MEGA has deleted a lot of my files and it's hard for me to know which ones that need to be re-uploaded.
So, if you find an expired link and want a re-up, please leave a comment. Just not too many requests at once.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Lili Boulanger - Faust et Hélène; Psalms (Yan Pascal Tortelier)


Information

Composer: Lili Boulanger
  1. Psaume 24: La terre appartient à l’Éternel
  2. Faust et Hélène, cantata
  3. D'un soir triste
  4. D'un matin de printemps
  5. Psaume 130: Du fond de l'abîme

Lynne Dawson, soprano (2)
Ann Murray, mezzo-soprano (5)
Bonaventura Bottone, tenor (2)
Neil MacKenzie, tenor (1, 5)
Jason Howard, bass (2)

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus (1, 5)
BBC Philharmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor

Date: 1999
Label: Chandos

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Lili Boulanger - Psaumes 24, 129 & 130 (Mark Stringer)


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Composer: Lili Boulanger
  1. Psaume 24
  2. Pour les funérailles d'un soldat
  3. Psaume 129
  4. D'un soir triste
  5. D'un matin de printemps
  6. Psaume 130 "Du fond de l'abîme"
  7. Vieille prière bouddhique

Sonia de Beaufort, mezzo-soprano (6)
Martial Defontaine, tenor (1, 6 & 7)
Vincent Le Texier, baritone (2)
Chœur Symphonique de Namur (1-3, 6 & 7)
Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg
Mark Stringer, conductor

Date: 1998/2007
Label: Timpani
http://www.timpani-records.com/1c1046.php


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Lili Boulanger; Nadia Boulanger - In Memoriam Lili Boulanger (Emile Naoumoff)


Information

Composer: Lili Boulanger; Nadia Boulanger; Emile Naoumoff
  1. Boulanger - Thème et variations, for piano
  2. Boulanger - D'un matin de printemps, for violin & piano
  3. Boulanger - Nocturne, for violin & piano
  4. Boulanger - Cortège, for violin & piano
  5. Boulanger - Clairières dans le ciel, cycle of 13 songs for voice and piano (after poems of Francis Jammes): Elle était descendue
  6. Boulanger - Clairières dans le ciel, cycle of 13 songs for voice and piano (after poems of Francis Jammes): Si tout ceci
  7. Boulanger - Clairières dans le ciel, cycle of 13 songs for voice and piano (after poems of Francis Jammes): Nous nous aimerons
  8. Boulanger - Clairières dans le ciel, cycle of 13 songs for voice and piano (after poems of Francis Jammes): Demain, fera un an
  9. Boulanger - D'un vieux jardin, for piano
  10. Boulanger - D'un jardin clair, for piano
  11. Boulanger - Dans l'immense tristesse (text by Bertha Galeron Calonne), for voice and piano
  12. Boulanger - Le retour (text by Georges Delaquys), for voice and piano
  13. Boulanger - Pie Jesu, for voice, string quartet, harp & organ
  14. N. Boulanger - Lux aeterna, for voice, violin, cello & harp
  15. N. Boulanger - Piece for cello & piano in E flat minor
  16. N. Boulanger - Piece for cello & piano in C sharp minor
  17. N. Boulanger - Le couteau, for voice & piano
  18. N. Boulanger - Vers la vie nouvelle, for piano
  19. Naoumoff - In memoriam Lili Boulanger, for piano & bassoon

Isabelle Sabrié & Sylvie Robert, soprano
Doris Reinhardt, mezzo-soprano
Catherine Marchese, bassoon
Olivier Charlier, violin
Roland Pidoux, cello
Emile Naoumoff, piano

Date: 1993
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.223636

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Gabriel Fauré; Lili Boulanger - Requiem & Sacred Works (Nadia Boulanger)


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Composer: Gabriel Fauré; Lili Boulanger
  • (01) Boulanger - Psaume 24: La terre appartient à l’Éternel, for tenor, mixed chorus, organ & orchestra
  • (02) Boulanger - Pie Jesu, for voice, organ, string quartet & harp
  • (03) Boulanger - Psaume 130: Du fond de l'abîme, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, mixed chorus & orchestra
  • (04-10) Faure - Requiem, Op. 48

Ian Partridge, tenor (1, 3)
Bernadette Greevy, mezzo-soprano (2, 3)
John Carol Case, baritone (4-10)
Janet Price, soprano (4-10)
BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra
Nadia Boulanger, conductor

Date: 1968
Label: BBC Legends


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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Percy Grainger - Folk Music (Claire Booth; Christopher Glynn)


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Composer: Percy Grainger
  1. Bold William Taylor
  2. Six Dukes Went Afishin'
  3. Knight and Shepherd's Daughter
  4. Lord Maxwell's Goodnight
  5. My Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone
  6. The Pretty Maid Milkin' Her Cow
  7. The Sprig of Thyme
  8. The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol
  9. The Twa Corbies
  10. Irish Tune from County Derry
  11. Died for Love
  12. The Power of Love
  13. Walking Tune
  14. Willow Willow
  15. Early One Morning
  16. One More Day, My John
  17. Hard Hearted Barb'ra (H)Ellen
  18. Country Gardens

Claire Booth, soprano (piano duet: 18)
Christopher Glynn, piano (solo: 3, 5, 8, 10, 13, 16; duet: 18)

Date: 2017
Label: Avie
http://www.avie-records.com/releases/percy-grainger-folk-music/

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Percy Grainger - Works for Large Chorus and Orchestra (Andrew Davis)


Information

Composer: Percy Grainger
  1. King Solomon's Espousals
  2. Danny Deever
  3. Marching Song of Democracy
  4. The Wraith of Odin
  5. The Hunter in his Career
  6. Sir Eglamore
  7. The Lads of Wamphray
  8. The Bride's Tragedy
  9. Tribute to Foster
  10. Thanksgiving Song

Sydney Chamber Choir
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor

Date: 2013
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%205121

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Percy Grainger - In a Nutshell; etc (Simon Rattle)


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Composer: Percy Grainger
  • (01-04) In a Nutshell Suite:
  • (05)      Train Music
  • (06)      Country Gardens: English Morris Dance Tune
  • (07)      Ravel, arr. Grainger - La Vallée des cloches (Miroir)
  • (08-13) Lincolnshire Posy for military band
  • (14)      Debussy, arr. Grainger - Pagodes (Estampes)
  • (15)      The Warriors: Music to an imaginary ballet for orchestra and three pianos

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Simon Rattle, conductor

Date: 1997
Label: EMI


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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Percy Grainger - Piano Music (Marc-André Hamelin)


Information

Composer: Percy Grainger
  1. Jutish Medley
  2. Colonial Song
  3. Molly on the Shore
  4. Harvest Hymn
  5. A Reel
  6. Spoon River
  7. Country Gardens
  8. Walking Tune
  9. Mock Morris
  10. Ramble on Love
  11. Shepherd's Hey
  12. Irish Tune from County Derry
  13. Handel in the Strand
  14. A March-Jig
  15. The Hunter in his Career
  16. Scotch Strathspey and Reel
  17. 'The Gum-Suckers' March
  18. The Merry King
  19. In Dahomey (Cakewalk Smasher)

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 1996
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA66884

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Percy Grainger - Jungle Book; etc. (Stephen Layton)


Information

Composer: Percy Grainger
  • (01) Shallow Brown
  • (02-12) Jungle Book
  • (13) Good-bye to love (arr. Alan Gibbs)
  • (14) Died for love
  • (15) The power of love
  • (16) The Rival Brothers
  • (17) Six dukes went afishin'
  • (18) The sprig of thyme
  • (19) Willow, willow
  • (20) Recessional
  • (21) Lord Maxwell's goodnight
  • (22) The Three Ravens
  • (23) The running of shindand
  • (24) Early one morning
  • (25) The love song of Har Dyal
  • (26) My love's in Germanie

John Mark Ainsley, tenor
David Wilson-Johnson, baritone
Polyphony
Stephen Layton, conductor

Date: 1996
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55433

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Percy Grainger; Edvard Grieg - Choral Music 'At Twilight' (Stephen Layton)


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Composer: Percy Grainger; Edvard Grieg
  1. Grainger - Irish tune from County Derry
  2. Grainger - Dollar and a half a day
  3. Grainger - Shenandoah
  4. Grainger - Stormy
  5. Grainger - The gypsy's wedding day
  6. Grainger - Brigg Fair
  7. Grainger - Mo nighean dubh
  8. Grainger - O mistress mine
  9. Grieg - Four Psalms, Op. 74: No. 1: How fair is thy face
  10. Grieg - Four Psalms, Op. 74: No. 2: God's Son hath set me free
  11. Grieg - Four Psalms, Op. 74: No. 3: Jesus Christ our Lord is risen
  12. Grieg - Four Psalms, Op. 74: No. 4: In heav'n above
  13. Grieg - Ave maris stella
  14. Grainger - Soldier, soldier
  15. Grainger - Mary Thomson
  16. Grainger - Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon
  17. Grainger - Dalvisa
  18. Grainger - Australian up-country song
  19. Grainger - Near Woodstock Town
  20. Grainger - The Sussex mummer's Christmas carol
  21. Grainger - A song of Värmeland
  22. Grainger - At twilight

Paul Agnew, tenor
David Wilson-Johnson, baritone
Polyphony
Stephen Layton, conductor

Date: 1994
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55236

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Percy Grainger; Eric Coates - Country Gardens and Other Favorites (Frederick Fennell)


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Composer: Percy Grainger; Eric Coates
  1. Granger - Country Gardens
  2. Granger - Sheperd's Hey!
  3. Granger - Colonial Song
  4. Granger - Children's March ("Over the Hills and Far Away")
  5. Granger - The Immovable Do
  6. Granger - Mock Morris
  7. Granger - Handel in the Strand
  8. Granger - Danny Boy (trad. Irish, arr. Grainger)
  9. Granger - Spoon River
  10. Granger - My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone
  11. Granger - Molly on the Shore
  12. Coates - The Three Elizabeths: 1. Halcyon Days
  13. Coates - The Three Elizabeths: 2. Springtime in Angus
  14. Coates - The Three Elizabeths: 3. Youth of Britain

Eastman-Rochester "Pops" Orchestra (1-11)
London "Pops" Orchestra (12-14)
Frederick Fennell, conductor

Date: 1959 (1-11), 1965 (9-12)
Label: Mercury

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Leroy Anderson; Eric Coates - Frederick Fennell conducts the music of Leroy Anderson and Eric Coates


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Composer: Leroy Anderson; Eric Coates
  1. Coates - London Suite: 1. Covent Garden (Tarantelle)
  2. Coates - London Suite: 2. Westminster (Meditation)
  3. Coates - London Suite: 3. Knightsbridge (March)
  4. Coates - Four Ways Suite: 1. Northwards (March)
  5. Coates - Four Ways Suite: 3. Eastwards (Eastern dance)
  6. Anderson - Goldilocks, musical: Pirate Dance
  7. Anderson - Suite of Carols: Shepherds in Bethlehem - Bring a torch, Jeanette, Isabelle - Wassail song
  8. Anderson - A Christmas Festival Overture
  9. Anderson - Sandpaper Ballet
  10. Anderson - Forgotten Dreams
  11. Anderson - Trumpeter's Lullaby
  12. Anderson - Penny-Whistle Song
  13. Anderson - Bugler's Holiday
  14. Anderson - Irish Suite: 1. The Irish Washerwoman
  15. Anderson - Irish Suite: 2. The Minstrel Boy
  16. Anderson - Irish Suite: 3. The Rakes of Mallow
  17. Anderson - Irish Suite: 4. The Wearing of the Green
  18. Anderson - Irish Suite: 5. The Last Rose of Summer
  19. Anderson - Irish Suite: 6. The Girl I Left Behind

London "Pops" Orchestra (1-8)
Eastman-Rochester "Pops" Orchestra (9-19)
Frederick Fennell, conductor

Date: 1956 (9-19), 1964 (6-8), 1965 (1-5)
Label: Mercury

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Fennell-conducts-music-Anderson-Coates/dp/B0000057N7

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Leroy Anderson - Frederick Fennell conducts the music of Leroy Anderson


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Composer: Leroy Anderson
  1. Belle of the Ball
  2. Horse and Buggy
  3. The Waltzing Cat
  4. Blue Tango
  5. Summer Skies
  6. Song of the Bells
  7. The Typewriter
  8. The Syncopated Clock
  9. The Girl in Satin
  10. China Doll
  11. Saraband
  12. Fiddle-Faddle
  13. Sleigh Ride
  14. Serenata
  15. Promenade
  16. Chicken Reel
  17. Phantom Regiment
  18. Jazz Legato
  19. Jazz Pizzicato
  20. Plink Plank Plunk
  21. The Bluebells of Scotland
  22. The First Day of Spring
  23. Song of Jupiter

Eastman-Rochester "Pops" Orchestra (1-14)
London "Pops" Orchestra (15-23)
Frederick Fennell, conductor

Date: 1956-1964
Label: Mercury

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Sunday, November 26, 2017

Marc-André Hamelin - Kaleidoscope


Information

  1. Woods - Valse Phantastique
  2. Behr (trans. Rachmaninov) - Polka de W.R.
  3. Hofmann - Nocturne ('Complaint')
  4. Hofmann - Kaleidoskop, Op. 40 No. 4
  5. Hamelin - Etude No. 3 (d'après Paganini-Liszt)
  6. Blumenfeld - Etude pour la main gauche seule, Op. 36
  7. Gimpel (after Offenbach) - Concert Paraphrase of 'The Song of the Soldiers of the Sea'
  8. Hamelin - Etude No. 6: Essercizio per pianoforte (Omaggio a Domenico Scarlatti)
  9. Massenet - Valse folle
  10. Moszkowski - Etude in A flat minor, Op. 72 No. 13
  11. Poulenc - Intermezzo in A flat major
  12. Godowsky - Alt Wien
  13. Michałowski - Etude d'après l'Impromptu en la bémol majeur de Fr. Chopin, Op. 29 
  14. Lourié - Gigue
  15. Blanchet - Au jardin du vieux sérail (Andrianople), Op. 18 No. 3
  16. Casella - Deux Contrastes: 1. Grazioso (Hommage à Chopin)
  17. Casella - Deux Contrastes: 2. Antigrazioso
  18. Vallier - Toccatina
  19. Glazunov (trans. Hamelin) - Petit Adagio (extrait des 'Saisons')
  20. Kapustin - Toccatina, Op. 36

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 2001
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67275

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Marc-André Hamelin - The Composer-Pianists


Information

  1. Godowsky - Toccata in G flat major, Op. 13
  2. Scriabin - Poème tragique, Op. 34
  3. Hamelin - Etude No. 9 d'après Rossini
  4. Hamelin - Etude No. 10 d'après Chopin (pour les idées noires)
  5. Feinberg - BACH Schübler Chorale No. 6 (transcription)
  6. Alkan - HAYDN Andante from Symphony No. 94 (transcription)
  7. Alkan - Esquisses, Op. 63: No. 46: Le Premier Billet Doux
  8. Alkan - Esquisses, Op. 63: No. 47: Scherzetto
  9. Busoni - Fantasia nach J S Bach
  10. Rachmaninov - Moment Musical in E flat minor, Op. 16 No. 2 (revised version 1940)
  11. Rachmaninov - Etudes-Tableaux n E flat, Op. 33 No. 4 (originally No. 7)
  12. Scriabin - Deux poèmes, Op. 71: No. 1: Fantastique
  13. Scriabin - Deux poèmes, Op. 71: No. 2: En rêvant, avec une grande douceur
  14. Feinberg - Berceuse, Op. 19a
  15. Medtner: Improvisation in B flat minor, Op. 31 No. 1
  16. Sorabji - Pastiche on the Hindu Merchant's Song From 'Sadko' by Rimsky-Korsakov
  17. Hamelin - Prelude and Fugue (Etude No. 12)

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 1998
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67050

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Leopold Godowsky - Strauss transcriptions & other waltzes (Marc-André Hamelin)


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Composer: Leopold Godowsky
  • (01) Symphonic Metamorphosis on Künstlerleben (Johann Strauss II)
  • (02-05) Walzermasken Nos. 2, 14, 22 & 24
  • (06) Symphonic Metamorphosis on Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss II)
  • (07-11) Triakontameron Nos. 4, 11, 13, 21 & 25
  • (12) Symphonic Metamorphosis on Wein, Weib und Gesang (Johann Strauss II)
  • (13) The Last Waltz (Oscar Strauss; idealized version by Leopold Godowksy)

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 2008
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67626

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Leopold Godowsky - Sonata; Passacaglia (Marc-André Hamelin)


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Composer: Leopold Godowsky
  • (01-05) Piano Sonata in E minor
  • (06) Passacaglia (44 variations, cadenza and fugue on the opening of Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony)

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 2002
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67300

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Leopold Godowsky - The Complete Studies on Chopin's Études (Marc-André Hamelin)


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Composer: Leopold Godowsky

CD1:
  • (01-28) Studies on Chopin's Études: Nos. 1-24
CD2:
  • (01-26) Studies on Chopin's Études: Nos. 25-48

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 2000
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67411/2

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Leoš Janáček; Bedřich Smetana - String Quartets (Takács Quartet)


Information

Composer: Bedřich Smetana; Leoš Janáček
  • (01-04) Smetana - String Quartet No. 1 in E minor 'From my life'
  • (05-08) Janáček - String Quartet No. 1 'The Kreutzer Sonata', JW VII/8
  • (09-12) Janáček - String Quartet No. 2 'Intimate letters', JW VII/13

Takács Quartet
Edward Dusinberre, violin
Károly Schranz, violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
András Fejér, cello

Date: 2015
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67997

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Alexander Scriabin; Leoš Janáček - Sonatas & Poems (Stephen Hough)


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Composer: Alexander Scriabin; Leoš Janáček
  • (01) Scriabin - Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
  • (02-11) Janáček - On the overgrown path, JW VIII/17: Book 1
  • (12) Scriabin - Poème in F sharp major, Op. 32 No. 1
  • (13) Scriabin - Vers la flamme: poème, Op. 72
  • (14-15) Janáček - Piano Sonata '1.X.1905, From the street'
  • (16-17) Scriabin - Piano Sonata No. 4 in F sharp major, Op. 30

Stephen Hough, piano
Date: 2015
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67895

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Ernő Dohnányi; Leoš Janáček - Violin Sonatas (Hagai Shaham)


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Composer: Ernő Dohnányi; Leoš Janáček
  • (01-03) Dohnányi - Violin Sonata in C sharp minor, Op. 21
  • (04-06) Dohnányi - Ruralia hungarica, Op. 32c
  • (07) Dohnányi - Romanza (No. 3 from Orchestral Suite No. 1, Op. 19) (arr. Jascha Heifetz)
  • (08-11) Janáček - Violin Sonata, JW VII/7
  • (12) Janáček - Dumka, JW VII/4: Con moto
  • (13) Janáček - Romance, JW VII/3
  • (14) Janáček - Allego (discarded from JW VII/7)
  • (15) Janáček - Lístek odvanutý (No. 2 from 'On the overgrown path', JW VIII/17) (arr. Jan Štedron)

Hagai Shaham, violin
Arnon Erez, piano

Date: 2010
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67699

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Leoš Janáček - Orchestral Works (Charles Mackerras)


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Composer: Leoš Janáček

CD1:
  • (01)      Jealousy (Zárlivost), original prelude to "Jenufa", JW 6/10
  • (02-03) The Cunning Little Vixen, suite from opera (arr. Václav Talich, rev. Mackerras)
  • (04)      Sárka, opera, JW 1/1: Overture
  • (06-07) Taras Bulba, rhapsody for orchestra after Gogol's Novel
CD2:
  • (01-03) Káta Kabanová, opera, JW 1/8
  • (04-05) Schluck und Jau, incidental music for Gerhart Hauptmann's play, JW 9/11
  • (06-10) Sinfonietta ("Military", "Sokol Festival"), JW 6/18

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor

Recording Date: 1997-2003
Published Date: 2004
Label: Supraphon
http://www.supraphon.com/album/328-janacek-the-cunning-little-vixen-suite-sinfonietta-taras-bul


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Zoltán Kodály; Leoš Janáček - Psalmus hungaricus; Glagolitic Mass (Charles Mackerras)


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Composer: Zoltán Kodály; Leoš Janáček
  1. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): I. Intrada
  2. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): II. Úvod. Introduction/Einleitung
  3. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): III. Gospodi pomiluj. Kyrie (Soprano/Choir)
  4. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): IV. Slava. Gloria (Soprano/Tenor/Choir)
  5. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): V. Vĕruju. Credo (Tenor/Bass/Choir)
  6. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): VI. Svet. Sanctus (Soloists/Choir)
  7. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): VII. Agneče Božij. Agnus Dei (Soloists/Choir)
  8. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): VIII. Varhany sólo (Organ solo)
  9. Janáček - Glagolitic Mass (original version): IX. Intrada
  10. Kodály - Psalmus hungaricus, Op. 13

Tina Kiberg, soprano
Randi Stene, contralto
Peter Svensson, tenor
Ulrik Cold, bass

Per Salo, organ
Copenhagen Boys Choir
Danish National Symphony Choir & Orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor

Date: 1994
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%209310

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Leoš Janáček - Opera Suites Vol. 3 (Peter Breiner)


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Composer: Leoš Janáček
  1. The Cunning Little Vixen (arr. P. Breiner): I. The Blue Dragonfly
  2. The Cunning Little Vixen (arr. P. Breiner): II. At the Gamekeeper's Yard
  3. The Cunning Little Vixen (arr. P. Breiner): III. Am I really that beautiful?
  4. The Cunning Little Vixen (arr. P. Breiner): IV. The Wedding
  5. The Cunning Little Vixen (arr. P. Breiner): V. Wanderer's song
  6. The Cunning Little Vixen (arr. P. Breiner): VI. Vixen is running
  7. From the House of the Dead (arr. P. Breiner): I. Overture
  8. From the House of the Dead (arr. P. Breiner): II. One hundred
  9. From the House of the Dead (arr. P. Breiner): III. Holiday is coming
  10. From the House of the Dead (arr. P. Breiner): IV. Dear, dear Alyeya
  11. From the House of the Dead (arr. P. Breiner): V. The play and the Pantomime
  12. From the House of the Dead (arr. P. Breiner): VI. Jesus, God's prophet

Vesa-Matti Leppänen, violin (1, 7)
Bridget Douglas, flute (1)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Peter Breiner, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.570706


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Leoš Janáček - Opera Suites Vol. 2 (Peter Breiner)


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Composer: Leoš Janáček
  1. Káťa Kabanová (arr. Peter Breiner): I. Overture
  2. Káťa Kabanová (arr. Peter Breiner): II. Tichon, it's about time
  3. Káťa Kabanová (arr. Peter Breiner): III. There, you bragged
  4. Káťa Kabanová (arr. Peter Breiner): IV. Intermezzo and songs
  5. Káťa Kabanová (arr. Peter Breiner): V. The storm is coming
  6. The Makropulos Affair (arr. Peter Breiner): I. Death was touching me
  7. The Makropulos Affair (arr. Peter Breiner): II. The Gregor Prus case
  8. The Makropulos Affair (arr. Peter Breiner): III. It appears strange, doesn't it?
  9. The Makropulos Affair (arr. Peter Breiner): IV. I am actually an idiot
  10. The Makropulos Affair (arr. Peter Breiner): V. Though I love you!
  11. The Makropulos Affair (arr. Peter Breiner): VI. So?

Vesa-Matti Leppänen, violin (06-11)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Peter Breiner, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.570556


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Leoš Janáček - Opera Suites Vol. 1 (Peter Breiner)


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Composer: Leoš Janáček
  1. Jenůfa (arr. Peter Breiner): I. Night is already falling
  2. Jenůfa (arr. Peter Breiner): II. All are getting married - Every couple must get over its problems
  3. Jenůfa (arr. Peter Breiner): III. Are you feeling sad, Jenufa
  4. Jenůfa (arr. Peter Breiner): IV. Far and wide
  5. Jenůfa (arr. Peter Breiner): V. May God grant you a good day
  6. Jenůfa (arr. Peter Breiner): VI. They've all left - Now you leave too!
  7. The Excursions of Mr. Brouček (arr. Peter Breiner): I. Matthew Broucek
  8. The Excursions of Mr. Brouček (arr. Peter Breiner): II. There is the Moon
  9. The Excursions of Mr. Brouček (arr. Peter Breiner): III. Waltzes and other dances
  10. The Excursions of Mr. Brouček (arr. Peter Breiner): IV. Visitor from Earth
  11. The Excursions of Mr. Brouček (arr. Peter Breiner): V. Those who are the warriors of God

Vesa-Matti Leppänen, violin (1-6)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Peter Breiner, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.570555


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story (Michael Tilson Thomas)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein

CD1:
  • (01-17) West Side Story - Act One
CD2:
  • (01-14) West Side Story - Act Two

Alexandra Silber (Maria)
Cheyenne Jackson (Tony)
San Francisco Symphony Chorus & Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Date: 2014
Label: SFS Media

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Leonard Bernstein - Mass (Marin Alsop)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein

CD1:
  • (01-26) MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers
CD2:
  • (01-06) MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers (continue)

Jubilant Sykes, celebrant
Asher Edward Wulfman, boy soprano
Morgan State University Choir
Peabody Children’s Chorus
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.559622-23


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Monday, November 20, 2017

Leonard Bernstein - Fancy Free; Dybbuk (Andrew Mogrelia)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein
  • (01-19) Dybbuk, ballet
  • (20-29) Fancy Free, ballet

Mel Ulrich, baritone
Mark Risinger, bass
Abby Burke, vocal
Stephen Kummer, piano
Roger Spencer, double bass
Samuel D. Bacco, drums

Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Mogrelia, conductor

Date: 2006
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.559280


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Leonard Bernstein - Candide Suite; etc. (Eiji Oue)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein
  • (01) Overture to Candide
  • (02) Suite from Candide (arr. Charlie Harmon)
  • (03-05) Three Meditations from MASS
  • (06-10) Five Songs (orch. Sid Ramin)
  • (11-18) Divertimento for Orchestra

Anthony Ross, cello (3-5)
Beth Clayton, mezzo-soprano (6-10)
Minnesota Orchestra
Eiji Oue, conductor

Date: 1999
Label: Reference Recording
https://referencerecordings.com/recording/bernstein-candide-suite/


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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Leonard Bernstein - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (Marin Alsop)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein
  • (01-03) Symphony No. 1 "Jeremiah"
  • (04-21) Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety"

Jennifer Johnson Cano, soprano (3)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano (4-21)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

Date: 2017
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.559790


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Leonard Bernstein - Symphony No. 3 'Kaddish' (Marin Alsop)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein
  • (01-03) Missa Brevis
  • (07-14) Symphony No. 3 'Kaddish'
  • (15) The Lark (arr. Nathaniel G. Lew & Marin Alsop)

Claire Bloom, narrator (7-14)
Kelley Nassief, soprano (7-14)
Maryland State Boychoir (7-14)
Washington Chorus (7-14)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (7-14)

Paulo Mestre, countertenor (1-6, 15)
São Paulo Symphony Choir and Orchestra (1-6, 15)

Marin Alsop, conductor

Date: 2015
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.559742


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Leonard Bernstein - Chichester Psalms; etc. (Marin Alsop)


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein
  • (01) On The Waterfront - Symphonic Suite from the Film
  • (02-04) Chichester Psalms
  • (05-07) On The Town - Three Dance Episodes

Thomas Kelly, treble
Elizabeth Franklin-Kitchen, soprano
Victoria Nayler, alto
Jeremy Budd, tenor
Paul Charrier, bass
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus & Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

Date: 2003
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.559177


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Leonard Bernstein - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2; Chichester Psalms


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Composer: Leonard Bernstein
  • (01-03) Chichester Psalms, for mixed choir, boy soloist and orchestra
  • (04-06) Symphony No. 1 "Jeremiah"
  • (07-12) Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety"

Wiener Jeunesse-Chor (1-3)
Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano (6)
Lukas Foss, piano (7-12)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Date: 1977
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4577572


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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Hanns Eisler - Deutsche Symphonie (Max Pommer)


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Composer: Hanns Eisler
  • (01-11) Deutsche Symphonie, Op. 50

Gisela Burkhardt, soprano
Uta Priew, mezzo-soprano
Rosemarie Lang, alto
Andreas Sommerfeld, baritone
Tomas Möwes, bass
Martin Seifert, speaker 1
Stefan Lisewski, speaker 2

Rundfunkchor Berlin
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
Max Pommer, conductor

Date: 1988
Label: Berlin Classics

More infor & reviews:
https://www.amazon.com/Hanns-Eisler-Deutsche-Sinfonie-Orchestra/dp/B000007NEY


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