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Elegie: Short Pieces for Double-Bass and Piano by Massenet, Fauré, Poulenc, Rossini, Bloch, Reger et al. / Stefano Sciascin, double bass; David Leonardi, piano
Elegie: Short Pieces for Double-Bass and Piano by Massenet, Fauré, Poulenc, Rossini, Bloch, Reger et al. / Stefano Sciascin, double bass; David Leonardi, piano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2014-03-25

Works: Jules Massenet: Élégie; Gabriel Fauré: Élégie for cello & piano or orchestra in C minor, Op. 24; Après un rêve ("Dans un sommeil"), song for voice & pi...
Performers: Leonardi, David Giovanni; Sciascia, Stefano

The romantic period did not supply large amounts of repertoire to the double bass and piano chamber combination, though the 'Romance' by Oswald Schwabe, a...continue...
Recording information: IN Studio, Treviso, Italy (09/20/2000-09/24/2000)....continue...
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Music for van Dyck: Chansons and Madrigals from the 16th and the 20th centuries by Janequin, Des Prez, Morricone / Ring Around Quartet
Music for van Dyck: Chansons and Madrigals from the 16th and the 20th centuries by Janequin, Des Prez, Morricone / Ring Around Quartet

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2014-03-25

Works: Clément Janequin: Or sus vous dormés trop, chanson for 4 voices ("L'alouette;" "Le chant de l'alouette"), M. 1/5; Réveillez vous, cueurs endormis, chanson for 5 voices ("Le chant des o...
Performers: Papini, Silvio [Bass Vocal]
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Ensemble: Ring Around Quartet

This 16th Century response to the Italian Renaissance was an artistic movement of the greatest importance for the region. Best known for his extraordinarily popular...continue...
Recording information: Artesuono Studio, Genova, Italy (03/10/1997-03/16/1997)....continue...
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Britten: A Ceremony of Carols / Timothy Dickinson, Michael Chance, Ian Bostridge, Simon Birchall
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols / Timothy Dickinson, Michael Chance, Ian Bostridge, Simon Birchall

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2014-03-25

Works: Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30; Canticle II, Op. 51 "Abraham and Isaac"; A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28; Hymn to the Virgin; A...
Performers: Baker, Martin [Choral Conductor]; Birchall, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Bostridge, Ian; Chance, Michael; Drake, Julius [Piano]
Conductors: Neary, Martin
Ensemble: ; Westminster Abbey Choir

This setting of eleven texts from the English Galaxy of Shorter Poems displays Britten's immense abilities to find a huge wealth of musical textures and...continue...
This superior recording with the Westminster Abbey Choir includes "A Ceremony of Carols," "Rejoice in the Lamb," "A Hymn to the Virgin" and "Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac." ~ Gina Boldman...continue...
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Ravel, Debussy: Mélodies - Ariettes oubliees; Histoires naturelles; Poemes de Baudelair; Chansons de Bilitis / Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; Catherine Collard, piano
Ravel, Debussy: Mélodies - Ariettes oubliees; Histoires naturelles; Poemes de Baudelair; Chansons de Bilitis / Nathalie Stutzmann, alto; Catherine Collard, piano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-11-19

Works: Claude Debussy: Ariettes oubliées; Poèmes (5) de Baudelaire; Chansons (3) de Bilitis; Maurice Ravel: Histoires naturelles
Performers: Collard, Catherine

Nathalie Stutzmann was born in Paris in 1965 and is one of the leading vocal talents in France today. The extraordinary quality of her alto...continue...
Recording information: Neumarkt, Reitstadel, Germany (09/09/1991-09/14/1991)....continue...
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Scarlatti, Giuliani, Ponce: Guitar Sonatas / Andrea Vettoretti, guitar
Scarlatti, Giuliani, Ponce: Guitar Sonatas / Andrea Vettoretti, guitar

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-11-19

Works: Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 322/L 483; Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 208/L 238; Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23; Mauro Giuliani: Sonata for guitar in...
Performers: Vettoretti, Andrea

Giuliani contributed a considerable number of compositions to the guitar repertoire, appreciated not only for their rich creativity, but also for the virtuosic instrumental effects...continue...
Recording information: IN Studio, Treviso, Italy (04/09/2000-04/14/2000)....continue...
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La Musica dei Baci, Italian Love Songs by Colbran, Rossini, Donizetti, Campana, Strigelli, Grogi et al. / Daniela Benori, soprano
La Musica dei Baci, Italian Love Songs by Colbran, Rossini, Donizetti, Campana, Strigelli, Grogi et al. / Daniela Benori, soprano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-09-24

Works: Isabella Colbran: Già la notte s'avvicina, barcarolle for voice & harp; Gioachino Rossini: La serenata ("Mira la bianca luna"), duet for soprano, tenor & piano (Soirées musicales); Sins of ...
Performers: Benori, Daniela; Ferrari, Enza; Grollo, Francesco; Martignon, Enrico

The soprano Daniela Benori studied in Venice, where she now teaches literature, poetry and drama at the conservatory. She had sung in the major Italian...continue...
Recording information: Teatro Accademico, Castelfranco Veneto, Treviso (06/10/1999-06/15/1999)....continue...
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Gian Francesco Malipiero (1882-1973): Piano Works / Gino Gorini, piano
Gian Francesco Malipiero (1882-1973): Piano Works / Gino Gorini, piano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-09-24

Works: Gian Francesco Malipiero: Poemi Asolani, for piano; Barlumi, for piano; Preludi (3) a una fuga, for piano; Risonanze, for piano; Hortus conclusus; Cinque studi per domani, for piano
Performers: Gorini, Gino

Malipiero aspired to move Italian music in a new direction by absorbing elements of the Renaissance and Baroque into a thoroughly contemporary language, and the...continue...
Recording information: Villa Litta (03/25/1968-03/31/1968)....continue...
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Double Bass Concertos by Dragonetti, Bottesini, Koussevitzky, Cimador, Lorenziti / Stefano Sciascia, double bass
Double Bass Concertos by Dragonetti, Bottesini, Koussevitzky, Cimador, Lorenziti / Stefano Sciascia, double bass

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-08-27

Works: Sergey Koussevitzky: Concerto for double-bass & orchestra, Op. 3; Domenico Dragonetti: Concerto for double-bass & orchestra in A; Allegro, Andante e Allegro, for double bass & piano; Giovanni Bottesi...
Performers: Amadio, Giovanni; Sciascia, Stefano
Conductors: Amadio, Gianni
Ensemble: Orchestra Antonio Salieri; Orchestra Interpreti Veneziana

This is the world premiere recording of Domenico Dragonetti's fine Concerto in A major, a work that explores and exploits the entire gamut of the...continue...
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Joaquin Turina: Danzas Fantasticas / Antonio de Almeida
Joaquin Turina: Danzas Fantasticas / Antonio de Almeida

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-07-30

Works: Joaquín Turina: Danzas fantásticas, for orchestra (or piano), Op. 22; La procesión del Rocio, for piano & orchestra, Op. 9; Sinfonia sevillana, for orchestra, Op. 23; Ritmos, fantas...
Conductors: Almeida, Antonio de

These pieces are imbued with folk music of Spain and reminiscences of Seville. The Sinfonía sevillana of 1920 immediately won first prize in a composing...continue...
Recording information: Dominikanerbau Bamberg (05/04/1991-05/07/1991)....continue...
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Ives: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 / Juiliard String Quartet
Ives: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 / Juiliard String Quartet

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-07-30

Works: Charles Ives: Fugue in C major; Quartet for Strings no 2, for string quartet, S. 58 (K. 2A3)
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Ensemble: Juiliard String Quartet

These string quartets present two distinct faces of Charles Ives. The first shows the young composer using traditional forms based on hymn tunes. The second...continue...
Recording information: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York City (1966-11-28_1966-11-29&1967-)....continue...
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Toti dal Monte: A Tribute - Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Bizet, et al. / Antonietta Meneghel
Toti dal Monte: A Tribute - Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Bizet, et al. / Antonietta Meneghel

3 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-07-30

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro; Don Giovanni; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula,...
Performers: Beuf, Antoine [Baritone (Vocal)]; Bourdon, Rosario; Gigli, Beniamino [Tenor vocals]; Monte, Toti Dal; Montesanto, Luigi; Palombini, Vittoria; Schipa, Tito [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Berrettoni, Umberto; Ghione, Franco; Sabajno, Carlo; Santini, Giorgio; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Nastrucci, Gino

Antonietta Meneghel, better known by her stage name Toti Dal Monte, was a celebrated Italian opera soprano with a sweet lyric voice. Her voice, "naturally...continue...
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Shirley Verrett Edition - Songs from her early career by Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Copland Falla et al.
Shirley Verrett Edition - Songs from her early career by Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Copland Falla et al.

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-04-30

Works: Traditional Spiritual: Oh Freedom; Eliseo Grenet Sánchez: Lamento esclavo (The Song of a Slave), song; Lewis Allan: Strange Fruit; Kurt Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny; Lost in the ...
Performers: Verrett, Shirley [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Wadsworth, Charles
Conductors: Paur, Leonard de; Fasano, Renato
Ensemble: ; I Virtuosi di Roma

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Debussy, Ravel, Dutilleux: String Quartets / Juilliard String Quartet
Debussy, Ravel, Dutilleux: String Quartets / Juilliard String Quartet

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-01-29

Works: Claude Debussy: Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10; Maurice Ravel: Quartet for Strings in F major; Henri Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit, for string quartet
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Ensemble: Juilliard String Quartet

Thanks to his beautiful melodies for both the cello and the violin, Ravel managed to create a turning point in his career with this innovative...continue...
Recording information: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton Univer (10/11/1989/05/13/1992)....continue...
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Songs of the World / Stefano Sciascia, double bass; Mara Corazza, piano
Songs of the World / Stefano Sciascia, double bass; Mara Corazza, piano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-07-31

Works: Spanish Traditional: Cancion de amor; Pablo Casals: El Cant Dels Ocells for cello & piano; Teiichi Okano: Oboro-zukiyo; Irish Traditional: Londonderry Air (Danny Boy), folk song; Yoshihiro Utsumi: Ai...
Performers: Corazza, Mara; Sciascia, Stefano

Bassist Stefano Sciascia gives us a rare glimpse of the double bass as an expressive soloistic instrument in a recital of music from countries around...continue...
Recording information: Atmosfere Studio, Conegliano, Treviso, Italy (04/10/2002-04/16/2002)....continue...
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Frederica von Stade in Duets, Arias, Scenes & Songs
Frederica von Stade in Duets, Arias, Scenes & Songs

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-05-29

Works: Robert Schumann: Botschaft ("Nelken wind ich und Jasmin"), for soprano voice, alto voice & piano (Spanisches Liedersp; Das Glück (" Vöglein vom Zweig"), song for voice & piano (Lieder-Album...
Performers: Blegen, Judith [Soprano Vocals]; Brehm, Alvin; de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Glickman, Loren; Katz, Martin [Piano]; Kavafian, Ani; Kavafian, Ida [Violin]; Lesser, Laurence; Maria, Joel Del; Phillips,...
Conductors: Bernardi, Mario; Davis, Andrew

Born in 1945, Frederica von Stade - who auditioned for the Met on a $50 bet - is considered one of the world's most accomplished...continue...
Recording information: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY (08/1977/07/1978); National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada (08/1977/07/1978); Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London (08/1977/07/1978); Columbia...continue...
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Lorca, Bizet: Popular Songs; Carmen Suite / Francesca Scaini, soprano; Carlo Scalco, narrator
Lorca, Bizet: Popular Songs; Carmen Suite / Francesca Scaini, soprano; Carlo Scalco, narrator

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-05-29

Works: Federico García Lorca: Anda, jaleo, for voice & piano; Romance de Don Boiso, for voice & piano; Los cuatro muleros, for voice & piano; Las Morillas de Jaén, for voice & piano; Los reyes de ...
Performers: Scaini, Francesca
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Ensemble: Federico Moreno Torroba Guitar Quartet

Spanish folklore has long proved to be a compelling subject for many works of art - including the two tours de force that comprise this...continue...
Recording information: INStudio, Venice (05/02/1999-05/08/1999)....continue...
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Piazzolla: Chamber Music / Interensemble Padova
Piazzolla: Chamber Music / Interensemble Padova

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-04-24

Works: Astor Piazzolla: Five Tango Sensations, for bandoneón & string quartet (abridgement and arrangement of Sette sequenze; Tres Piezas, for guitar; Preludes (3) for piano; Le Grand Tango; Adi&oacu...
Performers: Antonello, Stefano; Beggio, Bernardino; Fagiuoli, Alessandro; Paccagnella, Luca; Pavin, Marco
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Ensemble: Interensemble Padova

Born in Argentina in 1921, Ástor Piazzolla grew up in New York before eventually returning to his homeland in 1955. One of the finest composers...continue...
Recording information: Cappella di Santa Maria dei Servi, Auditorium Maddalena (12/28/1995-02/11/1996)....continue...

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Mario Castelnuevo-Tedesco: Guitar Sonatas / Renato Samuelli, guitar
Mario Castelnuevo-Tedesco: Guitar Sonatas / Renato Samuelli, guitar

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-03-27

Works: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Variazioni attraverso i secoli, for guitar, Op. 71; Appunti, Quaderno 1; Appunti, Quaderno 2; Tonadilla on the Name of Andrés Segovia, for guitar, Op. 170/5; Capriccio...
Performers: Samuelli, Renato

This release celebrates the music of Castelnuovo-Tedesco who is gaining increasing attention outside the Americas. The inspiration behind much of this Italian composer's music for...continue...
Recording information: IN Studio, Treviso (09/20/1994-09/25/1994)....continue...

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Bartók: Complete String Quartets / Guarneri String Quartet
Bartók: Complete String Quartets / Guarneri String Quartet

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-03-27

Works: Béla Bartók: Quartet for Strings no 1 in A minor, Op. 7/Sz 40; Quartet for Strings no 3, Sz 85; Quartet for Strings no 5, Sz 102; Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 17; Quartet for St...
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Ensemble: Guarneri String Quartet

Béla Bartók, born in 1881, is considered by many to be the greatest Hungarian composer as well as one of the most significant musical voices...continue...
Recording information: New York City, New York, USA....continue...
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Music for Voice & Guitar by Britten, Walton, Seiber / Peter Pears, tenor; Julian Bream, guitar
Music for Voice & Guitar by Britten, Walton, Seiber / Peter Pears, tenor; Julian Bream, guitar

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-01-31

Works: Benjamin Britten: Songs from the Chinese, song cycle for high voice & guitar, Op. 58; Master Kilby, for high voice & guitar (Folk Songs, Vol. 6); Folksong Arrangements, Set 6 "England"; Sailor-boy, f...
Performers: Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]

This album brings together composers and musicians who stood at a nexus of excellence in British musical life in the 1950s and 60s. They are...continue...
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Mompou: Spanish Songs & Dances / Alicia de Larrocha, piano
Mompou: Spanish Songs & Dances / Alicia de Larrocha, piano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-01-31

Works: Federico Mompou: Cançons i dansas, for piano (Nos. 1-12, 14); Preludes
Performers: De Larrocha, Alicia [Piano]

Treasured by fellow composers; beloved of pianists; in many ways Federico Mompou is more analogous in his work to a poet than a crafter of...continue...
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Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne; Rachmaninov: Vocalise / Anna Moffo, soprano
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne; Rachmaninov: Vocalise / Anna Moffo, soprano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-10-25

Works: Joseph Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne; Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachiana brasileira no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos; Sergey Rachmaninov: Songs (14), Op. 34
Performers: Moffo, Anna [Soprano vocal]
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: ; America Symphony Orchestra

Soprano Anna Moffo was born in Pennsylvania in 1932 of Italian parents. After a period at the Curtis Institute, she went back to her ancestral...continue...
Recording information: Manhattan Center, New York City, USA (04/1964)....continue...

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Ravel: Orchestral Works / Haitink
Ravel: Orchestral Works / Haitink

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-06-28

Works: Maurice Ravel: Boléro; Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra; Rapsodie espagnole; La valse; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Menuet antique; Le tombeau de...
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

From very early on in Maurice Ravel's career it was clear that he was excited by the orchestra's capacity for passion, exoticism and excess, and...continue...
Recording information: Grote Zaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam....continue...

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Rita Streich sings Waltzes & Arias
Rita Streich sings Waltzes & Arias

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-06-28

Works: Johann Strauss II: Frühlingsstimmen, Op. 410; Die Tänzerin Fanny Elssler; Camille Saint-Saëns: Le rossignol; Giuseppe Verdi: Lo spazzacamino, song for voice & piano; Benjamin Godard: J...
Performers: Streich, Rita
Conductors: Gaebel, Kurt
Ensemble: Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin

"...she delights the ear from start to finish. Highly recommended, this true Original." -Gramophone Magazine...continue...
Recording information: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany....continue...
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Gorecki: Kleines Requiem; Lerchenmusik
Gorecki: Kleines Requiem; Lerchenmusik

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-05-31

Works: Henryk Mikolaj Górecki: Kleines Requiem for a Polka, for piano & 13 instruments, Op. 66; Lerchenmusik for clarinet, cello & piano, Op. 53 ("Recitatives & Ariosos")
Performers: Boer, Harmen de; Groeneveld, Larissa; Leeuw, Reinbert de
Conductors: Leeuw, Reinbert de
Ensemble: Schoenberg Ensemble

Gorecki (1933 - 2010) became best known for his Symphony No.3, the 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' that became a hit in the 1990s, tapping into...continue...
Recording information: Amsterdam (11/1993)....continue...

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Stravinsky: The Works for Piano & Violin / Isabelle van Keulen / soprano Brouwenstijn
Stravinsky: The Works for Piano & Violin / Isabelle van Keulen / soprano Brouwenstijn

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-05-31

Works: Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite; Le Baiser de la fée; Danse russe; Mavra; Pastorale for Violin and Piano; Divertimento, transcription for violin & piano by Stravinsky & Samuel Dushkin (after T...
Performers: Mustonen, Olli [Conductor/Piano]; van Keulen, Isabelle [Violin]

The title is something of a charming misnomer: only a few minutes of Stravinsky's all-encompassing output were originally scored for violin and piano. However, once...continue...
Recording information: La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland....continue...

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Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 4, 11 &14 / Hagen Qrt.
Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 4, 11 &14 / Hagen Qrt.

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-04-26

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83; Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 122; Quartet for Strings no 14 in F sharp major, Op. 142
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Ensemble: Hagen Quartet

Shostakovich's 15 string quartets provide a very personal response to his experiences in the Soviet Union, and are among his most popular works. The 3...continue...
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Virtuoso Showpieces by Schumann, Falla, Liszt & Guion / Byron Janis
Virtuoso Showpieces by Schumann, Falla, Liszt & Guion / Byron Janis

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-04-26

Works: Franz Liszt: Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124; Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125; Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244; Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215; Sonetto ...
Performers: Janis, Byron [Piano]
Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra

A former child prodigy and student of Horowitz, Byron Janis was chosen in 1960 to spearhead a cross-cultural exchange between the US and USSR, making...continue...

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Loeki Stardust Collection [4 CDs]
Loeki Stardust Collection [4 CDs]

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-02-22

Works: Tarquinio Merula: La Ghiradella, canzona for consort; La Merula, canzona for consort; Gioseffo Guami: La Bastina, canzona a 4 for consort; La Brillantina, canzona for consort; La Gentile, canzona a 4...
Conductors: ; Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet

'If there is a better recorder ensemble than the ALSQ I have yet to hear it, and here it is reproduced with as splendid sound...continue...
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Hermann Baumann Collection
Hermann Baumann Collection

7 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-01-25

Works: Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for 3 horns, violin, strings & continuo in D major, TWV 54; Concerto for 2 Horns in D major, BA 8; Concerto for Horn in D major; Overture, suite for 2 horns, strings ...
Performers: Baumann, Hermann; Brown, Timothy; Hartz, Markus; Hill, Nicholas; Hokanson, Leonard; Schmidt, Eckhardt; Wittekind, Almut
Conductors: Brown, Iona; Zukerman, Pinchas; Masur, Kurt; Baumann, Hermann
Ensemble: ; Deutsche Naturhorn Solisten; Folkwang Horn Ensemble

A lifetime of performances around the world and an extensive discography has ensured that the great horn player Hermann Baumann's stupendous technique, versatility and characterful...continue...
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Russian Overtures & Orchestral Works
Russian Overtures & Orchestral Works

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-01-25

Works: Mikhail Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Dmitry Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Op. 96; Sergey Prokofiev: Semyon Kotko Suite, Op. 81a; Dmitry Kabalevsky: Colas Breugnon, Op...
Conductors: Pletnev, Mikhail

This stunning 2 CD set includes a mix of the familiar and the not-so-familiar: Liadov's exquisite miniature tone poems and Glinka's effervescent overture to Ruslan...continue...
Recording information: Concert Hall, Moscow Conservatory....continue...

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Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-11-16

Works: Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116; Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji

This CD contains two works that illustrate the two very different sides to Bartók's musical personality. The ballet The Miraculous Mandarin (1926) is a work...continue...
Recording information: Boston (02/1994-03/1994)....continue...
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Berg: Violin Concerto; 3 Orchestral Songs
Berg: Violin Concerto; 3 Orchestral Songs

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-09-28

Works: Alban Berg: Concerto for Violin; Pieces (3) for orchestra, Op. 6
Performers: Kremer, Gidon
Conductors: Davis, Colin

Recording information: Munich....continue...
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NEWC 8802018
Melodies Francaises / Gérard Souzay
Melodies Francaises / Gérard Souzay

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-07-27

Works: Gabriel Fauré: Chanson du pêcheur ("Ma belle amie est morte"), song for voice & piano or orchestra in F minor ("lam; Poème d'un jour, Op. 21; Les berceaux, Op. 23 no 1; Le secret, Op...
Performers: Baldwin, Dalton; Souzay, Gérard

A recital of French song by one of the great singers of the 20th century. Souzay possessed a warm, lyrical, supple, sensual and vibrant voice,...continue...
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NEWC 8802007
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F / Labèque Sisters
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F / Labèque Sisters

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-07-27

Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, unpublished version for 2 pianos; Concerto for Piano in F major
Performers: Labeque, Katia; Labeque, Marielle [Piano]

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NEWC 8802004
The Baroque Oboe / Heinz Holliger
The Baroque Oboe / Heinz Holliger

3 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-07-27

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Harpsichord in E major, BWV 1053; Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1059; Concerto for Harpsichord in A major, BWV 1055; Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto fo...
Performers: Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Holliger, Heinz [Oboe/Conductor]
Conductors: Brown, Iona

Heinz Holliger is one of the most accomplished and imaginative oboists of all time, with a repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the avant-garde. Here...continue...

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NEWC 8802005
Igor Stravinsky: Famous Ballets / Dutoit
Igor Stravinsky: Famous Ballets / Dutoit

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-07-27

Works: Igor Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps; Symphonies of Wind Instruments; Pétrouchka; Chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale), symphonic poem for orchestra; Etudes (4) for orchestra; L'oise...
Performers: Chompson, James; Early, Robert; Hutchins, Timothy; Maiste, Armas; Wean, Ellis
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles

The three great Stravinsky ballets are complemented by other major works in performances under the baton of Charles Dutoit, recognized as one of the greatest...continue...
Recording information: L'Église de St-Eustache, Montreal....continue...
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NEWC 8802013
Bela Bartok: Complete String Quartets
Bela Bartok: Complete String Quartets

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-07-27

Works: Béla Bartók: Quartet for Strings no 1 in A minor, Op. 7/Sz 40; Quartet for Strings no 2 in A minor, Op. 17; Quartet for Strings no 4, Sz 91; Quartet for Strings no 3, Sz 85; Quartet for Str...

Bela Bartok's six quartets are considered the most important cycle of works in the genre after those of Beethoven. Like Beethoven, the form of the...continue...
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