April edition. Gramophone magazine selects the finest recordings from the month’s reviews.

Recording of the Month:

RACHMANINOV The Bells, Symphonic Dances. Tatiana Pavlovskaya, Oleg Dolgov, Alexey Markov, Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks Chorus Master: Peter Dijkstra, Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Maris. BR KlassikRACHMANINOV The Bells, Symphonic Dances. Tatiana Pavlovskaya, Oleg Dolgov, Alexey Markov, Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks Chorus Master: Peter Dijkstra, Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Maris. BR Klassik

Editors Choices

MAHLER Symphony No. 1. Dusseldorfer Symphoniker / Adam Fischer. C-AVIMAHLER Symphony No. 1. Dusseldorfer Symphoniker / Adam Fischer. C-AVI

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze. OnyxVAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze. Onyx

MARAIS Pieces de Violes. La Reveuse. MirareMARAIS Pieces de Violes. La Reveuse. Mirare

MOZART Violin Sonatas K302, 380 & 526. Alina Ibragimova, Cedric Tiberghien. Hyperion Records 2cdsMOZART Violin Sonatas K302, 380 & 526. Alina Ibragimova, Cedric Tiberghien. Hyperion Records 2cds

SOLTANI, KIAN Home. Works by Schubert, Schumann, Vali. Deutsche GrammophonSOLTANI, KIAN Home. Works by Schubert, Schumann, Vali. Deutsche Grammophon

BEETHOVEN Diabelli Variations. Martin Helmchen. AlphaBEETHOVEN Diabelli Variations. Martin Helmchen. Alpha

MESSIAEN Catalogue d'Oiseaux. Pierre-Laurent Aimard. Pentatone 3 SACDMESSIAEN Catalogue d’Oiseaux. Pierre-Laurent Aimard. Pentatone 3 SACD

MELNIKOV, ALEXANDER Four Pieces - Four Pianos. Works by Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Stravinsky. Harmonia MundiMELNIKOV, ALEXANDER Four Pieces – Four Pianos. Works by Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Stravinsky. Harmonia Mundi

VENEZIA MILLENARIA Le Concert des Nations - Hesperion XXI. La Capella Reial de Catalunya - Panagiotis Neochoritis / Jordi Savall. Alia vox 2SACDs + BookVENEZIA MILLENARIA Le Concert des Nations – Hesperion XXI. La Capella Reial de Catalunya – Panagiotis Neochoritis / Jordi Savall. Alia vox 2SACDs + Book

DVD of the month

LES FUNERAILLES ROYALES DE LOUIS XIV Celine Scheen, Lucile Richardot, Samuel Boden, Marc Mauillon, Christian Immler. Pygmalion / Raphael Pichon. Harmonia Mundi DVD & Blu-RayLES FUNERAILLES ROYALES DE LOUIS XIV Celine Scheen, Lucile Richardot, Samuel Boden, Marc Mauillon, Christian Immler. Pygmalion / Raphael Pichon. Harmonia Mundi DVD & Blu-Ray

Reissue of the month

LISZT Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Annees de Pelerinage, Tannhauser Overture. Vol. 2. Jorge Bolet, Lawrence Foster, Edo de Waart. AuditeLISZT Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Annees de Pelerinage, Tannhauser Overture. Vol. 2. Jorge Bolet, Lawrence Foster, Edo de Waart. Audite