New Arrivals · CDs—Classical Music

July 13, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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).

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).

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