New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

July 21, 2016
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Third Coast Percussion : Steve Reich

July 20, 2016
Reich, Steve, 1936- composer.
℗2016
1 audio disc (62 min., 28 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore) ; with David Friend, Oliver Hagen, pianos (2nd work) ; Matthew Duvall, percussion (4th work).
Title from disc label.
Booklet with program notes in English (10 unnumbered pages) inserted in container.
Mallet quartet (14:58) -- Sextet (28:23) -- Nagoya marimbas (4:48) -- Music for pieces of wood (14:20).
The ensemble's Cedille label debut, and is an 80th birthday acknowledgement to American composer Steve Reich, the founding father of musical minimalism. This album features four of Reich's most notable percussion works.

Aida [sound recording]

July 14, 2016
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
[S.l.] : Decca Classics, [2016]
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Kristin Lewis, soprano ; Andrea Bocelli, tenor ; Orchestra e coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino ; Zubin Mehta, conductor.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.

Symphony no. 2, 'Little Russian ; Symphony no. 3, 'Polish'

July 12, 2016
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893, composer.
©℗2015
1 audio disc (70:05) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens, conductor ; National Symphony Orchestra, Hans Kindler, conductor.
Program notes in English, included in container insert.
"American Premiere Recordings"--Cover.
Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17, 'Little Russian' / Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens -- Symphony no. 3 in D, op. 29, 'Polish' / National Symphony Orchestra, Hans Kindler.

Cello concerto no. 2 : Naqoyqatsi

July 11, 2016
Glass, Philip, composer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (39:41) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Haimovitz, cello ; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Booklet with program notes in English ([10] p.) inserted in container.
Naqoyqatsi (4:56) -- Massman (6:56) -- New world (3:48) -- Intensive time (5:36) -- Old world (3:38) -- Point blank (7:14) -- Vivid unknown (7:33).

African heritage symphonic series. Vol. I [sound recording].

June 30, 2016
Chicago Sinfonietta.|4prf
Chicago, Ill. : Cedille Records, ℗2000.
1 audio disc (52 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Chicago Sinfonietta ; Paul Freeman, conductor.
Program notes inserted in container.
Compact disc.
African suite. Danse nègre (6:14) ; Petite suite de concert (13:36) / Samuel Coleridge-Taylor -- African suite : selections. Joyful day ; Nostalgia ; Akinla / Fela Sowande (10:02) -- Symphony no. 1 : Afro-American / William Grant Still (21:10).

Narrante

June 10, 2016
Naqsh Duo (Musical group), performer.
℗ © 2016
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Golfam Khayam, guitar ; Mona Matbou Riahi, clarinet.
Title from disc.
Testamento (5:22) -- Arioso (4:01) -- Lacrimae (8:39) -- Battaglia (9:41) -- Parlando (5:40) -- Sospiro (5:16) -- Narrante (5:38) -- Silenzio (5:54) -- Lamento-Furioso (5:43).

Alba

June 9, 2016
Stockhausen, Markus, performer.
℗ © 2016
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Markus Stockhausen, flugelhorn, trumpet ; Florian Weber, piano.
Title from disc.
What can I do for you? (4:52) -- Mondtraum (5:10) -- Surfboard (2:31) -- Ishta (4:43) -- Emergenzen (5:45) -- Barycenter (1:00) -- Emilio (5:40) -- Possibility I (1:50) -- Befreiung (4:54) -- Resonances (2:08) -- Die weise Zauberin (5:07) -- Synergy melody (5:07) -- Better world (5:15) -- Zephir (6:25) -- Today (1:17).

Tower music [sound recording] = Musique de la Tour

May 25, 2016
Bertolozzi, Joseph, 1959-
[S.l.] : Innova, p2016.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by the composer.
Title from container.
"The nine compositions on Tower music use only sounds of the Eiffel Tower, without the aid of instruments or other effects."
A thousand feet of sound (5:11) -- The harp that pierced the sky (3:11) -- Continuum (3:19) -- Prelude (:49) -- Ironworks (4:05) -- The elephant on the Tower (3:29) -- Glass floor rhythms (2:45) -- Evening harmonies (4:31) -- Tower music (10:53) -- bonus track: Audio tour of Eiffel Tower (11:25).

Chamber music [sound recording]

May 25, 2016
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918.
Omegna, Italy : Arcana Records, 2016.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
The music of Debussy is performed by the Kuijken Ensemble.
First string quartet, opus 10 [lesure 85], (1893) -- Syrinx for solo flute [lesure 129], (1913) -- Sonata for cello and piano [lesure 135], (1915) -- Sonata for flute, viola and harp [lesure137], (1915) -- Sonata for violin and piano [lesure 140], (1916-1917).

The last concert

May 11, 2016
Abbado, Claudio, conductor.
℗&©2016
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (56 pages : illustrations (some color) ;16 x 25 cm).
Deborah York, soprano ; Stella Doufexis, Damen Des Chors, Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, mezzo-soprano ; Konstania Gourzi, chorus master ; Berlin Philharmoniker ; Claudio Abbado, conductor.
Title and statement of responsibility from cover.
Booklet contains "Unequal brothers: Felix Mendelssohn and Hector Berlioz" by Tobias Miller ; translated by Innes Wilson -- "The Democrat: Claudio Abbado and the Berliner Philharmoniker" by Julia Spinola; translated by Innes Wilson -- "Biographical notes" by Oreste Bossini.
CD 1. Ein sommernachtstraum / Felix Mendelssohn (40:11) -- CD 2. Symphonie fantastique op. 14 / Hector Berlioz (55:46)
Recording of the Berliner Philharmoniker's final concert together with their former chief conductor Claudio Abbado in May 2013.

Navigation without numbers

May 6, 2016
Hurd, George, composer performer.
St. Paul : Innova Recordings, [2016]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
George Hurd ; with the Hurd Ensemble.
The Hurd Ensemble performs music by the contemporary composer of electronic and chamber works.
Four went down (6:03) -- Pauca (4:06) -- The great magnet (0:32) -- Navigation without numbers (4:53) -- Fulcrum (3:08) -- Flux (3:10) -- Locked in place (4:22) -- Tethering blind (4:04) -- Tower of Babel (1:04) -- Hummingbird (5:27) -- All falling apaer (2:12).

Sing me home

April 20, 2016
Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955-
[Place of publication not identified] : Masterworks, [2016]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Silk Road Ensemble ; with featured performers.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Green (Vincent's tune) (featuring Roomful of Teeth) (4:21) -- O'Neill's Cavalry march (featuring Martin Hayes) (2:43) -- Little birdie (featuring Sarah Jarosz) (2:49) -- Ichichila (featuring Toumani Diabate and Balla Kouyate) (6:31) -- Sadila jana (featuring Black Sea Hotel) (3:26) -- Shingashi song (featuring Kaoru Watanabe) (5:06) -- Madhoushi (featuring Shujaat Khan) (9:36) -- Wedding (featuring Dima Orsho) (6:08) -- Going home (featuring Abigail Washburn) (5:32) -- Cabaliño (featuring Anxo Pintos, Davide Salvado and Roberto Comesaña) (7:42) -- St. James Infirmary blues (featuring Rhiannon Giddens, Michael Ward-Bergemen and Reylon Yount) (7:23) -- If you shall return (featuring Bill Frisell) (6:50) -- Heart and soul (featuring Lisa Fischer and Gregory Porter) (3:55).

The clearing

March 11, 2016
Grimes, Rachel, composer, performer.
[Brooklyn, NY] : Temporary Residence Ltd., [2015]
1 audio disc (42:54) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Rachel Grimes.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
The air (1:36) -- The clearing (8:03) -- The air of place (1:04) -- The herald (4:36) -- The air in time (1:26) -- In the vapor with the air underneath (4:46) -- Transverse plane vertical (2:52) -- Transverse plane horizontal (3:15) -- The air, her heart (2:00) -- Further foundation (6:15) -- The air at night (7:01).

Lyric suite

March 1, 2016
℗2015
1 audio disc (56:28) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Renée Fleming, soprano ; Emerson String Quartet.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Douglas Jarman in English with French and German translations, and song texts with English and French translations (22 pages : illustrated) inserted in container.
Lyric suite (28:04) ; Alternative version of movement VI, Largo desolato, with soprano (5:58) / Alban Berg -- Sonette der Elisabeth Barrett Browning, op. 52 / Egon Wellesz (19:34) -- Komm, süsser Tod / Eric Zeisl (2:52).

Das Paradies und die Peri

February 24, 2016
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856, composer.
℗2015
2 audio discs : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet (46 pages : color illustrations ; 13 x 15 cm).
Sally Matthews, Kate Royal, sopranos ; Bernarda Fink, alto ; Mark Padmore, Andrew Staples, tenors ; Florian Boesch, bass ; London Symphony Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Simon Rattle, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Libretto based on the Thomas Moore poem, Lalla Rookh.
Disc 1. Das Paradies und die Peri. Part 1 ; Part 2 -- disc 2. Das Paradies und die Peri. Part 3.

String quartets

February 24, 2016
Czerny, Carl, 1791-1857, composer.
℗2015
2 audio discs (1:39:32) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Sheridan Ensemble (Yuki Kasai, Matan Dagan, violins ; Florian Donderer, viola ; Anna Carewe, cello).
Title from container.
Program notes in English and German in container.
A minor (26:46) -- D minor (30:54) -- D major (24:51) -- E minor (27:01)

Bach adagio.

February 24, 2016
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer.
[London, England] : Decca, [2015]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Various performers.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
disc 2. Sleepers, awake! (2:26) -- Goldberg variations. Aria (3:48) -- Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesu, joy of man's desiring / arranged by Guillermo Figueroa (3:23) -- Concerto for oboe (from BWV 105, 170 & 49). Andante -- Partita no. 1 in B flat, BWV 825. Sarabande (4:35) -- Brandenburg concerto no. 4 in G, BWV 1049. Andante (3:42) -- Three-part inventions, BWV 787-801. No. 5 in E flat major, BWV 791 (1:30) -- Piano concerto no. 2 in E, BWV 1053. Siciliano (4:32) -- Sonata for viola da gamba and harpsichord no. 2 in D, BWv 1028. Adagio (1:53) -- Partita no. 4 in D, BWV 828. Allemande (4:44) -- Violin concerto no. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041. Andante (6:19) -- Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe, BWV 22. Sanctify us (3:17) -- Partita for violin solo no. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002. Sarabande/Double (5:51) -- Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich. Sinfonia (2:29) -- 15 two-part inventions, BWV 772-786. No. 2 in C minor, BWV 773 (1:50) ; No. 4 in D minor, BWv 775 (1:00) ; No. 7 in E minor, BWV 778 (1:42) ; No. 11 in G minor, BWV 782 (1:45) -- Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208. Schafe können sicher weiden (4:27).

Music for food lovers : gourmet classics.

February 22, 2016
℗ & © 2012
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (Erich Kunzel, conductor) ; Rome Lyric Opera Orchestra (Alberico Vitalini, conductor, Manlio Rocchi, tenor) ; Southwest German Chamber Orchestra (Paul Angerer, conductor, Konrad Ragossnig, guitar) ; South German Philharmonic Orchestra (Henry Adolph, conductor, Hans Gösser, flute) ; Peter Schmalfuss, piano ; Irina Kircher, guitar ; Würzburg Camerata Academica (Hanns Reinart, conductor) ; Venezuela Orquesta Sinfonica (E.A. Marturet Machado, conductor, Irina Kircher, guitar) ; Karl-Heinz Bottner, guitar ; Günter Kehr, violin ; Hans Kalafusz, violin ; Günter Lemmen, viola ; Siegfried Palm, cello ; Vienna Promenade Orchestra (Alexander von Pitamic, conductor).
Title from disc.
"The gift of music"
Espana / Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier -- L'Elisir d' Amore: Act 1, Quanto è bella, quanto è cara / Gaetano Donizetti -- Guitar concerto in D minor: iii Un poco Allegro / Johann Friedrich Fasch -- Flute concerto No 5 in F major, RV 434 / Antonio Vivaldi -- i Allegro -- ii Largo e cantabile -- iii Presto -- Waltz, Op 64 No 2 in C# minor / Frédéric Chopin -- Cantos de Espana, Op 232, iv Cordoba / Issac Albéniz -- Tafelmusik, Suite no 2 in D major / Georg Philipp Telemann -- v Air (Allegro) -- vi Conclusion -- Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra, i Allegro con spirito / Joaquín Rodrigo -- Quintet no 7 in E minor for guitar and strings G451 / Luigi Boccherini -- ii Adagio -- iii Minuetto -- Freut Euch des Lebens Waltz Op 340 / Johann Straus (Son).

Anthracite fields

February 16, 2016
Wolfe, Julia, composer.
℗2015
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street ; the Bang on a Can All-Stars (Ashley Bathgate, cello, vocals ; Robert Black, bass ; Vicky Chow, piano, keyboard ; David Cossin, drums, percussion ; Mark Stewart, guitar, vocals ; Ken Thomson, clarinets) ; Julian Wachner, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Multimedia oratorio for mixed chorus (SATB), clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), electric guitar (doubling acoustic guitar and tenor voice), percussion (1 player), piano (doubling synthesizer), cello (doubling alto voice), double bass (doubling bass guitar).
Foundation (19:35) -- Breaker boys (14:24) -- Speech (6:29) -- Flowers (6:38) -- Appliances (12:32).

Heavy [sound recording]

February 15, 2016
Ethel (Musical group), performer.
[St. Paul, Minn.] : Innova, [2012]
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Ethel (Cornelius Dufallo, Mary Rowell, violins ; Ralph Farris, viola ; Dorothy Lawson, violoncello) ; with Kenji Bunch, viola (String circle 1).
Container title.
Compact disc.
String quartet no. 2 (2006) : Four thoughts on Marvin Gaye / Don Byron -- Sphere(')s / John Halle -- Early that summer / Julia Wolfe -- No nickel blues / John King -- La Citadelle / Raz Mesinai -- Wed / David Lang -- String circle 1 / Kenji Bunch -- Rounds / Marcelo Zarvos.

Field recordings

February 10, 2016
Bang on a Can All-Stars, instrumentalist.
℗2015
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bang on a Can All-Stars: Ashley Bathgate, cello ; Robert Black, bass ; Vicky Chow, piano and keyboards ; David Cossin, drums and percussion ; Mark Stewart, guitars ; Ken Thomson, clarinets.
Title from container.
A CD+DVD set of new music, each work based on a previously existing sound recording. Includes music by Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon, David Lang, Steve Reich, and others.
DVD: Gene takes a drink / Michael Gordon (6:17) -- Hz / Jóhann Jóhannsson (6:55) -- Maximus to Gloucester, letter 27 (withheld) / Bryce Dessner (5:17) -- Meeting you seemed easy / Mira Calix (6:40) -- Real beauty turns / Nick Zammuto (5:26).
"For our own Field Recordings, we asked the composers to go into the field of recorded sound itself -- to find something old or record something new, and to respond with their own music, in dialogue with what they found. Using archival audio, found sound and video, Field Recordings builds a bridge between the seen and the unseen, the present and the absent, the past and the future."--Container

Pink Floyd's Wish you were here symphonic.

February 10, 2016
Pink Floyd (Musical group), composer.
London, England : Decca, [2016]
1 audio disc (50 min., 50 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
London Orion Orchestra ; Peter Scholes, conductor & arranger ; Alice Cooper, vocals ; Dave Fowler, guitar ; Stephen McElroy, guitar ; Rick Wakeman, piano.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Wish you were here (vocal) -- Shine on you crazy diamond (pt. I-V) -- Welcome to the machine -- Have a cigar -- Wish you were here (instrumental) -- Shine on you crazy diamond (pt. VI-IX) -- Eclipse (bonus track: from Dark side of the moon).

Liaisons : re-imagining Sondheim from the piano

February 10, 2016
Sondheim, Stephen, composer.
©2015, ℗2015
3 audio discs (3 hours, 16 minutes, 56 seconds) : digital, CD audio, stereo; 4 3/4 in.
Piano, Anthony de Mare ; backing tracks, Duncan Sheik (Birds of Victorian England).
Title from disc labels.
Booklet (41 pages : illustrations ; 13 cm.) includes introductory notes by Stephen Sondheim and Anthony de Mare, and notes on the project and summaries of the musicals by Mark Eden Horowitz.
Disc 3: Into the woods / Andy Akiho (8:57) -- Every day a little death / Ricky Ian Gordon (5:18) -- Merrily we roll along / Nils Vigeland (5:39) -- Notes on 'beautiful' / Rodney Sharman (5:27) -- Being alive / Gabriel Kahane (4:45) -- Not while I'm around / Thomas Newman (2:55) -- The ballad of Guiteau / Jherek Bischoff (5:53) -- Now / Mary Ellen Childs (3:22) -- A child of children and art / Peter Golub (8:24) -- going... gone / Tania León (7:38) -- Everybody's got the right / Michael Daugherty (4:36) -- Sunday in the park- passages (encore) / Anthony de Mare (5:20).
The works of Stephen Sondheim have been reimagined by various composers and the pieces are played on the piano by Anthony de Mare.

Filament

January 26, 2016
Eighth Blackbird (Musical group), instrumentalist.
℗2015
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Eighth Blackbird (Tim Munro, flutes ; Yvonne Lam, violin ; Matthew Duvall, percussion ; Michael J. Maccaferri, clarinets ; Nicholas Photinos, cello ; Lisa Kaplan, piano) ; in the 4th work: Bryce Dessner, guitar ; Nico Muhly, organ.
Title from disc label.
Booklet with liner notes by Tim Munro in English (16 unnumbered pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Murder ballades / Bryce Dessner (18:48) -- Doublespeak / Nico Muhly (9:03) -- To love / Son Lux (2:02) -- Two pages / Philip Glass (16:16) -- This is my line / Son Lux (3:01).

3 concertos

January 25, 2016
Chin, Unsuk, 1961- composer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (73 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Sunwook Kim, piano (1st work) ; Alban Gerhardt, cello (2nd work) ; Wu Wei, sheng (3rd work) ; Myung-Whun Chung, conductor ; Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra.
Title from container
Compact disc.
Piano concerto (1996/1997) (22:42) -- Cello concerto (2008/2009, rev. 2013) (28:07) -- Šu : for sheng and orchestra (2009) (21:19).

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