Classical New Releases

Classical New Releases

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Linn Records Super Audio Collection - Volume 10 cover
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Linn Records Super Audio Collection - Volume 10
[ Linn / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Having reached its ten year milestone Linn's Super Audio Collection series remains as popular as ever. Comprising tracks from across the award-winning label's most recent releases Linn Super Audio Collection Volume 10 encompasses music from Phantasm,...
Holst: Orchestral Works (Incls 'St Paul's Suite') cover
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GUSTAV HOLST
Holst: Orchestral Works (Incls 'St Paul's Suite')
Andrew Watkinson (violin) & Nicholas Ward (violin) Duke Dobing (flute) & Christopher Hooker (oboe) / City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
[ Chandos The Hickox Legacy / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
This 1994 recording is one of the first Holst collections made by Hickox and the City of London Sinfonia. An orchestra he conducted for thirty seven years, until his death. Having brought neglected works by Holst to a more deserved fame in the early...
Entrez Dans La Danse... cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Entrez Dans La Danse...
Anne Queffélec (piano)
[ Mirare / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
The musical France of the Belle Époque and interwar period found refuge in the exhilaration of rhythm; but, in that 'dance age', it was only one short step from celebrations to nostalgic reverie. Anne Queffélec invites us to a crepuscular ball where...
Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas Op.1 cover
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BUXTEHUDE
Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas Op.1
Arcangelo, Sophie Gent, Jonathan Manson, Thomas Dunford, Jonathan Cohen
[ Alpha / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
For this recording of music by Buxtehude, Jonathan Cohen, founder of the ensemble Arcangelo, is joined by a distinguished trio, including two regulars on the Alpha label, Sophie Gent and Thomas Dunford, alongside the gambist Jonathan...
Lully: Armide (complete opera) cover
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JEAN-BAPISTE LULLY
Lully: Armide (complete opera)
Choeur de Chambre de Namur, Les Talen Lyriques, Christophe Rousset
[ Aparté / 2 CD Box Set - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
"Les Talens Lyriques play with consummate mastery of elegantly swaying inégales, fizzy brilliance or suave dancelike gestures as each moment in Lully's score demands" Gramophone Magazine, Editor's Choice July 2017
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 [German Requiem] cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 [German Requiem]
David Wilson-Johnson (bass-baritone), Felicity Lott (soprano) / London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
[ Chandos Richard Hickox Legacy / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
This reissue is a moving experience in itself, and not only for returning to the catalogue a superlative recording of Brahms's masterpiece, not the best known at the time of its release in 1991, but also for the exceptional soloists, majestically...
Potter: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 4 cover
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CIPRIANI POTTER
Potter: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 4
Howard Shelley (piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Volume 72 of Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concerto series comes to the rescue of yet another neglected figure with three first recordings courtesy of Howard Shelley and his Tasmanian forces. Composer, pianist, writer and educator (he was an early...
Tchaikovsky: The Complete Ballets cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: The Complete Ballets
Jame Ehnes (violin), Robert de Maine (cello), Neeme Jarvi
[ Chandos / 5 CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
To celebrate the eightieth birthday of Neeme Järvi, one of today's most prolific conductors, Chandos have gathered his recent recordings of Tchaikovsky's three full-length ballets (complete versions) in a box set at special price. Recorded in...
Elgar: The Black Knight, Op.25 / Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, Op.27 cover
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Feldman: For Bunita Marcus cover
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MORTON FELDMAN
Feldman: For Bunita Marcus
Marc-André Hamelin (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
'I have no problem with notes … none at all', was Feldman's cryptic comment on For Bunita Marcus. Throughout the seventy-two-minute duration of this extraordinary work, notes coalesce into wisps of melody which drift softly in and out of an immense...
Reger: Clarinet Sonatas cover
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MAX REGER
Reger: Clarinet Sonatas
Michael Collins (clarinet), Michael McHale (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Michael Collins and Michael McHale here present a new volume in their exploration of the lyrical clarinet repertoire. Their journey through works that encapsulate the variety of nuance and colour of which the instrument is capable, inevitably led...
Richard Strauss: The Complete Songs 8 cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Richard Strauss: The Complete Songs 8
Nicky Spence (tenor) Rebecca Evans (soprano) Roger Vignoles (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Roger Vignoles astutely notes that Strauss's songs cannot be played 'without a vivid sense of the orchestral colours and textures that they imply', so how better to conclude our series of the complete songs than with the piano-accompanied versions of...
Beethoven: Sonatas Appassionata, Les Adieux & Waldstein cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Sonatas Appassionata, Les Adieux & Waldstein
Olga Pashchenko (piano)
[ Alpha / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Olga Pashchenko is in the process of creating a unique place for herself in the world of the keyboard: she moves with astounding ease and skill from the harpsichord to the fortepiano, the organ and the modern piano. After a recording of...
Walton: The Bear cover
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WILLIAM WALTON
Walton: The Bear
Della Jones (mezzo-soprano), Alan Opie (baritone) & John Shirley-Quirk (bass) / Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
[ Chandos Richard Hickox Legacy / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Sir William Walton wrote two operas, the second - The Bear - far more readily acclaimed than the first, and more often performed. Its premiere took place in Aldeburgh in June 1967 as part of the twentieth Aldeburgh Festival, and followed the...
Tavener: Ikon of Light (Reissue) cover
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JOHN TAVENER
Tavener: Ikon of Light (Reissue)
The Tallis Scholars, Chilingirian String Quartet
[ Gimell / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
"Perhaps the time is right for the musical establishment (and the record industry) to begin to recognize Tavener as one of our most gifted and important composers of choral music. I hope so, for a talent so prodigious and special as his appears all...
John Sheppard: Media vita & other sacred music cover
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JOHN SHEPPARD
John Sheppard: Media vita & other sacred music
Westminster Cathedral Choir, Martin Baker
[ Hyperion / CD - released 28/Jul/2017 ]
Even by the standards of a time and place-Tudor England-in which masterpieces of choral polyphony appear to have been virtually an everyday occurrence, there is something uniquely and intensely compelling about the surviving works of John Sheppard....
Campra: Cantates françaises cover
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ANDRE CAMPRA
Campra: Cantates françaises
Jill Feldman (soprano), Dominique Visse (countertenor), Jean-François Gardeil (baritone), Les Arts Florissants
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 26/Jul/2017 ]
Une Europe galante…'I have attempted as well as I could to mix the delicacy of French music with the vivacity of Italian music,' André Campra wrote in the Preface to his first book of cantatas. The clear-sightedness of the composer from...
Gluck: Heroes in Love cover
add to cart $33.00 Out of Stock
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CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Gluck: Heroes in Love
Sonia Prina (contralto) / La Barocca, Rubin Jais
[ Glossa / CD - released 26/Jul/2017 ]
"The period band La Barocca, under Ruben Jais, matches the singer completely in fieriness of attack. For 18th-century enthusiasts and voice fanciers alike this is, I would say, a must-have CD" Five Stars BBC Music Magazine Opera Choice - July 2017
Russian Orthodox Music cover
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Mahler: Symphony No 9 (Recorded 1964) cover
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2-6 weeks
GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphony No 9 (Recorded 1964)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli
[ Warner Classics Masters / CD - released 25/Jul/2017 ]
"This new issue simply restores the recording to the catalogue where it belongs and at medium price on a single disc it represents excellent value. If you don't already own this great recording, one of the five or six best of this work ever taped" MW