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May 31, 2009

Anon: Ríu, ríu, chiu (2:14); Tres Morillas (1:14)
Guerrero: Di, perra mora (2:14)
Ortiz: Quinta pars (1:37); Recercada primera (1:59); Recercada segunda (3:10)
Baltimore Consort; José Lemos, ct
Dorian DSL-90901 "Adío España"

Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suite #1 in G, BWV 1007 (17:24)
Martin Zeller, vc
MA Recordings M-073-A "Bach: 6 Cello Suites, Volume 1"

Dvořák: Symphony #9 in e, Op. 95, From the New World (42:03)
Stokowski Sym Orch/Leopold Stokowski
Cala CACD-0550

Janáček: String Quartet #2, Intimate Letters (23:06)
Emerson String Quartet
Deutsche Grammophon B0012770-02

Anon, Sephardic: Morena me llaman (5:21)
Baltimore Consort; José Lemos, ct
Dorian DSL-90901 "Adío España"

May 24, 2009

Arensky: Piano Concerto in f, Op. 2 (26:22)
Konstantin Scherbakov, p; Russian Phil Orch/Dmitry Yablonsky
Naxos 8.570526

Duarte: Joan Baez Suite, Op. 144 (15:57)
Niles: Go 'Way from My Window (2:17) w/Joan Baez, vocals
Sharon Isbin, g
Sony Classical 45456-2 "Journey to the New World"

Handel: Violin Sonata in F (15:11)
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi HMU-907465.66 (2 CDs) "Handel: 12 Solo Sonatas, Op. 1"

Handel: Chandos Anthem #7, My song shall be alway (20:01)
Soloists; Trinity College Choir & Academy of Ancient Music/Stephen Layton
Hyperion CDA-67737 "Handel: Chandos Anthems"

Rachmaninoff: Preludes 5-10 from Ten Preludes, Op. 23 (19:07)
Steven Osborne, p
Hyperion CDA-67700 "Rachmaninoff: 24 Preludes"

May 17, 2009

Veljo Tormis: Overture #2 (11:19)
Cincinnati Sym Orch/Paavo Järvi
Telarc CD-80702

Purcell: Fantazia IV (3:34); Fantazia V (4:10); Fantazia VI (3:16)
Harmonia Mundi HMU-907502 "Purcell: The Complete Fantazias"

Nazareth: Ve cá, Branquinha (2:46)
Gottschalk: Suis Moi! Caprice (3:03)
Piazzolla: Flora’s Game (6:46)
Joel Fan, p
Reference RR-119 "West of the Sun: Music of the Americas"

Derek Bermel: Dust Dances (9:26)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Gil Rose
BMOP Sound 1008 "Bermel: Voices"

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (53:26)
Chicago Sym Orch & Cho/Bernard Haitink
CSO Resound 901 906

May 10, 2009

Chopin: Mazurkas in Ab, Op. 59/2 (2:16); in Db, Op. 30/3 (2:42); in a, Op. 68/2 (3:28); in C, Op. 56/2 (1:32); in e, Op. 41/2 (2:33); in Ab, Op. 41/4 (2:15)
Vassily Primakov, p
Bridge 9289 "Chopin: 21 Mazurkas"

Howells: Requiem (19:35)
Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson
Harmonia Mundi HMU-807518 "Requiem"

Walton: Cello Concerto (31:01)
Pieter Wispelwey, vc; Sydney Sym Orch/Jeffrey Tate
Onyx 4042

Schubert: Ständchen (3:59); Abschied (3:42) from Schwanengesang, D. 957
Ian Bostridge, t; Antonio Pappano, p
EMI Classics 42639-2

Schubert: Ständchen (3:59); Abschied (3:42) from Schwanengesang, D. 957
Dietrich Henschel, br; Fritz Schwinghammer, p
Ambroisie AM-138

Schubert: #3, Thema & Variations (10:28); #4, Allegro scherzando (7:11) from Four Impromptus, D. 935
Andreas Staier, fp
Harmonia Mundi HMC-902021

May 3, 2009

Purcell: Fantasia II (2:38); In nomine (2:18); Dance for the Green Men & Monkey's Dance from The Fairy Queen (4:02); Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas (2:47)
Les Voix humaines
Atma ACD2-2591 "Purcell: Fantasias"

Tsintsadze: Miniatures (12:46)
Georgian Chamber Orch/Lisa Batiashvili, v
Sony 88697334002

Schubert: Piano Trio in Bb, D. 898 (36:08)
Wu Han, p; Philip Setzer, v; David Finckel, vc
ArtistLed 10802-2

Rautavaara: Symphony #8, The Journey (29:07)
Helsinki Phil Orch/Leif Segerstam
Ondine ODE-1145-2Q (4 CDs) "Rautavaara: The 8 Symphonies"

Bellini: Act 1, Lieto del dolce incarco…La tremenda ultrice spada from I Capuleti e I Montecchi (8:57)
Elīna Garanča, ms; Matthew Polenzani, t; Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, br; Bologna Teatro Comunale Cho & Orch/Roberto Abbado
DG B0012818-02 "Bel Canto"

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