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Accent Records

Handel ‘My Favourite Instrument – Concertos, Sonatas & Arias with Oboe’ Löffler; Schröder; Batzdorfer Hofkapelle ACC24295

Leclair Sonatas for two Violins, Op. 12 Deuter; Waisman; Harmonie Universelle ACC24298

Accentus Music

Bruckner Symphony No. 9 in D minor Staatskapelle Berlin/Barenboim ACC102179 (Blu-ray disc); ACC202179 (DVD-V)

Aeon

Paredes ‘Cuerdas del Destino’: Cuerdas lunáticus. Papalote. In Memoriam Thomas Kakuska. Cuerdas del Destino Arditti, J.; Arditti Quartet AECD1439

Alpha Productions

Bach, J. S. Motets, BWV225-30 Capella Cracoviensis/Bonizzoni Alpha199

Altus Records

Various composers ‘Message to the Future’: John Williams’s and Richard Harvey’s world tour, including a mixture of world and classical music spanning five continents and five centuries Williams; Harvey et al ALU008

Arcana

Biber Mystery (Rosenkranz) Sonatas Ars Antiqua Austria/Letzbor A381 (two CDs)

Ars Musici

Brahms. Verdi String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2. String Quartet in E minor Artemis Quartett 233877

Arthaus Musik

Handel Ariodante, HWV33 (stage direction: David Alden) Murray; Rodgers; Howell; Nilon et al; Chor and Orch of English National Opera/Bolton (London, 1996) 108 126 (Blu-ray disc); 100 065 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Alvin Ailey – An Evening with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’: Divining (choreography: Judith Jamison). Revelations (choreography: Alvin Ailey). The Stack-up (choreography: Talley Beatty). Cry (choreography: Alvin Ailey) Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 108 154 (Blu-ray disc)

Various composers ‘Jiří Kylián’s ‘Car Men’’, together with his ballets ‘Silent Cries’ and ‘La Cathédrale engloutie’ Kupferberg; Barbuto; Krügel; Hruška et al; Nederlands Dans Theater 108 147 (Blu-ray disc)

Various composers Svadebka. Symphony of Psalms. Torso (choreographies: Jiří Kylián) Carroll; Christe; Chase; Tibbs; Knoben; Vincent; Kupferberg; McCullough et al; Nederlands Dans Theater 108 149 (Blu-ray disc)

Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen (stage direction: Guy Cassiers) Pape; Rügamer; Kränzle; O’Neill; Tomlinson; Kowaljow; Ryan; Bronder; Stensvold; Grochowski et al; Coro e Orch del Teatro alla Scala/Barenboim (Milan, 2010-13) 107 550 (four Blu-ray discs); 107 549 (seven DVD-Vs)

Atoll

Britten. Childs. Fisher. Hamilton. Hildegard von Bingen. Lauridsen. Marshall ‘voice of the soul’, inc. Britten’s ‘Five Flower Songs, Op. 47’, Childs’s ‘Salve regina’, Fisher’s ‘Pounamu’, Hamilton’s ‘Karakia of the Stars’ and Lauridsen’s ‘Six Fire Madrigals’ Voices16; Horo/Grylls ACD213

Audite Musikproduktion

Beethoven ‘Complete Works for Piano Trio, Vol. I’: Piano Trios – Op. 1 No. 1 in E flat; Op. 97 in B flat Swiss Piano Trio 97.692

Beethoven. Schoenberg. Schumann ‘Originals and Beyond – Original transcriptions for piano duo’: Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op. 134. Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9. Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 61 Piano Duo Takahashi/Lehmann 97.706

Grieg ‘Symphonic Works, Vol. II’: Peer Gynt – Suite No. 2, Op. 55. Funeral March in Memory of Rikard Nordraak, EG107. From Holberg’s Time, Op. 40. Klokkeklang, Op. 54 No. 6 WDR Sinfonieorch Köln/Aadland 82.502 (180g vinyl LP)

Avie Records

Gál Symphonies – No. 1 in D, Op. 30; No. 2 in F, Op. 53; No. 3 in A, Op. 62; No. 4, Op. 105, ‘Sinfonia concertante’ Orch of the Swan/Woods AV2322 (two CDs)

Mozart Violin Concertos – No. 1 in B flat, K207; No. 2 in D, K211; No. 3 in G, K216; No. 4 in D, K218; No. 5 in A, K219. Sinfonia concertante in E flat, K364 Barton Pine; Lipman; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner, N. AV2317 (two CDs)

Ruehr ‘Lift – Chamber Music by Elena Ruehr’: Adrienne and Amy. Klein Suite. Second Violin Sonata. Lift. The Scarlatti Effect. Prelude Variations Muresanu; Filner; Kloetzel; Bob AV2319

Berlin Classics

Beyoncé. Telemann et al ‘Wild Territories’: the logical development of the performers’ wholly personal sound in the space between post-classical, minimal music and the avant-garde: a new sonic experience attuned to the zeitgeist SPARK 0300640BC

BIS Records

Bach, C. P. E. ‘The Solo Keyboard Music, Vol. 29’: Zweyte Forsetzung, Wq52 – No. 4 in F sharp minor (H37); No. 5 in E (H163); No. 6 in E minor (H129). Keyboard Sonatas – Wq65 No. 47 (H248) in C; Wq65 No. 49 (H298) in C minor Spányi BIS2046 (Hybrid SACD)

Bach, J. S. Boismortier. Caldini. Koomans. Meijering. Merula. Mossenmark. Scheidt. Vivaldi et al ‘Now & Then’, inc. Boismortier’s ‘Concerto in D, Op. 15 No. 3’, Koomans’s ‘The Jogger’, Merula’s ‘La Lusignuola’, Mossenmark’s ‘Childhood’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Concerto in D minor, RV565’ Sirena Recorder Quartet; Paradiso BIS2115 (Hybrid SACD)

Chin. Kapustin. Lyapunov. Szymanowski ‘Etude’: Piano Études. Five Études in Different Intervals, Op. 68. Douze Études d’exécution transcendante – Nuit d’été; Tempête. Twelve Studies, Op. 33 Hammond BIS2004 (Hybrid SACD)

Crusell. Hillborg. Holmboe. Rehnqvist ‘Nordic Concertos’: Introduction, Theme and Variations on a Swedish Air, Op. 12. Clarinet Concerto, ‘Peacock Tales’. Clarinet Concerto No. 3, Op. 21. On a Distant Shore Fröst; Östgöta Symphonic Wind Ensemble/van Beek; Swedish Radio SO/Salonen; Aalborg SO/Hughes; Swedish Chamber Orch/Sundkvist BIS2123 (Hybrid SACD)

Qigang. Say. Tyzen. Xiaohan. Xilin. Yu ‘Memories Lost’, inc. Chen Qigang’s ‘Instants d’un opéra de Pékin’, Fazil Say’s ‘Silence of Anatolia, Op. 11 (arr. Chen Mingchi)’ and Wang Xilin’s ‘Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 56 (arr. Kong Su Leong)’ Chen Sa; Taipei Chinese Orch/Chung Yiu Kwong BIS1974 (Hybrid SACD)

BR Klassik

Mozart ‘Schatten und Licht’: An audio biography by Jörg Handstein Wachtveitl; Teichtmeister; Blaukovitsch; Borcherding; Greiter et al 900906 (four CDs)

C Major Entertainment

Brahms Ein deutches Requiem, Op. 45 Schäfer; Gerhaher; Münchner Philharmoniker/Janssons (Munich, 2007) 709904 (Blu-ray disc)

Mahler Symphonies – No. 3 in D minor; No. 4 in G Meier; Kühmeier; Frankfurt Radio SO (hr-Sinfonieorch)/Järvi, P. (Frankfurt, 2007; 2008) 719204 (Blu-ray disc); 719108 (two DVD-Vs)

Strauss, R. Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64. Vier letzte Lieder, TrV296 Harteros; Staatskapelle Dresden/Thielemann (Dresden, 2014) 726504 (Blu-ray disc); 726408 (DVD-V)

CD Accord

Gorczycki Missa ‘Rorate caeli’ II. Missa paschalis. In virtute tua. Conductus funebris. Litaniae de providentia divina. Crudelis Herodes. Deus tuorum militum. Jesu corona virginum. Tristes erant apostoli Bartnik; Ryman; Venner; Gocman; Král; Nosek; Wrocław Baroque Ensemble/Kosendiak ACD211

Górecki. Koszewski. Krenz. Luciuk. Serocki. Szeligowski. Twardowski. Wallek-Walewski. Wiechowicz ‘Folk Love’, inc. Koszewski’s ‘Wielkopolska Tryptych’, Luciuk’s ‘Three Old Women’, Serocki’s ‘Bonfire Ditties’ and Wallek-Walewski’s ‘Suite of Highlander Songs from Podhale’ National Forum of Music Ch/Franków-Zelazny ACD213 (two CDs)

Cedille Records

Mussorgsky. Prokofiev. Shostakovich ‘Russian Recital’: Pictures from an Exhibition. Piano Sonata No. 6 in D, Op. 82. Romeo and Juliet before parting, Op. 75 No. 10. Prelude and Fugue in D minor, Op. 87 no. 24 Osorio CDR90000153

Challenge Classics

Bach, J. S. et al ‘Constantin Emanuel sings from Schemellis Gesangbuch’, featuring the talented 15 year old boy soprano Emanuel; Koopman CC72263

Champs Hill Records

Albéniz. Bach, J. S. Glass. Ligeti. Prokofiev. Shostakovich. Trainer. Vivaldi, etc. ‘Searching – Works for Percussion Duet’, inc. Glass’s ‘Mad Rush’, Ligeti’s ‘Musica Ricercata VII’ and Trainer’s ‘Silence Twice Broken’ and O Duo’s own ‘Signals from Space’ and ‘Searching’ O Duo CHRCD083

Beamish. MacMillan. Maxwell Davies Piobaireachd. Fourteen Little Pictures. Piano Trio No. 2. Piano Trio, ‘A Voyage to Fair Isle’ Gould Piano Trio CHRCD090

Bridge. Britten. Browne. Coates. Elgar. Gurney. Molly. Murray. Novello. Quilter. Wood ‘Love’s Old Sweet Song – Songs from British Composers, 1823-1945’ Rudge; Bailieu CHRCD092

Chandos Chaconne

Lully. Marais. Rebel ‘Comédie et Tragédie, Vol. 1 – Orchestral Music for the Theatre’: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme – Ouverture; Danses. Alcyone – Suite. Les Élémens Tempesta di Mare/Philharmonia Baroque Orch CHAN0805

Chandos Records

Elgar Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf, Op. 30. The Banner of Saint George, Op. 33 Birsan; Banks; Opie; Collegiûm Mûsicûm Ch; Edvard Grieg Kor; Bergen Philharmonic Ch and Orch/Davies, A. CHSA5149(2) (two Hybrid SACDs)

Langlais. Messiaen. Poulenc. Vierne ‘O Sacrum Convivium – French Sacred Choral Works’: Messe solennelle. O sacrum convivium. Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, FP97. Quatre petites prières de Saint François d’Assise, FP142. Messe solennelle, Op. 16 Ch of St John’s College, Cambridge/Nethsingha CHAN10842

Mendelssohn ‘Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol. 3’: Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 27. Symphony No. 2 in B flat, Op. 52, ‘Lobgesang’ Bevan, M.; Bevan, S.; Hulett; CBSO Chor; City of Birmingham SO/Gardner CHSA5151 (Hybrid SACD)

Zemlinsky ‘Complete String Quartets’: String Quartets – No. 1 in A, Op. 4; No. 2, Op. 15; No. 3, Op. 19; No. 4 (Suite), Op. 25. String Quartet in E minor Brodsky Quartet CHAN10845(2) (two CDs)

Channel Classics

Damase. Maier. Michel. Padding. Purcell. Rabe. Ravel ‘Tintorama’, inc. Damase’s ‘Trio for Trumpet, Trombone and Piano’, Maier’s ‘Slipstream’, Michel’s ‘Eastwind’, Padding’s ‘One Trumpet’ and Rabe’s ‘Tintorama’ Van Hasselt; Van Rijen CCSSA36315 (Hybrid SACD)

Christophorus

Bodinus. Danzi. Fesca. Molter et al ‘Musik am Hofe zu Carlsruhe’: Works by selected directors of the court ensembles of Karlsruhe, one of the youngest of Germany’s major cities, which celebrates its 300th anniversary in 2015 Karlsruher Barockorch/Kares CHR77391

Claudio Audio Books

Wood ‘The Board – A Chronicle of the Decline and Fall of the Pottstown Symphony Orchestra: A Study in Ethics and Mismanagement’ Wood et al CA4729-9

Continuo Classics

Andriessen. Boulnois. Jongen. Prokofiev. Ravel. Reger ‘Les Musiciens et La Grande Guerre, Vol. 6 – Métamorphose’: Fête Dieu. Choral. Deux Pièces pour Orgue. Toccata. Le Tombeau de Couperin. Trauerode Monnet (Stahlhuth/Jann organ of Église Saint-Martin de Dudelange) WW1.706

Boulnois. Bridge. Granados. Presle. Schulhoff ‘Les Musiciens et La Grande Guerre, Vol. 5 – La Naissance d’un Nouveau Monde’: Sonate pour Piano et Violoncelle. Cello Sonata in D minor. Madrigal. Guitare. Cello Sonata, Op. 17 Duran; Mallarte WW1.705

Butterworth. Debussy. Devaere. Farrar. Fauré. Février. Hahn. Halphen. Jürgens. Kelly. Ravel. Schulhoff. Stephan ‘Les Musiciens et La Grande Guerre, Vol. 4 – Mélodies: Prescience Conscience’ Mauillon; Le Bozec WW1.704

Couperin, F. Lully. Rameau. Visée ‘À la cour de Versailles – Les tendres plaintes’: A collection of airs for guitar Chomet; Cazé; Eschard; Moisseron, J-P.; Moisseron, C. CC777.717

Convivium Records

Benjamin, A. Gnattali. Grainger. Jobim. Marquez. Piazzolla. Villa-Lobos ‘New York to Buenos Aires’, inc. Benjamin’s ‘Jamaican Rumba’, Grainger’s ‘Fantasy on Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’’, Jobim’s ‘Meu amigo Radamés’, Marquez’s ‘Danzón No. 2’ and Piazzolla’s ‘Adiós Nonino’ Art Pianos CR018

Cordafonia Records

Sutton. Tams ‘War Horse’: Original music and songs from the National Theatre production Various artists CORDAF01

Coro Recordings

Guerrero. Lobo ‘Flight of Angels’, inc. Guerrero’s ‘Vexilla regis’, ‘Laudate Dominum’, ‘Maria Magdalene’ and excerpts from the Masses ‘Surge propera’ and ‘Congratulamini mihi’ and Lobo’s ‘Ave regina caelorum’, ‘Ave Maria’ and ‘Versa est in luctum’ The Sixteen/Christophers COR16128

CPO

Buxtehude. Frescobaldi ‘Works for Organ and Harpsichord’, inc. Buxtehude’s ‘Canzona in C, BuxWV166’, ‘Suite in A, BuxWV243’ and ‘Toccata in G, BuxWV165’ and Frescobaldi’s ‘Cento Partite sopra Passacagli’ and ‘Aria detto Balletto’ Guglielmi 777 930-2

Fesca Piano Trios – No. 2 in E minor, Op. 12; No. 5 in B minor, Op. 46 Paian Trio 777 862-2

Janitsch ‘Sonate da Chiesa e da Camera’. Sonate da Chiesa in F and D minor and Sonate da Camera in F, E flat, D and G minor Epoca Barocca 777 910-2

Kuhnau ‘Complete Sacred Works, Vol. 1’: Es steh Gott auf. Mein Alter kömmt, ich kann nicht sterben. Daran erkennen wir, dass wir in Ihm bleiben. Welt, adieu, ich bin dein müde. Wenn ihr fröhlich seid an euren Festen. Tristis es anima mea Opella Musica; camerata lipsiensis/Meyer 777 868-2

Lehár Der Graf von Luxemburg Vassalli; Hamman; Schneidereit; Wagner; Kessler; Haase; Chor des Theaters Osnabrück; Osnabrücker Symphonieorch/Inbal, D. 777 788-2 (two CDs)

Rolle ‘Jauchzet dem Herrn alle Welt – 31 Motets’ Kammerchor Michaelstein/Göring 777 778-2 (two CDs)

Wagenaar ‘Sinfonietta – Symphonic Poems II’: Sinfonietta, Op. 32. Frühlingsgewalt, Op. 11. Elverhöi, Op. 48. Amphitrion, Op. 45. Le Cid, Op. 27 Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie/Hermus 777 933-2

Dacapo Records

Borup-Jørgensen ‘carambolage’: Winterelegie, Op. 55. Sirenernes kyst (Coast of Sirens), Op. 100. Carambolage, Op. 79. Pocket Oratorio, Op. 50 Ars Nova Copenhagen; Århus Sinfonietta/Kinch Hansen 8.226576

Christensen ‘Busy Bees and Birds – Works for Recorder’: Nocturnal Birds. Feuerspiegel. Dansebagateller. Busy Bees and Birds. Arie(s) Petersen; Mogensen; Pålsson; Messer Quartet 8.226543

Nielsen ‘Songs for Choir’: Påskeblomst! hvad vil du her? (Easterbloom! Why are you here?), CNW 361. Som en rejselysten flåde (There’s a fleet of floating islands), CNW 237. På det jævne, på det jævne! (Simple-rooted, simple-rooted!), CNW 238. Vi sletternes sønner har drømme i sind (We, sons of the plains carry dreams in our minds), CNW 147, etc. Ars Nova Copenhagen/Bojesen 6.220569 (Hybrid SACD)

Nielsen Symphonies – No. 1, CNW25; No. 4, CNW28, ‘The Inexstinguishable’ New York PO/Gilbert 6.220624 (Hybrid SACD)

Nielsen Symphonies – No. 5, CNW 29; No. 6, CNW30, ‘Sinfonia Semplice’ New York PO/Gilbert 6.220625 (Hybrid SACD)

Rosing-Schow ‘Alliages’: Nanu. Lines. Alliage I. … aus atmen … . Alliage II. Three Simple Songs. Ritus Balland; Borregaard; Gjerris; Melbye; Navasse; Nørgaard; Reumert; Sivebæk 8.226580

Davis, Carl, Collection

Davis An Eastern Westerner. High and Dizzy Chamber Orch of London/Davis CDC026

Delos Music

Mozart Flute Quartets – K285 in D; K285a in G; K285b in C; K298 in A; K370 in F Trevisani; Kos; Untermüller; Havelík DE3478

Delphian Records

Bach, J. S. Guilmant. Hughes. MacCunn. McDowall. Maxim. Myers. Wesley. Widor ‘The Usher Hall Organ, Vol. II’, inc. Bach’s ‘Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582’, Hughes’s ‘Dance Variations on ‘Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer’’, McDowall’s ‘Church bells beyond the stars’, Myers’s ‘Johnny on the Spot’ and excerpts from Widor’s ‘Symphony No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42 No. 1’ Kitchen DCD341332

Deux-Elles

Debussy ‘Songs for His Muse’, focusing on the early songs inspired by Debussy’s muse, Marie-Blanche Vasnier, inc. ‘Ariettes oubliées’, ‘La fille au cheveux de lin’, ‘Beau soir’, ‘Les papillons’ and ‘Rondel chinois’ Keith; Lepper DXL1154

Divine Art

Couperin, F. Lynch ‘Beyond the River God’, inc. Couperin’s ‘Les idées heureuses’, ‘Les gondoles de Delos’, ‘L’exquise’ and ‘Les Pavots’ and Lynch’s ‘Beyond the River God’, ‘Admiring Yoro Waterfall’, ‘Present-Past-Future-Present’ and ‘Secret Prelude’ Karttunen dda25120

Ediciones Singulares

Dubois ‘Musique sacrée et symphonique & Musique de chambre’: Symphony No. 2 in B minor. Symphonie française in F minor. Messe pontificale. Quatuor in A minor. Piano Sonata in A minor Santon; Borghi; Kalinine; Vidal; Buet; Descharmes; Saint-Yves; Quatuor Giardini; Flemish Radio Ch; Orch Philharmonique de Bruxelles/Niquet; Les Siècles/Roth ES1018 (three CDs + book)

EuroArts

Bartók. Debussy. Mozart. Ravel ‘EuropaKonzert 2003 – Mosteiro dos Jerónimos’: Concerto for Orchestra, BB123. Fêtes. Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K466. Le Tombeau de Couperin Berliner Philharmoniker/Boulez (Lisbon, 2003) 2053074 (Blu-ray disc)

Beethoven. Prokofiev. Rachmaninov. Tchaikovsky ‘EuropaKonzert 1996 – Mariinsky Theatre’: Romances – Op. 40 in G; Op. 50 in F. Symphony No. 7 in A, Op.  92. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 – excerpts. Aleko – Aleko’s Kavatina. Nutcracker, Op. 71 – Waltz of the Flowers Blacher; Kocherga; Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado 2012534 (Blu-ray disc)

Chopin ‘Chopin’: A documentary by Angelo Bozzolini, offering a careful use of the epistolatory of the ‘protagonist’, entrusting to letters written and received by the composer McFerrin; Barenboim; Argerich; Ashkenazy; Rosen; Lonquich; Harasiewicz et al 2058848 (DVD-V)

Monteverdi. Mozart et al ‘Dance!’: Chaplin (choreography: Mario Schröder). Poppea/Poppea in 3D (choreography: Christian Spuck). The Great Mass (choreography: Uwe Scholz) Leipziger Ballett; Gauthier Dance; Oper Leipzig; Gewandhausorch/
Foremny/Kocsar et al (2013; 2013; 2005) 2060954 (three Blu-ray discs)

Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626. Grabmusik, K42/K35a – Betrachte dies mein Herz und frage mich. Vesperae solennes de confessore, K339 – Laudate Dominum Harnisch; Mattila; Mingardo; Schade; Terfel; Swedish Radio Ch; Berliner Philharmoniker/
Abbado (Salzburg, 1999) 2016364 (Blu-ray disc)

Mussorgsky. Stravinsky. Tchaikovsky ‘Abbado – Berliner Philharmoniker – In Japan’: A Night on the Bare Mountain (original version). The Firebird – Suite (1919). Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado (Tokyo, 1994) 2102478 (DVD-V)

Various composers ‘Claudio Abbado – New Year’s Eve Concerts 96/97/98’ Alagna; Freni; Schäfer; von Otter; Shaham; Alvarez; Keenlyside; Terfel; Pletnev; Vengerov; Berliner Philharmoniker/Abbado 2013504 (three Blu-ray discs)

Various composers ‘Pierre Boulez – Emotion & Analysis’, paying homage to the composer in honour of his 90th birthday in March, 2015 Soloists et al; Berliner Philharmoniker; Wiener Philharmoniker; Orch de Paris; Staatskapelle Berlin; Lucerne Festival Orch; Chicago SO; Philharmonia Orch/Boulez 2061108 (ten DVD-Vs)

Various composers ‘The Orchestra’: A film by Helmut Failoni and Francesco Merini, following Orchestra Mozart’s European tour of 2012-13 Orch Mozart/Abbado, C. 2060734 (Blu-ray disc); 2060738 (DVD-V)

Evidence Classics

Scriabin ‘Complete Mazurkas’ Chaplin EVCD006

Fresh!

Bruckner Symphony No. 4 in E flat, ‘Romantic’ Pittsburgh SO/Honeck FR-713 (Hybrid SACD)

Genuin Classics

Alfvén. Hillborg. Larsson. Lindberg. Pöntinen. Rabe. Staern ‘A Swedish Trombone Wilderness’, inc. Alfvén’s ‘Vallflickans dans, Op. 37’, Larsson’s ‘Concertino for Trombone and Strings, Op. 45 No. 7’, Pöntinen’s ‘Camera per trombone e pianoforte’ and Staern’s ‘Humorous Monologue for Solo Trombone’ Karlin; Wieczorek GEN15337

Beethoven Piano Trios- No. 2 in G, Op. 1 No. 2; No. 5 in D, Op. 70 No. 1, ‘Ghost’. Variations on Müller’s ‘Ich bin der schneider Kakadu’, Op. 121a Trio Ex Aequo GEN15344

Mendelssohn ‘Works for Piano Duo’: Octet in E flat, Op. 20. Lied ohne Worte in E flat, Op. 67 No. 1. The Hebrides, Op. 26. Sonata Movement in G minor Duo Lontano GEN15359

Mussorgsky. Prokofiev. Shostakovich. Tchaikovsky ‘Pictures – Music for 8 Horns and Percussion’: Pictures from an Exhibition. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (arr. Schottstädt). Suite for Variety Orchestra (arr. Eß). Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a (arr. Ficker) german hornsound 8.1 GEN15340

Glossa Music

Bononcini. Constanzi. Feo. Porpora. Sarro. Scarlatti, A. Vinci ‘Arias for Domenico Gizzi: A star castrato in Baroque Rome’, inc. arias from ‘Etearco’, ‘Eupatra’, ‘Andromaca’, ‘Adelaide’, ‘Il Valdemaro’, ‘Telemaco’ and ‘Didone abbandonata’ Invernizzi; I Turchini/Florio GCD922608

Rameau Les Fêtes de Olymnie Gens; Baráth; Legay; Stefanik; Vidal; Dolié; Blazsó; Purcell Ch; Orfeo Orch/Vashegyi GCD923502 (two CDs)

Gramola

Brahms. Rachmaninov. Rihm. Satie. Strauss, J. I. Tchaikovsky ‘Viennese Waltz Export’, inc. Rihm’s ‘Mehrere kurze Walzer’, Satie’s ‘Valse du mystérieux baiser dans l’oeil’, J. Strauss I’s ‘Tanz-Signale, Op. 218’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Suite from ‘The Sleeping Beauty’, Op. 66a’ Fernandes; Markovic 99046

Bruckner Symphony No. 8 in C minor Oberösterreichisches Jugendsinfonieorch/Ballot 99054 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Chopin. Corea. Gismonti. Jobim. Methany. Pascoal. Schumann ‘Trans4mation’, inc. Chopin’s ‘Waltz in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2’, Corea’s ‘The Hilltop’, Gismonti’s ‘A fala da Paixão’ and excerpts from Schumann’s ‘Studien für den Pedalflügel, Op. 56’ Guitar4mation 99048

Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor, B108. Romance in F minor, B39. Mazurek in E minor, B90. Sonatina in G, B183. Slavonic Dance in G minor, B170. Humoresque in G flat, B187 No. 7 (arr. Kreisler) Imberger; Prague Philharmonia/Altrichter; Kašpar 99022 (Hybrid SACD)

Mozart Piano Sonatas – No. 11 in A, K331/K300i; No. 14 in C minor, K457. Fantasia in C minor, K475. Six Variations on ‘Mio caro Adone’, K180/K173c Marsoner 99030

Mozart. Schumann. Wolf ‘Dichterliebe’, inc. Mozart’s ‘Abendempfindung an Laura, K523’ and ‘An Chloë, K524’, Schumann’s ‘Dichterliebe, Op. 48’ and Wolf’s ‘Ihr seid die Allerschönste weit und breit’ and ‘Benedeit die selge Mutter’ Song; Deutsch 99055

Schumann Kindereszenen, Op. 15. Kreisleriana. Études d’après les caprices de Paganini, Op. 3 – No. 1 in A minor; No. 2 in E Deliyska 99058

Grand Piano

Gershwin. Ravel. Stravinsky ‘Transcriptions and Original Piano Works’: Three Preludes. Rhapsody in Blue. La valse. Le Sacre du Printemps Ferrand-N’Kaoua GP696

Solal ‘Works for Piano and Two Pianos’: Voyage en Anatolie. Jazz Preludes. Exercise de concert. Onze Études. Ballade for Two Pianos Ferrand-N’Kaoua GP697

Hänssler Classic

Bartók ‘Complete Works for Piano Solo, Vol. 1 – The Mature Bartók’: Out of Doors, BB89. Sonata, BB88. Suite, BB70. Sonatina, BB69. Dance Suite, BB86b. Four Dirges, BB58, etc. Bach, A. CD98.042 (three CDs)

Mozart Violin Concertos – No. 1 in B flat, K207; No. 3 in G, K216; No. 4 in D, K218. Adagio in E, K261. Rondo in C, K373 Zimmermann; Kammerorch des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks/
Szulc CD98.039

Orthodox Chant ‘Sacred Russian Choral Works’, with a particular focus on the Easter vigil Akafist/Malutin CD98.049

Telemann ‘Festive Cantatas’: Der Herr lebet, TVWV1:284. Her und Dank sey Dir gesungen, TVWV1:413. Der Geist giebt Zeugnis, TVWV1:243 Feuersinger; Vitzthum; Mertens; Hannoversche Hofkapelle; Collegium Vocale Siegen/Stötzel CD98.047

Harmonia Mundi

Anonymous et al ‘1865 – Songs of Hope & Home from the American Civil War’: Songs of longing and grief, faith and patriotism, nostalgia and hope … Anonymous4; Molsky HMU807549 (Hybrid SACD)

Bach, J. S. Goldberg Variations, BWV988 Steier HMX2902058 (CD + catalogue)

Byrd. Sheppard. Tallis et al ‘Music for Compline’, inc. Byrd’s ‘Christe, qui lux es et dies’ and ‘Nunc dimittis’, Sheppard’s ‘In pace in idipsum’ and ‘Jesu, salvator saeculi, verbum’ and Tallis’s ‘In manus tuas’ and ‘Te lucis ante terminum’ Stile Antico HMX2907419 (CD + catalogue)

Corelli ‘Mr Corelli in London – Arcangelo Corelli’s Opus 5 in the orchestral edition by Francesco Xaverio Geminiani (1687-1762) and ornamented versions of severall Eminent Masters’ Steger; The English Concert/Cummings HMX2907523 (CD + catalogue)

Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor, B96. Piano Trio in F minor, B130 Faust, I.; Queyras; Melnikov; Prague Philharmonia/
Bělohlávek HMX2901833 (CD + catalogue)

Hindemith ‘Sonatas for … ’: Sonata for Violin and Piano. Sonata for Cello and Piano. Sonata for Alto Horn and Piano. Sonata for Trumpet and Piano. Sonata for Trombone and Piano Faust, I.; Rudin; van der Zwert; Berwaerts; Costes; Melnikov HMC905271

Mozart ‘Keyboard Music, Vol. 7’: Keyboard Sonatas – K284/K205b in D; K310/300d in A minor. Variations in G on ‘Mio caro Adone’ from Salieri’s ‘La fiera di Venezia’, K180/173c. Variations in C on ‘Lison dormait’ from Dezède’s ‘Julie’, K264/315d Bezuidenhout HMU907531

Mussorgsky. Schumann Pictures from an Exhibition. Fantasie in C, Op. 17 Lewis HMC902096

Piazzolla ‘Escualo’: Histoire du Tango. Valsísimo. Escualo. Tango-Étude No. 3. Chiquilín de Bachín. Ángel Suite Hobson Pilot; Lin; Jofre HMU907627

Rameau Nouvelles Suites de pièces de clavecin Tharaud HMX2901754 (CD + catalogue)

Rebel. Vivaldi Les Élémens. Le quattro stagione, Op. 8 Nos. 1-4 Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin HMX2902061 (CD + catalogue)

Rossini Petite Messe solennelle Stoyanova; Remmert; Davislim; Müller-Brachmann; Mayers; Moll; Morooka; RIAS Kammerchor/Creed HMX2901724 (CD + catalogue)

Rota La Strada. Il Gattopardo. Concerto soirée Lupo; Orquesta Ciudad de Granada/Pons HMX2901864 (CD + catalogue)

Harmonia Mundi musique d’abord

Bach, J. S. Concerto for Violin, Strings and Continuo in D minor, BWV1052R. Concerto for two Harpsichords, Strings and Continuo in C minor, BWV1062. Concerto for Harpsichord, two Recorders, Strings and Continuo in F, BWV1057. Concerto for Oboe and Violin (or two Violins), Strings and Continuo, BWV 1060R Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin HMA1951876

Bach, J. S. Magnificat in E flat, BWV243a. Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV63 Sampson; Danz; Padmore; Kooy; Noack; Collegium Vocale Gent/Herreweghe HMA1951782

Brahms. Schoenberg Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98. Variationen für Orchester, Op. 31 Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Nagano HMA1951884

Buxtehude Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV75. Nimm von uns, Herr, BuxWV78 Cantus Cölln/Junghänel HMA1951912

Charpentier ‘Leçons de Ténèbres pour le Mercredy Saint’ Nelson; Verkinderen; Concerto Vocale/Jacobs HMA1951005

Festa La Spagna (32 contrapunti) Huelgas-Ensemble/Van Nevel HMA1951799

Le Jeune Missa ad placitum. Magnificat Ensemble Clément Janequin/Visse HMA1951607

Monteverdi ‘Scherzi musicali’ Kiehr; MacLeod; Concerto Soave/Aymes HMA1951855

hat[now]ART

Beethoven. Stockhausen Piano Sonatas – No. 28 in A major, Op. 101; No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. Klavierstücke I-VI Chen hatn193

Fox, C. ‘Works for Piano’: L’ascenseur. at the edge of time. Thermogenesis. Republican Bagatelles Thomas hatn192

Helicon Classics

Schoenberg Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5. Variationen für Orchester, Op. 31 Israel PO/Mehta HEL029665

Hyperion Helios

Finzi Intimations of Immortality, Op. 29. Dies natalis, Op. 8 Ainsley; Corydon Singers and Orch/Best, M. CDH55432

Guerrero. Lobo. Vivanco ‘Treasures of the Spanish Renaissance’, inc. Guerrero’s ‘Surge propera amica mea’, ‘O sacrum convivium’ and ‘Ave virgo sanctissima’, Lobo’s ‘Versa est in luctum’ and ‘O quam suavis, Domine’ and Vivanco’s ‘Magnificat octavi toni’ Ch of Westminster Cathedral/Hill CDH55430

Hyperion Records

Ešenvalds ‘Northern Lights’: O salutaris hostia. Psalm 67. Northern Lights. The earthly rose. Merton College Service. Ubi caritas. O Emmanuel. Stars. Only in sleep. The new moon. Trinity Te Deum. The heaven’s flock. Rivers of light. Amazing Grace. Who can sail without the wind? Ch of Trinity College, Cambridge/
Layton CDA68083

Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor, S178. Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, ‘Italie’, S161 – No. 4, Sonetto 47 del Petrarca; No. 5, Sonetto 104 del Petrarca; No. 6, Sonetto 123 del Petrarca; No. 7, Après une lecture du Dante (fantasia quasi sonata) Hewitt CDA68067

Machaut ‘The Dart of Love’: Il m’est avis qu’il n’est dons de nature. S’Amours ne fait par sa grace adoucir. Phyton, le mervilleus serpent. Pour ce tous mes chans fais. Helas, tant ay doleur et peinne, etc. The Orlando Consort CDA68008

Scriabin ‘Complete Poèmes’ Ohlsson CDA67988

Vieuxtemps. Ysaÿe ‘The Romantic Cello Concerto, Vol. 6’: Cello Concertos – No. 1 in A minor, Op. 46; No. 2 in B minor, Op. 50. Méditation in B minor, Op. 16. Sérénade in A, Op. 22 Gerhardt; Royal Flemish Phil/Caballé-Domenech CDA67790

Idéale Audience

Various composers ‘Richter – L’Insoumis/The Enigma/Der Unbeugsame’: A film by Bruno Monsaingeon Richter et al 3073514 (Blu-ray disc)

K617

Zielinski Ortus de Polonia Les Traversées Baroques; Fiori Musicali/Meyer K617248

Linn Records

Brahms. Schumann ‘Lieder’, inc. Brahms’s ‘Wir wandelten, wir zwei zusammen, Op. 96 No. 2’ and ‘Ständchen, Op. 106 No. 1’and Schumann’s ‘Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, Op. 135’ and ‘Lieder und Gesänge aus ‘Wilhelm Meister’, Op. 98a’ Murray; Martineau CKD443 (Hybrid SACD)

Britten Les Illuminations, Op. 18. Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10. Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Spence, T.; Owen; Scottish Ensemble/
Gould BKD226

Janáček. Mompou. Pärt. Sculthorpe. Tavener ‘Piano Icons for the 21st Century’: In the Mists, JW VIII/22. Charmes. Variationen zur Gesundung von Arinuschke. Night Pieces. Ypakoë Riu BKD111

Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini, S141. Piano Sonata in B minor, S178 Lazaridis BKD282

Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375. Divertimenti – K240 in B flat; K252/K240a in E flat; K253 in F; K270 in B flat Scottish Chamber Orch Wind Soloists CKD479 (Hybrid SACD)

Ravel. Shostakovich String Quartet in F (arr. Barshai as ‘Petite Symphonie à cordes’). String Quartet No. 10 in A flat, Op. 118 (arr. Barshai as ‘Chamber Symphony, Op. 118a’) Scottish Ensemble/Gould BKD215

Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35. Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11. String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 (arr. Barshai as ‘Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a’) Rahman; Scottish Ensemble/Gould BKD095

Shostakovich. Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 2 in A, Op. 68 (arr. Morton). Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 48 Scottish Ensemble/Morton CKD472 (Hybrid SACD)

Tavener Tears of the Angels. … Depart in Peace … . My Gaze is Ever Upon You Rozario; Rooke; Scottish Ensemble/Gould BKD085

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Vaughan Williams Symphonies – No. 4 in F minor; No. 8 in D minor LPO/Wigglesworth (2013); Jurowski (2008) LPO-0082

Melodiya

Arensky. Glinka. Lyadov. Rebikov. Rubinstein. Taneyev. Tchaikovsky ‘Anthology of Music by Russian and Soviet Composers, Part 3 – Before 1917, Vol. 1’ Gryaznov; Chernov; Turpanov; Khanmurzin; Mndoyants MELCD1002291

Chopin. Prokofiev. Schubert. Schumann. Scriabin. Stravinsky ‘Grigory Sokolov’, inc. Prokofiev’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat, Op. 83’ and ‘Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat, Op. 84’, Schubert’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor, D784’, Schumann’s ‘Carnaval, Op. 9’, Scriabin’s ‘Piano Sonata No. 9, Op. 68’ and Stravinsky’s ‘Three Fragments from ‘Petrushka’’ Sokolov (1969-88) MELCD1002292 (two CDs)

Debussy. Honegger. Rameau. Roussel ‘Charles Munch in Moscow’: La mer. Symphony No. 2, H153. Dardanus – Suite. Bacchus et Ariane – Suite No. 2 USSR State Academic SO/Munch (1965) MELCD1002279

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38 Davies; Palmer; Bailey; Yanchenko; LSO/Hickox; USSR State SO/Svetlanov (Moscow, 1983) MELCD1002266 (two CDs)

Medtner ‘Medtner plays … , Vol. II’: Piano Concertos – No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33; No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50; No. 3 in E minor, Op. 60, ‘Ballade’. Sonata-Ballade in F, Op. 27 Medtner; Philharmonia Orch/
Weldon; Dobrowen MELCD1002274 (two CDs)

Rimsky-Korsakov The Tsar’s Bride Nesterenko; Vishnevskaya; Atlantov; Arkhipova et al; Chor and Orch of the Bolshoi Theatre/
Mansurov (1973) MELCD1001876 (two CDs)

Tchaikovsky The Voyevoda, Op. 3 Matorin; Zimnenko; Fatkina; Kuznetsova; Bondarenko; Mishchevsky; Klyonov; Abakumovskaya et al; Ministry of Culture SO/Kozhukhar (1982) MELCD1001869 (two CDs)

Métier

Beethoven ‘Beethoven Explored, Vol. 6 – The Chamber Eroica’: Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Op. 55, ‘Eroica’ (1807 version for piano quartet) Shorr; Sheppard Skaerved; Scheindlin; Heyde MSVCD2008

Bennett. Dwyer. Fennessy. Lyons. McLachlan. Mulvey. Nangle ‘Gothic – new piano music from Ireland’: Gothic. Homenaje a Maurice Ohana. the first thing, the last thing and every thing in between. Tease. Nine. Etude. grow quiet gradually Dullea MSV28549

Gorton ‘Orfordness’: Austerity Measures II. Orfordness. Fosdyke Wash. 2nd Sonata for Cello Kanga; Redgate; Heyde; Kreutzer Quartet MSV28550

Mirare, Disques

Haydn. Hummel Keyboard Trios – Hob. XV/1 in G minor; Hob. XV/12 in E minor; Hob. XV/27 in C. Keyboard Trio in F, Op. 22 Trio Chausson MIR271

Naïve Classique

Bach, J. S. Schnittke Concertos for Violin, Strings and Continuo – BWV1041 in A minor; BWV1042 in E. Concerto for two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D minor, BWV1043. 15 Two-Part Inventions, BWV772-86 – No. 1 in C, BWV772; No. 8 in F, BWV779. Concerto grosso No. 3 for two Violins, Harpsichord and Strings Nemtanu, D.; Nemtanu, S.; Orch de Chambre de Paris/Goetzel V5383

Chausson. Fauré. Koechlin. Lekeu. Rachmaninov. Wolf ‘Chansons Perpétuelles’, inc. Chausson’s ‘Chanson perpétuelle, Op. 37’, Fauré’s ‘Cinq Mélodies de Venise, Op. 58’, Koechlin’s ‘Si tu le veux, Op. 5 No. 5’ and ‘L’Hiver, Op. 8 No. 2’, Lekeu’s ‘Trois Poèmes’ and Wolf’s ‘Du denkst mit einem Fädchen’ and ‘Mein Liebster singt’ Lemieux; Vignoles; Quatuor Psophos V5355

Various composers ‘Voices’: A compendium featuring sopranos, mezzos, contraltos and counter-tenors Piau; Jaroussky; Lemieux; Lezhneva; Scholl; Stutzmann; Lott; Bowman; Petibon; Mingardo et al V5411 (three CDs)

Naxos

Balada. Coates. Debussy. Delibes. Harris. Holst. Janáček. Khachaturian. Kodály. Korngold. Liszt. Newman. Prokofiev. Shostakovich. Strauss, R. Wagner ‘Battles in Music’ Various artists 8.578293-94 (two CDs)

Castelnuovo-Tedesco Violin Concerto, Op. 66, ‘I Profeti’. Concerto italiano in G minor, Op. 31 Yang; SWR Sinfonieorch Baden-Baden und Freiburg/de Boer 8.573135

Hummel ‘Piano Trios, Vol. 2’: Piano Trios – Op. 12 in E flat; Op. 65 in G; Op. 83 in E Gould Piano Trio 8.573261

Koster Suite dramatique. Ouverture légère. Heideland. Lore Lore. Moselträume. Toute vie. Unter blühenden Linden Orch Estro Armonico Luxembourg/Kaell 8.573330

Lilburn String Quartet in E minor. Phantasy String Quartet. Canzonettas. Duos for two Violins. String Trio New Zealand String Quartet 8.573079

Mayr Jacob a Labano fugiens Thornhill; Lauren Brown; Lang-Alsvik; Ruckgraber; Comparini; Simon Mayr Chor and Ensemble/Hauk 8.573237

Mompou ‘Complete Songs, Vol. 2’: Becquerianas. Comptines I–III Mathéu; Masó 8.573100

Ries Sonatas for Violin and Piano – Op. 8 No. 1 in F; Op. 8 No. 2 in C minor; Op. 19 in F minor Grossman; Kagan 8.573193

Rossini ‘Complete Piano Music, Vol. 7’: Péchés de vieillesse – excerpts from Vols. I, II, III, X, XI and XIV Marangoni; Ars Cantica Ch and Consort/Berrini 8.573292

Saint-Saëns ‘Symphonies, Vol. 1’: Symphonies – No. 1 in E flat, Op. 2; No. 2 in A minor, 55. Phaéton, Op. 39 Malmö SO/Soustrot 8.573138

Schumann Carnaval, Op. 9. Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6. Papillons, Op. 2 Giltburg 8.573399

Stanford Symphony No. 1, ‘The Seasons’. Cello Concerto. Prelude to a Fantasy (‘The Naiades’) Wallfisch, R.; Royal Scottish National Orch/Lloyd-Jones 8.571356

Naxos American Classics

Gallagher Symphony No. 2, ‘Ascendant’. Quiet Reflections LSO/Falletta 8.559768

Naxos Spanish Classics

Albéniz ‘Piano Music, Vol. 7’: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A flat, Op. 68; 12 Piezas características, Op. 92 Milla 8.573160

Naxos Wind Band Classics

Brotons Symphony No. 6, ‘Concise’. Rebroll. Obstinacy. Glosa de l’Emigrant Banda Municipal de Barcelona/Brotons 8.573361

Nightingale Classics

Bellini La Straniera Gruberova; Polverelli; Bros; Grassi; Stiefermann; Allen et al; Orpheus Vokalensemble; SWR Sinfonieorch Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Rizzo (2012) NC0715603 (two CDs)

Nimbus Alliance

Dvořák. Franck. Grieg Four Romantic Pieces, B150. Andantino quietoso, M5. Violin Sonata in A, M8. Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45 Steinberg Duo NI6294

Fauré Piano Quartets – No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15; No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45 The Schubert Ensemble NI6296

Schubert ‘Piano Music, Vol. 1’: Piano Sonatas – No. 4 in A minor, D537; No. 18 in G, D894. Two Scherzos, D593. Adagio in E, D612 Feltsman NI6297

OAE Released

Bach, C. P. E. Symphonies – Wq179 (H654) in E flat; Wq182/4 (H660) in A; Wq182/5 (H661) in B minor; Wq183/1 (H663) in D; Wq183/3 (H665) in F Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Miller SIGCD395

Oehms Classics

Bach, W. F. ‘Piano Works’: Sonatas in D, E flat and C. Fantasias in D minor and E minor. Fugues in D minor, E minor and C minor Spiri OC431

Beethoven. Brahms. Debussy Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. Vier Klavierstücke, Op. 119. Images, séries 2 Schimpf OC1820

Britten. Bruckner. Duruflé. Gallus. Grieg. Holst. Liszt. Poulenc. Reiter. Schnittke. Schütz. Verdi. Wagner, W. et al ‘Pater Noster – Geistliche Chormusik aus Fünfjahrhunderten’ Salzburger Bachchhor/
Glassner OC1817

Ernst. Schumann ‘thoughts’: Le Roi des Aulnes, Op. 26. Sechs mehrstimmige Studien – No. 6, Der letzte Rose. Violin Sonatas – No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105; No. 2 in D minor, Op. 121. Fantasia in C, Op. 131 (arr. Kreisler) Menzel; Katz OC764

Schumann ‘Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai – Heine-Lieder’: Dichterliebe, Op. 48. Liederkreis, Op. 24. Es leuchtet meine Liebe, Op. 127 No. 3. Mein Wagen rollet langsam, Op. 142 No. 4. Belsatzar, Op. 57. Dein Angesicht, Op. 127 No. 2. Lehn deine Wang, Op. 142 No. 2 Noack; Lange OC1816

Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60 Nylund; Rae; König; Mahnke; Reiter; Magiera; Favela; Schmutzhard et al; Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorch/Weigle (Frannkfurt, 2013) OC947 (two CDs)

Ondine

Enescu Symphony No. 1 in E flat, Op. 13. Symphonie concertante in B minor, Op. 8 Mørk; Tampere PO/Lintu ODE1198-2

Prokofiev. Shostakovich. Weill Visions fugitives, Op. 22 (arr. Derevianko). 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 34 – excerpts (arr. Tsyganov). Seven Pieces from ‘The Threepenny Opera’ (arr. Frenkel) Schmid; Smirnova ODE1253-2

Onyx Classics

Martinů. Poulenc. Shostakovich. Stravinsky Concerto for two Pianos, H292. Concerto for two Pianos in D minor, FP61. Concertino for two Pianos, Op. 94. Sonata for two Pianos Bizjak Piano Duo; Stuttgarter Philharmoniker/Szulc ONYX4148

Opus Arte

Mozart Die Zauberflöte (stage direction: Simon McBurney) Sherratt; Schmitt; Lejderman; Martinez; Landshamer; Oliemans; Ablinger-Sperrhacke et al; Chor of Dutch National Opera; Netherlands Chamber Orch/Albrecht (De Nederlandse Opera, 2014) OABD7133D (Blu-ray disc); OA1122D (DVD-V)

Shakespeare Henry IV Part 1 (stage director: Gregory Doran) Britton; Sher; Hassell; White; Chapman; Kerkour; Barnes-Worrell; Royal Shakespeare Company (Stratford-upon-Avon, 2014) OABD7160D (Blu-ray disc); OA1162D (DVD-V)

Shakespeare Henry IV Part 2 (stage director: Gregory Doran) Britton; Sher; Hassell; Dionisotti; Ford Davies; Hooper; Royal Shakespeare Company (Stratford-upon-Avon, 2014) OABD7163D (Blu-ray disc); OA1163D (DVD-V)

Shakespeare Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 (stage director: Gregory Doran) Britton; Sher; Hassell; White; Chapman; Kerkour; Barnes-Worrell; Dionisotti; Ford Davies; Hooper; Royal Shakespeare Company (Stratford-upon-Avon, 2014) OABD7179BD (two Blu-ray discs); OA1188BD (two DVD-Vs)

Orfeo Bayerische Staatsoper Live

Mozart Don Giovanni, K527 Raimondi; Price; Varady; Popp; Winkler; Dean; Moll et al; Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper; Bayerisches Staatsorch/Sawallisch (Munich, 1973) C846153D (three CDs)

Orfeo Wiener Staatsoper Live

Mussorgsky. Verdi ‘Ferruccio Furlanetto’, inc. scenes from ‘Boris Godunov’ and ‘Don Carlo’ Furlanetto et al (1997-2012) C8871 41B

OUR Recordings

Arnold. Borup-Jørgensen. Britten. Christiansen. Holmboe. Jacob. Kidane ‘UK DK’, inc. Arnold’s ‘Sonatina, Op. 41’, Britten’s ‘Alpine Suite’, Christiansen’s ‘It is Spring, Op. 56’, Holmboe’s ‘Sonata, Op. 145’, Jacob’s ‘Sonatina for Recorder and Harpsichord’ and Kidane’s ‘Tourbillon’ Esfahani; Petri 6.220611 (Hybrid SACD)

Paladino Music

Ullmann ‘Complete Piano Sonatas’: Piano Sonatas – No. 1, Op. 10; No. 2, Op. 19; No. 3, Op. 26b; No. 4, Op. 38; No. 5, Op. 45, ‘Von meiner Jugend’; No. 6, Op. 49a; No. 7 Tsalka (1912 Steinway piano) pmr0035 (two CDs)

Pan Classics

Aumann. Biber. Fux. Hochreither. Muffat. Weichlein et al ‘Habsburg Music – Tu felix Austria’: A sampler of music from Ars Antiqua Austria’s releases of music from the Habsburg Empire Ars Antiqua Austria/Letzbor PC10325

Esterházy. Fux. Vivaldi et al ‘Music of the Hapsburg Empire’: Music from the Habsburg patrimonial lands – Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Bohemia and Moravia – as well as from those important European centres influencing Austrian composers – Spain, Venice, Rome and Paris Ars Antiqua Austria/Letzbor PC10311 (ten CDs)

Lassus ‘Musica Reservata – Secret Music for Albrecht V’: Penitential psalms Profeti della Quinta; dolce risonanza/Wieninger PC10323

Pentatone

Antheil. Copland. Piston ‘Spirit of the American Range’: A Jazz Symphony. Symphony No. 3. The Incredible Flutist – Suite Oregon Symphony/Kalmar PTC5186 481 (Hybrid SACD)

Antognini. Ešenvalds. Martinaitis. Nystedt. Pärt. Sandström ‘Sacred Songs of Life and Love’, inc. Antognini’s ‘I am the rose of Sharon’, Ešenvalds’s ‘O salutaris hostia’, Martinaitis’s ‘Alleluia’, Nystedt’s ‘Father in Heaven’, Pärt’s ‘Sieben Magnificat Antiphonen’ and Sandström’s ‘Four Songs of Love’ South Dakota Chorale/Schmidt
PTC5186 530 (Hybrid SACD)

Schnittke Symphony No. 3 Rundfunk-Sinfonieorch Berlin/Jurowski PTC5186 485 (Hybrid SACD)

Pentatone Oxingale Series

Beethoven ‘Beethoven … Period’: Complete sonatas and variations for cello and piano Haimovitz; O’Riley (1823 Broadwood piano) PTC5186 475 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Phil.harmonie

Shostakovich Symphony No. 15 in A, Op. 141 (arr. Desyatnikov). Suite for Variety Orchestra (arr. Cruixent) Blacher; Maintz; Cruixent; Curfs; Estay; Haeldermans PHIL.06030

Philharmonia Records

Wagner ‘Preludes and Interludes’, inc. preludes and interludes from ‘Parsifal’, ‘Götterdämmerung’, ‘Die Walküre’, ‘Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg’, ‘Tristan und Isolde’, ‘Lohengrin’, ‘Tannhäuser’, ‘Rienzi’, ‘Das Liebesverbot’ and ‘Die Feen’ Philharmonia Zürich/Luisi PHR0102 (two CDs)

Piano Classics

Alkan ‘Chanson de la folle au bord de la mer – A collection of eccentric piano works’: Trois Petites Fantaisies, Op. 41. Marche funèbre, Op. 26. Marche triomphale, Op. 27. Capriccio alla soldatesca, Op. 50. Chanson de la folle au bord de la mer, Op. 31 No. 8, etc. Maltempo (1899 Érard piano) PCL0083

Chadwick. Foote. Lang. Nevin. Paine. Whiting ‘American Romantics – The Boston Scene’, inc. Foote’s ‘Suite No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15’, Lang’s ‘Rhapsody in D minor, Op. 21’, Nevin’s ‘Water Scenes, Op. 13’ and Paine’s ‘In the Country, Op. 26’ Belogurov PCL0080

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 Fedorova; Kloeckner; Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie/Diniz PCL0081

Praga Digitals

Dvořák String Quartets – No. 10 in E flat, B92; No. 11 in C, B121 Zemlinsky Quartet PRD/DSD250305 (Hybrid SACD)

Prima Facie

Manduell ‘Gradi – the music of John Manduell’: Trois Chansons de la Renaissance. String Trio. Gradi. String Quartet. Variations on a Trio Tune. Into the Ark Ogden; Herford; Bradshaw; Nossek String Quartet; New Ensemble/
Rundell PFCD027

Radio France Tempéraments

Balbastre. Benaut. Beauvarlet-Charpentier, J-J. Corrette. Couperin, A-L. Lasceux ‘Les Ombres Heureuses: Les organistes français de la fin de l’ancien régime’ Baumont (1784 Dom Bedos-Quiorin organ of Église Ste Croix, Bordeaux and 1791 Érard-frères fortepiano) TEM316053

Ramée

Schein et al Ich will schweigen Foccroulle, A.; Mayo-Felip; Van Mechelen; Colson; InAlto RAM1401

Regent Records

Arnold. Briggs. Duruflé. Harris. Howells. Jackson. Moore. Purcell. Shephard. Stanford. Talbot. Walton et al ‘St Peter’s Day at York Minster’, inc. Briggs’s ‘Missa brevis’, Howells’s ‘Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (New College Service)’, Stanford’s ‘Te Deum laudamus in C’ and Walton’s ‘Coronation Te Deum’ Ch of York Minster; Pipe/Sharpe REGCD439

Ashfield. Bingham. Brahms. Byrd. Crotch. Harris. John IV of Portugal. Joubert. Makinson. Manning. Mathias. Mendelssohn. Stokes. Tallis. Vaughan Williams ‘A Year at Manchester’, inc. Ashfield’s ‘The fair chivalry’, Crotch’s ‘Lo! Star-led chiefs’, Joubert’s ‘O Lorde, the maker of al thing’, Mathias’s ‘Festival Te Deum’, Stokes’s ‘How awesome is this place’ and Vaughan Williams’s ‘O clap your hands’ Ch of Manchester Cathedral; Makinson; McLachlan/Stokes REGCD443

Bairstow. Briggs. Corns. Harris. Jackson, F. McKie. MacMillan. Moore. Parry. Shephard. Vaughan Williams. Walton ‘Gaudeamus omnes – Celebrating Warwick 1100’, inc. Briggs’s ‘Gaudeamus omnes’, Jackson’s ‘Exultet’, Moore’s ‘Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in A ‘for St Mary’s, Warwick’’ and Walton’s ‘Jubilate Deo’ Ch of St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick; Swinton/Corns REGCD461

Bennett. Davie. Grier. Hadley. Kirkpatrick. Martin. Mendelssohn. Parry. Rutter. Stanford. Sumsion. Tomkins. Wesley. Wood ‘A Year at Ely’, inc. Davie’s ‘Come, Holy Ghost, the Maker’, Grier’s ‘Death be not proud’, Mendelssohn’s ‘Laudate pueri, Op. 39 No. 2’, Parry’s ‘Prayer’, Sumsion’s ‘Fear not, O land’, Tomkins’s ‘When David heard’ and Wesley’s ‘Ascribe unto the Lord’ Ch of Ely Cathedral; Aldhouse; Berry/Trepte REGCD441

Ricercar

Capuana. Rubino ‘Requiem’: Messa di defonti a 4. Messa di morti a 5 Choeur de Chambre de Namur/García Alarcón RIC353

Rondeau Production

Hassler ‘Sacred Choral Music from Mainz Cathedral’: Missa super ‘Maria dixit’. Missae ‘Come fugier’. Ecce quam bonum. Octo vocum, etc. Mainzer Domchor; Domkantorei St Martin; Mainzer Dombläser/Storck ROP6097

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G (arr. Simon) Jamieson; RCS Chamber Ensemble/
Manning NI6300

Signum Classics

Albéniz. Falla. Granados. Montsalvatge. Piazzolla. Sabicas. Tárrega ‘Sounds of Spain & The Americas’, inc. Falla’s ‘Suite populaire espagnole (ed. Kocha_ski)’, Piazzolla’s ‘Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas’ and Tárrega’s ‘Recuerdos de la Alhambra’ See-Schierenberg; Ruiz; Lisovskaya SIGCD405

Bach, J. S. St Matthew Passion, BWV244b Daniels; Harvey; Yorkshire Baroque Soloists/
Seymour SIGCD385 (two CDs)

Simax Classics

Busto. Chesnokov. Fauré. Gjeilo. Grieg. Havrøy. Holst. Milliken. Norum. Orbán. Tveitt ‘Prelude’, inc. Fauré’s ‘Messe basse’, Busto’s ‘The Lord is my shepherd’, Grieg’s ‘Ved Rondane’, Holst’s ‘Ave Maria’ and Orbán’s ‘Lauda Sion’ Oslo Vocalis/Oftung PPC9068

Somm Céleste

Rachmaninov ‘The Complete Preludes’: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2. Ten Preludes, Op. 23. Thirteen Preludes, Op. 32 McCawley SOMMCD0143

Sono Luminus

Adolphe. Bayolo. Gorbos. Hallman. Lincoln-DeCusatis. Spears. Visconti ‘American Aggregate’: Wordless Creatures. Wide Open Spaces. What I Decided to Keep. The Extraordinary Gryssandra Wycke. Oblivion. The Bear and the Dove. Black Bend inscape DSL-92179 (Blu-ray audio disc + CD + digital)

Braslavsky. Friedman. Golub. Hochman. Kirschner. Lewandowski. Muhly. Ruben. Schoenfield. Steinberg. Traditional ‘Cherished Moments – Songs of the Jewish Spirit’, inc. the traditional ‘Songs of Freedom – A Celebration of Chanukah’ Essential Voices USA/Clurman DSL-92182

Deyoe. Griswold. Kraft. Naidoo. Pereira. Schankler ‘The Year Before Yesterday’: Lullaby 5. Give Us This Day. Fore!. The Year Before Yesterday. Mallet Quartet. Blindnesses Los Angeles Percussion Quartet DSL-92180 (Blu-ray audio disc + CD + digital)

Schumann String Quartets – No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41 No. 1; No. 2 in F, Op. 41 No. 2; No. 3 in A, Op. 41 No. 3 Ying Quartet DSL-92184 (Blu-ray audio disc + CD + digital)

Sculthorpe ‘The Complete String Quartets with Didjeridu’: String Quartets – No. 12, ‘From Ubirr’; No. 14, ‘Quamby’; No. 16; No. 18 Kent; Del Sol Quartet DSL-92181 (Blu-ray audio disc + CD + digital)

Steinway & Sons

Bach, J. S. French Suites, BWV812-17. Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV904. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Schepkin STNS30046 (two CDs)

Chopin ‘A Chopin Recital’: Ballades – No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23; No. 3 in A flat, Op. 47; No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52. Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, Op. 61. Bolero, Op. 19. Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 45, etc. Rangell STNS30038

Stradivarius

Leo Seven Sonatas for Recorder and Basso continuo Rossi; Ensemble Barocco di Napoli STR33969

Tchaikovsky Les Saisons, Op. 37bis. Album pour enfants, Op. 39 Petrushansky STR37003

Supraphon Records

Fauré. Kogan. Piazzolla. Ravel. Saglietti et al ‘Orquestrina’: Compositions inspired by dance in its various forms, all arranged for French horn, inc. Piazzolla’s ‘Histoire du Tango’ and Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ Baborák; Baborák Ensemble; Epoque Quartet ANI044-2

Lassus. Monte. Regnart et al ‘Praga Magna’, inc. Lassus’s ‘Confitebor tibi Domine’, Monte’s ‘Missa super ‘Confitebor tibi Domine’’ and ‘Langue al vostro languir’ and Regnart’s ‘Litaniae deiparae Mariae Virginis’ Cappella Mariana/Semerád AVO001-2

Richter Requiem. Sinfonia con fuga. De profundis clamavi Czech Ensemble Baroque/Válek SU4177-2

Smetana ‘Piano Works, Vol. 7’: Piano Sonata in G minor. Rondos. Marches. Etudes, etc. Cechová SU3847-2 (two CDs)

Taneyev ‘The Complete Quintets’: Quintet for Piano, two Violins, Viola and Cello in G minor, Op. 30. Quintet for two Violins, Viola and two Cellos in G, Op. 14. Quitet for two Violins, two Violas and Cello in C, Op. 16 Vinokur; Hosprová; Barta; Martinů Quartet SU4176-2

Tactus

Albinoni. Botti. Corelli. Locatelli. Respighi. Tebaldini. Vivaldi ‘Trascrizioni per archi ed organo del Novecento storico’, inc. Albinoni’s ‘Adagio’, Botti’s ‘Elegia’, Corelli’s ‘Pastorale’, Respighi’s ‘Ciaccona’ and Tebaldini’s ‘Fuga’ I Solisti Laudensi/Merlini TC900004

Allegri ‘Opera inedite dai manoscritti della Collectio Altæmps’: Missa ‘In lectulo meo’. Lamentationes Jeremiae prophetae a 4. Occhi rei non mi tradite. Salutis Humanae Sator, etc. Musica Flexanima/Bigotti TC550007

Gorini ‘Works for Strings and Piano’: Cello Sonata. Due Studi for Violin and Piano. Pavana for Violin and Piano. Sonata for Viola and Piano. Quintetto for Piano and String Quartet Oddie; Sakamoto, K.; O’Shaughnessey; Parker; Tchorzewski TC910702

Vivaldi ‘Concerti a quattro e Sonata a tre’: Concertos – RV84 in D; RV91 in G; RV96 in D minor; RV100 in F; RV103 in G minor. Sonata in A minor, RV86 Fiorentini; I Fiori Musicali TC672255

Wergo

Riehm, R. lenz in moskau. im nachtigallental. ton für ton (weiße straßen babylons). au bord d’une source Borgir; Nabicht; Schwarzer; Ensemble ascolta; hr-Sinfonieorch/Edwards, S. WER7314-2

Wigmore Hall Live

Beethoven ‘Elias String Quartet – The Complete String Quartets, Vol. 1’: String Quartets – Op. 18 No. 4 in C minor; Op. 74 in E, ‘Harp’; Op. 130 in B flat. Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op. 133 Elias String Quartet (2014) WHLive0073/2 (two CDs)

Schubert ‘Wolfgang Holzmair and Geoffrey Parsons – Lieder’: A live BBC Radio 3 recording of the recital given on 4th November 1994, marking the twentieth anniversary of the death of Geoffrey Parsons Holzmair; Parsons (1994) WHLive0072

Zig-Zag Territoires

Beethoven Symphonies – No. 4 in B flat, Op. 60; No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 (both transcr. Liszt) Martynov ZZT356

Berkeley, L. Boulanger. Brahms. Britten. Duparc. Fauré. Finzi. Franck. Gurney. Hahn. Liszt. Mendelssohn. Schubert et al ‘Nocturnes’, inc. Berkeley’s ‘Eyes look into the well’, Duparc’s ‘Sérénade florentine’, Finzi’s ‘The Comet at Yell’ham’, Hahn’s ‘L’heure exquise’ and Schubert’s ‘Der Wanderer an den Mond’ Charlesworth; Herchenroder ZZT355


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