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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Pianos quart de ton cover
add to cart $32.00 Pre-order
Ivan Wyscnhegradsky, Alain Bancquart, Alain Moëne
Pianos quart de ton

[ Shiiin / CD - due 26/Apr/2018 ]
Ivan Wyschnegradsky (1893-1979) is unquestionably an essential figure in 20th-century music. A pioneer in micro-intervallic music, heir to the thinking of Scriabin, he left a number of works in third, quarter, fifth, sixth and even twelfths of tones....
Mattheson:12 Suites for Harpsichord cover
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JOHANN MATTHESON
Mattheson:12 Suites for Harpsichord
Alessandro Simonetto (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - due 25/May/2018 ]
Johann Mattheson (1681-1764) is mainly remembered as a scholar, author of books on music theory, but he was also a brilliant and prolific composer. A child prodigy he learned several languages and played numerous instruments, like the keyboard,...
occam ocean cover
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ELIANE RADIGUE
occam ocean
Amélie Scotta
[ Shiiin / 2 CD - due 11/May/2018 ]
"It all began with an image seen so long ago at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, the image of a long chart showing known wavelengths. It was clear that in addition to the wavelength from the earth to the sun, there were long waves...
Takemitsu: Complete Music for Solo Guitar cover
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TAKEMITSU
Takemitsu: Complete Music for Solo Guitar
Andrea Dieci
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 25/May/2018 ]
Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) is one of Japan's foremost 20th century composers, an innovator combining elements of oriental and occidental philosophy to create a sound uniquely his own, fusing opposites together such as sound with silence, the east...
Vivaldi: Concerti Opus 8 cover
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ANTONIO VIVALDI
Vivaldi: Concerti Opus 8
The Avison Ensemble, Pavlo Beznosiuk
[ Linn / 2 CD - due 22/Jun/2018 ]
In its second release on Linn, The Avison Ensemble explores the rich diversity and delights of all twelve concertos in Vivaldi's Opus 8. It includes the composer's most famous work, 'The Four Seasons', which contains some of the most instantly...
Biber: The Mystery Sonatas cover
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HEINRICH BIBER
Biber: The Mystery Sonatas
Boston Baroque; Martin Pearlman, Christina Day Martinson
[ Linn / 2 CD - due 27/Apr/2018 ]
Heinrich Biber's astonishingly powerful and deeply emotional Mystery Sonatas represent a triumph of Baroque invention. Boston Baroque's Christina Day Martinson delivers a technical tour de force, as she navigates the virtuosic challenges presented by...
Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 1-16 (complete, inc. Grosse Fuge) cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 1-16 (complete, inc. Grosse Fuge)
Budapest String Quartet
[ Sony Classical / 12 CD Box Set - due 25/Apr/2018 ]
"This 1951-52 Beethoven cycle is a significant moment in the history of chamber music recording, newly restored to prominence."
Tallis: The Votive Antiphons cover
add to cart $27.00 Pre-order
THOMAS TALLIS
Tallis: The Votive Antiphons
The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood (conductor)
[ Hyperion / CD - due 27/Apr/2018 ]
The monumental votive antiphon settings are among the highlights of Hyperion's Tallis recordings from Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick, the composer's evolving style a musical response to the religious vicissitudes of the time. This...
Leonard Slatkin - The American Collection cover
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ANDERSON / COPLAND / CORIGLIANO / IVES / SCHUMAN / etc
Leonard Slatkin - The American Collection
Evelyn Glennie (percussion), Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf (narrator) Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
[ RCA Red Seal / Sony Music / 13 CD Box Set - due 25/Apr/2018 ]
"It is certainly one of the best symphonies by an American composer, possibly one of the greatest symphonies of the 20th century." [Corigliano Symphony 1]
O lux beata Trinitas - Music for Trinity cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
O lux beata Trinitas - Music for Trinity
Choir of Clare College Cambridge / Graham Ross
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 18/May/2018 ]
Graham Ross concludes his exploration of music for the liturgical calendar with a programme focusing on the Holy Trinity, as reflected in music of the Russian and British traditions. From the works of the New Russian Choral School led by Tchaikovsky...
The Romantic Viola cover
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FUCHS / VIEUXTEMPS / REINECKE / LISZT
The Romantic Viola
Daniel Weissmann (viola), Jean Louis Delahaut (piano)
[ Fuga Libera / CD - due 27/Apr/2018 ]
The Director of the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, Daniel Weissmann, is first and foremost a violist. In the company of the pianist Jean-Louis Delahaut, he presents a recital that illustrates the rich repertory of his instrument from the...
Clarinet Trios cover
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FRÜHLING & ZEMLINSKY
Clarinet Trios
Davide Bandieri, Joel Marosi, Marja-Liisa Marosi
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 22/Jun/2018 ]
Alexander Zemlinsky lived from 1871 till 1942, born and bred in Vienna, and his whole life very much a child of his city. Vienna at the turn of the century was the scene of far-reaching cultural changes, the Romantic Era of Brahms, Wagner and Mahler...
Risonanze erranti cover
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LUIGI NONO
Risonanze erranti
Ensemble Prometeo; Experimentalstudio der HSS des SWF
[ Shiiin / CD - due 11/May/2018 ]
The poetic significance of Risonanze erranti (1985-87) should be interpreted in the light of the reflections developed since the summer of 1975 with the Venetian friend and philosopher Massimo Cacciari, to whom the work is dedicated. After Al gran...
Laurenzi: La Finta Savia, Arias cover
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LAURENZI
Laurenzi: La Finta Savia, Arias
Ensemble Sezione Aurea, Filippo Pantieri
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 22/Jun/2018 ]
This new recording presents a selection of the most beautiful arias from La finta savia written for Venice in 1643 by Filiberto Laurenzi (1620-1651), a composer from Bertinoro. Laurenzi worked between Rome and the most renowned courts of Italy and...
Correa de Arauxo: Organ Music; cover
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CORREA DE ARAUXO
Correa de Arauxo: Organ Music;
Francesco Cera
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - due 22/Jun/2018 ]
17th-century Spanish toccatas, fantasias and inventions by a master organ composer from Seville. It may be pure coincidence, but in 1626, it was two enlightened intellectuals from Seville - artist Diego Velázquez and composer Francisco Correa de...
Bononcini: Divertimenti da Camera, Transcription for Harpsichord; cover
add to cart $18.00 Pre-order
BONONCINI
Bononcini: Divertimenti da Camera, Transcription for Harpsichord;
Giovanni Paganelli (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 25/May/2018 ]
Like many of his compatriots Giovanni Battista Bononcini left his native country Italy to spread his wings across Europe, serving at important posts in Vienna and Berlin, to finally settle in London, where he became a fashionable composer and...
The Dufay Spectacle cover
add to cart $35.00 Pre-order
GUILLAUME DUFAY
The Dufay Spectacle
Gothic Voices
[ Linn / CD - due 27/Apr/2018 ]
Following its Linn debut which saw the 'revitalisation of an iconic group' (Choir & Organ), Gothic Voices presents The Dufay Spectacle, featuring special guest Andrew Lawrence-King. In a pageant of versatility featuring France's greatest...
Purcell: Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II cover
add to cart $32.00 Pre-order
HENRY PURCELL
Purcell: Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II
Harry Christophers & The Sixteen
[ Coro / CD - due 18/May/2018 ]
Charles II's formal Restoration in 1660 marked both an end and a beginning: the end of England's republican experiment and the beginning of a long process of monarchical reconstruction; and with a politically accident-prone king on the throne,...
Schubert: Oktett F-Dur D.803 / Octet / Octuor cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: Oktett F-Dur D.803 / Octet / Octuor
Isabelle Faust (Violin)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 18/May/2018 ]
In response to a commission from Count Troyer, who wanted a work closely modelled on Beethoven's famous Septet op.20, Schubert - despite his fervent admiration for the older composer - resolutely struck out on his own by delivering an . . . Octet....
Lalo: Le roi d'Ys (Complete Opera recorded in 1957) cover
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EDOUARD LALO
Lalo: Le roi d'Ys (Complete Opera recorded in 1957)
Janine Micheau, Rita Gorr, Henri Legay, Jean Borthayre / Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion française, André Cluytens
[ Erato The Home of Opera / 2 CD - due 25/Apr/2018 ]
Lalo's Le Roi d'Ys draws on the same Breton myth of a submerged city as Debussy's La Cathédrale engloutie. A great success at its 1888 premiere at Paris's Opéra Comique, it even reached the Metropolitan Opera, New York, but its current rarity on the...