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Classical New Releases

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Melancolía - Música Temprana cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Melancolía - Música Temprana
Olalla Alemán (soprano), Adrián Rodríguez Van der Spoel, Luciana Cueto (mezzo-soprano) Adrián Rodríguez Van der Spoel / Música Temprana
[ Pentatone / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Música Temprana, one of today's most exciting Hispanic early music ensembles, presents its first PENTATONE album Melancolía, on which they present Spanish courtly songs on mourning and unrequited love around 1500 together with the apocalyptic...
Mass (A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers) cover
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LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Mass (A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers)
Alan Titus (baritone) / The Norman Scribner Choir, The Berkshire Boy Choir, Leonard Bernstein
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
This is a remastered 2-CD edition, which includes a 140-page booklet created in collaboration with The Leonard Bernstein Office with numerous previously unreleased photos and facsimiles, synopsis and libretto, and new liner notes.
Paderewski: Songs and Mélodies / Suite in G major / Nocturne cover
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JAN IGNACY PADEREWSKI
Paderewski: Songs and Mélodies / Suite in G major / Nocturne
Alina Adamski (Soprano) Agata Schmidt (Mezzo-soprano) / Capella Bydgostiensis, Mariusz Smolij
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Although Paderewski is more readily associated with his career as a legendary virtuoso pianist, his modest output of 70 orchestral, instrumental and vocal works deserves to be more widely known.
Beck: L'Isle deserte, Opéra comique in one acte cover
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FRANZ IGNAZ BECK
Beck: L'Isle deserte, Opéra comique in one acte
Ana Maria Labin, Samantha Gaul, Theodore Browne, Fabian Kelly, La Stagione Frankfurt, Michael Schneider
[ CPO / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Franz Ignaz Beck is one of the most fascinating composers of the eighteenth century, a musical visionary as well as a »genuine European« with roots in Mannheim. His opera L'isle déserte, long regarded as lost, has resurfaced in a score manuscript in...
Le fier virtuose. Le clavecin de Louis XIII cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Le fier virtuose. Le clavecin de Louis XIII
Arnaud De Pasquale
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
One hundred and fifty years of harpsichord music at Versailles, under the reigns of Louis XIII, Louis XIV and Louis XV: French harpsichord music is inseparable from the Court, which gave rise to its greatest performers. The Harp¬sichord Cycle at...
Chopin: Études Op. 25 / 4 Scherzi cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Études Op. 25 / 4 Scherzi
Beatrice Rana (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
'Beatrice Rana set a new standard. She made the Chopin sound as poetic and colorful as anything he ever wrote. Her playing was refined and soft-spoken in its brilliance throughout. She had the audience rapt.' - The New York Times
30 Years of New Organ Works (1991-2021) cover
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DUSAPIN / FOCCROULLE / HOSOKAWA / JOLAS / LACOTE
30 Years of New Organ Works (1991-2021)
Bernard Foccroulle; Sonia Wieder-Atherton; Yoann Tardivel
[ Fuga Libera / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
During the years in which Bernard Foccroulle was successively director of the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels and the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, he never ceased to devote himself to his instrument, the organ, regularly making recordings, giving...
Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas
Boris Giltburg (piano)
[ Naxos / 9 CD Box Set - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Boris Giltburg is lauded worldwide as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned approach to performance. This project to record all of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas is a personal exploration for...
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo cover
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MONTEVERDI
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo
Cappella Mediterranea; Chœur de Chambre de Namur; Leonardo García Alarcón
[ Alpha Classics / 2 CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Monteverdi's L'Orfeo is naturally an iconic work for Leonardo García Alarcón. The Argentinian conductor has performed and matured his interpretation of Monteverdi's masterpiece throughout his life. Together with his group of soloists, the Namur...
Hybrid / C cover
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CARLOS CIPPELLETTI
Hybrid / C
Carlos Cippelletti
[ Outnote Records / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
HYBRID/C is a musical and cultural fusion project with a common point that is Afro-Cuban music and jazz. Jazz serves as a vehicle on this journey to the roots of Cuban music and Afro- Cuban culture from a modern musical perspective. Born in Spain to...
No Time for Chamber Music cover
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GUSTAV MAHLER
No Time for Chamber Music
Collectif9
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Collectif9 is a Montreal-based string ensemble whose main focus is an original exploration of the classical repertoire, including transcriptions for chamber ensemble of large-scale works. Alpha is starting a collaboration with this innovative group...
Mozart: Mass No. 16 'Coronation Mass' / Missa longa cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Mass No. 16 'Coronation Mass' / Missa longa
Carolina Ullrich, Marie Henriette Reinhold, Angelo Pollak, Konstantin Krimmel /Cologne West German Radio Chorus, Cologne Chamber, Christoph Poppen
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
The occasion for the composition of Mozart's Missa longa is still a matter of speculation, but the Mass remains an exceptional work with its elaborate choral writing, extended orchestration and dramatic changes.
Saint-Georges: Symphonies concertantes / Symphony in G major cover
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JOSEPH BOULOGNE SAINT-GEORGES
Saint-Georges: Symphonies concertantes / Symphony in G major
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice, Michael Halász
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges was a brilliant swordsman, athlete, violin virtuoso and gifted composer, with a claim to being the most talented figure in an age of remarkable individuals. He was an early and important exponent of the...
Swithun! cover
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ANONYMOUS
Swithun!
Dialogos, Katarina Livljanić
[ Arcana / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Open the door onto one of the best-kept secrets of medieval music… It is the music from the Winchester Troper, one of the earliest, and most stunning sources of medieval polyphonic music, written in the first decades of the eleventh century, more...
Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4 cover
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MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG
Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4
East-West Chamber Orchestra, Rostislav Krimer
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Symphonic thinking dominated Mieczysław Weinberg's final decade, and these chamber symphonies are part of an interrelated sequence that reworks and cites earlier pieces.
Azevedo: Hukvaldy Cycle cover
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SERGIO AZEVEDO
Azevedo: Hukvaldy Cycle
Ensemble Darcos, Nuno Côrte-Real
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Taking its title from the village in which Leoš Janáček was born, this album of chamber works by the prize winning Portuguese composer Sérgio Azevedo reveals his deep affinity for the music and personality of the great Czech composer.
Saint-Saens: Danse macabre / Introduction et rondo capriccioso / Havanaise / Air de Dalila cover
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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saens: Danse macabre / Introduction et rondo capriccioso / Havanaise / Air de Dalila
Fanny Clamagirand (violin) & Vanya Cohen (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Saint-Saëns composed many original works for the violin. He also took the art of arrangement to new heights of refinement, believing his transcriptions were independent of their models, following the precedent of composers such as Liszt.
Farrenc: Music for Violin & Piano cover
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LOUISE FARRENC
Farrenc: Music for Violin & Piano
Italian Rest Ensemble
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Louise Farrenc was one of the first successful female composers in 19th century France. Born in a family of high artistic activity, she became an accomplished pianist (having had lessons with Moscheles and Hummel), eventually holding a professorship
Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas Op. 2 cover
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DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE
Buxtehude: Trio Sonatas Op. 2
Jonathan Cohen; Arcangelo; Thomas Dunford; Sophie Gent; Jonathan Manson
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
The sonata concertata form is perfectly illustrated in these trios by Dietrich Buxtehude which, according to Peter Wollny constitute 'a landmark in the history of the sonata'. They provide a better understanding of a composer who has owed his fame...
Widmann, Strauss & Beethoven: Con brio cover
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WIDMANN / STRAUSS / BEETHOVEN
Widmann, Strauss & Beethoven: Con brio
Jörg Widmann, Irish Chamber Orchestra
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Here we meet Jörg Widmann as soloist, conductor and composer. With his piece Con brio, premiered in 2008, he pays a vibrant tribute to Beethoven in general and his Seventh Symphony in particular. At the head of the excellent Irish Chamber Orchestra,...
Aado - Senegalese Kora cover
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Kadialy Kouyate (kora)
Aado - Senegalese Kora
[ Naxos World / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Kadialy's captivating kora skills originate from his long family history of Kouyate griots. Embracing the art of traditional storytelling, via the 21-stringed kora, he draws on his past heritage for inspiration.
Strauss, (J.): Waldmeister (complete operetta) cover
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JOHANN STRAUSS II
Strauss, (J.): Waldmeister (complete operetta)
Martina Bortolotti von Haderburg, Andrea Chudak, Annika Egert, Dorothe Ingenfeld / Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Dario Salvi
[ Naxos / 2 CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Johann Strauss II's operetta Waldmeister ('Woodruff') was staged for the first time in December 1895.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach cover
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C.P.E. BACH
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Nevermind, Anna Besson, Louis Creac'h, Robin Pharo; Jean Rondeau
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
For their third album on Alpha, the musicians of Nevermind - Anna Besson (flute), Louis Creac'h (viola), Robin Pharo (viola da gamba) and Jean Rondeau (harpsichord) - explore the riches of a little-played repertory, the quartets and sonatas of Carl...
Czerny: Romantic Piano Fantasies on Sir Walter Scott's Novels cover
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CARL CZERNY
Czerny: Romantic Piano Fantasies on Sir Walter Scott's Novels
Pei-I Wang, Samuel Gingher (piano duet)
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Carl Czerny's instructional exercises may be his lasting legacy but there remain numerous largely forgotten pieces that reveal important elements of his compositional range.
Pleyel: Preußische Quartette 10-12 cover
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IGNAZ PLEYEL
Pleyel: Preußische Quartette 10-12
Pleyel Quartett Köln
[ CPO / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
When Ignaz Pleyel concluded his work on the last of his twelve »Prussian Quartets,« he had already garnered a great deal of experience as a composer of string quartets. His unmistakable musical voice had brought him countless admirers - including, no
Binge: Elizabethan Serenade / Scottish Rhapsody / Sailing By cover
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RONALD BINGE
Binge: Elizabethan Serenade / Scottish Rhapsody / Sailing By
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ernest Tomlinson
[ Naxos / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
'one way and another this must be one of the most successful of this excellent series, and it can only heighten the standing of a fine English light music composer' (Gramophone)
Bach: L'Extase Musicale cover
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Various Artists
Bach: L'Extase Musicale
[ Alpha Classics / 3 CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
Johann Sebastian Bach? His very name arouses admiration, while his art generally provokes wonder, even ecstasy... To 'pay homage' to Bach is to acknowledge his special status - if not the God, at least the Pope of musicians: an unquestionable and...
Folk Music of China, Vol. 17 - Folk Songs of the Tujia and Sui Peoples cover
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Various Artists
Folk Music of China, Vol. 17 - Folk Songs of the Tujia and Sui Peoples
[ Naxos World / CD - released 24/Sep/2021 ]
This series explores China's rich and diverse musical heritage. The songs featured in these recordings are folk songs from the Tujia and Sui peoples of Hubei and Guizhou Province. Folk songs from the Tujia and Sui peoples of Hubei and Guizhou...
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3 & 4 cover
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MOZART
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3 & 4
Francesa Dego (violin), Francesca Leonardi (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)
[ Chandos / CD - released 21/Sep/2021 ]
Virtuoso violinist Francesca Dego joins forces with legendary conductor and period performance pioneer Sir Roger Norrington for this recording of Mozart's 3rd and 4th violin concertos - the first time either soloist or conductor have recorded the...
Le temps perdu cover
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RAVEL / LISZT / FAURE
Le temps perdu
Imogen Cooper (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 21/Sep/2021 ]
Borrowing the title from Proust's great novel, Imogen Cooper's latest recital features a collection of pieces that she learnt as a teenager in Paris, or in her twenties working with Alfred Brendel in Vienna, but none of which she has performed on the...
British Oboe Quintets cover
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BAX / FINZI / VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
British Oboe Quintets
Nicholas Daniel (oboe, cor anglais); Doric String Quartet
[ Chandos / CD - released 21/Sep/2021 ]
The legendary British oboist Leon Goossens inspired all the composers represented on this recording, and they wrote all but one of the pieces for his oboe, on which he premièred the works by Delius, Bax, Bliss, and Finzi featured here. The piece by...
Penderecki: Complete Quartets cover
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KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI
Penderecki: Complete Quartets
Silesian Quartet; Piotr Szymyslik (clarinet)
[ Chandos / CD - released 21/Sep/2021 ]
The Silesian Quartet sprang to international attention with its award-winning recordings of chamber music by Grażyna Bacewicz. Its latest project - the complete quartets of Penderecki - was started in 2012, but not completed until January 2021....
Dedicated cover
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2Cellos
Dedicated
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 17/Sep/2021 ]
2CELLOS invite their fans to celebrate their milestone tenth anniversary with them on the new album DEDICATED. "We're celebrating a decade of dedication to our projects, our music, and our fans," says Šulic. "Over the years, we grew up as 2CELLOS...
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Isabelle Faust, Antoine Tamestit
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 17/Sep/2021 ]
Johann Sebastian Bach and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin go back a long way together! This recording, made with the welcome participation of Isabelle Faust and Antoine Tamestit, follows the complete violin concertos (2019), which left a lasting...
Liszt: Freudvoll Und Leidvoll cover
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FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Freudvoll Und Leidvoll
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 17/Sep/2021 ]
"Kaufmann's album is immensely enjoyable, gusting along on the singer's energy, Deutsch's care over detail and the constant surprises of Liszt's music, served up in a clear and bouncy recording." The Times Five Stars
Bertini: Nonetto op. 107 / Grand Trio op. 43 cover
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HENRI BERTINI
Bertini: Nonetto op. 107 / Grand Trio op. 43
Linos Ensemble
[ CPO / CD - released 17/Sep/2021 ]
No matter how one might try, one cannot be unkind to Mr. Bertini: he can bring one beside oneself with his friendliness and all his finely fragrant Parisian expressions; his music has the feel of pure satin and silk« In his Neue Zeitschrift für Musik...
Telemann: Complete Violin Concertos Vol. 7 cover
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GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN
Telemann: Complete Violin Concertos Vol. 7
The Wallfisch Band, Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin and Direction)
[ CPO / CD - released 17/Sep/2021 ]
Each of the three violin concertos by Telemann on the seventh volume (but not the last!) of our complete series merits separate consideration in view of its singular musical character and special transmission history. In two cases stylistic...
On DSCH [Preludes & Fugues for piano] cover
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DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
On DSCH [Preludes & Fugues for piano]
Igor Levit (piano)
[ Sony / 3 CD Box Set - released 10/Sep/2021 ]
The new album "On DSCH" by Igor Levit is a 3CD discographic tour de force by "one of the essential artists of our time" (The New York Times). The self-styled "maximalist" enjoys pushing himself to his limits - intellectually and physically.
12 Stradivari cover
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FALLA / SUK / SCHUMANN / VIEUXTEMPS / TCHAIKOVSKY etc
12 Stradivari
Janine Jansen (violin), Antonio Pappano (piano)
[ Decca / CD - released 10/Sep/2021 ]
For the first time in history, twelve of the most wonderful violins ever made by the finest violin maker of all time, Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737), have travelled across the world for a ground-breaking new project with violin superstar Janine...
Magdalena Kožená - Nostalgia cover
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BARTOK / BRAHMS / MUSSORGSKY
Magdalena Kožená - Nostalgia
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano) Yefim Bronfman (piano)
[ Pentatone / CD - released 10/Sep/2021 ]
On her third PENTATONE album Nostalgia, Magdalena Kožená presents Bartók's Village Scenes, Mussorgsky's The Nursery and a selection of Brahms songs, together with acclaimed pianist Yefim Bronfman.