Newsletter 112
 
September 2006
 
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Some releases may not be available on CD in all countries – please contact the Naxos distributor in your territory.  For a complete list of new releases available in the United States , click here.

  Naxos
STAR WARS AND OTHER SCI-FI CLASSICS
Alien: Main Theme • Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30, TrV 176: Introduction (2001 - A Space Odyssey: Main Theme) • Battlestar Galactica: Main Themes • Close Encounters of The Third Kind: Main Theme • Meteor: Main Theme • Star Wars: Episode IV, "A New Hope" (excerpts)
Richard Hayman Orchestra / Richard Hayman, conductor
Cat. 8.555020

 
GOUNOD: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2
Symphony No. 1 in D major • Symphony No. 2 in E flat major
Sinfonia Finlandia / Patrick Gallois, conductor
Cat. 8.557463
HAYDN: Keyboard Concertinos / String Trios
Baryton Trio in D major, Hob.XI.11 • Keyboard Concertino in C major, Hob.XIV:11 • Keyboard Concertino in C major, Hob.XIV:12 • Keyboard Concertino in F major, Hob.XVIII:F2 • Keyboard Concertino in G major, Hob.XIV:13 • String Trio in C major, Hob.V:16
Sabine Vatin, fortepiano / Ensemble d'arco
Cat. 8.557660
 
LILBURN: Orchestral Works
A Birthday Offering • A Song of Islands • Aotearoa • Drysdale Overture • Festival Overture • Forest and others
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd, conductor
Cat. 8.557697
RYBA: 2 String Quartets / 2 Flute Quartets
Flute Quartet in C major • Flute Quartet in F major • String Quartet in A minor • String Quartet in D minor
Jan Ostry, flute / M. Nostitz Quartet
Cat. 8.557729
 
ENGLISH STRING MINIATURES, Vol. 6
2 Nocturnes • A Moorside Suite (arr. P. Lane) • A Very English Music • Bethlehem Down (arr. P. Lane) • Chacony in G minor, Z. 730 (arr. B. Britten) • From across La manche
and others

Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Cat. 8.557753
HAYASAKA: Piano Concerto / Ancient Dances on the Left and on the Right
Ancient Dances on the Left and on the Right • Overture in D major • Piano Concerto
Hiromi Okada, piano / Russian Philharmonic Orchestra / Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
Cat. 8.557819

 
PHILIPS: Harpsichord Music
Amarilli (after G. Caccini: Amarilli, mia bella) • Bon jour mon cueur (after O. Lassus) • Chi fara fede al cielo (after A. Striggio) • Deggio dunque partire (after L. Marenzio) • Fantasia in D minor • Fantasia in F major and others
Elizabeth Farr, harpsichord
Cat. 8.557864
BACH / PURCELL / HANDEL: Stokowski Transcriptions
2 Ancient Liturgical Melodies (arr. L. Stokowski) • Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4: Jesus Christus Gottes Sohn (arr. L. Stokowski) • Clavierubung III: Wir glauben all' an einem Gott, BWV 680 (arr. L. Stokowski) • Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: When I am laid in earth, "Dido's Lament" (arr. L. Stokowski) • Fugue in G minor, BWV 578, "Little Fugue" (arr. L. Stokowski) • Komm susser Tod, BWV 478 (arr. L. Stokowski) and others
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier, conductor
Cat. 8.557883

 
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Sonata No. 2 / The Limpid Stream (piano transcription)
3 Pieces • A Child's Exercise Book, Op. 69 • Murzilka • Piano Sonata No. 2 in B minor, Op. 61 • Preludes, Op. 2 (excerpts) • The Limpid Stream, Op. 39 (excerpts) (piano trans. D. Shostakovich)
Konstantin Scherbakov, piano
Cat. 8.570092
SCHUMANN: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 3 (arr. for string orchestra)
String Quartet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 41/1 (arr. for string orchestra) • String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41/3 (arr. for string orchestra)
Montreal Players / Jean-Philippe Tremblay, conductor
Cat. 8.570133
Limited Edition
 
EL-KHOURY: New York, Tears and Hope / The Rivers Engulfed
Fragments oublies (Forgotten Fragments), Op. 66 • Les Fleuves engloutis (The Rivers Engulfed), Op. 64 • New York, Tears and Hope, Op. 65 • Violin Sextet, Op. 58 (version for 24 violins) • Waves, Op. 60
Hideki Nagano, piano / Dimitri Vassilakis, piano / London Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins, conductor / Daniel Harding, conductor
Cat. 8.570134
Limited Edition

ELGAR: Piano Music
3 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 10: No. 2. Serenade mauresque (arr. piano) • 3 Pieces, Op. 4: No. 1. Idylle • Carissima • Douce pensee, "Rosemary" • Enfants d'un reve (Dream Children), Op. 43 • May Song and others
Ashley Wass, piano
Cat. 8.570166

 
Guitar Recital: Jerome Ducharme
3 Piezas espanolas • Appalachian Summer • Fantasie-Sonata, Op. A22 • Guitar Sonata, Op. 47 • Homenaje, piece pour guitare ecrite pour Le Tombeau de Debussy • Suite, Op. 41
Jerome Ducharme, guitar
Cat. 8.570189
PART: Music for Unaccompanied Choir
Bogoroditse Djevo (Mother of God and Virgin) • Dopo la vittoria (After the Victory) • I am the true vine • Kanon Pokajanen: Ode VII: Memento • Nunc dimittis • The Woman with the Alabaster Box and others
Elora Festival Singers / Noel Edison, conductor
Cat. 8.570239
     
  Naxos Opera
WAGNER, R.: Walkure (Die) (Ring Cycle 2)
Die Walkure
Renate Behle, soprano / Angela Denoke, soprano / Robert Gambill, tenor / Wiebke Goetjes, soprano / Attila Jun, bass / Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra / Lothar Zagrosek, conductor and others
Cat. 8.660172-74
 
SACCHINI: Oedipe a Colone
Oedipe a Colone (Oedipus at Colonus)
Kirsten Blaise, soprano / Tony Boutte, tenor / Loup Francois, bass / Robert Getchell, tenor / Nathalie Paulin, soprano / Opera Lafayette Chorus / Opera Lafayette Orchestra / Ryan Brown, conductor
Cat. 8.660196-97
  Naxos American Classics
ADAMS, J: Violin Concerto / CORIGLIANO: Chaconne from The Red Violin
2 Romanian Rhapsody, Op. 11: No. 1 in A major (arr. F. Waxman) • The Red Violin: Chaconne • Tristan and Isolde Fantasia • Violin Concerto
Chloe Hanslip, violin / Charles Owen, piano / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Cat. 8.559302
  Naxos American Jewish Music
BEVERIDGE: Yizkor Requiem
Yizkor Requiem
Robert Brubaker, tenor / Rodney Mariner, reader / Ana Maria Martinez, soprano / Elizabeth Shammash, mezzo-soprano / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner, conductor
Cat. 8.559453
  Marco Polo
STRAUSS I, J.: Edition - Vol. 9
Furioso-Galopp, nach Liszt’s Motiven (Furioso-Galopp on Motifs from Liszt), Op. 114 • Galopp nach Motiven aus der Oper Die Hugenotten von Meyerbeer, Op. 93 • Gedanken-Striche Walzer (Dash Waltz), Op. 79 • Gibellinen-Galopp (Ghibelline Galop), Op. 117 • Grazien-Tanze, Walzer (Dances for the Graces, Waltz), Op. 81 • Huldigungs-Walzer (Tribute Waltz), Op. 80 and others
Slovak Sinfonietta Zilina / Christian Pollack, conductor
Cat. 8.225285
  Naxos Audiobooks
Erskine Childers
The Riddle of the Sands

Read by Dermot Kerrigan
Cat. NA238512

 
CHILDREN’S FAVOURITES
THE UGLY DUCKLING • THUMBELINA • THE LION AND ALBERT and many more
Cat. NA241312
THE KNIGHT’S TALE
UNABRIDGED • in Middle English
Cat. NA241512
 
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE
David Horovitch, Reader
Cat. NA342012
THE WIND-UP BIRD CHRONICLE UNABRIDGED
Rupert Degas, Reader
Cat. NAX41812
 
BLEAK HOUSE
UNABRIDGED

Sean Barrett and Teresa Gallagher, Reader
Cat. NAX43112
  Naxos Historical Recordings
BACH, J.S.: Well-Tempered Clavier (The), Book I (Landowska) (1949-1951)
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: 24 Preludes and Fugues
Wanda Landowska, harpsichord
Cat. 8.110314-15
Not available in the United States.
 
BACH, J.S.: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 (Schwarzkopf, Gedda, Karajan) (1952-1953)
Mass in B minor, BWV 232 • Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei • Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Benedictus: Benedictus qui venit • Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Credo: Et in Spiritum Sanctum • Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Credo: Et in unum Dominum Jesum Christum • Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Gloria: Laudamus te
Margaret Balfour, contralto / Kathleen Ferrier, contralto / Joseph Fuchs, violin / Nicolai Gedda, tenor / Marga Hoffgen, contralto / Friends of Music Choral Society, Vienna / London Philharmonic Orchestra / London Symphony Orchestra / Philharmonia Orchestra / Studio orchestra / Victor Orchestra / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Adrian Boult, conductor / Gustave Bret, conductor / Albert Coates, conductor / Herbert von Karajan, conductor / Sylvan Levin, conductor and others
Cat. 8.111053-54
Not available in the United States.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concertos Nos. 4 and 5 (Gieseking) (1939, 1934)
I. Allegro moderato • II. Andante con moto • III. Rondo: Vivace • I. Allegro • II. Adagio un poco mosso • III. Rondo
Gieseking, Walter / Bohm, Karl / Walter, Bruno, conductor
Cat. 8.111112
     
  Great Conductors
WAGNER: Overtures (Furtwangler, Commercial Recordings 1940-1950, Vol. 4)
Der fliegende Hollander, Act I: Overture • Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Dance of the Apprentices • Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Prelude • Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Overture • Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries • Gotterdammerung, Act I: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey and others
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano / Philharmonia Orchestra / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor
Cat. 8.110997
Not available in the United States.
  Naxos Jazz Legends
BASIE, Count: Circus In Rhythm (Radio Transcriptions and Service V-Discs, 1944-1945) (Basie, Vol. 4)
Basie Boogie • Basie Strides Again • Circus In Rhythm • Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me • Down For Double • Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good To You? and others
Count Basie, piano / Thelma Carpenter, vocals / Jimmy Rushing, vocals / Count Basie Orchestra
Cat. 8.120820
  Naxos Nostalgia
BERLIN: Call Me Madam (Original Broadway Cast) (Studio Recording) (1950)
Call Me Madam (1950 Original Broadway Cast / 1950 Studio Cast / 1953 Film Soundtrack) • Call Me Madam (1953 Film Soundtrack) (excerpts) • Call Me Madam (scene performed on The Big Show (radio show), 1950)
Tallulah Bankhead, narrator / Ralph Chambers, vocals / Pat Harrington, vocals / Paul Lukas, narrator / Paul Lukas, vocals / Original Broadway Cast Chorus / Studio Cast Chorus / Studio chorus / Meredith Willson Orchestra / Original Broadway Cast Orchestra / Studio Cast Orchestra / Studio orchestra / Jay Blackton, conductor / Gordon Jenkins, conductor / Alfred Newman, conductor / Meredith Wilson, conductor and others
Cat. 8.120794
Not available in the United States.
  Arthaus DVD
PARSONS DANCE COMPANY (THE) (NTSC)
Brothers • Caught • Fine Dining • Nascimento • Reflections of Four • Scrutiny • The Envelope
Ezralow, Daniel / Parsons (choreographer), David / Parsons Dance Company
Cat. 100265
Only available in Europe and Russia
 
GRUPO CORPO (NTSC)
Bach • O Corpo
Pederneiras, Rodrigo / Grupo Corpo
Cat. 100357
Only available in Europe and Russia
OPERA NIGHT (Opera Cologne, 2005) (NTSC)
Opera Night
Alvarez, Carlos / Bayrakdarian, Isabel / Crider, Michele / Genaux, Vivica / Iveri, Tamar / Moser, Edda / Pirgu, Saimir / Quasthoff, Thomas / Richter, Regina / Rohrbach, Claudia / Shicoff, Neil / Cologne Opera Chorus / Cologne Gurzenich Orchestra / Stenz, Markus
Cat. 101105
 
JOSE CARRERAS COLLECTION: Grande Notte a Verona (La) (1988) (NTSC)
La Grande Notte a Verona
Caballe, Montserrat / Carreras, Jose / Cotrubas, Ileana / Dimitrova, Ghena / Kollo, Rene / Marton, Eva / Millo, Aprile / Nucci, Leo / Obraztsova, Elena / Raimondi, Ruggero / Ramey, Samuel / Zampieri, Mara / Madrid Symphony Orchestra / Collado, Jose / Franci, Carlo
Cat. 101403
HERENCIA FLAMENCA (The Flamenco Clan) (NTSC)
Herencia Flamenca (The Flamenco Clan)
Carmona, Antonio / Carmona, Jose Miguel / Carmona, Juan / Habichuela, Juan / Habichuela, Pape
Cat. 101801
Not available in Spain and South America

 
JOSE CARRERAS COLLECTION: Frankfurt Concert with Abbado (1992) (NTSC)
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Overture • Te Deum, Op. 22
Carreras, Jose / Haselbock, Martin / Prague Philharmonic Chorus / Tolzer Children's Choir / Vienna State Opera Chorus / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Abbado, Claudio
Cat. 102029

  EuroArts DVD
EUROPA-KONZERT 2006 FROM PRAGUE (NTSC)
Horn Concerto No. 1 in D major, K. 412 • Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482 • Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385, "Haffner" • Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425, "Linz"
Baborak, Radek / Barenboim, Daniel / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Barenboim, Daniel
Cat. 2055308
Available in Europe, Americas, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, South Africa, Hong Kong

 
BRAHMS: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (NTSC)
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 • Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernstein, Leonard
Cat. 2072048
Available in Europe, Americas, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, South Africa, Hong Kong
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 / BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 (NTSC)
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 • Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73
Backhaus, Wilhelm / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Bohm, Karl
Cat. 2072058
Available in Europe, Americas, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, South Africa, Hong Kong

 
BTCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto / Romeo and Juliet / MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (NTSC)
Pictures at an Exhibiton • Romeo and Juliet - Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare • Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Perlman, Itzhak / Philadelphia Orchestra / Ormandy, Eugene
Cat. 2072128
Available in Europe, Americas, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, South Africa, Hong Kong
  Juxtapositions
CARTER: Labyrinth of Time (A) (NTSC)
A Labyrinth of Time
Cat. DVD9DS17

  Opus Arte DVD
MOZART: Don Giovanni (Teatro Real, 2005) (NTSC)
Don Giovanni, K. 527
Bosi, Carlo / Giuseppini, Giorgio / Papian, Hasmik / Smith, Hugh / Steiger, Anna / Tsirakidis, Irini / Netherlands Opera Chorus / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / Reynolds, Julian
Cat. OA0958D


 
BELLINI: Norma (DNO, 2005) (NTSC)
Norma
Bosi, Carlo / Giuseppini, Giorgio / Papian, Hasmik / Smith, Hugh / Steiger, Anna / Tsirakidis, Irini / Netherlands Opera Chorus / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / Reynolds, Julian
Cat. OA0959D
MOZART: Nozze di Figaro (Le) (Paris Opera, 2006) (NTSC)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Mattei, Peter / Murphy, Heidi Grant / Oelze, Christiane / Regazzo, Lorenzo / Schafer, Christine / Paris National Opera Chorus / Paris National Opera Orchestra / Cambreling, Sylvain
Cat. OA0960D


 
KHACHATURIAN: Spartacus (Australian Ballet) (NTSC)
Spartacus (NTSC)
Australian Ballet / Victoria State Orchestra / Wilkins, Ormsby
Cat. OAF4017D
Not available in North America, Australia and New Zealand
  TDK DVD
MINKUS: Bayadere (La) (Covent Garden, 1991) (NTSC)
La Bayadere
Asylmuratova, Altynai / Bussell, Darcey / Dowell, Anthony / Drew, David / Kumakawa, Tetsuya / Mukhamedov, Irek / Royal Ballet, Covent Garden / Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden / Lanchbery, John
Cat. DVWW-BLLBM


 
MOZART: Requiem, K. 626 (NTSC)
Komm, du susse Todesstunde, BWV 161 • Requiem in D minor, K. 626
Equiluz, Kurt / Holl, Robert / Wenkel, Ortrun / Yakar, Rachel / Vienna State Opera Chorus / Concentus Musicus Wien / Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Cat. DVWW-COMREQ
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 / BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 • Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D. 485
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Wand, Gunter
Cat. DVWW-COWAND7


 
CHET BAKER: Live in '64 and '79 (NTSC)
Chat Baker: Live in '64 • Chet Baker: Live in '79
Baker, Chet / Graillier, Michel / Lackerschmid, Wolfgang / Manzecchi, Franco / Pelzer, Jacques / Pelzer, Jacques / Rassinfosse, Jean Louis / Trussardi, Luigi / Urtreger, Rene
Cat. DVWW-JICHB
Not available in Japan
COUNT BASIE: Live in '62 (NTSC)
Count Basie: Live in '62
Aarons, Al / Basie, Count / Cohn, Sonny / Coker, Henry / Dixon, Eric / Foster, Frank / Fowlkes, Charles / Green, Freddie / Jackson, Quentin / Jones, Eddie / Jones, Thad / Payne, Sonny / Powell, Benny / Reid, Irene / Royal, Marshal / Wess, Frank / Wess, Frank / Young, Snooky
Cat. DVWW-JICOB
Not Available in Japan

 
LOUIS ARMSTRONG: Live in '59 (NTSC)
Louis Armstrong: Live in '59
Armstrong, Louis / Armstrong, Louis / Barcelona, Danny / Herbert, Mort / Hucko, Peanuts / Kyle, Billy / Middleton, Velma / Young, James 'Trummy' / Young, James 'Trummy'
Cat. DVWW-JILA
Not Available in Japan
MOZART: Finta giardiniera (La) (Zurich Opera, 2006) (NTSC)
La finta giardiniera, K. 196
Bermudez, Gabriel / Kleiter, Julia / Mei, Eva / Nikiteanu, Liliana / Rey, Isabel / Schasching, Rudolf / Strehl, Christoph / Zurich La Scintilla Orchestra / Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Cat. DVWW-OPFINT


 
PONCHIELLI: Gioconda (La) (Liceu, 2005) (NTSC)
La Gioconda (NTSC)
Colombara, Carlo / Fiorillo, Elisabetta / Guelfi, Carlo / Margison, Richard / Podles, Ewa / Voigt, Deborah / Liceu Grand Theatre Chorus / Vivaldi Choir - Young Singers from Catalunya / Liceu Grand Theatre Symphony Orchestra / Callegari, Daniele
Cat. DVWW-OPGIOC

VERDI: Rigoletto (Arena di Verona, 2001) (PAL)
Rigoletto (PAL)
Josipovic, Milena / Luperi, Mario / Machado, Aquiles / Mula, Inva / Nucci, Leo / Punga, Sarah M' / Arena of Verona Choir / Arena of Verona Orchestra / Viotti, Marcello
Cat. DV-OPRIGM


     
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