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Fall Recordings: A Somewhat Incomplete (but Still Pretty Good) List: October 2013
October 31, 2013


  OCTOBER
BIS Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin Menahem Pressler (piano)
  Mozart Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Martin Fröst, Antoine Tamestit (viola), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Janine Jansen (violin)
  Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra, Christian Lindberg
  Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Camerata Nordica, Terje Tønnesen
  Britten: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 3 Emperor Quartet
  De Profundis Orphei Drängar, Cecilia Rydinger Alin, Elin Rombo (soprano), Andrew Canning (organ)
  Handel: Water Music Haydn Sinfonietta Wien, Manfred Huss
BRIDGE Franz Liszt, Vol. 2; Mephisto Waltz, Funérailles and other works Garrick Ohlsson, piano
  Mauro Giuliani, Vol. 2 David Starobin, guitar, with Inon Barnatan, piano, Amalia Hall, violin
  Carl Maria Von Weber: Clarinet Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra Alex Fiterstein, clarinet; San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Martin West
CHANDOS Holst: First Choral Symphony, Op. 41, The Mystic Trumpeter, Op. 18 BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis, Susan Gritton (soprano)
  Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Bergen Philharmonic, Neeme Järvi, James Ehnes (violin)
  Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major; Copland: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra; Barber: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian, Xiayin Wang (piano)
  D’Indy, Krenek, Schulhoff: Concertos in Concerto-grosso Style  Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Karl-Heinz Schütz (flute), Christoph Koncz (violin), Roger Nagy (cello), Maria Prinz (piano)
  York Bowen, Arnold Bax: British Cello Sonatas, Vol. 2 Paul Watkins (cello), Huw Watkins (piano)
  Liszt: Opera Transcriptions Louis Lortie (piano)
CORO Bach: Lutheran Masses The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
  Joy to the World The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
DECCA The Violin Nicola Benedetti (violin)
  Valentina Lisitsa plays Liszt Valentina Lisitsa (piano)
  Brahms: Violin Concerto Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly, Leonidas Kavakos (violin)
  Britten: The Performer. Complete Decca Recordings  
  Joseph Calleja: Amore BBC Concert Orchestra, Steven Mercurio
  Pavarotti: 50 Greatest Tracks Luciano Pavarotti
  Verdi: Simon Boccanegra Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Massimo Zanetti, Opolais, Calleja, Hampson, Colombara, Pisaroni
  Brahms: The Symphonies Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly
DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHONE Wagner: The Collector’s Edition Various artists
  Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Vienna Philharmonc Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, Hélène Grimaud (piano)
  Chopin: Études Jan Lisiecki (piano)
  Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Gustavo Dudamel, Yuja Wang
  The Wigmore Hall Recital Maria João Pires (piano), António Meneses (cello)
  Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op. 7, 14, 22 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
  Miloš Karadaglic: Spanish Romance Miloš Karadaglic (guitar)
  Great Verdi Recordings from Caruso to Pavarotti: Grandioso Various artists
  Anoushka Shankar: Traces of You Anoushka Shankar (sitar)
  In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores Hilary Hahn (violin), Cory Smythe (piano
ERATO Songs from Vienna, Broadway and Hollywood (including a duet with Rolando Villazón): Diana Damrau—Forever Diana Damrau (soprano)
  Saint-Saëns: Concertos, La Muse et le Poète  Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (cello)
  Alexandre Tharaud: Autograph (encores) Alexandre Tharaud, (piano)
  Natalie Dessay Sings Michel Legrand: Entre elle et lui Natalie Dessay (soprano)
HARMONIA MUNDI Eisler: Ernste Gesänge, Lieder Matthias Goerne, (baritone), Thomas Larcher (piano), Ensemble Resonanz
  Bach: MatthäusPassion (2 SACD + 1 DVD) Werner Güra, Johannes Weisser, Sunhae Im, Bernarda Fink, Topi Lehtipuu, Konstantin Wolff, Staats- und Domchor Berlin, RIAS Kammerchor, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, René Jacobs
  Mozart: Clarinet Quintet, String Quartet K.421 Arcanto Quartett, Jörg Widmann (clarinet)
  Christmas! Noël ! Weihnachten! RIAS-Kammerchor, Hans-Christoph Rademann
  Tragédie (DVD + CD bonus) Compagnie Olivier Dubois; Original music by François Caffenne
  Ellington/Strayhorn/Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suites Harmonie Ensemble / New York, Steven Richman
  Veni Emmanuel • Music for Advent The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Graham Ross
MUSIQUE D'ABORD Carols from the Old and New Worlds, Vol.1 Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier
OPERA BAROQUE ITALY: Vecchi, Banchieri: Comédie madrigalesque & madrigaux florentins (1 CD); Monteverdi: L’Orfeo (1 DVD); Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea (3 CDs); Cavalli: La Calisto (3 CDs); Scarlatti: Griselda (3 CDs)  Concerto Vocale, René Jacobs, et al.
  FRANCE: Lully: Atys (3 CDs); Charpentier: Médée (3 CDs); Charpentier: Le Malade imaginaire (1 CD); Campra: Idoménée (3 CDs); Rameau: Les Indes galantes (3 CDs) Les Arts Florissants, William Christie, et al.
  ENGLAND: Blow: Venus And Adonis (1 CD); Purcell: Dido and Aeneas (1 CD); Handel: Rinaldo (3 CDs); Handel: Flavio (2 CDs); Handel: Giulio Cesare (2 DVDs) René Jacobs, Andreas Scholl, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, et al.
HYPERION GERMANY: Ouvertüren • Opera Overtures (1 CD); Keiser: Croesus (3 CDs); Telemann: Orpheus (2 CDs); Graun: Cleopatra e Cesare (3 CDs) Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, René Jacobs, et al.
  Dvorák: Cello Concerto Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Harding, Steven Isserlis (cello)
  Anton Arensky & Sergey Taneyev: Piano Quintets Piers Lane (piano), Goldner String Quartet
  Frank Bridge: Phantasy Piano Quartet & Sonatas The Nash Ensemble
  Franck: Symphonic Organ Works Simon Johnson (organ)
  Machaut: Songs from Le Voir Dit The Orlando Consort
  Poulenc: The Complete Songs Various soloists, Graham Johnson (piano)
  Handel: Ottone The King’s Consort, Robert King (conductor)
  Byrd: Consort Songs Robin Blaze (countertenor), Concordia
  Korngold: String Sextet; Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht The Raphael Ensemble
  Poulenc: Mass & Motets Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O’Donnell
HOMOCHORD Walter Gieseking: The Complete Homocord Recordings and other rarities Walter Gieseking (piano)
NAXOS Shostakovich: Symphony No. 4 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko
  Prokofiev: Symphony No. 4 (CD + BluRay audio) São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop
  Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Monteverdi, Shostakovich, Holst, Quilter, Rubinstein, Dvorák, Lloyd Webber, Schumann, Pergolesi, Hahn, Rachmaninov, Purcell, Nevin, Barnby, Pärt: A Tale of Two Cellos Julian Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, John Lenehan, Catrin Finch, Guy Johnston, Laura van der Heijden
  David Briggs, Jeremy Filsell: Choral Music Vasari Singers, Jeremy Backhouse
  Corigliano: Conjurer/Vocalise Evelyn Glennie, Hila Plitmann, Albany Symphony Orchestra, David Allen Miller
  Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1; Rihm: Gesungene Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Edo de Waart, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Zoltán Peskó, Jaap van Zweden (violin)
  John Knowles Paine: Symphony No. 1 Ulster Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta
  Sarasate: Music for Violin & Orch Vol. 4 Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, Ernest Martínez Izquierdo, Tianwa Yang (violin)
  Hindemith: Complete Piano Concertos Yale Symphony Orchestra, Toshiyuki Shimada, Idil Biret (piano)
  Peteris Vasks: Flute Concerto  Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä, Patrick Gallois, Michael Faust (flute), Sheila Arnold (piano)
  Alfredo Casella: Triple Concerto. Giorgio Federico Ghedini: Concerto Dell’albatro  Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, Damian Iorio, Emanuela Piemonti (piano), Paolo Ghidoni (violin), Pietro Bosna (cello)
  Franz Anton Hoffmeister: Flute Concertos Vol. 2 Prague Chamber Orchestra, Bruno Meier (flute)
  Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 Kunsbacka Trio, Philip Dukes (piano)
  Miklós Rósza: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 Tippett Quartet
  Richard Danielpour: Darkness in The Ancient Valley Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, Hila Plitmann, Angela Brown (soloists)
  Pfitzner: Complete Lieder Vol. 1 Britta Stallmeister,(soprano) Klaus Simon (piano)
  Scarlatti, Diabelli, Lennox Berkeley, Joaquín Malats, Agustín Barrios Mangoré, Jesús Manuel López Kyuhee Park (guitar)
  Heinrich Scheidemann: Organ Works Vol. 7 Julia Brown (organ)
OPUS ARTE Britten: Michelangelo Sonnets. Liszt: Petrarch Sonnets Francesco Meli (tenor), Iain Burnside (piano)
SDG RECORDS Bach: Complete Cantatas The Monteverdi Choir and The English Baroque Soloists, Edward Gardner
SIGNUM CLASSICS Gabrieli Consort: Incarnation Trebles of Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, Paul McCreesh
  The King’s Singers: Great American Songbook The King’s Singers
  The Complete Songs of Poulenc, Vol. 4 John Mark Ainsley, William Dazele, Sarah Fox, Magdalena Molendowska, Ann Murray, Thomas Oliemans, Malcolm Martineau
  Mozart: Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots  Classical Opera Company, Ian Page
SONY CLASSICAL Mahler: Orchestral Songs Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Kent Nagano, Christian Gerhaher (baritone)
  Arabesque Olga Peretyatko (soprano)
  Fritz Reiner: The Complete RCA Recordings Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner
  Joshua Bell: Musical Gifts Joshua Bell (violin), Chick Corea, Straight No Chaser, Alison Krauss, Placido Domingo, Gloria Estefan, Branford Marsalis
  Julian Bream: The Complete Album Collection Julian Bream
  Ave Maria Vittorio Grigolo (tenor)
  Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle, Lang Lang (piano)
  Il Progetto: Cello Concertos by Vivaldi, Fortunato Chelleri, Giovanni B. Platti, Andrea Teodoro Zani Cappella Gabetta, Sol Gabetta (cello)
WARNER CLASSICS Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Symphony No.  Tapei Symphony Orchestra, Wildner,   Alexandre da Costa (violin)                
  Britten: War Requiem Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano, Anna Netrebko (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Thomas Hampson (baritone)
  Rachmaninov: Symphony No.1, Prince Rostislav  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko

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