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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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...
Percy Grainger Favourites cover
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2-6 weeks
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)
Marvellous Mezzo-Soprano and Contralto: Best Loved Opera Arias cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Marvellous Mezzo-Soprano and Contralto: Best Loved Opera Arias
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano), Sonia Ganassi (mezzo-soprano), Marjana Lipovšek (mezzo-soprano), Ewa Podleś (contralto)
[ Naxos / CD - released 23/Apr/2021 ]
Portraying characters such as Rossini's lovestruck heroines, Verdi's dramatic roles and the seductive Carmen, the mezzo voice is valued for a tone that embodies richness and sensuality in all its operatic variety.
Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 17 (arr. Lachner) cover
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2-6 weeks
MOZART
Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 17 (arr. Lachner)
Alan Goldstein, Fine Arts Quartet
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
Mozart himself had arranged four of his earlier concertos for the ensemble of piano, string quartet and bass, to enable his works to be performed domestically. Numerous subsequent transcriptions followed during the course of the 19th century,...
Piano Laureate Recital cover
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2-6 weeks
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.
Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol. 57 cover
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2-6 weeks
FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Complete Piano Music Vol. 57
Alexandre Dossin (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
It was natural for virtuoso performer Franz Liszt to expand his repertoire by transcribing his songs for solo piano. The human voice is the purest of musical instruments, and composers have always been inspired by its warmth, expression and emotional...
Dvořák: Spirit of Bohemia / String Quartet No. 4 cover
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2-6 weeks
ANTONIN DVOARK
Dvořák: Spirit of Bohemia / String Quartet No. 4
Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic (viola), Jens Peter Maintz (cello), Stepan Simonian (piano), Fine Arts Quartet
[ Naxos / CD - released 12/Mar/2021 ]
Antonín Dvořák's music, imbued with the spirit of Bohemia, reflects a love of his native land. His String Sextet, written in the distinctive style which brought him international fame, was an immediate success at its premiere. Composed just eight...
Skalkottas: 36 Greek Dances, Series 1 / The Sea (excerpts) / Suite No. 1 (Dance of the Waves) cover
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2-6 weeks
NIKOS SKALKOTTAS
Skalkottas: 36 Greek Dances, Series 1 / The Sea (excerpts) / Suite No. 1 (Dance of the Waves)
Anthens State Orchestra, Stefanos Tsialis
[ Naxos / CD - released 14/May/2021 ]
Nikos Skalkottas was the foremost Greek composer of the 20th century, and his 36 Greek Dances is undoubtedly the most popular work of Greek art music today and a monument to the nation's rich cultural heritage.
…and… cover
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ARVO PART / JULIA WOLFE / CAROLINE SHAW
…and…
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier
[ Naxos / CD - released 12/Mar/2021 ]
… and … …a collection of sacred music by Arvo Pärt, Julia Wolfe, Caroline Shaw, interspersed with songs from the Laudario di Cortona, Italy.
History of the Russian Piano Trio, Vol. 4 cover
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2-6 weeks
ANTON ARENSKY / SERGEY TANEYEV
History of the Russian Piano Trio, Vol. 4
The Brahms Trio
[ Naxos / CD - released 14/May/2021 ]
Both Anton Arensky and Sergey Taneyev belong to the generation of Russian composers who came to prominence at the end of the 19th century, midway between Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. With its expansive themes and wonderfully elegiac mood, Arensky's...
Russian Piano Trio Volume 3 cover
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2-6 weeks
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV / CUI / BORODIN
Russian Piano Trio Volume 3
The Brahms Trio
[ 8574114 / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov's influence as composer and teacher was profound in Russia and beyond, yet his chamber music has been overshadowed by his operas and orchestral works. The unfinished Piano Trio in C minor was completed by his son-in-law...
Schumann: Lieder Edition, Vol. 10 cover
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2-6 weeks
ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann: Lieder Edition, Vol. 10
Caroline Melzer (soprano), Anke Vondung (mezzo-soprano), Simon Bode (tenor), Ulrich Eisenlohr (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 12/Mar/2021 ]
Some of Schumann's early songs, such as Lied für xxx, show the influence of Schubert, but it was in 1840, his 'Year of Song', that Schumann fully turned his attention to vocal music. The Zweistimmige Lieder, Op. 43 were the first that he composed...
RODRIGO, J.: Guitar Works, Vol. 3 - Elogio de la guitarra • Tríptico • Dos preludios • Sonata a la española cover
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2-6 weeks
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.
Widor: Complete Organ Symphonies / 5: Organ Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6 / Symphony No. 8 / I. Prélude (original 1887 version) cover
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CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR
Widor: Complete Organ Symphonies / 5: Organ Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6 / Symphony No. 8 / I. Prélude (original 1887 version)
Christian von Blohn (organ)
[ Naxos / CD - released 9/Apr/2021 ]
Widor's cycle of ten organ symphonies underwent profound development and transformation over many years. Classical elements became more obviously virtuosic and, by the time of these Op. 42 symphonies, his musical language had become monumental....
Wranitzky: Orchestral works 1 cover
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PAUL WRANITZKY
Wranitzky: Orchestral works 1
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice, Marek Štilec
[ Naxos / CD - released 9/Apr/2021 ]
"This music is from the same style school as the better-known late symphonies of Mozart...The playing from Pardubice is alert and downily buoyant. The recordings do no injustice to, and surely enhance, this music by an unfamiliar composer." MusicWeb
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2-6 weeks
DALE KAVANAGH
Kavanagh plays Kavanagh
Dale Kavanagh (guitar)
[ Naxos / CD - released 21/May/2021 ]
This album presents a selection of works by Canadian-born guitarist Dale Kavanagh, one of the instrument's most prominent exponents. Known for her virtuosic and sensitive playing, these very personal compositions display a wide range of emotions...
Schubert: Ländler, Minuets, Écossaises cover
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2-6 weeks
SCHUBERT
Schubert: Ländler, Minuets, Écossaises
Daniel Lebhardt (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
Social and musical life in Biedermeier Vienna during the first decade of the 19th century created a great demand for dances which took place in the residences of wealthy citizens. With their echoes of the Austrian countryside Schuberts folk-type...
Respighi: Concerto Allantica cover
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2-6 weeks
OTTORINO RESPIGHI
Respighi: Concerto Allantica
Davide Alogna (violin), Chamber Orchestra Of New York
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
Ottorino Respighi was in the vanguard of the 20th-century rebirth of Italian symphonic music. Famed for his Roman Trilogy, Respighi was also prominent in the synthesis of pre-Classical melodic styles and late-Romantic harmonies and textures. These...
Liszt: Complete Piano Music, Vol. 58 - Music on National Themes cover
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2-6 weeks
FRANZ LISZT
Liszt: Complete Piano Music, Vol. 58 - Music on National Themes
Domonkos Csabay (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 14/May/2021 ]
Franz Liszt was born in 1811 at Raiding in a Germanspeaking region of Hungary. His father, Adam Liszt, was a steward in the employment of Haydn's former patrons, the Esterházy princes, and an amateur cellist.
Mayr: Messa di Gloria cover
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JOHANN SIMON MAYR
Mayr: Messa di Gloria
Dorota Szczepánska, Anna Feith, Freya Apffelstaedt, Maia Grazia Insam, Markus Schäfer, Fang Zhi, Thomas Stimmel, Elia Merguet, Simon Mayr Chorus
[ Naxos / CD - released 23/Apr/2021 ]
Mayr's Masses were in demand across Europe, and their composition is rooted in the Italian tradition of the messa concertata which demands division into separate vocal numbers. The Mass in E minor has long been recognised as an outstanding example of...