Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Opening Notes: April 2017 - New Release Playlist

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

Caroline Shaw
Jasper String Quartet
Sono Luminus - DSL-92212
Bryce Dessner
My World
Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Dessner; Parry; Shaw
New Amsterdam - NWAM087
Jennifer Higdon
All Things Majestic: IV. Cathedrals
Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero
Naxos - 8.559823
Jean Roger-Ducasse
Chant de l'aube
Joel Hastings
Grand Piano - GP724
Felix Mendelssohn
Piano Trio No. 2: IV. Finale: Allegro appassionato
Oberon Trio
CAvi-music - CAvi8553367
Camille Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 2: III. Presto
Romain Descharmes; Malmö Symphony
Naxos - 8.573476
Charles Auguste De Bériot
Violin Concerto No. 7: III. Allegro moderato
Ayana Tsuji; Czech Chamber Philharmonic
Naxos - 8.573734
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony No. 9: I. Adagio - Allegro molto
Houston Symphony; Andrés Orozco-Estrada
Pentatone - PTC5186574
Robert Schumann
String Quartet No. 1: IV. Presto
Pacifica Quartet
Cedille - CDR90000-170
Gaziza Akhmetovna Zhubanova
String Quartet No. 1: III. Allegro
Kazakh State String Quartet
Divox - CDX-21501-6
Komitas Vardapet
7 Folk Dances: No. 1. Manushaki of Vagharshapat
Mikael Ayrapetyan
Grand Piano - GP720
Jean Cras
4 Danze: No. 2. Danza scherzosa
Jean-Pierre Ferey
Skarbo - DSK1153
Charles Ives
Orchestral Set No. 2: III. From Hanover Square North...
Melbourne Symphony; Andrew Davis
Chandos - CHSA5174
Kurt Weill
Das Berliner Requiem: Marter!: Hier ruht...
G. Wiemer; H. Adami; Dresden State Opera
CPO - 777839-2

Dmitry Shostakovich
Koskva, Cheryomushki: Excursion Around Moscow
Russian State Sym. Cappella; Hague Residentie
Chandos - CHAN9591-92
Nadia Boulanger
Nicole Cabell; Lucy Mauro
Delos - DE3496

Giacomo Puccini
Sole e amore
Krassimira Stoyanova; Maria Prinz
Naxos - 8.573501
Barbara Strozzi
Cantate, Ariette, e Duetti: No. 14. L'eraclito
R. Hughes; J. Nordberg; M. Yamahiro-Brinkmann
BIS - BIS-2248

Arnold Bax
Russian Suite: III. In a Vodka Shop
London Philharmonic; Bryden Thomson
Chandos - CHAN10159X
Carl Nielsen
Aladdin Suite: I. Oriental Festival March
Philharmonia Orchestra; Paavo Järvi
Signum - SIGCD477
László Lajtha
Symphony No. 4, "Spring": I. Allegro molto
Pécs Symphony; Nicolás Pasquet
Naxos - 8.573645
David Hackbridge Johnson
Symphony No. 9: III. Vivace energico
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; Paul Mann
Toccata - TOCC0393

Ted Hearne
Privilege: No. 4. They Get It
The Crossing; Donald Nally
Cantaloupe - CA-21126
Kate Loder
12 Studies, Book 2: No. 5 in A Minor
Ian Hobson
Toccata - TOCC0321

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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