Metamorphosis: Greek Musical Traditions Across the Centuries / Hristos Tsiamulis, voice, lyra, uti, ney, tamburica; Dimitris Psonis, Santoor, tar, Daf; Pedro Estevan, percussion
1 CD / Glossa / 2014-07-29
"The music of Greece which has come down to us from Antiquity, via the Byzantine tradition, changes its appearance according to era and place of...continue...
Pierre de la Rue (1460-1518): Requiem (Missa pro defunctis); Miss de Beata Virgine / Ensemble Officium, Rombach
1 CD / Christophorus / 2014-07-29Conductors: Rombach, Wilfried
Ensemble: Ensemble Officium
Pierre de la Rue (d. 1518) is one of the great Franco-Flemish Renaissance composers. His works were known throughout Europe during his lifetime; the reformer...continue...
1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2014-07-29
For his first disc, Bobby Mitchell, 'Alpha winner' of the legendary Bruges Competition, proposes a program devoted to Joseph Haydn. His interpretation, juvenile yet based...continue...
Fermate Il Passo: Tracing the Origins of Opera - works by Varoter, Tromboncino, Cara, de Luprano, Broco, Scotti / Vivabiancaluna Biffi
1 CD / Arcana / 2014-07-29Conductors:
Ensemble: Vivabiancaluna Biffi
'Truly beautiful music consists in [... ] singing to the accompaniment of the viol' (Baldassare Castiglione in his famous Book of the Courtier, Venice, 1528)....continue...
Julius Rietz (1812-1877) & Johann Benjamin Gross (1809-1848): Cello Concertos and Fantasy / Klaus-Dieter Brandt, cello
1 Super Audio CD / ARS Productions / 2014-07-29Conductors: Minasi, Riccardo
Ensemble: L'arpa Festante
Both composers on this recording, Johann Benjamin Gross (1809-48) and Julius Rietz (1812-77), belonged to the artistic circles around Robert Schumann and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy....continue...
John Halle: Outrages & Interludes / Joan Tower, narrator; Sarah Chalfy, Lucy Dhegrae, Kendra Colten, Pam Dellal (sopranos);
1 CD / Innova / 2014-07-29Conductors:
Ensemble: Ensemble IOU; Le Train Bleu; Now Ensemble
Bitingly satirical vernacular art songs with political venom, ravishingly performed by Now Ensemble and others...continue...
Jerome Kitzke (b.1955): The Paha Sapa Give-Back / Jennifer Kathryn Marshall. The Mad Coyote; ETHEL; Barbara Merjan, percussion
1 CD / Innova / 2014-07-29Conductors:
Ensemble: ETHEL; The Mad Coyote
Exuberant political works that incorporate Plains Indian music, with Beat poetry, and high energy jazz. First new Kitzke album in 15 years. Features ETHEL....continue...
Recording information: Kaleidoscope Sound (04/28/2012); Kaleidoscope Sound, Union City, NJ (04/28/2012); University Of California San Diego, San Diego, CA (04/28/2012); Kaleidoscope Sound (08/21/2013/...continue...
Canción Amorosa: Songs of Spain - songs by Bonet, Gomis, Guridi, Hemsi, Lavilla, Montsalvatge, Nin, Tarrago et al. / Corinne Winters, soprano; Steven Blier, piano
1 CD / GPR Records / 2014-07-29
NY Legend Steven Blier and Super-Nova Soprano team up to create a comprehensive recording of Spanish songs in the four Spanish Dialects. Joyce DiDonato says,...continue...
Señor Tango - works by Astor Piazzolla and Marcelo Nisinman / Marcelo Nisinman, bandoneon; Winfried Holzenkamp, double bass
1 CD / Phil.Harmonie / 2014-07-29Conductors:
Ensemble: Vogler Quartett
..Perhaps the beginning of this CD is, in a way, the most classic principle because the music that stood for the avant-garde at a time,...continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-07-29
Milos Karadaglic's 2014 release on Decca is devoted to the music of Spanish composers Joaquín Rodrigo and Manuel de Falla, offering their most representative pieces for guitar and orchestra and s...continue...
3 CD / Alpha Productions / 2014-07-29Conductors:
Alpha proposes rediscovering the three discs of the complete recording made between 2004 and 2008 by Arthur Schoonderwoerd, conducting the Ensemble Cristofori from the keyboard....continue...
Alhambra: Spanish Guitar Music - works by Tarrega, Sor, Albéniz, de Falla, de Lucia / Tilman Hoppstock, guitar
1 CD / Christophorus / 2014-07-29
This compilation CD presents works by Spanish composers in recordings from1995 to 2009, including several from live concerts recordings that complement the studio productions with...continue...
Lute Music of the Italian Renaissance - works by Giovan Paolo Paladino, Pietro Paolo Borrono, Francesco Canova da Milano / Joachim Held, lute
1 CD / Christophorus / 2014-07-29
Lute Music from Renaissance Italy, featuring three composers of Milanese origin, was originally recorded in 1995/96 by Joachim Held (b. Hamburg, 1963), regarded as one...continue...
Jean-Nicolas Savary: The Stradivari of the Bassoon - Chamber works by Tamplini, Beethoven, Reicha & Rossini / Lyndon Watts, bassoon
1 CD / Pan Classics / 2014-07-29
The Parisian bassoon maker Jean Nicolas Savary jeune was considered the "Stradivari of the Bassoon" during the 19th century. His bassoons were in great demand...continue...
Vivaldi: Voices / Topi Lehtipuu, Ann Hallenberg, Lorenzo Regazzo, Paul Agnew, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Sonia Prina, Sandrine Piau [6 CDs]
6 CD / Naïve / 2014-07-29Conductors: Alessandrini, Rinaldo; Fasolis, Diego; Sardelli, Federico Maria; Spinosi, Jean-Christophe
Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina; Concerto Italiano; I Barrochisti; Modo Antiquo
This box set gathers the finest vocal recordings (opera, sacred music) from the Vivaldi Edition by some of the most reputed artists of today. Also...continue...
Vivaldi: Violin Concertos / Riccardo Minasi, Duilio M. Galfetti, Anton Steck, Enrico Onofri, Dmitry Sinkovsky [6 CDs]
6 CD / Naïve / 2014-07-29Conductors: Sardelli, Federico Maria; de Marchi, Alessandro; Fasolis, Diego; Alessandrini, Rinaldo
Ensemble: Concerto Italiano; I Barrochisti; Il Pomo d'Oro; Modo Antiquo
This box set gathers all the violin concertos availa-ble in the Vivaldi Edition, plus Concerto Italiano's benchmark recording of the "red priest's" most emblematic work:...continue...
Lamento - arias by Monteverdi, Rossi, Strozzi, Frescobaldi, Carissimi, Kapsberger, Provenzale et al. / Romina Basso, mezzosoprano; Latinitas Notra Ens.
1 CD / Naïve / 2014-07-29Conductors: Chryssicos, Markellos
Ensemble: Latinitas Notra Ensemble
This is the first recital recording of mezzo-soprano Romina Basso, yet one of the most touching and outstanding baroque singers of our time. Recorded in...continue...
1 CD / Naïve / 2014-07-29Conductors: Jarvi, Kristjan
Ensemble: MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Kristjan Järvi and French label Naïve launch the Kristjan Järvi Sound Project. This original recording series presents the charismatic conductor's extensive classical, world music and...continue...
2 CD / Dynamic / 2014-07-29
In interpreting this work Marco Salcito tried to follow all the traces left by Bach, thinking that the guitar, an instrument naturally rich in tone-colour...continue...
Haydn: The Sonatas for Flute and Piano, Opp. 87 & 90 / Nicola Guidetti, flute; Massimiliano Damerini, piano
1 CD / Dynamic / 2014-07-29
The enormous success of Haydn's last Quartets has few equals in late 18th-century chamber music. It is from these last collections of works that the...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2014-07-29Conductors: Sakari, Petri
Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Appearing on the Chandos Classics label, this rerelease features performances of incidental music by Jean Sibelius, recorded in 1992 by Petri Sakari and the Iceland...continue...
Gianandrea Noseda: Ten Years of Musica Italiana - works by Dallapiccola, Ponchielli, Mascagni, Respighi, Casella, Puccini, Verdi, Wolf-Ferrari, Giordano Petrassi
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2014-07-29Conductors: Noseda, Gianandrea
This special '241' set celebrates ten years of Gianandrea Noseda's Musica Italiana series. Recording with both the BBC Philharmonic and the Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino,...continue...
Brahms: Clarinet Trio; Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 / Ian Brown (piano), Paul Watkins (cello), Michael Collins (clarinet)
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2014-07-29
Performing Brahms's cello sonatas and Clarinet Trio, Paul Watkins here presents three enduring masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire. He is joined by two musicians...continue...
Bartók: The Wooden Prince; Hungarian Pictures; The Miraculous Mandarin; Concerto for Orchestra / Neeme Järv
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2014-07-29Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Scottish National Orchestra
This '241' rerelease brings together the best performances by Neeme Järvi of the music by Bartók, taken from his extraordinarily prolific recording career with Chandos...continue...
Edward Gregson (b.1945): Dream Song; Aztec Dances; Horn Concerto; Concerto for Orchestra / Wissam Boustany, flute; Richard Watkins, horn
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2014-07-29Conductors: Tovey, Bramwell
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic
Edward Gregson is one of Britain's most versatile and prolific composers, his approachable and engaging music having gained recognition worldwide. With the BBC Philharmonic, Bramwell...continue...
1 CD / Coviello / 2014-07-29Conductors: Wagner, Christoph Maria
The starting-point of Karin Haussmann's composition is unusual sound even though they are produced with quite conventional instruments. She sought material related to vocal fricatives...continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2014-07-29
Laid Bare: Love Songs - diverse classical, jazz, folk and avant-pop integrated composers juxtaposed with adaptions of classic love songs / Juice Vocal Ensemble
1 CD / NonClassical / 2014-07-29Conductors:
Ensemble: Juice Vocal Ensemble
Laid Bare: Love Songs - A set of specially commissioned love songs from diverse composers from the worlds of classical, jazz, folk and avant-pop integrated...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2014-07-29Conductors: Petrou, George
Ensemble: Armonia Atenea
Rejecting academic coolness, Armonia Atenea, under the baton of conductor George Petrou, injects dramatic energy and bright color to Beethoven's bold ballet score
Alessandro Scarlatti: Arias & Duets from the opera L'Emireno (Naples, 1697) / Alice Barciani, soprano; Alex Potter, countertenor
1 CD / Pan Classics / 2014-07-29Conductors: Dolci, Daniela
Ensemble: Musica Fiorita
In the year 2009 Daniela Dolci discovered an interesting opera with obbligato cornet arias in the Austrian National Library that had been listed as a...continue...
Folk Songs - by Brahms, de Falla, Granados, Obradors, Berio / Nora Gubisch, mezzosoprano; Alain Altinoglu, piano
1 CD / Naïve / 2014-07-29
'A little of the music that we are'-- Nora Gubisch and Alain Altinoglu After opening up frontiers with Ravel's Greek and Hebrew songs in their...continue...
20 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-07-29
Maria Jopo Pires [is] among the most eloquent master-musicians of our time.
Behind the Lines - Songs by Beethoven, Eisler, Wolf, Rachmaninov, Ives, Quilter et al. / Anna Prohaska, soprano; Eric Schneider, piano
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-07-29
For her third solo album, Anna Prohaska tackles the worlds of peace and war in music.
Once more, she proves her talent for a...continue...