Johann Heinrich Rolle (1716-1785): St. Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion) / Ana-Marija Brkic, Sophie Harmsen, Georg Poplutz, Joachim Streckfuss, Thilo Dahlmann, Raimonds Spogis
2 CD / CPO / 2016-04-29Conductors: Willens, Michael Alexander
Ensemble: Kolner Akademie
Recording Premiere of Rolle's St. Matthew Passion Following the release of the richly colored Christmas Oratorio (7988743), many of you no doubt now have a...continue...
Max Reger (1873-1916): Complete Choral Cantatas / Dorothea Wagner, soprano; Marie Henriette Reinhold, alto; Florian Sievers, tenor; Michael Schonheit, organ
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-29Conductors: Meyer, Gregor
Ensemble: Gewandhaus Childrens Choir; Gewandhaus Choir
This new release, featuring the recording premiere of his complete chorale cantatas, is in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of composer Max Reger's death. Although...continue...
Robert Radecke (1830-1911): Symphony Op. 50; Nachtstuck, Op. 55; Zwei Scherzi, Op. 52; Overture, Op. 25 'Shakespeare's Konig Johann" / Biel Solothurn SO, Zehnder
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-29
Consummate Symphonic Forms Robert Radecke's musical talent manifested itself when he was a young boy in Silesia. In Berlin he became the music director at...continue...
2 CD / CPO / 2016-04-29Conductors:
Ensemble: Rasumowsky Quartett
Early Romantic Quartets from Switzerland The string quartets of the Aargau composer Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich form a unique contribution in this genre to musical early...continue...
Benjamin Godard (1849-1895): Symphony No. 2; Symphonie gothique, Op. 23; Trois Morceaux Op. 51 / Munich Radio SO, David Reiland
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-29Conductors: Reiland, David
Ensemble: Munchner Rundfunkorchester
Original French Symphonic Music Benjamin Godard studied composition with Napoléon-Henri Reber and violin with Henri Vieuxtemps at the Paris Conservatory. He began teaching at the...continue...
Karl Goldmark (1830-1915): Der gefesselte Prometheus; Symphony 'Ländliche Hochzeit' / Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie, Frank Beermann
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-29Conductors: Beermann, Frank
Enthralling Music by Karl Goldmark. Karl Goldmark numbers among those composers whose former fame and glory later regrettably faded. Nevertheless, Goldmark enjoyed a highly successful...continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors: Steffens, Karl-Heinz
Ensemble: WDR Sinfonieorchester Koln
Following the CD featuring the Piano Concerto Op. 27, cpo is now releasing two symphonies by Robert Fuchs. It was the first serenade by the...continue...
Dresden Treasures - Anonymous: Six Concertos for recorder, violin, cello and basso continuo / Ludger Rémy, harpsichord, organ; Les Amis de Philippe
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors: Rémy, Ludger
Ensemble: Les Amis de Philippe
For the first two thirds of the eighteenth century we can count ourselves very lucky indeed when we find a considerable part of an instrumental...continue...
Johannes Heroldt (1550-1604): Matthauspassion; Teodoro Clinio (1548-1601): Passio Secundum Joannem / Ensemble Triagonale, Paumgarten
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors: Paumgarten, Michael
Ensemble: Ensemble Triagonale
Unfortunately, the works of Johann Heinrich Rolle are somewhat obscure, and rarely recorded. This new release is the premiere recording of Rolle's St. Matthew Passion....continue...
Carl Reinecke (1824-1910): Die wilden Schwäne, Op. 164, for soloists, womens chorus, harp, cello, 2 horns & piano / Schwanen-Ensemble, Hagen Enke
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors: Enke, Hagen
CPO has been active on behalf of Carl Reinecke for many years now, and our releases of selected concertos and chamber compositions by him have...continue...
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors: Wilson, Roland
Ensemble: Musica Fiata
The Sonate Concertate in Stil Moderno published by Dario Castello in two books in 1621 and 1629 were so pathbreaking that they continued to be...continue...
Visilije Mokranjac (1923-1984): String Quartet; Violin Sonata; Old Song, for violin & piano; Dance, for violin & piano / Thomas Christian, violin; Evgeny Sinayskiy, piano
1 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors:
Ensemble: Thomas Christian Ensemble
The Thomas Christian ensemble, along with pianist Evgeny Sinayskiy, present this album of works by Vasilije Mokranjac (1923-1984). Included on this album are Mokranjac's String...continue...
2 CD / CPO / 2016-04-08Conductors:
Ensemble: Sarastro Quartett
"The missing link between Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky" - This is how a contemporary critic once termed the late romantic composer Paul Juon, who was born...continue...