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Our featured release this week is a sumptuous recording of Brahms Symphonies 1 & 3 from Klaus Tennstedt and the London Philharmonic. Also featured are an exciting new album of American works for brass quintet, innovative recorder music performed by Maurice Steger, and French comic opera from Grétry on Naxos.

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New Releases for Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Brahms, J.: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (London Philharmonic, Tennstedt)
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Brahms, J.: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 (London Philharmonic, Tennstedt)
LPO: LPO-0068

Klaus Tennstedt was known for his interpretations of German Romantic repertoire. This recording of Brahms Symphonies 1 & 3 is a rare treat, having never been commercially released. "Under Tennstedt, the London Philharmonic is shown to be a first-rate Brahms Orchestra." - Richard Fairman, Financial Times


Other Featured New Releases:


Sampson, D.: Chicago Moves / Woodward, J.: Gaudete / Cheetam, J.: Sonata for Brass Quintet / Baxter, B.: A Great Commercial City (Gaudete Ensemble) Sampson, D.: Chicago Moves / Woodward, J.: Gaudete / Cheetam, J.: Sonata for Brass Quintet / Baxter, B.: A Great Commercial City (Gaudete Ensemble)
Cedille: CDR90000-136

Gaudete Brass makes its Cedille Records debut with Chicago Moves, an album of new American works for brass quintet. All works were composed in the last 6 years, and all but one were written expressly for this group of young virtuosos, and receive their world premieres on this recording.
   
Recorder Recital: Steger, Maurice - Barbella, F. / Fiorenza, N. / Leo, L. / Mancini, F. / Sarro, D.N. (Una Follia di Napoli) Recorder Recital: Steger, Maurice - Barbella, F. / Fiorenza, N. / Leo, L. / Mancini, F. / Sarro, D.N. (Una Follia di Napoli)
Harmonia Mundi: HMC902135

In 1725, the most famous flautist of his time, J. J. Quantz visited Naples, inspiring Scarlatti and some of his most talented successors to compose concertos and sonatas for flute. Now this music is revived by Maurice Steger and an assembly of leading experts in the genre.
   
Gretry, A.-E.-M.: Magnifique (Le) [Opera] (Gonzalez Toro, Calleo, Krull, Thompson, Sulayman, Williams, Scarlata, Opera Lafayette Orchestra, Brown) Gretry, A.-E.-M.: Magnifique (Le) [Opera] (Gonzalez Toro, Calleo, Krull, Thompson, Sulayman, Williams, Scarlata, Opera Lafayette Orchestra, Brown)
Naxos: 8.660305

With a compelling libretto based on a tale by La Fontaine, and an outstanding score by André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry, the greatest French composer of opéra-comique in the eighteenth century, Le Magnifique has all the expressive love music, extended preludes and postludes, and theatrical variety you would expect.

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