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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Bach, (W.F.): Complete Organ Music cover
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2-6 weeks
WILHELM FRIEDEMANN BACH
Bach, (W.F.): Complete Organ Music
Filippo Turri (organ)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 26/May/2018 ]
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710‐1784) was the first son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach. He was taught by his father and soon he became proficient on several instruments. Although he was an organist for 20 years in Halle, he was one of...
Bortkiewicz: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3 cover
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SERGEI BORTKIEWICZ
Bortkiewicz: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3
Stefan Doniga (piano) / Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, David Porcelijn
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 26/May/2018 ]
"Stefan Doniga drives the music onward fearlessly and make the best possible case for both works" (Gramophone).
Mattheson:12 Suites for Harpsichord cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHANN MATTHESON
Mattheson:12 Suites for Harpsichord
Alessandro Simonetto (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
Johann Mattheson (1681-1764) is mainly remembered as a scholar, author of books on music theory, but he was also a brilliant and prolific composer. A child prodigy he learned several languages and played numerous instruments, like the keyboard,...
Takemitsu: Complete Music for Solo Guitar cover
add to cart $18.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
TAKEMITSU
Takemitsu: Complete Music for Solo Guitar
Andrea Dieci
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) is one of Japan's foremost 20th century composers, an innovator combining elements of oriental and occidental philosophy to create a sound uniquely his own, fusing opposites together such as sound with silence, the east...
Bononcini: Divertimenti da Camera, Transcription for Harpsichord; cover
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2-6 weeks
BONONCINI
Bononcini: Divertimenti da Camera, Transcription for Harpsichord;
Giovanni Paganelli (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
Like many of his compatriots Giovanni Battista Bononcini left his native country Italy to spread his wings across Europe, serving at important posts in Vienna and Berlin, to finally settle in London, where he became a fashionable composer and...
Bonporti: Sonatas Op.2 for 2 Violins and B.C. cover
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2-6 weeks
FRANCESCO ANTONIO BONPORTI
Bonporti: Sonatas Op.2 for 2 Violins and B.C.
Labirinti Armonici
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
Francesco Bonporti (1672-1749) lived for the largest part of his life in Trento, his native town. He studied in Rome, and was influenced by Arcangelo Corelli, whose style of imitative counterpoint he invests with dramatic elements. His fame spread...
Mya Senhor Velida: Medieval Lais & Cantigas from France & Spain; cover
add to cart $18.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
TRADITIONAL
Mya Senhor Velida: Medieval Lais & Cantigas from France & Spain;
Malandanca, Francisco Luengo
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
This fascinating program features 12th and 13th century music for the Virgin Mary, as sung by medieval troubadours. Central theme is Courtly Love, in its profane, carnal manifestation and in its divine, spiritual manifestation. The music originates...
Mendelssohn: Organ Music cover
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MENDELSSOHN
Mendelssohn: Organ Music
Matthias Havinga (organ)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) received his main musical education from the famous teacher and composer Carl Friedrich Zelter, who thoroughly schooled him in traditional composition, counterpoint and music history. Zelter was also a great Bach admirer...
Porpora: Cello Concertos & Sonatas cover
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2-6 weeks
NICOLA PORPORA
Porpora: Cello Concertos & Sonatas
Musica Perduta, Renato Criscuolo
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
This new recording brings together all Nicola Porpora's works for cello and continuo-with or without strings- from well-known works to unpublished pieces by, or at least attributed to, the great Neapolitan master. Most of the unpublished works come...
Trumpet Concertos [special priced boxed set] cover
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2-6 weeks
TELEMANN / MOLTER / TORELLI / HAYDN / VIVALDI / L. MOZART / etc
Trumpet Concertos [special priced boxed set]
Otto Sauter, Thomas Hammes, Franz Wagnermeyer, Reinhold Friedrich, Joachim Pliquett, etc (trumpets)
[ Brilliant Classics / 10 CD Box Set - released 25/May/2018 ]
"Many good things: music by composers generally badly served by other labels, the standard of musicianship high and sound quality generally excellent." (Bargain of the Month MusicWeb April 2011 on the original release)
Dussek: Sonatas Op.39 & Op.25 No.2 cover
add to cart $18.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
DUSSEK
Dussek: Sonatas Op.39 & Op.25 No.2
Piet Kuijken (fortepiano)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
The continuation of an exciting new project: the recording of the complete piano sonatas by Dussek! Johann Ladislaus Dussek (1760-1812) was born in rural Bohemia. He led a restless life, travelling Europe as a keyboard virtuoso and settling in...
Bach: Dialogue Cantatas for soprano & bass cover
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Bach: Dialogue Cantatas for soprano & bass
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano), Michael Volle (bass), Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin & RIAS Kammerchor
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
"The Akademie orchestra and the RIAS Kammerchor round off a fine well-balanced recording. Highly recommended." Nicholas Butler/Marbecks
Brahms: Piano Concerto Nos 1 & 2 cover
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2-6 weeks
BRAHMS
Brahms: Piano Concerto Nos 1 & 2
Vincenzo Maltempo, Mitteleuropa Orchestra
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 25/May/2018 ]
Crowning the very summit of the piano concerto literature are the two examples by Brahms, posing as stern a test of technique, temperament and poetic feeling to the interpreter now as they did when they were composed over a century and a half ago....
Alkan Edition [Piano, Organ & Chamber Music] cover
add to cart $95.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
CHARLES-VALENTIN ALKAN
Alkan Edition [Piano, Organ & Chamber Music]
Costantino Mastroprimiano, Mark Viner, Laurent Martin, Alan Weiss, Alessandro Deljavan, Costantino Mastroprimiano (pianos) / Trio Alkan, Kevin Bowyer
[ Brilliant Classics / 13 CD Box Set - released 20/May/2018 ]
"Two major pluses are the excellent contextual essay and the budget price. It's a steal." BBC Music
Verdi: Don Carlos (complete opera [Five-act French version] recorded in 1996) cover
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2-6 weeks
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Don Carlos (complete opera [Five-act French version] recorded in 1996)
José van Dam, Roberto Alagna, Karita Mattila, Thomas Hampson / Chœur du Théâtre du Châtelet, Orchestre de Paris, Antonio Pappano
[ Warner Classics Home of Opera / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/May/2018 ]
Don Carlos, one of Verdi's supreme achievements, received its premiere in Paris and this live recording from the city's Théâtre du Châtelet presents the original, five-act version of the opera.
Verdi: Il Trovatore (Complete Opera recorded in 2001) cover
add to cart $25.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Il Trovatore (Complete Opera recorded in 2001)
Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu, Thomas Hampson, Larissa Diadkova, Ildebrando d'Arcangelo / London Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Pappano
[ Warner Classics Home of Opera / 2 CD - released 20/May/2018 ]
"More and more I'm finding the real Italian in me," said British-born, American-trained Antonio Pappano shortly after making this recording of Il trovatore.
Anita Rachvelishvili cover
add to cart $27.00 Low Stock
BIZET / VERDI / MASSENET / RIMSKY-KORSAKOV / SAINT-SAENS / etc
Anita Rachvelishvili
Anita Rachvelishvili (mezzo-soprano) / Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Giacomo Sagripanti
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 19/May/2018 ]
"This is a must-have CD for not just all lovers of great vocalism, but for anyone who relishes a singing actress in the first flush of her youthful triumph." Opera Now Five Stars
Claudio Abbado conducts Mozart [5 CD set] cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
W. A. MOZART
Claudio Abbado conducts Mozart [5 CD set]
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, with Barbara Bonney, Arleen Auger, Hans Peter Blochwitz & Robert Holl
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 19/May/2018 ]
"I warmly recommend the disc not only to those who hanker after the old days but to those who want to hear Mozart performances which marry sweetness and purity to crisp rhythms and dramatic bite." (Gramophone on the symphonies)
The Budapest string Quartet plays Mozart cover
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W. A. MOZART
The Budapest string Quartet plays Mozart
The Budapest String Quartet, with Walter Trampler & Milton Katims (viola)
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 19/May/2018 ]
The Budapest Quartet was the quartet in residence at the Library of Congress from 1938 until 1962, a position created so that they could make regular use of the Library's collection of Stradivarius instruments. Their regular performances at the...
Isaac Stern plays Brahms cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Isaac Stern plays Brahms
Isaac Stern (violin), with Leonard Rose (cello), Emmanuel Ax (piano) Jamie Laredo (viola) / Philadelphia Orch, Eugene Ormandy / New York Philh, Zubin
[ Sony / RCA Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 19/May/2018 ]
"The Brahms Double Concerto impresses largely for the closeness of the rapport with Leonard Rose; the solo concerto has some wonderful things too - phrases that speak or passagework that flashes like swordplay." (Gramophone)