Newsletter No.103
December 5, 2005
  December New Releases
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  Naxos
VIVALDI: Chamber Concertos
Concerto for Recorder and 2 Violins in A minor, RV 108 • Concerto for Recorder, Oboe and 2 Violins in A minor, RV 87 • Concerto for Recorder, Oboe and Bassoon in G minor, RV 103 • Concerto for Recorder, Oboe, Violin and Bassoon in D major, RV 94 • Concerto for Recorder, Oboe, Violin and Bassoon in G major, RV 101 • Concerto for Recorder, Oboe, Violin and Bassoon in G minor, RV 105 and others
Borbala Dobozy, harpsichord / Attila Falvay, violin / Laszlo Hadady, oboe / Laszlo Kecskemeti, recorder / Gyorgy Kertesz, cello / Gyorgy Olajos, bassoon / Katalin Parkanyi, violin
Cat. 8.557215
BUXTEHUDE: 7 Sonatas, BuxWV 259-265
Sonata No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 2, BuxWV 259 • Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 2, BuxWV 260 • Sonata No. 3 in G minor, Op. 2, BuxWV 261 • Sonata No. 4 in C minor, Op. 2, BuxWV 262 • Sonata No. 5 in A major, Op. 2, BuxWV 263 • Sonata No. 6 in E major, Op. 2, BuxWV 264 and others
John Holloway, violin / Jaap ter Linden, viola da gamba / Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord
Cat. 8.557249
WILLAN: Organ Works
5 Preludes on Plainchant Melodies • A Fugal Trilogy: II. Aria • Chorale Prelude on a Melody by Gibbons • Epilogue • Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue • Passacaglia and Fugue No. 2 in E minor and others
Patrick Wedd, organ
Cat. 8.557375
BUSONI: Music for 2 Pianos
Duettino Concertante after the Finale of Mozart's Piano Concerto (K. 459) • Fantasia Contrappuntistica • Fantasy for a Barrel-Organ (Fantasie fur eine Orgelwalze), K. 608 • Improvisation on the Bach Chorale Wie wohl ist mir, o Freund der Seele (BWV 517)
John Humphreys, piano / Allan Schiller, piano
Cat. 8.557443
PLEYEL: String Quartets, Op. 2, Nos. 1-3
String Quartet in A major, Op. 2, No. 1 • String Quartet in C major, Op. 2, No. 2 • String Quartet in G minor, Op. 2, No. 3
Enso Quartet
Cat. 8.557496
SCHOENBERG: 6 A Cappella Mixed Choruses / String Quartet No. 2 / Suite in G major
3 Folksongs, Op. 49 (excerpts) • 3 Folksongs, Op. 49: Es gingen zwei Gespielen gut (Two Good Maiden Friends) (excerpt) • Es gingen zwei Gespielen gut (Two Good Maiden Friends) (arr. A. Schoenberg) • Herzlieblich Lieb, durch Scheiden (My Dearest Love, Through Our Parting) (arr. A. Schoenberg) • Schein uns, du liebe Sonne (Shine on Us, Dear Sun) (arr. A. Schoenberg) • String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 and others
Jennifer Welch-Babidge, soprano / Simon Joly Singers / Twentieth Century Classics Ensemble / Fred Sherry Quartet / Robert Craft, conductor
Cat. 8.557521
SCHUBERT: Lied Edition 20 - Poets of Sensibility, Volume 3
Abendlied (Der Mond ist aufgegangen), D. 499 • An den Mond (Geuss lieber Mond), D. 193 • An die Apfelbaume, wo ich Julien erblickte, D. 197 • An eine Quelle, D. 530 • Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D. 774 • Auf den Tod einer Nachtigall (1st setting) - fragment, D. 201a and others
Cat. 8.557568
BACH, J.S.: Alto Cantatas Vol. 1
Bekennen will ich seinen Namen, BWV 200 • Gott soll allein mein Herze haben, BWV 169 • Schlage doch gewunschte Stunde, BWV 53 • Vergnugte Ruh, beliebt Seelenlust, BWV 170 • Widerstehe doch der Sunde, BWV 54
Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzo-soprano / Koln Bach Vocal Ensemble / Cologne Chamber Orchestra / Helmut Muller-Bruhl, conductor
Cat. 8.557621
ALWYN: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3
Symphony No. 1 • Symphony No. 3
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Cat. 8.557648
MAYUZUMI: Bugaku / Mandala Symphony / Rumba Rhapsody
Bugaku • Mandala Symphony • Rumba Rhapsody • Symphonic Mood
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Takuo Yuasa, conductor
Cat. 8.557693
SCHUMANN: Konzertstuck, Op. 86 / HAYDN: Symphony No. 31, "Horn Signal"
Concerto in F major, HWV 335b • Konzertstuck, Op. 86 • Overture in F major, "Alster Echo", TWV 55:F11 • Symphony No. 31 in D major, "Horn Signal", Hob.I:31
American Horn Quartet / Sinfonia Varsovia / Dariusz Wisniewski, conductor
Cat. 8.557747
CELLO, CELLI! – The Music of Bach and Brubeck arranged for Cello Ensemble
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (arr. for cello ensemble) • Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 (arr. for cello ensemble) • Cello, Celli (arr. for cello ensemble) • Elegy (arr. for cello ensemble) • Festival Mass to Hope: III. The Desert and the Parched Land (arr. for cello ensemble) • Jesu Christ! Je t'implore, BWV 639 (arr. for cello ensemble) and others
Yale Cellos / Aldo Parisot, conductor
Cat. 8.557816
MARTINEZ, Ana Maria: SOPRANO SONGS AND ARIAS
Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 for Soprano and Cello Ensemble • Chants d'Auvergne, Series I: II. Bailero • Die lustige Witwe, Act II: Vilja-Lied (Hanna Glawari) • El nino judio: De Espana vengo (Concha) • Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (Lauretta) • La rondine, Act I: Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (Magda) and others
Ana Maria Martinez, soprano / Prague Philharmonia / Steven Mercurio, conductor
Cat. 8.557827
HUMMEL: Fantasies (Complete)
Bagatelles, Op. 107: No. 3 in A flat major, "La contemplazione" • Fantasie in E flat major, Op. 18 • Fantasie in G minor, Op. 123 • Fantasina in C major on Non piu andrai, Op. 124 • Recollections of Paganini • Rondo quasi una fantasia in E major, Op. 19
Madoka Inui, piano
Cat. 8.557836
  Naxos Opera
ROSSINI: Turco in Italia (Il) (The Turk in Italy)
Il Turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy)
Natale de Carolis, bass / Fabio D’Orazio, choirmaster / Gianni Fabbrini, fortepiano / Massimiliano Gagliardo, baritone / Piero Guarnera, baritone / Chieti Marrucino Opera Chorus / Chieti Marrucino Opera Orchestra / Marzio Conti, conductor and others
Cat. 8.660183-84
  Naxos American Classics
LEVY: Cello Concerto / Symphony No. 3 / A Summer Overture
A Summer Overture • Cello Concerto No. 2 • Rondo Tarantella • Symphony No. 3
Scott Ballantyne, cello / Ireland National Symphony Orchestra / Takuo Yuasa, conductor
Cat. 8.559234
WELCHER: Haleakala / Prairie Light / Clarinet Concerto
Clarinet Concerto • Heleakala - How Maui Snared the Sun • Prairie Light - Three Texas Watercolors of Georgia O'Keeffe
Richard Chamberlain, narrator / Bill Jackson, clarinet / Honolulu Symphony Orchestra / Donald Johanos, conductor
Cat. 8.559287
  Naxos Historical Recordings
SCHIPA, Tito: Complete Victor Recordings (The), Vol. 2 (1924-1925)
3 Liebestraum, S541/R211: No. 3 in A flat major (arr. T. Schipa) • 7 Canciones populares espanolas: IV. Jota • A Cuba • Ave Maria • Ce steve ’na vota • Don Pasquale, Act III: Tornami a dir che m’ami and others
Lucrezia Bori, soprano / Jose Echaniz, piano / Amelita Galli-Curci, soprano / Tito Schipa, tenor / Victor Orchestra / Rosario Bourdon, conductor
Cat. 8.110333
Not Available in the United States
LEHAR: Le comte de Luxembourg / Frederique / Giuditta (excerpts)
Frederique (excerpts) • Giuditta, Act I: Oh, signora, oh signora • Giuditta, Act III: Oh, ma belle etoile • Giuditta, Act IV: Sur mes levres • La danse des libellules (excerpts) • Le Comte de Luxembourg (excerpts) and others
Anita Ammersfeld, soprano / Claudine Collart, soprano / Remi Corazza, tenor / Lina Dachary, soprano / Georgette Despanellys, vocals / ORTF Lyric Chorus / ORTF Lyric Orchestra / Adolphe Sibert, conductor and others
Cat. 8.111010
Not Available in the United States
CHOPIN: 24 Preludes, Op. 28 / 3 Impromptus / Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57 (Cortot) (1926-1950)
24 Preludes, Op. 28 • Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57 • Fantasie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66 • Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29 • Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp major, Op. 36 • Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, Op. 51 and others
Alfred Cortot, piano
Cat. 8.111023
Not Available in the United States
GLINKA: Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar) (Mikhailov, Spiller, Melik-Pashayev) (1947, 1950)
A Life for the Tsar, Act III: Duet: Kak mat' ubili (When they killed) (Vanya, Susanin) • A Life for the Tsar, Act III: Romance: Nye o tom skorblyu (I am not grieving) (Antonida, Chorus) • A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Aria: Bednyi kon' (The poor horse fell in the field) (Vanya, Chorus) • A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Brattsi! V metyel' (Brethren! In the storm) (Sobinin, Chorus) • A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Chuyut pravdu! (They sense the truth!) • Zhizn' za tsarya (A Life for the Tsar) and others
Elizaveta Antonova, alto / Feodor Chaliapin, bass / Alexander Hosson, bass / Maxim Mikhailov, bass / Georgi Nelepp, tenor / Bolshoi Theatre Chorus / Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra / Alexander Melik-Pashayev, conductor / Vasili Nebolsin, conductor and others
Cat. 8.111078-80
Not Available in the United States
SCHUMANN, Elisabeth: Early Recordings (1915-1923)
6 Lieder, Op. 56: No. 6, Die heiligen drei Konige aus Morgenland • Der Freischutz, Act II: Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen • Der Freischutz, Act III: Trube Augen, Liebchen • Der Wildschutz, Act I: Auf des Lebens raschen Wogen • Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K. 384, Act II: Durch Zartlichkeit und Schmeicheln • Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K. 384, Act II: Welche Wonne, welche Lust and others
Elisabeth Schumann, soprano / Studio orchestra
Cat. 8.111098
Not Available in the United States
  Naxos Nostalgia
BERLIN: Annie Get Your Gun (Original Broadway Cast) (1946) / (Original Film) (1950)
Annie Get Your Gun (Original Broadway Cast Recording) • Annie Get Your Gun (Original Film Soundtrack Recording) • Annie Get Your Gun Medley (arr. L. Anderson) • Annie Get Your Gun: There’s No Business Like Show Business
Leon Bibb, vocals / Louis Calhern, vocals / Kathleen Carnes, vocals / John Garth, vocals / Betty Hutton, vocals / Original Broadway Cast Chorus / MGM Studio Chorus / Original Broadway Cast Children's Choir / Studio children's choir / Studio orchestra / MGM Studio Orchestra / Boston Pops Orchestra / Original Broadway Cast Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler, conductor / Jay Blackton, conductor / Adolph Deutsch, conductor and others
Cat. 8.120790
Not available in the United States.
JONES, Spike: Spiking The Classics (1945-1950)
6 Songs, Op. 6: No. 6, None But The Lonely Heart, "A Soaperetta" (arr. S. Jones & E. Brandt) • Carmen (excerpts) (arr. J. Sommers & E. Brandt) • Ill Barkio (Il Bacio) (arr. S. Jones & E. Brandt) • La Gioconda, Act III: Dance Of The Hours (arr. S. Jones & D. Weaver) • Liebestraum No. 3 in A flat major, S541/R211 (arr. S. Jones & D. Porter) • Morpheus (arr. S. Jones & E. Maxwell) and others
Horatio Q. Birdbath, vocals / Eileen Gallagher, soprano / Frederick Gas, vocals / Helen Grayco, vocals / Carl Grayson, vocals / Studio chorus / Hollywood Bowling Choral Group and Bull / Spike Jones City Slickers / Boys in the Back Room and others
Cat. 8.120834
Not available in the United States.
  Naxos Jazz Legends
ARMSTRONG, Louis: Jeepers Creepers (1938-1939)
Ain’t Misbehavin’ • Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home • Confessin’ (That I Love You) • Elder Eatmore’s Sermon On Generosity • Elder Eatmore’s Sermon On Throwing Stones • Hear Me Talkin’ To Ya and others
Louis Armstrong, trumpet / Louis Armstrong, vocals / Pee Wee Hunt, vocals / Harry Mills, vocals / Lyn Murray, choirmaster / Studio organist, organ / Studio chorus / Studio choir / Decca Mixed Chorus / Louis Armstrong Orchestra / Glen Gray Casa Loma Orchestra
Cat. 8.120815
Not available in the United States.
BASIE, Count: Coming Out Party (1940 - 1942)
9:20 Special • Basie Blues • Bugle Blues • Cafe Society Blues • Coming Out Party • Farewell Blues and others
Count Basie, piano / Buck Clayton, trumpet / Coleman Hawkins, tenor saxophone / Paul Robeson, vocals / Jimmy Rushing, vocals / Count Basie Orchestra / Count Basie All American Rhythm Section
Cat. 8.120819
Not available in the United States.
  Naxos Educational
Art & Music: Renoir - Music of His Time
2 Danses: II. Danse profane • Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 • Divertissement grec • La Belle Helene: Overture • Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose) (excerpts) • Petite symphonie: I. Adagio - Allegretto and others
Sjur Bjaerke, double bass / Ellen Sejersted Bodtker, harp / Colm Carey, organ / Marc Grauwels, flute / Chantal Stigliani, piano / Francois-Joel Thiollier, piano / Oxford Schola Cantorum / Vertavo Quartet / Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Nancy Symphony Orchestra / Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Waterloo Chamber Orchestra / Richard Hayman, conductor / Kenneth Jean, conductor / Jerome Kaltenbach, conductor / Jeremy Summerly, conductor / Ulysse Waterlot, conductor
Cat. 8.558176
Not available in the UK.
  Milken Archive
KINGSLEY: Voices from the Shadow / Jazz Psalms / Shabbat for Today
Ver zenen mir? (Who Are We?) • Eyner aleyn (All Alone) • Come to me • Bombardiers • My Number is 434 • Ich mochte gerne... (I'd Like...) • Kindermarchen (Fairy Tales) • Theresienstadter Kinderreim (Terezin Nursery Rhyme) and others
Amy Goldstein, soprano / Mary Catherine George, soprano / Matthew Walley, baritone / Larry Picard, bass-baritone / Derek Bermel, clarinet / Jorge Avila, violin / Robin Zeh, violin / Robin Zeh, violin / Liuh-Wen Ting, viola / Sara Hewitt-Roth, cello / Milton Granger, piano
Cat. 8.559435
  Arthaus
MOZART - GLYNDEBOURNE COLLECTION (NTSC)
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588 (NTSC) • Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K. 384 (NTSC) • Die Zauberflote, K. 620 (NTSC) • Don Giovanni, K. 527 (NTSC) • Idomeneo, K. 366 (NTSC) • Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (NTSC)
Thomas Allen, baritone / Anson Austin, tenor / Josephine Barstow, soprano / Bozena Betley, soprano / Joachim Bissmeier, actor / Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernard Haitink, conductor / John Pritchard, conductor / Gustav Kuhn, conductor and others
Cat. 100973
Not Available in Japan & Korea
BEETHOVEN: Fidelio (NTSC)
Fidelio, Op. 72 (NTSC)
Robert Allman, baritone / Curt Appelgren, baritone / Elizabeth Gale, soprano / Anton de Ridder, tenor / Elisabeth Soderstrom, soprano / Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernard Haitink, conductor
Cat. 101099
Not Available in Japan & Korea
MONTEVERDI: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (NTSC)
Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (NTSC)
Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano / Brian Burrows, tenor / Ian Caley, tenor / Patricia Greig, soprano / Anne Howells, mezzo-soprano / Annabel Hunt, contralto / Benjamin Luxon, baritone / Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernard Haitink, conductor
Cat. 101101
Not Available in Japan & Korea
VERDI: Nabucco (NTSC)
Nabucco (NTSC)
Paata Burchuladze, bass / Andrea Gruber, soprano / Ambrogio Maestri, baritone / Piacenza Muncipal Theatre Chorus / Arturo Toscanini Foundation Orchestra / Daniel Oren, conductor
Cat. 101241
Not Available in Japan & Korea
BERLIOZ: La Damnation de Faust (NTSC)
La Damnation de Faust (NTSC)
Jose van Dam, baritone / Keith Lewis, tenor / Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano / Peter Rose, bass / Chicago Symphony Chorus / Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti, conductor
Cat. 102023
Not Available in Japan & Korea
  TDK DVD
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8 (PAL)
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, WAB 108
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Gunter Wand, conductor
Cat. dv-cowand3
BELLINI: Norma (PAL)
Norma (PAL)
Ildar Abdrazakov, bass / June Anderson, soprano / Daniela Barcellona, mezzo-soprano / Svetlana Ignatovitch, mezzo-soprano / Leonardo Melani, tenor / Young Hoon Shin, tenor / Verdi Festival Chorus / Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi, conductor
Cat. dv-opnor
DELIBES: Sylvia (NTSC)
Sylvia (NTSC)
Paris National Opera Ballet / Paris National Opera Orchestra / Paul Connelly, conductor
Cat. dvww-blsva
TRIO RYPDAL VITOUS GURTU - LIVE IN STUTTGART (NTSC)
Trio Rypdal Vitous Gurtu - Live in Stuttgart (NTSC)
Trilok Gurtu, percussion / Terje Rypdal, guitar / Miroslav Vitous, double bass
Cat. dvww-jtrvg
Available only in Europe, USA & Canada
MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro (NTSC)
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 (NTSC)
Sergio Bertocchi, tenor / Carlo Bosi, tenor / Eduardo Chama, bass-baritone / Patrizia Ciofi, soprano / Marina Comparato, soprano / Fiorentino Maggio Musicale Chorus / Fiorentino Maggio Musicale Orchestra / Zubin Mehta, conductor and others
Cat. dvww-opndff
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