Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

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Mutterissimo – The Art of Anne-Sophie Mutter

Mutterissimo – The Art of Anne-Sophie Mutter


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Bach, J S:

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Beethoven:

Romance No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra in F major, Op. 50

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 - Rondo

Benjamin, A:

Jamaican Rumba

Brahms:

Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: III. Allegro giocoso

Debussy:

Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)

arr. Rolens

Dvorak:

Mazurek for violin and orchestra, Op. 49 (B89)

Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 - Allegro

Fauré:

Berceuse, Op. 16

Gershwin:

Porgy and Bess (medley)

arr. Heifetz

Kreisler:

Schön Rosmarin

Mendelssohn:

Song without Words, Op. 62 No. 6 in A major 'Spring Song'

arr. Kreisler

Prokofiev:

Violin Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 94a

Ravel:

Tzigane

Schubert:

L'Abeille (from 12 Bagatelles, Op. 13)

Schumann:

Fantasie in C major for Violin and Orchestra, Op.131

Sibelius:

Humoresque No. 1 in D minor

Tchaikovsky:

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: II. Canzonetta

Wieniawski:

Légende in G minor, Op. 17


Universally considered as one of the greatest violinists of our time, Anne-Sophie Mutter’s stunning and multi-faceted music-making extends across masterworks from the full breadth of the violin repertoire.

Mutterissimo – The Art of Anne-Sophie Mutter is a selection of highlights from her discography, personally picked by Mutter herself, bringing together recordings that date for the most part from the last twenty years. It invites listeners to undertake two tours of Anne-Sophie Mutter’s multiple worlds of music:

The first explores the highways and byways of the core repertory and features well-known works for violin and orchestra by Dvořák and Schumann alongside less familiar pieces. The second one, often with Mutter’s long-standing piano partner, Lambert Orkis, combines virtuosity and light-heartedness; the popular and the surprising; and emotion and rhythmic energy.

For many years Anne-Sophie Mutter has performed not only in major international concert halls but recently also in clubs, where a young audience, largely unconcerned with traditional rituals, reacts to the music much more spontaneously. It is only logical, therefore, that she increasingly uses social media to engage in a dialogue with her fans.

Released or re-released in last 6 months

DG - 94796834

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Nemanja Radulović: Bach

Nemanja Radulović: Bach


Bach, J C:

Concerto for Viola in C minor

Bach, J S:

Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043

Tijana Milošević (violin)

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E, BWV1006: Gavotte

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne


Nemanja Radulović (violin & viola)

Les Trilles du Diable

After his Echo Award-Winning Album Journey East, we present Nemanja’s eagerly awaited new album on Deutsche Grammophon

This "exceptionally talented” violinist, a growing star in France, now turns to the roots of classical music, to one of the most popular composers of our time: Bach

He has recorded a unique and very personal collection of Bach hits, including new arrangements of the famous Chaconne, the Air on a G string and the Toccata + Fugue

These tracks in particular offer opportunity for high-visibility streaming placement! Please reach out to your local streaming account managers already – international plan to follow!

Album includes Johann Christian Bach’s (one of the composer’s musician sons) delightfully poetic and rarely performed Viola Concerto.

Radulović plays both the violin and the viola on this recording – it’s his recording debut as a viola player!

“Radulovic can certainly deliver, as can his second violinist Tijana Milosevic and their accomplished orchestras., Double Sens and Les Trilles du Diable. There’s no doubting his virtuoso abilities and his tone is beautifully in the slow(er) movements, eloquent yet never heavy.” BBC Music Magazine, February 2017 ***

“Vibrato? Absolutely. Portamentos? Yes. Tempo and metre? Let’s be exciting. It’s not overdone, and it is couched within a Baroque performance framework. Still, there is a spirit of freedom and the results are passionate readings that yank the great JS down from the heavens back into visceral humanity” Gramophone Magazine, January 2017

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DG - 94795933

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Leopold Stokowski: The Art of Orchestral Transcription

Leopold Stokowski: The Art of Orchestral Transcription


Bach, J S:

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben': Jesu, bleibet meine Freude

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Buxtehude:

Sarabande and Courante

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Cynthia Millar (ondes martenot)

Byrd:

Pavane and Gigue

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Chopin:

Marche Funebre, Op. 72 No. 2

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Clarke, Jeremiah:

Trumpet Voluntary 'Prince of Denmark's March'

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Patrick Addinall (trumpet)

Franck, C:

Panis Angelicus

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Ippolitov-Ivanov:

In the Manger

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Mozart:

Turkish March

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Mussorgsky:

A Night on the Bare Mountain

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Purcell:

When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Shostakovich:

United Nations March

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Sousa:

The Stars and Stripes Forever

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski

Tchaikovsky:

Andante Cantabile (from String Quartet No. 1 in D Op. 11)

transcribed for orchestra by Stokowski


Matthias Bamert’s distinguished conducting career includes a strong recording relationship with the BBC Philharmonic on Chandos, with famous series ranging from Korngold to Dohnányi.

One is Stokowski’s transcriptions, the greatest of which are gathered on this album. This homage is an inspiring and original musical journey through the most popular pieces of classical music, such as

Mozart’s ‘Turkish March’, Chopin’s ‘Marche funèbre’, and Mussorgsky’s ‘A Night on the Bare Mountain’.

“Bamert brings much commitment to these performances” MusicWeb International, 9th August 2016

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Stokowski: Transcriptions

Stokowski: Transcriptions


Bach, J S:

Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208

Fugue in G minor, BWV578 'Little'

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

Boccherini:

Minuet in A major from String Quintet Op. 11 No. 5, G275

Mussorgsky:

A Night on the Bare Mountain

Purcell:

When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)

Stokowski:

Traditional Slavic Christmas Music

Tchaikovsky:

Solitude ('Again, as before, alone'), Op. 73 No. 6

Wagner:

Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla

Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries

all tracks arr. Stokowski


Leopold Stokowski was both one of the twentieth century’s greatest conductors and an inveterate orchestral arranger. This compendium features a colourful selection of his transcriptions, which received the highest praise when first released in a series played by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under the distinguished baton of José Serebrier, one-time Associate Conductor to Stokowski himself.

“Listening to these discs in such close succession reminded me of just how much fun these transcriptions are” MusicWeb International, 25th May 2016

Naxos - 8578305

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Craig Leon: Bach to Moog

Craig Leon: Bach to Moog

A realisation for electronics and orchestra


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV1006: Preludio

Siciliano from Violin Sonata in C minor, BWV1017

Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben': Jesu, bleibet meine Freude

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565

Cantata BWV156 'Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe': Arioso

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV1049

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Goldberg Variations, BWV988: Aria

Goldberg Canons, BWV1087


Craig Leon (synthesizer), Jennifer Pike (violin)

Sinfonietta Cracovia

In January 2015, Moog Music, the 60-year-old analogue synthesizer company, announced that for the first time in more than 30 years, it would once again build the large format modular synthesizers first introduced by its founder, Dr. Robert Moog in 1964. 2015, the 50th anniversary year of Moog synthesizers also marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Moog (1934-2005), inventor of the Moog synthesizer. To mark these anniversaries, Sony Classical is issuing ‘Bach to Moog’ – a brand-new album showcasing the reissued Moog Modular Synthesizer as well as the modern generation of Moog synthesizers, which presents the glorious works of Johann Sebastian Bach in a compelling and contemporary way. The album is produced by American-born composer, arranger and record producer Craig Leon, famous for his work with The Ramones and Blondie, as well as his work in the classical arena with such leading artists as Luciano Pavarotti, Joshua Bell and Sir James Galway. On Bach to Moog, Leon blends his love and mastery of classical music, electronic music and synthesizers and is joined by acclaimed British classical violinist, Jennifer Pike (the youngest ever winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition) alongside the Sinfonietta Cracovia.

“An utterly exhilarating listening experience which will captivate old fans and newbies alike…ably supported by Sinfonietta Cracovia and with Pike so obviously getting the project, Leon manages to leave you with the sense you're hearing this music for the first time and having an absolute ball into the bargain.” Gramophone Magazine, August 2015

Sony - 88875052612

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The Nations

The Nations

Music by Telemann, Rameau & Others


Bach, J S:

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Boyce:

Symphony No. 1 in B Flat Major

Brescianello:

Sinfonie No. 1 in D major

Geminiani, F:

Concerto grosso Op. 3 No. 3 in E minor

Muffat, Georg:

Sonata No. 2 from Armonico Tributo

Rameau:

Les Indes galantes: Suite

Telemann:

Overture (Suite) TWV 55:G4 in G major 'Les nations anciens et modernes'


NZ Barok

NZ Barok is New Zealand's only baroque orchestra performing regularly on historic instruments, and includes many of New Zealand's leading baroque specialists.

NZ Barok works as a co-operative endeavor under the leadership of founders Graham McPhail and Helen Brinkman, joint musical directors Graham McPhail and Miranda Hutton, as well as the players themselves – supported by an advisory board. Players also contribute to the administrative running of the orchestra. With no conductor musical decisions are developed through discussion and the rehearsal process can be quite extended, as all members of the group are welcome to offer observations and make suggestions.

“An unusual mixture of major and minor baroque works played with care by a authentic-performance group new to the catalogue.” MusicWeb International, December 2014

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Friedrich Gulda and Friends

Friedrich Gulda and Friends

Live Recording from The Philharmonie Im Gasteig, Münchner Klaviersommer 1989


Bach, J S:

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (extracts)

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 (extracts)

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

Davis, M:

All blues

Friedrich Gulda & Herbie Hancock (piano)

Gulda:

Variations on 'Light my fire'

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

For Rico

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K333

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

Porter, C:

Night and Day

Friedrich Gulda & Herbie Hancock (piano)

trad.:

Die Reblaus

arr. Gulda

Friedrich Gulda (piano)

and medleys and improvisations featuring Friedrich Gulda, Chick Corea and Nicolas Economou


Austrian multi-talented pianist and composer Friedrich Gulda initiated the festival Münchner Klaviersommer in the early 1980s as a platform for crossover concerts. For these, he invited talented piano-playing colleagues with Classical and Jazz backgrounds. In these two programmes from 1982 and 1989 Gulda performs together with the Jazz legends Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock as well as the gifted and internationally renowned Cypriote pianist Nicolas Economou.

Besides Gulda’s favourite composers Bach and Mozart the first concert features his own compositions and improvisations as well as arrangements for two pianos, which he plays together with Herbie Hancock. In the second concert Gulda, Corea and Economou play various highly ambitious improvisations on three pianos.

Sound Format: PCM Stereo

Picture Format: 4:3

DVD Format: DVD 9 / NTSC

Running Time: 99 mins

FSK: 0

DVD Video

Region: 0

Format: NTSC

Arthaus Musik - 101672

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The Strings Of The Philadelphia Orchestra Play Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

The Strings Of The Philadelphia Orchestra Play Eine Kleine Nachtmusik


Bach, J S:

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

Corelli:

Concerto grosso Op. 6 No. 8 in G minor 'fatto per la notte di Natale'

Mendelssohn:

Scherzo from Octet, Op. 20

Mozart:

Serenade No. 13 in G major, K525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'


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Romantic Caballé

Romantic Caballé


Bach, J S:

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

arr. soprano & orchestra

Bellini:

Casta Diva (from Norma)

Cano, J M:

Hijo de la luna

Cilea:

Io son l'umile ancella (from Adriana Lecouvreur)

Granados:

Tonadillas: No. 1, Amor y odio

Mascagni:

Ave Maria (arranged from Intermezzo sinfonico from Cavalleria Rusticana)

Offenbach:

Barcarolle (from Les Contes d'Hoffmann )

Puccini:

O sventata, sventata (from La Bohème)

Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)

O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

Si, mi chiamano Mimi (from La Bohème)

Strauss, R:

Wiegenlied, Op. 41 No. 1

Torroba:

Caballero del alto plumero (from Luisa Fernanda)

trad.:

The Last Rose of Summer

Verdi:

Caro nome (from Rigoletto)


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Trumpet & Organ

Trumpet & Organ


Albinoni:

Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor

arr. Giazotto

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Violin Sonata in A minor: Adagio

with Hedwig Bilgram (organ)

Bach, J S:

Lute Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV995: Gavotte en Rondeau

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Cantata BWV68 'Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt'

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010: Bouree

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben': Jesu, bleibet meine Freude

with Alfred Mitterhofer (organ)

Chorale Prelude BWV645 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme'

with Hedwig Bilgram (organ)

Charpentier, M-A:

Te Deum, H146: Fanfare

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Gounod:

Ave Maria

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Handel:

Ombra mai fu (from Serse)

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Gloria in Excelsis Deo

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Krebs, J L:

In allen meinen Taten

with Hedwig Bilgram (organ)

Jesu, meine Freude

with Hedwig Bilgram (organ)

Mozart:

Exsultate, jubilate, K165 - Alleluia

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Purcell:

Queen's Dolour in A minor, Z670

with Alfred Mitterhofer (organ)

Schubert:

Ave Maria, D839

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Senaillé:

Allegro spiritoso

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)

Stanley, J:

Trumpet Tune

with Jane Parker-Smith (organ)


Maurice André (trumpet)

For a half-century he had the reputation of the trumpet soloist: Maurice André, who died in 2012. The best examples of his radiant tone are the recordings he made with different organists – a brilliant stroll through the golden world of Baroque music.

EMI Red Line - 6365602

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