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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Jacqueline du Pré: The Heart of the Cello cover
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ELGAR / DVORAK / BACH / ELGAR / FRANCK / SCHUMANN / etc
Jacqueline du Pré: The Heart of the Cello
Jacqueline du Pré (cello) with Osian Ellis (harp) Daniel Barenboim (piano & conductor) Gerald Moore (piano) Pinchas Zukerman(violin)
[ Warner Classics / 2 CD - released 22/Oct/2017 ]
"She clearly was born to play the cello," wrote the New York Times of Jacqueline Du Pré in 1967. Just five years later her career was cut tragically short by illness. Du Pré's recordings provide a treasurable memento of the "perfect balance of youth...
Preludes and Romances for Solo Harp cover
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FISHER / GRANDJANY / DEBUSSY / FLAGELLO / KASKA / YOUNG / ANDRES / SALZEDO
Preludes and Romances for Solo Harp
Carolyn Mills (harp)
[ Atoll / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
A beautifully played and recorded modern harp album.
O Holy Night: A Merton Christmas cover
add to cart $36.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
O Holy Night: A Merton Christmas
Choir of Merton College, Oxford, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Benjamin Nicholas
[ Delphian / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
The Choir of Merton College joins forces with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra for a recording of director Benjamin Nicholas's favourite popular carols. Two of John Rutter's most exquisite works are complemented by orchestral versions of wellloved...
Gershwin: Anima Erterna cover
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2-6 weeks
GERSHWIN
Gershwin: Anima Erterna
Claron McFadden, Bart van Caenegem, Amina Eterna Brugge, Jos Van Immerseel
[ Alpha / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
George Gershwin composed his Rhapsody in Blue in 1924. In the same year, he launched his collaboration with his brother Ira, which produced countless songs. He never achieved his ambition of studying with Maurice Ravel, but was always enthralled by...
Aïrés cover
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2-6 weeks
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Aïrés
Édouard Ferlet, Stéphane Kerecki, Airelle Besson
[ Alpha / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Édouard Ferlet has already explored intriguing byways for the Alpha label: in 2015 he and Violaine Cochard recorded 'Plucked Unplucked', an album associating piano and harpsichord - a successful venture that will soon see a follow-up. The bassist...
Leó Weiner: Serenade, Divertimentos cover
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2-6 weeks
LEO WEINER
Leó Weiner: Serenade, Divertimentos
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
[ Chandos / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Within his extended discography, Neeme Järvi has explored the work of some magnificent Eastern European composers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, recently including Suchoň and Scharwenka. He here reveal s the delightful, witty...
Liszt: Transcriptions from Christus and The Legend of St. Elisabeth cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Transcriptions from Christus and The Legend of St. Elisabeth
Henry Kramer (piano)
[ Naxos Liszt Complete Piano Music Volume 47 / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Reflecting the life of Christ from the nativity to the Passion and Resurrection, Liszt's oratorio Christus was premiered in 1873 and enjoyed considerable success. The movements he transcribed for piano are dynamic and virtuosic but also pastoral and...
A Jacqueline du Pre Recital cover
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2-6 weeks
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
A Jacqueline du Pre Recital
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) with Gerald Moore (piano), Oslan Ellis (harp), Roy Jesson (organ) & John Williams (guitar)
[ Warner Classics Original Jacket Reissues / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
The tragedy of du Pré's brief career is still fresh in the public memory and can be summarised here. She was born in Oxford on 26 January 1945 into a middle-class family in which music was important: her mother was a fine pianist and a gifted teacher.
3 Sonatas For Viola da Gamba cover
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2-6 weeks
C.P.E. BACH
3 Sonatas For Viola da Gamba
Johanna Rose (viola da gamba), Javier Núñez (harpsichord)
[ Rubicon Classics / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Composed during his time at the court of Frederick the Great in Berlin, these sonatas provided the court gambaist with ample opportunities to display both virtuosity and sensitivity. The viola da gamba was going out of fashion when the forward -...
Christmas Presence cover
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TRADITIONAL / HOWELLS / POULENC
Christmas Presence
The King's Singers
[ Signum / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Recorded Live from their spiritual home of King's College Chapel, Cambridge, The King's Singers present an album of festive Christmas music, blending ancient and modern works with traditional favourites and new arrangements.The disc also features A...
Fancies For the Viols cover
add to cart $32.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
ORLANDO GIBBONS
Fancies For the Viols
L'Achéron, François Joubert-Caillet
[ Ricercar / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) was one of the most complete musicians of the Elizabethan era. He made talented contributions to every genre of vocal and instrumental music. In the domain of the fantasia for viols, he wrote for numerous combinations of...
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata & Trio No. 2 cover
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2-6 weeks
SCHUBERT
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata & Trio No. 2
Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Antje Weithaas, Martin Helmchen
[ Alpha / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Following a first recording on Alpha devoted to Brahms which garnered much praise - 'real duo playing' said Gramophone, while Classica discerned 'shared music making . . . a world full of nuances and subtlety, boundless sonic imagination...
Canteloube: Songs Of The Auvergne [24 numbers] cover
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JOSEPH CANTELOUBE
Canteloube: Songs Of The Auvergne [24 numbers]
Netania Davrath (Soprano) / Orchestra conducted by Pierre De La Roche
[ ALTO / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
"The Chants d'Auvergne are not easy to sing and demand a well-trained voice. But Canteloube did not want them to be sung in an overtly operatic fashion; he preferred an earthier, more unaffected approach. And that is the great glory of Netania...
Franck, Fauré, Prokofiev Sonatas cover
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FRANCK / FAURE / PROKOFIEV
Franck, Fauré, Prokofiev Sonatas
Sharon Bezaly (flute), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
The flautist Sharon Bezaly has, over the past 20 years, released some 40 discs on BIS, recordings which have contributed to the international recognition that she enjoys. Both on disc and in concert she has done much to champion new repertoire - she...
Mielczewski: Deus, in nomine tuo, etc cover
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2-6 weeks
MARCIN MIELCZEWSKI
Mielczewski: Deus, in nomine tuo, etc
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers & Eamonn Dougan
[ Coro / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
The fifth volume in this highly acclaimed series, conducted by The Sixteen's Associate Conductor, Eamonn Dougan, celebrates the music of Polish composer Marcin Mielczewski. Together with Bartłomiej Pękiel, Mielczewski was amongst the most notable of...
The Art of Black and White cover
add to cart $30.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
LYELL CRESSWELL
The Art of Black and White
Stephen De Pledge (piano), Christopher Bowen (tenor), Jennifer Maybee (soprano)
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Lyell Cresswell is one of New Zealand's most important contemporary composers. He has written for most genres and settings across a broad classical spectrum, but much of his chamber music (particularly unrecorded songs and piano works) remain...
The Cello In Wartime cover
add to cart $35.00 Low Stock
DEBUSSY / BRIDGE / FAURE / WEBERN
The Cello In Wartime
Steven Isserlis (cello), Connie Shih (piano)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
As the centenaries of various events of the First World War are being commemorated, we are reminded of the great battles and the large-scale suffering. To imagine what day-to-day life may have been like in the trenches in Flanders is more difficult,...
Daniele Gatti conducts Debussy cover
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CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Daniele Gatti conducts Debussy
Orchestre National de France, Daniele Gatti
[ Sony Bmg / CD - released 19/Oct/2017 ]
"This is Debussy painted in bold acrylics rather than insipid watercolours." Arts Desk
Ravel: Complete Works for Solo Piano cover
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MAURICE RAVEL
Ravel: Complete Works for Solo Piano
Walter Gieseking (piano)
[ Warner Classics Original Jacket Reissues / 2 CD - released 17/Oct/2017 ]
"His playing, though focused and rhythmically exact, proves that deep concentration does not have to be intense … There is never a sense of strain or tension; everything is natural and full of character." New York Times
Dvorak: Cello Concerto / Waldesruhe (Silent woods) cover
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ANTONIN DVORAK
Dvorak: Cello Concerto / Waldesruhe (Silent woods)
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) / Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
[ Warner Classics Original Jacket Reissues / CD - released 15/Oct/2017 ]
"Impressively remastered, spectacular in its realism, with well-defined detail, superb warmth and body, and fine perspective."