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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Thoughts About the Piano cover
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VARIOUS ARTISTS
Thoughts About the Piano
Claudia Chan (piano)
[ B Records / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Inspired by her fruitful residence at Royaumont Abbey and drawing on dual musical influences from America and Europe, Canadian pianist Claudia Chan explores the mysteries of contemporary music in this CD. She thus takes us on a magical journey...
Bach: 'Meins Lebens Licht' Cantatas BWV 45 & 198 / Motet BWV 118 cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: 'Meins Lebens Licht' Cantatas BWV 45 & 198 / Motet BWV 118
Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe (director) / Dorothee Mields (soprano), Alex Potter (alto), Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Peter Kooij (bass)
[ PHI / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
'O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, is tailor-made for Herreweghe. No one else peels back those tactile homogeneous phrases with quite such luminosity and deep-seated finesse as Collegium Vocale.' Gramophone Editor's Choice June 2021
Prism III cover
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BEETHOVEN / BARTOK / BACH
Prism III
Danish String Quartet
[ ECM New Series / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
The third volume of the Danish String Quartet's ongoing Prism series, which shows how the radiance of Bach's fugues is refracted through Beethoven's quartets to illuminate the work of later composers. "Beethoven had taken a fundamentally linear...
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Heinrich Albert's Pumpkin Hut
Dorothee Mields (soprano) / Hathor Consort, Romina Lischka
[ Ramée / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Königsberg in East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia) was a rare haven of peace during the Thirty Years' War thanks to its geographical location. Many people, including artists and musicians, fled there from the horrors of plague and war. Heinrich...
Spira, Spera - Bach: Transcriptions cover
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J.S BACH
Spira, Spera - Bach: Transcriptions
Emmanuel Despax (piano)
[ Signum Classics / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Emmanuel Despax returns to Signum with a disc of JS Bach transcriptions. The title quotes Victor Hugo's 'The Hunchback of Notre-Dame' ("Breathe, Hope"), brought to Despax's mind following the news of the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral, where he had...
Marais: Troisième Livre de Pièces de Viole cover
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MARTIN MARAIS
Marais: Troisième Livre de Pièces de Viole
François Joubert-Caillet (bass viol) / L'Achéron
[ Ricercar / 4 CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Between the publication of the Second Book in 1701 and that of the Third Book, ten years went by, during which Marais established himself as a composer of tragédies lyriques. In the meantime, however, a number of young viol players, some of whom had...
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Isolation Songbook
Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Michael Craddock (baritone) / Alexander Soares (piano)
[ DELPHIAN / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
The feeling which many of us experienced in spring 2020 as, country by country, the world went into lockdown - a sense of life gone into standstill - was especially acute for musicians, deprived suddenly of both their livelihoods and the human...
Ysaye: Sonatas For Solo Violin, Op.27 cover
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EUGENE YSAŸE
Ysaye: Sonatas For Solo Violin, Op.27
James Ehnes (violin)
[ Onyx / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
'Ehnes's 'centrist' approach keeps your attention focused on the music, leaving you to marvel at his technique only after you've stopped listening.' Gramophone Editor's Choice June 2021
Haydn: Piano Sonatas Volume 9 cover
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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Haydn: Piano Sonatas Volume 9
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Following his acclaimed recording of Beethoven's concertos with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet returns to his exploration of Haydn's sonatas, described by the magazine Gramophone as 'a major modern recording landmark in the Haydn...
Joseph Szigeti - The Complete Sony Recordings cover
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BACH / BEETHOVEN / BARTOK / DEBUSSY / RAVEL / COWELL / etc
Joseph Szigeti - The Complete Sony Recordings
Joseph Szigeti (violin) with Myra Hess, Pablo Casals, Benny Goodman, Bela Bartok, etc
[ Sony Classical / 17 CD Box Set - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
"Full of immediacy - and star turns - these remastered recordings make for a compelling time capsule" The Guardian
Rameau: Les Indes Galantes cover
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JEAN PHILIPPE RAMEAU
Rameau: Les Indes Galantes
La Chapelle Harmonique, Valentin Tournet
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / 2 CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
With the creation of his masterpiece Les Indes galantes in 1735, Rameau renewed the genre of opera-ballet with the presentation of separate independent tableaux, to include a series of crazy love stories involving exotic peoples, treated in various...
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Sculpting the Fabric
La Vaghezza
[ Ambronay Éditions / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Inspiration, energy and freedom compose the alluring menu of La Vaghezza's very first opus. The five instrumentalists of the young Italian ensemble, recent winners of the EEEMERGING+ scheme, sculpt one by one these magnificent pieces of 17th century...
Handel Choruses cover
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HANDEL
Handel Choruses
Michael Chance (counter-tenor), Simon Birchall, Lynda Russell, Mark Padmore (tenor) The Sixteen, The Sixteen Orchestra, Harry Christophers
[ Coro / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Is there another composer who can match Handel's genius for writing choruses? He is quite simply the master of chorus and on this compilation of tracks, taken from The Sixteen's award-winning Handel back-catalogue, there is much rejoicing. Revel in...
Brahms: Trio, Op. 114 & Sonatas, Op. 120 cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Trio, Op. 114 & Sonatas, Op. 120
Miguel Da Silva (viola), Xavier Phillips (cello), François-Frédéric Guy (violin)
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Brahms's Trio op.114, originally conceived for clarinet (like the two Sonatas op.120), is presented here in its version with viola: 'Like all Brahms's works, this trio is a vocal, melodic piece. And the viola is perhaps the instrument of the string...
Rediscovered: British Clarinet Concertos by Dolmetsch, Maconchy, Spain-Dunk, Wishart cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Rediscovered: British Clarinet Concertos by Dolmetsch, Maconchy, Spain-Dunk, Wishart
Peter Cigleris (clarinet), Deian Rowlands (harp) / BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Ben Palmer (conductor)
[ Signum Classics / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Peter Cigleris performs with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a programme of four 'rediscovered' clarinet concertante works of the first half of the 20th Century. Composed between 1930 and 1947, the works span a time of change in the musical...
Fisher: Symphonies Nos. 1-6 cover
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JOHN ABRAHAM FISHER
Fisher: Symphonies Nos. 1-6
Petra Žďárská, Harpsichord Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice Michael Halász
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Described as having 'natural genius', John Abraham Fisher was a significant figure in London during the second half of the 18th century. A virtuoso violinist, he also wrote admired stage works for the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. His orchestral...
Java: Tembang Sunda - Classical Music and Songs cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Java: Tembang Sunda - Classical Music and Songs
Various Artists
[ Ocora / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
In Indonesia, in the Sunda country (west of the island of Java), in about the middle of the 19th century, in order to entertain the princesses of the city of Cianjur, it occurred to a group of musicians, led by a prince smitten with poetry, to create...
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 4, 5 & 7 cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 4, 5 & 7
Viktoria Mullova (violin), Alasdair Beatson (piano)
[ Onyx Classcis / CD - released 26/Mar/2021 ]
Viktoria Mullova's first album of Beethoven Violin Sonatas, Nos 3 & 9'Kreutzer' with Kristian Bezuidenhout, was reviewed enthusiastically by Gramophone magazine. ' The sound, in these familiar pieces has a startling clarity'; it went on to say that...
Jeanne Demessieux - The Decca Legacy cover
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BACH / MESSIAEN / WIDOR/ HANDEL / FRANCK / etc
Jeanne Demessieux - The Decca Legacy
Jeanne Demessieux (organ)
[ Decca Eloquence / 8 CD Box Set - released 19/Mar/2021 ]
From her legendary debut through the succeeding years, Jeanne Demessieux brought virtuosity allied to intellect and sensitivity, and went on to become the glory of the French organ school.
Pioneers of Percussion Vol. 1 cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Pioneers of Percussion Vol. 1
Joby Burgess (percussion)
[ Signum Classics / CD - released 19/Mar/2021 ]
The new recording from percussionist Joby Burgess includes ambient electronics fused with mellow vibraphone, explosive cinematic drumming and the delicate muted sounds of 1960's New York.