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January - June

  • Canciones und Conciertos Montsalvatge, Xavier (Komp) / NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover (Orchester) / Antun

    Canciones und Conciertos

    Compact Disc

    March 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Xavier Montsalvatge, one of the most important Spanish composers of the 20th Century. Montsalvatge belongs to the so-called "lost generation" of Spanish composers who came of age...

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  • Cello Concerto No. 1, Cello Symphony Britten, Benjamin (Komp) / Schostakowitsch, Dmitri (Komp) / Moser, Johannes (Int

    Cello Concerto No. 1, Cello Symphony

    Compact Disc

    Following his extraordinary, critically acclaimed recording of concertos by Martinu, Hindemith, and Honegger, the charismatic Johannes Moser returns with a stunning new release, featuring two of the most distinguished 20th century cello...

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  • Piano Works Vol. 7 Schubert, Franz (Komp) / Oppitz, Gerhard (Interpret)

    Piano Works Vol. 7 (Volume 7)

    Compact Disc

    On this, the seventh installment in Gerhard Oppitz's survey of the piano music of Franz Schubert, we travel from the early Andante in C major, D 29, a surprisingly mature work by the 15-year-old composer, to the Adagio in E major
    D 612,...

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  • Transfigured Tchaikovsky Tschaikowsky, Peter I. (Komp) / Malan, Petronel (Klavier) / Mikhnovsky, Isaac (K

    Transfigured Tchaikovsky

    Transcriptions by Isaac Mikhnovsky and Samuil Feinberg

    Compact Disc

    Transcriptions, adaptations, transformations - how do composers reenvision the works of their colleagues? Indeed, repurposing the music of another composer is almost as old as composition itself and it can become a truly fascinating...

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  • Kantaten Telemann, Georg Philipp (Komp) / Stötzel, Ulrich (Dirigent) / Collegium Vocale S

    Kantaten

    Cantatas

    Compact Disc

    Telemann had the great misfortune of being born into an age of geniuses, sharing the spotlight with Bach, Handel, Scarlatti and Vivaldi. In any other generation, his originality, consistent high-quality and prolific output would place him...

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  • Violinkonzerte / Flötenkonzerte Vivaldi, Antonio (Komp) / Haecki, Sulamit (Violine) / Dambrine, Sylvie (Flöte) /

    Violinkonzerte / Flötenkonzerte

    Doppel-CD

    In this sixth release in the "Premium Composers" series, we meet the master of the Baroque Concerto, the "Red Priest," Antonio Vivaldi. The current program features an enchanting selection of the master's most beloved concertos for flute...

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  • Streichquartette D 353, 703, 887, 804, 810 Schubert, Franz (Komp) / Verdi Quartett (Orchester)

    Streichquartette D 353, 703, 887, 804, 810

    Doppel-CD

    The best-known string quartets of Franz Schubert on two CDs at a sensational price! Included are the passionate and symphonic "Death and the Maiden" and the tuneful "Rosamunde" Quartet as well as Schubert's monumental final essay in the...

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  • Klaviersonaten Nr. 2, 8, 14, 18, 23, 26, 32 Beethoven, Ludwig van (Komp) / Oppitz, Gerhard (Klavier)

    Klaviersonaten Nr. 2, 8, 14, 18, 23, 26, 32

    Doppel-CD

    For this ninth installment in hänssler CLASSIC's new budget series "Premium Composers", we've assembled a collection of Beethoven's most beautiful and popular piano sonatas. Included is, of course, the timeless "Moonlight" Sonata, the...

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  • Holberg Suite, Peer Gynt Suite, Hochzeitstag auf Troldhaugen, u.a. Grieg, Edvard (Komp) / Marriner, Sir Neville (Dirigent) / Ohlsson, Garrick (Klav

    Holberg Suite, Peer Gynt Suite, Hochzeitstag auf Troldhaugen, u.a.

    Orchestral Works/Orchesterwerke & Piano Concerto/Klavierkonzert

    Doppel-CD

    For the tenth installment of hänssler CLASSIC's new budget series, "Premium Composers," we are transported to to the fjords and mountains of Norway for a full program of the most beautiful orchestral works of Edvard Grieg. Featured of...

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  • Streichquartette op. 13, 12 Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix (Komp) / Minetti Quartett (Ensemble)

    Streichquartette op. 13, 12

    Compact Disc

    "A musical sensation from Austria" wrote the Berlin Tagesspiegel of the young Minetti Quartett's debut at the Berlin Philharmonie in 2009. The name "Minetti Quartett" refers to a play by famous Austrian author Thomas Bernhard (1939-1989),...

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  • Schumann - Charakterstücke I Schumann, Robert (Komp) / Uhlig, Florian (Klavier)

    Schumann - Charakterstücke I (Volume 3)

    Compact Disc

    hänssler CLASSIC is proud to release the third volume in what will be the only true COMPLETE recording of Schumann's music for piano solo. As was the case in the two previous installments, this program is arranged "thematically" and...

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  • Streichquartette Nr. 3, 4, 7 Schostakowitsch, Dmitri (Komp) / Meta4 (Interpret)

    Streichquartette Nr. 3, 4, 7

    Compact Disc

    After a long wait, their new recording is finally here! This time the young Finns give the String Quartets of Shostakovich their attention. The Third Quartet may be considered something like the opposite of the composer's "classical" 9th...

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