The Parisian Symphony - works by Stamitz, Gossec, Grétry, Haydn, Krauss, Hérold / Les Agrémens, Guy Van Waas
7 CD / Ricercar / 2015-06-30Works: André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry: Céphale et Procris (Airs de L'Aurore); Les Deux Avares (Airs d'Henriette); Anacréon chez Polycrate (Air d'Anais); La Caravane du Caire (Air de...
Performers: Borghi, Jennifer; Cohën-Akenine, Patrick [Violin]; Devos, Jodie; Gower, Jane; Hoeprich, Eric; Karthäuser, Sophie; Laurent, Benoit; Madeuf, Jean-François; Poly, Francois; Waas, Guy Va...
Conductors: Waas, Guy Van
Ensemble: Les Agrémens
It was at Le Concert Spirituel that the Germanicstyle symphony made its appearance in Paris. This story began in the 1750s with the arrival of...continue...
Carl Orff: Trionfi, triptych (Carmina Burana, Catulli Carmina, Trionfi di Afrodite) / Regina Werner, Eberhard Buchner, Herbert Kegel, Leipzig Radio SO
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2015-06-30Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana; Catulli Carmina, scenic cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Trionfo di Afrodite, scenic concert in 7 scenes
Performers: Büchner, Eberhard; Czapski, Jutta; Erber, Gerhard; Hiestermann, Horst; Krahmer, Renate; Nawe, Isabella; Philipp, Gunter; Süss, Reiner; Stryczek, Karl-Heinz; Wappler, Wolfgang; Werner, Regina
Conductors: Kegel, Herbert
Ensemble: ; Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Leipzig
Orff’s best-known composition is more frequently encountered in the concert hall than in the opera house, but it was originally conceived for the stage, where...continue...
Schumann: Arrangements for Piano Duet, 3 - Symphony No. 3, 'Manfred, Op. 115; Overtures / Eckerle Piano Duo
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-06-09Works: Robert Schumann: Manfred, Op. 115; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"; Overture to Goethe's Hermann und Dorothea, for orchestra in B minor, Op. 136; Scenes from Goethe's Faust, WoO 3
Ensemble: Eckerle Piano Duo
As keyboards became more powerful during the nineteenth century, so demand for piano duet arrangements increased dramatically. Robert Schumann, already a keen duet player, wrote...continue...
Recording information: Stadthalle Ettlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (10/31/2013-11/01/2013)....continue...
Richard Danielpour: 'Ancient Voices' - Darkness in the Ancient Valley, symphony (2011); Toward a Season of Peace (2012) / Hila Plitmann, soprano
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-06-09Works: Richard Danielpour: Darkness in the Ancient Valley, symphony for soprano & orchestra; Toward a Season of Peace, oratorio for soprano, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Plitmann, Hila
Conductors: Guerrero, Giancarlo; St. Clair, Carl
Ensemble: Nashville Symphony; Pacific Symphony
One of the most sought-after and decorated composers of his generation, Richard Danielpour refers to himself as "an American composer with a Middle Eastern memory"....continue...