These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello) / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
[ Decca Records / CD - released 1/Jun/2018 ]
Sheku Kanneh-Mason wowed a global audience with his Royal Wedding performance - it was an extraordinary...
Sol3 Mio - The International Version CD
[ Universal Music / CD - released 14/Nov/2014 ]
A brand new version of Sol3 Mio, the number 1 multi-platinum debut album, updated with 4 brand new tracks...
The King's Singers Gold
The King's Singers
[ Signum / 3 CD - released 3/Nov/2017 ]
To mark their 50th anniversary, The King's Singers have made it their mission to celebrate great music...
Richter: The Blue Notebooks
Max Richter (piano), with Louisa Fuller, Natalia Bonner (violins), Chris Worsey, Philip Sheppard (cellos), John Metcalfe (viola) with Tilda Swinton
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 CD - released 8/Jun/2018 ]
A 15th anniversary reissue of Max Richter's masterpiece The Blue Notebooks. Released in 2004, the album...
LUGWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Triple Concerto / Choral Fantasia
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano) / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 6/Feb/2017 ]
"They perform with the most tender expression in the slow movement, and there are fireworks from all...
John Williams - The Guitar Master - the Ultimate Collection
John Williams (guitar)
[ Sony / 2 CD - released 1/Jun/2016 ]
Sony Classical celebrates the 75th birthday of John Williams and the 50th anniversary of his signing...
HINDEMITH / MOZART / BERLIOZ / BACH / HUMMEL / etc
Gérard Caussé: The Viola Legend
Gerard Causse (viola) with various performers
[ Warner Classics / 13 CD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2018 ]
"Playing the viola means making it sing - making myself sing" declares Gérard Caussé, who makes this...
Liszt: My Piano Hero
Lang Lang (piano) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 25/Sep/2011 ]
"There is some quite exquisite playing here (Consolation No. 3, 'Un sospiro' and the rarely-heard Romance...
CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (complete 1774 Naples version]
Philippe Jaroussky, Iestyn Davies, Andreas Scholl, Gérard Lesne, James Bowman, David DQ Lee, Dominique Visse, Derek Lee Ragin
[ Erato / CD - released 5/May/2018 ]
(Limited Edition casebound deluxe) Star countertenor Philippe Jaroussky continues his exploration...
Sibelius: Scenes historiques I and II / King Christian II Suite
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Pietari Inkinen
[ Naxos / CD - released 26/Jan/2008 ]
Sibelius's first set of Scènes historiques forms a suite taken from music for a patriotic pageant, staged...