1 CD / MSR Classics / 2000-12-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Duo for Violin and Viola no 2, H 331; Ted Hansen: Mirrors; Myron Fink: Miniatures (6), for violin & viola; David Cleary: The Deeper Magic, for violin & viola
"Duets for violin and viola are scarce...Martinu's 'Madrigals' are well known, but this is the first recording of Duo No. 2...It is a fine example...continue...
1 CD / Skarbo / 2000-12-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Scherzo for Flute and Piano, H 174A; Sonata for Flute and Piano; Antonin Dvorák: Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G major, Op. 100/B 183; Sergey Prokofiev: Sonata in D major,...
Performers: Adorjan, András [Flute]; Ivaldi, Christian [Piano]
1 CD / Supraphon / 2000-11-20Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Ariadne
Performers: Dolezal, Vladimir; Kopp, Miroslav; Lindsley, Celina; Novak, Richard; Philips, Norman; Vele, Ludek
Conductors: Neumann, Václav
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Prague Philharmonic Chorus members
1 CD / Elan / 2000-10-17Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orchestra; Concerto Grosso for Chamber Orchestra, H 263; Czech Dancess (3) for 2 Pianos; Fantasie for 2 Pianos; Impromptus (2) for Harpsichord
Performers: Narboni, Nicole
Conductors: Válek, Vladimir
Ensemble: Talich Chamber Orchestra
Bohuslav Martinu is one of the classic figures in 20th century music. He was a student of violin and organ at the Prague Conservatory and...continue...
1 CD / Elan / 2000-10-17Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for 2 pianos & orchestra, H. 292; Concerto Grosso for 2 pianos & chamber orchestra, H. 263; Czech Dances (3) for 2 pianos, H. 324; Fantasy for 2 pianos, H. 180; Impromptu f...
Performers: Clinton, Mark; Narboni, Nicole
Ensemble: Clinton-Narboni Duo
1 CD / Albany Records / 2000-10-01Works: Ottorino Respighi: Trittico botticelliano (Three Botticelli Pictures) for orchestra, P. 151; Bohuslav Martinu: Frescoes of Piero della Francesca, for orchestra, H. 352; Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at...
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
"Falletta and her orchestra do the [Martinu] piece proud, bringing out its melody as well as its power., She draws remarkable playing from the Long...continue...
1 CD / ATMA / 2000-10-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Musique de Chambre no 1 for clarinet, violin, viola, cello, harp & piano, H. 376; Peter Schickele: Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello & piano; Aaron Copland: Piano Quartet; Sergey ...
Performers: Aldrich, Simon; Beaudry, Pascale; Fieldman-Fraiberg, Dorothy; Foster, Martin; Francavilla, Nadia; Lupien, Francine; Skorzewska, Katherina; Swartz, Jennifer
1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2000-09-12Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61; Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for Violin no 2, H 293
Performers: Scholz, Katrin
Conductors: Lang-Lessing, Sebastian
Ensemble: Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Telarc / 2000-07-25Works: Joan Huang: Reflections after a Rainbow; William Albright: The Sleepwalker's Shuffle; Claude Debussy: Children's Corner; Samuel Adler: Road To Terpsichore (Dance Suite) for piano; Paul Hindemith: Sui...
Performers: Cheng, Gloria
"A super-enjoyable, toe-tapping disc if ever there was one! Cheng is a marvellous champion of all the hugely varied music on this spiffingly enterprising disc...A...continue...
Over the centuries, the spirit of the dance has bonded music of all forms. Though infinitely varied, music that inspires the dance shares an intangible essence: part rhythm, part melody, it makes the ...continue...
1 CD / Video Artists International / 2000-06-06Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, K 380 (374f); Gabriel Fauré: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1 in A major, Op. 13; Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita for Violin ...
Performers: Fuchs, Joseph; Villa, Joseph
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2000-05-01Works: Gioachino Rossini: Sins of Old Age, Book 7 'Album de chaumière'; Abram Chasins: Rush Hour in Hong Kong, Op. 5/3; Percy Grainger: Beautiful Fresh Flower, folk song for piano (after traditional Ch...
Performers: Lin, Jenny [Piano]
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-04-18Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat minor ("French"), H. 117; Quartet for Strings no 2; Tri jezdci (Three Horsemen), for string quartet, H. 1
Ensemble: Martinu Quartet
"...The Martinu Quartet's performance [Quartet No. 1] has a great sense of advocacy and insight, particularly in the slow movement and finale...the...Quartet gets inside the...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 2000-02-22Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Concertino for Piano Trio and Strings; Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 "Cinq pièces brèves"; Trio for Piano and Strings no 2; Duo for Violin and Cello no 2, H 371
Performers: Bucchianeri, Diane; Deane, Derry
Conductors: Freeman, Paul
Ensemble: Czech National Symphony Orchestra; Trio Tulsa
1 CD / Campion / 1999-09-28Works: Antonín Dvorák: Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22; Bohuslav Martinu: Nonet for Wind Quintet, String Trio and Double Bass; Isa Krejcí: Nonet Divertimento; Jan Tausinger: Nonet...
Performers: Bousek, Jiri; Charvat, Arnost; Fuka, Vaclav; Hermanek, Milan; Hynk, Jiri; Klanska-Bouchalova, Vladimira; Krejci, Jiri; Kuda, Frantisek; Kyzivat, Vaclav; Lojda, Rudolf; Rezac, Jaroslav; Roskovec, Ondr...
Ensemble: Czech Nonet
1 CD / Albany Records / 1999-09-01Works: Eugène Bozza: Children's Overture; Nikolai Lopatnikoff: Concerto for wind orchestra; Camargo Guarnieri: Homenagen a Villa-Lobos; Darius Milhaud: Little Symphony, for 10 winds no 5, "Dixtour d'in...
Performers: Combs, Larry; Lewis, Steven [Recorder]
Conductors: DeRoche, Donald
Ensemble: DePaul University Wind Ensemble
1 CD / Orfeo / 1999-07-02Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Frescoes of Piero della Francesca, for orchestra, H. 352; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Pathétique Symphony, Op. 74
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Mode Records / 1999-06-22Works: Joseph Schillinger: Melody; Mouvement électronique et pathétique; Friedrich Wilckens: Dance in the Moon; Percy Grainger: Free Music no 2; Bohuslav Martinu: Fantasie for Theremin, Oboe, ...
Performers: Kavina, Lydia; Parcells, Elisabeth; Pierce, Joshua [Piano]
Ensemble: Portland String Quartet
As her hands dance around the instrument's antennas, Lydia Kavina proves the theremin is no mere producer of Hollywood sound effects. One of the first...continue...
1 CD / ATMA / 1999-04-01Works: Béla Kovács: Hommage to Manuel de Falla for clarinet in A major; Béla Bartók: Romanian Folkdances (6) for Piano, Sz 56; Paul Dukas: Vocalise-étude for voice & piano ("Alla Gi...
Performers: Baril, Louise-Andree; Moisan, Andre
1 CD / Cedille / 1999-01-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Duo for violin & cello no 2 in D major, H. 371; Erwin Schulhoff: Duo for Violin and Cello; Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello; Zoltán Kodály: Duo for violin & ...
Performers: Barton Pine, Rachel [Violin]; Warner, Wendy [Cello]
"One runs out of superlatives for a CD such as this . . . it is a joy to hear [these pieces] played with such...continue...
1 CD / Elysium / 1998-12-02Works: Franz Krommer: Concerto for 2 clarinets & orchestra in E flat major, Op. 35; Camille Saint-Saëns: La muse et le poète, for violin, cello & piano (or orchestra), Op. 132; Bohuslav Martinu: D...
Performers: Charles Rex; Drucker, Naomi; Drucker, Stanley; Gregor Kruyer; Jacqueline Schiller; Rex, Christopher
Conductors: Tiboris, Peter
2 CD / Hyperion / 1998-05-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Madrigal Stanzas (5) for Violin and Piano; Madrigals (4) for oboe, clarinet & bassoon, H. 266; Madrigals (3) for Violin and Viola; Madrigal Sonata; Nonet for wind quintet & piano qu...
Performers: Bennett, William [Flute]; Benson, Clifford [Piano]; Bryden, John; Butterworth, Oliver; Campbell, David; Canter, Robin; Evans, Michael J.; Ireland, Patrick; Kovacic, Ernst; Osostowicz, Krysia; Sheen, ...
Ensemble: Dartington Ensemble
'First-class performances and superb recording. An indispensable issue for lovers of Martinu's music' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)
'A delightful record, first class performances and...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1997-11-04Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 6 ("Fantaisies symphoniques"), H. 343
Conductors: Fagen, Arthur
Ensemble: Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Crystal Records / 1997-08-19Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E flat major, Op. 167; Henri Rabaud: Solo de concours, for clarinet & piano, Op. 10; Paul Ladmirault: Sonata for clarinet and piano; Bruno B...
Performers: Bach, Timothy; Edwards, Michael
1 CD / Supraphon / 1997-01-31Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Polní Mse (Field Mass), cantata for baritone, male chorus, winds, piano, harmonium & percussion, H.; Double Concerto for 2 string orchestras, piano & timpani, H. 271; Frescoes ...
Performers: Bouse, Jan; Ruzicka, Josef; Zitek, Vaclav
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1996-07-04Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Piano Quartet, H. 287; Quartet for oboe, violin, cello & piano, H. 315; Sonata for viola & piano, H. 355; Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello, H. 164
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Cho, Young-Chang; Gadd, Charmian; Ivashkin, Alexander; Kuchar, Theodore; Marangella, Joel; Moog, Rainer; Selby, Kathryn; Soroka, Solomia; van Keulen, Isabelle [Violin]
1 CD / Centaur / 1996-06-30Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 1; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3; Sonata for 2 Violins and Piano
Performers: Hester, Timothy; Lack, Fredell; Spierer, Leon
1 CD / Centaur / 1996-06-01Works: Samuel Barber: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6; Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2; Béla Bartók: Rhapsody for Cello and Piano, Sz 88; John Bavicchi: Sonata for cello, No 2,...
Performers: Epperson, Gordon
1 CD / Centaur / 1996-01-08Works: Joaquin Turina: Trio for Piano and Strings no 1, Op. 35; Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in B minor, Op. 76; Bohuslav Martinu: Bergerettes for Violin, Cello and Piano
Performers: Keller, Elizabeth; Reeder, Deborah; Sonies, Barbara
Ensemble: Philadelphia Trio
1 CD / Camerata / 1995-12-28Works: Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Sonata for Violin/Flute and Piano in D major, Op. 50; Antonín Dvorák: Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G major, Op. 100/B 183; Paul Hindemith: Sonata for Flute an...
Performers: Gisler-Haase, Barbara; Mori, Mika
"...This is a very satisfying program of four very different sonatas, all but one originally written for the flute...The performances are absolutely ideal...The recording is...continue...
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1995-11-11Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Nonet for Wind Quintet, String Trio and Double Bass; Nonet for Wind Quintet, String Trio and Piano; Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano in F major; La Revue de Cuisine
Ensemble: Lahti Chamber Ensemble
1 CD / Tall Poppies / 1995-11-01Works: Frank Bridge: Souvenir; Bohuslav Martinu: Impromptu for Violin and Piano; Josef Suk: Melodie for 2 Violins; Antonín Dvorák: Ballad for Violin and Piano in D minor, Op. 15 no 1/B 139; Em...
Performers: Bollard, David; Wood, Graham
1 CD / Kontrapunkt / 1995-08-22Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for Flute, Violin and Piano, H 254; Trio for flute, cello & piano, H. 300; Promenades for Violin, Flute and Harpsichord; Sonata for Flute and Piano; Madrigal Sonata
Performers: Arnheim, Yossi; Bergman, Marcel; Rub-Levi, Irit
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1995-08-17Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for flute, cello & piano, H. 300; Sonata for Flute, Violin and Piano, H 254; Promenades for Violin, Flute and Harpsichord; Madrigal Sonata
Ensemble: Feinstein Ensemble
1 CD / Antes / 1995-07-17Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Trio for flute, cello & piano, H. 300; Ned Rorem: Trio for flute, cello & piano; George Crumb: Vox balaenae
1 CD / Centaur / 1995-05-17Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1; Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2; Sonata for Cello and Piano no 3
Performers: Kaspar, Paul
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-10-12Works: Béla Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz 113; Bohuslav Martinu: Concertino for piano trio & strings, H. 232; Antal Doráti: Pater Noster; Jesus Oder Barabbas?, for speaker, ch...
Performers: Quadflieg, Will
Conductors: Fischer-Dieskau, Martin; Grube, Christian
Ensemble: Berlin HdK Chamber Choir; Czech Philharmonic members; New Berlin Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1994-09-01Works: Antonin Dvorák: String Sextet in A major, B. 80 (Op. 48); Bohuslav Martinu: Serenade for 2 Violins and Viola no 2; Sextet for 2 violins, 2 violas & 2 cellos, H. 224
Performers: Latchem, Malcolm; Sillito, Kenneth; Smissen, Robert
1 CD / Gall / 1994-04-01Works: Alexandre Tansman: Septet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, alto & cello; Tibor Harsányi: Nonette for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, alto & cello; Bohuslav Martinu: ...
Conductors: Jordan, Armin
Ensemble: Paris Chamber Ensemble
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-03-25Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 2
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1994-03-25Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony no 3; Symphony no 4
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Supraphon / 1994-01-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for Violin no 1, H. 232bis; Concerto for Violin no 2, H 293; Rhapsodie for Viola and Orchestra
Performers: Suk, Josef
Conductors: Neumann, Václav
1 CD / Phoenix Entertainment / 1993-08-26Works: Benjamin Britten: Scottish Ballad, for 2 pianos & orchestra, Op. 26; Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for 2 pianos & orchestra, H. 292; Fantasy for 2 pianos, H. 180; Czech Dances (3) for 2 pianos, H. 324
Performers: Jonas, Dorothy; Pierce, Joshua [Piano]
Conductors: Stratta, Ettore
1 CD / Antes / 1993-06-01Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano in C minor, Op. 34; Bohuslav Martinu: La Revue de Cuisine (Kitchen Revue), jazz suite & ballet for clarinet, bassoon...
1 CD / Tall Poppies / 1993-04-01Works: Frederick Delius: Caprice and Elegy for Cello and Orchestra; Antonín Dvorák: From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68; Ferenc Farkas: Arioso for Cello/Viola and Piano; Gabriel Fauré: Ser...
Performers: Bollard, David; Pereira, David [cello]
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1993-03-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Memorial to Lidice; Polní Mse (Field Mass), cantata for baritone, male chorus, winds, piano, harmonium & percussion, H.; Symphony no 4
Performers: Kejmar, Miroslav; Vocals], Ivan Kusnjer [Baritone
Conductors: Belohlávek, Jirí
Gramophone Classical Music Guide
The luscious, intricately scored pages of the bighearted Fourth Symphony sound opulent in this recording. For the most part, the playing is...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 1993-01-01Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E flat major, Op. 167; Bohuslav Martinu: Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano; Claude Debussy: Première Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra...
Performers: Benson, Clifford [Piano]; Gray, Gary [Clarinet]
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1992-04-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for Piano, H 350; Etudes and Polkas (16) for piano (in 3 books), H. 308; Sonata for Flute and Piano
Performers: Kvapil, Radoslav
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1992-04-01Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Bohuslav Martinu: Sonatina for trumpet & piano, H. 357; Carl Alexius: Sonatina for trumpet & piano; Paul Hindemith: Sonata for trumpet & piano; Alfred Cellier: Th...
Performers: Tarr, Edward H. [Trumpet]; Westenholz, Elisabeth
1 CD / Simax / 1992-01-10Works: Richard Strauss: Concerto for Oboe in D major, AV 144; Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for Oboe H. 353; Jean Françaix: L' Horloge de Flore, for oboe & orchestra
1 CD / Cambria / 1991-06-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Concerto for Violin no 2, H 293; Aram Khachaturian: Concerto for Violin in D minor; Joseph Achron: Stimmungen (2), Op. 32; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel; Traditional: Dan...
Performers: Kaufman, Louis; Ulanowsky, Paul
Conductors: Leconte, Jean-Michel; Rachmilovich, Jacques; Herrmann, Bernard
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra; ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra; Santa Monica Orchestra