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R 250
Composers

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Haydn, Franz Joseph (1732-1809)

Works

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120
Haydn: Andante & Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII:6 (Sonata - un piccolo divertimento)
Publication date: 2011-07-01
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Cellist Zuill Bailey's 2010 recording of J.S. Bach's Suites for Solo Cello (TEL3197802) went straight to the top of the Billboard classical chart. His new Telarc album is devoted to the music of Brahms, and includes the Sonatas in E minor, opus 38 and F major, opus 99 alongside several rarely-recorded song transcriptions. Bailey's musical partner here is his longtime friend, the pianist Awadagin Pratt.

Zuill Bailey made his Telarc debut with Russian Masterpieces for Cello early in 2009, a disc which featured music by Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. Towards the end of last year he joined forces with pianist Simone Dinnerstein in a critically acclaimed recording of Beethoven's Complete Works for Piano and Cello. Since then his recording of J S Bach's cello suites has been a massive success particularly in the USA where it spent four weeks in a row at No. 1 on the Billboard classical chart, and even made the Top 30 in the New Artists chart.

Along with Brahms' Cello Sonatas in E Minor and F Major, the album includes the composer's “Sonatensatz”, the so-called “F-A-E Scherzo”, which comes from a collaborative violin sonata composed by Brahms, Robert Schumann and fellow composer Albert Dietrich. It is heard here transcribed for the cello from the violin original. Also featured on the disc are transcriptions for cello and piano of seven of his songs including the ever-popular 'Wiegenlied' (Lullaby), 'Melodien,' 'Sapphische Ode' (Sapphic Ode), 'Feldeinsamkeit' (Solitude in the Fields), 'Minnelied' (Love Song) and 'Lerchengesang' (Lark Song).

Zuill Bailey (cello) & Awadagin Pratt (piano)

Composers

Brahms, Johannes (1833-97)

Works

Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 In E Minor, Op. 38
Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99
Brahms: Feldeinsamkeit, Op. 86 No. 2
Brahms: Lerchengesang Op. 70 No. 2
Brahms: Liebestreu, Op. 3 No. 1
Brahms: Minnelied Op. 71 No. 5
Brahms: Sapphische Ode, Op. 94 No. 4
Brahms: Sonatensatz (Scherzo from the F.A.E. sonata), WoO 2
Brahms: Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Op. 105 No. 1
Brahms: Wiegenlied, Op. 49 No. 4 (Lullaby)
Publication date: 2011-04-18
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R 150
Composers

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Berlioz, Hector (1803-69)
Brahms, Johannes (1833-97)
Bruckner, Anton (1824-96)
Fauré, Gabriel Urbain (1845-1924)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Haydn, Franz Joseph (1732-1809)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-91)
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)

Works

Bach, J S: Jesu, bleibet meine Freude (from Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben')
Brahms: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45)
Fauré: Requiem: Agnus Dei
Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV258 'Zadok the Priest'
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)
Haydn: Die Schöpfung: Die Himmel erzählen
Mozart: Ave verum corpus, K618
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K626 - Lacrimosa
Verdi: Sanctus (from Requiem)
Publication date: 2011-04-04
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English Chamber Orchestra, Murray Perahia (piano)
Murray Perahia

Composers

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-91)

Works

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K467 'Elvira Madigan'
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K488
Mozart: Rondo for Piano & Orchestra in A major, K386
Mozart: Rondo for Piano & Orchestra in D major, K382
Publication date: 2011-04-04
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Barbara Hendricks (soprano)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen

Composers

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)

Works

Grieg: Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23
Grieg: Peer Gynt, incidental music, Op. 23: highlights
Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26
Sibelius: Valse Triste, Op. 44 No. 1
Publication date: 2011-04-04
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Awards

Grammy Awards 40th Awards (1997) Best Classical Instrumental Solo Recording

Classical Masters
2 CDs

Composers

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

Works

Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010
Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Bach, J S: Cello Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Bach, J S: Cello Suites Nos. 1-6, BWV1007-1012
Publication date: 2011-04-04
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R 150
Works

Albéniz: Asturias (from Suite espanola, Op. 47)
Albéniz: Cadiz (from Suite Española, Op. 47)
Albéniz: Córdoba (No. 4 from Cantos de España, Op. 232)
Albéniz: Granada (from Suite española No. 1, Op. 47)
Albéniz: Mallorca, barcarola, Op. 202
Albéniz: Sevilla (from Suite Española, Op. 47)
Albéniz: Tango
Albéniz: Tango (No. 2 from Espana, Op. 165)
Albéniz: Torre Bermeja (No. 12 from Piezas Características, Op. 92)
Albéniz: Zambra Granadina
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 6 'Jota'
Granados: Goyescas (opera): Intermezzo
Granados: Valses poéticos (8)
Publication date: 2011-04-04
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A welcome new addition to the English Choral Music series on Naxos, and a glorious follow-up to the two best-selling Rutter titles in the catalogue - Requiem and Mass of the Children.

The three works heard on this disc span a period of fifteen years from 1974-1990. John Rutter's Gloria was a milestone in his career as it was the first major commission he had received from overseas, and sowed the seeds of his popularity in America. It remains an evergreen favourite with choirs worldwide for its freshness, drama and sheer beauty.

The joyous setting of the Magnificat was conceived, in the composer's words, as 'a bright Latin-flavoured fiesta' and is performed here in its version for choir, organ and chamber orchestra. This delightful choral album concludes with Rutter's setting of the Te Deum, one of the church's most ebullient hymns of praise to the Almighty.

The Choirs of St Albans Cathedral, conducted by Andrew Lucas are on fine form in this their first recording for Naxos. “The sound of the choir is full and colourful throughout and the boys produce a very fine sound indeed matching their well-developed sound with mature musicianship” The Organ

Elizabeth Cragg (soprano) & Tom Winpenny (organ)
The Choirs of St Albans Cathedral & Ensemble DeChorum, Andrew Lucas

Composers

Rutter, John (b.1945)

Works

Rutter: Gloria
Rutter: Magnificat
Rutter: Te Deum
Publication date: 2011-03-28
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R 250
Discs: 3 CD Box Set

As well as the popular piano concertos, this 3CD set includes all of Liszt's Fantaisies for piano and orchestra.

Jenö Jando (piano)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Andras Ligeti

Composers

Liszt, Ferencz (1811-86)

Works

Liszt: Fantasia on a theme from Beethoven's 'Ruins of Athens', S122
Liszt: Fantasie über Themen aus Webers Der Freischütz S451
Liszt: Fantasy on Hungarian Folk-tunes, S123
Liszt: Grande fantaisie symphonique on themes from Berlioz's 'Lelio', S120
Liszt: Malédiction, S121 Op. 452
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125
Liszt: Polonaise brillante, S367
Liszt: Totentanz, S126 for piano & orchestra
Liszt: Wandererfantasie (Schubert), S366
Publication date: 2011-03-21
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This is the latest release from the incredible SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and includes several CD and world premiere recordings. Villa Lobos created a vast repertoire of new Brazilian choral music and the works on this CD range from the sublime elegance of Bachianas Brasilieras No.9 to the passionate Préces Sem Palavras. The genius of Brazil's greatest composer is obvious in this exquisite music.

SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, Marcus Creed

Composers

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)
Works

Villa-Lobos: As Costureiras, for full chorus of women's Voices
Villa-Lobos: Ave Maria a 4
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9 for chorus or string orchestra
Villa-Lobos: Bazzum
Villa-Lobos: Bendita Sabedoria
Villa-Lobos: Chôros No. 3 'Pica-Pau' for male chorus & wind instruments
Villa-Lobos: Cor dulce, cor amabile
Villa-Lobos: Duas Lendas Amerindias Em Nheengatu
Villa-Lobos: José
Villa-Lobos: Na Bahia Tem, for male chorus
Villa-Lobos: Preces sem palavras
Villa-Lobos: Preludio und Fuga No.8 bearbeitet fur Chor aus Wohltemperiertes Klavier BWV853
Publication date: 2011-02-21
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Yevgeny Sudbin (piano)
Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä

Awards
Gramophone Magazine April 2011 Editor's Choice

After huge success with their cycle of Beethoven Symphonies on BIS, Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra return with the great composer's Piano Concertos performed by the sensational young pianist Yevgeny Sudbin.

Sudbin made his début on disc with a programme of sonatas by Scarlatti, but soon continued with recordings of music by later composers from his own country of birth, Russia. He has recorded the Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos No.1, Medtner's Concertos Nos. 1&2 and Rachmaninov No.4 2010 saw Sudbin's return to the 18th century, with a Haydn recital that confirmed his reputation as a highly versatile musician. “Few seem as fresh and necessary as this release from this wonder pianist” The Times (5 Star review) on Sudbin's Tchaikovsky/Medtner concertos

Opening with the composer's final two works in the genre, Sudbin shares the stage with Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo Vänskä, a team whose Beethoven credentials are assured after their recent cycle of the nine symphonies which critics claimed to be one of the great Beethoven Cycles.

Composers

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)

Works

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'
Publication date: 2011-01-31
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Wiener Symphoniker, Chorus Viennensis, Wiener Sängerknaben (The Vienna Choir Boys), Plácido Domingo (tenor), Johann Sonnleitner (organ), Helmuth Froschauer

Composers

Bizet, Georges (1838-75)
Eybler, Joseph (1765-1846)
Faure, Jean-Baptiste (1830-1914)
Franck, César Auguste (1822-90)
Gounod, Charles François (1818-93)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Herbeck, Johann Ritter von (1831-77)
Kienzl, Wilhelm (1857-1941)
Luther, Martin (1483-1546)
Schubert, Franz Peter (1797-1828)

Works

Bizet: Agnus Dei
Franck, C: Panis Angelicus
Gounod: Ave Maria
Handel: Ombra mai fu (from Serse)
Herbeck: Pueri concinite
Kienzl: Der Evangelimann: Selig sind die Verfolgung leiden
Luther: A mighty fortress is our God
Schubert: Ave Maria, D839
Publication date: 2010-11-12
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R 195
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo)
Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini

Awards
Grammy Awards 43rd Awards (2000) Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Composers

Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)

Works

Vivaldi: Bajazet
Vivaldi: Dell'aura al sussurrar (from Dorilla in Tempe)
Vivaldi: Di due rai languir costante
Vivaldi: Di trombe guerriere (from Il Teuzzone)
Vivaldi: Dite, oimè! Ditelo, al fine (from La Fida Ninfa)
Vivaldi: Dorilla in Tempe
Vivaldi: Ercole sul Termodonte
Vivaldi: Farnace
Vivaldi: Gelido in ogni vena (from Il Farnace, RV711)
Vivaldi: Griselda - dramma per musica : Dopo un' orrida procella
Vivaldi: Griselda, RV718
Vivaldi: Il Bajazet (Il Tamerlano) : Anch'il mar par che sommerga
Vivaldi: Il Giustino
Vivaldi: Il Teuzzone
Vivaldi: L'Olimpiade RV725
Vivaldi: L'Orlando Finto Pazzo
Vivaldi: La Fida Ninfa
Vivaldi: Sorte, che m'invitasti...Ho nel petto un cor sì forte (from Il Giustino)
Vivaldi: Sventurata navicella (from Il Giustino)
Vivaldi: Tra le follie...Siam navi all'onde algenti (from L'Olimpiade)
Vivaldi: Zeffiretti che sussurate (from Ercole sul Termodonte)
Publication date: 2010-11-05
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Eric Whitacre (b. 1970), accomplished composer, conductor and lecturer, is one of the most popular and performed composers of his generation. His published works - of which “Sleep,” “Cloudburst,” “Lux Aurumque” and “Water Night” are among the most popular in the modern repertoire - have sold over a million copies worldwide. Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings, Eric's cutting-edge musical, has won the ASCAP Harold Arlen award, the prestigious Richard Rodgers Award and 10 Ovation Award nominations. In the US he is greeted with “rock star adulation” (New York Times) and his Virtual Choir projects have given him a worldwide following on YouTube, marking a new digital age for classical music (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7o7BrlbaDs). In 2010 he signed to Decca, and is published by Chester Music.

Light and Gold is a mixture of works from the Whitacre catalogue alongside three World Premiere recordings of new pieces, all of them freshly recorded for the occasion. It's the perfect gateway through which new listeners can experience the allure of Whitacre's music for the first time, while giving existing fans pristine new recordings of some of his most successful pieces, tailored by the composer himself. 'This album is the first time that I've ever conducted on record my interpretations of my own pieces,' Whitacre explains. 'The new pieces haven't been recorded before. Previous recordings of the older works have always been nice, but they've never been exactly what I was hoping they would be. That's the most interesting part for me; it's finally a chance to say it the way I'd like to say it.' The pieces on the disc are performed by the British chamber choir, Laudibus, alongside Whitacre's newly-created vocal group, the Eric Whitacre Singers.

Awards
Gramophone Magazine December 2010 Disc of the Month
Grammy Awards 54th Awards (2011) Best Choral Performance

Grace Davidson (soprano), Stephen Kennedy (baritone), Hila Plitmann (spoken Hebrew) & Christopher Glynn (piano)
The Eric Whitacre Singers, Laudibus, The King's Singers & Pavão Quartet, Eric Whitacre

Composers

Whitacre, Eric (b.1970)

Works

Whitacre: A Boy and a Girl
Whitacre: Five Hebrew Love Songs
Whitacre: Leonardo dreams of his flying machine
Whitacre: Lux aurumque
Whitacre: Nox Aurumque
Whitacre: Sleep
Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby
Whitacre: The Stolen Child
Whitacre: Three Songs of Faith
Whitacre: Water Night
Publication date: 2010-10-18
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Internationally acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes teams up once again with conductor Antonio Pappano on his new recording of Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4. They are joined by the London Symphony Orchestra. Andsnes and Pappano first recorded collaboration was the 2004 EMI Classics release of Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, with the Berliner Philharmoniker, which received glorious, universal acclaim.

The London Symphony Orchestra, with Vladimir Horowitz, was the first to record Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3. It was released 70 years ago in 1930.

Awards
Gramophone Awards 2011 Shortlisted - Concerto
Gramophone Magazine Awards Issue 2010 Editor's Choice

Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Pappano

Composers

Rachmaninov, Sergey Vassilievich (1873-1943)

Works

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40
Publication date: 2010-10-04

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