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Classical New Releases

Below is a list of all classical CD titles released in the last 120 days.

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Britten: Les Illuminations, Serenade, Nocturne cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Britten: Les Illuminations, Serenade, Nocturne
Andrew Staples, Christopher Parks, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 19/Aug/2022 ]
In these three song cycles, Britten draws his inspiration from the peaks of European poetry (Shakespeare, Blake, Shelley, Keats, but also Rimbaud), the better to push back the boundaries of the genre. He multiplies the relationship between voices and...
Kurtág: Kafka-Fragmente cover
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GYORGY KURTAG
Kurtág: Kafka-Fragmente
Anna Prohaska (soprano), Isabelle Faust (violin)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 19/Aug/2022 ]
The Kafka-Fragmente, settings of excerpts from the diary, letters and a posthumous text by the author of The Trial, take the form of an intimate confession with no real narrative thread. Kurtág chose a soprano voice and a solo violin to express this...
La Passione cover
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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN / WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART / LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
La Passione
Christina Landshamer, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
[ Pentatone / CD - released 19/Aug/2022 ]
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin returns to Pentatone together with soprano Christina Landshamer, presenting La Passione, a collection of dazzling concert arias on love, longing and loss by Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn, paired with the latter's "La...
Invisible Stream cover
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Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Raphaël Imbert (saxophone), Pierre-François Blanchard (piano), Sonny Troupé (drums)
Invisible Stream
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 19/Aug/2022 ]
Invisible Stream: the "unseen currents" are those that connect people and musical works by transcending styles or customary aesthetic and cultural boundaries. A feast of poetic expression organized by four key representatives of both the classical...
Burge: Sinfonia Antiqua / Forgotten Dreams / One Sail / Upper Canadian Fiddle Suite cover
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JOHN BURGE
Burge: Sinfonia Antiqua / Forgotten Dreams / One Sail / Upper Canadian Fiddle Suite
Joanna G'froerer, Rachel Mercer, Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra Kevin Mallon
[ Naxos / CD - released 12/Aug/2022 ]
John Burge is a JUNO Award-winning composer and a passionate advocate for Canadian music who has a strong affinity with writing for string instruments. All of the works in this recording were commissioned and premiered by the Thirteen Strings Chamber...
Schubert: Unfinished and Great Symphony cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Unfinished and Great Symphony
B'Rock Orchestra, René Jacobs
[ Pentatone / CD - released 12/Aug/2022 ]
SCHUBERT'S DELIBERATELY "UNFINISHED", COUPLED WITH HIS "GREAT" SYMPHONY Multiple prize-winning conductor René Jacobs and the B'Rock Orchestra complete their Schubert cycle on Pentatone with the composer's two most famous symphonies, the Unfinished...
Flauta Andina - 20th Century Andean Music for Flute and Piano cover
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CÁRDENAS / DURÁN / FREIRE / GUEVARA / ZYMAN
Flauta Andina - 20th Century Andean Music for Flute and Piano
Daniel Velasco (Flute) Ellen R. Sommer (Piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 12/Aug/2022 ]
The rich variety of colours and rhythms in South American culture and music are an essential feature of this programme, which focuses largely on music by composers from the Ecuadorian Andes.
Britten/Bridge: Works for Viola & Piano cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN / FRANK BRIDGE
Britten/Bridge: Works for Viola & Piano
Hélène Clément (viola), Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Alasdair Beatson (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 12/Aug/2022 ]
Hélène Clément, violist with the Doric String Quartet, is the current holder of the viola previously owned by both Frank Bridge and Benjamin Britten. Her ambition, quickly formed once she first played this instrument, has been to create a testament...
Norman: Symphony No. 3 / Overtures cover
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Razaz: The Strange Highway cover
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GITY RAZAZ
Razaz: The Strange Highway
All-American Cello Band, Francesca dePasquale (violin), Scott Cuellar (piano), Inbal Segev (cello
[ BIS / CD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Gity Razaz was born in Tehran, where she spent her formative years before moving to the United States in 2002. Razaz's identity as an immigrant is integral to her artistic work, in terms both of the subject matter that attracts her and the musical...
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & Romances cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & Romances
Charlie Siem (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Oleg Caetani (conductor)
[ Signum / CD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Having been by all accounts somewhat reluctantly taught the violin from the age of five, it may or not be a surprise that Beethoven went on to write relatively little specifically for the instrument. Here we have the one completed violin...
Haydn / Hindemith: Cello Concertos / Trauermusik cover
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JOSEPH HAYDN / PAUL HINDEMITH
Haydn / Hindemith: Cello Concertos / Trauermusik
Christian Poltéra (cello and direction), Münchener Kammerorchester
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Joseph Haydn once remarked: 'I was not a magician on any instrument, but I knew the power and effect of all of them.' This knowledge he used to good effect in his cello concertos, composed some twenty years apart for two different cellists.
Telemann: The Recorder Sonatas cover
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GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN
Telemann: The Recorder Sonatas
Dan Laurin (recorder), Anna Paradiso (harpsichord), Mats Olofsson (cello)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Over the past decades, Dan Laurin has established himself as one of the most interesting recorder players of our time. His more than 30 critically acclaimed releases on BIS range from a seminal 9- disc set of van Eyck's Der Fluyten Lust-hof to...
Franck: Franch Plays Franck cover
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CESAR FRANCK
Franck: Franch Plays Franck
Elisabet Franch (flute), Albert Guinovart (piano)
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Elisabet Franch debut album FRANCH PLAYS FRANCK, is a tribute that the acclaimed Catalan flutist dedicates to the composer César Franck, precisely in the year in which the bicentennial of the author's birth is commemorated.
Reich: Reich / Richter (LP) cover
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STEVE REICH
Reich: Reich / Richter (LP)
Ensemble Intercontemporain
[ Nonesuch / Warner / LP - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Nonesuch Records releases the first recording of Steve Reich's 'Reich/Richter', performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain and conducted by George Jackson. The composition was originally written to be performed with German visual artist Gerhard...
Ülo Krigul: liquid turns cover
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ULO KRIGUL
Ülo Krigul: liquid turns
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Kaspars Putniņš (conductor)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Ülo Krigul studied in Tallinn and Vienna, and has written music in a wide variety of genres.
Schubert: The Symphonies cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: The Symphonies
Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard
[ BIS SACD / 4 Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
It was only after his death that Franz Schubert's symphonic works made an impact in music history. In fact, the first public performance of any of Schubert's symphonies took place at a memorial concert held a few weeks after the composer had passed...
Selected Works for Clavier cover
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ERNEST WILHELM WOLF
Selected Works for Clavier
Flóra Fábri
[ CPO / CD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Ingenious Wolf sonatas on a tangent grand piano On her latest CD, Flora Fabri interprets the highly praised sonatas and a fantasy by Ernst Wilhelm Wolf on a "tangent grand". The ingenious invention of this grand piano for the time around 1770 is...
Organ Works Vol. 8 cover
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MAX REGER
Organ Works Vol. 8
Gerhard Weinberger (organ)
[ Coro / 2 SACD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Our successful Reger edition can finally continue, and critics continue to be more than enthusiastic about the previous installments, Musik & Theater even claiming, "These recordings are among the best currently available in organ music by Reger."...
Piano Quartet in A Major - Suite op. 24, Concertino op. 43, Impromptu cover
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HANS GAL
Piano Quartet in A Major - Suite op. 24, Concertino op. 43, Impromptu
Gottlieb Wallisch (piano), Aron Quartett, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Hartmut Rohde (conductor & viola)
[ Coro / CD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Versatile chamber music with piano. The program of this CD offers a varied selection of chamber music with piano written by Hans Gál between 1922 and 1940. Among these, the main work on the album is undoubtedly the Piano Quartet written for the...
Loewe: Symphonies 1 & 2, Overture "Themisto" cover
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CARL LOEWE
Loewe: Symphonies 1 & 2, Overture "Themisto"
Jenaer Philharmonie, Simon Gaudenz (conductor)
[ CPO / CD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Loewe's unknown symphonies Of Carl Loewe's oeuvre, his comprehensive Lied edition is best known (see cpo 7773552, 22 CDs!!). In contrast, his two symphonies are rarities that we do not want to withhold from you. Unfortunately, nothing is really...
L'Idalma Overo Chi la dura la vince cover
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BERNARDO PASQUINI
L'Idalma Overo Chi la dura la vince
Vendittelli, Rosati, Sala, Charlesworth, Sancho, Pearse, Cavalluzzi Innsbrucker Festwochenorchester, Alessandro De Marchi (conductor)
[ CPO / 3 CD Box Set - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Splendid Baroque Opera from Innsbruck It's already a tradition: at the opening of the Innsbruck Festival there's a baroque opera rediscovery. This time it is "L' Idalma overo Chi dura la vince" - "Idalma, or Whoever perseveres wins" by Bernardo...
Gina Bachauer - The Mercury Masters cover
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BRAHMS / CHOPIN / BEETHOVEN / RAVEL / LISZT / etc
Gina Bachauer - The Mercury Masters
Gina Bachauer (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Stanisław Skrowaczewski / London Symphony Orchestra, Antal Doráti
[ Mercury Living Presence Eloquence / 7 CD Box Set - released 28/Jul/2022 ]
Seven classic Mercury Living Presence albums, newly remastered and compiled for the first time to celebrate the legacy of Greek pianist Gina Bachauer, who thrilled audiences and challenged stereotypes wherever she went. LIMITED EDITION.
Pablo Casals - The Philips Legacy cover
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BEETHOVEN / SCHUBERT / BOCCHERINI / HAYDN / etc
Pablo Casals - The Philips Legacy
Pablo Casals (cello/conductor) with Mieczysław Horszowski (piano), Sándor Végh (violin), Ensemble of 102 Cellos, etc
[ Decca Eloquence / 7 CD Box Set - released 28/Jul/2022 ]
The late chamber recordings made by the great Catalan cellist with longstanding friends and colleagues, including two versions of Beethoven's 'Ghost' Trio, the 1956 'Hommage à Pablo Casals' LP, and the Schubert String Quintet with the Végh Quartet.
Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 96 - 98 cover
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ANTONIO SOLER
Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 96 - 98
Daumants Liepinš (Piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Like many Catalan musicians of his time, Antonio Soler received initial training as a chorister before his excellence as an organist ensured high appointment at the Escorial, Spain's royal palace.
Stravaganza d'Amore! (Reissue) cover
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FANTINI / MALVEZZI / CACCINI / MARENZIO / BRUNELLI / STRIGGIO
Stravaganza d'Amore! (Reissue)
Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Late sixteenth-century Florence was a theatre: first and foremost a political one, in the eyes of the dynasties that wished to use the arts to display their power. A humanist one too, as is shown by these intermedi (interludes) that sought to achieve...
Evocations - Contemporary Organ Music cover
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BLOHN / BRANMULLER / ESCAICH / JORDAN / PART
Evocations - Contemporary Organ Music
Christian vo Blohn (organ)
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
This album of contemporary organ repertoire features fascinating works that display a wide array of influences. Barry Jordan's Praise Song, heard here its 2018 revision, draws on modern worship songs and African drumming rhythms, an element that also...
Summer Night Concert in Vienna 2022 (CD) cover
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BEETHOVEN / SAINT-SAENS / ENESCU / SMETANA / ROSSINI / etc
Summer Night Concert in Vienna 2022 (CD)
Gautier Capuçon (cello) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
The Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is the world's biggest annual classical open-air concert that takes place in the magical setting of the Schönbrunn Palace Baroque Park in Vienna. This is the tenth release in the series. "This...
Organ-Isms: Anecdotes From The World Of The King Of Instruments cover
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Jenny Setchell
Organ-Isms: Anecdotes From The World Of The King Of Instruments
[ Pipeline Press / Book - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
In the crazy world of the organist, from the most humble church musician to the international concert performers, the strangest - and often funniest - things happen. This is where you can read about them... Jenny Setchell peeks behind the facades...
Gluck: Don Juan & Semiramis cover
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CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Gluck: Don Juan & Semiramis
Le Concert Des Nations, Jordi Savall
[ Alia Vox / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
"The playing throughout is exemplary, delightfully colourful and driven along with a natural bounce. Albums like this may not change the world, but they definitely make life worth living." - The Times
Bartók: Works for Violin and Piano cover
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BELA BARTOK
Bartók: Works for Violin and Piano
Monique Lapins (violin), Jian Liu (piano)
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
An album of newly recorded works composed by Béla Bartók featuring Monique Lapins (violin) and Jian Liu (piano).
McClelland: Where the Shadows Glides - Songs, Solo Piano and Choral Works cover
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WILLIAM McCLELLAND
McClelland: Where the Shadows Glides - Songs, Solo Piano and Choral Works
Krista River (mezzo) Thomas Meglioranza (baritone) Donald Berman,Blair McMillen (piano) David Enlow (organ) / The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harols Ro
[ Naxos American Classics / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Internationally acclaimed composer William McClelland has written a wide variety of music in many styles and forms, but the works in this program have all been inspired by poetry. The choral works evoke the atmosphere of time and place in settings of...
Works for two cellos cover
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BERNHARD HEINRUCH ROMBERG / ANTON KRAFT / NIKOLAUS KRAFT
Works for two cellos
Alexander Rudin, Emin Martirosian (cello) / Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Rudin
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
The emergence of the cello as a solo instrument at the beginning of the 19th century encouraged composers to explore its melodic and sonorous potential, with compositions for two or more cellos becoming increasingly popular. Bernhard Romberg and...
Cypriana - works for violin and guitar cover
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KEMAL BELEVI
Cypriana - works for violin and guitar
Silvia Grasso (Violin) Livio Grasso (Guitar)
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Kemal Belevi's works for the guitar, either solo or in combination, as heard on this album, exude the colour and allure of the eastern Mediterranean. Without alluding to any specific tunes, he evokes Cypriot folk music in Cypriana, while the linked...
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Stéphane Friédérich
Olivier Latry ​at the Organ of Notre-Dame
[ Dr J Butz Bonn / Book - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Born in 1962, Olivier Latry is one of the top organists of the present-day world. Appointed organist of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris at the age of 23, his fame has spread beyond Paris as a globally acclaimed concert organist, but he is also a...
Messiaen: Les Offrandes Oubliées cover
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OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Messiaen: Les Offrandes Oubliées
Sarah Leonard (soprano), ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Gielen (conductor)
[ Orfeo / CD - released 16/Jul/2022 ]
The fifth instalment in Orfeo's Michael Gielen / ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra series. What makes Olivier Messiaen's œuvre so special is largely his ability to coalesce various influences, inspirations and convictions into a wholly individual...
Handel: Oboe Concertos cover
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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Oboe Concertos
Andrius Puskunigis|Vincent Bernhardt|Klaip?da Chamber Orchestra
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
This album presents the corpus of oboe concertos by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), of which unfortunately few original works have survived. The composer, however, was particularly fond of thisinstrument and learned to play it from his teacher,...
Müthel: Duets & Sonatas for Harpsichord cover
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JOHANN GOTTFRIED MUTHEL
Müthel: Duets & Sonatas for Harpsichord
Anne Clemente, Giacomo Benedetti
[ Brilliant Classics / 3 CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728 - 1788) was the last pupil of the great Johann Sebastian Bach. He was present at the master's deathbed, and he performed the funeral services, taking over the duties of the deceased Cantor. Mühtel's music ("full of...
Bach: Guitar Transcriptions cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Guitar Transcriptions
Arcady Ivannikov (guitar)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Bach's music is often described as indestructible, in the sense that no matter how it is performed, or in whichever arrangement, its essential spirit survives. Therefore transcriptions of the Master's works are common, today as they were in Bach's...
Soto De Langa: 20 Laude Spirituali cover
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FRANCISCO SOTO DE LANGA
Soto De Langa: 20 Laude Spirituali
Capilla Musical de la Iglesia Nacional Espanola de Roma|Alessandro Quarta
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Born in the context of the popular devotion of the peoples of the Mediterranean during the late Middle Ages, the spiritual lauda became well established in the central part of Italy, where a strong oral tradition is still preserved today. They were...