classical music: soaring
Brilliant Classics, 2012
Important though Alessandro Stradella's compositions were during his lifetime, modern history has ceded notoriety from his works to his dramatic, often sordid, life story. In a world premiere recording of the fascinating oratorio Ester, liberatrice del popolo Hebreo, conductor Luca Franco Ferrari, soloists, and ensemble Il Concento seek to restore Stradella's due respect. The work itself conforms to 17th century conventions of the oratorio, ...
Brahms: Violin Sonatas
Leonidas Kavakos, the exceptional violinist (Daily Mail) follows his spectacular Brahms Violin Concerto recording by teaming up with star pianist Yuja Wang a prodigious talent, with an astonishing technique (The Guardian) for the great Brahms Violin Sonatas. Leonidas Kavakos s third release for Decca makes a perfect supplement to his acclaimed Brahms Violin Concerto disc with Riccardo Chailly. For the three sonatas Kavakos an exclusive Decca ...
Kronos Quartet with Bryce Dessner
ANTI Records, 2013
Aheym Is an astonishing collaboration between National guitarist Bryce Dessner and journeyman new music string quartet the Kronos Quartet. Performing four compositions by Dessner,The Kronos Quartet champion an exciting young composer, continuing a history of presenting new and important works and composers that stretches back to their founding in 1973. Dessner has a history of composition that predates his membership in the National, and ...
In Search of the Miraculous
Louth Contemporary Music Society, 2013
In Search of the Miraculous is the latest release from the Louth Contemporary Music Society, a small, hardworking musical organization that has engaged an enthusiastic new audience with its richly ambitious programming, bringing inspirational musicians such as Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and John Zorn to the East Coast of Ireland over the last seven years. From the EQ Ensemble, which brings together some of Ireland s finest string players, to ...
Baby Einstein: World Music (2-Disc Special Edition)
Walt Disney Records, 2009
Deluxe edition includes bonus disc Baby Einstein Favorites ! "Baby Einstein: World Music" offers a whole new beat for Baby Einstein. Parents and babies will explore global music and culture through fresh, exciting sounds from the seven continents orchestrated for baby's ears. World Music features simple children's songs from four regions (North America, South America, Asia, and Europe). "World Music" CD includes free downloadable "Discovery ...
Baby Einstein - On the Go - Riding, Sailing and Soaring
Buena Vista Home Entertainment / Disney, 2005
ASIN: B000AAF1UE DESCRIPTION: A fun-filled introduction to things that "go!' -- Introduces cars, planes, trains and more -- Exposes little ones to the concept of transportation As little ones become increasingly mobile, their fascination with all things that move intensifies too. On the Go Riding Sailing and Soaring exposes babies to the different ways people travel -- on land, by sea, and in the air -- while it presents them with captivating ...
Yoshiki, one of Asia's most influential artists and biggest rock icon, is proud to announce the release of his new classical album Yoshiki Classical. Set for an August 27th digital release,Yoshiki Classical sees collaborations between Yoshiki and legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo City Philharmonic Symphony and the Quartet San Francisco. The end result is a beautiful symphonic collection ...
Cello Concerto and Works
Carl Heinrich Reinecke
Sir John Tavener
Naxos of America, Inc., 2014
When award-winning cellist Michael Samis discovered the neglected Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 82, by Carl Heinrich Reinecke (1795-1883), its ""soaring melodies and brilliant virtuosity"" immediately inspired him to learn it. Of this brilliant and prolific Romantic-era composers nearly 300 works, the vast majority are rarely included in todays performing repertoire and are largely unknown to the musical public. Delos has ...
Shostakovich & Janacek Violin Concertos
Sony Classics, 2007
One might think that, in the centennial Shostakovich year, his first violin concerto had been performed and recorded so often and so well that there were no new interpretative avenues to explore. To contribute yet another addition to the discography, a violinist would have to be very good, very courageous, and have something compelling and personal to say. The young Latvian violinist Baiba Skride possesses all these qualities in abundance. Born ...
Tribute on His 75th Birthday
Video Artists Int'l, 2001
Peace of Our Minds
John O'Hurley & Marston
CD Baby, 2005
Video Artists Int'l, 2000
The Robert Noehren Retrospective: Robert Noehren at St. John's Cathedral, Milwaukee
Lyrichord Discs Inc., 1999
Balzac once wrote that "the organ is in truth the grandest, the most daring, the most magnificent of all musical instruments invented by human genius." Organist, organ builder, composer, and Grand Prix du Disque winner Robert Noehren is a brilliant recitalist familiar to anyone seriously interested in the pipe organ. This stunning collection brings together memorable and dazzling interpretations of music by Jean Langlais (Te Deum), Charles ...
Naxos American, 2006
AVIE Records, 2012
Composer Elena Ruehr s first release for Avie assembles vocal and choral works inspired by three distinct American poets: Louise Glück, Emily Dickinson, and Langston Hughes. The title work, Averno, is a cantata that sets 11 poems of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Glück collection of the same name. The miniatures Cricket, Spider, Bee paint a vivid, aural picture of Dickinson s scenic natural world. The large scale Gospel Cha Cha sets Langston ...
Praise & Celebration
The King's Brass
Summit (Classical), 2011
The King s Brass 15th recording features some of America s best-loved contemporary praise and worship compositions with the special KB touch. From silky flugelhorns to tight trombones, from driving percussion to creative piano solos, from walking tuba lines to soaring trumpets, this CD will take the listener to the heights of heaven.
Ryu: Sinfonia da Requiem; Violin Concerto No. 1
Premiered at the 12th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Warsaw, in March 2008, Jeajoon Ryu's Sinfonia da Requiem was hailed as 'a masterpiece' by Krzysztof Penderecki and enthusiastically received by the Festival audience with a ten-minute standing ovation. A work of searing intensity and magisterial assurance, it matches in emotional scope the Korean-born composer's Violin Concerto No. 1, the soloist for which, fellow Korean So-Ock Kim, the ...
The Music of Timothy Mahr
University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony
Mark Records, 2003
Albany Records, 2004
Soaring With Agamemnon
Marquis Music, 1999
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