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Harrison Birtwistle: Gawain

By Steven Bergman | Monday Sep 29, 2014
It is a welcome development that NMC and BBC Radio have been provided with the funding to archive this complex, 1991 opera by such the noted British composer.

Trouble In Paradise

By Kitty Drexel | Friday Sep 26, 2014
This recording covers jazz standards a la Marilyn Monroe and pop tunes with surf rock flair.

Maria Callas Remastered

By JC Alvarez | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Like never before...the wait will be finally over! "Maria Callas: The Complete Studio Recordings (1949 - 1969)" is an unprecedented look at one of music's most enduring talents in full rich high-definition!

In A Dream

By JC Alvarez | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
The Juan MacClean returns with an homage to 80's dance and electronic Euro-Pop on his latest album "In A Dream," which is a definite dance floor must for any retro-enthusiast.

Maxwell Davies: Resurrection

By Steven Bergman | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Davies' eclectic 1987 opera, exploring how society impacts the self, is re-released on Naxos Records.

On The Town - Original London Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Sony Masterworks continues to release new digital soundtracks from their vaults. This recording is the 1963 London Cast of an underrated Leonard Bernstein classic.

Julian Wachner: Symphony No. 1, ""Incantations and Lamentations"" and Voices

By Steven Bergman | Friday Sep 12, 2014
An extensive three-disc set recognizes a quarter century of compositions from composer / conductor / organist, Julian Wachner.

Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die

By Christian Cintron | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Love them or hate them Panic! at the Disco aren't going anywhere. This album proves that they and their sound can involve and fit in well among the pop and rock of today.

Fuchs: Falling Man

By Steven Bergman | Monday Sep 8, 2014
Composer Kenneth Fuchs continues his fruitful relationship with conductor JoAnn Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra on this new disc from Naxos Records.

Jennifer Hudson: Down to Earth Diva

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Sep 7, 2014
At only 32 years old, Jennifer Hudson has amassed an impressive collection of 39 awards, including an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. But she hasn't let it go to her head.