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ClassicsOnline - Your Classical Music Source New Releases Newsletter
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Dear ClassicsOnline customer,

Each week we bring you a selection of new releases to consider. Our new release of the week is Gordon Getty's operatic interpretation of Falstaff, 'Plump Jack.' Plus, a ground-breaking Beethoven piano trio, Froberger's inventive, surprising harpsichord works, and an important release of historic and piano roll recordings from Cecile Chaminade. We hope you enjoy these new releases and thank you for shopping at ClassicsOnline.

The ClassicsOnline Team

New Release of the Week:

Getty, Gordon: Plump Jack (Schirmer)
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Getty, Gordon: Plump Jack (Schirmer)
PentaTone: PTC5186445

Just out, this is the World Premiere recording of Gordon Getty's opera 'Plump Jack' from PentaTone. Following the pattern of literary inspiration of his song cycle 'White Election' which features the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Getty now turns his attention to Shakespeare's beloved character, Falstaff.

Other Featured New Releases:

Beethoven, L.van: Complete Piano Trios (Trio Wanderer) Beethoven, L.van: Complete Piano Trios (Trio Wanderer)
Harmonia Mundi: HMC902100.03

'A serene joy come from an unknown world.' was E.T.A. Hoffman's reaction upon hearing Beethoven's Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1. Trio Wanderer enter the unknown world and master its topography.
Froberger, J.J.: Suites / Toccatas (Rotaru) Froberger, J.J.: Suites / Toccatas (Rotaru)
Carpe Diem: CD-16290

A subject of countless speculations, Johann Jacob Froberger's harpsichord creations were the product of an exquisite and sensitive mind, influenced by personal connections to the thinkers and alchemists of his day. Alina Rotaru performs.
Chaminade, C.: Piano Music (The Hall Collection), Vol. 1 (1901-1927) Chaminade, C.: Piano Music (The Hall Collection), Vol. 1 (1901-1927)
Pierian Recording Society: PIR0042

Pierian releases all of the known and complete historic recordings of Cecile Chaminade performing her own compositions. This release includes all six sides she recorded in 1901 together with piano-roll recordings from the 1920s, carefully transferred by leading piano roll expert Dennis Hall of the Pianola Institute.

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