Friday, December 2, 2016

Opening Notes: Christmas 2016 - New Release Playlist

We've sifted through all the new releases for this Christmas season, 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.

Joan Javits, Phil Springer, Tony Springer
Santa Baby
The King's Men
Choir of King's College, Cambridge - KGS0017
John Francis Wade
Adeste Fideles
BYU Choruses and Orchestra
BYU Music Group - YCD0516HLN

James Whitbourn
Missa Carolae: Gloria
Westminster Williamson Voices; James Jordan
Naxos - 8.573715
George Frideric Handel
Messiah, Part I: Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
Toronto Symphony; Andrew Davis
Chandos - CHSA5176-77
Jakub Jan Ryba
Czech Christmas Mass, "Hail, Master!": Záver
Czech Madrigalists Choir, Orchestra; F. X. Thuri
Naxos - 8.578342
P.I. Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker: Overture
St Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre; Valery Gergiev
Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych
Carol of the Bells
Essential Voices USA
Sono Luminus - SLE-70006
J.S. Bach
Christmas Oratorio: Schlafe, Mein Liebster
Dunedin Consort and Chorus; John Butt
Linn - CKD499
Traditional (arr. A.G. Madsen)
Veni, Veni Emmanuel
Cocal Group Concert Clemens; C. Seyer-Hansen
Orchid - ORC100062
Franz Xaver Gruber
Stille Nacht
Naxos - 8.573719
Peter Warlock
Bethlehem Down
Magdalen College Choir, Oxford; Daniel Hyde
Opus Arte - OACD9022D
The Saviour's Work
The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
Coro - COR16146
Roy Wood
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
The King's Men
Choir of King's College, Cambridge - KGS0017
Felix Bernard
Winter Wonderland
Philharmonic Symphony; Richard Hayman
Naxos - 8.578340

P.I. Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker: Divertissement: f. Mother Gigogne
Cologne Gürzenich Orchestra; Dmitri Kitayenko
Oehms Classics - OC448
Claude T. Smith
Symphonic Prelude on Adeste Fidelis
CSU Northridge Wind Ensemble; Lawrence Stoffel
Mark Records - 51710-MCD

George Frideric Handel
Joy to the World
BYU Choruses and Orchestra
BYU Music Group - YCD0516HLN
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Carol Mastrodomenico; Gloriae Dei Cantores
Paraclete - GDCD128

Arcangelo Corelli
Christmas Concerto: V. Allegro - Pastorale ad libitum
Les Violons du Roy; Bernard Labadie
ATMA Classique - ACD22742
J.S. Bach
Christmas Oratorio: Nun seid ihr wohl
Dunedin Consort and Chorus; John Butt
Linn - CKD499

George Frideric Handel
Messiah, Part III: I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Musica Fiorita; Daniela Dolci
Pan Classics - PC10351
Adolphe Adam
Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)
Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea
Somm - SOMMCD0161
Henry John Gautlett
Once in Royal David's City
Neuer Knabenchor Hamburg; Jens Bauditz
Rondeau - ROP6125
Samuel Scheidt
A Child Is Born In Bethlehem
The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
Coro - COR16146

Each month, Naxos Music Library presents a new release playlist for our subscribers to enjoy. We know that a database of over 1.9 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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