Astor Piazzolla: Concerto for Bandoneon; Tangos / Pablo Mainetti (bandoneon), Free Theater Chamber Orchestra, Josep Pons
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Pons, Josep
Ensemble: Free Theater Chamber Orchestra
Rooted in the traditional Argentine tango and rich with jazz-influenced colors and textures, the music of Astor Piazzolla offers an intoxicating blend of popular rhythms...continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08
Dietrich Henschel invites us to follow in the footsteps of Schubert at his most intimate, his most deeply moving: the Schubert whose songs deal with...continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors:
Ensemble: Cuarteto Casals
The six String Quartets Op.33, though known as the 'Russian Quartets' in reference to their dedicatee the Grand Duke of Russia and future Tsar Paul...continue...
Haydn: Concertos for Cello nos. 1 & 2 ; Georg Matthias Monn (1717-1750): Concerto for Cello in G minor / Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Freiburger Barockorchester, Petra Mullejans
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Mullejans, Petra
Ensemble: Freiburger Barockorchester
The two Haydn concertos recorded here are pillars of the cello repertoire, and unquestionably the two most accomplished works in their genre from the Viennese...continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants
In 1692, following up on the immense success of Dido & Aeneas and King Arthur, Henry Purcell composed The Fairy Queen, a work based on...continue...
Robert Kyr (b.1952): The Cloud of Unknowing; Songs of the Soul / Esteli Gomez, soprano; David Farwig, baritone
1 Super Audio CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Works: Robert Kyr: The Singer's Ode, for chorus & orchestra; The Cloud of Unknowing, cantata; Songs of the Soul, cantata
Conductors: Hella-Johnson, Craig
Ensemble: Victoria Bach Festival Orchestra
Craig Hella Johnson leads Conspirare, soprano Estelí Gomez, baritone David Farwig and the Victoria Bach Festival Orchestra in this first recording of three choral works...continue...
Recording information: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Cen (06/2013)....continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent
This mid-priced reissue in the hmGold series features two major recordings of Henry Purcell by Philippe Herreweghe. The acclaimed conductor leads the Collegium Vocale Gent...continue...
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas nos. 4 & 7; Piano Trios Nos. 3 & 5 / Daniel Sepec (vln), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) , Andreas Staier (pno)
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08
This double album brings together two recordings that broke new ground in the Beethoven discography. Disc one focuses on the transition from the violin sonata's...continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Jacobs, Rene
Ensemble: Berlin Academy for Old Music; RIAS Chamber Choir
The secular cantatas afford us a glimpse of what J.S. Bach could have done if he had been tempted to write an opera. They reveal...continue...
Prometheus - Orchesterlieder'- Hugo Wolf: Morike-Lieder; Spanish Songbook; Goethe-Lieder / Juliane Banse, Dietrich Henschel, Deutches SO Berlin, Nagano
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Deutches SO Berlin
The more experience Hugo Wolf gained, the more the urge to compose for the orchestra and the opera became pressing, even painful. By orchestrating his...continue...
Jean Gilles (1668-1705): Requiem; Diligam te, Domine (motet) / La Chapelle Royale, Herreweghe, Agnes Mellon, Veronique Gens, Howard Crook, Herve Lamy, Peter Kooy
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Herreweghe, Phillippe
Ensemble: La Chapelle Royale
Philippe Herreweghe's 1990 recording of the celebrated Requiem by Jean Gilles marked the work's first modern reading. Performed here from manuscript, shorn of Andre Campra's...continue...