As I am constantly on the look out for both new and unfamiliar composers, I often have to rely on the opinions of others as to what recordings are of good quality, and what the composer in question's general style consists of. I have discovered several very fascinating composers in this fashion, taking recommendations and giving them the benefit of the doubt. So I have decided to share my own experience with those of you interested in starting your own classical music library. Since the recording label can make a great deal of difference, I've decided to organize my reviews by label first.
This is a work in progress of course. Reviews will be added over time as I manage to write them up. In the meantime, keep a watch on the To Go part of each bloc, and hopefully, it will count down instead of up!
I have devised the following system of colours to emphasive how strongly I recommend a particular CD or musical label.