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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Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch cover
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HUGO WOLF
Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch
Diana Damrau (soprano), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 11/Jan/2019 ]
The soprano Diana Damrau stars in the operas of Mozart, Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti and Strauss, but Forever is the 'soundtrack of her life' in the form of much-loved numbers from operetta, musicals and the movies.
Elizabethan Composers in Exile: In a Strange Land cover
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2-6 weeks
DOWLAND / BYRD / DERING / PHILIPS etc
Elizabethan Composers in Exile: In a Strange Land
Stile Antico
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 11/Jan/2019 ]
The regime of Queen Elizabeth I dealt harshly with supporters of the old Catholic religion. Torn between obedience and conscience, some of England's most talented musicians - Philips, Dering and Dowland - chose a life of exile abroad. Others chose to...
César Franck Edition cover
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2-6 weeks
CESAR FRANCK
César Franck Edition
François-Joël Thiollier (piano) Martijn van den Hoek (piano), Muza Rubackyte (piano) Mariana Sîrbu (violin) Ruxandra Colan (piano)
[ Brilliant Classics / 23 CD Box Set - released 1/Jan/2019 ]
This remarkable set reveals the full breadth and genius of a creative career known to most merely by the tip of the iceberg: a small number of seminal works written in the composer's final decade of life. César Franck (1822-1890), although considered...
Stravinsky: The Firebird (complete ballet) / Rimsky-Korsakov: Le Coq d'Or cover
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IGOR STRAVINSKY / RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Stravinsky: The Firebird (complete ballet) / Rimsky-Korsakov: Le Coq d'Or
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko
[ Onyx / CD - released 1/Jan/2019 ]
After the critically acclaimed Rite of Spring (ONYX4182) the award - winning team of Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO continue their survey of the Stravinsky ballets with The Firebird. As with the earlier album, the coupling is a fascinating one....
Star of Heaven cover
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LAMBE / PHIBBS / COOKE / MacMILLAN / HOUGH / CORNYSH / etc
Star of Heaven
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
[ Coro / CD - released 1/Jan/2019 ]
The Eton Choirbook is famous - and important - because it uniquely preserves some of the most spectacular music composed in Britain before the age of Purcell and Handel. Had this book not survived, literally dozens of superb pieces would have been...
Cardoso: Requiem, Lamentations, Magnificat & motets cover
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2-6 weeks
MANUEL CARDOSO
Cardoso: Requiem, Lamentations, Magnificat & motets
Cupertinos, Luís Toscano (conductor)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Dec/2018 ]
Manuel Cardoso's extant works comprise five volumes of sacred choral music, published in Lisbon in the first half of the seventeenth century. Luís Toscano and Cupertinos here reveal a selection of the very finest.
Brahms: Late Piano Works cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Late Piano Works
Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Dec/2018 ]
Brahms announced his retirement from composing on more than one occasion, but these are among the last solo pieces he wrote for piano. By contrast, the Op 4 scherzo is the work of an eighteen-yearold, and the earliest he approved for publication.
Clarke: Viola Sonata / Bridge: Cello Sonata cover
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2-6 weeks
REBECCA CLARKE / FRANK BRIDGE / RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Clarke: Viola Sonata / Bridge: Cello Sonata
Natalie Clein (cello), Christian Ihle Hadland (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Dec/2018 ]
There is a real affinity between the works of Rebecca Clarke and Frank Bridge included on this album, and-with its contrasting, lighter Vaughan Williams coupling-this is a perfectly planned recital from one of the country's leading cellists.
Salut D'Amour cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
Sueye Park (violin)
Salut D'Amour
[ BIS / CD - released 28/Dec/2018 ]
Hans Erich Apostel: Piano Music cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
Saint-Saens: Symphony No 3 'Organ' / Bacchanale / etc cover
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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saens: Symphony No 3 'Organ' / Bacchanale / etc
Paul Jacobs (organ) / Utah Symphony, Thierry Fischer
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Dec/2018 ]
The prospect of a little-known Saint-Saëns orchestral work might not set the heart racing, but just wait until you hear 'La foi'. Ample amends for a century's unaccountable neglect are made with this magnificent new recording-so much more than a...
Explosive cover
add to cart $25.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
David Garrett (violin)
Explosive
[ Decca / CD - released 21/Dec/2018 ]
David Garrett returns with an explosive combination of pop hits, classical greats and his own, unique compositions. The album focuses on David's own original compositions, with 11 originals featuring on the new album. The tracklisting includes...
Lauridsen: Light Eternal cover
add to cart $37.00 In Stock
MORTEN LAURIDSEN
Lauridsen: Light Eternal
I Virtuosi Italiani / Chamber Choir of Europe, Nicol Matt, with Morten Lauridsen (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
Writing music that radiates a personal voice is the holy grail for many composers. Morten Lauridsen has found his by tapping into the root power of the human voice itself.
Mozart: Five Piano Concertos / Beethoven: Choral Fantasy cover
add to cart $28.00 In Stock
W. A. MOZART / LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Mozart: Five Piano Concertos / Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Andor Foldes (piano), RIAS Kammerchor, Berliner Motettenchor
[ Decca Classics / Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
A first international CD release of four concertos from a master interpreter of Mozart. Describing his experience as a youth in Hungary hearing Bruno Walter play and conduct a Mozart concerto, the Hungarian pianist Andor Foldes stated that all in...
Vivere: The Best Of cover
add to cart $25.00 In Stock
Andrea Bocelli
Vivere: The Best Of
[ Ucj / CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
Mozart: Symphonies Nos 39, 40 & 41 Jupiter cover
add to cart $18.00 Low Stock
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Symphonies Nos 39, 40 & 41 Jupiter
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Bohm
[ Deutsche Grammophon Eloquence / CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
"An excellent bargain, and not just for the historical specialist, but for all Mozartians." (Penguin Stereo Guide)
Handel: Serse (complete opera recorded in 2018) cover
add to cart $95.00 In Stock
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Serse (complete opera recorded in 2018)
Franco Fagioli (Serse), Vivica Genaux, Inga Kalna, Francesca Aspromonte / Il Pomo d ́Oro Orchestra, Maxim Emelyanychev
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
The first recording of the opera with a countertenor in the title role! Serse is one of the most popular Handel operas; it is set in Persia (modern-day Iran) about 470 BC and is very loosely based upon Xerxes I of Persia. Serse, originally sung by a...
Handel: Semele (complete opera recorded in 1956) cover
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2-6 weeks
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Semele (complete opera recorded in 1956)
Jennifer Vyvyan, Anthony Lewis, William Herbert / New Symphony Orchestra, The St. Anthony Singers, Anthony Lewis
[ Australian Eloquence / Decca / 2 CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
A pioneering Handel recording of the 1950s in a new digital remastering. The scholar and conductor Anthony Lewis was one of the early luminaries of the L'OiseauLyre label which became, over time, the early-music imprint of Decca. Drawing on his...
Schubert: Impromptus cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Impromptus
Pascal Harris (piano)
[ Independent / CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
From 2001-2005 Pascal studied piano under Terence Dennis at the University of Otago. After graduating with honours he continued his studies with Gordon Fergus-Thompson at the Royal College of Music, London. Fascinated by Japanese culture he moved to...
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne cover
add to cart $20.00 Low Stock
JOSEPH CANTELOUBE
Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne
Sara Macliver (soprano) / The Queensland Orchestra, Brett Kelly (conductor)
[ ABC Classics / CD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
'I roamed through farms and villages listening to the songs of the country folk - old men and women, shepherds and shepherdesses in the fields, farm-labourers and harvesters at their work.' Joseph Canteloube.