New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

December 13, 2014
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Aschenmusik [sound recording]

December 12, 2014
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856, composer.
[München] : ECM Records, p2014.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Heinz Holliger, oboe, oboe d'amore ; Anita Leuzinger, violoncello ; Anton Kernjak, piano.
Program notes in German with English translation (19 p. : ill., ports.) in container.
Compact disc.
Sechs Stücke in kanonischer Form für Oboe d'amore, violoncello und Klavier, op. 56 : in der Bearbeitung der Studien für den Pedalflügel durch Theodor Kirchner ; Drei Romanzen für Oboe und Klavier, op. 94 / Robert Schumann -- Romancendres für Violoncello und Klavier / Heinz Holliger -- Intermezzo aus der FAE-Sonate in a-Moll, WoO 2. III. Bewegt doch nicht zu schnell : in der Fassung für Oboe d'amore und Klavier ; Sonate Nr. 1 für Pianoforte und Violine in a-Moll, op. 105 : in der Fassung für Violoncello und Klavier / Robert Schumann.

Requiem, op. 5 [sound recording] ; La mort de Cléopâtre ; Roméo et Juliette : op. 17. Excerpts

November 25, 2014
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.
New York : Sony Classical, p1992.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.)
Stuart Burrows, tenor (1st work) ; Jennie Tourel, mezzo soprano (2nd work) ; Orchestre Philharmonique et Chœurs de Radio France (1st work) ; Orchestre National de France (1st work) ; New York Philharmonic (2nd & 3rd works) ; Leonard Bernstein, conductor.
The 2nd work, a solo cantata for soprano and orchestra; the 3rd, excerpts from a dramatic symphony after Shakespeare's tragedy.
Compact discs.
[disc 1.]. Requiem, op. 5 -- [disc 2]. Requiem, op. 5 (conclusion) ; La mort de Cléopâtre ; Roméo et Juliette.

Piano songs

November 25, 2014
Monk, Meredith, composer
℗2014
1 audio disc (46:36) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Ursula Oppens and Bruce Brubaker, pianos.
Works for two pianos, except where noted below ; "Urban march (shadow)," "Tower," "Parlour games," and "Totentanz" arranged for two pianos by Bruce Brubaker.
Notes in English (11 pages, with portraits) inserted in container.
Obsolete objects (1:52) -- Ellis Island (2:59) -- Folkdance (4:00) -- Urban march (Shadow) (3:07) -- Tower (1:37) -- Paris (Ursula Oppens, solo piano) (3:09) -- Railroad (Travel song) (Bruce Brubaker, solo piano) (2:12) -- Parlour games (7:31) -- St. Petersburg waltz (Ursula Oppens, solo piano) (7:03) -- Window in 7's (Bruce Brubaker, solo piano) (2:46) -- Totentanz (3:06) -- Phantom waltz (7:14).

Moderato cantabile [sound recording].

November 25, 2014
Lechner, Anja.|4prf
München : ECM Records, p2014.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Anja Lechner, cello ; François Couturier, piano.
Program notes in English and German in container.
Arrangements by Anja Lechner and François Couturier.
Sayyid chant and dance no. 3 ; Hymn no. 7 / Gurdjieff (6:42) -- Voyage / Couturier (5:27) -- Chinar es / Komitas (6:29) -- Canción y danza VI / Mompou (5:12) -- Música Callada XXVIII ; Impresiones intimas I / Mompou (5:59) -- Soleil rouge (3:36) ; Papillons (7:27) / Couturier -- Hymn no. 8 ; Night procession / Gurdjieff (6:44) -- No. 11 / Gurdjieff ; Fêtes lointaines no. 3 / Mompou (4:47) -- Impresiones intimas VIII "Secreto" / Mompou (5:04).

Music for heart and breath [sound recording]

November 25, 2014
Parry, Richard Reed, 1977-
[Germany] : Deutsche Grammophon ; New York : Distributed by Universal Music Classics, p2014.
1 audio disc (1:05:31) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Various performers.
Compact disc.
Quartet for heart and breath (yMusic) (6:45) -- Heart and breath sextet (yMusic ; Nico Muhly) (15:00) -- For heart, breath and orchestra (Nico Muhly, Nadia Sirota, Caroline Shaw, Hideaki Aaomori, Caleb Burhans, Shawn Conley, Amelia Lukas, Clarice Jensen, Yuki Numata, Courtney Orlando, Annaliesa Place, Arthur Sato, Brian Snow, Richard Reed Parry) (12:22) -- Interruptions (Heart and breath nonet). Miniature 1 (1:23); String peaks (2:13) ; Wind's idea (3:30) ; Miniature 2 (1:39) ; Sticks/Tension (4:16) ; French guitars (3:24) ; Freeform winds/String drones (3:43) (yMusic, Bryce Dessner, Aaron Dessner, Richard Reed Parry) -- Duet for heart and breath (Nadia Sirota, Richard Reed Parry) (4:28) -- Quartet for heart and breath : for Kronos (Kronos Quartet) (6:42).

The Brooklyn Rider almanac

November 25, 2014
Brooklyn Rider (Musical group), instrumentalist.
℗2014.
1 audio disc (78:31) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Brooklyn Rider (Johnny Gandelsman, Colin Jacobsen, violins ; Nicholas Cords, viola ; Eric Jacobsen, violoncello).
TItle from disc label.
"These new works are each inspired by a creative muse of the composer's choice--from James Brown, king of funk, to the iconic choreographer Mark Morris--Container.
Necessary Henry! / Rubin Kodheli (5:02) -- Maintenance music / Dana Lyn (7:02)-- Simpson's gap / Padma Newsome (4:46) -- The haring escape / Daniel Cords (6:01) -- Show me / Aoife O'Donovan (4:56) -- Dig the say / Vijay Iyer (7:55) -- Quartet, parts one & two / Greg Saunier (5:14) -- Morris dance / Ethan Iverson (7:40) -- Exit / Colin Jacobsen (Shara Worden, vocals) -- Five-legged cat / Gonzalo Grau (8:49) -- Tralala / Christina Courtin (7:18) -- Ping pong fumble thaw / Glenn Kotche (6:09) -- John Steinbeck / Bill Frisell (2:54).

Stanze

November 25, 2014
Einaudi, Ludovico, 1955- composer.
℗2011.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Cecilia Chailly, electric Salvi harp.
Title from disc label.
"Stanze (rooms) is a cycle of 16 pieces for harp composed in the course of two-three years between 1990 and 1992."--Container.
Notte (pt.1) -- Calore -- Moto -- Calmo -- Vega -- Onda -- Contatti -- Respiro -- Lento -- Attesa -- Cadenza -- Orbite -- Moto Perpetuo -- Cerchio -- Ritorno -- Notte (pt.2).

Rainbow body [sound recording].

November 17, 2014
Spano, Robert.|4cnd
[Cleveland] : Telarc, ℗2003.
1 audio disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Spano, conductor.
Program notes by Nick Jones, Robert Spano, Christopher Theofanidis & Jennifer Higdon inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Rainbow body / Theofanidis (12:56) -- Symphony no. 1, op. 9 / Barber (20:13) -- Suite from Appalacian Spring [orchestra vers.] / Copland -- Blue cathedral / Higdon (12:19).

Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95 [sound recording] : "From the New World" ; Carnival Overture, op. 92

November 14, 2014
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
Cleveland, Ohio : Telarc, p1990.
1 sound disc (50:33) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Los Angeles Phiharmonic Orchestra ; Andre Previn, Conductor.
Telarc : CD-80238.
Compact disc, DDD.
Carnival overture op. 92 (8:57) -- Symphony no 9, op. 95 : From the New World (38:07).

Schumann & Grieg piano concertos [sound recording].

November 14, 2014
Perahia, Murray.
New York, N.Y. : Sony Classical, p1989.
1 sound disc (60:13 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Murray Perahia, piano ; Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Concerto for piano & orchestra in A minor, op. 54 / Robert Schumann -- Concerto for piano & orchestra in A minor, op. 16 / Edvard Grieg.

Concerto

November 14, 2014
Clayderman, Richard, instrumentalist.
℗1985
1 audio disc (76 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Clayderman, piano ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Roger Berthier, conductor.
Program notes inserted.
Compact disc.
Piano concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23 / Tchaikovsky (3:56) -- Elvira Madigan : Piano concerto no. 21 in C major, K. 467 / Mozart (3:21) -- Cornish rhapsody / Hubert Bath (5:24) -- Liebesträume : Nocturne no. 3 / Liszt (6:06) -- Piano concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18 / Rachmaninoff (3:04) -- La pathetique : Piano sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 / Beethoven (4:08) -- Dream of Olwen / Albert Williams (4:12) -- Für Elise : Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 / Beethoven (4:14) -- Arabesque / Debussy (4:07) -- Warsaw concerto / Richard Addinsell (3:48) -- Moonlight sonata : Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27, no. 2 / Beethoven (4:38) -- Badinerie : from Orchestral suite in B minor, BWV 1067 / J.S. Bach (3:36) -- Clair de lune / Debussy (4:51) -- Piano concerto in A minor, op. 16 / Grieg (4:01) -- Nocturne in E-flat major, op. 9, no. 2 / Chopin (4:19) -- 18th variation : from Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, op. 43 / Rachmaninoff (3:16) -- Gymnopedie no. 1/ Satie (3:09) -- Rhapsody in blue / Gershwin (5:02).

Homecoming : a Scottish fantasy

November 6, 2014
Benedetti, Nicola, 1987- instrumentalist.
New York Decca Music Group, 2014.
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicola Benedetti, violin ; Julie Fowlis, vocals, whistles ; Phil Cunningham, accordion, piano ; Aly Bain, fiddle ; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra ; Rory Macdonald, conductor.
Songs and instrumental music.
Compact disc.
1-4. Scottish fantasy, op. 46 / Max Bruch (31:03) -- 5. Ae fond kiss / Robert Burns (4:37) -- 6. Auld lang syne variations / Robert Burns (4:05) -- 7. My love is like a red red rose / Robert Burns (3:41) -- 8. Hurricane set. Spey in spate ; The hurricane / James Scott Skinner (4:07) -- 9. The Dean Brig o' Edinburgh / James Scott Skinner, and Banks hornpipe / trad. (3:11) -- 10. Aberlady / Phil Cunningham (3:45) -- 11. Mouth music and tunes set. Bothan a bh' aig Fionnghuala = Fionnghuala's Bothy / trad. ; The appropriate dipstick / Phil Cunningham & Iain MacDonald ; Meal do bhrogan = Enjoy your shoes / trad. ; Hogties / Phil Cunningham (5:11) -- 12. The gentle light that wakes me / Phil Cunningham (6:05) -- 13. Coisich a rùin = Walk my beloved (4:08) / trad. -- 14. Bonnie banks of Loch Lomond (5:26) / trad.

Opera : the ultimate collection

October 22, 2014
Bocelli, Andrea, performer.
London, England : Decca, p2014.
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrea Bocelli, tenor ; with accompanying musicians.
Compact disc.
Rigoletto. La donna è mobile / Verdi (2:11) -- La Bohème. Che gelida manina / Puccini (4:46) -- Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba / Leoncavallo (3:58) -- Requiem. Ingemisco / Verdi (3:56) -- Les pécheurs de perles. Au fond du Temple Saint / Bizet (with Bryn Terfel) / Bizet (5:55) -- Fedora. Amor ti vieta / Giordano (1:50) -- Manon Lescaut. Donna non vidi mai / Puccini (2:35) -- L'elisir d'amore. Una furtiva lagrima / Donizetti (4:17) -- La traviata. O mio rimorso! / Verdi (2:52) -- Madama Butterfly. Addio, fiorito asil (1:54) ; La Bohème. O soave fanciulla (with Barbara Frittoli) (4:07) / Puccini -- Aida. Celeste Aida / Verdi (4:08) -- L'arlesiana. È la solita storia / Cilea (4:42) -- Cavalleria rusticana. Intanto, amici, qua-- Viva il vino spumgeggiante (2:54) ; E lucevan le stelle (3:18) / Mascagni -- Tosca. Dammi i colori-- Recondita armonia / Puccini (2:53) -- Werther. Toute mon âme est là-- Pourquoi me réveiller / Massenet (2:43) -- Romeo et Juliette. L'amour! L'amour!-- Ah! lève-toi, soleil / Gounod (4:16) -- La fille du regiment. Pour mon âme quel destin / Donizetti (2:15) -- Il trovatore. Di quella pira / Verdi (3:23) -- Andrea Chénier. Come un bel dì di maggio / Giordano (3:18) -- Turandot. Nessun dorma! / Puccini (4:23).

Mozart for meditation [sound recording].

October 22, 2014
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
[Place of publication not identified] : Naxos American Classics, [2005]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Unnamed performers.
Compact disc.
Andante for flute and orchestra in C major, K. 315 (K285e) (6:23) -- Concerto for piano no. 23 in A major, K488. Adagio (6:28) -- Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339. Laudate Dominum (4:56) -- Divertimento for 2 horns and strings in B flat major, no. 15 ("Lodrog serenade no. 2"), K. 287 (K. 571H). Adagio (8:37) -- Serenade for winds no. 10 in B flat major ("Gran partita"), K. 361 (K. 370a) (5:58) -- Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 (2:52) -- Concerto for piano no. 21 in C major, K467 ("Elvira Madigan"). Andante (6:46) -- Adagio for violin and orchestra in E major, K. 261 (7:19) -- Quartet for flute and strings no. 1 in D major, K. 285. Adagio (2:45) -- Concerto for violin no. 3 in G major, K. 216. Adagio (8:27) -- Divertimento for winds and strings no. 2 D major, K. 131. Adagio (6:10) -- Concerto for flute and harp in C major, K299 (K. 297c). Andante (7:33).

Symphony no. 1 [sound recording]

October 20, 2014
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911.
San Francisco, CA : SFSmedia, [2011]
1 sound disc (56 min., 14 sec.) : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
San Francisco Symphony ; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor.
Super audio compact disc (hybrid).
Program notes in English and biographical notes on the performers (17 p. : ports.) inserted in container.

Encanto del mar [sound recording] : Mediterranean songs.

October 10, 2014
Domingo, Plácido, 1941-
New York, NY : Sony Classical, p2014.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Plácido Domingo, tenor ; with acc.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Mediterráneo (3:15) -- Estate (2:52) -- En méditerranée (3:22) -- Aranjuez (3:53) -- Anghjulina (3:42) -- Torna a surriento (3:39) -- Non potho reposare (3:17) -- Lamma bada (3:29) -- Adio Kerida (4:13) -- To yasemi (3:33) -- Reginella (3:39) -- Layla, Layla (3:10) -- El cant dels ocells (2:55) -- Del cabello más sutil (2:08) -- Plaisir d'amour (3:27).

The Mozart album.

October 9, 2014
Lang, Lang, 1982- performer.
[New York, New York] : Sony Classical, [2014]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lang Lang, piano ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
disc one. Piano concerto no. 24 in C minor, K. 491 (33:07) ; Piano concerto no. 17 in G major, K. 453 (33:25) -- disc two. Piano sonata no. 5 in G major (14:45) ; Piano sonata no. 4 in E-flat major, K. 282 (11:51) ; Piano sonata no. 8 in A minor, K. 310 (19:22) ; March no. 1, K. 408 (5:00) ; Konzertstück in F major, K. 33b (:56) ; Piano sonata no. 11 in A major, K. 331. Rondo alla turca (2:40).

Hallowed ground [sound recording].

October 8, 2014
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Fanfare Cincinnati, c2014.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra ; Louis Langrée, conductor ; Maya Angelou, narrator ; Nathan Wyatt, baritone.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performs music by Aaron Copland, David Lang, and Nico Muhly.
"Featuring Dr. Maya Angelou."
Lincoln portrait / Aaron Copland (14:59) -- Mountain / David Lang (12:27) -- Pleasure ground / Nico Muhly (18:45).

"Heroes" symphony [sound recording]

October 2, 2014
Glass, Philip.
New York, NY : Point Music, p1997.
1 sound disc (45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
American Composers Orchestra ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.
Program notes by Philip Glass.
Based on excerpts from the recordings of David Bowie and Brian Eno, first released in the late 70's.
Heroes (5:56) -- Abdulmajid (8:56) -- Sense of doubt (7:25) -- Sons of the silent age (8:21) -- Neuköln (6:48) -- V2 Schneider (6:49).

Uncovered

September 18, 2014
Beiser, Maya, composer, performer.
©2014
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Maya Beiser, cello ; tracks arranged by Evan Ziporyn.
Compact disc.
Beiser performs reimagined rock music by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, King Crimson, and more.
Black Dog / Led Zeppelin (5:02) -- Moanin' at midnight / Howlin' Wolf (3:04) -- Little wing / Jimi Hendrix (3:29) -- Summertime / Janis Joplin (4:54) -- Epitaph / King Crimson (8:37) -- Wish you were here / Pink Floyd (7:03) -- Louisiana blues / Muddy Waters (2:55) -- Lithium / Nirvana (4:17) -- Back in black / AC/DC (4:46) -- Kashmir (Led Zeppelin (7:13)

Italian soprano arias

September 3, 2014
Borsi, Maria Luigia, performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Maria Luigia Borsi, soprano ; London Symphony Orchestra, Yves Abel, conductor.
Compact disc.
Il tramonto / Respighi (15:06) -- Madama Butterfly. Un bel dì vedremo (act 2) / Puccini (5:23) -- Otello. Era più calmo?...Mia madre aveva una povera ancella (Canzone del salice/Willow song) ; Ave Maria (act 4) / Verdi (16:54) -- Turandot. Signore, ascolta (act 1) / Puccini (2:55) -- La bohème. Donde lieta uscì (act 3) / Puccini (3:16) -- Suor Angelica. Senza mamma / Puccini (4:45) -- La rondine. Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (act 1) / Puccini (3:32) -- La Wally. Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (act 1) / Catalani (4:01) -- Gianni Schicchi. O mio babbino caro / Puccini (2:47).

The 5 piano concertos [sound recording]

August 25, 2014
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
[England] : Virgin Classics, [2008]
2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Melvyn Tan, fortepiano (D. Adlam, 1983, after Streicher, 1814) ; London Classical Players ; Roger Norrington, conductor.
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
No 2, op. 19 in B flat major (26:24) -- No. 1, op. 15 in C major (33:06) -- No. 5, op. 73 "Emperor" in E flat major (33:54) -- No. 3, op. 37 in C minor (32:51) -- No. 4, op. 58 in G major (31:12).

Lachrimæ Caravaggio [sound recording]

August 13, 2014
Savall, Jordi.
[Bellaterra, Spain] : Alia Vox, p2007.
1 sound disc (77 min., 41 sec.) : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
Ferran Savall, voice ; Riccardo Minasi, violin ; Andrew Lawrence-King, double harp ; Xavier Puertas, violone ; Le Concert des Nations ; Hespèrion XXI ; Jordi Savall, viola da gamba, conductor.
Super audio compact disc.
"This stereo/multi-channel hybrid SACD can be played on any standard compact disc player"--Container.
Statio VI. Cantus Caravaggio III "Extempore" -- 6 lachrimæ gementes -- Spiritum morientis -- Liberatio.

Behind the lines [sound recording].

August 4, 2014
Prohaska, Anna.
[S.l.] : Deutsche Grammophon, [2014]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Prohaska, soprano ; Eric Schneider, piano.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Es geht ein dunkle Wolk herein / trad. (1:02) -- Music to Goethe's tragedy "Egmont" op. 84. Lied (Clärchen): Die Trommel gerühret / Beethoven (2:57) -- Zeitungsausschnitte, op. 11. Kriegslied eines Kindes / Eisler (2:13) -- Mörike-Lieder. Der Tambour (2:45) ; Gedichte von Joseph v. Eichendorff. Der Soldat II (:47) / Wolf -- Six romances, op. 8. Polyubila va na pechal' svoyu / Rachmaninov (1:51) -- My luve's in Germanie / Traill (3:22) -- Three songs of the war. In Flanders fields (2:18) ; 1, 2, 3 (:31) ; Three songs of the war. Tom sails away (2:35) / Ives -- Five Shakespeare songs, op. 23. Fear no more the heat o' the sun / Quilter (3:09) -- The Hollywood songbook. Panzerschlacht (:48) ; Die letzte Elegie (1:18) ; Die Heimkehr (1:30) / Eisler -- Wand'ring in this place / Cavendish (2:36) -- Schwanengesang, D. 957. Kriegers Ahnung (4:35) ; Sieben Gesänge aus Walter Scotts "Fräulein vom See", D. 837. Ellens Gesang I, op. 52 (7:33) / Schubert -- Untergang, op. 1 / Rihm (2:19) -- Jeanne d'Arc au bucher, S. 293 / Liszt (8:09) -- Romances and ballads, op. 49. Die beiden Grenadiere / Schumann (3:36) -- Chansons villageoises. Le retour du sergent / Poulenc (1:36) -- Fünf Lieder, op. 40. Der Soldat / Schumann (2:46) -- Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen / Mahler (7:30) -- Four Walt Whitman songs. Beat! Beat! Drums! (3:14) ; Dirge for two veterans (5:05) / Weill.

Silent songs [sound recording]

July 29, 2014
Sylʹvestrov, Valentyn Vasylʹovych, 1937-
Munich : ECM Records ; New York : Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, p2004.
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Sergey Yakovenko, baritone ; Ilya Scheps (1st work), Valentin Silvestrov (2nd work), piano.
Program notes by Paul Griffiths in English and Tatjana Frumkis in French, and song texts in Russian and English ([27] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Compact discs.
Silent songs : 24 songs in four parts for baritone and piano -- Four songs after Osip Mandelstam : for baritone and piano.

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