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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Iribarren: Sacred Music in Malaga Cathedral cover
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JUAN FRANCES de IRIBARREN ECHEVARRIA
Iribarren: Sacred Music in Malaga Cathedral
Cristina Bayon (soprano) Jorge Enrique Garcia Ortega (counter-tenor) / Ensemble Esitös
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
First recordings of sacred motets and villancicos by a forgotten figure of the Spanish Baroque.
Cutting: Lute Music cover
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FRANCIS CUTTING
Cutting: Lute Music
Domenico Cerasan (Lute)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
The only available album dedicated to a notable musician of Elizabethan England.
Music for Guitar & Choir: Jappelli, Campogrande & Castelnuovo-Tedesco; cover
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JAPPELLI / CAMPOGRANDE / CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO
Music for Guitar & Choir: Jappelli, Campogrande & Castelnuovo-Tedesco;
Nicolò Spera (guitar) / St. Martin's Chamber Choir
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
A pair of world-premiere recordings on a unique collection of works conceived for an unusual, highly-appealing combination of musicians. The technical challenging of balancing a choir singing at full volume and a guitar, renowned for its gentle...
Viotti: Flute Quartets Op.22 cover
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GIOVANNI BATTISTA VIOTTI
Viotti: Flute Quartets Op.22
Viotti Quartet
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755-1824) was one of the leading Italian violin virtuosos in the period between Tartini and Paganini.
Daugherty: This Land Sings: Inspired by the Life and Times of Woody Guthrie cover
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MICHAEL DAUGHERTY
Daugherty: This Land Sings: Inspired by the Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
Annika Socolofsky (soprano), John Daugherty (baritone) / Dogs of Desire, David Alan Miller
[ Naxos American Classics / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
In This Land Sings, GRAMMY Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty has created an original musical tribute to the singer-songwriter and political activist Woody Guthrie (1912-1967).
Sinigaglia: String Quartet Works (Complete), Vol. 1 cover
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LEONE SINIGAGLIA
Sinigaglia: String Quartet Works (Complete), Vol. 1
Archos Quartet
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
The renowned Italian composer and mountaineer Leone Sinigaglia wrote a fascinating series of pieces for string quartet that reflect his powers of characterisation and elegance. Flowing melodies can be heard throughout, not least in the Concert-Étude.
Three American Violin Sonatas cover
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PAUL SCHOENFELD / STEVEN STUCKY / JOHN HARBISON
Three American Violin Sonatas
Cho-Liang Lin (violin), Jon Kimura Parker (piano)
[ Naxos American Classics / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
The three sonatas on this recording were written at the behest of violinist Cho-Liang Lin, who worked closely with each composer at their premiere performance.
Guitar Duos - Cyprian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-4 / Suite Chypre / Turkish Suite cover
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KEMAL BELEVI
Guitar Duos - Cyprian Rhapsodies Nos. 1-4 / Suite Chypre / Turkish Suite
Duo Tandem
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Kemal Belevi's music is steeped in the colours and atmosphere of the eastern Mediterranean, and his aim is 'to create beautiful music' based on melodies and rhythms that have been absorbed from the folk music of Greece, Turkey and the Middle East.
Prokofiev: Songs and Romances cover
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SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Prokofiev: Songs and Romances
Margarita Gritskova (mezzo-soprano), Maria Prinz (piano)
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Sergey Prokofiev is acknowledged as one of the 20th century's greatest composers, and his enduring popularity today rests on a rich legacy of orchestral and chamber works. Less well-known are his songs.
Prado: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Aurora / Concerto Fribourgeois cover
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ALMEIDA PRADO
Prado: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Aurora / Concerto Fribourgeois
Sonia Rubinsky (piano) / Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra, Fabio Mechetti
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
At the time of his death in 2010, Almeida Prado was one of Brazil's most internationally admired composers, one who created music of unique sonority and colour, rooted in his native country.
Opéra-Comique Overtures cover
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MEHUL / GOUNOD / HALEVY / DELIBES / LECOCQ / OFFENBACH / etc
Opéra-Comique Overtures
Vienna Radio Symphony, Michael Halász
[ Naxos / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
With innovative features, colourful orchestration, drama, wit and atmospheric writing, these operettas proved very popular and these overtures encapsulate their immense vivacity and charm.
Von Herzogenberg: Complete Music for Piano Duet cover
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HEINRICH von HERZOGENBERG
Von Herzogenberg: Complete Music for Piano Duet
Duo Nadàn
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
Including several first recordings, the only complete set of attractive and entertaining piano works by a notable if little-known figure in 19th-century German music.
Divertimenti Viennesi cover
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KARL DITTERS von DITTERSDORF / JAN KRITEL VANHAL / MICHAEL HAYDN
Divertimenti Viennesi
Musica Elegentia, Matteo Cicchitti
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
Stylish, historically informed performances of 18th-century chamber music for violin, viola and double-bass.
Escher: Orchestral, Chamber and Choral Music cover
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RUDOLF ESCHER
Escher: Orchestral, Chamber and Choral Music
Concertgebouw, Riccardo Chailly / Netherlands Chamber Choir
[ Brilliant Classics / 3 CD Box Set - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
The most extensive survey on record of a major Dutch 20th-century composer, featuring some of the country's most distinguished musicians.
The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, Volume 7 cover
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GILES FARNABY / WILLIAM BYRD / ANONYMOUS
The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, Volume 7
Pieter-Jan Belder (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / 3 CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
Now into its seventh volume, Pieter-Jan Belder's series continues to uncover more works from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book. In this volume he turns his attention to the works of father and son Giles and Richard Farnaby, William Byrd, and selected ano
Beethoven: Lieder & Folksongs cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Lieder & Folksongs
Ian Bostridge (tenor) Antonio Pappano (piano) Vilde Frang (violin), Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)
[ Warner Classics / CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
At the heart of this programme of Beethoven songs performed by Ian Bostridge and Sir Antonio Pappano is the song cycle 'An die ferne Geliebte' (to the distant beloved). Bostridge describes it as 'the distillation of Beethoven as a lover'. Among the...
Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2 cover
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DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2
Alina Ibragimova (violin), State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia 'Evgeny Svetlanov', Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
[ Hyperion / CD - due 1/Jun/2020 ]
The prospect of hearing Alina Ibragimova in two of the most important concertos written for the violin is in itself irresistibly enticing, but Shostakovich aficionados will also welcome an opportunity to hear the rarely performed original opening to...
Howells: Missa Sabrinensis & Michael Fanfare cover
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HERBERT HOWELLS
Howells: Missa Sabrinensis & Michael Fanfare
The Bach Choir, BBC Concert Orchestra / David Hill
[ Hyperion / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
It was The Bach Choir (under Sir David Willcocks) which played an important role in helping rehabilitate the Missa Sabrinensis, and this fine recording with David Hill marks a significant new chapter in the work's performance history.
Rachmaninov: Songs cover
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SERGEI RACHMANINOV
Rachmaninov: Songs
Julia Sitkovetsky, Roger Vignoles
[ Hyperion / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Rachmaninov's songs all date from the first half of his artistic life, before he left post-revolutionary Russia. They are exquisite, and this recital from Julia Sitkovetsky and Roger Vignoles includes some of the finest, culminating with the much...
MacMillan: Symphony No 4 / Viola Concerto cover
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JAMES MacMILLAN
MacMillan: Symphony No 4 / Viola Concerto
Lawrence Power (viola), BBC Philharmonic, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
[ Hyperion / CD - due 1/Jun/2020 ]
MacMillan's viola concerto was written for Lawrence Power, who brings a unique authority to this, its first recording. The fourth symphony-a major addition to the repertoire-is a generous and appropriate coupling, both works incorporating and...