New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

March 14, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Carnival of the animals.

March 13, 2015
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (49:32) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra ; John Morris Russell, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in English in container.
Carnival of the animals / Camille Saint-Saëns -- Baah-baah bacchanale (:15) -- Shepherd's hey / Percy Grainger (2:19) -- Turkey trot / Leonard Bernstein (1:51) -- Waiting for wings overture / Georgia Stitt & Jason Robert Brown (7:06) -- A little night music (:20) -- Nightengale polka / Johann Strauss, Jr. (3:08) -- The mosquiteo from Eight Russian Folk Songs / Anatoli Liadov (1:08) -- Ballet of the unhatched chicks from pictures at an exhibition / Modest Mussorgsky (1:15) -- Off the clock (:12) -- The cuckoo from The Birds / Ottorino Respighi (4:37) -- Flight of the bumblebee / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1:27) -- Growl! (:08) -- The wild bears / Edward Elgar (2:20) -- Walking the dog (Promenade) / George Gershwin (2:49) -- Happy ending / Aaron Copeland (3:13).

Stella di Napoli : bel canto opera arias

March 12, 2015
DiDonato, Joyce, singer.
℗2014, ©2014
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo soprano ; Riccardo Minasi, conductor ; Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opera National de Lyon, orchestra.
Title from disc label.
Stella di Napoli. Stella Ove t'aggiri, o barbaro / Giovanni Pacini -- Adelson e Salvini. Nelly Dopo l'oscuro nembo / Vincenzo Bellini -- Le nozze di Lammermoor. Lucia l'amica ancor non torna...Oh, di sorte crudel / Michele Carafa -- Zelmira. Zelmira Riedi al soglio / Gioachino Rossini -- La vestale. Giunia Se fino al cielo ascendere / Saverio Mercadante -- Elisabetta al castello di Kenilworth. Amelia par che mi dica ancora / Gaetano Donizetti -- I Capuleti e I Montecchi. Romeo tu sola, o mia Giulietta...Deh! Tu, bell'anima / Vincenzo Bellini -- Il sonnambulo. Adele Lasciami...Se il mar sommesso mormora / Carlo Valentini -- Maria Stuarda. Maria io vi rivedo alfin... / Gaetano Donizetti -- Saffo. Saffo Flutto che muggi...Teco dall'are pronube...L'ama ognor qual io l'amai / Giovanni Pacini.

Douce France

March 12, 2015
Otter, Anne Sofie von, singer.
℗2013
2 audio discs (1 hr., 44 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano ; with, on CD1: Bengt Forsberg, piano ; Antoine Tamestit, viola (Loeffler songs, Danse macabre) ; Björn Gäfvert, harmonium (Vogue, vogue la galère); CD 2: instrumental ensemble (variously: Per Ekdahl, percussion ; Carl Bagge, Bengt Forsberg, piano ; Mats Bergström, guitar ; Olle Linder, bass ; Bengan Janson, accordion ; Margareta Bengtson, voice, harp ; Pär Grebacken, woodwinds ; Karl Olandersson, trumpet ; Magnus Wiklund, trombone ; Ulf Forsberg, Anders Jakobsson, violins ; Malin Broman, viola ; Kati Raitinen, cello).
Title from disc label.
Danse macabre originally for voice and piano, arranged here for voice, viola, and piano by Bengt Forsberg and Antoine Tamestit; arrangements on CD 2 by Per Ekdahl, Carl Bagge, Bengan Janson, and Margareta Bengtson.
disc 2. Chansons. Göttingen / Barbara (3:02). Padam padam / Norbert Glanzberg (3:07). À Saint-Germain-des-Prés / Léo Ferré (3:34). Quel joli temps (septembre) / Barbara (3:20). À Paris / Francis Lemarque (3:11). Le facteur / Mános Hadjidákis (4:08). Chanson des jumelles (3:02) ; Je vivrai sans toi (3:07) / Michel Legrand. Les feuilles mortes / Joseph Kosma (4:24). Douce France / Léo Chauliac, Charles Trenet (3:21). Boum! / Charles Trenet (2:03). Le Pont Mirabeau / Léo Ferré (2:53). La carte du tendre / Georges Moustaki (3:03). Chanson d'automne / Reynaldo Hahn (2:13). La vie en rose / Louiguy, Marguerite Monnot (4:13). Que reste-t-il de nos amours / Léo Chauliac, Charles Trenet (2:51). Parlez-moi d'amour / Jean Lenoir (2:39).

Plectra and percussion dances

March 12, 2015
Partch, Harry, 1901-1974, composer.
℗2014
1 audio disc (55:55) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Partch (Erin Barnes ; Paul Berkolds ; Alison Bjorkedahl ; Matt Cook ; David Johnson ; Ulrich Krieger ; Yumi Lee ; Tom Peters ; John Schneider ; Derek Stein ; Nick Terry ; T.J. Troy ; Alex Wand).
Title from disc label.
Program notes in English, English texts, and French texts with English translations (30 unnumbered pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Castor & Pollux (14:58) -- Ring around the moon (9:20) -- Even wild horses (24:03) -- Harry Partch introduces the 1953 premiere (7:11).

Moses und Aron

March 12, 2015
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, composer.
℗2012, ©2014
2 audio discs (01:41:10) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Andreas Conrad, tenor ; Franz Grundheber, baritone ; SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg ; Sylvain Cambreling, conductor ; EuropaChorAkademie.
Super audio compact discs.
"SWR Music."
SACD 1. Act one (50:34) -- SACD 2. Act two (50:31).

Symphony no. 6 ; Symphony no. 7 ; Tapiola

March 12, 2015
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957, composer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (1:10:26) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra ; Robert Spano, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Ken Meltzer and biographical notes on the conductor in English (11 pages : portraits) in container.
Symphony no. 6 in D minor, opus 104, 1923 (28:06) -- Symphony no. 7 in C major, opus 105 : "In one movement" : 1924 (22:17) -- Tapiola : opus 112, 1926 (19:45).

Piano classics

March 4, 2015
Kimbrel, Patricia, performer.
Cincinnati, Ohio : [Publisher not identified], [2015?]
1 audio disc (51:10) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Patricia Kimbrel, pianist.
Title from disc.
Issued by the performer without date or issue number.
Ballade (Ballade Slave) / Claude DeBussy (10:24) -- VierKlavierstucke / Johannes Brahms (4:08) -- Für Elise / Ludwig van Beethoven (3:23) -- Intermezzo, Op. 117, No. 3 / Johannes Brahms (10:20) -- Nocturne, Op. 72, No. 1 / Frédéric Chopin (6:04) -- Prelude, Op. 28, No. 4 / Frédéric Chopin (2:24) -- Rapsodie Theme of Paganini / Sergei Rachmaninoff (4:08) -- Sonata III in C Major Excerpt / Wolfgang Mozart (1:18) -- Moonlight Sonata / Ludwig van Beethoven (6:35) -- Tramerei / Robert Schumann (2:04) -- Volksweise (Folk song) / Edvard Grieg (1:42).

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).

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