Reference Recordings

American label Reference Recordings was founded in 1976 and produces recordings of classical, jazz, blues and world music. The label produces CDs, hybrid SACDs, LPs, DVD audio discs and downloads in various formats. Most releases are recorded using the label's own team, overseen by chief engineer and technical director Keith O Johnson.

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A selection of articles about Reference Recordings

Classical music news - May 2022 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world has lost this month

CD Spotlight. Many Fine Moments - Geoff Pearce listens to Richard Strauss played by the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble. '... a fine disc of works which are not recorded so often ...'

CD Spotlight. Dance Music - Lowell Liebermann's ballet 'Frankenstein', heard by Gerald Fenech. '... an electrifying aura ...'

LP Spotlight. Unusual Transparency - Orchestral music by Ottorino Respighi, heard by Stephen Francis Vasta. '... first-class performances ... in excellent sound.'