Monday, February 8, 2010

2009 in review--CDs (too commercial?)

CDs bought in 2009... (reverse chronological order bought)

Run-D.M.C. (Raising Hell)
Run-D.M.C. (Tougher Than Leather)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (The Message)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (Gradmaster Flash v. The Sugarhill Gang)
Louis Prima (Louis Prima and his New Orleans Gang 1937-39)
Mumford & Sons (Sigh No More)
Athlete (Black Swan)
Tegan & Sara (Sainthood)
Eight Seconds (Almacantar)
MARRS [M/A/R/R/S] (Pump Up the Volume)
Various Artists (Classic Hip Hop Mastercuts Volume 1)
Young MC (Stone Cold Rhymin')
The KLF (Chill Out)
Various Artists (Mastercuts - Classic Funk Volume 2)
Various Artists (Street Corner: Ska Classics and Original Rude Boy)
Various Artists (Acid Flashbacks Volume 1)
Monsters of Folk (Monsters of Folk)
Sufjan Stevens (Come On Feel the Ilinoise!)
Sufjan Stevens (Seven Swans)
Various Artists (Twilight Saga: New Moon)
Arlo Guthrie (Alice's Restaurant)
The Littlest Viking (Labor & Lust)
Mika (The Boy Who Knew Too Much)
Mika (Live at Sadler's Wells)
Lin You Er, Gu Qin / Yao Gong Bai, Gu Qin (The Crying Crane in the Marsh)
Kronos Quartet featuring Cristina Branco (Kronos Quartet: Cristina Branco)
Metro Station (Metro Station)
Madonna (Celebration)
Nine Inch Nails (The Slip)
Crowded House (Four Seasons in One Day)
Crowded House (Temple of Low Men)
Crowded House (Recurring Dream: The Very Best of Crowded House)
Various Artists (I'm Your Fan: The Songs of Leonard Cohen)
Morrissey (Southpaw Grammar)
Morrissey (Beethoven Was Death)
Cowboy Junkies (Lay It Down)
Cowboy Junkies (Miles From Our Home)
Cowboy Junkies (The Caution Horses)
Cowboy Junkies (200 More Miles: Live Performances 1985-1994)
Cowboy Junkies ('Neath Your Covers: Part 1 [EP])
Various Artists (Radio 1 Live Lounge 3)
Nils Landgren Funk Unit (Funky ABBA)
Arctic Monkeys (Humbug)
Herbert Groenemeyer (Spruenge)
Morrissey (The World of Morrissey)
Various Artists (Sundown - Music for Unwinding)
Morrissey featuring Siouxsie (Interlude Featuring Siouxsie)
Joe Dassin (Intégrale Albums)
Koxie (Koxie)
Crowded House (Crowded House)
Groove Armada (Goodbye Country, Hello Nightclub)
Francis Cabrel (Fragile)
Blur (Modern Life is Rubbish)
Madness (Divine Madness)
Morrissey (Live at Earl's Court)
Morrissey (Years of Refusal)
The House of Love (The House of Love)
Luka Bloom (The Acoustic Motor Bike)
Luka Bloom (Turf)
Belleruche (Turntable Soul Music)
Bloc Party (Silent Alarm)
The Lilac Time (Looking for a Day in the Night)
The Lilac Time (Paradise Circus)
Sophie Hunger (Monday's Ghost)
Luka Bloom (Riverside)
Belleruche (The Express)
Moby (Hotel)
Guy Chadwick (Lazy, Soft, & Slow)
Pet Shop Boys (Release)
Regina Spektor (Far)
Frane Miličinski-Ježek [Frane Milicinski-Jezek] (Balada O Koščku Kruha [The Ballad of the Slice of Bread])
Chris Isaak (Mr. Lucky)
Heidi Happy (Flowers, Birds, and Home)
Eels (Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs of Desire)
Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend)
Pete Doherty (Grace/Wastelands)
Jason Mraz (We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.)
J.S. Bach / Cantatas (Eliot Gardiner, Conductor / The English Baroque Soloists / The Monteverdi Choir)
Bach / St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (Matthäus Passion) (La Passion selon saint Matthieu) / Harnoncourt (Christoph Prégardien/Matthias Goerne/Christine Schäfer/Dorothea Röschmann/Bernarda Fink/Elisabeth von Magnus/Michael Schade/Markus Schäfer/Dietrich Henschel/Dietrich Henschel/Widmer/Nikolaus Harnoncourt,Cond/Concentus Musicus Wien / Arnold Schoenberg Chor)
Bach / Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 / St. John Passion, BWV 245 / Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (Eliot Gardiner, Conductor / The Monteverdi Choir / The English Baroque Soloists)
Bach / St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (Matthäus Passion) (La Passion selon saint Matthieu) / Klemperer (Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, Sopr. & Pilate's wife/Dietrich Fischer-Diskau, Jesus/Peter Pears, Evangelist/Christa Ludwig, Contr./Nicolai Gedda, Tenor/Walter Berry,Bass&Peter/JohnCase,Judas/Otakar Kraus,H.Pries/Otto Klemperer, Cond/Philharmonia Orchestra&Chorus)
Bach / Sonatas (Viktoria Mullova, Violin / Ottavio Dantone, Harpsichord, Organ)
Bach / Violin Concertos (Akiko Suwanai, Violin / The Chamber Orchestra Of Europe / Alexander Janiczek, Musical Leader)
J.S. Bach / Masterpieces for Solo Piano (James Friskin, Piano)
J.S. Bach / Masterpieces for Solo Piano (James Friskin, Piano)
Bach / The Cello Suites (Stephen Isserlis, Cello)
Bach / Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin BWV 1001 -1006 (Thomas Zehetmair, Violin)
Bach / Sonatas & Partitas for Violin Solo (John Holloway, Baroque Violin)
Bach / Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin / Suites for Solo Cello / Petit Livre d'Anna Magdalena Bach (Johanna Martzy, Violin / János Starker, Cello)
Reger / Schubert / Schumann / Eduard Erdmann (Eduard Erdmann, Piano / Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester / Hans Rosbaud, Conductor)
Korngold / Sibelius / Sinding / Violin Concertos (Itzhak Perlman, Violin / Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, Conductor)
Mozart / Great Piano Concertos (Vladimir Ashkenazy, Piano / Philharmonia Orchester)
Mozart / Violin Concertos No. 1, No. 2 & No. 4 / Adagio in E (Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin / Philharmonia Orchestra / Riccardo Muti, Conductor / Academy Of St. Martin in the Fields / Sir Neville Marriner, Conductor)
Mozart / Für Nannerl (Klavierkonzerte zu zwei und vier handen) (Compositions for two and four hands) (Wolfgang Brunner, Hammerflügel (Harpsichord), Cembalo (Piano) / Leonore Von Stauss, Hammerflügel (Harpsichord), Cembalo (Piano))
Bach / The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books I and II / Inventions and Sinfonias / The Goldberg Variations / (Le Clavier bien tempéré /Inventions et Sinfonia /Les Variations Goldberg)(Das Wohltemperierte Klavier /Inventionen/Sinfonien/Die Goldberg Variationen) (Helmut Walcha, Harpsichord)
Bach / Musikalisches Opfer (Musical Offering) (Musica Antiqua Köln / Reinhard Goebel, Music Director)
Bach / The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 (Le Clavier bien tempéré, Livre 2) (Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Teil 2) (Daniel Barenboim, Piano)
Bach / The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Le Clavier bien tempéré, Livre 1) (Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Teil 1) (Daniel Barenboim, Piano)
Bach / Viola Da Gamba Sonatas (Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello / Angela Hewitt, Piano)
Bach / Telemann / Oboe and Oboe d'amore Concertos (Paul Goodwin, Oboe, Oboe d'amore / The King's Consort / Robert King, Director)
The Police (The Police)
Singles (Travis)
Bossas and Ballads: The Lost Sessions (Stan Getz)
Jazz Samba Encore (Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfa)
Echo & The Bunnymen (Ocean Rain)
Gould & Lipatti play Bach - Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations (Gould, recorded 1955) / Partita BWV 825, Chorale Prelude BWV 599, BWV 639, Siciliana from Sonata No. 2 for flute & cembalo (Lipatti, recorded 1950)
Bach / Violin Concerto, BWV 1052 / Double Concertos (Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin)
Respighi / Church Windows, Brazilian Impressions, Rossiniana (JoAnn Falletta, Conductor / Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra)
Soup: The Best Of The Beautiful South & The Housemartins (The Beautiful South & The Housemartins)
Getz/Gilberto (Stan Getz & João Gilberto)
Tabla Solo (Latif Ahmed Khan, Tabla)
Best of Armenian Folk Music (Richard Hagopian, Ud & Vocals)
Mystic Songs from India (Bauls Of Bengal)
Persian Nights - Traditional (Persian) Folk Music From Iran (Zohreh Jooya, Vocals)
Great Masters & Masterpieces Of Suona (Guo Ya Zhi, Suona / Song Bao Cai, Suona / Zhou Dong Chao, Suona)
劉天華百年誕辰珍藏版 (Liu Tian Hua, 100th Anniversary Memorial CD) (劉天華, 二胡 (Liu Tian Hua, Erhu) / 王國潼, 二胡 (Wang Guo Tong, Erhu))
閒居吟 (Erhu Chant) (于紅梅 (Yu Hong Mei, Erhu))
Great Masters & Masterpieces Of Erhu (Min Hui Fen, Erhu (閔惠芬) / Yu Hong Mei, Erhu (于紅梅) / Zhao Han Yong, Erhu (趙寒陽) / Jiang Jian Hua, Erhu (姜建華))
古琴獨奏 (Masters and Masterpieces of GuQin) (龔一(Gong Yi, Guqin) / 李祥霆 (Li Xiang Ting, Guqin))
中國揚琴演奏之五 (Music of Chinese Yang Qin, Vol. 5) (瞿冰心 (Kui Bing-Sum, Yangqin))
Stan Getz & João Gilberto (Getz/Gilberto)
Soup: The Best Of The Beautiful South & The Housemartins (The Beautiful South & The Housemartins)
Bach / Violin Concerto, BWV 1052 / Double Concertos (Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin)
Gould & Lipatti play Bach - Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations (Gould, recorded 1955) / Partita BWV 825, Chorale Prelude BWV 599, BWV 639, Siciliana from Sonata No. 2 for flute & cembalo (Lipatti, recorded 1950) (Glenn Gould, Piano / Dinu Lipatti, Piano)
Ocean Rain (Echo & The Bunnymen)
3 (Nouvelle Vague)
wait for me (Moby)
Follow the Lights (Ryan Adams & the Cardinals)
Demolition (Ryan Adams)
Heartbreaker (Ryan Adams)
Sexy as Hell (Sarah Connor)
Icky Thump (The White Stripes)
样怪样嘻 (Chinese Hip Hop Rock from Yunnan) (和德华)
Quiet and Deep Horsehead Chinese Violin 情深馬蘭頭 QingshenMatouQin (敖特根巴雅爾)
Toru Takemitsu: A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden, Spirit Garden, Dreamtime (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Martin Alsop, Conductor)
Toru Takemitsu: Toward the Sea, Rain Tree, Rain Spell, Bryce (Robert Aitken, Flute / Toronto New Music Ensemble)
Tarentule-Tarentelle (Atrium Musicae de Madrid, Gregorio Paniagua, Conductor)
Shostakovich Schnittke Cello Concertos (Alban Gerhardt, Cello / Steven Osborne, Piano)
Trompette de Cour (Wolfgang Basch, Trumpet / Chamber Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Leo Krämer, Conductor / Bamberger Symphoniker, Marc Andreae, Conductor)
Organ Recital (Ian Tracey)
古琴--廣陵琴韻 Guangling Qin Music (Vol. 5) (Liu Shao-Chun, Qin 劉少椿)
Support Your Megaman (Robert Tunstall)
Oh Mercy (Dead Heart Bloom)
In Chains (Dead Heart Bloom)
Fall In (Dead Heart Bloom)
The Best of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (Rahat Fateh Ali Khan)
Dark Night of the Soul (Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse, & David Lynch)
These Ideas Are Embarrassing (Robert Tunstall)
Miniatures (Robert Tunstall)
We Found The Right Machine (Robert Tunstall)
Instrumental (Robert Tunstall)
Das Racist EP (Das Racist)
T-Rex (Wallpaper)
Wallpaper. Remixes (Wallpaper)
Here is What is (Daniel Lanois)
Rockets (Daniel Lanois)
Hourglass (Dave Gahan)
My Name (Mélanie Pain)
Bande A Parte (Nouvelle Vague)
Paganini / 24 Caprices, Opus 1 (Itzhak Perlman)
Kingkortorbo Bimur (Bangla)
The Very Best of Mehdi Hassan (Mehdi Hassan)
Maya (Habib)
Sounds of the Universe (Depeche Mode)
Flavors of Entanglement (Alanis Morissette)
Junior (Röyksopp)
The Fame (Lady GaGa)
Coco (Colbie Caillat)
Chandni Chowk to China (Ramesh Sippy)
The Hazards Of Love (The Decembrists)
Yes, etc. (Pet Shop Boys)
En Attendant Les Caravanes (La Rue Kétanou)
Y'a Des Cigales Dans La Fourmiliere (La Rue Kétanou)
Ouvert À Double Tour (La Rue Kétanou)
Foul without Sparks (Unplugged) Мат Без Электричества (Leningrad Ленинград)
dance Raja dance (Vijaya Anand)
Invaders Must Die (The Prodigy)
The Crying Light (Antony and The Johnsons)
The Dynamic World of Yim Hok-man - Majestic Drums V 鼓王群英會 V - 閻學敏的鼓樂世界 (Hpd) (Yim Hok-man, Percussion (閻學敏) / Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huichang, Conductor)
The Silk Road Fantasia Suite (Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huichang, Conductor)
Encore (Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huichang, Conductor)
Music For Tranquility Of Mind (Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huichang, Conductor)
The Huqin World of Ngai Kwun-wa 魏冠華的胡琴世界 (Ngai Kwun-wa, Huqin (魏冠華) / Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Chew Hee-chiat, Conductor)
Love Concerto 情綿綿 (Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huicheng, Conductor 香港中槳團)
Soundscape (Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huichang, Conductor)
The Wonderful Winds Of Guo Yazhi - The Suona Story 郭雅志的吹管世界 - 嗩吶傳奇 (Guo Yazhi, Suona 郭雅志 / Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra / Yan Huichang, Conductor)
Qin Concert Recital 梅梢月 (Li Fung-yun, Qin (李凤云) / Wang Jian-xin, Xiao)
Wumen Qin Music 吳門琴韻(上集) (Wumen School) (Wumen is Suzhou--Province of Wu is now Suzhou) (Wu Zhao-ji, Qin (anonymous) made in Song Dynasty (吳兆基))
Shu (Sichuan) Qin Music (Vol. 4) 蜀中琴韵(四) (Shu School, sometimes called Chuan School from Sichuan (formerly Bashu) founded between Sui Dynasty & Tang Dynasty) (Yu Shao-ze, Qin "Murmuring Jade" made by Wu Luo-Shu in 1948 (喻绍泽))
Li Xiang-Ting, Qin (Classical Guqin) (Li Xiang-Ting, Qin made by Zeng Cheng-wei in 1996)
Guanling Qin Music (Vol. 1) 廣陵琴韻(一) (Guanling School--Guanling is Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province and founded by Xu Chang-yu in the Qin Dynasty) (Zhang Zi-qian, on the Qin "Stormy Surges" made in the Ming Dynasty (張子謙))
Min (Fujian) River Qin Music (Chen Chang-Lin, on the Qin "The Bell of Duke JI")
Yaomen Qin Music 姚門琴韻 (Yao Bing-yan, Qin / Yao Gong-bai, Qin / Yao Gong-jing, Qin)
Wang Xinxin sings the Pu'an-zou Mantra in Nanguan Music (Pu'an-zou Mantra is the short form of the Pu’an Dade Chanshi Shitanzhang Shenzou (Sacred Siddham Mantra of Chan Master Pu’an Dade)) (普庵大德禪師釋談章) (Wang XinXin, Dizhi (Nanguan) (王心心))
Farewell my Emperor 昭君出塞 (Wang XinXin, Dizhi (Nanguan) (王心心))
Echoes in the Mountains 响山集 (Jin Wei, Guqin (金蔚))
Nostalgia in Moonlight 靜夜思 (Wang XinXin, Dizhi (Nanguan) (王心心))
Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (Franz Ferdinand)
No Line On The Horizon (U2)
Pop-Up (Yelle)
Merriweather Post Pavilion (Animal Collective)
Folie À Deux (Fall Out Boy)
TRICK (Koda Kumi 倖田來未)
It's Not Me, It's You (Lily Allen)
Chine: Le pêcheur et le bûcheron - Le qin, cithare des lettrés (Sou Si-Tai, Qin)
Day & Age (The Killers)
Vivaldi: Concertos For The Emperor (English Concert / Andrew Manze, Conductor)
Vivaldi: Sacred Music Vol. 10 (Choir of the King's Consort / The King's Consort / Carolyn Sampson, Joanne Lunn, Sopranos / Joyce Didonato, Tuva Semmingsen, Mezzo Sopranos / Robin Blaze, Countertenor / Hilary Summers, Contralto / Robert King, Conductor)
Little (Little)
David Cook (David Cook)
Avalanche (Matthew Good)
Hospital Music (Matthew Good)
Cardinology (Ryan Adams & The Cardinals)
A Hundred Million Suns (Snow patrol)
Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (Coldplay)
Ode To J. Smith (Travis)
Modern Guilt (Beck)
The Con (Tegan & Sara)
Live At Massey Hall (Matthew Good)
Tracing (Orchid Ensemble)
Peter and the Wolf narrated by Dame Edna Average (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra)
Heart shaped world (Chris Isaak)
Salve Festa Dies: Gregorian Chant for Seasons of the Year (In Dulci Jubilo, Chorus / Alberto Turco, Conductor)
Bedbugs (Odds)
Best Of Bill Withers: Lean On Me (Bill Withers)
The Very Best of Al Green (Al Green)
Good Feeling (Travis)
Deniz Yildizi (Sezen Aksu)
Chet Baker In Paris, the Barclay Sessions 1955-1956 (Chet Baker)
Pêche à la Mouche (Django Reinhardt)
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K. 626 (Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Soprano / Helga Müller Molinari, Contralto / Vinson Cole, Tenor / Paata Burchuladze, Bass / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Vienna Singverein / Herbert Von Karajan, Conductor)
Gulag Orkestar (Beirut)
Proxima Estacion Esperanza (Manu Chao)

2 comments:

Teresa said...

Perhaps the music industry should give you the "good consumer" award at the next Grammy's :0

Sepiru Chris said...

:)