Tuesday, December 15, 2015

And the Nominees Are...

The 2016 Grammy nominees have been announced, and naturally Naxos Music Library has just about all of them available for you to hear. We've included below links that will work in most cases if you are on your institution's property. If you are not, simply access NML as you normally would, then enter the provided catalog ID into the keyword search field to pull the specific album up.

In addition, we've put together a playlist highlighting a track off of each of the nominated albums. Think of it as a sampler to whet your appetite for exploring further these excellent releases. If you are on your institution's property, CLICK HERE to hear it. If you are not, you can find it in NML by clicking Playlists > Naxos Music Playlists > Grammy Nominees > 2016 Grammy Highlights.


Best Orchestral Performance

Bruckner: Symphony No. 4
Manfred Honeck, conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
Reference Recordings - Catalog ID: FR-713SACD

Dutilleux: Métaboles; L'Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, 'Le Double'
Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)
Seattle Symphony Media - Catalog ID: SSM1007

Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphony No. 10
Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Deutsche Grammophon - Catalog ID: 00028947950608

Spirit of the American Range
Carlos Kalmar, conductor (The Oregon Symphony)
Pentatone - Catalog ID: PTC5186481

Zhou Long & Chen Yi: Symphony 'Humen 1839'
Darrell Ang, conductor (New Zealand Symphony Orchestra)
Naxos - Catalog ID: 8.570611

Best Opera Recording

Monteverdi: Il Ritorno D'Ulisse In Patria
Martin Pearlman, conductor; Fernando Guimarães & Jennifer Rivera; Thomas C. Moore, producer (Boston Baroque)
Linn Records - Catalog ID: CKD451

Mozart: Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Diana Damrau, Paul Schweinester & Rolando Villazón; Sid McLauchlan, producer (Chamber Orchestra Of Europe)
Deutsche Grammophon - Catalog ID: 00028947940685

Ravel: L'Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade
Seiji Ozawa, conductor; Isabel Leonard; Dominic Fyfe, producer (Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus & SKF Matsumoto Children's Chorus)
Decca - Catalog ID: 00600406516923

Steffani: Niobe, Regina Di Tebe
Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs, conductors; Karina Gauvin & Philippe Jaroussky; Renate Wolter-Seevers, producer (Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra)
Erato - Catalog ID: 825646343539

Best Choral Performance

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Bernard Haitink, conductor; Peter Dijkstra, chorus master (Anton Barachovsky, Genia Kühmeier, Elisabeth Kulman, Hanno Müller-Brachmann & Mark Padmore; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)
BR Klassik - Catalog ID: 900130

Monteverdi: Vespers Of 1610
Harry Christophers, conductor (Jeremy Budd, Grace Davidson, Ben Davies, Mark Dobell, Eamonn Dougan & Charlotte Mobbs; The Sixteen)
Coro - Catalog ID: COR16126

Pablo Neruda - The Poet Sings
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor (James K. Bass, Laura Mercado-Wright, Eric Neuville & Lauren Snouffer; Faith DeBow & Stephen Redfield; Conspirare)
Harmonia Mundi - Catalog ID: HMU807637

Paulus: Far In The Heavens
Eric Holtan, conductor (Sara Fraker, Matthew Goinz, Thea Lobo, Owen McIntosh, Kathryn Mueller & Christine Vivona; True Concord Orchestra; True Concord Voices)
Reference Recordings - Catalog ID: FR-716

Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil
Charles Bruffy, conductor (Paul Davidson, Frank Fleschner, Toby Vaughn Kidd, Bryan Pinkall, Julia Scozzafava, Bryan Taylor & Joseph Warner; Kansas City Chorale & Phoenix Chorale)
Chandos - Catalog ID: CHSA5148

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Brahms: The Piano Trios
Tanja Tetzlaff, Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt
Ondine - Catalog ID: ODE1271-2D

Eighth Blackbird
Cedille - Catalog ID: CDR90000-157

Flaherty: Airdancing For Toy Piano, Piano & Electronics
Nadia Shpachenko & Genevieve Feiwen Lee
Reference Recordings - Catalog ID: FR-711

Brad Wells & Roomful Of Teeth
New Amsterdam - Catalog ID: NWAM065

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L'Arbre Des Songes
Augustin Hadelich; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)
Seattle Symphony Media - Catalog ID: SSM1007

Grieg & Moszkowski: Piano Concertos
Joseph Moog; Nicholas Milton, conductor (Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern)
Onyx Classics - Catalog ID: ONYX4144

Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vol. 7
Kristian Bezuidenhout
Harmonia Mundi - Catalog ID: HMU907531

Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!
Ursula Oppens (Jerome Lowenthal)
Cedille - Catalog ID: CDR90000-158

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Beethoven: An Die Ferne Geliebte; Haydn: English Songs; Mozart: Masonic Cantata
Mark Padmore; Kristian Bezuidenhout, accompanist
Harmonia Mundi - Catalog ID: HMU907611

Joyce & Tony - Live From Wigmore Hall
Joyce DiDonato; Antonio Pappano, accompanist
Erato - Catalog ID: 825646107537

Nessun Dorma - The Puccini Album
Jonas Kaufmann; Antonio Pappano, conductor (Kristīne Opolais, Antonio Pirozzi & Massimo Simeoli; Coro Dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia; Orchestra Dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia)
Sony Classical - Catalog ID: 886445512724

Rouse: Seeing; Kabir Padavali
Talise Trevigne; David Alan Miller, conductor (Orion Weiss; Albany Symphony)
Naxos - Catalog ID: 8.559799

St. Petersburg
Cecilia Bartoli; Diego Fasolis, conductor (I Barocchisti)
Decca - Catalog ID: 00028947878018

Best Classical Compendium

As Dreams Fall Apart - The Golden Age Of Jewish Stage And Film Music (1925-1955)
New Budapest Orpheum Society; Jim Ginsburg, producer
Cedille - Catalog ID: CDR90000-151

Ask Your Mama
George Manahan, conductor; Judith Sherman, producer
Avie Records - Catalog ID: AV2346

Handel: L'Allegro, Il Penseroso Ed Il Moderato, 1740
Paul McCreesh, conductor; Nicholas Parker, producer
Signum Classics - Catalog ID: SIGCD392

Paulus: Three Places Of Enlightenment; Veil Of Tears & Grand Concerto
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer
Naxos - Catalog ID: 8.559740

Woman At The New Piano
Nadia Shpachenko; Marina A. Ledin & Victor Ledin, producers
Reference Recordings - Catalog ID: FR-711

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Barry: The Importance Of Being Earnest
Gerald Barry, composer (Thomas Adès, Barbara Hannigan, Katalin Károlyi, Hilary Summers, Peter Tantsits & Birmingham Contemporary Music Group)
NMC Recordings - Catalog ID: NMCD197

Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances
Stephen Paulus, composer (Eric Holtan, True Concord Voices & Orchestra)
Reference Recordings - Catalog ID: FR-716

Tower: Stroke
Joan Tower, composer (Giancarlo Guerrero, Cho-Liang Lin & Nashville Symphony)
Naxos - Catalog ID: 8.559775

Wolfe: Anthracite Fields
Julia Wolfe, composer (Julian Wachner, The Choir Of Trinity Wall Street & Bang On A Can All-Stars)
Cantaloupe - Catalog ID: CA-21111

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