Classical Music Discoveries

Classical Music Discoveries

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November 29, 2021 91 min

Dark Spring combines American popular song tradition with the musical and theatrical avant-garde to form Thomalla’s eclectic take on contemporary opera. The work centers on four young people under extreme pressure to achieve success, which strains against their internal powerlessness and eventually erupts into violence. The opera focuses on their attempt to understand feelings of meaninglessness and alienation. The Darmstädter Echo...

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John Adams’s mesmerizing score, in the powerful production of Penny Woolcock, tells the story of one of the pivotal moments in human history—the creation of the atomic bomb. This gripping opera presents the human face of the scientists, military men, and others who were involved in the project, as they wrestled with the implications of their work.

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November 27, 2021 58 min

Concept, character and cool - Emily D'Angelo's debut album on Deutsche Grammophon encompasses everything that comes so naturally to the young Canadian vocalist. `enargeia' features music from the 12th and 21st centuries written by 4 female composers - Hildegard von Bingen, Hildur Gudnad¢ttir, Missy Mazzoli, and Sarah Kirkland Snider.


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November 26, 2021 44 min

  • Along the Boundry
  • Billow Gently
  • The Light House
  • Changing Tides
  • Promise of Sun
  • Empty City
  • I Used to Live Here
  • Written in the Sand
  • Through the Dim Veil of Sleep
  • Paper Limbs
  • Hold My Hand
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    Echoes in the Valley (classicalsavings.com)

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  • A Million Stars 3:51
  • Ave Maria 4:30
  • Sacred Night 4:08
  • Sagnet om julerosen 3:43
  • 'Cause of You 4:56
  • Sigma 3:19
  • Mørketid 4:38
  • Christmas Time Is Here Again 4:59
  • I dette stille øyeblikk 4:06
  • Mary's Lament 3:53
  • Desembernattens sang 4:19
  • I Know a Rose Tree 5:10
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    Secret Garden - Sacred Night (classicalsavings.com)

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    November 24, 2021 60 min

    RCA Red Seal Album

  • Liszt - Liebestraum
  • Chopin - "Minute" Waltz
  • Beethoven - Fur Elise
  • Mozart - Turkish March
  • Debussy - Reverie
  • Rachmaninoff - Prelude in C-sharp minor
  • Debussy - Clair de lune
  • Brahms - Waltz in A-flat
  • Schubert - Moment Musical No. 3
  • Schumann - Traumerei
  • Tchaikovsky - Barcarolle
  • MacDowell - To a Wild Rose
  • Chopin - Fantaisie-Impromptu
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    The World's Favorite Piano Music - Van Cliburn (cla...

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    November 23, 2021 66 min

    Kian Soltani’s passion for the movies finds a wonderful outlet in Cello Unlimited, a project that is performed entirely by the Austrian cellist, down to the percussion. Multi-tracked until Soltani creates an orchestra of cellos, the music here is by some of today’s leading film composers, including Hans Zimmer, Howard Shore, and John Powell.


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    November 22, 2021 86 min

    Pianist Jacob Greenberg today releases his first solo disc, Bright Codes, on TUNDRA via New Focus Recordings. The album features exciting commissions for piano and harmonium written for Greenberg between 2013 and 2021 that premiered at venues such as Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Miller Theatre. Composers Dai Fujikura, Amy Williams, IONE, and Nathan Davis all crafted works tailored to Greenberg’s technique and imaginat...

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    The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution is an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini. The libretto was based on Pierre Beaumarchais's French comedy Le Barbier de Séville (1775). The première of Rossini's opera (under the title Almaviva, o sia L'inutile precauzione) took place on 20 February 1816 at the Teatro Argentina, Rome, with designs by Angelo Toselli.

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    November 20, 2021 72 min

    Deutsche Grammophon today releases recordings made live during the various stages of the 18th International Chopin Piano Competition by Bruce Liu, the newly crowned winner of the world’s most prestigious competition for classical musicians. The jury awarded the top prize to the 24-year-old Canadian pianist immediately after the final round at Warsaw’s National Philharmonic.


    Bruce Liu: Chopin Tracklist

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    November 19, 2021 65 min

    Christopher Tin

    Old World

    (Original Video Game Score)

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    During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles.

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    Spencer - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (classicalsavings.com)

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    November 17, 2021 88 min

     

    Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (September 5, 1867 – December 27, 1944) was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music. Her "Gaelic" Symphony, premiered by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1896, was the first symphony composed and published by an American woman. She was one of the first American composers to succeed without the benefit of European training, and o...

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    01 Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori

    02 Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Thy hand, Belinda

    03 Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: When I am laid in earth "Dido's Lament"

    04 Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame, Op. 68, TH. 10: Uzh polnoch blitzitsya

    05 Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame, Op. 68, TH. 10: Akh, istomilas ya gorem

    06 R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60, TrV 228: Es gibt ein Reich

    07 Verdi: Aida: Ritorna vincitor!

    08 Verdi: Aida: N...

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    November 15, 2021 156 min

    Daniil Trifonov performs:
    Stravinsky: Serenade in A for Piano
    Prokofiev: Sarcasms for Piano, Op. 17
    Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat Major, Op. 84
    Stravinsky: Firebird Suite for Piano
    Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16
    Stravinsky: Three Movements from Petrouchka for Piano
    Scriabin: Piano Concerto in F-sharp minor, Op. 20
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    Silver Age (classicalsavings.com)
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    Roberto Devereux (or Roberto Devereux, ossia Il conte di Essex [Robert Devereux, or the Earl of Essex]) is a tragedia lirica, or tragic opera, by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian libretto after François Ancelot's tragedy Elisabeth d'Angleterre (1829), and based as well on the Historie secrete des amours d'Elisabeth et du comte d'Essex (1787) by Jacques Lescène des Maisons. Devereux was the su...

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    November 12, 2021 33 min

    Ólafur Arnalds is an Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær, Iceland. He mixes strings and piano with loops and beats, a sound ranging from ambient/electronic to atmospheric pop. He is also the former drummer for hardcore and metal bands Fighting ...., Celestine, and others.

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    The Invisible (classicalsavings.com)

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    November 12, 2021 75 min


    Max Richter
    is a German-born British composer and pianist. He works within postminimalism and in the meeting of contemporary classical and alternative popular musical styles.  Richter is classically trained, having graduated in composition from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and studied with Luciano Berio in Italy.


    Richter arranges, performs, and composes music for the stage, opera, ballet, and screen. He has collaborated wit...

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    November 11, 2021 70 min

    Sofia Asgatovna Gubaidulina is a Soviet-Russian composer and an established international figure. Major orchestras around the world have commissioned and performed her works. She is considered one of the foremost Russian composers of the second half of the 20th century.
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  • Dialog - Ich und Du
  • The Wrath of God
  • The Light of the End
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