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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Roelofs: Rope Dance cover
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2-6 weeks
JORIS ROELOFS
Roelofs: Rope Dance
Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Joris Roelofs, bass clarinet and clarinet; Bram de Looze, piano; Clemens van der Feen, double bass; Martijn Vink, drums
[ BIS / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
The award-winning Dutch composer and bass clarinet player Joris Roelofs is also currently working on a PhD dissertation on Friedrich Nietzsche, improvisation and the notion of freedom. On the album Rope Dance he is able to combine all of this, in a...
Melancholy Grace cover
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FRESCOBALDI / ROSSI / STROZZI / JOHN BULL / PICCHI / etc
Melancholy Grace
Jean Rondeau (harpsichord)
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
Melancholy Grace is a poetic collection of keyboard music from the 16th and 17th centuries by composers from Italy, the Netherlands, England and Germany, including Frescobaldi, Luigi Rossi, Picchi, Luzzaschi, Sweelinck, Dowland, Bull and Gibbons.
Handel: Ariodante (complete opera) cover
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2-6 weeks
Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas & Ernste Gesänge cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas & Ernste Gesänge
Julian Bliss (clarinet), James Baillieu (piano)
[ Signum Classics / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
Julian Bliss and James Baillieu present a recording Johannes Brahms' Clarinet sonatas, Op. 120 and an arrangement of his 4 Ernste Gesänge, Op.121 arranged by Bliss. These late works were inspired by the great clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld, principal...
C.P.E. Bach: Solo Keyboard Music, Vol. 40 cover
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C.P.E. BACH
C.P.E. Bach: Solo Keyboard Music, Vol. 40
Miklós Spányi (harpsichord)
[ BIS / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
This disc features solo keyboard arrangements of works by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach originally scored for other instruments. In the second half of the eighteenth century the demand for keyboard music increased rapidly, as musical skills became a...
Miloš : The Moon & The Forest cover
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TALBOT / EINAUDI / SHORE / SCHUMANN
Miloš : The Moon & The Forest
Miloš Karadaglić (guitar) / BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ben Gernon, National Arts Centre Orchestra Alexander Shelley
[ Decca / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
'Premiere recordings of two dazzling new concertos which offer new perspectives on the relationship between guitar and orchestra, performed with considerable conviction and élan.' Gramophone Editor's Choice June 2021
Auber: Overtures 4 [Incls 'Le duc d'Olonne' & 'Fra Diavolo'] cover
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2-6 weeks
DANIEL-FRANCOIS AUBER
Auber: Overtures 4 [Incls 'Le duc d'Olonne' & 'Fra Diavolo']
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Dario Salvi
[ Naxos / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
Daniel-François-Esprit Auber was one of the most famous composers of the 19th century, giving definitive form to the uniquely French genres of grand historical opera and opéra-comique. His overtures became famous all over the world for their dancing...
Saint-Saëns: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2 and in A major cover
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2-6 weeks
CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS
Saint-Saëns: Symphonies Nos 1 & 2 and in A major
Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège / Jean-Jacques Kantorow
[ BIS / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
Prodigiously gifted, Camille Saint-Saëns entered the Paris Conservatoire in 1848, at the age of 13. There he discovered the symphonies of the great German and Austrian composers and soon began to try his own hand at the genre. The Symphony in A major...
Symphony No. 3 D minor, WAB 103 cover
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2-6 weeks
ANTON BRUCKNER
Symphony No. 3 D minor, WAB 103
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks Mariss Jansons, conductor)
[ BR Klassik / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
The Munich concert year of 2005 began at the end of January with two highlights: the two performances of Bruckner's Third Symphony with Mariss Jansons conducting the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks in the Philharmonie im Gasteig. The...
Beethoven & Schnittke: Violin Concertos cover
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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Beethoven & Schnittke: Violin Concertos
Vadim Gluzman (violin), Luzerner Sinfonieorchester / James Gaffigan
[ BIS / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
After acclaimed recordings of the great Romantic violin concertos by Brahms, Bruch and Tchaikovsky, Vadim Gluzman takes on the work that in the beginning of the 19th century mapped out a new course for the genre: Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D...
Handel: Six Concerti Grossi, Op. 3 cover
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2-6 weeks
G. F. HANDEL
Handel: Six Concerti Grossi, Op. 3
Van Diemen's Band / Martin Gester, conductor and organ soloist
[ BIS / CD - released 7/May/2021 ]
What we know as 'Handel's Opus 3' is most likely little more than a brazen attempt by the London publisher John Walsh to make some quick money. In 1715, Walsh had issued a pirated edition of Corelli's 12 Concerti Grossi Opus 6 which proved an instant...
Brahms: Viola Sonatas & Zwei Gesange Op. 91 cover
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2-6 weeks
JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Viola Sonatas & Zwei Gesange Op. 91
Antoine Tamestit (viola), Cédric Tiberghien (piano), Matthias Goerne (baritone)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 30/Apr/2021 ]
Magisterially rounding off one of the nineteenth century's most remarkable bodies of chamber music, Brahms' two Sonatas op.120 call for a virtuosity wholly dedicated to their extraordinary lyricism. Just as in the famous 'Lullaby', the melodic line...
Promises (LP) cover
add to cart $75.00 In Stock
Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
Promises (LP)
[ Inertia / LP - released 30/Apr/2021 ]
Not strictly classical, jazz or ambient electronica, this one-track, nine-movement album embodies the highest, most etiolated aspects of all three disciplines. British artist Sam "Floating Points" Shepherd is the anchor here, an electronic free...
N'espérez plus mes yeux… Airs sérieux & à boire Vol.3 cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
N'espérez plus mes yeux… Airs sérieux & à boire Vol.3
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 30/Apr/2021 ]
With this third volume of Airs sérieux et à boire, the ensemble Les Arts Florissants return to this genre whose refinement had marked the French musical landscape for over a hundred years. By turns gallant, earthy, or spiritual, these vocal...
Anájikon cover
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2-6 weeks
KONSTANTIA GOURZI
Anájikon
Nils Mönkemeyer, William Youn, Minguett Quartett, Luzern Academy Orchestra
[ ECM New Series / CD - released 30/Apr/2021 ]
Anájikon, the second ECM album after Music for piano and string quartet (ECM New Series 2309) by Athens-born and Munich-based Konstantia Gourzi, incorporates her chamber and orchestral music of the past decade. The composer also conducts the Lucerne...
Schumann: Complete Piano Trio, Quartet & Quintet cover
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
Schumann: Complete Piano Trio, Quartet & Quintet
Trio Wanderer
[ Harmonia Mundi / 3 CD - released 30/Apr/2021 ]
Constantly shifting from the most impulsive exuberance to the most restrained meditation, from the most intense passion to the most innocent tenderness, this programme forms a representative panorama of Schumann's chamber music. Going beyond the...
Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau / Schreker: Der Geburtstag der Infantin cover
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2-6 weeks
ZEMLINSKY / SCHREKER
Zemlinsky: Die Seejungfrau / Schreker: Der Geburtstag der Infantin
Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
[ Onyx / CD - released 30/Apr/2021 ]
Following on from their critically acclaimed albums of Stravinsky, Elgar and Tchaikovsky, the award winning team of Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO turn to Zemlinsky and Schreker. Premiered in the same concert as his brother-in-law Schoenberg's...
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 PodleÅ› (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.
Andre Previn: The Warner Edition cover
add to cart $300.00 Low Stock
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Andre Previn: The Warner Edition
André Previn (conductor & piano), with Itzhak Perlman (violin) Paul Tortelier (cello) Radu Lupu, Christina Ortiz (pianos) Angel Romero (guitar) etc
[ Warner Classics / 96 CD Box Set - released 23/Apr/2021 ]
Conductor, pianist, composer and media personality, André Previn excelled in a diversity of musical genres and idioms. A child prodigy in his native Berlin, he moved to the USA in 1939 and made his early career in Hollywood.
1942: Violin Sonatas by Copland, Prokofiev & Poulenc cover
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2-6 weeks
COPLAND / PROKOFIEV / POULENC
1942: Violin Sonatas by Copland, Prokofiev & Poulenc
Benjamin Baker (violin), Daniel Lebhardt (piano)
[ Delphian / CD - released 23/Apr/2021 ]
Each marked in its own way by a world at war, these three sonatas - by Aaron Copland, Francis Poulenc and Sergei Prokofiev - show three of the twentieth century's most individual and admired composers engaging themes of private loss, political...