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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Double Echo - New Guitar Concertos from the Americas cover
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AARON JAY KERNIS / ASTOR PIAZZOLLA / ROBERTO SIERRA
Double Echo - New Guitar Concertos from the Americas
David Tanenbaum (guitar) / New Century Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Derthick, Aaron Jay Kernis
[ Naxos / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
This album of guitar concertos from the Americas features pieces composed for David Tanenbaum. Building on a tradition of prominent guitarists generating repertoire through new commissions, these works present the guitar in a variety of settings....
Sullivan: Incidental Music - The Merchant of Venice / Henry VIII / The Sapphire Necklace: Overture cover
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ARTHUR SULLIVAN
Sullivan: Incidental Music - The Merchant of Venice / Henry VIII / The Sapphire Necklace: Overture
Emmanuel Lawler (tenor) / RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Andrew Penny
[ Naxos / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
Sullivan's suites of incidental music for Shakespeare are among his most attractive compositions, with Henry VIII becoming extremely popular. Charles Dickens was 'perfectly enchanted' by The Sapphire Necklace, and the Overture in C.
Villa-Lobos: Complete Violin Sonatas cover
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HECTOR VILLA-LOBOS
Villa-Lobos: Complete Violin Sonatas
Emmanuele Baldini (violin) Pablo Rossi (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
"Baldini produces an alluring tone that taps into the natural resonances of his instrument, and phrases with a natural instinct for cantabile espressivo." BBC Music Magazine Chamber Choice October 2021
Haydn 2032, Vol. 10: Les heures du jour cover
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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Haydn 2032, Vol. 10: Les heures du jour
Giovanni Antonini; Il Giardino Armonico
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
"Fast movements fizz and crackle, with virtuoso sallies from the Giardino Armonico soloists. Bass lines are always vital and animated, with never a hint of auto-chug" Editor's Choice - Gramophone September 2021
Chopin: Piano Sonatas No.2 'Funeral' & No.3, Mazurkas Op.63 cover
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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Chopin: Piano Sonatas No.2 'Funeral' & No.3, Mazurkas Op.63
Javier Perianes
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
Beyond the celebrated 'Funeral March', Chopin's Second and Third Sonatas testify to their composer's astounding ease in musical structures on a much larger scale than waltzes, nocturnes - and mazurkas, such as the three that make up his op.63,...
The Complete Songs of Fauré, Vol. 4 cover
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GABRIEL FAURE
The Complete Songs of Fauré, Vol. 4
John Mark Ainsley, Iestyn Davies, Lorna Anderson, John Chest / Malcolm Martineau (piano)
[ Signum / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
"Chest performs Fauré's final four-song cycle, L'horizon chimérique (1921), with the kind of elegance and cool passion this music demands: a fitting close to an excellent series." The Guardian
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (Highlights) cover
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GEORGE GERSHWIN
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (Highlights)
Marin Alsop, Angel Blue, Lester Lynch , Chauncey Packer, Kevin Short, Alexandria Crichlow, Darrin Scott , The Philadelphia Orchestra , Morgan State Un
[ Pentatone / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Marin Alsop present a live recording with highlights of Gershwin's self-proclaimed American "Folk Opera" Porgy and Bess, together with a stellar cast and the Morgan State University Choir. Since its premiere...
Handel: Organ Concertos Op. 4 & Op. 7 cover
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2-6 weeks
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Organ Concertos Op. 4 & Op. 7
Martin Haselböck; Orchester Wiener Akademie; Jeremy Joseph
[ Alpha Classics / 2 CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
Handel is best known to the wider public for his large-scale choral and orchestral works, but his organ music is equally precious. It was the Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels who, diverting him from a career in the law, spotted his exceptional abilities on...
Boëllmann: Symphonie en fa majeur, Variations symphoniques & Quatre pièces brèves cover
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Orchestre symphonique de Mulhouse; Patrick Davin; Henri Demarquette
Boëllmann: Symphonie en fa majeur, Variations symphoniques & Quatre pièces brèves
[ Fuga Libera / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
Léon Boëllmann's Suite gothique, with its suave Prière à Notre-Dame and its spirited Toccata, rapidly became a beloved war-horse of organists throughout the world and gained the composer great renown. The Suite's fame, however, caused other works by...
Lopes-Graca: Songs and Folk Songs, Vol. 2 cover
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FERNANDO LOPES-GRACA
Lopes-Graca: Songs and Folk Songs, Vol. 2
Susana Gaspar (soprano) Ricardo Panela (baritone) Nuno Vieira de Almeida (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
Fernando Lopes-Graça was one of the greatest Portuguese composers of the 20th century. He composed songs in many genres, including folk-song arrangements, modernist settings of Portuguese poetry, and songs.
Bruch: String Quintets & Octet cover
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MAX BRUCH
Bruch: String Quintets & Octet
WDR Sinfonieorchester Chamber Players
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
Max Bruch was eighty years old when, in 1918, he decided to return to the chamber music genre he had frequented in his early years. Stimulated by the violin virtuoso Willy Hess, he composed two string quintets and an octet, monuments to beauty and...
Love Songs cover
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2-6 weeks
SCHUMANN / SCHUBERT / STRAUSS / GRIEG / etc
Love Songs
Angela Hewitt (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
Angela Hewitt's new album is clearly destined to become a favourite. Some of the best-known musical declarations of love across the centuries, heard in transcriptions by some of the great pianists (including Angela herself); this is simply exquisite...
Tchaikovsky Plus One, Vol.3 (with Prokofiev: 10 pieces from 'Romeo & Juliet') cover
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PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky Plus One, Vol.3 (with Prokofiev: 10 pieces from 'Romeo & Juliet')
Barry Douglas (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
For the third volume of his musical tribute to Russia, Barry Douglas has selected a range of love songs and dances by Tchaikovsky that span much of his composing life.
Mozart: The Three 'Prussian' String Quartets cover
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2-6 weeks
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Mozart: The Three 'Prussian' String Quartets
Doric String Quartet
[ Chandos / 2 CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
"Their collective tone is both sweet and sinewy, with vibrato used for expressive effect rather than as a default setting. Contrapuntal textures are ideally lucid." Gramophone Editor's Choice September 2021
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op. 15, 16 Waltzes cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Op. 15, 16 Waltzes
Emmanuel Despax (piano), Miho Kawashima / BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton (cond)
[ Signum Classics / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
Following the acclaimed Bach recording 'Spira, Spera' in early 2021, Emmanuel Despax releases a recording of his most treasured piano concerto alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Andrew Litton. The concerto is paired with the 16 Waltzes (Op....
Brahms: Piano Sonatas & Rhapsodies cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Piano Sonatas & Rhapsodies
Garrick Ohlsson (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
Both sonatas recorded here are the work of the young Brahms-still a teenager when he wrote Op 2-and perfectly complement the much later rhapsodies. These are magisterial accounts from a pianist noted for his mastery of the Romantics.
Ciaccona cover
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BACH / GERHARD / HOLLIGER / PAUSET
Ciaccona
Ilya Gringolts (violin)
[ BIS SACD / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
Ilya Gringolts juxtaposes Bach and the avantgarde. Throughout his career, Ilya Gringolts has devoted himself to performing contemporary music as well as the great concert repertoire, while also developing a keen interest in historical performance...
Ives: Piano Sonata No. 1 cover
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CHARLES IVES / BERNHARD GANDER
Ives: Piano Sonata No. 1
Joonas Ahonen (piano)
[ BIS SACD / SACD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
Of the two large piano sonatas composed by Charles Ives, No. 2 ('the Concord Sonata') is by far the best known, overshadowing its sibling. The First Piano Sonata is comparably ambitious, however, and with a playing time of more than 40 minutes,...
Voyage of a sea-god cover
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WALTHEW / PANUFNIK / BANTOCK / BAX / HINDEMITH / SCHUMAN / etc
Voyage of a sea-god
Laurence Perkins (bassoon) / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, with Michael Hancock (piano) & others
[ Hyperion / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
Beginning in 1900 with Richard Henry Walthew and ending in 1999 with David Bedford, the intrepid musical journey undertaken by Laurence Perkins and friends celebrates the extraordinary versatility of the twentieth-century bassoon.
Bach: The Art of Fugue cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: The Art of Fugue
Les inAttendus
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 2/Jul/2021 ]
After a first CD devoted to early English music, Les inAttendus tackle Bach's magnum opus: The Art of Fugue. And it is as poets of sound that they do so. Through the very particular colors and the "unexpected" combination of accordion, bass viol and...