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Among this set of titles, we have several world premiere recordings: Danish composer Nřrgĺrd's Symphonies 1 and 8, and Elliot Carter's last orchestral composition, Instances. Honoring the centenary of the birth of conductor Rafael Kubelik (1914-1996), Béla Bartók's only opera Bluebeard's Castle can be heard in a previously unreleased live recording from the 1962 Lucerne Festival. Moreover, cellist Daniel Müller-Schott performs Dvorák's Cello Concerto in B minor, and renowned pianist Ingrid Jacoby plays Mozart's Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 27. A momentous release!


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Dvorák and America: Hiawatha Melodrama; American Suite; Farwell: Navajo War Dance; Pawnee Horses / Kevin Deas, narrator; Benjamin Pasternack, piano
Dvorák and America: Hiawatha Melodrama; American Suite; Farwell: Navajo War Dance; Pawnee Horses / Kevin Deas, narrator; Benjamin Pasternack, piano

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-06-10

Works: Joseph Horowitz: Hiawatha Melodrama, for narrator & orchestra (after Dvorák); William Arms Fisher: Goin' Home (adapted from Dvorák's Symphony no 9 "From the New World", 2nd movement); A...
Performers: Battersby, Edmund; Deas, Kevin; Pasternack, Benjamin; Worfe, Michael [Tenor (Vocal)]; Zhou, Qian
Conductors: Gil-Ordóñez, Angel; Morrow, James
Ensemble: ; PostClassical Ensemble

The centerpiece of this program is the first ever recording of the Hiawatha Melodrama, a concert work for narrator and orchestra designed to show the...continue...

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Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle / Fischer-Dieskau, Seefried. Rafael Kubelik (rec. 1962, Lucerne Festival, live)
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle / Fischer-Dieskau, Seefried. Rafael Kubelik (rec. 1962, Lucerne Festival, live)

1 CD / Audite / 2014-06-10

Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Swiss Festival Orchestra

This previously unreleased 1962 Lucerne Festival live recording of Béla Bartók's only opera Bluebeard's Castle honors the centenary of the birth of conductor Rafael Kubelik...continue...
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Per Norgård (b.1932): Symphonies 1 & 8 / Sakari Oramo, Vienna PO
Per Norgård (b.1932): Symphonies 1 & 8 / Sakari Oramo, Vienna PO

1 Super Audio CD / Dacapo / 2014-06-10

Conductors: Oramo, Sakari
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

With this world premiere recording, the Vienna Philharmonic offers new perspectives on the most visionary voice in Nordic music and one of the greatest symphonists...continue...
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DACO 6220574
Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie / Angela Hewitt, piano; Valérie Hartmann-Claverie, ondes Martenot
Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie / Angela Hewitt, piano; Valérie Hartmann-Claverie, ondes Martenot

1 Super Audio CD / Ondine / 2014-06-10

Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot & orchestra, I/29
Performers: Hartmann-Claverie, Valerie; Hewitt, Angela
Conductors: Lintu, Hannu
Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Recording information: Helsinki Music Centre (01/13/2014-01/16/2014)....continue...
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OND 1251
Dvorak: The Cello Works / Daniel Muller-Schott, cello; Michael Sanderling
Dvorak: The Cello Works / Daniel Muller-Schott, cello; Michael Sanderling

1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-06-10

Works: Antonin Dvorák: Romantic Pieces (4) for Violin and Piano, Op. 75/B 150; Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191; Silent Woods (Klid), for cello & piano (arr. from From the Bohemian Forest...
Performers: Kulek, Robert; Muller-Schott, Daniel
Conductors: Sanderling, Michael
Ensemble: ; NDR Sinfonieorchester

Antonín Dvorák's Cello Concerto in B minor is one of the absolute masterpieces of the genre, and every world-class cellist has naturally been keen to...continue...
Recording information: NDR, Rolf-Liebermann-Studio, Hamburg (06/27/2011-07/01/2011)....continue...
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Richard Strauss: Complete Works for Voice and Piano / various artists incl. Banse, Elsner, Fassbaender, Libor et al. [9 CDs]
Richard Strauss: Complete Works for Voice and Piano / various artists incl. Banse, Elsner, Fassbaender, Libor et al. [9 CDs]

9 CD / TwoPianists / 2014-06-10

Works: Richard Strauss: Weinachtslied ("Schlaf wohl, du Himmelsknabe du"), song for voice & piano, o.Op. 2 (TrV 2, AV 2); Einkehr ("Bei einem Wirte wundermild"), song for voice & piano o.Op. 3 (TrV 3, AV 3)...
Performers: Bahrmann, Anja-Nina; Banse, Juliane; Berner, Christoph; Breedt, Michelle; Choi, Jeongkon [Tenor (Vocal)]; EB, Christoph [Horn]; Eiche, Markus; Elsner, Christian [Vocals]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo...

This new, authoritative, 9-CD box of Richard Strauss' complete works for voice and piano is set to become a future reference standard for these vocal...continue...
Recording information: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (11/01/2013-11/30/2013)....continue...
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 27; Rondo K.382 / Ingrid Jacoby, piano
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 27; Rondo K.382 / Ingrid Jacoby, piano

1 CD / ICA Classics / 2014-04-29

Conductors: Marriner, Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Praised by The New York Times for her 'clear articulation ... unequivocal phrasing ... [and] expressivity', Ingrid Jacoby has established herself as one of the...continue...
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ICA 5125
Julia Wolfe (b.1958): Steel Hammer / Bang on a Can All-Stars; Trio Mediaeval
Julia Wolfe (b.1958): Steel Hammer / Bang on a Can All-Stars; Trio Mediaeval

1 CD / Canteloupe / 2014-04-29

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Ensemble: Bang on a Can All-Stars; Trio Mediaeval

Inspired by her love of Appalachia, Julia Wolfe based her text for Steel Hammer on over 200 versions of the "John Henry" ballad. Steel Hammer...continue...

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CPE 21099
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2; Elliott Carter: Instances; Gershwin: An American in Paris / Seattle SO
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2; Elliott Carter: Instances; Gershwin: An American in Paris / Seattle SO

1 CD / Seattle Symphony / 2014-04-29

Works: Charles Ives: Symphony no 2, for orchestra, S. 2 (K. 1A2); Elliott Carter: Instances, for chamber orchestra; George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Conductors: Morlot, Ludovic
Ensemble: ; Seattle Symphony

A groundbreaking American composer, Ives' simultaneous intertwining of formal and vernacular elements in his works is his hallmark. Instances is Carter's last orchestral composition and...continue...
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STTL 1003
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3, 4 & 5 / Arabella Steinbacher, violin
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3, 4 & 5 / Arabella Steinbacher, violin

1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2014-04-29

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216; Concerto for Violin in D major, K 271a (271i); Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major, K 219 "Turkish"
Performers: Steinbacher, Arabella
Conductors: Dodds, Daniel
Ensemble: ; Festival Strings Lucerne

The young German violinist Arabella Steinbacher is already being hailed as one the truly great violinists of our times. The New York Times has noted...continue...
Recording information: Kirche Oberstrass, Zürich (09/2013)....continue...
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PTE 5186479
Love Duets: From Puccini to Bernstein / Ailyn Pérez, soprano; Stephen Costello, tenor
Love Duets: From Puccini to Bernstein / Ailyn Pérez, soprano; Stephen Costello, tenor

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-06-03

Works: Jules Massenet: Manon; Pietro Mascagni: L'amico Fritz; Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; La traviata; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; Charles Gounod: Faust; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; L...
Performers: Costello, Stephen [Tenor Vocals]; Perez, Ailyn [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Summers, Patrick
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra

Dubbed "America's fastest-rising husband-and-wife opera stars" (AP) and praised for their "palpable chemistry" (New York Times), Ailyn Pérez (soprano) and Stephen Costello (tenor) have risen...continue...
Recording information: Studio 1, BBC, Maida Vale, London (12/09/2013-12/11/2013)....continue...
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Eduard Ivanovich Bagdasarian (b.1922-1987)): Piano and Violin Music / Mikael Ayrapetyan, piano; Vladimir Sergeev, violin
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GRPO 664
Francesco Mancini (1672-1737): Solos for Flute / Gwyn Roberts, recorder; flauto traverso; Tempesta di Mare
Francesco Mancini (1672-1737): Solos for Flute / Gwyn Roberts, recorder; flauto traverso; Tempesta di Mare

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2014-04-29

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Ensemble: Tempesta di Mare

Born in 1672 in Naples where he trained as an organist and composer, Francesco Mancini became one of the most prominent composers of Neapolitan opera...continue...
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HBDirect Recommended Recording CHA 0801
Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996): Complete String Quartets (17) / Quatuor Danel [6 CDs]
Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996): Complete String Quartets (17) / Quatuor Danel [6 CDs]

6 CD / CPO / 2014-04-29

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Ensemble: Quatuor Danel

Mieczyslaw Weinberg's genuinely awe-inspiring complete string quartets (17) are now available in a box set in interpretations by the Belgian Danel Quartet. Inspired by Shostakovich's...continue...
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CPO 777913