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CD recommendations & track listings

For maximum acceptability of subject matter, I've kept this list to abstract instrumental music, and for the 5 releases I list that are mostly abstract apart from one or two tracks, I've warned about those tracks in case anyone wants to omit them. But for the sake of brevity I won't explicitly note that an instrumental piece is meant to be "about the countryside" etc if that's obvious from its title.
Bach: Cello Suites
Pablo Casals (1929-39 recordings)
Naxos Historical, 2000 (2-disc set)
(The Gracenote database said an identical release was made by EMI Classical in 1997)
This set was given to me by my late father in September 2013

Bach: Complete Flute Sonatas
Emmanuel Pahud, Trevor Pinnock, Jonathan Manson, Silvia Caredou
EMI Classics, 2008 (2-disc set)
This set was given to me by my late father in September 2014

Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos, Concertos For 2 Violins & Violin & Oboe
Neville Marriner: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
Philips Classics, 2001 (2-disc set, remastered from 1981, 1983 & 1984)
This set was given to me by my late father in April 2012

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books I & II
Daniel Barenboim
Warner Classics, 2006 (5-disc set)
(The Gracenote database said an identical release was made by Erato in the same year)
This set was given to me by my late father in January 2012
(In 2014 Kimiko Ishizaka made a public-domain recording of the first book which you might find easier to obtain.)
Bax: Chamber Music
mobius (Kanako Ito, Philippe Honoré, Ashan Pillai, Martin Storey, Martin Storey, Lorna McGhee, Alison Nicholls)
Naxos, 2000
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2011

Minor warning: Track 9 might remind some listeners of a setting of "Down By the Sally Gardens" (a romantic story); omit this track if that's an undesirable trigger. This CD happened to be recorded in a church, but it is not church music.
  1. Quintet For Harp And Strings---Tempo Moderato (6:31)
  2. Quintet For Harp And Strings---Tranquillo (2:49)
  3. Quintet For Harp And Strings---Tempo Primo (5:02)
  4. Elegiac Trio For Harp, Viola And Flute---Moderate Tempo (8:56)
  5. Fantasy Sonata For Harp And Viola---Allegro Molto (6:22)
  6. Fantasy Sonata For Harp And Viola---Allegro Moderato (3:45)
  7. Fantasy Sonata For Harp And Viola---Lento Espressivo (7:15)
  8. Fantasy Sonata For Harp And Viola---Allegro (5:48)
  9. Sonata For Flute And Harp---Allegro Moderato (6:53) (see note above re Sally Gardens)
  10. Sonata For Flute And Harp---Lento (6:38)
  11. Sonata For Flute And Harp---Moderato Giocoso (5:06)

Beethoven symphonies 1-8.
Ideally you should use a historically informed ("period") performance such as Gardiner's. Anyone who wants strictly instrumental music may wish to stop with number 8, since 9 ends with a choral ode whose lyrics might offend some (it's a modified German poem that blends imagery from Greek and Christian religions and alludes to drunkenness) although it does include some good lines. The Hanover Band boxed set also includes the Missa Solemnis (which you might want to omit if you wish to stay clear of the church tradition of the Mass) and Overtures (which are instrumental but were written for use with stories you may or may not like), but it's easy to leave these out if you want to hear only symphonies. The Hanover Band recordings happened to be made in churches, but the symphonies are not church music.
Below are the track listings from the first four discs of the Nimbus Records Hanover Band set (1998).
This set was given to me by my late father in January 2007

The Best Of Boccherini
Severino Gazzelloni, Maurice Gendron, Pepe Romero
Quartetto Italiano, I Musici, Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux
Pablo Casals, Raymond Leppard
Philips Classics, 1993 (2-disc set, compiled from recordings made between 1960 and 1983)
(The Gracenote database said an identical release was made by Decca, also in 1993; the two brands shared ownership)
This set was given to me by my late father in January 2014

C.Ph.E. Bach, Kammermusik
Les Adieux
Editio Classica, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 1990
This CD was given to us by my late father in December 2015
  1. Quartett Nr. 1 a-moll Wq 93/H 537: I. Andantino (7:19)
  2. Quartett Nr. 1 a-moll Wq 93/H 537: II. Largo e sostenuto (5:14)
  3. Quartett Nr. 1 a-moll Wq 93/H 537: III. Allegro assai (4:33)
  4. Quartett Nr. 2 D-dur Wq 94/H 538: I. Allegretto (5:43)
  5. Quartett Nr. 2 D-dur Wq 94/H 538: II. Sehr langsam und ausgehalten (5:10)
  6. Quartett Nr. 2 D-dur Wq 94/H 538: III. Allegro di molto (5:02)
  7. Sonata für Flöte und B.c. G-dur (4:37)
  8. (2:50)
  9. Quartett Nr. 3 G-dur Wq 95/H 539: I. Allegretto (7:57)
  10. Quartett Nr. 3 G-dur Wq 95/H 539: II. Adagio (4:35)
  11. Quartett Nr. 3 G-dur Wq 95/H 539: III. Presto (5:17)

Arthur Bliss (1891-1975)
Chamber Music, Vol 1 (Naxos, 2002)
Maggini Quartet
  1. String Quartet No. 1 In B Flat Major: Andante Maestoso---Allegro Con Brio (10:01)
  2. String Quartet No. 1 In B Flat Major: Allegretto Grazioso (5:48)
  3. String Quartet No. 1 In B Flat Major: Sostenuto (5:55)
  4. String Quartet No. 1 In B Flat Major: Vivace (6:57)
  5. Conversations For Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola And Cello: No. 1 The Committee Meeting: Moderato (1:16)
  6. Conversations For Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola And Cello: No. 2 In The Wood: Adagio (3:29)
  7. Conversations For Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola And Cello: No. 3 In The Ballroom: Scherzando (2:38)
  8. Conversations For Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola And Cello: No. 4 Soliloquy: Andante Tranquillo (2:44)
  9. Conversations For Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola And Cello: No. 5 In The Tube At Oxford Circus: Allegro Energico (5:06)
  10. String Quartet In A Major (1914): Moderato Ma Tranquillo (7:03)
  11. String Quartet In A Major (1914): Andante Sostenuto (6:43)
  12. String Quartet In A Major (1914): Allegro Vivace Con Grazia (6:30)

Chopin Etudes (Maurizio Pollini, 1960)
This CD was given to me by a friend of my late father in August 2012
  1. Chopin: Étude in C, Op.10 Nº 1---Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849) (1:58)
  2. Chopin: Étude in A minor, Op.10 Nº 2 «Chromatic» (1:25)
  3. Chopin: Étude in E, Op. 10 Nº 3 «Tristesse» (4:13)
  4. Chopin: Étude in C-sharp minor, Op. 10 Nº 4 (2:06)
  5. Chopin: Étude in G-flat, Op. 10 Nº 5 «Black Keys» (1:38)
  6. Chopin: Étude in E-flat minor, Op. 10 Nº 6 (4:13)
  7. Chopin: Étude in C, Op 10 Nº 7 (1:32)
  8. Chopin: Étude in F, Op. 10 Nº 8 (2:20)
  9. Chopin: Étude in F minor, Op. 10 Nº 9 (2:14)
  10. Chopin: Étude in A-flat, Op. 10 Nº 10 (2:06)
  11. Chopin: Étude in E-flat, Op. 10 Nº 11 «Harp» (2:16)
  12. Chopin: Étude in C minor, Op.10 Nº 12 «Revolutionary» (2:51)
  13. Chopin: Étude in A-flat, Op. 25 Nº 1 «Aeolian Harp» (2:26)
  14. Chopin: Étude in F minor, Op. 25 Nº 2 (1:29)
  15. Chopin: Étude in F, Op. 25 Nº 3 (1:53)
  16. Chopin: Étude in A minor, Op. 25 Nº 4 (1:46)
  17. Chopin: Étude in E minor, Op. 25 Nº 5 (3:02)
  18. Chopin: Étude in G-sharp minor, Op. 25 Nº 6 «Thirds» (2:03)
  19. Chopin: Étude in C-sharp minor, Op. 25 Nº 7 (5:34)
  20. Chopin: Étude in D-flat, Op. 25 Nº 8 (1:09)
  21. Chopin: Étude in G-flat, Op. 25 Nº 9 «Butterfly» (1:04)
  22. Chopin: Étude in B minor, Op. 25 Nº 10 (4:18)
  23. Chopin: Étude in A minor, Op. 25 Nº 11 «Winter Wind» (3:38)
  24. Chopin: Étude in C minor, Op. 25 Nº 12 (2:28)

Chopin: Piano Concerto #1, Nocturnes, Ballade #1, Polonaise #6 (Disc 13)
Maurizio Pollini; Paul Kletzki: Philharmonia Orchestra
This CD was given to me by a friend of my late father in August 2012
  1. Chopin: Piano Concerto #1 In E Minor, Op. 11, B 53---1.Allegro Maestoso Risoluto---Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)/Frédéric Chopin (19:05)
  2. Chopin: Piano Concerto #1 In E Minor, Op. 11, B 53---2.Romance: Larghetto (10:17)
  3. Chopin: Piano Concerto #1 In E Minor, Op. 11, B 53---3. Rondo: Vivace (9:27)
  4. Chopin: Nocturne #4 In F, Op. 15/1, CT 111 (4:11)
  5. Chopin: Nocturne #5 In F Sharp, Op. 15/2, CT 112 (3:30)
  6. Chopin: Nocturne #7 In C Sharp Minor, Op. 27/1, CT 114 (4:45)
  7. Chopin: Nocturne #8 In D Flat, Op. 27/2, CT 115 (5:32)
  8. Chopin: Ballade #1 In G Minor, Op. 23, CT 2 (9:00)
  9. Chopin: Polonaise #6 In A Flat, Op. 53, (6:54)

Concertos For The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies
Eivind Aadland: European Union Chamber Orchestra
Helios / Hyperion, 1999
This CD was given to us by my late father in March 2015
  1. Alessandro Scarlatti: Sinfonia Di Concerto Grosso #12 In C Minor---1. Adagio (1:56)
  2. Alessandro Scarlatti: Sinfonia Di Concerto Grosso #12 In C Minor---2. Andante Giusto (1:44)
  3. Alessandro Scarlatti: Sinfonia Di Concerto Grosso #12 In C Minor---3. Adagio (1:53)
  4. Alessandro Scarlatti: Sinfonia Di Concerto Grosso #12 In C Minor---4. Andante Moderato (2:04)
  5. Alessandro Scarlatti: Concerto #6 In E---1. Allegro (1:00)
  6. Alessandro Scarlatti: Concerto #6 In E---2. Allegro (1:51)
  7. Alessandro Scarlatti: Concerto #6 In E---3. Largo (1:00)
  8. Alessandro Scarlatti: Concerto #6 In E---4. Affettuoso (2:44)
  9. Pergolesi: Flute Concerto In G---1. Spritoso---Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (3:55)
  10. Pergolesi: Flute Concerto In G---2. Adagio (4:48)
  11. Pergolesi: Flute Concerto In G---3. Allegro Spiritoso (4:28)
  12. Porpora: Cello Concerto In G---1. Adagio---Nicola Porpora (5:08)
  13. Porpora: Cello Concerto In G---2. Allegro (3:41)
  14. Porpora: Cello Concerto In G---3. Largo (4:08)
  15. Porpora: Cello Concerto In G---4. Allegro, Presto (4:02)
  16. Durante: Concerto Per Quartetto #1 In F Minor---1. Un Poco Andante---Francesco Durante (2:00)
  17. Durante: Concerto Per Quartetto #1 In F Minor---2. Allegro (1:34)
  18. Durante: Concerto Per Quartetto #1 In F Minor---3. Andante (2:28)
  19. Durante: Concerto Per Quartetto #1 In F Minor---4. Amoroso (2:36)
  20. Durante: Concerto Per Quartetto #1 In F Minor---5. Allegro (1:38)

Louis-Antoine Dornel (c.1680-c.1757): Chamber Music for Recorders, Flute and Continuo
Passacaglia (Annabel Knight, Louise Bradbury, Reiko Ichise, Robin Bigwwod) with Dan Laurin (recorders) & Eligio Quinteiro (theorbo)
Naxos, 2008
This CD happened to be recorded in a church, but it is not church music.
This CD was given to us by my late father in March 2015
  1. Sonate en quatuor---I. Gravement, Vite---Dornel, Louis-Antoine/Louis-Antoine Dornel (2:27)
  2. Sonate en quatuor---II. (Vivement) (1:50)
  3. Sonate en quatuor---III. (Lentement) (2:00)
  4. Sonate en quatuor---IV. (Fugue) (2:04)
  5. Sonata No. 4 in D major, Op. 2, (2:09)
  6. (2:22)
  7. (2:14)
  8. (1:38)
  9. (3:37)
  10. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---I. Allemande grave, (3:33)
  11. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---II. Menuet (1:30)
  12. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---III. Sarabande, (2:57)
  13. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---IV. Gigue (1:32)
  14. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---V. Rondeau, (2:58)
  15. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---VI. Le Retour en echo (0:57)
  16. Pieces en Clavecin: Suite No. 5 in C major---VII. Musette Rondeau, (2:15)
  17. Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 3, (2:17)
  18. (1:30)
  19. (2:18)
  20. (2:33)
  21. (0:53)
  22. (1:38)
  23. Suite No. 3 in E minor, Op. 2---I. Prelude (2:04)
  24. Suite No. 3 in E minor, Op. 2---II. Allemande tendre, (2:36)
  25. Suite No. 3 in E minor, Op. 2---III. La gratieuse (1:33)
  26. Suite No. 3 in E minor, Op. 2---IV. Rondeau, (1:11)
  27. Suite No. 3 in E minor, Op. 2---V. Sarabande, (2:07)
  28. Suite No. 3 in E minor, Op. 2---VI. Gigue, (1:27)
  29. Sonata No. 7 in D minor, Op. 3, (2:00)
  30. (1:34)
  31. (2:25)
  32. (1:09)
  33. Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 3---I. Prelude (1:59)
  34. Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 3---II. Fugue (1:29)
  35. Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 3---III. Lentement et doux (1:44)
  36. Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 3---IV. Chaconne gracieuse (2:52)

Dvořák: Serenades
Alexander Schneider: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
COE Records, 2006
This CD was lent to me by my late father in January 2015
  1. Serenade In E, Op. 22---1. Moderato---Antonin Dvorak/Antonín Dvořák/Antonín Dvořák (4:47)
  2. Serenade In E, Op. 22---2. Tempo Di Valse (7:20)
  3. Serenade In E, Op. 22---3. Scherzo (5:27)
  4. Serenade In E, Op. 22---4. Larghetto (6:55)
  5. Serenade In E, Op. 22---5. Finale: Allegro Vivace (6:20)
  6. Serenade In D Minor, Op. 44---1. Moderato, Quasi Marcia (4:05)
  7. Serenade In D Minor, Op. 44---2. Minuetto (6:09)
  8. Serenade In D Minor, Op. 44---3. Andante Con Moto (8:05)
  9. Serenade In D Minor, Op. 44---4. Finale: Allegro Molto (5:41)

Dvořák: Slavonic Dances
Antal Doráti: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Alto, 2011
This CD was given to me by a friend of my late father in August 2012
  1. Slavonic Dance In C, Op. 46/1, ---Antonín Dvořák (3:42)
  2. Slavonic Dance In E Minor, Op. 46/2, (4:52)
  3. Slavonic Dance In A Flat, Op. 46/3, (4:35)
  4. Slavonic Dance In F, Op. 46/4, (7:35)
  5. Slavonic Dance In A, Op. 46/5, (3:18)
  6. Slavonic Dance In D, Op. 46/6, (4:18)
  7. Slavonic Dance In C Minor, Op. 46/7, (3:19)
  8. Slavonic Dance In G Minor, Op. 46/8, (3:43)
  9. Slavonic Dance In B, Op. 72/1, (3:55)
  10. Slavonic Dance In E Minor, Op. 72/2, (5:07)
  11. Slavonic Dance In F, Op. 72/3, (2:55)
  12. Slavonic Dance In D Flat, Op. 72/4, (5:03)
  13. Slavonic Dance In B Flat Minor, Op. 72/5, (2:12)
  14. Slavonic Dance In B Flat, Op. 72/6, (3:32)
  15. Slavonic Dance In C, Op. 72/7, (3:18)
  16. Slavonic Dance In A Flat, Op. 72/8, (6:09)

A Portrait of Elgar
William Boughton: English Symphony & String Orchestras
Nimbus Records 1996 (4-disc set). The individual discs were also released separately in 1989, 1995, 1983 (with a cover showing the top of a Malvern hill we've climbed) & 1988, and the Gracenote database said Disc 2 was also released in 1997 as "Orchestral Favourites Vol. 6".
This set was given to us by my late father in December 2015

Trigger warnings: Disc 4 contains the Pomp & Circumstance Marches, without words but you might want to omit March 1 if bothered by thoughts of the patriotic song it was later turned into. The last 3 tracks of Disc 3 contain tunes Elgar planned to use in an opera whose story was to contain "ostentatious living and corruption in high places" (Young), but he died before he could do that and the music stands alone.
Elgar/Payne Symphony No.3
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis
NMC Recordings, 1998
(Much better than my 1996/97 school project, which used a finale theme from the 1934 sketches as a stimulus and the Elgar family kindly gave permission for the blind students at Worcester to play it; I think they knew a proper version was on its way so my small 'tinker' didn't matter at that stage. It did however mean I sat through Payne's premiere wishing I'd thought of those flute motifs....)
  1. Allegro Molto Maestoso (16:19)
  2. Scherzo: Allegretto (9:40)
  3. Adagio Solenne (15:14)
  4. Allegro (14:45)

Feuer und Bravour
Musicke & Mirth; Barbara Maria Willi (2008)
This CD was given to me by a friend of my late father in August 2012
  1. Zaïde, reine de Grenade: Ouverture (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse)---Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer (3:41)
  2. Zaïde, reine de Grenade: Lent et doux (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse) (2:10)
  3. Le Roy et le fermier: Ah! Ma tante (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse)---François-André-Danican Philidor/Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny (2:16)
  4. Sonatina I in D Major: Rondeau andante---Georg Anton Benda (2:08)
  5. Sonatina II in F Major: Andantino (2:24)
  6. Sonatina III in A Minor: Allegro (1:52)
  7. Duetto für zwei Viole di gamba in D Minor: I. Poco allegro---Christoph Schaffrath (6:33)
  8. Duetto für zwei Viole di gamba in D Minor: II. Adagio (4:46)
  9. Duetto für zwei Viole di gamba in D Minor: III. Allegro (3:43)
  10. Castor et Pollux: Descente de Jupiter. Majestueux (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse)---Jean-Philippe Rameau (1:02)
  11. Le Roy et le fermier: Andante allegretto (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse)---Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny/François-André Danican Philidor (1:30)
  12. Les fêtes d'Hébé: Accourez, riante jeunesse (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse)---Jean-Philippe Rameau (1:50)
  13. Les fêtes d'Hébé: Tambourin en rondeau (Opera Arrangements for Two Viola da gambas and Violoncello by Ludwig Christian Hesse) (1:47)
  14. Scherzando in F Major---Anonymous (2:42)
  15. Rondeau in C Major (1:47)
  16. Sonatina IV in C Major: Mezzo allegro---Georg Anton Benda (2:00)
  17. Sonatina V in E Minor: Allegretto (1:56)
  18. Sonatina VI in D Minor: Allegretto (2:32)
  19. Trio Concertante in D Major: I. Allegro non troppo (For Two Viola da gambas and Basso continuo)---Johann Gottlieb Graun (7:36)
  20. Trio Concertante in D Major: II. Arioso (For Two Viola da gambas and Basso continuo) (8:04)
  21. Trio Concertante in D Major: III. Scherzo (For Two Viola da gambas and Basso continuo) (5:51)

Frans Brüggen Edition, Warner Classics 2012
(The Gracenote database said an identical release was made by Teldec in 1995; recordings date from the 1960s and 1970s)
Four CDs from this set were given to us by my late father in March 2015. I'd played in the Telemann double concerto (last 4 tracks of Vol.12) in a group at Dartington in 1995.

Garden Of Early Delights
Pamela Thorby and Andrew Lawrence-King
Linn Records, 2008
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2009

(This is a hybrid SACD but I don't have hardware to read the 4.7 GB DSD layer; I think it's just the same tracks with more channels. The normal CD layer reads fine on a computer. Cover shows a hummingbird at a flower.)
  1. Recercada Segunda De Tenore---Diego Ortiz (2:13)
  2. Wat Zal Men Op Den Avon Doen---Jacob Van Eyck (4:12)
  3. Derde, Doen Daphne D`Over (5:02)
  4. Boffons (2:17)
  5. Sonata Seconda A Soprano Solo---Dario Costello (4:56)
  6. Sorrow, Sorrow Stay---John Dowland (3:34)
  7. Lachrime Pavaen---Johan Schop (5:34)
  8. Weep You No More---John Dowland (2:15)
  9. Susanne Ung Jour---Giovanni Bassano (4:26)
  10. Recercada Segunda De Canto Llano---Diego Ortiz (2:20)
  11. Sonata Sesta---Giovanni Battista Fontana (6:43)
  12. Passacalio---Biagio Marini (4:59)
  13. Sonata Seconda---Giovanni Battista Fontana (6:45)
  14. Amarilli Mia Bella---Jacob Van Eyck (4:40)
  15. Recercada Prima Sobre Doulce Moire---Diego Ortiz (3:15)
  16. Frais Et Gaillard---Giovanni Bassano (3:44)

Guerrieri: Sonate Di Violino
Parnassi Musici
SWR (Germany), 2012
This CD was given to me by a friend of my late father in August 2012
  1. Sonata A 4, ---Agostino Guerrieri (c. 1630-c. 1662) (3:00)
  2. Sonata A 2, (3:08)
  3. Sonata A 1, (3:42)
  4. Sonata A 2, (3:10)
  5. Sonata A 1, (5:29)
  6. Sonata A 3, (4:04)
  7. Balletto Primo Per Camera (3:23)
  8. Sonata A 2, (6:17)
  9. Balletto Secondo (3:29)
  10. Sonata A 1, (3:46)
  11. Sonata A 2, (1:54)
  12. (2:46)
  13. Sonata A 1, (5:45)
  14. Sonata A 2, (2:40)
  15. Sonata A 3, (4:42)
  16. Sonata A 4, (2:37)

Heinichen: Concerti Grandi
Reinhard Goebel: Musica Antiqua Köln
Deutsche Grammophon, 1993
(The Gracenote database said 2013. The CD we have says 1993 and its cover looked old in 2014, so if 2013 is correct then it's probably a re-release.)
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2014
  1. Concerto In F, S 234---1. Vivace---Johann David Heinichen (2:32)
  2. Concerto In F, S 234---2. Adagio (0:44)
  3. Concerto In F, S 234---3. Un Poco Allegro (2:23)
  4. Concerto In F, S 234---4. Allegro (2:58)
  5. Concerto In G, S 213---1. Allegro (2:39)
  6. Concerto In G, S 213---2. Larghetto (3:05)
  7. Concerto In G, S 213---3. Allegro (3:17)
  8. Concerto In G, S 213---4. Entrée (1:35)
  9. Concerto In G, S 213---5. Loure (1:42)
  10. Concerto In G, S 213---6. Tempo Di Menuet, Air Italienne (3:17)
  11. Concerto In F, S 235---1. Vivace (4:15)
  12. Concerto In F, S 235---2. Andante (2:25)
  13. Concerto In F, S 235---3. Presto (3:34)
  14. Concerto In F, S 214---1. Alla Breve (3:31)
  15. Concerto In F, S 214---2. Allegro (3:00)
  16. Concerto In F, S 214---3. Allegro (3:09)
  17. Concerto In F, S 214---4. Andante Piu Tosto Un Poco Allegro (2:12)
  18. Concerto In F, S 214---5. Presto (3:21)
  19. Concerto In A, S 208---1. Allegro (1:39)
  20. Concerto In A, S 208---2. Adagio E Staccato (0:46)
  21. Concerto In A, S 208---3. Allegro (0:57)
  22. Concerto Movement In C Minor (Vivace) (3:03)
  23. Concerto In F, S 231---1. Vivace (2:19)
  24. Concerto In F, S 231---2. Arioso (2:49)
  25. Concerto In F, S 231---3. Allegro (1:46)

Hoffmeister, C.P.E. Bach: Flötenkonzerte
English Chamber Orchestra, Ingrid Dingfelder (1977/79)
(I didn't think CDs were commercially manufactured before 1982, and certainly not before the "Red Book" specified their format in 1980, but there is no date later than 1979 printed on this CD. My guess is that's the date of an older format and it was transferred to CD without being re-dated.)
This CD was given to me by my late father in April 2011
  1. Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754-1812): Flötenkonzert D-Dur---1. Allegro (11:10)
  2. Hoffmeister: Flötenkonzert D-Dur---2. Adagio (7:56)
  3. Hoffmeister: Flötenkonzert D-Dur---3. Allegro (6:34)
  4. Carl Philip Emanuel Bach (1714-1788): Flötenkonzert d-moll Wq.22---1. Allegro (8:01)
  5. C.P.E. Bach: Flötenkonzert d-moll Wq.22---2. Un poco andante (8:08)
  6. C.P.E. Bach: Flötenkonzert d-moll Wq.22---3. Allegro di molto (6:40)
  7. Hoffmeister: Flötenkonzert C-Dur---1. Allegro (11:25)
  8. Hoffmeister: Flötenkonzert C-Dur---2. Adagio (6:01)
  9. Hoffmeister: Flötenkonzert C-Dur---3. Rondeau (4:14)

Italian Baroque Concertos
Catherine Mackintosh: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
Linn / BBC Music Magazine, 2001
This CD was given to us by my late father in March 2015
  1. Arcangelo Corelli---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 1: 1. Largo etc (2:18)
  2. Corelli---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 1: 2. Largo---Allegro (2:16)
  3. Corelli---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 1: 3. Largo (2:42)
  4. Corelli---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 1: 4. Allegro---Adagio (1:46)
  5. Corelli---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 1: 5. Allegro (2:20)
  6. Pietro Castrucci---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 3 No. 12: 1. Allegro (2:36)
  7. Castrucci---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 3 No. 12: 2. Adagio---Andantino (1:32)
  8. Castrucci---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 3 No. 12: 3. Allegro (0:40)
  9. Castrucci---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 3 No. 12: 4. Andante gavotta (0:50)
  10. Castrucci---Concerto grosso in D, Op. 3 No. 12: 5. Finale con L'eco: Andantino (3:19)
  11. Alessandro Scarlatti---Sinfonia di Concerto grosso No. 2 in C Minor: 1. Allegro (2:49)
  12. Alessandro Scarlatti---Sinfonia di Concerto grosso No. 2 in C Minor: 2. Grave (2:29)
  13. Alessandro Scarlatti---Sinfonia di Concerto grosso No. 2 in C Minor: 3. Minuetto (2:17)
  14. Georg Friedrich Handel---Sonata del overtura: 1. Allegro (2:25)
  15. Handel---Sonata del overtura: 2. Adagio (1:20)
  16. Handel---Sonata del overtura: 3. Allegretto ()
  17. Antonio Vivaldi---Concerto in F for Flutes, Oboes, Violin, Cello & Harpsichord, RV572: 1. Allegro (3:43)
  18. Vivaldi---Concerto in F for Flutes, Oboes, Violin, Cello & Harpsichord, RV572: 2. Largo (2:17)
  19. Vivaldi---Concerto in F for Flutes, Oboes, Violin, Cello & Harpsichord, RV572: 3. Allegro (3:37)
  20. Francesco Geminiani---Concerto grosso No. 12 in D Minor (11:20)
  21. Alessandro Stradella---Sonata di viole: 1. Adagio---Allegro (1:33)
  22. Stradella---Sonata di viole: 2. Allegretto (1:34)
  23. Stradella---Sonata di viole: 3. Adagio---Allegro (1:27)
  24. Stradella---Sonata di viole: 4. Gigue (2:08)

The Italian Job
Adrian Chandler: La Serenissima, 2017
(Disclosure: I know one of the trumpet players)
  1. Antonio Caldara: Sinfonia in C: I. Allegro (5:31)
  2. Antonio Caldara: Sinfonia in C: II. Andante, piano [e] staccato (4:47)
  3. Antonio Caldara: Sinfonia in C: III. Allegro (4:42)
  4. Arcangelo Corelli: Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d'Este in D minor: I. Grave (2:35)
  5. Arcangelo Corelli: Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d'Este in D minor: II. Allegro (1:41)
  6. Arcangelo Corelli: Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d'Este in D minor: III. Adagio (0:44)
  7. Arcangelo Corelli: Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d'Este in D minor: IV. Largo assai (2:57)
  8. Arcangelo Corelli: Sinfonia to Santa Beatrice d'Este in D minor: V. Vivace (2:13)
  9. Giuseppe Tartini: Concerto in E: I. Allegro (6:39)
  10. Giuseppe Tartini: Concerto in E: II. Grave 'Tortorella bacie...' (5:29)
  11. Giuseppe Tartini: Concerto in E: I. Allegro assai (4:41)
  12. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto Alla rustica in G RV 151: I. Presto (1:10)
  13. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto Alla rustica in G RV 151: II. Adagio (1:07)
  14. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto Alla rustica in G RV 151: III. Allegro (1:58)
  15. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in C RV 467: I. Allegro (4:08)
  16. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in C RV 467: II. Andante (2:54)
  17. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in C RV 467: III. Allegro (4:08)
  18. Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto in F Op.9/3: I. Allegro (4:37)
  19. Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto in F Op.9/3: II. Adagio (2:32)
  20. Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto in F Op.9/3: III. Allegro (3:58)
  21. Giuseppe Torelli: Sinfonia in C G33: I. Allegro (3:49)
  22. Giuseppe Torelli: Sinfonia in C G33: II. Adagio (0:25)
  23. Giuseppe Torelli: Sinfonia in C G33: III. Presto (3:30)

J.S. Bach: Sonatas For 2 Flutes And Continuo
Hansgeorg Schmeiser, Jan Ostry, Ingomar Rainer, Othmar Müller
Nimbus, 2008
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2013
  1. Sonata In D Major BWV 1028---I. Adagio (1:33)
  2. Sonata In D Major BWV 1028---II. Allegro (4:09)
  3. Sonata In D Major BWV 1028---III. Andante (4:23)
  4. Sonata In D Major BWV 1028---IV. Allegro (4:39)
  5. Sonata In G Major BWV 1039---I. Adagio (3:35)
  6. Sonata In G Major BWV 1039---II. Allegro Ma Non Troppo Presto (3:43)
  7. Sonata In G Major BWV 1039---III. Adagio E Piano (2:13)
  8. Sonata In G Major BWV 1039---IV. Presto (3:09)
  9. Sonata In D Minor BWV 1036---I. Adagio (3:20)
  10. Sonata In D Minor BWV 1036---II. Allegro (2:08)
  11. Sonata In D Minor BWV 1036---III. Largo (3:02)
  12. Sonata In D Minor BWV 1036---IV. Vivace (2:36)
  13. Sonata In G Minor BWV 1029---I. Allegro (5:28)
  14. Sonata In G Minor BWV 1029---II. Adagio (5:01)
  15. Sonata In G Minor BWV 1029---III. Allegro (3:52)
  16. Sonata In G Major BWV 1038---I. Largo (2:54)
  17. Sonata In G Major BWV 1038---II. Vivace (1:00)
  18. Sonata In G Major BWV 1038---III. Adagio (2:08)
  19. Sonata In G Major BWV 1038---IV. Presto (1:45)

Kammermusik Mit Blockflote
Paul Simmonds, Ekkehard Weber, Trio Basiliensis
Ars Musici 1994
(The Gracenote database said 2011, but that must be a re-release---I got this in 2010 and it looked old.)
This CD was given to me by my late father in September 2010
  1. For Several Friends : Suite In E Minor---I. Pavan (M. Locke) (3:59)
  2. For Several Friends : Suite In E Minor---II. Almand (M. Locke) (1:36)
  3. For Several Friends : Suite In E Minor---III. Courante (M. Locke) ()
  4. For Several Friends: Suite In E Minor---IV. Ayre (M. Locke) (1:14)
  5. For Several Friends : Suite In E Minor---V. Sarabande (M. Locke) (0:34)
  6. For Several Friends : Suite In E Minor---VI. Jigg (M. Locke) (1:11)
  7. Parthenia In-Violata---I. Almain (Anonymus)---Diverse (1:22)
  8. Parthenia In-Violata---II. Old Noddy (Anonymus) (2:47)
  9. Parthenia In-Violata---III. The First Part Of The Old Year (Anonymus) (1:47)
  10. Chaconne En Trio In G Major (Jaques Morel) (6:59)
  11. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---I. Ouverture (Charles Dieupart) (2:25)
  12. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---II. Allemande Charles Dieupart) (1:52)
  13. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---III. Courante (Charles Dieupart) (1:10)
  14. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---IV. Sarabande (Charles Dieupart) (2:07)
  15. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---V. Gavotte (Charles Dieupart) (0:35)
  16. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---VI. Menuet (Charles Dieupart) (1:04)
  17. Suite No. 6 In F Minor---VII. Gigue (Charles Dieupart) (1:06)
  18. Sonata In D Minor, TWV 42:D7---I. Andante (G. P. Telemann) (1:56)
  19. Sonata In D Minor, TWV 42:D7---II. Vivace (G. P. Telemann) (1:28)
  20. Sonata In D Minor, TWV 42:D7---III. Adagio (G. P. Telemann) (1:16)
  21. Sonata In D Minor, TWV 42:D7---IV. Allegro (G. P. Telemann) (1:53)
  22. Viola Da Gamba Sonata No. 8 In E Minor---I. Praeludium (Joh. Schenk) (3:05)
  23. Viola Da Gamba Sonata No. 8 In E Minor---II. Allemande (Joh. Schenk) (2:25)
  24. Viola Da Gamba Sonata No. 8 In E Minor---III. Courante (Joh. Schenk) (1:28)
  25. Viola Da Gamba Sonata No. 8 In E Minor---IV. Sarabande (Joh. Schenk) (3:10)
  26. Viola Da Gamba Sonata No. 8 In E Minor---V. Gigue (Joh. Schenk) (1:38)
  27. Sonata No. 7 In E Minor---I. — (James Paisible) (1:49)
  28. Sonata No. 7 In E Minor---II. — (James Paisible) (1:04)
  29. Sonata No. 7 In E Minor---III. — (James Paisible) (2:17)
  30. Sonata No. 7 In E Minor---IV. — (James Paisible) (1:09)
  31. Flute Sonata In D Major, Op. 2, No. 8---I. Adagio (Jean-Marie Leclair) (2:06)
  32. Flute Sonata In D Major, Op. 2, No. 8---II. Allegro (Jean-Marie Leclair) ()
  33. Flute Sonata In D Major, Op. 2, No. 8---III. Sarabanda: Largo (Jean-Marie Leclair) (2:20)
  34. Flute Sonata In D Major, Op. 2, No. 8---IV. Allegro Assai (Jesn-Marie Leclair) (2:47)

Loeillet De Gant: Recorder Sonatas, Opp. 1-4
Daniel Rothert, Ketil Haugsand
Jean Baptiste Loeillet De Gant (1688-c.1750)
Naxos, 2009/2011
This CD was given to us by my late father in March 2015
  1. in D minor, Op. 2, No. 3---I. Vivace (1:04)
  2. in D minor, Op. 2, No. 3---II. Allemanda (3:23)
  3. in D minor, Op. 2, No. 3---III. Sarabanda (1:34)
  4. in D minor, Op. 2, No. 3---IV. Presto (0:31)
  5. in D minor, Op. 2, No. 3---V. Giga (2:20)
  6. in G major, Op. 1, No. 3---I. Largo (2:27)
  7. in G major, Op. 1, No. 3---II. Allegro (3:03)
  8. in G major, Op. 1, No. 3---III. Adagio ()
  9. in G major, Op. 1, No. 3---IV. Gavotta: Allegro (1:52)
  10. in C minor, Op. 3, No. 5---I. Largo ()
  11. in C minor, Op. 3, No. 5---II. Allegro (2:32)
  12. in C minor, Op. 3, No. 5---III. Poco allegro (1:53)
  13. in C minor, Op. 3, No. 5---IV. Adagio (1:20)
  14. in C minor, Op. 3, No. 5---V. Giga: Allegro (2:28)
  15. in C major, Op. 1, No. 6---I. Poco allegro (2:22)
  16. in C major, Op. 1, No. 6---II. Allegro (2:10)
  17. in C major, Op. 1, No. 6---III. Adagio (0:58)
  18. in C major, Op. 1, No. 6---IV. Presto (1:53)
  19. in C major, Op. 1, No. 6---V. Adagio (0:40)
  20. in C major, Op. 1, No. 6---VI. Giga: Allegro (2:05)
  21. in F minor, Op. 4, No. 11---I. Largo (1:50)
  22. in F minor, Op. 4, No. 11---II. Allegro (2:00)
  23. in F minor, Op. 4, No. 11---III. Sarabanda: Adagio (1:46)
  24. in F minor, Op. 4, No. 11---IV. Allegro (2:24)
  25. in E flat major, Op. 3, No. 7---I. Largo (1:30)
  26. in E flat major, Op. 3, No. 7---II. Vivace (2:06)
  27. in E flat major, Op. 3, No. 7---III. Adagio (0:53)
  28. in E flat major, Op. 3, No. 7---IV. Vivace (1:46)
  29. in A minor, Op. 1, No. 1---I. Adagio (2:42)
  30. in A minor, Op. 1, No. 1---II. Allegro (2:02)
  31. in A minor, Op. 1, No. 1---III. Adagio (1:57)
  32. in A minor, Op. 1, No. 1---IV. Giga: Allegro (1:59)
  33. in E minor, Op. 3, No. 12---I. Adagio (2:14)
  34. in E minor, Op. 3, No. 12---II. Vivace (2:24)
  35. in E minor, Op. 3, No. 12---III. Largo (3:15)
  36. in E minor, Op. 3, No. 12---IV. Allegro (2:07)
  37. in E minor, Op. 3, No. 12---V. Gavotta: Presto (0:51)

Mancini: 12 Recorder Concertos (Naples, 1725)
Corina Marti: Capella Tiberina
Francesco Mancini (1672-1737)
Brilliant Classics, 2012 (2-disc set)
This set was given to me by my late father in April 2014

Michael Haydn: Symphonies P4, P9, P15, P44
Bournemouth Sinfonietta & Harold Farberman, 1985
Regis, 2004
This CD happened to be recorded in a Dorset church, but it is not church music.
  1. Symphony P4 in C - I: Vivace (6:58)
  2. Symphony P4 in C - II: Andante (5:25)
  3. Symphony P4 in C - III: Tempo di Menuet (3:09)
  4. Symphony P9 in B flat - I: Allegro assai (3:51)
  5. Symphony P9 in B flat - II: Andantino (3:18)
  6. Symphony P9 in B flat - III: Menuet (2:58)
  7. Symphony P9 in B flat - IV: Allegro Molto (3:28)
  8. Symphony P44 in E - I: Allegro (7:47)
  9. Symphony P44 in E - II: Andante (3:56)
  10. Symphony P44 in E - III: Menuetto (4:04)
  11. Symphony P44 in E - IV: Allegro con spirito (7:23)
  12. Symphony P15 in A - I: Allegro con brio (8:18)
  13. Symphony P15 in A - II: Andante cantabile (7:43)
  14. Symphony P15 in A - III: Menuetto (3:33)
  15. Symphony P15 in A - IV: Presto (3:35)

Mozart Flute Quartets
Jean Claude Gérard, Ensemble Villa Musica
Naxos 1991
This CD was given to me by my late father in December 2000 after I played the quartets with a group at the Dartington summer festival
  1. Flute Quartet No.1 in D, K.285: 1 Allegro (6:55)
  2. Flute Quartet No.1 in D, K.285: 2 Adagio (2:43)
  3. Flute Quartet No.1 in D, K.285: 3 Rondeau (4:26)
  4. Flute Quartet No.2 in G, K.285a: 1 Andante (8:12)
  5. Flute Quartet No.2 in G, K.285a: 2 Tempo di Menuetto (3:35)
  6. Flute Quartet No.3 in C, K.Anh.171 (258b) 285a: 1 Allegro (5:47)
  7. Flute Quartet No.3 in C, K.Anh.171 (258b) 285a: 2 Andantino (10:36)
  8. Flute Quartet No.4 in A, K.298: 1 Andante (5:43)
  9. Flute Quartet No.4 in A, K.298: 2 Menuetto (2:18)
  10. Flute Quartet No.4 in A, K.298: 3 Rondeau: Allegretto grazioso (2:55)

Mozart: Konzert für Flöte & Harfe; Klarinettenkonzert
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 1989
This CD was given to us by my late father in March 2015
  1. Andante für Flöte und Orchester C-dur KV 315 (6:15)
  2. Konzert für Flöte, Harfe und Orch. C-dur KV 299; Allegro (10:02)
  3. ... Andantino (7:42)
  4. ... Rondeau. Allegro (8:58)
  5. Konzert für Klarinette und Orch. A-dur KV 622; Allegro (12:29)
  6. ... Adagio (8:36)
  7. ... Rondo. Allegro (8:20)

Music from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
Bach Goldberg Variations
Jeremy Denk, piano
  1. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988---Johann Sebastian Bach (56:39)
(This disc has a Creative Commons license, but you might find it easier to obtain---and might prefer---the Open Goldberg Variations played by Kimiko Ishizaka.)
Ostinato
Jordi Savall: Hespèrion XXI
AliaVox 2001
The CD I have is marked "Sampler---Not for sale" and contains only the first four tracks.
This CD was given to me by my late father in April 2013
  1. Greensleeves To A Ground---Les Anonymes (6:00)
  2. Ciaccona---Tarquinio Merula (2:35)
  3. Gallarda Napolitana---Antonio Valente (2:42)
  4. Kanon Und Gigue---Johan Pachelbel (4:11)

Panufnik
M.Smolij / Polish Chamber Orchestra
Naxos, 2006
This CD was given to me by my late father in September 2012
  1. Old Polish Suite for String Orchestra: 1. Dance I (1:57)
  2. Old Polish Suite for String Orchestra: 2. Interlude (1:48)
  3. Old Polish Suite for String Orchestra: 3. Dance II (2:32)
  4. Old Polish Suite for String Orchestra: 4. Chorale (2:03)
  5. Old Polish Suite for String Orchestra: 5. Dance III (1:57)
  6. Concerto in Modo Antico (14:13)
  7. Jagiellonian Triptych for String Orchestra: 1. Preambulum (1:55)
  8. Jagiellonian Triptych for String Orchestra: 2. Cantio (3:24)
  9. Jagiellonian Triptych for String Orchestra: 3. Chorea Polonica (3:26)
  10. Old Polish Music: Divertmento after Janiewicz---i. Allegro moderato (4:02)
  11. Old Polish Music: Divertmento after Janiewicz---ii. Andante (3:34)
  12. Old Polish Music: Divertmento after Janievicz---iii. Allegro (4:00)
  13. Hommage à Chopin (3:12)
  14. (1:36)
  15. (2:22)
  16. (2:29)
  17. (3:17)

Pierre Attaingnant Chansons Musicales, Paris 1533
Zephyrus Flutes, 2013 (Nancy Hadden, Elizabeth Walker, Isabelle Sainte-Marie, David Hatcher, Jacob Herringman)
This CD happened to be recorded in a church, but it is not church music.
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2015
  1. Si Bon Amour---Jacotin (Le Bel?) (2:14)
  2. En Espoir Davoir Mieulx---Pierre Phalèse/Nicolas Gombert (7:15)
  3. Elle Veult Donc---Claudin De Sermisy (2:35)
  4. Le Printemps---Benedictus Appenzeller (1:57)
  5. Fantasia 62---Francesco Da Milano (1:12)
  6. La Plus Gorgiase Du Monde---Anon/Francesco Da Milano (5:14)
  7. Hayne Et Amour---Pernot Vermont (Pierre 'le Jeune' (2:06)
  8. Si Par Fortune---Pierre Certon (1:57)
  9. Ricercar 73---Francesco Da Milano (2:31)
  10. Hors Envieulx (2:21)
  11. ---Nicolas Gombert (3:04)
  12. Je Navoys Point---Claude De Sermisy (1:11)
  13. Pour Quoy Donc Ne Fringuerons Nous---Pierre Passereau (2:00)
  14. Souvent Amour---Guillaume Le Heurteur (2:48)
  15. Sur Tour Regretz---Jean Richafort/Pierre Phalèse (5:58)
  16. Je Lay Ayme---Pierre Certon (2:23)
  17. Pren De Bon Cueur---Pierre Manchicourt (1:10)
  18. Vostre Beaulte---Nicolas Gombert (1:59)
  19. ---Hans Newsidler (2:29)
  20. Amours, Amours---Nicolas Gombert (2:35)
  21. Parle Qui Veult---Claude De Sermisy (2:15)
  22. Jectes Moy Sur Lherbette---Didier Lupi? (1:31)

Poulenc---Complete Chamber Music, Vol.1
Naxos, 1999/2000
This CD happened to be recorded in a religious building in Paris, but it is not religious music.
  1. Sextet For Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon And Horn: Allegro Vivace (7:45)
  2. ... Divertissement: Andantino (4:13)
  3. ... Finale: Prestissimo (5:23)
  4. Sonata For Oboe And Piano: Élégie: Paisiblement (5:03)
  5. ... Scherzo: Très Animé (3:59)
  6. ... Déploration: Très Calme (4:38)
  7. Trio For Piano, Oboe And Bassoon: Presto: Lent—Presto (5:26)
  8. ... Andante: Andante Con Moto (3:48)
  9. ... Rondo: Très Vif (3:16)
  10. Sonata For Flute And Piano
  11. ... Allegro Malinconico (4:26)
  12. ... Cantilena: Assez Lent (3:49)
  13. ... Presto Giocoso (3:33)
  14. 'Villanelle' For Pipe And Piano (1:35)

Sviatoslav Richter 10 Original Albums
2015 remastering of recordings from 1950s etc
Four CDs from this set were given to us by my late father in September 2015.

Minor trigger warning: the artwork says "The Birthday Edition" in large letters even though the contents are nothing to do with birthday celebrations and Richter had already died. ("Centenary" might have been a safer term.)
Jean-Pierre Rampal et al
20th-century Flute Masterpieces
Erato, 1992 (restored from 1950s-70s recordings)
I bought this online in 2002 on a recommendation from a Dartington flute masterclass

Recorder Concerto by David Bedford
NMC 1997
  1. Movement 1 (3:10)
  2. Movement 2 (4:06)
  3. Movement 3 (5:34)
  4. Movement 4 (3:18)
  5. Movement 5 (2:32)

Recorder Concertos
Michala Petri; Kenneth Sillito: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
Philips, 1985
(The Gracenote database said an identical release was made by Deutsche Grammophon in 2000)
This CD was given to me by my late father in September 2014
  1. Alessandro Marcello: Recorder Concerto In D Minor---1. Andante E Spiccato (3:06)
  2. Marcello: Recorder Concerto In D Minor---2. Adagio (4:15)
  3. Marcello: Recorder Concerto In D Minor---3. Presto (3:45)
  4. Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto In C, RV 444---1. Allegro Non Molto---Antonio Vivaldi (4:15)
  5. Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto In C, RV 444---2. Largo (2:44)
  6. Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto In C, RV 444---3. Allegro Molto (2:56)
  7. Telemann: Recorder Concerto In F---1. Affettuoso---Georg Philipp Telemann (3:14)
  8. Telemann: Recorder Concerto In F---2. Allegro (3:49)
  9. Telemann: Recorder Concerto In F---3. Adagio (2:39)
  10. Telemann: Recorder Concerto In F---4. Menuet (3:17)
  11. Naudot: Recorder Concerto In G, Op. 17/5---1. Allegro---Jacques-Christophe Naudot (4:11)
  12. Naudot: Recorder Concerto In G, Op. 17/5---2. Adagio (4:08)
  13. Naudot: Recorder Concerto In G, Op. 17/5---3. Allegro (2:54)

ricordo
This is both the CD title and the group's name. Undated and self-published, it can be harder to find than their earlier Lynn Records CD (especially after their website went down). It was the last CD my late father gave us before he died in August 2016 and I have no idea where he got it from.
Kati Debretzeni (violin), Alison McGillivray (viola da gamba & cello), Matthew Wadsworth (theorbo), Robert Howarth (harpsichord & organ)
  1. La Strozza---Maurizio Cazzati (1620-1677) (4:12)
  2. Sonata op.4 no.1, La Bernabea---Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi-Mealli (fl.1660-1669) (9:18)
  3. Sonata 2 à 4---Matthias Weckmann (1619-1674) (5:20)
  4. Pastorella---Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704) (5:05)
  5. Io son ferito ahi lasso---Giovanni Battista Bovicelli / Palestrina (16th Century) (6:09)
  6. Preludio no.1---Johann Jakob Walther (1650-1717) (9:56)

Sammartini---Sonatas
Camerata Köln
Deutsche Harmonica Mundi, 1993
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2013
  1. Sonata in E minor, for transverse flute and continuo---01---Allegro---Giuseppe Sammartini (3:00)
  2. Sonata in E minor, for transverse flute and continuo---02---Andante (2:44)
  3. Sonata in E minor, for transverse flute and continuo---03---Minuet (1:48)
  4. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 4, for Oboe and Basso continuo---01---Andante (3:37)
  5. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 4, for Oboe and Basso continuo---02---Allegro (3:50)
  6. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 4, for Oboe and Basso continuo---03---Adagio (1:05)
  7. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 4, for Oboe and Basso continuo---04---Minuet (2:11)
  8. Sonata in F minor, Sibley 15, for Recorder and Basso continuo---01---Andante (3:11)
  9. Sonata in F minor, Sibley 15, for Recorder and Basso continuo---02---Spiritoso (1:21)
  10. Sonata in F minor, Sibley 15, for Recorder and Basso continuo---03---Allegro (1:53)
  11. Sonata VI for organ, in C major---01---Adagio---Giovani Battista Sammartini (2:44)
  12. Sonata VI for organ, in C major---02---Allegro (1:44)
  13. Sonata in B flat major, Op. 4 No. 2, for Cello and Basso Continuo---01---Allegro (3:47)
  14. Sonata in B flat major, Op. 4 No. 2, for Cello and Basso Continuo---02---Largo (2:31)
  15. Sonata in B flat major, Op. 4 No. 2, for Cello and Basso Continuo---03---Spiritoso (2:46)
  16. Sonata in G major, Sibley 24, for Recorder and Basso Continuo---01---Allegro---Giuseppe Sammartini (3:17)
  17. Sonata in G major, Sibley 24, for Recorder and Basso Continuo---02---Andante (3:57)
  18. Sonata in G major, Sibley 24, for Recorder and Basso Continuo---03---Minuet con variazioni (2:50)
  19. Sonata in A major, for Harpsichord---01---Preludio (Grave)---Giovani Battista Sammartini (1:38)
  20. Sonata in A major, for Harpsichord---02---Allegro (2:57)
  21. Sonata in A major, for Harpsichord---03---Vivace (1:39)
  22. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 1, for Transverse Flute and Basso Continuo---01---Andante---Giuseppe Sammartini (3:42)
  23. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 1, for Transverse Flute and Basso Continuo---02---Allegro assai (2:46)
  24. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 1, for Transverse Flute and Basso Continuo---03---Adagio (0:41)
  25. Sonata in G major, Op. 13 No. 1, for Transverse Flute and Basso Continuo---04---Allegro assai (2:01)

Sammartini Concertos
Camerata Köln
Deutsche Harmonica Mundi, 1995
This CD was given to me by my late father in April 2013
  1. Piccolo Cello Concerto In C---1. Allegro---Giuseppe Sammartini (4:10)
  2. Piccolo Cello Concerto In C---2. Andante Sempre Piano (2:56)
  3. Piccolo Cello Concerto In C---3. Allegro (4:10)
  4. Trio In F For 2 Recorders & Continuo---1. Allegro (1:54)
  5. Trio In F For 2 Recorders & Continuo---2. Adagio (2:12)
  6. Trio In F For 2 Recorders & Continuo---3. Allegro (1:17)
  7. Oboe Concerto In E Flat---1. Largo (1:57)
  8. Oboe Concerto In E Flat---2. Allegro (2:39)
  9. Oboe Concerto In E Flat---3. Andante (2:23)
  10. Oboe Concerto In E Flat---4. Allegro (3:54)
  11. Sonata In D For Flute & 2 Violins---1. Spiritoso---Giovanni Battista Sammartini (4:19)
  12. Sonata In D For Flute & 2 Violins---2. Andante (0:53)
  13. Sonata In D For Flute & 2 Violins---3. Spiritoso Da Capo (4:34)
  14. Recorder Concerto In F---1. Allegro---Giuseppe Sammartini (3:38)
  15. Recorder Concerto In F---2. Siciliana (5:16)
  16. Recorder Concerto In F---3. Allegro Assai (3:51)
  17. Trio In D For 2 Transverse Flutes & Continuo---1. Andante---Giovanni Battista Sammartini (3:41)
  18. Trio In D For 2 Transverse Flutes & Continuo---2. Allegro (3:33)
  19. Trio In D For 2 Transverse Flutes & Continuo---3. Minuet (2:01)

Alessandro Scarlatti: Chamber Music
Colpron, Les Boréades De Montréal
ATMA, 2007
(Has a picture of fresh cherries on the cover.)
This CD was given to me by my late father in January 2010
  1. Flute Sonata in C major---I. Adagio (1:38)
  2. Flute Sonata in C major---II. Fuga (2:18)
  3. Flute Sonata in C major---III. Adagio (1:27)
  4. Flute Sonata in C major---IV. Allegro (1:37)
  5. Flute Sonata No. 7 in G minor---I. Allegro (0:55)
  6. Flute Sonata No. 7 in G minor---II. Fuga (2:08)
  7. Flute Sonata No. 7 in G minor---III. Largo (2:19)
  8. Flute Sonata No. 7 in G minor---IV. Allegro (1:46)
  9. Sinfonia in G major---I. [Andante] (1:34)
  10. Sinfonia in G major---II. [Courante] (0:52)
  11. Sinfonia in G major---III. Allegro (0:57)
  12. Sinfonia in G major---IV. Allegro (0:46)
  13. Sinfonia in G major---V. [Gigue] (1:21)
  14. Flute Sonata No. 3 in C minor---I. Moderato (1:28)
  15. Flute Sonata No. 3 in C minor---II. Fuga (2:08)
  16. Flute Sonata No. 3 in C minor---III. Largo (1:33)
  17. Flute Sonata No. 3 in C minor---IV. Andante ()
  18. Flute Sonata No. 3 in C minor---V. Andante (0:58)
  19. Sonata for 3 Flutes in F major---I. Adagio (2:18)
  20. Sonata for 3 Flutes in F major---II. Allegro (2:43)
  21. Sonata for 3 Flutes in F major---III. Menuet (1:33)
  22. Flute Sonata No. 4 in A minor---I. Andante (5:07)
  23. Flute Sonata No. 4 in A minor---II. Allegro (2:04)
  24. Flute Sonata No. 4 in A minor---III. Veloce, Lento (1:04)
  25. Flute Sonata No. 4 in A minor---IV. Allegro (1:58)
  26. Concerto in F major---I. Spiritoso (1:08)
  27. Concerto in F major---II. Allegro (2:11)
  28. Concerto in F major---III. Grave (1:17)
  29. Concerto in F major---IV. Allegro (1:41)
  30. Flute Sonata in A minor---I. Allegro (2:28)
  31. Flute Sonata in A minor---II. Largo (1:46)
  32. Flute Sonata in A minor---III. Fuga (2:08)
  33. Flute Sonata in A minor---IV. Piano (2:10)
  34. Flute Sonata in A minor---V. Allegro (2:00)

Schubert: Symphonies (4-disc set)
Roy Goodman: The Hanover Band
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Brilliant Classics, 2002
(CDs in this set are individually boxed and each has a different cover picture)
This set was given to me by my late father in January 2011

Sei Duo op. 4 per Flauto e Viola
Giuseppe Cambini
Musica Mondo, 1996 (2-disc set)
This set was given to us by my late father in March 2015

Shostakovich Symphony No 5
Tadaaki Otaka: BBC National Orchestra Of Wales
BBC Music Magazine April 2014
(Trigger warning: listeners 'in the know' are likely to think of Stalin's time.)
This CD was given to me by my late father in June 2014
  1. 1. Moderato (18:26)
  2. 2. Allegretto (5:43)
  3. 3. Largo (15:39)
  4. 4. Allegro Non Troppo (11:42)

Tessarini · Sonate per flauto e continuo
Il Bell'Accordo Ensemble
Carlo Tesarini da Rimini (1690-1767)
Brilliant Classics, 2008/2009
This CD was given to us by my late father in March 2015
  1. Sonata in sol maggiore, Opus 12 no. 1 · I. Vivace (3:36)
  2. Sonata in sol maggiore, Opus 12 no. 1 · II. Largo (3:18)
  3. Sonata in sol maggiore, Opus 12 no. 1 · III. Allegro (2:16)
  4. Sonata in re minore, Opus 12 no. 2 · I. Spirituoso (3:17)
  5. Sonata in re minore, Opus 12 no. 2 · II. Largo (2:57)
  6. Sonata in re minore, Opus 12 no. 2 · III. Presto (1:35)
  7. Sonata in la minore, Opus 2 no. 9 · I. Andante (1:24)
  8. Sonata in la minore, Opus 2 no. 9 · II. Allegro (2:23)
  9. Sonata in la minore, Opus 2 no. 9 · III. Largo cantabile (2:21)
  10. Sonata in la minore, Opus 2 no. 9 · IV. Allegro (2:33)
  11. Sonata in si bemolle maggiore, Opus 12 no. 3 · I. Allegro (4:06)
  12. Sonata in si bemolle maggiore, Opus 12 no. 3 · II. Andante siciliana (2:44)
  13. Sonata in si bemolle maggiore, Opus 12 no. 3 · III. Allegro (2:25)
  14. Sonata in sol maggiore, Opus 12 no. 4 · I. Vivace (2:26)
  15. Sonata in sol maggiore, Opus 12 no. 4 · II. Andante (2:51)
  16. Sonata in sol maggiore, Opus 12 no. 4 · III. Allegro (1:57)
  17. Sonata in re maggiore, Opus 14 no. 6 · I. Allegro (3:11)
  18. Sonata in re maggiore, Opus 14 no. 6 · II. Andante (1:54)
  19. Sonata in re maggiore, Opus 14 no. 6 · III. Presto (3:25)
  20. Sonata in do maggiore, Opus 12 no. 5 · I. Allegro (3:20)
  21. Sonata in do maggiore, Opus 12 no. 5 · II. Andante (2:30)
  22. Sonata in do maggiore, Opus 12 no. 5 · III. Minuetto (1:29)
  23. Sonata in la maggiore, Opus 12 no. 6 · I. Vivace (2:17)
  24. Sonata in la maggiore, Opus 12 no. 6 · II. Adagio (2:37)
  25. Sonata in la maggiore, Opus 12 no. 6 · III. Allegro assai (1:43)

Vivaldi: Conterti per Flauto, Archi e Cembalo, op. 10
Frans Brüggen, Members of the Orchestra of the 18th Century
RCA 1986 (recorded 1979)
The second movement of Concerto No.3 in D is easily playable if you want to find the score on MuseData (I converted it to Lilypond of course); it sounds better when taken down a semitone to Db so as to be closer to Baroque pitch (and anyway flat-keys on the modern flute tend to sound nicer: Debussy knew what he was doing when he wrote in 5 flats).
This CD was given to me by my late father in September 2006
  1. Concerto no.1 in F (6:54)
  2. Concerto no.2 in G minor (8:57)
  3. Concerto no.3 in D (11:27)
  4. Concerto no.4 in G (7:27)
  5. Concerto no.5 in F (8:28)
  6. Concerto no.6 in G (9:04)

The Essence of Traditional Chinese Music (中國民樂大全) vol.3
The Kaiming Culture and Education Music With Image Publishing House (開明文教音像出版社---the official translation says "Music With Image" but I think a more natural rendition of 音像 is `audiovisual')
Hard to track down: the Chinese title is generic, the ISRC wasn't found in the online database, the copyright message (with 6 typos in the English) was undated and the disc wasn't recognised by GraceNote before I added it. All we know is it was given to me by a Chinese researcher when she returned in early 2003, and the government-run publishing house was set up in 1997.
I don't know how much modern influence went into the arrangements. I used tracks 12, 8 and 2 as source material for my own arrangements, so I didn't publish these for fear of having copied modern embellishments that are still under copyright. However I believe the piece my father wrote for CUCOS in 2008/09 (which briefly quoted my arrangement) is sufficiently distant as not to infringe.
(CUCOS = Cambridge University Chinese Orchestra Society: in 2006 I was due to play my arrangements at a student charity concert in aid of a blind school in Vietnam, but the concert ran overtime and they had to cut my item. I did however talk with the other performers, who were mostly Chinese, and lightheartedly suggested they start a Chinese orchestra. In 2007 they arranged a second concert, at which I premiered a couple of my father's flute solos, and they did start a Chinese orchestra, which I supported starting in 2008 and my father tried to write a piece to unify their Chinese and Western instrument divisions. His piece was not played, partly because we couldn't keep up with changes in available instruments as students came and went, but they did decide to commission a professional composer---Ruth Chan---to write one in 2012. As for my father's piece, he suggested it be reworked and submitted to a competition he saw advertised by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra in 2014, but changed his mind when he heard Singapore is one of only three countries in the world that still imprisons conscientious objectors---he wasn't religious but he was anti-war. Shortly before his death in 2016 he suggested reworking for a Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra competition, which had published over 2 hours of video explaining their instruments, but we weren't able to process all that information in time. Meanwhile CUCOS also collaborated with students from the University of Warwick at Coventry, who set up a small Chinese-instrument ensemble called WCOS from 2011 onwards.)
  1. Pastoral Song 牧歌 (5:08)
  2. A Gust of Wind 刮地風 (2:39)
  3. Embroidery Shoes 繡花鞋 (2:51)
  4. Tune of Anhui 安徽小調 (4:14)
  5. Counting Flowers 數花 (2:17)
  6. He Nina 赫尼那 (3:30)
  7. Pick the Reed Catkins 撥根蘆柴花 (2:47)
  8. Leading Livestock 趕牲靈 (3:46)
  9. Tune of Henan 豫調 (3:06)
  10. Dao Laji 道拉基 (2:42)
  11. Weaving Cloth For The Dearest One 織花織布送哥穿 (3:10)
  12. Green High Mountain 高山青 (3:04)
  13. Tea-Picking Song 采茶歌 (2:02)
  14. Green Pomegranate 石榴青 (1:54)

The above CDs have various copyright holders; I merely assembled the listing and inserted some comments.
All material © Silas S. Brown unless otherwise stated.