Thursday, April 7, 2016

Opening Notes: April 2016 - New Release Playlist

We've sifted through all the new releases for April 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.

Bent Sørensen
Sneklokker (Snowbells): VIII. Kliplev
Danish National Vocal Ensemble; Paul Hillier
Dacapo - 6.220629

Jón Leifs
Requiem, Op. 33b
Skylark Vocal Ensemble; Matthew Guard
Dorian Sono Luminus - DSL-92200

Kurt Atterberg
Symphony No. 3, "West Coast Pictures": II. Storm
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Järvi
Ondine - ODE1279-5

Victor Herbert
Cello Concerto No. 2: III. Allegro
Mark Kosower; Ulster Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta
Naxos - 8.573517

Claude Debussy (arr. Maurice Ravel)
Danse, "Tarantelle syrienne"
Lyon National Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin
Naxos - 8.573124

Leoš Janáček
Glagolitic Mass: Slava (Gloria)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir
Chandos - CHSA5165
John Corigliano, Jr.
The Ghosts of Versailles, Act 1: Prologue
Los Angeles Opera; James Conlon
Pentatone - PTC5186538

Nico Muhly
Control: No. 5. Red Dust
Utah Symphony Orchestra; Thierry Fischer
Reference - FR-719SACD

Antonin Dvořák
Symphony No. 8: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Bavarian Radio Symphony; Mariss Jansons
BR Klassik - 900145

J.S.Bach (arr. Leopold Stokowski)
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Bournemouth Symphony; José Serebrier
Naxos - 8.578305

P.I. Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1: III. Allegro con fuoco
Denis Kozhukhin; Berlin Radio Symphony
Pentatone - PTC5186566

Fryderyk Chopin
Piano Sonata No. 3: IV. Finale: Presto
Aleksandra Mikulska
K&K Verlagsanstalt - KuK247
Jean-Marie Leclair
Scylla et Glaucus, Prologue: Symphonie
Tempesta di Mare
Chandos - CHAN0810

Christian Geist
Dixit Dominus Domino Meo
Theatre of Voices; Paul Hillier
Dacapo - 6.220634

W.A. Mozart
Serenade No. 10, "Gran Partita": VII. Finale
Royal Academy of Music; Trevor Pinnock
Linn - CKD516

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata No. 17, "Tempest": III. Allegretto
Gianluca Luisi
OnClassical - OC142C

Jón Leifs
2 Sönglög: No. 2. Vögguvísa
Finnur Bjarnason; Orn Magnusson
BIS - BIS-2170

Carl Reinecke
Die Wilden Schwäne: Der Herr Schaut...
Schwanen-Ensemble; Hagen Enke
CPO - 777940-2

Antonin Dvořák
Cello Concerto: III. Finale: Allegro moderato
Christian Poltéra; Deutsches Symphonie Berlin
BIS - BIS2157

Joaquín Rodrigo
Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito
Miguel Trápaga; Real Filharmonía de Galicia
Naxos - 8.573542

Max Reger (arr. Laura Young)
Preludes & Fugues, No. 3 in E Minor: II. Fugue
Laura Young
Gramola - Gramola99072

Robert Honstein
Conduit: I. Touch
eighth blackbird
Cedille - CDR90000-162

Margaret Anne Schedel
Partita, Perihelion: I. Allamande
Mikylah Myers McTeer; Margaret Anne Schedel
Ravello - RR7930

Augusta Read Thomas
Love Twitters
Nicola Melville
Nimbus - NI6323

Each month, Naxos Music Library presents a new release playlist for our subscribers to enjoy. We know that a database of over 1.8 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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