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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Artur Schnabel - The RCA Victor Recordings cover
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BEETHOVEN / SCHUBERT
Artur Schnabel - The RCA Victor Recordings
Artur Schnabel (piano) / Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock
[ Sony / RCA Red Seal / 2 CD - released 24/Apr/2017 ]
Sony Classical pays tribute to Artur Schnabel - one of the 20th century's most influential pianists and musical thinkers - with a 2-CD set of his complete American RCA Victor recordings.
Souvenirs d'Italie: Mr Harrach's Musical Diaries cover
add to cart $32.00 Low Stock
SAMMARTINI / CALDARA / VINCI / HASSE / PIANI / FORENZA
Souvenirs d'Italie: Mr Harrach's Musical Diaries
Maurice Steger (flauto dolce & recorder) & ensemble
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 24/Apr/2017 ]
"Steger's pure, vocal tone captures the jauntiness and lilt of lively moments, while slow movements are imbued with lyricism and the florid ornamentation we have come to expect in his performances" BBC Music Five Stars March 2017
Tchaikovsky: Complete Music for String Quartet cover
add to cart $25.00 Low Stock
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: Complete Music for String Quartet
Shostakovich Quartet
[ Alto / 2 CD - released 24/Apr/2017 ]
"The Shostakovich Quartet is notable for their powerful playing and their ability to get deeply into the emotions of the work" (MusicWeb)
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Jonathan Nott
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 22/Apr/2017 ]
"played with shimmering detail by the Vienna Philharmonic...As expected, Kaufmann is glorious in the tenor songs. In those for lower voice he sings with the same, unaffected sensitivity...An interesting, one-off experiment." Financial Times ***
Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245 cover
add to cart $33.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245
Lothar Odinius, Christian Immler, Ditte Andersen, David Hansen, Valerio Contaldo / Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski
[ Erato / Warner Classics / 2 CD Box Set - released 22/Apr/2017 ]
"Minkowski goes for minimalism, if not hardline one-voice-to-a-part "authenticity", sharing out the solos and choruses between eight singers. His Evangelist, Lothar Odinius, is outstanding, delivering the text with clarity and an emotional angst that
Louis Fremaux: The complete C.B.S.O. recordings cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
BERLIOZ / IBERT / MASSENET / POULENC / WALTON / OFFENBACH / etc
Louis Fremaux: The complete C.B.S.O. recordings
Norma Burrows, Jill Gomez, David Hughes, John Ogdon, Cristina Ortiz, etc / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Louis Frémaux
[ Warner Classics Icon / 12 CD Box Set - released 22/Apr/2017 ]
This 12-CD set assembles, for the first time, all the recordings that the French conductor Louis Frémaux made (for EMI) with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra during his tenure as its Principal Conductor (1969-1978). These recordings helped...
Rory Boyle: Music for Clarinet cover
add to cart $36.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
RORY BOYLE
Rory Boyle: Music for Clarinet
Fraser Langton, James Willshire, Trio Dramatis
[ Delphian / CD - released 21/Apr/2017 ]
Building on the legacy of Rory Boyle's own youthful studies as a clarinettist and pianist, the works on this new portrait disc span a near fortyyear compositional period, from the Sonatina - written as a gift to Boyle's teacher Lennox Berkeley - to...
Prehension cover
add to cart $25.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
Joep Beving
Prehension
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 21/Apr/2017 ]
Introspective, melancholic, filmic and uplifting, this is the first album on DG for contemporary Dutch composer/pianist Joep Beving.
Resound Volume 5 cover
add to cart $32.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
BEETHOVEN
Resound Volume 5
Orchester Wiener Akademie / Martin Haselbock
[ Alpha / CD - released 21/Apr/2017 ]
The Orchester Wiener Akademie and its conductor Martin Haselböck continue their RESOUND Beethoven series. The aim of this project is to record the complete Beethoven symphonies on period instruments in the venues where they were first performed,...
Petits Motets Volume 2 cover
add to cart $36.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
JOSEPH-HECTOR FIOCCO
Petits Motets Volume 2
Scherzi Musicali, Nicolas Achten
[ Musique En Wallonie / CD - released 21/Apr/2017 ]
Joseph-Hector Fiocco's music is remarkable for its quality, richness of invention and the liveliness that characterises it all. With a somewhat surprising coherence it achieves a fusion of French and Italian aesthetics, as regards both harmony and...
Whitfield: The History Of Western Art [Unabridged] cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
PETER WHITFIELD
Whitfield: The History Of Western Art [Unabridged]
Sebastian Comberti (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobook / 4 CD Box Set - released 21/Apr/2017 ]
"Author Whitfield and narrator Sebastian Comberti do an excellent job of guiding the listener on a quick tour of Western art. In addition, Comberti's pronunciations are excellent, and his voice is clear and measured." AudioFile
50 Piano Masterworks cover
add to cart $27.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
Various Artists
50 Piano Masterworks
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 3 CD - released 21/Apr/2017 ]
Deutsche Grammophon, home to the greatest pianists, presents a collection of the most essential piano masterworks - a collection of the most beautiful, exciting and moving pieces for piano; presenting the world's best composers, popular works, and...
Schubert: Fantasie in F Minor & other piano duets cover
add to cart $32.00 Low Stock
FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Fantasie in F Minor & other piano duets
Andreas Staier, Alexander Melnikov (fortepiano Graf by Christopher Clarke)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
"I have composed a big sonata and variations for four hands, and the latter have met with a specially good reception here, but I do not entirely trust Hungarian taste, and I shall leave it to you and to the Viennese to decide their true merit" So...
Arturo Toscanini: The Essentail Recordings cover
add to cart $50.00 Low Stock
HAYDN / MOZART / BEETHOVEN / MENDELSSOHN / ROSSINI / VERDI / WAGNER / etc
Arturo Toscanini: The Essentail Recordings
Arturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Phildelphia Orchestra
[ Sony / RCA Red Seal / 105 CD Box Set - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
This collection of Arturo Toscanini's essential recordings marks the 150th anniversary of the conductor's birth in 2017 as well as the 80th anniversary of the founding of the NBC Symphony Orchestra - the last organisation with which he had a long and...
A. Scarlatti: Opera Overtures and Concertos cover
add to cart $30.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI
A. Scarlatti: Opera Overtures and Concertos
Concerto de' Cavalieri, Marcello Di Lisa
[ Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
"…dispatched with swashbuckling swagger…" (Gramophone)
Schubert: Piano Sonatas Nos. 13 & 21 cover
add to cart $32.00 In Stock
FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Piano Sonatas Nos. 13 & 21
Javier Perianes (Steinway piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
"With Perianes, the touch is always warm and the edges are never harsh: the hymn-like opening is whispered and tender, the exploratory passages are wide-eyed and the song-like melodies really sing...It's generous playing." The Guardian
Monteverdi: Madrigali & altri canti [Ballo delle Ingrate, Selva Morale, Combattimento di Tancrede] cover
add to cart $37.00 In Stock
CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI
Monteverdi: Madrigali & altri canti [Ballo delle Ingrate, Selva Morale, Combattimento di Tancrede]
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie, dir.
[ Harmonia Mundi / 4 CD Box Set - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
This box set assembles the complete Monteverdi recordings that William Christie and Les Arts Florissants made for harmonia mundi over some 15 years. Together, they constantly refreshed their inspiration at the wellspring of his finest and most famous...
Les Vents Français: Beethoven cover
add to cart $27.00 In Stock
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Les Vents Français: Beethoven
Les Vents Français [Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Francois Leleux (oboe), Gilbert Audin (bassoon), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn), etc]
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
This extra helping of Beethoven's music for winds comes on the heels of Les Vents Français's recent triple-CD release WINDS & PIANO, praised by The Telegraph for "stylistically sure and interpretatively ear-catching" performances, including one of...
Myaskovsky: Cello Sonatas cover
add to cart $18.00 Low Stock
NIKOLAI MYASKOVSKY
Myaskovsky: Cello Sonatas
Luca Magariello (cello) & Cecilia Novarino (piano)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881‐1950) was educated (after a failed schooling for Military Engineer, prompted by his father) at the famous St Petersburg Conservatoire under the tutelage of Rimsky‐Korsakov, Lyadov and Glazunov. His musical style has absorbed...
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (with Bach - Cantatas) cover
add to cart $32.00 Low Stock
GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (with Bach - Cantatas)
Lucy Crowe (soprano) & Tim Mead (counter-tenor) / La Nuova Musica, David Bates
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 20/Apr/2017 ]
"[La Nuova Musica] let phrases sigh and breathe and supply a decent amount of bass under properly expressive melodic lines...Crowe and Mead are both in sumptuous voice, and both fiery in the most dramatic moments of the Stabat Mater." The Guardian