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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Mozart & Contemporaries cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
MOZART / GALUPPI / HAYDN / CIMAROSA / C.P.E. BACH
Mozart & Contemporaries
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 3/Sep/2021 ]
For his latest album, Ólafsson presents some of his favourite Mozart keyboard works in the company of pieces by a selection of the composer's leading contemporaries. Juxtaposing works by Mozart, Haydn and C.P.E. Bach with rarely-recorded Galuppi and...
Infinity cover
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OLAFUR ARNALDS / NAINITA DESAI / HILDUR GUONADOTTIR
Infinity
Voces8
[ Decca Classics / CD - released 3/Sep/2021 ]
This new collection of meditative and otherworldly choral recordings transcends genres and features six brand-new compositions interspersed with eight newly arranged covers from renowned composers.
'Strings attached' the Voice of Kannel cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
MACHAUT / BYRD / DOWLAND / FRESCOBALDI etc
'Strings attached' the Voice of Kannel
Anna-Liisa Eller (kannels & psaltery)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 30/Aug/2021 ]
"In the hands of a gifted virtuoso like Eller, one understands why some have described the kannel's sonority as the 'sound from heaven." BBC Music Instrumental Choice November 21
Mahler: Symphonies 1, 5, 6, 9, Kindertotenlieder, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Ruckert-Lieder cover
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2-6 weeks
GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphonies 1, 5, 6, 9, Kindertotenlieder, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Ruckert-Lieder
Janet Baker (mezzo) / Halle & New Philharmonia Orchestras, Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir John Barbirolli
[ Warner Classics / 5 CD Box Set - released 28/Aug/2021 ]
"Barbirolli's famous 1969 version on any count is one of the greatest, most warmly affecting performances ever committed to disc, expansive, yet concentrated in feeling: the Adagietto is very moving … A classic version." Penguin Guide (5th Sym]
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux [The Carnival of the Animals] (LP Version) cover
add to cart $45.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux [The Carnival of the Animals] (LP Version)
Duo Jatekok (piano), Orchestre National de Lille, Lucie Leguay
[ Alpha Classics / LP - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Alex Vizorek revisits Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals. The French composer never imagined that his bestiary would become one of the most famous works in musical history, a staple repertory piece on a par with Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. The...
Brahms: Piano Concerto no.1 - Tragic Overture (with Cherubini: Éliza) cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Piano Concerto no.1 - Tragic Overture (with Cherubini: Éliza)
Alexander Melnikov (piano), Sinfonieorchester Basel, Ivor Bolton
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
With his First Concerto, the young Brahms set his own course in the wake of Beethoven and Schumann and at the same time poured forth his personal emotions in this work of impressive dimensions. The Russian soloist has chosen an instrument...
Rameau: Nouvelles Suites cover
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2-6 weeks
JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU
Rameau: Nouvelles Suites
Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
"The piano is well-placed with superb tone. I'll definitely be on the lookout for other recordings by this young man." Audiophile Audition
Times of Transition - Cello concertos by C.P.E. Bach and Haydn cover
add to cart $23.00 Low Stock
C.P.E. BACH / JOSEPH HAYDN
Times of Transition - Cello concertos by C.P.E. Bach and Haydn
Andreas Brantelid (cello) / Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen
[ Naxos / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
The three cello concertos on this disc illustrate that fertile period in the second half of the 18th century when features of the Baroque were gradually replaced by the so-called galant style. Foremost amongst the composers inaugurating this change...
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I cover
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2-6 weeks
J. S. BACH
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I
Christiano Holtz
[ Ramée / 2 CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Which 'Clavier' did Bach have in mind? Apart from a 'grand clavessin' by Michael Mietke, which he probably had at his disposal at the court in Cöthen, there is evidence that he knew instruments by Gottfried Silbermann. A harpsichord with a 16' stop...
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux [The Carnival of the Animals] / Poulenc: Double Concerto cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS / FRANCIS POULENC
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux [The Carnival of the Animals] / Poulenc: Double Concerto
Alex Vizorek (voice) Duo Jatekok (pianos) / Orchestre National de Lille; Lucie Leguay;
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Alex Vizorek revisits Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals. The French composer never imagined that his bestiary would become one of the most famous works in musical history, a staple repertory piece on a par with Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.
Bach: Goldberg Variations (arr. for 10-string guitar duo) cover
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2-6 weeks
J. S. BACH
Bach: Goldberg Variations (arr. for 10-string guitar duo)
Duo Synaphé
[ Naxos / 2 CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations is a contrapuntal tour de force, and one of the pinnacles in the history of the variation genre. Composed 'to refresh the spirits of music-lovers', it is a constantly fascinating and deeply enriching...
Bach: The Art of Fugue cover
add to cart $45.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
J. S. BACH
Bach: The Art of Fugue
Filippo Gorini
[ Alpha Classics / 2 CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
The Italian pianist Filippo Gorini took advantage of the world health crisis to immerse himself in The Art of Fugue, Johann Sebastian Bach's unfinished mystical masterpiece: 'The view that it should be seen solely as a theoretical marvel is...
Zingarelli: Giulietta e Romeo (complete opera) cover
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NICOLA ANTONIO ZINGARELLI
Zingarelli: Giulietta e Romeo (complete opera)
Franco Fagioli (countertenor), Adèle Charvet (mezzo-soprano) / Orchestre de l'Opéra Royal, Stefan Plewniak
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles - L'opéra de Napoléon CD + DVD / CD/DVD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Napoleon's fervor for opera was extreme. This music-loving conqueror brought to him a young Italian star, the contralto Giuseppina Grassini, and the most dazzling castrato: Girolamo Crescentini, the only singer to move the Emperor to tears. Invited...
Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale (English version) cover
add to cart $35.00 In Stock
IGOR STRAVINSKY
Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale (English version)
Isabelle Faust (violin), Dominique Horwitz (narrator) with ensemble / Alexander Melnikov (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
"It's rounded, intensely vocal, intimate, incredibly sophisticated - not the usual, but very welcome, as if the whole thing were an ethereal fairytale...don't miss the musical wonders." Recording of the Month BBC Music Magazine December 2021
Saint-Saëns: La princesse jaune cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saëns: La princesse jaune
Judith van Wanroij; Mathias Vidal; Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse; Leo Hussain
[ Bru Zane / CD/Book - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
That globetrotting composer Camille Saint-Saëns wrote La Princesse jaune in 1872, exemplifying the current craze for all things Japanese. Kornélis, played by the tenor Mathias Vidal, dreams only of the Land of the Rising Sun. Under the influence of a...
Zacara da Teramo: Enigma Fortuna (Complete Works) cover
add to cart $75.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
La Fonte Musica; Michele Pasotti
Zacara da Teramo: Enigma Fortuna (Complete Works)
[ Alpha Classics / 4 CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
In this recording entitled Enigma Fortuna, the ensemble La Fonte Musica, directed by Michele Pasotti, aims to shed light on the mysterious and eccentric personality of Antonio Zacara da Teramo (1355-1416). A contemporary of Boccaccio, Donatello and...
Evening Dusk Serenade - Newly Discovered Finnish Works for Violin and Orchestra cover
add to cart $23.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
GODZINSKY / KLAMI / FOUGSTEDT / SZENTIRMAY / PARTANEN / KASKI
Evening Dusk Serenade - Newly Discovered Finnish Works for Violin and Orchestra
Linda Hedlund (violin), Elisa Järvi (piano) / La Tempesta Orchestra, Jyri Nissilä
[ Naxos / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
The repertoire of Finnish music for violin and orchestra is full of hidden gems, with a substantial amount of works remaining unperformed and unpublished.
Markevitch - the Philips Legacy cover
add to cart $250.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
HAYDN / RIMSKY-KORSAKOV / TCHAIKOVSKY / BEETHOVEN / MOZART / STRAVINSKY / etc
Markevitch - the Philips Legacy
Various Soloists & Orchestras, Igor Markevitch
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 26 CD Box Set - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Igor Markevitchs complete recordings for Philips, made between 1959 and 1968, including several recordings new to CD.
Longing. Lieder by Strauss, Berg, Schoenberg cover
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STRAUSS / BERG / SCHOENBERG
Longing. Lieder by Strauss, Berg, Schoenberg
Lucy Crowe; Anna Tilbrook
[ Linn Records / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Lucy Crowe makes her Linn recital debut with a programme of lieder by Berg, Richard Strauss and Schoenberg, which perfectly highlights why she is known as one of the leading lyric sopranos of her generation. Lucy is joined by pianist Anna Tilbrook,...
Arensky: Egyptian Nights - Complete Ballet cover
add to cart $23.00 Low Stock
ANTON ARENSKY
Arensky: Egyptian Nights - Complete Ballet
Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Dmitry Yablonsky
[ Naxos / CD - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
A student of Rimsky-Korsakov and the teacher of Rachmaninov and Scriabin, Anton Arensky holds a distinguished place in the history of Russian music as both an academic and a composer. For his 1900 ballet Egyptian Nights, based on Pushkin, he chose an...