These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
Elgar: Cello Concerto / etc
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
[ Decca / CD - released 31/Jan/2020 ]
Award-winning British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason returns with Elgar, a brand new album of works anchored...
Brahms: The Final Piano Pieces
Stephen Hough (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 31/Jan/2020 ]
A collection of exquisite Brahmsian miniatures: brief meditations on last things before-in Stephen Hough's...
Hauser, London Symphony Orchestra
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Hauser, the dynamic young cellist who rocketed to fame as half of the genre-busting worldwide musical...
TCHAIKOVSKY / BEETHOVEN / SCHUMANN / LISZT / ALWYN / etc
Richard Farrell Complete Recordings Vol 3
Richard Farrell (piano) / National Orchestra of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service
[ Atoll Records New Zealand / 3 CD Box Set - released 29/Nov/2019 ]
Previously unavailable live recordings (1948-1957) from the archives of New Zealand and Swiss radio...
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
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...
New Zealand Youth Choir
[ NZ Youth Choir / 2 CD - released 6/Dec/2019 ]
From Bruckner to Body, Mendelssohn to Mews, and Whitacre to Wehi to, this CD celebrates ensemble singing...
HANDEL / PURCELL / BACH / TELEMANN
Alison Balsom: Royal Fireworks
Alison Balsom (trumpet) / Balsom Ensemble
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
With an album of celebration - both joyful and solemn - trumpeter Alison Balsom again declares her love...
J. S. BACH
Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites (2017 recording)
Yo Yo Ma (cello)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 5/Sep/2018 ]
Sony Classical is proud to announce the release of Yo-Yo Ma's new album Six Evolutions - Bach Cello...
Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas, Op. 120 & Clarinet Trio, Op. 114
Marie Ross (clarinet), Petra Somlai (piano), Claire-Lise Démettre (cello)
[ Centaur / CD - released 15/Nov/2019 ]
A ground-breaking recording of Brahms' Chamber Works for the Clarinet and Piano, this is the new disc...
RAMEAU / ROYER / COUPERIN / D'ANGLEBERT / DUPHLY
Alexandre Tharaud (piano), with Sabine Devieilhe (soprano), Justin Taylor (piano)
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 5/Nov/2019 ]
Alexandre Tharaud pays tribute to composers associated with the courts of the French kings Louis XIV,...