'Wartime Consolations' - Violin Concertos by Shostakovich, Weinberg & Hartmann / Linus Roth, violin; Württemberg CO Heilbronn; Ruben Gazarian. José Gallardo, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Challenge / 2015-09-04Works: Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Concerto Funebre for violin & string orchestra; Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Concertino for violin & string orchestra, Op. 42; Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes, for violin & piano, Op. 47/...
Performers: Gallardo, José [Piano]; Roth, Linus
Conductors: Gazarian, Ruben
Ensemble: Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronná
A new disc by Linus Roth, after his acclaimed Britten/Weinberg Violin Concertos release! This new disc is very thoughtfully composed, containing four works that span...continue...
Recording information: Motormusic Studios Mechelen, Belgium (01/22/2015-01/24/2015)....continue...
J.S. Bach: The Cello Suites; works by Gubaidulina, Kurtág, Penderecki, Schnittke & Britten / Mayke Rademakers, cello & electric cello
3 CD / Challenge / 2015-09-04Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007; Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008; Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009; Suite for Cello solo no 4 in E f...
Performers: Rademakers, Mayke
Of this interesting new recording, which combines Bach's cello suites with contemporary composers and improvisations, Mayke Rademakers says: "These days, there exists a tremendous focus...continue...
Recording information: Podiumkerkje, Grevenbicht (NL) (2013-09-??&2014-02-??&2014-)....continue...
Joaquin Rodrigo. Shadows & Light, Rodrigo at 90 (documentary); Concierto de Aranjuez (performance) / Pepe Romero, Neville Marriner, ASMF [DVD]
1 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2015-08-28Works: Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar
Performers: Romero, Pepe
Conductors: Marriner, Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Rodrigo at 90 is an intimate portrait of Spain's best-known composer. He lived a life filled with as much tragedy as joy, but his music...continue...
Run Time: 96 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Milhaud: La Création du Monde, Op. 81; Le Boeuf sur le toit, Op. 58; Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67 / French Nat'l Orch., Bernstein; Concert Arts Orch., Milhaud (rec. 1956, 1976)
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-08-28Works: Darius Milhaud: La création du monde, Op. 81; Saudades do Brasil (12), suite of dances for orchestra, Op. 67b; Le boeuf sur le toit, Op. 58
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard; Milhaud, Darius
Ensemble: Orchestre National de France; The Concert Arts Orchestra
Bernstein's performances of Milhaud are full of affection and his French orchestra is easy-going in style and silky in sound. The coupling is Milhaud's...continue...
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F; An American in Paris. / Andre Previn, piano & conductor, London SO (rec. 1971)
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-08-28Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; Concerto for Piano in F major
Performers: de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Previn, Andre [Conductor/Piano]
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (06/04/1971/06/06/1971)....continue...
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2; Concerto for Orchestra / Tedi Papavrami, violin; Luxembourg PO; Krivine
1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2015-08-28Works: Béla Bartók: Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Sz. 112, BB 117; Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Performers: Papavrami, Tedi [Violin]
Conductors: Krivine, Emmanuel
Ensemble: Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourgá
After two first recordings released by Zig-Zag Territoires and devoted to Ravel, Mussorgsky and Rimsky-Korsakov, Emmanuel Krivine and the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra devote this CD...continue...
Recording information: The Grand Auditorium of the Luxembourg Philharmonie, Ét (09/09/2013-09/14/2013)....continue...
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2015-08-28Works: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Appunti, Quaderno 1; Appunti, Quaderno 2; Appunti, Quaderno 3
Performers: Leone, Enea
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) was an Italian-born, US-naturalised composer whose greatest legacy to posterity was his guitar music, much of which is already well represented within...continue...
Recording information: Parish church of Prina, Strona, Italy (2013-07-20_2013-07-23&2013-)....continue...
The Club Album: Live from Yellow Lounge - extracts from works by Vivaldi, Debussy, Gershwin, J.S. Bach, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Copland et al. / Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano; Mahan Esfahani
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2015-08-28Works: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; George Gershwin: Preludes (3) for piano; Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings and Basso continuo in D minor BWV 1043; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: S...
Performers: Esfahani, Mahan; Mutter, Anne-Sophie [Violin]; Orkis, Lambert [Keyboards]; Wildschut, Noa; Zhou, Nancy
Conductors: Esfahani, Mahan
Ensemble: Mutter's Virtuosi
In May of 2015, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter gave a truly unique concert: rather than standing on stage in one of the world's renowned well-tempered grand...continue...
Recording information: Berlin, Neue Heimat (05/07/2015-05/08/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2015-08-28Works: Igor Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for piano, 4 hands; Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1947 version)
Performers: Garburg, Gil [Piano]; Silver, Sivan [Piano]
Ensemble: Silver-Garburg Piano Duoá
Sivan Silver and her partner Gil Garburg set new standards in the high art, often too little appreciated, of the duo on one or two...continue...
Recording information: Sendesaal Bremen (07/22/2014-07/25/2014)....continue...
Song Cycles - Music & Poetry by Luis Andrei Cobo, Patrick Hardish, Dorrie Weiss, Toby Roberts, Geoffrey Chaucer, Zach Seely, Gene Pritsker, Emily Dickinson, David Gotay et al. / Elizabeth Cherry, Katie Cox, Charles Coleman, singers
1 CD / Composers Concordance / 2015-08-28Works: David Gotay: Carefully Try Balance, Part 1, for soprano, flute & piano (part of a collaborative work); Zach Seely: Carefully Try Balance, Part 2, for soprano, flute & piano (part of a collaborative w...
Performers: Bo, Thomas Carlo [Conductor/Piano]; Cherry, Elizabeth; Coleman, Charles [Vocals]; Cox, Katie; Khosrowpour, Amir; Norris, Lynn; Oge, Derin; Oldfather, Christopher [Piano]; Taylor, Eleanor
Ensemble: Circadia Ensemble
Composers Concordance Records presents an album focusing on the art of the song cycle. Either all by the same composer or a cycle of songs...continue...
Recording information: Bunker Studios; Greenpoint Studios; LBrown Studios; Threshold Recording Studios NYC....continue...
1 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2015-08-28Works: Benjamin Britten: Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 25; Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36; Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94
Ensemble: Belcea Quartet
The Belcea Quartet is one of the world's leading chamber music ensembles, having won many international accolades since its establishment in 1994. With the three...continue...
Run Time: 90 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1