Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Opening Notes: May 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.

Dmitry Shostakovich
24 Preludes and Fugues: Prelude No. 4 in E Minor
Peter Donohoe
Signum - SIGCD396
Federico Moreno Torroba
Homenaje a la seguidilla: III. Allegretto
Pepe Romero; Extremadura Symphony
Naxos - 8.573503
Daniel Bjarnason
Emergence: II. Black Breathing
Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Daniel Bjarnason
Sono Luminus - DSL-92213
Osvaldo Golijov
The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind: II.
Emil Jonason; Vamlingbo Quartet
BIS - BIS-2188
Lou Harrison
Violin Concerto: III. Allegro-Vigoroso-Poco presto
Tim Fain; PostClassical Ensemble
Naxos - 8.559825
Jaan Rääts
Piano Sonata No. 4, "Quasi Beatles": II. --
Nicolas Horvath
Grand Piano - GP765
Melanie Bonis
Soir, Matin: II. Matin, au trio Chaigneau
Boulanger Trio
CAvi-music - CAvi8553345
William Walton
Façade: Valse
Ensemble 7x3; John Wilson
Orchid - ORC100067
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D Major: III. Finale: Allegro assai vivace
Ilya Gringolts; Copenhagen Philharmonic
Orchid - ORC100066
Julius Röntgen
Serenade in E Major: IV. Allegro molto
Frankfurt Brandenburg State Orch.; D. Porcelijn
CPO - 777120-2
Maurice Ravel
Antar: No. 11. Rimsky-Korsakov: Allegro risoluto alla marcia
Lyon National Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin
Naxos - 8.573448
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 2: II. Adagio
Yevgeny Sudbin; Tapiola Sinfonietta; O. Vänskä
BIS - BIS-2078
Franz Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 96, "The Miracle"; IV. Finale: Vivace assai
Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar
Pentatone - PTC5186612
J.S. Bach
St. John Passion: Part II. Aria. Eilt, ihr...
King's College Choir, Cambridge; S. Cleobury
Choir of King's College, Cambridge - KGS0018

Antonín Dvořák
The Spectre's Bride: Žel bohu, kde můj tatíček?
Wiener Singakademie; Vienna Radio Symphony
Capriccio - C5315
John Glover
Lucy: Part I: Completely at home
Andrew Wilkowske; Redshift Ensemble; J. Glover
Delos - DE3496

Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets
Olga Andryushchenko
Grand Piano - GP743-44
Isang Yun
7 Etudes: No. 2. Leggiero
Estelle Revaz
Solo Musica - SM257

Percy Grainger
Irish Tune from County Derry
Christopher Glynn
Avie - AV2372
William Bolcom
3 Ghost Rags: No. 3. Incineratorag
Altius Quartet
Navona - NV6078
Edward Elgar
Introduction and Allegro: Fugue: Allegro
Doric String Quartet; BBC Symphony; E. Garner
Chandos - CHSA5181
Dmitry Shostakovich
Chamber Symphony in F Major: I. Allegretto
Kiev Virtuosi Chamber Orch.; Dmitry Yablonsky
Naxos - 8.573601

Niels Gade
Folkedanse: No. 4. Allegro non troppo in G Minor
Marianna Shirinyan
Dacapo - 8.226122
Vitezslav Novák
V Tatrách (In the Tatra Mountains)
Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta
Naxos - 8.573683

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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