Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Opening Notes: September 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.

Terry Riley
Dark Queen Mantra: II. Goya With Wings
Gyan Riley; Del Sol String Quartet
Sono Luminus - DSL-92215
Eriks Ešenvalds
Passion and Resurrection: Part III
Portland State University Chamber Choir
Naxos - 8.579008
Jane Antonia Cornish
Into Silence I
Elashvili; Thorsteinsdottir; Sullivan; Berry; Chow
Innova - INNOVA976
Bryce Dessner
Nicholas Photinos
New Amsterdam - NWAM090
Steve Reich
Electric Counterpoint: III. Fast
Trevor Babb
Innova - INNOVA972
Valerie Coleman
Portraits of Langston: VI. Harlem's Summer...
McGill/McHale Trio; Mahershalalhashbaz Ali
Cedille - CDR90000-172
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Diabelli Variations: XXIV. Fughetta - Andante
Filippo Gorini
Alpha - ALPHA296
Carl Ditters Von Dittersdorf
Ajax et Ulysse: II. Recitativo andante
Michael Tsalka; James Tibbles
Naxos - 8.573740
Franz Schubert
Sehnsucht (Die Scheibe Friert)
Bo Skovhus; Stefan Vladar
Chandos - CHAN10023
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 2 (piano 4 hands): II. Scherzo
Eckerle Piano Duo
Naxos - 8.572880
Helen Hopekirk
Waltz in F-Sharp Major
Gary Steigerwalt
Toccata - TOCC0430
Anton Bruckner
Symphony No. 4, "Romantic": III. Scherzo
Dresden Staatskapelle; Christian Thielemann
Profil - PH16064
Georgy Sviridov
Russia Adrift: No. 12. O Motherland, O Happy and Eternal Hour!
Lyudmila Shkirtil; St Petersburg State Symphony
Naxos - 8.573685
Vincenzo Bellini
Bianca e Gernando, Act II: Sorgi, o padre
Virtuosi Brunensis; Antonino Fogliani
Naxos - 8.660417-18

Fernando Sor
Lagrime mie
Nerea Berraondo; Eva Beneke
Naxos - 8.573686
Richard Strauss
6 Lieder: No. 2 Serenade (arr. for piano)
Gerhard Oppitz
Hänssler Classic - HC16048

Leoš Janácek
On the Overgrown Path: The Barn Owl Has Not Flown Away!
Jan Michiels
Fuga Libera - FUG743
Rebecca Clarke
Viola Sonata: II. Vivace
Ellen Nisbeth; Bengt Forsberg
BIS - BIS-2182

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Bucolic Suite: IV. Finale: Allegro
Rheinland-Pfalz State Phil.; Karl-Heinz Steffens
Capriccio - C5314
Edward Elgar
Serenade in E Minor: I. Allegro piacevole
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra; Sakari Oramo
Naxos - 8.573647
Olivier Messiaen
Poèmes pour Mi, Book 2: No. 8. Le collier
Jane Archibald; Seattle Symphony; Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Symphony Media - SSM1016
George Tsontakis
Anasa: I. Donya - Pistoli
David Krakauer; Albany Symphony; D. A. Miller
Naxos - 8.559826

Diego Conti
String Quartet No. 5: II. Scherzo
Officina Musicale
Tactus - TC950390
Philippe Manoury
Le livre des claviers: III. Sixxen
Third Coast Percussion
New Focus - FCR187

Each month, Naxos Music Library presents a new release playlist for our subscribers to enjoy. We know that a database of over 2 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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