Record Labels Archives: Naxos

Jenö Jandó’s Bartók cycle continues

Collectors who’ve appreciated Jenö Jandó’s stylish authority throughout the first six volumes of Naxos’ Bartók solo piano...

Big Boxes: Naxos’ Complete Johann Strauss, Jr. Still Sparkles

If you love light music, then this set represents the mother lode. I was hoping it would come back ...

Major Discoveries: Martinu Chamber Music With Flute

Martinu’s flute music has become very popular, and is well represented on disc. This isn’t surp...

Major Discoveries: Torroba Guitar Concertos–A Great New Series

Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982) is known today for billions of little guitar pieces that dot just about every Spanish guitar c...

Major Discoveries: Englund’s Super Orchestral Works

I was quite surprised, reading the notes to this recording, to find myself quoted as saying (some time ago) that Einar Englund's S...

Slatkin and Lyon Deliver At Last in Saint-Saëns

Having been unimpressed with previous releases by Slatkin and the Lyon orchestra in music by Ravel and Berlioz, I am happy to repo...

Turina Vol. 6: Tons of Good Piano Music

If you’re a sucker for Spanish music (as I am), then you’re going to love this disc. Turina’s...

The One Ginastera Disc You Really Need

Here’s a terrific Ginastera collection. The Estancia and Panambi suites are drawn from Ben-Dor’...

Major Discoveries: A Pair of Complete Ginastera Ballets

Ginastera's two early ballets, Panambí and Estancia, continue to sustain his reputation among music lovers, even though he wrote ...

CD From Hell: Bad Singing Kills Early Bizet

Unfortunately, this disc can’t be called more than a stop-gap, and that may be pushing it. Of cou...