Cyril Rootham (1875-1938): Symphony No. 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity / BBC Scottish SO; Vernon Handley et al.
2 CD / Lyrita / 2015-10-02Works: Cyril Rootham: Symphony no 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity, for soloiosts, children's chorus, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Cahill, Teresa; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocals]; Rippon, Michael
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; BBC Singers; Scottish Philharmonic Singers; Trinity Boys Choir
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Lélio ou le Retour a la Vie / Gérard Depardieu, narrator; Mario Zeffiri, tenor; Kyle Ketelsen, bass-baritone. Chicago SO & Chorus, Muti
2 CD / CSO Resound / 2015-09-11Works: Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14; Lélio, ou Le retour à la vie, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, H. 55
Performers: Ketelsen, Kyle [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Zeffiri, Mario
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Recorded in 2010 during Riccardo Muti's first subscription concerts as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's tenth music director, this new double-CD release pairs Hector Berlioz's Symphonie...continue...
Recording information: Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center (2010-09-23_2010-09-25&2010-)....continue...
1 CD / Ayros / 2015-09-04Works: Arcangelo Corelli: Sonate da camera a tre, for 2 violins & violone (or harpsichord) in A minor, Op. 4/5; Sonate da camera a tre, for 2 violins & violone (or harpsichord) in A major, Op. 4/3; George F...
Performers: Sandler, Mitchell
Conductors: Vitale, Marco
Ensemble: Contrasto Armonico
Marco Vitale's project to record all of Handel's cantatas is thrilling. The continuo cantatas have never been recorded in full, and many have never been...continue...
Leo Zeitlin (1884-1930): Yiddish Songs; Chamber Music; Declamations / Musicians of the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival et al.
1 CD / Toccata Classics / 2015-08-14Works: Leo Zeitlin: More, dramatic recitation for voice & piano; Reb Nakhmons nign, for string quintet; Tsien zikh khmares oyf, harts mayns, dramatic recitation for voice & piano; Iber di hoyfn, for mezzo-s...
Performers: Calloway, Rachel; Gingras-Roy, Marylene; Guechev, Guenko; Manriquez, Luz; O'Boyle, Dennis; Pridonoff, Elizabeth; Zelkowicz, Aron [Cello]; Zelkowicz, Isaias
Ensemble: Musicians of the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival
A member of the Society for Jewish Folk Music in St Petersburg, Russia, Leo Zeitlin (1884 - 1930) was known almost exclusively for Eli Zion,...continue...
Recording information: Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom Congregation and KresgeAuditori (06/08/2010/06/08/2010)....continue...
Through Darkness to the Light - music for male choir by Enjott Schneider (b.1950): The Fire of Innocence; Alessandro Cadario; Alejandro D. Consolacion II / Taipei Male Choir
1 CD / CPO / 2015-08-14Works: Enjott Schneider: The Fire of Innocence in the Darkness of the World, symphonyic poem for countertenor, 2 tenors & 2 b; Alessandro Cadario: La Rosa de los Vientos, for male chorus & percussion; Aleja...
Performers: Jensen, Henning; Kai, Bei Wei [Percussion]; Kang-Jong, Sung [Percussion]; Mantaj, Michael; Scharpf, Berno; Schmidt, Christian; Schreiber, Daniel
Conductors: Yen-Hsiang, Nieh
Ensemble: ; Taipei Male Choir
Along with the world's most renowned vocal ensemble - the Singphoniker - the Taipei Male Choir (TMC) led by Nieh Yen-Hsiang presents contemporary pieces for...continue...
Recording information: Concert Hall in Department of Applied Music, Aletheia U (03/27/2014); Music Hall of Taipei National University of the Arts, T (03/27/2014); Concert Hall in Department of Applied...continue...
Horenstein Conducts Mahler: Symphony no 9; Kindertotenlieder / Norman Foster, bass; Jasha Horenstein, Bamberg & Vienna Orchestras [rec. 1954]
2 CD / Vox Classical / 2015-07-10Works: Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra); Symphony no 9 in D major
Performers: Foster, Norman
Conductors: Horenstein, Jasha; Horenstein, Jascha
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Legendary recording, first ever recording of Mahler 9, hailed by Gramophone as one for the ages....continue...
Ian Venables (b.1955): The Song of the Severn / Roderick Williams, baritone; Carducci String Quartet; Graham J. Lloyd, piano
1 CD / Signum Records / 2015-07-10Works: Ian Venables: The Song of the Severn, for baritone, string quartet & piano, Op. 43; The Pine Boughs Past Music, for baritone & piano, Op. 39; Flying crooked, for voice & piano, Op. 28/1; A Kiss, Op. ...
Performers: Lloyd, Graham J.; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Ensemble: Carducci String Quartet
Ian Venables’ reputation as ‘one of the finest song composers of his generation’ (BBC Music Magazine) and gift for creating works of lasting beauty finds...continue...
Recording information: St. Michael's Church, Summertown, Oxford (12/12/2014/12/13/2014)....continue...