Classical Department
Recommended New Releases for
November 2017

Cecilia and Sol "Dolce Duello"

Cecilia Bartoli (vocal) and Sol Gebetta (cello)
with Capella Gabetta

Baroque masterpieces by Vivaldi. Handel, Albinoni, etc

Gavin Bryers and Blake Morrison "The Stopping Train"
'The Stopping Train' was written by two of the Yorkshire's most renowned artists, composer Gavin Bryars and poet Blake Morrison l, designed initially to be experienced on the train journey from Goole to Hull (or vice versa). Composed as a series of movements to be heard as the train leaves each station between Goole and Hull and on its return journey, it is scored for viola, cello, bass, electric guitar and spoken voice. Blake Morrison reads his own lyrics while Gavin Bryars plays double bass together with the Gavin Bryars Ensemble.

"Trout Quintet, Piano Trio and other works

Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
Daniel Trifonov (piano)

Vilde Frang (violin) "Homage"

violin pieces by
Ries, Kreisler, Dvorak, Debussy, Poldowski, Prokofiev, etc.

Jose Gallardo (piano)

Beethoven Violin Sonatas (vol 1)

Chloe Hanslip (violin)
Danny Driver (piano)

Christmas at Westminster Abbey

20 Christmas Carols including:
The Holly and the Ivy
In dulci jubila
Hark The Herald Agels sing

Music for the Queen of Heaven
(Contemporary Marian Motets)

The Marian Consort and Jackson

"O Holy Night"
A Merton Christmas

The Choir of Merton College Oxford
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Nicholas (Conductor)

"Chrysalis" Cello works by
Haydn “Cello Concerto No. 1”;
Couperin “Pieces en Concert”;
Monn “Cello Concerto”

Corinne Morris (cello),
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Schuman & Mahler "Lieder"

Lieder und Gesange aus Wilhelm Meister
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Florian Boesch (baritone)
Malcom Martineau (piano)

Max Richter “Portrait”

Angèle Dubeau (violin) and La Pietà

Chopin Complete Nocturnes

Nelson Goerner (piano)

Rhapsody in Blue; Catfish Row, Summertime, American in Paris, I Got Rhythm, The Man I Love, My Man Is Gone Now
Anima Eterna Brugge with Jos van Immerseel (conductor), Claron Mcfadden (soprano), Bart Van Caenegem (piano)

Tthe appearance of a new edition of the scores prompted pianist and conductor, Jos van Immerseel, to record this extensive homage. Research by the University of Michigan, the Library of Congress and the Gershwin Estate, makes this recording closer than before to the composer's intentions.

Goddard Dante 

Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks,
Munchner Rundfunkorchester (Ulf Schirmer - conductor)
with Véronique Gens,  Edgaras Montvidas, Jean-François and Lapointe Rachel Frenkel 

Double CD with booklet

Handel Messiah (1754 version)

Le Concert Spirtuel and Herve Niquet.

Double CD with booklet

Englebert Humperdink Hansel und Gretel

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin,
Marek Janowski (conductor)

CD/SACD (2 discs)

Piano Quintet No.2
String Quintet in E flat major

Pavel Haas Quartet,
Boris Giltburg (piano)
Pavel Nikl (viola)

Martinu The Epic of Gilgamesh

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir
Manfred Heneck (conductor)

English version, based on Reginald Campbell Thompson's translation with Simon Callow as narrator.

Britten & Hindemith: Violin Concertos.

Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin


Poulenc "Gloria and Christmas Motets"
Saint-Saens "Messe a quatre voix"

Jesus Lopez-Cobos with L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
Simon Preston with The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Donald Hunt with Westminster Cathedral Choir

Herbert von Karajan
"BBC recordings Live at the Royal Festival Hall from 1955 and 1956"

Tchaikovsky Symphony No,4
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Mozart Symphony No.35, Piano Concerto No.23, Symphony No.41

Clara Haskil (piano)
Philharmonia Orchestra

Chopin "Evocations"

Piano Concerto No. 1
Piano Concerto No. 2
Variations on Mozart's "La ci darem la mano"
Rondo for Two Pianos
Impromptu No. 4 in C sharp minor
Mompou: Variations on a Theme by Chopin
Daniil Trifonov (piano)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra

"Lost is my Quiet - Duets and solo songs"

Songs by Purcell, Britten, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Quilter

Carolyn Sampson (sop) and Lestyn Davis (Counter Tenor).
Joseph Middleton (piano)


Bach Goldberg Variations

Beatrice Rana (piano)

Jonas Kaufmann "L'Opera"

Celebrating the musical masterpieces that made 19c Paris
the world capital of Opera.

The CD includes arias from:
Carmen, Werther, Manon, Le Cid and The Pearl Fishers


"Grandissima Gravita"
Music by Pisenel, Tartini, Verachini, Vivaldi

Rachel Podger (violin)
Brecon Baroque


Scarlatti Sonatas

Angela  Hewitt (piano)

String Quartet Op.105
String Quintet Op.97

Tacas Quartet with Lawrence Power (viola)

British Music
new and recent releases

Walton Symphonies 1 & 2

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,
Kirill Karabits (conductor)

The British Cello
pieces by
Moeran, Britten, Bridge, Bennett, Cutler, Macmillan and Leighton.

Alexander Baille (cello), John Thwaites (piano)

John Blow (1649-1708)
An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell, and other works

Samuel Boden (tenor), Thomas Walker (tenor),
The Arcangelo Ensemble.

Erik Chisholm
Violin Concerto
From the True Edge of the World
Dance Suite for Orchestra and Piano

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra


















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British Music New Releases


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