Classical Upcoming Releases

Classical Upcoming Releases

The following classical CD titles are due for release / re-release in the near future.

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Bach, CPE: Flute Concertos cover
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C. P. E. BACH
Bach, CPE: Flute Concertos
Jennifer Stinton (flute), Orchestra St John's Smith Square, John Lubbock
[ Alto Records / CD - due 21/Feb/2017 ]
"I thoroughly enjoyed this playing of some wonderfully inventive music.." (Gramophone)
Stabat Mater Edition cover
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Stabat Mater Edition
[ Brilliant Classics / 14 CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
The text of Stabat Mater Dolorosa, a hymn to the Virgin Mary, is attributed to Jacopo Todi (1230‐ 1306). It is a lamentation upon the tragic fate of Mary, bewailing the suffering and death of her son Jesus Christ at the cross. This outpouring of...
Symphonies Nos. 8 & 84 cover
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HAYDN
Symphonies Nos. 8 & 84
Aisslinn Nosky (violin) / Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers
[ Coro / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
In the third disc in their acclaimed series, Harry Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society present a new live recording devoted to the master of the symphony - Joseph Haydn. This disc showcases Haydn's Symphony No. 8 Le soir, which completes...
Sor: Complete Sonatas For Guitar cover
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FERNANDO SOR
Sor: Complete Sonatas For Guitar
Andrea Dieci (guitar)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Fernando Sor was one of the most important and successful composers for the guitar in the first half of the 19th century. Spanish by birth he tried his luck in the musical capital of the world of that time, Paris.
R. Strauss & Thuille: Cello Sonatas cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS / LUDWIG THUILLE
R. Strauss & Thuille: Cello Sonatas
Andrea Favalessa (cello) & Maria Semeraro (piano)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Between Richard Strauss and Ludwig Thuille (born in 1864 and 1861 respectively) existed a strong friendship and mutual respect. Their two youthful cello sonatas share the same idiom: passionate and lateromantic soaring themes, a profound lyricism and...
Holst: The Planets / Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (LP) cover
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GUSTAV HOLST / RICHARD STRAUSS
Holst: The Planets / Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (LP)
CBSO Youth Chorus, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Edward Gardner
[ Chandos LP / LP - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
For its very first album on Chandos, the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain devotes its characteristic energy and musical mastery to an explosive programme that transcends daily life and earthly experience. It is helped by the enthusiastic,...
Liszt Transfigured: Operatic Fantasies for Piano cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt Transfigured: Operatic Fantasies for Piano
Chiyan Wong
[ Linn / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
This hugely talented pianist makes his recording debut with the phenomenally difficult Liszt transcriptions of well-known opera melodies. A broad and thoughtful musician, Chiyan Wong's special interest in the music of Franz Liszt, has led to him...
Byrd / Britten cover
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BYRD / BRITTEN
Byrd / Britten
The Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge, Mark Williams (director)
[ Signum / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Led by Mark Williams, the Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge continue their critically-praised series of recordings on Signum with this new recording of works by British composers Britten and Byrd. William Byrd and Benjamin Britten, their...
Il Sesto Libro de Madrigali cover
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CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI
Il Sesto Libro de Madrigali
Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini
[ Arcana / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Rinaldo Alessandrini is one of today's most eminent Monteverdi authorities, and his highly acclaimed recordings with Concerto Italiano are now widely recognised as a reference point for music lovers all over the world. Recent achievements include the...
Virgin and Child: Music From the Baldwin Partbooks II cover
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TAVENER / FAYRFAX / TALLIS / SHEPPARD
Virgin and Child: Music From the Baldwin Partbooks II
Contrapunctus, Owen Rees
[ Signum / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Early music consort Contrapunctus return to disc on Signum for the second release in their series centred on music of the Baldwin Partbooks (In the Midst of Life, SIGCD408). John Baldwin was a member of the choir of St George's chapel, Windsor, and...
Mozart - Marches & Serenades cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart - Marches & Serenades
Die Kölner Akademie, Michael Alexander Willens (conductor)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Die Kölner Akademie and Michael Willenshave previously recorded Mozart's complete piano concertos with Ronald Brautigam, earning praise for their fresh and colourful contributions to the series. The team now releases the first of four projected disc...
Bach, J.S.: Ouvertures [Suites] cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach, J.S.: Ouvertures [Suites]
Ensemble Zefiro, Alfredo Bernardini
[ Arcana / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Like many German composers of his time, Johann Sebastian Bach also devoted himself to the French style with its characteristic dances and rhythmic ouvertures. His regular contact from an early age with French musicians and dance masters living in...
Pericoli: Cello Sonatas (6) cover
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PASQUALE PERICOLI
Pericoli: Cello Sonatas (6)
Federico Bracalente (cello) & Nicola Procaccini (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Little is known about the life of Pasquale Pericoli, who lived and worked in the second half of the 18th century. He is known to have produced operas in Stockholm for some years, he himself claimed to be of Neapolitan origin.
Ornstein: Complete Music for Violin and Piano and for Flute and Piano cover
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LEO ORNSTEIN
Ornstein: Complete Music for Violin and Piano and for Flute and Piano
Francesco Parrino (violin), Stefano Parrino (flute), Maud Renier (piano)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Leo Ornstein was born in 1895 in the Ukraine, and emigrated with his family in 1906 to the USA, where he became a famous pianist and leading figure in the American Avant‐Garde, writing highly experimental music in which tonal clusters played an...
Queen Mary's Big Belly cover
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THOMAS TALLIS / CHRISTOPHER TYE / JOHN SHEPPARD
Queen Mary's Big Belly
Gallicantus, Gabriel Crouch (director)
[ Signum / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Gallicantus perform music surrounding the fascinating yet tragic story of Queen Mary Tudor's 'phantom pregnancy'. On 30th April 1555 the city of London celebrated the birth of a healthy male heir, but abruptly ceased the next day after the news was...
Haochen Zhang - Piano Recital cover
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SCHUMANN / LISZT / JANACEK / BRAHMS
Haochen Zhang - Piano Recital
Haochen Zhang (piano)
[ BIS SACD / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
In 2009, at the age of 19, HaochenZhangbecame one of the youngest musicians ever to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Since then he has had a busy concert schedule, primarily in his native China and in the U.S.A. but also in Europe...
Francis Poulenc cover
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FRANCIS POULENC
Francis Poulenc
Harry Christophers & The Sixteen
[ Coro / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Francis Poulenc is considered one of the greatest melodists of the 20th century but it is his individual and immediately recognisable harmonic language that makes his music so distinctive. Often overlooked in his lifetime and in the years after his...
Anthem: Great British Hymns & Choral Works cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Anthem: Great British Hymns & Choral Works
Huddersfield Choral Society, Thomas Trotter (organ), Aidan Oliver (conductor)
[ Signum / CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Founded in 1836, the Huddersfield Choral Society has developed an international reputation as one of the UK's leading choral societies. Their new recording features works that are central to the choirs musical heritage, incuding works by Handel,...
Biber: Mystery Sonatas [complete violin sonatas] cover
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HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ von BIBER
Biber: Mystery Sonatas [complete violin sonatas]
Igor Ruhadze (violin) / Ensemble Violini Capricciosi
[ Brilliant Classics / 5 CD Box Set - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
The first recording of the complete violin sonatas by Biber. Played with full technical command and imagination by Igor Ruhadze and his Ensemble I Violini Capricciosi.
Polibio Fumagalli: Organ Music cover
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POLIBIO FUMAGALLI
Polibio Fumagalli: Organ Music
Marco Ruggeri (organ)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - due 24/Feb/2017 ]
Polibio Fumagalli (1830‐1900) was one of the most important exponents of 19th century Italian organ music. He held important posts in Milan, as organ teacher at the Conservatory and organist of the S. Celso he was in close contact and collaboration...