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Classical New Releases

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Razaz: The Strange Highway cover
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GITY RAZAZ
Razaz: The Strange Highway
All-American Cello Band, Francesca dePasquale (violin), Scott Cuellar (piano), Inbal Segev (cello
[ BIS / CD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Gity Razaz was born in Tehran, where she spent her formative years before moving to the United States in 2002. Razaz's identity as an immigrant is integral to her artistic work, in terms both of the subject matter that attracts her and the musical...
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & Romances cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & Romances
Charlie Siem (violin) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Oleg Caetani (conductor)
[ Signum / CD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Having been by all accounts somewhat reluctantly taught the violin from the age of five, it may or not be a surprise that Beethoven went on to write relatively little specifically for the instrument. Here we have the one completed violin...
Haydn / Hindemith: Cello Concertos / Trauermusik cover
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JOSEPH HAYDN / PAUL HINDEMITH
Haydn / Hindemith: Cello Concertos / Trauermusik
Christian Poltéra (cello and direction), Münchener Kammerorchester
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Joseph Haydn once remarked: 'I was not a magician on any instrument, but I knew the power and effect of all of them.' This knowledge he used to good effect in his cello concertos, composed some twenty years apart for two different cellists.
Telemann: The Recorder Sonatas cover
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GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN
Telemann: The Recorder Sonatas
Dan Laurin (recorder), Anna Paradiso (harpsichord), Mats Olofsson (cello)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Over the past decades, Dan Laurin has established himself as one of the most interesting recorder players of our time. His more than 30 critically acclaimed releases on BIS range from a seminal 9- disc set of van Eyck's Der Fluyten Lust-hof to...
Franck: Franch Plays Franck cover
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CESAR FRANCK
Franck: Franch Plays Franck
Elisabet Franch (violin), Albert Guinovart (piano)
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Elisabet Franch debut album FRANCH PLAYS FRANCK, is a tribute that the acclaimed Catalan flutist dedicates to the composer César Franck, precisely in the year in which the bicentennial of the author's birth is commemorated.
Reich: Reich / Richter (LP) cover
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STEVE REICH
Reich: Reich / Richter (LP)
Ensemble Intercontemporain
[ Nonesuch / Warner / LP - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Nonesuch Records releases the first recording of Steve Reich's 'Reich/Richter', performed by Ensemble Intercontemporain and conducted by George Jackson. The composition was originally written to be performed with German visual artist Gerhard...
Ülo Krigul: liquid turns cover
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ULO KRIGUL
Ülo Krigul: liquid turns
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Kaspars Putniņš (conductor)
[ BIS SACD / Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
Ülo Krigul studied in Tallinn and Vienna, and has written music in a wide variety of genres.
Schubert: The Symphonies cover
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FRANZ SCHUBERT
Schubert: The Symphonies
Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard
[ BIS SACD / 4 Hybrid SACD - released 5/Aug/2022 ]
It was only after his death that Franz Schubert's symphonic works made an impact in music history. In fact, the first public performance of any of Schubert's symphonies took place at a memorial concert held a few weeks after the composer had passed...
Selected Works for Clavier cover
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ERNEST WILHELM WOLF
Selected Works for Clavier
Flóra Fábri
[ CPO / CD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Ingenious Wolf sonatas on a tangent grand piano On her latest CD, Flora Fabri interprets the highly praised sonatas and a fantasy by Ernst Wilhelm Wolf on a "tangent grand". The ingenious invention of this grand piano for the time around 1770 is...
Organ Works Vol. 8 cover
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MAX REGER
Organ Works Vol. 8
Gerhard Weinberger (organ)
[ Coro / 2 SACD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Our successful Reger edition can finally continue, and critics continue to be more than enthusiastic about the previous installments, Musik & Theater even claiming, "These recordings are among the best currently available in organ music by Reger."...
Piano Quartet in A Major - Suite op. 24, Concertino op. 43, Impromptu cover
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HANS GAL
Piano Quartet in A Major - Suite op. 24, Concertino op. 43, Impromptu
Gottlieb Wallisch (piano), Aron Quartett, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Hartmut Rohde (conductor & viola)
[ Coro / CD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Versatile chamber music with piano. The program of this CD offers a varied selection of chamber music with piano written by Hans Gál between 1922 and 1940. Among these, the main work on the album is undoubtedly the Piano Quartet written for the...
Loewe: Symphonies 1 & 2, Overture "Themisto" cover
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CARL LOEWE
Loewe: Symphonies 1 & 2, Overture "Themisto"
Jenaer Philharmonie, Simon Gaudenz (conductor)
[ CPO / CD - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Loewe's unknown symphonies Of Carl Loewe's oeuvre, his comprehensive Lied edition is best known (see cpo 7773552, 22 CDs!!). In contrast, his two symphonies are rarities that we do not want to withhold from you. Unfortunately, nothing is really...
L'Idalma Overo Chi la dura la vince cover
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BERNARDO PASQUINI
L'Idalma Overo Chi la dura la vince
Vendittelli, Rosati, Sala, Charlesworth, Sancho, Pearse, Cavalluzzi Innsbrucker Festwochenorchester, Alessandro De Marchi (conductor)
[ CPO / 3 CD Box Set - released 2/Aug/2022 ]
Splendid Baroque Opera from Innsbruck It's already a tradition: at the opening of the Innsbruck Festival there's a baroque opera rediscovery. This time it is "L' Idalma overo Chi dura la vince" - "Idalma, or Whoever perseveres wins" by Bernardo...
Gina Bachauer - The Mercury Masters cover
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BRAHMS / CHOPIN / BEETHOVEN / RAVEL / LISZT / etc
Gina Bachauer - The Mercury Masters
Gina Bachauer (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Stanisław Skrowaczewski / London Symphony Orchestra, Antal Doráti
[ Mercury Living Presence Eloquence / 7 CD Box Set - released 28/Jul/2022 ]
Seven classic Mercury Living Presence albums, newly remastered and compiled for the first time to celebrate the legacy of Greek pianist Gina Bachauer, who thrilled audiences and challenged stereotypes wherever she went. LIMITED EDITION.
Pablo Casals - The Philips Legacy cover
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BEETHOVEN / SCHUBERT / BOCCHERINI / HAYDN / etc
Pablo Casals - The Philips Legacy
Pablo Casals (cello/conductor) with Mieczysław Horszowski (piano), Sándor Végh (violin), Ensemble of 102 Cellos, etc
[ Decca Eloquence / 7 CD Box Set - released 28/Jul/2022 ]
The late chamber recordings made by the great Catalan cellist with longstanding friends and colleagues, including two versions of Beethoven's 'Ghost' Trio, the 1956 'Hommage à Pablo Casals' LP, and the Schubert String Quintet with the Végh Quartet.
Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 96 - 98 cover
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ANTONIO SOLER
Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 96 - 98
Daumants Liepinš (Piano)
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Like many Catalan musicians of his time, Antonio Soler received initial training as a chorister before his excellence as an organist ensured high appointment at the Escorial, Spain's royal palace.
Stravaganza d'Amore! (Reissue) cover
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FANTINI / MALVEZZI / CACCINI / MARENZIO / BRUNELLI / STRIGGIO
Stravaganza d'Amore! (Reissue)
Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Late sixteenth-century Florence was a theatre: first and foremost a political one, in the eyes of the dynasties that wished to use the arts to display their power. A humanist one too, as is shown by these intermedi (interludes) that sought to achieve...
Evocations - Contemporary Organ Music cover
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BLOHN / BRANMULLER / ESCAICH / JORDAN / PART
Evocations - Contemporary Organ Music
Christian vo Blohn (organ)
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
This album of contemporary organ repertoire features fascinating works that display a wide array of influences. Barry Jordan's Praise Song, heard here its 2018 revision, draws on modern worship songs and African drumming rhythms, an element that also...
Summer Night Concert in Vienna 2022 (CD) cover
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BEETHOVEN / SAINT-SAENS / ENESCU / SMETANA / ROSSINI / etc
Summer Night Concert in Vienna 2022 (CD)
Gautier Capuçon (cello) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons
[ Sony Classical / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
The Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is the world's biggest annual classical open-air concert that takes place in the magical setting of the Schönbrunn Palace Baroque Park in Vienna. This is the tenth release in the series. "This...
Organ-Isms: Anecdotes From The World Of The King Of Instruments cover
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Jenny Setchell
Organ-Isms: Anecdotes From The World Of The King Of Instruments
[ Pipeline Press / Book - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
In the crazy world of the organist, from the most humble church musician to the international concert performers, the strangest - and often funniest - things happen. This is where you can read about them... Jenny Setchell peeks behind the facades...
Gluck: Don Juan & Semiramis cover
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CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Gluck: Don Juan & Semiramis
Le Concert Des Nations, Jordi Savall
[ Alia Vox / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
"The playing throughout is exemplary, delightfully colourful and driven along with a natural bounce. Albums like this may not change the world, but they definitely make life worth living." - The Times
Bartók: Works for Violin and Piano cover
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Monique Lapins (violin), Jian Liu (piano)
Bartók: Works for Violin and Piano
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
An album of newly recorded works composed by Béla Bartók featuring Monique Lapins (violin) and Jian Liu (piano).
McClelland: Where the Shadows Glides - Songs, Solo Piano and Choral Works cover
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WILLIAM McCLELLAND
McClelland: Where the Shadows Glides - Songs, Solo Piano and Choral Works
Krista River (mezzo) Thomas Meglioranza (baritone) Donald Berman,Blair McMillen (piano) David Enlow (organ) / The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harols Ro
[ Naxos American Classics / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Internationally acclaimed composer William McClelland has written a wide variety of music in many styles and forms, but the works in this program have all been inspired by poetry. The choral works evoke the atmosphere of time and place in settings of...
Works for two cellos cover
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BERNHARD HEINRUCH ROMBERG / ANTON KRAFT / NIKOLAUS KRAFT
Works for two cellos
Alexander Rudin, Emin Martirosian (cello) / Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Rudin
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
The emergence of the cello as a solo instrument at the beginning of the 19th century encouraged composers to explore its melodic and sonorous potential, with compositions for two or more cellos becoming increasingly popular. Bernhard Romberg and...
Cypriana - works for violin and guitar cover
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KEMAL BELEVI
Cypriana - works for violin and guitar
Silvia Grasso (Violin) Livio Grasso (Guitar)
[ Naxos / CD - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Kemal Belevi's works for the guitar, either solo or in combination, as heard on this album, exude the colour and allure of the eastern Mediterranean. Without alluding to any specific tunes, he evokes Cypriot folk music in Cypriana, while the linked...
Olivier Latry ​at the Organ of Notre-Dame cover
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Stéphane Friédérich
Olivier Latry ​at the Organ of Notre-Dame
[ Dr J Butz Bonn / Book - released 22/Jul/2022 ]
Born in 1962, Olivier Latry is one of the top organists of the present-day world. Appointed organist of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris at the age of 23, his fame has spread beyond Paris as a globally acclaimed concert organist, but he is also a...
Messiaen: Les Offrandes Oubliées cover
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OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Messiaen: Les Offrandes Oubliées
Sarah Leonard (soprano), ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Gielen (conductor)
[ Orfeo / CD - released 16/Jul/2022 ]
The fifth instalment in Orfeo's Michael Gielen / ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra series. What makes Olivier Messiaen's œuvre so special is largely his ability to coalesce various influences, inspirations and convictions into a wholly individual...
Handel: Oboe Concertos cover
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GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Oboe Concertos
Andrius Puskunigis|Vincent Bernhardt|Klaip?da Chamber Orchestra
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
This album presents the corpus of oboe concertos by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), of which unfortunately few original works have survived. The composer, however, was particularly fond of thisinstrument and learned to play it from his teacher,...
Müthel: Duets & Sonatas for Harpsichord cover
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JOHANN GOTTFRIED MUTHEL
Müthel: Duets & Sonatas for Harpsichord
Anne Clemente, Giacomo Benedetti
[ Brilliant Classics / 3 CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728 - 1788) was the last pupil of the great Johann Sebastian Bach. He was present at the master's deathbed, and he performed the funeral services, taking over the duties of the deceased Cantor. Mühtel's music ("full of...
Bach: Guitar Transcriptions cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Guitar Transcriptions
Arcady Ivannikov (guitar)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Bach's music is often described as indestructible, in the sense that no matter how it is performed, or in whichever arrangement, its essential spirit survives. Therefore transcriptions of the Master's works are common, today as they were in Bach's...
Soto De Langa: 20 Laude Spirituali cover
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FRANCISCO SOTO DE LANGA
Soto De Langa: 20 Laude Spirituali
Capilla Musical de la Iglesia Nacional Espanola de Roma|Alessandro Quarta
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Born in the context of the popular devotion of the peoples of the Mediterranean during the late Middle Ages, the spiritual lauda became well established in the central part of Italy, where a strong oral tradition is still preserved today. They were...
Vanhal: 3 Sonatas for Clarinet & Harpsichord, 6 Sonatinas for Harpsichord cover
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JOHANN BAPTIST VANHAL
Vanhal: 3 Sonatas for Clarinet & Harpsichord, 6 Sonatinas for Harpsichord
Duo Chirò, Rodolfo la Banca (historical clarinet), Chiara Tiboni (harpsichord)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Johann Baptist Vanhal or Jan Křtitel Vaňhal was born in Nove Nechanice, a small town currently part of the Czech Republic, on May 12, 1739. Thanks to his musical talent, the eighteen-year-old Jan obtained his first position of some importance as an...
The Habsburg Garden of Eden, Music by Caldara, Bonporti, Handel, Biber, Ziani and Muffat cover
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CALDARA / BONPORTI / HANDEL / BIBER / ZIANI / MUFFAT
The Habsburg Garden of Eden, Music by Caldara, Bonporti, Handel, Biber, Ziani and Muffat
Ensemble Arava
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
The Habsburg Empire was a unique melting pot of cultural currents at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th centuries. Similar to the French court, the emperors in Vienna sought to distinguish themselves through music. In contrast to...
Cage: Choral Works cover
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JOHN CAGE
Cage: Choral Works
Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava (conductor)
[ Ondine / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
This new album release by the Latvian Radio Choir and conductor Sigvards Klava on Ondine is devoted to choral works by the legendary American composer and music pioneer John Cage (1912-1992), one of the most leading figures in 20th Century...
Martinaitytė: Ex Tenebris Lux cover
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Žibuoklė Martinaitytė
Martinaitytė: Ex Tenebris Lux
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Karolis Variakojis (conductor), Rokas Vaitkevicius (cello), Pavel Giunter (percussion)
[ Ondine / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
This second Ondine recording of music by Žibuoklė Martinaitytė (b. 1973) is devoted exclusively to works scored for string orchestra, all of which were composed in the last three years. These works are performed by the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra,...
Dussek: Violin Sonatas, volume 1 cover
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JOHANN LADISLAUS DUSSEK
Dussek: Violin Sonatas, volume 1
Miriam Altmann-Rose (fortepiano), Julia Huber-Warzecha (violin)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
The start of an exciting new project: the recording of the complete violin sonatas by Dussek! Johann Ladislaus Dussek (1760-1812) was born in rural Bohemia. He led a restless life, travelling Europe as a keyboard virtuoso and settling in several...
Wolf-Ferrari: Piano Quintet, Cello Sonata, Duo cover
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ERMANNO WOLF-FERRARI
Wolf-Ferrari: Piano Quintet, Cello Sonata, Duo
Quartetto Guadagnini, Costantino Catena (piano), Amedeo Cicchese (cello)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (1876-1948) is a composer difficult to classify. A child of his time he kept aloof from the innovations of the modernists and dodecaphony. As son of a German father and a noble-born Venetian mother he was born in Venice and went...
Bach: Organ Transcriptions cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: Organ Transcriptions
Stefano Molardi (organ)
[ Brilliant Classics / 2 CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Transcription has always been a widespread musical practice, following the desire to arrange pieces originally written for an instrumental and/or vocal ensemble for an instrument like the organ or harpsichord or, later, the piano. The eighteenth...
Neusidler: Lute Music cover
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HANS NEUSIDLER
Neusidler: Lute Music
Yavor Genov (lute)
[ Brilliant Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
Hans Neusidler (1508-1563) was born in Pressburg (today Bratislava, Slovakia) and first enters the historical record in 1530, when he settled in Nuremberg, Germany. He taught lute there in the 1530s, publishing eight books of lute music between 1536...
A Monument To Beethoven cover
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FRANZ LISZT / FREDERIC CHOPIN / ROBERT SCHUMANN / FELIX MENDELSSOHN
A Monument To Beethoven
Yoav Levanon (piano)
[ Warner Classics / CD - released 15/Jul/2022 ]
"Levanon is undaunted by Liszt's Sonata, giving a performance of heroic sweep. A powerful player, the 18-year-old is nimble and articulate in the virtuoso passages, dramatic with the rhetorical flourishes, tender and lyrical when required." BBC Music