Classical New Releases

Classical New Releases

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

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Kodály: Duo for Violin and Violoncello, Op. 7 - Dvorák: Piano Trio, Op. 90 "Dumky" cover
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ZOLTAN KODALY / ANTONIN DVORAK
Kodály: Duo for Violin and Violoncello, Op. 7 - Dvorák: Piano Trio, Op. 90 "Dumky"
Barnabás Kelemen; Nicolas Altstaedt; Alexander Lonquich
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
After the success of the recent recording of works by Veress and Bartók, which won both a Gramophone Award and a BBC Music Magazine Award in 2020, the Lockenhaus Festival series, curated by its artistic director Nicolas Altstaedt, continues its...
Bach Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1 - 6 (LP) cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1 - 6 (LP)
Concentuis Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Warner Classics / 2 LP - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Nikolaus Harnoncourt remains a beacon for performing Bach's works. Most of his recordings are true milestones of the discography.
Mandolin and Guitar Duos - Music from the Promised Land cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Mandolin and Guitar Duos - Music from the Promised Land
Duo Mantar
[ Naxos / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
This selection of pieces for mandolin and guitar represents the rich variety of music from Israel. Styles range from the diaspora of Babylonian Jewry through European klezmer traditions, and Balkan Ladino songs, to contemporary influences.
Echoes of an Old Hall cover
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Gothic Voices
Echoes of an Old Hall
[ Linn Records / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Gothic Voices' eagerly awaited new album features music from The Old Hall Manuscript: a wonderful collection of classy compositions from late fourteenth- to early fifteenth-century England. It embodies the English 'flavour' of music of the time, with...
Jaime Laredo - The Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection cover
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BRAHMS / MOZART / SAINT-GEORGES / BRUCH / MENDELSSOHN / SARASATE / etc
Jaime Laredo - The Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection
Jaime Laredo (violin/viola) with Emanuel Ax (piano) Vladimir Sokoloff (piano), Yo Yo Ma (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano), Isaac Stern (violin), etc
[ Sony Classical / 22 CD Box Set - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
The complete recordings by Grammy-winning violinist Jaime Laredo in a single 23-CD edition in celebration of his 80th birthday June 7, 2021.
Saint-Saens: Complete Symphonies cover
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CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saens: Complete Symphonies
Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Marc Soustrot
[ Naxos / 3 CD Box Set - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Saint-Saëns wrote five symphonies between the years 1850 and 1886. The cycle began with the Mozart-influenced Symphony in A but as a precocious composer of 17 he wrote his first numbered symphony, a work much admired by Berlioz and Gounod. He...
Sigismondo d'India: Lamenti & sospiri cover
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Mariana Flores; Julie Roset; Cappella Mediterranea; Leonardo García Alarcón
Sigismondo d'India: Lamenti & sospiri
[ Ricercar / 2 CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
'Sigismondo d'India has a "twin", a "mirror" in music: Claudio Monteverdi. Both men developed, in parallel, a style that radically changed the history of music. A style inherited from composers such as Luca Marenzio and Carlo Gesualdo, but which...
Confidentes cover
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Marie Hallynck; Sophie Hallynck
Confidentes
[ Cypres Records / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
2021/22, a cultural season unlike any other, brings the 30th anniversary of Cypres. Musical renewal and reinvention is of the essence for any record label in today's environment. An enterprising spirit; a constant quest for newly composed works; firm...
Rameau triomphant cover
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JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU
Rameau triomphant
Mathias Vidal; Gaétan Jarry; Marguerite Louise
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Master of 18th century French opera, Rameau wrote for the stage for three decades (1733-1764). His thirty or so operatic works give considerable space to the haute-contre voice, the quintessence of most of the title roles: Platée, Dardanus,...
Bach: 6 Suites cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: 6 Suites
Myriam Rignol
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / 2 CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
"Could Bach's Suites be most representative of his French identity? Composed in Germany around 1720 at the Court of Köthen, like the Brandenburg Concertos, for a Francophile and gambist, they find in Myriam Rignol's vision and vibrant embodiment...
Schubert: The Complete Piano Sonatas Played on Period Instruments cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: The Complete Piano Sonatas Played on Period Instruments
Paul Badura-Skoda
[ Arcana / 9 CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
"After the tremendous success of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas, Arcana re-releases the companion set of Schubert sonatas with a new design and the addition of the indispensable booklet notes written by Paul Badura-Skoda. An absolute must-have,...
Quartetto Italiano: Prima la musica - The Complete Warner Recordings cover
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DEBUSSY / BEETHOVEN / PROKOFIEV / SCHUMANN / MOZART / BRAHMS / etc
Quartetto Italiano: Prima la musica - The Complete Warner Recordings
Quartetto Italiano
[ Warner Classics / 14 CD Box Set - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
"The finest string quartet, unquestionably, that our century has known." In 1951, when the Quartetto Italiano first visited the USA, composer Virgil Thomson's was enthused: "Perfection is the only word to describe this playing."
Tchaikovsky: Works for Violin and Orchestra cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: Works for Violin and Orchestra
Saténik Khourdoïan; Alain Altinoglu; La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra
[ Fuga Libera / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Exchanging roles between soloist and Konzertmeisterin, the accomplished young violinist Saténik Khourdoïan here makes her recording debut in an exciting programme with La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra and its acclaimed Music Director Alain Altinoglu....
Penderecki: Complete Music for String Quartet String Trio cover
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KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI
Penderecki: Complete Music for String Quartet String Trio
Tippett Quartet
[ Naxos / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Penderecki wrote music for string quartet over a period of 56 years. His String Quartet No. 1 was written in the same year that he achieved international success with Threnody.
Tchaikovsky: Piano Sonatas opp.37 & 80 cover
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PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: Piano Sonatas opp.37 & 80
Vadym Kholodenko (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
After Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Prokofiev, Vadym Kholodenko continues his exploration of the Russian repertory with a pair of rarely recorded works: Tchaikovsky's two solo piano sonatas. Imaginative, colourful and dreamy, capable of an infinite...
Messager: Passionnément cover
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ANDRE MESSAGER
Messager: Passionnément
Véronique Gens; Étienne Dupuis; Nicole Car; Eric Huchet; Chantal Santon Jeffery; Armando Noguera; Münchner Rundfunkorchester; Stefan Blunier
[ Bru Zane / CD/Book - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
Normandy in the Années Folles. Romantic encounters, changes of identity and unexpected comic twists: in Passionnément, André Messager places himself at the intersection of café-concert, American popular music and French operetta. The score is swept...
The Silver Fern cover
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GARY DAVERNE
The Silver Fern
Woolston Brass
[ Viscount / CD - released 11/Jun/2021 ]
The Silver Fern March was composed in 2013 as a follow up to the success of Gary Daverne's previous Auckland March. The Silver Fern March was originally scored for brass and military bands but had its premier with a massed accordion orchestra, at...
Brahms: Piano Concertos cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Piano Concertos
András Schiff (piano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
[ ECM New Series / 2 CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
"..the sound of his Blüthner - with its much less overpowering lower register than we are used to hearing from modern Steinways - blends beautifully with the soft grained OAE strings." Guardian
Craig Ogden in Concert cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Craig Ogden in Concert
Craig Ogden (guitar)
[ Chandos / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
Described by BBC Music Magazine as 'A worthy successor to Julian Bream', the Australian-born guitarist Craig Ogden is one of the most exciting artists of his generation.
Debussy: Fantaisie / Violin Sonata / Cello Sonata / La Mer cover
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CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Debussy: Fantaisie / Violin Sonata / Cello Sonata / La Mer
Daniel Barenboim (piano), Michael Barenboim (violin), Kian Soltani (cello) / Martha Argerich (piano), Staatskapelle Berlin
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
Daniel Barenboim performs Debussy with Martha Argerich, Michael Barenboim, Kian Soltani and the Staatskapelle Berlin.
Schnittke, Pärt - Choral Works 2 cover
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ALFRED SCHNITTKE / ARVO PART
Schnittke, Pärt - Choral Works 2
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Kaspars Putniņš, conductor
[ BIS SACD / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
As Alfred Schnittke and Arvo Pärt both adopted the Orthodox faith in the 1970s, Orthodox choral traditions became increasingly prominent in their work, but both composers also looked to the music of the Western church. Schnittke's Three Sacred Hymns...
Percy Grainger Favourites cover
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PERCY GRAINGER
Percy Grainger Favourites
Frederick Fennell Eastman-Rochester Orchestra & Winds, with Percy Grainger (piano)
[ Alto / Mercury Living Presence / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
"Lively and Sympathetic performances...the rhythmic pieces come off best in sound always clear and clean" (Penguin Guide)
French Songs: "Chère Nuit" cover
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RAVEL / MESSIAEN / DEBUSSY / VIARDOT etc
French Songs: "Chère Nuit"
Louise Alder (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
The acclaimed British soprano Louise Alder returns for her second recital on Chandos, joined once again by star pianist Joseph Middleton. Enthusiastic praise was widespread for her Chandos début, Lines Written during a Sleepless Night: The Russian...
Martha Argerich - The Legendary 1965 Recording [remastered] cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Martha Argerich - The Legendary 1965 Recording [remastered]
Martha Argerich (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
A recording that is indeed legendary, and now fully newly remastered in HD 192kHz/24-bit from original tapes.
Sullivan: The Harmonious Echo cover
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SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
Sullivan: The Harmonious Echo
Mary Bevan (soprano), Kitty Whately (mezzo), Ben Johnson (tenor), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), David Owen-Norris (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
Although most widely remembered for his operettas in partnership with W.S. Gilbert, Sir Arthur Sullivan was the most famous of all British composers of the nineteenth century. He was revered as a composer of oratorios, and was urged by Queen Victoria...
Satie: Relâche & Cinéma: Piano Music, Vol. 4 cover
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ERIK SATIE
Satie: Relâche & Cinéma: Piano Music, Vol. 4
Noriko Ogawa (piano)
[ BIS SACD / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
For the fourth instalment in her acclaimed Satie cycle, Noriko Ogawa has gathered music written for the stage - from the pantomime Jack in the Box (1899) to the ballet Relâche (1924) - one of Satie's last works. Several of the pieces exist in...
Festmusik: A Legacy cover
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STRAUSS / SCHUMANN / BRAHMS MENDELSSOHN etc
Festmusik: A Legacy
Onyx Brass, John Wilson (conductor)
[ Chandos / CD - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
Described as 'easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain' by BBC Music Magazine, Onyx Brass continues to be the leading light in establishing the brass quintet as a medium for serious chamber music, presenting it in the entertaining and...
Wagner: Parsifal (Complete Opera recorded in 1979/80) cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Parsifal (Complete Opera recorded in 1979/80)
Peter Hofmann, Dunja Vejzovic, Kurt Moll, José van Dam, Siegmund Nimsgern / Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 4 CD Box Set - released 4/Jun/2021 ]
"The finest of all the principal singers is surely the Gurnemanz of Kurt Moll, a wonderful blend of bel canto and Lieder singing, the voice a true bass, perfectly poised and projected, finely nuanced, ever attentive to the colour and meaning of words
From Chant To Renaissance cover
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HILDEGARD von BINGEN / PALESTRINA / LOTTI / WEELKES / BYRD / ANONYMOUS
From Chant To Renaissance
Kathy Theil (soprano), Voices of Ascension, Dennis Keene
[ Delos / CD - released 1/Jun/2021 ]
Beginning with a mesmerizing solo soprano chant of Hildegard von Bingen, this new program weaves both solo and group chants through medieval and Renaissance masterpieces. The flow back and forth enables the listener to feel the spellbinding...
Piano Laureate Recital cover
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FRANCK / LISZT / DEBUSSY / SASTRE
Piano Laureate Recital
Alexander Koryakin (piano) / Bretón String Quartet
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
Alexander Koryakin, winner of the 2019 Jaén Prize International Piano Competition, has selected two perfectly paired masterpieces for his first Naxos recording.
Al-Basma cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Al-Basma
Canticum Novum; Emmanuel Bardon
[ Ambronay Éditions / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
With Al-Basma - imprint in Arabic-, Canticum Novum continues at Ambronay Editions its journey to the heart of the medieval Iberian Peninsula. Magnificent Arab-Andalusian songs side by side with the Codex of Montpellier and the Cantigas de Santa Marìa...
Claroscuro cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Claroscuro
Capella de Ministrers; Carles Magraner
[ Capella de Ministrers / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
The musical programme presented by Capella de Ministrers is built around this premise: Spanish music from 1500 to 1650, the Renaissance to the Baroque, with a mix of composers and song books relating to Miguel de Cervantes and his ironic chiaroscuro....
RODRIGO, J.: Guitar Works, Vol. 3 - Elogio de la guitarra • Tríptico • Dos preludios • Sonata a la española cover
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Celil Refik Kaya (guitar)
RODRIGO, J.: Guitar Works, Vol. 3 - Elogio de la guitarra • Tríptico • Dos preludios • Sonata a la española
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
Joaquín Rodrigo, composer of the renowned Concierto de Aranjuez (Naxos 8.579053), is acknowledged as one of the great Spanish composers of the 20th century.
Rafael Kubelík - The Mercury Masters cover
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DVORAK / SMETANA / BARTOK / MOUSSORGSKY / HINDEMITH / SCHOENBERG / etc
Rafael Kubelík - The Mercury Masters
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik
[ Mercury Living Presence / Eloquence / 12 CD Box Set - released 28/May/2021 ]
To mark the 70th anniversary of Mercury Living Presence, this limited-edition box presents the complete Chicago Symphony/Rafael Kubelík recordings, newly remastered by Thomas Fine and including never-before-published material.
Voyage cover
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SAMUEL BARBER / EUGENE YSAYE / ELLIOTT CARTER / JACQUES BREL / BAEK GO SAN/
Voyage
Christine J. Lee; Henry Kramer
[ Fuga Libera / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
"rowing up in two very different and, at times, conflicting cultures, music has always been the bridge that connects the different phases and places of my life. In this debut album, I wanted to capture my journey as a person and a musician....
Isaac: Missa Wohlauff gut Gsell von hinnen & other works cover
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Moniuszko: Halka [Complete Opera] cover
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STANISLAW MONIUSZKO
Moniuszko: Halka [Complete Opera]
Dominik Sutowicz, Magdalena Molendowska, Lukasz Goli?ski, Pozna? State Moniuszko Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Gabriel Chmura
[ Naxos / 2 CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
Polish composer, conductor and teacher Stanisław Moniuszko is widely known as 'the father of Polish national opera'. Halka tells the tragic story of its title character, a peasant girl whose love for the noble Janusz is betrayed when he abandons her.
Beethoven (arr. Reinecke): Triple Concerto / Reinecke: Piano Trio No. 1 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN / CARL REINECKE
Beethoven (arr. Reinecke): Triple Concerto / Reinecke: Piano Trio No. 1
Duccio Ceccanti (violin) Vittorio Ceccanti (cello) Matteo Fossi (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
Prolific in every aspect of music throughout his long and distinguished career, Carl Reinecke represented the complete musician with the belief that 'art should bring happiness to mankind'.
Appena chiudo gli occhi: Cantatas for solo voice with violin cover
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CALDARA / SCARLATTI / VALENTINI
Appena chiudo gli occhi: Cantatas for solo voice with violin
Giuseppina Bridelli; Quartetto Vanvitelli
[ Arcana / CD - released 28/May/2021 ]
After the success of Duel (Opera Choice in BBC Music Magazine, Disc of the Month in Opera magazine, etc.), Giuseppina Bridelli presents a new solo project alongside the Quartetto Vanvitelli (recently awarded '5 Diapasons' in the magazine Diapason for...
Passion: Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae cover
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TOMAS LUIS de VICTORIA
Passion: Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae
Hesperion XXI, Jordi Savall, Capella Reial de Cata
[ Alia Vox / 3 CD/Book - released 28/May/2021 ]
Tomás Luis de Victoria's Officium Hebdomadæ Sanctæ is one of the most compelling examples of creative genius in a composer, a toweringly poignant and masterpiece on the Passion of Christ, a pure but infinitely subtle creation.