Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Opening Notes: January 2016 - New Release Playlist

We've sifted through all the new releases for January 2016, and we're highlighting our favorites. Some of these are obscure works that may be unknown to you, while others are fresh takes on standard repertoire. If you're like us and are constantly craving something new to enjoy, take a spin through these tracks to get a taste of what is now available to you in NML. And if you hear something you love, click on the cover art in the player window to be taken directly to the full album!

To hear the playlist, access NML as usual, go to the Playlists section, and select the Opening Notes folder under the Themed Playlists tab. If you are on your institution's premises, you may also be able to access it if you CLICK HERE.

Aaron Copland
Rodeo: Buckaroo Holiday
Colorado Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Litton
BIS - BIS-2164

Keith Emerson
Piano Concerto No. 1: III. Toccata con fuoco
Jeffrey Biegel; Brown University Orchestra
Naxos - 8.573490

Paul Moravec
Amorisms: I. Love Is A Spirit
Portara Ensemble; ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
Delos - DE3470

Camille Saint-Saëns
Cello Concerto No. 1: I. Allegro non troppo
Truls Mørk; Bergen Philharmonic; Neeme Järvi
Chandos - CHSA5162

Béla Bartók
Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin and Piano: I. Lassu
Tanja Becker-Bender; Peter Nagy
SWR Klassik - SWR19003CD

Franz Joseph Haydn
String Quartet No. 30, "The Joke": IV. Presto
Spektral Quartet
Dorian Sono Luminus - DSL-92198

Roberto Sierra
Sinfonía No. 3, "La Salsa" - I. Tumbao
Puerto Rico Symphony; Maximiano Valdés
Naxos - 8.559817

Alberto Ginastera
Estancia: Scene 5: Danza Final (Malambo)
BBC Philharmonic; Juanjo Mena
Chandos - CHAN10884

Jan Van Der Roost
Sinfonietta, "Suito Sketches": II. Sword Dance
Philharmonic Winds OSAKAN; Jan Van Der Roost
Naxos - 8.573486

Bedřich Smetana
Má vlast: No. 2 Vltava
Hradec Králové Philharmonic; Marek Štilec
ArcoDiva - UP0180

George Frideric Handel
Acis and Galatea: Must I My Acis Still Bemoan
Boston Early Music Festival Chorus and Orchestra
CPO - 777877-2

  Domenico Scarlatti (arr. Uri Caine)
Keyboard Sonata in B Minor
Jenny Lin; Uri Caine
Steinway & Sons - Steinway30044

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Sonata No. 11: III. Alla Turca: Allegretto
William Youn
Oehms Classics - OC1830

Felix Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act V: Finale
Swedish Chamber Orchestra and Radio Chorus
BIS - BIS-2166

Ottorino Respighi
La Boutique Fantasque Suite: II. Tarantella
Wurzburg Philharmonic; Enrico Calesso
Naxos - 8.573382

Victor Young
The Uninvited: End of Ghost
Moscow Symphony; William Stromberg
Naxos - 8.573368

Philip Glass
Metamorphosis V
Nicolas Horvath
Grand Piano - GP691

Nicolaus Bruhns
Praeludium in E Minor
Bine Katrine Bryndorf
Dacapo - 6.220636

Krzysztof Meyer
Piano Trio: I. Impetuoso
Poznan Piano Trio
Naxos - 8.573500

Charles Ives
Orchestral Set No. 1: II. Putnam's Camp
Melbourne Symphony; Andrew Davis
Chandos - CHSA5163
Sergey Prokofiev
Symphony No. 7: I. Moderato
St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Mariinsky - MAR0577

Henk Badings
Symphony No. 4: IV. Allegro
Bochum Symphony; David Porcelijn
CPO - 777669-2

Orlando Di Lasso
Magnificat secundi toni O s'io potessi
Die Singphoniker
CPO - 777957-2

Antonin Dvořák
Stabat Mater: Virgo virginum praeclara
Bavarian Radio Sym. & Chorus; Mariss Jansons
BR Klassik- 900142

Each month, Naxos Music Library presents a new release playlist for our subscribers to enjoy. We know that a database of over 1.7 million tracks can be a bit daunting, so we'd like to highlight some of the amazing music that has become available to you just this month. Let it kickstart discovery!

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