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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Mozart: Violin Sonatas Vol 3 cover
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2-6 weeks
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Violin Sonatas Vol 3
Alina Ibragimova (violin), Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
[ Hyperion / 2 CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
The third of the ongoing series from the 'nigh-on ideal' partnership (Gramophone) of Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien. As before, the programme mixes the early-two works by the precocious ten-year-old-with the mature, and includes Mozart's...
British Tone Poems Volume 1 cover
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2-6 weeks
ALWYN / AUSTIN / BANTOCK / GARINER / GURNEY / VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
British Tone Poems Volume 1
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Rumon Gamba
[ Chandos / CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
Alongside their British Isles Overtures series, the BBC NOW and the conductor Rumon Gamba launch a project to bring often neglected symphonic poems by British composers to wider attention and fame. This first volume presents some of the most...
Music for the 100 Years' War cover
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AMOMYMOUS / DUNSTAPLE / ALANUS
Music for the 100 Years' War
The Binchois Consort, Andrew Kirkman
[ Hyperion / CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
Music of predominantly royal association spanning the reign of Henry V, the Battle of Agincourt and its aftermath, and the coronations in England and France of the boy king Henry VI. The Binchois Consort under Andrew Kirkman bring this music vividly...
Grieg: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-3, Op. 8, 13 & 45 cover
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2-6 weeks
EDWARD GRIEG
Grieg: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-3, Op. 8, 13 & 45
Haik Kazazyan (violin) & Philipp Kopachevsky (piano)
[ Delos / CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
In Haik Kazazyan's first album for Delos, Opera Fantasies, the brilliant Armenian violin virtuoso demonstrated the fiery, passionate, and technically astonishing sides of his artistry. And the same musical virtues are certainly on display here, in...
Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 1-16 (complete, inc. Grosse Fuge) cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 1-16 (complete, inc. Grosse Fuge)
Hungarian Quartet
[ Erato / 7 CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
"[in the finale of the Fifth Qtet] and elsewhere the playing, which is often admirably precise, has great humanity and emotional force. The Beethoven performances are animated, expressive and, in terms of part-playing, beautifully balanced." Gramopho
Medtner & Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos cover
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NIKOLAI MEDTNER / SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Medtner & Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) / London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski
[ Hyperion / Hybrid SACD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
A typical release-in so far as there can ever be such a thing-from Marc-André Hamelin, combining a stimulating, unexpected coupling; brilliant new light shed on the familiar; and pianism of the very highest calibre. Not to be missed.
Sullivan: Songs cover
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2-6 weeks
SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
Sullivan: Songs
Mary Bevan (soprano), Ben Johnson (tenor), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone) & David Owen Norris (piano)
[ Chandos / 2 CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
"the powerful Tennyson cycle The Window, George Herbert's Sweet Day and many others - thanks to Norris's inspired direction - make you realise what a fine, underrated songwriter Sullivan was." Sunday Times
Bruch: String Quintets & Octet cover
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MAX BRUCH
Bruch: String Quintets & Octet
The Nash Ensemble
[ Hyperion / CD - released 26/Mar/2017 ]
Music which belies the date and circumstances of its composition. All three works were written in the immediate aftermath of World War I, yet inhabit a sound world of Brahmsian richness and warmth-very much the product of the composer of the famous...
Kathleen Battle: The complete Sony Recordings cover
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PUCCINI / HANDEL / MOZART / TRADITIONAL / DVORAK / etc
Kathleen Battle: The complete Sony Recordings
Kathleen Battle (soprano) with Wynton Marsalis, Christopher Parkening, and Jean-Pierre Rampal and others
[ Sony Classics / 10 CD Box Set - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
Sony Classical presents legendary soprano Kathleen Battle in nine of her foremost studio recordings in her 'Complete Sony Recordings'. In the course of a remarkable career, launched in 1973 by mentor James Levine in their shared hometown of...
Dvorak / Saint-Saens: Cello Concertos cover
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2-6 weeks
ANTONIN DVORAK / CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Dvorak / Saint-Saens: Cello Concertos
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) / London Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
'Rostropovich, the master cellist, has a deep understanding of the Dvorak Concerto. Here his playing is coloured by the grace of Giulini's interpretation and by the beautifully lyrical accompaniment.' (Gramophone)
Milhaud / Honneger / Hoddinott: Cello Concertos & cello works cover
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DARIUS MILHAUD / ARTHUR HONEGGER / ALUN HODDINOTT
Milhaud / Honneger / Hoddinott: Cello Concertos & cello works
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
Special care has been taken to ensure the highest quality of sound reproduction. Wherever possible, the engineers of Art et Son studios have refined the sound, always with scrupulous respect to the original sources. The analogue recordings...
Myaskovsky / Saint-Saens: Cello Concertos cover
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NIKOLAI MYASKOVSKY / CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Myaskovsky / Saint-Saens: Cello Concertos
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
Special care has been taken to ensure the highest quality of sound reproduction. Wherever possible, the engineers of Art et Son studios have refined the sound, always with scrupulous respect to the original sources. The analogue recordings...
Telemann: The Collection cover
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GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN
Telemann: The Collection
Emmanuel Pahud, Han De Vries, Sergei Nakariakov, Maurice Andre, Albrecht Mayer, Anner Bylsma, Bob van Asperen, etc
[ Warner Classics / 13 CD Box Set - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
The familiar yet unfamiliar father figure of Baroque music: he wrote orchestral suites, chamber music, operas, oratorios and cantatas, a vast output that has still not been fully explored. During his own lifetime he was hailed as one of the most...
La Storia di Orfeo cover
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MONTEVERDI / SARTORIO / ROSSI
La Storia di Orfeo
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), EmÅ‘ke Baráth (soprano) / I Barocchisti, Coro della Radiotelevisione svizzera, Diego Fasolis
[ Erato / CD - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
With Philippe Jaroussky's new album, Storia di Orfeo, the French countertenor realises a long-held dream: to portray the mythic Orpheus in his many guises, an inspiration for the very first opera and beyond.
Bach: The Complete Keyboard Works cover
add to cart $130.00 Low Stock
J. S. BACH
Bach: The Complete Keyboard Works
Zuzana Ruzickova (harpsichord)
[ Erato / 20 CD Box Set - released 25/Mar/2017 ]
"A significant set celebrating this fine harpsichordist's survey of Bach's solo keyboard music." Gramophone reissue of the Month (Jan 2017)
A Noble and Melancholy Instrument cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
BEETHOVEN / SCHUMANN / STRAUSS ETC
A Noble and Melancholy Instrument
Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Alasdair Beatson (piano)
[ BIS / CD - released 24/Mar/2017 ]
Music for horn and piano performed on period instruments. The 19thcentury saw huge developments in the design of many musical instruments. In some cases changes were adopted more or less universally: the fortepiano that Mozart knew, a five-octave...
Verdelot /Ganassi: Madrigali Diminuiti cover
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2-6 weeks
PHILIPPE VERDELOT / SYLVESTRO GANASSI
Verdelot /Ganassi: Madrigali Diminuiti
Doulce Memoire, Denis Raisin Dadre
[ Ricercar / CD - released 24/Mar/2017 ]
"the whole Douce Mémoire team play with a stylish fluency that negotiates various staggeringly intricate manoeuvre with wonderful flair…what an exciting ensemble they are" Gramophone
Emil Jonason plays Lindberg and Golijov cover
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2-6 weeks
LINDBERG / GOLIJOV
Emil Jonason plays Lindberg and Golijov
Emil Jonason (clarinet), Norrköping Symphony Orchestra / Christian Lindberg Vamlingbo Quartet
[ BIS / CD - released 24/Mar/2017 ]
Two imaginative works for clarinet performed by a leading young player. Selected by ECHO (the European Concert Hall Organisation) as one of its 'Rising Stars' of the 2009/10 season, the Swedish clarinettist Emil Jonasonhas become increasingly visible...
New York cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHN CAGE / ELLIOT CARTER / MORTON FELDMAN / etc
New York
Ensemble Intercontemporain, Matthias Pintscher
[ ALPHA / 2 CD - released 24/Mar/2017 ]
Here is the third release in the collaboration between the Ensemble Intercontemporain and Alpha. This time the musicians of the ensemble and their conductor Matthias Pintscher focus on American music: Intégrales by Edgar Varèse (1924), Music for...
Telemann: Fantasias (12) for solo flute, TWV 40:2-13 cover
add to cart $32.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
PHILLIPE TELEMANN
Telemann: Fantasias (12) for solo flute, TWV 40:2-13
François Lazarevitch (flute)
[ ALPHA / CD - released 24/Mar/2017 ]
'The reserve collections of the Bibliothèque Royale of Brussels hold the sole printed copy of Telemann's Twelve Fantaisies for solo flute. . . . These fantasias considerably enrich the slender corpus of Baroque works for flute without bass, alongside...