1 CD / Odradek / 2014-11-18
Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813-88): Solo Piano Music: studies, miniatures and character pieces / Costantino Mastroprimiano, piano
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2014-11-18
Solo for Tatjana - works for cello solo by Ligeti, Schedl, Suslin, Meyer, Vasks, Hindemith, Casals / David Geringas, cello
1 CD / C2 Hamburg / 2014-11-18
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2014-11-18
William Byrd (1540-1623): Infelix Ego, mass for 5 voices; Motets; Alfonso Ferrabosco; Philippus de Monte / Collegium Vocale Gent, Herreweghe
1 CD / PHI Group / 2014-11-18Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent
19 CD / Arcana / 2014-11-18Conductors:
Ensemble: Festetics Quartet
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault: Miserere; Francois Couperin: Lecons de Ténebres / Vincent Dumestre, Hasnaa Bennani, Isabelle Druet, Claire Lefilliatre
1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2014-11-18Conductors:
Ensemble: Le Poeme Harmonique
1 CD / PHI Group / 2014-11-18Conductors:
Ensemble: Edding Quartet; Northernlight
1 CD / Aeon / 2014-11-18Conductors: Weeks, James
1 CD / Zig Zag Territoires / 2014-11-18Conductors: Levy, Benjamin
Ensemble: Orchestre de Chambre Pelléas
2 CD / Ricecar / 2014-11-18
Alfred Schnittke: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2; Epilogue from 'Peer Gynt'; Musca nostalgica / David Geringas, cello; Tatjana Schatz, piano
1 CD / C2 Hamburg / 2014-11-18
Giovanni Ghizzolo (1580-1625): Il Secondo Libro de Madrigali / Roberto Balconi, countertenor. Fantazyas
1 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2014-11-18Conductors: Balconi, Roberto
1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2014-11-18Conductors: Visse, Dominique;
Ensemble: Ensemble Janequin; Trio Musica Humana
1 CD / Musique en Wallonie / 2014-11-18
2 CD / C2 Hamburg / 2014-11-18
50 CD / Decca / 2014-11-17Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers; Berlin Philharmonic; Boston Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Orchestre de Paris; Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; Tanglewood Festiva...
Released ahead of Seiji Ozawa's 80th birthday in September 2015, this 50-CD set includes the legendary Japanese conductor's most celebrated recordings for Philips and Decca....continue...
Original jackets Collection - Complete Decca Recordings / Kyung Wha Chung, violin with Krystian Zimerman, Philip Moll, Patrick Gallois, [20 CDs]
19 CD / Decca / 2014-11-17Conductors: Previn, André; Kempe, Rudolf; Foster, Lawrence; Solti, Georg; Kondrashin, Kirill; Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic
Kyung Wha Chung's dazzling and probing artistry has made her one of classical music's most acclaimed performers. Lauded for her passion, her musicality and the...continue...
1 CD / Avie Records / 2014-11-14Conductors:
Ensemble: Ensemble Epomeo
Following their critically acclaimed debut recording of the complete string trios of Hans Gál and Hans Krása, which garnered a Gramophone Editor's Choice, Ensemble Epomeo...continue...
1 CD / Accent / 2014-11-11Conductors: Dongois, William
Ensemble: Le Concert Brisé
Cornettist William Dongois performs nine sonatas by Giovanni Battista Fontana. Born in Brescia, Fontana was active in Venice, Rome and Padua, where he died in...continue...
Three Guitar Concertos. Leo Brouwer: Concerto Elegiaco; Heitor Villa-Lobos: Fantasia Concertante; Nikita Koshkin: Guitar Concerto / Stein-Erik Olsen, guitar
1 CD / Simax / 2014-11-11Conductors: Mikkelsen, Terje
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Mozart: Requiem; Ave verum corpus / Hannah Davey, soprano; Sarah Jane Lewis, alto; Christopher Turner, tenor; Frazer Scott, bass
1 CD / OSJ Alive / 2014-11-11Conductors: Lubbock, John
Ensemble: St JohnÆs Smith Square Orchestra ; St JohnÆs Smith Square Voices
Following their critically acclaimed live recording of Faure's Requiem, the Orchestra & Voices of St John's Smith Square, under the baton of founder John Lubbock,...continue...
2 CD / Hyperion / 2014-11-11
Gramophone Award-winning harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani presents Rameau's Pièces de clavecin, recorded in the historic setting of the Music Room at Hatchlands Park in Surrey. This...continue...
Crux Gloriosa - Beneventan antiphons for the Exaltation of the Cross, on Good Friday; Offertory; Communion; Introit; Antiphon / Schola Hungarica
1 CD / Budapest Music / 2014-11-11Conductors: Dobszay, László; Szendrei, Janka
Ensemble: Schola Hungarica
The texts sung here (together with many other popular movements, such as the hymn Vexilla Regis) have been set polyphonically by a great many composers...continue...
Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 / Grace Davidson, Charlotte Mobbs: sopranos; Simon Berridge, Jeremy Budd, Mark Dobell: tenors; Ben Davies, Eamonn Dougan: bass
2 CD / Coro / 2014-11-11Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine
Conductors: Christophers, Harry
Ensemble: The Sixteen
Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 is quite simply one of the greatest works of sacred music ever written, without doubt the most varied and inspired before...continue...
Judith Bailey: Havas - a period of Summer, Op. 44; Concerto for Orchestra, Op. 55; George Lloyd: orchestral works / Bath PO
1 CD / EM Records / 2014-11-11Conductors: Thornton, Jason
Ensemble: Bath Philharmonia
EM Records presents its latest release, Havas. This disc showcases orchestral music of two Cornish composers, George Lloyd and Judith Bailey, played by the renowned...continue...
Richard Blackford & Bernie Krause: The Great Animal Orchestra; Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals (new orchestration) / Martyn Brabbins, BBC Nat'l Orch. of Wales
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-11-11Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
"The Great Animal Orchestra," by English composer Richard Blackford and American wild soundscape recordist Bernie Krause, combines the sounds of the natural world with the...continue...
1 CD / Wergo / 2014-11-11Conductors:
Graffiti is the eighth release in Wergo’s ongoing series featuring the ensemble musikFabrik. On this recording, Unsuk Chin’s Graffiti roams urban canyons, translating metropolitan architecture...continue...
From Bohemia to Wessex, 20th century cello works - John Barton Armstrong: Cello Sonata (1981); Peter Thompson: Cello Sonata; Martinu: Cello Sonata / Lionel Handy, cello; Nigel Clayton, piano
1 CD / Sleeveless Records / 2014-11-11
For four years, the lives of the three composers of this album overlapped, and these pieces speak of human experience during and after World War...continue...
Callas Remastered (24-bit 96kHz) - Verdi: La Forza del Destino / Plinio Clabassi, Maria Callas, Carlo Tagliabue, Richard Tucker. Tullio Serafin
3 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-11-11
1 CD / Syrius / 2014-11-11
Demis Visvikis has created a rich list of works for piano and orchestra including five symphonies and two piano concertos. He has collaborated with many...continue...
J.S. Bach: Concertos and reconstructions for oboe and for oboe d'amore, BWV 1056R, BWV 1053R, BWV 1059R, BWV 1055R, BWV 1060R / Gonzalo X. Ruiz, oboe
1 CD / Avie Records / 2014-11-11Conductors: Huggett, Monica
Ensemble: Portland Baroque Orchestra
In 2009, period-instrument oboist extraordinaire Gonzalo X. Ruiz joined Monica Huggett and her Ensemble Sonnerie in a recording of Bach's Orchestral Suites, which included a...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-11-11Conductors: Rice, Stephen
Ensemble: The Brabant Ensemble
The Brabant Ensemble continues their exploration of hidden gems of the Renaissance with an album of music by Antoine Brumel, famous for his 'Earthquake' Mass...continue...
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto K.314; Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1; Crusell: Clarinet Concerto No. 3 / Stephan Siegenthaler: clarinet
1 CD / Sheva Collection / 2014-11-11Conductors: Zehnder, Kaspar
Ensemble: Cappella Istropolitana
Sheva Collection presents the clarinet arrangement of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto, written originally in 1777 and presented here in the original arrangement. The concertos by Weber...continue...
1 CD / Cantus / 2014-11-11Works: Guillaume de Machaut: Joie, plaisance; Tres douce dame que j'aour, ballade for 2 voices; Le Jugement du Roi de Navarre (poetry); Tu qui gregem/Plange, regni/Apprehende arma et scutum et exurge, motet...
Conductors: Vellard, Dominique;
Ensemble: Ensemble Gilles Binchois
With a discography of more than 40 discs and an international prestige achieved thanks to the countless awards received from the critics worldwide, the Ensemble...continue...
1 CD / Budapest Music / 2014-11-11Works: Franz Schubert: Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"
Conductors: Simon, Albert
Ensemble: Franz Liszt Academy Orchestra
The archive recording presented here was made on March 4, 1979 in the concert hall of the Music Academy in Budapest. It is a live...continue...
Sounds of Brazil and Argentina - Classic songs by Guastavino, Ginastera, Mignoine, Guanieri et al. / Luciano Botelho, tenor; Elizabeth Marcus, piano
1 CD / 1-2-3-4-go! / 2014-11-11
A collection of Brazilian and Argentine classic songs, performed by renowned tenor Luciano Botelho. Very few of these songs have been recorded previously!...continue...
1 CD / Syrius / 2014-11-11
Posthumously named the "Leipzig Chorales," the eighteen chorales BWV 651 - 668 are great Preludes, most of which are written for organ with two manuals...continue...
Beethoven: The Middle String Quartets - Nos. 7-9, Op. 59/1-3 ôRazumovskyö; String Quartet, Op. 74 ôHarpö & Op. 95 ôSeriosoö / Cypress String Quartet
3 CD / Avie Records / 2014-11-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Cypress String Quartet
Following three acclaimed releases for AVIE surveying works by Dvo?rak, Schubert, and contemporary Americans, the San Francisco-based Cypress String Quartet turns to the seminal string...continue...
1 CD / Wergo / 2014-11-11
Cage composed his Number Pieces during the last six years of his life. Their titles indicate the number of performers or parts. Their notation is...continue...
Liszt 'Spirituale' - Deux légendes; Harmonies poétiques et religieuses; Pensée des morts; Pater Noster; Hymne de lÆEnfant à son réveil; Funérailles et al. / Ivan Doncheb, piano
2 CD / Sheva Collection / 2014-11-11
This new CD from Sheva Collection presents many of Liszt's clearly religious-inspired works. Specifically, "Légendes" and the "Harmonies poétiques et religieuses" are eloquent examples of...continue...
Collaborative Works by Jeney / Sary / Vidovszky; Eotvos / Jeney / Kocsis / Sary ; Vidovszky / New Music Studio, Andras Wilheim
1 CD / Budapest Music / 2014-11-11Works: Zoltan Jeney / Laszlo Sary / Laszlo Vidovszky: Undisturbed, for chamber orchestra; Barnabás Dukay: To the changing Moon, sacrificial music for eight parts (for instruments of an instrumental fam...
Conductors: ; Wilheim, András
Ensemble: Auer String Quartet; New Music Ensemble
Realization of a joint composition by several composers is a challenge and an opportunity. For such a work to come into being, the need for...continue...
Callas Remastered (24-bit 96kHz) - The Callas Rarities: CD 1 - 1953-61; CD 2 - 1962-69 / Maria Callas, Monica Sinclair, Franco Corelli, Alexander Young
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-11-11Conductors: Pretre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; Serafin, Tullio; Tonini, Antonio
Jean Gilles: Messe des Morts - A Recreation of the Music of Rameau's Funeral / Capriccio Stravagante; Collegium Vocale Gent; Skip Sempé
1 CD / Paradizo / 2014-11-11Conductors: Sempé, Skip
Ensemble: Capriccio Stravagante Les 24 Violons; Collegium Vocale Gent
Paradizo commemorates the 250th anniversary of the death of Rameau with a recreation of the music heard at his memorial service in 1764. This world...continue...
Love said to meà - songs by Poulenc, Koechlin, Wolf, Herbert, Maconchy, Samuel / Caroline MacPhie, soprano; Joseph Middleton, piano
1 CD / Stone Records / 2014-11-11
This debut disc by soprano Caroline MacPhie is a beautiful recital of songs inspired or written by women. Including three specially commissioned pieces, she has...continue...
1 CD / Paraty / 2014-11-11Conductors: Babel, Benoît
Ensemble: Ensemble Zaïs
Handel and Rameau composed some of the most original keyboard works of the 18th century, and both composers were adept at rewriting and reusing musical...continue...
1 CD / CAvi Music / 2014-11-11Conductors:
Ensemble: Tetzlaff Quartet
The second album of the highly regarded Tetzlaff Quartet! Berg's Lyric Suite is probably the repertoire closest to their hearts, and they felt it was...continue...
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 14 / Gal James, soprano; Thomas Oliemans, baritone; Netherlands CO, Gordan Nikolic
1 CD / Challenge / 2014-11-11Conductors: Nikolic, Gordan
Ensemble: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
A dramatic and exciting account of Shostakovich's penultimate symphony, in a live recording with astonishing performances by soloists Gal James and Thomas Oliemans. The poems...continue...
Handel: Operatic Arias from the whole of Handel's London operatic career (1711-1741) / Emma Bell, soprano
1 CD / Linn Records / 2014-11-11Conductors: Egarr, Richard
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
European Light Music Classics - Music of Alfvén, Halvorsen, Heykens, Jessel, Lehár, Pierne, Waldteufel, Weinberger et al. / New London Orch.; Ronald Corp
1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-11-11Conductors: Corp, Ronald
Ensemble: New London Orchestra
One of Ronald Corp and the New London Orchestra's most beloved albums is now available at mid-price. It includes fifteen gems of light music repertoire...continue...