A pair of idiosyncratic talents have captured the bulk of Grammy Award nominations, with the feel-good sound of Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy" contrasting with the bleak poetry of Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car."

Chapman's somber, haunting folk songs won her six nominations, including best song, record, album and best new artist.McFerrin's ebullient vocals earned five nominations, including record, album and song.

The two symbolize the diversity of nominees for National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences trophies, and represent a break from the mainstream. The Grammy nominations - with an all-time high 76 categories - were culled from a record 6,800 entries released from Oct. 1, 1987, to Sept. 30, 1988.

Winners will be announced here Feb. 22 during a televised ceremony on CBS-TV with host Billy Crystal.

Chapman's self-titled first album was a surprise hit in 1988, and its single "Fast Car," about a woman seeking to escape a cycle of poverty, was a No. 1 hit. The 24-year-old singer's song and record nominations, plus one for best female pop vocal performance, were for "Fast Car."

Her album also received a nomination for best contemporary folk recording. The Boston-based singer came to record producers' attention during nightclub performances while a student at Tufts University.

McFerrin, 38, whose "Don't Worry, Be Happy" was the first a cappella song to reach the No. 1 position on Billboard charts, received nominations for best song, record and male pop vocal performance for "Don't Worry." He also received an album nomination for "Simple Pleasures."

In addition, McFerrin, who records his works using only his voice, was nominated for best male jazz vocal performance for the song "Brothers."

Heavy metal and rap music made a Grammy debut, while past pop giants gathered nominations in relatively obscure categories - Bob Dylan and Van Morrison in traditional folk, Joe Jackson for motion picture score and Linda Ronstadt for Mexican recording.

Michael Jackson, shut out at last year's awards, received a single nomination for his "Man in the Mirror" single as record of the year.

Nominees for best new artist included the dethroned Miss America, Vanessa Williams, Rick Astley, Chapman, Toni Childs and the group Take 6.

Here is a complete list of nominees for the 31st annual Grammy Awards:

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1. RECORD OF THE YEAR: "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin; "Fast Car," Tracy Chapman; "Giving You the Best that I Got," Anita Baker; "Man in the Mirror," Michael Jackson; "Roll With It," Steve Winwood.

2. ALBUM OF THE YEAR: "Faith," George Michael; ". . . Nothing Like the Sun," Sting; "Roll With It," Steve Winwood; "Simple Pleasures," Bobby McFerrin; "Tracy Chapman," Tracy Chapman.

3. SONG OF THE YEAR: "Be Still My Beating Heart," Sting; "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin; "Fast Car," Tracy Chapman; "Giving You the Best that I Got," Anita Baker; "Piano in the Dark," Brenda Russell.

4. NEW ARTIST: Rick Astley, Tracy Chapman, Toni Childs, Take 6, Vanessa Williams.

5. POP VOCAL, FEMALE: "Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm," Joni Mitchell; "Fast Car," Tracy Chapman; "Get Here," Brenda Russell; "One Moment in Time," Whitney Houston; "Tell It to My Heart (Album)," Taylor Dayne.

6. POP VOCAL, MALE: "Be Still My Beating Heart," Sting; "Don't Worry, Be Happy," Bobby McFerrin; "Father Figure," George Michael; "A Groovy Kind of Love," Phil Collins; "Roll With It," Steve Winwood.

7. POP VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP: "Anything for You (Spanish Version)," Gloria Estefan and The Miami Sound Machine; "Brasil," Manhattan Transfer; "Kokomo," Beach Boys; "Piano in the Dark," Brenda Russell and Joe Esposito; "Wild, Wild West," The Escape Club.

8. POP INSTRUMENTAL: "Always With Me, Always With You," Joe Satriani; "Close Up," David Sanborn; "Music From L.A. Law & Otherwise," Mike Post; "Pump Up the Volume," M-A-R-R-S; "Silhouette," Kenny G.

9. ROCK VOCAL, FEMALE: "All Fired Up," Pat Benatar; "Bring Me Some Water," Melissa Etheridge; "Don't Walk Away," Toni Childs; "The Lion and the Cobra," Sinead O'Connor; "Tina Live in Europe," Tina Turner.

10. ROCK VOCAL, MALE: "After Midnight," Eric Clapton; "Forever Young," Rod Stewart; "Robbie Robertson," Robbie Robertson; "Simply Irresistible," Robert Palmer; "Unchain My Heart," Joe Cocker.

11."ROCK VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP: "Beds Are Burning," Midnight Oil; "Desire," U2; "I Hate Myself for Loving You," Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; "Kick (Album)," INXS; "Let It Roll," Little Feat.

12. ROCK INSTRUMENTAL: "Blues for Salvador," Carlos Santana; "Guitar," Frank Zappa; "Hideaway," The Jeff Healey Band; "Surfing with the Alien," Joe Satriani; "Writes of Winter," Jimmy Page.

13. HARD ROCK-METAL VOCAL OR INSTRUMENTAL: " . . . And Justice for All," Metallica; "Blow Up Your Video," AC/DC; "Cold Metal," Iggy Pop; "Crest of a Knave," Jethro Tull; "Nothing's Shocking," Jane's Addiction.

14. RHYTHM & BLUES VOCAL, FEMALE: "Girlfiend," Pebbles; "Giving You the Best that I Got," Anita Baker; "I'll Always Love You," Taylor Dayne; "The Right Stuff (Single)," Vanessa Williams; "The Way You Love Me," Karyn White.

15. RHYTHM & BLUES VOCAL, MALE: "Any Love," Luther Vandross; "Characters," Stevie Wonder; "Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby," Terence Trent D'Arby; "Joy," Teddy Pendergrass; "Nite and Day," Al B. Sure!.

16. RHYTHM & BLUES VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP: "Acting This Way," The Robert Cray Band; "Da' Butt," E.U.; "If It Isn't Love," New Edition; "Love Overboard," Gladys Knight & the Pips; "Rocket 2 U," The Jets.

17. RHYTHM & BLUES INSTRUMENTAL: "Coast to Coast," Cornell Dupree & Who It Is; "I Came to Play," Paul Jackson Jr.; "Light Years," Chick Corea; "Reflections," George Howard; "So Amazing," Gerald Albright; "What's Going On," Doc Powell.

18. RHYTHM & BLUES SONG: "Any Love," Luther Vandross; "Don't Be Cruel," Bobby Brown; "Giving You the Best that I Got," Anita Baker; "I'll Always Love You," Taylor Dayne; "Just Got Paid," Johnny Kemp.

19. RAP: "Going Back to Cali," L.L. Cool J; "Parents Just Don't Understand," D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince; "Push It," Salt-N-Pepa; "Supersonic," J.J. Fad; "Wild Wild West," Kool Moe Dee.

20. NEW AGE: "Castalia," Mark Isham; "Down in Belgorod," Paul Winter; "Folksongs for a Nuclear Village," Shadowfax; "Local Color," Steve Khan and Rob Mounsey; "Neverland," Suzanne Ciani.

21. JAZZ FUSION: "Amaretto," Tom Scott; "Every Step of the Way," David Benoit; "John Patitucci," John Patitucci; "Street Dreams," Lyle Mays.

22. JAZZ FIELD, FEMALE: "Autumn Leaves," Rickie Lee Jones; "Fine and Mellow," Carmen McRae; "Look What I Got!" Betty Carter; "The Men in My Life," Lena Horne; "Miss Peggy Lee Sings the Blues," Peggy Lee.

23. JAZZ FIELD, MALE: "Brother," Bobby McFerrin; "Ever Since the World Ended," Mose Allison; "Live in Montreux," Joao Gilberto; "September Ballads," Mark Murphy; "A Vintage Year," Mel Torme.

24. JAZZ VOCAL PERFORMANCE, DUO OR GROUP: "The Carmen McRae-Betty Carter Duets," Carmen McRae and Betty Carter; "I Won't Leave You Again," Lena Horne and Joe Williams; "One More Rose," Jackie Cain and Roy Kral; "Spread Love," Take 6; "Stings 'n' Swing `I Remember Bird,' " The Cunninghams.

25. JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL, SOLOIST: "Don't Try This at Home," Michael Brecker; "Duets," Rob Wasserman; "Music from Siesta," Miles Davis; "Random Abstract," Branford Marsalis; "The Winton Marsalis Quartet Live at Blues Alley," Wynton Marsalis.

26. JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL, GROUP: "Amnesia," Chick Corea Electric Band; "Blues for Coltrane; A Tribute to John Coltrane," McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, David Murray, Cecil McBee and Roy Haynes; "Random Abstract," Branford Marsalis Quartet; "Still Live," Keith Jarrett Trio; "The Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live at Blues Alley," Winton Marsalis Quartet.

27. JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL, BIG BAND: "Bill Holman Band," Bill Holman Band; "Bud & Bird," Gil Evans and The Monday Night Orchestra; "Ebony," Woody Herman's Thundering Herd; "Jacquet's Got It!," Illinois Jacquet and His Big Band; "Tribute to Count Basie," The Gene Harris All-Star Big Band.

28. COUNTRY VOCAL, FEMALE: "Back in Baby's Arms," Emmylou Harris; "Hold Me," K.T. Oslin; "I'm Down to My Last Cigarette," k.d. lang; "Reba," Reba McEntire; "Strong Enough to Bend," Tanya Tucker.

29. COUNTRY VOCAL, MALE: "Addicted," Dan Seals; "Buenas Noches from a Lonely Room," Dwight Yoakam; "Diamonds & Dirt," Rodney Crowell; "Old 8 X 10," Randy Travis; "Pontiac," Lyle Lovett.

30. COUNTRY VOCAL, DUO OR GROUP: "Big Dreams in a Small Town," Restless Heart; "Give a Little Love," The Judds; "Gonna Take a Lot of River," The Oak Ridge Boys; "Highway 101 - 2," Highway 101; "Sincerely," The Forester Sisters.

31. COUNTRY VOCAL COLLABORATION: "Crying," Roy Orbison and k.d. lang; "Honky Tonk Angels' Medley," k.d. lang, Brenda Lee, Loretta Lynn and Kitty Wells; "It's Such a Small World," Rodney Crowell and Rosanne Cash; "Streets of Bakersfield," Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens; "We Believe in Happy Endings," Earl Thomas Conley and Emmylou Harris.

32. COUNTRY INSTRUMENTAL, ORCHESTRA, GROUP OR SOLOIST: "Busy Signal," Leo Kottke; "Country Idyll," Mason Williams and Mannheim Steamroller; "The Great Train Song Medley," Carlton Moody and The Moody Brothers; "Still Fiddlin' Around," Johnny Gimble; "Sugarfoot Rag," Asleep at the Wheel.

33. BLUGRASS RECORDING, VOCAL OR INSTRUMENTAL: "Drive," Bela Fleck; "Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration, Live at the Kennedy Center," The Seldom Scene and Their Very Special Guest; "Home Is Where the Heart Is," David Grisman; "New Moon Rising," Peter Rowan and the Nashville Bluegrass Band; "Southern Flavor," Bill Monroe.

34. COUNTRY SONG: "Chiseled in Stone" Vera Gosdin; "Hold Me," K.T. Oslin; "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried," Rodney Crowell; "She's No Lady," Lyle Lovett; "Streets of Bakersfield," Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens.

35. GOSPEL, FEMALE: "Almighty God," Sandi Patti; "Do You Hear What I Hear?" Deniece Williams; "Lead Me On," Amy Grant; "Precious Is the Name," Delores Winans; "The Reckoning," Margaret Becker.

36. GOSPEL, MALE: "Christmas," Larnelle Harris; "Find Us Faithful," Steve Green; "I 2 (Eye)," Michael W. Smith; "Real Life Christmas," Steven Curtis Chapman; "Russ Taff," Russ Taff.

37. GOSPEL, DUO, GROUP, CHOIR OR CHORUS: "An Evening in December, Vol. II," First Call; "D & K," DeGarmo & Key; "Doing It by the Book," The Whites; "Silent Night, Holy Night," BeBe & CeCe Winans; "The Winans Live at Carnegie Hall," The Winans.

38. SOUL GOSPEL, FEMALE: "I Have a Father," CeCe Winans; "The Joy That Floods My Soul," Tramaine Hawkins; "Live . . . in Chicago," Shirley Caesar; "One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism," Aretha Franklin; "Pressing On," Vanessa Bell Armstrong.

39. SOUL GOSPEL, MALE: "Abundant Life," BeBe Winans; "Back to the Cross," Melvin Williams; "Dancin' in the Spirit," Marvin Winans; "Special Gift," Walter Hawkins; "You Did It All," Richard Smallwood.

40. SOUL GOSPEL, DUO OR GROUP: "Conqueror," The Clark Sisters; "Hold Up the Light," The New Jersey Mass Choir; "Oh Happy Day," Aretha Franklin and Mavis Staples; "Ron Winans Family & Friends Choir," Ronald Winans Family & Friends Choir; "Take Six," Take 6; "That Name," Edwin Hawkins.

41. LATIN POP: "Cae La Noche," Dyango; "Las Apariencias Enganan," Raphael; "Roberto Carlos," Roberto Carlos; "Soy Asi," Jose Jose; "Sueno De Libertad," Jose Luis Perales.

42. TROPICAL LATIN: "Antecedente," Ruben Blades y Son Del Solar; "La Salsa Soy Yo," Oscar D'Leon; "Mister E," Pete Escovedo; "Salsobita," Johnny Pacheco & Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez; "Sigo Atrevido," Eddie Santiago.

43. MEXICAN-AMERICAN: "Canciones de Mi Padre," Linda Ronstadt; "Flaco's Amigos," Flaco Jimenez; "Idolos del Pueblo," Los Tigres del Norte; "No Me Olvidaras," Jose Javier Solis; "Petalo y Espinas," Los Yonics; "Quiero Verte Otra Vez," Pio Trevino & Majic; "Si Me Recuerdas," Los Bukis; "Vida Nueva," Los Freddy's.

44. TRADITIONAL BLUES: "Ain't Nothin' But a Party," Johnny Copeland; "Hidden Charms," Willie Dixon; "Live at Antone's Nightclub," James Cotton; "Saturday Night Zydeco," Rockin' Dopsie; "The Story of My Life," Guitar Slim Jr.

45. CONTEMPORARY BLUES: "Blues You Can Use," Bobby Bland; "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark," The Robert Cray Band; "Low-Commotion," Ry Cooder; "Seven Year Itch," Etta James; "Talk to Your Daughter," Robben Ford.

46. TRADITIONAL FOLK: "Folkways: A Vision Shared - A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly," various artists; "Irish Heartbeat," Van Morrison & the Chieftans; "Journey of Dreams," Ladysmith Black Mambazo; "Le Mytere Des Voix Bulgares," Bulgarian State Radio & Television Female Vocal Choir; "Pretty Boy Floyd," Bob Dylan.

47. CONTEMPORARY FOLK: "Emergency," Sweet Honey in the Rock; "Homeland - A Collection of Black South African Music," various artists; "John Prine Live," John Prine; "Short Sharp Shocked," Michelle Shocked; "Tracy Chapman," Tracy Chapman.

48. POLKA: "All Aboard, It's Polka Time," Walter Ostanek and His Band; "Born to Polka," Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra; "Join the Polka Generation," Lenny Gomulka's Chicago Push; "Let's Have a Party," Stas Bulanda's Average Polka Band; "Sounds from a Polka Party," Jimmy Weber & The Sounds.

49. REGGAE: "Breakfast in Bed," UB40 and Chrissie Hynde; "Conscious Party (Album)," Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers; "Hanging Fire," Jimmy Cliff; "Toots in Memphis," Toots; "UB40," UB40.

50. RECORDING FOR CHILDREN: "The Bible: The Amazing Book," Candle; "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," Glenn Close, narrator; "Pecos Bill," Robin Williams, narrator; "Peter and the Wolf - Carnival of the Animals (Part II)," "Weird Al" Yankovic, narrator; "The Tailor of Gloucester," Meryl Streep, narrator; "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," Meryl Streep, narrator.

51. COMEDY: "Even Worse," "Weird Al" Yankovic; "Fontaine: Why Am I Straight?," Whoppi Goldberg; "Good Morning, Vietnam," Robin Williams; "Jonathan Winters Finally Captured," Jonathan Winters; "What Am I Doing in New Jersey?," George Carlin.

52. SPOKEN WORD OR NON-MUSICAL: "A Christmas Carol," Sir John Gielgud; "A Prairie Home Companion: The Second Annual Farewell Performance," Garrison Keillor; "The Screwtape Letters," John Cleese; "Speech by the Rev. Jesse Jackson," the Rev. Jesse Jackson; "Winter's Tales," Jonathan Winters.

53. MUSICAL CAST SHOW ALBUM: "Anything Goes," "Chess," "Of Thee I Sing - Let 'Em Eat Cake," "Into The Woods," "Showboat."

54. INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION: "Central City Sketches," "Eternal Child," "Olympic Spirit," "The Theme from L.A. Law," "Winter Games."

55. ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL BACKGROUND SCORE WRITTEN FOR A MOTION PICTURE OR TELEVISION: "Empire of the Sun," "Fatal Attraction," "The Last Emperor," "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," "Who Framed Roger Rabbit."

56. SONG WRITTEN SPECIFICALLY FOR A MOTION PICTURE OR TELEVISION: "Century's End," from "Bright Lights, Big City"; "Cry Freedom," from "Cry Freedom"; "Kokomo," from "Cocktail"; "One Moment in Time," from "The 1988 Summer Olympics Album"; "Two Hearts," from "Buster."

57. MUSIC VIDEO: "Check It Out," John Cougar Mellencamp; "Glass Spider," David Bowie; "Stevie Nicks: Live at Red Rocks," Stevie Nicks; "The Symphony Sessions," David Foster; "Where the Streets Have No Name," U2.

58. CONCEPT MUSIC VIDEO: "Get a Job," The Hampton String Quartet; "I'm Fat," `Weird Al' Yankovik; "Storytelling Giants," Talking Heads; "This Note's For You," Neil Young; "When We Was Fab," George Harrison.

59. ARRANGEMENT ON AN INSTRUMENTAL: "Caravan," John Dankworth conducting London Symphony Orchestra; "Jazz Patrol," Flim & the BB's; "Memos from Paradise," Eddie Daniels; "A Night in Tunisia," Turtle Island String Quartet; "Suite from the Thorn Birds," Henry Mancini and R.P.O. Pops.

60. INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT: "Funny," Boz Scaggs; "I Wish I'd Met You," Lena Horne and Sammy Davis Jr.; "The Key to Her Ferrari," Thomas Dolby; "No One Is Alone," Cleo Laine; "Volare," Luciano Pavarotti.

61. ALBUM PACKAGE: "Bete Noire," Brian Ferry; "Brian Wilson," Brian Wilson; "Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart," Camper Van Beethoven; "Picture This," The Valentine Brothers; "Tired of the Runnin'," O'Kanes.

62. ALBUM NOTES: "The Classic Hoagy Carmichael," Hoagy Carmichael and Others; "The Complete Commodore Jazz Recordings," various artists; "Crossroad," Eric Clapton; "Showboat," London Sinfonietta conducted by John McGlinn; "Virginia Traditions: Southwest Virginia Blues," various folk artists.

63. HISTORICAL ALBUM: "The Classic Hoagy Carmichael," Hoagy Carmichael and Others; "The Complete Commodore Jazz Recordings," various artists; "Crossroad," Eric Clapton; "Djangologie-USA," Django Reinhardt; "The Ertegun's New York - New York Cabaret Music," various artists.

64. ENGINEERED RECORDING (Non-Classical): "Facets," Doc Severinsen; "Let It Roll," Little Feat; "Provision," Scritti Politti; "Roll With It," (album) Steve Winwood; "Soul Searchin' " (album), Glenn Frey; "Through the Lens," Checkfield.

65. PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (Non-Classical): Thomas Dolby, Neil Dorfsman, David Kershenbaum, L.A. Reid & Babyface, Narada Michael Walden.

66. CLASSICAL ALBUM: "Horowitz Plays Mozart," Carlo Maria Giulini conducting LaScala Opera Orchestra; "Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor and `Resurrection,' " Leonard Bernstein conducting New York Philharmonic; "Rorem: String Symphony, Sunday Morning and Eagles," Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; "Verdi: Requiem & Operatic Choruses," Robert Shaw conducting Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; "Wagner: Lohengrin," Sir Georg Solti conducting Vienna State Opera Choir and Vienna Philharmonic.

67. ORCHESTRAL RECORDING: "Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor," Roger Norrington conducting London Classical Players; "Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E," Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra; "Copland: Appalachian Spring, Letter From Home, John Henry and Cortege Macabre from Grohng," Leonard Slatkin conducting St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; "Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor and Resurrection," Leonard Bernstein conducting New York Philharmonic; "Rorem: String Symphony, Sunday Morning and Eagles," Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

68. OPERA RECORDING: "Adams: Nixon in China," Edo de Waart conducting Orchestra of St. Luke's; "Bellini: Norma," Richard Bonynge conducting Welsh National Opera Orchestral and Chorus; "Bernstein - Wadsworth: A Quiet Place," Leonard Bernstein conducting Austrian Radio Symphony; "Mozart: Idomeneo," Sir John Prichard conducting Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus; "Puccini: La Boheme," Leonard Bernstein conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of Santa Cecilia; "Wagner: Lohengrin," Sir Georg Solti conducting Vienna State Opera Choir and Vienna Philharmonic.

69. CHORAL (OTHER THAN OPERA): "Bach: Christmas Oratorio," John Eliot Gardiner conducting The Monteverdi Choir and The English Baroque Soloists; "Bach: St. Matthew Passion," Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra; "Mozart: Requiem," Herbert von Karajan conducting Vienna Singverein and Vienna Philharmonic; "Verdi; Requiem and Operatic Choruses," Robert Shaw conducting Atlanta Symphony Chorus and Orchestra; "Vivaldi: Gloria" and "Scarlatti: Dixit Dominus," Trevor Pinnock conducting The English Concert Choir and The English Concert.

70. CLASSICAL, INSTRUMENTAL, SOLOIST OR SOLOISTS (WITH ORCHESTRA): "The Art of Gary Gray," Harry Newstone conducting Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; "Baroque Music for Trumpets," Raymond Leppard conducting English Chamber Orchestra; "Bartok: Works for Piano & Orchestral," Ivan Fischer conducting Budapest Festival Orchestra; "Brahms: Double Concerto in A Minor, Opera 102," Claudio Abbado conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra; "Bruch: Scottish Fantasy and Violin Concerto No. 2," Zubin Mehta conducting Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; "Dutilleux: L'Arbre des Songs-Concerto for Violin and Orchestra," Lorin Maazel conducting Orchestre National de France; "Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A," Carlo Maria Giulini conducting LaScala Opera Orchestra.

71. CLASSICAL, INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST OR SOLOISTS (WITHOUT ORCHESTRA): "Albeniz: Iberia, Navarra and Suite Espagnola," Alicia de Larrocca; "Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, Book I," Keith Jarrett; "Liszt: Annees de Pelerinage, Second Year, and Italy," Alfred Brendel; "Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 13 in B Flat and K.333," Vladimir Horowitz; "Schubert: The Late Piano Sonatas, 3 Piano Pieces, D 946 and Allegretto, D 915," Maurizio Pollini.

72. CHAMBER MUSIC: "Bartok: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion," and "Brahms: Variation on Theme by Joseph Haydn for Two Pianos," Murray Perahia and Sir Georg Solti on pianos with David Corkhill and Evelyn Glennie on percussion; "Beethoven: Violin - Piano Sonatas No. 4 in A," Gidon Kremer on violin and Martha Argerich on piano; "Dvorak: String Quartet in F `American Quartet,"' and "Smetana: String Quartet in E Minor `From My Life,' " Guarneri Quartet; "Hindemith: Viola Sonatas," Kim Kashkashian on viola, Robert Levin on piano.

73. CLASSICAL VOCAL SOLOIST: "Handel-Schubert-Schumann: Leider," Jessye Norman; "Love Songs," Arleen Auger; "Luciano Pavarotti in Concert," Luciano Pavarotti, "Schubert: Winterreise," Christa Ludwig; "Songs of America," Jan DeGaetani.

74. CONTEMPORARY COMPOSITION: "Adams: Nixon in China," Edo de Waart conducting Orchestra of St. Luke's; "Bernstein-Wadsworth: A Quiet Place," Leonard Bernstein conducting Austrian Radio Symphny Orchestra; "Bolcom: Symphony No. 4," Leonard Slatkin conducting Saint Louis Orchestra; "Rorem: String Symphony," Robert Shaw conducting Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; "Stockhausen: Amour," Suzanne Stehens on clarinet.

75. ENGINEERED RECORDING, CLASSICAL: "Beethoven: Missa Solemnis - Mozart: Great C Minor Mass," Robert Shaw conducting Atlanta Symphony Chorus; "Beethoven: The Nine Symphonies," Bernard Haitink conducting Concertgebouw Orchestra; "Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E," Sir Georg Solti conducting Chicago Symphony Orchestra; "Mahler: Symphony No. 2 `Resurrection,' " Leonard Bernstein conducting New York Philharmonic; "Verdi: Requiem & Operatic Choruses," Robert Shaw conducting Atlanta Symphony Chorus & Orchestra.

76. CLASSICAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Andrew Cornall, Steven Epstein, Thomas Frost, Joanna Nickrenz, Robert Woods.