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This week we feature the latest from New York's Nadia Sirota, a highly regarded violist and composer. Also, a new album of chamber music by Nino Rota, Wagner overtures transcribed for organ and a hit audiobook. Enjoy these and all new releases at ClassicsOnline here.

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New Releases for Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Chamber Music - Bjarnason, D. / Corley, P. / Mazzoli, M. / Muhly, N. / Sirota, N. / Greenstein, J. / Worden, S. (Baroque) (Sirota)
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Chamber Music - Bjarnason, D. / Corley, P. / Mazzoli, M. / Muhly, N. / Sirota, N. / Greenstein, J. / Worden, S. (Baroque) (Sirota)
New Amsterdam: HVALUR17CD

Baroque is the second album from violist Nadia Sirota and the first-ever co-release from like-minded labels New Amsterdam Records and Bedroom Community. This is the follow-up to 2009's much-lauded First Things First, called "a collection of vital, imaginative recent scores" by the New York Times.


Other Featured New Releases:


Rota, N.: Clarinet Sonata / Clarinet Trio / Improvviso / Toccata / Fantasia (Gojevic, Kenedi, Lynn Kuo, W. Zelenka, Sweeney) Rota, N.: Clarinet Sonata / Clarinet Trio / Improvviso / Toccata / Fantasia (Gojevic, Kenedi, Lynn Kuo, W. Zelenka, Sweeney)
Naxos: 8.572778

Best known as composer of beloved movie themes such as 'The Godfather', Nino Rota's concert works have characteristically heartfelt melodies combined with traditional tonality and forms. This collection of chamber works showcases his diversity and playful spirit.
   
Wagner, R.: Overtures (arr. for organ) (Organ Fireworks) (H. Albrecht) Wagner, R.: Overtures (arr. for organ) (Organ Fireworks) (H. Albrecht)
Oehms Classics: OC690

High drama and fireworks from these Wagner overtures transcribed for organ. Hansjorg Albrecht is Artistic Director of the Munich Bach Choir & Bach Orchestra, as well as an organist and harpsichordist.
   
Heyer. G.: Faro's Daughter (Abridged) Heyer. G.: Faro's Daughter (Abridged)
Naxos AudioBooks: NA0132

Georgette Heyer's Faro's Daughter tells the story of young Lord Marblethorpe, who falls for fiery, strong-willed Deb Grantham, who runs a gaming house with her Aunt. Scandalized, wealthy cousin Max Ravenscar intervenes, but soon begins to understand the attraction a little too well.

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