New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

September 8, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Notorious RBG in song

September 7, 2018
Michaels, Patrice, composer, singer.
℗2018
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Patrice Michaels, soprano ; Kuang-Hao Huang.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
The long view : a portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in nine songs / Patrice Michaels (37:50) -- Wider than the sky / Lori Laitman (1:57) -- Pot roast à la RBG / Vivian Fung (4:23) -- My dearest Ruth / Stacy Garrop (6:31) -- You are searching in vain for a bright-line solution, from Scalia/Ginsburg / Derrick Wang (5:26).

Six evolutions : cello suites

August 9, 2018
Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955- arranger of music, instrumentalist.
[New York] : Sony Classical, [2018]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Yo-Yo Ma, cello.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
disc 1. Suite no. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 ; Suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 ; Suite no. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 -- disc 2. Suite no. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010 ; Suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 ; Suite no. 6 in D major, BWV 1012.

Circles : piano concertos by Bach + Glass

June 18, 2018
Dinnerstein, Simone, instrumentalist.
℗2018
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Simone Dinnerstein, piano ; A Far Cry, string orchestra.
Compact disc.
Keyboard concerto no. 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 / J.S. Bach (13:14) -- Piano concerto no. 3 (2017) / Philip Glass (33:23).

Inspiration

June 8, 2018
Kanneh-Mason, Sheku, performer.
℗© 2018
1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello ; with various additional musicians.
Title from disc label.
"The cellist personally chosen by Meghan Markle to play at the Royal Wedding."
Evening of roses / Yosef Hadar (with Oliver James, clarinet ; CBSO Cellos) (3:03) -- The swan / Saint-Saëns, arr. Tom Hodge (Katherine Thomas, harp ; CBSO Cellos) (2:35) -- Song of the birds = El cant dels ocells / arr. Casals (with CBSO Cellos) (2:58) -- The gadfly suite. Nocturne (5:05) ; Cello concerto no. 1, op. 107 (31:27) / Shostakovich -- Jacqueline's tears / Offenbach (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ; Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, conductor) (7:11) -- Sardana / Casals (Guy Johnston, cello ; CBSO Cellos) (6:03) -- No woman, no cry / Bob Marley, arr. Sheku Kanneh-Mason (2:29) -- Hallelujah / Leonard Cohen, arr. Tom Hodge (with Didier Osindero, violin ; Alinka Rowe, viola ; Yong Jun Lee, cello) (3:30).

The Gershwin moment.

May 11, 2018
Gerstein, Kirill, 1979- instrumentalist.
©2018, ℗2017
1 audio disc (73:45) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Kirill Gerstein, piano ; with, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra ; David Robertson, conductor (Rhapsody in blue, Concerto).
Title from disc.
Program notes by Joseph Horowitz and biographical notes on the performers, in English, German, and French (38 pages : portraits) bound in container.
Rhapsody in blue / George Gershwin ; jazz band version ; orch. Ferde Grofé -- Virtuoso etudes after Gershwin. Somebody loves me ; I got rhythm / Earl Wild -- Blame it on my youth / Oscar Levant (with Gary Burton, vibraphone) -- Summertime / (with Storm Large, vocals) ; Piano concerto in F / George Gershwin -- Virtuoso etudes after Gershwin. Embraceable you / Earl Wild.

Concertos for orchestra

April 25, 2018
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, instrumentalist.
©2016
2 audio discs : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra ; Louis Langrée, conductor.
Title from discs.
Includes program and biographical notes by Peter Laki (16 unnumbered pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Disc 2. FLEX: In the spotlight (5:13) ; Fifteen versions of the same phrase (3:52) ; Micro-variations (7:04) ; Echoes, canons, and a minuet (2:29) ; Alone and together (9:11) ; Group dynamics (6:59) / Sebastian Currier (34:52).
Three exciting international composers were commissioned to compose new Concertos for Orchestra. The resulting works, written by Sebastian Currier, Thierry Escaich and Zhou Tian featured on this live recording represent the culmination of this project, and once again affirms the the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's core value of being a place of experimentation.

Landfall

March 30, 2018
Anderson, Laurie, 1947- composer, lyricist, arranger of music, audio producer, performer.
℗2018
1 audio disc (1 hr., 9 min., 37 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Laurie Anderson (violin, vocals, keyboards, samples, percussion, filters) ; with the Kronos Quartet (David Harrington, violin ; John Sherba, violin ; Hank Dutt, viola ; Sunny Yang, cello).
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
CNN predicts a monster storm (3:19) -- Wind whistles through the dark city (1:59) -- The water rises (2:43) -- Our street is a black river (1:20) -- Galaxies (1:07) -- Darkness falls (1:56) -- Dreams (4:01) -- Dreams translated (0:51) -- The dark side (1:11) -- Built you a mountain (2:16) -- The electricity goes out and we move to a hotel (3:04) -- We learn to speak yet another language (3:01) -- Dawn of the world (2:22) -- The wind lifted the boats and left them on the highway (2:40) -- It twisted the street signs (1:13) -- Then it receded (0:52) -- The nineteen stars of heaven (2:44) -- Nothing left but their names (9:38) -- All the extinct animals (2:50) -- Galaxies II (0:54) -- Never what you think it will be (1:11) -- Thunder continues in the aftermath (1:55) -- We blame each other for losing the way (0:42) -- Another long evening (1:57) -- Riding bicycles through the muddy streets (2:37) -- Helicopters hang over downtown (2:16) -- We head out (1:50) -- Everything is floating (1:59) -- Gongs and bells sing (2:33) -- Old motors and helicopters (2:49).

Alleluia

March 8, 2018
Lezhneva, I︠U︡li︠a︡, 1989- singer.
℗2013
1 audio disc (1 hr., 46 sec.) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Julia Lezhneva, soprano ; Il Giardino Armonico ; Giovanni Antonini, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Motets.
In furore iustissimae irae. Miserationum Pater ; Tunc meus fletus ; Alleluia / Antonio Vivaldi (14:07) -- Saeviat tellus inter rigores. Carmelitarum ut confirmet ordinem ; O nox dulcis, quies serena ; Stellae fidae vobis sit cura ; Sub tantae Virginis tutela ; Alleluia / George Frideric Handel (18:16) -- In caelo stele clare fulgescant. Exulta, exulta o cor! ; Care Deus cordis amantis ; Alleluia / Nicola Porpora -- Exsultate, jubilate. Fulget amica dies ; Tu virginum corona ; Alleluia / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (14:14).

Chopin and Brahms piano music

January 19, 2018
Kimbrel, Patricia, performer.
Cincinnati, Ohio : [Publisher not identified], [2017?]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Patricia Matthews Kimbrel, pianist.
Title from disc.
Issued by the performer without date or issue number.
Nocturne, op. 37, no. 1 (Chopin) (6:02) -- Intermezzo, op. 117, no. 2 (Brahms) (5:42) -- Mazurka, op. 17, no. 4 (Chopin) (5:02) -- Intermezzo, op. 116, no. 4 (Brahms) (5:24) -- Prelude, op. 28, no.6 (Chopin) (1:53) -- Waltz, op. 30, no. 15 (Brahms) (1:45) -- Nocturne in C-sharp minor (Chopin) (5:19) -- Ballade, op. 10, no. 2 (Brahms) (8:05) -- Prelude, op. 28, no. 21 (Chopin) (2:54) -- Intermezzo, op. 76, no. 6 (Brahms) (4:25) -- Nocturne, op. 48, no. 2 (Chopin) (8:32) -- Capriccio, op. 76, no. 1 (Brahms) (5:31).

Last leaf

January 16, 2018
Danish String Quartet, arranger of music, instrumentalist.
℗2017
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, violin, harmonium, piano, glockenspiel ; Frederik Øland, violin ; Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola ; Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello, double bass).
Title from disc label.
"Nordic and other folk tunes, arranged and performed by the Danish String Quartet."
Despair not, o heart / traditional -- Shore / Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin -- Polska from Dorotea / Swedish traditional -- Tjønneblomen / Gjermund Haugen -- Minuet no. 60 ; Æ rømeser / Danish traditional -- Intermezzo / Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin -- Shine you no more / Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen -- Drømte mig en drøm / Danish traditional -- Stædelil / Faroese traditional -- Naja's waltz / Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin -- Unst boat song / traditional from the Shetland Islands -- Fastän / Eva Sæther -- Hur var du i aftes så sildig ; The dromer / Danish traditional -- Now found is the fairest of roses / traditional.

Requiem

December 14, 2017
Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, performer.
New York, NY : Sony Classical, [2017]
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by members of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Antiphon: Exsultábunt Dómino, with Psalm 50 -- Tolling of the bell -- Responsory: Subveníte Sancti Dei -- Introit: Réquiem aetérnam -- Kýrie eléison -- Gradual: Réquiem aetérnam -- Tract: Absólve Dómine -- Sequence: Dies irae -- Offertory: Dómine, Jesu Christe -- Sanctus -- Agnus Dei -- Communion antiphon: Lux aetérna -- Responsory: Líbera me -- Antiphon: In paradísum -- Antiphon: Ego sum, with the Canticle of Zachary -- Responsory: Qui Lázarum -- Responsory: Dómine quando véneris -- Responsory: Peccántem me -- Pie Jesu Dómine / attributed to Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina -- Réquiem aetérnam / Giovanni Battista Martini.

Volodos plays Brahms.

November 10, 2017
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897, composer.
℗2017
1 audio disc (54:10) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Arcadi Volodos, piano.
Title from disc label.
Program notes in German with English and French translations (22 unnumbered pages : portaits) inserted in container.
Pieces for piano, op. 76 nos. 1-4 -- Three intermezzi, op. 117 nos. 1-3 -- Six pieces for piano, op. 118 nos. 1-6.

Fellow travelers

November 10, 2017
Spears, Gregory, 1977- composer.
©2017
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto (66 pages : color illustrations ; 13 cm.)
Devon Guthrie, Alexandra, Schoeny, sopranos ; Aaron Blake, tenor ; Joseph Lattanzi, Marcus DeLoach, baritones ; with supporting soloists ; Cincinnati Opera ; Mark Gibson, conductor.
Title from disc label.
"Based on the novel Fellow travelers by Thomas Mallon."

The piano trios

October 2, 2017
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897, composer.
[New York] : Sony Classical, [2017]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Emanuel Ax, piano ; Leonidas Kavakos, violin ; Yo-Yo Ma, cello.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
disc 1. Piano trio no. 2 in C major, op. 87 -- disc 2. Piano trio no. 3 in C minor, op. 101 ; Piano trio no. 1 in B major, op. 8.

Romanza

September 25, 2017
Netrebko, Anna, singer.
[Berlin] : Deutsche Grammophon, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Anna Netrebko, soprano ; Yusif Eyvazov, tenor ; with musical accompaniment.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Forse non fu (4:00) -- Cantami (3:38) -- Mi fa male (3:38) -- Credo (5:11) -- L'amour russe (5:50) -- Gioia (3:55) -- Il nastro blu (3:17) -- La fantasia (5:24) -- Odna lyubov' (3:40) -- Ricomincero (4:29) -- Tango mio (4:22) -- Pioggia d'aprile (4:20) -- Se tu almeno fossi qui (4:18) -- Seguire me (4:02) -- Unico (4:37) -- L'istante prima dell'amore (3:41) -- Angels pass away (4:19) -- Musica con noi (4:13).

Thor & Friends.

August 23, 2017
Thor & Friends (Musical group), composer, performer.
[Albuquerque, New Mexico] : LM Duplication, [2016]
1 audio disc (37 min., 42 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Thor & Friends (Thor Harris, marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, clarinet, organ, bass drum, gongs, tubular bells, voice ; Peggy Ghorbani, xylophone, marimba, voice ; Sarah "Goat" Gautier, vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, organ, mellotron, voice ; Heather Trost, violin, keys, marimba, Wurlitzer, voice ; Jeremy Barnes, accordion, organ, floor tom, voice ; John Dieterich, prepared guitar, bass, castanets, voice ; Raven Chacon, recorder, bone flute, electronic gizmos, voice).
Compact disc.
White sands -- Whose fingers? -- Crusades -- 12 ate -- Slow prisoner -- Lullaby for Klaus -- Jordan's song -- Medieval -- Thirsty came.
"Polymath percussionist Thor Harris inaugurated 'Thor & Friends' in the autumn of 2015 after five years of touring as the percussionist of iconic avant-rock ensemble Swans. The project is intended as a vehicle for experimentation with the conceptual vocabulary of American Minimalism collaborating with a rotating cast of Austin-based musicians" --Artist's website.

Three decades of Anonymous 4 : 1986-2016

July 31, 2017
Anonymous 4 (Musical group), singer.
℗2016
1 audio disc (73:53) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Members of Anonymous 4 (Ruth Cunningham, Marsha Genensky, Susan Hellauer, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, Johanna Maria Rose) ; with Bruce Molsky (in the 11th work), Mike Marshall (in the 22nd work), guitar ; Andrew Lawrence-King, harp (in the 12th, 20th works) ; Darol Anger, mandolin (in the 22nd work).
Title from disc.
Program notes in English, biographical notes in English, French, and German, and texts with English translations (42 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Gloria (2:34) -- Agnus Dei trope : Qui pius ac mitis (2:22) -- Sequence : Jesu Cristes milde moder (8:23) -- Religious ballad : Wayfaring stranger (2:50) -- Folk hymn : Abbeville (2:28) -- Alleluia : Fuit virgo (2:17) -- Amours dont je sui/ L'autier, au douz mois/ Chose Tassin (2:22) -- Nella partita / Francesco Landini (3:42) -- Discant : Fa fa mi/ Ut re mi (1:20) -- Folk song : The wagoner's lad (2:49) -- The faded coat of blue / J.H. McNaughton (3:29) -- A New Year carol / Benjamin Britten (2:12) -- Offertory : Ascendens Ihesus in montem (3:46) -- Ballad carol : Lullay my child ; This ender nithgt (3:46) -- Responsory : Spiritui sancto / Hildegard of Bingen (6:54) -- Prosa : Portum in ultimo (2:42) -- Prosa : Clemens servulorum (4:44) -- On doit fin(e) amor/ La biauté/ (In seculum) (1:31) -- Polyphonic song : Salve virgo virginum (2:38) -- An teicheadh go hÉighipt (3:18) -- Gospel song : Shall we gather at the river (4:53) -- Gospel song : Just over in the gloryland (2:57).
"This retrospective collection includes highlights from [Anonymous 4's] 25-year collaboration with harmonia mundi, with repertoire ranging from 12th-century ecstantic chant to American roots music"--Container.

Azul [sound recording]

June 14, 2017
Knights (Musical group : New York, N.Y.)
[S.l.] : Warner Classics, ℗2017.
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordion ; Jamey Haddad, Cyro Baptista, percussion ; The Knights.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Ascending bird / Siamak Aghaei & Colin Jacobsen (6:58) -- Rusalka. Song to the moon / Antonín Dvořák ; arranged Jesse Diener-Bennett (5:24) -- Azul / Osvaldo Golijov (28:17) -- Tierkreis. Leo / Karlheinz Stockhausen ; arranged Caroline Shaw (3:27) -- Run rabbit run. Suite / Sufjan Stevens ; arranged Michael P. Atkinson (14:31).

Complete chamber music for flute & string trio, vol. 1

May 25, 2017
Ries, Ferdinand, 1784-1838.
℗2016
1 audio disc (72:09) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by the Ardinghello Ensemble (Karl Kaiser, flute ; Annette Rehberger, violin ; Sebastian Wohlfarth, viola ; Gesine Queyras, violoncello).
Quartet for flute, violin, viola and viloncello, D Minor, WoO 35,1 (29:02) -- Trio for violin, viola and violoncello, E Flat Major, WoO 70,1 (24:19) -- Quartet for flute, violin, viola and violoncello, C Major, Op. 145,1 (18:41).

Sonates en trio : manuscrits d'uppsala

May 24, 2017
Buxtehude, Dietrich, 1637-1707.
℗&©2016
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
La Rêveuse (Stéphan Dudermel, violon ; Florence Bolton, viole de gambe ; Benjamin Perrot, théorbe ; Emily Audouin, viole de gambe (20-24) ; Carsten Lohff, clavecin ; Sébastien Wonner, orgue)
Title from disc.
Program notes and performer/composer biographical notes in French with English and German translations (26 pages : portraits) affixed in container.
Sonata-a-moll - BuxWV 272 ; Sonata & suite D-Dur / Dietrich Becker (1623-1679) ; Violadagamba solo d-moll / Anonyme ; Sonata III op. 2 g-moll - BuxWV 261 ; Sonata D-Dur - BuxWV 267 ; Sonata & suite B-Dur - BuxWV 273.

Requiem a la memoire de Louis XVI

May 24, 2017
Neukomm, Sigismund, Ritter von, 1778-1858, composer.
℗2016
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (45 pages : illustrations ; 12 cm)
Clémence Tilquin, soprano ; Yamina Favre, mezzo-soprano ; Robert Getchell, tenor ; Alain Buet, baryton ; Chœur de chambre de namur ; La Grande Ecurie et La Chambre du Roy ; Jean-Claude Malgoire conductor.
Title from disc label.
"World premiere recording."
Marche funèbre i miserere me deus -- Missa di requiem: Introit ; Sequence: Dies irae ; Offertorium ; Sanctus ; Benedictus ; Agnus dei ; Libera me.

Bartók by heart.

May 22, 2017
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945, composer.
℗2016
2 audio discs : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fisher, Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins ; Jonah Sirota, viola ; Gregory Beaver, cello).
Title from disc.
Program notes by Gabriela Lena Frank and biographical notes on the performers in English (16 unnumbered pages) inserted in container.
CD 1. String quartet no. 1, op. 7, Sz. 40 ; String quartet no. 3, Sz. 85 ; String quartet no. 5, Sz. 102 -- CD 2. String quartet no. 2, op. 17, Sz. 67 ; String quartet no. 4, Sz. 91 ; String quartet no. 6, Sz. 114.

Piano concertos nos. 1 & 2

May 22, 2017
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849, composer.
℗2015
1 audio disc (1:17:50) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Ekaterina Litvintseva, piano ; Klassische Philharmonie Bonn ; Heribert Beissel, conductor.
Title from disc.
Program notes by Inge Forst and biographical notes in German, English and French (47 pages : color portraits) inserted in container.
Concerto for piano and orchestra, no. 1, E minor (43:09) -- Concerto for piano and orchestra, no. 2, F minor (34:29).

Six partitas for solo violin (1715)

May 22, 2017
Vilsmaÿr, Johann Joseph, 1663-1722, composer.
℗2015
2 audio discs (118:09) ; 4 3/4 in.
Vaughan Jones, violin.
Title from disc.
First recording of complete, original set; 300th anniversary edition (Vilsmaÿr).
Disc 2. Six partitas. Partita no. 6 in A major / Vilsmaÿr (19:16) -- Sonata in A minor / Johann Georg Pisendel (18:49) -- Passacaglia in G minor / Heinrich Ignaz Biber (10:05).

Chaconnes and fantasias [sound recording]

May 17, 2017
Emerson String Quartet.
[S.l.] : Decca Gold, [2017]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Emerson String Quartet.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Chacony in G minor, Z. 730 ; Fantazia no. 6 in F major, Z. 737 ; Fantazia no. 8 in D minor, Z. 739 / Purcell -- String quartet no. 2 in C major, op. 36 / Britten -- Fantazia no. 10 in E minor, Z. 741 ; Fantazia no. 11 in G major, Z. 742 / Purcell -- String quartet no. 3 in G major, op. 94 / Britten.

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