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Anton Rubinstein: Symphony No. 5; Dmitry Donskoy, overture; Faust, Op. 68

Russian composer Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894) wrote six symphonies, the Second, known as The Ocean, being the most frequently performed and recorded. His Symphony No. 5 in G...

Volkmar Andreae, Orchestral works, Vol. 2: Concertos

Guild Records has been putting the name of Swiss composer Volkmar Andreae back on the musical map through an excellent series of recordings which...

Sergey Taneyev: String Quartets, Vol. 3 – Quartets nos 5 & 7 / Carpe Diem Quartet

Sergey Taneyev's String Quartet No. 7 in E flat major that opens the program on this Naxos CD was written in 1903. The opening movement is...

Friedrich Gernsheim: Symphonies 1 & 3 / Hermann Bäumer, Mainz Orchestra

Indefatigable in their quest to bring us fresh and wonderful music, cpo has done it again with this fascinating release of two symphonies by...

Hugo Reinhold (1854-1935): Piano Works / Jouni Somero, piano

There is precious little information about Austrian composer Hugo Reinhold (1854-1935), and as far as I can see, this FC Records release of all...

Ferdinand Ries: Der Sieg des Glaubens, oratorio

Eminent violinist, renowned conductor, esteemed composer and son of the young Beethoven's teacher (himself later a student of Beethoven), Ferdinand Ries (1784-1838) enjoyed a...

Mendelssohn: Complete Psalm Cantatas / Chamber Choir of Europe, Nicol Matt

If you were interested in acquiring Mendelssohn's complete Psalm Cantatas, the only way that you could have done so would have been to spend...

Belyayev Project – Piano trios by Rimsky-Korsakov; Glazunov; Blumenfeld

The unifying thread that runs through the program on this Profil CD titled "The Belyayev Project", performed by pianist Miki Aoki, violinist Andrey Baranov...

Grieg: Three Concertos for Violin and Chamber Orchestra / Henning Kraggerud

Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor is among the best-loved works in the entire classical canon; it is also the composer's only completed concerto. Grieg was...

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