New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

February 11, 2017
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Duet

February 10, 2017
Reich, Steve, 1936- composer.
℗2016
2 audio discs (92:16) ; digital ; 4 3/4 in.
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra ; MDR Leipzig Radio Choir ; Kristjan Järvi, conductor.
Title from container.
Premiere recordings of the orchestral versions of Daniel variations and You are (variations)
CD 2. Daniel variations. I. I saw a dream (6:04) ; II. My name if Daniel Pearl (I'm a Jewish American from Encino, California) (7:47) ; III. Let the dream fall back on the dreaded (4:27) ; IV. I sure hope Daniel likes my music, when the day is done (9:46) -- You are variations I. You are wherever your thoughts are (12:50) ; II. Shiviti Hashem l'negdi (4:18) ; III. Explanations come to an end somewhere (5:43) ; IV. Ehmor m'aht, v'ashsay harbay (4:09).

Prima donna

February 10, 2017
Wainwright, Rufus, 1973- composer, librettist.
℗2015
2 audio discs (59:42; 1:08:16) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Janis Kelly, soprano (Régine Saint Laurent) ; Kathryn Guthrie, soprano (Marie) ; Antonio Figueroa, tenor (André Letourneur) ; Richard Morrison, baritone (Philippe) ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Jayce Ogren, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Libretto by Rufus Wainwright and Bernadette Colomine.
Prima Donna is an opera composed by Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright to a French language libretto which he co-authored with Bernadette Colomine. It is about "a day in the life of an aging opera singer", anxiously preparing for her comeback in 1970s Paris, who falls in love with a journalist.

Render

January 31, 2017
Roomful of Teeth (Musical group), singer.
©2015
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Roomful of Teeth ; Jason Treuting, drums.
Title from container.
Lyrics and liner notes in English (1 folded sheet) inserted in container.
Vesper sparrow / Missy Mazzoli -- The beginning and / Wally Gunn -- High done no why to / William Brittelle -- Beneath / Caleb Burhans -- The fence is gone / Wally Gunn -- Otherwise / Brad Wells -- Suonare/To sound / Eric Dudley -- Render / Brad Wells -- Surviving death / Wally Gunn.
The new music ensemble performs works by Missy Mazzoli, Wally Gunn, William Brittelle, Caleb Burhans, Eric Dudley, and Brad Wells.

Roomful of Teeth.

January 31, 2017
Roomful of Teeth (Musical group), singer.
©2012
1 audio disc (75 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Roomful of Teeth (Martha Cluver, Estelí Gomez, sopranos ; Caroline Shaw, Virginia Warnken, altos ; Eric Dudley, tenor ; Avery Griffin, baritone ; Dashon Burton, bass baritone ; Cameron Beauchamp, bass ; Brad Wells, conductor)
Unaccompanied vocal octets; the 1st, 5th, 9th, and 11th tracks are movements from one work.
Texts to the 2nd, 7th, and 12th works printed on container.
Passacaglia / Caroline Shaw (5:55) -- Amid the minotaurs / William Brittelle (7:42) -- Montmartre / Judd Greenstein (5:17) -- No / Caleb Burhans (6:43) -- Courante / Caroline Shaw (8:59) -- Aeiou / Judd Greenstein (6:17) -- The orchard / Sarah Kirkland Snider (4:45) -- Cesca's view / Rinde Eckert (3:03) -- Allemande / Caroline Shaw (5:53) -- Quizassa / Merrill Garbus (3:43) -- Sarabande / Caroline Shaw (4:49) -- Run away / Judd Greenstein (4:17) -- Ansa ya / Merrill Garbus (6:44).

Piano concerto no. 1 in F major ; Piano concerto no. 5 in E flat major ; Piano concerto no. 6 in C major

January 31, 2017
Kozeluch, Leopold, 1747-1818, composer.
℗2017
1 audio disc (1:15:41) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Howard Shelley, piano, conductor ; London Mozart Players.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Richard Wigmore in English with French and German translations (15 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Piano concerto no. 1 in F major (1784) (27:00) -- Piano concerto no. 5 in E flat major (1785) (25:06) -- Piano concerto no. 6 in C major (1786) (23:33).

Cello concerto

January 30, 2017
Samis, Michael, 1976- instrumentalist.
℗2014
1 audio disc (1:06:35) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Samis, cello ; Gateway Chamber Orchestra ; Gregory Wolynec, conductor.
Title from disc label.
The 3rd work originally for horn and piano.
Concerto for cello and orchestra in D minor, op. 82 / Carl Reinecke (27:17) -- Threnos : for cello solo / Sir John Tavener (7:44) -- Adagio and allegro for cello and orchestra, op. 70 / Robert Schumann ; orch. by Ernest Ansermet (9:23) -- Suite no. 1 for cello solo / Ernest Bloch (10:49) -- Mariel : for cello and marimba / Osvaldo Golijov (Eric Willie, marimba) (10:58).

Timber remixed ; Timber live

January 26, 2017
Gordon, Michael, 1956- composer.
℗2016
2 audio discs : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Mantra Percussion (Joe Bergen, Al Cerulo, Chris Graham, Mike McCurdy, Jude Traxler, Owen Weaver, and Nick Woodbury).
Title from container spine.
Disc 1 includes 12 remixes of the work.
Disc 1. Timber remixed. Jóhann Jóhannsson (8:34) ; Sam Pluta (10:46) ; Tim Hecker (4:54) ; Fennesz (5:34) ; Oneohtrix Point Never (4:07) ; Greg Saunier (3:18) ; HPRIZM/High Priest of APC (4:08) ; Ian Williams (3:27) ; Squarepusher (9:04) ; Ikue Mori (4:09) ; Mira Calix (4:48) ; Hauschka (5:57) -- Disc 2. Timber live (50:41).

Hand eye

January 25, 2017
Eighth Blackbird (Musical group), instrumentalist.
℗2016
1 audio disc (72:21) ; 4 3/4 in.
Eighth Blackbird (Tim Munro, flutes ; Michael Maccaferri, clarinets ; Yvonne Lam, violin ; Nicholas Photinos, cello ; Matthew Duvall, percussion ; Lisa Kaplan, piano).
Program notes by the composers in English (12 unnumbered pages) inserted in container.
Checkered shade / Timo Andres (13:57) -- Mine, mime, meme / Andrew Norman (9:42) -- Conduit / Robert Honstein (14:25) -- South Catalina / Christopher Cerrone (10:53) -- By-by Huey / Ted Hearne (10:33) -- [crossfade] (1:55) -- Cast / Jacob Cooper (10:45).
The ensemble Eighth Blackbird performs new music composed by the six members of Sleeping Giant (Timo Andres, Christopher Cerrone, Jacob Cooper, Ted Hearne, Robert Honstein, and Andrew Norman) who each chose a work belonging to the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation of Art to use as inspiration for their musical contribution.

On behalf of nature

January 25, 2017
Monk, Meredith, composer, performer, writer of supplementary textual content.
℗2016
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Meredith Monk & vocal ensemble ; Bohdan Hilash, woodwinds ; John Hollenbeck, percussion ; Allison Sniffin, piano, keyboard, violin, French horn ; Laura Sherman, harp.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Meredith Monk in English (15 pages : color portrait) inserted in container.
Dark/Light 1 (4:27) -- High realm (1:26) -- Fractal activity (2:57) -- Environs 1 (1:51) -- Eon (2:56) -- Duet with shifting ground (5:22) -- Environs 2 (:56) -- Pavement steps (2:04) -- Evolution (4:40) -- Ritual zone (4:08) -- Water/Sky rant (5:48) -- Memory zone (4:23) -- Environs 3 (:55) -- Harvest (3:18) -- Dark/Light 2 (3:07) -- High realm reprise (1:01) -- Fractal mirror (1:56) -- Ringing (3:29) -- Spider web anthem (6:07).

Distant light

January 25, 2017
Fleming, Renée, singer.
℗2017
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Renée Fleming, soprano ; Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra ; Sakari Oramo, conductor.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 : op. 24 / Samuel Barber (15:29) -- The strand settings. Black sea (4:17) ; Dark harbor XX (5:09) ; Dark harbor XXXV (5:26) ; Dark harbor XI (5:41) / Anders Hillborg -- Virus (4:18) ; Joga (4:33) ; All is full of love (3:13) / Björk Guðmundsdóttir.

Aerial

January 17, 2017
Anna S. Þorvaldsdóttir, 1977- composer, performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (61 min., 46 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.
In the 1st work: Frank Aarnink, percussion ; Stefán Jón Bernharðsson, horn ; Sigurður Þorbergsson, trombone. In the 2nd work: CAPUT Ensemble ; Guðni Franzson, conductor. In the 3rd work: Iceland Symphony Orchestra ; Ilan Volkov, conductor. In the 4th work: Duo Harpverk. In the 5th work: Tinna Þorsteinsdottir, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, piano and electronics. In the 6th work: Nordic Affect (on baroque instruments).
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Into : Second self : (2012) (7:39) -- Ró : (2013) (10:40) -- Aeriality : (2011) (13:33) -- Tactility III-I-II : (2013) (7:38) -- Trajectories : (2013) (14:32) -- Shades of silence : (2012) (7:42).

Gurre-Lieder

January 9, 2017
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, composer.
©2016
2 audio discs (approximately 103 minutes) : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
Sir Thomas Allen, speaker ; Alwyn Mellor, soprano (Tove) ; Anna Larsson, mezzo-soprano (Waldtaube) ; Stuart Skelton (Waldemar), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Klaus-Narr), tenors ; James Creswell, bass (Bauer) ; Bergen Philharmonic Choir ; Edvard Grieg Kor ; Orphei Drängar ; Students from the Royal Northern College of Music ; musicians from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra ; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra ; Edward Gardner, conductor.
Title from disc labels.
"Based on live recordings made in Bergen in December 2015"--Container.
CD 1. Part 1 (56:12) -- CD 2. Part 2 (4:23) ; Part 3 (46:46).

New South American discoveries [sound recording].

January 5, 2017
Burbank, California : Harmonia Mundi USA, ℗2016.
1 sound disc (65:04) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Kristian Ofstad Lindberg, Sveinung Bjelland, piano (7th work) The Norwegian Radio Orchestra ; Miguel Harth-Bedoya.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Wayra : for orchestra / Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann (4:38) -- El sombrerón : for orchestra / Victor Agudelo (9:08) -- Mecánica : for strings / Sebastián Vergara (7:23) -- Responsorio : for orchestra / Diego Luzuriaga (8:45) -- Música muisca : for orchestra / DIego Vega (5:47) -- La caravana : for orchestra / Sebastian Errázuriz (9:05) -- Una música escondida : for piano and strings / Agustín Fernández (14:05) -- Icarus : for orchestra / Antonio Gervasoni (6:18)

On my new piano : Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, Wagner, Liszt

January 4, 2017
Barenboim, Daniel, 1942- instrumentalist.
℗2016
1 audio disc (68:19) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Barenboim, piano.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Mark Brown in English with German and French translations (10 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Sonata in C major, K. 159/L. 104 (2:23) ; Sonata in D minor, K. 9/L. 413 (4:13) ; Sonata in E major, K. 380/L. 23 (6:39) / Domenico Scarlatti -- 32 variations in C minor on an original theme : WoO 80 / Ludwig van Beethoven (12:38) -- Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 / Frédéric Chopin (9:59) -- Solemn march to the Holy Grail from Parsifal : S. 450 / Richard Wagner ; Franz Liszt (7:50) -- Funérailles (12:25) ; Mephisto waltz : no. 1 : The dance in the village inn : S. 514 (12:11) / Franz Liszt.
"Daniel Barenboim's first solo recording on the remarkable new concert grand he developed in collaboration with instrument maker Chris Maene"--Container.

HMS Pinafore

January 3, 2017
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900.
Glasgow : Linn Records, [2016]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
John Mark Ainsley, Andrew Foster-Williams, Toby Spence, Neal Davies, Gavan Ring, Elizabeth Watts; narrator, Tim Brooke-Taylor; Barnaby Rea, Kitty Whately, Hilary Summers ; Scottish Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Richard Egarr, conductor.
Operetta in 2 acts.
Compact discs.
disc 2. Act II. Entr'acte ; Fair moon, to thee I sing ; Things are seldom what they seem ; The hours creep on apace ; Never mind the why and wherefore ; Kind captain ; Carefully on tiptoe stealing ; Pretty daughter of mine ; Farewell, my own ; A many years ago ; Oh joy, oh rapture unforeseen.

In war & peace : harmony through music

December 21, 2016
DiDonato, Joyce, singer.
[London, UK] : Warner Classics : Parlophone, [2016]
1 audio disc (79:12) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano ; Il Pomo d'Oro ; Maxim Emelyanychev, harpsichord & direction.
Program notes by Simon Heighes in English with French and German translations and texts with translations (44 pages : colored illustrations) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
War: Jephtha. Some dire event hangs o'er our heads. Scenes of horror, scenes of woe / Handel (5:13) -- Andromaca. Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro! / Leo (7:16) -- Giulio Cesare. Vani sono i lamenti-- Svegliatevi nel core / Handel (4:47) -- The Indian Queen. They tell us that you mighty powers above / Purcell (4:05) -- Agrippina. Pensieri, voi mi tormentate / Handel (6:44) -- Dido and Aeneas. Thy hand, Belinda-- When I am laid in earth / Purcell (5:03) -- Rinaldo. Lascia ch'io pianga / Handel (5:32) --

Stories for ocean shells

December 19, 2016
Moore, Kate, 1979- composer.
℗2016
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Ashley Bathgate, vocals (in the 4th work), cello (in the remaining works) ; with Lawson White, pedal steel guitar, vibraphone (in the 4th work).
Title from disc label.
All compositions by Kate Moore.
Whoever you are come forth (4:12) -- Stories for ocean shells (9:21) -- Velvet (11:27) -- Dolorosa (6:13) -- Homage to my boots (14:50) -- Broken rosary (5:41).

The old colony collection

December 19, 2016
℗2016
1 audio disc (69 min, 35 sec.) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus ; Harry Christophers, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Teresa M. Neff and biographical notes on the performers in English, and texts (30 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Hear my prayer / James Kent (5:47) -- Bow down Thine ear, Lord / Thomas Linley (8:31) -- Sound the loud timbrel / Charles Avison (2:16) -- I waited patiently for the Lord / Samuel Chapple (6:15) -- When winds breathe soft / Samuel Webbe (5:51) -- It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord / Samuel Chapple (5:50) -- Hark! The vesper hymn is stealing / (Russian air) (3:23) -- Messiah. He was cut off ; But Thou didst not leave ; Lift up your heads / George Frideric Handel (5:47) -- O come, let us sing unto the Lord / Samuel Chapple (4:02) -- Almighty God when round Thy shrine / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (3:53) -- Who is this that cometh from Edom? / James Kent (8:17) -- Israel in Egypt. Moses and the children of Israel ; The Lord shall reign ; For the host of Pharaoh ; And Miriam the prophetess ; Sing ye to the Lord / George Frideric Handel (6:52) -- Bonus track. Peace I leave with you / Felix Mendelssohn (2:59).

Rosetta

December 16, 2016
Vangelis, composer, performer.
℗2016, ©2016
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Vangelis.
Title from disc label.
Dedicated to the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission team.
Origins (arrival) (4:21) -- Starstuff (5:15) -- Infinitude (4:30) -- Exo genesis (3:33) -- Celestial whispers (2:31) -- Albedo 0.06 (4:45) -- Sunlight (4:22) -- Rosetta (5:02) -- Philae's descent (3:05) -- Mission accomplie (Rosetta's waltz) (2:12) -- Perihelion (6:35) -- Elegy (3:07) -- Return to the void (4:20).

Piano trios op. 99 & 100

December 15, 2016
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828, composer.
℗2016
2 audio discs (1:37:00) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Andreas Staier, fortepiano ; Daniel Sepec, violin ; Roel Dieltiens, violoncello.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Wolfgang Fuhrmann and biographical notes on the performers in French, English, and German (20 pages) inserted in container.
CD 1. Trio pour piano, violon et violoncelle, op. 99, D. 898 ; Nocturne, op. 148, D. 897 -- CD 2. Trio pour piano, violon et violoncelle, op. 100, D. 929.

Requiem [sound recording]

November 7, 2016
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
[London, England] : London Philharmonic Orchestra, p2009.
2 sound discs (84 min, 45 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Lisa Milne, soprano ; Karen Cargill, mezzo soprano ; Peter Auty, tenor ; Peter Rose, bass ; London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir ; Neeme Järvi, conductor.
Program notes in English and German and texts in Latin with English translations ([32] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Compact discs.
Pt. 1 -- Pt. 2.
"Never performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra before, and rarely heard in concert at all, the Requiem by Antonín Dvořák captured on this CD from a live concert seems a near-forgotten masterpiece. Dvořák scholar Gervase Hughes cites this work for four soloists, chorus and orchestra as one of the composer's finest sacred creations, 'a deeply moving expression of faith on the part of a composer whose religious conviction never wavered'"--Container.

Cellobration.

October 27, 2016
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[Baton Rouge, La.] : Centaur Records, Inc., ℗2009.
1 audio disc (59 min., 30 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Amit Peled, cello ; Eliza Ching, piano (1st-5th, 7th-10th works).
Program notes by Amit Peled and Sarah Adams Hoover, and biographical notes on the performers in English (5 p.) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges / Felix Mendelssohn- Bartholdy ; arr. for cello and piano by George Goltermann (3:09) -- At the fountain for cello and piano : in D major, op. 20, no. 2 / Carl Davidoff (4:07) -- Sonata for cello and piano in G minor / Henry Eccles (9:27) -- Playera : for cello and piano / Enrique Granados ; arr. for cello and piano by Alfred A. Munzer (3:52) -- Élégie for cello and piano, op. 24 / Gabriel Fauré (7:00) -- Sonata for cello solo / Gyögy Ligeti (8:21) -- Aria : from Pastorella in F major, BWV 590 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; arr. for cello and piano by Pablo Casals (4:01) -- Chant du ménéstrel : op. 71, for cello and piano / Alexander Glazunov (4:29) -- Pièces en concert : for cello and piano: Prélude (1:38) -- Siciliène (2:15) -- La Tromba (1:33) -- Plainte (4:23) -- Air de Diable (1:46) / Fran̨cois Couperin -- Song of the birds : for cello and piano / Pablo Casals (3:22).

Considering Matthew Shepard [sound recording]

October 12, 2016
Johnson, Craig Hella, composer, conductor.
[S.l.] : Harmonia Mundi, [2016]
2 sound discs: digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Conspirare with Craig Hella Johnson.
Title from disc.
Super audio compact discs.
disc. 2. Recitation VI (:22) -- The fence (one week later) (3:20) -- Recitation VII (:28) -- Stars (3:17) -- Recitation VIII (:29) -- In need of breath (5:25) -- Gently rest (Deer lullaby) (4:22) -- Recitation IX (:43) -- Deer song (4:12) -- Recitation X (:33) -- The fence (after)/The wind (4:57) -- Pilgrimage (5:14) -- Meet me here (4:24) -- Thank you (2:36) -- All of us (6:06) -- Cattle, horses, sky and grass (reprise).

Verismo

October 11, 2016
Netrebko, Anna, singer.
℗2016
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Netrebko, soprano ; Yusif Eyvazov, tenor ; Orchestra dell'Accademia nazionale di Santa Cecilia ; Antonio Pappano, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Notes in English, French, and German and Italian texts with English and German translations (22 pages : portraits) in container.
Adriana Lecouvreur. Ecco, respiro appena ... Io son l'umile ancella / Francesco Cilèa (3:43) -- Andrea Chénier. La mamma morta / Umberto Giordano (4:59) -- Madam Butterfly. Un bel dì, vedremo (4:32) ; Turandot. Signore, ascolta! (2:39) / Giacomo Puccini -- Pagliacci. Qual fiamma avea nel guardo! ... Stridono lassù / Ruggiero Leoncavallo (4:32) -- La Wally. Ebben? ... Ne andrò lontana / Alfredo Catalani (3:55) -- Mefistofele. L'altra notte in fondo al mare / Arrigo Boito (6:53) -- La Gioconda. Suicidio! In questi fieri momenti / Amilcare Ponchielli (4:35) -- Tosca. Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore (3:27) ; Turandot. In questa reggia (6:12) ; Manon Lescaut. In quelle trine morbide (2:48) ; Tutta su me ti posa (2:56) ; Manon, senti, amor mio (1:59) ; Sei tu che piangi? (4:38) ; Sola perduta, abbandonata (4:25) ; Fra le tue braccia amore (6:42) / Giacomo Puccini.

Chamber music. Vol. 1

October 10, 2016
Lehman, Mark Louis, 1947- composer.
Bloomington, IN : Enharmonic, [2016]
1 audio disc (1:19:44) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Angela Park, Albert Mühlböck (final work), piano ; Rachel Patrick, violin ; Cole Tutino, Alan Rafferty, cello.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in English in container.
Hungarian suite : 1988 (5:52) -- Sonatina for violin and piano, 2005 (11:06) -- Sonatina in C for piano, 2006 (10:34) -- Sonatina for cello and piano, 2007 (18:54) -- Three primitives : 2007 (8:11) -- October farewell : 2008 (2:43) -- Sleeping cats : 2009 (11:40)

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