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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Amor tiranno. Broken-hearted Lovers in Seventeenth Century Venice cover
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CAVALLI / MONTEVERDI / MERULA / FERRARI etc
Amor tiranno. Broken-hearted Lovers in Seventeenth Century Venice
Carlo Vistoli [countertenor], Sezione Aurea, Filippo Pantieri (cond.)
[ Arcana / CD - due 24/Apr/2020 ]
Following the success of 'Arias for Nicolino', a musical portrait of the celebrated castrato of Handel's era (A427), Carlo Vistoli turns his attention to Venetian opera of the seventeenth century. The Italian countertenor - 'a voice [...]...
Anna Paradiso plays Paradisi cover
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PIETRO DOMENICO PARADISI
Anna Paradiso plays Paradisi
Anna Paradiso (harpsichord / clavichord / fortepiano)
[ BIS SACD / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
As Anna Paradiso writes in her liner notes to this disc 'the history of music is full of fine composers who, for one reason or another, have been largely forgotten.' In the case of Pietro Domenico Paradisi, it is only thanks to his Sonate di...
B. A. Zimmermann - Complete Works for Piano cover
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BERND ALOIS ZIMMERMANN
B. A. Zimmermann - Complete Works for Piano
Eduardo Fernández (piano)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - due 20/Jun/2020 ]
It was in the 1960s, with the opera Die Soldatenand his Requiem füreinenjungen Dichter, that Bernd Alois Zimmermann became known as one of the leading composers of the German post-war generation.
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - due 17/Apr/2020 ]
Perfect Synthesis. Bach's exploration of the Italian concerto grosso took the principles of instrumental 'rivalry' to the point of paroxysm, bringing to the form an unprecedented harmonic and contrapuntal refinement. Bach demanded everything that...
Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 1 cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 1
Masato Suzuki (harpsichord & direction) / Bach Collegium Japan
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - due 5/Jun/2020 ]
Many of Bach's harpsichord concertos are almost certainly transcriptions of earlier works written for other instruments.
BACH: Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599-644 cover
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J. S. BACH
BACH: Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599-644
Stephen Farr (organ of Stadtkirche, Walterhausen, Germany)
[ Resonus / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
"It's remarkable how much Bach can pack into the tiniest piece….Farr performs with immaculate poise" Sunday Times
Bach: The Complete Work for keyboard Vol.3 - In the French Style cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: The Complete Work for keyboard Vol.3 - In the French Style
Benjamin Alard (harpsichord & organ)
[ Harmonia Mundi / 3 CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
Having already attracted attention for his exceptional gifts, Bach entered the service of the Weimar court at the age of twenty-three. This was the start of the period known as his 'early maturity', in which his formal and expressive experiments...
BEETHOVEN: Complete Works cover
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BEETHOVEN: Complete Works
[ Alpha / 2 CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Beethoven's output for cello and piano is fascinating because it covers every period of his career, from early to late, with references to Bach in op.69 and op.102 no.2 and an especially innovative and amazingly modern musical language. For this...
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...
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Grieg: Holberg Suite
Martha Argerich (piano), Mito Chamber Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
[ Decca / CD - due 8/May/2020 ]
Four decades of friendship and musical partnership brings these two titans of classical music together again. Recorded live in concert in Japan in May 2019, this release is a follow-up to Argerich's jaw-dropping pianism in her Decca recording with...
Beethoven: Pianos concertos 1 & 4 cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Pianos concertos 1 & 4
Martin Helmchen / Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Andrew Manze
[ Alpha / CD - due 24/Apr/2020 ]
Beethoven's piano concertos are a precious source for understanding the history of the practice of this instrument, which, in the early nineteenth century, permanently replaced the harpsichord in the hearts of composers. Thus one can still hear the...
Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9 / Overtures cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9 / Overtures
Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English Baroque Orchestra, Hermann Scherchen
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 8 CD Box Set - due 24/Apr/2020 ]
Complete symphony cycle in mono in remarkable sound quality Newly transferred from the original tapes and remastered to the highest standards
Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets Vol.3 'Apotheosis' cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets Vol.3 'Apotheosis'
Cuarteto Casals
[ Harmonia Mundi / 3 CD - due 10/Apr/2020 ]
After Inventions, Apotheosis is the third and last volume in a complete set of the Beethoven quartets that breaks new ground: it aims to regroup the works according to their position within the three broad creative divisions of the composer's life -...
Beethoven: The Piano Concertos cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: The Piano Concertos
Stephen Hough, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Hannu Lintu
[ Hyperion / 3 CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Hearing Stephen Hough over the course of one of music's most exhilarating odysseys is not an opportunity to be missed, especially when that odyssey encompasses the five piano concertos of Beethoven. Recorded following a cycle of live performances in...
Beethoven: The Symphonies cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: The Symphonies
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 5 CD Box Set - due 15/May/2020 ]
In 1952, William Steinberg and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra embarked on a Beethoven symphony cycle which utilized the new and sonically advantageous process of recording on 35mm film, which was supervised by engineer Bob Fine.
Bennett: Orchestral Works, Vol.4 [Includes Concerto for Piano and Orchestra] cover
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RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT
Bennett: Orchestral Works, Vol.4 [Includes Concerto for Piano and Orchestra]
Michael McHale (piano) / BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, John Wilson
[ Chandos SACD / Hybrid SACD - due 1/May/2020 ]
In this fourth volume in their Richard Rodney Bennett series, John Wilson and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra turn to his Piano Concerto, commissioned by the John Feeney Trust for the CBSO and written in 1968.
Bersa: Piano Works (Complete), Vol. 2 cover
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BLAGOJE BERSA
Bersa: Piano Works (Complete), Vol. 2
Goran Filipec (piano)
[ Grand Piano / CD - due 6/May/2020 ]
As with the first volume in this series (GP767), Blagoje Bersa's piano works are organised according to their character and tonality rather than chronologically.
Brahms: Songs of Loss and Betrayal cover
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms: Songs of Loss and Betrayal
Simon Wallfisch (baritone), Edward Rushton (piano)
[ Resonus / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Following their acclaimed recording of songs by Robert Schumann, the baritone and piano duo Simon Wallfisch and Edward Rushton return to Resonus Classics with an evocative selection of songs by Johannes Brahms. Entitled Songs of Loss and Betrayal,...
British Violin Sonatas Vol.3 cover
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JOHN IRELAND / YORK BOWEN / WILLIAM ALWYN / ERIC COATES / JAMES FRANCIS BROWN
British Violin Sonatas Vol.3
Tasmin Little (violin) Piers Lane (piano)
[ Chandos / CD - due 1/May/2020 ]
Tasmin Little and Piers Lane complete their three album overview of British violin sonatas with works by York Bowen, John Ireland, William Alwyn, Eric Coates, and the world premiere recording of James Francis Brown's The Hart's Grace.
Cantilena cover
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PIAZZOLLA / FALLA / MONTSALVATGE / etc
Cantilena
Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Javier Perianes (piano)
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - due 17/Apr/2020 ]
This album invites you to travel from Spain to South America in the company of the greatest composers the countries of the region have produced: next to Spanish folk songs reshaped by Falla, compositions by Casals, Granados, Montsalvatge, and the...