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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George Szell conducts Beethoven: Symphonies / Overtures [5 CD set] cover
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2-6 weeks
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
George Szell conducts Beethoven: Symphonies / Overtures [5 CD set]
The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell
[ Sony Classical Masters / 5 CD Box Set - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
"the Szell/Cleveland synergy works many wonders. Listen to the seamless transition from the Second Symphony's broad first-movement introduction into the main theme, or how the Eroica's Funeral March achieves a shattering climax by virtue of Szell's u
Liszt: Berlioz Transcriptions cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Berlioz Transcriptions
Feng Bian (piano)
[ Naxos Liszt Complete Piano Music Volume 46 / CD - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
Liszt first met Hector Berlioz in Paris before the premiere of the Symphonie fantastique in 1830 and at first their mutual esteem was unbounded. Liszt proceeded to transcribe the music of his friend and two movements from his innovative transcription...
Classic Vienna: Mozart - Haydn - Gluck cover
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W. A. MOZART / JOSEF HAYDN / CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Classic Vienna: Mozart - Haydn - Gluck
Lena Belkina (mezzo) / ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrea Sanguineti
[ RCA / Sony Classics / CD - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
Mezzo-soprano Lena Belkina's first album garnered high praise: "She sings Desdemona's 'Willow Song' from Rossini's Otello with lyrical intensity... Nacqui all'affanno e al pianto" from La Cenerentola is sharp-witted and brilliant", opined Das...
For the fallen: Elgar & Bax cover
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2-6 weeks
EDWARD ELGAR / ARNOLD BAX
For the fallen: Elgar & Bax
Rachel Nicholls (soprano) Madeleine Shaw (mezzo) / Halle Orchestra & Choir, Mark Elder
[ Halle / CD - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
"Complete with superior production values, exhaustive booklet-notes and full texts, this stimulating collection deserves every success." Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Choral
Dvorak: Piano Trios, Vol. 2 cover
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ANTONIN DVORAK
Dvorak: Piano Trios, Vol. 2
The Tempest Trio
[ Naxos / CD - released 20/Aug/2017 ]
Dvorak's four piano trios are some of the greatest examples of late 19th-century chamber music, and have remained repertoire favorites to this day. His Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major incorporates melancholy, serenity and vivid excitement in equal...
Saint-Saens, Schumann, Tchaikovsky Cello Concertos cover
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2-6 weeks
SCHUMANN / SAINT-SAENS / TCHAIKOVSKY
Saint-Saens, Schumann, Tchaikovsky Cello Concertos
Antonio Meneses (cello), Claudio Cruz, Royal Northern Sinfonia
[ Avie / CD - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of winning First Prize and the Gold Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, as well as his 60th birthday in August 2017, Antonio Meneses adds to his distinguished discography with three...
Pictures cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
MUSSORGSKY / EVE DE CASTRO ROBINSON
Pictures
Henry Wong Doe (piano)
[ Rattle / CD - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
Henry follows his widely acclaimed Landscape Preludes (2014) with a vibrant account of the Mussorgsky classic, Pictures at an Exhibition, brilliantly paired with new works from New Zealand composer, Eve de Castro-Robinson. Showing the courage of...
Reich: Sextet / Clapping Music / Music For Pieces of Wood (LP) cover
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2-6 weeks
STEVE REICH
Reich: Sextet / Clapping Music / Music For Pieces of Wood (LP)
LSO Percussion Ensemble
[ LSO Live / LP - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
The percussionists of the London Symphony Orchestra explore the music of America's most influential living composer. A giant of modern music, Reich's pioneering work has influenced countless performers, breaking boundaries across genres. Previously...
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
Michael Houstoun (piano)
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
Following the monumental set of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas, Michael Houstoun and Rattle proudly release a superb account of the Diabelli Variations, thirty-three variations on a waltz by Anton Duabelli composed by Ludwig van Beethoven...
The Passing of A Black Star cover
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New Zealand Guitar Quartet
The Passing of A Black Star
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
Aotearoa Suite (2016) Written for NZGQ, Aotearoa Suite is an exploration of the quartet medium, in which the composer plays with the balance and range within the ensemble as he progresses through the various textures and dances. He says of the...
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Etudes-tableaux cover
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SERGEY RACHMANINOV
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Etudes-tableaux
Boris Giltburg (piano) / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Carlos Miguel Prieto
[ Naxos / CD - released 17/Aug/2017 ]
Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 is one of the most passionate and beloved concertos in the repertoire, its lyricism and virtuosity charting a trajectory from darkness through idyll to dazzling triumph. The Etudes-tableaux, Op. 33 are richly...
Mayr: Stabat Mater in F minor / Eja mater / Ave maris stella cover
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JOHANN SIMON MAYR
Mayr: Stabat Mater in F minor / Eja mater / Ave maris stella
Jaewon Yun (soprano), Theresa Holzhauser (contralto), Robert Sellier (tenor), Jens Hamann (bass) / Bavarian State Opera Chorus, I Virtuosi Italiani
[ Naxos / CD - released 17/Aug/2017 ]
Restored by Mayr expert Frans Hauk from two extant manuscript versions and heard here in its world premiere recording, Simon Mayr's Stabat mater in F minor was singled out by a contemporary biographer "for its marvelous effect" and "heavenly beauty."...
Dittersdorf: Three 'Ovid' Sonatas for Fortepiano, Four Hands cover
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CARL von DITTERSDORF
Dittersdorf: Three 'Ovid' Sonatas for Fortepiano, Four Hands
James Tibbles & Michael Tsalka (fortepianos)
[ Naxos / CD - released 17/Aug/2017 ]
In 1781 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf conceived a ground-breaking, multi-media project to compose and have published a series of fifteen symphonies based on Ovid's Metamorphoses. Each symphony was to be graced by newly commissioned engravings and...
Cherubini & Plantade: Requiems pour Louis XVI et Marie-Antoinette cover
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2-6 weeks
CHERUBINI / PLANTADE
Cherubini & Plantade: Requiems pour Louis XVI et Marie-Antoinette
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet
[ Alpha / CD - released 17/Aug/2017 ]
"Niquet brings fresh artistry and specifically French authority honed over decades with Le Concert Spirituel to both works. For me, this is a prize-winning disc" Gramophone Award Nomination 2017 - Choral
Portuguese Piano Trios, Vol. 1 cover
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LUIZ COSTA / CLAUDIO CARNEYRO / SERGIO AZEVEDO
Portuguese Piano Trios, Vol. 1
Trío Pangea
[ Naxos / CD - released 17/Aug/2017 ]
Past centuries of Portuguese music have left a rich and varied legacy of repertoire inspired by various national and international aesthetic trends. Luiz Costa's teaching was influential on generations of Portuguese musicians, his Trio, Op. 15...
Natalie Dessay: De l'Opéra à la chanson cover
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BACH / HANDEL / DELIBES / MONTEVERDI / VERDI / MOZART / etc
Natalie Dessay: De l'Opéra à la chanson
Natalie Dessay (soprano) / with Michel Legrand, Roberto Alagna, Rolando Villazon, Veronique Gens, Quatuor Ebene, Emmanuelle Haim, William Christie, et
[ Erato / Warner Classics / 2 CD - released 16/Aug/2017 ]
This new collection showcasing 20 years of recordings from this most versatile of artists including classical, opera and songs from musicals - includes previously unreleased track "Bebe".
Chopin: Nocturnes cover
add to cart $25.00 In Stock
FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Nocturnes
Fazil Say (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
Over the last 25 years, Faz─▒l Say has firmly established himself as a musician to be reckoned with - as a pianist, director and composer.
Tchaikovsky & Sibelius Violin Concertos cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY / JEAN SIBELIUS
Tchaikovsky & Sibelius Violin Concertos
Lisa Batiashvili (violin) / Staatskapelle Dresden, Daniel Barenboim
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
"Every familiar phrase somehow manages to sound both authoritative and newly discovered...a delight from start to finish." Gramophone Magazine Disc of the Month - January 2017
Natalie Dessay: Airs d'operas francais (French Opera Arias) / Airs d'operas italiens (Italian Opera Arias) cover
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My First Lullaby Album cover
add to cart $25.00 Low Stock
CHOPIN / GLUCK / DEBUSSY / SMETANA / ELGAR / etc
My First Lullaby Album
Various artists including Roger Woodward (piano), Nicole Carr (soprano),Sara Macliver (soprano) / Queensland Symphony, Adelaide Symphony, etc
[ ABC Kids / CD - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
Music has a spellbinding magic - to lull us to sleep, and to inspire us to delightful dreams and flights of imagination. From ancient melodies to tunes written afresh for children today, this album is the ultimate collection of soothing classical...