New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

October 31, 2019
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Fire in my mouth

October 30, 2019
Wolfe, Julia, composer.
New York, NY : Decca Gold, [2019]
1 audio disc (49 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
The Crossing ; Young People's Chorus of New York City ; New York Philharmonic ; Jaap van Zweden, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Immigration (11:24) -- Factory (8:40) -- Protest (12:41) -- Fire (15:34).
Jaap van Zweden conducts Julia Wolfe's immersive visual and musical event -- featuring lights, chamber choir, video, and projection -- that explores a seminal event in New York City, the devastating Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 that killed more than 100 young immigrants.

Sacred treasures : choral masterworks from Russia.

October 21, 2019
San Francisco, CA : Hearts of Space, ℗1998.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Various performers.
Texts principally from the Russian Orthodox Church Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.
Compact disc.
Russian Cathedral bells (:22) -- Great Ektenia (3:48) ; Hymn of praise (3:04) ; Hymn of the cherubim : (excerpt) (4:43) / Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian State Symphony Cappella ; Valery Polyansky, director) -- Hymn of the cherubim : (excerpt) / Dimitri Bortniansky (Leningrad Glinka State Academic Choir ; Vladislav Chernushenko, director) (4:02) -- Our Father / Nikolai Kedrov Sr. ("Svetoslav Obretenov" Bulgarian National Choir ; Georgi Robev, director) (3:57) -- Fervent supplication : (excerpt) / Sergei Rachmaninov (Russian State Symphony Cappella ; Valery Polyansky, director) (3:50) -- The noble Joseph / Bulgarsky Rospev ; arranged by P. Turchaninov (Men's Chamber Chor of Sofia ; Dimitre Rouskov, director) (2:39) -- Amen. And with thy Spirit / Peter Tchaikovsky (USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir ; Valery Polyansky, director) (1:20) -- Russian monastic vespers : (excerpt) (Choir of Monks from the Chevtogne Monastery ; directed by R.P. Philippe Baer) (1:29) -- Bless the Lord, O my soul / Sergei Rachmaninov (Choir of the Moscow Church "Joy to All Sorrows" ; Nikolai Matveyev, director) -- Hymn of the cherubim : (excerpt) / Peter Tchaikovsky (USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir ; Valery Polyansky, director) (7:41) -- Hymn of the cherubim : (excerpts/edited) / Dobri Christov ("Svetoslav Obretenov" Bulgarian National Choir ; Georgi Robev, director) (6:41) -- Our Father / Peter Tchaikovsky (USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir ; Valery Polyansky, director) (3:34) -- I have chosen the blissful / Alexander Gretchaninov (4:52) -- Hymn of the cherubim / Grigory Lvovski (5:00) (Bulgarian Radio and Television Men's Choir ; Mikhail Milkov, director) -- Final bells (:40).

Symphony no. 6 : Pathétique

October 4, 2019
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893, composer.
℗2017
1 audio disc (46 min., 18 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
MusicAeterna ; Teodor Currentzis, director.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.

Bach to the future

September 25, 2019
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer.
[Place of publication not identified] : La Dolce Volta, [2019]
1 audio disc (1:17:28) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Olivier Latry, Cavaillé-Coll organ of Notre-Dame de Paris.
Title from disc label.
"The last recording of the Notre-Dame organ before the fire"--Sticker.
Ricercare a 6, BWV 1079 -- Fugue en sol mineur, BWV 578 -- Toccata et fugue en ré mineur, BWV 565 -- Choral Erbarm' dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721 -- Fantaisie en sol mineur, BWV 542 -- Fugue en sol mineur, BWV 542 -- In dir ist Freude BWV 617 -- Choral Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 -- Pièce d'orgue, BWV 572 -- Passacaille et fugue en ut mineur, BWV 582.

Into the storm

September 17, 2019
Zur, Inon, composer, performer.
℗2019
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Inon Zur, piano ; Prague Philharmonic Orchestra ; with various other performers and vocalists.
Into the storm (3:20) -- One more day (3:26) -- Shelaya (3:52) -- Champions (2:10) -- Over the stones of the gray (4:19) -- Fire dance (3:56) -- Winter song (2:33) -- Tale of a knight (4:56) -- Duel of hearts (3:53) -- Lament of Creide (3:10) -- Far away (4:14) -- The forest (3:11) -- Sun is shining (5:14).
A special album of original music inspired by role-playing games such as Dragon Age.

Perpetulum

September 12, 2019
℗2019
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore).
Title from container.
Edition recorded: Dunvagen Music (Perpetulum).
Disc one. Aliens with extraordinary abilities. Torched and wrecked (4:31) ; Agreed (4:27) ; Take anything you want (4:40) ; Donner (6:25) ; Don't eat your young (4:55) ; Things may be changing (but probably not) (3:33) ; Triptan (6:15) / by David Skidmore -- Disc two. Bend / by Peter Martin (8:01) ; Perpetulum / by Philip Glass (21:23) ; Ordering-instincts / by Robert Dillon (7:48) ; The other side of the river / by Gavin Bryars (21:44).

Violin concerto ; Fiddle dance suite

August 12, 2019
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- composer.
℗2019
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 inches
Nicola Benedetti, violin ; the Philadelphia Orchestra ; Cristian Macelaru, conductor.
Program notes by Wynton Marsalis and full credits inserted in container.
Compact disc.
Violin concerto in D -- Fiddle dance suite for solo violin.

Romance : the piano music of Clara Schumann.

August 9, 2019
Kanneh-Mason, Isata, instrumentalist.
℗2019
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 inches
Performed by Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano ; Elena Urioste, violin ; Jonathan Aasgaard, cello ; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra ; Holly Mathieson, conductor.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Piano concerto in A minor, op. 7 -- 3 romances, op. 11 -- Scherzo no. 2 in C minor, op. 14 -- 3 romances for violin and piano, op. 22 -- Widmung / Robert Schumann op. 25 no. 1 ; transcribed Clara Schumann -- Mondnacht / Robert Schumann op. 39 no. 5 ; transcribed Clara Schumann -- Piano sonata in G minor.

Symphonies nos. 2 & 21

July 12, 2019
Vaĭnberg, M. (Moiseĭ), composer.
[Berlin] : Deutsche Grammophon, [2019]
2 audio discs : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
In the 1st work: Kremerata Baltica ; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor. with, Gidon Kremer, violin, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2nd work).
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Disc 1: Symphony no. 2, op. 30 ; Disc 2: Symphony no. 21, op. 152.

Pianoworks

July 3, 2019
Eluvium (Musician), composer, performer, producer.
℗2019, ©2019
2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container.
All songs composed, performed and produced by Matthew Cooper.
Vol. 2. An Accidental Memory In The Case Of Death -- Genius And The Thieves -- Perfect Neglect In A Field Of Statues -- Nepenthe -- In A Sense -- The Well-Meaning Professor -- Prelude For Time Feelers -- Radio Ballet -- Hymn #1 -- Caroling -- Impromptu (For The Procession) -- Entendre.

Aida

June 25, 2019
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901, composer.
[London, England] : Decca, [2017]
2 audio discs (2 hr., 32 min., 16 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Leontyne Price, soprano ; Jon Vickers, tenor ; Robert Merrill, baritone ; supporting soloists ; Rome Opera House Orchestra and Chorus ; Georg Solti, conductor.
Title from disc labels.
Opera in four acts; libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.

Orchestral works. 4, Symphonies

May 30, 2019
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990, composer, arranger of music.
℗2018
1 audio disc (1:06:09) : digital, CD audio, SACD, stereo, surround ; 4 3/4 in.
BBC Philharmonic ; John Wilson, conductor.
Title from container.
Booklet with program and biographical notes in English, German and French (35 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Connotations (18:42) -- Third symphony (39:16) -- Letter from home : for dance orchestra (5:40) -- Down a country lane : arrangement for school orchestra of an original piece for piano (2:17).

Orchestral works. 3, Symphonies

May 30, 2019
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990, composer, arranger of music.
℗2018
1 audio disc (1:08:17) : digital, CD audio, SACD, stereo, surround ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonathan Scott, organ (1st work) ; BBC Philharmonic ; Yuri Torchinsky, leader ; John Wilson, conductor.
Title from container.
Editions recorded: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd.
An outdoor overture (1938) for orchestra (8:35) -- Symphony no. 1 (1926-28) for large orchestra / arrangement by the composer of the Symphony for organ and orchestra (1924) (22:40) -- Statements (1932-35) (19:25) -- Dance symphony (1929) for large symphony / arrangement by the composer of music from unstaged ballet Grohg (1922-25) (17:00)

Transcendental : Daniil Trifonov plays Franz Liszt.

May 22, 2019
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886, composer.
℗2016
2 audio discs (66:04; 51:28) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniil Trifonov, piano (Steinway).
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Misha Aster in English with German and French translations (22 pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
CD 1. Études d'exécution transcendante : S. 139 (66:04) -- CD 2. Two concert etudes : S. 145 (7:05) ; Three concert etudes : S. 144 (18:56) ; Grandes études de Paganini : S. 141 (25:23).
Pianist Daniil Trifonov plays Franz Liszt's complete concert etudes. In addition to the Transcendental Etudes, the recital includes the Paganini Etudes and fiveConcert Etudes.

The violin sonatas

April 3, 2019
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897, composer.
London, England : Decca ; New York, NY : Manufactured and marketed by Universal Music Classics : Distributed by Universal Music Distribution, ℗2014.
1 audio disc (1:16:42) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Leonidas Kavakos, violin ; Yuja Wang, piano.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Scherzo in C minor, WoO2 : (from F.A.E. Sonata) (5:40) -- Violin sonata no. 1 in G major, op. 78 (27:40) -- Violin sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 100 (19:57) -- Violin sonata no. 3 in D minor, op. 108 (21:41) -- Wiegenlied : op. 49 no. 4 (arr. John Lenehan) (1:39).

Cello concerto

March 28, 2019
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, 1958- composer, conductor.
New York : Sony Classical, 2019.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Yo-Yo Ma, cello ; Los Angeles Philharmonic ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
Compact disc.

American originals 1918

February 11, 2019
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, performer.
©2018
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra ; John Morris Russell, conductor ; with featured artists including Rhiannon Giddens, Pokey Lafarge, and The Steep Canyon Rangers.
Title from container.
Program notes, biographical notes on the performers and full credits, in English, on container insert.
"Hello Cincinnati!" -- Hey there / James Reese Europe -- How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm? / Walter Donaldson -- Over there/ George M. Cohan -- I ain't gonna play no second fiddle/ Perry "Mule" Bradford -- Strutter's ball / Shelton Brooks -- Night owl / Herman Hupfeld -- Charleston / James P. Johnson -- Swing along / Will Marion Cook -- God bless America / Irving Berlin -- In the cause of the free / Peter Boyer -- Prairie lullaby / Billy Hill -- I'm just wild about Harry / Eubie Blake -- Cocoanut Grove jazz / James Tim Brymn -- Memphis blues / W.C. Handy -- Remember / Irving Berlin -- I ain't got nobody / Spencer Williams -- Auden's train (bonus track) / W.H. Auden, Steve Martin and Nicky Sanders.

Violin concertos

January 22, 2019
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809.
Germany : Berlin Classics, ℗2014.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Midori Seiler, violin ; Concerto Köln.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Violinkonzert A-Dur, Hob. VIIa: 3 (24:01) ; Violinkonzert C-Dur, Hob. VIIa: 1 (18:18) ; Violinkonzert G-Dur, Hob. VIIa: 4 (18:29) / Haydn -- Romanze für Violine und Orchester / Salomon (4:37).

The Assumption : Gregorian chant

January 21, 2019
Abbaye royale Notre-Dame de Fontgombault, singer.
©2017, ℗1997
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Monastic Choir of the Abbey of Notre-Dame de Fontgombault.
Title from disc.
"The basis of this album is a 33rpm record taped in 1973. We have added five pieces performed in the 1990s, two of which were played on an organ constructed by the monks of the Abbey"--Program notes.
Organ. Plein jeu and fugue, from the "Livre d'orgue" / Pierre du Mage (4:31) -- Introit. Signum magnum (3:38) -- Kyrie IX (2:26) -- Gloria IX (3:44) -- Gradual. Audi filia (3:48) -- Alleluia. Asumpta est Maria (2:28) -- Credo V (5:00) -- Sanctus IX (1:51) -- Sanctus IX (1:51) -- Agnus IX (1:37) -- Communion. Beatam me dicent (2:15) -- Deus in adjutorium (:53) -- Antiphons and psalms. Assumpata est Maria (3:03) -- Maria virgo assumpta est (2:57) -- In odorem (3:02) -- Pulchra es (2:56) -- Capitulum (:32) -- Short response (1:11) -- Hymn. Ave Maris Stella (3:08) -- Verse. Exaltata est (:40) -- Antiphon and magnificat (4:36) -- Antiphon. Salve Regina (2:51) -- Recessional. Organ suite of faux-bourdons in dialogue / anonymous, 16th c. (3:33) -- Ringing of the bells for the Angelus (5:39).

Symphonies nos. 4 & 11 : "The year 1905"

January 16, 2019
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975, composer.
℗2018
2 audio discs (2 hr., 18 min., 03 sec.) : CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Andris Nelsons, conductor.
Title from container spine.
Program notes in English with German and French translations (20 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
CD 1. Symphony no. 4 in C minor, op. 43 (1:04:24) -- CD 2. Symphony no. 11 in G minor, op. 103 : "The year 1905" (1:02:39).

Enchanted Isle

January 16, 2019
New York, NY : Decca, [2019]
1 audio disc (1:18:50) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Voces8.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Soay (3:48) -- Theme from Harry's game (4:10) -- Carrickfergus (4:32) -- May it be (3:45) -- Agnus Dei (7:41) -- The rains of Castamere (3:07) -- Pyramid song (4:34) -- O Albion (2:47) -- Song for Athene (6:34) -- The parting glass (3:43) -- My luve is like a red, red rose (4:27) -- Let my love be heard (4:47) -- Danny boy (4:34) -- I was born for this (5:14) -- She walks in beauty (4:53) -- The sun never says (4:50) -- Caledonia (5:24).

Antonio Vivaldi.

December 18, 2018
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741, composer.
©℗2018
49 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 13 x 15 cm
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano ; Ensemble Matheus ; Jean-Christophe Spinosi, conductor.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Se lent oancora il fulmine (3:51) -- Sol da te, mio dolce amore (9:49) -- Ah fuggi rapido (2:22) -- Vedrò con mio diletto (6:14) -- Quell'augellin che canta (4:11) -- Leggi almeno, tiranna infedele (5:50) -- Solo quella guancia bella (2:28) -- Sovvente il sole (9:44) -- Combatta un gentil cor (4:02) --Se mai senti spirarti sul volti (9:58).

Piano sonatas D 959 & D 960

December 10, 2018
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828, composer.
℗2017
1 audio disc (82:08) : digital, CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Krystian Zimerman, piano.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Piano sonata in A major, D 959 (38:54) -- Piano sonata in B flat major, D 960 (43:12).
Legendary Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman presents revelatory readings of Schubert's last major compositions for the piano before his death.

Hillary Hahn plays Bach : Sonatas 1 & 2, Partita 1.

October 31, 2018
Hahn, Hilary, instrumentalist.
℗2018
1 audio disc (75:41) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Hilary Hahn, violin.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Sonata no. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 -- Partita no. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 -- Sonata no. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003.

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).

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