New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

March 3, 2015
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Antonín Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 ; Leoš Janáček: Symphonic suite from Jenůfa [sound recording].

March 2, 2015
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
San Francisco, CA : Reference Recordings, [2014]
1 sound disc (62 min., 19 sec.) : digital, SACD, 5.1, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra ; Manfred Honeck, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in container.
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, op. 88 -- Leoš Janáček: Symphonic suite from Jenůfa.

All the things you are.

February 26, 2015
Fleisher, Leon, instrumentalist.
℗2014
1 audio disc (57:27) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Leon Fleisher, piano.
Title from disc label.
Principally works for piano, left hand alone.
Chaconne / J.S. Bach ; arranged for left hand by Johannes Brahms as Etude no. 5 (17:56) -- L.H. / Leon Kirchner (7:13) -- The man I love / George Gershwin ; arranged for left hand by Earl Wild as Etude no. 3 (2:58) -- Musical offerings / George Perle (11:17) -- Prelude no. 6 / Federico Mompou (6:10) -- Thoughts of Evelyn / Dina Koston (6:50) -- All the things you are / Jerome Kern ; arranged for left hand by Stephen Prutsman (4:50).

The sacred spirit of Russia

February 26, 2015
Conspirare (Musical group), performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (77 minutes and 50 seconds) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Conspirare ; Craig Hella Johnson, director.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in English with French and German translations, and texts in Church Slavic with English, French, and German translations (55 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Great doxology no. 2, op. 57 / Alexander Kastalsky (7:38) -- Bless the Lord, o my soul / Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (2:40) -- Glory, only begotten son / Alexander Gretchaninov (2:35) -- Beatitudes / Vladimir Martynov (5:16) -- Come, let us worship, op. 8, no. 2 / Pavel Tchesnokov (1:47) -- Christmas troparion / Georgi Sviridov (1:23) -- Today the Virgin (1:54) ; As many have been baptized (2:14) / Alexander Kastalsky -- Cherubic hymn / Pavel Tchesnokov 4:35) -- The creed / Alexander Gretchaninov (4:30) -- A mercy of peace / Alexander Kastalsky (7:44) -- Hymn to the Mother of God for the Nativity (2:28) -- Our Father / Alexander Gretchaninov (4:43) -- Praise the Lord from the heavens / Pavel Tchesnokov (2:07) -- A wondrous birth / Georgi Sviridov (3:57) -- We should choose to love silence / Andrei Ilyashenko (3:03) -- Now the powers of heaven / Alexander Gretchaninov (5:08) -- Do not cast me off in my old age / Pavel Tchesnokov (4:48) -- Let our mouths be filled (4:31) ; Blessed be the name of the Lord (0:46) / Sergei Rachmaninov -- Preserve, o Lord, for many years / Alexander Gretchaninov (1:05) -- Our Father / Nikolai Kedrov, Sr. (2:57).

Notturno : Lieder von = songs by

February 23, 2015
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949, composer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (70 min., 20 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Hampson, baritone ; Wolfram Rieger, piano ; Daniel Hope, violin (track 13).
Title from disc label.
Editions recorded: Boosey & Hawkes; Universal Edition; R. Forberg.
Zueignung : op. 10/1 (1:43) ; Die Nacht : op. 10/3 (2:46) / lyrics, Hermann von Gilm -- Winternacht : op. 15/2 (1:44) ; Mein Herz ist stumm, mein Herz ist Kalt : op. 19/6 (2:37) / lyrics, Friedrich Graf von Schack -- Ach weh mir unglückhaftem Mann : op. 21/4 / lyrics, Felix Dahn (2:22) -- Ruhe, meine Seele! : op. 27/1 / lyrics, Karl Friedrich Henckell (3:19) -- Heimliche Aufforderung : op. 27/3 (3:20) ; Morgen! : op. 27/4 (3:34) / lyrics, John Henry Mackay -- Traum durch die Dämmerung : op. 29/1 / lyrics, Otto Julius Bierbaum (2:46) -- Sehnsucht : op. 32/2 / lyrics, Detlev von Liliencron (3:41) -- Das Rosenband : op. 36/1 / lyrics, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (2:45) -- Befreit : op. 39/4 (4:45) ; Notturno : op.44/1 (13:35) / lyrics, Richard Dehmel -- Freundliche Vision : op. 48/1 / lyrics, Otto Julius Bierbaum (2:30) -- Die heiligen drei Könige aus Morgenland : op. 56/6 / lyrics, Heinrich Heine (4:55) -- Vom künftigen Alter : op. 87/1 (4:33) ; Und dann nicht mehr : op. 87/3 (4:57) ; Im Sonnenschein : op. 87/4 (4:17) / lyrics, Friedrich Rückert..

Sun and shadow ; Voices from the heartland

February 19, 2015
Crumb, George, composer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Ann Crumb, soprano ; Marcantonio Barone, piano ; Patrick Mason, baritone (2nd work) ; Orchestra 2001 (Brenda Weckerly, Greg Giannascoli, David Nelson, William Kerrigan, percussion) (2nd work) ; James Freeman, conductor (2nd work).
Title from disc label.
"Premiere recordings"--Container.
Sun and shadow : (Spanish songbook II) (2009) (15:24) -- Voices from the heartland : (American songbook VII) (2010) (46:31).

Two x four

February 19, 2015
Koh, Jennifer, performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Jennifer Koh, Jaime Laredo, violins ; Curtis 20/21 Ensemble ; Vinay Parameswaran, conductor.
Program notes and notes on performers in English, inserted in container.
Music for two violins and string orchestra.
Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043 / Bach (15:07) -- Prince of clouds / Clyne (13:28) -- Echorus / Glass (7:07) -- Seasons lost / Ludwig (16:06).

Fantastique : premieres for trumpet and wind ensemble.

February 19, 2015
℗2014
1 audio disc (60:51) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
UMASS Trumpet Ensemble, Eric Berlin, director (track 1) ; UMASS Wind Ensemble, James Patrick Miller, conductor (tracks 2-9) ; Charles Schlueter and Eric Berlin, trumpets (track 2) ; Richard Kelley and Eric Berlin, trumpets (tracks 3-5) ; Eric Berlin, trumpet and flugelhorn (tracks 6-8) ; Eric Berlin, trumpet and Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone (track 9).
Title from disc label.
Program and biographical notes on the music and performers (23 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Herald emeritus fanfare (2006) / Jeffrey Holmes (2:04) (recorded live in concert on December 7, 2010) -- Duo fantastique (2007)/ James Stephenson (8:14) -- Concerto for two trumpets and and band (2003/2007) / Stephen Paulus (23:28) -- Trumpet concerto (2001/2004) / Evan Hause (17:37) -- Continuum : for trumpet, trombone and wind ensemble (2012) / Jeffrey Holmes (9:27).

Die schöne Müllerin

February 19, 2015
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828, composer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (62 min., 45 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Florian Boesch, baritone ; Malcolm Martineau, piano.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.

Virtuoso Rossini arias.

February 19, 2015
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868, composer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (54:32) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor ; Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra ; Constantine Orbelian, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program and biographical notes in English and texts with English translations (15 pages) in container.
La gazza ladra. Vieni fra questa braccia (5:12) -- Le comte Ory. Que les destins prospères (5:15) -- L'occasione fa il ladro. D'ogni più sacro impegno (5:06) -- Otello. Che ascolto! (6:56) -- Semiramide. Ah dov'è, dov'è il cimento (7:43) -- Il Turco in Italia. Tu seconda il mio disegno (6:20) -- Le donna del lago. O fiamma soave (8:41) -- Zelmira. Terra amica (9:13).

Farinelli [sound recording] : arias

February 19, 2015
Porpora, Nicola, 1686-1768.
[United Kingdom] : Erato : Warner Classics, p2013.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor ; with Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano (works 4 and 6) ; Venice Baroque Orchestra ; Andrea Marcon, conductor.
Program notes by Philippe Jaroussky and Frédéric Delaméa in English, French, and German, and texts with English, French, and German translations (42 p. : ports., ill.) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Arianna e Teseo. Mira in cielo (5:53) -- Semiramide riconosciuta. Sì pietoso il tu labbro (7:59) -- Semiramide regina dell'Assiria. Come nave in ria tempesta (5:14) -- Polifemo. Placidetti zefiretti (2:53) ; Alto Giove (10:29) -- Mitridate. La gioia ch'io sento (4:50) -- Ifigenia in Aulide. Le limpid'onde (9:43) -- Polifemo. Nell'attendere il mio bene (5:31) -- Ifigenia in Aulide. Nel già bramoso petto (8:30) -- Orfeo. Dall'amor più sventurato (4:30) ; Sente del mio martir (4:39).

Cello sonatas nos. 1-3

February 19, 2015
Isserlis, Steven, 1958- instrumentalist.
℗2014
1 audio disc (1:18:15) : SACD, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Steven Isserlis, cello ; Olli Mustonen, piano.
Title from disc label.
Editions recorded: Heugel (1st work); Schott (2nd work); Associated Music Publishers (3rd work); Breitkopf & Härtel (4th work); Bärenreiter Praha (5th work).
Sonata no. 1 for cello and piano, H 277 (1939) / Martinů, Bohuslav (15:59) -- Sonata for cello and piano (2006) / Mustonen, Olli (14:37) -- Sonata no. 2 for cello and piano, H 286 (1941) / Martinů, Bohuslav (17:57) -- Malinconia : op. 20 (1900) / Sibelius, Jean (10:39) -- Sonata no. 3 for cello and piano, H 340 (1952) / Martinů, Bohuslav (17:32).

Dreams & prayers.

February 19, 2015
Far Cry (Orchestra), performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4in.
A Far Cry ; David Krakauer, clarinet (3rd work).
Title from disc label.
Program notes by various authors in English, and notes on the composers and performers (13 pages : illustrated, portraits) inserted in container.
O ignis spiritus parachliti / Hildegard von Bingen ; arr. A Far Cry -- Vecd / Mehmet Ali Sahlikol -- The dreams & prayers of Isaac the Blind / Osvaldo Golijov -- Heiliger Dankgesang, from Quartet op. 132 / Ludwig van Beethoven ; arr. A Far Cry.

Requiem [sound recording]

February 19, 2015
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer.
[Glasgow, Scotland] : Linn Records, p2014.
1 sound disc (61 min., 41 sec.) : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
Joanne Lunn, soprano ; Rowan Hellier, alto ; Thomas Hobbs, tenor ; Matthew Brook, bass ; Dunedin Consort ; John Butt, director.
Super audio compact disc (hybrid).
"Reconstruction of the first public performance, in the completion by Franz Xaver Süssmayr, given at the Jahn-Saal, Vienna, 2 January 1793"--Insert.
Requiem in D minor, K. 626 -- Misericordias Domini : in D minor, K. 222 : Offertorium de tempore -- Reconstruction of music performed at the Requiem Mass for Mozart, 10 December 1791. Requiem aeternam ; Kyrie.

Orchestral works. Vol. 3

February 19, 2015
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934, composer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (1:09:20) : digital, CD audio, SACD, stereo, surround ; 4 3/4 in.
Susan Gritton, soprano ; BBC Symphony Chorus ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in English, German and French and texts in container.
The mystic trumpeter : scena for soprano and orchestra op. 18, H71 (1904, revised 1912) (18:23) -- First choral symphony : for soprano solo, chorus and orchestra, op. 41, H155 (1923-24) (50:45).

Out of darkness [sound recording]

February 19, 2015
Dyrud, Torbjørn.
[Norway] : 2L, p2013.
1 sound discs : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
Geir Morten Øien, Erlend Aagaard Nilsen, trumpet ; Lars Sitter, percussion ; Sarah Head, readings ; Nidaros Cathedral Choir ; Vivianne Sydnes, conductor.
Total playing time: 55:32.
Compact discs.

Matthäus-Passion

February 19, 2015
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer.
℗2013
2 audio discs (2 hr., 39 min., 5 sec.) : digital. SACD ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (DVD ; 46 min. : color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (174 pages : illustrations ; 13 cm)
Werner Güra (Evangelista), Topi Lehtipuu, Fabio Trümpy, tenor ; Johannes Weisser (Christus), Konstantin Wolff, Arttu Kataja, bass ; Sunhae Im, Christina Roterberg, soprano ; Bernarda Fink, Marie-Claude Chappuis, alto ; RIAS Kammerchor ; Staats- und Domchor Berlin ; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin ; René Jacobs, conductor.
Title from disc labels.
Includes video DVD: René Jacobs : rediscovering St Matthew Passion; title appears on disc as: Rediscovering the Saint Matthew Passion, a film by Sarah Blum.

Duende

February 18, 2015
Levassor Duo, performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Steven Rosen, viola ; Richard Goering, guitar.
Title from disc.
Suite Populaire Espagnole / Manuel de Falla -- Mi Shebeirach / Debbie Friedman & Drorah Setel -- Eli Eli / Hannah Szenes ; music by David Zehavi -- Sonata for Viola and Guitar (1960) / Jose Lezcano -- Watchman, Tell Us of the Night / Goering & Rosen -- Tre Per Due (2013) / Joe Drzewiecki -- Concerto for Viola in G Major / Georg Phillipp Telemann (arr. Goering).

L'Orestie d'Eschyle

February 12, 2015
Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974, composer.
℗2014
3 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lori Phillips, soprano ; Dan Kempson, Sidney Outlaw, baritones ; with supporting soloists ; University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Chamber Choir, University Choir, Orpheus Singers ; UMS Choral Union ; Kenneth Kiesler, conductor.
Title from disc labels.
"World premiere recording."
CD 1. L'Agamemnon (11:12) ; Les Choéphores (34:42) -- CD 2. Les Euménides Acts 1 and 2 (48:11) -- CD 3. Les Euménides Act 3 (47:20).

La descente d'Orphée aux enfers ; La couronne de fleurs

February 12, 2015
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine, 1643-1704, composer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto (119 pages : illustrations ; 13 cm)
Amanda Forsythe, Teresa Wakim, Dorothee Mields, sopranos ; Mireille Lebel, mezzo-soprano ; Aaron Sheehan, Zachary Wilder, Jason McStoots, tenors ; Jesse Blumberg, baritone ; Douglas Williams, bass-baritone ; Boston Early Music Festival vocal & chamber ensembles ; Paul O'Dette, Stephen Stubbs, conductors.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in English, German and French and librettos with English and German translations in container.

Be glad then, America.

February 6, 2015
United States Marine Band. performer.
Washington, D.C. : United States Marine Band, [2014]
1 audio disc (66:22) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
The President's Own United States Marine Band ; Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig, director ; Gunnery Sargeat Sara Dell'Omo, mezzo-soprano.
Program notes, biographical notes on the performers, and sung texts (32 unnumbered pages : portraits).
For The President's Own / John Williams (4:25) -- New England triptych. "Be glad then America" ; "When Jesus wept" ; "Chester" / William Schuman (17:01) -- Memories, very pleasant and rather sad : a Charles Ives song set. Remembrance ; Memories (a. Very pleasant) ; Memories (b. Rather sad) ; The circus band ; The things our fathers loved ; Old home day / Charles Ives ; transcribed by Jonathan Elkus (Gunnery Sergeant Sara Dell'Omo, mezzo-soprano) (9:56) -- Symphonic songs : for band. Serenade ; Spiritual ; Celebration / Robert Russell Bennett (13:33) -- Psalm : for band / Vincent Persichetti (7:50) -- Finale from Symphony No. 3 / Aaron Copland ; transcribed by Donald Patterson (13:30).

Sinfonía no. 4

February 5, 2015
Sierra, Roberto, composer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (55:35) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Nashville Symphony ; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by the composer and biographical notes on container insert.
Fandangos (11:07) -- Sinfonía no. 4 (23:12) -- Carnaval. Gargoyles (3:54) ; Sphinxes (4:21) ; Unicorns (6:20) ; Dragons (3:00) ; The phoenix (3:38).

The Carnegie recital [sound recording].

February 5, 2015
Trifonov, Daniil, 1991- performer.
Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, p2013.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniil Trifonov, piano.
Includes biographical notes on the performer by Eva Zöllner in English with French and German translations (12 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Piano sonata no. 2 in G sharp minor, op. 19 : "Sonata-fantasy" / Alexander Scriabin (10:30) -- Piano sonata in B minor, S 178 / Franz Liszt (29:48) -- 24 preludes, op. 28 / Frédéric Chopin (37:05) -- Encore. Skazki = Fairy tales op. 26, no. 2 in E flat major / Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (1:25).

City noir ; Saxophone concerto

February 5, 2015
Adams, John, 1947- composer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (64 min.) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Timothy McAllister, alto saxophone (2nd work) ; St. Louis Symphony ; David Robertson, conductor.
Title from disc label.
City noir (2009, revised 2013). The city and its double ; The song is for you ; Boulevard night (36:00) -- Saxophone concerto (2013) (28:00).

Boulez conducts Boulez [sound recording].

January 30, 2015
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, ℗2005.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Hillary Summers, mezzo-soprano (1st work) ; Ensemble intercontemporain ; Pierre Boulez, conductor.
Text of the 1st work by René Char.
Compact disc.
Le marteau sans maître : pour voix d'alto et 6 instruments (1953-1955) (38:32) -- Dérive 1 : pour 6 instruments (1984) (5:47) -- Dérive 2 : pour 11 instruments (1988/2002) (24:33).

Symphony op. 21 [sound recording]

January 23, 2015
Webern, Anton, 1883-1945.
Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, c2014.
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Christine Oelze, soprano (2nd, 4th, 5th, and 7th works) ; Gerald Finley, bass (7th work) ; BBC Singers (4th, 5th, and 7th works) ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Pierre Boulez, conductor.
The 2nd work for soprano and orchestra; 3rd work for chamber orchestra.
"20C"--Container.
5 pieces for orchestra (1913) (5:54) -- 3 orchestral songs (1913-1914) (5:15) -- Symphony op. 21 (9:38) -- Das Augenlicht : op. 26 for mixed chorus and orchestra (5:38) -- Cantata no. 1 op. 29 for soprano solo, mixed chorus and orchestra (8:41) -- Variations for orchestra op. 30 (7:37) -- Cantata no. 2 op. 31 for soprano solo, bass solo, mixed chorus and orchestra (15:27).

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