Record Labels Archives: Naxos

Novak

First Rate Novak from Falletta and Buffalo

Here is yet another fine release from the Buffalo Philharmonic under its dynamic and enterprising conductor, JoAnn Falletta. All t...
CopSlat

Copland’s Third with Original, Even Louder Ending

Leonard Slatkin can always be counted on to offer a new take on familiar classics. He recorded an excellent Copland Third for RCA ...

Toscanini Conductos Beethoven, Dukas, Mendelssohn

This 1931 live Fifth, never approved for release, offers essentially the same interpretation (and a wonderful one it is!) with sta...
SaintSaensPC3

Major Discoveries: Saint-Saëns Neglected Third Piano Concerto

This program really is wonderful. It's great to see the Third Concerto getting solo billing for a change as the major work on a si...
Susannah

Floyd’s Susannah From St. Petersburg Opera

The story of Susannah and the Elders is from the Book of Daniel: Susannah, the beautiful wife of Jo’akim, is a lovely, innocent,...
Pizzetti

Pizzetti’s Tepid Symphony in A

Pizzetti's Symphony in A dates from 1940. It's a substantial work, forty-three minutes long in this performance, with beautiful mo...
61wLiG22XIL

Hermann Goetz’s Piano Concertos

The music of Hermann Goetz (1840-1876) may strike modern-day listeners as essentially watered-down Schumann or faux Mendelssohn, y...
Harrison

First Rate Harrison from Fain, Boriskin, and the PostClassical Ensemble

All of this music has been recorded before successfully, but this particular compilation works very well as a unified program, whi...
RavelAntar

Filling In The Gaps: Ravel’s (Yes, Ravel’s) Antar

Now here's a novelty that fans of Ravel and Rimsky-Korsakov will want to hear. In 1910, the story of Antar reached the stage in Pa...
Higdon

New and Notable: Jennifer Higdon’s Latest Orchestral Works

No doubt about it, Jennifer Higdon is a master craftsman. The three works hear are all attractive, formally shapely, smartly and c...