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The New Releases – May 2010

May 30, 2010

Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song, Op. 25 (24:24)
Eldar Nebolsin, piano; Buffalo Philharmonic Orch/JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 8.572303

Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, Op. 1/2 (34:05)
Gryphon Trio
Analekta AN 2 9858

Piazzolla: Tres Movimientos Sinfónicos, Buenos Aires (21:43)
Santa Barbara Sym/Gisèle Ben-Dor
Delos DE-3345 "The Soul of Tango"

Schumann: Romanzen und Balladen (Book III), Op. 145 (9:53)
SWR Vocal Ensemble, Stuttgart/Rupert Huber
Hänssler Classic 93.256

Chopin: Three Waltzes, Op. 34 (11:38)
Maurizio Pollini, piano
Deutsche Grammophon B0014190-02

May 23, 2010

Chopin: Three Nocturnes, Op. 15 (12:26)
Yundi Li, piano
EMI Classics 08391-2 (2 CDs) "Chopin: Complete Nocturnes"

Rameau: Les Fêtes d'Hébé: Excerpts (12:37); Hippolyte et Aricie: Air, Quelle plainte en ces lieux m'appelle? (4:13)
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Les Arts Florissants/William Christie
Archiv 477 8610 "Ombre de mon amant"

McFarlane: On the Heath (8:42)
Ronn McFarlane, lute; Ayreheart
Dorian DSL-92111 "One Morning"

Dvořák: Symphony #7 in D minor, Op. 70 (37:04)
Baltimore Sym Orch/Marin Alsop
Naxos 8.572112

Marjan Mozetich: Desire at Twilight (11:30)
Ara Malikian, violin; Daniel del Pino, piano
Non Profit Music NPM-0911 "Minds"

Boito: Mefistofele: Sono lo spirito che nega (3:40)
Verdi: Otello: Vanne...Credo in un Dio crudel (4:42)
Mozart: Don Giovanni: Don Giovanni, a cenar teco m'invitasti (6:21)
Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone; Swedish Radio Choir & Sym Orch/Paul Daniel
Deutsche Grammophon B0014107-02 "Bad Boys"

May 16, 2010

Strauss, arr. Mansted: Alpine Fantasy (10:42)
Chicago Trombone Consort
Albany Records TROY-1183

E.J. Collins: Variations on an Irish Tune (15:22)
Earl Wild, piano
Albany Records TROY-1156 "Music of Collins: Volume I"

Corigliano: Phantasmagoria (Suite from The Ghosts of Versailles) (22:04)
Buffalo Phil Orch/JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 8.559671

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 (36:35)
Chicago Chamber Musicians
Summit Records DCD-541

Janáček: Piano Sonata 1.X.1905, From the Street (14:18)
Andreas Haefliger, piano
Avie AV-2173 "Perspectives 4"

May 9, 2010

Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major (31:28)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Baltimore Sym Orch/Marin Alsop
Decca B0014091-02 "Thibaudet Plays Gershwin"

Rimsky-Korsakov: In the still of night (2:28); Forgive me! (1:29)
Tchaikovsky: Was I not a blade of grass in the field? (6:05)
Anna Netrebko, soprano; Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 477 8867 "In the Still of Night"

Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 (21:47)
Peter Bruns, cello; Mendelssohn Chamber Orch Leipzig/Jürgen Bruns
Hänssler Classic 98.594

Volkmann: Three Pieces for Cello & Piano (14:15)
Peter Bruns, cello; Annegret Kuttner, piano
Hänssler Classic 98.594

Wagner: Tannhäuser: Ode to the Evening Star (5:25)
Rodgers: South Pacific: Some enchanted evening (3:40)
Gerald Finley, baritone; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir; London Phil Orch/Edward Gardner
Chandos CHAN-3167 "Opera in English: Great Operatic Arias"

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (15:31)
Lincoln Mayorga, piano; Harmonie Ensemble/Steven Richman
Harmonia Mundi HMU-907492

May 2, 2010

Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K. 475 (13:11)
Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano
Harmonia Mundi HMU-907497

Trad Romanian: Fà nyé mama (3:42)
Telemann: Grillensymphonie (8:04)
Trad Gypsy: Hungaricus 45 & 49 (1:40)
Ensemble Caprice/Matthias Maute
Analekta AN 2 9919 "The Baroque Gypsies"

Pärt: Tabula Rasa: Part I (Ludus) (10:07)
La Pietà/Angèle Dubeau, violin
Analekta AN 2 8731 "Arvo Pärt: Portrait"

Verdi: La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio! (6:13); La vergine degli Angeli (3:27)
Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano; Philharmonia of Russia/Constantine Orbelian
Delos DE-3404 "Verdi Arias"

Mahler: Symphony #4 in G major (54:48)
London Sym Orch/Valery Gergiev; Laura Claycomb, soprano
LSO Live LSO-0662

 
       
 
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