New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

April 18, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Symphony no. 2, in E minor, op. 27 [sound recording] : complete version

April 17, 2014
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943.
Hayes, Middlesex, England : EMI Records, p1973.
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
London Symphony Orchestra; André Previn, conductor.
Program notes in English, German and French inserted in container.
Compact disc.

Drones [sound recording]

April 10, 2014
Muhly, Nico.
[S.l.] : Bedroom Community, p2012.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Bruce Brubaker, piano (1st work) ; Nadia Sirota, viola (2nd work) ; Pekka Kuusisto, violin (3rd work) ; Nico Muhly, drones.
Program notes in English printed on container.
Compact disc.
Drones & piano. Part I ; Part II ; Part III : the 8th tune ; Part IV ; Part V -- Drones & viola. Part I : material in D ; Part II : material in a handsome stack ; Part III : material with no tricks ; Part IV : material in a long cadence -- Drones & violin. Part I : material in E♭ ; Part II : material in sevenths ; Part III : material in two keys ; Part IV : material with shifting drones -- Drones in large cycles.

Speaks volumes [sound recording]

April 10, 2014
Muhly, Nico.
[Reykjavík, Iceland] : Bedroom Community, p2006.
1 audio disc (ca. 54 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes by Daniel Johnson inserted in container.
"This is a Bedroom Community record."
Clear music (Clarice Jensen, violoncello; Nico Muhly, celeste; Monika Abendroth, harp) -- It goes without saying (Carol McGonnell, clarinets, Hildur Ingveldardóttir Guðnadóttir, violoncello) -- Honest music (Lisa Liu, violin; Monika Abendroth, harp) -- Quiet music (Nico Muhly, piano) -- Pillaging music (Samuel Z. Solomon, percussion; Nico Muhly, piano and celeste) -- Hudson cycle (Nico Muhly, piano) -- Keep in touch (Nadia Sirota, viola; Antony, vocals; Kyle Covington, trombones).

Ritual [sound recording]

April 7, 2014
Jarrett, Keith.
Munich : ECM Records, c1982.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Dennis Russell Davies, piano.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Ritual (18:47) -- Ritual (13:27).

From here on out [sound recording].

April 7, 2014
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra.
[Canada] : Analekta, p2011.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Kitchener Waterloo Symphony ; Edwin Outwater, music director.
Program notes in English and French in container insert.
"Classics on the go"--Container.
From here on out / Nico Muhly -- Popcorn superhet receiver / Jonny Greenwood -- Wish you were here / Nico Muhly -- For heart, breath and orchestra (KWS commission) / Richard Reed Parry.

Einstein on the beach [sound recording] : highlights

April 3, 2014
Glass, Philip.
New York : Orange Mountain Music, p2012.
1 sound disc (77 min., 23 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD (58 min. ; sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.).
Performed by the Philip Glass Ensemble.
Orange Mountain Music: 0082 (omm0083 (CD); omm5005 (DVD)).
Accompanying DVD entitled: Einstein on the beach : the changing image of opera / a production of Obenhaus Films, Inc. for the Brooklyn Academy of Music ; a film by Mark Obenhaus ; produced by Chrisann Verges ; directed and photographed by Mark Obenhaus. Narrated by Will Lyman, and originally produced in 1985.
Knee 1 -- Train -- Trial, pt. 1 -- Trial, pt. 20 -- Trial, pt. 30 -- Knee 20 -- Dance 1 -- Night train -- Knee 3 -- Trial-prison, pt. 1 -- Trial-prison, pt. 2 -- Trial-prison, pt. 3 -- Trial-prison, pt. 4 -- Dance 2 -- Knee 4 -- Building -- Cadenza -- Bed, pt. 1 -- Bed, pt. 2 -- Spaceship -- Knee 5.
Accompanying DVD contains a documentary offering insights into Einstein on the Beach, through interviews with creators composer Philip Glass and director/designer Robert Wilson, who explain some of their structural choices and the concepts behind the opera. The film features rehearsal and performance footage from the 1984 production of the opera at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It offers a look at the creative processes of two of the most important figures in American contemporary music and theatre, and examines the evolution of the performing arts

Healing ceremony [sound recording]

April 2, 2014
Neikrug, Marc, 1946-
Port Washington, New York : Entertainment One, p2013.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano ; Matthew Worth, baritone ; New Mexico Symphony Orchestra ; Guillermo Figueroa, conductor.
Notes in English in container.
"[Healing ceremony's] purpose is to provide listeners with an experience which can help people faced with serious health issues, and those surrounding them, to find balance and calm"--notes.
North -- Air -- West -- Earth -- South -- Water -- East -- Fire/love.

Symphony no. 3 [sound recording] : sinfonia espansiva ; Symphony no. 2 : the four temperaments

April 2, 2014
Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931.
[Copenhagen] : Dacapo, p2012.
1 sound disc (1 hr., 22 min., 23 sec.) : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
New York Philharmonic ; Alan Gilbert, conductor.
Super audio compact disc (hybrid).
Durations: 37:15; 35:08.
Symphony no 3, op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva" 1910-11 (37:16) -- Symphony no. 2, op. 16, "The four temperaments" 1901-02 (35:08).

Piano sonatas. 1 [sound recording]

April 2, 2014
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Colchester, Essex, England : Chandos Records, p2012.
3 sound discs (ca.3 hr. and 33 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Disc 1. Sonata, op. 2, no 1 ; Sonata, op. 2, no. 2 ; Sonata, op. 2, no 3 -- disc 2. Sonata, op. 7 : 'Grande sonate' ; Sonata, op. 13 : 'Grande sonate pathétique ; Sonata, op. 14, no. 1 ; Sonata, op. 14, no. 2 -- disc 3. Sonata, op. 10, no 1 ; Sonata, op. 10, no. 2 ; Sonata, op. 10, no. 3 ; Presto, Wo0 52 : (discarded from Op. 10, no. 1) ; Prestissimo : (original finale of Op. 10, no. 1).

Beethoven piano sonatas 2

April 2, 2014
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, composer.
℗2014
3 audiodiscs (ca. 3 hr., 37 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano.
Includes program notes in English, German and French (55 pages : illustrated) inserted in box.
Disc 1. Sonata, op. 22 (24:31) ; Sonata, op. 26 'Grande sonate' (19:57) ; Sonata quasi una fantasia, op. 27 no. 1 (15:50) ; Sonata quasi una fantasia op. 27 no. 2 'Moonlight' (15:54) -- disc 2. Sonata, op. 31 no. 1 (23:24) ; Sonata, op. 31 no. 2 'Tempest' (23:06) ; Sonata, op. 31 no. 3 (22:35) -- disc 3. Sonata, op. 28 'Pastoral' (24:33) ; Sonata, op. 49 no. 1 'Sonate facile' (7:33) ; Sonata, op. 49 no. 2 'Sonate facile' (7:51) ; Sonata, op. 53 'Waldstein' (24:06) ; Andante, WoO 57 'Andante favori' (8:16).

The three concertos for piano and orchestra [sound recording]

April 2, 2014
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945.
New York : Sony Classical, 2001, c1995.
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Yefim Bronfman, piano ; Los Angeles Philharmonic ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
Program notes in English inserted in container.

St. Carolyn by the sea [sound recording]

March 28, 2014
Dessner, Bryce.
Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, p2014.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Copenhagen Phil ; André de Ridder, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
St. Carolyn by the sea (13:06) ; Lachrimae (13:25) ; Raphael (17:10) / Dessner -- There will be blood. Suite / Greenwood (20:59).

Mothertongue [sound recording]

March 26, 2014
Muhly, Nico.
[New York, N.Y.] : Brassland ; [Reykjavík, Iceland] : Bedroom Community , p2008.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
In the 1st work: Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano ; Matthías Nardeau, oboe ; Monika Abendroth, harp ; Nico Muhly, keyboards ; Una Sveinbjarnardóttir, Zbigniew Dubik, Andres Kleina, violins ; Þórarinn Már Baldursson, viola ; Valgeir Sigurðsson, electric bass. In the 2nd: Helgi Hrafn Jónsson, vocals, trombones ; Árni Heimir Ingólfsson, harpsichord ; Nico Muhly, celeste, keyboards. In the 3rd: Sam Amidon, vocals, banjo, guitar ; Nadia Sirota, viola ; Ben Frost, bass programming ; Monika Abendroth, harp ; Nico Muhly, keyboards, percussion.
Texts of the 2nd-3rd works printed on container.
Compact disc.
Mothertongue. Archive ; Shower ; Hress ; Monster -- Wonders. New things & new tidings ; The devil appear'd in the shape of a man ; A complaint against Thomas Weelkes -- The only tune. The two sisters ; The old mill pond ; The only tune.

Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 14 [sound recording] / Concerto for violin and orchestra op. 35 ; Much ado about nothing : suite op. 11, nos. 2-5

March 25, 2014
Shaham, Gil, 1971-|4itr
Hamburg, Germany : Deutsche Grammophon, p1994.
1 audio disc (61 min., 10 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gil Shaham, violin ; London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn, conductor (1st, 2nd works) ; André Previn, piano (3rd work).
The 3rd work, for violin and piano, based on the composer's incidental music for Shakespeare's play.
Compact disc.
Concerto for violin and orchestra op.14 / Samuel Barber -- Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major, op.35 ; Much ado about nothing, suite op.11 / Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

Krzysztof Penderecki/Jonny Greenwood [sound recording].

March 25, 2014
Penderecki, Krzysztof, 1933-|4cnd
New York, NY : Nonesuch, p2012.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Aukso Orchestra (strings); Krzysztof Penderecki (1st and 3rd works), Marek Moś (2nd and 4th works), conductors.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Threnody for the victims of Hiroshima / Krzysztof Penderecki (9:12) -- Popcorn superhet receiver / Jonny Greenwood (13:48) -- Polymorphia / Krzysztof Penderecki (9:13) -- 48 responses to Polymorphia / Jonny Greenwood (20:37).

Violin recital [sound recording]

March 21, 2014
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.
[Hong Kong] : Naxos, p2006.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Simone Lamsma, violin ; Yurie Miura, piano.
Program notes in English and German in container.
"Laureate series. Violin"--Container insert.
Violin sonata in E minor, op. 82 (23:033) ; Romance, op. 1 (4:29) ; Bizarrerie : op. 13, no. 2 (2:14) ; Pastourelle : op. 4, no. 2 (2:55) -- La capricieuse : op. 17 (4;05) ; Virelai : op. 4, no. 3 (2:07) ; Mazurka, op. 10, no. 1 (2:32) ; Idyll : op. 4, no. 1 (2:51) ; Chanson de nuit : op. 15, no. 1 (3:57) ; Chanson de matin : op. 15, no. 2 (2:37) ; Salut d'amour : op. 12 (2:36) ; Offertoire (4:19) / Edward Elgar.

The piano concertos ; Paganini rhapsody

March 21, 2014
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943, composer.
℗2009
2 audio discs (145 min., 55 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Valentina Lisitsa, piano ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Michael Francis, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Piano concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, op. 1 (26:13) -- Piano concerto no. 3 in D minor, op. 30 (39:28) -- Piano concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18 (32:45) -- Piano concerto no. 4 in G minor, op. 40 (24:48) -- Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini : op. 43 (22:41).

The romance of Rachmaninov

March 19, 2014
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943, composer.
Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, ℗2013.
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 12 cm.
Lang Lang, piano ; with Mariinsky Theater Orchestra (2nd work), St. Petersburg Philharmonic (5th work) ; Valery Gergiev (2nd work), Yuri Temirkanov (5th work), conductors ; Vadim Repin, violin, Mischa Maisky, cello (3rd work).
CD 1. Concerto for piano no 2 in C minor, op. 18 ; Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, op. 43 ; Trio élégiaque no. 1 in G minor for piano, violin and cello ; Prelude in G minor, op. 23, no. 5 -- CD 2. Concerto for piano no 3 in D minor, op. 30 ; Piano sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36.

Violin concerto in D major, op. 61 [sound recording] ; Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92

February 28, 2014
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
[S.l.] : Warner Classics, p2013.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexandre Da Costa, violin (1st work) ; Taipei Symphony Orchestra ; Johannes Wildner, conductor.
Durations: 46:27; 41:10.
Compact discs.

Symphonie no 2 [sound recording] ; Hymne à la justice ; Ouverture, op. 10

February 28, 2014
Magnard, Albéric, 1865-1914.
[France] : EMI, p1988.
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse ; Michel Plasson, conductor.
Second work a symphonic poem.
Compact disc.

From the keyboard [sound recording]

February 28, 2014
United States Marine Band.|4prf
Washington, D.C. : United States Marine Band, [2013?]
1 audio disc (71 min., 56 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
"The President's Own" United States Marine Band ; Michael J. Colburn, director.
Compact disc.
Booklet with program notes in English (29 p. : illustrated) inserted in container.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 / Johann Sebastian Bach ; transcribed by SSgt. Ryan Nowlin -- Sibling Revelry / David Rakowski ; transcribed for the Marine Band by the composer -- Lento Assai, from Symphonic Dances, Opus 45 / Sergei Rachmaninoff ; transcribed by Paul Lavender -- The Engulfed Cathedral / Claude Debussy ; transcribed by Merlin Patterson -- Pictures at an Exhibition / Modest Mussorgsky ; orchestrated by Maurice Ravel ; transcribed by Paul Lavender.
A recording of selections originally conceived for a keyboard instrument and later transcribed for the concert band.

Concertos pour clarinette [sound recording]

February 24, 2014
Votano, Jean-Luc.
[S.l.] : Cypres, p2006.
1 sound disc (63 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Jean-Luc Votano, clarinet ; Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège ; Louis Langreé, conductor.
Program and biographical notes in French and English (19 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Concerto pour clarinette et orchestre en la majeur KV 622 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Concerto pour clarinette et orchestre no 1 en fa mineur op. 73 / Carol Maria von Weber -- Introduction, thème et variations pout clarinette et orchestre / Gioacchino Rossini.

Mozart 250 [sound recording] : a celebration.

February 21, 2014
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
New York : Sony Classical, p2006.
3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Various performers.
Reissues.
Compact discs.
Disc 3, Serene and sublime : Mozart's most relaxing melodies. Die Zauberflöte, K. 620. March of the priests (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine) (2:45) -- Symphony no. 36 in C, K. 425 : "Linz". II, Poco adagio (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik) (7:32) -- Serenade no. 10 for thirteen winds in B-flat, K. 361 : "Gran partita." III, Adagio (Winds of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis) (5:15) -- Concerto no. 3 for violin and orchestra in G, K. 216. II, Adagio (Pinchas Zukerman, violin and conductor ; Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra) (10:02) -- Sonata no. 13 for piano in B-flat, K. 333. II, Andante cantabile (Alicia de Larrocha, piano) (5:02) -- Concerto for clarinet and orchestra in A, K. 622. II, Adagio (Karl Heinz Steffens, clarinet ; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis) (8:27) -- Quartet for flute and strings in F, K. 370. II, Adagio (James Galway, flute ; Tokyo String Quartet) (3:30) -- Sonata no. 12 for piano in F, K. 332. II, Adagio (Alicia de Larrocha, piano) (4:33) -- Così fan tutte, K. 588. Soave sia il vento (Leontyne Price, soprano ; Tatiana Troyanos, mezzo-soprano ; Ezio Flagello, bass ; New Philharmonia Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf) (3:20) -- Concerto no. 20 for piano and orchestra in D minor, K. 466. II, Romance (Alicia de Larrocha, piano ; English Chamber Orchestra, Colin Davis) (9:32) -- Concerto for flute and harp in C, K. 299. II, Andantino (James Galway, flute ; Marisa Robles, harp ; London Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata) (9:08) -- Concerto no. 23 for piano and orchestra in A, K. 488. II, Adagio (Alicia de Larrocha, piano ; English Chamber Orchestra, Colin Davis) (6:46).

Orchestral works. Volume 1 [sound recording]

February 21, 2014
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937.
℗2006
1 audio disc (56 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
The 2nd-5th works originally for piano; arr. by the composer.
Duration: 55:31.
Boléro (15:03) -- Une barque sur l'océan (7:41) -- Menuet antique (6:20) -- Alborada del gracioso (7:38) -- Pavane pour une infante défunte (6:14) -- La valse (11:59).

Everybody's Dvořák [sound recording].

February 21, 2014
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
[S.l.] : Telarc International, p2009.
2 sound discs (132 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (1st work) ; Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra (2nd work) ; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (3rd-5th works) ; Paavo Järvi (1st work), Conrad van Alphen (2nd work), André Previn (3rd-5th works), conductors.
Program notes inserted.
"All recordings previously released on Telarc"--Container.
disc one. Symphony no. 9 in E minor, op. 95, "From the new world" (Paavo Järvi, conductor ; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) ; Serende [i.e. Serenade] for strings in E major, op. 22 (Conrad van Alphen, conductor ; Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra) -- disc two. Symphony no. 8 in G major, op. 88 -- Scherzo capriccioso, op. 66 -- Notturno for strings in B major, op. 40 (André Previn, conductor ; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra).

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