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Accent Records

Adson. Bassano. Byrd. Child. Fantini. Humfrey. Lawes. Locke. Mersenne. Parsons ‘Coronation Music for Charles II’, inc. Child’s ‘O Lord, grant the king a long life’, Fantini’s ‘Entrata Imperiale’, Humfrey’s ‘The King shall rejoice’, Mersenne’s ‘Le Retraite’ and Parsons’s ‘The song called trumpets’ Oltremontano; Psallentes/Becu ACC24300

Handel Joshua, HWV64 Tarver; Berndt; Pokupic; Dennis et al; NDR Chor; FestspielOrch Göttingen/Cummings ACC26403 (two CDs)

Mozart Piano Concertos – No. 6 in B flat, K238; No. 8 in C, K246. Si mostra la sorte, K209. Con essequio, con rispetto, K210 Fernández-Rueda; Schoonderwoerd; Cristofori ACC24296

Actes Sud, Musicales

Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor Orch National Bordeaux Aquitaine/Daniel ASM23

Alia Vox

Biber. Blow. Cabanilles. Cererols. Charpentier. Dumanoir. Handel. Jenkins. Lully. Rosenmüller. Scheidt. Schein et al ‘War & Peace 1614-1714’, gathering works by composers deeply affected by the Thirty Years War and the War of Spanish Succession La Capella Reial de Catalunya; Le Concert des Nations/
Savall, J. AVSA9908 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Altus Records

Harvey Plague and the Moonflowers Kingsley; Holm; Wilton; Amps; Williams; O’Dwyre; Studt; Chase; Ch of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom; New London Children’s Ch/Corp; English Chamber Ch ALU0001

Ambroisie Naïve

Mozart ‘The 6 String Quartets Dedicated to Haydn’: String Quartets – No. 14 in G, K387; No. 15 in D minor, K421/K417b; No. 16 in E flat, K428/K421b; No. 17 in B flat, K458, ‘Hunt’; No. 18 in A, K464; No. 19 in C, K465, ‘Dissonance’ Quatuor Cambini-Paris AM213 (three CDs)

Angel Air Records

Read ‘If I Should Die – The War Sonnets of Rupert Brooke’ Ch of King’s College, Cambridge; Eton College Chapel Ch/Allwood SJPCD467

Aparté

Bach, J. S. Escaich ‘Lux aeterna – visions of Bach’: Transcriptions for piano by Kempff, Siloti and Busoni and Escaich’s ‘Trois Études baroques pour piano’ Berrut AP100

Bournonville. Charpentier. Kinc. Perne. Plainchant. Sermisy ‘Polyphonies oubliées – Faux-bourdons XVIe-XIXe’, inc. Bournonville’s ‘Ave regina caelorum’, Charpentier’s ‘De profundis’, Kinc’s ‘Adoremus in aeternum’, Perne’s ‘Ut queant laxis’ and Sermisy’s ‘Laudate pueri’ Ensemble Gilles Binchois/Vellard AP097 (two CDs)

Chausson. Franck ‘Fin de siècle’: Concert for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21. Poème de l’amour et de la mer – Interlude. Violin Sonata in A, M8 Kolly d’Alba; Chamorel; Spektral Quartet Chicago AP102

Mendelssohn. Mozart String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13. String Quartet No. 15 in D minor, K421/K417b Chiaroscuro Quartet AP092

Arthaus Musik

Rossini ‘Rossini Opera Festival Collection’: Le Comte Ory (stage direction: Lluís Pasqual). Demetrio e Polibio (stage direction: Davide Livermore). Sigismondo (stage direction: Damiano Michieletto). Adelaide di Borgogna (stage direction: Pier’ Alli) Shi; Moreno; Polverelli et al/Carignani (2009); Moreno; Zaytseva; Shi et al/Rovaris (2010); Barcellona; Concetti; Peretyatko et al/
Mariotti (2010); Barcellona; Pratt; Mihai et al/
Jurowski (2011) 109 062 (four Blu-ray discs); 109 061 (ix DVD-Vs)

Various composers ‘Jiří Kylián – The Choreographer’: A film by Hans Hulscher Kylián et al 108 152 (Blu-ray disc); 102 212 (DVD-V)

Atoll

Andres. Britten. Grandjany. Salzedo. Traditional ‘Mirage’, inc. Andres’s ‘Alkermes’, Britten’s ‘Interlude’, Grandjany’s ‘Children’s Hour Suite’ and Salzedo’s ‘Mirage’, ‘Idyllic Poem’, ‘Tango’ and ‘Rumba’ Mills ACD602

Whitehead Alice (a monodrama). Karohirohi. The Improbable Ordered Dance Medlyn; New Zealand SO/Taddei ACD613

Audite Musikproduktion

Bach, J. S. Brahms. Dvořák. Handel. Kreisler. Ravel. Vivaldi et al ‘Johanna Martzy – Berlin, 1953-1966’, inc. Brahms’s ‘Violin Sonata No. 1 in G, Op. 78’, Dvořák’s ‘Violin Concerto in A minor, B96’, Kreisler’s ‘Rondino on a Theme of Beethoven’ and Ravel’s ‘Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré’ Martzy; Antonietti; RIAS-Symphonie-Orch/Fricsay 23.424 (two CDs)

Beethoven ‘Complete String Quartets, Vol. IV’: String Quartets – No. 1 in F, Op. 18 No. 1; No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 131 Quartetto di Cremona 92.683 (Hybrid SACD)

Casals. Dvořák. Saint-Saëns ‘Pierre Fournier – Lucerne Festival, 1962-1976’: El cant dels ocells. Cello Concerto in B minor, B191. Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 Fournier; Festival Strings Lucerne/Bamert (1976); Swiss Festival Orch/Kertész (1967); Orch Philharmonique de l’ORTF/Martinon (1962) 95.628

Aurora Norwegian Contemporary Music

Fongaard Inventions for quarter-tone guitar, Op. 32. Sonata No. 1 for microinterval guitar. Reflections for quarter-tone guitar and voice, Op. 33. Aphorisms for microinterval guitar, Op. 61. Sinfonia Microtonalis No. 1. Sonata No. 2 for microinterval guitar, Op. 58, etc. Førisdal; Raude; Stene ACD5068 (two CDs)

Avie Records

Beethoven ‘The 32 Piano Sonatas’ Pienaar AV2320 (ten CDs)

Berio. Benjamin. Brahms. Knussen. Lieberson ‘Variations’: Cinque Variazioni. Meditation on Haydn’s Name. Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24. Variations, Op. 24. Piano Variations Hochman AV2327

Blow. Dowland. Ferrabosco. Johnson. Lanier. Morley. Purcell ‘A Painted Tale’, inc. Blow’s ‘Fairest work of happy nature’, ‘Of all the torments, all the cares’ and ‘The Self Banished’, Dowland’s ‘In darkness let me dwell’ and ‘My thoughts are winged with hopes’ and Purcell’s ‘Evening Hymn’ and ‘Not all my torments’ Phan; Leopold; Morgan AV2325

BelAir Classiques

Wuorinen Brokeback Mountain (stage direction: Ivo Van Hove) Okulitch; Randle; Buck; Minutillo; Herschenfeld; Alcedo; Henschel; Macpherson; Summers; Singleton; Gurruchaga; Fracanzani; Coro y Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real de Madrid/Engel (Madrid, 2014) BAC411 (Blu-ray disc); BAC111 (DVD-V)

belvedere edition

Mozart. Previn. Strauss, R. ‘Barbara Bonney und André Previn’, inc. Mozart’s ‘Kleine deutsche Kantate, K619’, ‘Sehnsucht nach dem Frühling, K596’ and ‘Ridente la calma, K152’, Previn’s ‘Sallie Chisum remembers Billy the Kid’ and Richard Strauss’s ’Ruhe, meine Seele, Op. 27 No. 1’, ’Wiegenlied, Op. 41 No. 1’ and ’Zueignung, Op. 10 No. 1’ Bonney; Previn (Salzburg, 2000) BCD10156

BIS Records

Aho ‘Works for Solo Piano’: Nineteen Preludes. Three Small Piano Pieces. Two Easy Piano Pieces for Children. Sonatina for Piano. Solo II. Sonata for Piano Fräki BIS2106 (Hybrid SACD)

Fagerlund Violin Concerto, ‘Darkness in Light’. Ignite Kuusisto; Finnish Radio SO/Lintu BIS2093 (Hybrid SACD)

Ravel Daphnis et Chloé (complete). Pavane pour une infante défunte Netherlands Radio Ch; Rotterdam PO/Nézet-Séguin BIS1850 (Hybrid SACD)

Roman Twelve Sonatas for Flute and Basso continuo – Nos. 1-5 Laurin; Paradiso Musicale BIS2105 (Hybrid SACD)

Vivaldi Le quattro stagioni, Op. 8 Nos. 1-4. Violin Concerto in D, RV226 – Largo. Concerto in B minor, RV580. Violin Concerto in A minor, RV356. Violin Concerto in D, RV562 – Grave. La verità in cimento, RV739 – Sinfonia Tognetti; Australian Chamber Orch BIS2103 (Hybrid SACD)

Brilliant Classics

Ancona. D’Arenzio. Calveri. Coppola. De Crescenzo. Munier. Poppi. Romaniello. Romano. Serrao. Silvestri. Sorrentino ‘Serenata Napoletana – Music for Mandolin and Piano’, inc. Ancona’s ‘Nenia d’amore’, Coppola’s ‘Serenata’, Munier’s ‘Serenata napoletana’, Romano’s ‘Mormorio d’amore’ and Sorrentino’’s ‘Plenilunio’ La Ragione; Ferrari 95096BR

Bach, J. C. Six Sonatas for Harpsichord and Violin, Op. 16 Ruggeri; Uinskyte 94965BR

Bach, J. S. Johannes-Passion, BWV245 Genz, C.; Junghanns; Scheibner; Oelze; Markert; Schwab; Richter; Hallenser Madrigalisten; Virtuosi Saxoniae/Güttler 95108BR (two CDs)

Bach, J. S. Mass in B minor, BWV232 Martinpelto; Fink, B.; Köhler; Prégardien; Goerne; Selig; RIAS Kammerchor; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin/Jacobs 95110BR (two CDs)

Bach, J. S. Matthäus-Passion, BWV244 Schreier; Adam; Vogel; Polster; Dresdner Kreuzchor; Thomanerchor Leipzig; Gewandhausorch Leipzig/Mauersberger, R.; Mauersberger, E. 95109BR (three CDs)

Beethoven ‘Folksong Arrangements’: Scottish, Irish and Welsh songs and songs of various nationalities Berliner Solistenchor; Brahms Trio 94925BR (six CDs)

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61. Romance in G, Op. 40. Romance in F, Op. 50 Tetzlaff; Tonhalle Orch Zürich/Zinman 94857BR

Beethoven. Brahms. Bruch. Chopin. Debussy. Dvořák. Falla. Fauré. Granados. Mendelssohn. Rachmaninov. Rimsky-Korsakov. Saint-Saëns. Schumann. Tchaikovsky ‘The Romantic Cello’ Nelsova; Berger; Russakovsky; Rosler; Stegenga; Ceccanti; Fiorentini; Warenberg et al 94934BR (five CDs)

Bloch ‘Music for Violin and Piano’: Violin Sonata No. 1. Abodah. Melody. Suite No. 1 in G minor. Baal Shem Patuzzi, Maristella; Patuzzi, Mario 95015BR

Boccherini String Quartets, Op. 29 (G313-18) Puxeddu; Virtuosi della Rotonda 94961BR (two CDs)

Carulli. Rossini ‘Ariettes italiennes’: 12 Ariettes. Soirées musicales Vajente; Sebastiani 94628BR

D’Auruzio. Caplet. Donjon. Doppler. Gallon. Genzmer. Hartmann. Hiller. Lancher. Lincetto. Manzino ‘Music for Flute and Organ’ Ruggieri; Toschi 95011BR

Dieupart Six Suites de Clavecin Jalôto 95026BR (two CDs)

Einaudi ‘Piano Music’: Una Mattina. Le Onde. Canzone Popolare. Questa Notte. L’ultima Volta. Indaco. Nuvole bianche. Waterways. Oltremare. Sarabande. Primavera. Berlin Song, etc. van Veen 94910BR (two CDs)

Havingha. Schuyt. Speuy. Sweelinck ‘Dutch Delight – Organ music from the Golden Age’ Havinga (1651 Faber/Blank organ of Jacobuskerk, Zeerijp) 95093BR

Korngold Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35. Violin Sonata in D, Op. 6 Baráti; Farkas; Philharmonie Zuidnederland/Tausk 95006BR

Kozeluch ‘Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 1’: Sonatas – No. 1 in F, Op. 1 No. 1; No. 2 in E flat, Op. 1 No. 2; No. 3 in D, Op. 1 No. 3; No. 4 in B flat, Op. 2 No. 1; No. 5 in A, Op. 2 No. 2; No. 6 in C minor, Op. 2 No. 3; No. 7 in D; No. 8 in F, Op. 5. La Chasse Kim 94770BR (two CDs)

Müthel ‘Complete Organ Music’ Venturini (organs by Glauco Ghilardi) 95013BR

Nichelmann ‘Harpsichord Sonatas’: Brevi sonate da cembalo … , Opp. 1 and 2 Benuzzi 94809BR (two CDs)

Paganini ‘Music for Violin and Guitar’: Six Sonatas, Op. 2 (MS26). Sonata concertata in A, Op. 61 (MS2). Sonata per la grand viola in C minor (MS70) Attademo; Gramaglia 94963BR

Ravel ‘Complete Mélodies’ Piccinini; Immler; Lombardi; Marilley; Farinelli; Giottoli; Menna; ECU Ensemble/Momi 94743BR (two CDs)

Schubert ‘The Song Collection’: Winterreise, D911. Schwanengesang, D957. Lieder after Mayrhofer, von Schlegel, Schiller et al Holl; van Lier; Lutz; Richter; Grubert 95111BR (six CDs)

Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 47. Piano Quartet in C minor Op. Anh. E1 Quartetto Klimt 95012BR

Steffani ‘Vocal Chamber Duets’: Pria ch’io faccia. E così mi compatite?. Lontananza crudel, tu mi tormenti. Vorrei dire un non so che. Dolce è per vio soffrire. Gelosia, che vuoi da me?. Saldi marmi che coprite Bertuzzi; Tosi; Baroni; Ferri; Pasotti 94969BR

Telemann ‘Telemann Edition’ Various artists 95150BR (50 CDs)

Van den Hove ‘Florida’: Pavanas, Fantasias and Dances for lute (Utrecht, 1601) Marchese 94962BR

Various composers ‘Laudario Cortona No. 91’: Laude from the 13th century manuscript discovered in the library of the monastery in Cortona Armoniosocanto/
Radicchia; Frottolisti 94872BR (four CDs)

Vivaldi ‘Complete Cello Concertos’ Galligioni; L’Arte dell’Arco/Guglielmo
 (four CDs)

Weiss ‘The Complete London Manuscript’: Sonatas Nos. 1-26, etc. Cardin 95070BR (12 CDs)

C Major Entertainment

Bartók. Ravel. Stravinsky ‘Salzburg Festival Opening Concert, 2008’: Piano Concerto No. 1, BB91. Valses nobles et sentimentales. L’oiseau de feu (1910 version) Barenboim; Wiener Philharmoniker/Boulez 729104 (Blu-ray disc)

Mahler Symphonies – No. 5 in C sharp minor; No. 6 in A minor Frankfurt Radio SO (hr-Sinfonieorch)/Järvi, P. (Rheingau, 2011; 2013) 729404 (Blu-ray disc); 729308 (two DVD-Vs)

Schubert. Strauss, Josef. ’Salzburg Festival Opening Concert, 2009’: Symphony in C, D944. Sechs deutsche Tänze, D820 (arr. Webern). Frauenherz, Op. 166. Delirien, Op. 212. Pêle-mêle, Op. 161 Wiener Philharmoniker/Harnoncourt 729204 (Blu-ray disc)

Strauss, R. ‘Richard Strauss Gala’, inc. excerpts from ‘Der Rosenkavalier’, ‘Elektra’, ‘Feuersnot’, ‘Salome’, ‘Arabella’, ‘Die ägyptische Helena’, ‘Die schweigsame Frau’ and ‘Daphne’ Goerke; Harteros; Nylund; Staatskapelle Dresden/Thielemann (Dresden, 2014) 729004 (Blu-ray disc); 728908 (two DVD-Vs)

Cameo Classics

Puccini Le Villi. Requiem (arr. Debrincat) Cauchi; Torriani; Stragapede; Conti; The Classique Chor; Orkestra Nazzjonali/Debrincat CC9040CD (two CDs + DVD-V)

Challenge Classics

Bach, C. P. E. ‘Sense and Sensibilities’: Sonata in F, Wq55/5. Fantasia in C, Wq59/6. Sonata in F, Wq57/6. Fantasia in F, Wq59/5. Sonata in D minor, Wq57/4. Rondo in G, Wq57/3. Sonata in E, Wq59/1 Cecchetti CC72666

Beethoven Piano Concertos – No. 4 in G, Op. 58; No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’ Minnaar; Netherlands SO/de Vriend CC72672 (Hybrid SACD)

Delalande Symphonies pour les Soupers du Roy Elbipolis Baroque Orch of Hamburg/Gross CC72664

Ehlhart. Gees. Von Tilzer ‘Secret Key Masters’, inc. Ehlhart’s ‘Chicken Dance’ and ‘Autumn Morning’, Gees’s ‘Extempore I-IV’ and von Tilzer’s ‘Counting the Stars’ and ‘Neighbour’s Delight’ Ehlhart. Gees. Von Tilzer CC72656 (Hybrid SACD)

Telemann Ouverture des Nations anciens et modernes in G, TWV55:G4. Oboe Concerto in C minor, TWV51:c2. Ouverture La Gaillarde in D, TWV55:D13. Oboe Concerto in C minor, TWV51:c1. Völker-Ouverture in B flat, TWV55:B5 Baudhuin; Bach Concentus/Demeyere CC72669 (Hybrid SACD)

Chandos Records

Grainger. Holst. Langford. Tomlinson. Vaughan Williams ‘British Classics’: Lincolnshire Posy. Suites for Military Band – No. 1 in E flat, H105; No. 2 in F, H106. Rhapsody for Trombone and Brass Band. Suite of English Folk Dances. English Folk Song Suite Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Stubbs CHAN10847

Ives Symphonies – No. 1; No. 2 Melbourne SO/Davis, A. CHSA5152 (Hybrid SACD)

Janáček. Martinů String Quartets – No. 1, JW VII/8, ‘Kreutzer Sonata’; No. 2, JW VII/13, ‘Intimate Letters’. String Quartet No. 3, H183 Doric String Quartet CHAN10848

Rachmaninov All-Night Vigil, Op. 37 Phoenix Chorale; Kansas City Chorale/Bruffy CHSA5148 (Hybrid SACD)

Walton Symphony No. 2. Cello Concerto. Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten Watkins, P.; BBCSO/Gardner CHSA5153 (Hybrid SACD)

Choir of King’s College, The, Cambridge 

Bairstow. Davies. Dyson. Harris. Ireland. Parry. Stanford. Vaughan Williams. Whitlock. Wood ‘English Hymn Anthems’, inc. Bairstow’s ‘Blessed city, heavenly Salem’, Harris’s ‘O what their joy and their glory must be’, Ireland’s ‘Vexilla Regis’, Stanford’s ‘O for a closer walk with God’, Whitlock’s ‘Jesu, grant me this I pray’ and Wood’s ‘God omnipotent reighneth’ Ch of King’s College, Cambridge; Balsom; Tang; Ramsay/Cleobury KGS0004 (Hybrid SACD)

Various composers ‘Easter from King’s’: The first DVD of the regular BBC broadcast Ch of King’s College, Cambridge/Cleobury (2014) KGS0009 (DVD-V)

Christophorus

Pachelbel ‘Geistliche Festmusik’: Lobet den Herrn in seinem Heiligtum. Christ lag in Todesbanden. Der Herr ist König und herrlich geschmückt. Gott sei und gnädig. Magnificat anima mea Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble/Paduch CHR77385

Convivium Records

Stanford Benedictus in C. Beati quorum via. Te Deum in C. Justorum animae. For lo, I raise up. Caelos ascendit hodie. If ye then be risen with Christ. The Lord is my Shepherd. When, in our music, God is glorified, etc. Chapel Ch of Winchester College; Sutton/Archer CR027

Coro Recordings

Purcell, D. Purcell, H. The Masque of Hymen. The Indian Queen, Z630 Cooper; Hopkins; Budd; Dobell; Long; Davies; Dougan; Young; The Sixteen/Christophers COR16129

CPO

Bach, J. S. Violin Concertos – BWV1041 in A minor; BWV1042 in E. Concerto for two Violins in D minor, BWV1043. Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor, BWV1060R Form; Spissky; Eike; Kraemer; Torunczyk; Concerto Copenhagen/Mortensen 777 904-2

Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90 Helsingborg SO/Manze 777 999-1 (vinyl LP)

Dvořák ‘String Quartets, Vol. 2’: String Quartets – No. 4 in E minor, B19; No. 13 in G, B192; No. 14 in A flat, B193. Cypresses, B152 – excerpts Vogler Quartett 777 625-2 (two CDs)

Hoffmann, E. T. A. Witt Symphony in E flat, AV23. Undine, AV70 – Ouvertüre. Aurora, AV55 – Ouvertüre; Marsch. Sinfonia No. 16 in A Kölner Akademie/Willens 777 208-2

Sallinen Cello Sonata, Op. 86. From a Swan Song, Op. 67. Piano Trio, Op. 86 Vähälä; Noras; Gothoni 777 814-2

Strauss, R. Feuersnot, Op. 50 Eiche; Woldt; Schneider; Schwinghammar et al; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Münchner Rundfunkorch/
Schirmer 777 920-2 (two CDs)

Widor Four Organ Symphonies, Op. 13 Schmitt (Cavaillé-Coll organ of the Abbaye Saint-Ouen, Rouen) 777 705-2 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Dacapo Records

Lutz ‘There is a Spell Upon Your Lips’: Stabat Mater. Hoc est corpus. Two Love Songs. Two Marian Motets. There is a spell upon your lips Andersen; Jensen; Reumert; Termansen; Stadnicki; Weinschenk; Copenhagen Chamber Ch ‘Camerata’/Toft 8.2224724

Decca Eloquence

Arne. Boughton. Campion. Dowland. Ellis. Jones. Leslie. Pilkington. Rosseter. Traditional et al ‘Osian Ellis – Songs with Harp’, inc. Arne’s ‘Come away, Death’, Boughton’s ‘Faery Song (The Immortal Hour)’, Campion’s ‘There is a garden in her face’, Dowland’s ‘Sweet, stay awhile’, Ellis’s ‘O Mistress Mine’, Jones’s ‘Sweet Kate’, Leslie’s ‘Annabelle Lee’, Pilkington’s ‘Rest sweet Nymphs’ and Rosseter’s ‘What then is love but mourning’ Ellis (1961) 480 7400

Beethoven Symphonies – No. 3 in E flat, Op. 55, ‘Eroica’; No. 7 in A, Op. 92;
 No. 8 in F, Op. 93. Die Weihe des Hauses, Op. 124 Berliner Philharmoniker/van Kempen (1951-53) 482 0270 (two CDs)

Bruch. Debussy. Ensecu. Mendelssohn. Milhaud. Prokofiev. Ravel. Ysaÿe ‘Ion Voicu – The Decca Recordings’: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26. Violin Sonata in G minor. Violin Sonata No. 2 in F minor, Op. 6. Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64. Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 40. Violin Sonata No. 2 in D, Op. 94bis. Violin Sonata in G. Sonata for Solo Violin in G, Op. 27 No. 5 Voicu; Haas; Stefanescu; LSO/Frühbeck de Burgos (1965-72) 480 7841 (two CDs)

Delphian Records

Faulkes ‘An Edwardian concert with England’s organ composer’: Festival Prelude on ‘Ein’ feste Burg’. Scherzo symphonique concertant. Barcarolle in B flat. Concert Overture in E flat. Fantasia on Old Welsh Airs. Légende et Final. Fantasia. Theme (varied) in E flat, etc. Ferguson (organ of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh) DCD34148

Purcell ‘Purcell’s Revenge – Sweeter than Roses?’: Music by Purcell in a tapestry of arrangements and creative responses, in the style of the group’s 2011 Britten tribute Chaney; Bowman; Silvera; Moray; Concerto Caledonia/McGuinness DCD34161

Deutsche Grammophon Eloquence

Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60 Hillebrecht; Troyanos; Grist; Thomas; Fischer-Dieskau; Stoss; Lenz; Unger et al; Symphonieorch des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Böhm (1969) 482 1653 (two CDs)

Documents

Haydn Die Schöpfung, Hob. XXI/2 Gröschel; Lipp; Hoppe; Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Chor und -Orch/Maazel (broadcast, 1960) 233928 (two CDs)

Tchaikovsky ‘Peter I. Tchaikovsky – The Birthday Edition’ Various artists 600211 (ten CDs)

Various composers ‘Fritz Wunderlich – Dein ist mein ganzes Herz’ Wunderlich et al 233929 (two CDs)

Various composers ‘Hermann Prey – His Most Beautiful Arias and Romantic Songs’ Prey et al 600205 (ten CDs)

Various composers ‘Marcelle Meyer – Complete Studio Recordings’ Meyer et al 600209 (17 CDs)

Wagner et al ‘Wolfgang Windgassen – The First Heldentenor in New Bayreuth’ Windgassen et al 600212 (ten CDs)

Dolce Volta, La

Dvořák String Quartets – No. 10 in E flat, B92; No. 11 in C, B121 Talich Quartet LDV18

ECM New Series

Kurtág ‘In Memoriam Haydée’: Játékok Kurtág, G.; Kurtág, M. (Paris, 2012) 076 2897 (Blu-ray disc); 076 2896 (DVD-V)

Leguizamón ‘El Cuchi Bien Temperado’: Coplas des Tata Dios. La cantora de Yala. Chaya de la albahaca. El silbador. Chacarera del holgado. Zamba para la Viuda. Corazonando. Chilena del salterón. Canción del que no hace nada, etc. Márquez 481 0972Eloquentia

Saint-Saëns Piano Trios – No. 1 in F, Op. 18; No. 2 in E minor, Op. 92 Trio Latitude 41 EL1547

EuroArts

Bach, J. S. Beethoven. Haydn ‘sacred music – John Nelson’: St Matthew Passion, BWV244. Mass in B minor, BWV232. Missa solemnis in D, Op. 123. The Creation, Hob. XXI/2 Güra; Morscheck Crowe et al; Ziesak; DiDonato; Taylor; Agnew; Henschel et al; Wilson; DeShong; Schukoff; Sherratt et al; Milne; Güra; Rose; Crowe; Beyer et al/Nelson (Basilique de Saint-Denis, 2011; Notre Dame de Paris, 2006; Lisbon, 2010; Naarden, 2010) 2075118 (four DVD-Vs)

Beethoven ‘Herbert von Karajan’: Symphonies – No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67; No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 Tomowa-Sintow; Baltsa; van Dam; Kollo; Chor der Deutschen Oper; Berliner Philharmoniker/von Karajan (1966; 1977) 2072724 (Blu-ray disc)

Debussy Préludes, Premier livre Barenboim 2013114 (Blu-ray disc)

Stravinsky The Firebird (choreography: James Kudelka) Hodgkinson; Antonijevic; Rimsay; Harrington et al; National Ballet of Canada; Kirov Orch/Gergiev 2061084 (Blu-ray disc); 2061088 (DVD-V)

Evidence Classics

Cyrin ‘nocturnes’: A tale from the past. Arc de triomphe. Dream over the bridge. Velours poussière. China club. La Bellevilloise. In the grey of the sky. The frozen palace. Paris spleen. It was a very good night Cyrin EVCD007

Laborde. Rameau Trois Recueils de Chansons – excerpts. Deuxième Concert de Villoutreys; Trio Dauphine EVCD008

Gimell Records

Pärt ‘Tintinnabuli’: Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen. Magnificat. Which Was the Son of … . Nunc dimittis. The Woman with the Alabaster Box. Tribute to Caesar. I Am the True Vine. Triodion The Tallis Scholars/
Phillips CDGIM049

Glossa Music

Caldara Morte e sepoltura di Christo (1724) Schiavo; Frigato; Belli; Giustiniani; Guagliardo; Stavanger SO/Biondi GCD923403 (two CDs)

Handel. Pergolesi. Porpora. Vivaldi ‘Blandine Staskiewicz – Tempesta’, inc. arias from ‘Agrippina’, ‘Radamisto’, ‘Alessandro’, ‘Serse’, ‘Adriano in Siria’, ‘Carlo il Calvo’, ‘Andromeda liberata’, ‘La verità in cimento’, ‘Griselda’ and ‘L’Olimpiade’ Staskiewicz; Les Ambassadeurs/Kossenko GCD923503

Marenzio Quinto Libro di Madrigali a sei voci (1591) La Compagnia del Madrigale GCD922804

Vivaldi ‘I Concerti dell’Addio’: Violin Concertos – RV189 in C; RV273 in E minor; RV286 in F; RV367 in B flat; RV371 in B flat; RV390 in B minor Europa Galante/
Biondi GCD923402Harmonia Mundi

Bach, J. S. Goldberg Variations, BWV988 (arr. Sitkovetsky) Britten Sinfonia/Gould HMU807633 (Hybrid SACD)

Broughton. Davis. Desplat. Giacchino. Newman. Williams ‘Montage – Great film composers and the piano’: Five Pieces. Surface Tension. Trois Études – L’Étreinte. Composition 430. Family Album: Homage to Alfred, Emil and Lionel Newman. Conversations Cheng HMU907635

Cavalieri Rappresentatione di Anima, et di Corpo Chappuis; Weisser; Orendt; Milhofer; Fink, M.; Concerto Vocale; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin/Jacobs HMC902200/01 (two CDs)

Chopin ‘1846: Last Year at Nohant’: Barcarolle in F sharp, Op. 60. Trois Mazurkas, Op. 63. Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65. Valses, Op. 64 Nos. 1-3. Mazurka in A minor, Op. 67 No. 4. Deux Nocturnes, Op. 62 Bertrand; Amoyel HMC902199

Clérambault. Pergolesi. Rameau. Scarlatti, A. ‘Orfeo(s) – Italian and French Cantatas’: Orphée. Orfeo. Orphée. L’Orfeo Im; Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin HMC902189

Dean. Elgar. Finzi. Gowers. Grieg. Harvey. Martin. Muhly. Philips. Ross. Stanford. Swayne. Vaughan Williams. Weir ‘Ascendit Deus – Music for Ascensiontide and Pentecost’, inc. Dean’s ‘Was it a voice?’, Finzi’s ‘God is gone up’, Harvey’s ‘Come, Holy Ghost’, Muhly’s ‘Let all the world in every corner sing’, Ross’s ‘Ascendo ad Patrem meum’, Vaughan Williams’s ‘O clap your hands’ and Weir’s ‘Ascending into Heaven’ Ch of Clare College, Cambridge; Harrison; Jorysz; Dmitri Ensemble/Ross HMU907623

Lalande Leçons de ténèbres Karthäuser; Ensemble Correspondances/Daucé HMC902206

Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO23. Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op. 110 Faust; Queyras; Melnikov; Freiburger Barockorch/Heras-Casado HMC902196 (CD + DVD-V)

hat[now]ART 185

Lim The Compass. Pearl, Ochre, Hair, String. The Guest Levine; Bartin; Schwarzer; SWR Sinfonieorch Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Huber; Symphonieorch des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Zagrosek; Poppen hatn185

Stockhausen Mantra Knoop; Chadwick; Armstrong hatn190

Helicon Classics

Handel Messiah, HWV56 Harper; Hodgson; Tear; Luxon; Singing City Ch of Philadelphia; Israel PO/Mehta (1974) HEL029664 (two CDs)

Heritage Records

Handel ‘Complete Oboe Concertos and Sonatas’: Oboe Concertos – HWV301 in B flat; HWV302a in B flat; HWV287 in G minor. Oboe Sonatas – HWV357 in B flat; HWV363a in F; HWV364a in G minor; HWV366 in C minor; HWV404 in G minor Francis; London Harpsichord Ensemble HTGCD278

Various composers ‘Great British Tenors’ Davies; Coates; Elwes; Hyde; Mullings; McCormack; Hislop; Jones; Eisdell; Davies; Widdop; Oldham et al HTGCD286

Hyperion Helios

d’Astorga. Boccherini Stabat mater. Stabat mater, Op. 61 Gritton; Bickley; Agnew; Harvey; The King’s Consort/King CDH55287

Prokofiev Piano Concertos – No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16; No. 3 in C, Op. 26 Demidenko; LPO/Lazarev CDH55440

Hyperion Records

Dohnányi ‘The Complete Solo Piano Music’: Ruralia hungarica, Op. 32a. Variations on a Hungarian Folksong, Op. 29. Three Pieces, Op. 23. Gavotte and Musette in B flat, etc. Roscoe CDA68033

Liszt ‘The Complete Songs, Vol. 3’: Go not, happy day, S335. Tre Sonetti di Petrarca, S270. Weimars Toten, S303. Gastibelza, S286. Le vieux vagabond, S304. Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam, S309, etc. Finley; Drake CDA67956

Mykietyn. Szymanski String Quartet No. 2. Two Pieces for String Quartet. Four Pieces for String Quartet. Five Pieces for String Quartet Royal String Quartet CDA68085

Prokofiev. Shostakovich Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 58. Music for Children, Op. 65 – March (arr. Piatigorsky). Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat, Op. 107 Isserlis; Frankfurt Radio SO/Järvi, P. CDA68037

Hyphen Press Music

Bach, J. S. Graupner. Telemann ‘Bach and His Rivals’: Jesus nahm zu sich die Zwölfe, BWV22. Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen, BWV81. Aus der Tiefen rufen wir, GWV1113/23a. Gott führt die seinen wunderbar, GWV1115/24. Wer sich rachet, TVWV1:1600. Lass vom Bösen und tue Gutes, TVWV1:1038, etc. The Bach Players/
Moonen HPM008 (two CDs)

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Messiaen Des canyons aux étoiles LPO/Eschenbach (London, 2013) LPO-0083 (two CDs)

LSO Live

Berlioz Harold en Italie, H68. La mort de Cléopâtre, H36 Cargill; Tamestit; LSO/Gergiev LSO0760 (Hybrid SACD)

Nielsen Symphonies Nos. 1-6 LSO/Davis, C. LSO0789 (Pure audio Blu-ray disc + three Hybrid SACDs)

Mariinsky Label

Mussorgsky Pictures from an Exhibition. Night on Bare Mountain. Songs and Dances of Death Furlanetto; Mariinsky Orch/Gergiev MAR0553 (Hybrid SACD)

Shchedrin The Left-Hander Popov; Tsanga; Moroz; Alieva; Maksakova; Mariinsky Chor and Orch/Gergiev MAR0554 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Membran

Beethoven Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C, Op. 56. Piano Concertos – No. 1 in C, Op. 15; No. 2 in B flat, Op. 19; No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37; No. 4 in G, Op. 58; No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, ‘Emperor’ Roll; Kantorow; Wallfisch; RPO/Shelley 233944 (three CDs)

Ponchielli La Gioconda Callas; Barbieri; Silveri; Neri; Poggi et al/Votto (1952) 600207 (three CDs)

Verdi La traviata Callas; Albanese; Savarese et al/Santini (1953) 600208 (two CDs)

Mirare, Disques

Bach, J. S. Italian Concerto, BWV971. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903. Capriccio sopra la lontananza del suo fratello dilettissimo. BWV992. Invention in B flat, BWV785. Partita No. 1 in B flat, BWV825. Sinfonia in B flat, BWV797. Le Guay MIR264

Bach, J. S. Musikalisches Opfer, BWV1079 Ricercar Consort/Pierlot MIR237

Destouches. Handel. Marais ‘Sémélé’: Sémélé (1719). Semele, HWV58 – excerpts. Sémélé – excerpts Santon Jeffery; Ruvio; Les Ombres/Sartre; Blanchard MIR260

Scarlatti, D. ‘Ombre et lumière’: 18 Sonatas for Piano Queffélec MIR265

Telemann ‘Trios & Quatuors avec viole de gambe’: Trios – TWV42:g1 in G minor; TWV42:G6 in G. Sonatas – TWV43:g1 in G minor; TWV43:G12 in G; TWV42:a7 in A minor. Chaconne moderé in E minor, TWV43:e4 Bolton; Perrot; La Rêveuse MIR267

Myrios Classics

Prokofiev. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 Gerstein; Deutsches Symphonie-Orch Berlin/Gaffigan MYR016 (Hybrid SACD)

Naïve Classique

David Le Désert Dubois; Wilder; Winling; accentus; Orch de Chambre de Paris/Equilbey V5405 (two CDs)

Rossini Petite Messe solennelle Lezhneva; Galou; Spyres; Vinogradov; accentus; Orch de Chambre de Paris/Dantone V5409

Vivaldi ‘Sinkovsky plays and sings … ’: Cessate, omai, cessate, RV684. Le quattro stagione, Op. 8 Nos. 1-4. Farnace, RV711 – Gelido in ogni vena Sinkovsky; La Voce Strumentale OP30559

Naxos

Bizet Roma. Marche funèbre. Overture in A. Patrie. Petite Suite RTÉ National SO/
Tingaud 8.573344

Castillo ‘Guitar Music’: Kasidas del Alcazár. Sonata for Guitar. Quintet with Guitar. Three Preludes. Canción de cuna. Vientecillo de Primavera Fantoni; Ramelli; Mosca; Castillo Quartet 8.573365

Czerny Bel Canto Concertante. Virtuoso Variations for Piano and Orchestra Tuck; English Chamber Orch/Bonynge 8.573254

Delius. Elgar. Goodall. Ireland. Lloyd Webber. Vaughan Williams. Walton ‘And the Bridge is Love – English Music for Strings’, inc. Elgar’s ‘Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47’ and ‘Two Chansons (arr. W. H. Reed)’, Goodall’s ‘And the Bridge is Love’, W. Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Moon’ and Walton’s ‘Two Pieces for Strings from ‘Henry V’’ Lloyd Webber, J.; English Chamber Orch 8.573250

Kuzmin Sacred Songs. The Society of Honoured Bell Ringers. Masquerade. Hinkemann the German Shkirtil; Petrozavodsk State University Male Ch; Karelia State Philharmonic SO/Serov 8.573192

Poulenc Mass in G, FP89. Sept Chansons, FP81. Quatre Motets pour un temps de pénitence, FP97. Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël, FP152 Elora Festival Singers/Edison 8.572978

Rossini Guillaume Tell Foster-Williams; Volpe; Stafford; Howarth; Spyres; Pelligra; Sargsyan; Di Pierro; Facciolà; Romano; Camerata Bach Ch; Virtuoso Brunensis/Fogliani 8.660363-66 (four CDs)

Scarlatti, D. ‘Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 16’ Hao 8.573288

Tansman ‘Music for Violin and Piano’: Sonatas, Sonatinas, Romance and Fantaisie Sahatçi; Koukl 8.573127

Naxos American Classics

Hovhaness Symphony No. 48, ‘Vision of Andromeda’. Prelude and Quadruple Fugue. Soprano Saxophone Concerto Banaszak; Eastern Music Festival Orch/Schwarz 8.559755

Naxos Film Music Classics

Arnold The Roots of Heaven. David Copperfield Moscow SO/Stromberg 8.573366

Nimbus Alliance

Jackson, N. The Reluctant Highwayman – Overture; Sextet. Four Temperaments. Venetian Serenade. Six Elizabethan Songs. Three Hymns. Four Images Bevan; McLean; Concertante of London NI6301

Kreisler. Stamitz. Tartini. Vitali. Vivaldi ‘Hideko Udagawa – Baroque Inspirations’: Concerto in C (in the style of Vivaldi). Violin Concerto in B flat. Sonata for Solo Violin in G minor, ‘Devil’s Trill’. Chaconne in G minor. Andante in C minor Udagawa; Scottish Chamber Orch/Kraemer NI6299

Nimbus Records

Röntgen ‘Piano Music I’: Suite in Four Movements, Op. 7. Variations and Finale on a Hungarian Czardas, Op. 25. Three Romances, Op. 32. Buiten, Op. 65 Anderson NI5918

Various composers ‘Martin Jones – 75th Birthday Tribute’: A collection of 30 composers taken from Nimbus recordings made between 1973 and 2014 Jones NI1718 (four CDs)

Nupen, Christopher, Films

Chopin. Rachmaninov. Scriabin. Strauss, J. II et al ‘Daniil Trifonov – The Magics of Music plus The Castelfranco Veneto Recital’: Two films by Christopher Nupen Trifonov et al A19CND (DVD-V)

Odradek Records

Bruneau-Boulmier ‘L’obscur est un chemin’: Ce peu de bruit. Ses ailes deployees. Etoiles. L’obscur est un chemin. Catafalque. Miracles des Soleils. El Borge Couteau; Guy ODRCD314

Ondine

Beethoven Piano Sonatas – No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1; No. 6 in F, Op. 10 No. 2; No. 7 in D, Op. 10 No. 3; No. 21 in C, Op. 53, ‘Waldstein’; No. 22 in F, Op. 54; No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, ‘Appassionata’ Jumppanen ODE1268-2D (two CDs)

Sibelius ‘Complete Works for Mixed Choir’ Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Ch/Seppänen ODE1260-2D (two CDs)

Zemlinsky Die Seejungfrau. Sinfonietta, Op. 23 Helsinki PO/Storgårds ODE1237-5 (Hybrid SACD)

Onyx Classics

Elgar Symphony No. 1 in A flat, Op. 55. Cockaigne (In London Town), Op. 40 Royal Liverpool PO/Petrenko ONYX4145

Opus Arte

Donizetti La Favorite (stage direction: Vincent Boussard) Aldrich; Shi; Tézier; Furlanetto; Souquet; Gabriel; Ahn et al; Choeur et Orch National du Capitole de Toulouse/Allemandi (Toulouse, 2014) OABD7165D (Blu-ray disc); OA1166D (DVD-V)

Martin, M. ‘Jubilate Deo – Sacred Choral Works by Matthew Martin’: Jubilate Deo. In the year that King Uzziah died. Christe redemptor omnium. Chester Missa brevis. Te lucis ante terminum. St John’s College Service. Justorum animae. Laudate Dominum, etc. Ch of Magdalen College, Oxford/Hyde OACD9030D (CD)

Steffani Niobe, Regina di Tebe Gens; Laszczkowski; Galou; Davies; Mead; Odinius; Forsythe; Taddia; Miles et al; Balthasar Neumann Ensemble/Hengelbrock (Covent Garden, 2010) OACD9008D (three CDs)

Orfeo

Bach, J. S. Goldberg Variations, BWV988 Lifschitz C864 141A

Schubert Die schöne Müllerin, D795 Breslik; Katz C737 151A

Outhere Music ‘Instinct’

 ‘Coup Fatal’: Toccata after Monteverdi. Presti omai after Handel. Vedro after Vivaldi. Prelude after Bach. Domerò after Handel. Stille amare after Handel. Ekunda. Barbaro after Vivaldi. Che faro after Gluck. Système de jeu. Lascia after Handel Cassol; Kakudji; Vangama OUT656

Palmer, Tony, Films

Various composers ‘Music from Tony Palmer’s Prize-Winning Films’ McCartney; Callas; Benedetti; von Otter; Fleming; Goodall; Igoshina; Gergiev et al TPCD186

Pan Classics

Caldara. Piani. Scarlatti, A. Vivaldi ‘I musicisti dell’imperatore – Music from the reign of Charles VI of Austria’, inc. Caldara’s ‘Risoluto son già tiranno amore’, Scarlatti’s ‘Appena chiudo gli occhi’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Lungi dal vago volto, RV680’ Milanesi; G. A. P. Ensemble Pc10324

Cavalli L’Ormindo Piau; Oro; Crook; Visse; Léger; Lombard; Révidat; Deshayes et al; Les Paladins/Correas PC10330 (two CDs)

Cima Vespro della Beata Virgine (1610) Musica Fiorita/Dolci PC10316

Veneziano ‘In Officio Defunctorum – Nocturns for the Dead’: Notturno primo. Notturno secondo. Notturno terzo. Miserere Högström; Mineccia; Skelton; Pantus; Ensemble Odyssee/Friggi PC10319

Paraty

Marais. Sainte-Colombe. Visée ‘En Suite’, inc. Marais’s ‘Allemande ‘La Magnifique’’, ‘Rondeau ‘Le Bijou’’, ‘Le petit Badinage’ and ‘Tombeau pour M. de St. Colombe.’, Sainte-Colombe’s ‘Suite in D minor’ and de Visée’s ‘Suite in D’ Liszhka; Vanden Eynde PTY814129

Philharmonia Baroque

Haydn Symphonies – No. 57 in D, Hob. I/57; No. 67 in F, Hob. I/67; No. 68 in B flat, Hob. I/68 Philharmonia Baroque Orch/McGegan PBP08

Praga Digitals

Bach, J. S. Beethoven. Brahms. Schumann ‘Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli’: Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004 – Chaconne (transcr. Busoni). Piano Sonata No. 3 in C, Op. 2 No. 3. Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35. Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26 Michelangeli (1948; 1941; 1948; 1957) DSD350095 (Hybrid SACD)

Liszt ‘Sviatoslav Richter’: Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S173. Nuages gris, S199. Valse oubliée in A flat, S215 No. 2. Scherzo und Marsch, S177. Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S514. Mephisto Polka, S217 Richter (1988) DSD350081 (Hybrid SACD)

Prima Facie New Series

Liszt. Mathias. Owen. Ziss Totentanz: Paraphrase on Dies Irae, S126. Sinfonietta, Op. 34. Threnody. From the Darkness Hamilton; Cardiff University SO/Eager PFNSCD001

Priory Records

Alcock. Ayleward. Elgar. Garrett. Howells. Monk. Oakeley. Parry. Redhead. Stanford. Stone. Sumsion et al ‘Choral Evensong for the 15th Evening’, inc. Alcock’s ‘Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in A’, Ayleward’s ‘Preces and Responses’, Elgar’s ‘Light of the World’ and Sumsion’s ‘Te Deum in G’ Boy Choristers and Lay Vicars of Salisbury Cathedral; Challenger/Halls PRCD1118

Berkeley, M. Casken. Cooke. Eden. Gibbons. Goss. Hintze. Howells. Jackson. Monk. Ouseley. Tournemire. Wesley ‘Choral Evensong for Easter Day’, inc. Casken’s ‘Magnificat and Nunc dimittis’, Francis Jackson’s ‘Preces and Responses’, ‘Lord’s Prayer’, ‘Lesser Litany’ and ‘Collects’ and Wesley’s ‘Blessed be the God and Father’ Ch of Durham Cathedral; Massey; Ratnanayagam/Lancelot PRCD1126

RCO Live

Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 1-9 Papatanasiu; Fink, B.; Fritz; Finley; Netherlands Radio Ch; Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Fischer, I. (2013-14) RCO14108 (three Blu-ray discs); RCO14109 (three DVD-Vs)

Bruckner Symphonies – No. 6 in A (ed. Nowak); No. 7 in E (ed. Nowak) Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Jansons RCO14005 (two Hybrid SACDs)

Van der Aa. Andriessen. Brewaeys. Glanert ‘Horizon 6’: Violin Concerto. Mysteriën. Symphony No. 6. Along the Shores of Lorn. Frenesia Jansen; Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Jansons; Zhang; Jurowski; Tausk; Robertson RCO15001 (Hybrid SACD + DVD-V)

Sepia Records

Cilea. Flotow. Giordano. Leoncavallo. Mascagni. Meyerbeer. Mozart. Puccini. Strauss, R. Verdi ‘Mario Lanza – Greatest Operatic Recordings’, inc. arias from ‘L’Arlesiana’, ‘Martha’, ‘Andrea Chénier’, ‘Fedora’, ‘Pagliacci’, ‘Cavalleria rusticana’, ‘L’Africana’, ‘Così fan tutte’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Madama Butterfly’, ‘La bohème’, ‘Turandot’, ‘Rigoletto’ and ‘Otello’ Lanza et al SEPIA1274

Signum Classics

Adès ‘The Twenty-Fifth Hour – The Chamber Music of Thomas Adès’: Piano Quintet. The Four Quartets. Arcadiana Adès; Calder Quartet SIGCD413

Bairstow. Haydn. Muhly. Parry. Tavener. Vaughan Williams. Walton ‘A Knight’s Progress’: Blessed City, heavenly Salem. Te Deum in C, Hob. XXIIIc/2. Our present charter. I was glad. Mother of God, here I stand. Valiant-for-Truth. The Twelve Ch of Temple Church; Morris/Sayer SIGCD410

Byrd. Casals. Elgar. Ives. Laloux. Langlais. MacMillan. Purcell. Rorem. Stainer. Stanford. Tallis et al ‘Out of Darkness – Music from Lent to Trinity’, inc. Byrd’s ‘Cunctis deibus’, Elgar’s ‘The Spirit of the Lord is upon me’, Laloux’s ‘Tantum ergo’, MacMillan’s ‘Sedebit dominus rex’, Rorem’s ‘Breathe on me, breath of God’ and Stanford’s ‘Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem’ Ch of Jesus College, Cambridge/Williams SIGCD409

Byrd. Gerarde. Mundy. Parsons. Sheppard. Tallis. Taverner ‘In the Midst of Life – Music from the Baldwin Partbooks I’, inc. Byrd’s ‘Circumdederunt me dolores mortis’, Gerarde’s ‘Sive vigilem’, Mundy’s ‘Sive vigilem’, Parsons’s ‘Credo quod redemptor meus vivit’, Sheppard’s ‘Media vita’, Tallis’s ‘Nunc dimittis’ and Taverner’s ‘Quemadmodum’ Contrapunctus/Rees SIGCD408

Chilcott St John Passion Ashworth; Lyon; Jeffery; Davies; Chaconne Brass; Vaughn; Ch of Wells Cathedral/Owens SIGCD412

Davis, O. ‘Flight’: Flight (Concerto for Violin and Strings). Skywood. Voyager (Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings). Air Waltz. Airborne Dances. Epilogue Peacock; Watkins; LSO/Bateman SIGCD411

Donizetti. Massenet. Messager. Mozart. Poulenc. Puccini. Rimsky-Korsakov. Rossini. Verdi ‘Surrender – Voices of Persephone’, inc. arias from ‘Linda di Chamounix’, ‘Manon’, ‘Fortunio’, ‘Le nozze di Figaro’, ‘La Voix humaine’, ‘La Rondine’, ‘The Snow Maiden’, ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’ and ‘Rigoletto’ Domnich; Nucci; Southbank Sinfonia/Over SIGCD419

Shostakovich String Quartets – No. 4 in D, Op. 83; No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110; No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122 Carducci Quartet SIGCD418

Simax Classics

Borgstrøm ‘Complete Works for Violin and Piano’: Romanze in E, Op. 12. Sonata in G, Op. 19. Serenade. Elegie. Berceuse Batstrand; Kjekshus PSC1237

Giordano. Grieg. Nordqvist. Puccini. Rascel. Sibelius. Sjøberg. Tchaikovsky ‘Remembering Jussi – Songs and Arias performed by Jussi Björling’, inc. arias from ‘Fedora’, ‘La bohème’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Madama Butterfly’, ‘Turandot’ and ‘Eugene Onegin’ Tødenes; Gimse; Norwegian Radio Orch/Bergby PSC1338

Somm Céleste

Arnold. Elgar. Simpson String Quartet No. 2, Op. 118 (arr. D. Matthews as ‘Sonata for Strings’). String Quartet in E minor, Op. 83 (arr. Matthews). String Quartet No. 3 – Allegro deciso Orch of St Paul’s/Palmer SOMMCD0145

Beethoven ‘Complete Piano Trios, Vol. 4’: Piano Trios – Op. 1 No. 1 in E flat; Op. 97 in B flat, ‘Archduke’; Hess 48 in E flat Gould Piano Trio SOMMCD0144

Stradivarius

Gesualdo ‘Dolcissimo Veleno’: An overview of Gesualdo’s profane works, with at least one madrigal from each of his six books in a programme of 20 madrigals La Dolce Maniera/Gaggero STR37010

Heinichen ‘Unpublished Dresden Sonatas’: Trio Sonatas in B flat, G, G minor, F, D and C minor Ensemble Sans Souci STR15001

Jenkins ‘’Tis a Singing Age’: Fantasies a 4 Accademia Strumentale Italiana STR37002

Pintscher ‘On a clear day’: Monumento I. Nacht. Mondschein. Lieder und Schneebilder. Tableau/Miroir. On a clear day Alberti; Montalvo STR33970

Toccata Classics

León Misa breve. Pequeña, pequeñita. Songs Cullins; Coma-Alabeert; McClure; Arcadia Chamber Ch; Tonos Humanis; EAFIT University SO/Arango TOCC0142

Lysenko ‘Complete Music for Violin and Piano’: Second Rhapsody, Op. 18. Elegiac Capriccio, Op. 32. Fantasy, Op. 21. Romance, Op. 27. Personal Album, Op. 40 No. 1. Elegy in memory of Shevchenko. The Sun is Setting. Spring Kaleidoscope. Valse brillante Soroka; Greene TOCC0177

Lysenko ‘Piano Music, Vol. 1’: First Rhapsody. Sad Song. Album for the Summer of 1900, Op. 37 No. 2. Rêverie, Op. 13. The Dream, Op. 12. Album for the Summer of 1902, Op. 41 No. 3. Nocturne. Anguish. Esquisse in the Dorian Mode. Trois Esquisses, etc. Greene TOCC0287

Stevenson ‘Piano Music, Vol. 1 – A Celtic Album’: A Wheen Tunes for Bairns tae Spiel. A Scottish Triptych. South Uist (Hebridean) Folk-song Suite. A Rosary of Variations on Seán Ó Riada’s Irish Folk Mass. Scottish Folk Music Settings Guild TOCC0272

Wergo

Andre ‘ … auf … ’ Experimentalstudio des SWR Freiburg; SWR Sinfonieorch Baden-Baden und Freiburg/Cambreling WER7322-2

Silvestrov Spektren. Symphony No. 2. Kantate nach Gedichten von Fjodor Tjutschew und Alexander Blok. Meditation. ‘Welt, leb wohl …!’ nach einem Gedicht aus dem Poem ‘Traum’ von Taras Schewtschenko Lee; Potapov; Olijnik; Ensemble Soloists of Leningrad PO; Leningrad Chamber Orch; Chamber Orch ‘Perpetuum Mobile’ Kiev/Blazhkov WER6731-2

Wienerworld

Various composers ‘Nureyev & Friends – A Gala Tribute’ Makhateli; Heymann; Dupont; Rojo; Muntagirov; Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra National de Paris; English National Ballet; Dutch National Ballet; Corps de Ballet of the Bolshoi Theatre; The Kirov Ballet et al WNRD2590 (DVD-V)

Wigmore Hall Live

Campion. Danyel. Dowland. Hume. Johnson. Muhly ‘Flow My Tears’, inc. Campion’s ‘Never weather-beaten sail’, Danyel’s ‘Drop not, mine eyes’, Dowland’s ‘Come again, sweet love doth now invite’ and ‘Flow my tears’, Hume’s ‘Love’s Farewell’, Johnson’s ‘Care-charming sleep’ and Muhly’s ‘Old Bones’ Davies; Dunford; Manson WHLive0074

Winter & Winter, Music Edition

Abrahamsen ‘Zählen und Erzählen’: Four Pieces for Orchestra. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. Ten Studies Stefanovich; WDR Sinfonieorch Köln/Stockhammer 910216-2


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