These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas
Bella Hristova (violin), Michael Houstoun (piano)
[ Rattle Records / 4 CD - released 26/Apr/2019 ]
The complete Beethoven violin sonatas, 33 wonderful pieces of music, performed by two of the greatest...
G. I. GURDJIEFF
Gurdjieff: ex oriente
Gunter Herbig (electric guitar)
[ BIS / CD - released 10/May/2019 ]
One of the great mystics of the early 20th century, George lvanovich Gurdjieff was born in Alexandropol...
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
Bach, (J.S.): Violin Concertos / Sinfonias / Overture / Sonatas
Isabelle Faust (violin) / Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 15/Mar/2019 ]
After the double album of the Violin and Harpsichord Sonatas with Kristian Bezuidenhout, a bestseller...
J. S. BACH
Johann Sebastian Bach - Víkingur Ólafsson
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 7/Sep/2018 ]
Víkingur Ólafsson is a musical free spirit with a mission. He first made the classical world sit up...
[ Deutche Grammophon / CD - released 29/Mar/2019 ]
Lang Lang returns with his brand new solo album 'Piano Book' - a collection of pieces which first inspired...
Sing Me Home
Yo-Yo Ma (cello) / Silk Road Ensemble, with Lisa Fischer, Gregory Porter, Bill Frisell, and others
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 1/Jun/2016 ]
The new album from Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble will surprise and delight with imaginative sounds...
LOUIS VIERNE / CESAR FRANCK
Vierne & Franck: Violin Sonatas
Alina Ibragimova (violin), Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 1/Mar/2019 ]
The Franck sonata-one of the best-loved works in the entire Romantic violin repertoire-is one of a trio...
Rachmaninov: Piano Trios nos 1 & 2
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 3/May/2019 ]
Rachmaninoff's output of chamber music is small but all the more precious for that. Two absolute gems...
JACK BODY / JOHN PSATHAS / ANTHONY RITCHIE / TRADITIONAL
Music from New Zealand for Two Guitars
Jane Curry, Owen Moriarty (guitars)
[ Naxos / CD - released 1/Apr/2019 ]
Guitar works by new Zealand composers continue to display a richness of imagination and sense of colour...
Debussy: Les Trois Sonates, The Late Debussy
Isabelle Faust (violin), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Javier Perianes (piano), etc
[ Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 26/Oct/2018 ]
A century after his death on 25 March 1918, many Harmonia Mundi artists are eager to pay tribute to...