The Vaughan Williams Concerto was recorded with the London Symphony with Paul Freeman conducting. The rest of the material was recorded with pianist Edward Norman in Victoria, B.C. Many musicians and critics have called the Concerto recording the definitive version of the work. One listener gave the album a five-star review and stated: 'Dowling's playing is very touching and tears come out when I hear the 4th movement of 'Six Studies...'. Other songs in this CD are songs which I heard for the first time but are really good choices. I recommend this CD to every person and especially those in a concert band.' The Instrumentalist Magazine noted: 'Eugene Dowling establishes himself as a highly accomplished soloist. Dowling performs with great technical mastery and exceptional command of the extreme upper range...'