New EMI albums added to Classical Music Library

Alexander Street Press has added another 1,409 albums from EMI (35,688 tracks) into Classical Music Library.

They released the remaining EMI material into Classical Music Library, adding to the already 22,000 tracks of EMI already in the database. There are now over 50,000 tracks of EMI included.

New content comes from EMI Classics, Angel Records, Capitol Catalog, and more.

Highlights include recordings by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jussi Bjorling, Victoria De Los Angeles, Itzhak Perlman, Renata Scotto, Mstislav Rostropovich, London Symphony Orchestra, Taverner Choir, Maria Callas, Jon Vickers, Melos Ensemble, Pinchas Zuckerman, Borodin Quartet, Christoph Eschenbach, Elly Ameling, Trio Sonnerie, Alban Berg Quartett, Chung Trio, John Ogdon, and more.

Also included in this release are hundreds of full length operas, including:

Turandot – Puccini (Maria Callas, Teatro alla Scala)
Puccini: La Bohème (Mirella Freni, Teatro dell’Opera Di Roma)
Mozart – Don Giovanni (Joan Sutherland, Philharmonia Orchestra)
Puccini – Tosca (Placido Domingo, Philharmonia Orchestra)
Mozart: Così fan tutte (Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Philharmonia Orchestra)
R. Strauss: Elektra (Eva Marton, des Bayerischen Rundfunks)
Donizetti: Don Pasquale (Beverly Sills, Ambrosian Opera)
Gounod: Faust (Thomas Allen, National Opera of Paris)
Bellini Norma (Maria Callas, Teatro alla Scala)
Massenet : Manon (Roberto Alagna, La Monnaie)
…and many more.

Other example albums include:

Walton conducts Walton: Symphony No. 1, Belshazzar’s Feast etc
Bela Bartók: Mikrokosmos Books 1-6
Ireland: Piano Concerto and solo piano works
Mendelssohn: Elias
Penderecki: Orchestral Works
Joyne Hands – English Renaissance Music
Barry Tuckwell: Horn Concertos
Simon Rattle Edition: Britten
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Spiral 1 & Japan
20th Century Classics: Arvo Pärt

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Classical Music Library: New Content

Alexander Street Press has added 459 albums (8,384 tracks) into Classical Music Library from a wide variety of labels, including new releases from Haenssler Classics, Mode Records, Bridge, Vox, and Wirripang.

New material includes compositions by Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten, Arnold Bax, Gustav Mahler, Charles Koechlin, Wolfgang Rihm, Elliott Carter, Edvard Grieg, Morton Feldman, Aldo Clementi, Antonio Salieri, Lawrence Dillon, John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, Henry Fillmore, Morton Subotnick, Ursula Mamlok, Valentin Silvestrov, Giacinto Scelsi, Toru Takemitsu, and more.

Example new albums include:

Olivier Messiaen: The Works for Orchestra (SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg)
Pioneers and Exiles: Violin Music from Israel (Kolja Le ssing)
Lute Music of the Renaissance: The Schele Manuscript Hamburg, 1619 (Joachim Held)
Insects and Paper Airplanes: Chamber Music of Lawrence Dillon (Daedalus Quartet)
Japanese Piano Works (Gerhard Oppitz)
Arlene Sierra, Vol. 1 (Arlene Sierra)
Australian Song Cycles, Vol. 1 (Wendy Dixon)
Elliott Carter: Choral Works (SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart)
Bridge, Britten & Bax: Cello Sonatas (Johannes Moser, Paul Rivinius)
Mozart: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin (Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Antonio Pappano, Konstantin Lifschitz)