Monday, June 5, 2017

Opening Notes: June 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.

George Antheil
Symphony No. 5, "Joyous": III. Allegretto maestoso - Allegro giocoso
BBC Philharmonic; John Storgårds
Chandos - CHAN10941
John Adams
Son of Chamber Symphony: II. --
Alarm Will Sound; Alan Pierson
Cantaloupe - CA-21128
Rued Langgaard
Le Béguinage: I. Andante marcato
Berit Johansen Tange
Dacapo - 6.220631
Nicolò Paganini
24 Caprices: No. 24 in A Minor
Rachel Barton Pine
Avie - AV2374
Dmitry Shostakovich
2 Pieces for String Quartet: No. 2 Polka: Allegretto
Arabella String Quartet
Naxos - 8.579013
Sergey Rachmaninov (arr. I. Mikhnovsky)
12 Songs: No. 7. How Fair Is This Place
Julia Severus
Naxos - 8.573468
Jocelyn Morlock
My Name Is Amanda Todd
Canadian National Arts Centre Orchestra
Analekta - AN28870
Ildebrando Pizzetti
Harp Concerto: III. Allegro moderato
Margherita Bassani; RAI Symphony, Turin
Naxos - 8.573613
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz
Eternal Songs: III. Song of Eternity
Royal Philharmonic; Grzegorz Nowak
Arvo Pärt
Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Munich Radio Orchestra; Ulf Schirmer
BR-Klassik - 900319
John Luther Adams
Canticles of the Holy Wind: XII. Sky with Endless Stars
The Crossing; Donald Nally
Cantaloupe - CA-21131
Libby Larsen
Mephisto Rag
Youmee Kim
Centaur - CRC3531
Steve Reich
Clapping Music (arr. P. Hillier)
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Cantaloupe - CA-21127
Josef Suk
Asrael, Part I: III. Vivace - Andante sostenuto
Essen Philharmonic Orchestra; Tomas Netopil
Oehms Classics - OC1865

Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No. 1: IV. Allegro molto
Luxembourg Philharmonic; Gustavo Gimeno
Pentatone - PTC5186622
Viktor Ullmann
Piano Concerto: I. Allegro con fuoco
Moritz Ernst; Dortmund Philharmonic; Gabriel Feltz
Capriccio - C5294

Frederick Delius
String Quartet: I. With animation
Villiers Quartet
Naxos - 8.573586
Erik Satie
Gnossienne No. 3
Nicolas Horvath
Grand Piano - GP761

Gaetano Donizetti
Rosmonda d'Inghilterra, Act I: Cabaletta: Torna, torna or caro oggetto
Donizetti Opera Choir and Orch.; Sebastiano Rolli
Dynamic - CDS7757.02
Antonín Dvořák
Mass in D Major: Gloria
Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra; Antoni Wit
Navona - NV6078
Camille Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 3: III. Allegro non troppo
Romain Descharmes; Malmö Symphony
Naxos - 8.573477
Maurice Ravel
Miroirs: No. 2 Oiseaux tristes
Stewart Goodyear
Orchid - ORC100061

Amy Beach
Piano Trio: III. Allegro con brio
Monte Piano Trio
Genuin - GEN17449
Soffren Degen
Pastorale Malinconico
Michael Kevin Jones; Agustin Maruri
EMEC Discos - E-117

Each month, Naxos Music Library presents a new release playlist for our subscribers to enjoy. We know that a database of over 1.9 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!

1 comment:

  1. "My Name Is Amanda Todd" by Jocelyn Morlock is fantastic! Thanks for making it available!