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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Novák: In the Tatra Mountains / etc cover
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VITEZSLAV NOVAK
Novák: In the Tatra Mountains / etc
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Emerging from the fertile background of Bohemian nationalism, VítÄ•zslav Novák's music achieved cult status in his homeland for its richness of melody and full-blown romantic orchestral colour. The lush timbres and monumental solemnity of In the Tatra...
Handel: Serse (complete opera recorded in 1979) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Serse (complete opera recorded in 1979)
Carolyn Watkinson, Barbara Hendricks, Paul Esswood / la Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, Jean-Claude Malgoire
[ Sony Classical Opera / 3 CD Box Set - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Jean-Claude Malgoire conducts his Parisian ensemble, La Grande Ecurie et La Chambre du Roy, in a complete 1979 recording of Handel's delightful comic opera Serse, best known for its universally familiar opening aria "Ombra mai fu".
Howard Skempton: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner cover
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HOWARD SKEMPTON
Howard Skempton: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Christopher Yates (viola) Roderick Williams (baritone) / Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Martyn Brabbins
[ NMC / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Perfectly crafted, deceptively simplistic and distinctively individual, Howard Skempton's compositions have a soundworld all of their own. This new full-length album on NMC perfectly displays his experimental, yet sonorous and tonal...
Taneyev / Borodin: Piano Trios cover
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SERGEY TANEYEV / ALEXANDER BORODIN
Taneyev / Borodin: Piano Trios
Delta Piano Trio
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Sergey Taneyev was a distinguished pianist and influential educator, succeeding Tchaikovsky as professor at the Moscow Conservatory and counting Scriabin and Rachmaninov among his students. The Piano Trio Op. 22 is a demonstration of Taneyev's...
Brahms: String Quartet No 3 / Clarinet Quintet cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: String Quartet No 3 / Clarinet Quintet
New Zealand String Quartet, with James Campbell (clarinet)
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Brahms wrote his String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 67 in 1876 and its largely unclouded and cheerful qualities culminate in a theme and variations finale of exceptional imagination and mastery of form. His last chamber music was inspired by a great...
Torroba: Guitar Concertos, Vol. 2 cover
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FEDERICO MORENO TORROBA
Torroba: Guitar Concertos, Vol. 2
Pepe Romero & Vicente Coves (guitars) / Extremadura Symphony Orchestra, Manuel Coves
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Federico Moreno Torroba composed about one hundred works for the guitar, thereby reinforcing his status as one of Spain's great twentieth-century composers. Homenaje a la seguidilla pays lively tribute to that characteristically Spanish song and...
Kate Whitley: I am I say cover
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KATE WHITLEY
Kate Whitley: I am I say
Sarah-Jane Lewis (soprano) Shiry Rashkovsky (viola) Eloisa Fleur-Thorn (violin), Asher Zaccardelli (viola) / Multi-Story Orchestra, Christopher Stark
[ NMC / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Kate Whitley (b.1989) is a composer, pianist, and producer. Awards include a 2015 British Composer Award, a 2014 Borletti Buitoni Trust Special Award and the 2013 Sky Academy Futures Fund Bursary for her work in bringing classical music out of the...
Schubert: Piano Variations cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Piano Variations
Yevgeny Yontov (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/Mar/2017 ]
Franz Schubert's life was centered around a variety of close friendships. The theme for the Variations, D576 comes from a string quartet by Anselm Hüttenbrenner, the colleague and friend to whom Schubert sent his Unfinished Symphony and among whose...
Mozart: Violin Sonatas Vol 3 cover
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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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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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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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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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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...