1 CD / Tuxedo Music / 2014-09-09Conductors:
Ensemble: The Vivaldi Players
This recording of Vivaldi's Four Seasons was made in 1969....continue...
Bartok: Kossuth, symphonic poem; Two Portraits, Op. 5; Suite No. 1, Op. 3 / Michael Ludwig, violin. JoAnn Falletta, Buffalo PO
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Béla Bartók: Kossuth, symphonic poem for orchestra, Sz. 21; Portraits (2) for violin and orchestra, Op. 5/Sz 37; Suite for Orchestra no 1, Op. 3/Sz. 31
Performers: Ludwig, Michael
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
All three of the works in this program reveal a young composer on the threshold of greatness, serving as his passport to the vast new...continue...
Recording information: Kleinhaus Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA....continue...
Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites to Sleeping Beauty; Swan Lake; Nutcracker / Vienna SO, Van Remoortel (rec. 1960)
1 CD / Tuxedo Music / 2014-09-09Conductors: Van Remoortel, Edouard
Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
This is a reissue of a recording made in 1960....continue...
Chesapeake - The Music of David Sampson (b.1951): Breakaway; Powell Trio; Three Sides; Just Keep Moving; Chesapeake / American Brass Quintet
1 CD / Summit Records / 2014-09-09
Chesapeake began with David Sampson's desire to write for the members of the American Brass Quintet as individuals, and to create a recording that would...continue...
Boris Tchaikovsky: War Suite; Piano Quintet / Olga Solovieva, piano; Maxim Anisimov, clarinet; Ioana Petcu-Colan, violin; Vanbrugh Quartet
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Boris Tchaikovsky: Quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola & cello; The War Suite, for clarinet & string quartet
Performers: Anisimov, Max; Solovieva, Olga
Ensemble: The Vanbrugh Quartet
Boris Tchaikovsky is revered in Russian musical circles as one of the most original and innovative composers of the post-Shostakovich generation. A work of great...continue...
Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin; Concerto for Piano / Sylviane Deferne, piano; Gilles Colliard, violin
1 CD / Doron / 2014-09-09Conductors: Colliard, Gilles
Ensemble: Orchestre de Chambre de Toulouse
Two concertos from Mendelssohn's youth, both written in 1822, are included on this recording....continue...
Woman at the New Piano: American Music of 2013' - Flaherty: Airdancing; Part Suite-a for solo piano; A. Schoenberg: Picture Etudes; Bounce for two pianos; Matheson: Cretic Variations / Nadia Shpachenko, Genevieve Feiwen Lee, pianos
1 CD / Reference Recordings / 2014-09-09
This innovative project of 2013 compositions, all world premieres, brings together piano repertoire representing the diversity of today's American classical music. The new works were...continue...
Thierry Lancino (b.1954): Violin Concerto; Prelude and Death of Virgil / Isabelle Faust, violin; Matteo de Monti, baritone; Luxembourg PO; Tamayo
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Thierry Lancino: Concerto for Violin; Prelude and Death of Virgil, for baritone & orchestra
Performers: de Monti, Matteo; Faust, Isabelle
Conductors: Tamayo, Arturo; Schwarz, Gerard
Thierry Lancino's background includes extensive periods of research at IRCAM and elsewhere, but his recent work concentrates on a lyrical and bold freedom of style...continue...
Bellini: Norma / Maria Callas, soprano; Ebe Stignani, mz; Mario del Monaco, tenor; Giuseppe Modesti, bass-baritone; Orchestra e Coro di Roma de la R.A.I.; Tullio Serafin
2 CD / Myto Records / 2014-09-09Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Cavallari, Rina; Cesarini, Athos; Del Monaco, Mario; Modesti, Giuseppe; Stignani, Ebe [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio
Ensemble: ; Orchestra e Coro di Roma de la R.A.I.
H.W. von Waltershausen: Oberst Chabert, opera / Wiener, Hopf, Patzak, Fuchs; Niederosterreichisches Tonkunstlerorchester; Adler
2 CD / Walhall / 2014-09-09Conductors: Adler, F. Charles
Ensemble: Niederosterreichisches Tonkunstlerorchester
Hermann Wolfgang von Waltershausen's (1882-1954) opera Oberst Chabert (1912) experienced a modicum of success in the brief period after its premiere and before the onset...continue...
G. B. Bononcini (1670-1747): Polifemo, opera / Dermota, Alsen, Funk, Poell et al.; Grosses Orchester der RAVAG; Schönherr
1 CD / Walhall / 2014-09-09Conductors: Schönherr, Max
Ensemble: Grosses Orchester der RAVAG
Somewhat surprisingly, given the modern-day penchant for reviving Baroque-era opera obscurities, this German sung, Vienna, 1944 definitively non-historically informed performance remains the only exta...continue...
2 CD / Walhall / 2014-09-09Conductors: Quadri, Argeo
Ensemble: Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
This audiophile remastered, German-sung, Vienna, Austria production from 1960 of Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth features some highly accomplished and noted singers active in the middle years...continue...
1 CD / Shadow Mountain / 2014-09-09Works: Georgia W. Bello: Popcorn Popping, for children's chorus & orchestra; Janice Kapp Perry: We'll Bring the World His Truth (Army of Helaman); I Love to See the Temple; I'm Trying to Be Like Jesus; K. N...
Recording information: Bias Studios....continue...
2 CD / Myto Records / 2014-09-09Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Di Stefano, Giuseppe [Tenor vocals]; Malagu, Stefania; Ricciardi, Franco; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Vinco, Ivo
Conductors: Sanzogno, Nino
Ensemble: Teatro alla Scala di Milano Chorus; Teatro alla Scala di Milano Orchestra
1 CD / Morada Music / 2014-09-09Works: Robert Rodriguez: Sin City
Performers: Castillo, Rick Del; Ephraim Owens; George Oldziey; Reno, Johnny; Rodriquez, Robert [Film Director/Composer]; Thiel, Carl
Joseph Martin Kraus (1756-1792): Arias and Overtures / Monica Groop, mezzo; Helsinki Baroque Orchestra; Häkkinen
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Joseph Martin Kraus: Proserpin, VB 19; Du i hvars oskuldsfulla blick, for mezzo-soprano & orchestra, VB 30; Ma tu tremi, for mezzo-soprano & orchestra, VB 63; Ch'io mai vi possa, for mezzo-soprano & ...
Performers: Groop, Monica [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Häkkinen, Aapo
Ensemble: Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Joseph Martin Kraus was one of the most talented and progressive composers of the 18th c., and regarded by Haydn as one of the only...continue...
Recording information: Sello Hall, Espoo, Finland (06/10/2013-06/12/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Richard Strauss: Quartet for Strings in A major, Op. 2 (TrV 95); Giacomo Puccini: Chrysanthemums, elegy for string quartet; Minuets (3) for string quartet; Giuseppe Verdi: Quartet for Strings in E mi...
Conductors: ; Schwarz, Gerard; Tamayo, Arturo
Ensemble: Enso String Quartet; Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra; Orchestre National de France
Three of the greatest opera composers from the 19th and early 20th centuries are heard on this recording in their only works for string quartet....continue...
Recording information: St. Anne's Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (07/30/2012-08/02/2012)....continue...
Renato de Barbieri: Respighi: Sonata in B minor; Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto No. 1 'I Profeti' / Renato de Barbieri, violin
1 CD / Idis / 2014-09-09
In this third volume of the great Genoan violinist Renato de Barbieri, IDIS collects two recordings never published on CD: Respighi's Sonata in B minor...continue...
Fernando Otero 'Prima Donna' - a musical tribute to the composer's mother, Elsa Marval / Fernando Otero, piano
1 CD / Soundbrush Records / 2014-09-09
An intimate celebration of the artistic career of Elsa Marval, composer/pianist Fernando Otero's mother and musical mentor. Here, the Latin Grammy® winner shows off his...continue...
Personnel: Fernando Otero (piano); Hector del Curto, Marcelo Jaime Nisinman (bandoneon); Ryan Keberle, Jeff Bush (trombone); Angel Bonura, Pablo Aslan (double bass).
Recording information: Depa...continue...
William Wallace: Creation Symphony; Pelléas and Mélisande; Prelude to The Eumenides / Brabbins, BBC Scottish SO
1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-09-09Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Prior to the making of this recording in 1997, no one had performed Wallace's Creation Symphony for nearly a hundred years. In the history of...continue...
Poulenc: Ballet Suites to Les Biches; Les Animaux Modeles; Aubade, et al. ; Jean-Pierre Armengaud, piano
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Francis Poulenc: Les animaux modèles, ballet, FP 111; Les biches, suite for orchestra (from the ballet), FP 36; Aubade for Piano and 18 instruments
Performers: Armengaud, Jean-Pierre
This program brings together première recordings of Francis Poulenc's own piano versions of his 'ballet of atmosphere' Les Biches and 'choreographic concerto' Aubade, as well...continue...
Recording information: Studio 4'33 Pierre Malbos, Ivry sur Seine....continue...
Currents' - Works by Dana Reason, Dan Welcher, Luis Cardoso & Billy Childs / Oregon State University Wind Ensemble; Christopher C. Chapman, conductor
1 CD / Mark Custom Recording / 2014-09-09Conductors: Chapman, Christopher
Ensemble: Oregon State University Wind Ensemble
The focus of this ensemble is to explore new literature and perform the masterworks of the wind band ensemble genre. The group's latest commissions and...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-09-09
This mid-priced Helios series reissue features pianist Marc-André Hamelin performing music by Russian composer Georgy Catoire. Catoire was one of a large number of composers...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Max Reger: Pieces (3) for organ, Op. 7; Chorale Prelude for organ ("Sollt ich meinem Gott nicht singen"), Op. 67/38; Chorale Prelude for organ ("Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn"), Op. 67/39; Chorale ...
Performers: Barthen, Christian
Reger's status as the supreme German organ composer since J. S. Bach has never been seriously challenged, and this disc explores some of the inspiration...continue...
Recording information: Fulda Cathedral, Germany (06/10/2013-06/11/2013)....continue...
Giuseppe Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani, opera; Mascherini, Carmassi, Frosoni, Callas, et al; Orchestra e coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Erich Kleiber, conductor
3 CD / Myto Records / 2014-09-09Conductors: Kleiber, Erich
Ensemble: Orchestra e coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Solo: Works & transcriptions for solo clarinet by Stravinsky, Willi, Donizetti, Berio, Jettel, Debussy, Bucchi, Anglberger, Cavallerin et al. / Dario Zingales, clarinet
1 CD / Urania (Italy) / 2014-09-09
Italian clarinetist Dario Zingales studied at the Milan Conservatory and at the Universität Mozarteum. He is principal clarinet of the Philharmonie der Nationen and is...continue...
Peter Maxwell Davies: Black Pentecost; Stone Litany / Della Jones, mezzo; David Wilson-Johnson, baritone; BBC Philharmonic; Davies
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Peter Maxwell Davies: Black Pentecost, for mezzo-soprano, baritone and orchestra, J. 158; Stone Litany
Performers: Jones, Della
Conductors: Maxwell Davies, Peter
Ensemble: ; BBC Philharmonic
Both Black Pentecost and Stone Litany share a symphonic scale and an Orkney setting. Premièred by Simon Rattle in 1982, Black Pentecost is an impassioned...continue...
Recording information: Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester (09/1992)....continue...
Wagner: Die Walküre (Bayreuth 1958) / Jon Vickers, tenor; Lyonie Rysaneck, soprano; Astrid Varnay, soprano; Hans Hotter, bass-baritone; Knappertsbusch, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
3 CD / Walhall / 2014-09-09Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
This Walhall Eternity Series three-disc set of Richard Wagner's Diw Walküre presents the full-throated, ringing Canadian tenor Jon Vickers (b. 1926) in the role of...continue...
Byron Bellows: 'Lazy Afternoon', salon music for classical saxophone / Javier Oviedo, saxophone, St. LukeÆs Chamber Ens.
1 CD / MSR Classics / 2014-09-09Conductors: Schmitt, Jean-Pierre
Ensemble: St. LukeÆs Chamber Ensemble
Salon music for classical saxophone by Byron Bellows is performed by Javier Oviedo and the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble....continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-09-09Works: Konstantin Vassiliev: Three Forest Paintings, for guitar; Swan Princess, for guitar; Three Lyric Pieces, for guitar; Sergey Rudnev: The Old Lime Tree, for guitar; Between Steep Banks, improvisation f...
Performers: Kulikova, Irina [Guitar]
Multiple award-winning guitarist Irina Kulikova celebrates her 25th anniversary as a performer with this recording of works by contemporary Russian composer-guitarists. Winner of the Michele...continue...
Recording information: St John Chrysostom Church, Ontario, Canada (10/03/2013-10/06/2013)....continue...
The Musical Advent Calendar - Music by Haydn, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Fauré, Ives, Reger, Rheinberger & Mawby / S.W.R. Radio SO & Vocal Ensemble, Stuttgart; Sir Neville Marriner
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2014-09-09Conductors: Marriner, Neville; Norrington, Roger ; Creed, Marcus
Ensemble: S.W.R. Radio Symphony Orchestra Kaiserslautern; S.W.R. Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart; S.W.R. Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart
Each year hänssler CLASSIC is pleased to present our beloved Musical Advent Calendar! 24 pieces of music, performed by some of the best amateur and...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 2014-09-08
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-09-02
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-09-02
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-09-02
1 CD / Crystal Records / 2014-09-02
1 CD / La-La Land Records / 2014-09-02Works: Brian Tyler: Expendables 3, film score
Conductors: Tyler, Brian
Recording information: Brian Tyler Studios; Slovak Radio Concert Hall....continue...
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2014-09-01
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2014-09-01
3 CD / ZYX Records / 2014-08-29
4 CD / ZYX Records / 2014-08-29
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2014-08-29
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2014-08-26
Fantasia Mexicana: Mexican Guitar Music by Manuel Ponce, Angel Ramirez & Julio Cesar Oliva / Rodolfo Perez, guitar
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2014-08-26
Guitarist Rodolfo Pérez's new album offers a miniature musical history of Mexico, from Sinaloa songs to a seminal work of 20th c. guitar music, the...continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-08-26
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-08-26
The Lighter Side of Mozart - A collection of little-known and rarely performed miniatures / Krika Koth, Peter Schreier, Hermann Prey
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-08-26Conductors:
Ensemble: Convivium Musicum Munchen
The expansive catalog of Mozart's works contains wonderful miniatures that reflect the composer's wit and awareness of popular taste. This album showcases some of these...continue...
Norbert Schultze (1911-2002): Schwarzer Peter, children's opera (1936) / Anneliese Rothenberger, Herhard Unger, Hermann Prey, Heinz Hoppe, Toni Blankenheim (rec. 1964)
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-08-26Conductors: Schultze, Norbert
Ensemble: RIAS Chamber Choir; Schoneberger Childen's Chorus
From Warner Classics' Cologne Collection comes Schwarzer Peter (1936), a tuneful children's opera by Norbert Schultze - composer of the famous Marlene Dietrich song "Lili...continue...
Leon Jessel (1874-1942): Schwarzwaldmädel / Brigitte Lindner, Adolf Dallapozza, Dagmar Koller, Martin Finke (rec. 1976)
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-08-26Conductors: Mattes, Willy
Ensemble: Stuttgart Philharmonic
From Warner Classics' Cologne Collection comes Léon Jessels' Das Schwarzwaldmädel, first performed in 1917. It's the tale of Bärbele, the Black Forest girl, ignored by...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2014-08-26Works: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Performers: Crow, Jonathan
Conductors: Oundjian, Peter
Ensemble: Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Recording with Chandos for the first time, this disc marks the beginning of a new partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. To kick off the...continue...
Recording information: Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (06/2013)....continue...