Skip to main content

Browse: CD, Contemporary

Return to CD.

Showing 1 - 10 of 11,632 results
Results per page:
View:
The [Goldberg] Aria sings without affectation as if to emphasise that what follows isn't about the theme but what happens to it...Unstarchy too is Levit's approach to Beethoven's Diabelli Variations...As... More…

Awards:

3 CDs

($21.50)$18.27

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Musica Viva 22

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, George Benjamin

This is special. Three utterly captivating, ear-tickling pieces by composers from successive generations in superlative performances…the centrepiece of the disc is the world premiere performance... More…

Awards:

SACD

$16.00

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

No digital booklet included

Sometimes the best discoveries in music aren’t pieces that you’ve never heard before, but those you have, made new by remarkable interpretations…At the recital’s heart is a breath-catching performance... More…

Awards:

CD

($14.75)$13.50

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Abrahamsen: Let me tell you

Barbara Hannigan (soprano)

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Andris Nelsons

Abrahamsen expresses both the fragility and force of Griffiths's imagined Ophelia through glinting, gauze-like textures and moments of clattering tumult…Barbara Hannigan's agile, luminous voice... More…

Awards:

CD

$15.50

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Vaughan Williams & James Macmillan: Oboe Concertos

Nicholas Daniel (oboe & conductor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)

Britten Sinfonia, James MacMillan

[Daniel] tends to let the tempo slacken when the harmonic pulse slows down [on the Vaughan Williams]...it's hard to complain when that leaves more space for his consistently golden tone...MacMillan... More…

Awards:

SACD

$13.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Per Nørgård: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 8

Vienna Philharmonic, Sakari Oramo

The premiere recording of Nørgård’s latest symphony is a rewarding listen, the Vienna Philharmonic bringing their perfection to his fascinating and attractive sound world. More…

Awards:

SACD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

David Briggs - Mass for Notre Dame

David Briggs (organ)

Trinity College Choir Cambridge, Stephen Layton

Briggs [draws] sounds of roaring, surging eloquence and grandeur from the splendid instrument at Gloucester Cathedral. It helps, too, that the Trinity College Choir have such a 'live', untrammelled... More…

Awards:

CD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

 Offer Adès: Asyla, Tevot & Polaris

with Samuel Dale Johnson (baritone)

London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Adès

Tevot's scintillating surge is brilliantly realised, as Ades's ark rides the glistening orchestral waves towards us. There's sheer pleasure to be had in its sonic grandeur, a sense of music being... More…

Awards:

SACD + Blu-ray

($16.00)$12.00

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

 Offer Renaud Capuçon plays Three Modern Concertos

World Premiere performances & recordings

Renaud Capuçon (violin)

Wiener Symphoniker, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris, Philippe Jordan, Myung-Whun Chung

The more exciting music is often in the orchestra, but it’s a tribute to Capuçon’s skills that, like both of the other works it is completely under his skin More…

Awards:

CD

($13.75)$9.50

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

 Offer Rachmaninov Variations

Daniil Trifonov (piano)

Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

the Philadelphians under Yannick Nézet-Séguin provide sterling support for Trifonov's stunning pyrotechnics. There are also moments of magical repose, Trifonov achieving astonishing beauty of... More…

Awards:

CD

($13.75)$8.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet