New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

September 19, 2014
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Uncovered

September 18, 2014
Beiser, Maya, composer, performer.
©2014
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Maya Beiser, cello ; tracks arranged by Evan Ziporyn.
Compact disc.
Beiser performs reimagined rock music by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, King Crimson, and more.
Black Dog / Led Zeppelin (5:02) -- Moanin' at midnight / Howlin' Wolf (3:04) -- Little wing / Jimi Hendrix (3:29) -- Summertime / Janis Joplin (4:54) -- Epitaph / King Crimson (8:37) -- Wish you were here / Pink Floyd (7:03) -- Louisiana blues / Muddy Waters (2:55) -- Lithium / Nirvana (4:17) -- Back in black / AC/DC (4:46) -- Kashmir (Led Zeppelin (7:13)

Italian soprano arias

September 3, 2014
Borsi, Maria Luigia, performer.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Maria Luigia Borsi, soprano ; London Symphony Orchestra, Yves Abel, conductor.
Compact disc.
Il tramonto / Respighi (15:06) -- Madama Butterfly. Un bel dì vedremo (act 2) / Puccini (5:23) -- Otello. Era più calmo?...Mia madre aveva una povera ancella (Canzone del salice/Willow song) ; Ave Maria (act 4) / Verdi (16:54) -- Turandot. Signore, ascolta (act 1) / Puccini (2:55) -- La bohème. Donde lieta uscì (act 3) / Puccini (3:16) -- Suor Angelica. Senza mamma / Puccini (4:45) -- La rondine. Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (act 1) / Puccini (3:32) -- La Wally. Ebben? Ne andrò lontana (act 1) / Catalani (4:01) -- Gianni Schicchi. O mio babbino caro / Puccini (2:47).

The 5 piano concertos [sound recording]

August 25, 2014
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
[England] : Virgin Classics, [2008]
2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Melvyn Tan, fortepiano (D. Adlam, 1983, after Streicher, 1814) ; London Classical Players ; Roger Norrington, conductor.
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
No 2, op. 19 in B flat major (26:24) -- No. 1, op. 15 in C major (33:06) -- No. 5, op. 73 "Emperor" in E flat major (33:54) -- No. 3, op. 37 in C minor (32:51) -- No. 4, op. 58 in G major (31:12).

Lachrimæ Caravaggio [sound recording]

August 13, 2014
Savall, Jordi.
[Bellaterra, Spain] : Alia Vox, p2007.
1 sound disc (77 min., 41 sec.) : digital, SACD ; 4 3/4 in.
Ferran Savall, voice ; Riccardo Minasi, violin ; Andrew Lawrence-King, double harp ; Xavier Puertas, violone ; Le Concert des Nations ; Hespèrion XXI ; Jordi Savall, viola da gamba, conductor.
Super audio compact disc.
"This stereo/multi-channel hybrid SACD can be played on any standard compact disc player"--Container.
Statio VI. Cantus Caravaggio III "Extempore" -- 6 lachrimæ gementes -- Spiritum morientis -- Liberatio.

Behind the lines [sound recording].

August 4, 2014
Prohaska, Anna.
[S.l.] : Deutsche Grammophon, [2014]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Prohaska, soprano ; Eric Schneider, piano.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Es geht ein dunkle Wolk herein / trad. (1:02) -- Music to Goethe's tragedy "Egmont" op. 84. Lied (Clärchen): Die Trommel gerühret / Beethoven (2:57) -- Zeitungsausschnitte, op. 11. Kriegslied eines Kindes / Eisler (2:13) -- Mörike-Lieder. Der Tambour (2:45) ; Gedichte von Joseph v. Eichendorff. Der Soldat II (:47) / Wolf -- Six romances, op. 8. Polyubila va na pechal' svoyu / Rachmaninov (1:51) -- My luve's in Germanie / Traill (3:22) -- Three songs of the war. In Flanders fields (2:18) ; 1, 2, 3 (:31) ; Three songs of the war. Tom sails away (2:35) / Ives -- Five Shakespeare songs, op. 23. Fear no more the heat o' the sun / Quilter (3:09) -- The Hollywood songbook. Panzerschlacht (:48) ; Die letzte Elegie (1:18) ; Die Heimkehr (1:30) / Eisler -- Wand'ring in this place / Cavendish (2:36) -- Schwanengesang, D. 957. Kriegers Ahnung (4:35) ; Sieben Gesänge aus Walter Scotts "Fräulein vom See", D. 837. Ellens Gesang I, op. 52 (7:33) / Schubert -- Untergang, op. 1 / Rihm (2:19) -- Jeanne d'Arc au bucher, S. 293 / Liszt (8:09) -- Romances and ballads, op. 49. Die beiden Grenadiere / Schumann (3:36) -- Chansons villageoises. Le retour du sergent / Poulenc (1:36) -- Fünf Lieder, op. 40. Der Soldat / Schumann (2:46) -- Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen / Mahler (7:30) -- Four Walt Whitman songs. Beat! Beat! Drums! (3:14) ; Dirge for two veterans (5:05) / Weill.

Silent songs [sound recording]

July 29, 2014
Sylʹvestrov, Valentyn Vasylʹovych, 1937-
Munich : ECM Records ; New York : Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, p2004.
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Sergey Yakovenko, baritone ; Ilya Scheps (1st work), Valentin Silvestrov (2nd work), piano.
Program notes by Paul Griffiths in English and Tatjana Frumkis in French, and song texts in Russian and English ([27] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Compact discs.
Silent songs : 24 songs in four parts for baritone and piano -- Four songs after Osip Mandelstam : for baritone and piano.

Act [sound recording]

July 15, 2014
Wallin, Rolf, 1957-
Helsinki, Finland : Ondine, p2007.
1 sound disc (61 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Martin Grubinger, percussion (2nd work) ; Kroumata Percussion Ensemble (3rd work) ; Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra ; Jaap van Zweden (1st work), John Axelrod (2nd work), Jukka-Pekka Saraste (3rd work), conductors.
The 1st work for orchestra; the 2nd work for solo percussion and orchestra, based on various aspects of Mozart's life; the 3rd work for 6 percussionists and orchestra.
Compact disc.
Act (10:07) -- Das war schön! (24:25) -- Tides (25:55)

Processions [sound recording]

June 19, 2014
Daníel Bjarnason, 1979-
[Reykjavik, Iceland] : Bedroom Community, p2009.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Sæunn Þorsteinsdóttir, violoncello, Valgeir Sigurðsson, programming (1st work) ; Víkingur Ólafsson, piano, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Daníel Bjarnason, conductor (2nd work) ; Katie Buckley, harp, Frank Aarnink, percussion (3rd work).
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Bow to string. "Sorrow conquers happiness" ; Blood to bones ; Air to breath -- Processions. In medias res ; Spindrift ; Red-handed -- Skelja.

Symphony no. 5 [sound recording]

June 11, 2014
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.
London, England : Decca, [2013]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Iona Brown, violin (3rd work) ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields ; Neville Marriner, conductor (1st-3rd works) ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Roger Norrington, conductor (4th work).
Title from disc label, subtitle from container.
Compact disc.
Fantasia on Greensleeves (4:15) -- Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis (15:13) -- The lark ascending (16:04) -- Symphony no. 5 in D major (37:56).

Cockaigne [sound recording] ; Cello concerto ; Sea pictures

June 4, 2014
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934, composer.
p2004.
1 audio disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Jacqueline Du Pré, cello (2nd-5th works) ; Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano (6th-10th works) ; Philharmonia Orchestra (1st work) ; London Symphony Orchestra (2nd-10th works) ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor.
The 3rd work a song cycle.
Originally released on LPs: p1963 (1st work), p1965 (2nd-3rd works).
Concert overture : Cockaigne : In London town, op. 40 (14:38) -- Cello concerto in E minor op. 85 (29:59) -- Sea pictures : op. 37 (23:47).

Complete symphonies and concertos [sound recording]

June 4, 2014
Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936.
[London] : Warner Classics, [2012]
8 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Royal Scottish National Orchestra (discs 1-6) ; Russian National Orchestra (discs 7-8), José Serebrier, conductor. Rachel Barton Pine (violin), 13th and 20th works ; Wen-Sinn Yang (cello), 14th and 19th works ; Alexander Romanovsky (piano) 15th and 17th works ; Marc Chisson (alto saxophone) 16th work ; Alexey Serov horn) 18th work.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Disc 1: Symphony No. 3 in D major, op. 33 ; Symphony No. 9 in D major, "Unfinished" / orch. Yudin -- Disc 2: Symphony No. 2 in F sharp minor, op. 16 ; Symphony No. 1 in E major, op. 5 "Slavyanskaya" -- Disc 3: Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, op. 48 ; Symphony No. 7 in F major, op. 77 "Pastoral" -- Disc 4: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, op. 55 ; The Seasons, op. 67 -- Disc 5: Symphony No. 6 in C minor, op. 58 ; La Mer, op. 28 ; Introduction and Dance from Salome, op. 90 -- Disc 6: Symphony No. 8 in E flat major, op. 83 ; Raymonda : Suite from the ballet, op. 57a -- Disc 7: Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 82 ; Chant du ménestrel, op. 71 ; Piano Concerto No. 2 in B major, op. 100 ; Concerto in E flat major of alto saxophone and string orchestra, op. 109 -- Disc 8: Piano Concerto No. 1 in F minor, op. 92 ; Rêverie in D flat major for horn and orchestra, op. 24 ; Concerto Ballata in C major for cello and orchestra, op. 108 ; Méditation in D major for violin and orchestra, op. 32.

The late piano sonatas

June 4, 2014
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, composer.
℗2013
2 audio discs (2:28:27) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Igor Levit, piano.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
No. 28 in A major, op. 101 (21:13) -- No. 29 in B-flat major, op. 106 "Grosse Sonate für das Hammerklavier" (41:42) -- No. 30 in E major, op. 109 (18:35) -- No. 31 in A-flat major, op. 110 (19:28) -- No. 32 in C minor, op. 111 (27:29)

Danzas gitanas [sound recording] : for orchestra ; Rapsodia sinfonica : for piano and strings ; Tema y variaciones for harp and strings ; Serenata for strings ; Oración del torero : for strings

May 30, 2014
Turina, Joaquín, 1882-1949.
Thun, Switzerland : Claves ; N[ew] Y[ork] : Dist. by Qualiton Imports Ltd., p1992.
1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gabriella dall'Olio, harp (3rd work) ; Ricardo Requejo, piano (2nd work) ; Orquesta Ciudad de Granada ; Juan de Udaeta, conductor.
The 1st work originally for piano, arranged for orchestra; the 3rd work originally for harp and piano, arranged for harp and string orchestra by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
Compact disc.
Danzas gitanas : op. 55. Zambra (4:03) ; Danza de seducción (4:50) ; Danza ritual (2:52) ; Generalife (2:04) ; Sacro Monte (1:54) -- Rapsodia sinfónica : op. 66. Andante/Allegro vivo (Soloist, Ricardo Requejo, piano) (9:58) -- Tema y variaciones : op. 100. (Soloist, Gabriella Dall'Olio, harp) (9:08) -- Serenata : op. 87. Allegro vivace/Andante/Allegro vivace/Andante (10:41) -- Oración del Torero : op. 34. Allegro moderato (9:24).

Carmen [sound recording] : highlights

May 28, 2014
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Hollywood, Calif. : Angel, [2000], p1970.
1 sound disc (72 min., 54 sec.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Grace Bumbry, mezzo-soprano ; Jon Vickers, tenor ; Mirella Freni, soprano ; Chorus & Orchestra of the Théǎtre National de l'Opéra, Paris ; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor.
Synopsis in English ([3] p.) inserted.
"Seraphim classics. Opera"--Container.
Prelude -- Quand je vous amerais? L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : habanera -- Entr'acte -- Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre : song of the Torǎdor -- Le fleur que tu m'avais jetě : flower song -- Entr'acte -- M̊lons! coupons! -- Entr'acte.

Zarzuela! [sound recording] : Spanish operetta.

May 28, 2014
[Leeuwarden, Netherlands?] : Brilliant Classics, [200-?]
3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
José Carreras, tenor (CD 1) ; Teresa Berganza, soprano (CD 2, CD 3) ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Antoni Ros Marba, conductor (CD 1, tracks 1-10) ; Enrique Garcia Asensio, conductor (remainder).
Program notes in English by Enrique Franco (12 p.) laid in container.
Compact discs.
CD 1. Doña Francisquita / Amadeo Vives (4:33) ; El último romántico / Reveriano Soutullo (4:15) ; Alma de Dios / José Serrano (4:58) ; La bruja / Ruperto Chapí (4:20) ; El huésped del sevillano / Jacinto Guerrero (3:28) ; Luisa Fernanda / Federico Moreno Torroba (3:42) ; La picara molinera / Pablo Luna (4:48) ; La alegría del batallón / Serrano (2:24) ; El caserio / Jesús Guridi ; Los de Aragón / Serrano ; La verbena de la paloma / Tomás Bretón (4:00) ; El baile de Luis Alonso / Gerónimo Giménez (4:00) ; Las bravías / Chapí (1:55) ; La alegría de la huerta / Federico Chueca (4:53) -- CD 2. Agua, azucarillos y aguardiente / Chueca (2:35) ; El niño judio / Luna (5:37) ; El barquillero / Chapí (5:30) ; La gran via / Chueca (7:14) ; Soleares / Giménez (3:35) ; La tempranica / Giménez (7:43) ; La chavala / Chapí (5:22) ; Las hijas del Zebedeo / Chapí (4:38) ; Los borrachos / Giménez (5:45) ; La leyenda del beso / Soutullo (3:43) ; El baile de Luis Alonso / Giménez (2:23) ; El niño judio / Luna (2:02) ; Doña Francisquita / Vives (2:27) -- CD 3. Alma de Dios / Serrano (5:40) ; El barberillo de Lavapiés / Francisco A. Barbieri (2:55) ; La reina mora / Serrano (5:45) ; El último romántico / Soutullo (3:35) ; La patria chica / Chapí (1:25) ; La alegria del batallón / Serrano (6:35) ; El año pasado por agua / Chueca (3:07) ; La boda de Luis Alonso / Giménez (2:47) ; Los de Aragón / Serrano (4:05) ; La revoltosa / Chapí (3:35) ; Enseñanza libre / Giménez (3:57) ; El bateo / Chueca (3:02) ; Benamor / Luna (6:27) ; La revoltosa / Chapí (5:08).

3 guitar quintets

May 28, 2014
Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805.
℗1971
1 audio disc (62 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Narciso Yepes, guitar ; Melos Quartett (Wilhelm Melcher, Gerhard Voss, violins ; Hermann Voss, viola ; Peter Buck, violoncello).
Quintett no. 4 D-dur = in D major (Gérard no. 448) -- Quintett no. 7 e-moll = in e minor (Gérard no. 451) -- Quintett no. 9 C-dur = in C major (Gérard no. 453).

Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Prokofiev [sound recording].

May 20, 2014
Gavrylyuk, Alexander, 1984-|4itr
London : Piano Classics, [2012]
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano.
The 5th work originally for voice and piano.
Compact disc.
Moments musicaux : op. 16 / Sergei Rachmaninoff (28:00) -- Piano sonata no. 5 op. 53 : "Poème de l'extase" / Alexander Scriabin (11:34) -- Piano sonata no. 7 in B flat major op. 83 / Sergei Prokofiev (18:00) -- Etude in C sharp minor op. 2 no. 1 / Scriabin (2:44) -- Vocalise / Rachmaninoff ; piano arr. Zoltán Kocsis (3:51).

New classics for guitar and cello

May 19, 2014
Anderson, Muriel.
℗2003
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Muriel Anderson, guitar ; with Julie Adams, cello.
Works written or arranged for guitar and cello by Muriel Anderson; 10th work ("Little sister's child") written for solo guitar.
Compact disc.
Minstrel's courtyard -- Parisian waltz -- Theme for two friends -- Great blue heron -- Toronto -- Arioso -- Calm before the storm -- Song for Liona -- Living out a dream -- Little sister's child -- Waiting for Matthew -- Estudio brillante -- Recuerdos.

Over light earth [sound recording]

May 13, 2014
Bjarnason, Daniel.
[S.l.] : Bedroom Community, 2013.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Compact disc.
Over Light Earth. Over light Earth ; Number 1, 1949 -- Emergence. Silence ; Black breathing ; Emergence -- Solitudes. Holy ; Dance around in your bones ; Echo & pre-echo ; Selge ruh ; T'aint no sin.

Chasing pianos [sound recording] : the piano music of Michael Nyman.

May 12, 2014
Nyman, Michael.
London, England : Decca, p2014.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Valentina Lisitsa, piano.
Program notes by Paul Morley (5 p.) inserted.
Compact disc.
The heart asks pleasure first (4:21) -- Big my secret (2:58) -- Candlefire (2:29) -- If (3:34) -- Sheep 'n' tides (2:32) -- Goodbye Moortie (1:53) -- Fly drive (:51) -- Diary of love (2:44) -- Time lapse (4:54) -- Odessa Beach (3:32) -- The school room (2:12) -- Why? (3:59) -- Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds (3:17) -- Deep sleep playing (2:19) -- The exchange (2:51) -- Here to there (1:21) -- Jack (2:20) -- Bill (2:39) -- The departure (2:49) -- Lost and found (3:08) -- All imperfect things (3:06) -- The attraction of the pedalling ankle (7:42) -- The mood that passes through you (2:36) -- The embrace (2:31) -- Silver-fingered fling (5:15).

Franz Liszt [sound recording]

May 7, 2014
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886.
℗2010
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (approximately 5 min. : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Khatia Buniatishvili, piano.
Program notes by the pianist and Sigfried Schibli, in English, German, and French (35 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Liebestraum : in A-flat major : notturno, S. 541/3 (5:28) -- Sonata in B minor, S. 178 (31:00) -- Mephisto waltz : no. 1 : The dance in the village inn : S. 514 (11:02) -- La lugubre gondola : S. 200/2 (9:39) -- Prelude and fugue in A minor, S. 462/1, after Bach, BWV 543 (10:00).

Chopin [sound recording].

May 7, 2014
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849.
New York, NY : Sony Classical, p2012.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Khatia Buniatishvili, piano ; Orchestre de Paris (4th work) ; Paavo Järvi, conductor (4th work).
Program notes in English, French and German (23 p. : ill., ports.) in container.
Compact disc.
Waltz in C-sharp minor, op. 64/2 -- Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35 -- Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52 -- Piano concerto no. 2 in F minor, op. 21 -- Mazurka in A minor, op. 17/4.

Aladdin suite [sound recording] : Pan and Syrinx ; Maskarade overture & prelude ; Cupid and the poet ; Saga dream ; Helios overture

May 7, 2014
Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931.
[S.l.] : Naxos, p2005.
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
South Jutland Symphony Orchestra ; Niklas Willén, conductor.
Program notes in English in container.
Compact disc.
Aladdin suite : op. 34 (FS89) (24:55) -- Cupid and the poet (Amor og Digteren) : op. 54 (FS150) (5:33) -- Saga-dream (Saga-drøm) : op. 39 (FS46) (9:48) -- Helios overture : op. 17 (FS32) (9:54) -- Maskarade. Overture ; Prelude to Act II (8:25) -- Pan and Syrinx (Pan og Syrinx) : op. 49 (FS87) (9:10).

Loving the chambered nautilus

May 7, 2014
Brittelle, William, composer, performer.
℗2012
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
William Brittelle, electronics ; American Contemporary Music Ensemble.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Future shock : (for string quartet) (15:14) -- Acid rain on the mirrordome (1:36) -- Future shock : (for cello) (6:30) -- Loon birds in meshed crystal (4:51) -- Loving the chambered nautilus (8:00).

I drink the air before me [sound recording]

April 25, 2014
Muhly, Nico.|4cmp|4itr
London, England : Decca ; [S.l.] : Bedroom Community ; New York, NY. : Distributed by Universal Music Distribution, p2010.
1 audio disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alex Sopp, flute ; Seth Baer, bassoon ; Michael Clayville, trombone ; Nico Muhly, piano ; Nadia Sirota, viola ; Logan Coale, bass ; Young People's Chorus of New York (tracks 1 and 12) ; Francisco Nuñez, director.
Text from Psalm 19.
"An evening-length score for Stephen Petronio's dance piece bearing the same name."--Program notes.
Fire down below -- First storm -- Salty dog -- Varied carols -- Music under pressure 1 : flute -- Music under pressure 2 : piano -- Jagged pulses -- Music for boys -- Music for Gino -- Music under pressure 3 : ensemble -- Storm center -- One day tells its tale to another.

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