Record Labels Archives: Naxos

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...
SSSoustrot

Naxos’ Promising New Saint-Saëns Symphony Cycle

All of Saint-Saëns' symphonies have been thrown into the shadows by the popularity of the last of them, the famous "Organ" Sympho...
Casella

Casella’s Third Symphony’s Third Recording!

Francesco La Vecchia’s recordings of modern Italian music for Naxos have been impressive, nowhere...
Mancinelli

Major Discoveries: Luigi Mancinelli’s Venetian Scenes

Luigi Mancinelli was a noted conductor, composer, and cellist. Over the course of his productive life (1848-1921) he became an imp...
PendereckiViolacello

Penderecki’s Best and Less Than Best, Equally Well Played

I vividly remember seeing Penderecki conduct the New York Philharmonic in a particularly wrist-slas...
Passio

Pärt: Passio–A Fine Alternative to Hilliard

If your contact with Passion music is Bach’s St. John or St. Matthew, you’re in for a shock. Th...
Orbon

Major Discoveries: Julián Orbón’s Symphonic Works

What a delightful surprise! Two of these works, the elegantly neo-classical Concerto Grosso and the colorful Three Symphonic Versi...
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“Safety First” Schumann from Boris Giltburg

In 2006 I gave a mixed review to Boris Giltburg’s solo debut CD, while indicating my desire to hear the pianist again. My hunch ...
CastelnuovoVln

Tianwa Yang’s Enterprising Traversal of Two Neglected Concertos

This recording of Castelnuovo-Tedesco's early (1924) Concerto Italiano purports to be a world premiere, and while you can never re...
Tveitt14

Major Discoveries: Geirr Tveitt’s Wedding Suite from Hardanger

The second release in the Naxos Geirr Tveitt survey comprises two orchestral suites drawn from A Hundred Hardanger Tunes Op. 151. ...