Christian Jost (b.1963): Berlinsymphony; Lover-Skysong / Christian Jost. Ivan Fischer, Deutches Kammerorchester Berlin. Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin
1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Fischer, Ivan;
Ensemble: Deutches Kammerorchester Berlin; Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin
Berlin Symphony. Berlin - Torstrasse, 4 o'clock in the morning, in October. The temperature is pleasant. A lukewarm, gently cooling breeze blows through the nighttime...continue...
Scriabin: Mazurkas; 24 Preludes; Sonata Fantasia; Sonata No. 4; Sonata No. 9; "Portrait d'un Visionnaire" / Filippo Balducci, piano
1 CD / Digressione Music / 2016-06-24
Alexander Scriabin is popular among modern pianists, as is seen in the numerous recordings made since the 1970s. With a revolutionary compositional style, Scriabin remains...continue...
"Romantic Piano Concertos" - An extensive collection of over 60 rare, Romantic piano concertos from the 18th, 19th & 20th centuries performed by acclaimed pianists with renowned orchestras and conductors
40 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Works: Johann Baptist Cramer: Concerto for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op.48; Carl Czerny: Divertissement de Concert, for piano & orchestra, Op. 204; Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 214; Ferdinand Ries: Conce...
Conductors: Springer, Alois; Faerber, Jörg; Schmidt-Gartenbach; Maga, Othmar
Ensemble: Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Hamburger Symphoniker; Philharmonia Hungarica
Including over 60 composers and spanning the entire Romantic period, this impressive 40 CD set aims to bring some of the more obscure piano concertos...continue...
"Masters of the Guitar, Vol. 2" - works by J.S. Bach, Alard-Tarrega, Albeniz, Cano, Narvaez, Scarlatti / Gómez, Llobet, Gonzalez, Arguelles, Iglesias, Cano. Romero, Segovia, De La Maza (rec. 1925-64)
1 CD / Idis / 2016-06-24
"Hidden Music of the Russian Church" - Works by Alexander Alexandrov, Nikolai Golovanov, Alexander Nikolsky, Pavel Chesnokov, Alexander Kastalsky / Ilya Tolkachev, Moscow Patriarch Choir of Christ the Savior Cathedral
1 CD / Christophorus / 2016-06-24Conductors: Tolkachev, Ilya
Ensemble: Moscow Patriarch Choir of Christ the Savior Cathedral
The Patriarch Choir of the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow conducted by Ilya Tolkachov devotes the second of their CDs issued by Christophoros to...continue...
1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2016-06-24
The adventure began in 2012, when Gilles Ledure, director of Flagey (Brussels), suggested to Lorenzo Gatto and Julien Libeer they should perform the complete Beethoven...continue...
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel; Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau / Emmanuel Krivine, Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg
1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2016-06-24Conductors: Krivine, Emmanuel
Ensemble: Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
In this new recording devoted to the symphonic poem, Emmanuel Krivine and the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra couple two of the finest composers in the genre,...continue...
"Flauto d'Amore" - Works by Beethoven, Chaminade, Chausson, Elgar, Faure, Gershwin, Grieg, Martini, Massenet, Mercadante, Nielsen, Poulenc, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky / Ginevra Patrucci, flute. Paola Pisa, piano
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24
A frequently ignored instrument, the Flauto d'Amore first appeared during the Baroque era, when chamber ensembles frequently included woodwind instruments. Built in B-flat, A, and...continue...
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2016-06-24
Nelson Freire, Brazil's most distinguished classical musician, plays the colourful, captivating piano music of his country's most celebrated classical composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos. Eight miniature pie...continue...
Mozart: Rondo in D; Sonata in E flat; Fantasy in C minor; Ten Variations on 'Unser dummer pobel meint'; Fantasy in D minor; Minuet in D; Gigue in G; Rondo in A minor / Jane Coop, piano.
1 CD / Skylark / 2016-06-24
The 10 short Mozart treasures included on this release are all anchored in the early Sonata in E flat K. 282. Jane Coop has successfully...continue...
Works for Oboe & Piano by Napoléon Coste, Hyacinthe Eléonore Klosé, Stanislas Verroust:/ Enrico Calcagni, oboe. Sonia Ballarin, piano
1 CD / Dynamic / 2016-06-24
Napoléon Coste is mainly known today among guitarists. His output includes a certain number of pieces for oboe, some with guitar accompaniment, others with the...continue...
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24
Guido Alberto Fano (1875-1961) lived and worked in Germany and Austria, where he developed as a composer and as a pianist. After his time there,...continue...
Chopin: "Martha Argerich - The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon" / Martha Argerich, piano. [5 CDs]
5 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2016-06-24Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; National Symphony Orchestra
This 5 CD set brings together Martha Argerich's complete studio, live and radio recordings of Chopin on Deutsche Grammophon, and documents her special, intuitive and...continue...
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 26 ôCoronation" / Friedrich Gulda, piano; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K.488, is characterized by elegance and intimacy, while No. 26 in D major, K.537, is more imposing...continue...
"Merrie England" - Works by Sir Edward German, Sir Henry Bishop, William Henry Squire, John Gay, Hermann Koenig / Lieutenant-Colonel G.J. Miller, The Band of the Grenadier Guards
1 CD / British Military Music Archive / 2016-06-24Conductors: Miller, G.J.
Ensemble: The Band of the Grenadier Guards
The title Merrie England nicely brings together the themes of this album, the traditional music of England and the music of one of its great...continue...
Tartini: Sonatas for Violin (4) "Tartini's Violin" / Crtomir Siskovic, violin. Luca Ferrini, harpsichord and organ
1 CD / Dynamic / 2016-06-24
The Sonatas reveal the more intimate side of Tartini's artistry, thus providing the ideal complement to the Concertos in the definition of the musician's artistic...continue...
Beethoven: Egmont (German & English versions); Consecration of the House Overture "Re-Sound, Vol. 3: Beethoven" / Bernarda Bobro, soprano. Herbert Fottinger, speaker-German. John Malkovich, speaker-English
2 CD / Alpha Productions / 2016-06-24Conductors: Haslebock, Martin
Ensemble: Orchester Wiener Akademie
With Resound Beethoven, the Orchester Wiener Akademie brings the music of the great master back into the venues where they received their premiere performances. The...continue...
"Towards Verklarte Nacht" - Works by Schoenberg, Bach, Brahms, Zemlinsky, Berg; / Gabriella Sborgi, soprano. Alessandro Maria Carnelli, Sextet of the Orchestra da Camera di Mantova
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Carnelli, Alessandro Maria
Ensemble: Sextet of the Orchestra da Camera di Mantova
This release is an interesting musical journey through the paths that led to Arnold Schoenberg's composition of his masterpiece for string sextet, Verklarte Nacht. The...continue...
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Marga Höffgen, contralto; Ernst Haefliger, tenor; Otto Edelmann, bass; Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan made his first - and perhaps most thrilling - recording of the complete Beethoven Symphonies with the Philharmonia Orchestra in the early...continue...
"Seven Kings" - Works by Daniel Grabois, David Sanford, Dave Ballou, Edward Jacobs, Robert Maggio / Meridian Arts Ensemble
1 CD / Innova / 2016-06-24Conductors:
Ensemble: Meridian Arts Ensemble
Seven Kings is the newest release from the Meridian Arts Ensemble. The group, which was founded in 1987, consists of a traditional brass quintet plus...continue...
Giovanni Simone Mayr (1763-1845): Medea in Corinto / Davinia Rodriguez, Michael Spyres, Roberto Lorenzi, Enea Scala, Mihaela Marcu, Paolo Cauteruccio, Nozomi Kato, Marco Stefani. Fabio Luisi, Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia
2 CD / Dynamic / 2016-06-24Conductors: Luisi, Fabio
Ensemble: Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia
Mayr was a musician of great success at the beginning of the 19th century. Medea in Corinto is one of his best operas. It was...continue...
Satie: Prélude de la porte héroïque de ciel; Trois Sarabandes; Gymnopédies; Trois Gnossiennes; Gnossiennes 4-6; Danses gothiques; Pièces frodes; Airsa faire fuir; Danses de travers; Nouvelles pièces froides / Alessa
1 CD / Aevea / 2016-06-24
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Bosgraaf, Erik
Ensemble: Ensemble Cordevento
This release was recorded in preparation for the 250th anniversary of Telemann's death in the year 2017. One of the most outstanding recorder players of...continue...
Mozart: Violin Concertos (5); Rondo in B flat; Rondo in C; Adagio in E / Kristóf Baráti, violin. Hungarian Chamber Orhcestra
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Baráti, Kristóf
Ensemble: Hungarian Chamber Orhcestra
One of the leading violinists of his generation, Hungarian musician Kristof Barati performs with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Mariinsky, WDR Sinfonieorchester, and London Philharmonic. For this...continue...
Kamran Ince (b.1960): Dreamlines; Zamboturfidir; Asumani; Fortuna Sepio Nos; Partita in E; Two Step Passion; "Passion and Dreams" / Kamran Ince, Present Music
1 CD / Innova / 2016-06-24Conductors: Ince, Kamran
Ensemble: Present Music
Present Music has been a champion of contemporary music since its founding in 1982. The Milwaukee-based ensemble has worked closely with our generation's foremost composers,...continue...
Rota: Divertimento Concertante; Bloch: Schelolo; Bruch: Kol Nidrei / Furtok Bogustaw, double bass. Peter Zelienka, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Pan Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Zelienka, Peter
Ensemble: Frankfort Radio Symphony Orchestra
"When I first heard the Divertimento Concertante for double bass and orchestra by Nino Rota, I immediately recognised that it was one of the best...continue...
J.S. Bach: Complete Concertos - Brandenburg Concertos; Triple Concerto; Concertos for Violin(s); Harpsichord(s), Oboe / Andrius Puskunigis, oboe. Pieter-Jan Belder, harpsichord; Karl Suske, violin
9 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Masur, Kurt; Glaetzner, Burkhard; Katkus, Donatas; Sasso, Giorgio
Ensemble: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig; Musica Amphion; Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum; St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra
On 9 discs the complete solo concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach have been recorded, including the rarer concertos for one, two, three and four harpsichords....continue...
David Lang (b.1957): The National Anthems; The Little Match Girl Passion / Grant Gershon, The Los Angeles Master Chorale. The Calder Quartet
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2016-06-24Conductors: Gershon, Grant;
Ensemble: Calder Quartet; The Los Angeles Master Chorale
The Los Angeles Master Chorale's recording of David Lang's 'the national anthems' is paired with a new recording of his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning work 'the...continue...
Monteverdi - "Travestimenti"; Works by Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Pasquini, Grandi / Mirko Guandagnini, tenor. Makoto Sakurada, tenor. Christian Immler, bass. Evangelina Mascardi, theorbo. Maurizio Croci, organ. Il Pegaso
1 CD / Fra Bernardo / 2016-06-24Conductors:
Ensemble: Il Pegaso
Italian composer, gambist, singer, and priest Claudio Monteverdi is regarded as a revolutionary composer, as his compositional style ended the Renaissance and heralded in the...continue...
Louis Vierne (1870-1937): Spleen et Detresse; Piano Quintet / Anaïk Morel, soprano. Terpsycordes Quartet
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors:
Ensemble: Terpsycordes Quartet
A pupil of Cesar Franck and Widor, Louis Vierne (1870-1937) was an influential organist, holding posts in such venues as the Notre Dame in Paris,...continue...
"Sixteen Love Songs" - Works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Smetana, Dvorák, Fibich, Novâk, Suk, Janácek, Fauré, Granados, Kreisler, Strauss / William Howard, piano
1 CD / Orchid Classics / 2016-06-24
This new album features 16 19th & 20th century songs without words, many of which are known to us through use in film and popular...continue...
"Negro Fuego Cruzado" - Works by Eugenio Toussaint, Ana Lara, Javier Álvarez, Arturo Fuentes, Hildes Paredes, Gonzalo, Macías / Fernando Dominguez, bass clarinet. ÓNIX Ensemble
1 CD / Urtext (Mexico) / 2016-06-24Conductors:
Ensemble: ÓNIX Ensemble
It is very likely that Fernando Dominguez did plant the seed that led to the birth of the modern Mexican repertoire for bass clarinet and...continue...
1 CD / Accent / 2016-06-24
Despite the fame that Carl Friedrich Abel achieved during his lifetime, he has fallen into obscurity in the two centuries since his death. He was...continue...
"Barley Moon": Traditional baroque and renaissance works by William Byrd, John Dowland arranged by Brian Kay, Ronn McFarlane, Ray Nurse / Ayreheart
2 CD / Sono Luminus / 2016-06-24Conductors:
In the late '60s, many things were born. The British Folk Rock movement, as it was called, was one. Trying to decide "how it started"...continue...
Orchestral works and concertos by Anatol Vieru (1926-1998), "Anatol Vieru, Vol. 2" / Vladimir Orloff, cello. Remus Manoleanu, piano
1 CD / Troubadisc / 2016-06-24Conductors: Maderna, Bruno; Mehta, Zubin; Bour, Ernest; Simon, Emil; Dumbrâveanu, Corneliu
Ensemble: L'Orchestre philharmonique de l'ORTF; Orchestra Filarmonicii "Georges Enescu" din Bucuresti; Orchestra Filarmonicii din Cluj-Napoca; SWF-Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden
Romanian-Jewish composer Anatol Vieru (1926-1998) is a twentieth century artist worth investigating. A student of Aram Khachaturian, Vieru composed three operas, seven symphonies, eight string...continue...
Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682): Santa Editta, oratorio for five voices and basso continuo "The Stradella Project, Vol. 3" / Andrea De Carlo, Ensemble Mare Nostrum
1 CD / Arcana / 2016-06-24Conductors: De Carlo, Andrea
Ensemble: Ensemble Mare Nostrum
With this third installment of the Stradella Project, Andrea De Carlo and Ensemble Mare Nostrum continue the exploration of the oratorio output, following the recent...continue...
James MacMillan (b.1959): Since It Was The Day Of Preparation / Brindley Sherrat, bass. Synergy Vocals. Hebrides Ensemble
1 CD / Delphian Records / 2016-06-24Conductors:
Ensemble: Hebrides Ensemble; Synergy Vocals
The first disc in a new recording partnership between Hebrides Ensemble and Delphian Records presents Sir James MacMillan's extraordinary setting - by turns intimate and...continue...
Niccolo Piccinni (1728-1800): Pater Noster; Credo; "Sakros" / Vittoria Didonna, soprano. Anastasia Abryutina, soprano. Luca Simonetti, bass. Grazia Bonasia, Il Mondo Della Luna
1 CD / Digressione Music / 2016-06-24Conductors: Bonasia, Grazia
Ensemble: Il Mondo Della Luna
Italian composer Niccolo Piccinni, despite his obscurity today, was one of the most popular opera composers of his day, especially in the genre of Neapolitan...continue...
Mozart: Quartet in G minor; Quartet in E flat / Jane Coop, piano. Andrew Dawes, violin. Sophie Renshaw, viola. Desmond Hoebig, cello
1 CD / Skylark / 2016-06-24Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, K 478; Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, K 493; Adagio for Piano in B minor, K 540
Performers: Coop, Jane
Mozart's mature period produced some of his finest work, among those pieces are the piano quartets. Jane Coop is one of the most successful Canadian...continue...
Alban Berg (1885-1935): Violin Concerto; Beethoven: Romance in F / Pinchas Zukerman, violin; London PO, Zubin Mehta
2 CD / Biddulph / 2016-06-24Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman is one of the most highly acclaimed violinists and conductors currently performing. Renowned for his unique tone and style, he has been a...continue...
Carl Czerny (1791-1857): Piano Concertos (1, 4), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755-1824): Piano Concertos (3, 19) / David Boldrini, piano. Elena Pinciaroli, piano. Augusto Vismara, violin
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24Conductors: Belli, Massimo; Vismara, Augusto
Ensemble: Rami Musicali Orchestra
The concertos featured on this two-disc set have two things in common: they are rarely performed, and the piano plays the leading role. Carl Czerny...continue...
1 CD / Idis / 2016-06-24
The Glenn Gould wonderful musical talent was very precocious in all his provocative originality. Goul's approach to the traditional repertoire left the audience completely amazed...continue...
Johannes Motschmann (b.1978): "Electric Fields" Music for analogue sythesizers, Yamaha CP-70, Wurlitzer piano / Johannes Motschmann, David Panzl, Boris Bolles
1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2016-06-24
Two great German music traditions are fused together on this electro-acoustic album from Berlin-based composer Johannes Motschmann: the classics, and electronic music. Using analogue synthesizers,...continue...
Puccini: Tosca / Tebaldi. Del Moncao. George London. Silvio Maionica. Fernando Corena. Piera De Palma. Giovanni Morese. Erneste Palerini. Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia (rec. 1958)
2 CD / Urania (Italy) / 2016-06-24Conductors: Molinari-Pradelli, Francesco
Ensemble: Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia
Tosca, the three act opera by Giacomo Puccini, is one of Puccini's most important works, as it contains some of his best-known arias. This recording...continue...
Max Reger (1873-1916): Mozart Variations, Op. 132a; Beethoven Variations, Op. 86; Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue, Op. 96 / Evelinde Trenkner, Sontraud Speidel, piano
1 CD / MD&G / 2016-06-24Works: Max Reger: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart for 2 pianos, Op. 132a; Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Beethoven for 2 pianos, Op. 86; Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue for 2 pianos in B m...
Performers: Speidel, Sontraud; Trenkner, Evelinde
This recording presents full-bodies works of Max Reger for piano duo, all in the variation form. They revolve around his three great heroes of music...continue...
1 CD / Coro / 2016-06-24Works: Asprilio Pacelli: Gaudent in caelis, motet; Beati estis, motet; Media nocte, motet for 12 voices; Christus resurgens, motet; Vincenzo Bertolusi: Timor Domini, motet; Sancta Maria, succurre miseris, m...
The fourth volume in this highly acclaimed series, conducted by The Sixteen's Associate Conductor, Eamonn Dougan, explores the music of Italian composers working in the...continue...
Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012): "Drei Tentos" aus Kammermusik 1958; Royal Winter Music; Second Sonata on Shakespearean Characters / Andrea Dieci, guitar
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2016-06-24
One of the most important and prolific composers of the latter half of the 20th century, Hans Werner Henze wrote for guitar often, enjoying the...continue...
1 CD / Coro / 2016-06-24
Susanna Ogata, violin, and Ian Watson, fortepiano, join forces to record the complete Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin of Ludwig van Beethoven in four instalments....continue...
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances / Predrag Gosta, London Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Edition Lilac / 2016-06-24Conductors: Gosta, Predrag
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
"Gaudeamus Igitur" - Works by André Campra, Guilmant, Handel, Alfred Hollins, Leighton, Cecilia McDowall, Purcell, Johan Helmich Roman, Théodore Salomé, Widor / John Kitchen, organ
1 CD / Delphian Records / 2016-06-24
Delphian stalwart John Kitchen has now served for thirteen years as Edinburgh City Organist and twenty-seven years as University Organist. In the latter capacity he...continue...