These are the best-selling Classical titles this week at Marbecks and www.marbecks.co.nz.
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 13 / Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
The Philadelphia Orchestra and their Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin are embarking on another project...
Benjamin Grosvenor: Liszt
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
[ Decca Music Group / CD - released 19/Feb/2021 ]
Hot on the heels of his 2020 Diapason d'Or and Gramophone Award triumphs, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor...
STRAUSS / BERG / ZEMLINSKY
Sandrine Piau (soprano), Orchestre Victor Hugo Franche-Comté, Jean-François Verdier
[ Alpha Classics / CD - released 12/Mar/2021 ]
'The dreamer! That double of our existence, that chiaroscuro of the thinking being', wrote Gaston Bachelard...
Purcell: Royal Odes
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass), The King's Consort, Robert King
[ Vivat / CD - released 26/Feb/2021 ]
An outstanding new recording from The King's Consort brings together a world-class vocal and instrumental...
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 9/Apr/2021 ]
MusicAeterna's recording of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 is the long-awaited sister-recording to Teodor...
Adams: My Father Knew Charles Ives / Harmonielehre
Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero
[ Naxos / CD - released 15/Jan/2021 ]
Pulitzer and Erasmus Prize-winning composer John Adams occupies a unique position in the world of American...
Handel: Concerti grossi Op. 3 and Op. 6
Georg Kallweit, Bernhard Forck , Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
[ Pentatone / 3 CD - released 12/Mar/2021 ]
BRILLIANT PERFORMANCES OF HANDEL'S MASTERWORKS Handel's concerti grossi Op. 3 and Op. 6 are among...
The Original Three Tenors Concert in Rome (CD plus DVD): 30th Anniversary Edition
Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras / Zubin Mehta
[ Decca Music Group / 2 CD/DVD - released 21/Jul/2020 ]
30 years ago, on the starry evening of 7 July 1990, on the eve of the Italia '90 FIFA World Cup, an...
Elgar: Violin concerto / Violin Sonata
Renaud Capuçon (violin), Stephen Hough (piano) London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
[ Erato / CD - released 5/Mar/2021 ]
Elgar's violin concerto - distinctively passionate and nostalgic - is one of the great late-Romantic...
J. S. BACH
Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book II
Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 29/Jan/2021 ]
Piotr Anderszewski takes a characteristically creative approach to Bach's Das Wohltemperierte Klavier...