Newsletter 116

January 2007

January New Releases

Naxos |  Marco Polo  |  Naxos Opera  |  Naxos American Classics  |  Naxos American Jewish Music
Great Opera Recordings  |  Naxos Historical Recordings  |  Naxos Jazz Legends  |  Naxos Nostalgia  
Naxos DVD  |  Arthaus  |  EuroArts DVD  |  Opus Arte DVD  |  TDK DVD

Some releases may not be available on CD in all countries – please contact the Naxos distributor in your territory. 
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FALLA: Complete Piano Works, Vol. 1
4 Pieces espagnoles • Allegro de concierto • El amor brujo (Love, the Magician) Suite (arr. for piano) • Homenaje, pour Le tombeau de Claude Debussy (arr. for piano) • Nocturno • Pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas and others
Daniel Ligorio, piano
Cat. 8.555065

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 / Haydn Variations
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Marin Alsop, conductor
Cat. 8.557430
STRAVINSKY: Histoire du Soldat Suite / Renard (Stravinsky, Vol. 7)
2 Balmont Songs • 3 Japanese Lyrics • 3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet • Berceuses du chat (Cat's Cradle Songs) • Histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale): Suite • Pastorale (arr. I. Stravinsky and S. Dushkin for violin and wind quartet) and others
Rolf Schulte, violin / Charles Neidich, clarinet / Katherine Ciesinski, mezzo-soprano / John Aler, tenor / Susan Narucki, soprano and others
Cat. 8.557505

PICHL: Symphonies
Sinfonia in B flat major, Zakin 14, "Melpomene" • Sinfonia in C major, Zakin 11, "Calliope" • Sinfonia in D major, Zakin 16, "Diana" • Sinfonia in E major, Zakin 8, "Clio"
Toronto Chamber Orchestra / Kevin Mallon, conductor
Cat. 8.557761
Piano Recital: John Chen
Dutilleux: 3 Preludes • Au gre des ondes • Bergerie • Blackbird • Mini prelude en eventail • Petit air a domir debout and others
John Chen, piano
Cat. 8.557823

LISZT: Symphonic Poems, Vol. 4
3 odes funebres, S112/R429: No. 3. Le triomphe funebre du Tasse • Heroide funebre (Heldenklage), S102/R419 • Hungaria, S103/R420
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Michael Halasz, conductor
Cat. 8.557847
SAINT-SAENS: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2 / Cello Suite in D minor, op. 16
Maria Kliegel, cello / Francois-Joel Thiollier, piano
Cat. 8.557880

CLARKE, R: Viola Music
Chinese Puzzle • Dumka • I'll bid my heart be still • Lullaby • Lullaby on an Ancient Irish Tune • Morpheus and others
Philip Dukes, viola / Daniel Hope, violin / Robert Plane, clarinet / Sophia Rahman, piano
Cat. 8.557934
ORFF: Carmina Burana
Carmina Burana: Blanziflor et Helena • Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi • Carmina Burana: Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi (II) • Carmina Burana: I. Primo vere • Carmina Burana: II. In taberna • Carmina Burana: III. Cour d'amours and others
Claire Rutter, soprano / Thomas Randle, tenor / Markus Eiche, baritone / Bournemouth Symphony Chorus / Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus / Highcliffe Junior Choir / Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop, conductor
Cat. 8.570033
UK March release

TABAKOV: Concerto for 2 Flutes / Piano Concerto
Patrick Gallois, flute / Philippe Bernold, flute / Jean-Philippe Collard, piano / Bilkent Symphony Orchestra / Emil Tabakov, conductor
Cat. 8.570073
WEISS: Lute Sonatas, Vol. 8
Lute Sonata No. 19 in F major • Lute Sonata No. 34 in D minor • Lute Sonata No. 36 in D minor
Robert Barto, lute
Cat. 8.570109

TCHAIKOVSKY, B.: Symphony No. 1 / The Murmuring Forest Suite / After the Ball Suite
Lolita Angert, piano / Saratov Conservatory Symphony Orchestra / Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Ershov, conductor / Edward Serov, conductor
Cat. 8.570195
COLGRASS: Winds of Nagual / DVORAK: Serenade / GILLINGHAM: No Shadow of Turning
Ohio State University Wind Symphony / Russel C. Mikkelson, conductor
Cat. 8.570244

BUSONI: Piano Music, Vol. 3
2 Dance Pieces, Op. 30a • 3 morceaux, Op. 4-6 • Ballet Scene No. 2 in F major, Op. 20 • Ballet Scene No. 4 in the Form of a Concert Waltz, Op. 33a • Indianisches Tagebuch (Indian Diary), Book 1 • Tanzwalzer, Op. 53 (arr. M. von Zadora for piano) and others
Wolf Harden, piano
Cat. 8.570249
SAMMARTINI: Gerusalemme sconoscente ingrata / Confitebor / Symphonies
Silvia Mapelli, soprano / Miroslava Yordanova, mezzo-soprano / Giorgio Tiboni, tenor / Filippo Ravizza, harpsichord / Symphonica Ensemble / Daniele Ferrari, conductor
Cat. 8.570253

BRIAN: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 12
Jana Valaskova, soprano / Brno Philharmonic Choir / Cantus Mixed Choir / Echo Youth Choir / Slovak National Opera Chorus / Slovak Philharmonic Chorus / Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Adrian Leaper, conductor
Cat. 8.570308
Marco Polo

PACIUS: The Hunt of King Charles (Kaarle Kuninkaan Metsastys)
Tero Aalto, actor / Kristiina Kattelus, mezzo-soprano / Mauri Vesanto, bass / Pekka Kahkonen, baritone / Heikki Orama, bass / Porin Opera Chorus / Pori Sinfonietta / Ari Rasilainen, conductor and others
Cat. 8.225317-18
Naxos Opera

WAGNER, R.: Siegfried (Ring Cycle 3)
Jon Frederic West, tenor / Heinz Gohrig, tenor / Wolfgang Schone, bass / Bjorn Waag, baritone / Attila Jun, bass / Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra / Lothar Zagrosek, conductor and others
Cat. 8.660175-78
Naxos American Classics

HAILSTORK: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3
Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra / David Lockington, conductor
Cat. 8.559295
UK February release
GLASS: Symphony No. 4, "Heroes" / The Light
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop, conductor
Cat. 8.559325
UK April release
Naxos American Jewish Music

WEISGALL: Esther (excerpts) • SCHIFF: Gimpel the Fool (excerpts) • SIEGMEISTER: Lady of the Lake (excerpts)
Gary Moss, baritone / Megan Besley, soprano / Alissa Mercurio, soprano / Carol Meyer, sprano / Robert McPherson, tenor / Juliana Gondek, soprano / Ted Christopher, baritone and other singers / Michigan University Opera Chorus and Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Kiesler, conductor / Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Cat. 8.559450
Great Opera Recordings

VERDI: Rigoletto (Callas, Di Stefano, Gobbi / La Scala) (1955)
Tito Gobbi, baritone / Maria Callas, soprano / Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra / Tullio Serafin, conductor / Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor / Adriana Lazzarini, contralto / Nicola Zaccarria, bass and other singers
Cat. 8.111242-43
Not available in the United States.
Naxos Historical Recordings

MOZART: 4 Horn Concertos / Piano and Wind Quintet (Brain, Karajan, Gieseking) (1953, 1955)
Dennis Brain, horn / Walter Gieseking, piano / Philharmonia Wind Ensemble / Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Cat. 8.111070
Not available in the United States.
BACH, J.S.: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 2 (Great Pianists) (1925-1950)
Victor Babin, piano / Vitya Vronsky, piano / Edwin Fischer, piano / Percy Grainger, piano / Wilhelm Kempff, piano and other pianists
Cat. 8.111119
Not available in the United States.
MOZART: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / Clarinet Quintet (Szell, Goodman, Budapest Qt) (1938, 1946)
Benny Goodman, clarinet / George Szell, piano / Budapest String Quartet
Cat. 8.111238
Not available in the United States.
MELCHIOR, Lauritz: American Recordings (1946-47)
BIZET: Agnus Dei • TRAD: All mein Gedanken (Minnelied) • BACH / GOUNOD: Ave Maria • LEHAR: Das Land des Lachelns (The Land of Smiles) • GRUBER: Silent Night • ADAM: O Holy Night and others
Lauritz Melchior, tenor / Lou Raderman, violin / Albert Sendry, organ / Georgie Stoll, piano / MGM Studio Chorus / MGM Studio Orchestra / Giacomo Spadoni, conductor / Georgie Stoll, conductor
Cat. 8.111239
Not available in the United States.
VERDI: Aida (Callas, Tucker, Serafin) (1955)
Maria Callas, soprano / Richard Tucker, tenor / Fedora Barbieri, mezzo-soprano / Tito Gobbi, baritone / Giuseppe Modesti, bass / Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra / Tullio Serafin, conductor
Cat. 8.111240-41
Not available in the United States.

Naxos Jazz Legends

ARMSTRONG, Louis: Stop Playing Those Blues (1946-1947) (Louis Armstrong, Vol. 7)
A Song Was Born • Ain't Misbehavin' • Back O’ Town Blues • Blues For Yesterday • Blues in the South • Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans? and others
Louis Armstrong, trumpet and vocals / Jack Teagarden, vocals / Giants of Jazz / Golden Gates Quartet / Louis Armstrong All-Stars / Louis Armstrong Dixieland Seven / Louis Armstrong Hot Six
Cat. 8.120817
Not available in the United States.
Naxos Nostalgia

PORTER: Can-Can / Mexican Hayride (Original Broadway Cast) (1953, 1944)
Lilo, vocals / Peter Cookson, vocals / Hans Conried, vocals / June Havoc, vocals / Judy Garland, vocals / Johnny Green, conductor / Lennie Hayton, conductor / Milton Rosenstock, conductor / Harry Sosnik, conductor and others
Cat. 8.120845
Not available in the United States.
Naxos DVD

THOMSON, V.: Plow that Broke the Plains (The) / The River (NTSC)
Pare Lorentz, narrator / Post-Classical Ensemble / Angel Gil-Ordonez, conductor
Cat. 2.110521

MOZART: Clemenza di Tito (La) (Glyndebourne, 1991) (NTSC)
La clemenza di Tito, K. 621 (NTSC)
Diana Montague, mezzo-soprano / Ashley Putnam, soprano / Martine Mahe, mezzo-soprano / Philip Langridge, tenor / Elzbieta Szmytka, soprano / Peter Rose, bass / Glyndebourne Festival Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Davis, conductor
Cat. 100407
Not available in the United States, Japan and Korea.

BOITO: Mefistofele (San Francisco Opera, 1989) (NTSC)
Samuel Ramey, bass / Gabriela Benackova-Cap, soprano / Dennis O'Neill, tenor / Judith Christin, mezzo-soprano / Emily Manhart, mezzo-soprano / Daniel Harper, tenor / Douglas Wunsch, tenor / San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Maurizio Arena, conductor
Cat. 100415
Not available in the United States, Japan and Korea.
GLUCK: Alceste (Staatsoper Stuttgart, 2006) (NTSC)
Catherine Naglestad, soprano / Donald Kaasch, tenor / Stuttgart State Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Bernhard Schneider, tenor / Catriona Smith, soprano / John Rydn, baritone and others / Constantinos Carydis, conductor
Cat. 101251

LORTZING: Zar und Zimmermann (Hamburg State Opera studio production, 1969) (NTSC)
Raymond Wolansky, baritone / Peter Haage, tenor / Hans Sotin, bass / Lucia Popp, soprano / Herbert Fliether, baritone / Hamburg State Opera Chorus and Ballet / Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra and others / Charles Mackerras, conductor
Cat. 101269

WEBER: Freischutz (Der) (Hamburg State Opera studio production, 1968) (NTSC)
Ernst Kozub, tenor / Gottlob Frick, bass / Franz Grundheber, baritone / Toni Blankenheim, baritone/ Arlene Saunders, sopeano and others / Hamburg State Opera Chorus and State Opera Chorus Ballet / Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra / Leopold Ludwig, conductor
Cat. 101271
GESUALDO - Death for 5 Voices (Werner Herzog) (NTSC)
Gesualdo Consort of London / Il Complesso Barocco / Alan Curtis, conductor / Gerald Place, conductor
Cat. 102055

Euroarts DVD

Daniel Barenboim, piano / Emmanuel Pahud, flute / Marcus Roberts Trio / Gil Shaham, violin / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Claudio Abbado, conductor / Daniel Barenboim, conductor / Mariss Jansons, conductor / Seiji Ozawa, conductor / Simon Rattle, conductor
Cat. 2000068

ROSSINI: Barbiere di Siviglia (Il) (Zurich Opera, 2001) (NTSC)
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) (NTSC)
Reinaldo Macias, tenor / Carlos Chausson, baritone / Vesselina Kasarova, mezzo-soprano / Manuel Lanza, baritone / Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass / Zurich Opera House Chorusand Orchestra / Nello Santi, conductor and others
Cat. 2051248
Opus Arte DVD

VERDI: Otello (Liceu, 2006) (NTSC)
Jose Cura, tenor / Krassimira, soprano / Roberto Accurso, baritone / Lado Ataneli, baritone / Giorgio Giuseppini, bass / Vittorio Grigolo, tenor / Ketevan Kemoklidze, mezzo-soprano and others / Liceu Grand Theatre Chorus / Liceu Grand Theatre Symphony Orchestra / Antoni Ros-Marba, conductor
Cat. OA0963D

TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake (Paris Opera Ballet, 2005) (NTSC)
Swan Lake, Op. 20 (NTSC)
Agnes Letestu, dancer / Jose Martinez, dancer / Karl Paquette, dancer / Muriel Halle, dancer / Rudolf Nureyev, choreographer / Paris National Opera Ballet / Paris Opera Orchestra / Vello Pahn, conductor
Cat. OA0966D

ROSSINI: Tancredi (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, 2005) (NTSC)
Raul Gimenez, tenor / Daniela Barcellona, mezzo-soprano / Marco Spotti, bass / Darina Takova, soprano / Barbara di Castri, mezzo-soprano / Nicola Marchesini, counter-tenor / Fiorentino Maggio Musicale Chorus and Orchestra / Riccardo Frizza, conductor
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