Newsletter 111
August 2006

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SCHUBERT: Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major / Sonatensatz
Piano Trio in B flat major, D. 28, "Sonatensatz" Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, D. 929
Kungsbacka Trio
Cat. 8.555700
BRAHMS: Four-Hand Piano Music, Vol. 16
F. Schubert - 20 Landler, D. 366 and D. 814 (arr. piano duet), Anh. Ia/6 J. Joachim - Hamlet Overture, Op. 4 (arr. piano duet), Anh. Ia/3 R. Schumann - Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47 (arr. piano duet), Anh. Ia/8
Christian Kohn, piano / Silke-Thora Matthies, piano
Cat. 8.555848
ELGAR: Orchestral Miniatures
3 Bavarian Dances 3 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 10 (excerpts) 3 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 10: No. 1. Mazurka Carissima Chanson de matin, Op. 15, No. 2 Chanson de nuit, Op. 15, No. 1 and others
Preman Tilson, bassoon / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd, conductor
Cat. 8.557577
GIBBONS: Hymnes and Songs of the Church
A Song of Joy / Christmas Day [Song 47 / Song 48] (arr. A. Pitts) Amen As now the sun's declining rays Come unto Me Hark, my soul! Interlude (There is a green hill far away) and others
Alexander LEstrange, double bass / Antony Pitts, organ / Tonus Peregrinus / Antony Pitts, conductor
Cat. 8.557681
EL-KHOURY: Meditation poetique / Piano Concerto / Poems Nos 1 and 2
Meditation poetique, Op. 41 Piano Concerto, Op. 36 Poeme No. 1, Op. 11 Poeme No. 2, Op. 22 Serenade No. 1, Op. 10, "Feuilles d'Automne" (Autumn Leaves) Serenade No. 2, Op. 20
Abdel Rahman El Bacha, piano / David Lively, piano / Gerard Poulet, violin / Colonne Orchestre / Pierre Dervaux, conductor
Cat. 8.557692
Limited Edition Title
SARASATE: Music for Violin and Piano, Vol. 1
Balada, Op. 31 Capricho vasco (Basque Caprice), Op. 24 Danza espanola No. 1: Malaguena, Op. 21, No. 1 Danza espanola No. 2: Habanera, Op. 21, No. 2 Danza espanola No. 3: Romanza andaluza, Op. 22, No. 1 Danza espanola No. 4: Jota navarra, Op. 22, No. 2 and others
Markus Hadulla, piano / Tianwa Yang, violin
Cat. 8.557767
RACHMANINOV: Aleko / The Miserly Knight / Francesca da Rimini (excerpts)
MAleko (excerpts) Francesca da Rimini, Op. 25 (excerpts) The Miserly Knight, Op. 24 (excerpts)
Plamen Beykov, bass / Niko Isakov, baritone / Peter Naydenov, bass / Andreana Nikolova, mezzo-soprano / Alexander Tekeliev, bass-baritone / Boiko Zvetanov, tenor / Mariana Zvetkova, soprano / Sofia National Opera Chorus / Sofia National Opera Orchestra / Nayden Todorov, conductor
Cat. 8.557817
BARTOK: Mikrokosmos (complete)
Mikrokosmos, Book 1, BB 105 Mikrokosmos, Book 2, BB 105 Mikrokosmos, Book 3, BB 105 Mikrokosmos, Book 4, BB 105 Mikrokosmos, Book 5, BB 105 Mikrokosmos, Book 6, BB 105
Jeno Jando, piano / Balazs Szokolay, piano / Tamara Takacs, mezzo-soprano
Cat. 8.557821-22
LISZT: Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8 (Transcriptions) (Liszt Complete Piano Music, Vol. 23)
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A major, S464/R128 Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, S464/R128
Konstantin Scherbakov, piano
Cat. 8.557856
ROSLAVETS: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1, 4 and 6 / 3 Dances
3 Dances Violin Sonata No. 1: Allegro non troppo Violin Sonata No. 4: Allegro con spirito (non troppo allegro) Violin Sonata No. 6 [Legend]
Arthur Greene, piano / Solomia Soroka, violin
Cat. 8.557903
Guitar Recital: Michalis Kontaxakis
4 Pieces breves (4 Short Pieces) Fantasia on Themes from Verdi's La traviata Guitar Sonata III Maria: Gavota Marieta!: Mazurka Prelude and others
Michalis Kontaxakis, guitar
Cat. 8.570191
SHOSTAKOVICH: Fall of Berlin (The) / The Unforgettable Year 1919 Suite
The Fall of Berlin, Op. 82 (ed. Adriano) The Unforgettable Year 1919 Suite, Op. 89a (ed. L. Atovmyan)
Ellena Alekseyeva, piano / Sergey Krivobokov, choirmaster / Moscow Capella / Moscow Youth Chorus / Moscow Symphony Orchestra / Adriano, conductor
Cat. 8.570238
ORFF: Carmina Burana Suite / BIRD: Serenade / REED: La fiesta mexicana
Carmina Burana Suite, "Cantiones profanae" (arr. for concert band) La fiesta mexicana - A Mexican Folk Song Symphony Serenade, Op. 40
Peabody Conservatory Wind Ensemble / Harlan D. Parker, conductor
Cat. 8.570242

The Latin American Guitar
Cat. 8.570163-64

Only available in UK

  Naxos AudioBooks
SHAKESPEARE: Hamlet (Gielgud) (BBC Third Programme Live Broadcast, 1948)
John Gielgud, reader / Cast
Cat. NA341712
SANGHARAKSHITA: The Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path - An Introduction
Kulananda, reader
Cat. NA541612
AUSTEN: Emma (unabridged)
Juliet Stevenson, reader
Cat. NAX39412
HOMER: Iliad (The) (unabridged)
The Iliad, Book 1: The Quarrel by the Ships • The Iliad, Book 2: Agamemnon's Dream and The Catalogue of Ships • The Iliad, Book 3: Paris, Menelaus and Helen • The Iliad, Book 4: The Armies Clash • The Iliad, Book 5: Diomedes Goes to Battle
and others
Anton Lesser, reader
Cat. NAX42812
  Naxos Opera
SCHOENBERG: Moses und Aron
Moses und Aron
Irena Bespalovaite, soprano / Emma Curtis, contralto / Karl-Friedrich Durr, bass / Michael Ebbecke, baritone / Ulrich Frisch, baritone / Polish Radio Choir / Stuttgart State Opera Children's Chorus / Stuttgart State Opera Chorus / Stuttgart State Orchestra / Roland Kluttig, conductor and others
Cat. 8.660158-59
ROSSINI: Torvaldo e Dorliska
Torvaldo e Dorliska
Giovanni Bellavia, bass-baritone / Michele Bianchini, bass / Paola Cigna Castellano, soprano / Anna Rita Gemmabella, mezzo-soprano / Alessandro de Marchi, harpsichord / Huw Rhys-Evans, tenor / Mauro Utzeri, baritone / ARS Brunensis Chamber Choir / Czech Chamber Soloists, Brno / Alessandro de Marchi, conductor
Cat. 8.660189-90
  Naxos American Classics
BARBER: Choral Music
2 Pieces, Op. 42 2 Pieces, Op. 8 4 Songs, Op. 13 (excerpts) A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map, Op. 15 Agnus Dei, Op. 11 (vocal arr. of Adagio for Strings, Op. 11) Antony and Cleopatra, Op. 40, Act III (excerpts) and others
Ben Dickson, timpani / Deborah Kayser, soprano / Grantley McDonald, tenor / Len Vorster, piano / Ormond College Choir / Douglas Lawrence, conductor
Cat. 8.559053
COPLAND: Prairie Journal / The Red Pony Suite / Letter from Home
Letter from Home Prairie Journal Rodeo - 4 Dance Episodes The Red Pony Suite (orchestral version)
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Cat. 8.559240
Alto Saxophone Sonata, Op. 29 Baritone Saxophone Sonata Light of Sothis Picnic on the Marne Saxophone Sonata, Op. 19 Suite, Op. 291 and others
Neil Hornsby, guitar / Jeremy Limb, piano / Alex Mitchell, alto saxophone / Alex Mitchell, baritone saxophone
Cat. 8.559241
Limited Edition Title
BRUBECK: Nocturnes
(I Still am in Love with) A Girl Named Oli Mr. Fats Nocturnes: Nos. 1 - 17 Nocturnes: Nos. 18 - 21 Nocturnes: Nos. 22 - 24 and others
John Salmon, piano
Cat. 8.559301
  Naxos American Jewish Music
WEINER: Art of Yiddish Song (The)
2 Humoresques 3 Poems by Abraham Joshua Heschel A foter tsu zayn zun (A Father to His Son) A gebet (A Prayer) A nign (A Melody) Baym bentshn likht (While Lighting the Candles) and others
Robert Abelson, baritone / Re'ut Ben-Ze'ev, soprano / Ida Rae Cahana, soprano / Susan Davenny-Wyner, soprano / Meir Finkelstein, tenor / and others
Cat. 8.559443
  Great Singers
PONSELLE, Rosa: American Recordings, Vol. 1 (1923-1929)
5 Songs, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied (Cradle Song) Aida (excerpts) Aida, Act I: Ritorna vincitor (alternative take) Aida, Act I: Ritorna vincitor (original issue) Aida, Act III: O Patria mia Ernani, Act I: Ernani! Ernani, involami (alternative take) and others
Giovanni Martinelli, tenor / Rosa Ponselle, soprano / Studio orchestra / Rosario Bourdon, conductor
Cat. 8.111138
  Naxos Historical Recordings
VERDI: Messa da Requiem (Schwarzkopf, Di Stefano, De Sabata) (1954)
Aida, Act I: Prelude Fontane di Roma Guillaume Tell, Act I: Overture I quattro rusteghi, Act II: Intermezzo I vespri siciliani, Act I: Overture Il segreto di Susanna, Act I: Overtureand others
Oralia Dominguez, mezzo-soprano / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano / Cesare Siepi, bass / Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor / Vittore Veneziani, choirmaster / Milan La Scala Chorus / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Milan La Scala Orchestra / Santa Cecilia Academy Orchestra, Rome / Victor De Sabata, conductor
Cat. 8.111049-50

BRAHMS: Double Concerto / Violin Sonata No. 3 / BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 5 (Milstein) (1950-51)
Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, "Spring"
Artur Balsam, piano / Vladimir Horowitz, piano / Nathan Milstein, violin / Gregor Piatigorsky, cello / Philadelphia Robin Hood Dell Orchestra / Fritz Reiner, conductor
Cat. 8.111051
CHOPIN: Etudes (Complete) (Cortot, 78 rpm Recordings, Vol. 3) (1933-1949)
3 Nouvelles etudes, Op. posth. Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60 Etudes, Op. 10 Etudes, Op. 25
Alfred Cortot, piano
Cat. 8.111052
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 8, 14 and 21 (Moiseiwitsch, Vol. 9) (1927-1950)
Andante in F major, WoO 57, "Andante favori" Pastorale in E minor / Capriccio in E major (arr. of K.9/L.413/P.65 and K.20/L.375/P.76) Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, J. 138: IV. Rondo, "Perpetuum mobile" Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight" Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, "Waldstein" Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique" and others
Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano
Cat. 8.111115
  Naxos Jazz Legends
KING COLE TRIO: That's What (1943-1947)
(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 3 Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3: No. 2. Prelude in C sharp Minor (arr. N. K. Cole) Body And Soul But She's My Buddy's Chick Easy Listening Blues and others
Nat King Cole, vocals / King Cole Vocal Trio / King Cole Trio
Cat. 8.120826
BACH, J.S.: Cello Suites Nos. 1-6, BWV 1007-1012 (NTSC)
Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV 1010 Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 Cello Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 1012
Wen-Sinn Yang, cello
Cat. 101419
MOZART: Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Die) (Drottningholm Court Theatre, 1990) (NTSC)
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K. 384 (NTSC)
Richard Croft, tenor / Elisabet Hellstrom, soprano / Bengt-Ola Morgny, tenor / Emmerich Schaffer, actor / Tamas Szule, bass / Aga Winska, soprano / Drottningholm Theatre Chorus / Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra / Arnold Ostman, conductor
Cat. 102015
  EuroArts DVD
Berlin Philharmonic Story (NTSC)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Claudio Abbado, conductor / Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor / Bernard Haitink, conductor / Herbert von Karajan, conductor / Roger Norrington, conductor / Simon Rattle, conductor
Cat. 2051808
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9 (NTSC)
Symphony No. 9, WAB 109
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Cat. 2072018
HAYDN: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 / Piano Concerto in D major, Hob.XVIII:11 (NTSC)
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob.VIIb:1 Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, Hob.VIIb:2 Piano Concerto in D major, Hob.XVIII:11
Homero Francesch, piano / Mstislav Rostropovich, cello / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner, conductor / Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Cat. 2072068
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9 "Great" / Mass No. 6 in E flat major (NTSC)
Mass No. 6 in E flat major, D. 950 Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "Great"
Walter Berry, bass / Werner Krenn, tenor / Peter Schreier, tenor / Vienna Boys Choir / Vienna Hofmusikkapelle / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Karl Bohm, conductor
Cat. 2072108
KARAJAN: In Rehearsal and Performance (NTSC)
Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120 (rehearsal and performance) Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 (rehearsal and performance)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Cat. 2072118
  Opus Arte DVD
PROKOFIEV: Amour des 3 Oranges (L') (DNO) (NTSC)
L'amour des 3 Oranges (The Love for 3 Oranges), Op. 33 (NTSC)
Martial Defontaine, tenor / Serghei Khomov, tenor / Sandrine Piau, soprano / Francois Le Roux, baritone / Anna Shafajinskaja, soprano / Alain Vernhes, baritone / Willard White, baritone / Netherlands Opera Chorus / Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Stephane Deneve, conductor
Cat. OA0957d
  Ideale Audience DVD
Glenn Gould, piano
Cat. DVD9dm20
  New Reviews
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