Classical New Releases

Classical New Releases

Below is a list of all classical CD titles released in the last 90 days.

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Granados: María del Carmen (complete opera) cover
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ENRIQUE GRANADOS
Granados: María del Carmen (complete opera)
Diana Veronese, Jesus Suaste, Larisa Kostyuk / Wexford Festival Opera Chorus, Belarussian National Philharmonic, Bragado-Darman
[ Naxos / 2 CD - released 28/Sep/2016 ]
María del Carmen was Enrique Granados' first great operatic success and the stage work he held in highest regard. It was received with great acclaim at its première in 1898, admired for its refined and brilliant orchestral writing and for its...
Mayr: Amor non soffre opposizione (complete opera) cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHANN SIMON MAYR
Mayr: Amor non soffre opposizione (complete opera)
Giulio Alvise Caselli, Richard Resch, Laura Faig / East-West European Festival Orchestra, Franz Hauk
[ Naxos / 2 CD - released 28/Sep/2016 ]
Mayr's opera buffa Amore non soffre opposizioni was first performed in Venice in 1810 and owes something to the increasingly popular genre of the 'sentimental drama'. Conforming to Neapolitan practice in having no recitatives, it reflects precisely...
Rêves d'Espagne cover
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DORUMSGAARD / RAVEL / IBERT / SHOSTAKOVICH / etc
Rêves d'Espagne
Henk Neven (baritone), Hans Eijsackers (piano)
[ Onyx / CD - released 28/Sep/2016 ]
"There is much that is extremely beautiful here … the harmonisations are very effective and Eijsackers delivers them with commendable poise and discretion." (BBC Music)
John Jones: Eight Setts of Lessons for the harpsichord, London 1754 cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHN JONES
John Jones: Eight Setts of Lessons for the harpsichord, London 1754
Mitzi Meyerson (harpsichord)
[ Glossa / 2 CD - released 28/Sep/2016 ]
A fascinating insight into English instrumental music from the mid-18th century is Mitzi Meyerson's latest Glossa recording. A considered view of musical life in Baroque London is likely to overlook the presence of composers such as John Jones...
Lost Songs of St. Kilda cover
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2-6 weeks
TREVOR MORRISON
Lost Songs of St. Kilda
Trevor Morrison (piano) / Scottish Festival Orchestra, James MacMillan
[ ABC Kids / CD - released 28/Sep/2016 ]
This is the incredible story of the Lost Songs of St Kilda. Nearly a century ago, the last 36 residents were evacuated from the most remote part of the British Isles, St Kilda, an isolated island off the beautiful and rugged western coast of...
Klami / Englund: Violin Concertos cover
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2-6 weeks
UUNO KLAMI / EINAR ENGLUND
Klami / Englund: Violin Concertos
Benjamin Schmid (violin) / Oulu Symphony Orchestra, Johannes Gustavsson
[ Ondine / CD - released 27/Sep/2016 ]
The Violin Concertos by Uuno Klami (1900-1961) and Einar Englund (1916-1999) are 20th-century masterpieces of the violin concerto genre, both overshadowed until now by their compatriot Jean Sibelius's hugely popular Violin Concerto. In this recording...
Cavalli: Sospiri d'amore - Opera duets and arias. Venice, 1644-1666 cover
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FRANCESCO CAVALLI
Cavalli: Sospiri d'amore - Opera duets and arias. Venice, 1644-1666
Giulia Semenzato (soprano), Raffaele Pe (alto) / La Venexiana, Claudio Cavina
[ Glossa / CD - released 26/Sep/2016 ]
"The young Italian countertenor [Raffaele Pe] is indeed outstanding throughout, with a fine voice that shines not only in a compelling performance of the scena infernale from Scipione Affricano. La Venexiana's accompaniments are stylish in that they
Caldara: The Cervantes Operas: Arias & instrumental pieces cover
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2-6 weeks
ANTONIO CALDARA
Caldara: The Cervantes Operas: Arias & instrumental pieces
María Espada (soprano), Emiliano González Toro (tenor) & João Fernandes (bass) La Ritirata, Josetxu Obregón (artistic direction)
[ Glossa / CD - released 25/Sep/2016 ]
Arias from the operas Don Chisciotte in Corte della duchessa (Vienna, 1727) and Sancio Panza Governatore dell'isola Barattaria (Vienna, 1733) with instrumental interludes included in the original operas, composed by Nicola Matteis...
Dowland: Songs for Soprano and Guitar cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHN DOWLAND
Dowland: Songs for Soprano and Guitar
Siphiwe McKenzie (soprano) & Riccardo Bini, Adriano Sebastiani (classical guitars)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/Sep/2016 ]
This new recording uses the classical guitar as accompanying instrument, played by Adriano Sebastiani. The young soprano Siphiwe McKenzie was twice nominated by the prestigious magazine Opernwelt as "Young Singer of the Year". She sang in important...
Mynstrelles With Straunge Sounds: The Earliest Consort Music For Viols cover
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ANONYMOUS
Mynstrelles With Straunge Sounds: The Earliest Consort Music For Viols
Clare Wilkinson (mezzo-soprano) / Rose Consort of Viols
[ Delphian / CD - released 24/Sep/2016 ]
"Wilkinson's androgynous, straight tone chafes vividly against the viols - a smooth gloss on a pitted sound that creates necessary variety and beauty in a disc that might easily have been a historical curiosity." (Gramophone)
Soler, A: Concertos (6) for two harpsichords cover
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2-6 weeks
ANTONIO SOLER
Soler, A: Concertos (6) for two harpsichords
Agustin Alvarez (harpischord), Eusebio Fernandez-Villacanas (harpsichord) / L'entretien des clavecins
[ Brilliant Classics / 10in - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
Antonio Soler (1729-1783) was a scholar, musicologist (he wrote about the history of Spanish music), composer and virtuoso keyboard player.
Coste: Guitar Music cover
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2-6 weeks
NAPOLEON COSTE
Coste: Guitar Music
Flávio Apro (guitar)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
Napoleon Coste (1805-1883) was one of the most important and influential protagonists of the guitar in the 19th century. He was a prodigy, touring Europe in his early years giving highly successful concerts, publishing his own music, inventing new...
Mozart: Don Giovanni (Complete Opera 1959 recording) cover
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2-6 weeks
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Don Giovanni (Complete Opera 1959 recording)
Eberhard Wachter, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Joan Sutherland, Gottlob Frick / Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini
[ Warner Classics Legendary Opera Recordings / 3 CD Box Set - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
1001 Classical recordings to hear before you die (1761-1800) - GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE 100 GREATEST RECORDINGS OF ALL TIME
Handel: Apollo e Dafne cover
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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Apollo e Dafne
Callum Thorpe (bass), Mhairi Lawson (soprano) / Ensemble Marsyas
[ Linn / CD - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
Having established a fine reputation as an instrumental ensemble with critically acclaimed recordings of music by Zelenka and Fasch, this is the first foray into vocal music for Ensemble Marsyas.
Vásquez: Vocal Music cover
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2-6 weeks
JUAN VASQUEZ
Vásquez: Vocal Music
Ensemble Vandalia
[ Brilliant Classics / - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
Little is known about the life of Spanish composer Juan Vásquez, fl. 16th century. A skilled and successful composer, he was in the service of the King of Spain. His compositions are mainly secular, in the form of polyphonic madrigals and...
Telemann: The Double Concertos with Recorder cover
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2-6 weeks
GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN
Telemann: The Double Concertos with Recorder
Erik Bosgraaf (recorder & direction) / Ensemble Cordevento
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
This recording contains the double concertos with recorder: for two recorders or in combination with traverso, bassoon or viola da gamba.
Ugoletti: Three Concertos cover
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2-6 weeks
PAOLO UGOLETTI
Ugoletti: Three Concertos
Gianni Alberti (sax), Jozsef Ormeny (pno) Marko Komonko (violin) Serhiy Katsaval (tromb) / Strings of the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, Ferdinando Nazz
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
Prominent Italian composer Paolo Ugoletti (born in 1956) describes his music as follows: "It consists of a theatre of sound, narration, fables and slashes of the imagination. It has something in common with the folly of the Baroque universe, the...
Mary Star of the Sea cover
add to cart $37.00 In Stock
ANONYMOUS / etc
Mary Star of the Sea
Gothic Voices
[ Linn / CD - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
Gothic Voices, the world-famous early music ensemble, makes its Linn debut with a recording celebrating the biblical matriarch Mary. New pieces from contemporary composers Joanne Metcalf and Andrew Smith sit alongside setting of Marian texts from...
Kozeluch: Complete Keyboard Sonatas Vol.2 cover
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2-6 weeks
LEOPOLD ANTON KOZELUCH
Kozeluch: Complete Keyboard Sonatas Vol.2
Jenny Soonjin Kim (fortepiano)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 10in - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
The second instalment of the Complete Keyboard Sonatas contains the sonatas Op. 8, 10, 13 and 15.
Dragon Voices cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHN KENNY
Dragon Voices
John Kenny
[ Delphian / CD - released 23/Sep/2016 ]
People of Celtic culture all over ancient Europe were fascinated by lip reed instruments, and made great horns and trumpets in many forms - including the carnyx, a two-metre-long bronze trumpet surmounted by a stylised animal head. One of these was...