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Here's what's new in our libraries for July 2016 ... in our Classical Music CD collection.

For featured titles from this month's new classical selections, with additional information, please check out the Classical Recent Picks on our News Blog.

Chamber Music (Yellow)

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix ‘Op. 44 nos 1, 2’ Analekta, p2015. Cecilia String Quartet. (Quartets MEN, Catalogue link)

Lawes, William ‘The Royal consort’ Linn Records, p2015. Phantasm with Elizabeth Kenny, theorbo ; Daniel Hyde, organ ; Emily Ashton, tenor viol.
(Sextets, etc. LAW, 1170562)

Instrumental (Green)

Bach, Johann Sebastian ‘The complete organ works. Vol. 1’ Signum Records Ltd, [2015] David Goode, organ. (Organ BAC, Catalogue link)

Hope, Daniel ‘My tribute to Yehudi Menuhin’ Deutsche Grammophon, p2016 Daniel Hope, violins ; with various other soloists ; Kammerorchester Basel ; Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin.
(Violin HOP, Catalogue link)

Scarlatti, Domenico ‘18 keyboard sonatas’ Bis, [2015] Yevgeny Sudbin, piano. (Piano SCA, Catalogue link)

‘Blackbird : the Beatles album’ Mercury Classics, [2016] Miloš Karadaglić, guitar ; with accompanying string ensemble and vocalists.
(Guitar KAR, Catalogue link)

‘French piano works’ BBC Music, [2016] Erik Satie, Arthur Honegger etc. Anne Queffélec, piano ; Frank Braley, piano etc.
(Piano QUE, Catalogue link)

‘Kaleidoscope’ Sony Music Entertainment International Services GmbH, [2016] Khatia Buniatishvili, piano. (Piano BUN, Catalogue link)

Opera /Religious/ Vocal etc. (Red)

Bach, Johann Sebastian ‘Lutheran masses : A major, BWV 234’ BIS Records AB, [2015] Bach Collegium Japan chorus & orchestra ; Masaaki Suzuki, direction
(Masses BAC, Catalogue link)

Haydn, Joseph ‘Philemon und Baucis’ BIS, p2009. Alexandra Reinprecht, soprano ; Maren Engelhardt, mezzo-soprano, Manfred Huss, conductor. etc. (Operas HAY, Catalogue link)

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich ‘Snegurochka = The snow maiden’ Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH, [2015] Vsevolod Grivnov, tenor ; MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra ; Kristjan Järvi, conductor.etc.
(Choral TCH, Catalogue link)

‘Duet’ Delhpian Records Ltd, [2015] ucy Crowe, soprano ; William Berger, baritone ; Iain Burnside, piano. (Songs SCH, Catalogue link)

Concerto / Orchestra / Symphony (Blue)

Bartók, Béla ‘Violin conerto no. 2 : plus sonatas by Brahms and Tcherepnin’ BBC Music, [2016] Yehudi Menuhin, violin ; BBC Symphony Orchestra etc.
(Concertos/Violin BAR, Catalogue link)

Beethoven, Ludwig van ‘The 5 piano concertos’ Decca, ℗1999 Sir Simon Rattle, conductor ; Alfred Brendel, piano ; Wiener Philharmoniker.
(Concertos/Piano BEE, Catalogue link)

Copland, Aaron ‘Orchestral works. 1, Ballets’ Chandos Records, p2016. BC Philharmonic ; John Wilson, conductor. (Orchestral COP, Catalogue link)

Janáček, Leoš ‘Orchestral works. Vol. 3’ Chandos Records Ltd, [2016] Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra ; Edward Gardner, conductor.etc.(Orchestral JAN, Catalogue link)

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang ‘Violin concertos’ Warner Classics, [2016] Erich Wolfgang Korngold / Benjamin Britten; Vilde Frang, violin ; Frankfurt Radio Symphony ; James Gaffigan, conductor.(Concertos/Violin FRA, Catalogue link)

Saint-Saëns, Camille ‘Cello concertos nos. 1 and 2 ; The carnival of the animals’ Chandos Records, [2016] Truls Mørk, cello ; Louis Lortie, piano ; Hélène Mercier, piano ; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra ; Neeme Järvi, conductor. (Orchestral SAI, Catalogue link)

Sibelius, Jean ‘The symphonies’ BIS, [2015] Lahti Symphony Orchestra ; Okko Kamu, conductor. (Symphonies SIB, Catalogue link)

‘Violin concertos’ Deutsche Grammophon, Universal Music Limited, Korea, [2015] Sibelius, Glazunov. Esther Yoo, violin ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor. (Concertos/Violin YOO, Catalogue link)

‘Guitar concertos’ BBC Music, [2016] Concerto for guitar and chamber orchestra, op. 67 / Malcolm Arnold etc. Sean Shibe, guitar ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Michael Seal, conductor etc. (Concertos/Guitar SHI, Catalogue link)


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