Record Labels Archives: Naxos

HerbertCello

Victor Herbert’s Fine Cello Concertos

There's a tendency to consider all of Victor Herbert's concert works in the same category as his operettas: "light" music, amiable...
Granados2

Filling In The Gaps: Granados Orchestral Music II, A Mixed Bag

You want to love this worthy project, but Granados doesn't always make the job easier. There are five pieces on this second volume...
Gioelli

Unnecessary Gioielli/Respectable Performance

Composer of a bunch of chamber music as well as 15 operas, most of which are comic, the half-German, half-Italian Ermanno Wolf-Fer...
rutterpsalmfest

Rutter’s Joyful Psalmfest

Composer John Rutter knows how to do "joy"; and his Psalmfest, a set of nine Psalms written over a period of 20 years and organize...
Eggert1

Major Discoveries: Eggert’s Truly Classical Symphonies

There are few things in music more exhilarating than a cleverly worked-out, quick orchestral fugue. Successful ones are rare. When...
Eggert2

Major Discoveries: Haydn’s Symphonic Successor–Joachim Eggert

Joachim Nikolas Eggert (1779-1813) had a tragically short life. Most of his music, including the four extant symphonies, seems to ...
Redes

Revueltas’ Score for Redes (“Nets”), Complete With Film

Silvestre Revueltas' score for the 1935 film Redes ("Nets") remains one of his greatest works, full of captivating rhythms, vivid ...
thompsonrequiem

Randall Thompson’s Requiem Recalled To Life

For at least the middle decades of the 20th century ('30s-'60s), Randall Thompson was the American choral composer. Not t...

Major Discoveries: Freitas Branco’s Astonishing Vathek

Luís de Freitas Branco's symphonies, with their somewhat Franckian cyclical forms (and sometimes melodies), are more conservative...
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Boris Giltburg’s Up and Down Rachmaninov

As with his previous two solo Naxos releases, Boris Giltburg’s all-Rachmaninov recital is artistically up and down. There’s no...