New Releases, Part III, week 2 of 2

October 12, 2015, 7:00 pm

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We return to our New Releases series for a second week, due to a vast abundance of new albums from orchestras, chamber groups, and opera companies around the world. These beautiful new albums prove beyond a doubt that classical music is alive and kicking.


Episode 1

Mozart: Piano Concerto #18 In B Flat, K 456
ll. Andante Un Poco Sostenuto
lll. Allegro Vivace
Cleveland Orchestra/Uchida, conductor and soloist
Decca 002130402

Shostakovich: Symphony #10 In E Minor, Op. 93 –
l. Moderato
ll. Allegro
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Andris Nelsons
DG 002352702

Episode 2

Shostakovich: Symphony #10 In E Minor, Op. 93
II. Allegro; III. Allegretto; IV. Andante, Allegro
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Andris Nelsons, c.
26:35, (excerpt 00:45)

Dvorak: Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.70
I. Allegro maestoso; III. Scherzo
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/José Serebrier, c.
Warner Classics 550580

Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 852-0
Prelude #7 In E Flat; Fugue #7 In E Flat,
Pierre-Laurent Aimard,pn.
3:32 (0:54, excerpt)
DG 002119902

Episode 3

Claude Debussy:
Reflets dansl’eau(Reflections in the water)
Jardins sous lapluie(Gardens in the rain)
Frederic Chiu,pn.
Distant Voices: Yamaha Entertain Group Online

Claude Debussy: Pagodes
Gao Ping: Nostalgia
Frederic Chiu,pn.
Distant Voices: Yamaha Entertain Group Online

Gao Ping: Katyusha, Homage to D. Shostakovich
Frederic Chiu,pn.
Distant Voices: Yamaha Entertain Group Online

Ravel: Trio in A Minor, M. 67
II. Pantoum – Assez vif
Trio Solisti
Bridge 9440

Poulenc: Sonata for oboe and piano
I. Elegie. Paisiblement
Liang Wang, ob. Pascal Rogé,pn.
Urlicht 5986

Poulenc: Élégie for horn and piano
Unpocopresto e consentimento
Howard Wall,hnPascal Rogé,pn
Urlicht 5986

Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and piano
II. Romanza. Trèscalme
III. Allegro confuoco. Très animé
Pascal Moraguès, cl. Pascal Rogé,pn.
Urlicht 5986

Episode 4

Palestrina :Veni Creator Spiritus
The Sixteen/ Harry Christophers
Coro 16124
5:10 (excerpt)

Bach: Keyboard Partita #1 In B Flat, BWV 825
I. Praeludium; II. Allemande; III. Courante
Igor Levit,pn.
Sony 307630

Henryk Górecki: Harpsichord Concerto, Op. 40
I. Allegro Molto; II. Vivace
Concerto Köln/ Mahan Esfahani,pn.
Archiv Produktion (Dg) 002301402

Beethoven: Piano Sonatas
No.16 In G, Op.31 No.1 1. Allegro vivace
No.18 In E Flat, Op.31 No.3, “The Hunt”; 2. Scherzo
DG 002235102
Maurizio Pollini, pn.

Chopin: Preludes, Op. 28
3. in G Major
15. in D Flat Major (“Raindrop”)
28. in D Minor
Yundi LI, pn.
DG 002375502

J.S. Bach: Matthew Passion; “Erbarme Dich”
Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra/ Radoslaw Szule, c.
Batiashvili, vl. François Leleux, oboe d’amore
DG 002133702

Episode 5

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 9, Op. 59, No. 3 “Rasumovsky”
I. Allegro molto; V. Allegro molto
Cypress String Quartet
Avie 2318

Gabriel Faure: Sonata for Violin and Piano
I. Allegro molto
Itzhak Perlman, vn. Emanuel Ax, pn.
DG 002361102

Toru Takemitsu: And Then I Knew `Twas Wind
Tre Voci- Kashkashian,vla.; Piccinini,fl.; Sivan Magen, hp.
ECM 002167702

Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet In B Minor, Op. 115 –
1. Allegro
Pacifica Quartet; Anthony McGill, cl.
Cedille Records 147

John Corigliano: Lullaby For Natalie
London Symphony Orchestra/ Leonard Slatkin, c.
Anne Akiko Meyers,vn.
eOne 7791