1 CD / Musica Viva / 2003-10-21Works: Franz Grothe: Ganz leise kommt die Nacht aus weiter Ferne; Illusion, film score; Mischa Spoliansky: Leben ohne Liebe kannst du nicht (for the film Nie wieder Liebe); Theo Mackeben: Eine Frau wird ers...
Performers: Bérard, Marie; Kortgaard, Robert; Macerollo, Joe; Morris, Andy; Spragg, James; Stilwell, Jean
Conductors: Tiefenbach, Peter
The charismatic mezzo-soprano, Jean Stilwell, is one of Canada's most versatile artists - one who has that rare ability to light up any stage on...continue...
Personnel: Jean Stilwell (mezzo soprano); Marie Berard (violin); Joe Macerollo (accordion); James Spragg (trumpet); Andy Morris (percussion).
Recording information: Glenn Gould Studio, Canadian...continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-10-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21; Chamber Symphony no 1 in E major, Op. 9
Performers: Ader, Alice; Glab, Elisabeth; Lerner, Remi; Pierre-Andre Valade [Conductor/Flute]; Pousseur, Marianne; Veyrier, Isabelle
Ensemble: Ensemble Musique Oblique
1 CD / Challenge / 2003-06-03Works: Hans Pfitzner: Trio for violin, cello & piano, Op. 8; Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, for string sextet, Op. 4
Ensemble: Altenberg Trio Wien
6 CD / Music & Arts / 2003-05-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Quartet for Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 7; Quartet for Strings no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10; Work(s); Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 30; Quartet for Strings no 4, Op. 37; Concerto...
Performers: Gifford, Clemence; Hoss, Wendell; Johansen, Gunnar; Kolisch, Rudolf; Sharrow, Leonard; Simon, Eric; Zentrick, Anthony
Conductors: ; Leibowitz, René
Ensemble: Kolisch Quartet; Pro Arte Quartet of the University of Wisconsin; Pro Arte String Quartet; Wisconsin Festival Orchestra
4 CD / Andante / 2003-04-08Works: Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra; Printemps, symphonic suite for chorus, piano & orchestra, L. 61; La mer; César Franck: Psyché Suite, for orchestra; Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chlo&eacu...
Performers: Cutner, Solomon; Francescatti, Zino; Kolassi, Irma; Lipatti, Dinu; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]
Conductors: Beinum, Eduard Van
"Treasures beyond measure... the wisdom here is overpowering: wonderful, clear-tinted Debussy, a Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto with Soloman, a Bach concerto with the visionary pianist...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2003-02-11Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Pieces (3) for piano, Op. 11; Little Pieces (6) for piano, Op. 19; Pieces (5) for piano, Op. 23; Suite for piano, Op. 25; Pieces (2) for piano, Op. 33; Piano Concerto, Op. 42; Anto...
Performers: Pollini, Maurizio
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
"Another performance of the most phenonenal precision and acute expressive poise, every note precisely weighted, colored, and above all, felt." -Gramophone on Webern "The playing...continue...
1 CD / Teldec / 2002-07-16Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony no 1 in E major, Op. 9; Verklärte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op. 4; Chamber Symphony no 2, Op. 38
Conductors: Holliger, Heinz
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2002-07-03Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Die Jakobsleiter; Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 8 in E flat major
Performers: Aiken, Laura; Boesiger, Christiane; Brocheler, John; Lika, Peter; Marc, Alessandra; Michaels-Moore, Anthony; Muller-Brachmann, Hanno; Renard, Guy; Winslade, Glenn; Wray, Margaret Jane
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2002-06-04Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 6 in A major, WAB 106; Arnold Schoenberg: Transcription for orchestra of Bach's Prelude & Fugue in E flat major
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2002-06-04Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Die glückliche Hand, 1-act drama, Op. 18; Alban Berg: Der Wein; Anton Webern: Pieces (5) for orchestra, Op. 10; Cantata no 1 for soprano, chorus & orchestra, Op. 29; Eduard St...
Performers: Brocheler, John; Diener, Melanie; Oelze, Christiane [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Praga / 2002-06-01Works: Gustav Mahler: Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor; Arnold Schoenberg: Quartet for Strings in D major; String Trio, Op. 45; Fantasy for Violin and Piano, Op. 47
Performers: Holek, Vlastimil; Kanka, Michal; Kayahara, Sachiko; Kluson, Josef; Remes, Vaclav
"This recording begins with Gustav Mahler's only extant piece of chamber music, the 12-minute Piano Quartet that he wrote in 1876 while he was student...continue...
1 CD / Zephyr / 2002-06-01Works: Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Settings (5) of Scottish folksongs, for voice, flute, violin, cello & piano, S. 169; Arnold Schoenberg: Mein Herz das ist ein tiefer Schacht, song for voice & piano; Francis Po...
Performers: Hobson, Ian [Piano]; Sperry, Paul [Tenor (Vocal)]
1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2002-06-01Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21; Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48
Performers: Schafer, Christine
This double program with singer Christine Schafer offers classical music in a new visual context. In Diechterliebe, the boundaries between song and recital and reality...continue...
Run Time: 126 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
13 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2002-03-12Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G ...
Performers: Pollini, Maurizio; Taskova, Slavka
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Abbado, Claudio; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Katlewicz, Jerzy; Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
In celebration of thirty years of artistic collaboration with one of the legendary pianists of our time, Deutsche Grammophon has released this special edition boxed...continue...
1 CD / Campanella Musica / 2002-01-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio and Allegro for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 594; Andante for Mechanical Organ in F major, K 616; Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608; Arnold Schoenberg:...
2 CD / Cedille / 2002-01-01Works: Gustav Pick: Viennese Coachman's Song; Jewish Coachman's Song; The Haman Coachman's Song; Hermann Rosenzweig: ...Nach Grosswardein; Carl Lorens: The Jewish Country Regiment; Traditional: Levin and Hi...
Performers: Bard, Deborah; Bentley, Julia; Figa, Stewart; Ko, Elizabeth
Conductors: Levinson, Ilya
Ensemble: New Budapest Orpheum Society
1 CD / Challenge / 2001-10-02Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Quartet for Strings no 1 in A major, Op. 4; Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet, M 78; Arnold Schoenberg: Quartet for Strings in D major
Ensemble: The Brodsky Quartet
5 CD / Chandos Records / 2001-09-25Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Quartet for Strings no 1 in D minor, Op. 7; Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 30; Quartet for Strings no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10; Quartet for Strings no 4, Op. 37; Verklärte Na...
Performers: Grothenhuis, Sepp; Guittart, Henk; Hoog, Viola de; Kooistra, Taco; Meer, Janneke van der; Narucki, Susan; Regteren, Jan Erik van
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-09-04Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Moses und Aron, biblical drama in 3 acts (unfinished)
Performers: Driscoll, Loren; Gotz, Werner; Greindl, Josef; Hoffmann, Robert; Hoppe, Fritz; Melchert, Helmut; Nissen, Hans-Heinz; Oelke, Alice; Reitan, Ronald; Sardi, Ivan; Treptow, Gunther; Turke, Marina
Conductors: Scherchen, Hermann
Ensemble: Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2001-09-01Works: Toshio Hosokawa: Ave Maria, for 16-part mixed choir a cappella; Giacinto Scelsi: Canti (3) sacri, for 8 part mixed choir; TKRDG, for 6 male voices, 3 percussionists & electrically amplified guitar; A...
Conductors: Nusaum, Walter
Ensemble: Aisthesis Ensemble
1 CD / Metronome / 2001-07-30Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Quartet for Strings no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10; Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet, M 78; Sätze (5) for String Quartet, Op. 5; Alban Berg: Quartet for Strings,...
Performers: Kiernan, Patrick; Oelze, Christiane; Shave, Jacqueline; Tunnell, Jonathan; Wilkinson Khoroshunin, Katie
Ensemble: Brindisi String Quartet
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2001-05-31Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence"; Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Sextet, Op. 4
Performers: Ansell, Steven [Viola]; Chang, Lynn; Chase, Stephanie; Delmoni, Arturo [Violin]; Djokic, Michelle; Murdock, Katherine; Reynolds, Michael; Thomas, Ronald [Cello]; Thompson, Marcus
1 CD / ECM Imports / 2001-05-15Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op. 4; Sándor Veress: Transylvanian Dances (4) for string orchestra; Béla Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz 113
Performers: Zehetmair, Thomas [Conductor/Violin]
Ensemble: Camerata Bern
"The Hungarian works were recorded together in 1999, and they are splendid... The heart of the [Bartok] score is [movement] II, an oddly unsettling nocturne....continue...
1 CD / Preiser / 2001-05-01Works: Jacobus Handl: Ecce Dominus veniet; Adoramus te, Jesu Christe; Stola iucunditatis; Diffusa est gratia; Hans Haselböck: Erschienen ist der herrilich Tag; Anton Heiller: Grad Dort; Deutsches Propr...
1 CD / Philips / 2001-04-10Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Op. 42; Pieces (3) for piano, Op. 11; Little Pieces (6) for piano, Op. 19; Anton Webern: Variations for piano, Op. 27; Alban Berg: Sonata for Piano, Op. 1
Performers: Uchida, Mitsuko [Piano]
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
"Uchida's disc does not require an extended review. It is simply a classic recording, one that sets terms for looking at a given composer for...continue...
6 CD / Vox Classical / 2001-02-27Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Concerto for Keyboard in D major, H 18 no 11; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major, K 382; Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595; Ludwig van...
Performers: Brendel, Alfred [Piano]; Klien, Walter [Piano]
Conductors: Angerer, Paul; ; Boettcher, Willfried; Gielen, Michael; Sternberg, Jonathan
Ensemble: ; Members of the Hungarian Quintet (Members); Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Chamber Orchestra; Vienna Pro Musica Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Orchestra; Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
"This compendium is a treasurable legacy of Brendel's early (1955-66) recordings. The Vox editors have made a discerning selection of these; there are many great...continue...