New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

January 18, 2017
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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
Peled, Amit.|4prf
[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)

Cello concertos

October 5, 2016
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788, composer.
℗2016
1 audio disc (64:37) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Nicolas Altstaedt, cello ; Arcangelo ; Jonathan Cohen, conductor.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Cello concerto in A minor, H432, Wq170 (24:01) -- Cello concerto in B flat major, H436, Wq171 (21:12) -- Cello concerto in A major, H439, Wq172 (19:22).

Music for clarinet and piano

September 15, 2016
Reger, Max, 1873-1916, composer.
℗2016, ©2016
1 audio disc (71:58) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Alan R. Kay, clarinet ; Jon Klibonoff, piano.
Program notes in English by Phil Salathé, and biographical information on the performers (15 pages, with portraits) inserted in container.
Albumleaf, WoO 11/13 (1:49) -- Sonata in A-flat major, op. 49, no. 1 (19:39) -- Sonata in F-sharp minor, op. 49, no. 2 (19:20) -- Sonata in B-flat major, op. 107 (29:39) -- Tarantella, WoO 11/12 (1:25).

The ordering of Moses : live from Carnegie Hall

September 15, 2016
Dett, R. Nathaniel, 1882-1943, composer.
℗2016
1 audio disc (48:32) ; 4 3/4 in.
Latonia Moore, soprano (Miriam) ; Ronnita Nicole Miller, mezzo-soprano (The Voice of Israel) ; Rodrick Dixon, tenor (Moses) ; Donnie Ray Albert, baritone (The Voice of God / The Word) ; May Festival Chorus (The Children of Israel) ; Robert Porco, Director of Choruses ; James Conlon, May Festival Music Director, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Booklet with introduction and composer biography by Richard E. Rodda ; libretto, and principal performer biographies (27 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Introduction (3:50) -- "All Israel's Children" (2:27) -- "O Lord, behold my affliction" (3:58) -- "God looked on Israel" (3:26) -- "And from a burning bush" (2:54) -- "Lord, who am I?" (2:23) -- "Who hath made a man dumb?" (3:38) -- Orchestra Interlude (5:16) -- "And when Moses smote the water (2:22) -- March of the Israelites" (3:59) -- The Egyptians Pursue (1:34) -- "And when they reached the other shore" (2:54) -- "Come let us praise Jehovah" (2:05) -- "Sing ye to Jehovah" (1:37) -- "He is King of Kings" (6:02).

Atmosphères

September 6, 2016
Hamasyan, Tigran, 1987- performer.
℗2016
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Tigran Hamasyan, piano ; Arve Heriksen, trumpet ; Eivind Aarset, guitar ; Jan Bang, live sampling/samples.
Title from disc.
CD 1. Traces I (6:52) ; Tsirani tsar (5:44) ; Traces II (4:32) ; Traces III (5:46) ; Traces IV (5:15) ; Traces V/Garun a (12:39) ; Traces VI (4:50) ; Garun a (var.) (3:51) -- CD 2. Traces VII (9:28) ; Traces VIII (5:59) ; Shushiki (4:41) ; Hoy, Nazan (3:51) ; Traces IX (5:53) ; Traces X (5:56) ; Angel of Girona/Qeler tsoler (3:35).

Tavener conducts Tavener.

August 18, 2016
℗2015.
1 audio disc (74 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Capella Nova ; Canty (Two hadiths) ; Alan Tavener, conductor.
Title from disc label.
All works by John Tavener except: O isplendor, which is by Ivan Moody.
Paradise choir : from Resurrection (6:05) -- Sunrise in your heart (3:08) -- A new commandment (3:25) -- A Buddhist miniature (2:21) -- Ikon of the Nativity (6:17) -- O isplendor (11:25) -- The founder's prayer (1:37) -- The lamb (3:14) -- Take him, earth, for cherishing (3:43) -- Two hadiths (9:09) -- Nunc dimittis : second setting (3:18) -- A cradle song (4:16) -- They are all gone into the world of light (3:08) -- O, do not move (2:07) -- O that we were there! (5:15) -- Paradise choir : from Resurrection (5:54)

Missa solemnis

August 16, 2016
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
[Gütersloh, Germany] : Sony Classical, [2016]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Laura Aikin, soprano ; Bernarda Fink, alto ; Johannes Chum, tenor ; Ruben Drole, bass ; Arnold Schoenberg Chor ; Erwin Ortner, chorus master ; Concentus Musicus Wien ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Title from container.
Compact disc.

The piano trios

July 29, 2016
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897, composer.
℗2015 ©2015
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Christian Tetzlaff, violin ; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello ; Lars Vogt, piano.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in German with English translation (21 pages : illustrations, portraits) inserted in container.
disc 2. Piano trio no. 1 in B major, op. 8 : revised 1889 version (34:24).
Award-winning violinist Christian Tetzlaff and pianist Lars Vogt are joined with Tanja Tetzlaff on this exciting new recording of the Johannes Brahms.

Symphonies 4 & 5

July 27, 2016
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, composer.
℗2016
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Concentus Musicus Vienna (period instruments) ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 -- Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67.

My cup runneth over : the complete piano works of R. Nathaniel Dett ; Clipper Erickson, piano.

July 27, 2016
Dett, R. Nathaniel, 1882-1943, composer.
©2015.
2 audio discs (1:16:09, 1:12:10) ; 4 3/4 in.
Clipper Erickson, piano.
Title from disc label.
Biographical notes on composer and pianist (portraits) on container ; Booklet with program notes by the composer and pianist ([12] pages : illustrations, portrait) in container.
Disc 1. Magnolia (19:47) ; In the bottoms (15:33) ; Enchantment (18:50) ; Nepenthe and the muse (4:19) ; Cinnamon grove (17:40) -- Disc 2. Tropic winter (37:45) ; Eight Bible vignettes (21:47) ; After the cakewalk (3:29) ; Cave of the Winds (3:01) ; Inspiration waltzes (6:08).

Early recordings : Mozart, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Ravel

July 27, 2016
Argerich, Martha, 1941- instrumentalist.
℗1960, ℗1967
2 audio discs (36:00, 54:50) : CD audio, digital 4 3/4 in.
Martha Argerich, piano.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
disc 1. Sonata no. 18 in D major, K 576 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Sonata no. 7 in D major, op. 10 no 3 / Ludwig van Beethoven -- disc 2. Toccata, op. 11 / Serge Prokofiev -- Gaspard de la nuit / Maurice Ravel -- Sonata no. 3 in A minor,op. 28 / Serge Prokofiev -- Sonatine / Maurice Ravel -- Sonata no. 7 in B flat major, op. 83 / Serge Prokofiev.

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