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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Nikos Skalkottas - The Neoclassical Skalkottas (Stefanos Tsialis)


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Composer: Nikos Skalkottas
  • (01) Sinfonietta in B flat major, AK 10
  • (05) Classical Symphony, AK 9
  • (09) Four Images, AK 13
  • (13) Ancient Greek March, AK 11d

Athens State Orchestra
Stefanos Tsialis, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.574154

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Nikos Skalkottas - Orchestral Works (Byron Fidetzis)


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Composer: Nikos Skalkottas
  • (01) Sinfonietta in B flat major
  • (05) Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra
  • (10) Suite for Violin and Chamber Orchestra
  • (14) Digenés in his Last Agony
  • (15) Two Marches and Nine Greek Dances

Georgios Demertzis, violin
Vassilis Varvaresos, piano
Athens Philharmonia Orchestra
Byron Fidetzis, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/conductors/fidetzis-byron/skalkottas-sinfonietta-concerto-and-suite

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Nikos Skalkottas - The Maiden and Death; Piano Concerto No. 1 (Nikos Christodoulou)


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Composer: Nikos Skalkottas
  • (01) The Maiden and Death, ballet suite
  • (07) Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra
  • (10) Ouvertüre Concertante

Geoffrey Douglas Madge, piano
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Nikos Christodoulou, conductor

Date: 1999
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/conductors/christodoulou-nikos/skalkottas-the-maiden-and-death

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Nikos Skalkottas - Mayday Spell; Double Bass Concerto (Nikos Christodoulou)


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Composer: Nikos Skalkottas
  • (01) Mayday Spell - A Fairy Drama, Symphonic Suite
  • (11) Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra
  • (14) Three Greek Dances for strings

Vassilis Papavassiliou, double bass
Þóra Einarsdóttir, soprano

Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Nikos Christodoulou, conductor

Date: 1999
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/composer/skalkottas-nikos/skalkottas-orchestral-music

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Nikos Skalkottas - 36 Greek Dances; The Return of Ulysses (Nikos Christodoulou)


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Composer: Nikos Skalkottas

CD1:
  • (01) 36 Greek Dances, Series I
  • (13) 36 Greek Dances, Series II
CD2:
  • (01) 36 Greek Dances, Series III
  • (13) Overture for Orchestra 'The Return of Ulysses'
  • (14) Appendix: Alternative Versions of Dances

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Nikos Christodoulou, conductor

Date: 2003
Label: BIS Records

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Harald Sæverud - Symphony No. 9; Piano Concerto (Alexander Dmitriev; Noriko Ogawa)


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Composer: Harald Sæverud
  • (01) Fanfare og Hymne, Op. 48
  • (02) Piano Concerto, Op. 31
  • (05) Symphony No. 9, Op. 45

Noriko Ogawa, piano
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Dmitriev, conductor

Date: 1998
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/composer/saeverud-harald/saverud-symphony-no9

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Harald Sæverud - Symphony No. 8; Cello Concerto (Ole Kristian Ruud; Truls Mørk)


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Composer: Harald Sæverud
  • (01) Cello Concerto, Op. 7
  • (04) Symphony No. 8 'Minnesota', Op. 40

Truls Mørk, cello
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor

Date: 2000
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/conductors/ruud-ole-kristian/saverud-symphony-no8-minnesota

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Harald Sæverud - Symphony No. 3; Violin Concerto (Ole Kristian Ruud; Trond Sæverud)


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Composer: Harald Sæverud
  • (01) Violin Concerto, Op. 37
  • (04) Symphony No. 3 in B flat minor, Op. 5

Trond Sæverud, violin
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor

Date: 1998
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/conductors/ruud-ole-kristian/saverud-symphony-no3

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Harald Sæverud - Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4; etc (Ole Kristian Ruud)


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Composer: Harald Sæverud
  • (01) Symphony No. 2, Op. 4
  • (04) Romanza, for violin and orchestra, Op. 23a
  • (05) Sumarnatt-Båtsong, for chamber orchestra, Op. 14 No. 6
  • (06) Cinquanta Variazioni Piccole, for orchestra, Op. 8
  • (07) Symphony No. 4, Op. 11

Katrine Buvarp, violin
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor

Date: 2005
Label: BIS Records
https://bis.se/conductors/ruud-ole-kristian/saeverud-symphonies-nos2-4

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Various Composers - Chinese Dreams (Lydia Maria Bader)


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  • (01) Wang Luobin - In that place wholly faraway (arr. Zhang Zhao)
  • (02) Du Mingxin - Ballett-Suite "The Mermaid" (arr. Wu Zuqiang)
  • (05) Wang Yu Shi - Sunflower (arr. Lin Eryao)
  • (06) Abram Chasins - 3 Chinese Pieces
  • (09) Cyril Scott - Lotus Land, Op. 47,1
  • (10) Sichuan Folksong - Kangding Love Song (arr. Chu Wanghua)
  • (11) Yunnan Folksong - Quiz Song (arr. Chu Wanghua)
  • (12) Walter Niemann - 5 Traumdichtungen, Op. 62 "Alt-China"
  • (17) Ren Guang - Silver Clouds Chasing the Moon (arr. Wang Jianzhong)
  • (18) Hunan Folksong - Liuyang River (arr. Wang Jianzhong)
  • (19) Shanxi Folksong - Glowing Red Morningstar Lilies (arr. Wang Jianzhong)

Lydia Maria Bader, piano
Date: 2020
Label: Ars Produktion
https://www.ars-produktion.de/lounge/index.php

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Various Composers - Jin Yin (Civitas Ensemble)


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  • (01) Zhou Long - 5 Elements
  • (06) Chen Yi - Night Thoughts
  • (07) Lu Pei - Scenes Through Window
  • (08) Vivian Fung - Birdsong
  • (09) Yao Chen - Emanations of Tara

Civitas Ensemble
Yuan-Qing Yu, violin
Kenneth Olsen, cello
Winston Choi, piano
Lawrie Bloom, clarinet

Yihan Chen, pipa (1-5, 9-15)
Cynthia Yeh, percussion (1-5)
Emma Gerstein, flute & piccolo (1-5, 7)

Date: 2020
Label: Cedille Records
https://www.cedillerecords.org/albums/jin-yin/

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Various Composers - British Works for Cello and Piano Vol. 4 (Paul Watkins; Huw Watkins)


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  • (01) Kenneth Leighton - Partita, Op. 35
  • (10) Elisabeth Lutyens - Constants, Op. 10
  • (13) Alun Hoddinott - Sonata No. 2, Op. 96 No. 1
  • (16) Richard Rodney Bennett - Sonata

Paul Watkins, cello
Huw Watkins, piano

Date: 2015
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%2010862

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Various Composers - British Violin Sonatas (Clare Howick; Simon Callaghan)


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  • (01) William Walton - Violin Sonata
  • (03) William Alwyn - Violin Sonatina
  • (06) Gordon Jacob - Elegy
  • (07) Gordon Jacob - Caprice
  • (08) Gordon Jacob - Little Dancer
  • (09) Kenneth Leighton - Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 4
  • (12) Alan Rawsthorne - Pierrette: Valse Caprice
  • (13) Lennox Berkeley - Elegy, Op. 33 No. 2
  • (14) Lennox Berkeley - Toccata, Op. 33 No. 3

Clare Howick, violin
Simon Callaghan, piano

Date: 2020
Label: SOMM Recordings
https://somm-recordings.com/recording/british-violin-sonatas

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Various Composers - Nuits (Véronique Gens)


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  1. Guillaume Lekeu - Nocturne (Trois poèmes)
  2. Gabriel Fauré - La lune blanche luit dans les bois (La bonne chanson)
  3. Hector Berlioz - L'île inconnue (Les nuits d'été)
  4. Fernand de La Tombelle - Orientale
  5. Jules Massenet - Nuit d'Espagne
  6. Camille Saint-Saëns - Désir de l'Orient
  7. Ernest Chausson - Chanson perpétuelle
  8. Franz Liszt - La lugubre gondola, pour violoncelle et piano
  9. Guy Ropartz - Ceux qui, parmi les morts d'amour (Quatre poèmes)
  10. Gabriel Fauré - Après un rêve
  11. Charles-Marie Widor - Molto vivace (Quintette avec piano No. 1 Op. 7)
  12. Marcel Louiguy - La vie en rose
  13. André Messager - J'ai deux amants (L'amour masqué)
  14. Reynaldo Hahn - La dernière valse (Une revue)

Véronique Gens, soprano
I Giardini

Date: 2020
Label: Alpha
https://outhere-music.com/en/albums/nuits-alpha589

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Various Composers - Stabat (Graham Ross)


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  1. Arvo Pärt - Da pacem, Domine
  2. Pēteris Vasks - The Woman with the Alabaster Box
  3. Pēteris Vasks - Plainscapes
  4. Arvo Pärt - Magnificat
  5. Arvo Pärt - Nunc dimittis
  6. James MacMillan - Miserere
  7. Arvo Pärt - Stabat Mater

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
The Dmitri Ensemble
Graham Ross, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Harmonia Mundi
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/2594

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