Record Labels Archives: Naxos

saintsaens2nax

Soustrot Plays A Mean Organ

This second volume in Naxos' ongoing Saint-Saëns symphony cycle is as good as the first. I suppose I shouldn't be surprised in th...
ComedyOvertures

Filling in the Gaps: A Great Disc of Great Comedy Overtures

They don't write 'em like this anymore. This splendid program of comedy overtures spans more than a century, from Cimarosa's Il ma...
570034bk Hasse

Competent Couperin, So-So Sound

These four suites--or ordres--have been recorded several times in part or all together, by some very distinguished ensemb...
BoccheriniFandango

Boccherini’s Wonderful Guitar Quintets, The Old Fashioned Way

If you missed these three discs on their original release (as I did), you may want to pause and giv...
elorapoulenc

Resonant, Resplendent Poulenc Motets, Mass, Chansons

One thing choirs who've sung Francis Poulenc's choral works know is that he wasn't concerned about making it easy for singers. Yet...
Brian

Brian’s Enigmatic and Uplifting Symphonies 22-24

Havergal Brian may be a "cult composer", but he's surely one of the better ones. His music, even from its early days, was always s...
Paine2

Paine’s Second from Ulster and Falletta: Modified Rapture

Paine's Second Symphony, subtitled "In the Spring", is a more ambitious work than his First, and it's less successful. Despite a s...
817SgoQA-rL._SL1433

Naxos’ Scarlatti Cycle: Vol.16

With Volume 16, Duanduan Hao becomes the first pianist to appear twice in Naxos’ ongoing Scarlatti sonata cycle. I enjoyed much ...
ShostSereb

Reference Recording: Shostakovich’s Entertaining Golden Age, Very Complete

This recording is billed as the first totally, absolutely complete release of The Golden Age, Shostakovich's best ballet, in that ...
mompousongs

Marta Mathéu’s Beguiling Mompou Songs

"Whoever she is, that singer really knows how to sing a song." Those unsolicited words came from a professional singer/long-time v...