New CDs

Arthur Grumiaux, violin

Beethoven – Violin Concerto; Romances Nos. 1 & 2 – CD 8887

Brahms – Violin Concerto; Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1 – CD 8888

Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn – Violin Concertos; Schubert – Rondo in A, D.438 – CD 8889

Saint-Saëns – Violin Concerto No. 3, Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso; Havanaise – CD 8890

Vieuxtemps – Violin Concertos Nos. 4 & 5 – CD 8891

Lalo – Symphonie espagnole in D minor; Chausson – Poeme; Ravel – Tzigane – CD 8892

Berg – Violin Concerto; Stravinsky – Violin Concerto in D – CD 8893

JS Bach – Sonata No. 1 in g minor, Partita No. 1, Sonata No. 2 in A minor – CD 8894

JS Bach – Partita No. 2 in D minor; Sonata No. 3 in C; Partita No. 3 in E – CD 8895

JS Bach – Sonata in B minor, Sonata in A, Sonata in E – CD 8896

JS Bach – Sonata in C minor, Sonata in F minor, Sonata in G – CD 8897

Handel – 6 Sonatas for Violin & Continuo, Op. 1 – CD 8898

Mozart – Sonatas for Piano & Violin K. 378, K. 304, K. 376, K. 301 – CD 8899

Mozart – Sonata in E flat, K. 481; Brahms – Sonata in A, Op. 100 – CD 8900

Mendelssohn – Concerto in E minor, Concerto in D minor – CD 8909

Paganini – Concertos Nos. 1 & 4 – CD 8911

Bruch – Concerto No. 1 & Scottish Fantasy – CD 8910

Debussy – Sonata in G minor; Ravel – Sonata in G; Fauré – Sonata in A, Op. 13 – CD 8902

Franck – Sonata in A; Grieg – Sonata No. 3 – CD 8901

Tchaikovsky – Concerto in D & Sérédade mélancolique – CD 8912

Brahms – Concerto; JS Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins BWV 1043 – CD 8908

Beethoven – Concerto in D, Op. 61 – Cd 8907

Chamber

Rostislav Dubinsky – In memory of a great artist – Dubinsky, violin – CD 6402

Beethoven – Choral Fantasy; Brahms – Clarinet Sonatas 1 & 2; Schumann – Fantasiestücke – Einar Jóhannesson, clarinet; Martin Berkofsky, piano – CD 5154

Popular

Martin Berkofsky: White Tie, Blue Grass – CD 5155

Them – self-titled album, featuring Van Morrison – CD 5157

Van Morrison – Astral Weeks – CD 5162

Van Morrison – Into the Music – CD 5161

The B-52s – self-titled album – CD 5160

Jane Siberry – Maria – CD 5156

The Breeders – Last Splash – CD 5159

Massive Attack – Protection – CD 5158

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New Scores

Vocal

Carnival! – Vocal Selections – M1508. M37. C215 1979

Flute

Duets – Telemann: D Major; Kuhlau – op. 80, no. 1 – M288. D775. 1976

Andersen – 24 Studies, op. 30 – MT 345. A55. op. 30 1962

Berbiguier – 18 Exercises or Etudes – MT 345. B25 1925

Pierre Boulez – Sonatine pour flute et piano – M242. B68. S6 2007

Paul Hindemith – Sonata – M242. H56 S6 1937

Olivier Messiaen – Le Merle Noir – M242. M47 M4 1952

Darius Milhaud – Sonatine – M242. M56 S6 1998

Violin

JS Bach – Concerto No. 1  in A minor, BWV 1041 – M1112. B33 BWV1041 1986

JS Bach – Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1042 – M1113. B3 BWV 1042 1960

Samuel Barber – Concerto – M1013. B328 op. 14 1949

Johannes Brahms – Concerto in D major, op. 77 – M1013. B7 op. 77 1971

Max Bruch – Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 26 – M1013. B78. op. 26 1962

GF Handel – 6 Sonatas for Violin & Piano – M219. H3. B4 1935

Mendelssohn – Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 – M1013. M53. op. 64 1990

Wohlfahrt – Foundation Studies, v. 1 – MT 268. W6 F6 1928 v. 1

Wohlfahrt – Foundation Studies, v. 2 – MT 268. W6 F6 1928 v.2

Viola

GF Handel – Sonata in C Major – M226. H3. S66 1945

Benedetto Marcello – Sonata no. 1 in F major; No. 2 in G minor – M228. M37 S66 1959

Benedetto Marcello – Sonata in E minor – M228. M314. no. 2

Telemann – Sonata in A minor – M226. T268. S 63 1957

Telemann – Concerto in G Major – M1115. T44 Gmaj. 1991

William Walton – Concerto – M1015. W3. C56 2002

Wohlfahrt – Foundation Studies, v. 1 – MT 285. W65. F6 – 1938 v. 1

Wohlfahrt – Foundation Studies, v. 2 – MT285. W65. F6 – 1938 v. 2

Cello

Tania León – Four Pieces – M52. L46. P5 1996

Piano

Tania León – Rituál for solo piano – M25. L485. R5 1987

György Ligeti – Etudes pour piano, 3rd livre, cahier 1 – M25. L54. E883. 2005

Piano & Percussion

Tania León – A la Par – M285. P4. L575 2002

New Arrivals – CDs & Sheet Music

Obras para piano: Music by Colombian Composers – Blanca Uribe, piano                   CD 4759

Historic Recordings of Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 & Haydn Symphony No. 88   Orchestra sinfonica de Torino della RAI, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler – CD 7476

Turtle Dreams of Flight – The Piano Music of Gary Smart – CD 4758

Alvin Lucier – I am sitting in a room(for voice on tape) – CD 4766

Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines: A Romantic Comedy in Music – music by Jack Beeson, libretto by Sheldon Harnick – CD 4752

Joni Mitchell – Blue – CD 4765

Mendelssohn – Concerto for Violin & Piano in D Minor; Concerto for Violin & Orchestra – Gidon Kremer, violin & Martha Argerich, piano – CD 5936

Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition – version for solo piano & for orchestra  – Philippe Entremont, pianist – CD 5945

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 4 & Britten – Russian Funeral – City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Simon Rattle, conductor – CD 5944

Dvorák – Piano Quintets Op. 5 & Op. 81 – The Arcus Ensemble – CD 5943

Rued Langgaard  – Symphonies 4 & 5 – Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Dausgaard, conductor – CD 5942

Langgaard – Symphonies Nos. 4, 5, & 6 – Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra: Neeme Järvi, conductory – CD 5938

Leevi Madetoja – Symphonic Works – Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra – CD 5937

Honegger – Symphonie No. 3 “Liturgique” & No. 5 “Di tre re” – Symphonieorchester des bayerischen rundfunks – CD 5935

Alwyn – Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3 – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: David Lloyd-Jones, conductor – CD 5940

The Complete Gershwin: Works for Orchestra & Piano & Orchestra – St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: Leonard Slatkin, conductor – CD 5939

Sheet Music

Hello Again – a new musical by Michael John LaChiusa – M1508. L136. H4 2000

William Bolcom – Concert-Piece for Bb Clarinet and Piano – M250. B687. C6 1993

Sibelius – Concerto for Violin & Orchestra – M1013. S563. op. 47 M9 2008

Variations for Piano – Andrew Lloyd Webber – M27. L56. V3 1978

Peter Maxwell Davies – Three Sanday Pieces for solo piano – M25. D31. S35 2009

George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue for solo piano – M37. G47 R4

Upcoming AU Performances

The Atrium Series: Bringing Music to the People

Join pianist Yuliya Gorenman in a preview of her recital The Gorenman Beethoven Project VI. Stop by the Battelle-Tompkins Atrium at noon on Thursday, April 8 to hear her all-Beethoven program!

Selections from the program:

Sonata No. 22 in F Major, Op. 54                                                                                            Sonata No. 23 in f minor, Op. 57 “Appasionata”                                                   Sonata No. 24 in f-sharp minor, Op. 78                                                                   Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op. 79                                                                                 Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a “Les Adieux”

AU Wind Ensemble

Come see the AU Wind Ensemble, directed by Marc Boensel, as they perform music for winds, brass, and percussion. The program will feature music by Gustav Holst, John Barnes Chance, Malcolm Arnold, and more! The concert will be held in the Abramson Family Recital Hall in the Katzen Arts Center on Sunday, April 11 at 3pm. Regular admission is $15, $10 for AU community & seniors, and $5 for students. Visit http://www.american.edu/cas/katzen or call 202-885-ARTS for more information.

AU Chorus & Chamber Singers

Join the AU Chorus and Chamber Singers in their spring program, featuring the Romantic era part music and motets of Mendelssohn, Bruckner, and Brahms!  Concerts are Saturday April 17 at 8pm and Sunday April 18 at 3pm.

The event will be held in the Abramson Family Recital Hall in the Katzen Arts Center on Sunday, April 11 at 3pm. Regular admission is $15, $10 for AU community & seniors, and $5 for students. Visit http://www.american.edu/cas/katzen or call 202-885-ARTS for more information.

New Sound Recordings!

Arthur Grumiaux

JS Bach – Violin Concertos in a minor and E; Haydn – Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 4 – CD 8882

Viotti – Violin Concerto No. 22; M. Haydn – Violin Concerto in A – CD 8883

Mozart – Violin Concertos in B flat, in D & in G – CD 8884

Mozart – Violin Concertos in D & A – CD 8885

Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante, Adagio in E, Rondo in C – CD 8886

Tartini – “Il Trillo del diavolo”; Corelli – “La follia”; Veracini -“Ciaccona”; Kreisler – Sonata Op. 1 No. 7 – CD 8881

Orchestral

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5; Romeo and Juliet – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, conductor – CD 5951

Mahler – Symphony No. 5 – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniele Gatti, conductor – CD 5954

Beethoven Symphonies 1 & 3 – San Francisco Symphony – Herbert Blomstedt – CD 5949

Moussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition, Night on Bald Mountain – Philadelphia Orchestra – Riccardo Muti, conductor – CD 5947

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 8 – Dallas Symphony Orchestra – Andrew Litton, conductor – CD 5955

Colgrass, Hiscott, McIntosh & Harman: Music for Viola – Rivka Golani, viola – CD 5153

Robert Schumann – Piano Concerto & Cello Concerto – Justus Frantz, piano & Mischa Maisky, ‘cello – Wiener Philharmonic – Leonard Bernstein, conductor – CD 5952

Bravura Trumpet: Works by Hindemith, Suderburg, Ketting & Chardon – Charles Schlueter, trumpet – CD 5953

Musical Theatre

Carnival – Original Cast Recording – CD 5152

Hair – New Broadway Cast Recording – CD 5151

A New Brain – Original Cast Recording – CD 5150

Jazz

John Coltrane – Giant Steps – CD 5149

The Arthur Grumiaux Collection

Beethoven – Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61; JS Bach – Violin Concerto in A minor & Violin Concerto in E Major –CD 8868

Mozart – Violin Concerto in B flat, Concerto in D, & Concerto in A – CD 8869

Mozart – Violin Concerto in G, Concerto in D (K 218) & Concerto in D (K 271) – CD 8870

Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E Minor, Paganini – Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Minor – CD 8871

Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D; Bruch – Concerto No. 1 in G Minor – CD 8872

Lalo – Symphonie espagnole in D minor; Chausson – Poeme, Op. 25; Ravel – Tzigane – CD 8873

Saint-Saëns – Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor; Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28; Havanaise, Op. 83 – CD 8874

Mozart – Sonata in B flat & Sonata in A – CD 8875

Beethoven – Sonatas Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 6 – CD 8876

Beethoven – Sonatas No. 5 “Spring”, No. 9 “Kreutzer” & No. 2 – CD 8877

New Arrivals

Brahms – Complete String Quartets, Quintets & Sextets – the Amadeus Quartet         CD 5870

Bruckner – Symphony No. 8 – Berlin Philharmonic – Lorin Maazel – CD 5993

Adolphe Adam – Giselle – Weiner Philharmoniker – Herbert von Karajan, conductory – CD 5867

Frank Martin – Polyptyque, Etudes, & Concerto pour 7 Instruments a Vent – CD 5866

Hindemith – Chamber Music – CD 5974

JS Bach – Goldberg Variations – Andras Schiff, piano – CD 5869

JS Bach Klavierkonzerte BWV 1052, 1053, 1055, 1056 – Andrei Gavrilov –     CD 5865

Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 8 & 9, Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano – CD 5868

Poulenc – Concerto pour 2 pianos et orchestre – Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos – Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seigi Ozawa, conductor – CD 5873

Giya Kancheli – STYX, Sofia Gubaidulina – Concerto for Viola & Orchestra – Yuri Bashmet, viola – CD 5874

Beethoven – Violin Concerto & Violin Romances – Christian Tetzlaff, violin – CD 5975

Prokofiev – Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2, Five Melodies, Sonata – Rouben Aharonian,  violin – CD 5872

Honegger – Symphony Nos. 2″Pour cordes”  & 4″Deliciae basilienses” – CD 5979

Dvorák – Symphonies Nos. 7-9, Symphonic Dances, Romance in F Minor – London Philharmonic, Charles Mackerras, conductor – CD 5985

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 7 – USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra – Gennadi Rozhdestvensky – CD 5962

Lutoslawski – Symphony No. 3, Paganini Variations, Paroles Tissées, Les Espaces du Sommeil – Polish National Radio Orchestra – CD 5967

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5, Choral Fantasy – Yefim Bronfman, piano – Tonhalle Orchestra, David Zinman, conductor – CD 5969

Dvorák – Symphony No. 9 – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Paavo Järvi, conductor – CD 5959

Hindemith  Symphony ‘Mathis der Maler,’ Violin Concerto, Symphonic Metamorphoses – David Oistrakh, violin – CD 5964

Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 “avec orgue,” Violinkonzert No. 3 – Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin – Oslo Philharmonic, Mariss jansons, conductor – CD 5963

Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 8 – Bruckner Orchester – Dennis Russell Davies, conductor – CD 5957

Beethoven – Violin Sonatas Nos. 7, 8, & 10 – Arthur Grumiaux – CD 8878

Schubert – Sonatinas & Duo for Violin & Piano – Arthur Grumiaux, violin & Riccardo Castagnone, piano – CD 8879

Debussy – Sonata in G minor, Lekeu – Sonata in G, Paganini – I Palpiti, Le Streghe – Arthur Grumiaux, violin – CD 8880

William Appling plays Scott Joplin & JS Bach – CD 5141

Arvo Pärt – Fratres – Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Tamas Benedek, conductor – CD 5987

Wojciech Kilar – Angelus, Exodus, Krzesany & Victoria: Choral & Orchestral works – Polish National Radio Orchestra, Antoni Wit, conductor – CD 5956