July 2006 Music Newsletter
Newsletter No.110
July 13, 2006
  July New Releases
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  Naxos
REINECKE: Flute Concerto / Harp Concerto / Ballade
Ballade, Op. 288 • Flute Concerto in D major, Op. 283 (solo part adapted by P. Gallois) • Harp Concerto in E minor, Op. 182
Patrick Gallois, flute / Fabrice Pierre, harp / Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Patrick Gallois, conductor / Fabrice Pierre, conductor
Cat. 8.557404
HANDEL: Solomon, HWV 67
Solomon, HWV 67
Knut Schoch, tenor / Elisabeth Scholl, soprano / Matthias Vieweg, bass / Nicola Wemyss, soprano / Ewa Wolak, mezzo-soprano / Junge Kantorei / Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra / Joachim Carlos Martini, conductor
Cat. 8.557574-75
GARBIZU: Piano Music / Traditional Basque Songs and Dances
4 Preludios vascos (Lau eusko asiera, 4 Basque Preludes) • Aurresku • Bailes vascos (Basque Dances) • Cantos y bailes tradicionales vascos (Traditional Basque Songs and Dances) (Santesteban Collection) • Danzas vascas (Basque Dances)
Alvaro Cendoya, piano
Cat. 8.557630
Limited Edition Titles
HAYDN: Symphonies, Vol. 31 (Nos. 18, 19, 20, 21)
Symphony No. 18 in G major, Hob.I:18 • Symphony No. 19 in D major, Hob.I:19 • Symphony No. 20 in C major, Hob.I:20 • Symphony No. 21 in A major, Hob.I:21
Toronto Chamber Orchestra / Kevin Mallon, conductor
Cat. 8.557657
TAKEMITSU: Orchestral Works
3 Film Scores • A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden • Dreamtime • Solitude Sonore • Spirit Garden
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop, conductor
Cat. 8.557760
VILLA-LOBOS: Chamber Music
13 Cancoes tipicas brasileiras: No. 12. Modinha (Modinha) (arr. flute and harp) • Assobio a jato (The Jet Whistle) • Chanson de cristal (Song of Crystal) (arr. flute and harp) • Duo (arr. for violin and viola) • Modinhas e cancoes, series I (excerpts) (arr. flute and harp) • Modinhas e cancoes, series I: No. 1. Cancao do Marinheiro (arr. flute and harp) and others
Philippe Honore, violin / Lorna McGhee, flute / Alison Nicholls, harp / Ashan Pillai, viola / Michael Stirling, cello / Mobius
Cat. 8.557765
WILLIAMSON: Choral Music
English Eccentrics Choral Suite • Love, the Sentinel • Requiem for a Tribe Brother • Symphony for Voices
Kathryn Cook, alto / Joyful Company of Singers / Peter Broadbent, conductor
Cat. 8.557783
KILAR: Bogurodzica / Piano Concerto / Hoary Fog / Koscielec 1909
Bogurodzica (Mother of God) • Koscielec 1909 • Piano Concerto • Siwa mgla (Grey Mist)
Waldemar Malicki, piano / Wieslaw Ochman, baritone / Henryk Wojnarowski, choirmaster / Warsaw Philharmonic Choir / Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit, conductor
Cat. 8.557813
LISZT: Symphonic Poems, Vol. 3
Ce qu'on entend sur la montagne (What is Heard on the Mountain), S95/R412 • Festklange, S101/R418 • Hunnenschlacht (Battle of the Huns), S105/R422
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Michael Halasz, conductor
Cat. 8.557846
LE ROUX: Complete Works for 1 and 2 Harpsichords
Gigue for 2 harpsichords • Pieces in A major for 1 and 2 harpsichords • Pieces in A minor for 1 and 2 harpsichords • Pieces in D major for 1 harpsichord • Pieces in D minor for 1 and 2 harpsichords • Pieces in F major for 1 and 2 harpsichords and others
Naoko Akutagawa, harpsichord / Glen Wilson, harpsichord
Cat. 8.557884
Limited Edition Titles
VERDI: Don Carlos (Highlights)
Don Carlos (Highlights)
Lars Cleveman, tenor / Klas Hedlund, tenor / Hilde Leidland, soprano / Hillevi Martinpelto, soprano / Peter Mattei, baritone / Royal Swedish Opera Chorus / Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra / Alberto Hold-Garrido, conductor and others
Cat. 8.557894
FUCHS, L.: Complete Music for Unaccompanied Viola
12 Caprices • 15 Characteristic Studies • 16 Fantasy Etudes • Sonata Pastorale
Jeanne Mallow, viola
Cat. 8.557932-33
FINZI: Earth and Air and Rain / To a Poet / By Footpath and Stile
By Footpath and Stile, Op. 2 • Earth and Air and Rain, Op. 15 • To a Poet, Op. 13a
Iain Burnside, piano / Roderick Williams, baritone / Sacconi Quartet
Cat. 8.557963
Violin Recital: Simone Lamsma
2 Pieces, Op. 13: No. 2. Bizarrerie • 2 Pieces, Op. 15 • 3 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 10: No. 1. Mazurka (version for violin and piano) • 3 Pieces, Op. 4: No. 1. Idyll • 3 Pieces, Op. 4: No. 2. Pastourelle • 3 Pieces, Op. 4: No. 3. Virelai and others
Simone Lamsma, violin / Yurie Miura, piano
Cat. 8.557984
KRAUS: Complete Chamber Music with Keyboard
Allegro in D major, VB 163 • Piano Trio in D major, VB 171 • Violin Sonata in C major, VB 160 • Violin Sonata in C major, VB 162 • Violin Sonata in D major, VB 159 • Violin Sonata in D minor, VB 157 and others
Jacques Despres, harpsichord / Jacques Despres, piano / John Friesen, cello / Walter Schwede, violin
Cat. 8.570023-24
Limited Edition Titles
 
  Naxos American Classics
AMERICAN JOURNEY
2 Pieces: No. 1. Nocturne • 3 American Pieces • 3 Latin American Dances • Bluefields, A West Hollywood Rumba for Arnold • Hexapoda - 5 Studies in Jitteroptera • Southland Sketches and others
Amanda Forsyth, cello / Dave Grusin, piano / Lincoln Mayorga, piano / Arnold Steinhardt, violin / Victor Steinhardt, piano
Cat. 8.559235
Limited Edition Titles
HANSON: Concerto for Organ, Harp and Strings / Nymph and Satyr
Concerto for Organ, Harp and Strings, Op. 22, No. 3 • Fantasy Variations on a Theme of Youth • Nymph and Satyr • Pastorale • Serenade, Op. 35 • Summer Seascape II
Holly Blake, bassoon / Jonathan Blumenfeld, oboe / Andrew Bolotowsky, flute / Doris Hall-Gulati, clarinet / Gabriela Imreh, piano / Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra / Daniel Spalding, conductor and others
Cat. 8.559251
WOLPE: String Quartet / Second Piece for Violin Alone / Trio in 2 Parts / Oboe Quartet
Piece for Oboe, Cello, Percussion and Piano, "Oboe Quartet" • Second Piece for Violin Alone • String Quartet • Trio in 2 Parts
Toby Appel, viola / Theodore Arm, violin / Aleck Karis, piano / Daniel Kennedy, percussion / Curtis Macomber, violin / Harvey Sollberger, conductor and others
Cat. 8.559262
  Naxos American Jewish Music
HELFMAN: Di Naye Hagode
Di Naye Hagode (The New Narrative - A Choral Tone Poem of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising) • Hag Habikkurim (Festival of First Fruits - A Pageant for Shavuot) • The Holy Ark (Torah Service) (excerpts)
Theodore Bikel, narrator / Raphael Frieder, cantor / Coro Hebraeico / Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale / Slovak Chamber Choir / Southern California Choral Society / Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra / Samuel Adler, conductor / Neil Levin, conductor / Nick Strimple, conductor
Cat. 8.559440
  Naxos Historical Recordings
ITALIAN POPULAR SONGS, Vol. 2 (1926-1953)
Addio a Napoli • Aprile • Dicitencello vuje • Fa la nana, bambin' • l'te vurria vasa! • La campana di San Giusto and others
Beniamino Gigli, tenor / Enrico di Mazzei, tenor / Mario del Monaco, tenor / Aureliano Pertile, tenor / Tito Schipa, tenor / and others
Cat. 8.110773
HOLST: Planets (The) / VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 4
2 Songs without Words, Op. 22: No. 2. Marching Song • Symphony No. 4 in F minor • The Planets, Op. 32
BBC Symphony Orchestra / London Symphony Orchestra / Gustav Holst, conductor / Ralph Vaughan Williams, conductor
Cat. 8.111048
WOMEN AT THE PIANO - AN ANTHOLOGY OF HISTORIC PERFORMANCES, Vol. 2 (1926-1950)
12 Etudes, Op. 8: No. 10 in D flat major • 4 Rhapsodies, Op. 11: No. 3 in C major • 6 Etudes d'execution transcendante d'apres Paganini, S140/R3a: No. 6 in A minor • 6 Romanian Folk Dances, BB 68 • Andalucia, "Suite espagnola": VI. Malaguena • Boogie Woogie Etude and others
Ellen Ballon, piano / Raie da Costa, piano / Ania Dorfmann, piano / Ginette Doyen, piano / Leah Effenbach, piano / and others
Cat. 8.111121
MOZART: Cosi fan tutte (Schwarzkopf, Otto, Karajan) (1954)
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588 • Don Giovanni, K. 527 (excerpts) • Idomeneo, K. 366, Act III: Zeffiretti lusinghieri (Ilia) • Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (excerpts)
Sesto Bruscantini, baritone / Nan Merriman, mezzo-soprano / Lisa Otto, soprano / Rolando Panerai, baritone / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano / Leopold Simoneau, tenor / Philharmonia Chorus / Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan, conductor / John Pritchard, conductor
Cat. 8.111232-34
  Naxos Jazz Legends
ELLINGTON, Duke: Time's A-Wastin' (1945-1946)
A Gathering In A Clearing • Beale Street Blues • Drawing Room Blues • I'm Just A Lucky So And So • Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me) • Memphis Blues and others
Marian Cox, vocals / Kay Davis, vocals / Duke Ellington, piano / Al Hibbler, vocals / Ray Nance, vocals / Billy Strayhorn, piano / Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra
Cat. 8.120811
Not available in the United States.
  Naxos Nostalgia
HITS OF THE 1930s, Vol. 2 (1931-1933)
(Potatoes Are Cheaper, Tomatoes Are Cheaper) Now's The Time To Fall In Love • Annie Doesn't Live Here Any More • Brother Can You Spare A Dime • Dream A Little Dream Of Me • Forty-Second Street • Home and others
Les Allen, vocals / Harold Arlen, piano / Fred Astaire, vocals / Don Azpiazu, piano / Cab Calloway, vocals / Studio vocal trio / The Boswell Sisters / The Eton Boys / George Olsen Music / Phil Spitalny Music / Studio bandBBC Dance Orchestra / Cab Calloway Orchestra / Don Azpiazu Havana Casino Orchestra / Don Bestor Orchestra / Gene Kardos Orchestra / Don Bestor, conductor / Henry Hall, conductor / Gene Kardos, conductor / Guy Lombardo, conductor / George Olsen, conductor / Paul Whiteman, conductor and others
Cat. 8.120842
Not available in the United States.
  Arthaus
JIRI KYLIAN AND THE NEDERLANDS DANS THEATRE (NTSC)
Sinfonietta (Nederlands Dans Theatre, 1980) • Stamping Ground (Nederlands Dans Theatre, 1984) • Symphony in D (Nederlands Dans Theatre, 1983) [Ballet adaptation of Symphonies Nos. 73 and 101]
Jiri Kylian, choreographer / Netherlands Dance Theatre
Cat. 100444
SALLINEN: Palace (The) (Savonlinna Opera Festival, 1995) (NTSC)
Palatsi (The Palace) (NTSC)
Ritva-Liisa Korhonen, soprano / Tom Krause, bass-baritone / Sami Luttinen, baritone / Pertti Makela, tenor / Jaana Mantynen, soprano / Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir / Savonlinna Opera Festival Orchestra / Okko Kamu, conductor and others
Cat. 102091
  EuroArts DVD
PIERRE BOULEZ AND THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (NTSC)
3 ballades de Villon (version with orchestra) • 5 poemes de Baudelaire: No. 3. Le jet d'eau (version with orchestra) • L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird) • Lulu Suite (excerpts)
Christine Schafer, soprano / Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cat. 2050146
SWINGING BACH (NTSC)
Swinging Bach (NTSC)
Adele Anthony, violin / Bobby McFerrin, vocals / Gil Shaham, violin / Jiri Stivin, recorder / King's Singers / Collegium Quodlibet / German Brass / Jacques Loussier Trio / Quintessence Saxophone Quintet / Turtle Island String Quartet / Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Cat. 2050406
DIVINE DANCERS (NTSC)
Divine Dancers (NTSC)
Charles Jude, dancer / Polina Semionova, dancer / Daniil Simkin, dancer / Igor Zelensky, dancer
Cat. 2054708
SCHREKER: Gezeichneten (Die) (Salzburg Festival, 2005) (NTSC)
Die Gezeichneten (The Marked Ones) (NTSC)
Robert Brubaker, tenor / Robert Hale, bass-baritone / Wolfgang Schone, baritone / Anne Schwanewilms, soprano / Michael Volle, baritone / Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra / Kent Nagano, conductor
Cat. 2055298
WAGNER: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival, 1982) (NTSC)
Lohengrin (NTSC)
Karan Armstrong, soprano / Elizabeth Connell, soprano / Peter Hofmann, tenor / Leif Roar, baritone / Siegfried Vogel, bass / Bernd Weikl, baritone / Bayreuth Festival Chorus / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra / Woldemar Nelsson, conductor
Cat. 2072028
ODE TO FREEDOM - BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 (NTSC)
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, "Choral" (NTSC)
June Anderson, soprano / Klaus Konig, tenor / Jan-Hendrick Rootering, bass / Sarah Walker, mezzo-soprano / Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus / Berlin Radio Chorus / Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Dresden Staatskapelle / Kirov Opera Orchestra / London Symphony Orchestra / New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Orchestre de Paris / Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Cat. 2072038
  Opus Arte DVD
BRITTEN: Gloriana (Film version) (Opera North) (NTSC)
Gloriana, Op. 53 (film version) (NTSC)
Josephine Barstow, soprano / Clive Bayley, bass / David Ellis, baritone / Susannah Glanville, soprano / Emer McGilloway, mezzo-soprano / Thomas Randle, tenor / Eric Roberts, baritone / Opera North Chorus / English Northern Philharmonia / Paul Daniel, conductor
Cat. oa0955d
RAMEAU: In Convertendo Dominus (NTSC)
In convertendo Dominus (Psalm 126) (NTSC)
Sophie Daneman, soprano / Olga Pitarch, soprano / Nicolas Rivenq, baritone / Jeffrey Thompson, tenor / Les Arts Florissants / William Christie, conductor
Cat. oa0956d
BRITTEN: Turn of the Screw (The) (Opera Australia) (NTSC)
The Turn of the Screw, Op. 54 (NTSC)
Anson Austin, tenor / Wendy Dixon, soprano / Margaret Haggart, soprano / Eilene Hannan, soprano / West Australian Symphony Orchestra / David Stanhope, conductor
Cat. oaf4014d
HEROLD: Fille mal gardee (La) (Australian Ballet) (NTSC)
La fille mal gardee (NTSC)
Australian Ballet / Victoria State Orchestra / Noel Smith, conductor
Cat. oaf4015d
  TDK DVD
MOZART: Greatest Operas (Zurich Opera, 1996-2001) (PAL)
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588 (Zurich Opera, 2000) (PAL) • Die Zauberflote, K. 620 (Zurich Opera, 2000) (PAL) • Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Zurich Opera, 2001) (PAL) • Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (Zurich Opera, 1996) (PAL)
Agnes Baltsa, soprano / Cecilia Bartoli, soprano / Piotr Beczala, tenor / Carlos Chausson, bass / Rodney Gilfry, bass-baritone / Zurich Opera House Chorus / Zurich Opera House Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor / Franz Welser-Most, conductor and others
Cat. dv-boxmozart
VERDI: Aida (Teatro Verdi di Busseto, 2001) (PAL)
Aida (PAL)
Adina Aaron, soprano / Kate Aldrich, mezzo-soprano / Giuseppe Garra, baritone / Enrico Giuseppe Iori, bass / Paolo Pecchioli, bass / Scott Piper, tenor / Arturo Toscanini Foundation Chorus / Arturo Toscanini Foundation Orchestra / Massimiliano Stefanelli, conductor
Cat. DV-AIDDBM
ADAM: Giselle (La Scala, 2005) (NTSC)
Giselle (NTSC)
Roberto Bolle, dancer / Svetlana Zakharova, dancer / Milan La Scala Ballet / Milan La Scala Orchestra / David Coleman, conductor
Cat. dvww-blgiss
SCHUBERT: Symphonies Nos. 8 and 9 (NTSC)
Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, "Unfinished" • Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "Great"
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Gunter Wand, conductor
Cat. dvww-cowand6
GIORDANO: Andrea Chenier (Teatro Comunale di Bologna, 2006) (NTSC)
Andrea Chenier (NTSC)
Armando Ariostini, baritone / Mario Bellanova, bass / Michele Castagnaro, baritone / Carlo Cigni, bass / Jose Cura, tenor / Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus / Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra / Carlo Rizzi, conductor and others
Cat. dvww-opach
MUSSORGSKY: Boris Godunov (Liceu, 2004) (NTSC)
Boris Godunov (original 1869 version) (NTSC)
Marie Arnet, soprano / Brian Asawa, counter-tenor / Jordi Casanova, tenor / Josep Ferrer, baritone / Alex Grigoriev, tenor / Liceu Grand Theatre Chorus / Liceu Grand Theatre Symphony Orchestra / Sebastian Weigle, conductor and others
Cat. dvww-opboris
  Naxos Laureate
Violin Recital: Barnabas Keleman
6 Romanian Folk Dances, BB 68 (arr. violin and piano) • Andante in A major, BB 26b • Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth, S382/R463 • La lugubre gondola, S134/R468 • Rhapsody No. 1, BB 94a • Rhapsody No. 2, BB 96a and others
Barnabas Kelemen, violin / Peter Nagy, piano
Cat. 8.557541
Limited Edition Titles
  Naxos AudioBooks
FERRIE: More Tales from the Greek Legends
Bellerophon and the Chimera • The Anger of Artemis • The Story of Orion the Hunter • Meleager and the Calydonian Boar • Atlanta's Marriage and the Golden Apples of the Hesperides • Orpheus and Eurydice • Artemis and Actaeon • Echo and Narcissus • Castor and Pollux - the Dioscuri • Athena and Arachne
Benjamin Soames, reader
Cat. NA241212
TIMSON: Stories from Shakespeare, Vol. 2
As You Like It • Julius Caesar • The Merchant of Venice • The Taming of the Shrew • Richard II • Henry IV Part I • Henry IV Part II • The Merry Wives of Windsor
Juliet Stevenson, reader / Alex Jennings, reader
Cat. NA340912
MURAKAMI: Wild Sheep Chase (A) (unabridged)
A Wild Sheep Chase
Rupert Degas, reader
Cat. NAX41412
AUSTEN: Northanger Abbey (unabridged)
Northanger Abbey
Juliet Stevenson, reader
Cat. NA742712
  Opera Explained
Opera Explained: WAGNER - Tristan und Isolde (Cook)
An Introduction to... WAGNER Tristan und Isolde
Sean Barrett, reader / Elaine Claxton, reader / Christopher Cook, reader / Laura Paton, reader
Cat. 8.558195
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