Newsletter No.104
January 9, 2006
  January New Releases
  Please note that some releases may not be immediately available in your country / territory. If you cannot find a particular title, please contact our distributor in your country / territory. For a complete list of new releases available in the United States, click here.
 
  Naxos
HAYDN: Piano Variations
12 Variations in E flat major, Hob.XVII:3 • 20 Variations in G major, Hob.XVII:2 • 6 Variations in C major, Hob.XVII:5 • Capriccio in G major, Hob.XVII:1, "Acht Sauschneider mussen sein" • Divertimento in F major, Hob.XVIIa:1, "Il maestro e lo scolare" • Variations on the theme Gott erhalte Franz, den Kaiser in G major, Hob.III:77: II
Jeno Jando, piano / Zsuzsa Kollar, piano
Cat. 8.553972
SPOHR: String Quintet No. 7 / String Sextet, Op. 140 / Potpourri
Potpourri No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 22 • String Quintet No. 7 in G minor, Op. 144 • String Sextet in C major, Op. 140
Attila Falvay, violin / Sandor Papp, viola / Tamas Varga, cello / New Haydn Quartet
Cat. 8.555968
MOZART: Serenades No. 6 and 13, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" / Divertimento No. 10
Divertimento No. 10 in F major, K. 247, "Lodron Night Music No. 1" • Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" • Serenade No. 6 in D major, K. 239, "Serenata Notturna"
Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Petter Sundkvist, conductor
Cat. 8.557023
BACH, C.P.E: Sonatas and Rondos
Keyboard Sonata in A major, Wq. 55/4, H. 186 • Keyboard Sonata in B minor, Wq. 55/3, H. 245: Cantabile • Keyboard Sonata in C major, Wq. 65/47, H. 248 • Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Wq. 51/4, H. 128 • Keyboard Sonata in E major, Wq. 65/29, H. 83 • Keyboard Sonata in F sharp minor, Wq. 52/4, H. 37 and others
Christopher Hinterhuber, piano
Cat. 8.557450
ORDONEZ: Symphonies
Symphony in A major, Brown A4 • Symphony in B minor, Brown Bm1 • Symphony in C major, Brown C2 • Symphony in G minor, Brown Gm7 • Symphony in G minor, Brown Gm8
Toronto Camerata / Kevin Mallon, conductor
Cat. 8.557482
STRAVINSKY: Pulcinella / Le baiser de la fee (The Fairy’s Kiss)
Le baiser de la fee (The Fairy’s Kiss) • Pulcinella
Mark Beesley, bass / Robin Leggate, tenor / Diana Montague, mezzo-soprano / London Symphony Orchestra / Philharmonia Orchestra / Robert Craft, conductor
Cat. 8.557503
RAMIREZ: Missa Criolla / Navidad Nuestra / Missa Luba
Misa Criolla (arr. J. G. Segade) • Missa Luba (arr. G. Haazen) • Navidad Nuestra (Our Nativity)
Michael Bard, guitar / Carlos Boltes, charango / Gonzalo Cortes, quena / Gonzalo Cortes, siku / Ricardo Diaz, charango / Washington Choral Arts Society / Joseph Holt, conductor and others
Cat. 8.557542
Not yet Avaliable in the UK
SACRED AND SECULAR MUSIC FROM RENAISSANCE GERMANY
Alma chorus / O du arme Judas • Dies est laetitiae • Een vroylic wesen • Fanfare Wer ich eyn falck • Fille, vous avez mal garde • Gaude, virgo, mater Jesu Christe and others
Mahan Esfahani, organ / Ciaramella
Cat. 8.557627
Not yet Avaliable in the UK
TCHAIKOVSKY, B.: Piano Concerto / Clarinet Concerto / Signs of the Zodiac
Clarinet Concerto • Piano Concerto • Signs of the Zodiac: I. Prelude • Signs of the Zodiac: II. - V.
Pavel Alfyorov, double bass / Irina Goncharova, harpsichord / Yana Ivanilova, soprano / Anton Prischepa, clarinet / Olga Solovieva, harpsichord / Olga Solovieva, piano / Russian Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra / Timur Mynbaev, conductor
Cat. 8.557727
GOMBERT: Magnificat I / Salve Regina / Credo / Tulerunt Dominum
Credo in unum Deum • Epitaphium (in Josquinum a Prato), "Epitaph for Josquin des Pres" • Magnificat primi toni • Media vita in morte sumus • Salve regina (Mode 1) • Salve regina/Ave regina/Inviolata, integra et casta es/Alma Redemptoris (Diversi diversa orant) and others
Oxford Camerata / Jeremy Summerly, conductor
Cat. 8.557732
BRITISH TUBA CONCERTOS
Tuba Concerto • Tuba Concerto in F minor • Tuba Concerto, Op. 46
James Gourlay, tuba / Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Cat. 8.557754
HANDEL: Water Music / Music for the Royal Fireworks
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 • Water Music - Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 • Water Music - Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349 • Water Music - Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350
Aradia Ensemble / Kevin Mallon, conductor
Cat. 8.557764
MANCINI: Music of Henry Mancini (The) (arranged by Richard Hayman)
Beaver Valley '37 • Breakfast at Tiffany's: Moon River • Charade • Days of Wine and Roses • Dear Heart: Main Theme • Dream of a Lifetime and others
Richard Hayman Orchestra / Richard Hayman, conductor
Cat. 8.557825
  Naxos Opera
ENESCU: Oedipe
Oedipe, Op. 23
Yu Chen, baritone / Davide Damiani, baritone / Ruxandra Donose, soprano / Walter Fink, bass / Josef Hopferwieser, tenor / Vienna State Opera Chorus / Vienna Boys Choir / Vienna State Opera Orchestra / Austrian Federal Theatres Stage Orchestra / Michael Gielen, conductor and others
Cat. 8.660163-64
  Naxos American Classics
FELDMAN: String Quartet
String Quartet
Group for Contemporary Music
Cat. 8.559190
BROUWER, M: Aurolucent Circles / Mandala / Remembrances
Aurolucent Circles • Mandala • Pulse • Remembrances • SIZZLE
Evelyn Glennie, percussion / Kevin Price, trombone / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Cat. 8.559250
  Naxos American Jewish Music
GREAT SONGS OF THE YIDDISH STAGE, VOL. 2
A freylekhe mishpokhe: Skrip klezmerl, skripe (A Happy Family: Fiddle, Klezmer, Scrape Away) • A ganeydn far tzvey: Ikh bin farlibt (A Paradise for Two: I'm in Love) • A gute heym (A Good Home) • A malke af peysekh (A Queen for Passover) • Der katerinshtshik: Ikh hob dikh tsufil lib (The Organ-Grinder: I Love You Too Much) • Der letster tants: Glik (The Last Dance: Happiness) and others
Robert Abelson, baritone / Bruce Adler, tenor / Robert Bloch, tenor / Joanne Borts, mezzo-soprano / Amy Goldstein, soprano / Vienna Chamber Orchestra / Barcelona Symphony-National Orchestra of Catalonia / Elli Jaffe, conductor and others
Cat. 8.559432
Available only in North America.
  Marco Polo
STRAUSS I, J.: Edition - Vol. 7
Boulogner-Galopp, Op. 104 • Cachucha-Galopp, Op. 97 • Der Carneval in Paris Galopp, Op. 100, "The Carnival in Paris" • Emlek Pestre, Op. 66, "Erinnerung an Pesth" (Souvenir of Pest) • Erinnerung an Berlin, Walzer, Op. 78, "Souvenir of Berlin" • Gabrielen-Walzer, Op. 68 and others
Slovak Sinfonietta Zilina / Ernst Marzendorfer, conductor
Cat. 8.225283
  Naxos DVD Audio
HANDEL: Water Music / Music for the Royal Fireworks
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 • Water Music - Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 • Water Music - Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349 • Water Music - Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350
Aradia Ensemble / Kevin Mallon, conductor
Cat. 5.110115
  Naxos Historical Recordings
MOZART: Serenades Nos. 10 and 13, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Furtwangler) (1947, 1949)
Alceste, Act I: Overture • Serenade No. 10 in B flat major, K. 361 "Gran Partita" • Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor
Cat. 8.110994
Not available in the United States
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 / Overtures (VPO, BBC SO, LSO, Walter) (1930-1938)
Fidelio, Op. 72, Act I: Overture • Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b • Overture for Collin's Coriolan in C minor, Op. 62, "Coriolan Overture" • Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral" • The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: Overture
BBC Symphony Orchestra / London Symphony Orchestra / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / British Symphony Orchestra / Bruno Walter, conductor
Cat. 8.111032
Not available in the United States
GIGLI, Beniamino: London Recordings (1946-1947)
6 Canciones al estilo popular: Cancion del Carretero • Adeste fideles • Bless this house • Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola, "Siciliana" • Core ‘ngrato • Dicitencello vuje and others
Herbert Dawson, organ / Beniamino Gigli, tenor / Kitty Wilson, harp / Studio chorus / Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden / Studio orchestra / Rainaldo Zamboni, conductor
Cat. 8.111101
Not available in the United States
LEONCAVALLO: Pagliacci (Callas, di Stefano, Serafin) (1954)
Act I: Eh!..Son qua! Son qua! (Chorus, Canio, Beppe) • Act I: Un grande spettacolo a ventitre ore (Canio, Chorus, Tonio, Villagers, Beppe) • Act I: Un tal gioco, credetemi (Canio, Nedda, Chorus) and others
Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor / Maria Callas, soprano / Tito Gobbi, baritone / Rolando Panerai, baritone / Nicola Monti, tenor
Cat. 8.111024
Not available in the United States
MASCAGNI: Cavalleria rusticana (Callas, di Stefano, Serafin) (1953)
Part I: Prelude • Part I: O Lola (Turiddu) • Part I: Gli aranci olezzano (Women, Men) • Part I: Dite, mamma Lucia (Santuzza, Lucia) and others
Maria Callas, soprano / Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor / Rolando Panerai, baritone / Anna Maria Canali, mezzo-soprano / Ebe Ticozzi, mezzo-soprano
Milan La Scala Chorus
Vittore Veneziani, choirmaster
Milan La Scala Orchestra
Tullio Serafin, conductor
Cat. 8.111025
Not available in the United States
PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (Callas, Gedda, Karajan) (1955)
Act I: E soffitto...e pareti (Pinkerton, Goro, Suzuki, Sharpless) • Act I: Dovunque al mondo (Pinkerton, Sharpless, Goro) • Act I: Amore o grillo (Pinkerton, Sharpless, Chorus, Goro) • and others
Maria Callas, soprano / Nicolai Gedda, tenor / Lucia Danieli, mezzo-soprano / Mario Borriello, baritone / Renato Ercolani, tenor / Luisa Villa, mezzo-soprano / Mario Carlin, baritone / Plinio Clabassi, bass / Enrico Campi, bass
Milan La Scala Chorus
Norberto Mola, choirmaster
Milan La Scala Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Cat. 8.111026-27
Not available in the United States
MROSSINI: Turco in Italia (Il) (Callas, Rossi-Lemeni, Gavazzeni) (1954)
Il Turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy) • Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act I: Una voce poco fa • Dinorah, Act II: Ombre legere, "Shadow Song" • Lakme, Act II: Ou va la jeune Hindoue?...La-bas, dans la foret, "Bell Song" • I vespri siciliani, Act V: Merce, dilette amiche: Bolero
Various Artists
Cat. 8.111028-29
Not available in the United States
   
  Naxos Educational
Art & Music: Renoir - Music of His Time
La Belle Helene: Overture • Petite symphonie: I. Adagio - Allegretto • Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 • Symphony in B flat major, Op. 20 (excerpt) • Preludes, Book I (excerpts) • 2 Danses: II. Danse profane and others
Various Artists
Cat. 8.558176
  Naxos Nostalgia
DAVIS JR, Sammy: Hey There (1949-1955)
The Gypsy In My Soul • I Don’t Care Who Knows • Smile, Darn Ya, Smile • Azure • Because Of You, Part 1 • Because Of You, Part 2 and others
Sammy Davis Jr., vocals / Jack Pleis Orchestra / Sam Taylor, tenor saxophone / David Lennick, transfer and production
Cat. 8.120833
Not available in the United States
  Naxos Jazz Legends
ELLINGTON, Duke: Black, Brown and Beige (1943-1945)
Black, Brown And Beige (highlights) • Blue Skies (arr. M. L. Williams) • Boy Meets Horn • Caravan • Carnegie Blues • Creole Love Call and others
Duke Ellington, piano / Al Hibbler, vocals / Taft Jordan, vocals / Ray Nance, violin / Ray Nance, vocals / Joya Sherrill, vocals / Rex Stewart, cornet / Duke Ellington Orchestra
Cat. 8.120809
Not available in the United States.
  Naxos SACD
HANDEL: Water Music / Music for the Royal Fireworks
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 • Water Music - Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 • Water Music - Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349 • Water Music - Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350
Aradia Ensemble / Kevin Mallon, conductor
Cat. 6.110115
  Arthaus
VERDI: La Traviata (NTSC)
La Traviata (NTSC)
Piotr Beczala, tenor / Miroslav Christoff, tenor / Irene Friedli, alto / Thomas Hampson, baritone / Uwe Kosser, bass / Zurich Opera House Chorus / Zurich Opera House Orchestra / Franz Welser-Most, conductor and others
Cat. 101247
Not available in Japan & Korea
GUITARRA! - The Guitar in Spain (NTSC)
GUITARRA - The Guitar in Spain (NTSC)
Julian Bream, guitar / Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Charles Grove, conductor
Cat. 102003
Available only in Europe & South Africa
MOZART: Finta Giardiniera (La) (NTSC)
La finta giardiniera, K. 196 (NTSC)
Britt-Marie Aruhn, soprano / Ann-Christine Biel, soprano / Richard Croft, tenor / Stuart Kale, tenor / Eva Pilat, mezzo-soprano / Petteri Salomaa, baritone / Annika Skoglund, mezzo-soprano / Drottningholm Theatre Chorus / Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra / Arnold Ostman, conductor
Cat. 102007
Not available in Japan & Korea
BRITTEN: Rape of Lucretia (The) (NTSC)
The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37 (NTSC)
Richard van Allan, bass / Kathryn Harries, soprano / Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor / Alan Opie, baritone / Anne-Marie Owens, mezzo-soprano / English National Opera Orchestra / Lionel Friend, conductor and others
Cat. 102021
Available only in Europe & South Africa
  EuroArts DVD
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No.2 "Lobgesang" (NTSC)
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture, Op. 21 (original 1825 version) • Psalm 114, Op. 51 • Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52, "Lobgesang" (1840 premiere version) • Verwandlung 2
Petra-Maria Schnitzer, soprano / Anne Schwanewilms, soprano / Peter Seiffert, tenor / Leipzig Opera Chorus / Gewandhaus Chorus / Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Cat. 2054668
Available only in Europe, North & South America, Japan, New Zealand, Dubai & South Africa
  BBC/Opus Arte DVD
MICHELANGELI PLAYS CHOPIN (NTSC)
Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22 • Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 • Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57 • Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49 • Mazurka No. 20 in D flat major, Op. 30, No. 3 • Mazurka No. 25 in B minor, Op. 33, No. 4 and others
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, piano
Cat. OA0940d
MOZART: La Clemenza di Tito (NTSC)
La Clemenza di Tito, K. 621 (NTSC)
Roland Bracht, bass / Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano / Hannah Ester Minutillo, alto / Catherine Naglestad, soprano / Christoph Pregardien, tenor / Ekaterina Siurina, soprano / Paris Opera Chorus / Paris Opera Orchestra / Sylvain Cambreling, conductor
Cat. OA0942d
VIVIER: Reves d'un Marco Polo (NTSC)
Kopernikus • Marco Polo: Glaubst du an die Unsterblichkeit der Seele • Marco Polo: Lonely Child • Marco Polo: Prologue pour un Marco Polo • Marco Polo: Shiraz • Marco Polo: Wo bist du Licht! and others
Harry van der Kamp, bass / Johan Leysen, narrator / Tomoko Makuuchi, soprano / Claron McFadden, soprano / Susan Narucki, soprano / James Ottaway, bass-baritone / Schoenberg Ensemble / Asko Ensemble / Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Cat. OA0943d
  TDK DVD
ABBADO / NONO / POLLINI - A TRAIL ON THE WATER (PAL)
A Trail on the Water (PAL)
Maurizio Pollini, piano / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Claudio Abbado, conductor
Cat. dvww-docnono
ESP2 - A TRIBUTE TO MILES (NTSC)
A Tribute a Miles (NTSC)
Randy Hall, guitar / Randy Hall, vocals / Adam Holzman, guitar / Robert Irving III, keyboards
Cat. dvww-jesp2
Available only in Europe, USA & Canada
HANDEL: Giulio Cesare (NTSC)
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 (NTSC)
Maite Beaumont, mezzo-soprano / Jordi Domenech, counter-tenor / David Menendez, baritone / Itxaro Mentxaka, soprano / Elena de la Merced, soprano / Liceu Grand Theatre Chorus / Liceu Grand Theatre Symphony Orchestra / Michael Hofstetter, conductor and others
Cat. dvww-opgces
  Marco Polo DVD
CHEN / HE: Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (The) (NTSC)
The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
Takako Nishizaki, violin / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd, conductor
Cat. 2.220002
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