1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2017-02-03
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2017-01-27Works: Franz Lehár: Wiener Frauen, operetta in 3 acts (revised as "Der Schlüssel"); Emile Waldteufel: Les Patineurs Valse ("Skater's Waltz"), Op. 183; Johann Strauss II: 's gibt nur a Kaiserstad...
Conductors: Dudamel, Gustavo
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic
The World's Most Famous Classical Music Event. Conducted by world-renowned maestro and music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel.
Since 1939, the Vienna...continue...
Recording information: Goldener Saal des Wiener Musikvereins (01/01/2017)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-10-14Works: David Martin: Simply Heavenly, musical
Performers: Berry, Marilyn
Conductors: Martin, David
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-09-09Works: Mark "Moose" Charlap: Alice Through the Looking Glass, film score
Conductors: MacKay, Harper
Recording information: RCA Victor's Music Center Of the World, Hollywood, CA....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-05-27Works: Frederick Loewe: Paint Your Wagon, musical
Performers: Encores!, New York City Center'S
The outstanding March 2015 production by Encores! brought the almost-forgotten show back to New York's mainstream stage for the first time since the original Broadway...continue...
Recording information: Downtown Studios, New York, NY (05/29/2015-06/01/2015); MSR Studios, New York, NY (05/29/2015-06/01/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-05-13Works: Dominic Lewis: Money Monster, film score
Performers: Lewis, Dominic
Money Monsteris an American thriller film that premiered in May of 2016. The film, directed by Jodie Foster and starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts,...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-05-06Works: Samuel Sim: Home Fires, television series score
Performers: Dale, Caroline; Findon, Andrew; Harwood, Marli; Haslam, Micaela; L'Estrange, Joanna; Richards, Chris [Clarinet]; Ruhemann, Ileana; Sim, Samuel; Weston, Rachel
British television drama Home Fires is a period series about the life of Women's Institute members on the Home Front during World War II. The...continue...
Recording information: Angel Studios, London; Tileyard Studios, London....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-05-06Works: Dasha Charusha: Hardcore Henry, film score
Performers: Charusha, Dasha; Hartmann, Dieter
2017 action film Hardcore Henry pushes the boundaries of modern cinematography. The film, told from a first person perspective, follows the main character, Henry, who...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-04-29Works: Coby Brown: The Man Who Knew Infinity, film score
Performers: Prasad, Bhavani; Saroja; Shravanam, Sai; Subramanian, Ganapathi; Vaidyanathan, Keerthana; Vijay, Vishnu
The Man Who Knew Infinityis a 2015 British film based on the book of the same name by Robert Kanigel. The story follows Srinivasa Ramanujan,...continue...
Personnel: Mike Barnett (programming)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-04-15Works: George Forrest / Robert Wright: Kismet, musical (after works by Alexander Borodin)
Performers: Louis Adrian & Orchestra
The Music Theater of Lincoln Center presents the soundtrack of Kismet. First produced on Broadway in 1953, the musical has gone on to receive the...continue...
Recording information: Webster Hall, New York City (06/22/1965); Webster Hall`New York City (06/22/1965)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-04-01Works: Cyndi Lauper: Kinky Boots, musical play
Conductors: White, Peter
Based on the 2005 film of the same name by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, Kinky Boots the musical premiered in 2012. In its first...continue...
Personnel: Sammy Merendino (drum programming).
Recording information: Adelphi Theatre, London, England (12/2015)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-03-25
2016 American-Chinese martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny was written by John Fusco and directed by Yuen Woo-pin. The original music...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-03-18Works: Julian Slade: Salad Days, musical
Performers: Docker, Robert; Rubach, Edward
Salad Days was commissioend in February 1954, by Denis Carey, at the time Director of the Bristol Old Vic. Julian Slade was the resident composer...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-03-18
This soundtrack comes from Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands, the epic British fantasy drama created by James Dormer which premiered on the ITV network. The...continue...
New Year's Concert 2016 - works by members of the Johann Strauss family and Eduard & Josef Strauss / Vienna PO, Mariss Jansons
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2016-01-08Works: Robert Stolz: UNO Marsch, for orchestra; Johann Strauss II: Der Zigeunerbaron; Violetta, polka française for orchesra, Op. 404; Vergnügungszug (Excursion Train), polka schnell for orchest...
Conductors: Jansons, Mariss
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
Since 1939, the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Concert has become a tradition and the world's most famous classical music event. The list of names of...continue...
Recording information: Goldener Saal des Wiener Musikvereins (01/01/2016)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2015-11-13
Sony brings to Naxos of American exclusively, the original motion picture soundtrack from the upcoming feature film, "My All American," which tells the true story...continue...
The Beggar's Oprea by John Gay (orchestrated by Benjamin Pearce-Higgins) [1968 London Cast Recording] / Frances Kuka, Hy Hazell, Angela Richards, John Cater et al.
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2015-10-16Works: John Gay: Beggar's Opera
Performers: Barclay, Jessie [Vocals]; Blay, Margaret [Vocals]; Brooks, Vivian; Calder, David; Cater, John [Vocals]; Cossins, James [Vocals]; Cuka, Frances; Deane, Adam; Durden, Richard [Vocals]; Forest, Pete; Gi...
Recording information: The Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1 (09/12/1968)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2015-08-07Works: Jessica Curry: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, video game soundtrack
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2015-02-27Works: Jim Wise: Dames at Sea, musical
Recording information: EMI Studios, London (08/31/1969)....continue...
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2015-02-03Works: Charles Gounod: Faust; Roméo et Juliette, opera; Armando Seppilli: Serenata, for voice & piano; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Georges Bizet: Carmen, op...
Performers: Adams, Suzanne; Arimondi, Vittorio; Blauvelt, Lillian; Gilibert, Charles; Giuseppe Campanari; Journet, Marcel; Lejeune-Gilbert, Gabrielle; Leo Stern; Prince, Charles Adams; Reszke, Edouard de; Rooy, ...
"Veteran Collectors will recall that the 1903 Columbia Grand Opera Series (recorded 1902-03) was first reissued on LP by Columbia in 1963, in a magnificently...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-12-22Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no 29 in A major, K 201 (186a); Symphony no 30 in D major, K 202 (186b); Symphony no 31 in D major, K 297 (300a) "Paris"
Conductors: Entremont, Philippe; Ormandy, Eugene
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra; Vienna Chamber Orchestra
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-11-17Works: Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Performers: Hauman, Constance; Huang, Ying; Napoli, Catherine
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-10-29Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra; Aida, opera; Il trovatore; Don Carlos; Otello; La forza del destino; Un ballo in maschera
Performers: Farrell, Eileen; Tucker, Richard [Tenor]
Conductors: Rudolf, Max; Cleva, Fausto
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
"With these discs Sony has restored some great singing to the catalog. Eileen Farrell offers vocalism of extraordinary ease, power, and presence. If I had...continue...
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-10-29Works: Gaetano Donizetti: La fille du régiment (The daughter of the regiment), opera; Lucia di Lammermoor; Linda di Chamounix; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko; Golden Cockerel; Léo Delibes: Lakm&...
Performers: La Forge, Frank; Pons, Lily [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Cimara, Pietro; Kostelanetz, André; Abravanel, Maurice
Recording information: Columbia 30th Street Studio (1998); Liederkranz Hall, New York, NY (1998).
Lily Pons was a miraculous soprano coloratura, and this two-CD set pays exquisite homage to her...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-10-15
3 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-10-01Works: Ambroise Thomas: Mignon
Performers: Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Hudson, Paul; Meloni, Claude; Vanzo, Alain; Von Stade, Frederica [Mezzo-soprano vocals]; Welting, Ruth; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Almeida, Antonio de
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-10-01Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-09-17Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 3 in D minor
Performers: Chalifour, Martin; Sauer, Ralph [Trombone]
Ensemble: Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic (Members)
3 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-09-17Works: Shigeaki Saegusa: Chusingura, opera
Performers: Eiso, Shigemitsu; Kyoko Akiba
Conductors: Otomo, Naoto
Ensemble: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-07-29Works: Robert Schumann: Scenes from Goethe's Faust, for vocal soloists, chorus & orchestra (or piano), WoO 3
Performers: Blochwitz, Hans-Peter; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Graham, Susan; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Peeters, Harry; Rootering, Jan-Hendrik; Terfel, Bryn [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Wottrich, Endrik
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Swedish Radio Chorus
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-06-05Works: Richard Strauss: Thus Spoke Zarathustra; Carl Orff: Carmina Burana; Richard Wagner: Die Walküre; Antonio Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto; The Four Seasons; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem; The Magic...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-05-13Works: Samuel Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Hermit Songs, Op. 29; Aaron Copland: Old American Songs, Set 1; Old American Songs, for voice & piano, Book 2; Virgil Thomson: Stabat mater; Capital ...
Performers: Barber, Samuel [Composer]; Copland, Aaron [Composer]; James, Joseph; Price, Leontyne; Steber, Eleanor [Soprano Vocals]; Thomson, Virgil [Composer]; Tourel, Jennie; Warfield, William [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Strickland, William
Ensemble: Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra
"Warfield does these [songs] practically to perfection, accompanied by Copland himself...a better performance of this ingratiating music is difficult to imagine. The recording is one...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-05-13Works: Samuel Barber: Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a; Adagio for Strings; Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Andromache's Farewel...
Performers: Arroyo, Martina
Conductors: Schippers, Thomas
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic
"...if you wanted to make a case for Barber's orchestral music...you could scarcely do better than with this disc. Even the Adagio is richer, much...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-05-13Works: Claude Debussy: La Demoiselle élue, for soprano, mezzo-soprano, female chorus & orchestra, L. 62; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Don Giova...
Performers: Sayao, Bidu [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Cleva, Fausto; Breisach, Paul; Leinsdorf, Erich; Cimara, Pietro
Ensemble: Columbia Concert Orchestra; Columbia Symphony Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-05-07Works: George Frederick Handel: Ariodante; Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38; Franz Schubert: Schwanengesang, D 957; Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89; Der Wanderer, D 493/Op. 4 no 1; Robert Schumann: Wanderlied ("...
Performers: Bergh, Arthur; Bibb, Frank; Kipnis, Alexander [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Bowers, Robert Hood
"On this disc, featuring recordings made for Columbia by Alexander Kipnis between 1928 and 1930, the singing must be heard to be believed; it is...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-04-22Works: Richard Rodgers: Androcles and the Lion
Performers: Ames, Ed; Coward, Noel; Cullum, John; Swenson, Inga; Wisdom, Norman
Conductors: Blackton, Jay
Recording information: Webster Hall, New York City (1967)....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-03-18Works: Maori Traditional: Tama Ngakau Marie; Karu Karu; Haere E Hine; Maringi Noa; Awe Maria; E Te Ariki; He Wawata; Te Taniwha; Whakaaria Mai; E Te Iwi E; Aue E Te Iwi E; Kamate; Tirohia Mokoia; Ehara Te W...
Performers: Greening, Leyton; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Doy, Carl
Recording information: Elmira Studios, Auckland; Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand; School Of Music, Auckland University....continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-03-17
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-03-05Works: Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d'été, Op. 7, song cycle; La Captive for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 12; Le Jeune Pâtre breton, for voice & piano & horn ad lib (Fleurs des landes)...
Performers: Steber, Eleanor [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Mitropoulos, Dimitri; Morel, Jean P.; Rudolf, Max
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
"Eleanor Steber's 1954 recording of Les Nuits d'ete, brilliantly conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos, has long been famous, and now sounds better than ever in this...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-03-04Works: Cole Porter: Kiss Me, Kate; Frederick Loewe: Brigadoon, musical
Conductors: Elliot, Jack; Kostal, Irwin
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2014-01-21Works: Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonate methodiche (12), for violin (or flute) & continuo
Performers: Gibbons, John [Classical]; Jeppesen, Laura; Stepner, Daniel
Ensemble: Boston Museum Trio
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-12-27
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-11-07Works: Aaron Copland: Red Pony; Quiet City; John Williams: Born on the 4th of July; The Reivers
Performers: Meredith, Burgess; Morrison, Timothy; Thorstenberg, Laurence
Conductors: Williams, John [Composer]
Ensemble: Boston Pops
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Kindertotenlieder; Ruckert Lieder / Christian Gerhaher, baritone
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-10-08Works: Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra); Rückert Lieder (5)
Performers: Gerhaher, Christian
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
The incomparable lied baritone, Christian Gerhaher, revisits Gustav Mahler in his latest release Mahler: Orchestral Songs. Accompanied by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, under the elegant...continue...
Recording information: OSM's Maison symphonique de Montréal (01/12/2012/01/14/2012)....continue...
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-10-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Performers: Botti, Robert; Carlisle, Robert; Gordon, Peter [French Horn]; Taylor, Stephen W. [Oboe]; Timm, Joel
Conductors: Kapp, Richard
Ensemble: Members of the Philharmonia Virtuosi (Members)
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-09-18Works: Franz Schubert: Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Perahia, Murray
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-09-04Works: Esa-Pekka Salonen: LA Variations, for orchestra; Images (5) after Sappho, for voice & instrumental ensemble; Giro; Mania; Gambit, for orchestra
Performers: Karttunen, Anssi [Cello]; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
"[This] release adds another dimension to our view of Salonen's achievement, for in his 20-minute-long 'LA Variations', he offers a large-slcale showpiece meant to exploit...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-09-04Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for Piano in B minor, K 540; Concerto for piano, violin & orchestra in D major (reconst. by Wilby), K. Anh. 56 (K. 315f)
Performers: Eschenbach, Christoph [Piano/Conductor]; Imai, Nobuko; Midori
Conductors: Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-09-04Works: Edward Elgar: Coronation Ode, Op. 44; Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59; Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Claude Debussy: La mer; Sergey Prokofiev: Symphony no 1 in D major ("Classical"...
Performers: Armstrong, Louis; Bayes, Nora; Casadesus, Robert [Composer/Piano]; Gould, Glenn [Piano]; Maxwell, Elsa
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard; Ormandy, Eugene; Salonen, Esa-Pekka; Thomas, Michael T.; Stravinsky, Igor; Schippers, Thomas
Ensemble: Columbia Chamber Ensemble; Columbia Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; New York Philharmonic; Philadelphia Orchestra
2 CD / Sony Classical Import / 2013-08-28Works: Noël Coward: Cowardy Custard, revue
Performers: Burridge, Geoffrey; Cecil, Jonathan [Vocals]; Delmar, Elaine; Derek Waring; John Moffatt; Laurel Ford; Olivia Breeze; Peter Gale; Routledge, Patricia; Sharkey, Anna [Vocals]; Tudor Davies; Una Stubbs
Conductors: Burrows, John
Recording information: Chappells Studios, London (11/1972)....continue...