Josef Strauss Meets Offenbach - Dances by Josef Strauss based on melodies from operas by Offenbach, Thomas, Gounod
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-10-14Works: Josef Strauss: Fortunio-Magellone-Daphnis, quadrille for orchestra, Op. 103; Les Géorgiennes (The Gregorian Women), quadrille for orchestra, Op. 168; Blaumbart-Quadrille, Op. 206; Die Groá...
Conductors: Pollack, Christian; Eschwe, Alfred; Dittrich, Michael; Müssauer, Manfred
Ensemble: ; Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Intended for the army by his father, Johann - the founder of the waltz dynasty - Josef Strauss instead turned first to engineering and then,...continue...
Recording information: Slovakia....continue...
The Real Beeler: Symphonic Music of Alan Beeler incl. Clarinet Concerto; Violin Concerto, Marimba Concertos 1 & 2; Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 et al. / Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, Vit Muzik, violin
1 CD / Navona / 2014-10-14Conductors: Trevor, Krik; Vronsky, Petr; ; Valek, Vladimir
Ensemble: Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra; Moravian Philharmonic Chamber Players; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
On his debut solo Navona Records release, The Real Beeler, prolific composer Alan Beeler presents his refined and distinguishable orchestral voice, exploring various harmonic and...continue...
Walter Ross: 'Triumvirate' - Concertos for Clarinet, Piano & Double Bass / St. Petersburg State SO, Lande, Artem Chirkov (double bass), Slovak RSO, Robert Black, Marjorie Mitchell (pno), Warsaw Nat. Phil., Manahan, Stoltzman, (clar)
1 CD / Ravello / 2014-08-12Conductors: Lande, Vladimir ; Black, Robert; Manahan, George
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra; Warsaw National Philharmonic
On TRIUMVIRATE, composer Walter Ross' second release on Ravello Records, the concerto is showcased as a genre, illustrating that tension and opposition can create balance...continue...
Bloch: Israel Symphony; Suite for Viola and Orchestra / Adriana Kohutkova & Katarina Kramolisova, sopranos; Terezia Bajakova, mz; Denisa Hamarova, contralto; Michal Macuha, baritone
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-08-12Works: Ernest Bloch: Israel; Suite for viola & piano
Performers: Gandelsman, Yuri
Conductors: Atlas, Dalia
Ensemble: Atlas Camerata Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bloch's so-called Jewish Cycle - the Israel Symphony, Schelomo, Trois Poèmes Juifs and the String Quartet - earned the composer the kind of esteem in...continue...
Recording information: Churchill Auditorium, Haifa, Israel (05/10/2001-05/11/2001); Concert Studio of the Slovak Radio, Bratislava, Slovaki (05/10/2001-05/11/2001); Churchill Auditorium, Haifa, Israel...continue...
Khachaturian: The Battle of Stalingrad; Othello - film score suites / Viktor Simcisko, violin; Jana Valaskova, soprano
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-07-08Works: Aram Khachaturian: The Battle of Stalingrad, suite from the film score (from the film by Vladimir Petrov); Othello, film score & suite for orchestra (or piano)
Performers: Simcisko, Viktor
Ensemble: ; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Khachaturian's involvement in film, which began in Armenia as early as 1934, was long-lived and highly distinctive. Until 1960, the date of his last film,...continue...
Recording information: Concert Hall of Slovak Radio, Bratislava....continue...
1 CD / Navona / 2014-03-25Works: Michael G. Cunningham: Concerto for Violin Op. 166; Dialogue for orchestra & wind trio, Op. 11a; Diaphony for orchestra & wind trio, Op. 229; Wakefield Autumn, for orchestra, Op. 151; Kaleidoscope, f...
Performers: Lebr, Ondrey [Violin]
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk; Micka, Vit
Ensemble: ; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Michael Cunningham's Sonic Flight showcases six of his works for orchestra. Mr. Cunningham has written nearly 250 compositions, spanning virtually every medium....continue...