Beatrice Parsons

I am now working part-time with the crew, at Marsden Books. We have a wall of mainly classical CDS. We stock about 150 titles, at any one time.

I am happy to order specific CDS for any customer. They normally take a few weeks.

I look forward to seeing you at Marsden Books.

New Cds

MonteverdiMonteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610 2cd set 5616622
Part of the music, to be performed at the current Wellington Arts Festival. The Gramophone magazine in its review said it was one of the best kept secret.


AVIE AV 2191_0Rachmaninov Piano Concertos 1 and 4 Vasily Petrenko with Simon Trpčeski AV 2191
Petrenko visited New Zealand in 2015, conducting the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. This is another Volume in the series of Rachmanov Piano Concertoss with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.


_Andrea-Gabrieli-Music-at-San-Marco-Ensemble-OfficiumAndrea Gabrieli Music at San Marco Ensemble Officium CHR 77390
Andrea is one of the major musical figures of the late 16th Century. He was organist in San Marco in Venice. He was a mentor for his nephew Giovanni, who subsequently surpassed him, on the ladder of fame.
A Choral Year with Bach Collegium Japan 35.00 BISCD 1951A Choral Year with Bach Collegium Japan BISCD 1951
One disc. The church calendar set to music in selected movements from the cantatas.

0635212039724_600Bax plays Beethoven SIGCD397
Bax  a first prize winner at Leeds, plays with an insightful interpretation.
Moonlight Sonata op.27 no. 2
Ruins of Athens op.113
And Hammerklavier op.106

617287_viewWarnerClassics have produced a great set of classical music for children. 3cds for $30.00.

From Flight of the Bumblebee to Pictures of an Exhibition.



A great start to classical music.