Record Labels Archives: Naxos

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...
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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...
BlockAtlas

Bloch’s Israel Symphony Migrates to Naxos

Originally issued on ASV (indeed, still available there on iTunes), this desirable disc now reappears on Naxos, at least as physic...
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Han Chen’s Stunning Naxos Liszt Debut

Naxos’ survey of Liszt’s piano music seems to have been progressing in dribs and drabs, with little fanfare since its launch m...
StravTale

Naxos And Falletta Offer The Best Soldier’s Tale In English

There never was much doubt about this one. Naxos lined up its "A-Team" in the persons of Tianwa Yang, violin, and conductor JoAnn ...