Host Lisa Flynn curates the best new classical recordings to share with you each day of the week at 10:00 am. There’s always wonderful music discover on New Releases, from instrumental to vocal music, new recordings of old favorites, or albums featuring cutting-edge contemporary works. Discover more about each of Lisa’s daily selections below. Share how you feel about the new release of the day by commenting.
Tanya Gabrielian: Remix – Bach Transcriptions
Tanya Gabrielian's album "Remix" features piano transcriptions of Bach’s solo cello and violin music. Reusing repertoire was standard practice for composers of the era, and Bach was a prolific arranger of his own works. Bach's music transcends the constraints of instrumentation and continues to serve as inspiration for countless composers and musicians to come.
Isabel Leonard & Sharon Isbin: Alma Espanola
"Alma Española" presents Grammy Award-winning artists Isabel Leonard and Sharon Isbin in an all-Spanish recording for voice and guitar, including twelve arrangements by Ms. Isbin in their premiere recordings.
Boris Giltburg Plays Rachmaninoff
Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is one of the most passionate and beloved concertos in the repertoire, its lyricism and virtuosity charting a trajectory from darkness through idyll to dazzling triumph. The Études-tableaux, Op 33, are richly characterized musical evocations, expressive and often explosive, that reflect a more angular, modern aspect.