Classical Upcoming Releases

Classical Upcoming Releases

The following classical CD titles are due for release / re-release in the near future.

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Emma Boynet: The complete solo 78-rpm recordings and Faure LPs cover
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HAYDN / SCHUBERT / FAURE / WEBER / DEBUSSY / etc
Emma Boynet: The complete solo 78-rpm recordings and Faure LPs
Emma Boynet (piano)
[ Appian APR / 2 CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
This French pianist, closely associated with her teacher Isidor Philipp, had a long career based in France but with many American appearances as well.
Tomaso Albinoni: The Collector's Edition cover
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TOMASO ALBINONI
Tomaso Albinoni: The Collector's Edition
I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone / Ensemble Strumentale Albalonga, Annibale Cetrangolo, with Pierre Pierlot & Pietro Bongonovo (oboes)
[ Warner Classics / Erato / 16 CD Box Set - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
The 'Adagio' (re)composed by Remo Giazotto had been enjoying huge popularity for ten years when Claudio Scimone and his chamber orchestra joined the Erato family and began to investigate the authentic Albinoni catalogue.
Auber: Overtures 3 cover
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AUBER
Auber: Overtures 3
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Dario Salvi
[ Naxos / CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
Although Auber was one of the most popular of 19th-century French composers, his music is seldom revived in the opera house. This series is restoring his overtures and orchestral excerpts from operas, a swathe of refined and elegant music showing his...
Handel: Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno (Complete oratorio) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno (Complete oratorio)
Natalie Dessay (soprano) Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano) Sonia Prina (alto) Pavol Breslik (tenor) / Concert d'Astree / Emmanuelle Haim
[ Erato Veritas / 2 CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
BBC Music Magazine Award Winner 2008: Opera - 'Technically superb, reassuringly stylish, this is an outstanding performance of Handel at the height of his powers.' (BBC)
Dodgson: Margaret Catchpole - Two Worlds Apart cover
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STEPHEN DODGSON
Dodgson: Margaret Catchpole - Two Worlds Apart
Perpetuo / Perkins
[ Naxos / 3 CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
Among Stephen Dodgson's portfolio of more than 250 works are chamber operas, of which Margaret Catchpole: Two Worlds Apart is a most striking example. It is based on the true story of a woman who was convicted of the then capital crime of horse...
Caldara in Vienna - Un concert pour Mazarin cover
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ANTONIO CALDARA
Caldara in Vienna - Un concert pour Mazarin
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) / Concerto Köln, Emmanuelle Haïm
[ Erato Veritas / CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
Philippe Jaroussky, one of the foremost countertenor opera singers today, has a passion for enlightening neglected composers. This is masterfully exemplified by his first recital, Un concert pour Mazarin, and the best-seller album Caldara Arias.
Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book II cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book II
Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
Piotr Anderszewski takes a characteristically creative approach to Bach's 'Das wohltemperierte Klavier' ('The Well-Tempered Clavier'). Rather than recording all 48 of its prelude-and-fugue pairings, he has focused on 12 pairings from 'Book Two'.
Sousa: Music for Wind Band Music Vol. 20 cover
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JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Sousa: Music for Wind Band Music Vol. 20
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Wind Orchestra, Keith Brion
[ Naxos / CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
John Philip Sousa personified turn-of-the-century America the comparative innocence and brash energy of an advancing nation. His ever-touring band represented America across the globe and brought lively and entertaining music to hundreds of American...
Villa-Lobos: Choral Transcriptions cover
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VILLA-LOBOS
Villa-Lobos: Choral Transcriptions
Sao Paulo Symphony Choir, Valentina Peleggi
[ Naxos / CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
Choral music holds a central position in Villa-Lobos' catalogue of works, but among these famous pieces is a series of little-known transcriptions for a cappella choir taken from the standard classical repertoire. They were intended for a teachers'...
First Construction (in Metal) etc cover
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CAGE / GINASTERA / HARRISON / VARESE
First Construction (in Metal) etc
Signe Asmussen (soprano), Niklas Walentin (violin), Jean Thorel
[ Naxos / CD - due 29/Jan/2021 ]
American Percussion Works is a rare collection of seldom heard works each with specific rules or themes as a basis for the compositions. In John Cage's First Construction the principle is based on the figure 16. Alberto Ginastera's work Cantata para...
Variations cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Variations
Clare Hammond (piano)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - due 5/Feb/2021 ]
From Szymanowski to Adams - a century and more of piano variations.
Puccini: La Fanciulla del West cover
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GIACOMO PUCCCINI
Puccini: La Fanciulla del West
Melody Moore, Lester Lynch, Kevin Short, Lawrence Foster, Marius Vlad, Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra of Cluj-Napoca
[ Pentatone / 2 CD - due 5/Feb/2021 ]
Lawrence Foster conducts Puccini's La Fanciulla del West (1910), together with the Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, Cluj-Napoca and a cast of seasoned Puccini singers, including Melody Moore (Minnie), Marius Vlad (Dick Johnson)...
Respighi: Transcriptions cover
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OTTORINO RESPIGHI
Respighi: Transcriptions
Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège / John Neschling
[ BIS / CD - due 5/Feb/2021 ]
A great orchestrator adds new colours to music by Bach and Rachmaninov.
Rachmaninov: Symphonies and Orchestral Music cover
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SERGEI RACHAMNINOV
Rachmaninov: Symphonies and Orchestral Music
Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Lan Shui
[ BIS / 4 CD - due 5/Feb/2021 ]
Rachmaninov's orchestral scores in sumptuous performances from Singapore.
Music from Proust's Salons cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Music from Proust's Salons
Steven Isserlis (cello), Connie Shih (piano)
[ BIS / CD - due 5/Feb/2021 ]
Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih guide us in Marcel Proust's world.
Debussy & Rameau cover
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CLAUDE DEBUSSY / JEAN PHILIPPE RAMEAU
Debussy & Rameau
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - due 5/Feb/2021 ]
"It could have been a triumph of style over substance but, like the Bach, the programming here is truly inspired...Where else could Ólafsson end but with 'Hommage à Rameau' from Images, Book 1?" Gramophone Editor's Choice April 2020
Bach: Harpsichord Concertos Part II: Francesco Corti, il pomo d'oro cover
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Bach: Harpsichord Concertos Part II: Francesco Corti, il pomo d'oro
Francesco Corti, Andrés Locatelli, Alessandro Nasello, Evgenii Sviridov, Marcello Gatti
[ Pentatone / CD - due 12/Feb/2021 ]
Francesco Corti and il pomo d'oro continue their acclaimed series of Bach harpsichord concertos with a recording of the concertos BWV 1044, 1054, 1056 and 1057. This completes the cycle of seven "official" harpsichord concertos that Bach composed....
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Igor Levit (piano), Xiaohan Wang (piano) / Kolner Kammerorchester, Helmut Muller-Bruhl
[ Naxos / CD - due 12/Feb/2021 ]
Igor Levit made his recording debut with a performance of Beethoven's First Piano Concerto when he was 20 years old, long before he became a superstar of the classical music world and a major interpreter of Beethoven's music. The occasion was part of...
Ysaÿe - Ysaÿe: Six Sonatas for Solo Violin cover
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Schütz - Musicalische Exequien: German Funeral Music of the 17th Century cover
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